Enrichment 2016-17

Dear Parents:                                                                                                                     March 23, 2017

 

Below, please find our offerings for our Spring Trimester Enrichment at the Lower School (Jefferson St),

classes will start the week of April 3rd, ending June 9th.  

                    Please note enrichment classes start at 3pm and end at 4pm.

 No enrichment classes the week off:  4/10/17-4/14/17

 No enrichment class on: Monday 5/29/17

 

Registration will be held ONLINE on a first come, first serve basis.
Online Registration for classes will open at 8pm on Friday, March 24, 2017.

             SIGNUP HERE

                 
   An email reminder will be sent out on Friday afternoon, 3/24/17.

·       If you do not have internet access or a credit card, please contact Margarita Garcia (mgarcia@holahoboken.org ) before online registration opens.

·       Payments are due at time of registration.

·       Limited financial aid will be available for those who qualify for free or reduced lunch. If possible, please register online and pay the full amount. You will be refunded the financial aid amount immediately after approval. Other arrangements can also be made by contacting Margarita.

·       Please be careful when registering. If you need to cancel a class, you must cancel on or before 3/27/17.

·       You will be refunded the amount of the class less a $25 administrative fee for each class.

·       No refunds or credits will be issued on or after 3/27/17. 

 

Important Information:

·        If you have an outstanding balance with school (aftercare, enrichment, camp, or lunch account) is past due, your child will NOT be able to participate in enrichment classes. Please settle your account ASAP (contact Marta Pizarro at  mpizarro@holahoboken.org)

·        Please confirm with your child’s teacher if they are required to take tutoring before you registered for Enrichment.

·        All Enrichment class times are from 3:00pm-4:00pm; please pick up your child (ren) promptly at that time.
Children remaining at school 5 minutes after enrichment dismissal will be enrolled in aftercare and charged a fee of a $1 per minute (payable at the time of pick-up via active, check, or credit card).

·        Pick-up for Cooking will be held at The Little Grocery, 214 Jefferson St. at 4pm (SHARP).

·        Pick- up for Super Soccer Stars will be held at Multi Service Center., 124 Grand Street at 4 pm. (SHARP).

·        Pick-up for Susan’s Fit kids Class will be held at Susan T Fitness, 207 Jefferson St.  at 4pm (SHARP).

·        Students enrolled in aftercare will be escorted back to HoLa by an aftercare instructor.

·        If your child should require a snack, please pack one from home.

·        Make-up classes will be held the week of June 6, 2017 to June 16, 2017 (if needed).

·        There will be no enrichment classes due to scheduled school closings on 4/10/17 to 4/14/17 and on Monday 5/29/17.

·        Only classes scheduled on Mondays will end on Monday 6/12/17, all other enrichment classes end on 6/9/17.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Regards,

Margarita Garcia

Aftercare, Enrichment, and Camps Coordinator

Mgarcia@holahoboken.org

Office Hours 2-6pm

Logo Enrichment.pdfEnrichment Class OFFERINGS

Spring Trimester III (April 3, 2017 – June 9, 2017)

ALL class times are from 3-4pm

Enrichment Schedule & Class Description for Elementary School- 123 Jefferson St

No enrichment classes the week off:  4/10/17-4/14/17

Monday: No Class on Monday 5/29/17

super Soccer stars: Grades 3rd-4th 3-4pm –– Super Soccer Stars ($225), 16 students, OFFSITE-Multi Center,

In all Super Soccer Stars classes, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curriculum uses positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun. Students will be escorted at dismissal by an aftercare instructor. Parents/Caretakers are responsible for picking up students at the Multi Center (located at 124 Grand St) at 4pm Sharp. Only students registered for HoLa aftercare will be escorted back to school after the enrichment class.  

Simple circuits: Grades K-2 3-4pm –– STEAM Works Studio ($200), 12 students

Simple Circuits (Jr.Electronics) Explore the fun world of electronics! Learn about Electronics while doing paper & play dough crafts. Add LED lights, Motors, Sound to your paper play dough circuits. We use our learning in electronics to make fun stuff like Greeting Cards, Glowing Frog or an Octopus that makes sounds.  

nanobots ROBOTICS: Grades 3rd-4th 3-4pm –– STEAM Works Studio ($200), 12 students

NANOBOTS (Robotics) curriculum is appropriate for hands-on building & programming projects that introduce STEM & Art concepts in a fun manner. Students start understanding Simple Machines, Robotic Systems, Sensors (motion, distance, tilt) & basic Programming. The Drag and Drop program is easy to use and appeals to younger kids. The projects are about various themes from the Animal kingdom to soccer playing robots.

