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Extended Care

Managing childcare can be challenging, but ParishEXTEND is here to help.

Extended Care is offered for students in PreK-6th grade from dismissal time to 6:00pm each school day. Additionally, we offer all-day (7:30am to 6:00pm) care on parent-teacher conference days and most faculty work days. Select your campus below to learn more about Extended Care at each location.

Interested in supplementing your child's after-school experience with dynamic programs? Make sure to check out ParishEXTEND's after-school Explorations, Private Music Lessons, ParishEXTEND Dance Academy and the ParishEXTEND Athletic Academy.

Detailed Pricing

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Hillcrest

Extended Care is more than care! We will now feature day-of-the-week thematic programming, exposing students to a variety of activities and subjects. New activities will include games, crafts, experiments and fun, all following the daily theme.

Children will still enjoy play time, snack and may also attend an Exploration class in addition to experiencing the fun of our expanded activities. All Extended Care students will participate in the thematic activities regardless of their Extended Care plan (all days, day of the week or by the day), and snacks are included with your registration.

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Extended Care Themes By-the-Day

Monday: Mad Science

Mondays are mad about all things science!

Every Monday in Extended Care students will participate in different science and STEM-based activities such as making slime, exploring circuits or learning about static electricity. All activities, projects and games will be in a structured environment and managed by the EXTEND staff.

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Tuesday: Animal Adventures

Did you know that an Eagle can see its prey up to 3 miles away? Or, that the Southwest United States has the greatest number of venomous animals?

Every Tuesday in Extended Care students will learn about the different animals, birds and insects found around the world. Students will participate in games, activities and crafts centered around Earth’s diverse animal world such as learning how a bat finds it’s baby through smell or playing a game to find the camouflaged lizard.  All activities, projects and games will be in a structured environment and managed by the EXTEND staff.

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Wednesday: Exploring the Earth & Space

Ready to learn about the 3rd rock from the sun and beyond?

Every Wednesday in Extended Care students will learn about how unique our planet is by exploring plants, volcanoes, weather, the ocean and the importance of being a good steward of Earth. We will compare Earth’s unique features to other planets in the solar system and it's relationship with the sun. Students will make a rain stick, rockets and more. All activities, projects and games will be in a structured environment and managed by the EXTEND staff.

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Thursday: Fall Fun

Why do trees drop their leaves in autumn?

Every Thursday in Extended Care students will explore the changing of the season from summer to autumn through crafts, activities and games such as making leaf art, playing an apple relay or eating pumpkin seeds. All activities, projects and games will be in a structured environment and managed by the EXTEND staff.

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Friday: Storybooks

Let the wild rumpus start!

Every Friday in Extended Care students will explore the world of storybooks through a read aloud, games and crafts.  From The Day the Crayons Quit to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, students will have fun participating in crafts, games and even experiments that correspond with the book of the day! All activities, projects and games will be in a structured environment and managed by the EXTEND staff.

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Hillcrest Parent/Teacher Conference Care
October 10-11, 2019.
Extended Care and conference care options are available for PreK-2nd grade through ParishEXTEND via advanced online registration. During these Full Day and Half Day Mini Camps, students will participate in a day of structured activities and one planned programs (such as a sports class, cooking class, dance class or an auditorium show). Options are as follows:

HILLCREST

  • October 11 - Full Day Camp – 7:30am-6:00pm - $75 – REGISTER>>
  • October 11 - Half Day Camp – 7:30am-1:00pm - $50 – REGISTER>> 
  • October 10-11 Conference Care – 30 Minutes ($10), 1 hour ($20) – REGISTER>>

Should you have any questions about care, please direct them to extend@parishepiscopal.org.

Midway

Students attending Extended Care will have snack time, do homework and play with friends. Snacks may be brought from home or purchased from the PAWS Store.

After School Policy: To ensure students’ safety, students 3rd–6th grade are required to be in one of the following when they are on campus after school: enrolled in Extended Care or Exploration class, enrolled in an after school club or on their way home.

ParishEXTEND Offers Flexible Care Options for Parent/Teacher Conferences - October 10-11, 2019.
Extended Care and conference care options are available for 3rd-4th grade through ParishEXTEND via advanced online registration. Options for care are as follows:

MIDWAY

  • October 11 - Full Day Care – 7:30am-6:00pm - $75 – REGISTER>>
  • October 11- Half Day Care – 7:30am-1:00pm - $40 – REGISTER>> 
  • October 10-11 Conference Care – 30 Minutes ($10), 1 hour ($20) – REGISTER>>

Should you have any questions about care, please direct them to extend@parishepiscopal.org.

Registration is open!
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School Year Care

Extended Care enrollment options can be customized to fit your family's needs.

Enroll one day at a time, by the season and/or enroll for conference days or faculty work days. When enrolling by the day, subsequent days should be added by viewing your By the Day registration (Binocular tool) and selecting Edit to add additional choices to your registration.

Detailed Pricing

  • Daily hours from 3:00-6:00pm
  • Early dismissal days: open until 6:00pm
  • By-the-Day Care is available at a rate of between $25 for Hillcrest (snack included) and $24 for Midway (snack not included).
  • Extended Care for school year 2019-20 is August 22, 2019- May 28,2020.

If your child has an Exploration beginning directly after school and then requires care after the class concludes, please also sign up for Extended Care for that day and use the coupon code noted in the pricing detail to reduce your price.  If your child's class begins late and will attend care before the class begins, there is no need to sign up for Extended Care, it is assumed and provided at no charge.

Please review our late fee schedule below for children who are not picked up by 6:00pm or promptly after their Explorations class.

All Day Care

ParishEXTEND offers full day care on most in-service and conference days from 7:30am to 6:00pm on both campuses.

