After School Program

Winter 2019 Overview

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Winter 2019 Lottery Registration
Is Open

We are extending registration until Friday, December 14th.

General registration for all other classes will begin on Monday, November 26, 2018 and close on Tuesday, December 11, 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 January 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 January 21, 2019.

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 two weeks 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 x8456.

Winter 2019 After School Classes

Classes marked with an asterisk are lottery classes.

  • Grades K to O

    Leap, jump, groove and glide in this exciting dance class! Your child will learn dance moves from popular Broadway shows as well as cool hip-hop, jazz and modern pieces. The class will learn about rhythm, basic technique, expression, spatial awareness and choreography. We create a nurturing environment where kids can gain confidence and poise and explore their creativity through dance! At the end of the semester, we will perform an original dance piece for family and friends! 

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades K to O

    Bugs, Birds, Beasts and Beyond

    Explore the natural world and its adaptations.  Observe creepy crawly bugs, make casts of animal tracks and study the feeding habits of owls as we dissect their lunch's remains.  Some of the weekly topics in this session are: Bugs, Earthworks, Walloping Weather, Missino Nutrition, All About Animal, Life in the Sea, The BIrds adn the Beasts. Earth Awareness, Nature and The Science of Sport.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 3

    Bugs, Birds, Beasts and Beyond

    Explore the natural world and its adaptations.  Observe creepy crawly bugs, make casts of animal tracks and study the feeding habits of owls as we dissect their lunch's remains.  Some of the weekly topics in this session are: Bugs, Earthworks, Walloping Weather, Missino Nutrition, All About Animal, Life in the Sea, The BIrds adn the Beasts. Earth Awareness, Nature and The Science of Sport.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 2 to 3

    Join the fun in pottery class, and explore the exciting world of clay. In class, students will experience a wide range of projects and hand building techniques within the ceramic medium. Students' work will be fired in the kiln and basic glazing skills will be covered.

    This class will take place in the studio from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 2 to 4

    Artyoga is a fun way to practice building attention together through a combination of movement, stillness, looking, listening and sharing.We will weave principles of art and mindfulness together to discover connections inside and out. Each class will include an art project, as well as practices for mind, body, and communication.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 3 to 4

    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 89th Street Gym from 4-5pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 4 to 8

    In after school Rowing Club, the boys will learn the basics of rowing and how to use the machines as a tool for overall health. Sports Conditioning exercises will also be added to help students with 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.

    Grades 4 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 and study habits. 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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 4 to 5

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys in grades 4-5 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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 Karen Davis and Bridget Gallagher.  Please note that this class takes place from 4-5:30pm.  Pick up will be at 5:30pm.

    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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS 

    Broadway Bound Class VII and VIII Musical 
    Class VII and VIII boys will develop their acting, movement and singing skills in this Musical Theater workshop taught by professional teaching artists.  The workshop will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30pm during which students will rehearse a full book musical to perform in the spring in the new performing arts theater.  Students will work together through collaborative exercises in improvisation, scene study and character analysis to design and hone their presentation and performance skills, build communication skills and confidence.  Students from other independent girls schools will be invited to audition for this musical.  

  • Grades K to O

    K-O SDS Tennis is an exciting class for our boys in Grades K & O.  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 89th Street Gym from 2:30-3:30pm and will pick up will be at 3:30pm at the 89th street.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades K to O

    On Tuesdays, boys in Kidnergarten and Omega are invited to a fun-filled sports period with a wide range of ball games. Boys will develop a variety of skills, including throwing, catching, eye-hand coordination, and body control, while participating in games like GaGa, Dodgeball, and Bonanza. Play Ball is a great opportunity to compete with friends in a fun and friendly gym setting.

    Grades K to O

    Leap, jump, groove and glide in this exciting dance class! Your child will learn dance moves from popular Broadway shows as well as cool hip-hop, jazz and modern pieces. The class will learn about rhythm, basic technique, expression, spatial awareness and choreography. We create a nurturing environment where kids can gain confidence and poise and explore their creativity through dance! At the end of the semester, we will perform an original dance piece for family and friends! 

