After School Programs

Enrich your student’s experience with an after school program/event!

PTA is proud to offer a variety of parent-led or visiting instructor activities. Review and signup below! Plans are underway for 2019-2020 school year! Have an idea for an after school program? Contact us!

Note: If your child attends Champions after school, they are able to attend these programs! They will be sent to Champions following the class/activity by the instructors.

FitdogGr K – 6

Join Fitdogs on Friday November 15th from 3-3:35pm and get moving! Meet in the gym right after school. Signup here. Note: Signup closes at 8am on the event day so all students know their after-school plan.

 

Mondays Gr K – 6

Chess Scholars

Develop your child’s intellect through the royal game of chess! Current research has shown a strong link between chess and academic performance in a variety of areas, including mathematics and language arts. Also, chess has been proven to enhance children’s motivation, concentration, focus, social skills, and creativity. No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class will consist of a fun, interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both beginner and experienced players are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach.

There will also be a chess competition with prizes at the end of the session!

Dates: Mondays, October 7th – December 16th 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM in the Art/Music Rm
No class: 10/14, 11/25, 12/2

Signup here with course code AIR10.7.19 

Deadline for the early bird price of $114.00 is extended to Sept 30th. You can sign up after the deadline for an additional $15.
No refunds will be made, unless there is insufficient enrollment. No make-ups will be scheduled for inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control. It’s the parents’ responsibility to remind the children about the classes. If you have difficulty registering, please contact Afterschool Enrichment Solutions at 847-482-9999 or registration@learningmeansfun.com

 

Tuesdays Gr K – 6

Gartner School of Spanish

Known for their delivery of top notch Spanish programs for children ages 1-12, we are sure your family will love Gartner School of Spanish. Their curriculum focus is play based. All teachers are native Spanish speakers and have been chosen carefully based off experience.

  • Grades K-2nd Tuesdays, 3:00-3:45 PM in the Art/Music Rm
  • Grades 3rd-6th Tuesdays, 3:50-4:35 PM in the Art/Music Rm
Dates: Tuesdays starting October 1st through March 17th
No Class: 10/15, 11/26, 12/24, 12/31 or 1/28
Cost: $280 for 20-week program, includes workbook.
No refunds after first week of classes. Classes will be held in the Art/Music Rm at Belle Aire.

To sign up, please reach out to: oscar@gartnerspanishschool.com Deadline to register: Sept 27th You will need to provide your child’s name, grade and what class you would like to attend. We will then send out the form you will need to fill out, payment information, etc. Please note that there is a 8 student requirement to run a program. 

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Thursdays Gr K – 5

Belle Aire Musical Theatre

This theatre class provided by BAM Theatre is the perfect experience for elementary school actors! Appropriate for beginners, as well as more experienced actors, this class will study the foundations of musical theatre (singing, acting, and ]dancing) and also rehearse a small show – Seussical Kids – right at Belle Aire School! The final class will offer a performance for parents to attend.

Participants should go directly to the Art/Music Rm after the 3pm bell. BAM will be there to greet and monitor students. The first fifteen minutes are available for a snack/bathroom break before rehearsal begins promptly at 3:15.

Dates: Thursdays 3:15 – 4:30pm  starting Sept. 12th – December 5th in the Art/Music Rm
No Class: 11/28

Tuition: $215

T-Shirt fee: $20 (students will wear t-shirts for final performance)

Register now! Deadline September 9th

 

Fridays Gr 1 – 5

Let’s Build It – Robotics – Gears and Gizmos

Robotics – Gears and Gizmos- Design and build your own robots! Your child will explore the field of robotics through a series of exciting and dynamic lessons. Students will learn about mechanical engineering as they construct and use robots to complete tasks and engage in competitions. A variety of topics will be covered including gear ratios, electricity, rotation, friction, force, transmitters and LEDs. This course gives students the opportunity to experience the captivating world of robotics in an inviting and fun environment. No previous experience is necessary; both new and returning participants are welcome! Each participant will receive an award on the last day of the session and will have the opportunity to earn Energy Belts by demonstrating their learned skills.

Dates: Fridays 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM starting October 11th through December 6th in the Art/Music Rm
No Class: 11/29
Signup here with course code AIR10.11.19

Deadline for the early bird price of $114.00 is extended to Oct 4th . You can sign up after the deadline for an additional $15.
No refunds will be made, unless there is insufficient enrollment. No make-ups will be scheduled for inclement weather or circumstances beyond our control. It’s the parents’ responsibility to remind the children about the classes. If you have difficulty registering, please contact Afterschool Enrichment Solutions at 847-482-9999 or registration@learningmeansfun.com

 

 

Past Programs

We are happy to have hosted:

  • After-school fitness activities – Fitdogs!
  • Stem Club from Engineering for Kids during Winter/spring 2018 and Fall 2018
  • Spanish Lessons with Language Labs during fall 2017 and with Gartner School of Spanish Fall & Spring 2018-19
  • Young Rembrandts during fall 2015

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