Extracurricular Programs

The extracurricular programs are chosen to supplement the School in the Hills experience.  These programs are coordinated through the school.  Age requirements, days of the week and cost vary by program.

 

PROGRAMS BEING OFFERED FALL – 2018

 

Beginner Dance Combination Class – Morgan Blackford

This class is for Toddlers, ages 2-3, and Primary children, ages 4-6.  In this class children will explore the basics of creative dance (shape, form, and musicality) interspersed with age-appropriate ballet and jazz exercises. On the last day of class, parents will be invited in to see a short recital based on the moves they’ve learned during the program!

  • CLASS IS ON MONDAY starting 9/10
  • Class times: 2:30pm – Primary; 3:00pm – Toddler
  • Cost: $285/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/8 or week of 11/19. Last Day of Class 12/10.

 

Sportball

Build your child’s skills in 8 popular sports in a non-competitive class that helps develop motor skills, athleticism and basic techniques. Sports include:  soccer, basketball, baseball, hockey, football, volleyball, golf and tennis.

  • CLASS IS ON MONDAY starting 9/10
  • Class times: 2:45pm – 2-3 year olds; 3:30pm – Primary
  • Cost: $300/12 week sessionbilling in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/8 or week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/10.

 

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program – FLIEC Languages

Mandarin Chinese Immersion Program: Twice-a-week Mandarin-language immersion classes where children learn not only Chinese language but also culture and traditions. The program has a progressive curriculum so as to help your child acquire speaking fluency and familiarity with Chinese characters. Teachers also provide optional on-line exercises so children and parents can practice Chinese at home. Taught by experienced Chinese native speakers (to learn more about us visit www.fliec.com).

  • CLASS IS ON MONDAY AND THURSDAYS starting 9/10
  • Class times: 2:30 – Primary; 3:15pm –Toddlers
  • Cost: $350/12 week session – Primary $320/12 week session – Toddlersbilling in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/8 or week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/13.

 

Me Power! – Dream Beautiful

In this program, students will learn to honor their uniqueness by developing soaring self-esteem and unstoppable self-confidence. They will also learn how to use meditation to help with emotional resilience and self-coach habits to manage everyday ups and downs.

  • CLASS IS ON TUESDAY starting 9/11
  • Class times: 2:30pm –  Primary
  • Cost: $270/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/9 or week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/11.  

 

Intro to Coding  – Sowmya Jadda

An introductory course of Visual Coding for kids! Our Little Coders program helps the children make their abstract thoughts visible on paper and on the screen so they can tinker with those ideas and grow to be more creative. The classes will have two main activities. Each class begins with an “unplugged” activity where fundamentals and concepts required for computational thinking are introduced and practiced with games and activities that the children are already comfortable with. The second part of the class will include instruction of visual programming and practice time for kids on the tablet. The program focuses on understanding concepts and creating simple animations that incorporates those concepts. Digital skills in the modern world are a MUST and coding should be like reading and writing. It should be taught early on!

  • CLASS IS ON TUESDAY starting 9/18
  • Class times: 2:30pm –  Primary
  • Cost: $312.50/10 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/9 or week of 11/19.  Last Day of class 12/4

 

TOTS – Teams of Tomorrow – Fundamental and Creative Basketball

This program curriculum teaches basketball ball-handling and dribbling skills to fun, age-appropriate music.  Students are also exposed to fine & gross motor activities, higher-order thinking and listening activities.  Children will not only have a blast but will become more self-disciplined & self- confident.

  • CLASS IS ON TUESDAY starting 9/11
  • Class times: 3:45pm –  Primary
  • Cost: $255/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/9 or week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/11.

 

American Sign Language Class – Tina Cavanaugh

Toddlers (ages 2-3) and Primaries (ages 4-6) will have a blast in this fun, interactive class where they will learn a new way to talk about things they are already learning in their classrooms (colors, feelings, friends, animals, and more!). Handouts for parents are also included with each new theme of signs. Learning sign language stimulates the brain, dexterity skills are improved and it’s especially helpful when a child is growing up in a multi-lingual home. The class is just hard enough to be challenging but easy enough to be fun.

