Upcoming Information


Update Summer Camp and Preschool 5-28-20:

Dear Parents,

I just wanted to give you an update of what we know as of today. The short answer is not much, we are still waiting to hear about possible new guidelines/regulations for both our Summer Camp and Preschool programs. Currently, all private preschools and camp programs are still closed through June 29, 2020.

As of today, Summer Camp is full and anyone registering from this point forward will be placed on a waiting list. Any previous registrations are tracked and ready but cannot be guaranteed until the guidelines are released. The Preschool Program is also waiting to hear about new rules as well, including the possibility of smaller class room sizes. Once the new rules and regulations are presented, we will make a decision about opening. We will reach out to everyone at that time.

I am very sorry that I don't have any answers right now. We have to wait to see what we're able to do while keeping everyone safe. Thank you for your patience!

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail me at info@stoughtonextendedday.org

Be safe!                                          

Alan Hoffman
Stoughton Extended Day

-Update 5-11-20-Fall 2020-2021 Registration for Before and After school program has began. Please down load the registration form below for more information. The Jones Site (Dawe- as of 5-11-20 is full-must go to the Hansen site, South and Gibbons schools) after school program and the Hansen Site (OMS, Dawe, Wilkins and Hansen schools) has limited space. Don't wait register now!   All Before School Programs still have openings.

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vernor Charlie Baker has order all schools to remain closed through the remainder of the school year during a news conference Tuesday afternoon.  Mandatory closing till June 29, 2020 for all day care and school age programs.

-Updated 4-21-20 mandatory closed until June 29, 2020- Summer Camp 2020 Registration has began.  We hope everyone is healthy and staying at home while our country is fighting this terrible pandemic. We really aren't sure what the summer will bring, but thought we should start the registration process for our upcoming Summer Camp Program. Normally we would ask for you to send in 2 weeks payment to hold your spot for the summer session. At this point please just fill in the registration form, save it, and email it back to us. When we get an opening date we'll email you instructions on how to make payments and when they will be due.  Please download the registration form below and we'll see what plays out over the upcoming weeks.


-Pre registration for the upcoming 2020-2021 Before and After School Programs for current SED families will begin April 6, 2021 through April 24, 2021. 


-Fall 2020-2021 Registration for Before and After school program will begin on April 25, 2020. Please down load the registration form below for more information. The Jones Site (Dawe, South and Gibbons schools) after school program and the Hansen Site (OMS, Dawe, Wilkins and Hansen schools) has limited space. Don't wait register now!   All Before School Programs still have openings.


-Fall 2020-2021 *Toddler, *Preschool, and Pre-K information is available. *We are only accepting waiting list candidates for the Fall 2020-2021. The program is currently full. 


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Update 3-25-20:

Dear Parents,

As you may have heard, the Governor  has announced an extension of the school closures to Friday, May 1st, with a reopening date of Monday, May 4, 2020. All Stoughton Extended Day programs will remain closed through this mandatory closure.   This includes our April Vacation Program. Anyone who registered will not be charged for this program. Again, please do not send any payments for future care of any SED programs.   We can figure all this out once we return to school.

We are in the process of finalizing our information for Summer Camp, the Fall 2020-2021 Before and After school Programs and our Preschool Program. We'll send this out as soon as its ready.  

Please check out the Stoughton Schools website for the latest information and resources that are available to the community. The link is https://www.stoughtonschools.org/covid-19-updates.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to e-mail me at info@stoughtonextendedday.org We will try to help in any way possible.

Stay home and Stay healthy!                                            

Alan


COVID-19 Update 3-16-20

Dear Parents,

I hope everyone is healthy and was able to make arrangement for this upcoming three week and 1 day shutdown.  All programs will now be closed from Monday,  March 16, 2020 through Monday,  April 6, 2020, with all programs opening back up Tuesday April 7, 2020. If there is anything we can do to help, please reach out to me and we'll do whatever we can to support you. Please check the school department's  website for the latest information and resources that are available to the community. The link is https://www.stoughtonschools.org/covid-19-updates.

There's  a total of 16 service days during the shutdown. The school system is adding 4 days to the end of the school year in June, the same as if we had snow days. So you will receive those 4 service days back. The other 12 days are effectively cancelled. We will not be charging for those missed days. We will offer a credit to your account based on the number of days of service you will be missing. This credit will not be issued until after the shutdown is over.  

Our hope is that the  school closure will not continue after April 6, 2020, and we will reopen on Tuesday morning April 7, 2020. If anything changes we will reevaluate at that time. Our goal is not to add any undue burden to you and your family during this difficult period.

