‘Save the drama for this Mama!!
Julie Bragg (aka Katie’s Mom) is offering a new drama program for BF Day.
The Club will be a fun mix of Improv, Creative Visualization, Basic Theater Styles, Character Creation and Development and Scene work. Each class will create an original Theatrical Piece to be presented to friends and family at the end of each session. It’s going to be a great time for all!!
Cost: $55 for 10 weeks, 10/6-12/15 or 10/1-12/10 (no classes 11/24-26); scholarships available; Make checks payable to Julie Bragg
Before School CHORUS
Grades 3-5, Wednesdays 7:35-8:30am Music Room
The BF Day chorus will continue this year with Laura Ouimette. The morning class will have no cost thanks to a grant from the Music in Schools Chorus Program. Class size is limited to 35 students, to be coordinated with the parent contact and teacher. Students should plan to attend each session and will be dismissed from the class at 8:30am to line up with their homeroom on the playground. Class continues for full school year.
Classes: 9 weeks, 9/30-12/9; (no class on 11/11 or 11/25)
WORLD MUSIC by Mr. Ryan
Grades K-2, Wednesdays 2:50-3:50 Music Room
This class will focus on music, instruments, and songs from around the world. Each lesson will have elements of dance and basic music theory. The children will be exposed to an array of musical genres and instrumentation. Through music, students will focus on various cultural similarities and differences. As a final project, the children will create their very own country with specific music and traditions.
Cost: $120 for 8 weeks, 9/30-12/9; (no class on 10/28, 11/11, or 11/25); scholarships available; Make checks payable to Mr. Ryan’s Music and Books
Grades 3-5, Wednesdays 2:50-3:50 Computer Lab
Creative Coding teaches your child the joy of computer programming by helping them write their own custom computer games and animations! Beginner students will learn the fundamental elements of coding using MIT’s Scratch to create their very own computer game. Advanced coders (students with previous Scratch experience) will use a mix of coding challenges techniques, and hacks. Kids increase their coding skills, speed and proficiency. Through the “brain exercise” of coding, coders build intelligence like athletes build muscles. They develop stronger problem solving skills, confidence over technology, and emotional persistence. http://www.creativecoding4kids.com. Max 12 students.
Cost: $227 for 8 weeks, 9/30-12/9; (no class on 10/28, 11/11, or 11/25);
Grades 3-5, Wednesdays 2:50-3:50 Outdoors
Parkour Visions after-school classes cover the core movements of parkour, as well as the philosophy and mindset behind safe, responsible training. Attendees will practice jumping, landing, vaulting, balancing, swinging, and climbing. The program time is split between instruction, games, and supervised free play. By the end of the series, participants will have the knowledge and skills they need to practice basic parkour on their own. Class cancelled for Thunderstorms only! http://parkourvisions.org
Cost: $80 for 8 weeks, 9/30-12/9; (no class on 10/28, 11/11, or 11/25); make checks payable to Parkour Visions
WORLD DANCE with Marissa
K-2 Thursdays; 2:50-3:50 Music Room
Children experience a variety of music and dance styles that include African dance, Hip Hop, Hula, Bollywood, Samba, Greek Folk and more. Elements of Creative Dance and Movement are combined with cultural dances in each class. Through developing and strengthening movement skills, children build a foundation for their own expression of dance. Stories, books, photos, songs, instruments and costume related to the cultural dances are part of the children’s cultural experience. World Dance aims to broaden children’s awareness of their global community. http://worlddancewithmarissa.weebly.com/
Cost: $120 for 10 weeks, 10/1-12/17 (no class 11/26); make checks payable to Marissa Baratian
Grades K-2 Thursdays 2:50-3:50 Gym
Join One on One Basketball for AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS. Skilled and experienced instructors will conduct an exciting one hour session focusing on teamwork, sportsmanship, and having FUN! Kids will play all the favorite sports and games including: Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Capture the Flag, Line Tag and More…
Cost: $100 for 8 weeks, 10/1-11/19 (no class 11/26)