What are you doing After School?
After School at EMS offers FREE programs Mon-Fri from 2:50 – 5:00 pm (1:50 – 5:00 pm on Weds). We provide supper in the cafeteria at 2:50 (or 1:50 on Wed) for any EMS students. Contact: Laura Wageman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 355-4062
Hello EMS Students and Families!
My name is Mrs. Wageman; I am the new site director for EMS Afterschool! I am looking forward to meeting you! I am excited to get to know your interests, and to create an amazing lineup of afterschool activities based on what you are interested in learning and doing. I am excited to play a part in building community throughout the school by providing opportunities for students to come together through shared interests and passions. I am committed to ensuring that all Afterschool activities are offered in a safe and positive space to grow and learn. To sign up for activities, please fill out the sign-up form sent home every quarter. You can also pick one up in the front lobby. See you at After School! – Mrs. W Session Schedule:
Daily Schedule: 2:50 – School’s out 2:50 – 3:00 Supper available in cafeteria
(1:50 – 2:00 on Wednesdays) 3:05 – Students must leave cafeteria 2:50 – 3:05 Activities Start Session 2 Begins – November 26th
5:00 – Students dismissed, and responsible for
Homework Help (HH) Information:
their own transportation.
Morning HH (Mon-Fri) starts at 7:20. Students must arrive by 7:35, if late, students can wait in the cafeteria. Afternoon HH (Mon-Thursday) is from 2:50 – 5:00 pm (1:50 – 5:00 pm on Wednesdays). On-Team HH — 6th – 8th teams have a weekly HH for their students. Contact your team teacher for details. HH Expectations: Please…
- arrive by 3:10 (or have a pass if it is after 3:10) (2:10 on Wednesdays)
- sign in and sign out
- bring HW assignments and materials with you
- ask for help if you need it
- use computers/iPads for HW only
- be safe and respectful
- read a book if finished with HW
- check in with a staff person before you leave the library Remember… *All activities are FREE. *Supper is available in the cafeteria from 2:50 – 3:00 (1:50-2:00 on Wednesdays). *Afterschool ends at 5:00; there will be no supervision available after this time. *There are no transportation services for Afterschool and students are expected to get themselves home *If you would like to be notified between 2:50 and 5:00pm when your child does not attend their scheduled activity, please contact Mrs. W to make arrangements. *There is No Afterschool on vacation and half-days. *We are always looking for new ideas for our activities! *Contact Mrs. W with questions by email at email@example.com or call the Afterschool phone at 355-4062.
For information about EMS school plays (fall play or spring musical) please contact the front office at 864-8486 and for EMS athletics (soccer, basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, baseball or track teams) please contact Coach Thrane.
Homework Help Begins — Monday September 10th
Session 1 Activities Begin — September 17th
Session 1 Activities End – November 9th
Session 1 Homework Help Ends – November 16th
F a l l 2 0 1 8 EMS After School
September 17 – November 9 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 7:20 – 7:50 am Morning Homework Help (*Must Arrive by 7:35 am) Arrive by 2:55 pm Supper or Snack 2:50 – 5:00 pm Afternoon Homework Help
(Weds 1:50 – 5:00)
Be Above Club
Race Up LEGO Robotics
Nature and Us: How we Coexist
Dungeons & Dragons SAS (Singing After School) Jazz Band
Help make EMS safe and welcoming for all students. Come learn and raise awareness about diverse issues surrounding the LGBTQQIA communities. Please join us in this safe space and explore identities. Open to all members of EMS. See Ms. Gatch for details.
BE Above is a group that takes action and makes positive change! BE Above projects are all about helping young people in the Burlington community live free of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. BE Above members learn how to be leaders, go on trips, make videos and record radio spots, educate the community about the risks of drug use, speak with legislators, and much more! All EMS students are welcome!
Nature and Us: How do we Coexist?
Explore ways of working with nature and discuss ideas to help create a cleaner, healthier planet.
Come disconnect and utilize some tactile card and board games! We’ll have a range for every mood! From mellow and relaxing, to quick-thinking and fast-paced, to challenging and puzzling, we have games for everyone. Come join us!
LEGO Robotics Team
Try out for this team to build robots, create challenges, and compete in a regional tournament! The team is limited to 10 students. Students must be committed and show a positive attitude! See Mr. Andrus for details. Wednesdays and Fridays.
Does Racism still exist? What do you do when you encounter bias? What is recent American history around race? Come have a respectful conversation with us in a safe space.
SAS – Singing After School
Open to 6th – 8th graders looking for more opportunities to sing! This ensemble will tackle challenging music, learn new skills, and have fun! See Ms. Ott for more information.
D&D (Dungeons and Dragons)
D&D is a tabletop roleplaying game that is played using your own creativity and imagination. Create a character and band together with the others to solve dilemmas, engage in battles, and gather treasure and knowledge. Will you be a fighter, wizard, rogue, or paladin?
Please return the sign-up form to the front office or to Mrs. W in the Afterschool office (located off the Art Room in 311A).
