For the convenience of our families, St. Thomas offers an extended day program known as C.A.R.E.S. (Children Are Receiving Extended Services)
BEFORE CARES will begin on September 9th.
WHEN: 7:00-7:50am. Pre-K students move to their classrooms until their day begins at 9:00am, but MUST arrive between 7:00 and 7:50am.
WHERE: New School Gym
RATE: $5.00 per morning regardless of drop-off time.
BILLING: Bills are sent out at the end of the month for the days used.
AFTER CARES will begin on Thursday, September 10, 2020.
To reach someone during After Cares Hours: 484-262-9420
WHEN: FULL days of school only, and will run from 3:00 – 5:30pm. Please make sure to check the school calendar for any additional changes to CARES. It is important that your child knows when they will be attending cares to avoid confusion and tears at the end of the day. For parents of younger students, it helps to provide a note to the teacher communicating which days your child will be attending CARES.
WHERE: Faculty room for grades Pre-K through 3rd grade. Library/Media room for grades 4th-8th grade. Both rooms are located on the second floor.
PICK-UP: In order to enter the building to pick up your child you must ring the doorbell located to the right of the main gym doors. Please wait outside and your child will be brought down by one of the after CARES employees. Parents will ONLY be permitted inside the door during inclement weather.
Your child will be offered time to do their homework, enjoy their snack, play near friends, and enjoy the fresh air outside. Please make sure that your child has a jacket, gloves, and hat for cold weather as we will go outside all year round. Please remember that we can only suggest the children start their homework in CARES, we can’t force them.
SNACKS: Each child attending after CARES should pack an after CARES activity bag (to be kept in their school bag) containing a snack, drink, and activities to keep them occupied. The children will only be able to utilize the items they bring into CARES. This will ensure the children are safe from spreading germs.
CONTACT INFO: If you have any questions regarding after CARES, please contact Carrie Hughes at 267-970-4675 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- $8.00/hr. for the first child in family
- $6.00/hr. for the second child in family
- $5.00/hr. for the third child in family
LATE FEE: There is a $5.00 late fee added to your child’s care for every 5 minutes late past 5:30. Please make sure to call the CARES room (610-459-8134 follow the correct prompts) if you are stuck in traffic or if an emergency should occur.
BILLING: Bills will be sent out monthly via email. Typically bills will be sent out on a weekend and will be due that Friday.