hearing from many of our families about how challenging it can be to balance
work and life, Pembina Trails welcomed additional
before and after school options this past fall.
Right at School, a before and after care enrichment program,
is off to a great start with centres located in five of our schools.
exciting,” shared Andy. “I didn’t know
anyone when I started so it was new and exciting.”
grade 4 student is the oldest at Right at School’s École Crane’s program. He
has become a mentor to the younger students and has been given the official
title of junior educator. Andy is often found encouraging others and taking a
leadership role during activities. The 9 year old is quick to point out what he
also gains from being part of the curriculum based program.
like doing my homework once I get there. That means once I get home I’ll have
more time, especially on days when I have swimming.”
is not just students, but parents that are thankful for the additional before
and after school care option.
“For a family with two working parents, the convenience
of having the option right at school was the value that sold us,” said father
of two, Garth Fudge.
“What I see is that the kids here are fully engaged.
Joe, the facilitator, connects with the children on a fantastic level. It
doesn’t matter what activity they are doing, my daughter would rather finish it
Right at School is currently serving the following
Bairdmore School *also serving
École South Pointe School students
École Charleswood *also
serving École Dieppe students
Linden Meadows School
Westdale School *also serving
Beaverlodge School students
There are still spots available. More information can
be found on school websites or by visiting Right At School’s