Early Dismissal Day – August 30th PGS MAC will be open until 6:00pm! Please sign up by August 28th. The sign up sheet will be located in the front office. MAC will be closed September 2nd for Labor Day.


MAC, which stands for Morning and Afternoon Care, is a school-based program that provides childcare for students before and after school. MAC is located right at your child’s school. MAC is also open on special days when school is not in session, such as snow days, early dismissal days, and school holidays.

MAC hours at Poplar Grove are from school dismissal until 6:00 p.m. every evening. On holidays MAC is open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Snow hours are from 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., provided the Director of Schools has determined it is safe for staff to travel on the roads.

For more information about the MAC program at your child’s school, including rate options, schedules and registration forms, please visit FSSD MAC online or you can contact the PGS MAC staff listed below:

Poplar Grove Elementary: 615-790-4720

Angela Kennedy Site Manager:



  • MAC provides a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for children.
  • MAC provides a variety of stimulating activities, both social and physical.
  • MAC is located at your child’s school. Which makes for convenient drop off and pick up.
  • MAC staff are employed by the FSSD, and many of them work as teachers or aides in your child’s school.
  • There are no outside companies to deal with.
  • You have a variety of different tuition options that can best fit your families’ needs.


Angela Kennedy - PGS MAC Manager