After School Program

Spring 2018 Overview

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Spring Registration
Is Now Closed

Lottery Registration will open on Monday, February 12, 2018 and close on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. General registration for all other classes will begin on Monday, February 26, 2018 and close on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Families will be able to register for all classes during this time, including any lottery classes that were not filled through the lottery registration process. However, please remember that general registration classes are filled on a first-come, first served basis.

A completed registration concludes with your clicking the green REGISTER button on the last page, and receiving an emailed receipt to the email address associated with your school account. (Please check your junk mailbox, if you do not see a receipt in your Inbox.) Parents, please remember that you must complete this online process for each boy you wish to register for the After School program. Parents and students should take some time to read over class descriptions and check their sons’ calendars before registration opens and they make their selections. Parents will be given a two-week grace period in February-March to drop or switch classes. Families who drop classes after this grace period will be charged 100% charge after the second week, which will be March 12, 2018.

Families may switch to another class at any time with the After School Director’s permission, if space is available, and a class isn’t compromised. However, there is a switch fee of $35 per switch. Boys who register for a class taught by an outside vendor may not be able to switch or drop a class after the second week of classes. Any late registration after Wednesday, March 14, 2018 will include a $75 late fee. Please note there is a 15-minute grace period for pick-ups; beyond that there is a charge of $1 per minute.

If you have any questions regarding Saint David’s After School program or the registration process, please contact the Director of After School, Irene Byun, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or (212) 369-0058 x456. Please click on this link to download and print the After School Spring 2018 term dates and class list.

Spring 2018 After School Classes

Classes marked with an asterisk are lottery classes.

  • Grades K to O

    Magic Forest is an imaginative play based class where students are guided through different activities, and eventually create their very own script about "The Magic Forest". It's devised theater for the very young. It's a lot of fun!

    This class will take place in Room 16 from 2:30-3:15.

    http://www.broadwayboundkids.net

    Lottery Class

    Calling all Chefs! Can you turn cauliflower into a delicious pizza crust? Or transform a peach into a sweet popsicle treat? Join us as we explore all the plants you like to eat and learn new ways to spice them up. Discover the fun differences between a fruit and vegetable and test your green thumb abilities as we grow a mini-garden in our kitchen this semester. We will cook and eat our way through a menu of sweet and savory recipes like Carrot Noodle Nests, Peach Pie Pops, and Baked Green Bean Fries! Come hungry and ready to sprout some seeds!

    This class will take place in the small dining room from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 2

    Game Theory!

    Do you love to play board games with friends? Join us on Monday afternoons and have fun playing a curated selection of competitive and cooperative board games that promote spatial thinking, logical reasoning, problem solving and numeracy. The game list will include (among others) Quirkle cubes, Code names, Spy Alley, Sequence, and Forbidden Island.
     

    This will take place from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 2 to 3

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP Juniors is specifically for grades two and three, and is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 51 from 4:30-5:30.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 3 to 4

    Are you ready for some FOOTBALL!? We are offering Flag Football to the third graders for the first time!  The great sport of flag football, that is. In this course, boys learn the rules of football and practice passing, throwing, and running plays. No contact or equipment is allowed, but having lots of fun and good sportsmanship are a must. Boys should bring play clothes and sneakers from home.

    The class will take place at Randall's Island or the 94th Street gym during inclement weather days from 4:30-5:30.

    Boys are dismissed from 89th Street at 5:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 4 to 6

    In after school Sports Conditioning, the boys will learn how to exercise for the various sports they play. Boys will build on their stamina and agility, as well as strengthen their bodies to perform. It is the perfect opportunity for boys who don't have time to work on their fitness and improve their overall well-being. 

    This will take place at the 94th Street Gym from 4:30-5:30.  Pick up will be at 94th street at 5:30.

