Before and After School Care

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    Welcome to J at School, a safe and nurturing place where kids continue to learn and grow. We are thrilled to be part of the Pulaski community!
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    Before and After School

    Monday—Friday • AfterSchool 3:45–6pm • BeforeSchool 7:45–8:45am 

    J at School provides a safe and nurturing place where kids continue to learn and grow. As a non-profit organization that has been serving Chicago families for over 110 years, the JCC’s number one priority is to make a positive difference in the communities where we work. Our relationships are long-standing and we have become a trusted partner to many Chicago Public Schools and their families over the past 20 years.

    This year J at School will provide outstanding, high-quality programming both at recess during the school day and during the crucial after school hours on days that school is in session.  Each day students participate in an engaging activity, such as a skit, mural, or group game focused on one of the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship. This program isn’t just about teaching these values to the children, but actually living them and integrating them into everything we do. J at School AfterSchool is a highly respected and well-rounded program where students can develop strong values while receiving homework assistance, participating in enrichment activities, and having fun with their peers in an organized and structured environment. Our diverse and talented staff provide a creative and enjoyable curriculum and a community where friendships and fun are encouraged. In a relaxed, comfortable and safe atmosphere, children can master skills – social, emotional, physical and cognitive. J at School lets children be all that they are and become all that they can be!

    In addition, J at School will coordinate enrichment programming with highly regarded local experts to offer children top-notch opportunities to refine their athletic, artistic, and academic skills…or to discover a hidden talent! 

    Registration for AfterSchool is available now online at

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  • Enrichment

    Registration Begins August 20th

    JCC’s School’s Out Programs

    Monday Feb. 17

    The Shedd Aquarium-

    Visiting the Shedd Aquarium changes how you think, what you feel, and what you do to protect aquatic life for future generations. It is a unique place to learn and follow your curiosity. From discovering the beauty in sharks, to giggling while the otters play, there is something for everyone to find wonderful.  Kids will need to bring a LUNCH and WATER.

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