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Before & After Care Programs

John Lewis ES offers before and after care enrichment programs such as DC Youth Orchestra, DC Scores Soccer, The Fishing School and more for Pre-k through 5th grade!
Read below to learn more information.

Drop-Ins

This service is offered for Before Care only. The daily drop-in rate is $7.50 per student. Contact AP Bryant to request drop-in services. All requests are subject to availability.

After Care

Afterschool programming includes tutoring, academic support, and social activities. The after-school program hours are PK-1st grade 3:30-5:30pm; 2nd-5th grade 3:30-5:50pm.

Program Registration

  • Click here for After Care Application DCPS OSTP (Pre-K - 1st)

  • Click here for After Care Application (2nd-5th)

  • Click here for Before Care Application

Contact John Lewis ES

After & Before Care

 

Assistant Principal,

Milton Bryant, can be reached by email at milton.bryant@k12.dc.gov

during the school year.

The Fishing School

Please call The Fishing School for any changes in after care pick up of your student. 

Phone: 202-399-3618

Email: info@fishingschool.org

JLES Before Care

The JLES Before Care is set up to provide support for families who need coverage before school. The program is offered from 7:30–8:40am. The Before Care program begins on Wednesday, September 6th. Our before care program is currently at capacity; however, you may sign up to be added to our waitlist and will be notified if a seat becomes available.

You may sign up for the waitlist using this link: https://forms.office.com/r/auhzDh9Rh1

 

Drop-off for JLES morning care is in the cafeteria on Gallatin Street, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Children will meet our morning care team and join their peer groups for activities. Students must be dropped off by 8:15am or they will have to enter the building at 8:40am with the rest of the students. Before Care costs $100 per month per student, and payment is through our PSCO PayPal, JohnLewisPSCO@gmail.com.

Contact Assistant Principal Bryant at Milton.bryant@k12.dc.gov for more details on after or before care.

 

JLES After Care

We will begin after-school programming on Tuesday, September 5th. Afterschool programming includes tutoring, academic support, as well as social activities. The after-school program hours are as follows:

  • Grades PK-1: 3:30-5:30pm

  • Grades 2-5: 3:30-5:50pm

We have partnered with The Fishing School to provide after-school programming for students in Grades 2-5. Students must be registered in order to attend any after-school programming. Our program is currently at capacity; however, you may sign up to be added to our waitlist and will be notified if a seat becomes available. Failure to pick up your students on time will result in students being removed from after school programming.

 

After Care Application/Waitlist: https://dcps.dc.gov/afterschool

 

All students must be picked up the designated end time of the afterschool program.

Open daily from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. We have multiple after school options for all grades. 

  • DC Public School sponsored Out of School Time Programs (OSTP) is available for PK through 1st grade. Visit their website at https://dcps.dc.gov/afterschool​​​​​​​ to read more or sign up. 

 

  • The Fishing School program is offered to 2nd through 5th grade and provides enrichment opportunities and sports club. 

  • School Play Practice: As communicated via Remind Group

DISMISSAL FROM AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMING - 3:30 – 6:00pm

  • Students participating in our afterschool programming will need to be signed out at the main counter in the library by their parent or guardian.

  • Please contact Fishing School Program directly by calling (202)-399- 3618 for any changes in the person picking up your student.

  • The security officer will radio for the student, and they will be sent to the Farragut Street entrance for parent/guardian pick-up.

  • All students must be picked up by no later than 5:30pm (PK-1st) or 6:00pm (2nd – 5th). 

After School Sports Teams

  • Track Practice: 3:30-4:30pm; Tuesdays and Thursdays available for 4th through 5th grade (Spring)

  • DC Junior Scores Soccer (Grades 1-2): 3:30-4:30pm; Mondays and Tuesdays practice, and Wednesday games (All year round)

  • DC Scores Soccer (Grades 3-5): 3:30-4:45pm; Monday-Friday, Thursday games (All year round)

  • Basketball teams are available for 4th through 5th grade (Winter)

Contact Assistant Principal Bryant at Milton.bryant@k12.dc.gov for more details on after or before care.

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Afterschool Playground Usage 

As a reminder, the school grounds (including the playground and facilities in the school building, like bathrooms) are for school use only during the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm. JLES has before- and after-school programs that use these facilities and, as I am sure you can understand given recent events, it is an issue of safety to have students not participating in afterschool programming on campus after they have been dismissed.

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