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AfterSchool Care

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  • A licensed program

    Offering afternoon care for grades JK-8
The Steward School's AfterSchool Care program is designed to allow students to transition from their school day to an afternoon routine before going home. The afternoon hours for younger students are more structured, while the older students get a little more freedom. Our AfterSchool program is staffed by a caring and interactive staff.

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Lower School Program

The Steward School AfterSchool Care program is offered to students in junior kindergarten through fifth grade from 3-6 p.m. every day that school is in session. On early dismissal days, we are open from dismissal time (usually 11:30 a.m.) until 6 p.m. Students are supervised by Steward School faculty and staff. 

A typical daily schedule for each age group is as follows:

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  • JK/Kindergarten

    • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Registration and Snack
    • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Playground
    • 4 - 6 p.m. Free Time
  • Grades 1-2

    • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Registration and Snack
    • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Playground
    • 4 - 4:30 p.m. Homework
    • 4:30 - 6 p.m. Free Time
  • Grades 3-5

    • 3 - 3:30 p.m. Registration and Snack
    • 3:30 - 4 p.m. Homework
    • 4 - 4:30 p.m. Playground
    • 4:30 - 6 p.m. Free Time
All Lower School students are automatically enrolled in the program when their enrollment contracts are received for the school year. There is no additional form to fill out.

Other than AfterSchool Care, supervision for children after 3 p.m. is not available, and emergencies and delays can occur. Students not picked up by 3:20 p.m. will be sent to AfterSchool Care

Parents will be billed monthly by the Business Office and the cost will be as follows:
  • $10 per hour for students who attend daily (four or five days per week)
  • $12 per hour for drop-in students

AfterSchool Care charges begin at 3:10 p.m. Please note that there is an additional $30 late fee for each fifteen minutes (or any part thereof) past the 6 p.m. pick-up time.

Please remember to register your student for AfterSchool. Daily activity registration for AfterSchool Care is easy with the SchoolPass app! Parents who plan to use AfterSchool can register for multiple days or weeks in advance (and you can change the schedule as needed). Registration can be found by clicking the (+) on the SchoolPass app Home screen and then selecting “Activity.” 
 
As always, you are only billed for the actual time used. Please contact Chuck.Robinson@stewardschool.org with any questions. Reminder: There will be no AfterSchool on December 15, and there will be extended AfterSchool on September 13 (Lower School Back-to-School Night).

The Steward School (pursuant to the Code of Virginia § 22.1-289.030 and 2022 Session SB 193) falls under the exemption for child day programs. The exemption is offered to private schools that are accredited and in good standing with the Virginia Council for Private Education (VCPE) and adhere to the safety and supervisory standards established by the VCPE. Junior Kindergarten supplemental after-school programming falls under the exemption for a certified preschool program operated by an accredited private school as set forth in § 22.1-19 and administered by the VCPE that complies with the provisions of § 22.1-289.032.

Please contact Chuck Robinson, director of Auxiliary Programs, with any questions via email or (804) 740-3394 ext. 6529. The AfterSchool Care cell phone, (804) 512-1127, is also operational every school day from 3-6 p.m.

Middle School Program

AfterSchool Care is available to all Middle School students on an "as needed" basis. Parents do not have to enroll their children in AfterSchool Care. However, there are a few important reminders for parents and students to remember.
  • Middle School students must inform Steward of their intent to attend AfterSchool Care when they arrive at school in the morning.
  • Middle School students not picked up by 3:45 p.m. (who are not participating in athletic practices) must sign in with the AfterSchool Care teacher in the Middle School Dining Commons.
  • Parents will be billed $10 per hour for students who attend daily (four or five days per week)
  • Parents will be billed $12 per hour for drop-in students
  • Snacks will be provided in the Middle School Dining Commons from 3:45 - 4 p.m.
  • Students may sign out to attend athletic games*– not to observe practices.
  • Students may not sign out until their parent or pick-up person is in the LS circle.
  • Parents may call the AfterSchool Care phone number to send child out for pick-up. The number is (804) 356-2388.
  • Students should be picked up by 6 p.m. After 6 p.m. there is an additional charge of $30 per 15 minutes.
To contact AfterSchool Care, parents may call (804) 356-2388. If you have questions, please contact Chuck Robinson, director of AfterSchool Care.

Enrichment Program

Throughout the school year, we offer three sessions of after-school enrichment classes to Steward students. Note: The latest enrichment offerings will be posted in late summer or early fall. In the past, our program has featured classes in cooking, watercolor painting, pottery, science, comedy, sports, and more. We offer favorite classes time and again while adding new and exciting ones to our enrichment curriculum based on availability and student interest. Flyers describing the classes are distributed throughout the school year. Classes are held for six-week sessions and typically cost $125 per student, per class. Enrollment is limited, so we ask parents to enroll early.

Half-Day Adventures offer Lower and Middle School students an option besides AfterSchool Care on those days when school is dismissed early. Half-Day Adventures have included golf instruction at Bogey’s Sports Park, a fishing outing with Virginia Outside, and a baking class in the Bryan Innovation Lab.

Contact

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    Chuck Robinson 

    Director of Auxiliary Programs
    (804) 740-1464
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