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All After School classes must be paid for by October 24, 2013. The amount of financial aid awarded for one (1) specialized after school class will be based on the percentage of aid a student receives for tuition, available aid, and the demand for classes.

Fall 2013 Session II After School Class Schedule Please check this on-line schedule for periodic changes, additions and updates.

Payment Policies

Sacred Heart is open after school for all sorts of fun, academic and personal enrichment. Check out the Student Life section of the School website for information about instrumental music and voice lessons, sports clinics and team practices, which are also being held after school.

Payment by credit card will be accepted. Upon receipt of payment, a confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you.

Scheduling  

Enrollment & Registration 

Registration opens October 7 and closes at midnight October 24. First time users will need to setup an account. Payment must be made at time of registration in order to reserve space in the class. (The one exception would be for anyone requesting financial aid… see note below)

Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

You will receive an automated confirmation of registered Classes.

We will contact you only if a class is cancelled due to low enrollment.

NOTE: If you received financial aid toward tuition for the 2013-2014 school year, you are eligible to apply for financial aid for one (1) specialized after school class. The deadline to apply for this financial aid is October 18, 2013. To apply for financial aid; you must register for the class first. During the online registration process, choose the desired class and check the box indicated to apply for Specialized After School Program Financial Aid. The box must be checked in order to apply. On the check out page please select “Pay the minimum amount due”. You will be registered for the class and will hear back from the financial aid committee by Tuesday, October 22.

Classes begin the week of October 28 - December 13 After School Classes do not meet on days that school is not in session (11/25, 11/26). After School Classes also will not be held 11/14 or 11/15 when Parent-Teacher conferences are scheduled. Please check individual class descriptions for the schedule of start and end dates for each class.

Cancellations & Refunds   

Classes may be cancelled if they do not meet minimum enrollment. If a class is cancelled by the After School Office, you will be notified by email and issued a refund. You will not receive a refund if your child is absent or stops attending a class.

Core After School Program – Stay until 6:00 p.m.   

After School Classes are offered in addition to the Core After school Program. Your child/children is/are welcome to stay at school after their class in the Core After School Program. Pickup must take place by 6:00 p.m. through the Portry. If your child’s class does not start until after 4:00 they will stay in the Core Program until their class meets. For more information about the Core After School Program, contact Christy Crandall at Christy.Crandall@shschicago.org

Snacks

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A healthy snack will be provided to every child participating in an After School Class. The cost of the snack is included in the class fee.


Dismissal/Pick Up   

Children enrolled in After School Classes will report to the Core After School Program at dismissal. Their After School Class teacher will pick them up when it is time for class. Children will be dismissed by After School staff at the Rosemont door at the class-end time indicated on the schedule. Students whose parents do not pick them up within 10 minutes of class end-time will join the Core Program and must then be picked up through the Portry.

Behavior Policy Sacred Heart Schools recognize the development of character as a fundamental goal in education. Discipline at the Schools is rooted in the values inherent in the Goals and Criteria. All students who attend After School are required to abide by all the rules, policies and procedures that are outlined in the current Parent-Student Handbook. The discipline policy of the Schools will be reinforced and deemed appropriate, including, when necessary, suspension and expulsion from the After School program.

Monday Classes

Cartoon Drawing Teacher: Diana Cortez, Primary School Art Teacher Age: Kindergarteners – 4th graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/25) Times: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $40 materials fee = $196 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 If you love to doodle and draw funny characters (or have ever wanted to), this class is for you. Students will learn the fundamentals of cartooning by creating their own group of cartoon characters, building confidence with their fine motor skills through sketch, drawings and coloring.

Popsicle Sticks Crafts! Teacher: Ms. Clarisa Vela, Primary School Spanish Teacher Age: 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/25) Times: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $10 materials fee = $166 Minimum Enrollment: 3; Maximum Enrollment: 8 Make your own art and craft with popsicle sticks as you prepare for Thanksgiving and Christmas. You will learn creative ideas to decorate your table for the holidays and you will get to choose your own project.

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Mandarin Chinese Teacher: Staff from Little Linguists Academy Age: 2nd & 3rd graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/25) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156+ $40 materials fee = $196 Minimum Enrollment: 6; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Do you know Chinese is the fastest-growing language studied in the United States? Little Linguists Academy’s classes are taught by native Chinese speakers who have many years of experience teaching children in private lessons as well as at independent and public schools. We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable grade level environment by discovering Mandarin through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances. In addition to learning daily conversations, we will learn about culture and celebrate holidays. New to Mandarin? Our curriculum incorporates new themes every two weeks thereby allowing beginning students and more advanced students to interact in the same class.

In addition to learning daily conversations, we will learn about culture and celebrate holidays. New to Mandarin? Our curriculum incorporates new themes every two weeks thereby allowing beginning students and more advanced students to interact in the same class. For more information, please visit www.littlelinguistsacademy.com.

Math Club for Middle School Teacher: Mark Anderson, Middle School Mathematics Teacher Age: 6th, 7th & 8th graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/25) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 Maximum Enrollment: 25 Students will increase their knowledge and understanding of algebra concepts in preparation for various Chicago-area Math competitions and Academic Bowls, including the Fenwick High School's Junior High Math Contest and the American Mathematics Competition.

