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Afterschool Enrichment Program Courses

Important: Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Enrollment is complete and your place reserved when your online enrollment form and payment (check only) have both been received.

Classes are cancelled two weeks prior to start date if minimum class size has not been met. Please enroll at least two weeks in advance to help ensure your class is not cancelled.

Unless otherwise indicated, classes are offered from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. 

Afterschool Sports

Grades 3 and 4  |  FREE  |  All Year

This unsurpassed sports program offers soccer, flag football, lacrosse/field hockey, volleyball, tumbling, dance, hockey, basketball, racket sports, track and field and softball, and fitness. Though primarily a recreational program, some inter-school competition is offered.

No registration necessary. Just come and enjoy.

 

Ceramics

Grades 1 and 2  |  $215  |  Oct. 29 - Dec. 10 (6 weeks)

4 minimum / 10 maximum

This class will give students the opportunity to expand what they know about clay using a variety of hand-building techniques. Children love working in clay, and this is a great way for them to create both guided and choice projects beyond what is taught during the school day.

Enroll Online

 

Sculpture

Grades 3 through 5  |  $215  |  Sept. 10 - Oct. 22 (6 weeks)

4 minimum / 10 maximum

Explore 3-dimensional art with Mrs. Spangler using a variety of materials. Children will have a blast creating, building and finishing a wide array of projects.

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Mr. Valdez's Math Enrichment

Grades 4 and 5  |  $430  |  Sept. 10 - Dec. 17 (13 weeks)

5 minimum / 12 maximum

Students develop mathematical skills, gain confidence in their mathematical ability, increase their enjoyment of mathematics, and improve their ability to work with others. We will explore alternative ways to understand and solve concepts using many different computation techniques.  Every week students will be assessed and will continue to work on these concepts until they are mastered. Students will also work on more challenging concepts every week using problem-solving techniques in peer groups and play fun math games using the concepts. Students will cover topics such as problems with multi-step order of operations, multiplying and dividing mixed numbers, area, perimeter, volume, angles, coordinate planes, real-world word problems, and multi-step algebra problems.

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Yoga

Grades JK through 3  |  $105
Session 1: Sept. 10 - Oct. 22 (6 weeks)
Session 2: Nov. 12 - Dec. 17 (6 weeks)

8 minimum / 12 maximum

Little Heart Yoga focuses on building strength, balance, flexibility, body awareness, and mindfulness. While teaching the fundamentals of a traditional yoga practice, this course will include games, activities and music. Your child will need a yoga mat or a beach towel and should wear comfortable clothing.

Lauren Hendricks, creator of Little Heart Yoga, has been a classroom teacher for sixteen years and holds a Master’s degree in Education.  Lauren has two levels of children’s yoga certification, 300 hours in each — Karma Kids, NYC and Child Light Yoga, Dover, New Hampshire. Lauren combines her love of teaching with her passion for fitness and is excited to share Little Heart Yoga with your child. For more information, please contact Lauren at (314) 420-1846.

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Art Factory

Grades SK through 2  |  $120  |  Sept. 4 - Oct. 16 (7 weeks)

8 minimum / 10 maximum

This class is for artsy-craftsy kids who love to express themselves with one-of-a-kind masterpieces like canvas art, bead making and watercolors. Your child will find their inner artist and keep their creativity sharp this school year as we design many mementos to be treasured.

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Golf

Grades SK through 4  |  $110
Session 1: Sept. 4 - 25 (4 weeks)
Session 2: Oct. 23 - Nov. 13 (4 weeks)

6 minimum / 15 maximum

St. Louis Golf Lessons uses world renowned SNAG Golf and U.S. Kids Golf equipment and coaching programs, along with LPGA research based instruction protocols. Instructors are U. S Kids Certified, Positive Coaching Alliance Certified and Protecting God's Children Certified. These 4 week classes will enhance the skills of experienced golfers while teaching the basics of full swing and short game to brand new players.

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Mrs. Duvall's Science Lab

Session 1  |  Grades 2 through 4  |  $215  |  Sept. 4 - Oct. 9 (6 weeks)
Session 2  |  Grades 1 and 2  |  $215  |  Oct. 23 - Dec. 4 (6 weeks)

4 minimum / 10 maximum

Explore project-based hands-on learning with Miss Duvall! Students will work on fun challenges, experiments, as well as design and build structures. Continue the science fun with STEAM projects each class! 

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Animation Studio

Grades 2 through 5  |  $150  |  Oct. 24 - Dec. 19 (7 weeks)

8 minimum / 12 maximum

Create amazing movies with stop motion animation using LEGO bricks. Children will work in teams to produce their very own movie complete with dialogue and sound effects. Movies are uploaded to a secure site for family and friends to see how cool they are!

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Beginners Chess

Grades JK through 1  |  $150  |  Sept. 5 - Dec. 19 (14 weeks)

6 minimum / 12 maximum

Join Checkmate St. Louis as we introduce beginning chess players to the “royal game.” Specifically for students in grades JK through 1, this class introduces young students to the rules of the game and basic strategies in a comfortable environment of beginners. This is a perfect head start in learning chess and is designed to compliment the more advanced Thursday Chess Club. Students also have the option of joining the advanced class when they feel comfortable with a basic understanding of chess. 

