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Afterschool Programs

Spring 2020 Offerings


Monday, February 24th To Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Program Descriptions





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.


Coding & Tech Time! (C) Technology is changing the world as we know it. It affects how we communicate with others, how we travel from one place to another, and how we get access to items and information. Technology is the way of the future, so come be a part of the revolution! Through fun, interactive, high-tech activities you will develop computer programming skills, including coding. Coding is something that anyone can do! Studies show that children are able to understand programming concepts before they can even recognize and written words! In this after-school program, you will use technology games and activities that challenge your mind. You will also have the opportunity to use your creativity and imagination to create exciting tech and art projects. Open to 1st, 2nd and 3rd Graders, led by Ms. Avraham.


Puzzle Club (C): Do you enjoy puzzles? Then this is the club for you! Come join as we will work together solving different kinds of puzzles! Be ready for a challenge! Open to all students. Instructor: Tori Handler.


3-D Art Club (C): Invent a new world through art! Students will utilize a wide range of materials and advanced art techniques to create three-dimensional masterpieces that go beyond what is made in a traditional art class. Come ready to create! Instructor: Jenna Wainstock. Open to students 2nd -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: Nicole Rooney. Open to students and can be modified to meet the needs of all abilities.


Homework Help (C): Need extra assistance in completing homework? A quiet space to get your work done? The answer is here! Join us in the fall for our ‘Homework Help’ after school program! In this session, students will have the opportunity to receive one on one support for Reading, Math, and Homeroom homework. Additionally, it will provide

students with a quiet, structured environment to get their work done after school! Instructor: Leore Riven. Open to all students!


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.


Board Games Club (C): Do you enjoy playing board games? If so, then this is the club for you! Join us every week to play your favorites games like Guess Who? Sorry! Candy Land, card games and more! While having tons of fun, players will be socializing, working together and practicing good sportsmanship. Students will improve their turn taking and strategy skills, all while playing their favorite games! Are you ready to play? Instructor: Brittany Arshansky. Open to students from 2nd – 7th grade.


Lego Club (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. 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: Morgan Hirschorn. Open to students K-5th.





Super Soccer Stars (S): At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula use positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun! Fall Instructor: Coach Najja. Open to students in grades K-3rd.





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: Kelly Shaw. Open to students from 2nd-7th grade.


Super Tennis Stars (S): Do you love to play tennis? Super Stars Tennis provides a sports enhancement program for children of all ages! Not only do we focus on the fundamentals of tennis teaching, but also on building life skills, education and good balanced exercise. Come and play! Instructor: Justin Hogh. Open to all students who love tennis!


Pokémon Club (C): Calling all Pokémon fans! If you “gotta catch ’em all” then this club is for you! In this club we will not only discuss all things Pokémon, but we will create our own Pokémon and make our own playing cards, play Pokémon tag, watch the original Pokémon series and SO MUCH MORE! Who knows? We might even battle with… team rocket! So, grab your Pokédex and your favorite Pokémon partner, or come and find a new one, as we explore the world of Pokémon together! Instructor: Kelly Walcott. Open to all students who love Pokémon!


Basketball (S): The Aaron School basketball club will practice 1x/week at the Vanderbilt YMCA on 47th Street. The team will receive a uniform for participation in basketball games against other local schools. Practice runs from 2:45-3:45 and will work on basketball skills, such as dribbling, passing, shooting, offense, and defense. Sportsmanship and teamwork will also be key components taught during this fun intramural program. Instructors: Katie Roche and Karina Varela. Open to students 4th-7th.

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. 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.




If you have any questions, please contact Tara Goldberg, tgoldberg@aaronschool.org.