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Middle School Extended Day Program

About The Program

Middle school after care has a variety of options to fit your student's needs. Students will be walked over at 3:30 and can join the activities that are offered.

Daily Schedule:

3:30 - 3:50 Snack and group meeting in Founders Hall

3:50 - 4:50 Study hall/Humphrey's Cafe

5:00 Walk to 333 Dolores

5:20 - 6:00 Free play on the yard at 333 Dolores

Humphrey's Cafe

Humphrey's Cafe is a space on campus where students can hang out, snack, and take after school activities at their own pace. Open Mondays, most Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Humphrey's converts Founders Hall into a private cafe for 601 students. Students will be able to "order" snack items at no extra cost and find a table to work on art projects, tinkering, board games, and more! Teachers will be on hand to facilitate projects and provide supplies, but the energy and direction will come from the students. 

Music Lessons

At the Lower School Campus, we offer music lessons with three fantastic music teachers.

Extended Program will be working with three fantastic music teachers this fall: Peter Greenwood, Warren Huegel, and Julie Bruins bring a combined 10 years of experience providing top quality music instruction at CDS. 

Peter returns for his fourth year providing innovative music instruction at CDS. Peter offers lessons in ukulele, guitar, and cajón (a percussion instrument). 
Availability with Peter: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Warren brings decades of experience as a music teacher and performer. Warren offers lessons for percussion instruments.
Availability with Warren: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 

Julie is the ECP and Lower School Music teacher at CDS, where she has been teaching since 2019. Certified in Orff-Schulwerk, Julie brings 17 years of experience teaching music in the Bay Area, holds a Bachelor of Music in Flute Performance from New York University.
Availability with Julie: Monday, Tuesday

Each lesson will be 30 min. in length and can either be a solo lesson or a small-group lesson (two students). The cost is $475 for solo lessons and $380 for group lessons for the 10 week session.

Music lesson registration is first come, first served. To sign up, please visit this Google form starting on Tuesday, September 7 at 10 a.m.​ to indicate your top three preferred time slots with the teacher of your preference. Registration will close on Wednesday, September 15 at 5 p.m.​ Balances are due at that time. Unpaid balances will be dropped from the enrichment. There will be a two-week grace period to add/change/drop an enrichment; if you would like to make a change, please contact Courtney.

Fall session dates: 9/20 - 12/10 (10 weeks) no programming: 10/11 - 10/12, 11/22 - 11/26

If you have any questions regarding programming, please contact Chris Teare, Extended Program Director ( 415 861 5432 x 315 or Courtney Schwass, Extended Program Coordinator (