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Onoway Playschool 2022-23 School Year

 

IMPORTANT CHANGES DETAILED BELOW: 

We will offer:

  • One-day per week option (Wednesdays only)
  • Two-days per week options
    • Monday and Thursday
    • Tuesday and Friday

Registration will be limited to Lac Ste. Anne County area residents (including those living within Town of Onoway, Alberta Beach (Village of), or any of the Summer Villages within the County boundaries. Onoway Elementary School catchment area is also acceptable.

Maximum enrollment per child of two days per week.

Morning classes will be designated for three-year olds (child must be at least three years old before attending), and will run 9:00 – 11:30. Mid-year starts are permitted, as capacity permits, with children starting the first class of the next month following their third birthday. No new starts will be permitted in December, May or June. Priority will be given to those turning three by December 31, 2022. Children must be fully potty-trained. Parent Helper days may be required.

Afternoon classes will be designated for four-year olds (child must turn four years old by December 31, 2022), and will run 12:30 – 3:00. Mid-year starts are permitted, as capacity permits, with children starting the first class of the next month following their registration. No new starts will be permitted in December, May or June. Children must be fully potty-trained. Parent Helper Days may be required.

Currently, the Province of Alberta is providing Lac Ste. Anne County with access to the Affordability Grant which will fully cover the cost of the program. If the Affordability Grant were to cease, parents/guardians would be provided the option to continue in the program and be invoiced for any outstanding fees on a pro-rated basis. 

Important Dates:

Monday, Sept. 12, 2022 – Program commences – a staggered start may be implemented.

Friday, December 16, 2022 – last day of classes before Christmas break.

Monday, January 9, 2023 – first day of classes after Christmas break.

Friday, June 16, 2023 – Program ends.

In addition to the above noted dates, Onoway Playschool will follow the Northern Gateway Public Schools 2022-23 Official School Year Calendar, and not operate on non-school days. In addition, if buses are cancelled for Onoway Elementary School due to inclement weather (extreme snow fall, freezing rain, extreme cold temperatures), Onoway Playschool will not operate.

Registration will open on Monday, June 13th at 8:30 am. Details on how to register will be available on the County website and Facebook page in early June. 


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