NEW HORIZONS @ P.S. 81
FALL SEMESTER 2018 SEPT. 5 - DEC. 21, 2018
In-Person Pre-Registration: September 4, 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
In-Person Registration: September 5-7, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Reglsltation brochures will be emailed (request to join our email list at firstname.lastname@example.org) and sent home in
backpacks. Register In-person in the school lunchroom or place a completed registration form and payment In the New
Horizons' drop-box next to the security desk. Contact the directors (Ms. Grochowski or Ms. Maher) with any questions or
concerns (718·796-8965). Classes are offered from 3-4 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Children enrolled In a New Horizons class may
also sign up for a supervised Homework Hour (available from 3·4 or 4-5 p.m.) or for an Extra Hour supervised activity
session from 5·6 p.m.). The fee for the Homework Hour and the Extra Hour Is $13 per session.
One third payment is required at the time of reglstration. Make checks payable to New Horizons at 81 Ltd. We now also accept credit cards. A fee of $30 will be applied for checks that bounce. A $30.00 non·refundable registration fee Is charged to cover snacks and security in addition to the regislration and material fees. Our program qualifies for a $600 IRS child care cradil. FOR PAYMENT PLAN PLEASE SEE A DIRECTOR.
Class Sizes/Cancellation Policy:
Classes generally range in size between 6 and 14 children. If fewer than 6 sign up, it may be cancelled and a transfer or refund offered. No refunds wilI be Issued after classes have been in session lor 2 weeks; transfers can be arranged within the first 2 weeks. Cancellations of New Horizons will occur when P.S. 81 is closed (as scheduled or for inclement weather or an emergency).
Children In grades K·2 will be picked up by stalf members at school dismissal and transported to cafeteri for snack. Children In grades 3·5 go on their own directly to the cafeteria after class dismissal. Parents must pick their children up at the school's security desk and sign them out then. Prompt pick-up is expected. A late fee of $5 for every 15 minutes will be charged when children are picked up after their Scheduled dismissal. A notice that specifically outlines the New Horizons' lateness policy Is available upon request and repeat offenses will be handled at the discretion of the Program Directors.
New Horizons @ 81 Ltd. adheres to the Discipline Code outlined in the NYC Department of Education's Citywide Standards of Discipline and Intervention Measures. New Horizons aims to facilitate a positive after-school climate where each student feels safe and secure; where faculty and staff agree on general prInciples of discipline within a framework of progressive discipline: where parents are kept Informed of their child's behavior and are encouraged to support the school's decisions; and where all students are provided with opportunities to grow in personal and social development and, if they are Involved In a discipline concern, are given due process as follows: 1st infraction: student removal from classroom and parrent/guardian notified. 2nd Infraction: Parent/guardian, teacher, and Program Directors meet to discuss the issue and a one-weex suspension from the program; 3rd infraction: student expulsion from the program without a refund and no re-enrollment for the remainder of the year.
Parents who register their children In New Horizons @ 81 Ltd. accept full responsibility for placing their children In the
program and release New HorIzons @ 81 Ltd., its employees, staff, and directors from any liability arising from participation In the after·school program. Parents must notify the Program Directors of any allergies or special concerns.