Before and After School Program
The team sports, after school activities and Physical Education classes at Blaine are designed
to enrich each student’s physical and mental experience. For more information on these
activities, please email Mr. Sikes.   

After school athletics are available for middle school students grades 5-8.
For an up to date schedule throughout the seasons, visit  the We Got Game - Schedules page.

  • Fall Sports: Girls Volleyball, Boys  Soccer, Coed Flag Football, Cross Country
  • Winter Sports: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Cher
  • Spring Sports: Boys Volleyball, Girls Soccer
Music education enriches all areas of a student’s academic development.  The after-school music
program is an opportunity to continue the music education offered during the school day.  Students
in grades 1st through 8th are invited to participate in group music lessons with music teacher,
Mr. McGeehan.  Lessons offered will be determined based on interest. Violin, viola, cello, guitar,
and piano have been offered in the past. Lessons in woodwind instruments (with teacher Mr. Marquardt) may be offered this school year.

After School Vendor Elective Classes offered 2019-2020 are listed below with information and
links to their flyers for registering.  All registration is done directly with the vendors and all classes
are held at Blaine. Students meet in the auditorium at 2nd Dismissal Bell where they will be picked
up by their instructors. Kindergarten students will be gathered in the Annex building and escorted
to their vendor classes.
**All dismissals are from the Main Entrance, you must come into the school to pick up your child
from a Vendor Elective Class**
If your child will return to Blaine’s Tuition Based After School (TBAS) program, you will need
to register for a Full Day.
To Register for the TBAS Program, please email the Director, Denise Rivas.  If you have questions
in regards to VENDORS please email the new Vendor Director, Jeannet Marrero.

The Tuition-Based After School Program offers students K-8 a variety of enrichment activities
at Blaine after school hours.  A structured and supervised program will provide assistance with
homework, offer recess, snack time, and both physical and enrichment activity to supplement
their experience.  TBAS is staffed by Blaine staff members.

Students are grouped according to age/grade level. Pick up for ALL TBAS students is through
the main entrance on the first floor outside of the Main Office. Ms. Denise can be contacted via
email. Please note that making a payment DOES NOT mean your child is registered, you must
register via this FORM

Sibling discount rate: 25% off the original rate  
Full time participants (5 days to 6 pm) receive $50 discount if paid in full by first payment deadline.
Late Fees

Late Pick-Up Fee: Children must be picked up by 6:00 pm each day. A fee of $50 PER CHILD
will be charged to your account for each late pick up beginning at 6:05 pm. An additional fee
of $1.00 per minute will also apply for students not picked up by 6:10 pm.

Late Payment Fee: a Late payment fee of $20 PER WEEK will be charged to your account for
all past due accounts.

Monday through Thursday: Preschool and Kindergarteners
3:00 – 3:30 Transition to classrooms and bathroom break
3:30 – 4:00 Snack
4:00 – 6:00 Outdoor Recess, Centers, Arts & Crafts

Monday through Thursday: Grades 1-8
3:00 – 3:20 Snack (all grades)
3:20 – 3:40 Transition to classrooms and bathroom break
3:40 – 4:30  Homework, Reading, and Computer time
4:30 – 5:15 Outdoor Recess
5:15 - 6:00 Classroom Activities

3:00 – 3:20 Snack (all grades)
3:20 – 3:35 Transition to Recess and bathroom break
3:35 – 4:15 Recess or Gym Time
4:15 - 4:30 Transition to movie and bathroom break
4:30 – 6:00 Movie

Additional Information:
Students who require excessive supervision or who display disruptive behavior may be released
from the program at any time. If this occurs, a refund for unused days will be offered. No discounts
or adjustments for early dismissal or missed days.
Please contact Blaine After School Director, Denise Rivas via email with questions
NEW VENDOR DIRECTOR, Mrs. Jeannet Marrero, can be contacted via email at
jmarrero3@cps.edu with any vendor related questions or concerns.

2019-2020 School Year
Quarter Dates and Payment Schedule
See chart below...

If you are paying in full, your payment should be made by the first Friday of the quarter.
(see payment schedule above)
If total is more than $500, you may choose the two payment plan: 1st payment would be due
the first Friday of the quarter and 2nd payment will be due one month after the first payment.
Full time participants (5 days until 6pm) receive $50 discount IF paid in full by the first Friday
of the quarter.
A late payment fee of $20 will apply if payment is made past due date. PLEASE NOTE THAT
New to program or changing your child’s schedule? Contact Ms. Denise via email at

* REVISED 6/2019 *  New rates reflect 2 week extension for the year...
FULL TIME (3:00pm - 6:00pm)
HALF TIME (3:00pm - 4:30pm)

See Pricing Chart Below...
* TBAS is now being provided from the FIRST day of school until the LAST day of school
Pay in Full Includes $50 Discount:
Full Time (3:00-6:00 pm) 5 days, $850 (includes $50 discount), each additional child is $638.