Out of School Care

11445 40th Ave NW, Edmonton, AB

Roxanne Plischke

Hi, my name is Roxanne and I have been the proud owner of R&S Out of School Care since 1993. My daughter Carla is a high school teacher here in Edmonton and my grandson Gabriel is in grade 7  ... sigh. Over the 20 some years I have been at R&S , I've seen all the kids reach grade 6 and then leave for Jr. High. How blessed am I that some of the kids come back to R&S and work here while in University. I love to travel and the only continent I have yet to step foot on is Antarctica, but hopefully that will change sometime soon! My favourite quote is "I am enough of a realist to understand that I can't reach every child .. but I am more of an optimist to get up every morning and try."

Carla Bate

R&S has been a blessing to my family and my second home for many years. I returned to school in 1999 when I attended Grant MacEwan , moving down south to the University of Lethbridge, and finally returning to graduate from University of Alberta in 2004 with a Bachelor in Education. Since then, I have worked both in junior high and high school, currently teaching Art at J. Percy Page High School in Millwoods. I continue to work at R&S part time, keeping in touch with kids and staff on a regular basis. My favourite thing about R&S is finding out what makes kids excited, and sharing genuine interest in whatever those things might be!

Jereecah Dela Cruz

Hello! My name is Jereecah Dela Cruz and I have been working at R&S since August 2014. I am currently a student in MacEwan University, in the field of Bachelor of Child and Youth care (CYC). I love working with kids hence to why I am in the field of child and youth care, someday I would love to work and help children and youth that are victim of human trafficking. Aside from working In R&S, I love playing sports like basketball, soccer, badminton and volleyball. What I love about working in R&S is the relationship we build with the kids. These relationships fosters a loving environment that shows a level of respect and trust between the staff and the children in R&S.

Fatiha Akacem

Hi! My name is Fatiha, I am a proud mother of 4 beautiful children plus a 5th, who happens to take cat form. Before coming to R&S I worked at the Metro College Child Minding program. I started working at R&S August 2015 and I love it so much. Everyone here is so friendly and welcoming, including the kids. In my spare time I like to cook and sew.  Working at R&S made me feel as if I am at my second home, I enjoy every minute I spend here.

Abla Kacemi

Hello! My name is Abla Kacemi and I have been working at R&S since April of 2016. I am currently a student at the University of Alberta studying to become an elementary teacher. I love working with children more than anything and I won't delve into why because I may go on forever, but I also love to read, learn, drink tea, and play with my pet cat. I love R&S because everyone, including the children are so welcoming. Roxanne has a wonderful positive spirit that is reflected in the entire centre, the children look up to her and learn from her caring, kind and respectful ways, and it really shows! I have found that everyday here I've learned something new, and as a lover of learning, that excites me endlessly! 

Decca Isse

Hi! My name is Decca Isse and I joined the R&S team in January 2017. I am currently in my fourth year studying Education at the University of Alberta and I absolutely love working at R&S. Working with children is always a joy, and Rox has created a lovely environment that fosters warmth and positivity. In my spare time, I enjoy photography and reading. I'm excited to get to know everyone more and learn new things everyday!

Jessica Phan

Hello, I am Jessica Phan, and I'm approaching my one year anniversary of working at R&S! I am very excited to be a part of a team that cares for the children's well being. I have a passion to work with children. I am currently entering third year of the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. I am very fortunate to be able to work at R&S while furthering my education. I love to travel, try new foods and decorate using my handy cricut machine

Keora Boeve

Hello! My name is Keora and I have been working at R&S since the end of the summer 2017 and I absolutely love it! I am currently going to school to become a teacher and I am really enjoying it. Some of the things I love are travelling, animals, family, friends and being around kids. The staff at R&S are amazing and show such a love for all of the kids. Roxy goes above and beyond for the kids and everyone else and is one of the kindest souls I’ve ever met. I’m excited for my future at R&S!