The Savannah Country Day School

Service Through Knowledge and Character
Academics
Lower School
We are happy to offer Extended Care and After School Programs at SCDS in the Lower School. Extended Care includes Morning Wait, Morning Wait Go and After Care.

Extended Care Hours

Morning Wait:            7:30-8:15 AM
Z-Period Hours           7:40-8:20 AM
After Care Hours        3:30 – 5:45 PM

Morning Wait

Morning Wait is complimentary and located in the Lower School Dubose Media Center.  Students are permitted to go to their classrooms at 8:15 AM, and class begins at 8:30 AM.

Morning Wait GO

Morning Wait GO is a new program.  2nd-5th grade Lower School Students are eligible to participate.  Students meet in the Old Gym and start their mornings in an enjoyable and active way with Coach Brian.  Coach Brian will lead the group in a variety of fun activities including agility, spider ball, races, free play and many other games.   Students must be officially enrolled to participate.  The fee is $164 first semester/$182 second semester/ $329 full year.  There is also a drop in rate of $7/day.
 

After Care

After Care includes time to do homework and indoor play along with a snack.  Weather permitting, every After Care Class will visit the playground for about one hour.
 

After Care Schedule

  • 3:30-4:00 PM: Classroom Time (JK/K: indoor play/snack; 1st-5th: quiet time for homework/reading/snack)
  • 4:00-4:45/5:00 PM Playground Time (JK/K and 1st-5th on respective playgrounds)*
  • 5:00-5:45 PM remaining JK-5th students meet together in ECLC 2 for indoor playtime.
 
*At 4:00 PM, if the playground is wet or in inclement weather, all grades go to ECLC building for indoor play or a movie. No one will be in Pressly Hall After 4:00 PM.  All students will either be on a playground or in the ECLC building in the case of bad weather.
Important Dates

11/21               No LS After Care (day before Thanksgiving)
12/20               No LS After Care (day before Winter Break)
3/9                   No LS After Care (day before Spring Break)
5/24                 No LS After Care (last day of JK-4th grade)
5/25                 No Morning Wait/Morning Wait Go/After Care
(5th grade closing ceremony)
 

Summary of After School Programs (Fall)

 
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Abrakadoodle: American Artists
JK-2
Ballroom Fit for Kids
K-1
Z-Future Stars Tennis Program
K-2
Ballroom Fit for Kids
2-5
Future Stars Tennis Program
3-5
Little Hornet Basketball
1-2 and 3-4
Drama Acorn Troupe
1-3
Snapology of Savannah
1-5
Abrakadoodle: East Meets West
2-5
Kids with Clay Class
JK-5
SCDS Youth Soccer
JK-5
SCDS Taekwondo
1-4
GOTR
3-5 (Girls)
SCDS Taekwondo
JK-K
GOTR
3-5 (Girls)
SCDS Taekwondo
JK-K