Extended Day

The extended day program is an after school tutoring program staffed by teachers and paraprofessionals to help students pass their classes and earn credits needed for graduation. Program staff will track grades of participating students and provide help based on each individual student’s needs. Staff will work with students to reinforce lessons taught in the classroom. The focus will be to help students complete homework, catch up on missing/late work, and/or study for upcoming tests/ quizzes.


Any student who meets one requirement below may apply for tutoring:

Students who put forth effort into their studies, yet currently have any D or F’s.

Program Facts

  • Meets after school from 3:00-4:00 on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s (students attend both days).

  • Students complete classwork or study for upcoming assessments.

  • Students will have lunch while working on their studies .

  • Bus transportation is free for those students whose residency qualifies for bus transportation (just like normal school day).

Registration Information:

  • If interested, complete the registration form (space is limited).

  • If the program is full, the student will be placed on a waiting list.

  • The student and guardian will be notified the date in which the student with begin by email.


  • If a student is not able to attend Extended Day, the student’s guardian should contact the director of the program for the absence to be excused (Carol Gnehm at cgnehm@ep309.org or (309)694-8359

  • Regular attendance is vital to seeing progress. Therefore, a student will not be part of the program if any of the following occurs:

    • 3 or more unexcused absences to Extended Day.

    • 5th absence to Extended Day (this includes unexcused absences).

    • 2nd tardy to Extended Day (student will be coded tardy if they do not bring work to complete).

    • Any discipline issue during Extended Day or two or more deans referrals outside of Extended Day.

The student and guardian will be notified by email when expectations are not being followed.