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Bridges to Learning Before and After School Programs

Our Bridges Program provides a fun, safe environment for your child before or after school hours. Staffed with certified teachers, para professionals, and local college and high school students, our program focuses on supporting healthy behavior, reinforcing academic skills, and promoting social and emotional growth. Open to students in grades Pre-K -6 at John Hill School, School Street School, and Boonton High School. (AM Care at JHS is open to Pre-K - 8th grade)

Bridges to Learning Programs for the 2022/2023 School Year

 We are no longer accepting registrations for the following programs:

After school- Pre-K at SSS

After school- Kindergarten at SSS

After school- 2nd grade at SSS

After school- 3rd grade at JHS

Registration deadline to begin in November is October 24th.

*Programs and hours are subject to change based upon any changes to the school hours or calendar.

Bridges AM Extended Day Program- Available at SSS, JHS and BHS (minimum enrollment levels are required) students in grades Pre-K-8th grade- drop off any time after 6:45AM- Children are welcome to eat breakfast at home or in school- Games, Crafts, gym time and fun activities keep the kids busy until school starts.

1x/week                                               $30/month

2x/week                                               $40/month

3x/week                                               $55/month

4x/week                                               $70/month

5x/week                                               $80/month        

Pre School Bridges After Care Program- Available at SSS, JHS and BHS (minimum enrollment levels are required)- Children are escorted to a central preschool classroom at dismissal. Snack is provided daily. Games, activities, story time, physical movement, and outdoor play are part of each day. Children have an opportunity to work on their social skills, while basic skills learned during the day are reinforced. 2 days/week minimum enrollment required. SSS and JHS Pre-K aftercare have reached capacity on most days. We have very limited availability.  You will be contacted with any days that can be approved.

 Pre-K Students       dismissal- 4:00PM             Pre-K Students               dismissal- 6:00PM

2x/week                       $100/month                             2x/week                       $180/month

3x/week                       $135/month                             3x/week                       $235/month

4x/week                       $170/month                             4x/week                       $285/month

5x/week                       $185/month                             5x/week                       $340/month


 K- 6th Grade Bridges After Care Program- Available at SSS and JHS- Children are escorted or dismissed to the cafeteria or a classroom at dismissal. Snack is provided each day. Homework assistance, games, activities, outdoor play and special events keep the kids entertained until parents arrive. 2 days/week minimum enrollment required. Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade aftercare have reached capacity. We are not accepting any additional registrations for those grades at this time.


K – 6th grade           dismissal- 4:00PM                   K – 6th grade              dismissal- 6:00PM

2x/week                       $60/month                              2x/week                       $145/month

3x/week                       $85/month                              3x/week                       $200/month

4x/week                       $100/month                            4x/week                       $250/month

5x/week                       $110/month                             5x/week                      $305/month

DROP IN OPTIONSNEW for 2022/2023- If you are registered to attend Bridges, but need emergency coverage on a day you aren't scheduled to attend, we now offer emergency drop in daily rates. Based upon availability and only offered to current Bridges students. 24 hour advance notice is requested. (not available for early dismissal days)

AM Drop In                                                    $10/day

Pre-K 4PM Drop In                                        $15/day

Pre-K 6PM Drop In                                        $25/day

K-6    4PM Drop In                                         $10/day

K-6    6PM Drop In                                         $20/day

School Closure Days

Bridges will operate a full or half day program during certain school closure days, if minimum enrollment levels are met. The program will be offered on Nov 10th and 11th, Jan 16th and February 17th and 20th. Participation is limited to current Bridges participants only. We must have a minimum of 10 Pre-K students in order to provide Pre-K care, and a minimum of 20 school aged children in order to offer the program. Enrollment options will be available once you complete a contract for before or after care. The cost is $50 for the full day (8AM - 6PM) and $35 for half day (8AM - 1PM). The program will be held at John Hill School for all participants. PLEASE NOTE, ONCE YOU REGISTER, WE CANNOT OFFER REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATION OR NO SHOWS.

Please note any changes to an approved contract carries a $15 change fee.

TO REGISTER for AM and PM Bridges CLick here



Chess Wizards offers fun, intellectual and challenging chess education and tournament experiences to children of all abilities and ages.  We believe learning should be fun! Our students learn chess is fun on Day 1! In addition to lessons and traditional gameplay, we incorporate variations of chess games that build teamwork and foster a genuine enjoyment of the game. 

Open to  SSS students in Grades 1 & 2

Tuesdays starting Nov 1st - dismissal until 4PM.   

$300 for 13 Sessions 

Minimum of 10 students required- Maximum of 14 students total

To Register click HERE


Do you think you can build the strongest and most agile robot? Can your robot win a head-to-head combat mission? Learn engineering strategies for building sturdy structures using unique RoboThink bricks, and then apply that knowledge to build multiple robot for a variety of friendly competitions. You'll have a blast as you play robot soccer, compete in robot relay races, and complete dozens of other fun challenges in this fun robotics program.

Open to JHS students in Grades 3 - 6

Tuesdays starting Nov 1st for 6 weeks- dismissal until 4:15PM

$230 for 6 sessions

minimum of 13 students required, maximum of 20 students total

To Register click HERE

Creative Holiday Crafts

with Mrs. G

Calling all 2nd grade students! Come create awesome holiday crafts with super creative 2nd grade teacher Mrs. Groeneveld.

Open to SSS students in 2nd grade

Thursdays starting Nov. 3rd for 6 weeks- dismissal until 4PM (no class Nov 10th or Nov 24th)

$48 for 6 sessions

minimum of 7 students required, maximum of 20 students total

To Register Click HERE

Get in Touch

If you have any questions about programs we offer feel free to contact us.