• How do I sign my child / children up for the Before or After School program?

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    An application can be obtained from the elementary school front office, After school, or from the elementary school website (It will be located under the forms heading.)  Completed applications can be sent to the elementary school three different ways: (1) through your child’s / children’s planner, (2) fax to 731-783-3778, or (3) email to wilsonk@gcssd.org.  Applications will be accepted at the elementary school only.  A completed application must be filled out for each child entering either program before attending.  Families with multiple children need only to fill out one application and include all siblings on that form.

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  • What are the age ranges?

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    A child must be five (5) years of age and Kindergarten registered to start.  The program goes through the age of twelve (12).  If your child / children turns thirteen (13) during a school year term, they complete the term, but cannot start the next one.

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  • What are the hours?

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    Before school (also called Morning school) begins at 6:10 am and goes through 7:05 am.  After school starts when children are dismissed from the school day and closes promptly at 5:30 pm.  A late fee will be charged at the rate of $1.00/minute for every minute you are late picking up your child / children.

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  • What is the cost?

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    Each term, there is an application fee of $10.00 per family.  The programs are attendance based.  Charges are as follows:

     

    Before or Morning School fees:  $2.00/day per child in morning school.  In the event your child/children attends Before School and After School on the same day, the charge for Morning School will be dropped and the charge for After School will apply.

    After School fees:  Discounts for having multiple children enrolled apply only if each child attends 3 or more days a week.


     *1 child: 1 day - $10.00; 2 days - $15.00; 3 or more days - $30.00/wk

     *2 children: 1 day each - $20.00; 2 days each - $30.00; 3 or more days/wk - $45.00

     *3 children: 1 day each - $30.00; 2 days each - $45.00; 3 or more days/wk - $60.00

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  • How do I pay?

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    Currently, we only accept cash or check.  Paying by credit card on-line will be an option soon.  Payment can be made when you pick up your child / children or through their planner.  Please make sure that when sending payment, the envelope is clearly marked with their name, teacher, and sent to the attention of After school.  Payment can only be accepted at the elementary school.

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  • What do you do in the Before or After school program?

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    Before school: Children will be in the cafeteria only.  They can play games, read, or draw.

    After school: Children are grouped by grade levels.  They will play outside on the playground when the weather is nice.  We also have use of the library, gym, computer lab, and cafeteria.  We watch movies, play games, and do art projects.  Anything viewed on the television will be “G” or family rated.  Software is installed to filter content on the computers.

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  • Is homework available in After school?

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    We call students for homework most every day.  Typically it is not given on Wednesdays or Fridays.  If you chose for your child / children to do their homework in After school, please send a note to the attention of After school.

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  • Is After school open on ½ days?

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    After school will be available on days that school is dismissed @11:30 for ½ days.  Lunch and a drink will be provided for those students who attend.

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  • Is Before or After school open during spring, fall, or winter break?

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    Before and After school is only available when school is in session.  Both programs are also closed when school is closed due to inclement weather.

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