ClassroomEvents Notes



                                                              Holy Ghost School

                                       Before and After School Program-Guidelines



Hours of Operation


Before School:                      7:00 – 8:45 a.m.

After School:                         3:30  - 5:30 p.m.


The before and after school program is available on all days that the school is open for regular classes and on days when staff meetings are held at the regular hourly rate.



1 child - $5.00 per hour

2 children - $7.00 per hour

3 children - $8.00 per hour

4 children - $10.00 per hour



Families will be billed the third week of each month.  If a family fails to pay, they will not be allowed to stay in the program.  The fees are as apply: $5.00 per hour - Time is prorated per 15 min span. Ex: If your children use half an hour your cost is $2.50.



If Holy Ghost School is closed due to a storm, the before and after school program will also be closed.


Heritage Language Students

If students who attend heritage language classes arrive before 7:50 a.m. they will have to go to the before school program until the heritage language classes begin.  There will be a regular hourly charge for these students for using the before school program.


Parental Concerns

If a parent has any questions or concerns regarding the before or after school program they should first contact the program coordinator.  If the problem persists after the initial call to the program coordinator parents should then contact the principal.


Program Attendance

This program will be compulsory for all students arriving at school before 8:45 a.m. or staying at school after 3:45 p.m.


If a student is not enrolled in the program but noticed at school before 8:45 a.m. or after

3:45 p.m. he/she will be taken into the program and the parent will be charged for the program.



Arrival and Departure of Children

Parents are responsible for delivering and picking up of their children.  Children should be dropped off at the front entrance of school (Selkirk Avenue).  For your children’s safety please bring them into the school and sign them in. For the after school program parents are required to give the program co-coordinator a list of persons authorized to pick up their children from the school. It is the parent’s responsibility to sign their child(ren) out of the program.



Students who stay in the before or after school program will be allowed to work on homework, read a book, or quietly play a board game. 




Snacks will not be provided.  If your child wishes to have a snack in the after school program please send extra with his/her lunch.



General Rules

  1. Children are not allowed to wander in the hallways
  2. The children are not allowed to leave the designated area without permission of the program coordinator.
  3. All regular school rules will apply to the children.



The same expectations for student behavior will be expected for the before and after school program as during the school day.  Should there be any discipline problems; the parent will receive written notification.  If the problems persist the child will lose the privilege of attending the before and after school program. 


NSF Cheques

There will be a charge for NSF cheques.