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Enrichment Catalog – Spring 2019

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Monday 3:45 – 4:45 PM

101.    Girls Soccer with Ms. Burton & Ms. Carbo, Grades K-2

Ms. Burton & Ms. Carbo will be running a Girls-Only Soccer Club! They will work on developing basic soccer skills and playing fun games. K-2 girls are welcome to join in on the action and practice those soccer moves!

Fee: $100

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Cassidy Burton’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Cassidy Burton, (email) Katie Carbo, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10

102.    Bookworm Book Club with Ms. Frantz, Grades 4-5

Are you a Harry Potter fan and have read the book series over and over again? Or are you new to the Harry Potter series? Well either way, this book club is for you! During this session we will be reading the first book of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. We will be taking a deeper look into the book where we will be able to make connections to other books in the series. We will also take time during the last two sessions to watch the movie, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (rated PG). While watching the movie, we will make book-to-film comparisons. The price includes the book, which students get to keep.

Fee: $130

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Christine Frantz’ to the first class.

Class Contacts: Christine Frantz, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17

103.    Food, Fitness and Fun with Ms. Rutzen, Grades K-2

This club is for grades K-2 and will help students develop an appreciation for exercise and gain an understanding of the positive benefits of healthy snack and fitness choices. Each week we will make a healthy snack, perform stretching/warm ups and participate in activities such as running, yoga, HIIT exercises and more before doing a cool down at the end of the session.

Fee: $140

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Eve Rutzen’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Eve Rutzen, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10

104.    Flag Football with Mr. Fernandez and Ms. Hall, Grades K-2

Do you love flag football?  Then flag football with Mr. Fernandez and Ms. Hall is the class for you.  We will be learning rules, positions, and skills, as well as playing games, all while having fun and cooperating with friends in your age group.

Fee: $115

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Nicholas Fernandez’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Nicholas Fernandez, (email) or Poppy Hall, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10

Monday 3:45-5:00 PM

105.    Monday Clay Studio with Ms. Westergren & Ms. Lewis, Grades K-5

Clay seems to have a mysterious attraction to almost everyone. It can be pinched, poked, rolled, squeezed etc. into limitless amazing creations. We will spend time in Monday Clay Studio going over basic techniques for working with clay: pinching, coil building, slab building etc., and taking “next steps” in our surface decoration and intermediate building techniques. This is a unique studio experience blending students of a variety of ages and skill levels.  Now offered on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Fee: $150

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Lynn Westergren’ to the first class.

Class Contacts: Lynn Westergren, [email protected] or Stacey Lewis, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10

Tuesday 3:45-4:45 PM

201.    A Trip Around the World (Part 3) with Ms. Sebastian, Grades K-2

ALL NEW COUNTRIES!  Pack your bags and get ready to visit eight new countries all around the world.  Countries will include:  Mexico, Argentina, Philippines, Morocco, Belgium, Nepal, Netherlands and Italy.  Each week we will have a special snack that is enjoyed in that country, along with a craft or a game.  Books, music and map skills will also be part of class each week.  Let’s go!

Fee: $125

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Jennifer Sebastian’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Jennifer Sebastian, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

202.    Fairy Gardens with Ms. Gutowski, Grades K-4

Have you ever wanted to create your own fairy garden?  This class will help you learn how to make your own miniature fairy garden, house and furniture, with a Winter Wonderland theme.  Materials and peanut-free snacks are included.

Fee: $125

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Kirsten Gutowski’ to the first day of class.

Class Contact: Kirsten Gutowski, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

203.    Dance A-Z, Grades K-3

5678 Variety Dance Class “Dancing A-Z” is great class for students who want to learn about many styles of dance. Each week students will learn basic movements about various dance styles that may include: Jazz, Ballet, Hip-Hop, Latin/Zumba, Line Dancing, Bollywood & Creative Movement. The final class will feature a presentation to family and friends where students will show off their favorite style of dance learned during the session. All styles of dance will incorporate tasteful dance movements and age appropriate music. Set in a creative and encouraging environment, our class focuses on a proper warm-up, stretching, muscle control and dance terminology. Dance attire is totally optional. Classes are designed to accommodate a “come-as-you-are” group, though loose-fitting or athletic attire is best. Each 5-6-7-8 Dance session ends with a presentation to family and friends giving students a chance to present the different things they have learned during the session.

Fee: $135

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘5-6-7-8 Dance, LLC’ to the first day of class.

