Afterschool

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Lower School Afterschool Programming:

Spring 2017 Session: January 30, 2017 – June 15, 2017
Monday-Thursday, 3:30-5:00pm
Friday 2:30-4:00pm or 1:30-3:00pm, depending on early dismissal times
All classes are $425

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

Register at the Senesh Store

All classes require a minimum number of
students. Fees are non-refundable.
For school vacations, and after school
cancellations, visit the school calendar.

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.

CHESS CLUB (grades 1-4)
 Isaac Koyfman, Coach
Learn or reinforce the basic rules and  principles of chess! This club offers students the opportunity to master chess strategy and tactics, solve typical and creative problems, and learn how to win games! Chess club is for all players, whether they are beginners or more advanced.

LEGO ROBOTICS (grades 3-4)
Chris Kavanaugh, Technology Integrator
Use LEGO to explore engineering principle and building challenges. Students work in teams of two, develop teamwork and problem solving skills while building different robots and creating computer programs to control them.

Tuesday

MIXED MEDIA ART EXPLORATIONS (grades K-2)
Iviva Olenick, Senesh Art Teacher
Students will experiment with a range of techniques in drawing, painting, sculpture, and collage while viewing works by professional artists.

LEGO ROBOTICS (grades 1-2)
Chris Kavanaugh, Technology Integrator
Use LEGO to explore engineering principles and building challenges. Students work in teams of two, develop teamwork and problem solving skills while building different robots and creating computer programs to control them.

CARTOONING AND CARICATURE (grades 3-4)
Aviva Donath, Senesh Teacher
Starting with simple self portraits, students will learn the basics of cartooning and caricature, including history, types, styles, and uses, with the goal of eventually creating their own, fully realized comic strip.

Wednesday

HANDS ON SCIENCE (grades K-2)
Ari Wasserman, Hannah Senesh Science Teacher
Join us for a special introduction into the mesmerizing world of chemical reactions. Your young scientist will be wowed by all things freezing, burning, foaming, and sublimating. They will learn new words and exercise their curiosity in a safe environment and under the guidance of an enthusiastic scientist.

TAE KWON DO  (grades 3-8)
Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy Chief Instructor
Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) for $30 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) for $30 and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

JAZZ DANCE (grades 2-4)
Hikari Miller, Dance Teacher
Students in our jazz dance class will build confidence, have fun, and sweat to the latest pop hits! In this class, we will focus on developing students’ own presence as a dance performer as well as learning basic jazz vocabulary. There will be dance drills in the jazz style to improve stamina, posture, and flexibility. Students will also gain an introduction to proper dance alignment as we strengthen core, shoulders and hamstrings. No experience necessary.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (grades 3-4)
Chris Kavanaugh, Technology Integrator
Learn how to create digital photographs and manipulate images in this creative, fun and interactive class! Students will learn the fundamentals of digital photography, as well as composition, editing, and Photoshopping.

Friday

STRATEGY GAMES (grades K-2)
Chris Kavanaugh, Technology Integrator
Improve critical thinking, perseverance and strategizing through games utilizing higher order thinking skills.

MOSAIC (grades 3-4)
Jorge Martinez, Facilities Manager
Create mosaic art using tiles with our very own Jorge! Explore the endless possibilities of tile mosaics and create crafts using this ancient method.

Middle School Extracurricular Programming:

Spring 2017 Session: January 30, 2017 – June 15, 2017
Time: 4:00-5:00pm unless noted otherwise
Register at the Senesh Store

Hip Hop and Improv Dance
Tuesdays, $225

Join us in this hip hop dance class as we explore the hip hop genre over the past few decades. Students will learn basic and more advanced hip hop moves while developing their own “signature” style. This is a fast paced class with a focus on fun!
Instructor: Hikari Miller, Dance Teacher

Video Game Design
Wednesdays, $225

Use logic-based programming to code and develop a classic, retro-style arcade game! Students will learn the skills needed to create video games and will develop a playable one of their own. This class will use visual programming software such as Tynker, Scratch, or Gamestar Mechanic. The class is hands-on and collaborative. Each student will have an online account, making their games accessible on multiple devices and from home.
Instructor: Chris Kavanaugh, Technology Integrator

Math Workshop
Wednesdays, no fee

This workshop provides a quiet, dedicated place and time for students to work on math.  This is 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 get one-on-one time with Geneva. Students who missed classes or need to retake tests are encouraged to attend.
Instructor: Geneva Reventlow, MS Math Teacher

Portfolio Development- Drawing From Observation
Thursdays, $225

This class will focus on drawing, specifically on work required for a high school portfolio. Students who are interested in improving their drawing skills and working from observation are encouraged to sign up for this class. Projects will include figure drawing, still-life, portraiture and landscape using pencil, charcoal, oil pastel and ink.
Instructor: Susan Hamburger, MS Art Teacher

Seussical the Musical!
Thursdays 4-5:30pm, $175

Students will work as an ensemble with a Director-Choreographer and Music Director to perform in Seussical for family and friends. Performers will learn the core elements of musical theater (singing, dancing and acting) through theater games and character development exercises.
“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper.

School production on Monday, June 12th
Open to 7th graders
Begins March 16th

Registration closes January 31st
Instructor: Joanna Greer, Theater Director