Douglas School District Childcare/Preschool, Before/After School, and Happy Days Preschool Programs Registration 2017-2018 School Year
CHILDCARE PROGRAM is designed to offer services to meet the needs of community families by providing quality care for children ages three years six months and until they are eligible to start kindergarten. The childcare operating hours are 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. following the regular Douglas School calendar. Licensed by the South Dakota Department of Social Services, the professional staff provides the best possible early childhood experiences. Children are eligible for enrollment six months after their third birthday. A birth certificate and current shot records are needed to register your child.
The BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM is licensed by the South Dakota Department of Social Services and is designed for children in kindergarten-fifth grade. Kindergarten and first grade students attend the program in the Carrousel School; second and third grade students attend the program in the Francis Case School; and fourth and fifth grade students attend the program at Vandenberg School. The programs are open from 7:00-7:45 a.m. and from 3:00- 5:00 p.m. following the regular school district calendar. A snack is served after school and various activities are provided under the supervision of a qualified site coordinator.
HAPPY DAYS PRESCHOOL is for children ages three years six months to five years. The professional staff provides developmentally appropriate kindergarten readiness activities and make learning fun. The intellectually challenging curriculum will enhance social, emotional, cognitive, and fine and gross motor growth. A birth certificate and current shot records are needed to register your child.
Registration for Childcare, Preschool, Before/After School, and Happy Days programs will open to the public on Monday, April 3, 2017 at the Carrousel office at 421 Don Williams Dr. Box Elder, SD. Programs fill quickly and once they are full, a waiting list will be started. A $25.00 non-refundable registration fee, per family, is due at the time of registration. This fee is applied toward the first month’s tuition. Tuition is due by the 21st of the month prior to the month of service. Call the Carrousel School Office at 923-0090 for more information.