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KinderBots Snapology

Grades JK through 1  |  $150  |  Sept. 5 - Oct. 17 (7 weeks)

8 minimum / 12 maximum

Children will begin to explore the world of robotics as they build simple models that teach the fundamentals of robotic design. Whether learning about sensors when building drills and magic wands or discovering ways that gears and pulleys create movement while building helicopters and robotics dogs, your child is sure to have a great time. 

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Newspaper Club

Grades 3 through 6  |  $110  |  Sept. 5 - Oct. 17 (7 weeks)

8 minimum / 12 maximum

Ladies and Gentlemen! Get it hot off the press! The first edition of the school newspaper needs your help. Students will enjoy this exciting class as they create authentic newspaper stories. Transformed into reporters and editors, the students will be able to publish their own school newspaper.

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Rossman Singers

Grades 4 through 6  |  FREE  |  Sept. 12 - Dec. 12 (12 weeks)

8 minimum / no maximum

Rossman Singers is offered for free by Rossman’s own music teacher. Students learn music of different genres and styles while gaining confidence as performers.

Enroll through Mrs. Dorner

Chess

Grades 2 through 6  |  $130  |  Sept. 6 - Dec. 20 (12 weeks)

6 minimum / 30 maximum

Chess teacher Joseph Garnier guides a journey into a world of tactics and strategy. Each student is placed in a group according to his/her level for tailored instruction. Players practice tactics and strategy while improving their critical thinking skills. During the final three weeks of class, students compete in a tournament and have the opportunity to win prizes.

Along with 14 years of chess teaching experience, Joseph is an expert rated player with the United States Chess Federation. He was also the 2005 Missouri Scholastic Champion and is one of St. Louis' strongest blitz chess players.

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Seuss on the Loose

Grades JK through 2  |  $115  |  Oct. 18 - Dec. 20 (6 weeks)

8 minimum / 12 maximum

Children explore the ‘wiggled roads’ and ‘weird wildish space’ of Dr. Seuss in this class all about possibilities. Each class students will engage in creative movement and pretend play as they inhabit fantastical characters like the Cat in the Hat and Horton the Elephant.

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Tennis

Grades JK through 1  |  $285  |  Sept. 6 - Dec. 6 (11 weeks)

9 minimum / 14 maximum

Tiny Tots Tennis is an introduction to tennis for young children. By using smaller rackets, softer balls, adjustable nets, and smaller courts, students will learn to play tennis within weeks using the proper technique for the remainder of their tennis education. This class, while informative, is upbeat and encourages the children to have lots of fun in a safe, learning environment. 

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Afterschool Sports

Grades 5 and 6  |  FREE  |  All Year

This unsurpassed sports program offers soccer, flag football, lacrosse/field hockey, volleyball, tumbling, dance, hockey, basketball, racket sports, track and field and softball, and fitness. Though primarily a recreational program, some inter-school competition is offered.

No registration necessary. Just come and enjoy.

IMACS

Grades: SK through 5  |  Sept. 11 - Dec 18 (14 weeks)  |  Day TBD

6 minimum / 10 maximum

IMACS Mathematics Enrichment classes develop mathematical and logical reasoning using logic puzzles, deductive games, mathematical problem solving and other interesting mathematical activities.  

Students acquire a well-grounded self-confidence and show significant improvement in thinking and reasoning and in the ability to tackle non-routine problems. IMACS is not intended to replace the Rossman math curriculum; rather, it is an enrichment program for students with an intense interest in mathematics.

IMACS Mathematics Enrichment classes are not grouped by grade level, but by intuitive ability. Four levels of classes are offered: Primary, Elementary, Mathematics and Full Enrichment. Assessments by IMACS teachers will determine the appropriate class and day for your child.

If you would like to attend a demonstration class September 4, contact Doug Hunt at (314) 569-4184 or visit www.imacs.org.

Enroll through IMACS. Call (314) 569-4184.

 

Lessons Unlimited

Grades: JK through 6

Date/Time TBD

Founded in 2001, Lessons Unlimited is a group of dedicated music teachers who care about student education by fostering music appreciation. L.U. instructors are members of both the National Music Teachers Association and the Missouri Music Teachers Association and have an average of over 15 years of teaching experience.

L.U. offers music lessons at any level, introductory to advanced, to students and their family members. The lessons are arranged on an individual or group basis for both children and adults and are scheduled during afterschool hours and on Saturdays. L.U. offers lessons for a variety of instruments — piano, violin, guitar, percussion, clarinet, flute, saxophone and many more. They can also accommodate specific instrument requests. Lessons can be given for groups — band, string, wind ensembles and more. Students will be given opportunities to perform during Lessons Unlimited recitals and school events.

For more information visit www.lessonsunlimited.org.

Enroll through Lessons Unlimited. Contact Sophia Freedman at (314) 640-7581.

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