Kids Connection


Feb 20 - March 2 Current Kids Connection Families may register for Summer and 2012/2013 School Year
Feb 28 - Kids Connection will begin enrolling incoming Kindergarten children at Parent Meeting
Mar 9 - Open enrollment for Summer and 2012/2013 School Year

RATES (2011/2012)


KIDS CONNECTION is the Gretna Public Schools before and after school age childcare program operated by the Gretna Public Schools Foundation.  Gretna KIDS CONNECTION is part of the Foundation's commitment to enhance the school's educational quality for the benefit of students and residents of the Gretna School District.

What do we do?

KIDS CONNECTION provides childcare in a familiar setting, offering physical/outside play, arts and crafts, table games, reading or story telling, music, drama, films, free choice time and the opportunity to complete school assignments.  KIDS CONNECTION is licensed by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.

Where are we located?

KIDS CONNECTION is located in ALL of our elementary buildings.  Designated sites will be available on in-service days and snow days.  A schedule will be available at a later date for the entire school year that lists the dates of consolidation and the location.

For further information, or to register, please contact
Tanya Gifford at 402-306-3749 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Gretna Elementary:  332-0781
Thomas Elementary:  332-5149
Palisades Elementary:  895-3387
Whitetail Creek Elementary:

Interested applicants should fill out the following application and background check
and send both back to the foundation office at:
Gretna Public Schools Foundation
ATTN: Kids Connection
11717 S. 216th Street
Gretna, NE 68028

FORM 1:  Application
FORM 2:  Background check