The East Woods' mission is to foster strength of character and academic excellence while developing and encouraging creativity, intellectual curiosity, and a lifelong passion for learning. We are a nurturing community that celebrates the differences among us and leads by example through citizenship and service to others.

After School Programs

East Woods School offers a variety of after-school programs designed to meet the enrichment needs of our students from Nursery through Eighth Grade. These programs invite positive relationships among children and adults, create engaging environments for student interaction, and encourage children to make decisions and develop skills. Fees for enrichment programs vary with the program selected.

Nursery - Pre-K
Lunch Bunch is available Monday-Thursday from 12:00PM-3:00PM with the option of After Care from 3:00PM-4:00PM.

Kindergarten - 4th Grade
After School Enrichment is available Monday-Thursday from 3:00-4:00PM. After Care is available Monday-Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00PM.

5th - 8th Grade
After Care is available Monday-Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00PM.

Please see specific programs for a more detailed description.

Lunch Bunch

EWS EARLY CHILDHOOD LUNCH BUNCH PROGRAM

Lunch Bunch is an after-school Early Childhood Center program for students in Nursery & Pre-Kindergarten. Children in our Nursery and Pre-Kindergarten classes may stay for lunch and activities from 12:00-3:00pm Monday-Thursday. After-Care hours from 3:00-4:00pm are also available.

The cost of Lunch Bunch is $25.00 for the first hour, $32.50 for the second hour, and $40.00 until 3:00pm. The after-care hour is an additional $10.00. (Total cost from 12:00-3:00pm is $40/day; from 12:00-4:00pm is $50/day.)

Children bring a boxed lunch (peanut free) to school. Children will hear a story, have lunch, play outside, and have a special class offered each Monday through Thursday.

Weekly Offerings include:
Happy Feet (soccer)
Tiny Tots Tap
Flip Flop/Hip Hop
YOGA with Miss Lori
Jump Bunch
Tiny Tots Acting/Glee

Children may still attend Lunch Bunch without signing up for additional special classes. We ask that all children staying for Lunch Bunch be potty trained.

Please email Debbie Catacosinos for more information.

After School Enrichment

EWS AFTER-SCHOOL ENRICHMENTS GRADES
for Kindergarten - 4th Grade
3:00-4:00 PM

Offerings may include the following:

Homework Helpers
Junior Woodchucks
Yoga
Junior Lego League (Robotics)
Animal Model Making
Drums for Fun
Little Kids Rock (Modern Band)
Garage Band
Aventuras en Español

Fees vary by course, for more information or to register please contact Tom Knight.

After-Care Program

EAST WOODS SCHOOL AFTER-CARE PROGRAM
4:00PM–6:00PM every Monday through Thursday
2:00PM—5:00PM every Friday
for Kindergarten through Eighth Grade students

The children enrolled in our After-Care program will be supervised by a member of the EWS faculty. These students will be given a snack, will be helped with homework as needed, and will participate in a variety of fun activities.

Cost:
  • 1 day drop–in students is $35 a day ($17.50 /hour M-TH and $11.66/hour on Friday).
  • 2 days or more per week is $28 a day ($14/hour M-TH and $9.33/hour on Friday) - return form to Tom Knight

For those students requiring care from 3:00 pm—4:00 pm, Monday—Thursday, and from dismissal—2:00 pm on Fridays, please see our After-School Enrichments, Ovations Musical Theater, ALPs, and Science Adventure program offerings.

On any day where there is a full day of school, we will offer After-Care. If there is no After-School Enrichment class running on a full day of school, for example during the first week of school, After-Care will begin at 3pm.

Please pick up your child promptly at 6:00 pm Monday—Thursday and 5:00 pm on Friday

You may contact Tom Knight for more information.

Multi-Sport Program

Children will learn skills and run drills while focusing on what is most important - FUN! Sample sports included are kickball, noodle hockey, noodle bits challenge, ball bonanza.

Multi-Sport classes are held on Fridays from 1:00 to 2pm.

ALPS - Advance Learning Program

East Woods School is proud to offer our Advanced Learning Program. This program provides an enhanced science, math, technology and arts curriculum to our students through a variety of hands-on, sophisticated and cutting edge labs. The ALPs multi-disciplinary approach is designed to enhance creative and critical thinking skills for each participating student. Math, science and the arts interconnect in this program as students learn the value of integrating perspectives. The yield? Agile minds, able to tackle problems from diverse viewpoints.

For more information see Advanced Learning Program

Ovations Performing Arts Studio at EWS

More than just a dance studio, we offer performing and musical theater classes through our Ovations Performing Art Studio at EWS. Led by Orlando Pena, a theater-vet with years of dance, stage and choreography experience, and taught by experienced and talented dance and theater professionals, there is truly something for everyone. Classes offered include ballet, tap, jazz, ballroom dancing, acting and musical theater classes.

For more information see Ovations Performing Arts Studio at EWS