Afterschool Programs

Spring 2018 Offerings

 

Classes run from Monday, February 26 To Thursday, June 7, 2018

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 Club 2.0 (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: Laura Herzog. Open to students K-5th.

 

Game Zone (C): Game Zone provides an opportunity for students to master their skills, strategies, and flexibility by exploring new games with peers. Friends will learn and discover through interactive online games on the computer and Smartboard, strategy and board games, and building with manipulatives. The Game Zone will provide students with the ability to work together with peers to problem solve, collaborate, develop turn taking and role playing, and strategize through structured, teacher facilitated gaming. It is a great time for students to have fun, socialize, and unleash their inner gaming through friendly, noncompetitive play! Instructor: Morgan Hirschorn. Open to all students.

 

Drama Club (C): Young actors! Step into the spotlight at The Aaron’s School Drama Club! Led and directed by Leore Riven, our Drama Club is dedicated to bringing the joy and power of Drama to students by providing high quality dramatic programming. It pledges to offer participants the chance to experience the excitement and rewards of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, confidence and the ability to work with others. We will play a lot of theater games, role-playing exercises, and scene work. Instructor: Leore Riven. Open to students in 4th-7th grade.

 

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/Daniella Palumbo. Open to students 4th-7th.

 

TUESDAY:

 

3-D Art Club 2.0 (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! 2.0 (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 grades 2nd – 7th and can be modified to meet the needs of all abilities.

 

Homework Help 2.0 (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: Kristen Nappy. 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.

 

Glee Club (C): Do you like to sing? Do you love music and just can’t get enough of it?! 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. We will finish up with a performance or a recording of our best songs! Instructor: Elise Jablow. Open to students of all ages who love music!

 

WEDNESDAY:

 

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.

 

THURSDAY:

 

Newspaper Club 2.0 (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.

 

Dance Club (C): So you think you can dance?! Dance club is a perfect place to perfect those dance moves. This class emphasizes the creative art of dance incorporating ballet, jazz and rhythmical movement while providing an exciting new learning environment. Ballet includes barre work, across the floor and center activities. Jazz and other rhythmical movements includes introductory skills, stretching, and technique with energetic, upbeat and fun music. Come join in on the fun! Instructor: Gabby Leigh. Open to students K-4.

 

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!

 

Adventure Club (C): Come join the new Adventure Club, where each week students participate in a fun activity! Activities are choreographed by Ms. LaPierre, which include a building competition, crafting, mad science experiments, obstacle course challenge and much more. All students are welcome to join, we hope to see you in the Adventure Club! Instructor: Noelle LaPierre. Open to all students.

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 Tara Goldberg, tgoldberg@aaronschool.org

Download the Spring 2018 Afterschool Registration Form