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Thinking, Creating, Reflecting: Impacting the Future

Compass Program

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Bringing innovative learning to after-school care

Spectrum School provides both before and after school care to support families who need programming beyond the school day. The morning program begins at 6:45 a.m. and includes a healthy breakfast, games, and quiet time. After school includes snack, recess, a variety of enrichment programming, and time to work on projects and homework. The after school enrichment sessions will continue to expand based on interest and ongoing networking with providers over the course of the year.

Compass Enrichment Activities

Zoodles

Zoodles

Is it a bird? a plane? No, it’s a zoodle! In this fun, four-week class your child will create their own imaginary animals (zoodles) while learning about zoology. They will use a variety of materials to make their own imaginary zoo.

Debate

Debate

How do you craft a well reasoned argument? What is needed to make your point? How do you make sure that you are not misunderstood? Find out from former alum Michael Milles as he helps you prepare to let your voice be heard in the world today.

"Being the Beat" Drumming

"Being the Beat" Drumming

We will explore rhythm using all of ourselves. How many ways can we make a beat? What is a beat? We will focus on hand drums but feel free to explore using your whole self!

Nature Crafts

Nature Crafts

What could be better than learning about the natural world and using materials from the natural world to create beautiful arts and crafts? This class will help your children explore their imagination while enjoying the wonders of nature

Game Day

Game Day

Does your child like to play indoors? Outdoors? Plugged in ? Plugged out? No matter how your child likes to play, this is their play day. We may play a board game, video game, outdoor cooperative game. This will be one of your child’s favorite days of the week as they play and learn to play together

Yoga

Yoga

To start our week with a new mindset, we all need a bit of relaxation. Yoga is the perfect way to relax and get energized after a busy weekend. Join our yoga specialist as she helps you learn the lion, the crane, and the eagle. You won’t want to miss this time to stretch out and reflect on your week.

Drama

Drama

Move over Shakespeare! Make way for folk and fairy tales acted out through stuffed animals, hand-made puppets and shadow craft. Dressing up will be central to this class – so find your favorite fancy clothes

Folk Singing

Folk Singing

Attention parents and children! Do you like to sing? Come and learn the Top Ten Folk Tunes. We welcome all ages to be part of this fun class. Bring your voices! Bring your instruments! Bring your enthusiasm!