  • CLASS IS ON TUESDAY starting 9/11
  • Class times: 3:00 – Toddlers; 3:40pm –  Primary
  • Cost: $240/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes 10/9 or week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/11.  

 

Spanish Immersion Program – FLIEC Languages

Spanish Immersion Program: Spanish-language immersion program offered twice a week. The children will learn both Spanish language as well as the cultures and traditions of Spanish-speaking countries. The program has a progressive curriculum so as to help your child acquire speaking fluency and familiarity with writing. Teachers also provide optional on-line exercises so children and parents can practice Spanish at home. Taught by experienced native speakers (to learn more about us visit www.fliec.com).

  • CLASS IS ON WEDNESDAYS AND FRIDAYS starting 9/12
  • Class times: 2:30 – Primary; 3:15pm –Toddlers
  • Cost: $350/12 week session – Primary – $320/12 weeks – Toddlersbilling in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/7.

 

Handwriting Enrichment – Sharon Wisnieski

Handwriting Heroes “Little Learners” – Ages 4 ½ – 6 and “Littlest Learners” – Ages 3 ½ – 4 ½ – Discover the fun in capital and lowercase letters!  Each letter has a story to tell & an adventure to enjoy. Using the Handwriting without Tears curriculum and various other sensory rich materials & tasks, your child will absorb accurate letter orientation, stroke sequence, & placement on the lines.  Appropriate grasp will also be practiced to help prepare these little hands for accurate & efficient writing now & as the years go by!

  • CLASS IS ON WEDNESDAY starting 9/12
  • Class times: 2:30pm – 3 ½ & Up
  • Cost: $312/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/5.  

 

Intro to STEM with LEGO Materials – Play-Well TEKnologies

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: trains, helicopters, treehouses, and beam bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment.

  • CLASS IS ON WEDNESDAY starting 9/12
  • Class times:3:30pm – Ages 5 & Up
  • Cost:  $290/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19. Last Day of class 12/5.

 

Martial Arts – Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts

Ernie Reyes World Martial Arts brings its award-winning Little Dragons program to School in the Hills. Not just for punching and kicking, this world-renowned curriculum is designed specifically for children four through seven years old, teaching self-discipline, respect, and self-defense. Weekly 45-minute classes include a mix of technique, physical fitness, and fun!

  • CLASS IS ON THURSDAY starting 9/13
  • Class times: 2:30pm – Ages 4 & up
  • Cost: $330/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19. Last day of class 12/6.

 

Scribbles for Littles – Lindsey Smith “Building a foundation for creativity and self-expression”

Big Scribbles Art Class – ages 3-6 – Let’s get creative!  Scribbles for Littles Art Program focuses on fostering your child’s creative development by providing art lessons that allow freedom of choice, thought, and feeling.  Our young artists will have the opportunity to explore their artistic talents with various mediums while practicing different techniques.  Each week we will learn about a new artist and explore their way of creating.  We will explore various forms of art such as drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media, and much more!

  • CLASS IS ON THURSDAY starting 9/13
  • Class times: 2:30pm – Primary; 3:15pm – Primary
  • Cost – $288/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19. Last day of class 12/6. 

 

Soccer Shots!

An introduction to the world’s greatest game! Soccer Shots offers a quality, high-energy soccer program with principled instruction wrapped in fun. Soccer Shots sessions are led by trained instructors with a goal to creatively introduce your child to the sport of soccer. Sessions incorporate: basic soccer skills, use of imagination, fun fitness activities & exercises, character building, coordination, balance and agility development.

  • CLASS IS ON FRIDAY starting 9/14
  • Class times:2:30pm – Primary; 3:20pm – Toddler
  • Cost:  $264/12 week session – billing in October
  • Please note: There will be no classes the week of 11/19.  Last day of class 12/7.