Afterschool

חוגים

Lower School Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Hannah Senesh offers a variety of afterschool programming for lower school students including soccer, musical theater, tae kwon do, and more.

Fall 2018 Schedule: September 4, 2018-January 25, 2019 (unless noted otherwise.)
Monday-Thursday, 3:45-5:00pm; Friday 2:45-4:00pm or 1:45-3:00pm, depending on early dismissal times (unless noted otherwise.)
Fees: All classes are $450
Sibling Discount: There is a 5% sibling discount off your entire order if you are registering siblings. Discount code: SIBLING
Five-Day Discount: A 5% discount off the entire order will also be given to any student who signs up for the afterschool program every day. Discount Code: FIVE
All classes require a minimum number of students. Fees are non-refundable.
Please note that sign-up is for the entire semester and we are unable to accommodate drop-in students. For school vacations, and afterschool cancellations, visit the school calendar.

Extended Day Afterschool 5:00-6:00pm

For parents seeking late day childcare, Senesh will provide a monitored space for children to get started on their homework, read, and play games. This program is for a semester-long class. Make-ups and switching days are not permitted. Please select the specific afternoon(s) you would like.

Fees: $300 for a single day Monday-Thursday or $1000 for all four days Monday-Thursday

Monday

SOCCER (grades K-2)
Super Soccer Stars Coach
Learn soccer skills through games, drills, and practice. This class offers training for all levels of players.

ART WITH IVIVA (grades 2-4)
Iviva Olenick, Hannah Senesh Art Teacher
In-depth, multi-week projects will encourage students to develop skills in a range of media for sculpture and 2-dimensional artwork, including observational drawing, painting, clay, paper mache,  sewing, embroidery, weaving, and additional processes and materials. Students will view artwork by contemporary and historical artists as inspiration for some of their projects.

Tuesday

MUSIC WITH NAUM (grades K-1)
Naum Goldenstein, Hannah Senesh Music Teacher
Students will be engaged in different musical activities, including singing, movement, listening skills and playing on different Orff instruments. Students will explore different music genres and the work of different composers.

YOGA (grades 2-4)
Yoga helps children practice concentration, relaxation, self-esteem, flexibility, and coordination, but most of all… it’s fun! Our youngest yogis will learn basic yoga poses.   

KESHET (grades K-2)
IAC Keshet is a program designed for children of Israelis and Americans who are interested in a connection to Israel and Hebrew language. We focus on the creation of a positive, dynamic, and informal experience in an immersive Hebrew speaking environment that teaches Jewish values and a connection to Israel. 

Wednesday

STRATEGY GAMES (grades K-2)
Hilary Davis, Hannah Senesh Lower School Teacher
Improve critical thinking, perseverance and strategizing through games utilizing higher order thinking skills.

TAE KWON DO  (grades 3-8)
Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy Chief Instructor
Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

Thursday

TAE KWON DO  (grades K-2)
Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy Chief Instructor
Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

MUSICAL THEATER (grades 3-6)
Joanna Greer, Hannah Senesh Performing Arts Director and Miriam Daly, Hannah Senesh Music Director
Students will work with Joanna and Miriam to put on the beloved musical Annie for their classmates, teachers, and parents.

Schedule: Thursdays beginning September 13.
Sept: 13, 20, 27 (only for 3rd graders and 6th graders- 4th and 5th have special events this day)
Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov: 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec. 6, 13, 20 (dress rehearsal), 21 (performance at 9am)
Fees:  $450/$300
$300 for Musical Theater ONLY
$450 for Full Semester (Includes Musical Theater Class and homework time with supervision on remaining Thursdays)

Friday

SCIENCE (grades K-2)
Julie Spiegel, Hannah Senesh Lower School Teacher
Join the young scientists club where children’s literature and multimedia relating to scientific themes find expression in interactive and fun hands-on experiments and art activities. Children will use the five senses to support their curiosity, creativity, and literacy development. It’s Friday, let’s put on our lab aprons and get messy!

THEATRE IMPROVISATIONS (grades 3-4)
Anne Lily, Hannah Senesh Lower School Physical Education Teacher
Come learn the skills of improvising imaginary characters on the spot! We will play theatre games designed to give young actors the tools to create theatre spontaneously. In addition, each young actor will work on creating a character that will be part of a final invited improvisation session for caregivers, siblings and parents to enjoy. Theatre study for young students helps to build emotional literacy, communication skills, and confidence. 

 

Middle School Afterschool Enrichment Programs

Hannah Senesh offers a variety of extracurricular programming for middle school students including sports teams, math workshop, and musical theater.

Time: 4:00-5:00pm (unless noted otherwise.)

Monday-Thursday

CO-ED VARSITY SOCCER TEAM (Grades 6-8)

Practices are from 4-5:30pm on September 5, 6, 12, 13, 20, 27 and October 3, and 4.
Games are scheduled from 4-6pm on Oct. 9, 11, 15, 16, and 23 with the finals later in October and early November. Seventh and eighth grade have priority. If there are additional spots, tryouts will open to sixthgrade. Team size cap is 15. Uniforms will be purchased and distributed on September 6. 
Please note: Co-ed 5th/6th grade soccer intramural program will take place in spring semester.

BASKETBALL AND 5TH/6TH INTRAMURAL SPORTS
Information will be provided at the beginning of the school year.

Wednesday

TAE KWON DO  (grades 3-8)
Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy Chief Instructor
Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

MATH WORKSHOP AKA MATH HELP (grades 5-8)
No Fee
This workshop provides a quiet, dedicated place and time for students to work on math. A perfect space for students who are better able to focus on their homework at school or those who prefer to work in pairs or small groups. It can also be an opportunity for students to have one-on-one time with a teacher. 

Thursday

MUSICAL THEATER (grades 3-6)
Joanna Greer, Hannah Senesh Performing Arts Director and Miriam Daly, Hannah Senesh Music Director
Students will work with Joanna and Miriam to put on the beloved musical Annie for their classmates, teachers, and parents.

Schedule: Thursdays beginning September 13.
Sept: 13, 20, 27 (only for 3rd graders and 6th graders- 4th and 5th have special events this day)
Oct: 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov: 1, 8, 15, 29
Dec. 6, 13, 20 (dress rehearsal), 21 (performance at 9am)
Fees:  $450/$300
$300 for Musical Theater ONLY
$450 for Full Semester (Includes Musical Theatre Class and homework time with supervision on remaining Thursdays)

 


Parents can register for Lower School and Middle School Afterschool Enrichment Programs at the Senesh Store.