Before School Care (Early Bird)

Offered In all Elementary Schools including Franklin

Monday - Friday 7:00 A.M.- 8:00 A.M.

Early Bird begins on the SECOND Day of School, August 29, 2019

Early Bird is NOT available on any delayed opening days.

Cost:  The cost is $5 per day.  Parents/Guardians will receive an electronic invoice via email monthly for the days your child attends. Online payment is ideal and encouraged. Checks are accepted if you are unable to pay online.  There will be a small fee attached to any late payments.  Click here to make an online payment.

Early Bird Drop-Off Procedures for each school.

FRANKLIN: Please see the Franklin School’s Webpage for details on their before and after school Stay & Play Program.

HOOVER:  Students will enter via the front door. An Early Bird staff member will greet the student.  The program is held in the library.  No breakfast is served.

HORACE MANN:  Students enter through the Damon Avenue doors and proceed upstairs.  A sign will be posted that indicate daily room numbers.  No breakfast is served. 

LINCOLN:  Students will use the main entrance to the school and will report to the cafeteria.  Students may attend Early Bird anytime between 7:00 and 8:00 a.m.. 

Breakfast at Lincoln:  Any student may have breakfast at Lincoln between 7:40 - 8:00.  Students having breakfast will use the main entrance reporting directly to the cafeteria.  Students may purchase breakfast for $1.50 and students receiving Free or Reduced Lunch may receive breakfast for free or at a reduced price of 30 cents.  

ROOSEVELT:  Drive into the school parking lot on Brunswick Park.    Stop at the cafeteria door and an Early Bird staff member will be there to greet your child.  Early Bird is held in our Cafeteria.  No breakfast is served.

WINTHROP:  Students will use the main entrance on First Street and an Early Bird staff member will be there to greet your child.  Early Bird is held in our All Purpose Room.  No breakfast is served

If you have any questions, please contact your child’s principal.

Donna Rosso, Principal, Franklin School drosso@melroseschools.com

Christina DiCalogero, Principal, Hoover School cdicalogero@melroseschools.com

Stephen Goodwin, Principal, Horace Mann School  sgoodwin@melroseschools.com

Kristen St. George, Principal, Lincoln School kstgeorge@melroseschools.com

Mary Beth Maranto, Principal, Roosevelt School mbmaranto@melroseschools.com

Michael Tracy, Principal, Winthrop School mtracy@melroseschools.com