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Before & After School Program 2021-2022
We strive to offer children a program that is affordable, fun and safe. One of the key elements of this program is “play!" Through play, children increase their social competence and emotional maturity. Activities will include indoor and outdoor sports, group games, arts & crafts, music, dance and occasional field trips. Each day quiet time will also be offered for participants to complete daily homework.
A parent handbook has been prepared for your convenience. It informs you of our policies and procedures as well as to provide valuable information to help you to navigate the many details involved with this program. We ask that you keep this handbook in a handy place for easy reference, or please find a copy on our website (below) for your convenience. We are excited for another successful year with our Before/After School Program. Thank you for being a part of it!
|* The IRS will pay half the total tax credit amount in advance monthly payments which will help many families with child care costs. Follow this link FMI and to see if you qualify:
Who: Children in grades K-5 who attend Edna Libby, Steep Falls and George E. Jack Elementary Schools.
Where: George E. Jack Elementary School.
Participants who do not attend George E. Jack during the day will be transported by the MSAD6 transportation department.
Parents are responsible for making sure to set up transportation with the department. Drop off and pick up are at the side entrance of George E. Jack.
Before School Program (BSP): Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., excluding all school vacations, inservice days, holidays, or snow days at G.E. Jack School.
The BSP will not be held on any unscheduled late arrival days (such as those due to weather).
Children attending Edna Libby and Steep Falls Schools will be transported from G.E. Jack will arrive at their schools by 8:50 a.m.*
*Please note the Bonny Eagle MSAD6 Transportation Policy at www.bonnyeagle.org
After School Program (ASP): Monday - Friday 2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., excluding all school vacations, inservice days, holidays, or school closure days (weather cancellation, etc) at G.E. Jack School. Children attending Edna Libby and Steep Falls Schools will be transported to the After School Program at the end of the school day.
*Please note the Bonny Eagle MSAD6 Transportation Policy at www.bonnyeagle.org.
Late Arrival Days: The Before School Program WILL BE HELD on the district's 9 scheduled late arrival days and is included in the fee for those registered to attend the Before School Program.
Children enrolled in the After School Program are eligible to register for the 9 late arrival days for a fee of $135.00, to be paid in full at time of registration. Please call the office at 642-2875 if you would like this option added to your account.
Fees and Payment Information:
Automatic monthly payments will be set up when registering to have your credit/debit card charged on the first of each month automatically. The Parks & Recreation Department should be notified if the payment information needs to be updated should your card expire or need to be changed for any reason. Declined payments must be corrected as soon as notification is sent and failure to make payments on past due balances could result in suspension from the program.
Written notice is required two weeks prior to the desired withdrawal date. A refund will be issued at a pro-rated amount for the remainder of the program, beginning on the first day of the next monthly billing cycle. Any days remaining in the month of withdrawal will not be refunded. The parks and recreation department recognizes there can be extenuating circumstances and it retains the right to handle refunds on a case-by-case basis as necessary.
No School Day Policy:
When school is canceled by MSAD #6: No Before or After School Program
When school closes early by MSAD #6: No After School Program
When there is a delayed start due to weather: No Before School Program
When there is a teacher inservice day: No Before or After School Program
Please download the Before/After School Program Parent Handbook for specific program information.
We will continue to monitor CDC guidelines and adjust accordingly. As the school year approaches, we will update parents on policies related to the virus.
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