The Extended School Program (ESP) is an
auxiliary service of St. Robert Bellarmine School and is designed
to provide organized and educational before and after-school care
for children of working parents. It is available to children who
attend St. Robert Bellarmine School.
The program is located in the school in
Rooms 300-302 and operates from 7:15 a.m. – to the time of the first
morning bell, and from school dismissal to 6:00 p.m. We are available
every school day with the exception of a few half-days at the very
beginning and the very end of the school year. The fee for the morning
program is a flat rate per hour. The fee for the afternoon program
is prorated to the minute.
We are a quality day-care facility, licensed
by the State of Michigan. Our program is under the direction of Mrs.
Nancy Szuszman, a certified elementary teacher.
– 3:30 p.m. Snack Time and Lavatory Period
3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Options
Art – Children have
the opportunity to explore various types of arts and crafts.
Fine Motor Skills
– (toys, games, puzzles) this offers opportunities to share, work
together, and to respect the property of others. It is also a good
mental challenge, as these games have been selected for their educational
value and variety.
Primary Games –
Small group games, educational toys, or the household area.
– Computer games, videos, television, Nintendo, Dreamcast and Air
Outdoor Activities and
Indoor Recreation Room – These activities develop gross motor
skills, promote cooperation, and release energy after a full day of
– 6:00 p.m. Homework and Quiet Time (as needed)