 

TUESDAY:

Vamos Hablar/Let’s Chat en Español!-Spanish class: Grades 3rd -4th   3-4pm –Learn Language Hoboken ($250), 10 students

Learn Language enrichment class is designed to teach language and culture focusing on development of auditory and verbal skills in a fun paced environment. This class will focus only on conversation in Spanish, while building your child’s confidence in communicating in the target language. This course includes two walking field trips to a Spanish speaking restaurant in town (each child will need to need approx. $10 for trips).  Students of all levels welcomed! Vamos hablar-Let’s Chat in Español!

CHESS (Intermediate & Beginner):  Grades K-4th 3-4pm –Alpha Minds Academy– ($250), 10 students                                    it is a well-known fact that chess develops intelligence. And what is intelligence if not the ability to solve problems? In our chess classes, children learn to play the game and discover that the techniques used to analyze chess situations can also be used, sometimes quite creatively, to grapple with puzzling questions in school and real life. Step by step, children learn various strategical and tactical moves in chess, beginnings and endgames.  Studying games of world champions, as well as games of today's strongest grandmasters, is an indispensable part of our classes. Theoretical knowledge is supported with games in class. Children play the game in every class, against each other and the instructor. Our classes are taught by a professional chess coach. AlphaMinds Academy is a registered chess club with the United States Chess Federation.

WIZARDLY WONDERS-magic class: Grades K-4th   3-4pm -Hobby Quest ($200), 14 students                                           Discover the wondrous wizard in you by joining this hands on magic class! We will teach you everything you need to know to perform amazing tricks and illusions! Your audience will be flabbergasted as you read their minds, picking their choices right out of their heads with our Mind Reading and Mummy Mystery tricks. They won’t believe it when you can make a flower appear from your professional magic wand out of nowhere! You’ll even get to make objects float in midair! At the end of the session, your friends and family will be invited in to see you perform these amazing feats in a real magic show starring our new wizards! Join today and make all of your friends wonder, “how did they do that?!”.

Mad science: System 2: Lights, Sights, and SoundsGrades 1st -4th- 3-4pm –-Mad Science – ($195), 14 students

Excite your senses with a Mad Scientist and some electrifying laboratory experiments.  Learn about electricity and make thunder and lightning indoors with our electro-static generator.  What you see is not always what you get with our eye popping optical illusions.  Discover the wonders of color and light.  Investigate the powers and daily uses of magnets. Watch matter change states as you transform crystal sugars into cotton candy that you can really eat! Weekly topics: Harnessing Heat, Lights...Color...Action!, Magnetic Magic, Mission: Nutrition, Optical Illusions, Sonic Sounds, Tantalizing Taste, Watts-Up

super Soccer stars: Grades K-2nd   3-4pm –– Super Soccer Stars ($225), 16 students, OFFSITE-Multi Center,

In all Super Soccer Stars classes, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class. Our specially designed curriculum uses positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to ensure that each child improves at his or her own rate while having endless fun. Students will be escorted at dismissal by an aftercare instructor. Parents/Caretakers are responsible for picking up students at the Multi Center (located at 124 Grand St) at 4pm Sharp. Only students registered for HoLa aftercare will be escorted back to school after the enrichment class.           

Susan’s Fit Kids-Kids fitness training program: Grades K-2nd 3-4pm –– Susan Fitness ($175), 10 students, and OFFSITE- 207 Jefferson St Physical activity is critical to our children’s health and well-being. Studies show that physical activity not only helps kids stay active and healthy, but it can enhance important skills like concentration and problem solving, which can improve academic performance. Kids just want to have fun and it is possible to show them how to enjoy exercise while improving their health and fitness.  A Fitness “ABCS” class will include the fundamentals of fitness as well as the following components: Agility, Balance, Coordination and Strength training drills. Introduction to the basic components of fitness—cardiovascular, endurance, and strength. Motor skills development and enhancement while incorporating fitness games. Students will be escorted to Susan’s Fit kids at dismissal by an aftercare instructor. Parents/Caretakers are responsible for picking up students at 207 Jefferson St at 4pm Sharp. Only students registered for HoLa aftercare will be escorted back to school after the enrichment class.           

 

WEDNESDAY:

nanobots robotics : Grades K-2nd  3-4pm –– STEAM Works Studio ($200), 12 students

NANOBOTS (Jr.Robotics) curriculum is appropriate for hands-on building & programming projects that introduce STEM & Art concepts in a fun manner. Students start understanding Simple Machines, Robotic Systems, Sensors (motion, distance, tilt) & basic Programming. The Drag and Drop program is easy to use and appeals to younger kids. The projects are about various themes from the Animal kingdom to soccer playing robots.

