We are heart broken that we will not be able to see our kids until next August, due to the extended school closure and COVID-19. We will see everyone back in August with smilies and hugs. We are so excited to talk with the kids & hear all the stories that they will have to tell. Please email the ELC email (email@example.com) if you have any questions about the upcoming year.
There are 3 pre-scheduled Parent/Registration Meeting dates before the school year begins - See dates listed below:
- Wednesday, August 12, 2020: 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
- Thursday, August 13, 2020: 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.
- Monday, August 17, 2020: 8:00 A.M. to 9:30 A.M.
The mission of the Watauga County Schools' Extended Learning Centers is to promote the academic mission of Watauga County Schools while providing the working parents of our community a sanctuary of safety as well as intellectual, social, emotional, and physical well-being for their children. It is the staff's intent to inspire each child to his or her highest potential while providing a fun and positive atmosphere.
Hours of Operation
The Extended Learning Center after school program offers supervised educational, recreational, and enrichment activities 2:30-6:00 p.m. for Watauga County Schools students in grades K-5 at each elementary school. We open at 12:00 on scheduled early release days, but do not operate on holidays, teacher work days, or when schools are closed or dismissed early due to inclement weather. A holiday/work day/snow day program is available at Hardin Park for most of these situations. Each after school site is licensed as a school-age child care program by the NC Division of Child Development.