After School Program 3-8

Staff
Lead Teacher: Mrs Marie Ackerman "Mrs A"
Staff: Dulce Maria Cortes-Sanchez,  Andrew Porto Sr, Andrea Hernandez, Greg Stone
Emergency Contact: Mrs A 203-824-0804
Schedule
3:00-3:30PM    Student snack and homework time
3:30-5:30PM    Outdoor and indoor free play - We use positive encouragement to give the students opportunities to make decisions to play outdoors and indoors. Through our jungle gym and gym equipment the students can stay active, get fresh air and play with peers.
Enrichment Programs for Winter Semester January - March
The schedule for enrichment classes can change per semester. Review the registration portal for full enrichment class schedules and costs. 
*New Program*
Program Name: Do-So Elementary Music
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Friday 3:15-4:00PM OR 4:15-5:00PM
Session Dates: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27
Brief of the program: DoSo Elementary is a program of singing, strumming and song writing using 3-string Loog guitars.  Students will learn a variety of popular songs from around the world, and they will work collaboratively on creating their own songs.  For more information look online at: www.DoSoMusic.org/doso-elementary/
*New Program*
Program Name: Ukulele Club
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Tuesday 3:15-4:00PM OR 4:15-5:00PM
Session Dates: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 32
Brief of the program: Learn to play ukulele with former principal Mrs. Hershonik. This club is a chance for younger students to play ukulele before it is introduced in school in 7th grade. Students will learn basic chords and strumming to play familiar songs. The students will use the school ukuleles.
Program Name: Hip-Hop Dance
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Monday 3:00-4:00 for grades 3-5; Monday 4:00-5:00 for grades 6-8
Session Dates: Jan 13-Mar 30
Mon: Jan 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Brief of the program: Deron Beasely from the Neighborhood Music School will bring students through a warm-up, introduce a dance concept, explore choreography, and cool down in the time span of an hour.  At the end there will be a performance for the parents to show what they learned.
Program Name: Nature's Explorers
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Monday 3:00-5:30
Session Dates: Jan 13 - Mar 30
Mon: Jan 13, 27, Feb 3, 10, 24, Mar 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Brief of the program: Allow students to experience and engage with nature outside the classroom. Please note, students will need to wear proper outside attire in order to participate, otherwise they will stay in the ASP. Information on proper clothing attire will be emailed prior to classes starting.
Program Name: Mandarin
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Friday 3:00-4:30 
Session Dates: Jan 10 - Jun 19
Fri: Jan 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7, 28, Mar 6, 13, 20, 27, Apr 3, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Jun 5, 12, 19
Brief of the program: Immersion based language learning approach, taught by Chinese speaking teachers.
Program Name: Spanish
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Tuesday and Thursday 3:00-4:30 (can also choose only one day)
Session Dates: Jan 7 - Jun 18
Tues: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, Jun 2, 9, 16
Thurs: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 27 Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28, Jun 4, 11, 18
Brief of the program: Immersion based language learning approach, taught by Spanish speaking teachers. 
Program Name: World Champion Taekwondo PTA (PTA coordinates the official work)
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA
Days Offered: Wednesday 3:15-4:00
Session Dates: Jan 8 - Jun 3
Wed: Jan 8,15, 22 Feb 5, 12, 26 Mar 4,11,18, 25 Apr 1, 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 Jun 3
Brief of the program: Kids are taught the basics of taekwondo by professional World Champion Taekwondo instructors, www.eastrocktkd.com. Test dates Mar 25 and Jun 3
Program Name: Extended Day Phys Ed
Offered/Sponsored By: Greg Stone
Days Offered: Thursday 3:00-4:30
Session Dates: Jan 8 - Jun 19
Brief of the program: Kids will do Phys Ed activities beginning with warmups. Note: Students must be registered for Thursday in the ASP to attend, they will not need to register on the website.
Program Name: Art Club
Offered/Sponsored By: PTA in collaboration with Arts teacher Judie Cav
Days Offered: Tuesday Painting & Drawing; Wednesday Printmaking; Thursday Sculpture 3:00-4:00
Session Dates: Jan 7 - Jun 18
Tues: Jan 7, 14, 21, 28, Feb 4, 11, 25, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Apr 7, 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, 26, Jun 2, 9, 16
Wed: Jan 8, 15, 22, Feb 5, 12, 26, Mar 4, 11, 18, 25, Apr 1, 8, 22, 19, May 6, 13, 20, 27, Jun 3, 10, 17
Thurs: Jan 9, 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 27 Mar 5, 12, 19, 26, Apr 2, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28, Jun 4, 11, 18
Brief of the program: This program allows students to participate in choice-based after school art experience. Students must be registered for that particular day of the ASP to attend. Pre-registration is required.

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180 Canner Street,

New Haven CT 06511

EIN: 55-0878106

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