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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.


Thank you.

Simone LeConte

 

After School Enrichment Director &

 

PTA Co-Vice President


 

PS11 PTA After School Enrichment Program Spring 2016 Class Descriptions

Mondays

Ballet Dance: With Brooklyn Center for the Arts

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 grand performance at the end of the session.

Pre-K, K (Monday 3:00-4:00pm) Auditorium   $130

Grades 1-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm) Auditorium   $130

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 1-2 (Monday 3:00-4:00pm) Gym   $130

Grades 3-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm) Gym   $130

Creative Construction: With Construction Kids

Construction Kids is a hands on program designed to provide children with the opportunity to experience the joy of building, revising, and repairing in a creative and supportive setting.  Children will learn to use real tools such as hammers, nails, wrenches, and a variety of construction materials to build wooden projects each session (Grades K-2); or design and create beam and truss bridges during the sessions (Grades 3-5).  This program is designed to supplement classroom learning in a fun and creative way. Includes all materials and tools. 
Grades K-2 (Monday 3:00-4:00pm)   $250

Grades 3-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm)   $250

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   $130

Grades 2-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm) Room G-15   $130

*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 G-36   $175

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   $150

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 G-5   $130
Grades 2-5 (Monday 4:00-5:00pm) Room G-5   $130

Tuesdays

Art for Kids: With Sarah Chavarria

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 G10   $130

Grades 1-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm) Room G10   $130

*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 G-36   $160

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

Pre-K, K, 1 (Tuesday 3:00-4:00pm) Auditorium   $130

Grades 2-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm) Auditorium   $130

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   $130

Grades 2-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm) Gym   $130

Tutoring with Ms. Crupi

Having trouble fitting tutoring into your busy schedule? Tutoring can help with those complex math problem, difficult reading strategies, and homework. Our tutors are licensed teacher here at PS11.

Grades 1-2 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm) Room 103   $140

Zumba Fitness: With Prisca Dalusma

Join this active fitness class and learn the latest workout moves. Zumba Fitness also allows students to exercise with a unique personal style.  Now your child can exercise, have fun, and burn some energy, all at the same time.

Grades Pre-K, K (Tuesday 3:00-4:00pm) Room G3   $130

Grades 1-5 (Tuesday 4:00-5:00pm) Room G3   $130

Wednesdays

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 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm)            Room G-3   $140

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-15   $140
Grades 1-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm)            Room G-15   $140

Chinese (Mandarin) Language: With Lango Kids NYC

Lango teaches a second language using the “Adventure Learning” method which combines stories, music, movement, acting, and games.  We provide supplementary materials to our curriculum such as the thematic workbook, CD, memory cards, and review sheets to be used at home to reinforce the material covered in class.  With these measures in place, the child will first understand words, then sentences and questions, and eventually engage in simple conversation.

Pre-K, K, (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm) Room G-17   $140

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   $140

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 grand performance at the end of the session.  

Grades 1-2 (Wednesday 3:00-4:00pm) Auditorium   $140

Grades 3-5 (Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm) Auditorium   $140

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 3:00-4:30pm) Room G-4   $140

*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 G-36   $180

Thursdays

Broadcast Journalism: With Strut Esteem

Learn the exciting field of broadcast journalism in an interactive and engaging way. Students are already fascinated with the entertainment industry. This class introduces them to a world that may seem inaccessible. Using the microphone and camera, they will report on stories of interest to them and their peers. By grabbing the students’ attention with fun and engaging activities, they also get to learn beneficial life skills in a non-traditional setting. Working on new tasks and accomplishing them, gives students increased confidence that translates in other areas of their life.

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm) Auditorium   $130

Fun Fitness: With Coach J.

Regimen of stretches, exercise routines and running taught in a fun, light-hearted atmosphere. Students will learn the importance of staying active and healthy.

Pre-K, K (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm) Gym   $130

Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm) Gym   $130

*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 G-36   $175

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 3:00-4:00pm)             Room G-15   $130

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   $130

Runway Fashion: With Strut Esteem

Through modeling, students gain an opportunity to tap into their creative abilities. Students will explore the modeling industry while building stronger foundations in character and confidence. All classes will be conducted by a professional model to mimic the industry standards. Each class will focus on fashion, personal development, leadership, self-esteem and etiquette. This class is open to boys and girls. At the end of the program there will be a fashion show to celebrate students’ success.

Grades 2-5 (Thursday 3:00-4:00pm)              Auditorium   $130

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   $130

Grades 1-5 (Thursday 4:00-5:00pm)         Gym   $130

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.

Pre-K, K (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)            Room G15   $140

Grades 1-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)             Room G15   $140

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-15   $140
Grades 2-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)             Room G-15   $140

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-3   $140

Costume and Stage Design: With Ms. Kyiesha Kelly

If you enjoy drawing, painting and creating costumes, then this is the program for you. Use your creative mind and heart to help bring our plays to life. One of the most important aspects of a great play is the costumes and unique sets. Join us in creating amazing sets and spectacular costumes for this year’s enrichment play.

Grades 2-5 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)             Auditorium   $140

Drama: With Mrs. Williams

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 workshop.
Grades K, 1 (Friday 3:00-4:00pm)              Auditorium   $140
Grades 2-5 (Friday 4:00-5:00pm)              Auditorium   $140


*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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