2019-20 In-service/Early Release Dates:

  • October 11
  • October 16
  • November 15
  • November 22
  • January 6
  • February 7
  • February 14
  • February 28
  • April 23 (Hillcrest early dismissal)
  • April 24 (Midway early dismissal)
  • May 8

*We will NOT have care for students on the following days: September 2, October 14, November 25-29, December 23-January 3, February 17, March 16-20, April 10,13 May 25,29. Please plan accordingly.

FAQs

Q. What are your Extended Care hours?
A. Extended Care begins at dismissal time until 6:00pm each school day.

Q. How do I register for Extended Care?
A. You may register for Extended Care through the ParishEXTEND registration site. Extended care is offered the following ways: all fall days, by the day of the week for fall, or individual days. If you do not have a ParishEXTEND account, please create one at here.

Please note that your ParishEXTEND account, login and password are unique to ParishEXTEND and are not the same as your myPARISH portal login.

Q. How do I add additional extended care days?
A. Extended Care by the Day is a single session to select, followed by options of specific days. When you sign up initially the session is easy to find. However, when you return later to add more days, the session does not appear with the other options. To add additional care please edit your Extended Care enrollment session listed under your current reservations and add the new days needed, then proceed to payment and completion. Click here to view a step by step tutorial.

Q. What is the late fee policy?
A. If a child is not picked up by 6:00pm from extended care or at the conclusion of Explorations’ carpool, you will be assessed a late fee according to our late fee scale. Repeated or excessive late arrivals will result in the implementation of an accelerated fee structure which can be viewed below.

Q. Who do I contact with schedule changes?
A. Please email EXTEND@parishepiscopal.org with schedule changes.

Q. Is there an advantage to registering for extended care by the season or day of week as opposed to daily?
A. Yes, day of week and seasonal extended care offer savings compared to daily enrollment. We also offer semester payment plans. To better understand all of your options, please view the detailed pricing sheet.

Q. What will my child do in Extended Care?
A. We supervise snack time, oversee homework and then allow time for play. Snacks are provided for Hillcrest by-the-day registrations, and are available for purchase during enrollment for day of the week or seasonal care, or may be brought from home. Please note that Hillcrest is a nut-free campus. Midway students have the option to purchase snacks from the PAWS store with cash or a PAWS account. Limits on snack type and amount may be placed on PAWS accounts here.

Q. Do you offer payment plans?
A. We offer payment plans via your ParishEXTEND account. Follow the prompts in the system to set up your plan.

Q. How do I add the name of someone who may pick up my child?
A. You can add an authorized adult to pick up your child through your ParishEXTEND account. They will be required to present their driver’s license upon pickup.

Q. What grade do I select for my Primer child?
A. Please select 1st Grade for your Primer student's grade level in your account.

Q. Do you provide care for in-service and early dismissal days?
A. We offer care during most in-service and early dismissal days. You can sign up for these through your ParishEXTEND account.

Q. Where do I pick up my child from Extended Care at Hillcrest?
A. Please enter the designated building (listed below), and a member of our staff will assist you.
• PreK – Snyder Building (Spring Valley lot)
• K-2
           -3:00-5:00pm—Youth Center (Hillcrest lot)
           -5:00–6:00pm—Snyder Building (Spring Valley lot)

Q. Where do I pick up my child from Extended Care and/or Explorations at Midway?
A. Students in Extended Care are signed out at the Lower School library by an authorized adult. Students in 5th-6th grade may sign themselves out with written permission from their parent. Students in 7th grade and above may sign themselves out.

Q. If I register for an Exploration, do I need to register for Extended Care as well?
A. If you are registering for an Exploration class and need care beyond that class time, please also register for Extended Care for the same day. Please use the following discount codes at checkout that correlate to your desired day:  MON, TUE, WED, THU, FRI. This will apply a 20% discount to Extended Care for that day. You can use as many codes as apply. If an Exploration is selected for every day of the week, you may use the code EXP for the discount. For questions about extended care or discounts, please email EXTEND@parishepiscopal.org.

Q. What is your inclement weather policy?
A. If inclement weather occurs during Extended Care or Explorations, the Head of School will make the cancellation decision, and you will be contacted through the Parish communications system with further information.

Please Note:
Students are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of Parish Episcopal School. Parish Episcopal School reserves the right to dismiss any student whose behavior poses a discipline problem. No refunds will be issued for any student who is asked to withdraw.

 

By-The-Day Tutorial

By-the-day registration can sometimes be a bit tricky. Follow this tutorial, and you'll be a pro before you know it.

Extended Care by the Day or by the Month is a single session to select, followed by options of specific days or months. Due to this setup, when you sign up initially the session is easy to find. However, when you return later to add more days or months, the session doesn't appear with the other options. To add additional care, please edit your Extended Care enrollment session listed on your Current Reservations and add the new days or months you need, then proceed to payment and completion. To view a step by step visual tutorial of this process, please go here.

Late Fee Schedule

Extended Care Late Fees 2019-20

1-5 Occurrence(s) 6-10 Occurrences 11+ Occurrences
1-10 minutes late $10 1-10 minutes late $50 1-10 minutes late $100
11-30 minutes late $30 11-30 minutes late $75 11-30 minutes late $125
31-45 minutes late $45 31-45 minutes late $80 31-45 minutes late $150
46-60 minutes late $60 46-60 minutes late $100 46-60 minutes late $175

Contact ParishEXTEND

extend@parishepiscopal.org

Hillcrest - 972.852.8829
Midway - 972.852.8801

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Extended Care Dates:

  • September 3 - Exploration Classes Begin
  • October 10 - Conferences Prek-12th, Conference care available
  • October 11 - No School, All Day Care and Conference Care available