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After School

Contact Simone LeConte with any questions.

After School Enrichment (ASE)

The PS11 PTA runs an after school enrichment program.  A brochure for Spring 2014 is available for you to DOWNLOAD

If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact Simone LeConte directly at 917-601-4484 or

Thank you.

Simone LeConte


After School Enrichment Director &


PTA Co-Vice President

Contact Simone LeConte with any questions at:

917-601-4484 or

Monday (7 weeks starting 5/5/14)

Basketball: With Coach Shawn
Does your child want to learn the game or become an even better player?  
If so, then this is for you.  In this comprehensive instructional basketball program, your child will learn all the fundamentals of the game.  Kids will receive small group and some individual instruction as well as real-game full court experience.  They will learn discipline and sportsmanship in a fun and competitive environment.  Regardless of the skill level, this program will be 
a benefit to his/her game.

Grades 2-5 (Monday 3:15-4:15pm)                                                         Gym                      $105

Decorating Delights: With Wendy Burno
Join baker Mom Wendy in a hands-on food decorating class.  Pre-made, nut-free pastries and treats will be decorated with seasonal themes. 

Pre-K, K (Monday 3:15-4:15pm)    Grades 1-5 Monday 4:15-5:15pm)            Room G-15             $105

Spanish Language: With Brooklyn Beanstalk
This program is designed as a full linguistic learning experience using visual and physical cues to help children understand.  For this cycle, the theme will center around an exploration of our body, the way it works, and changes everyday and over time. (Students will integrate generic vocabulary through circle time, greetings, songs, rhymes, etc. and will explore new themes through book reading, movement activities, etc.) 

Pre-K, K, 1 (Monday 3:15-4:15pm)                                                        Room G-17               $105

Junior First Lego League: With Ms. Tommaselli
Beginning Robotics. If your child likes building and exploring, then this is the right class! Students will learn about the exciting fields of engineering and technology while embracing their natural curiosity. The class introduces challenges to be solved by imagination, critical thinking, and research. Students work with LEGO elements and moving parts while learning team building and presentation skills. This class meets for 90 minutes each week.

Grades 1-3 (Monday 3:15-4:15pm)                                                        Room G-4     $120 

Photography: With Mr. Gamble
“Brooklyn Marvels”: An introduction to Photography portraying sites of Brooklyn, “elements of art,” and fundamentals of the photographic process in color.  Students will complete final prints portraying their perspective on various Brooklyn historical locations such as Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn Museum, Prospect Park, etc.  Students will photograph, process, and print their own images and make them come to life—visually.  A digital camera is required. This class meets for 105 minutes each week.

Grades 1-5 (Monday 3:15-5:00pm)*   *A Digital Camera is required.          Room 208     $120   

Guitar: With Mr. Oleg of Piano School of NYC Between 3:00 and 5:00** 
Sign your child up for private guitar lessons with Mr. Oleg, Piano School of NYC’s talented instructor. Each one-on-one lesson will last 20 minutes, during which time your child will learn to play chords and simple songs with proper guitar technique. Instrument is provided for in-class instruction. It is recommended that families acquire a guitar for practice at home. Beginner sessions are 20 minutes at $25 each session.
 **A timeslot will be given by the 2nd week of music class.   Room G-36     $175

Tuesday (8 weeks starting 5/6/14)

Singing: With Mr. Jones of Young Voices Big Sounds
Students learn about vocal technique, rhythm, melody, and harmony while practicing and performing as the dynamic “PS11 Young Voices Chorus.”  Our goal is to develop strong singers who perform fearlessly and joyfully alongside their peers. We sing songs that are a mix of new and old, from pop songs to classic R&B hits.

Pre-K, K (Tuesday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 1-5 (Tuesday 4:15-5:15pm)        Auditorium               $120

Tennis: With Coach TJ of Jr. Tennis Clinic
Dedicated to providing quality tennis instruction to culturally diverse, inner-city youth as a tool that supports and enhances their personal growth, physical health and academic achievement. Structured tennis instruction is an excellent vehicle for building character, developing discipline, and promoting physical fitness and mental alertness. Please note that all participants must be at least 6 years old.

