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Bridges Before and After School Care for Children attending Hildreth Elementary School in Kindergarten through Grade 5.   Students must be registered in advance (a minimum of 1 week) to attend.  

In light of our current health situation, specific registration dates have not yet been set.  We are doing out best to get the process ready to begin.  We thank you in advance for your patience and understanding.

The Bridges Registration  process for the 2020-2021 school year will begin over the next several weeks, opening first to our current Bridges families, then  will be opened to the HES School Community.

REGISTRATION for the 2020-2021 school year:

Families will receive an email soon with registration information for the 2020-2021 school year.  One you receive the email, please be sure to register quickly to reserve your spot for Bridges for the next school year.

Registration will open in June (date to be determined) for students in the HES Community who will be attending grades K-5 at Hildreth Elementary School in the Fall 2020.

Debra Mayo, Bridges Coordinator
Bridges Office, 978-456-4142
Office hours  10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Thursday
Bridges Cell Phone, 978-621-5720

Judy Cavanaugh, Community Education Coordinator
Community Education Office,   978-456-4118  
Spectrum programs, Crosslinks, Global Child, Summer Programs

The goal of the Bridges program is to provide safe, high quality before and after school care in an enjoyable and enriching atmosphere.  Children are supervised by a caring staff in ratios of no more than 13:1.  The Bridges program follows the Harvard Public Schools calendar of 180 days. (Bridges is not open on days when there is no school.)

The Bridges Program sponsored by the Harvard Public Schools and administered by the Office of Harvard Community Education/Bridges. The before and after school care is located at the Hildreth Elementary School. The office of Community Education/Bridges is in the Bromfield House, 2nd floor, 39 Massachusetts Avenue, Harvard.

Children currently enrolled in and attending Hildreth Elementary School from kindergarten through grade five are eligible to enroll in the Bridges program on a first-come, first-served basis.

 The Bridges Program as part of the Harvard Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, national background, religion, gender, economic status, political party, age, handicap and other human differences in admission to , access to, treatment in or employment tin its programs or activities.