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Summer Registration form
The after school program
Students are divided into groups with an
assigned staff person. Times inside and outside are scheduled & limited
to allow all groups attention to activities.
include learning center activities – lego/block building, art, math &
science discovery, language, computers, Nintendo, board games and movies
only on rainy days.
playground is designed for school aged children only and includes
basketball courts, four square courts, “hopscotch” space, jump ropes,
swings, climbing apparatus and things to simply sit on and talk around.
will include drinks every afternoon. We request students who wish to
bring special snacks bring enough for their group to enjoy. Space on
the playground under shady trees is where students will find picnic
requested at all times by elementary students.
Group arrangement of students is based on
student’s age, stage and request.
Our staff makes
every effort to help students feel comfortable with the group they are
participating with each day.
Please be sure to
share any concerns or questions you may have either by phone or in
Our goal is for parents and students to
be comfortable & happy.
After school schedule
arrival at SCD
Clean-up to Close
Days OFF from School
During the course of each school year, students
will have days that parents are still working when school’s are closed
for conferences, teacher training or holidays. Schools are also closed
during Christmas break, spring break and summer.
The Student Center
Depot will be open and available on those days.
On single days off
from school, activities are planned at the SCD, which may include a
field trip. We believe field trips should be planned with a purpose
rather than leaving the facility to “just go somewhere”.
planned to be fun and educational (when possible). We feel social time
is as important as educational time.
curriculum outlines can be picked up in the school’s office prior to
days or weeks when school is not in session.
When parents have
suggestions for activities, we appreciate being given the opportunity to
consider the idea.
Elementary schools in Manatee County generally
dismiss students at 2:45pm. Our SCD driving staff have a complete list
of student’s names for each school and are trained to know where every
child is before leaving a school.
The Student Center’s buses are driven by
adults licensed as Commercial Drivers License (CDL) in
Florida. The school also uses a 15 passenger van for transportation and
its driver is not required by Florida Statute to have a CDL
Our vehicles undergo annual safety and mechanical
inspections and are equipped with first aid kits and fire extinguishers.
-School’s currently serviced -
J.P. Miller Elementary
Ida M. Stewart Elementary
H.S. Moody Elementary
Palma Sola Elementary
Manatee School of Arts & Sciences
Robert H. Prine Elementary
The Blue Heart
Student Rules of
… at the Depot
aware of the SCD’s Rules for Good Behavior, parents & student’s
expectations of safety & well being can be accomplished.
We appreciate parent’s support.
WHEN INSIDE PLEASE
Keep voices down
Walk at all times
Respect SCD’s furniture & equipment
Listen for Staff instructions
Take care of bathrooms
Put materials away completely
Play at tables
Absolutely no fighting
WHILE OUTSIDE PLEASE
Keep hands on climbing equipment
Keep voices on medium volume
Respect our neighbors
Line up when staff indicates it’s time
Throw finished snack materials away
Stop swing before getting off
Parents & students
are both asked to sign a Contract of