Grades K, 1 (Tuesday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 2-5 (Tuesday 4:15-5:15pm)  Gym              $120

Piano: With Mr. Oleg of Piano School of NYC Between 3:00 and 5:00**    
**A timeslot will be given by the 2nd week of music class.                          Room G-36     $130

Wednesday (8 weeks starting 5/7/14)

Chess: With Mr. Wright of Learning Through Chess
Through chess, children develop fundamental lessons of life. Enlighten concentration, logical thought, foresight and planning, pattern recognition as well as developing creative solutions. This class teaches self-discipline and taking responsibility through the game of Chess. Come learn to strategically maneuver knights, rooks, kings, queens and CONQUER!
Pre-K, K (Wednesday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 1-5 (Wednesday 4:15-5:15pm)   Room G-15   $120

Kids & Clay: With Private Picassos
Private Picassos brings the best of the art studio directly to you. We believe that everyone is an artist and can create beautiful, interesting artwork when given the correct tools. Young artists will explore air-dry clay through a variety of hand building techniques, creating their own unique sculptures.
Pre-K, K (Wednesday 3:15-4:15pm) G-17               $120

Hip Hop Dance: With Ms. Prisca Dalusma
In this Hip Hop Dance class, students will learn, have fun, and add their own style to the class. We build confidence by focusing on strength building and flexibility as well as character development. Continuously changing, Hip Hop dance allows students to dance with a unique personal style.

Grades 1-2 (Wednesday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 3-5 (Wednesday 4:15-5:15pm)     AUD    $120

Piano: With Mr. Oleg of Piano School of NYC Between 3:00 and 5:00**    
Our Small Group Philosophy creates a comfortable and fun environment for young students to become curious about Music through the Piano! Children learn age-appropriate Music & Piano skills such as introduction to Piano, listening, singing, clapping, note reading & writing, Music Theory, Music History and more.
**A timeslot will be given by the 2nd week of music class.                           Room G-36   $130

Thursday (6 weeks starting 5/8/14)

The Art of Weaving:  (Weaving Hand)
We embrace cultural weaving traditions while celebrating a fusion of ideas and techniques. Student will learn the art of weaving while creating a work of art in a fun environment. Students work at their own pace on individual looms. Once they start, students won’t want to stop. Their excitement and dedication to their craft will be just as colorful as the weavings themselves.
Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:15-5:15pm)     G-5          $90

Soccer: With Super Soccer Stars!!!
Our curriculum is specifically designed to improve the players’ balance and coordination, skill development and positional awareness. Our coaches will work with each child to improve their ball familiarity, their understanding of basic teamwork principals while instilling a love for the world’s most popular sport! 

Pre-K, K (Thursday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:15-5:15pm)               Gym      $90

Ballet Dance: With Brooklyn Ballet
This class will introduce students to basic ballet technique.  They will learn proper body placement, leaps, turns, and jumps. Students will learn how to move rhythmically to various musical genres with choreographed dances. 

Pre-K, K (Thursday 3:15-4:15pm) or Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:15-5:15pm)     Auditorium      $90

Guitar: With Mr. Oleg: Between 3:00 and 5:00**                                    Room  G-36   $150

**A timeslot will be given by the 2nd week of music class.

********************* IMPORTANT: **********************
Under no circumstances can we hold any class spots. No telephone, email, or text message registrations will be accepted.


Registration Fee: There will be a $10 non-refundable registration fee required to enroll. 

Scholarships: The PTA awards a limited number of need-based partial and full scholarships to families interested in after school workshops on a first come first served basis. If you are interested in applying for a scholarship, please follow the directions when registering online. You will be notified if you do not qualify and if you have to submit payment. Financial need will be determined by school lunch status. In order to maintain confidentiality, only school personnel will assist in determining those eligible for scholarships. Limit One Scholarship per child per cycle.


**NOTE: It is recommended that Scholarship Applicants register early since the number of scholarships is limited.. Scholarship Applicants are also required to pay the $10 non-refundable registration fee.  All scholarship decisions are final.

Tuition Payment Policy: Registration is not confirmed until payment is received. Failure to make payment within 48 hours after enrollment will forfeit your slot in the class roster.  All classes must be paid for prior to the start of classes.

Refund Policy: Refund request must be made in writing.

Refunds will be granted using the following guidelines: 
100% refund of tuition prior to the start of classes 
75% refund of tuition during the first week of class 
50% refund of tuition during the second week of class 


Snacks & Activities: Students waiting for their scheduled class or session to begin will be supervised by adults from PS11’s After School Enrichment Program and can have a snack, do homework, create artwork, or have outside playtime while waiting for their class to begin.


*Disclaimers: PS11 PTA has the right to cancel a workshop if it does not reach the minimum enrollment. The After School Enrichment Director will notify you before classes begin if you registered for a workshop that has been cancelled. You will have the option of choosing an available slot in another workshop or receiving a refund for that class.

Class size is limited. Register early for as many workshops as you wish. Credit Card, Check, Money Order, or Cash payments accepted.

Contact Simone LeConte with any questions at 917-601-4484 or