Community

Elementary Before School Programs

The Before School Program is available at the Cunniff, Hosmer and Lowell Schools and runs from 7:15AM to 8:20AM. It provides quiet activities, games and crafts. Homework time is provided. Emergency coverage is also available. A fee is charged. For more information call 923-7653.

Courses for Kids

Courses for Kids is an after school enrichment program at the elementary schools that provides classes such as woodworking, nature detectives, art, mad science, chess, drama, karate and Irish dancing. For more information contact Rita Foglia, Program Coordinator @ (617) 926-7764

Extended Day Program

The Hosmer Extended Day Program is part of the Community Education Program and is open to Hosmer School students, PreK-5, during the school year. Full day tuition based vacation programs are available during February and April as well as during the summer. A monthly fee is charged and an emergency drop in service is also available. For additional information, contact Ms. Beth Sahakian, Director, at 617 923-7653 or Ms. Chris Hart, On-Site Coordinator, at 617 926-0457.

The Program also offers an emergency drop off service at both Before and Extended Day, for parent/guardians who may have a commitment or an urgent matter to attend to on an occasional basis.

Watertown Boys and Girls Club

The Club has been a leading youth development organization in our community since 1972, serving children ages 7-18 in character-building, educational activities and programming through vehicles such as athletics, arts and social recreation. The Club offers after-school and summer opportunities to ensure our kids have a fun and safe place to belong. After-school programs include Aquatics, Athletics, Arts, and Social activities. New this Fall is an innovative Education program, Power Hour, offered at the Club’s recently opened “Education & Technology Center”, in conjunction with Bentley University’s Service Learning Center volunteers.

All Hosmer School buses end their afternoon itinerary at the Watertown Boys and Girls Club.

Watertown Food Services

The School Food Service Department makes available breakfast, lunch, snacks, and milk daily to all students commencing on the first day of school.

In addition, the Free and/or Reduced Price Meals Program subsidized by the Federal Government is also available to eligible students. A meal application is sent home with students at the beginning of each school year. A new application must be completed each school year for each child in the family. Families who feel that they are eligible to participate in the program should submit the completed application to the Principal within three (3) days of its receipt. A new application may be requested at any time during the school year in the event of a change of income status. The School Principal will notify the parent of their eligibility status. If you have a question regarding eligibility status or seek information on the program, contact:

Ms. Linda Orloff,
linda.orloff@watertown.k12.ma.us
Director of Food Services 617-926-7756.

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