Math Venture:  – Grades K-4th- 3-4pm –-Math Wizard – ($215), 8 students http://www.mathwizard.net/hoboken.                     Students will use critical thinking skills that require investigation, inquiry, and collaboration to solve math puzzles and games in a project based environment. All children will learn strengthen numerical skills as customized based on an initial placement test. They will also review and learn Core Curriculum identified grade appropriate concepts. Students will investigate, inquire, and collaborate to solve math puzzles and games in a project based environment. Learning will be based on experiments/activities and  recording of findings in a log, learning of concepts based off the activity of day.

cOCINANDO CON MARGARITA! cOOKING en Español  @ the little grocery: Grades K-4th3-4pm, ($160) 10 students  LET’S get in the kitchen and Discover the very best of latin cuisine with margarita and Neamet at the little grocery!   This hands-on cooking class will introduce our young chefs into the world of Latin cooking. Our classes will invite our young chefs to a different part of Latin countries through cuisine. Students will learn basic cooking skills and the joy of eating and cooking with fresh flavors and Spice! Please advise if your child has a food allergy.

 

game design Class: Grades 2nd – 4th 3-4pmYoung Engineers - ($190), 14 students

Students will learn to program characters to move, converse, and respond to any situation. Students will create variables, create and call functions, use operators to respond to changes and experiment with programming to build creativity and confidence.

 

THURSDAY:

Vamos Hablar/Let’s Chat en Español! Spanish class: Grades K-2nd   3-4pm –Learn Language Hoboken ($250), 8 students

Learn Language enrichment class is designed to teach language and culture focusing on development of auditory and verbal skills in a fun paced environment. This class will focus only on conversation in Spanish, while building  your child’s confidence in communicating in the target language. This course includes two walking field trips to a Spanish speaking restaurant in town (each child will need to need approx.. $10 for trips).  Students of all levels welcomed! Vamos hablar-Let’s Chat in Español!

Arte En Español: Grades K- 4th– 3-4pm –– Srta. Gaxiola ($130), 12 students                                                                           Express, appreciate and enjoy discovering your creativity through various techniques in a series where you will work on a new project each week. Young artists will work with watercolors, oil pastels, puck tempera paints and markers. HoLa’s very own teacher will be leading this class. 

SEWING: Grades 1st-4th   3-4pm-($200) MAvery Designs, 8 students

Sew accessories, stuffed animals and clothes by hand, and by sewing machine (highly supervised). Students will learn to cut fabric from a pattern as well as how to properly thread a needle and a sewing machine. Each class is project-oriented and students will leave with finished projects. *New Projects this trimester*

Hip-Hop Dance class: Grades K-4th3-4pm –now with Saquan Ladson (Derrick’s brother) – ($160), 20 students                                                                                       

Hip Hop is an explosive, funky dance style that combines memory, coordination, rhythm games, and loads of energetic FUN! Derrick’s brother Saquan, an award-winning choreographer. Saquan studied theatre and dance at Centenary University. Saquan was on tour and was a performer with Disney/Walt Disney World. Saquan will choreograph routines and teach the fundamentals without sacrificing the joy of dance.

 

Susan’s Fit Kids-Kids fitness training program: Grades 3rd-4th 3-4pm –– Susan Fitness ($175), 10 students,  OFFSITE- 207 Jefferson St  Physical activity is critical to our children’s health and well-being. Studies show that physical activity not only helps kids stay active and healthy, but it can enhance important skills like concentration and problem solving, which can improve academic performance. Kids just want to have fun and it is possible to show them how to enjoy exercise while improving their health and fitness.  A Fitness “ABCS” class will include the fundamentals of fitness as well as the following components: Agility, Balance, Coordination and Strength training drills. Introduction to the basic components of fitness—cardiovascular, endurance, and strength. Motor skills development and enhancement while incorporating fitness games. Students will be escorted to Susan’s Fit kids at dismissal by an aftercare instructor. Parents/Caretakers are responsible for picking up students at 207 Jefferson St at 4pm Sharp. Only students registered for HoLa aftercare will be escorted back to school after the enrichment class.

 

FRIDAY:

Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO CONSTRUCTION-POCKET BRICKS MONSTERS Grades K-4th– 3-4pm ($200), 15 students

Get ready for an adventure in the world of Pokémon! Tap into your inner engineer as we build Dratini, Pikachu, Poke Balls and more.

