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A Daily Schedule from a Student’s POV

Posted Sep 04 2012 8:43am

When parents and referral sources call me to inquire about our program, I often get asked, “What does a typical day look like?" I always wanted to give the most accurate picture, but being busy with admissions tasks, there is little time just to shadow children.  So, I asked Pam Nolan, the newly appointed Latham Program Director, if she would ask the Nauset classroom to give me a write up of a typical day.  To my delight, what I received was by far the best admissions material to date!  The students put together a whole booklet for me to share with new parents and students. 

A BIG, BIG thank you to all the Nauset students who worked on this project!  You rock!  We are working on getting this material on the web site, until then here is a typical day for the students in the Latham School (written by the students themselves).

Daily Routine:
Residence

7:00-7:30 wake up/shower

School

7:30-8:00 breakfast/meds
8:00-8:30 School
8:45-9:30 all classes (reading, science, P.E., social studies, voc skills, social skills, math, foreign cultures, writing & lit, performing arts, health, finance)
9:30-12:00 still classes
12:00-12:30 lunch
12:30-2:10 continue with classes
2:15-2:25 mindfulness, meds, homeroom

Afternoon
2:15-2:25 transition
2:30-3:00 snack

Residence
3:00-5:00 exercise for an hour, outings, dinner
5:30-6:00 chores, showers, evening refreshments,  eat dinner
6:30-7:00 TV/movies, free time, shower, phone calls, Beauty Night, electronics, game night
7:30-8:00 free time, arts and crafts, night time routine, meds, med fruit, TV, walk loops, phone calls
8:30-9:00 Bedtime, brush teeth, settling down, quiet time, TV
9:30-10:00 Bedtime

Submitted bySusan LaPlant
Admissions Director
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