Class Information

afterschool classes
FALL 2019

Clay Fun
Come and create whimsical, fun and cool polymer clay sculptures! We will build unique creatures, colorful bobble-head people, one of a kind crazy animals and more! All materials included!
Grades: K - 5
Cost: $140
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Thursday
Dates: Oct 3 – Nov 14 (no class Oct 31, Nov 7)
Location: Coleman School
Instructor: Britt Sikiric


Chess
High level instruction in addition to supervised play will be provided to students of all levels from beginner to advance. Emphasis is on achieving excellence, enhanced problem solving and logical reasoning skills, creativity and forging lifelong friendships! We’ll make you love the game! Our class is open to beginner and intermediate students.  
Grades: K – 2
Grades: 3 - 5
Cost: $140
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Monday
Dates: Oct 7 – Nov 11 
Location: Central School

Grades: K – 2
Grades: 3 - 5
Cost: $140
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Thursday
Dates: Oct 3
 - Nov 21 (no class Oct 31, Nov 7)
Location: Byrd School

Sewing
This class is for those who want to learn how to use a real sewing machine! Each week students will create a different project such as pillows, bags, aprons, pouches, pillowcases and more! All supplies are included and sewing machines are provided. By the end of the session, students will have learned how to cut fabric, work with pins and needles as well as gain confidence working on a real sewing machine. 
Grades: 2 – 5
Cost: $135
Time: 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Days: Thursday
Dates: Oct 3 – Nov 21 (no class Oct 31, Nov 7)
Location: Glen Rock MS
Instructor: Vivian Burns


Karate Kids
Karate Kids is specifically tailored to the needs of developing children. Karate Kids will provide effective functional fitness, practical self-defense, and a structured curriculum designed to build focus, self-confidence, and leadership skills. A uniform is highly recommended but not mandatory. Students may purchase uniforms from the instructor for $30. They will be available at the first class and throughout the course. All uniforms come with a white belt. The instructor will fit the child with the proper size. Students will earn a stripe every 8 classes.
Grades: K – 3
Cost: $120
Time: 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Wednesday
Dates: Sep 25 – Nov 20 (no class Oct 9)
Location: Glen Rock MS

Video Game Makers: First Encounters by Little Ivy Academy- New
Children will be the active creators of their own interactive animated stories and video games. They will be using the age appropriate Scratch, Jr. coding language as they explore the essential elements of story and games design.
Grades: K – 2 
Cost: $215
Time: 3:45 pm – 4:55 pm
Days: Wednesday
Dates: 10/2 – 11/20 (no class Oct 9)
Location: Glen Rock HS

Video Game Makers: Classic Adventure by Little Ivy Academy- New
Children will be engaged in designing and coding a range of basic adventure-style video games, including inventing their own customized characters, new worlds of mazes and awesome challenges for their avatars.
Grades: 3 – 5 
Cost: $215
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:10 pm
Days: Wednesday
Dates: 10/2 – 11/20 (no class Oct 9)
Location: Glen Rock HS

Makerspace Challenge
Every skill level ranging from beginner to super geek will need to fire up their brains and prepare to work in cooperative engineering teams. Students will enhance their skills in logical thinking, collaboration and communication while coding. This program will foster educational and entrepreneurial innovation, inspire creative-hands on learning and strengthen problem solving skills. 

Grades: K – 4
Cost:    $135
Time:   3:45 pm – 4:45 pm            

Days: Tuesday                    
Dates: Oct 29 – Dec 3
Location: Glen Rock HS
Instructor: Heather McDermott


After School Enrichment
This program will provide a quiet place for students to complete homework, work on class projects, read or study for a test. All students will have access to a computer. The first 15 minutes of each session will consist of a mini lesson on Google Drive (Creating Google Docs, Uploading files to Google Drive, Sharing and Collaborating, File Management and Schoology). Computer support will be offered via Science National Honor Society when available. 
Grades:
Cost: $125
Time: 3:15 pm – 4:00 pm
Days: Wednesday
Session 1: Sep 11 – Oct 23
Session 2: Oct 30 – Dec 11
Location: Glen Rock HS
Instructor: Heather McDermott