    LeBron or KD? Harden or Westbrook? Kyrie or Steph? Is the man responsible for your favorite kicks still the GOAT? Final Four or NBA Finals? Join Coach Williams as we get to the bottom line of the latest and greatest in basketball. Like the ball, the replay doesn't lie; we'll break down film and decipher what makes the greatest players so great. If you're the kind of guy who hashtags #ballislife, then this is the place for you. If you want to deconstruct greatness, relive some of the greatest moments of basketball history, reflect on last night's top performance, and debate who will take down the Warriors this season, then join the discussion. Join us if you like to learn and engage in fruitful, friendly debates about your favorite basketball teams and players.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Pick up will be at 5:30pm at 89th street.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 26 from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 5 to 8

    ​Boys on the Canticle will write and publish the school newspaper under the direction of Ms. Davis and Mr. Dearie. Students will be able to pursue their passion to be a sports editor, copywriter, photographer, and more. The Canticle will be printed and distributed school-wide 2 to 3 times per year, including a graduation issue. Boys will be expected to do some writing outside of class and submit articles by deadlines established by the teachers and student editors.  

    Boys in Grades 7 & 8 are given priority.  Registration is required every trimester.

    This class will take place in Room 25 from 4:30-5:30.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 7 to 8

    The Directed Study Program- Math is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP- Math is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce math skills, homework skills, and study habits. Boys in DSP- Math are expected to do independent work with math assistance from the instructor. Classes are organized in sections based upon grade levels.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

  • Grades K to O

    Students in this unique, high-energy class learn a combination of jazz, hip-hop, and musical theater dance. In addition to learning dance technique, increasing coordination and self-esteem, students learn choreography to their favorite songs. This class is a great way for students to get moving and have fun after school!

    This will take place in Room 14 from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery Class

    Art-n-Orbit is a unique art and science program that focuses on children's creative spirit while they learn the fundamentals of art and science. Every class is an adventure. We pretend to be paleontologists and dig for fossils. We make our own exploding volcanoes. We become architects and build a super city. We go on treasure hunts and build light-up spaceships. Every class is a hands-on, engaging and educational adventure for boys and girls alike. Best of all, each week the children will leave class with their own tailor-made projects to show family and friends. These projects will be a true source of accomplishment and joy. Many projects are created from fun recycled materials.

    This class will take place in the small dining room from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    SDS Tennis is an exciting class for our boys in Grades 1-3.  Participants learn proper technique and form using the revolutionary format developed by the United States Tennis Association designed to introduce kids to tennis. Using shorter courts and specialized equipment tailored to the age and size of the boys, Coach Julie Orkis (who has been with us for several years now) will provide boys with high-quality instruction in a safe and friendly environment.  Boys must have an extra pair of tennis shoes on hand.  They may also bring their own tennis racquet, but all necessary equipment will be provided.

    This class will take place at the 94th Street Gym from 4:30-5:30 aand will pick up will be at 5:30pm at 94th street.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    Does your son love to think about math? Our math sessions will allow motivated students to explore concepts and activities that are outside of the school curriculum. Our goal is to encourage a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics and to develop students' reasoning and creative thinking abilities through problem solving, hands-on activities, and games. This is for all students who can work independently, take risks, and be comfortable not always knowing the answer but who can stick to the challenge and try to work it out.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 1 to 3

    Art-n-Orbit is a unique art and science program that focuses on children's creative spirit while they learn the fundamentals of art and science. We explore the Universe, create spinning robots that zoom across the floor, conduct fun science experiments and much more.  Every class is a hands-on, engaging and educational adventure for boys and girls alike. Best of all, each week the children will leave class with their own tailor-made projects to show family and friends. These projects will be a true source of accomplishment and joy.  New projects are featured each semester so that the children can continue the learning experience.

    This class will take place in the small dining room from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 3 to 5

    Action Scratch – Coding through Java for Kids
    Scratch uses a graphic programming language developed at MIT. This class creates a beginner foundation in programming which can be used in other advanced programming languages.  In Action Scratch, young students will learn fundamental programming concepts by creating different games for Scratch to play. Kids will program Scratch to play basketball, dodge arrows, and even make Scratch clones!
     