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    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 from 2:30-3:30.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    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 from 4-5pm and will pick up will be at 5pm at the 89th street.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 2

    On Tuesdays, boys in first and second grade are invited to a fun-filled sports period with a wide range of ball games. Boys will develop a variety of skills, including throwing, catching, eye-hand coordination, and body control, while participating in games like GaGa, Dodgeball, and Bonanza. Play Ball is a great opportunity to compete with friends in a fun and friendly gym setting.

    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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    ASL Discoveries is a language, educational, and music enrichment program that strives to meet the needs and wants of all students. Students will learn ASL (American Sign Language) as well as some cultural aspects about the Deaf Community. We design our curriculum to include games, storytelling, music, and other activities relative to the themes our students want to learn. Each semester comes to a close with a performance for parents and staff to showcase the skills that students have learned within our program. Come join this fun enrichment program for fall 2018!

    This class will take place from4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 4 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 Central Park or the 89th Street gym during inclement weather days from 4-5pm.

    Boys are dismissed from 89th Street at 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 5 to 8

    Does your son love to think and explore concepts in math, engineering, science, and technology? Our STEM sessions (formerly Mathematici) 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, science, engineering, and technology in addition to developing 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 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 6

    Taught by a professional teaching artist, boys are introduced to the craft of acting through improvisation and ensemble building games.  Boys will take center stage in our new state of the art theater and learn Physical technique, vocal projection, character building and scene study. Special attention will be attributed to the art of storytelling, dramatic narrative and how to translate a performance from the page to the stage.  Boys will develop confidence in their voices, choices,  interpersonal and improvisational skills. 

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

  • Take a journey to the farthest reaches of the imagination while learning about the rainforest, Hollywood, Mars, and a futuristic city! Use the design thinking process to solve real-world problems in these different environments. Experiment with Crayola® products and many art techniques like sculpting, storyboarding, collage, and mixed media. Discover design careers like graphic design, universal design, urban design, and product design.

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    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 from 2:30-3:30pm.  Pick up will be at 3:30pm at 89th street.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 3

    Why do giraffes have long necks? Why are so many fish shaped differently? Why do cheetahs need 4 legs? Students will learn about animals and how their bodies help them perform specific tasks. The class gets to use LEGO ® robotics to create animal robots and make them move. They'll also learn that concepts like torque, traction, and angular velocity make designing these "anibots" trickier than it may appear. Welcome to the jungle!

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 89th Street Gym from 4-5pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 2 to 4

    A fabulous hands-on, interactive introduction to the world of mystery and illusion, led by professional magician Matthew Cooke. A focus on developing children’s imagination, creativity, and problem-solving skills, Matthew will introduce performing magic tools and tricks our young magicians can try at home to amaze family and friends. Custom-designed professional materials will be provided to each young magician. The program will culminate in a magic show performance starring the students.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    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.  

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 4 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 and study habits. 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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 4 to 5

    The Directed Study Program is an opportunity for boys in grades 4-5 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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 Karen Davis.  Please note that this class take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 5pm.

    Broadway Bound Class VII and VIII Musical 
    Class VII and VIII boys will develop their acting, movement and singing skills in this Musical Theater workshop taught by professional teaching artists.  The workshop will meet twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4-5:30pm during which students will rehearse a full book musical to perform in the spring in the new performing arts theater.  Students will work together through collaborative exercises in improvisation, scene study and character analysis to design and hone their presentation and performance skills, build communication skills and confidence.  Students from other independent girls schools will be invited to audition for this musical.  

  • 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 from 2:30-3:30pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Since 1995, Dribbl has stood out as a fun recreational program for young athletes who want to learn fundamental basketball skills in a positive and supportive environment.
    The Dribbl program aims to develop and refine skills such as shooting, passing, footwork, and ball-handling. For the earliest athletes, Dribbl focuses on getting kids comfortable on the court while improving basic motor skills such as jumping, running, and sliding. 
    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be 89th street at 3:30pm.
     

    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 89th Street Gym. Boys are dismissed from the 89th St Gym at 5pm. 

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 3

    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 from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5:00pm.

    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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 3 to 4

    Floor Hockey will allow boys to compete in weekly tournaments with their classmates, while focusing on the fundamentals of the game in this fun-filled, high-energy class with Saint David's coaches. Using Saint David's provided equipment, boys will be grouped into new teams each week where they will work on their sportsmanship, being a great teammate, and enjoying the game of hockey with their friends.

