Now accepting enrollment applications for Revere families at 268A Broadway facility
REVERE – Revere families looking for quality afterschool care and enrichment can continue to utilize For Kids Only Afterschool (FKO). The popular afterschool program, which is continuing it’s 14 year partnership with the city of Revere and the Revere Public Schools, will offer a full schedule of programs to Revere children and families at a temporary site on Broadway. This year FKO has moved from school facilities to a temporary site at 268A Broadway, while construction begins on FKO’s new Youth in Motion facility set to open in the Summer/ Fall of 2014.
Deborah Kneeland Keegan, Executive Director of FKO is expecting a smooth transition as the school year gets fully underway over the next couple of weeks. “We have such a great relationship with Mayor Rizzo and the city of Revere, Superintendent Dakin and the Revere Public Schools,” said Mrs. Kneeland Keegan, “it’s our longstanding partnership which allows for such a smooth start to the school year and we want all parents to know that we are available for their year-round, afterschool needs.”
FKO is available to all children in Kindergarten through 8th grade. Families who enroll their children in For Kids Only Afterschool can expect:
• Year-Round Programming:
o Afterschool (including Early Release Days): School Dismissal until 6:00pm
o Snow Days (Non State of Emergency) : 7:00am-6:00pm
o School Vacation Weeks and No School Days: 7:00am-6:00pm
o Summer: 7:00am-6:00pm
• Free Transportation from all Revere Public School Facilities
• Daily Homework Help with qualified Out of School Time Educators
• Daily Academic Enrichment classes including:
o Healthy Cooking
o Creative and Theater Art
o Science and Technology
o Fitness and Nutrition
o Teambuilding and Leadership Exercises
In addition to homework support and enrichment classes, For Kids Only Afterschool provides children with quality Interest Areas, allowing students to explore a variety of activities and interact with other students.
FKO also accepts Dept. of Early Education and Care (EEC) Vouchers and offers qualifying families a scholarship through FKO’s Helping Families Scholarship program. Families can register children for 2 to 5 days per week, which includes transportation from all Revere Public School sites.
About For Kids Only Afterschool:
For Kids Only Afterschool is a non-profit 501c3 Corporation which provides year-round afterschool, school vacation and summer programming in the communities of east boston, Everett, Peabody, Revere, Salem and Winthrop.
FKO believes that enthusiasm and success in out-of-school time environments can transfer into academic achievements and new skills that lead to life-long success. The schedule at FKO includes a variety of opportunities that are child directed and success-oriented and offer choices that enhance both learning and social opportunities. With a one to thirteen ratio, the environment is arranged to accommodate children individually, in small and large group activities.
Each day offers a chance to explore, interact with friends, and acquire new skills. Snack, homework centers, academic enrichment activities, and active play are incorporated into the daily programming. Enrichment classes are designed to excite children about learning and actively engage them.
In all activities, FKO educators teach and model the skills necessary to develop new and positive relationships, resolve conflicts peacefully, and empower children to use their strengths and discover new talents. Our staff-child relationships are built upon warm and caring interactions that value each child as a unique individual and focus on helping them to reach their full potential.
For additional information, or to register please call 781-289-6655 or 978.740.KIDS.