    No previous programming skills are required, but students should be comfortable using a computer and managing files.  This class takes place from 4:30-5:30 in Rm 61A.
     

    Grades 4 to 6

    Does your son love to think about math? Our math sessions will allow motivated students to explore concepts and activities that are outside of the school curriculum. Our goal is to encourage a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics and to develop students' reasoning and creative thinking abilities through problem solving, hands-on activities, and games. This is for all students who can work independently, take risks, and be comfortable not always knowing the answer but who can stick to the challenge and try to work it out.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 5 to 6

    Are you ready for some FOOTBALL!?  The great sport of flag football, that is. In this course, boys learn the rules of football and practice passing, throwing, and running plays. No contact or equipment is allowed, but having lots of fun and good sportsmanship are a must. Boys should bring play clothes and sneakers from home. 

    The class will take place at Randall's Island or the 94th Street gym during inclement weather days from 4:30-5:30.

    Boys are dismissed from 89th Street at 5:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 54 from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 6 to 8

    You will discover that you need to think deeply and speak well in order to win an argument. In this class, we will use theater games, research activities, and mock trials to learn how to debate. Develop skills to listen; be a team member; respect diversity; and resolve conflict well. Prepare to use your writing, passion, and eloquence in addressing ethical and relevant issues. 

    (Priority will be given to 7th & 8th graders)

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30 in Rm 26.

    Grades 7 to 8

    Does your son love to think about math? Our math sessions will allow motivated students to explore concepts and activities that are outside of the school curriculum. Our goal is to encourage a sense of discovery and excitement about mathematics and to develop students' reasoning and creative thinking abilities through problem solving, hands-on activities, and games. This is for all students who can work independently, take risks, and be comfortable not always knowing the answer but who can stick to the challenge and try to work it out.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

  • Grades K to O

    Step into the shoes of a detective and uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. You will probe the science of tracking as you stamp out scenarios and uncover codes in this session. Some of the weekly topics in this session include : Crime Lab, Cracking the Case, The Science of Security, Agent Undercover, Sleuths on the Scene, Funky Forensics, Spy Academy, Junior Detectives, Discover Detection and Whodunit?

    This class will take place in the small dining room from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery Class

    Grades K to O

    Since 1995, Dribbl has been teaching kids of all ages the fundamentals of sports in a fun and safe environment. They like to focus on things like teamwork and sportsmanship rather than points and trophies. Dribbl will be hosting our REC (recreational) club, which will consist of a number of awesome sports main events that the boys are used to from their regular school day schedule. Games like dodgeball, kickball and mission impossible will keep the boys moving and send them home tired!

    This will take place in Hyman Hall from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery Class

    K-1 Swimming (4-5pm), pick up at 5:15 at 89th street

    K-1 CSH Swimming, is at Convent of the Sacred Heart from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. Kindergarten and Omega boys who are signing up for this class must be enrolled in a class from 2:30-3:15. If you are already registered for another class at 2:30-3:15, please contact Irene Byun, Director of After School, via e-mail (ibyun@saintdavids.org).   First graders do not need to be enrolled in a prior class, as they will come down to gathering time upon dismissal at 3:30.  All boys will take a bus at 3:45 pm to 406 East 91st Street and the same bus will return the boys to Saint David's at 89th Street by 5:15 pm.

