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Before/After School Programs

Out of school time Programs 2019-2020

  • Scholars must have an Out of School Time registration form on record in order to participate in after school clubs and programs. 
  • Scholars must sign in at the Cafeteria each day. Meal is served at that time. 
  • Parent should pick up their students in the parent pick up lane on Matthew south of the Garfield at 4:30. All gates on the west side of the school are closed by 5:00 each day. 
  • Club sponsors and coaches have been asked to add you to their Remind.com text messaging system to notify you of any club or practice cancellations. If you haven't received an invite, please send me an email at gutierrez_d@aps.edu and I will check in with the club sponsor or coach.  
  • If a club or activity is cancelled for the day, students will need to be picked up at 3:05. 
  • Sports practices can go until 5:00 on some days. Athletes should be picked up at the gym. 
  • In the event of a fire drill/emergency situation students and teachers follow the same procedures established during the regular school day. 

Scholars MUST HAVE an Out of School Time Registration Form  in order to participate in any after school programs. 

COMING SOON OPPORTUNITIES:  New opportunities arise from time to time and we are able to offer programming that isn't listed here.  Please listen to announcements and weekly communications from the Principal for these.

Monday: 

Rise & Shine Computer Time 7:15-8:00 a.m.  Computer Lab E-28 with Mr. Fraschilla  

After School Snack and Activity Sign-In 3:05-3:30 Cafeteria

Get Your Game On with Ms. Hampsten in the Library Computer Lab 3:30-4:30 (can play board games or card games too.)

Garfield NEWS (journalism using cellphone photography) with Ms. Serrano in C-14.  3:30 - 4:30

MESA & Robotics with Mr. Forster G33 3:30-5:00 Starts 9/16/19

Leadership with Petty Officer McDaniel P34 3:30-4:30

Volleyball Gym with Coach Espinosa 3:15 - 5:00

Golf with Coach Lucero and Coach Fraschilla Various times/locations

Flag Football Practice with Coach Hernandez 3:15-4:30

Tuesday: 

Computers 7:15-8:00 a.m. Computer Lab E-28 with Mr. Malone

After School Snack and Activity Sign-In 3:05-3:30 Cafeteria

Get Your Game On with Ms. Hampsten Library Computer Lab 3:30-4:30

Garfield NEWS (journalism using cellphone photography) with Ms. Serrano in C-14.  3:30 - 4:30

Youth Mural Project with Harwood Art Center G32  3:05-5:00

Leadership with Petty Officer McDaniel P34 3:30-4:30

Volleyball Matches in the Gym or away with Coach Espinosa 3:15 - 5:00

Student Council with Ms. Lopez & Ms. Fahrenkrog in B-8 3:30 - 4:15

Tennis with Coach Byers at Valley 3:45 - 5:15

Golf with Coach Lucero and Coach Fraschilla Various times/locations

Flag Football Games with Coach Hernandez at Garfield or away 4:30-6:30

Wednesday: 

Computers 7:15-8:00 a.m. Computer Lab E-28 with Mr. Fraschilla

After School Snack and Activity Sign-In 3:05-3:30 Cafeteria

Games Galore with Ms. T in the library and library lab 3:30 -4:30

Leadership with Petty Officer McDaniel P34 3:30-4:30

Flag Football Practice with Coach Hernandez 3:15-4:30

Volleyball in the Gym with Coach Espinosa 3:15 - 5:00

Thursday: 

Computers 7:15-8:00 a.m. Computer Lab E28 with Mr. Malone

After School Snack and Activity Sign-In 3:05-3:30 Cafeteria

Games Galore with Ms. T in the library and library lab 3:30 -4:30

Performing ARTS... Dance in the cafeteria at 3:30 (Coming Soon)

Leadership with Petty Officer McDaniel P34 3:15-5:00

Tennis with Coach Byers at Valley 3:45-5:15

Volleyball Matches in the Gym or away with Coach Espinosa 3:15 - 5:00

Flag Football Games or Practice with Coach Hernandez at Garfield or away 4:30-6:30

Friday: 

Computers 7:15-8:00 a.m. Computer Lab E28 with Mr. Malone

Leadership with Petty Officer McDaniel P34 3:15 - 5:00

Volleyball in the Gym with Coach Espinosa 3:15 - 5:00

 

Expanded and Enriched Learning Opportunities through the Out of School Time Grant will be added as soon as we know the status of that application.

We are excited to be able to offer a variety of programming at Garfield STEM Community School before and after school.  Our expanded learning opportunities include EDAP funded programs listed above.  It is important that we share some information that will help you and your student determine the right Out of School Time (OST) options to fit your family's needs.

  • All programs are voluntary for students.  Many programs are paid for with GRANT money which requires students to sign in so we can track participation.  Students will check in and Activity Leaders will note participation at the beginning of the activity.  Funding may be contingent on students participating in their chosen program 80% of the time.
  • Please note that no one will call home if a student does not come to a program.  There is no mandatory attendance in the out of school time activities.  Attendance is encouraged for all participants in order to get the most out of each program.
  • Clubs do NOT have substitute leaders.  If a leader is absent, the club will be canceled for the day.  An announcement will be made and students can attend an alternate club if one is available or can use the office phone to call home and make arrangements for pick-up.
  • Offerings are driven by participation and If participation falls below expectations, programs may be canceled.  We will give two weeks notice to those in the club or group when this is being considered.  A notice will be posted on the Athletics and After-School Activities page to let families know what is happening.
  • Students can leave at any point in the after-school program and should let the Activity Leader know they are leaving.  Once they leave the campus for any reason, they cannot return to the club that evening.
  • Students are treated as young adult professionals in keeping with our standards as a STEM school.  Our expectation is that they will act accordingly.  
  • Students have 15 minutes to leave the campus when they are done for the day.  If they are NOT in a club, they should be off campus no later than 3:20.  If they are in a program, they should exit the premises no later than 15 minutes after their program lets out.  Students cannot "hang out" on campus.  Students who refuse to sign in to a program will be referred to the counselor and families will be called.  We strive to maintain a safe and fun environment for everyone
  • Participation in each program is recorded separately.  If you wish to find out if your student is attending regularly, you can speak to the Activity Leader of the club or request a report from Pamela Campos, the Community School Coordinator.  

If you have any questions, please contact Pamela Campos at 344-1647 ext 54531 or pamela.campos@aps.edu