Extended Day Program

Welcome to St. Joseph School Extended Day Program (EDP) for all students from preschool – 8th grade. 

Extended Day Program at St. Joseph SchoolWe are excited to have the opportunity to serve you and your children.  From 2:15 pm – 6:00 pm, your child can participate in a number of activities and receive homework help.  We want to offer structure and variety in our EDP, therefore our program will be organized by having rotating stations to include homework, crafts, sports, baking and much more.  The EDP is more than just an after school program. It’s a loving, fun place for your child to come to after a long day at school.  When your child arrives at the EDP, they are greeted with the same staff every day and a warm smile.

There are several clubs that are offered by the EDP.  There is a dancing, soccer, book, reading, art, and basketball skills.  Some clubs have a small fee attached and others are included in your $7.00 hourly rate.

The E.D.P. is available daily from 2:15 pm ~ 6:00 pm.

The E.D.P. is available on half-days starting at 12:00 pm ~ 6:00 pm.

 

What do I need to send with my child?

Please send with your child:

  1. Healthy snack(s)
  2. A refillable water bottle, (juice is discouraged and soda is not allowed)
  3. Sneakers
  4. lunch from home (half-days)
  5. healthy afternoon snack (half-days)

Preschool and Kindergarten:  Please send in an extra change of clothes that we may keep at the EDP.

Cell phone Use:

All Middle School students are welcome at EDP.  It is a safe place for them to come and use this time to complete homework assignments, join our variety of clubs as well as participate in open gym time and outside time.

Our Electronics Policy:

  • Students in grades preschool – 4th grade may not bring in or use their electronics or game devices of any kind.
  • Students 5th – 8th Grade may use either their laptops or IPads for homework only and will be under the supervision of an EDP staff member.
  • Cell phones are not allowed to be used unless the student needs to call their parents.  They will need permission from the director of EDP for cell phone use.

Absolutely no social media or online gaming is permitted at the EDP.  If a student is misusing their device, EDP reserves the right to keep the device safe until the parent is able to come pick it up.

Pick-up policy:

All students who not picked up at school by 2:15 pm (12 pm half-days) will be sent to the EDP where they will be checked in.  Please do not take your child from the EDP unless you check out with the adult that is in charge.

The EDP week from a payment perspective is Monday ~ Friday.  Bills will be emailed every Monday.  Payment is expected no later than the following Monday.  Late payment will result in an increase of the hourly rate.  Please make your checks payable to, St. Joseph School.

If you are unable to pick up your child by 6:00 pm, we will be charging $1.00 per minute for every minute you arrive after 6:00 pm. We ask that you pay for this upon pickup. This charge applies to all students Preschool – Grade 8. If you have 2 children the charge will be $2.00 per minute.

***The EDP is a cell phone free zone. Please finish up your calls before you enter the café to pick up your child.