Kid's Zone is not connected to Wednesday Early Release signups. Please contact your child's school directly with any questions.
Effective January 2021, all elementary schools will have a two-hour early release schedule every Wednesday during the second semester.
As part of this change, please take note of the following:
For those families in need of continued care for their student during these 2 hours, the District will provide in-school care for these students, at no cost to families. Kid's Zone will be open during regular operating hours.
This in-school care option is intended for families who need the District’s assistance in providing supervision to students who would otherwise be left home alone.
In order to ensure that the District is properly staffed and prepared to care for students in need of this extra care, pre-registration was required.
Student transportation will only be provided at the 2-hour early release time. Families who enroll in the in-school care program will need to make arrangements to have their student brought home once in-school care wraps up at the normal release time.
Please do not hesitate to contact the school should you have any questions.
A Scheduled Early Release occurs when school is dismissed early for teacher work day, staff development or parent conferences and Kid’s Zone remains open for care at each individual site.
A one-hour or two hour early dismissal option is also available in the event of rapidly deteriorating conditions. Kid's Zone will be open at your child's school in the event of an early release and will close at the normal time of 6:00 pm.
All children enrolled in the Kid’s Zone program may attend on scheduled early release days (this does not include weekly early releases on Wednesdays). These days are included in the monthly tuition rate.
***NEW***The signup process for Scheduled Early Release Days has changed. In order to help with social distancing, sign-ups for these days will be done electronically. Parents will be sent an email with a link to verify their child's attendance for upcoming Early Release Days.
Children will be served lunch prior to dismissal, and afternoon snack will be served during Kid’s Zone hours.
If your child is normally in Kid’s Zone only Before School, it is the parent’s responsibility to inform the school of the alternate plan for their child to stay at Kid’s Zone on the early release day if needed.
Please make sure to have a set plan for scheduled early release days with the school office and with Kid’s Zone, as this will help avoid confusion on these days.
A sign-up sheet for early release days will be provided at each site to allow for planning of activities. Please know that your child is our primary concern.
It is critical that your site knows whether or not your child will attend on early release days. Please see your Site Supervisor for sign-up deadlines.