    This class will take place at 89th Street from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 4 to 6

    Modding in Minecraft with Java – ICE  (continuation of Fall 2018 Minecraft FIRE)
    Are you ready to code using real-world technologies AND play Minecraft at the same time? 
    Modding in Minecraft will teach students to code in Java (a widely used programming language) while creating custom mods (‘modifications’) that are unique and designed by each individual’s imagination. Students will have fun programming new objects and powers that don’t normally exist in the game. In this ICE themed class, students will help their Minecraft character survive the Icy plains by creating tools, weapons, blocks, and more for the winter season. These exciting new skills can transfer directly to the real-world where any program (not limited to Minecraft) can be created.
    No prior coding experience necessary. However, this class does involve typing out all the code and learning an advanced programming language so the minimum grade level is 4th grade.

    This class wil take palce from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.
     

    Grades 4 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 and study habits. 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 from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 5pm.

    Grades 4 to 6

    Artyoga is a fun way to practice building attention together through a combination of movement, stillness, looking, listening and sharing.We will weave principles of art and mindfulness together to discover connections inside and out. Each class will include an art project, as well as practices for mind, body, and communication.

    This class will take place from 4-5pm and pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    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 Karen Davis and Bridget Gallagher.  Please note that this class take place from 4-5pm.  Pick up will be at 5pm.

  • The K-O Floor Hockey class will allow the boys to learn some of the fundamentals of the game in this fun-filled, high-energy class with Saint David's coaches. Using Saint David's provided equipment, boys will be grouped into new teams each week where they will work on their sportsmanship, being a great teammate, and enjoying the game of hockey with their friends.

    This class will take place at 89th Street from 2:30-3:30pm and pick up will be at 3:30pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades K to O

    A perfect end to the school day for students, this class is an interactive journey that uses dance and elements of theater in creative storytelling. Children will explore movement and theater in a fun, noncompetitive, and success-oriented environment. Students learn about their bodies, the space around them, and each other, as well as their relationship with the world. They'll explore text and stories through movement and work as an ensemble to develop a performance piece to share at the final class. They develop coordination, stability, balance, increased sensory awareness, new social skills, and get to go wherever their creativity and imaginations can take them!

    This class will take place from 2:30-3:30 and pick up will be at 89th street at 3:30pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 2

    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 from 3:45-5:00.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5:00pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

    Grades 1 to 3

    Kodu Play – Coding through 3D Video Game Design 
    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 3:45-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.
     

    Sporty Stop Motion Animation: Invent your own sport!
    Do you like sports? Would you like to invent your own sport and see it come to life in a movie?
    Students in this hands-on after school class use a variety of art making techniques and materials to create their own invented sports complete with characters to play the games. They will bring their creations to life using professional grade film making equipment and software and will even record their voices for sound effects. The finished films will be shared via online link and can be viewed, downloaded and shared again and again.

    This class will take place from 3:45-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pn.
     

    Grades 3 to 5

    Air Rockets
    Design, draw & create your own air pressure rocket with simple materials.  Afterward we'll launch them and measure for height and distance traveled!

    This class will take place from 3:45-5pm.  Pick up will be at 89th street at 5pm.

    Grades 5 to 8

    Photography is a great way to allow kids to explore and expand their creativity. In this fun filled photography class for kids, they will learn about the incredible process that takes place inside their camera every time they take a picture.

    During the class kids will explore their creativity by experimenting different techniques and types of photography in both indoor and outdoor scenarios.

    They will get the opportunity to create camera obscura and understand how photography started. Additionally, they will have the opportunity to work instant film cameras.

    Kids will have the incredible experience of exploring many of the different effects they can achieve in their photos. Their instructor will help guide them to the settings needed to achieve different effects.

    In addition to learning about their cameras kids will also learn to be creative in the way they frame their images by taking pictures from different perspectives, working on abstract images and learning to explore whilst they photograph.

    By the end of this class kids will have had the opportunity to experience the range of different looks their cameras can achieve.

    This class will take place from 3:45-5:00pm at 89th street.

    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. 

    This class will take place at the 89th street gym from 3:45-5:00pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5:00pm.

    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. 

    This class will take place at the 89th street gym from 3:45-5:00pm.  Boys are dismissed from the 89th Street Gym at 5:00pm.

    LOTTERY CLASS

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