Panther Kids After School Program
NOTICE regarding Panther Kids registration:
*Most Campuses are full. You may still apply to be put on the waiting list.*
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EACH YEAR FAMILIES INTERESTED MUST:
Apply for enrollment into Panther Kids. (space limited)
Pay the annual, non-refundable, family fee of $25.00 online at time of application.
Apply for Free & Reduced Meals, starting July 1 each summer (www.midwayisd.org; Departments; Food Service; Free & Reduced Meals information.)
ENROLLMENT: Once you have received an email that your child has been enrolled in Panther Kids 2019-20, you must confirm your spot by making the first tuition payment no later than August 1. (The first tuition payment covers from the first day of school through the last day of Sept. Then, your next payment is due October 1. (For enrollment after August 1, tuition must be paid no later than 3 days after enrollment or prior to first date of attendance, whichever comes first.)
WAIT LIST: If no spots are currently available for your child's campus/grade level, your application will go on the wait list for their campus. When we have an opening, you will receive an email that your child has been enrolled. Applications are reviewed in the order they are received.
Elementary students must be picked up by 5:30;
Intermediate students by 5:45 p.m.
*Click on the yellow EZ Child Track link above the picture to begin 2019-20 Panther Kids Registration.
Registration for 2020-21: April 1 - Currently enrolled families; April 15 - Wait List families; April 29 - Open Registration. Space is limited per grade level; enrollment is based on date of registration and availability.
Submitting an online application does not ensure a spot in the program.
An email will be sent to you if your child has a spot in the program for 2019-20.
Panther Kids is an after-school childcare program that operates each day school is in session serving students in grades Pre-Kindergarten - 6th grade at their respective Midway elementary or intermediate campus. Each day, once students are accounted for, groups transition through various stations including snack, outside playtime (weather permitting), computer time, gym time, board games and art activities. We do facilitate the opportunity for students to work on homework, but Panther Kids is unable to provide formal tutoring. Each campus has an adult site director and an assistant director; Panther Kids’ staff includes college and high school students who work with children at a 1 to 12 ratio; adult leaders facilitate groups at a 1 to 24 ratio. Staff members are CPR & First Aid trained. There are no nurses or specialized personnel during the after-school program.
Panther Kids is self-funded through fees paid by the parents and guardians of children enrolled.
Registration fees and tuition must be paid online by credit card or e-check. Payments will not be accepted at the schools.
The $25 registration fee due at the time of registration covers the entire family annually. Space is limited per campus, per grade level. Several grade levels are full at this time. Please note that if no spots are currently available for your child's grade level, your application will go on the wait list for their campus. When we have an opening, you will receive an email that your child has been enrolled. Applications are reviewed in the order they are received.
Once your child has been enrolled into the program, you will receive an email stating that the first tuition payment must be made no later than August 1 to confirm your child’s spot. If enrolled after Aug. 1, tuition must be paid no later than three days after enrollment or prior to the child's first day of attendance, whichever comes first. Failure to do so may result in losing their spot.
For any questions or concerns, please contact me,
Mindi HulmePanther Kids, District Program CoordinatorCommunity Liaison254-761-5610Ext. 1105