Hardwick Elementary School REACH!

(Recreation, Education, Academics, Culture, Health)


Winter 2017 Program Monday through Friday ~ Nov. 27 - Feb. 23, 2:45-5:00 pm

Our primary goal is to have children come to after-school programs. Please do not let the fee prevent you from enrolling your child/children.  Quality Programming for as low as $2.98 a day!

There are scholarships available please talk to Mrs. Erica Baker for more information.

Daily Schedule: includes snack, recess, enrichment activity and homework time.

These programs are funded in part through a
   Vermont Agency of Education 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant received in 2015.
Your program fees and support help us sustain these programs. Thank you!



  Math Mania mathmania.jpg

Leader: Mrs. Jessica Lamberton-Brown   

 ** For Grades 1-6** 

 Group limit: 15

Do you like to play games? Join us! Students  will be practicing their math skills primarily through games. We will tailor this program around what the students need to practice. The older students in this program will become math buddies to the younger students.

  Build & Re-build                                  Leader: Mrs.  LeCours55009cf05d9a9df49b891ac6cfe3dd28--make-a-robot-robot-art-for-kids.jpg

 ** For Grades K-6** Group limit: 20

Do you like to build, take things apart and rebuild?

Use your imagination to create different compositions each week. You will be working both inside and outside with recycled materials and items from nature.


 Fun with Eric Carle

 Leader: Mrs. Nikki Clark

 **For Grades K-2**  Group limit: 15logo1.jpg

Students will enjoying readings and activities from Eric Carle. Books will include Little Cloud, Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Busy Spider, The Grouchy Lady Bug, The Tiny Seed, The Mixed up Chameleon, and Papa Please Get the Moon For Me.

Go Green Racers!

 Leader: Ms. Jessica Lamberton-Brown

** For Grades 3-6**BalloonCar.jpg

 Group Limit 15

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math will all be included in this activity as students create race cars out of recycled materials.


               LEGO Club

     Leader: Ms. Leiah Devenger

***Open to Grades K-2***

Group Limit 12

Have fun building and creating with legos in this club. This group will learn building principles to solve some design problems.

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 Leader: Mrs. Nikki Clark

** For Grades 3-6**  

Group limit: 15

Students will have fun learning about electronics while they build projects such as radios, alarms, doorbells and much more.

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 Leader: Diane Grenkow ** For Grades 2-3**  Group limit: 8

Learn to Knit!  We will learn to knit by making a garter stitch scarf with pom-poms (or without!).  Kids will learn how to cast on, knit, bind off, make poms, and fix the inevitable mistakes that happen!


Myths, Legends, and Folktales

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*** For Grades K-2**  Group limit: 15

Explore myths, legends, and folktales, and participate in activities about the story each week. Books will include Abiyoyo, City Mouse, Country Mouse, Henny Penny, John Henry, Seven Blind Mice and Tikki Tikki Tembo.

 Lego Famous Landmarks

Leader: Ms Leiah DevengerAwesome-STEM-activity-for-kids-Famous-landmark-challenge-cards.jpg

 **For Grades 3-6**  Group limit: 15

Students will be learning about a new landmark each week. They will explore each landmark and then try to build that landmark with legos.

 Stop-motion Paper Animation Pig Elephant brite.jpg

 Leader: Meredith Holch ** For Grades 3-6**  Group limit: 9

 Please note: spots will be given to non basketball players first to ensure  
that students will be able to finish their project.

Make a stop-motion animation using a video camera! Working in small teams, you will draw characters, paint backgrounds, write original scripts, and animate your movies. When the shooting's done, we'll make sound effects, play instruments, and record voices. No experience needed.


NEK Kids on the Move 

Leader: Mrs. Jessica Lamberton-Brown

**For Grades 4-6**** Group Limit 12

REACH! has teamed up with NEK Kids on the Move  to offer this exciting opportunity. This session NEK Kids on the Move will be focusing on ice skating and floor hockey. 95f8b88828442d9cc1ea5fa3f5d3ac3b--ice-skating-party-skates.jpgplay-floor-hockey-200X200.jpeg

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 Leader: TBD

**For Grades K-3** 

Group limit: 12

This group will enjoy making instruments out of recycled materials and other items around the house.

Hardwick Elementary School REACH!