Class Contact:  Martha Krabill, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

204.    Flag Football with Mr. Fernandez and Ms. Hall, Grades 3-5

Do you love flag football?  Then flag football with Mr. Fernandez and Ms. Hall is the class for you.  We will be learning rules, positions, and skills, as well as playing games, all while having fun and cooperating with friends in your age group.

Fee: $115

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Nicholas Fernandez’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Nicholas Fernandez, (email) or Poppy Hall, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

205.    FIT 4 KIDZ ALL SPORTZ, Grades K-2

This Spring your child will be a Young Olympian learning a variety of Olympic sports including:   track and field, soccer, basketball, gymnastics and volleyball.  At the end of the 8 week session, your child will have a basic understanding of the sport and its equipment.  The program is designed to encourage movement and energy release in a fun, active & non-competitive way.  The program is broken down into 4 units, each unit focusing on one of the key fitness fundamentals: Teamwork & Friendship, Flexibility & Balance, Speed & Endurance, and Proper Nutrition.

The class starts with an instant activity and continues with a short yoga pose as we discuss the day’s fitness objective.  WHY FIT 4 KIDZ?   Play/Learn Olympic sports & games just like your favorite 2020 Olympic hopefuls, increase strength & flexibility, heighten coordination & foster teamwork, and certified fitness instructors.  No refunds offered after the first week of the program.

Fee: $130

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Sheila Cordaro, Cordaro Fit, LLC; www.cordarofit.com, 202-549-7084

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

206.    Junior Strategist with Ms. Are, Grades K-2

A strategist is someone skilled at planning through critical thinking skills. In this after school club, students will learn to strategize and problem solve through game play.  Strategizing and planning are two key skills successful children utilize independently at school. Your child will be able to:

* detect patterns in game play

* plan based on what they think their opponent might do

* consider and weigh outcomes as they think about their best possible move

* consider and adjust their approach when a strategy doesn’t work

* build self confidence

* learn to take risks

Fee: $150

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Olukemi Are’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Olukemi Are, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Tuesday 3:45 – 5:15 PM

207.    Intermediate/Advanced Karate II, Green Belt and higher, Grades 2-5

Students in this class will learn intermediate techniques, mid-level sparring concepts and the kata. The class will focus on conditioning, footwork and drills that will help them prepare for the next belt level. Students must have all the required equipment (green belt or higher, wear a full uniform with belt, have sparring gear, have a karate journal) before the first day of class. If students do not meet the above requirements, they must have permission from the coach to join the class. This class will be 90 minutes in length and students must be a green belt or higher.

Fee: $165

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Jacqueline Urquia, Office Manager, Kaizen Karate; 301-938-2711; [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 2, 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28

Wednesday 3:45-4:45 PM

301.    Journalism, Glebe Gazette with Ms. Binet, Grades 3-5

Calling all 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders: come join us in writing the Glebe newspaper! Investigate current events and inform the Glebe community, all while improving your journalism skills.

Fee: $120

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Sara Binet’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Sara Binet, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

302.    Cheerleading, Grades K-5

Led by Ms. Halligan, all grades are invited to Cheer for Glebe. (Boys too!) Students will learn several cheers and chants to incorporate into a routine, as well as cheer safety and the basics of stunting. At the end of the session, they will perform as a team to showcase their talent. They will also participate in school spirit-building activities. Note: New uniforms are $50 or uniform rental ($15) is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Fee: $100

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Elizabeth Halligan’ to the first class. Please include the price of any uniform options when paying tuition.

Class Contact: Elizabeth Halligan, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

303.    Girls’ Run Club with Ms. Updike, Grades 4-5

Ms. Updike is excited to once again offer an after-school running club for 4th and 5th grade girls!  We’ll enjoy the outdoors while exercising together. Each session will include a warm up, a short run at school/through the neighborhoods, a cool down, and a healthy snack. New students will receive a club T-shirt.  This club is open to all fitness levels – we’ll keep it fun, social, and motivating!

Fee: $125

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Elise Updike’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Elise Updike (Roberts), [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

304.    Co-Ed Run Club with Ms. Gerron and Ms. Nolan, Grades K-3

This running club is for grades K-3 and will help students develop a love for running and healthy living through group exercises and interactive running activities. During each session, students will engage in running activities, participate in appropriate stretching (warm ups and cool downs) and gain an understanding of the overall positive health benefits of running.

