P.A.R.K. Before-school program creates a safe, fun environment for children in the morning hours before school starts. Children who are in kindergarten through fourth grade participate in supervised recreational activities and are given a nutritious breakfast beginning at 6 a.m.
Held at the Kingston Center, this program meets every day the South-Western City Schools are in session. Transportation to the child’s school is provided by the South-Western City Schools Transportation Department, but is only available for students enrolled at Bolton Crossing, Buckeye Woods, Highland Park, Richard Avenue and Monterey elementary schools. Before-school P.A.R.K. staff will walk J.C. Sommer students to school at 8 a.m.
Parents of participants are responsible for reading and abiding by the information contained the Parent Handbook.
Before-School P.A.R.K. Information and Forms
Each P.A.R.K packet includes: Parent Agreement form, Emergency Medical form, Walking Permission slip and Tuition Payment slips.
Request for Administration of Medication – Medical Care Plan
Download the 2016-17 registration form.
Registration for the 2017-18 year begins Monday, April 10 for current P.A.R.K. families and opens to the public Wednesday, May 10.
Waiting lists for the sites are maintained throughout the year with students added on a first-come basis as space becomes available. A packet of forms, including emergency contact information, must be completed as part of the registration process.
Intermediate Student Care for Before School
The P.A.R.K. program is offering before-school care for students at Park Street, Hayes and Holt Crossing intermediate schools. The program meets at the Kingston Center from 6 a.m. until transportation arrives. The fee is $105 per month and includes supervised care and activities as well as a nutritious breakfast. Holt Crossing students will be bused to school. Students from Park Street and Hayes will walk with P.A.R.K. staff to their respective schools.