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Before and After CARES

For the convenience of our families, St. Thomas offers an extended day program known as C.A.R.E.S. (Children Are Receiving Extended Services)

Before CARES

BEFORE CARES will begin on Wednesday, September 7, 2016.

WHEN: 7:00-7:50am.  Pre-K students move to their classrooms until their day begins at 9:00am, but MUST arrive between 7:00 and 7:50am.

WHERE: New School Gym

RATE: $5.00 per morning regardless of drop-off time.  

BILLING: Bills are sent out at the end of the month for the days used. 

 

After CARES

AFTER CARES will begin on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

SIGN-UP FOR AFTER CARES

WHEN: FULL days of school only, and will run from 3:00 – 5:30pm.  Please make sure to check the school calendar for any additional changes to CARES. It is important that your child knows when they will be attending cares to avoid confusion and tears at the end of the day.  For parents of younger students, it helps to provide a note to the teacher communicating which days your child will be attending CARES.

WHERE: Faculty room located on the second floor

PICK-UP: In order to enter the building to pick up your child you must ring the doorbell located to the right of the main gym doors.

Your child will be offered time to do their homework, play with friends, or enjoy the fresh air outside. We can only suggest the children start their homework in CARES, we can’t force them.

SNACKS: Snacks may be purchased for $.50 or students may bring their own snack

CONTACT INFO: If you have any questions regarding after CARES, please contact Carrie Hughes at 267-970-4675 or mahughes927@gmail.com

RATES: 

  • $8.00/hr. for the first child in family
  • $6.00/hr. for the second child in family
  • $5.00/hr. for the third child in family 

LATE FEE: There is a $5.00 late fee added to your child’s care for every 5 minutes late past 5:30. Please make sure to call the CARES room (610-459-8134 follow the correct prompts) if you are stuck in traffic or if an emergency should occur.

BILLING: Bills will be sent out monthly via email. Typically bills will be sent out on a weekend and will be due that Thursday.