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HOURS: 6:00a.m. - 6:00p.m.

  • TUTORING PROGRAM

  • LITERACY PROGRAM

  • NEW ADDITIONAL SLOTS AVAILABLE PRIVATE AND SUBSIDIZED.....

The DeValles Memorial Family Service Center provides a safe and secure haven for school age children before school hours, after school hours, during the days of vacations, holidays, and summer months, in a stimulating, protected, creative, educational, and humanistic environment giving particular attention to the development of self-esteem, self-confidence and respect for the family, and using the three learning domains, i.e., cognitive, affective, and psychomotor as a vehicle to attaining these goals. Thus, insuring that creativity, self-reliance, imagination, and physical development are delivered to the children. Further, the program staff members are assigned according to their areas of expertise, experience, and certification; these particular groupments include early development and person to person.

 

All staff members who are directly or indirectly involved with child care must instill self-esteem and self-confidence into the children by being very positive with the children. Further, when children need to be corrected because the behavior is not in keeping with the average children, the staff member must employ positive behavior modification methods, i.e., methods which build character and good feelings. Moreover, the child should be referred to the program counselor and possibly the Director for additional guidance.

The program has served and will continue to serve school age children of working parents, of parents in special training, and parents in need of individualized special preventive protective services for the children. Presently the program services parents and children from 13 public schools and 2 parochial schools.

 


 

Sample Activities Program at our Day Care:


SAMPLE DAILY ACTIVITIES: (REGULAR SCHEDULE)

Morning:
6:00 Assembly
6:00-7:00 Morning Activities
7:50 Breakfast
8:10 Outdoor activities
8:15 Kindergarten A.M. Program
11:30 Kindergarten P.M. Program

After School:
2:30 Assembly/Snack
3:00 Studying period/Homework/Tutoring
3:30 Field Activities/Gym Activities
4:00 Arts and Crafts/Computers/Small Group
Activities
4:30-6:00 Reassembly/Group Activities/Dismissal

Friday Only:
1:00 Movie/Skating/Field Trip
2:30 Assembly/Snack
3:00 Clubs- cooking, crafts, sports, collectors'
corner
4:30-6:00 Reassembly/Group Activities/Dismissal


Sample School Vacation Week Schedule

Monday:
Closed Holiday

Tuesday:
6:00-7:30 Preassembly & Activities
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-9:30 Group Assembly & Activities
9:30 Board Bus to "Boston Science Museum"
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30-2:00 Tour Boston Science Museum, Enjoy all the Hands On Activities & Exhibits
2:00 Board Bus to Return to Center
3:00-3:30 Snack
3:30-4:00 Literacy Program
4:00-5:00 Physical Activities Outdoors / Activity Center
5:00-6:00 Reassembly Games & Dismissal

 

Wednesday:
6:00-7:30 Preassembly & Activities
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-9:30 Group Assembly & Activities
9:30 Board Bus to "Buttonwood Park & Zoo" Play at Playground & Tour Zoo
11:15 Board Bus Return to Center
11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-1:00 Ping Pong & Pool Tables / Bingo
1:00 Board Bus to NB "Fire Department" Tour fire station #2 (Downtown)
2:30 Board Bus to Center
3:00-3:30 Snack
3:30-4:00 Literacy Program
4:00-5:00 Music / Computers
5:00-6:00 Reassembly Games & Dismissal


Thursday:
6:00-7:30 Preassembly & Activities
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-9:30 Group Assembly & Activities
9:30-10:00 Arts & Crafts
10:00-11:00 Outdoor Games Park/Playground
11:00-11:30 Lunch
11:30 Board Bus to "Woods Hole Aquarium" Enjoy Hands on Activities
2:00 Board Bus Return to Center
3:00-3:30 Snack
3:30-4:00 Literacy Program
4:00-5:00 Classroom Games Computers / Board / Video
5:00-6:00 Reassembly Games & Dismissal

 

Friday:
6:00-7:30 Preassembly & Activities
7:30-8:00 Breakfast
8:00-9:30 Group Assembly & Activities
9:30 Board Bus to "Petco" learn about the different animals and how to care for them
11:00 Board Bus to Center
11:30-12:00 Lunch12:00 Board Bus to "Castle Park" @ Onset CC Enjoy Playing at Playground
2:30 Board Bus Return to Center
3:00-3:30 Snack
3:30-4:00 Literacy Program
4:00-5:00 Classroom Games Arts & Crafts / Stories / Video
5:00-6:00 Reassembly Games & Dismissal

Snack and Breakfast at our Program:

Sample Breakfast Week:

Monday: French Toast Sticks, Juice, Milk
Tuesday: Cereal, Muffin, Juice, Milk
Wednesday: Cereal, Juice, Milk
Thursday: Pancakes, Fruit, Juice, Milk
Friday: Poptarts, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Sample Snack Week:

Monday: Peanut Butter Cracker, Milk
Tuesday: Cheese Crackers, Milk
Wednesday: Sandwich Day, Milk
Thursday: Oreo's, Fresh Fruit, Milk
Friday: Lorna Doones, Milk

 



Emergency Closure: If school is closed (snow or other emergency) and industry is closed, the DeValles Memorial Family Service Center will be closed; however, if school is closed but industry is operating, then the Day Care Program will be open for those parents needing service for their children. Please note, transportation on these emergency days will be provided only when road conditions permit.

 


In case of a power failure: The entire center will be powered by our state of the art 12,000 watt natural gas powered Generac Guardian Generator, keeping our children warm, safe and secure.

 

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