Special Activities

Q. What after school activities and clubs are available at Hewitt?

A. Hewitt offers a variety of activities that may be of interest to your child. They include:

1. After School Athletics - are available to children in grades four and five. The gym teacher meets with them after school for athletics in the gym. A late bus is available for hildren who participate in this activity.

2. Garden Club - Students will work with Mr. Paluseo after school to learn about gardening and composting.

3. Drama Club - Students perform a play in June. Practices and tryouts are announced by the advisor.

4. Student Council - Open to first through fifth grade students. The emphasis is on fundraising activities to meet the needs of those less fortunate than we are.

5. Math Olympiads - This program is a problem-solving program that teaches creative thinking to fourth and fifth graders.

Q. Do classes go on field trips?

A. Each class has approximately two field trips a year. Parent participation is always appreciated. Inform your child's teacher if you are interested in accompanying the class on a trip. Written permission as well as fees for transportation is required for each trip.

Children must wear their Hewitt T-shirts on all class trips, unless otherwise instructed.

Q. What is "Project GREAT"?

A. "Project GREAT" stands for "General Response to Enhance After-School Time". It is a before and after-school child care for working parents run by the school district. It provides supervised child-care for working parents of elementary school age children.

AM GREAT

Hewitt children in grades K-5 will be able to attend school at 7:00 AM until the start of the regular school day. A.M. Great will be open every day that school is open. A small breakfast will be supplied each day as part of this program. There is a monthly fee for the program based on the number of days per week that your child attends. Registration is limited.

PM GREAT

"PM GREAT" operates from the close of the school at 3:26 PM until 6:30 PM. Its purpose is to provide a safe, caring environment for those children who might otherwise be faced with going home to an empty house. For a detailed brochure and/or registration forms for either of these programs call 255-8953 or inquire at the main office.