We are working with our staff to help make sure they get through this difficult time as well. We continue to pay our necessary expenses  and everything else that keeps the program running,  so please know that this is effecting us as well. The school system has generously waived our rent during the shutdown period to help get us through this.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to e-mail me  at info@stoughtonextendedday.org  We will try to help in any way possible.

Thank you for your patience.

Stay healthy!

Alan



-April 20, 2020- April 24, 2020- April Vacation Program- We will be offing a program Monday - Friday from 7:30AM-6:00PM at our Jones site location.  Please download the registration form below...   Cancelled- anyone who has registered will be given a full refund.

-May 7, 2020- Early Thursday- Stoughton Schools will be dismissed at 12:20PM, OMS is dismissed at 11:32AM.

-May 25, 2020- Memorial Day- All Stoughton Extended Day Programs are closed for the day.

-June 4, 2020- Early Thursday- Stoughton Schools will be dismissed at 12:20PM, OMS is dismissed at 11:32AM.






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Toddler and Preschool Program

Established in September 2003 The Preschool at Stoughton Extended Day is certified by the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) for demonstrating excellence in preschool education and care.  We offer year round full and half day programs for children from 15 months to pre-kindergarten at the Edwin Jones Early Education Center. We are conveniently located near Stoughton Center, parks, playgrounds, the public library and main thorough fares.  You will find our program professional, convenient, competitively priced and loads of fun for your little one. Come and check us out!  If you would like further information or to set up a tour please call our Preschool Director, at 781-341-0886, or drop us an e-mail.


The program is currently only accepting waiting list applications.

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Before and After School

We offer a Before School Program at all of the elementary schools in town. The Before School Program opens at 7:00 a.m. every day school is in session.  Our After School Programs are open from school dismissal for grades K-8, till 6:00p.m. every day school is in session. This includes Early Thursdays and all other early dismissals. We are closed on holidays, snow days, and vacation weeks in accordance with the public school’s schedule. For an additional fee, we do offer programs during December, February and April vacations, as well as all summer.  Our After School Program operates out of two schools: the Hansen School, 1800 Central Street, and the Jones School, 137 Walnut Street.


Upon dismissal from school, SED staff meet the children at each school. The children are then transported to the appropriate site by an SED program school bus. A non-refundable $25 fee is due upon registration (one per family).   There is a 20% discount for additional children.


•     All prices include transportation to the site, on-site activities, and a daily snack and drink.

•     A thirty-day written notice is required before withdrawal or decrease in enrollment.

•     Tuition is based on a 180-day school year. Tuition payments remain the same each and every month regardless of vacation days, snow  days, holidays, etc. Payments are averaged over the 10-month school year.

•     Additional emergency days (regular afternoon or Early Thursday) for those already enrolled in the program can be purchased for an additional $35.00 for After School; $11.00 for Before School. Simply contact your site coordinator and notify your child’s school.


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December, February and April Vacation Programs

Please come join us for December, February and April vacation! Our programs will be open from Monday through Friday.  Hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. We are located at the Edwin Jones Elementary School (Lower Level), 137 Walnut Street, Stoughton. Space is limited, so please sign up ASAP to secure a spot!  Download the registration forms for more information.



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Vacation Camps

Weekly swim lessons, two daily snacks, awesome art projects, water balloons, special treats, Bucket Ball, tons of music, and, of course, we’ll still be offering all your favorite trips and activities!

Stoughton Extended Day's Summer Camp and vacation programs are held at the Edwin A. Jones School.   We offer programs for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. We also offer a counselor in training program for past campers ages 13 and up. Children do not have to attend Stoughton Schools to participate in our camps.

 

We have field trips almost every day,  swimming lessons on Fridays at a local swimming pool. Daily activities include arts and crafts projects, outdoor games, sports and field events, and our playground is right out our back door. We also have  outdoor basketball hoops and our very own fun house.

We are conveniently located at the Edwin Jones Elementary School (lower level) accessed from the rear of the building via Park Ave., off Route 27. We serve children entering Grades K through 8, who live in Stoughton or surrounding towns. Staff to child ratio is 10 to 1 or better (Ages 6 or older). Age 6 or younger 5 to 1, *children with mild disabilities 4 to 1, and 2 to 1 for severely disabled children (*extra charges may apply). This vacation program complies with regulations of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and is licensed by the local Board of Health (105 CMR 430). Copies of our health care, behavior management, and background check policies are available upon request.

 

Hours of Operation:

We are open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday (Closed on July 4th). Middle School Children (Grades 6, 7 and 8) - We will be offering alternate field trips for this age group throughout the summer.  Not on every trip, but we will do our best to keep them happy. 


Counselor in Training Program: 

We offer a CIT program for children entering 7thgrade or higher who are interested in working with the younger kids and learning how to be a counselor, babysitter, or getting prepared for their future in the job market.  Your child must apply and be selected to participate in this program.