The International School Nido de Aguilas

A Nido Day

Morning Arrival

The official start of the school day is 7:45 am, but parents may begin bringing children to the ECC classrooms at 7:30 am, when the teachers open the doors to welcome students to another day of growth and discovery at Nido.

Pre-Kinder and Kinder 1

Pre-Kinder and Kinder 1 students begin and end the day in their main classrooms with their primary teacher and assistant teacher. They have snack, water break, and outdoor recess times scheduled throughout the morning before dismissal at 12:30 pm. For Specials, PK and K1 students have push-in Music and attend Art and PE classes, as well as going to the library, on a rotating schedule. Classroom time includes morning circle, read aloud activities, center time, small play-based group work, and snack time.

Sample Pre-Kinder Daily Schedule

7:30 - 7:45 amWelcome Children
7:45 - 9:55 amClassroom Time
9:55 - 10:35 amSpecials
10:35 - 11:35 amOutdoor Recess
11:35 - 12:30 pmClassroom Time

Sample Kinder 1 Daily Schedule

7:30 - 7:45 amWelcome Children
7:45 - 8:45 amClassroom Time
8:45 - 9:25 amSpecials
9:25 - 10:05 amOutdoor Recess
10:05 am - 12:00 pmClassroom Time
12:00 - 12:15 pmOutdoor Recess
12:15 - 12:30 pmClassroom Time

Kinder 2

In addition to homeroom instruction by a primary teacher and assistant teacher, Kinder 2 students have daily Spanish classes and a Specials class (Art, Music, Library, and PE) on a rotating schedule. They have a snack period in the morning, followed by an outdoor recess, and they eat lunch in their classrooms, with a second outdoor recess scheduled after lunch. Classroom time includes literacy (Writer’s Workshop) and math instruction, morning circle, read aloud activities, center time, small group work, and snack time.

Sample Kinder 2 Daily Schedule

7:30-7:45 amWelcome Children
7:45-10:05 amClassroom Time

10:05-10:35 am

Outdoor Recess

10:35 am-12:00 pm

Classroom Time
12:00-12:50 pmLunch and Outdoor Recess
12:50-2:10 pmSpecials
2:10-2:20 pmClassroom Time
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