Fee: $140

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Mary Gerron’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Mary Gerron, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

305.    S.T.E.M. Games, Grades 2-5

S.T.E.M. Games offers students a stimulating journey through a multi-faceted Science, Math, Engineering and Technology Curriculum.  Creative discovery learning activities include creating a math game, exploring the dynamics of magnetic slime, making a hydraulic lift, having a fun class with static electricity, and more…

This program will pique your child’s interest in S.T.E.M. learning. Students learn critical thinking while expressing their creativity learning real-life applications of Math, Science, Engineering and Technological concepts.

Fee: $175

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Reginald Pearman, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Wednesday 3:45-5:00 PM

306.    (WED) Clay Studio with Ms. Westergren & Ms. Lewis, Grades K-5

Clay seems to have a mysterious attraction to almost everyone. It can be pinched, poked, rolled, squeezed etc. into limitless amazing creations. We will spend time in Clay Studio going over basic techniques for working with clay: pinching, coil building, slab building etc., and taking “next steps” in our surface decoration and intermediate building techniques. This is a unique studio experience blending students of a variety of ages and skill levels.  Offered on Mondays and Wednesdays.

Fee: $150

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Lynn Westergren’ to the first class.

Class Contacts: Lynn Westergren, [email protected] or Stacey Lewis, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 3, 10, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Thursday MORNING 7:45-8:45 AM

401.    BOYS GOTTA RUN!, Grades 3-5

Can you see your son benefiting from physical activity before his school day? There is a powerful and scientific impact that exercise has on the brain which has been proven through numerous studies.  Over the course of 8 weeks he will embark on a quest to complete a 5K.  In addition to running, he will foster friendships through activities based around Pillars of Character:  integrity, good sportsmanship, grit and self-control, to name a few.

A run evaluation will be executed to give coaches an idea of each runner’s current ability and physical therapy evaluations will be introduced in the areas of strength, agility, balance and flexibility.   Over the course of the hour, the boys will perform injury preventative stretches, character building activities, and run.  There will be a 5K run on the final class.  Parent involvement is encouraged!

No refunds after the first  week of the program.

Fee: $138

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Sheila Cordaro, Cordaro Fit, LLC; www.cordarofit.com, 202-549-7084

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Thursday 3:45-4:45 PM

402.    Beginning Karate, New Students to Yellow Belts, Grades K-5

This popular class is a disciplined introduction to the sport.  Your child will learn the beautiful art of karate while gaining safety & defensive skills in a respectful environment.  Students will focus on basic stances, blocks, punches, and kicks. The class will also emphasize the basic karate principles of focus, patience, self-discipline, and partner work. Returning students will continue to work toward new belts while first time students will be able to start the belt program. New students should wear comfortable clothes to class and can invest in a Kaizen Karate t-shirt to earn their white belts. No outside, white uniforms, or belts from previous martial arts schools are allowed. To order merchandise: https://kaizenkaratemd.siplay.com/MySportsStore

Fee: $120

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Jacqueline Urquia, Office Manager, Kaizen Karate; 301-938-2711; [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

403.    Beading & Crafting Ms. Smith, Grades K-2

Join Ms. Smith for a crafting afternoon working beads.  Art projects include making necklaces, bracelets, and other items.

Fee: $115

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Laurie Smith’ to the first class.

Class Contact:  Laurie Smith, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

404.    Piano Keys 4 Kids, Grades 1-5

This group piano class studies hands-on piano and music theory.  Your child will work closely with the teacher to follow a carefully planned sequence that guarantees fun and success in a playful group atmosphere. The instructor will teach how to count rhythm, identify notes, and play common melodies on the white and black keys of the piano.  For returning and advanced students, Book 2 and 3 will be offered.  Students will be introduced to notes on the staff in C, Middle C and G position.  Note: Tuition includes a workbook. Roll-up keyboards are provided for class instruction, but they can also be purchased for an additional $30 for the student to take home.

Fee: $155

Payment Info: Please mail check payable to ‘PK4K’ and before the first day of class to Donna Hancock, P.O. Box 35, Herndon, Va. 20172-0035 or you can contact Donna directly for a PayPal invite.

Class Contact Donna Hancock, 703-943-9588, [email protected], www.pianokeys4kids.com

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

405.    Gamemaker Studio, Grades 3-5

Students learn object-oriented programming by designing, creating, and debugging games with GameMaker: Studio (http://www.yoyogames.com). Students create and script worlds, objects, graphics, and sounds.    Topics include game asset management, objects, events and actions, variables, collision detection, score, and timers. Concepts are taught through a combination of instruction, discussion, tutorials, and extensions. Students create a game of their own design for a final project.

