After-School Classes

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  • Extending the School Day

    Hutchison offers after-school care and special interest offerings for our students. You can mix and match SPARK After-School Care and Center for Excellence classes throughout the year based on your daughter’s interests.
    During the school year, the Annette C. Smith Center for Excellence (CFE) features semester-long classes that are available one or two days per week. SPARK After-School Care operates every day after school dismissal and also offers special holiday camp care. CFE classes include academics, athletics, and the arts.


SPARK After-School Care

SPARK is a traditional after-school program that is available for girls in Little Hive through 8th grade every afternoon from school dismissal until 5:30 pm, as well as during planned school breaks. Students are provided with a snack and an assortment of age-appropriate activities each day. Registration is required for all after-school options.

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  • Little Hive (2 Years Old) to Junior Kindergarten

    Age-appropriate activities include crafts, games, and outside play. Monthly 3-day or 5-day options are available.
  • Kindergarten to 4th Grade

    Age-appropriate activities include homework time, crafts, games, and outside play. Monthly 3-day or 5-day options are available.
  • 5th and 6th Grade

    Students are provided with a quiet environment for relaxing and studying after school. Monthly 3-day or 5-day options are available.

    *Option for a supervised holding area before sports, theater, or CFE activities until 4:30 pm is offered and registration is required.
  • 7th and 8th Grade

    Students are provided with a quiet environment for relaxing and studying after school. Monthly 3-day or 5-day options are available.

    *Option for a supervised holding area before sports, theater, or CFE activities until 4:30 pm is offered and registration is required.
  • Holiday Care

    SPARK offers holiday care during most school breaks and holidays.
  • Fees

    Three-day option - $204/month*
    Five-day option - $256/month*
    Holiday and school break program - $50/day
    Middle School Holding until 4:30 PM for Athletics and Theater - $50
    *August and December SPARK rates are half-price.

The Center for Excellence

The Annette C. Smith Center for Excellence offers semester-long enrichment classes, workshops, private music lessons, and clinics catering to a broad variety of interests. These classes typically occur 1-2 days a week and can be mixed and matched with SPARK After-School Care to provide complete after-school coverage for your daughter.

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  • Robust Year-Round Program

    The Center for Excellence offers enrichment classes, workshops, private music lessons, and clinics year-round! Offerings include academics, arts, athletics, and leadership.
  • Offerings For Every Age

    The Center for Excellence offers classes for students in Pre-K through 12th grade.
  • Fees

    Center for Excellence fees are listed on each offering. Fees include all activities and supplies unless otherwise noted. Payments for Center for Excellence sessions are due in full at the time of registration. The Center for Excellence does not prorate fees.

    Payments can be made by VISA®, MasterCard®, American Express®, and Discover® 

    Cancellations and Refunds
    Center for Excellence fees are refunded in full when the offering is canceled by Hutchison.
     
    Except in the cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to the After-School office prior to the start of an activity, refunds will not be given after a session begins. A withdrawal request that occurs at least five (5) business days prior to the first class meeting will result in a refund/credit of fees. After five (5) days prior to the first class meeting, there will be no refund of fees.

Many Choices, One Location!

You can mix and match our SPARK and CFE programs throughout the year, based on your daughter’s interests. Both programs expand her Hutchison experience of growing and exploring in a safe and healthy environment. 

MORE INFORMATION

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  • Registration Process

    Registration for all after-school and summer programs is through our online registration system. 

    Hutchison families should sign in using the yellow button that says Login using myHutchison at the bottom of the Campbrain Login page. If this is the first time you are using CampBrain, it will automatically load your basic information from myHutchison into your profile. If you have children who are not Hutchison students you will need to add them by clicking on the Manage People and Household Information button at the bottom of the homepage. 

    All other families who are new to the system, please go to the New User Signup to create a profile for your family on your first visit and use the Sign In for each visit after that.
  • Payment & Fees

    Center for Excellence fees are listed on each offering. Fees include all activities and supplies unless otherwise noted. Payments for Center for Excellence sessions are due in full at the time of registration.

    SPARK After-School Care offers three and five-day options. There is also an activities holding period for middle schoolers who need to remain on campus for an athletics or theater commitment that begins no later than 4:30 pm. SPARK payments are due monthly and will be charged on the first Friday of each month to the card on file. If you sign up for after-school care in August, that month's payment is due in full at the time of registration. 

    Center for Excellence and SPARK do not prorate fees. 

    SPARK After-School Care Pricing:
    • Five-day option: $256/month
    • Three-day option: $204/month
    • MS activities holding period option: $50 (one time fee)
  • Cancellations & Refunds

    SPARK After-School Care and Center for Excellence fees are refunded in full when the offering is canceled by Hutchison.

    Except in the cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to the Center for Excellence office prior to the start of an activity, refunds will not be given after a session begins. A withdrawal request that occurs at least five (5) business days prior to the first camp meeting will result in a refund/credit of fees. After five (5) business days prior to the first class meeting, there will be no refund of fees.

    SPARK plans are billed monthly. If you need to make changes to your plan, please let the SPARK office know before the first of the month you need to change.

    Center for Excellence and SPARK do not prorate fees.
  • Personal Items

    Hutchison is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Students should not bring valuable items. All personal items should be clearly marked with the student’s name.
  • Withdrawal

    Students are expected to adhere to the policies and procedures of the School as well as the Center for Excellence and SPARK programs. Hutchison reserves the right to dismiss any student whose behavior poses a discipline problem. No refunds will be issued for students who are asked to withdraw.
  • Late Pickup

    Students are to be picked up promptly at the end of their CFE class each day. Students enrolled in SPARK After-School Care are expected to be picked up before 5:30 pm each day. Any students not picked up in their designated carpool or at the close of SPARK will be assessed a late fee of $5.00 per minute. This fee will be charged to the credit card on file.

Featured Classes

MEET OUR TEAM

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  • Photo of Andrea Jeter

    Andrea Jeter 

    Operations Director of After-School & Summer Programs
  • Photo of Brianna Lofton

    Brianna Lofton 

    Director of After-School & Summer Programs - CFE
  • Photo of Kathryn Morris

    Katie Morris 

    Director of After-School & Summer Programs - SPARK

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Hutchison is the leading private girls school in Memphis for ages 2 years old through twelfth grade.