Castle Hills Elementary PTA - School Enrichment

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School Enrichment Programs: Spring 2019

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

 

Coder Kids 

Students K-1 will learn basic coding through websites, apps, and hands-on games. The main focus will be learning strong logic and sequencing skills. Student’s grades 2-5 will learn to program simple video games and animations in Scratch.

register.CoderKidsTX.com

info@coderkidstx.com

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

Session 1: Grades K-1: Tuesdays, 1/29 – 4/16, (11 classes) $198

Session 2: Grades 2-5: Thursdays, 1/31 – 4/18, (11 classes) $198 

 

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 Cinderella.

http://www.encorekidstx.com/

encorekidstx@yahoo.com  

#214-900-8348

 Contact: Lorraine Johnson

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

Grades K-1: Thursdays starting 1/31 – 5/2  (Performance 5/4) $150

Grades 2-5: Mondays starting 1/28 – 4/29  (Performance 5/4) $150

*Note: Siblings my choose to attend same class regardless of grade

 

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 basketball and filmmaking.  Then, on Thursdays we will be offering “MVP Sports.”

www.SignUpChild.com

rsolomon@ssaprogram.com

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

Basketball and Filmmaking: Grades K-5: Tuesdays 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26  $89

MVP Sports: Grades K-5: Thursdays 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28  $89

 

Golf Squad   

Golf Squad is for both new and continuing students to provide weekly opportunities for your child to learn social skills required to enjoy golf, the clubs, and golf course (i.e. vocabulary, etiquette, rules) all under the instruction of a PGA professional.

 http://golfsquad.com/school/castle-hills-elementary/

 andrew@golfsquad.com

www.GOLFSQUAD.com

3:05pm – 4:05pm; pickup at main doors

 8 week session starting Thursdays 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9  $195

 

Ipiano Lab  

A fresh fun way to learn piano or keyboard. iPiano Lab teaches kids the keyboard basics on songs they really like! Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, and Star Wars.

www.ipianolab.com/signup

inbox@ipianolab.com  

6 week session available for $129

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

Grades K-5: Mondays starting   1/28 – 3/4

  

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

3:05pm - 4:05pm; pickup at the flag pole

Grades K-5: Mondays starting 1/28 – 4/29 (12 classes) $168

Grades K-5: Tuesdays starting 1/29 – 4/30 (13 classes) $182

  

Dynasty Dance Academy

DDA offers a variety of affordable and convenient programs to fit any dancer. Our goal at DDA is to build leadership, confidence, teamwork, and expression through dance training and performances.

 www.ddatexas.com

 3:00pm – 4:00pm ; pickup at the main doors

 8 week session starting Tuesday 1/29 – 3/26  $110

 12 week session starting Tuesday 1/29 – 4/9  $165

2019 Spring Recital 5/5 (time and location released in March)

 

Enrichment Chess

Come learn and enjoy chess! Develops abstract thinking, self-confidence, strengthens critical and analytical thinking all while using good sportsmanship.

https://site.corsizio.com/c/5c1bd0ab1785cf99c48ae88a

http://www.enrichmentchess.com

Contact : kimberly@enrichmentchess.com

3:00pm – 4:00pm; pickup at main doors

13 week session starting Wednesday 1/28 – 5/1  

$224 (Early Bird until 1/8) $234 (Regular)

*$15 off sibling discount

 

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 2019, and will have the opportunity to advance to further levels. For more info, visit the CHE PTA website or contact Bushra Aziz, CHE DI Coordinator, bushraa@gmail.com

   

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.

 

 

 

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