After-School Enrichment Program Schedule
Monday September 10, 2018- December 13, 2018
Classes are held Monday-Thursday from 3:30-4:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Financial Aid Families: You may qualify for further financial assistance to enroll your child in an after-school enrichment program. Please contact Director of Admission and Financial Aid Kim Bair at 301-652-7878 ext. 201 or firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Monday (3:30-4:30 p.m.)
Dates: 9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 12/2, 12/10
“Fun with LEGOs” LEGOLand (Transition-Grade 4)
If you are a “LEGO fanatic” this program is for you! Mr. Girson and Mrs. Elkassem will create a “LEGOLand” full of opportunities for students to explore and create with LEGOs. Every student will have a part in building a LEGO City. Our city will expand weekly as we add more buildings, transportation, and people.
Chinese Language & Culture Program I and II (Grade K-4)
This club is designed to expose students in a fun and stimulating way to Chinese language and culture through arts, calligraphy, games, and food. The students will learn basic greetings and proper strokes and writing techniques for Chinese characters. The use of song, role-play, and games, as well as cartoons in Mandarin, will provide an exciting classroom experience. Li Ives is a native Mandarin speaker from Taiwan. She holds a BA in literature and an MBA in Finance. Li is raising a bilingual child with her husband. She is a firm believer in bilingual education and can attest firsthand to all the benefits and advantages it offers.
Art with Ms. Shahnaz (Grade N-1)
Come join us as we make a variety of fun and creative arts and crafts projects. Each month will have a different theme that will inspire our artwork. Some of the projects will include:
- Autumn Tree Craft
- Scarecrow Project
- Trick or Treat personalized bag
- Thanksgiving Placemats
- Snow Globe Card
Don't miss out on this awesome club!
Sports Club with PE Staff (Grades 2-4)
If you enjoy playing games, sports, and tournaments than look no further. In Sportsclub you will be participating in all these fun activities.
Art Club with Ms. Clark (Grades 2 -3)
Children will explore new techniques, learn to manipulate three- dimensional materials, and find rich ways of expression in a variety of art mediums.
French with Madame Jacqueline (Grades 3-4)
Students can extend their skills in French through games, dialogues, and other activities. The emphasis is on learning through play, exploration, and the arts. Vocabulary will be reinforced as children have a chance to practice their French-speaking skills and also learn more about the Francophile world.
Tuesday (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
Dates: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11
Tool Time with The Schuesslers (Grade 2)
Students will have fun building small projects in the woodworking shop. We teach the basic skills of measuring, sawing, drilling, sanding, finishing as well as the different ways of fastening wood together (glue, nails, screws). This class is limited to six students, and open to any second grader. Taught by Mr. & Mrs. Schuessler.
Ballet with Ballet Petite (NTK and Grade 1)
Ballet Petite is a wonderful and enriching dance and performing arts program. Each class is built upon developmental objectives based on the Royal Academy of Dance ballet curriculum. Ballet Petite creates an imaginative and culturally rich world through the use of movement, literature and classical music, handmade costumes and props, and pantomime to introduce students to dance technique and the performing arts. Students advance weekly with new ballet progressions, musicality, and creative expression while working to fine-tune their motor skills in an enchanting setting. The classic fairytale and children's literature develop the children's performance and technical ability and their love of dance.
Fantasy Football with Mr. Wright (Grades 3-8)
In the first-ever WES Fantasy Football Club, students will draft and manage their very own fantasy football team. It all starts with a live fantasy draft! Students will then manage their teams and compete with each other throughout the NFL regular season. Learning about statistics, probability, and strategic thinking along the way, students will have a blast setting lineups, proposing trades, and just talking football amongst other friends and football fans.
Spanish with Señora O’Kon (Grades 3-4)
Students can extend their skills in Spanish through games, dialogues, and other activities. The emphasis is on learning through play, dance, exploration, and the arts. Vocabulary will be reinforced as children have a chance to practice their Spanish-speaking skills and also learn more about the Spanish culture.
Wednesday (3:30- 4:30 p.m.)
Dates: 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12
FUN Science with Mrs. Elkassem (Transition-Grade 4)
Our Fun, Sticky, and Gooey Science Club where kids get dirty and tables get messy will give the students an opportunity to explore a variety of hands-on experiments. The students will make slime, lava lamps, Alka-Seltzer rockets, and experiment with different foaming, bubbling, and fizzing compounds while learning about physical and chemical change.
