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Clubs & Programs


SPARC is a licensed child care program that provides a great opportunity for your child to learn and grow both before and after school through a variety of clubs, sports, enrichment activities, homework help, and mentoring. SPARC also offers clubs throughout the year to enhance learning and physical activity beyond school hours. See our Parent Handbook (PDF) for more information.


  1. Before and After School Programs


    SPARC Before and After School Program is a licensed child care program that provides a great opportunity for your child to learn and grow both before and after school through a variety of clubs, sports, enrichment activities, homework help, and mentoring. The program provides:

    • Snack Time: A healthy after school snack and 100% Juice are provided.
    • Social Time: A chance for friends to catch up, talk about their day, and unwind.
    • Games and Activities: Every day provides a different activity, or choice of activities that work on a core physical, mental, or enrichment element. SPARC focuses on teamwork, sportsmanship, strategy, critical thinking, and more!
    • Homework Time: We give the students a chance to work on any homework from the day, study for any tests, or ask the staff for any specific help with an assignment.
    • Special Events: Movies, pizza parties, and cookouts!
    SPARC Before & After School Care is only available for days your child is receiving in-person instruction. Reduced rates available; proof of free/reduced meal status required. View flyer.

    AGE
    Grades K-6
    TIME
    6:30 a.m.-School Begins; School dismissal-6 p.m.
    BEFORE & AFTER SITES
    Harrison, Truman, Watkins, Westport, & Wilson’s Creek
    AFTER ONLY SITES
    Cherokee, & Williams
    FEE
    BEFORE SCHOOL: $8/Week/Child (2 days), $16/Week/Child (4 days); AFTER SCHOOL: $16/Week/Child (2 days), $32/Week/Child (4 days)

     

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SPARC


A partnership between Springfield Public Schools and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board.