Introduction to Spanish - New
This class introduces basic Spanish terminology, common phrases and vocabulary. Through games, songs and group activities, they will have so much fun that they won’t even realize they are learning! The native Spanish speaking instructor is fun and patient and will make learning a new language easy! 
Grades: 1 – 3 
Cost: $125
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:15 pm
Days: Thursday 
Dates: Oct 3 – Nov 21 (no class Oct 31, Nov 7)
Location: Central School
Instructor: Patricia Rodriguez


Golf - New
TGA brings the golf course to you! Our award-winning curriculum incorporates golf instruction, educational components, and character development lessons in a fun and nurturing environment. Students develop skills and understanding of the game through station-based activities and drills that increase in difficulty throughout our 5-level program. Come tee it up with TGA!
Grades: K – 2, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 
Grades: 3 – 5, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost: $150
Days: Tuesday
Dates: Sep 24 – Nov 12 (no class Oct 1, Nov 5)
Location: Hamilton School

Study Skills Essentials
Could you use a little help with organization and time management? Are you losing track of assignments that you know you completed? If so, Study Skills Essentials is the course for you. Successful students require a strong foundation. Study Skills Essentials provides students with the necessary tools that are imperative for success upon entering middle school and beyond. Topics include organizational skills, time management, test taking skills, following directions and planning. In addition to acquiring these essential skills, students will gain valuable tips on how to maintain these skills throughout their educational careers. Instructor: Anthony Cece
Grades: 5 – 8 
Cost: $125
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Thursday
Dates: Sep 26 – Oct 31
Location: Glen Rock MS

Jr. Woodworking - New
Come join us as we have fun building and painting with wood! Each week we will sand, paint, and put together a new project for you to take home and enjoy. Past projects have included bird houses, animal figures, a wooden game, a step stool, and other creative things! 
Grades: 1 – 5 
Cost: $150
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Days: Monday
Dates: Oct 7 – Nov 11
Location: Coleman School
Instructor: Nicole Hermann

Keyboarding
Now is the time to brush up on your keyboarding skills. This self-paced course will teach proper finger placement, memorization and navigation around the keyboard. Speed and accuracy will be measured. 
Grades: 2 – 5 
Cost: $69
Time: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Days: Tuesday
Dates: Sep 24 – Oct 29 (no class Oct 1)
Location: Byrd School
Instructor: Jennifer Ostolaza

Ballet
Denise Piccino directs and teaches the ballet program. With over 30 years of experience, Denise is a ballet teacher, dancer and choreographer. Dress requirements: black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet slippers, long hair to be pulled back into a bun. Pointe classes are available to those who qualify. Class runs for 12 weeks. Performance dates to be announced. Friday Rehearsals 

Tuesday            
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Adv. Beg & Int. I
Cost: 1 hour/$150
Location: Glen Rock MS

Tuesday            

5:30 – 7:00 pm
Adv. Ballet Levels A&B
Cost: 1 ½ hour/$195
Location: Glen Rock MS

Thursday           
4:30 – 5:30 pm
Pre-Advanced & Pointe
Cost: 1 hour/$150
Location: Glen Rock MS
Thursday           
5:30 – 7:00 pm           
Stretch & Pirouette
Cost: 1 ½ hour/$195
Location: Glen Rock MS


Private Instrument Lessons
Now is a great time to improve at your instrument or learn how to play something new. Private music lessons offer comprehensive one-on-one music instruction in beginner to intermediate woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, percussion and guitar. Each 30-minute private lesson meets once a week for 10 weeks. Lessons are taught every evening after school. After registering with GRCS you will be contacted to make arrangements for day and time. Instructor: John Diomede
Grades: 1 – 12 
Cost: $300
Location: Hamilton School
Instructor: John Diomede

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