Student Life

Extended Day Program

The Weiss School Extended Day Program

The Weiss School Extended Day Program is an educational-based program that provides Before and After school care for Weiss School students of all ages. In the Extended Day Program, Weiss School students are provided with an exciting array of academic, enrichment, and recreational activities that complement each student’s day school experience. All activities are developed and implemented to stimulate a love of learning, promote physical fitness, and engage students in a variety of subject areas during out of school hours. Each academic quarter, The Weiss School Extended Day Program offers a very diverse menu of activities and clubs that parents can enroll their children in for participation.

The goal of The Extended Day Program staff is to provide Weiss School students with a safe and nurturing learning environment before and after the regular school day that facilitates the well-being, happiness, and safety of each Weiss School student. The Extended Day Program maintains the same high standards of excellence for gifted students that are provided during the regular Weiss School academic day.

Before School/After School Care

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  • Before School Care

    To accommodate Weiss School families who need to drop their children off to school earlier than 8:00 a.m., Before School care is provided at The Weiss School each school day throughout the school year. Parents who enroll in this program can drop their children off at The Weiss School campus as early as 7:30 a.m.
  • After School Care

    To accommodate Weiss School families who need after school care or want their children to receive additional academic and enrichment opportunities at The Weiss School, After School care is provided to Weiss School families from 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Students in enrolled in After School care are placed in groups according to age and grade levels. In each group, supervision is provided by two After School care counselors. Additional counselors and staff provide special activities including sports, technology, and arts and crafts activities.
  • After School Activities & Clubs

    During After School care, various activities and clubs are offered on a daily basis. If your child participates in a club or activity and requires extended care after the club or activity has ended for the day, After Care fees are adjusted accordingly. Most clubs and activities are facilitated by Weiss School teaching staff. Participation in Extended Day Activities and Clubs are based on a quarterly, selection-based process that parents/guardians must complete each quarter. To view the activities and clubs offered for the 3rd quarter of the 2017-2018 school year, please click here.

  • After School Homework Time

    Homework time is required for all students who are enrolled in the Extended Day program and students engage in a quiet, 30-minute time study time period Monday through Thursday. A Weiss School teacher and After Care counselors work with students on their homework during this time. Homework help is available to any student who is enrolled in the After Care program. Students who do not have homework are expected to read or study quietly during homework time to make good use of their allocated homework time.
  • Days of Operation

    The After Care program is provided each school day and on early dismissal days, with the exception of December 22, 2017 and May 25, 2018. For further information related to school holidays and breaks, please refer to the 2017-2018 Weiss School Academic Calendar.
  • Registration & Application Information

    Registration for the 2017-2018 Weiss School Extended Day Program is currently open. Registration forms are available here. Please return completed registration forms to the Extended Day front desk or e-mail the forms to mlynn@weissschool.org.
  • Payment & Fee Schedule

    After Care and Clubs/Activities are billed on a quarterly basis. After Care is also available for students who need to stay at school at a discounted rate from 4:30-6:00 after their Clubs/Activities have ended. Before School Care is available to all Weiss School students on a drop-in basis at $6.00/day beginning at 7:30 A.M. Students enrolled in full-time After Care (5 days a week) are offered Before School Care at no additional charge. After Care and Before School Care prices are available on the Extended Day Registration form.

    *If paying by credit card, please note there will be a 2.85% convenience fee applied to the transaction.

    A payment is considered late if it is received after the first Friday of each quarter and a $25 late fee will be assessed to all late payments. Additionally, a $35 fee will be assessed for each returned check.
  • Supervision and Student Pick Up

    All students in The Weiss School Extended Day Program are carefully supervised by staff each day. Students are only released to adults who are listed as an Authorized Pick Up person on the Extended Day registration form, which also includes parents. Authorized Persons must sign students out each day in the Extended Day Program office. If other arrangements for student pick up are necessary, written notification is required. Your student must be signed out of the Extended Day Program office by an Authorized Person even if your child is attending an evening function at the school. All Authorized Persons must be 18 years of age or older and have identification available for staff to review. A student must be released to either parent unless a specific custody order prohibiting their release from a Florida Court System is on file with The Weiss School.

    For safety reasons, messages left on the Extended Day Program voicemail will not be acceptable as notification regarding alternative pick-up arrangements. To avoid any inconveniences during pick-up, please make every effort to keep your contact information updated at all times with the Extended Day Program office. Also, we are unable to accommodate parents calling the office in advance of their arrival to pick up children. Parents/guardians are required to come into the school to enter a security code and use Biometric ID to release each student.

    Please call the Extended Day Program office if you will be late picking up your student. A late fee will be charged to those parents whose student is not picked up by 6:00 p.m.

    First late pick up: 6:01-6:15 $10.00 per student
    Second late pick up: 6:01-6:15 $20.00 per student
    Subsequent late pick ups: 6:01-6:15 $30.00 per student plus $1 per minute.

    For each additional 15 minutes, there is a $10.00 fee per student for first and second late pick up.

Contacting The Weiss School Extended Day Program

Muriah Lynn, Extended Day Program Director
mlynn@weissschool.org

Telephone: (561) 627-0740 Ext. 17005
Please note that our answering machine will pick up any messages left outside of office hours. Messages will be checked daily at 2 p.m. (or 12 p.m. on half days). Please only leave messages pertaining to the Extended Day Program.

Office Hours: 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday (Office is open at 12:00 p.m. on early dismissal days).

Email: aftercare@weissschool.org. Email messages will be checked daily at 2 p.m. (12 p.m. on half days).

If alternative arrangements must be made for who picks up your child, The Weiss School must be informed in writing or emailed to mlynn@weissschool.org. Leaving a message on the voicemail is not acceptable as notification due to security concerns.
The Weiss School is a co-ed private school that serves gifted students in PreK-3 through 8th grade in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. A Weiss School education prepares students to think analytically and creatively, act socially responsible, live vigorously, and create imaginatively in a warm and supportive educational environment.