Fee: $170

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Jen Guzman, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Thursday 3:45-5:00 PM

406.    Jr. Robotics 102: Land & Sea, Grades K-2

Students work with a partner to build and program a set of eight all-new robots that aid their understanding of computer hardware and software. Weekly projects are based on land and sea vehicles and include a forklift, large drag racer, racing boat and the Bat Mobile. Each week, class begins with a group discussion of the critical components of the robot or mechanical model. Students are shown an animated video that brings the robot to life and demonstrates the functionality of the finished robot.

After constructing the bot with LEGO® pieces, they connect it to a laptop computer and program it with easy-to-use touch-and-drag software. After programming the robots, students use the remaining 10-20 minutes of class to play and share with parents. Time permitting, each class concludes with a group discussion of what was learned. LEGO® kits, touchscreen computers, software and all other supplies and materials will be provided.

Fee: $149

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘ChildTech’ to the first day of class.

Class Contact: Will Jenkins, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 4, 11, 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Friday 3:45-4:45 PM

501.    Beginning Chess Wizards, Grades K-5

Learning chess can be a great activity for kids, with many social, cognitive, and emotional benefits. Chess Wizards’ high energy curriculum makes learning chess a fun and exciting experience. In addition to chess lessons, students will participate in a variety of variation games, team challenges, and other activities designed to make chess a lifelong pastime children can enjoy with their family and friends.

Fee: $112

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Tim Dobbs, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

502.    Advanced Chess Wizards, Grades K-5

Chess Wizards is a premier chess education company providing fun, informative and challenging chess lessons to students. Chess Wizards teaches children many important life concepts, such as learning the ability to win graciously and accept defeat with dignity and sportsmanship. Students will be divided into groups according to their chess experience. At the end of this session, each student will have had the chance to participate in a mini-chess tournament.

Fee: $112

Payment Info:  The link to pay will be provided after registration is confirmed.

Class Contact: Tim Dobbs, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

503.    Fencing I, Grades K-5

Have fun learning the art of Olympic fencing! This fencing class will teach basic footwork and mobility appropriate to the sport of fencing, as well as basic handwork skills. The equipment used will be foam sabers and foils with a focus on elementary actions. Games are used to teach the basics of fencing and the kids will get a good workout while having a great time.

Fee: $125, includes $10 fee for USFA membership, or $112 if you are already a USFA member

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘The Fencers’ Club LLC’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Coach Greg Kaidanov, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

504.    Fencing II, Grades K-5

This fencing class introduces and reinforces the basics of footwork, mobility, and handwork in fencing. The equipment used will be foils and flepees (epees with foil blades to make contract safer and softer). Drills and exercises are intermixed with games and other physical activities. The focus is on basic fencing skills, physical exercises, and fun.

Fee: $125, includes $10 fee for USFA membership, or $112 if you are already a USFA member

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘The Fencers’ Club LLC’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Coach Greg Kaidanov, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

505.    Rugby, Grades 3-5

Kids will learn the fundamentals of rugby–carrying the ball, passing, kicking, attacking, and defense. This is touch/flag rugby–tackling will not be involved. This is open to both boys and girls.

Fee: $115

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Nicholas Fernandez’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Nicholas Fernandez, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Jun 7

506.    Beginning Cursive, Grades 3-5

This Beginning Cursive Club will help students learn the basics of cursive writing in the most enjoyable and fun way!

Fee: $150

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Olukemi Are’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Olukemi Are, [email protected]

Spring Dates: 8 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

 

Friday 3:45-5:00 PM

507.    Woodworking, Grades K-5

This is a 6-week class ending on May 17th

Kids will learn to safely use a hammer and nails to construct their own toys, games and other creations. A project will be completed during each class. Every attempt will be made to provide new projects so that children who took the class last time will not be repeating the same projects. The finished works are substantial, usable and able to be finished during class time. Both boys and girls have enjoyed this class. Past session projects have included: a tank, car shooter, small pool game, wooden box with hinged lid, picture frame and soft ball catapult.

Fee: $160

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Patrick Turvey’ to the first class or mail it prior the start of class to: Patrick Turvey, 5906 N. 22nd St., Arlington, VA 22205.

Class Contact: Pat Turvey, 703-300-2845 (cell); 703-241-1061 (home); [email protected]

Spring Dates: 6 classes, April 5, 12, 26, May 3, 10, 17

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