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  • 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
  • Soccer Shots

    Soccer Shots is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development.Our caring team positively impacts children’s lives both on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. Week Skill/Word of the Day Lesson 1 Word of the day: Respect Skill: Control, Dribbling, Changing speeds, Touches 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 2 Word of the day: Confidence Skill: Pull back, L-move 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 3 Word of the day: Determination Skill: Inside/Outside Chop 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage progression 4 Word of the day: Honesty Skill: Shooting/ Striking 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 5 Word of the day: Sportsmanship Skill: Shielding and Possession 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 6 Word of the day: Sharing Skill: Passing and Trapping 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage progression 7 Word of the day: Encouragement Skill: Defense 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 8 Word of the day: Leadership Skill: Goalie 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage 9 Word of the day: Patience Skill: Fake shot/kick 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage progression 10 Word of the day: Commitment Skill: Zig Zag Awards Ceremony 3 rules, warm up, new skill, skill review, fun game, score a goal, scrimmage. Parents will be invited to the last class to see the awards ceremony.
  • Cooking & Baking 101

    Each week students learn basic cooking skills using a variety of recipes from sweet to savory, dinner to dessert.Classes reinforce literacy, math, science, nutrition and social skills, while exploring diverse foods.This is an eight-week class and accommodates nut allergies only. Semester at a Glance: Week Recipe Lesson/Skills 1 Vegetable Tortilla Roll Ups Knife skills, mixing, assembling 2 Matcha Green Tea White Chocolate Cookies Scoop and level, measuring, mixing, creaming butter and sugar 3 Lasagna Rolls Knife skills, mixing, spreading, assembling, using herbs 4 Banana Stuffed French Toast Knife skills, egg cracking, whisking, spreading, assembling, skillet skills 5 Individual Seven Layer Dip Mixing, knife skills, seasoning, layering, presentation 6 Pumpkin Pastries Working with pastry, mixing, smell and tell spices, assembling 7 Raw Fall Salad Knife skills, making a vinaigrette, juicing lemons, measuring, mixing 8 Student’s Choice/ Showcase Parents will be invited to the last class to sample two of the recipes made by their child.
  • Young Rembrandts

    Young Rembrandts teaches children to draw while boosting their skills, brainpower, confidence and appreciation of art.Our classes are built to be fun with a new drawing every class.
  • Building Brains

    In this LEGO Engineering class, students will use LEGO technic kits to build working machines and motorize them. Curriculum is written by an engineer and teaches the TEKS for both math and science. Semester at a Glance: Week Build Lesson/Skill/Activity 1 Lego I: Pinwheel Lego II: Sweeper Lego I: Wind Energy, friction Lego II: Friction, bevel gears, measuring 2 Lego I: Spinning Top Lego II: Fishing Rod Lego I: Gearing up, measuring Lego II: Pulleys, levers 3 Lego I: Seesaw Lego II: Free Wheeling Lego I: Levers, balance, pivot point Lego II: Wheels and axles, kinetic energy 4 Lego I: Raft Lego II: The Hammer Lego I: Wind power, buoyancy, float Lego II: Levers, cams, inclined planes 5 Lego I: Car Launcher Lego II: Trundle Wheel Lego I: Wheels and axles, measuring Lego II: Gears ratios, gearing down 6 Lego I: Measuring Car Lego II: Letter Balance Lego I: Gears, wheels, measuring, accuracy Lego II: Levers, gears, measuring 7 Lego I: Ice Hockey Player Lego II: Click Clock Lego I: Gears, motion Lego II: Gears, measuring, time 8 Lego I: Sam’s New Dog Lego II: Windmill Lego I: Pulleys, belt and wheel Lego II: Gearing up and down, renewable energy 9 Lego I: Paper Crinkler Lego II: Land Yacht Lego I: Gears Lego II: Gearing down, measuring 10 Lego I: Crane Lego II: Fly Wheel Parent Showcase Lego I: Worm gears Lego II: Gearing up, energy Parents will be invited to the last class.
  • Piano 101

    The world of music is a beautiful place. In Piano 101 students will learn how to play the keyboard while having fun. All equipment will be provided during class. Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Keys on the Piano Students will be introduced to the Middle C and piano finger numbers 2 Music Alphabet, Finger Placement Students will learn the value of the Middle C and finger placement 3 Hearing Various Keystrokes Students will learn a basic warm up and learn how to listen for different keystrokes. 4 Song Introduction Students will be introduced to a song and learn the different keystrokes. 5 Learning Notes Students will continue with their warmups and learn notes. 6 Song Introduction Students will be introduced to another song, learn the different keystrokes, and continue practicing the other songs. 7 Song Introduction Students will be introduced to another song, learn the different keystrokes, and continue practicing the other songs. 8 Song Introduction Students will be introduced to another song, learn the different keystrokes, and continue practicing the other songs. 9 Preparation for Recital Students will select which song they will perform. 10 Recital Day Parents will be invited to the last class to see their students perform.
  • STEAM Tank Entrepreneur

    Calling all innovative and inventive kids to an adventure in STEAM and entrepreneurship! You and your team will design, create, and open a new business this semester. Semester at a Glance: Weeks Theme Lesson/Activity 1 & 2 Pizzeria Entrepreneur Build your own pizza business by designing your logo, menu, and pizza oven. Calculate your profit and learn more about being an entrepreneur. 3 & 4 Sweet Entrepreneur Do you love candy and want to open a candy store? Learn about the business model, how to advertise and then design and build your own candy dispenser! 5 & 6 Pet Entrepreneur This is a must for all future Veterinarians. Students will design a spa and grooming business for your furry friends and develop a business plan on how to open your own pet grooming business. 7 & 8 Slime Entrepreneur We all love slime! Brainstorm different recipes for your slime business and special containers and then develop a plan to sell your brand specific slime in the stores. 9 & 10 Haunted Entrepreneur/Parent Showcase Design, build and test your very own haunted house. Add attractions, rides and more to get more traffic at your location. Parents will be invited to the last class to join the students.
  • Yoga

    Your student will be introduced to child-centered yoga which will improve their focus and help direct their energy. Classes will focus on breathing, stretching and poses. New poses will be introduced each week, building upon previously learned material. Fun games and stories are also incorporated. Semester at a Glance: Week Theme Yoga Poses 1 Calm Down Yoga Hero, tree, chair, downward dog, warrior 2 2 Ocean Yoga Locust, dolphin, crab, jellyfish, turtle 3 Superhero Yoga Warrior 1, warrior 2, warrior 3, donkey kick, half moon 4 Insect and Bug Yoga Lady bug, snail, bee, butterfly, frog 5 Garden Yoga Tree, frog, seed, flower, shrub 6 Spring Yoga Mountain, tree, bird, rain, planting 7 ABC Yoga Letter poses A-E 8 Balance Mountain, tree, half moon, warrior 3, chair 9 Sun Salutation Sky, jellyfish, sandcastle, dolphin, plank 10 Parent Showcase Parents will be invited to join students for a yoga session.