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21st Century After-School program

We are very excited to offer our Heatly School Community extended school day programming for students K-8 and paid Work-Based Learning opportunities for eligible high school students.

School Day Program Elements

We are providing additional high quality academic intervention services in literacy and math for K-2 students and literacy, math, science and social studies for students grades 3-8. These program services will be provided from 2:00-2:45 p.m. daily.

After School Program Elements

We are offering up to 50 students grades K-8 after school enrichment programs from 2:45-5:45pm Monday through Friday when school is in session. Every participant will receive a  healthy snack, enrichment activities such as music, the arts, technology and academic clubs. In addition there will be homework help, recreational activities and tabletop games promoting social skill development. We will be hiring interested high school students to work in the program, enabling them to learn and practice workforce readiness skills.

Please return the bottom portion to your child’s teacher by September 15. There will be further information regarding formal program registration and an official start date coming soon!

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Interest Information

Student Name: _________________________________                Grade: _________________

Parent/Caregiver Name: _________________________________________                

Phone: _______________________

Tentative Schedule:

  • 2:55-3:10 p.m. = Check-in & snack
  • 3:15-4:15 p.m. = Themed Educational Enrichment provided by Activity Specialist (This hands-on activity will be provided by faculty. Each unit will be one week in length and support the academic and social goals of the grant.)
  • 4:20-4:50 p.m. = Structured play (This organized physical activity will allow students to be active and expend energy.)
  • 4:55-5:20 p.m. = Homework Support (Our student interns/employees will serve as mentors and support our learners with school work from a lesson earlier in the day.)
  • 5:25-5:40 p.m. = Healthy & Positive Habits (In a community circle supporting Social-Emotional Learning our learners will participate in discussions led by mentors.)
  • 5:45-6:00 p.m. = Dismissal

If you have any questions, please contact James Colon, After School Program Director at jcolon@greenisland.org or Bruce Potter at bpotter@greenisland.org

Employment Opportunities

  • Program Leaders: A Program Leader will be compensated $40 an hour for a 3 hour shift (3:00-6:00pm) M-F when school is in session for the full day. Green Island UFSD is looking for (3) Program Leaders each day. Responsibilities include supervision of a POD of program participants. Each POD consists of 2 groups of program participants (estimated 8-10 students per group), each group will have an assigned Group Leader (student worker). The Program Leader reports directly to the Heatly Rising Project Director.