 

Extreme Flight-The Next Generation of Aviation Class: Grades K-4th   3-4pm -Hobby Quest ($200), 14 students                    Take your building and flying skills to the next level and join us for Hobby Quest’s Extreme Flight! This session we are going to build really cool planes that know what it means to be Extreme! Of course every pilot needs to start out with a little training, so first we’ll build the J3 Piper, a lightweight balsa wood glider used for training pilots! Next we’ll build the ultra-cool balsa wood Airhawk. The Airhawk was a fighter plane that was used during the Second World War. Some of the most extreme flying machines are the ones we see flying in space! The super cool glow in the dark UFO is going to magically fly being controlled just by the palm of your hand! Not only will it light up like a real spacecraft, but it will fly as high as 10ft! If that wasn’t extreme enough, you’ll also be well on your way to knowing everything there is to know about flight when we teach you how planes fly, and what each part of the airplane is for.

programming/scratch (Beginner): Grades 2nd-4th 3-4pm –Alpha Minds Academy– ($250), 12 students

Introduce your child to Programming through Scratch, a tool designed by MIT to teach coding to elementary and middle school students.  Scratch allows students to learn real programming concepts by creating applications and interactive adventures with stackable code blocks! Students will master the intuitive user interface of Scratch and learn the functions of the most important blocks, which beneath their friendly appearance represent important computer programming functions. This course relies on a series of fun-filled projects. For example, your student may use Scratch to animate a character, tell a story, write a song, or even design a simple video game.

Latin dance class En Español: Grades K-4th3-4pm –Srta. Sanchez – Salsa Dance ($130), 12 students 

HoLa’s very own teacher will be leading this class in Spanish! Latin dancing is a great way to introduce your child to the arts while helping them build self-confidence and social skills. Srta. Sanchez will create a structured environment for learning, while still keeping it fun for your young dancer! Students will learn the basic salsa steps and learn how to dance with a partner. Your child will learn the fundamental salsa moves including basic, cumbia, cross body lead and Right hand turn and learn to execute these moves and many more with precision, and performance quality!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    SPRING ENRICHMENT CLASS OFFERINGS

                                                   Trimester III, (April 3, 2017 to June 9, 2017)

                                        No enrichment classes the week off:  4/10/17-4/14/17

                                        No enrichment class on: Monday 5/29/17

Enrichment Schedule for Elementary School-123 Jefferson St.

                                      

 

 

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Location:

HoLa 123 Jefferson St.

Simple Circuits

STEAM work studio

 Grades K-2nd

3-4pm

              $200

 

Vamos Hablar/Let’s chat

             en Español

Learn Language Hoboken

 Grades 3rd-4th

3-4pm

                  $250

 

MathVenture

Math Wizard

ALL Grades

3-4pm

$215

Vamos Hablar/Let’s chat

             en Español

Learn Language Hoboken

 Grades K-2nd

3-4pm

                  $250

 

LEGO Engineering

Bricks For Kidz

Pocket Brick Monsters

            ALL Grades

3-4pm

$200

 

NANOBOTS Robotics

STEAM work studio

 Grades 3rd-4th

3-4pm

              $200

 

Wizardly Wonders

Magic Class

Hobby Quest

           ALL Grades

3-4pm

$200

NANOBOTS Robotics

STEAM work studio

 Grades K-2nd

3-4pm

              $200

 

Hip-Hop

Saquan Ladson

ALL Grades

3-4pm

$160

Extreme Flight/Aviation

Hobby Quest

ALL Grades

3-4pm

$200

 

 

Mad Science

    Lights, Sights, &Sounds

           Grades 1st-4th

  3-4pm

$195

Game Design Class

Young Engineers

 Grades 2nd-4th

3-4pm

              $190

 

Arte en Español!

Srta. Gaxiola

ALL Grades

3-4pm

$130

Programming/Scratch

    Alpha Minds Academy

           Grades 2nd-4th

3-4pm

$250

 

 

Chess Intermediate & Beginner

Alpha Minds Academy

ALL Grades

3-4pm

                   $250

 

M. Avery Designs

Sewing

Grades 1st – 4th

3-4pm

                  $200

 

Location: Offsite

 

Super Soccer Stars

        Grades 3rd-4th

            3-4pm

              $225

Multi Service Center

124 Grand St.

 

 Super Soccer Stars

           Grades 3rd-4th

                3-4pm

                 $225

Multi Service Center

124 Grand St.

 

        Cocinando

    con  Margarita

Cooking en Español!

Grades 1st-4th

3-4pm

$160

Little Grocery

214 Jefferson St.

 

 

Agility Class

Susan T

Grades 3rd-4th 

3-4pm

$175

207 Jefferson St.

      Latin Dance Class

            en Español

         Srta. Sanchez

         Grades Kt-4th

                 3-4pm

                 $130

Location: Offsite

 

 

Agility Class

Susan T

Grades K-2nd

3-4pm

$175

207 Jefferson St.