name is Mrs. Ashley Eilbes and I am so excited to be working at
St. Katharine Drexel School. I teach Preschool (Monday and Wednesday
mornings) and afternoon 4K. I previously taught 4K at SAGES (School for
Agriculture and Environmental Studies). I graduated in 2014 from the
University of Wisconsin Platteville, with a degree in Elementary
Education and a minor in Early Childhood Education.
I am originally from
Randolph, and currently live in Fox Lake. I married my high school
sweetheart in June 2014. When I am not at school, I like to craft, shop,
and go to Zumba.
the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step
of your life. Tip toe if you must, but take the step.”
Q. Do you have before and after school
Yes. We offer this service through the YMCA, called SACC (School Age Child
Care), which has several sites throughout the city. For more information on the
program contact the YMCA.
For families in the 4K program and our 3 year old preschool program, we offer an
Extend-A-Day program. This versatile Extend-A-Day is an optional extension to
both programs. For morning 4K students and 3 year old preschool students, class
is from 8:15 until 11:00AM. and Extend-A-Day is from 11:00 until 3:15. For
afternoon 4K students, Extend-A-Day is offered from 8:10 until 12:15 and class
is from 12:15 until 3:00PM.
participate in the Extend-A-Day program one day a week, or up to five
days a week. For three year old preschool, Extend Day is only available
opposite their class days on Monday and Wednesday. The rate for
Extend-A-Day is $12 per day plus $2.25 for school lunch (students may
bring a cold lunch and purchase milk for .40). Schedules must be turned
in on a weekly basis for each following week.
Extend-A-Day Coordinator works closely with our Early childhood teachers
to reinforce, enrich, and expand the learning that occurs in those
classes. There is also a rest period, recess, story time, etc. included
in the daily schedule for Extend-A-Day.
YMCA SACC (School Age
Child Care) Program for more information.