Image

Enrichment Catalog – Spring 2020

Simply hit the PRINT button at the bottom of any page to save it as a PDF or format it into a simple version to print out at home.


Monday 3:45 – 4:45 PM

101. Yoga and Heartfulness, Grades K-3

In this class, the students will learn yoga poses as they practice breathing. During each session, we explore traditional yoga poses in a fun, creative way. Each class is a combination of songs, movement, stories, games, breathing exercises and relaxation.

Fee: $150

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

Class Contacts: Yanira Umana (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

102. Being Creative with Legos with. Ms. Marquina and Ms. Gray, Grades K-5

Show your creativity as you build Lego creations! Each week will offer project ideas and time at the end of each class for Show & Tell. There will also be some building challenges scattered throughout the semester. This will teach kids how to work in teams, share, and make new friends while working together. 

Fee: $145

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Bertha Marquina’ to the first class. 

Class Contact: Bertha Marquina (email), Angie Gray (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

103. 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 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), Stacey Lewis (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

104. Tiny Chefs: Cooking Around the World, Grades K-5

It is said that if you want to learn about a country you should start with the food. So, during this session our Tiny Chefs will learn how to create the cuisines of multiple countries. We will be cooking up some of the fabulous flavors of Italian, Indian, Vietnamese, Mexican & French foods and also learning about some of the cooking techniques & ingredients that make them unique. Come join us as we expand our world and our palates!

Fee: $176

Payment Info: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact: Katie (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

105. Adventure Walks, Grades 3-5

Suns out… kids out! Ms. Arce and Ms. Morgan have been cooped up indoors for too long. Join us on adventure walks around the neighborhood! Squirrels, rabbits, and leaves oh my! Glebe is surrounded by trails just waiting to be explored. We’ll look at different habitats and use natural resources to create a home for an animal.

Fee: $130

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Denise Arce’ to the first class.

Class Contact: Denise Arce (email), Heather Morgan (email)   

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

106. Girls’ Run Club with Ms. Gerron and Ms. Nolan, Grades 3-5

Mrs. Gerron and Ms. Nolan are inviting all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade girls to join them in expanding their love for running while increasing their endurance and speed. We will be teaching and practicing: warm-up stretches, short sprints, long jogs/runs, aerobic cross training, and ol-down stretching.

Fee: $140

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

Class Contact: Mary Gerron (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

107. 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), Poppy Hall (email) 

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 30, Apr. 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, Jun. 1, 8, No classes: Apr. 6, 13, May 27

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 8 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: $130

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

Class Contact: Jennifer Sebastian (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

202. 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), Poppy Hall (email) 

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

203. Fairy Gardens with Ms. Gutowski, Grades K-5

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.  This spring, we will be making fairy cottages and planting seeds to grow our very own tiny flower gardens! Materials and peanut-free snacks are included!

Fee: $125

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

Class Contact: Kirsten Gutowski, (email)  

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

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

Calling all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Writers: Come join us in writing the Glebe newspaper called the Glebe Gazette! Investigate current events, research interesting stories, or write your own story to share with the Glebe community, all while improving your journalism skills. Bring your creative minds to the table!

Fee: $120

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

Class Contact: Sara Binet (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

Tuesday 3:45 – 5:00 PM

205. Art Club with Ms. Moustafa Grades 2-5

ARTISTS Club! Every child is an artist, and this winter your child will have fun while exploring a variety of art mediums in this 75 minute class. Students will create a different project each week, experimenting with paint, oil pastels, watercolor, ink, and even Shrinky-dinks! Let’s make art together!  Class led by artist/Glebe parent, Mrs. Courtney Markle, and artist/second grade teacher, Ms. Sarah Moustafa. Please note that most of the Spring Art Club projects will be exactly the same as the Winter ones.  If your child participated in Winter Art Club, we encourage you to wait until next year when the project will change.

Fee: $160

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

Class Contact:  Courtney Markle (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

Tuesday 3:45 – 5:15 PM

206. Intermediate/Advanced Karate, Green Belt or higher, Grades 2-5

Students in this 90 minute 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 of 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: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact: Vivian Arancibia (email), Director of Operations, Kaizen Karate; 301-938-2711

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Mar. 31, Apr. 14, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26; No classes: Apr. 7

Wednesday 3:45-4:45 PM

301. 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)

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

302. Wednesday’s 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), Stacey Lewis (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

303. The Craft Corner with Ms. Saravia & Ms. Marquina, Grades K-5

Join us in the craft corner where children will have the opportunity to work in teams, partners and individually. We will be working with beads, sand, paint, paper, yarn, ribbons, glass and more. Students will learn to share, problem solve and meet new friends. They will bring their own creations home.

Fee: $160

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Erika Saravia’ to the first class.

Class Contacts: Erika Saravia (email), Bertha Marquina (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

304. 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) 

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

305. Writing in Cursive with Ms. Are, Grades 1-5

This class is for students who know how to write cursive letters. There will be options for writing which include writing jokes, friendly letters, poems, reports, or lists.

