Kindergarten Wrap-Around

Teachers

Megan Keim

Megan Keim

AM Kindergarten Wrap Lead Teacher

Megan has lived in Henniker for over 10 years, but grew up in Weare, NH. She is in the process of finishing her degree at NHTI for Early Childhood Education. Before working at White Birch Center she was the Site Director for school-age children. In her free time she enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family and doggies!

Allison Palmer

Allison Palmer

PM Kindergarten Wrap Lead Teacher

Allison is new to the White Birch Center team, beginning in June 2016 and couldn't be more excited! She is the Afternoon Kindergarten Wrap Around Lead Teacher as well as the Site Director for the Extended Education program.

She grew up in Deering and recently moved to Penacook, NH. She graduated from Franklin Pierce University in 2013 with a dual Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Social Work & Counseling. Before White Birch, Allison worked at East Side Learning Center in Concord as a Lead Pre-K teacher and summer camp Lead Teacher for school-age children. She also worked at Tween School ‘N Home Afterschool Program in Hopkinton, NH where her Mom is the Director.

In her spare time, she enjoys playing soccer, spending time with her family, and reading! Her favorite books to read are the Harry Potter series, which she has read at least 3 times through. Her favorite children’s book, and the first book she learned to read, is The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood.

Rates

HCS Kindergarten Wrap-Around (6:30 AM – 3:00 PM for children attending public kindergarten)

Full Week: $93.00Includes breakfast or lunch and transportation to/from HCS

Daily Rate: $32.00Includes breakfast or lunch and transportation to/from HCS

Schedule

Daily schedule is subject to change due to the needs of the children

6:30 – 8:30 Drop off / Arrival and Free Choice Play

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:30 Morning Meeting: Calendar, Story, Good Morning Game

9:30 – 10:00 Group Activities

10:00 – 10:30 Health and Fitness

10:30 – 10:45 Outdoor Play

10:45 – 11:00 Walk down to HCS


12:15 – 1:00 Walk back from HCS / Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 Afternoon Meeting: Puzzles and Books

1:30 – 2:00 Group Activities

2:00 – 2:45 Afternoon Activities: Choices, Health and Fitness, Outdoor Play

2:45 – 3:00 Walk down to HCS

Drop Off and Pick Up

The drop off and pick up door is the right door of the red barn section of the building.

Morning Kindergartners who are also ENROLLED in the before school program  Drop your child off at the before school program classroom located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area as early as 6:30 AM. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library. We will then get your child to kindergarten at 7:50 AM. After kindergarten White Birch Center staff will pick up your children at the school. At 12:15 PM, when all children are accounted for, we will then bring your child to White Birch Center on Hall Ave. You may pick up your child at any point at White Birch Center until 2:45 PM. At that time, we will bring your child back down to the school for the after school program where you can pick up your child at any point after 3:00 PM. You pick up and sign out your child at the after school classroom located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library.

Morning Kindergartners who are NOT ENROLLED in the before school program – Drop off your child at Henniker Community School per the school’s arrival procedures. After kindergarten White Birch staff will pick up your children at the school at 12:15 PM. When all children are accounted for we will then bring your child to White Birch Center on Hall Ave. You may pick up your child at any point at White Birch Center until 2:45 PM. At that time, we will bring your child back down to the school for the after school program where you can pick up your child at any point after 3:00 PM. You pick up and sign out your child at the after school classroom located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library. We will then bring your child down to the school for their lunch and afternoon kindergarten class.

Afternoon Kindergartners who are enrolled in the after school program – Drop off your child at White Birch Center located on Hall Ave in the morning as early 6:30 AM. At 10:45 AM we will bring your child to the school for lunch and their afternoon kindergarten class. When afternoon kindergarten is completed at 2:45 PM your child will be escorted by an adult to the after school meeting area near the school’s main office. When all children are accounted for, White Birch Extended Care staff escort the children to the after school classroom for our programming which ends at 6:00 PM (children can be picked up at any time after 3:00 PM). Children are signed out in the classroom located in the back of the school just as you enter the school drop off area. To get behind the school you turn off of Western Ave between the Grange and the Tucker free library.