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  • Musical Theatre

    Students will develop and improve creative skills through a variety of theater experiences that include acting, stage presence, public speaking, pantomime and teamwork. Semester at a Glance: Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Class Introductions Students will get an overview of the class. 2 Vocal Warmups, Script Selection Students will do vocal warmups and stretching prior to selecting a script. 3 Character Analysis Students will learn character analysis and be given a script to read. 4 Stage Presence, Improv, Singing Students will learn how to have stage presence as they start with preparations for their performance. 5 State Presence, Body Language, Projection, Singing Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 6 Practice Stage Performance Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 7 Practice Stage Performance (continuation) Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 8 Practice Stage Performance (continuation) Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 9 Performance Preparation Students will learn how to come on/off stage and continue to prepare for their performance. 10 Performance Parents will be invited to the last class to see their child perform.
  • Chess with the Knight School

    The Knight School has perfected the after-school chess class and is sweeping the nation with this hilarious, kid-focused, amazingly cool approach to chess.Our coaches have a vast amount of experience teaching their students to become excellent chess players, emphasizing a highly aggressive strategy and our tactics-based curriculum. Week Lesson and Band Color Lesson 1 Welcome to TKS and Identifying (rainbow/white) Chess Basics: moves, values and names 2 Checkmating (yellow) Check vs. Checkmate and The Law of the Splatter 3 Scholar’s Mate (tan) The Four-Move Checkmate 4 Forking (magenta) Attacking 2+ pieces with one move 5 Developing (orange) Follow the Golden Rule of Chess – Develop your Piece 6 Pin and Exploit (tangerine) First pin a piece, then exploit the fun 7 X-Raying (red) Line up their pieces and attack their king 8 Skewering (lime) Line up their king and queen 9 Ladder-Mating (green) Compress ‘em against the wall 10 Showcase Parents will be welcome to join the last class to watch or jump in and join on the bead-tourney
  • Spanish

    Give your child the gift of another language with our Spanish class. Our music and play based methodology are fun, interactive and innovative, helping children acquire the language through games and fun activities. Themes vary from semester to semester. Semester at a Glance: Week Can-Do Statement 1 The students can greet someone politely; can introduce themselves when they meet people and tell someone their name; can ask someone how they are doing; can tell someone how they are doing; can tell someone whether or not they understand them; can pronounce the vowels in Spanish; can say goodbye politely. 2 The students can count up to ten; can respond to personal questions such as their age; can ask someone their age; can count how many colors are in the rainbow; can name some days of the week; can answer when asked what day is today; can explain that in Spanish the names of the days of the week are not capitalized; can say some activities they do in different days of the week. 3 The students can greet someone based on the time of the day; can name some fruits the like; can name some fruits they dislike; can name some Spanish-speaking countries and find them on the map; can say where they live and where their family is from; can say some words that start with the letter "M". 4 The students can answer when asked how they are feeling; can name some members of their family; can say if they think their family is big or small; can find the country of Mexico on the map; can say which continent Mexico is located in; can say some words that start with the letter "S". 5 The students can use some words to describe the weather; can say when they are hungry; can say the name of some foods they like to eat; can name some months of the year; can answer when asked which month are we in; can find the country of Argentina in the map; can describe some elements of the Argentinian flag; can say the names of some traditional Argentinian foods; can say some words that start with the letter "P". 6 The students can say which month their birthday is in; can say when they are thirsty; can say the name of some beverages they like to drink; can say the names of some fruits; can say what color some fruits are; can say if a food is a fruit or not; can say some words that start with the letter "D". 7 The students can say what types of food a healthy plate includes; can name some healthy foods; can say if a food is a vegetable, fruit, grain, or protein or not; can find the country of Spain on the map; can describe some elements of the Spanish flag; can describe some elements of the Spanish flag; can say the names of some traditional Spanish foods; can say some words that start with the letter "N". 8 The students can name some clothing items; can say what clothing items they should wear in different types of weather; can say when something is long or short; can find the country of Peru on the map; can describe some elements of the Peruvian flag; can say the names of some traditional Peruvian foods; can say some words that start with the letter "F". 9 The students can say when something is near or far; can name the four seasons of the year; can say what the weather is like in the four seasons of the year; can say some things they like to do in each of the four seasons of the year; can say some words that start with the letter "R". 10 Review; final parent showcase.
  • Guitar 101

    Playing guitar—or any instrument—has a calming effect on the mind and body, it’s often said that music can soothe the soul. Simply listening to music has many benefits but learning to play an instrument can be even more beneficial. Playing a musical instrument is a brilliant way to express yourself and really focus on something you love. Semester at a Glance: Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Guitar Basics Students will get familiar with the guitar and learn how to hold and tune their guitar. 2 Naming all the Parts of a Guitar Students will learn all the vocabulary and terms related to the guitar. 3 Strumming, Picking, Strings 1-6 Students will learn how to strum the guitar using their fingers/pick. 4 “Quite Guitars” and “Table Top” Students will learn how to quiet their guitar and how to place their guitar on their lap. 5 Playing Strings 1-6 Students will play along with the instructor as the instructor calls out the numbers of each individual string. 6 Song Introduction A new song will be introduced to the students along with eh various key stroke warmups. 7 Playing Students will play various songs. 8 Song Selection for Recital Students will decide which song they would like to focus on for their recital performance. 9 Practice for recital Students will continue to practice for their recital performance. 10 Recital Day Parents will be invited to the last class to see their child’s performance.
  • Basketball

    Little Ballerz Basketball is an educational services after-school program aimed at teaching young people important life skills and key fundamentals for basketball. Semester at a Glance: Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Dribbling, chest passes and defensive stances Discuss class expectations, focus techniques, calisthenics, practice daily skills 2 Dribbling, layups, defensive stances Focus techniques, calisthenics, practice daily skills 3 Dribbling, passes, jump shots, defensive shuffle Discuss why focus is important in life, calisthenics, practice daily skills 4 Figure 8 Discuss what effort takes, calisthenics, practice daily skills 5 Figure 8 competition Establish a great attitude, calisthenics, practice daily skills 6 Passing, jump shooting, man defense principles Brining a great attitude to school and practice, calisthenics, practice daily skills 7 Jump stop and shot, man defense principles Discuss mindfulness, calisthenics, practice daily skills 8 Layup with contact, 2-3 defense principles Discuss good sportsmanship, calisthenics, practice daily skills 9 Layup with contact, 2-3 defense principles Discuss a mindset of gratitude, calisthenics, practice daily skills 10 Skills Challenge Parent Showcase Develop appreciation for team and opponent. Parents will be invited to attend the last class to see all the skills that the students learned.