Afterschool Programs

Spring 2017 Offerings

 

Classes run from MONDAY, FEBRUARY 27 to FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2017

 

Classes will be formed based on completed registration forms and submission of full payment. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

Afterschool Policies:

 

Payment: Payment is due with the afterschool registration form. Students will not be considered to be registered for a given afterschool class until payment is received. Enrolled students will receive a confirmation of enrollment prior to the first Afterschool class. Tuition is based on the number of classes per semester.

 

Refund: If a student withdraws from an afterschool class after the first session, a 75% refund will be issued. If the student withdraws from an afterschool class after the second session, a 50% refund will be issued. Following the third session, no refunds will be issued.

 

Minimum enrollment: Each afterschool class must have a minimum of 3 students enrolled by September 13th. If the minimum enrollment is not met, the class will be cancelled, and tuition will be refunded.

 

Pick up: Students must be picked up promptly at the conclusion of each weekly class. Frequent late pickups may lead to dismissal from the Afterschool program.

 

Clubs (C) end at 3:30 and Sports (S) end at 3:45.

 

Please make sure to change your dismissal form to reflect your child’s schedule.

If you have any questions, please contact Beth Fried, bfried@aaronschool.org or (212) 867-9594 x-4102.

 

 

Program Descriptions

 

Monday:

 

Throwback Sports (S):

This program is run by Mike Cohen, head coach of Throwback Sports. He teaches this program at other schools and privately on the weekends. Students are exposed to a wide variety of sports in a non-competitive, fun class. Team play, sportsmanship, and active participation are developed through a variety of games and skill practice activities. Please contact Mike at 917-822-0116 to discuss any specifics pertaining to the class. Open to students K-3rd.

 

Lego (C):

LEGO Master Builders Club: Are you able to create amazing things out of Legos? Come explore the limitless possibilities of building with bricks! Builders will work in teams and individually to improve their creativity, while problem solving, organizing, and socializing. Lego Club will provide hands-on tools to develop critical thinking and fine motor skills in a fun environment. We will be creating something new each and every week. Students will even have the opportunity to design their own minifigure! Come join the likes of Emmett, Vitruvius, and Wyldstle, by becoming a Lego Master Builder! Who knows? You might even be the next special! Instructor: Samantha Scarinci. Open to students K-5th.

 

Music Club (C):

Do you like to sing, play instruments and make up your own songs? Then this is the club for you! We will learn to sing our favorite songs and pick up some tips for good singing along the way. In addition, we will explore all the instruments in the music room, learning about how they work and how to play them. We will work together to create our very own band that composes original songs! Instructor: Elise Jablow. Open to students in 2nd grade and up who love music!

 

 

Tuesday:

 

Arts & Crafts (C):

Welcome to the arts and crafts afterschool club. Not only will be doing arts and crafts but incorporating jewelry making as well. We will have the pleasure of making some really interesting, creative, and playful projects. In addition to drawing and painting, students will have the ability to design fun things using all different kinds of beads. Students will have a blast! Come join the fun! Instructor: Tara Goldberg. Open to students of all ages.

 

Music Video (C):

Join me this fall for a magic MTV-inspired foray into rock music, dancing, and everything that is awesome!!! We will remix, remake and reimagine music videos from some of today’s biggest stars and crown a few new celebrities in the making! This club is for anyone who likes to act, dance, perform, draw, paint, animate and have fun! Instructor: Dana Helwick. Open to students 2nd -7th .

 

Sports Club (S):

Students will now be given the opportunity to enhance their athletic abilities in a variety of sports. Each week there is a sport that is played in more depth than what is offered during the PE classes. Sports will include basketball, baseball, football, soccer, and hockey. Along with learning the skills, there will be an emphasis on the strength and conditioning necessary to excel at each sport (i.e. sprinting and pushups for basketball). Fall Instructor: Coach Mike. Open to students in grades 3rd-7th.

 

Wii love to play! (C):

In this class we will explore a variety of games through the use of the Wii interactive gaming system! Bring your sneakers and get ready for Mario Kart, Just Dance, Wii bowling, soccer, boxing, tennis and golf. While having tons of fun and showing off their skills, students will improve their hand eye coordination and fitness. Come join us and show off your moves! Instructor: Amy Sadowski. Open to students grades 2nd – 7th and can be modified to meet the needs of all abilities.

 

 

Wednesday:

 

Kicking The Spectrum (S):

Martial arts helps students to improve their physical, cognitive and emotional well-being by increasing their social abilities and helping them expand beyond their imaginations. This innovative program incorporates fitness and wellness into the fundamentals of Japanese Shotokan Karate. Classes begin with a respectful bow and then follow a consistent routine including stretching, calisthenics, punching, kicking and team-building exercises. The class goals are to increase student awareness, self-esteem and confidence. Additional benefits include improved attention, self control, discipline and coordination. Classes are taught by a black belt martial artist and a behavioral therapist. Instructor: David Rosenberg. Open to students 3rd -7th.

 

 

Thursday:

 

Basketball & More Club (S):

Sports and games such as soccer, baseball, capture the flag and gaga will be played at the Vanderbilt YMCA on 47th Street. The club runs from 2:45-3:45 and will work on skills for all different sports, such as dribbling, passing, shooting, offense, and defense, but also playing games that have practiced throughout the year in PE. Instructors: Chris Nuess/Rachel Morris. Open to students 5th-7th .

 

Newspaper (C):

Calling all writers, comic strip illustrators, and news correspondents! Bring your talent to the Newspaper Club, where students will create an Aaron School newspaper based on the different specialties, interests, and talents of the club members. From creating hilarious comic strips, to interviewing teachers or other students, the Newspaper club will report all things Aaron School. Our purpose will be to entertain our audience, and uncover different information related to our school. We hope to see you there! Instructor: Alie Russo. Open to students from 2nd-7th grade.

 

Disney/Pixar Club (C):

Calling all Disney fans! Do you love Disney and Pixar movies? Then this is the club for you! Dive into the magical world created by Walt Disney with your classmates in the Disney/Pixar Club! Students will engage in a variety of activities each week centered on all things Disney and Pixar. Based on the interests of the club members, students will watch clips of Disney and Pixar movies, test their knowledge with a variety of trivia games and activities, learn to draw their favorite Disney characters, listen to Disney songs, and so much more! Instructor: Kristen Nappy. Open to students of all ages.

 

Online Gaming & Coding (C):

In this class, learn and experiment with online programming to create basic animations, characters, and scenes which we will use during our game playing. Play online games such as Minecraft and learn how to code using various websites. Take your gaming to the next creative level. Instructor: Michael O’Malley. Open to students 3 rd -7th.

 

Download our Spring 2017 Afterschool registration form.