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I attended WCCC from first through eighth grade and loved every minute of it, especially the UMS program. In the UMS After School Program, students have much more freedom and independence. At UMS I had the opportunity to get all or most of my increasing amounts of homework done in a quiet environment before I got home. There were lots of fun games to play (such as flash light tag in the winter on the fields)! The middle school WCCC program introduced me to kids who I probably wouldn’t have known otherwise and with whom I am close friends, and provided me with a space to eat a snack, get some homework done and play games or read a good book after school.” ~ Emily


Upstairs at the Middle School Daily Schedule

  • 2:30 – 3      Dismissal; snack; open cafeteria; sign-out period begins
  • 3 – 3:45      Specialist activity
  • 3:30           Sign out period ends
  • 3:30 – 4      Gym game
  • 4 – 5:30      Homework in computer lab
  • 4:30 – 5:15 Trivia or activity in cafeteria
  • 5:30 – 6      Clean up; pick-up

*Sign Out Periods enable middle school student’s to participate in Wellesley Public school activities, receive homework help from their classroom teachers, and attend clubs within the school building. Students check in with UMS staff members and sign out to a designated classroom or activity. They are expected back at the UMS by 3:30.

On Early Release Wednesdays, Middle schoolers are given the opportunity to sign themselves out for a few hours with their parent’s permission to leave the school building and go into town to have lunch and be with their friends.

UMS Students who are in the eighth grade are enrolled on a drop in basis and have the privilege of signing themselves out of the program at the end of the day.