Mar 7 Half-Day
When school dismisses at 11:30am, PS 3 ’til 6 offers an Extra Slot from 11:30am to 2:30pm and organizes special workshops and events. Options are listed below [subject to changes].
Schedule …………………… 11:30am – 2:30pm
Dismissal …………………… 2:20-2:30pm [bus exit on Hudson Street]
Early Bird ……………………… $30 [through Feb 25]
Regular Fee ………………….. $40
Can I register for the Extra Hours Slot?
Enrollment is open to K-5 families who need childcare between 11:30am and 2:30pm, including K-5 students who attend our Afterschool program on Thursdays. ** IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to space restrictions during conference days we are unable to offer the Extra Hours slot to PreK students. We apologize for the inconvenience.
My K-5 child attends PS 3 ’til 6 Afterschool on Thursdays. What are my options?
A – If you sign up for the Extra Hours, your child will transition into the regular afterschool slot at 2:30pm.
B – If you don’t need childcare between 11:30am and 2:30pm, you can drop-off your child at 2:30pm for their regular afterschool slot. PLEASE NOTE ** Due to space restrictions during conference days, we are unable to offer some of the specialty classes that are regularly scheduled on Thursdays. Students will be invited to participate in other activities.
HALF-DAY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS (listed alphabetically)
In addition to their selected Activity, children will have a choice of recreational games and sports, and outdoor recreation (weather permitting).
• Chess Tournament (Gr. K-5)
4-round Swiss style tournament where each participant plays 4 games regardless of the result. In between rounds, we will analyze and review games played as a group. The awards ceremony wraps up this special event with Trophies and other prizes. All levels accepted. Led by head coaches Michah and Lu.
• Music Show (Gr. K-5)
Guitar mini-concert with music teacher Alan. In addition to this special musical event, children will have a choice of sports/games and outdoor recreation (weather permitting).
• Puppet-Making (Gr. K-5)
Welcome to the magical world of puppetry! Using classic paper bags along with an assortment of art materials, students create and explore their own original characters. Working in collaboration with their classmates, children will also get a chance to develop fun dialogue for a puppet show. Imagination a must!
• Robotics Workshop (Gr. K-5)
Explore the world of coding, AI, and engineering design. Students will build robots that explore and discover, race and battle, and will work together to solve challenges in exciting team events like obstacle course challenges, hot potato, and object-throwing competitions. This workshop offers a creative, collaborative, and inspiring experience to budding engineers. Led by experienced MakerState STEAM instructors.
• Textile Arts (Gr. K-5)
In this workshop, students will engage in textile arts practices to create a one of a kind art piece. They will gain knowledge of the cultural practices that influence textile art, and leave the workshop with a greater understanding of techniques and history behind textile artistry. Led by a Textile Arts Center specialist.
Register Extra Slot
If you register for afterschool specials, please don’t forget to notify your child’s teacher. This is very important!
We are unable to issue refunds if you decide to cancel your child’s half-day registration. Thank you for your understanding.
Dismissal & Late Pick Up Policy
Please make sure your child is picked up by the end of the session. Late Pick Up fees will be charged after dismissal.