    Convent of the Sacred Heart

    Pool Rentals/Rules
In Compliance with Sacred Heart and the New York City Board of Health:

    Swimming is prohibited unless a lifeguard is on duty.
    No person having contagious diseases or infectious conditions such as sores or inflamed 
eyes, a cold, nasal or ear discharge, cuts, boils, or evident skin or body infection shall 
enter the pool.
    Urinating, expectorating, or blowing the nose, or allowing human waste in the pool is 
prohibited.
    Prolonged or repeated breath holding can be deadly. No intentional hyperventilation or 
underwater competitive breath-holding.
    All swimmers must shower with soap and remove all make-up and bandages before 
entering the pool.
    Food, beverages, gum, and glass items are not permitted in the locker room or pool area.
    No alcohol, tobacco or other drug use is allowed.
    All bathers must wear a swimsuit. Anyone with hair past their chin must also wear a 
swim cap.
    No jewelry, gym shorts, leotards, or cut-offs may be worn in the pool.
    Street shoes are not permitted on the pool deck; only deck shoes are allowed.
    Parents are not permitted on the pool deck unless they are swimming with their child.
    Children not toilet trained or under age 4 must wear a swim diaper or rubber pants at all 
times while in the water.
    Running, pushing, and rough play are not permitted.
    No pets are allowed in the locker room or pool area.
    Diving is only permitted from the starting blocks with supervision of a coach and 
lifeguard.
    Adhere to the lap swim etiquette and diving rules posted separately.
    During an electrical storm, the swimming pool will be cleared and everyone should leave 
the pool deck.

    18.All activities are controlled by the Lifeguards. Please follow their instructions.

    Pool is located at 406 E 91st Street in Manhattan. 

    Information Coming soon.

    Grades 1 to 2

    Coach Williams, Saint David's resident basketball expert, will work with our young boys on the fundamentals of the game: from dribbling, to passing, to shooting, to playing sound defense.  All the while, boys in this class will be learning new and creative ways to play the game of basketball. Throughout the session boys will participate in drills, competitive games, and scrimmages to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence.  Most importantly, the boys will have FUN!

    This class will take place at the 94th Street Gym.  Boys are dismissed from the 94th Street Gym at 5:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 2 to 3

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP Juniors is specifically for grades two and three, and is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 51 from 4:30-5:30.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 3 to 4

    Boys in this class will practice fundamental skills of shooting, passing, trapping, and dribbling. In addition, they will learn offensive and defensive skills while playing games ;round-robin, three-team tournament settings. This is a fun-filled class, with soccer, music and great comaraderie.  Boys are bussed to the 94th Street gym for class. Boys should bring a change of clothes, shin guards, and sneakers or indoor soccer shoes.  

    Boys are dismissed from the 94th Street Gym at 5:30pm, sharp.

    Grades 3 to 5

    Boys joining the cross country club will go for a run at Central Park to improve endurance and running technique. A coach will run with the boys to help encourage each boy to reach their potential. Proper warm ups and stretching will also be taught to develop good habits of keeping flexibility and being prepared for the workout. Practices will include varied types of relay races, speed workouts, longer runs and other running games.

    Pick up will be at 89th street at 5:30pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Pick up will be at 5:30pm at 89th street.

    Grades 5 to 8

    Join the Hot Stove discussions, and discover more about our national pastime than you ever thought possible.  Boys in the class banter over who are the best players in the game, best moments, and other baseball related topics.  This class will include baseball movies, newsreels, audio clips, prose, poetry, baseball cards, memorabilia, and hours of “hot stove” discussions.  The class includes participation in the vaunted Hot Stove Fantasy Baseball League.  Saint David’s boys and faculty, past and present, all flock to this class for fun, laughs, and "talking baseball."

    This class will take place in Room 25 from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 26 from 4:30-5:30.

  • Grades K to O

    Do you love Magic? Have you ever wanted to learn how it's done? This is your big chance! This spring, don't miss our All New Secret Magicians Club. Learn how magicians perform jaw-dropping tricks and keep their audiences guessing! Thrill them even more, when you learn street magic tricks that will baffle everyone. Learn important performance and story-telling skills, and then, share your new skills with friends and family, in a real magic show at your school! Keep all your tricks for even more fun at home!

    It’s Magical! Learn it! Perform it! Keep it!  This class will take place from 2:30-3:15 and take place in Room 12.

