Low classroom numbers: Explorers' class: 8 students (2 teachers), Investigators' class: 12 students (2 teachers), Junior Scientists' class: 14 students (2 teachers)
Frequent and thorough cleaning with Isopropyl alcohol
Frequent and thorough hand washing for all
only "Inside" shoes worn while in ADS
mask policies for aLL unvaccinated individuals
What is AO Discover!? AO Discover! Auburn-Opelika Children's Hands-on Science Center is our area's first children's museum and science center. AO Discover! and Auburn Day School will be located right next door so students attending Auburn Day School will have daily access to AO Discover! for STEM lessons, centers time, special projects and special guest events. We'll have a built in hands-on field trip experience right next door once we open our doors!
What does a typical day look like for STEM PReschool (8:00-11:30 a.m.) 8:00-8:45- Arrival/ Free Play (activities change based on concept and student interest and allow students to practice prior STEM, language, and art activities.) 8:45-9:00- Whole group (Students participate in a hands-on whole group lesson with the lead teachers based on the concept.) 9:00-9:30- STEM (The STEM teacher guides an active hands-on, age-appropriate lesson in Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math.) 9:30-10:15- GROSS MOTOR SKILLS PLAY/ OUTDOOR EXPLORATIONS/FREE PLAY/ GROUP STORIES AND SONGS (ACTIVITIES WILL DIFFER FROM DAY TO DAY) 10:15-11:00- Snack (Students eat a healthy snack with a whole grain, low sugar dairy, and fruit.) 11:00-11:15- Language (Students participate in an active language lesson.) 11:15-11:30- Art (Students participate in an active lesson led by the classroom teachers in music, dance, or fine arts.) 11:30- Dismissal
WHAT Does A TYPICAL DAY LOOK LIKE FOR STEM PLay (11:30 A.M.- 3:00 p.m.) 11:30-12:30- Lunch and Outdoor Play 12:30-1:00- Group time (Introduce monthly concept through books, modeling, and activities) 1:00-2:00- Concept-based CENTERS (STEM/Art/Language) OR Rest Time 2:00-2:15- Snack (Provided by ADS: Combination of fruit, whole grain and dairy) 2:15-3:00- Outdoor Play (Various activities to promote gross and fine motor development, Arts exploration, STEM skill practice and social development) 3:00- Dismissal
What will my child eat for snack? Do I need to bring something? We provide each child a delicious and nutritious snack each morning and each afternoon consisting of one whole grain, one fruit, and/or one low sugar dairy product. Please send a full water bottle for your child.
What about Lunch? If your child attends STEM PLAY, please plan to bring a lunch for your child. If you are unable to bring a lunch or if you forget, ADS will provide a healthy bag lunch with fruit, grains and protein for your child. I will drop my child off at class but I will need someone else to pick him/her up. What do I need to do? Safety is our priority. Please register any alternate pick-ups on your chilD's/Children's Brightwheel Account(s).
I need to pick up my child early. Is that ok? Absolutely
Oh no! I'm running late Please pick up your child by 11:30 for STEM PReschool and 3:00 for STEM PLAY. We understand that life happens and we are happy waive the penalty fee the first time you arrive after 11:40 or 3:10. Subsequently, you will be charged $5 for every 10 minutes you are late.
May I tour Auburn Day School? Absolutely! Please email Katie Murrah Or Call (334) 209-0460 to arrange a tour. Tours are typically scheduled in the mornings and last 20-30 minutes.
Auburn Day School 1199 South Donahue Drive, Suite E Auburn, AL 36832 (334) 209-0460