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Extended Care Program

Welcome to the WVCS Extended Care Program!

 

Gabriela Diaz
Extended Care Manager

Sharon Billock
Extended Care Staff 

Carmen Morales
Extended Care Staff 

 


Extended Care Manager: Mrs. Gabi Diaz
Extended Care Phone: (623) 234-2100 Ext. 404
Email: gdiaz@wvchristianschool.org
West Valley Christian School is honored that you have chosen to participate in our Extended Care Program. 
Hours of Operation & Services
Before Care           6:30am-7:45am        *Preschoolers are dropped off at the Preschool  
                                                                *Elementary students are dropped off at the Extended Care Room.
After Care              3:00pm-6:00pm        All students, PreK-8th, are housed in the Extended Care 
                                                                Rooms on the Elementary Campus.
 
Early Dismissal      11:30am-6:00pm     Lunch is not provided on these days.  Please pack a lunch and
Days                                                       snack for your child. If a student arrives without a lunch, a parent
                                                               will be called and required to bring a lunch to the school. The 
                                                               Extended Care Program is not licensed  to provide/serve lunch
                                                               to students. 

 

During extended care hours, children are provided age appropriate activities and homework time.
Licensure
WVCS Extended Care is licensed by the AZ Department of Health Services, Office of Child Care Licensing. The facility is inspected annually. Inspection reports are available upon request.
AZ Dep. Of Health Services
150 N. 18th Ave., Suite 400, Phoenix AZ 85007
(602) 364-2539
Admission Fees & Procedures
Upon registering a student at WVCS (K-8), all students are enrolled in the Extended Care Program. Extended Care begins at 3:00. Students who are not picked up by 3:10 pm on full days and 11:40 and early dismissal days will be signed in to the Extended Care Program.
Extended care costs: $4.00 per hour. This charge is not prorated. 
For billing questions, contact Shannon Palmer at 623.234.2107 or spalmer@wvchristianschool.org.
Health Requirements
We are not licensed to care for ill children. Parents are notified if a child shows signs of illness and must be picked up from care within one hour of notification.
Arriving & Departing
For licensure purposes, parents must manually sign their child in/out. 
Breakfast & After School Snacks
Students are allowed to eat breakfast brought from home during Before Care.  Parents are responsible for providing their child’s after school snack.
Medication Administration
We do not administer over the counter medications after 3:00 pm.
If your child is asthmatic, breathing treatments are accommodated. All breathing equipment and inhalers will be stored in the school office. Medication must be in the original prescription labeled container. Please contact Mrs. Gabi Diaz to discuss asthmatic accommodations.
Access
Parents have access to all areas of the facility where childcare services are provided during businesses hours.
Activities
Extended Care programming includes a time for homework, themes with special activities, and organized group games, inside and outside.
Discipline & Behavior
WVCS uses a positive, developmentally appropriate discipline procedure:
     K-4th
          Level 1: Redirection  
          Level 2: Reflective Discussion 
          Level 3: Parent Notification
          Level 4: Referral to the Principal
          Level 5: Suspension of Extended Care usage
     5th-8th
           Level 1: Reflective Discussion
           Level 2: Verbal Warning
           Level 3: Parent Notification
           Level 4: Referral to the Principal
           Level 5: Suspension of Extended Care usage