Registration ~ Winter Session 2017 ~ Due: ASAP ~ Space is limited ~ PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY

Student’s name_________________________________Grade__________ Teacher_____________________ Date of Birth________

 I give permission for photo/video of my child to be used in REACH slideshows, publications, local newspapers, HES website, REACH! Facebook and bulletin boards.   Yes _____     No  _____

 Parent/Guardian_______________________________ Phone 2:30-5_______________ Home ph____________ Work ph____________

 Parent/Guardian_______________________________ Phone 2:30-5_______________ Home ph____________ Work ph____________

 Emergency Contact_____________________________ Phone 2:30-5_______________ Home ph____________ Work ph____________

Please provide your email or cell phone to get REACH! Updates. _______________________________

  • via text, text @hesreach to 81010. You can opt out of messages at anytime by replying, 'unsubscribe @hesreach'. 
  • via email, send an email to hesreach@mail.remind.com. To unsubscribe, reply with 'unsubscribe' in the subject line. 

Does this student have any brothers or sisters that are also signed up for the program? If yes, please list them: ______________________

Please fill out a separate form for each child.

How do you plan for your child to get home? (circle)      Walk                 Picked up by you                 Picked up by another adult (over 18)

If another adult, please give permission to the following people to pick up your child from the After School program:

Name___________________________________ Relationship__________________________ phone 2:30-5___________________

Name___________________________________ Relationship__________________________ phone 2:30-5___________________

Medical Information * Please fill this section out completely. * (circle no or yes)

*Does your child have any existing medical conditions?         NO         YES         explain_______________________________________

    *Does your child have any existing allergies?         NO         YES         explain_____________________________________________

If YES, do these allergies require the possible use of an EPI Pen or other specific medications?         NO         YES




*Does your child receive special education services?         NO         YES         explain______________________________________________

*Does your child have an Individualized Behavior Plan/Individual Education Plan?         NO         YES         explain _______________________


REACH! and its employees will exercise reasonable judgment and care in the planning and operation of its trips and/or programs. I understand and agree that neither REACH! nor its employees will be liable for injuries resulting from accidents or unanticipated occurrences beyond their control. I also understand and accept that volunteers, including other parents, as well as other members of the community assist in operating these trips and programs.

In case of illness or accident, I request that REACH! contact me. If I cannot be reached or the emergency contact person cannot be reached at the phone numbers I have provided, I authorize and direct REACH! personnel to seek emergency medical care or take other action they believe is necessary under the circumstances to protect the best interest of my child/ward. If my child/ward is taken for emergency medical treatment, I hereby authorize the attending physician to administer the emergency treatment he/she believes is appropriate, and I agree to pay any resulting expense.

I have read the above form and my signature below demonstrates that I have provided my consent for my child/ward to participate in the trips/programs under the terms described above.

PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE __________________________________ DATE ________________

PARENT/GUARDIAN (please print)__________________________________ DATE _______________

In order to save paper we have put our REACH! Family handbook on our website at http://www.hardwick.ossu.org/reach for you to read. Please read it and let Erica Baker know if you have any questions.

_____ Check here if you would like a paper copy of the REACH! Family Handbook.


Please check which activities your child will attend.


___ Math Mania (1-6)

___ Build & Rebuild (K-6)


___ Fun with Eric Carle  (K-2)

___ Go Green, Recycled Racers (3-6)


___ Snap Circuits (3-6)

___ Lego Club (K-2)

___ Knitting at the Jeudevine Library (2-3)


___ Myths, Legends & Folktales (K-2)

___ Lego Famous Landmarks (3-6)

___ Stop-motion Paper Animation (3-6)


___ Junk Instruments (K-3)

___ NEK Kids on the Move (4-6)

ANNUAL Family Income







Less than


If your child attends:

5 days a week

4 days a week

3 days a week

2 days a week

1 day a week





















For example if  your family earns less than $35,000 and two of your children attend five days of the program, your tuition is $142.00 for each child.

A total of $284.00 for 3 months of quality programming. Cost per child per day: $2.98/child/day or $1.19/hour.

There are lots of options for covering your program fee!

Please contact the REACH! Site Coordinator Mrs. Baker at 472-2587 to discuss your payment options including weekly payments, or sponsorship.

No child will be turned away for an inability to pay.

       1st child’s fee


= _________

      2nd child’s fee


= _________

I would like to help sponsor a child:

= _________


(add all of the above)

= _________

Please Make Checks Payable To: OSSU REACH!

For REACH! office use only: Date received ________   Confirmation ______   Enrolled ___   Contacts ____

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Cut and keep for a receipt.

Winter 2017 REACH! Session ~ Date____________

Total Fee Due ________   Total Fee Paid ________   Balance ________