    Lottery Class

    Grades K to O

    Whether your son has played chess for a couple of years or is just starting out, he will enjoy the engaging challenge of a time-honored game. Through lessons, visual manipulations, and match play, boys will learn the moves of each of the pieces and new strategies to outwit their opponent.  With well-tested, school approved iPad apps (such as Dinosaur Chess), more advanced boys will also have a chance to test skills in a fun and constructive way.  The course will be taught by Chris William.  Mr. William plays chess professionally and has worked with boys from Saint David's for over 15 years. 

    This will take place in the Lower School Dining Room from 2:30-3:15.

    Lottery class

    Grades 1 to 2

    Boys in this class will practice fundamental skills of shooting, passing, trapping, and dribbling. In addition, they will learn offensive and defensive skills while playing games in round-robin, three-team tournament settings.  This is a fun-filled class, with soccer, music and great camaraderie.  Boys are bussed to the 94th Street gym for class.  Participants should bring play clothes and sneakers from home, stored in a bag and placed in the locker room storage hamper.

    This class will take place at the 94th Street Gym.  Boys are dismissed from the 94th St Gym at 5:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 3

    Boys at both the beginning and intermediate levels will have a combination of instructional lessons and playtime. Boys learn and review legal moves for each piece.  Boys also learn strategies, traps, and special moves they can use to outwit their opponents. Boys also get a chance to test their skills against school-approved iPad apps such as Dinosaur Chess. The instructor, Mr. William, plays chess professionally and works with students at several independent schools.  He has been working with Saint David's boys for over 15 years.

    This class will take place in Room 31 from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 1 to 3

    The Directed Study Program- Math is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP- Math is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce math skills, homework skills, and study habits. Boys in DSP- Math are expected to do independent work with math assistance from the instructor. Classes are organized in sections based upon grade levels.

    This class will take place from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 3 to 5

    Spend the semester learning about robots while we experiment and play with them. We will we discuss what makes robots different from humans while exploring circuits and conductivity as well as simple machines. Over the course of the semester each participant will build one of these robots (pictured below). Unlike other robotic clubs, each child will get to keep their completed robot at the end of the semester to show off to their friends!

    This class takes place in the small dining room from 4:30-5:30.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Omnium Nobis Club (previously known as Study Skills) offers students guidance toward achieving their academic goals by practicing effective study and homework habits. Boys will learn to be all they can be through practicing and implementing strategies to effectively study for assessments and thoroughly and thoughtfully complete their written assignments. At times boys tend to rush while working, however, the purpose of the Omnium Nobis Club is to guide the boys to approach their academics in new ways. 

    This will be led by Sammantha Furniss, who is our Upper School Learning Specialist.  Pick up will be at 5:30pm at 89th street.

    Grades 5 to 8

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys to work in a quiet, contained, small group setting for one hour after the school day ends.  DSP is a carefully organized and monitored study period designed to build and reinforce homework skills. Boys in DSP are expected to do independent work, with general assistance from the instructor.  Before registering, parents should discuss with their sons the goals of developing or sustaining strong study habits that will help them have greater academic success.  Boys may sign up for one weekly class, or multiple classes depending on their needs and goals.

    This class will take place in Room 54 from 4:30-5:30.

    Information Coming soon.
  • Grades K to 1

    Our SD coaches will teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our purpose is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curricula use positive reinforcement to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun.