Fee: $150

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

Class Contact: Olukemi Are (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

306. GAP Time! (Greener Achievement Possibilities) with Mr. H, Grades 2-5

Bring your BIG GREEN ideas and watch them GROW! 🌲Participants will build their own Recycling Robots made from recyclable goods!  The Recycling Robots will STAR as the main characters in your own play, commercial, musical, or graphic novel. The focus is on keeping the Earth GREEN!  More GAP Time FUN:

  • Game Day! Bring your own board game or create your own GREEN game!
  • Slap Game Day! EPIC GAP TIME battle between 3rd & 4th graders!
  • Movie and popcorn Day!  Stuff your face with popcorn and watch your favorite GREEN movie!
  • Outdoor Recycling Day!  Run around picking up trash and recycling!
  • Poster Making Day!  Create your own GREEN poster to hang in the school!
  • Plant a TREE Day!  Plant an acorn in your handmade pot to take home and watch it grow!
  • Join with a friend and have a double the fun!

Fee: $170

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

Class Contact: Richard Halttunan (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes,  Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27; No classes: Apr. 8

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. Over the course of 8 weeks he will embark on a quest to complete a 5K.  A run evaluation will be performed by the coaches in addition to injury preventing stretches and conditioning drills in strength, agility, balance and flexibility. There will be a 5K run on the morning of the final class. Parental involvement is encouraged!  No refunds offered after the first week of instruction.

Fee: $138

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Cordaro Fit’ to the first class.

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

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

Thursday 3:45-4:45 PM

402. FIT 4 KIDZ: ALL SPORTZ!, Grades K-2

This SPRING your child will be introduced to a variety of sports including: lacrosse, frisbee golf, track and field, soccer, Putt Putt Golf 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.  Coached by Olympic hopeful (800m) Quamel Prince from the District Track Club. No refunds offered after the first week of instruction.

Fee: $138

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Cordaro Fit’ to the first class.

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

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

403. 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: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact: Vivian Arancibia (email), Director of Operations, Kaizen Karate; 301-938-2711

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

404. Buddies Club with Ms. Gray and Ms. Marquina, Grades K-5

We will be introducing and bringing back new and old board games, like Battleship, Trouble, Guess Who, Mancala, Connect Four, Dominoes, Checker, Tic-tac-toe, Perfection and much more. Your child will learn how to share and take turns, demonstrate good sportsmanship and meet new people from the school.

Fee: $145

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

Class Contact: Bertha Marquina (email), Angie Gray (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

405. Hip-Hop/Pop Dance, Grades 1-4

5-6-7-8 Dance presents this fun, exciting, high-energy Hip-Hop/Pop Dance class set in a creative environment where students will learn choreographed and freestyle hip-hop dance movements. They will be encouraged to express their own style and creative ideas throughout the program. Our version of hip-hop dance class uses tasteful dance movement and age appropriate music. 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)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

406. 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 (email), 703-943-9588, www.pianokeys4kids.com 

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

Thursday 3:45-5:00 PM

407. Jr. Coding, Grades 1-3

Coding is the art of telling a computer how to perform complex tasks. When younger students learn computer science, they learn that programming is more than just a confusing, endless string of letters and numbers — but a tool to build apps, make games and music, create artwork or test scientific hypotheses.  Once they know how to code, they can create virtual worlds within the computer where the only limit on what is possible is their imagination. In our exciting game-based programming class using a variety of offline resources, your child will work individually and learn to break down problems into bite-sized chunks and write code to solve them. Each week, students will learn core computer science and programming concepts like commands, loops and procedures. All computer apps, touchscreen tablets and all necessary supplies and materials will be provided.  Class is 75 minutes in length.

Fee: $149

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

Class Contact:  Will Jenkins (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 2, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28; No classes: Apr. 9

Friday 3:45-4:45 PM

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

Ms. Burton and 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 protected], Katie Carbo, [email protected] 

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

502. Well Kids, Grades K-3

Each class includes activities to engage the body & brain. Virginia Hospital Center’s Health Promotion Dept. will educate your kids about the wonders of wellness & healthy living.  Play active games, dance, embrace the fun of fitness, connect with new friends, and learn how to fuel your body with healthy snacks.

Fee: $120

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Virginia Hospital Center’ to the first class or pay via PayPal to [email protected] 

Class Contact: Cornelia Lesh, (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

503. 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: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact: Tim Dobbs (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

504. 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: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact: Tim Dobbs (email)

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

505. Fencing, Grades K-5

This fencing class will teach foundational footwork and mobility appropriate to the sport of fencing, as well as basic handwork skills. The equipment used will be foils with a focus on foundational 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

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, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

506. Top Notch Tennis, Grades 3-5

Tennis Players!  Come join us to learn a sport that is both fun and healthy! This program introduces your child to tennis and helps develop: hand-eye coordination, agility, balance, movement, racquet skills, and sportsmanship. We develop the fundamental strokes: forehand, backhand, volleys, and serves using drills and games in a fun, safe, and friendly environment. All equipment is provided and Student to Coach Ratio is 8:1.  Level: Beginning / Advanced Beginner.

Fee: $120

Payment Info: A link to online payment will be sent to participants after registration with Glebe.

Class Contact[email protected]  

Spring Dates: 8 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; No classes on Apr. 10

Friday 3:45-5:00 PM

507. Woodworking, Grades K-5

This is a 6-week class starting on April 3, ending on May 15

In this 75 minute class, students will assemble a wooden project each week that they can take home. Projects may include such things as a bird house, a wooden car or a sail boat. Students will learn how to use some basic hand tools.

Fee: $165

Payment Info: Please bring a check payable to ‘Patrick Turvey’ to the first class.

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

Spring Dates: 6 classes, Apr. 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15; No classes on Apr. 10

Share This: