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.

Students are welcome to bring a peanut-free snack from home to eat before before classes begin.

Mondays

Chess Scholars Gr K – 6

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!

Fall Class 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

Winter Class Dates: Mondays, January 13th – March 16th 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM in the Art/Music Rm
No class: 1/20, 2/17

Spring Class Dates: Mondays, April 6th – May 18th 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM in the Art/Music Rm
Signup here with course code AIR4.6.20

Deadline for the early bird price of $99.75 is March 29th. 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

Young Rembrandts Gr K-4

Drawing Classes will begin after Spring Break!
Young Rembrandts will work with your child on a variety of skills and techniques.

Class Dates: Tuesdays April 7th – May 19th 3:00 PM – 4:05 PM  Rm TBA
$84  Enroll Online here (Click Location, then select Belle Aire) or complete this form Deadline TBA

Let’s Code It Programming! Gr 2-6

Crazy Keyboards

Winter Class Dates: Tuesdays, January 21st – March 10th, 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM in the computer lab

Spring signup is open! Ozobot Zone- The amazing Ozobot rolls, spins, zig-zags, dances and flashes a rainbow of colors, all at your command! This cross-curriculum course brings coding and robotics together. Write some code on your computer, and the Ozobot will act it out in front of you! Play fun coding games, challenge other robots to a race, and draw a colorful path for your Ozobot to follow. This pint-sized but powerful robot will be your partner in learning as we gain skills in logic, storytelling, sequencing, and problem-solving. Each student will receive an award on the last day of the session, and will have the opportunity to earn Code Belts to demonstrate their learned skills!

Tuesdays, March 24th – May 19th, 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM in the computer lab
No class: 3/31 (8 Classes)
Signup here with code AIR3.24.20

Deadline for the early bird price of $122.00 is Mar 16th. 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

 

Gartner School of Spanish Gr K – 6

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. See flyer

 

Thursdays

Let’s Build It Engineering Gr 1-5

Let’s Build It – Crazy Circuits!

Winter Class Dates: Thursdays, January 23rd – March 12th, 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM in the Art/Music Rm

Spring signup is open! Chain Reactions – Ready, Set, Roll – See the laws of motion at work in this thrilling, hands-on course. Both new and returning participants are welcome. Students will construct machines, like the Heavyweight Hammer and the Spin-o-Matic, and then combine them to create exciting chain reactions! Each week, the chain reactions will become more complex with the introduction of new machines. The projects will afford students the opportunity to delve into concepts such as force, gravity, velocity, types of energy, and balance. At the end of the session, students will be challenged to create the Ultimate Chain Reaction by working cooperatively to see how many machines they can incorporate. No previous experience is necessary, just
a desire to learn and build. Each participant will receive an award on the last day of the session and have the opportunity to earn Energy Belts by demonstrating their learned skills!

Spring Class Dates: Thursdays, March 26th – May 21st, 3:05 PM – 4:05 PM  in the Art/Music Rm
No class: 4/2 (8 Classes)

Signup here with code AIR3.26.20

Deadline for the early bird price of $122.00 is Mar 19th. 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

 

 

Fridays

Fitdogs Gr K – 6

Join Counterstrike on Friday December 13th from 3-3:35 pm 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.

Belle Aire Musical Theatre Gr K- 5

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 – The Jungle Book – 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: Fridays 3:15 – 4:30pm  starting Jan. 24th – May 1st in the Art/Music Rm
No Class: 2/28, 4/3, 4/10

Tuition: $215

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

Registration is open now! Deadline January 17th

 

 

Past Programs

We are happy to have hosted:

  • After-school fitness activities – Fitdogs!
  • Let’s Build It Robotics Fall 2019
  • BAM Musical Theater Seussical Fall 2019
  • 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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