ESSPUSD Extended Student Services (ESS)

15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128
(858) 521-2800   Fax: (858) 485-1937 | ESS
Barbara Scholl, Director, (858) 521-2850
B.J. Brose, Operations Supervisor, (858) 521-2845
Nancy Dannhauser, Administrative Asst, (858) 521-2848
Julia Longstaff, Office Assistant II, (858) 521-2800 ext. 2231



ESS Supervisor: Lynnette Hamilton,
Lead Assistant: Erin Gray Ligsay,
PHONE: (858) 748-1497 FAX: (858) 748-7821
ADDRESS: 10925 Morning Creek Drive South, San Diego, CA 92128
HOURS: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM 
Homework time is from 4:05 - 5:00 pm. This is a quiet time where students have the opportunity to work on their homework. ESS students have the opportunity to use the computer lab during this time. Children are supervised and homework help is available. Students who do not have homework will have a choice of reading, writing a story, journal writing, flash cards, or worksheets. Please feel free to talk with your child's group leader with any questions or concerns.

Pay your ESS Bill On-Line! Go to: 
(Payment options include e-Check, Visa or MasterCard)

Payment Mailing Address:
ATTN: ESS Accounting Dept.
15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, Ca.


Feb. 2nd: (NO SCHOOL/ESS)  & Groundhog Day

Feb. 5th-9th: Box Tops Collection

Feb. 5th: Constitution Day

Feb. 5th-15th: Smencils Sales

Feb. 12th-16th: "Spread the Love Food Drive"

Feb. 14th: Valentine's Day

Feb. 16th: Lunar New Year Begins

Feb. 19th: President's Day (NO SCHOOL/ESS)

Feb. 20th-22nd: President's Break (NO SCHOOL/ESS OPEN)
**(pre-registrations required)**

Feb. 23rd: (NO SCHOOL/ESS)

Feb. 26th-March 9th: Read-A-Thon

Feb. 28th: Purim Starts

(Enrollment is subject to space availability)

Call or email your school site ESS Supervisor (858-748-1497 or email Lynnette Hamilton, and/or Erin Gray Ligsay, to set up an appointment to drop off the 5 enrollment forms and verify that they are currently accepting registration for your child’s grade level.

  1. Fill out (on line) and print the three enrollment forms: 
    a.  Program Contract One (1) per family
    b.  Terms & Conditions
    c.  Emergency & Disaster Student Release Information
  2. Print these two forms, and fill out completely
    d. Internet Safety Release
    e. Student Profile
  3. Bring ALL completed forms to your appointment with the site supervisor at the site’s ESS office. PLEASE DO NOT RETURN TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE!

**A $100.00 registration fee (per family) and first month’s fees will be payable at this time.
We must receive the packet at least 2 business days before your child can attend.  
Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 6:30-8:45am and 12:00-6:00pm.  

Please call or email us with any questions. Thank you!

About ESS at Morning Creek

This extended-day program extends the excellence of each child's school experience into before and after school. ESS is staffed by highly-qualified professionals and trained instructional assistants. The staff provides for the academic and social needs of children in safe and nurturing environments. There is time, space, encouragement, and support for learning good study habits.

ESS Parent Information


Friendly Reminder:
ESS hours are from 6:30 AM to 6:00 PM. A late fee will be applied for late pick ups. Our staff have family commitments of their own and appreciate your cooperation. Only authorized signers with a picture ID will be allowed to take children from ESS.

Please inform ESS in the event your child will not be attending so we can account for all your children at check in time after school. The ESS phone number is 858.748.1497, or you can email Lynnette or Erin..

Fee Schedule:
Please refer to the fee schedule for the current school year.

More Questions?

Please feel free to contact us, preview our Parent Handbook, or see the District ESS page for more information.



The Poway Unified School District (PUSD) is an equal opportunity employer/program and is committed to an active Nondiscrimination Program. PUSD prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. For more information, please contact the Title IX/Equity Compliance Officer, Associate Superintendent of Personnel Support Services, Poway Unified School District, 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128-3406, 858-521-2800, extension 2761. View Annual Notification of Parents’/Students’ Rights | Annual Notification of Employees’ Rights

POWAY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT | 15250 Avenue of Science, San Diego, CA 92128 | (858) 521-2800