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School Enrichment Programs: Spring 2018

Enrichment classes are offered at the Castle Hills campus immediately after school by LISD-approved vendors. The programs are extra-curricular, with fees paid directly to the vendor, and students are escorted to and from classes by a teacher or instructor. WE ARE PAPERLESS and flyers will not be going home via folders.


 

*click on titles for class specifics

 

Bricks 4 Kidz

Bricks 4 Kidz enrichment classes teach students the principals of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Arts using LEGO® as the learning medium. Learn, build, and play the Bricks 4 Kidz way!  

http://www.bricks4kidz.com/411

nelsonj@bricks4kidz.com

Two sessions available. (continuation of winter & spring)

3:00pm -4:00pm; pickup at main door

Session 1: Grades K-5 STEAM Club: Mondays, 11/27 – 2/26, (6 classes) $78

Session 2: Grades K-5 STEAM Club: Tuesdays, 2/6 – 4/17, (10 classes)  $130 

  

Destination Imagination

An LISD sponsored activity, DI teams are managed by parent volunteers, and team DI solutions are entirely kid created. Teams will meet at the time and place of their choosing, and challenges are broken up by grade: K‐2nd or 3rd-5th. Teams may showcase their solutions at a tournament in early 2017, and will have the opportunity to advance to further levels. For more info, visit the CHE PTA website or contact Chinyere Etufugh, CHE DI Coordinator, chinyere.etufugh@yahoo.com

 

Encore Kids (formerly KidStage)

Encore Kids is an after-school drama program involving acting, theatre activities, and performance opportunities for kids of all ages. The curriculum includes: teamwork, concentration, improvisation, movement, voice, theatre terminology, and much more! The spring production will be The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

http://www.encorekidstx.com/

encorekidstx@yahoo.com  

#214-900-8348

 Contact: Lorraine Johnson

One longer spring session available for $185

3:00pm-4:15pm; pickup at main doors

Grades K-1: Thursdays starting 1/25 -5/3  (Performance 5/5)

Grades 2-5: Mondays starting 1/22 – 4/30  (Performance 5/5)

   

SSA: Successful Students & Athletes

SSA is a complete youth development program geared toward teaching children crucial life skills, educational skills, career skills, and sports/health skills all while making sure they have tons of FUN!   

On Tuesdays there will be Explorer Course & Survival Skills.  Then, on Thursdays we will be offering Baseball Skills and Games.

www.SignUpChild.com

rsolomon@ssaprogram.com

3:00pm-4:15pm; pickup at the main doors

Explorer Course & Survival Skills: Grades K-5: Tuesdays 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1  $77

Hercules Olympic Challenge: Grades K-5: Tuesdays 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1  $77

Baseball Skills & Games: Grade K-5 : Thursdays 4/19, 4/26, 5/3   $59

 

Teaching Kidz Tennis

Teaching Kidz Tennis is a new and exciting mobile introductory tennis       class using the latest in kid’s tennis technology with special low compression balls, rackets, and mini-nets. Among other things kids will learn all about tennis including: forehands, backhands, serves, and volleys.

http://TeachingKidzTennis.com

coachdarin@teachingkidztennis.com

One 12 week spring session for $200

3:05pm-4:00pm pickup at main doors

Teaching Kidz Tennis: Wednesdays starting  1/24 – 4/18

 

Yogi Kids

Yoga nurtures children's inner-strength, confidence, and self esteem as well as love for one's self, inside and out. Our program offers kids a great way to release energy in a productive way through games, exercises, and yoga poses. A variety of poses and breathing techniques that your child can use and benefit from throughout their lives!  15% sibling discount!

www.myyogikids.com

liza.doll@yahoo.com  

One 10-week session available for $140

3:00pm-4:00pm; pickup at main doors

Grades K-5: Wednesdays starting 2/5 – 4/18 

 

Young Rembrandts

Young Rembrandts teaches kids to draw with a proven “See-Touch-Do” method.  New lessons every session, All Supplies included. 

http://www.youngrembrandts.com/

mcmeans@youngrembrandts.com

5 week session for $65

2:55pm-4:00pm; pickup at the flag pole

Grades K-5: Mondays starting 4/2 – 4/30

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How are vendors selected?

Vendors are pre-approved by LISD


 

2. When and where are programs held?

All programs are held immediately after-school (roughly 3pm-4pm) at CHE


3. Who puts on the programs?

The programs are extra-curricular, registered directly through the vendors’ (usually via their websites), and have costs associated that are paid directly to the vendor


 

4. How will my child get to the program?

Your child’s classroom teacher will take him or her to the program after the school day ends at 2:50


 

5. How does my child get to the pick-up location?

The enrichment teacher will take your child to the pick-up location that you specify after class. Parents are responsible for arranging pick-up of their child after class


 

6. Are all classes the same duration?

Classes vary in number of weeks and start/end dates, so please verify your dates!

 

Vendors should be contacted directly with program-specific questions. Meredith Hagedorn, CHE PTA - School Enrichment Coordinator, may also be contacted with general School Enrichment inquires at mal12282@aol.com.