ThePre-K children eat lunch in the school cafeteria with our JCPRD staff. You may send a sack lunch with your child orset up a lunch account with the school office so your child can eat a hot luncheach day.
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Signup now for all programming options you will need your child to attend. JCPRD staff will work with the SMSD staffregarding AM and PM class placement.
Feesare set up via debit or credit card by you calling our Registration Office at913-831-3359 and setting up your fees on a recurring basis and are chargedweekly. Registration handles all feerelated questions not the site Program Director. It is important to give an accurate e-mailaddress on your enrollment form, as this is where your confirmation receiptwill be sent.
Yes. Providing us a copy of your child’simmunizations and physical is just fine. We cannot get a copy of this from the school nurse on our own due toprivacy laws. You will still need tocomplete the first page of the health form and sign the bottom, along with thePersonal Data Sheet and the Emergency Medical Release form. You can scan and e-mail this to [email protected].
NO,we do have a few mats for children who may be tired at the beginning of theschool year or for children to rest on when they are not feeling well.
OurJCPRD Pre-K Program supports the SMSD’s classroom curriculum. Our staff communicates on a regular basiswith classroom teachers so we know what skills are being focused on. Children in our program are exposed to avariety of activities such as letter and number recognition, Science,environment education, cooking, healthy eating habits, scissor skills, fine andlarge motor development, and much more!
Yes. We consolidate locations on these daysdue to reduced attendance numbers. Thereis a separate enrollment for Winter/Spring Break so you only pay for these ifyou need to send your child. The rate is$35.00 for Winter/Spring Break days. Conference/In-Service days are included in your regular weekly feepayments. JCPRD does provide programming on SMSD inclement weather days for families who have pre-registered to attend these days at the rate of $25 per day. If the school district cancels school, families who are pre-registered for inclement weather days will be charged whether in attendance or not.
Drop-off and pick-up is done on-site at your school. Specifics will be sent out by your site Program Director before school starts with these details as they may change year to year.
Current safety protocol has PreK children earing masks while in school and in our programs. Covid safety guidelines may change and be revised during the year.
Yes! We encourage all children to bring a water bottle daily and take it home every night to be washed.
PreK children have their own classroom and own areas of the playground that are just for them. They will not mix with the OST (school age) program at any time.
Program Directors will communicate through online newsletters and emails about what is going on in their programs. Quick conversations at drop-off/pick-up will also give you quick updates.
We do provide morning and afternoon snacks. We serve healthy snacks of fruits, veggies, dairy, meat, and whole grains. We do also check our class rosters for allergies.