Belote’s Fashion and Design (Grades 1-4)
Can you design, or create your own fashions? Do you have a flair for clothing and accessories? Well if so, I have the club for you. Come design and create in your very own Fashion Club. In this club you will learn how to create an outfit and accessories based on what you like. At the end of the club you will show off your fashions in your very own runway. Come design, and create in Mrs. Belote’s fashion and design club!
Tool Time Advanced with The Schuesslers (Grade 3-4)
This class is only open for those students who have completed previous Tool Time sections. It will be hard to top the candy machines we made last session, but challenging new projects are being planned.
Multi-Sports with PPA (Grades NTK)
Join us for PPA Pre-K Tots Multi-Sport Class (ages 2-5) coached by professional coaches with an emphasis on athletic mobility, learning the technique & rules of sport, and maximizing a fun experience through curriculum-based activities & games. Players focus on developing technical foundations for soccer, basketball, tennis, baseball & running/agility, and aim to learn a passion for sport.
Arts Club with Ms. Clark (Grades 4-6)
Children will explore new techniques, learn to manipulate three-dimensional materials, and find rich ways of expression in a variety of art mediums.
Dates: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6, 12/13
Japanese Karate (Grades K- 5)
Sensei Takemori is a dedicated karate practitioner and instructor. He has studied with some of the best instructors in the world and has also won countless accolades. His karate classes not only focus on instruction, but also promote spirit, strength, and technique.
**No class on 11/29**
Cooking Club with Ms. Lucy (K-Grade 2)
Cooking with Ms. Lucy is designed for children to have fun in the kitchen while cooking delicious food. Our hands-on class will use local and seasonal ingredients and will emphasize that healthy food is also delicious. Students will work in small groups to make all kinds of concoctions from scratch. They will be able to explore recipes from many parts of the world. Some of our recipes include, but are not limited to, muffins, quiches, scones, pretzels, pizza, pies, cookies, cupcakes, breads, and much, much more. Students, get ready to measure, mix, and decorate!!
Chess Wizards (Grades K-5)
Chess Wizards is a premier chess education company providing fun, informative and challenging chess lessons to students. Chess Wizards teaches children many important life concepts, such as learning the ability to win graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship. Students will be divided into groups according to their chess experience. At the end of this session, each student will have had the chance to participate in a mini-chess tournament.
**Classes will begin on 9/27**
Yoga and Movement (Grades NTK)
ActivePlay is offering a yoga and movement class for our youngsters this season! This popular class aims to promote balance and coordination with a focus on developing early motor skills. The class is useful for helping
children feel comfortable in their own bodies while enhancing flexibility. Sign up for a spot today.
Dates: 9/14, 9/21, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7
***No NTK on 10/26***
Archery with Ms. Lennon (Grades 4-8)
Calling Katniss, Green Arrow, Merida, and Robin Hood! Would you like to learn archery and play fun games? Welcome and join the Archery Club with Ms. Lennon!
**No class on 10/19**
Shooting Stars Soccer (Grades NTK-1)
Take your game to the next level! Join us for Shooting Stars Soccer and learn to play soccer like the pros! Coaches will teach skills like dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting, and defense. This program emphasizes fitness, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Have a blast and make new friends playing Battle Balls, Trapper 500, Corner Kick Challenge, and Soccer Knockout. Don’t miss out–sign up today!
**No class on 10/26**
Tru2Form Basketball (Grade K-8)
Tru2form Hoops provides a fun, dynamic after-school basketball program designed to teach kids the fundamentals of the game. We use a variety of drills and games to reinforce dribbling, proper shooting technique, footwork, and overall knowledge of the game. We emphasize sportsmanship, teamwork, and fair play. Join us for an action-packed basketball program that will help build skill and confidence!
Floor Hockey with Coach Seth (Grade 1-3)
Dribble, pass, shoot and score this fall with ActivePlay! Students will test their hockey skills as they compete against each other in various games and drills. This class is a fun, high energy and endurance activity. Sign up to see if your kid has what it takes to be a Stanley Cup Champion.