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Afternoon Program

Dear Parents,

I would like to give you a brief insight of the way we run the afternoon program. At 1:30 pm, or earlier for our two-year olds, the children who rest go to the Seahorse group and the other children meet in the Frog group for a brief greeting. At 1:30pm, all children who are registered for the two- to four-year olds Afternoon Program will either rest in the seahorse or Zebras group room or they will join me in the active room for a brief greeting. Weather permitting, the children get many opportunities to play outside on the playground of the Preschool.

In the Frog group the children can either engage in free play or take advantage of the craft projects and other creative activities that are being offered. Every day at 2:30 pm the children in the Seahorse and Zebra groups rise from their naps. Then, all children gather their belongings and are picked up between 2:45 pm- 3:00pm, brought to the bus by one of the teachers, or they stay in the Extended Care Program until 4:45 pm. In addition to nurturing their newly developed friendships and social skills, the children have the opportunity to improve their German language skills by attending the afternoon program. Please, do not hesitate to contact me, should you have any questions regarding the afternoon program of the Kindergarten.

Sincerely yours,

Atasch Pakzad



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one additional teacher position will be assigned to the afternoon program


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