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After School


Contact Simone LeConte with any questions.

After School Enrichment (ASE)
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The PS11 PTA runs an After School Enrichment Program.  

If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact
Simone LeConte directly at 917-601-4484 or PS11ASE@gmail.com
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Thank you.

Simone LeConte,

 

After School Enrichment Director
Tauheedah Yasin, Assistant Director



Spring 2017 Enrichment Schedule

Registration for the Spring 2017 cycle will begin on Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 7:00 a.m. Registration ends April 14, 2017.
The Spring 2017 cycle begins April 19, 2017.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!




PS11 PTA After School Enrichment Program 
Class Descriptions


Mondays

Ballet Dance: With Morgan Hasson (Mark Morris Dance Group)

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. There will be a showcase performance at the end of the session.

Pre-K, K (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)   Auditorium  
Grades 1-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)  Auditorium  
 

Basketball:  With Coach J.
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 5:00-6:00pm)                         Gym  

Decorating Delights: With Wendy Watel-Burno

Join baker Mom Wendy in a food decorating class.  Pre-made, nut-free pastries and treats will be decorated with seasonal themes. We will have hands on recipes that we will make in class and can be done at home as well.
Grades Pre-K, K, 1 (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)  Room G-15  

Grades 2-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)  Room G-15  

*Guitar: With Mr. Oleg

Sign your child up for private guitar lessons with Mr. Oleg, our talented music 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.

Mondays between 3:00 and 5:00**  Room 112  

Gymnastics: With Gymstar
An action-packed developmental Gymnastics class with exciting skills to learn and movement routines to motivate and challenge! Class warms up with lively music, then conditions with cross mat tumbling. Next our gymnasts are led through an obstacle course of Gymnastic & Circus movements as they master the challenges in their paths; all while having TREMENDOUS AMOUNTS OF FUN! Why walk when you can cartwheel?

Grades PreK, K (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)   Gym
Grades 1-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)         Gym


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 3:00-4:45pm)  Room 210

Programming with Dash (The Robot): With Impulse Labs

Dash is a silly little alien that does whatever you tell it.  Students use code to make Dash solve mazes, change colors, talk or just make it go around in circles.

Grades PK,K,1 (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)   G-3

Silly Circuits: With Impulse Labs

Use electricity to build silly circuits that blink, beep and buzz!  Students watch their circuits come to life and do silly things when they turn on the power!

Grades 2-5 (Monday 4:00-5:30pm)   G-3  

Violin: With Clinton Hill Music School
We provide an outlet for children to express themselves and the opportunity for them to follow their own musical curiosities.  We believe each student is different and pride ourselves on treating each student as an individual. We have helped countless students overcome personal hurdles to give stirring performances in recitals and go on to be accepted into competitive music programs. Instruments are required. Families are responsible for their own instruments.

Grades PreK, K, 1 (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room 106
Grades 2-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)            Room 106


Tuesdays

African Dance: With Sheila Anozier (Mark Morris Dance Group)

Students will have fun while they learn traditional African Dances, rhythms, and songs while working on strength and stamina. The class will focus on learning
techniques and dance steps while exploring the exciting relationship between dance and rhythms. There will be a showcase performance at the end of the session.

Grades PreK, K (Tuesday 3:00-4:00pm)  Auditorium  
Grades 1-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)  Auditorium  


Art for Kids: With Maria Rincon

Spark your child’s creativity with this exciting art class. Students will learn different art techniques and work with unique textures while creating their own artistic masterpieces. This class allows students to build confidence in their own artistic ability while having fun in the process.  

Grades Pre-K, K (Tuesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-10  

Grades 1-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm)    Room G-10  

Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts): With Raizes do Brasil Capoeira

This class will introduce students to the basics of the Brazilian Martial Arts form known as Capoeira.  Capoeira is an energetic and culturally rich martial arts form.  Students will learn proper warm-up techniques and stretches, basic kicks and dodges, and other defensive moves.  They will also learn about Brazilian culture while getting fit and most importantly, having fun!

