TERMS AND CONDITIONS (last modified September 2019)
Please review the information below.
Children can only be registered by parents. Please contact the co-ordinator of your center for any extraordinary circumstances. CMSJ reserves the right to cancel any registrations not meeting this criteria, with a refund of the amount paid less processing fees.
PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY – SHISHU VIHAR
Shishu Vihar (PreKG) students need to be accompanied at all times by a parent.
Parent presence and participation in the class is a mandatory requirement.
Parents are responsible for dropping off children at the respective classrooms at the beginning of class and picking them back up at the end of each class. Please do not drop off or pick up children at the curb or elsewhere in the building. There is no extended care before or after class.
Parents are expected to not leave their children in classrooms until the appointed teacher has arrived. Parents are also expected to accompany their children as they transition between classes. Chinmaya Mission San Jose is not responsible for the safety of children outside or inside the buildings or between classes except when the child is with a teacher during classroom hours.
Please arrive a few minutes before class to allow for adequate time to park your vehicle and walk your child to class. Please use designated crosswalks only. This will help you be safe. Unsafe conditions in parking lots are most often caused when parents are rushing when late.
In the event of an emergency, children will be released only to the individuals identified in the registration form. We reserve the right to ask for government-issued photo identification before releasing children. Children will be released only at designated “Student Release” areas. Please check with your child’s class teacher about the designated “Student Release” area and more details on this.
SHISHU VIHAR/ CHINMAYA BALA VIHAR/ YUVA KENDRA / LANGUAGE CLASSES AND FEES
To be eligible for Shishu Vihar (PreKG) admission, a student must be enrolled in PreKG and be between 3 and 5 years of age.To be eligible for Chinmaya Bala Vihar or Language class admission, a student must be enrolled in Grade K or higher in a regular school. CMSJ reserves the right to refuse admission to students who do not meet this eligibility criterion.
CMSJ reserves the right to terminate a student’s enrollment at any time for any violation by the student or the student/s parent(s) of CMSJ/s policies and procedures or if CMSJ, in its sole discretion, determines that a student/s enrollment is not in the best interest of CMSJ and/or the student. Reasons for termination may include student misbehavior, parental behavior that is uncooperative, and absences without prior teacher approval for more than 3 consecutive Chinmaya Bala Vihar classes or 5 classes in all per year, from all CMSJ classes for the rest of the year.
At the end of each class, rooms should be left in the same condition they were in prior to the start of class. Please do not remove anything from the classrooms or disturb any items in the classrooms.
Children are not allowed in any adult classes being conducted at the Chinmaya Bala Vihar location.
Fees for Chinmaya Bala Vihar and all other classes are non-refundable under all circumstances, including due to cancelation of classes.
Children may require textbooks for classes, which are not included in the class fees and must be purchased separately.
FOOD AND DRINKS
There will be a designated area where CMSJ volunteers will provide light snacks and refreshments. Please ensure that this area is kept clean as well as ensure that all trash is disposed off into trash bins. Please eat only in designated areas. Food and drinks are not allowed in any of the classrooms or assembly area.
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Hari Om, As has been the case every year, hundreds of devotees gathered in Chinmaya Sandeepany to do a Vishnu Sahasranaama Puja on Dec 31st. The puja was led by Pandit Ravichandran-ji. A team of volunteers worked tirelessly over two days to cook a sumptuous meal for all attendees. Other photos will be uploaded soon.