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After School Program

The Lions’ Den


Program Details:

Morning Lions' Den runs on Wednesdays (which are late-start school days) from 7:30am until the start of the school day. Parents may drop-off their children at any time between 7:30-8:30am A.M. 
Cost: $8 per student per Wednesday morning 
Afternoon Lions' Den runs from the end of school day until 6:00 P.M. Parents may pick-up their children at any time until 6:00 P.M. 
Here is what your child will experience in the Afternoon Lions’ Den: 
  • Snack time
  • Recreation (outdoor, weather permitting)
  • Completion of all homework
  • Arts, crafts, games, and other activities
Cost: $100 per student per week; $25 per student per day for drop-ins. 

Please let us know if you are interested in the Lions' Den: or 678-327-8181.


Welcome Mrs. Paula Costello, Lions’ Den Director!

Mrs. Costello comes to DCS with extensive experience in the classroom and in aftercare programs, having previously worked for several years in the aftercare program at Mount Vernon School with different age groups. She currently works at the Dunwoody Baptist Church preschool as the science teacher as well as leading after school enrichment classes for the preschool. She also is a regular on Sunday mornings in the Dunwoody Baptist children’s ministry, serving in the classrooms and church nursery. Mrs. Costello is organized, creative, and a strong Christian who brings a spirit of service to our DCS families. She is from Canada and has been married to her husband, Kent, for 27 years. They have lived in Sandy Springs for 23 years and have 4 amazing children. We are excited to welcome her as our new leader of the DCS Lions’ Den program.