Grades 1-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm)    Room G-2  

Coding with Minecraft and More: With Impulse Labs

Would you like to write your name in the sky with Glowstone?  Build a rainbow in 30 seconds!  Students learn to build all this, and more with Minecraft code.

Grades K, 1 (Tuesday 3:00-4:00pm)   G-3

Grades 2-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm)   G-3

*Piano: With Mr. Oleg

Our Small Group lessons foster a comfortable and fun environment for students to become interested in Music through the Piano. Students learn age-appropriate Music & Piano skills that include listening, note reading & writing, and more. Students will receive a specific time slot before the second week of class.

Tuesdays between 3:00 and 5:00**    Room 112

Tennis: With 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 3:00-4:00pm)   Gym  

Grades 2-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm)     Gym  

Wednesdays

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 3:00-4:00pm)     Room G-17  
Grades 1-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm)    Room G-17  

Dramatic Play: With Ms. Williams

In this class, children will have the opportunity to reenact everyday actions or situations that they observe, engage in intensely imaginative activities based on knowledge they gain from books, movies, and other sources, retell and reenact stories, and act out songs.
Pre-K, K (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-32  


Free Play and Exploration: With Ms. Bergstol

Don’t underestimate the value of play. Children learn many social, emotional, physical and intellectual skills by playing alone and with others. Children learn and develop: Cognitive Skills like math and problem solving in a pretend grocery store, New Vocabulary like the words they need to play with toy dinosaurs, Social Skills like playing together in a pretend car wash, and Literacy Skills like creating a menu for a pretend restaurant, as well as using interesting play materials, such as sand, water, clay, paint, paper, blocks, pinecones and leaves, that involve all your child’s senses.  Play and learning go hand-in-hand and reduces stress.

Pre-K, K, 1 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-26       

Hip Hop Dance: With 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. There will be a showcase performance at the end of the session.  

Grades 1-2 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Auditorium  

Grades 3-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm)   Auditorium  


Junior First Lego League: With Ms. Tommaselli

Beginning Robotics: For children who like building and exploring! 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.

Grades 1-3 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)    Room G-4  

Modern Art for Kids: With Maria Rincon

Spark your child’s creativity with this exciting art class. Students will learn different art techniques and work with unique textures while creating their own modern artistic masterpieces. This class allows students to build confidence in their own artistic ability while having fun in the process.  

Grades Pre-K, K (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-10  

Grades 1-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm)    Room G-10  

*Piano: With Mr. Oleg

Our Small Group lessons foster a comfortable and fun environment for students to become interested in Music through the Piano. Students learn age-appropriate Music & Piano skills that include listening, note reading & writing, and more. Students will receive a specific time slot before the second week of class.

Wednesday between 3:00 and 5:00**    Room 106  

Singing: With Ian Jones

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. There will be a showcase performance at the end of the session.

Grades PK-1 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room   208    

Grades 2-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm)   Room   208  

Tennis: With 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 2-5 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)                  

Thursdays

Crocheting: With Ms. Souza-Judge

Crocheting is an art form that is both fun and relaxing. If you like creating stylish things, this is the class for you. Make attractive, ready to wear items such as scarves, bags, etc., that bring out your creative side. The finished pieces can also serve as gifts for relatives and friends.

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-10  

Culture Through Language (Spanish): With Ms. Camillo

Students will be motivated to learn about Latin American culture through language. We will explore the globe to visit and celebrate Latin American culture through arts and crafts while learning basic conversational Spanish. Our goal is to foster curiosity about different cultures and customs.

Pre-K, K, 1 (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)    Room 208   

DJ 101: With SuperVibes DJ Academy

Students will learn the art of DJing with an Award-winning DJ.  They will each create their very own DJ names and learn different DJ techniques and moves in a fun and creative environment.

Grades PK,K,1 (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)  G-3

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)  G-3


*Guitar: With Mr. Oleg

Sign your child up for private guitar lessons with Mr. Oleg, our talented music 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.

