Programs Offered

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Kids Club

(1st – 5th Grade Students)

Kids’ Club before and after school program has a “child centered” focus. This program offers a variety of available activities from which the children may CHOOSE, including active play, constructive play, expressive play, mind play, and discovery play. Kids’ Club is a licensed childcare program housed at Heritage Elementary School. Kids Club is a Before and After School Childcare Program.

Hours of operation: Before School 6:30 am-8:45 am After School 3:35 pm-6:00 pm.

Curious Cubs 

(Specifically designed for 3 year olds. Children need to be potty trained to attend. Located at Smith Elementary School in room A109.

Curious Cubs Offers :

  • age-appropriate, hands-on learning environment
  • Maximum group size of 18
  • Child Care Hours of Operation: 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Preschool only: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fees :

  • Full Day: $34/day
  • Preschool Only: $17/day
  • 5 hour rate (half day): $23/day

Lead Teacher:  Ms. Michelle Vanover- Lead

Assistant:  Ms. Shelley Elmer

Discovery Preschool

(Specifically designed for the 4 year old child.  Children must be 4 years old by 1/1/2017.   Staff offer a preschool curriculum in the morning with options for families to extend their child’s day.  Located at Smith Elementary in room C105.

Discovery Preschool Offers :

  • warm, nurturing environment allowing children to socially grow and make friends
  • preschool curriculum to prepare your child for kindergarten
  • Preschool Only: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
  • Full days: 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
  • Half day options

Fees :

  • Preschool Only: $17/day
  • Full Week Childcare: $165/week
  • Full Day: $34/day
  • Half Day Rate: $23/day

Lead Teachers:  Ms. Mary Whitaker and Ms. Janice Armstrong

Assistant:  Ms. Lori Cook – Assistants

Little Stars / Fantastic Fours Great Start Readiness

(Little Stars & Fantastic Fours are both our Great Start Readiness Programs that are funded by the State of Michigan. These are specifically Kindergarten Readiness Programs. Children must be 4 years old but not 5 years old by 09/01/2016.)

Little Stars / Fantastic Fours Offers :

  • free for those who qualify
  • breakfast and lunch may be free to those who qualify
  • transportation provided
  • Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 8:55 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Little Stars Classroom Teachers:  Ms. Carrie Engel, Ms. Jennifer Salyer, Ms. Tammie Heeney

Fantastic Fours Classroom Teachers:  Ms. Kendra Morabito, Ms. Sherri Cole, Ms. Cady Bauer