After School & Auxiliary Programs
We provide opportunities for students to connect with friends, discover new interests, and relax before and after school in the familiar and enriching school environment they already know.
Extended Care Hours: Monday - Friday from 7:30 a.m. until the start of the school day, and from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m., throughout the school year.
Preschool Extended Care consists of outdoor play, free choice in various activity centers and a late afternoon snack. Optional enrichment classes are also available, see below for details.
Elementary Extended Care consists of snack, free play, outdoor play and a choice of one "Power Hour" activity each afternoon, such as: Music Studio, P.E Zone, Art Studio, Homework Area, and Games Center. Optional enrichment classes are also available, see below for details.
Extended Care Fees:
- Early care (from 7:30 a.m.) is free
- $20 per day of attendance in after school extended care
- $15 per day following a scheduled enrichment class
- Enrichment class fees vary depending on the class
Enrichment Classes are held throughout the school year and can be attended during the hours of extended care for both preschool and elementary students. Enrichment Class costs vary depending on the class; the average cost for a 10-week session is currently around $250. There are a variety of Mandarin and English class options each season. Note, there are no enrichment classes on Fridays, only extended care.
Sample Preschool Enrichment Class offerings:
- Tree Frog Treks
- SF Tots Soccer
- Jewelry Making
- Watercolor & Painting
- Chinese Calligraphy
- Music Mayhem
- Young Performers Theatre
- ...and so many more!
Sample Elementary Enrichment Class offerings:
- High Tech Science
- Knitting Club
- STEM Maker Lab
- Beginner Piano
- Spy Kids
- MV Code Club
- ...and so many more!
PKS has a robust extracurricular athletics program, offering a wide variety of sports team options throughout the year including soccer, t-ball, volleyball, and baseball. Coach Jim and Coach Bret, the PKS physical education teachers, lead most teams along with some parent volunteers. Registration fees vary per sport.
PKS provides engaging, educational Mandarin Immersion summer camps each year. Read about our Summer 2016 program (as well as camp tuition information). Summer camps run from the end of June to early August. Our Preschool Summer Camp is open to preschool and incoming preschool students, our Elementary Summer Camp is open to current, alumni and external families.
Occasionally, PKS also hosts outside provider summer camps such as Adventure Camp, Renegade Tinkering and Tech Explosion.
Information about Summer 2018 will be posted in early 2018.
Additionally, PKS offers camps for preschool and elementary students during Mid-Winter Break in February and Spring Break in April (subject to enrollment). There are no camps offered during Winter Break.
Any questions? Please call us or email our Director of Auxiliary Programs, Kristina Coleman.
Photos: parent volunteers and John Lee