Thursdays between 3:00 and 5:00**  Room 112

Jewelry Making: With Ms. Souza-Judge

If you like stylish jewelry then this class is for you. Make attractive, ready to wear jewelry that brings out your creative side. The finished pieces can also serve as holiday gifts for relatives and friends.

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)   Room G-10

Junior First Lego League: With Ms. Tommaselli

Beginning Robotics: For children who like building and exploring! 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.

Grades 1-3 (Thursday 3:00-4:30pm)   Room G-4  

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 3:00-4:00pm)     Gym  

Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)    Gym  

Steel Pan Orchestra: With Crossfire Steel Orchestra

This orchestra offers students the opportunity to explore and perform music on steel pans in a fun and artistic way. Children can learn a unique skill while enhancing their love of music.

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)     

Tap Dance: With Dan Mitro (Mark Morris Dance Group)

Students will learn how to move rhythmically to various musical genres with choreographed dances for each. There will be a grand performance at the end of the session.

Grades PK,K (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)    Auditorium  

Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)    Auditorium  

Yoga: With Ms. Latina

This unique class captures the imagination of our younger yogis through yoga adventures, animated poses, and magical journeys! Our older yogis will participate in more dynamic, flowing sequences, progressively challenging balancing poses, and creative relaxation exercises. No matter your child's age, yoga will help to enhance concentration, encourage healthy socialization, as well as develop strength and self-confidence both on and off the mat! 

Grades PK,K (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)   Room G-2  

Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)     Room G-2  

Fridays


Active Group Games: With Coach J.

Provide a safe, structured environment that promotes teamwork, good sportsmanship, spatial awareness, and improved motor skills through fun, interactive group games.

Grades 1-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)    TBD  

Advanced Chess Team: With Mr. Wright of Learning Through Chess

TEAM CHESS focuses on tournament preparation and building a team. Through analysis, study and practice, skills that have been learned are honed. Through the social interaction of competitive play, personal growth and development are enhanced. Students will get the opportunity to participate in events outside of school, test themselves and grow through the challenge of playing with others in the community, across the city, and more. They will use this play to prepare the basis for their further study. This class is a perfect fit to take on an ongoing basis with the regular chess class but can only be taken if at least one term of regular chess has been completed. Come, join the team. Let's go out to the world!

Grades K, 1 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)    Room G-17  
Grades 2-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)     Room G-17  

Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts): With Raizes do Brasil Capoeira

This class will introduce students to the basics of the Brazilian Martial Arts form known as Capoeira.  Capoeira is an energetic and culturally rich martial arts form.  Students will learn proper warm-up techniques and stretches, basic kicks and dodges, and other defensive moves.  They will also learn about Brazilian culture while getting fit and most importantly, having fun!

Pre-K, K (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)     Room G-2  

Coding with Minecraft and More: With Impulse Labs
Would you like to write your name in the sky with Glowstone?  Build a rainbow in 30 seconds!  Students learn to build all this, and more with Minecraft code.

Grades K, 1 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)   G-3

Grades 2-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)   G-3

Drama: With Samantha Harris and Cat Patterson

Builds Confidence and Self Esteem, Encourages Team Work & FUN!!! Children will explore their imagination and learn how to communicate their ideas through telling stories, improvisation, and by portraying characters. Students will have the opportunity to perform a fictional role in our own stage production at the end of the cycle. 

Grades K, 1 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)    Auditorium  

Grades 2-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)    Auditorium  

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 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)   Gym  

Grades 1-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)   Gym  


*Musical Instrument Instruction

All musical instrument instruction will be offered during specific times between 3:00-5:00pm in small groups of 3 students or private sessions (guitar only). Classes are open to all age groups and grades at PS11. **Parents of registered students will be notified of the exact time slot of their child’s lesson no later than the 2nd week of classes.

 


PS11 PTA After School Enrichment Program Supervisory Staff

Simone LeConte, After School Enrichment Director

Annette McCall, Alisha Patterson-Swaby, Jabari Smith, Wendy Watel-Burno, and Tauheedah Yasin

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