    This class will take place in Hyman Hall from 1:30-3:00.  Pick up will be at 89th street in Hyman Hall at 3:00pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades K to 1

    Gaga is a fast paced, high energy sport played in an octagonal pit. The more boys the better! Played with a soft foam ball, this safe game combines the skills of dodging, striking, running, and jumping, while trying to hit opponents with a ball below the knees. Players need to keep moving to avoid getting hit by the ball. Fun and easy, all children get a serious workout. Gaga instructors will get the boys moving with a warm up, followed by a quick strategy lesson--the game is simple but there are some cool tricks to learn.  Boys will travel by bus with a Saint David’s After School faculty member over to the Gaga Center, located at 230 East 93rd Street (between 2nd and 3rd Avenues). Boys should bring a pair of sneakers and a tee shirt to the class.  This class runs from school dismissal (1:00pm) until class is over around 3pm.  The boys are given a snack and taken over to the Gaga Center with After School chaperones on school provided transportation.  Boys are dismissed from Saint David's 89th Street at 3:15pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 1 to 4

    Kodu Play – Coding through 3D Video Game Design Friday 3:30-4:30
    One of the best ways to get a child excited is to allow them to create something of their own. In this class, we enable young kids to make their own 3D adventures by using fundamental coding concepts. Children will take Kodu apple picking, program Kodu to play hide and seek, and even help Kodu find his way out of a maze! Students are encouraged to make the adventures their own by adding in their own ideas. Learning to code at a young age allows children to exercise critical thinking, creative expression, and apply logical reasoning. 
     
    This class is designed for young children with little or no computer/coding experience.   This class will take place from 3:30-4:30 in Rm 34.  Your son must be regstered for a class before this one or come back to school by 3:30 for the class.

    Stop Motion Animated Exciting Explorers

    If you could go anywhere, where would it be? Students in this class will create their very own explorer and will dream up an adventure for them. They will make environments to explore, creatures to meet, and treasure to behold! Students will use professional grade animation software to create these amazing adventure stories!

    Grades 2 to 4

    After School baseball is a throwback to the days of sandlot baseball. Boys will have the chance to pick their own teams and play games every Friday. While coaches will provide tips, teach fundamentals, and discuss strategy, the main focus will be playing for the love of the game. The class will take place in Central Park, with pick up 89th Street at 3:30.  On inclement weather days, the class will be at 94th Street, with pick up at 3:30 at 89th street and pick up at 3:30 at 94th street on inclement weather days.

    Parents will be notified Friday morning if pick up will be at 94th street.

    Grades 4 to 6

    A chance for 4th through 6th grade boys to play lacrosse on Fridays after school from 1:30pm to 3:30pm at Randall's Island (or at 94th Street Gym on inclement weather days). Skills, drills and scrimmages will be instructed every Friday of the spring season.

    1. *** Boys need to have full lacrosse equipment in order to participate: (mandatory) 
    2. Mouth guard
    3. Athletic support cup
    4. Lacrosse Helmet
    5. Stick 
    6. Gloves
    7. Shoulder pads
    8. Arm guards 
    9. Clothing/footwear to play lacrosse in as well.
    10. This class will take place at Randall's Island or the 94th Street Gym.  Pick up will be at 89th Street at 3:30pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 5 to 6

    Friday Basketball brings the excitement and fundamentals of this popular sport to the After School Program. Boys in this class will review the fundamentals of the game--from dribbling, to passing, to shooting--while learning more advanced skill sets and creative ways to play the game. Throughout the sessions, boys will participate in drills, set plays, and competitive mixed-age group games to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence. Every session will begin with instruction and end with a scrimmage.  This program will be for boys in Grades 5 and 6, and it will be held in the 94th Street Gym.  Boys are dismissed from the 94th Street Gym at 3:15pm.

    Lottery Class

    Grades 7 to 8

    Friday Basketball brings the excitement and fundamentals of this popular sport to the After School Program. Boys in this class will review the fundamentals of the game--from dribbling, to passing, to shooting--while learning more advanced skill sets and creative ways to play the game. Throughout the sessions, boys will participate in drills, set plays, and competitive mixed-age group games to further improve their technique, skills, and confidence. Every session will begin with instruction and end with a scrimmage.  This program will be for boys in Grades 7 and 8, and it will be held in the 94th Street Gym.  Boys are dismissed from the 94th Street Gym at 3:15pm.

    Lottery Class

*For Upper School Boys: please note that this class ends on the week of March 10th.