Before and After the Bell Program

Before and After the Bell follows the School District #181 calendar and we’ll take you to and from school. Your kids will do fun activities, organized games, and work on homework. We will be dropping and picking up from Madison, Hinsdale Middle School, Oak, Monroe, and St. Isaac Jogues. You can customize your experience by signing up for one day, a week, or the entire month!

Before the Bell 

Before the bell is offered for full day or morning kindergarten-8th grade and will be at The Community House (415 W. 8th Street).

Morning Schedule 

7:00-7:30am- Games/Activties (ex. Coloring, board games, card games, organized group games)

7:30-7:40am- Breakfast snack

7:40-8:05am- Gym Time

8:05-8:15am- Get ready for school drop off

Pricing and Fees

One Child: Daily Fee- $20/ Key Holder Fee- $10

Sibling Discount: Daily Fee- $16/ Key Holder Fee- $6

$50 registration fee per family. Fee waived if you are a Key Holder!

 

After the Bell 

After the bell is offered for full day or afternoon kindergarten-8th grade and will be at The Community House (415 W. 8th Street).

Daily Schedule 

3:05-3:30pm- Pick up from schools

3:30-4:00pm- Snack time

4:00-4:45pm- Teacher-lead activties/enrichment programs

4:45-5:30pm- Homework help/ SQUIRT (Super Quiet Uninterrupted Reading Time)

5:30-6:00pm- Interactive free play/ closing circle

Enrichment Programs (4:00-4:45pm)

  • S.T.E.A.M- Want to learn how to make S’mores from a pizza box? Your child will continue to learn through fun science and art projects.
  • Nature- We will take nature walks, gather leaves and learn how to imprint, grow our own flowers and vegetables, and even have our own bug jar!
  • Cooking Club- We will make fun and easy snacks and teach your child simple recipes! Chicken quesadillas, brownies in a mug, and mini pizzas!
  • Sports Club- We will play kickball, home run derby, running bases, and more!

Pricing and Fees

One Child: Daily Fee- $27/ Key Holder Fee- $17

Sibling Discount: Daily Fee- $23/ Key Holder Fee- $13

$50 registration fee per family. Fee waived if you are a Key Holder!

 

For more information please contact Beth Hahn at 630-323-7500 ext. 247 or at bhahn@thecommunityhouse.org