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SPRING 2018 
After-School Enrichment Program Schedule

Monday, April 9, 2018 –  Friday, May 24, 2018

Online registration: http://wesasa.campbrainregistration.com

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 kbair@w-e-s.org to learn more.

 

Monday (3:30-4:30 p.m.)

Dates: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14, 5/21

 

Art Club 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 art work.  Don’t miss out on this creative club! Fee: $220

“Fun with LEGOs” LEGOLand (Grade T-3)

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. Fee: $120 

Chinese Language & Culture Program I and II (Grades 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. Fee: $275

Sports Club with P.E. Staff (Grades 1-2)

If you enjoy playing games, sports, and tournaments than look no further. In Sports club you will be participating in all these fun activities. No Fee

Belote’s Fashion and Design (Grades 1-5)

CALLING ALL FASHIONISTA’S, do you have a flair for clothing and putting together your own outfits? Well if you do, Belote’s Fashion and Design club is just for you. Please come join me as we design our own outfits and accessories. In this club you we will take a trip to pick out fabric for our spring collection of outfits that you will design and sew. Let’s not forget the accessories that you will learn to create to go with your fashion designs. We will then put together a complete spring line of fashion outfits that we will show off during our fashion show once the club is completed. I hope to see you at The Belote’s Fashion and Design Club. Fee: $300

Art with Mrs. Miller (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. No Fee

 

Tuesday (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)

Dates: 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/7, 5/15, 5/21

 

Ballet with Ballet Petite (NTK and Grade 1)

The enchanting world of ballet is brought to life through the classics! Young dancers will learn basic positions and terminology from our creative lessons. Classical children's literature is performed with handmade costumes and props using dance, music, and pantomime. This introductory ballet class will truly make all of your child's dreams come true! Fee: $180

Lights, Camera, Action with Mrs. Rothwell (Grades T-1)

Have your little one explore the wonderful world of theatre through the use of their imaginations, movement and song. Children will learn to work together in a group, build self-confidence and develop a greater sense of empathy. Together we will choose a children’s storybook to adapt into a short play as our starting point on our dramatic journey to the stage. The “cast” will design and create their very own costumes and scenery for what is sure to be a fabulous production! Fee: $250

Beginning Italian with Miss. Wendt (Grades K-4)

Join Miss Wendt on Tuesday afternoons for a fun and interactive introduction to Italian language, cuisine, and culture! This beginning-level course is designed for young learners, with a focus on learning through song, movement, arts & crafts, and other hands-on activities. Students will learn to speak and understand basic Italian, including conversational phrases, numbers, seasons, food, and more! Fee: $250

Tool Time (Beginners) (Grades 1-2)

Located in the secret WES woodworking shop.   Mr. and Mrs. Schuessler will introduce students to basic woodworking tools including the tape measure, saw, hammer, square and drill.  Students will be taught to use these tools and create take-home projects.  We will start small and end with an awesome cedar bird house.  Shop safety will be emphasized and safety glasses worn at all times.  Space is limited. Fee: $200

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. No Fee

Wednesday (3:30- 4:30 p.m.)

Dates: 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23

 

Multi-Sports with PPA (Grades NTK)

Our coaches strive to provide the ultimate experiences for young children through sports. Our professional coaches create an environment where kids feel comfortable yet are challenged to advance his/her own skill set. Our vision is for kids to learn and develop team oriented values such as hard work, teamwork, and respect for others. We are coaches who love what we do and respect/understand the privilege of teaching youth. Fee: $235

FUN Science with Mrs. Elkassem. (Grades T-3)

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. Fee: $270

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 strategy, 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 the session, each student will have had the chance to participate in a mini-chess tournament. Fee: $150

Nails, Spa, and More with Mrs. Belote (Grades 1-5)

After working hard in school all day, are you tired, in need of a good spa to go to? Well no need to look any further Nails, Spa and More Club is just the place for you. Come and learn the art of designing your own nails. In this club we will create nail designs on your hands and feet. We will also design flip-flops, spa soaps and so much more. Come and set back, relax, and design! Fee: $168

Tool Time with Mr. Schuessler (Advanced) (Grades 2-3)

Open to students who have previously participated in the Tool Time program.  Mr. and Mrs. Schuessler will continue to encourage woodworking skill development.  A new set of challenging projects are being planned.  A new mini- lathe has been purchased for the shop and each student will have a chance to “turn wood”!  It’s a very exciting opportunity. Fee: $200

Cooking with Ms. Lucy (Grades 3-5)

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!! Fee: $230

 

Thursday (3:30-4:30)

Dates: 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

 

Thingys and Doodads with Mrs. Davies (NTK)

Calling all mini makers! Get ready to take things apart and put things together! Children will explore everyday gadgets by unscrewing, unraveling, and undoing. They will also make new things out of ordinary objects. Inspired by their curiosity and imagination, students will have the opportunity to assemble, disassemble, and create! Fee: $280

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. Fee: $200 

Cooking Club with Ms. Lucy (Grades K-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!! Fee: $230 

Spanish with Señora Luna (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. No Fee

Arts and Planning with Mrs. Miller (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. No Fee

Sports Club with P.E. Staff (Grades 3-4)

If you enjoy playing games, sports, and tournaments than look no further. In Sports club you will be participating in all these fun activities. No Fee

 

 Friday (2:30-3:30)

Dates: 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18

 

FUNdamental Soccer with Mr. Elkassem and Ms. Lennon (NTK- Grade 8)

Come and hang out on Fridays with some of WES’ favorite coaches. Fun will be had while learning some of the fundamental skills like dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting, and defense. Students will be participating in fun games, and learning about teamwork, sportsmanship and perseverance along the way. Come and join in all the fun! Fee: $220 **No class on 4/20 and 4/27. Final class of the session will be on 6/1**

Football with OTA (Grades K-5)

Huddle Up and get ready for Flag Football to become an instant classic. Kids are lining up to score touchdowns and get a taste of the most popular game in the country! Players will get a chance to be running backs, wide receivers, defensive ends, and corner backs. Learn to pass, catch, run routes and punt like the pros! We'll practice these skills while playing Button Hook, Down & Out, Pitch & Run and First & Ten. Scrimmages and Red Zone Challenges will test your skills, promote teamwork and encourage sportsmanship. ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FLAG FOOTBALL!? Sign up today and score a touchdown with OTA! Fee: $130 **There will be class on 6/1**

Tru2Form Basketball (Grades 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. Come join us for an action-packed basketball program that will help build skill and confidence! Fee: $160

Mrs. Elkassem's Beading for Fun Club (Grades K-8)

Students will be learning basic beading techniques and elements of jewelry design.  Students will create beautiful necklaces, bracelets, and earings while expressing their creativity and style. Fee: $250

Street Hockey with Coach Seth (Grades 1-5)

Come join in for WES after-school floor hockey. This beginners class to floor hockey combines skills training, team games and most importantly, active play!  Be sure to eat plenty of carbs before practice as the games are back and forth with a lot of running.  We will teach the students how to pass and shoot like the pros - kids are encouraged to bring hockey jerseys for each class. Fee: $220 

Digital Art Club with Mr. Pizzaro (Grades 4-8)

Digital Art is a club designed to introduce students to the area of art referred to as graphic design or digital art, and also video editing. Software such as Adobe Photoshop, Pencil, Paint, and I Movie will be used to enhance studio skills in the area of design. Kids will also use digital cameras, scanners, and printers. Students are encouraged to refine and revise their work if necessary and reflect on their process. The members of this club will be given the tools to use their creativity in a digital environment. Fee: $200 **No class on 5/4 and 5/11**

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