Email Mrs. W with questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 355-4062.
**Please notify us if your student will not be attending the classes they signed up for**
Come make music with us! We are looking for Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Flute, Trombone, Trumpet, Guitar, Piano, Bass, and Drums. See Mr. Lambert for details.
7th & 8th Graders – Thursdays
6th Graders begin in November
On-Team Homework Help
Don’t sit at home confused; come to
Homework Help Homework Help! Work one-on-one or in small groups with a teacher or tutor to do homework, study, complete projects, or just relax and read.
Need help from a teacher on your team? Come to your weekly team homework help!
Morning HH is available M – F from
*Check with your Team 7:20 – 7:50 am.
Teachers for locations Afternoon HH is M – Th 2:50 – 5:00 pm (Wed 1:50 – 5:00 pm).
Homework Help Information
We expect that you will…
- Bring your assignments with you
- Read a book if you are finished working
- Ask for help if you need it
- Ask to move to a quieter area if you need it
- Arrive by 3:10 pm
- Sign in and sign out
- Respect the space you’re in and others’ learning
- Only use computers / iPads for homework
Students may be picked up, walk home, or take a city bus with their student ID.
Afterschool ends at 5:00 pm, and there will be no supervision available after this time.
Do you have at least 2 years of experience playing a string, woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument? Become part of a team of musicians working together to create incredible music by joining Chamber Orchestra! See Mr. Hakim for details.
Session 1: Starts September 17th
Mondays Tuesdays Wednesdays Thursdays Fridays YouBeYou Club
Be Above Club
LEGO Robotics Race Up
Nature and Us
Dungeons & Dragons SAS (Singing After School) Jazz Band
STUDENT & PARENT AGREEMENTS:
- Supper is available in the cafeteria
Student’s Grade_______ Team __________________________ from 2:50 — 3:00 for any students who
I understand that the Afterschool expectations are the same as for go to EMS.
the school day. I have read and understand the expectations for Homework Help. If I will not be able to attend an Afterschool
- You do not need to sign-up for
activity I have signed up for, I will let the instructor or Mrs. W Homework Help; just show up!
- Afterschool ends at 5:00pm; there will be no supervision available after this
Student Signature time.
- Contact Mrs. W with Questions at email@example.com or 355-4062
Name: Session 1
Please circle the activities you will be attending and fill out permission slip on the back.
Interest: My student…
____will definitely be attending some Afterschool activities.
____is interested in attending, but not sure.
____will probably not be attending Afterschool activities.
Transportation home from Afterschool (check all that apply):
____has permission to walk or bike home.
____has permission to take the City Bus home from Cherry St.
____will get picked up.
Support: Please call or email or let us know on this form if your student has any extra academic or social needs. Please contact us during the year if anything changes for your student that we should be aware of in Afterschool.
Forms can be returned to Mrs. W or the front office.
Return this page!
By Monday, September 17th Burlington School District — EMS Afterschool Yearly Parental Permission and Release Form for Local School Trips and Programs
The Burlington School District believes that local field trips and after school programs make an important contribution to students’ educational experience. In order to help insure that these trips and programs are safe and educational for all involved, the District requires that this form be completed by the parent/guardian of all students who wish to attend field trips or participate in programs which are offered by the District during the current school year. In order for your child/ward to participate in the programs offered by the Edmunds Middle School After School Program you must complete this form.
Student’s name ______________________________Grade_______________Team_____________________________
Home Phone____________________ 2nd Phone_______________________Email_____________________________
*If you would like to be notified between 2:50 and 5:00pm when your child does not attend their scheduled activity, please email Mrs. W at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 355-4062 to make arrangements.
EMS After School uses the same photo opt-out list as the Burlington School District. If you would like to opt-out of photos for EMS or After School please contact the front office.
Does your child have any allergies? YES NO If so, to what? ______
Does your child need an Epi-pen for his/her allergy? YES NO If yes, please send a second one in for after school.
Does your child have any medical conditions or other conditions we should know about, ie. IEP, 504, emotional, etc.? YES NO If yes, what are they? _____________________________________________________________________________
The Burlington School District and its employees will exercise reasonable judgment and care in the planning and operation of the trips and/or programs. I understand and agree that neither the School District nor its employees will be liable for injuries resulting from accidents or unanticipated occurrences beyond their control. I also understand and accept that volunteers, including other parents, as well as other members of the community assist in operating these trips and programs.
In case of illness or accident, I request the School District to contact me. If I cannot be reached or the emergency contact person cannot be reached at the phone numbers I have provided, I authorize and direct school personnel to seek emergency medical care or take other action they believe is necessary under the circumstances to protect the best interest of my child/ward. If my child/ward is taken for emergency medical treatment, I hereby authorize the attending physician to administer the emergency treatment he/she believes is appropriate, and I agree to pay any resulting expense.
I have read the above form and my signature below demonstrates that I have provided my consent for my child/ ward to participate in the trips/programs under the terms described above.
__________________________________________________________________ _________________________ Parent/Guardian Signature Date
Did you circle your activities on the back?)