Betty Masse-Coordinator 547-3789
The Osceola Extended Day Program is a community service available to ALL Osceola students. The children enrolled in the program are provided with closely supervised group activities that are grade and age level appropriate. Children are provided with free play and a snack immediately following the regular school day. Time is also provided to do homework with assistance from an Extended Day staff member.
Each extended day group consists of a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 25 students per supervisor. Every day there is a 45 minute period of time when the students participate in activities such as arts and crafts, cooking, games and team sports.
There are a variety of options available for the families of Osceola Extended Day.
OSCEOLA EXTENDED DAY HOURS OF OPERATION
(1) Extended Day Care, daily after school only 2:50-6:00 (1:50-6:00 on Wednesdays)
(2) Two Days per Week, after school only 2:50-6:00 (choice of days not interchangeable)
Wed. 1:50-6:00 included, but with a higher fee if selected as one of the days.
(3) Wednesday Only, (1:50- 6:00) to accommodate early release with full daily care.
(4) Early Morning Care, daily before school 7:00-8:00 am.
(5) Early Morning Care, two days per week.
(6) Combined Care, daily before school and after school.
GENERAL INFORMATION REGARDING FEES
The Osceola Extended Day Program is totally self-supporting. The program does not receive funds from District, State or Federal agencies. According to the Florida Constitution (Article VII, Section 10), all fees must be paid in advance of services. Payment is requested by check or money order made payable to Osceola Extended Day. If cash is the form of payment, please bring the exact amount. Fees for daily extended day care include a snack with juice every day. All payments are requested on a monthly or twice-monthly basis. Payments are due usually on Monday with some exceptions because of school holidays. A late payment fee will be assigned to payments made after payment schedule deadlines. The St. Johns County School District has secured the services of Check-Redi. This agency offers services to collect for checks returned by the bank due to insufficient funds, closing of accounts, etc..
Those interested in financial assistance for fee payment may contact Episcopal Children’s Services at 904-770-2565. Payment of the Extended Day registration fee ($25.00 per child) is required; ECS will not pay that fee.
The Extended Day program offers a discounted fee for those who qualify for the Free and Reduced Lunch Program. Proof of eligibility is required. Please ask the Extended Day Coordinator for fee information. A registration fee of $35.00 per child is required.
Osceola Extended Day also offers a discounted fee for St. Johns County School District employees whose children are enrolled in the program. Please contact the Extended Day Coordinator for information.REGISTRATION AND FEES All new enrollments and re-enrollments for daily care: $50.00 per child; Family fee of $75.00 for two or more. Enrollments for one or two day programs and Early Morning Care: $25.00 per child This is a once-a-year, NON REFUNDABLE fee that helps defray the cost of snacks and supplies used throughout the year. MONTHLY/TWICE-MONTHLY FEES Daily Care First Child Second Child Third Child Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly $200.00/$100.00 $100.00/50.00 $100.00/50.00 Two Day/Week First Child Second Child Third Child $80.00 $80.00 $40.00 (If one day of choice is early release Wednesday, the fee will be $100.00.) Wednesday Only First Child Second Child Third Child $54.00 per month $54.00 per month $27.00 per month
Enrichment Class Kids Non-Music After Class, M,T,Th,F, 4:00-6:00 pm, $10.00 Wednesday, 3:00-5:00 pm, $10.00 or 3:00-6:00 pm, $15.00 Early Morning Care First Child Second Child Third Child Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly $108.00/$54.00 $54.00/$27.00 $54.00/$27.00 Two days per week Early Morning Care First Child Second Child Third Child Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly $44.00/$22.00 $44.00/$22.00 $22.00/$11.00 Early Morning and After-School Care Combined First Child Second Child Third Child Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly Monthly/Twice-Monthly $246.00/$123.00 $123.00/$61.50 $123.00/$61.50 Extended Day is available on all days Osceola School is in session. Enrollment is subject to availability of space and staff. Fees are to be paid on a monthly (10 equal payments) or twice-monthly (20 equal payments) basis unless special circumstances are considered.
Fee Based After-School Enrichment Programs
Registration is open to all Osceola Students
Transportation home is not provided
Chess Club, U.S. Chess Initiative is a unique opportunity for students to learn how to play the royal game of chess and learn the positive benefits inherent in the game of chess. Benefits such as creative problem solving, critical thinking, patience, and self-discipline. The club meets on Mondays from 3:00 pm-4:00 pm. For more information and registration on-line go to www.usci.club or www.facebook.com/uschess.initiative
Soccer Shots, teaches the fundamentals of soccer through fun and age-appropriate games. It also strives to develop the children’s character by introducing various sportsmanship topics each week such as respect, sharing and honesty. The class meets on Tuesdays from 3-4pm. There is also a one-time registration fee of $45. For more information and on-line registration go to [email protected]
Yoga for Children, is a guided low-impact movement class with select breathing techniques that emphasize the child’s body awareness, creative expression of emotion, and overall physical health. The class meets on Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00 pm. For more information go to [email protected]
Lego® Classes. This is a hands-on class where students design & build educational models using Lego® bricks. The classes meet every Thursday from 3-4 pm. For more information and to register online go to bricks4kidz.com/florida-jacksonville-westside, or call 904-312-7621.