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Precare/Aftercare Program

The St. Thomas Childcare Program is provided as
a service to parents who work outside the home.


Precare begins at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 8:10 a.m. At that time children will go to the blacktop area and wait for the morning bell. While in precare students may choose to play in the gym or choose a game to play in the cafeteria. Some students study and use this as an opportunity to work on further school work. Children are welcome to bring a breakfast to eat while at precare.


Aftercare begins at 3:30 p.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. Our aftercare program offers a variety of activities including:

  • After school snack
  • Indoor/Outdoor play
  • Toys and table board games
  • Basketball, kickball
  • Quiet area to work on homework

We recognize that our children need:

  • A positive caring environment
  • The freedom of space, time, and choice
  • The encouragement to be imaginative, creative, and resourceful
  • Rules kept to a minimum, but consistently enforced

We hope all children coming to St. Thomas enjoy the program!