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Due to risks of COVID-19, we have made the incredibly difficult decision to cancel all in-person after school programming for the 2020 Fall semester. This was not a decision we made lightly, but the health and safety of the families we serve and our staff are—and always will be—our highest priority.

Yet, the creativity, confidence, compassion, and critical thinking skills we foster in youth are more essential now than ever, which is why we’re excited to launch CREATIVE ACTION TOGETHER—a virtual arts enrichment program for ages 5-11 that engages, educates, and connects youth through high-quality programming.

Blanton Elementary After School

Our high-quality, onsite, licensed after school program engages students in visual art, filmmaking, music, puppetry, creative writing, acting, and more to deepen connections to lessons learned in the classroom, all while expanding the development of social and emotional skills. Students participate in hands-on activities led by professional teaching artists to create projects that improve the community and the world around them.

  • After school runs every day of the AISD calendar from the end of the school day until 6 p.m.
  • The cost for the 2020-21 school year is $260/month/child but we do offer financial aid for those that qualify
  • Go here to learn more about our financial aid policies and process

Enrollment for the 2020-21 school year

Priority Enrollment for currently enrolled families is May 1 – 8. New families can begin registering on May 18.

Questions? Read through our FAQs or contact

After School Schedule

2:55 – Student pick up on the blacktop (teachers release students directly to Creative Action staff). On rain days, we gather students in the tree mural hallway behind the office.
3:00 – Recess at the playground (or in the classroom if it’s raining).
3:30 – Snack in the cafeteria. We offer free hot meals from the cafeteria Monday – Thursday and a cold snack on Fridays. Families are not required to participate in this. Please contact me if you’re concerned about food allergies.
4:00 – Creative Action class time! Our classes take place in rooms 101, 105, 106, and 108 in the Pre-K hallway.
5:30 – Homework/chill time in the classrooms.
6:00 – Parent pick up in classrooms.
Themmi Site Coordinator

Themmi Shimray, Site Coordinator

Bio coming soon.

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