Elementary ENCORE Program Information

  • ENCORE (after-school program)

    Grand Forks Public Schools will offer the ENCORE (after-school) program at the following locations for the 2021-2022 school year: Ben Franklin, Century, Discovery, Lake Agassiz, Lewis and Clark, Phoenix, Viking, Wilder, and Winship elementary schools.

    Registration closed on August 9th, 2021.

    Please note:

    • This is an academic-based program,
    • We are mandated to provide two hours a day of academics, regardless of grade level,
    • Not all spots are guaranteed,
    • Some locations may have a waiting list due to space and staffing,
    • ENCORE is not offered on the 11:20 a.m. dismissal days or non-school days.

    Daily Schedule (each school does change):

    • 3-4 p.m.: Homework assistance (Monday-Thursday)
    • 3-4 p.m.: Academic clubs (Friday)
    • 4-4:15 p.m.: Snack/Socialization
    • 4:15-5:15 p.m: Theme-based enrichment activities aligned to standards
    • 5:15-5:45 p.m.: Organized large muscle activities
    • 5:45-6 p.m.: Unstructured free play

    ENCORE Early Dismissal Program

    The ENCORE Early Dismissal Program is for Ben Franklin, Century, Discovery, Lake Agassiz, Lewis and Clark, Phoenix, Viking, Wilder, and Winship elementary schools. The program operates from 1:30-3 p.m. on 1:30 p.m. early dismissal days for the 2021-2022 school year. This program is free and is being offered in cooperation with Grand Forks Public Schools.

    Please note:

    • Early Out Club provides participants with organized and active after-school activities, arts and crafts, computers, and various STEM activities. 
    • All students enrolled in ENCORE will report to ENCORE at 3 p.m. All other students not registered for ENCORE will need to be picked up no later than 3 p.m.

    Registration is required, including re-registration if enrolled last year. Registration closed on August 25th, 2021.

    For more information, please call the ENCORE office at 701.215.8041 or email kerickson250@mygfschools.org.

Middle School ENCORE Program Information

  • The ENCORE program is excited to offer programming at South and Valley middle schools during the 2021-2022 school year!

    Programming will consist of homework help, a snack, and organized activities.

    We have three programming options:

    1. Morning Program
      1. $15 per month
      2. Monday-Friday on days that school is in session
      3. 7:30-8:30 a.m. (students will be dismissed at 8:30 a.m. to their classroom)
      4. Registration closed on August 13, 2021.
    2. After School Program
      1. $30 per month
      2. Monday-Friday on days that school is in session
      3. 3:30-5:30 p.m. (students must be picked up by 5:30 p.m.)
      4. Registration closed on August 13, 2021.
    3. Middle School Early Out Programming
      1. No charge
      2. On early release Wednesdays. We will offer programming from dismissal until 3:30 p.m. Students would either then need to be picked up, or if enrolled in the after-school ENCORE program, will stay until picked up later.

    Registration can be completed by filling out the online form, completing the online application on your MySchoolBucks account, or completing the attached paper form and mailing it to Kayla Erickson, 500 Stanford Road, Grand Forks, ND 58203, or emailing kerickson250@mygfschools.org the form.

Contact Information

Paper Registration Forms