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Rahele Atabaki
Coordinator
afterschoolprograms@wusd.k12.ca.us
(916) 375-7604 ext. 1306

After School Education and Safety Program - ASES

ASES Open Enrollment for 2022-2023 School year

ASES Open Enrollment for 2022-2023 School year

Click on this link to register for the after-school childcare program for the 2022-2023 school year. Current families will need to re-enroll their students for next year. Applications received after March 15th, 2022 will be placed on a waitlist. Parents will be notified by March 28th, 2022 of the status of their application.
 
For the current school year (2021-2022), please email afterschoolprograms@wusd.k12.ca.us to sign up for the ASES Program.
 
 
The After School Education & Safety (ASES) grant provides funding for children that reside within the City of West Sacramento to attend the KidZone and Club West program at no cost to parents.
The goal of the ASES program is to provide a safe, engaging environment to motivate and inspire students’ learning.   
In collaboration with the City of West Sacramento, Washington Unified School District offers after school programs at the following sites:
  • Stonegate
  • Westfield
  • Elkhorn
  • Riverbank 
  • Westmore Oaks 
Minimum abilities required to participate
In order to properly maintain a safe and healthy environment for all children attending KidZone and Club West, children must maintain the following minimum standards:
 
  • Ability to understand and follow basic directions and rules of the program for staff to maintain proper supervision and safety standards.
  • Ability to maintain basic self-control to ensure the safety of themselves and others in the program.
  • Ability to handle own personal hygiene/bathroom needs.

ASES Student Enrollment Guidelines  

WUSD Board of Trustees has approved the following priorities for students to enroll in the ASES after school program: 

1.  Homeless or Foster youth.
2.  Students in 6th, 7th & 8th grades that attend daily.
3. Students identified in need of supplemental or concentrated support by LCFF.
4.  Siblings of enrolled 6th, 7th & 8th-grade students already in the program.
5. Students identified as in need of academic remediation or support at the discretion of the principal or designee.
6. Remaining K-5 spots will be filled at random.
7.  If a student qualifies, parents will be notified by March 28, 2022.
8. Remaining spots will be filled from the waitlist as they become available. 
9. Applications received after March 15, 2022 will be placed on the waitlist. 
 
Schedule and Attendance
KidZone and Club West begin at the end of the regular school day Monday through Friday. State guidelines give priority to children who regularly attend the after-school program and stay until 6:00 pm. If your child attends the regular school day, he/she must attend the after-school program. After three (3) unexcused absences participants may lose their spot in the program.
 
ASES Program Elements
Academic Support – Includes 45 minutes of homework support Monday through Thursday. During this time your child will be encouraged to complete their homework assignments. Staff will supervise and assist students and provide one on one help if needed. Students who do not have homework will have time to read a book or participate in other academic activities.
Enrichment – Enrichment experiences allow children and youth to explore investigate, learn and build skills that enrich educational, physical, and social-emotional development. Enrichment activities may include fine arts, character development through curriculum and play, nutrition education, etc. Enrichment components will be scheduled throughout the year and will follow a weekly schedule. Outside instructors may provide extra enrichment services to the students. 
Recreation - Recreation opportunities for students include arts & crafts, games, sports, clubs, and other special recreation activities. At least 30 minutes of physical activity will be provided at least four days a week. Other recreation activities may be scheduled for 2-3 times a week.
 
For more information, contact Rahele Atabaki:
 

You can also access our Parent Handbook here. 

You can access our Parent Information Night Slide Decks Here. 

 
Afterschool Childcare Provided by the YMCA

Afterschool Childcare Provided by the YMCA

 
 
 

Afterschool Childcare Provided by Champions at Stonegate- 916-479-4977 Shelly Duncan