Please note that during the 2020-2021 school year, Optional Care will only be available on parent teacher conference days since there are no scheduled half-day School Improvement Days. In addition, there will be no field trips while the COVID-19 pandemic is still ongoing.
Optional Care in District 65 is available on School Improvement Days (half-day of school) and on days where there is no school due to Parent-Teacher Conferences (October and February). On Optional Care days, field trips or other special activities are planned for participants. In previous school years, students have enjoyed trips to the grove, Waveland Bowl for cosmic bowling, jump zone, Centre East Theatre, Field Museum, and a fun-filled field day at Evanston Township High School. All K-5 students are eligible to participate in the Optional Care program (enrollment in the School Age Child Care program is required and Optional Care fees are non-refundable).
Optional Care packages are available for all days, half days only, or full days only.
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Optional Care Dates for the 2020-2021 School Year
- Friday, October 16, 2020 (full-day)
- Friday, February 12, 2021 (full-day)