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Trojan Extended Day

Lower School Trojan Extended Day, also called “TED,” provides a safe, creative, and positive before and after school environment for TVS students in grades K-4. TED includes outdoor play, homework time, snacks, and “centers” focused on art, drama, math, science, games, and gross motor skills. Cynthia Davis, TED Program Coordinator, leads the team of caring adults who provide extended care programming.

TED occurs Monday through Friday in the TVS Dining Hall. Before school care runs from 7:00 - 8:00 a.m. for K-4. After school care for Kindergarten students runs from 2:45 p.m. to no later than 6:15 p.m. After school care for grades 1-4 runs from 3:30 p.m. to no later than 6:15 p.m.

TED also provides full day care options on many of the TVS school holidays.

Trojan Supervised Study (TSS)

Middle School Trojan Supervised Study, also called “TSS,” provides students in grades 5-8 with a safe, quiet, and structured environment to complete homework, study for assessments, and further develop organizational skills. Middle School teachers from varying subject areas provide both academic and organizational support with a small student to teacher ratio.

TSS occurs Monday through Friday in a Middle School classroom. Students are expected to report to the TSS location after school and remain there until they are picked up, no later than 5:45 pm.

General questions about these programs may be directed to Nicole Forbes, Director of Extracurricular Programs, at forbesn@trinityvalleyschool.org or 817-321-0122.

ENROLLMENT POLICY

Enrollment

Students may be enrolled for Extended Day for full-year or drop-in care. Once you have registered online, you will receive confirmation about your enrollment.

Arrival and Departure

It is our responsibility to know where all Extended Day participants are after school. TED staff has access to Lower School attendance records each day and also has information about any extended care students who may participate in extracurricular programs that are offered each semester.

Children in grades K-1 will be escorted to TED after school. Students in grades 2-4 are allowed to walk themselves to the Dining Hall, but are asked to report immediately after school to this location. TED staff record attendance, marking each student present. When a child is picked up from the TED Program, the parent or other authorized person (ex. babysitter, older sibling, grandparent) signs the child out by writing their initials in the sign-out sheet. Persons other than parents who are authorized to pick up the child are listed when you register online.

For the TSS program, students should report immediately after school to the designated classroom. Parents, or other authorized adults, are asked to pick up students in the TSS classroom. Alternately, the parent may text his/her child upon arrival at the school for pick up and the student will be released by the teacher.

Schedule Changes

We realize that family schedules may shift throughout the year, and result in a need to change your extended day schedule. If you wish to make a change, please contact Nicole Forbes via email at forbesn@trinityvalleyschool.org.

Drop-in

Students are always welcome to drop-in for TED and TSS. If possible, we appreciate parents’ notifying us by 10:00 am the morning of intended drop-in care. Please email forbesn@trinityvalleyschool.org.

Health and Food

If your child becomes sick at Extended Day, one of the staff members will call parents and request that the child be picked up as soon as possible.

Medications must go through the school nurse.

Nutritious, allergy-aware snacks are served during Trojan Extended Day. Students are welcome to bring their own snacks as well.

We care deeply about the health and well-being of students in our care. Please discuss with Extended Day staff any special dietary needs or allergies that your child may have so that we can ensure a safe environment.

Holiday Care

Throughout the year, Trojan Extended Day is offered on selected school holidays, parent/teacher conference days, and noon dismissals. An invitation to register for these full and half-day sessions is sent approximately two weeks before each designated holiday.

PRICING INFORMATION

Trojan Extended Day (TED)

Before Care program (7:00-8:00 a.m.)

Full-year care is $900

Drop-in care is $5 per day

Kindergarten After School Care (2:45-6:15 p.m.)

Full-year care is $2,340

Drop-in care is $15 per day

Note: Kindergarten full-year registration includes all half-days at the beginning of the school year, and noon dismissals throughout the year.

Grades 1-4 After School Care (3:30-6:15 p.m.)

Full-year care is $2,340 full year

Drop-in care is $15 per day

Note: Full-year registration includes noon dismissals throughout the year.

Trojan Extended Day on school holidays, conference days, and noon dismissals*

Full-year participants: $25 per full day

Drop-in participants: $40 per full day

Drop-in noon dismissal: $20 per day

*The TED program is available on selected school holidays, conference days, and noon dismissals. See School Holiday Care for more information about dates.

Trojan Supervised Study (TSS)**

Full-year care for 5 days per week (3:45-5:45 p.m.): $1,650

Full-year care for 3 days per week (3:45-5:45 p.m.): $990

Drop-in care: $15 per day

**The TSS program is not offered on school holidays, conference days, or noon dismissals.

Payment Options

Option 1: Full-year registration: Pay by cash or check, full fees due August 20, 2018

Option 2: Full-year registration: Monthly ACH drafted from bank account on 1st of month September 2018 - May 2019 (nine payments)

Option 3: Drop-in registration: Pay by cash or check billed monthly by the TVS Business Office. Attendance is kept in TED and TSS, and reported weekly to the Finance Department. Any charges accumulated from the previous month will appear on bills dispersed at the beginning of each month.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Register for Trojan Extended Day (grades K-4)

Register for Trojan Supervised Study (grades 5-8)

SCHOOL HOLIDAY CARE

TED Services on school holidays will be communicated with families each semester.

TSS is not available on school holidays or noon dismissal.

ACH DEBIT AUTHORIZATION FORM

For families selecting the ACH payment option, be sure to return an ACH debit authorization form with your completed registration form. This form can be dropped off to Dee Garner in the Central Administration Office or mailed to:

Trinity Valley School
Attn: Dee Garner
7500 Dutch Branch Road
Fort Worth, TX 76132

NICOLE FORBES

Director of Extracurricular Programs

forbesn@trinityvalleyschool.org
817-321-0122

CYNTHIA DAVIS

TED Program Coordinator

MELISA HERRERA

TED Program Assistant

tina clayton

TSS Program Coordinator