2016-2017 Student Application Packet

Please read the following information carefully before filling out the student application.

Firewall Centers welcomes you to its after-school program!

Hours of Operation

Firewall Centers operates from approximately 3:00pm-6:00pm, Monday through Thursday.

Attendance Policy

  • Daily attendance is required.
  • Notify Firewall Staff to excuse your student’s absence.
  • Repeated absences will result in your student being removed from the program.

Holidays and Other Non-Program Days

Firewall Centers follows the school calendar. There WILL NOT be programming on Early Release Days, Thanksgiving week, and on the last two weeks of the academic school year.

Firewall Centers will NOT provide transportation

Only persons appearing on the Student Application Form will be allowed to pick up the student unless the Center Director is notified in advance. Please pick up the student at or before their Center’s designated closing time. Student dismissal begins no earlier than 30 minutes prior to Center closing. Early or late pick-ups are not allowed and could result in the student being terminated from the program at the Director’s discretion.

Keeping the parent informed

The Center Director at Firewall Centers will be monitoring each student’s academic performance by reviewing progress reports and communicating with teachers and counselors. Firewall Staff will keep parents informed of any concerns related to their student’s progress.

Requirements for participation

Firewall Student:

  1. Daily attendance and participation is mandatory.
  2. Come prepared with school agenda to complete all homework assignments.
  3. Be respectful to the Firewall Center, Staff & Peers.
  4. Computer usage is for homework ONLY.
  5. Participation in all Firewall Special Events is mandatory.
  6. Cell phone usage is a privilege and should not disrupt the completion of homework.

 

Firewall Parent:

  1. Communicate with Firewall staff on the day of or beforehand to excuse any student absences.
  2. Involve Firewall Staff in parent/teacher conferences if necessary.
  3. Responsible for child’s mandatory participation in all Firewall Special Events.
  4. Attend all mandatory parent meetings.
  5. Program is FREE. However, there are two non-refundable contributions.
    a. $30 Supply Fee due at Parent Orientation
    b. $50 Field Trip Fee due no later than Jan 15th.

Firewall Reward System

At Firewall, students earn points for:

  • Attendance
  • Behavior
  • Course Performance
  • Being a Servant Leader

       Firewall Rewards Include:

  • Weekly store items
  • Gift cards
  • Scholarships (High School Only)

Due to limited space, please be aware that filling out an application does not guarantee a spot for your child in the Firewall program. Your child has not been accepted until you receive confirmation by a Firewall staff member.