After School Program

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    Our award-winning Expanded Learning After School Program has been providing opportunities for fun and learning since 2001! Offered at all seven D63 schools, this affordable after-school option features high-quality, caring staff comprising primarily District 63 teachers -- as well as trained staff and volunteers. Expanded Learning is open to all PreK-8th grade D63 students, focusing on the whole child and offering a range of educational, recreational, cultural, and social activities! 

    • Academic support and homework help - including a Homework Club option that focuses entirely on homework completion.
    • Science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) activities.
    • Field trips.
    • Physical and wellness activities.
    • A healthy snack served daily.
    • Affordable pricing with a sliding fee scale to meet the needs of our entire school district. 
    • A special program at elementary schools for Early Dismissal Days.

    (Please note: preschool and morning kindergarten families will need to provide transit to the Expanded Learning site.)

    2018-2019 Expanded Learning Details 
    Three 12-week Sessions:
    Session I: August 20 - November 15
    Session II: November 26 – March 1
    Session III: March 4 – May 31
    Times for Each School:  
    Gemini: 2:30 - 5 p.m.
    Melzer/Nelson/Washington: 3:45 - 6 p.m. 
    Apollo/Mark Twain/Stevenson: 3 - 5 p.m. 
    (Childcare available 5-6 p.m. for an additional fee)

    For more information or to register, call 847.827.4137.
    See you after school!