2017-2018 ESS Kindergarten Registration
For those families who will be enrolling their Kindergarten child(ren) to Creekside Elementary school on May 3, 2017 - please make note that ESS will be joining the office staff with information regarding our ESS program and Kindergarten ESS registration for the 2017-2018 school year.
We ask that you email Creekside ESS Supervisor Ms. Gracie directly prior to the May 3, 2017 Kindergarten registration date. The ESS supervisor will be able to better direct you with registration specifics which include all paperwork needed, daily hours and fees.
The sooner the contact is made the better we can serve our Creekside families.
We look forward to meeting you in May!
Summer 2017 ESS Information:
Current enrolled families - Please make note that we will be taking all Summer registration starting May 8, 2017. Please look for more infomation in the month of May.
If you have any questions please, email the ESS supervisor directly.
All other Creekside families - Current enrolled families do have priority registration for our 2017 ESS Summer program. Once we have enrolled all current famalies we will open registration to all other Creekside students.
Please email the ESS supervisor directly for more information.
Mission Statement - "E.S.S. is a bridge between school and home where children are encouraged to learn, create, and explore within their school, community, and world."
Program Overview - This extended-day program expands the excellence of each child's school experience into before and after school. E.S.S. is staffed by highly qualified professionals and trained program assistants. The staff provides for the academic and social needs of children in safe and nurturing environments. There is time, space, encouragement, and support for learning good study habits.
Program History - The E.S.S. program began in 1980 and is now offered in every elementary school in the Poway Unified School District. All children who attend elementary school in the District are eligible to enroll.
Program Activities - Our program is geared toward expanding each child's world through arts & crafts projects, science activities, reading and language arts reinforcement, and math concept development. Our program reinforces the social, motor, and academic skills children learn in the classroom.
Hours - E.S.S. is open Monday - Friday. Our hours are 6:30 am to 6:00 pm. These hours remain the same for Spring Break, President's Week and all three Summer sessions.
E.S.S. Embraces ENRICH, an acronym to include the following areas of enrichment, to use as a guide for staff planning:
E xercise mind & body
R eading & Relationships
I nvestigating Interests
C haracter Counts!, Creative Thinking, & the Arts
H aving Fun!
We believe that the children's extended day will be enriched by providing a balanced activity calendar that will support their growth and development. We want to encourage our students to explore their interests, motivate them to achieve their personal best in a safe and nurturing env