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Aftercare Program

The ANS Aftercare Program is open to ANS students in grades Pre-K through 8. The objective of this program is to provide children with age appropriate opportunities to satisfy their need for social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development in a safe, supervised and friendly environment. This program is licensed by the State of Maryland to operate on the days school is in session and is offered from 2:00 PM until 5:59 PM. 


On scheduled early dismissal days, the program will commence immediately at school dismissal and will continue through the regularly scheduled time. There is no additional charge for this service. This program is operated by a board certified staff and is licensed by the State of Maryland Department of Education – Office of Child Care (MSDE-OCC).

Cost for 2019-2020 School Year


  • Single Child Rate – $360.00 per month (closes at 5:59 PM)
  • Family Rate (2 or more children) – $560.00 per month (closes at 5:59 PM)

Daily program services terminate at 5:59 PM promptly. A late pick up fee of $10.00 per child, beginning at 6:00 PM, for every 15 minutes, will be assessed. Continued tardiness may result in your child’s dismissal from the program. There is a non-refundable registration fee of $40.00 per child due at the time of registration. Family charge will not exceed $80.00. Written notice is required if you intend to withdraw your child from the program. Absences due to illness or otherwise are not exempt from child-care fees. Make all checks payable to “ANS”. There is a $20 charge for all returned checks.

For complete program information, see the Agreement for After-School Services, available through the school office.


The program varies according to age group but each child has a snack time, recess time, and a homework time. Students can bring a change of clothing (some restrictions apply). If your child becomes ill during the program hours, you or your designated emergency contact will be notified and asked to come for the child. (MSDE-OCC regulations prohibit the care of sick children or dispensing of medication without written directions from the child’s physician.) A note to the program director is required if a child is absent three or more days.


Forms must be submitted before admittance to the program and may be obtained by emailing the Aftercare Director, Mrs. Margaret Morris, at

Registration Form

Aftercare Agreement

Inoculation Records

MD State Emergency Forms

If you have any further questions or would like to come in for a visit, please contact:

Mrs. Margaret Morris, Program Director at: AM hours at 301-934-9595 or PM hours at 301-934-7005.