Mandarin Chinese Teacher: Staff from Little Linguists Academy Age: 4th & 5th graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/25) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $40 materials fee = $196 Minimum Enrollment: 6; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Do you know Chinese is the fastest-growing language studied in the United States? Little Linguists Academy’s classes are taught by native Chinese speakers who have many years of experience teaching children in private lessons as well as at independent and public schools. We will learn in a fun, interactive and enjoyable grade level environment by discovering Mandarin through songs, arts and crafts, games, and dances.

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th graders Dates: Mondays, October 28 – December 9 (6 weeks) (No Class held on 11/25) Time: 4:15 - 5:00 p.m . or 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org Fee: $356 Students will enjoy learning and playing guitar and singing American folk, popular, and children’s songs. Chords including A, E, D, C, G, F, Am, and Em will be introduced as well as several versatile and basic strums. Each student will need to provide her/his own acoustic guitar. Nylon strings are recommended. Practice between classes is essential. Page 3 10/7/2013


Tuesday Classes Knit a Stylish Scarf or Hat! Girls on the Go Teacher: Holly DePalma, Kindergarten Teacher Age: K, 1st, 2nd graders Dates: Tuesdays, October29 – December 10 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/26) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $15 materials fee = $171 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 This class is just for girls who will spend their afternoons creating crafts, jewelry making, dancing, singing, and participating in fun games that only girls will love! Activities are theme-based which will differ weekly. Get ready to have some FUN!

Teacher: Donna M. Palicka, President, Sister-Arts Studio, Inc. Age: 3rd, 4th & 5th graders Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 – December 10 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/26) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $ 156 + $30 materials fee = $186 Minimum Enrollment: 4; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Sister-Arts Studio is proud to teach you the love of knitting. Fiberartists will learn to knit a scarf with bamboo knitting needles and their choice of yarn. Experienced knitters can choose to knit a hat! Knitters will learn to cast-on, knit, purl (optional), bind-off, weave in ends and finish their scarf with fringe or hat with a pom-pom. For more information about Sister-Arts Studio, Inc. please visit www.sisterartsstudio.com

Introduction to Cooking and Nutrition Teacher: Andy Pronto, Primary School PE Teacher Age: 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 – December 10 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/26) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Original Fee: $156 + $15 materials fee = $171 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Basic introduction to preparing simple, healthy and tasty foods. We will learn sanitation, food groups, portion size and control, measurements, organizational skills, presentation and we will get to eat as well. Also, we will learn other basic kitchen skills. Disclosure: we will be handling foods of different types.

Model Rocketry Teacher: David Gusaas, 7 & 8 Math Teacher Age: 5th, 6th & 7th graders Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 – December 10 (6 weeks) (No class held on 11/26) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Original Fee: $156 + $15 materials fee = $171 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 This class is an introduction to building model rockets and understanding the basics of rocket propulsion. Each student will build a model rocket from a kit and, weather and other conditions permitting, will get a chance to launch his or her rocket. The class will also incorporate a brief history of space exploration and the U.S. space program.

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Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th Graders Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 - December 10 (6 weeks) (No Class held on 11/26) Time: 4:15 – 5 p.m. or 5 - 5:45 p.m. Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org Fee: $356 Students will enjoy learning and playing guitar and singing American folk, popular, and children’s songs. Chords including A, E, D, C, G, F, Am, and Em will be introduced as well as several versatile and basic strums. Each student will need to provide her/his own acoustic guitar. Nylon strings are recommended. Practice between classes is essential.

Wednesday Classes

Sacred Heart LEGO Team K-1 Teacher: Brittany Gibson, Kindergarten Teacher Assistant Age: Kindergarteners & 1st graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $60 materials fee = $216 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 The students will build a new Lego set every week with Ms. Gibson. Students will also work together to free build their own creations, no building experience required!

Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell-Roberts Age: 3rd – 8th Dates: Tuesdays, October 29 – December 17 (7 weeks) (No class held on 11/26) Time: (30 minute lessons) Lessons are offered from 3:30-6:00 pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: julieoconnellroberts@gmail.com Fees: $291 Julie O'Connell-Roberts has been offering voice lessons at Sacred Heart Schools for the past five years. Julie received her Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with a Vocal Performance Concentration in May 2005 from the University of North Texas. While on a vocal jazz scholarship at UNT, she sang with the worldrenowned One O'Clock Jazz Band and the UNT Jazz Singers. In the private lessons, students do warm ups, sight singing, breathing technique and sing solo pieces from great books for kids of all ages. Her students in the past have performed at a fall recital and at Gallery Night wowing the audience with their vocal talents! NOTE: Fall Voice Recital is scheduled for December 18.

The Caldecott Book Club Teacher: Arlene Carlucci, SHS Substitute teacher Age: K - 1st graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $15 materials fee = $171 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Join Mrs. Carlucci as she reads to your child for six wonderful book club adventures using only Caldecott honored picture books. Each book club meeting will have a short "book talk" about character, plot and theme. A discussion of the award winning artwork that the book was given a Caldecott Award for will also be featured. An art project that coordinates with the book will round out the meeting. Join the fun and become a book clubber today!

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Spanish for Children Teacher: Clarisa Vela, Primary School Spanish Teacher Age: K, 1st , 2nd & 3rd graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 -4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment:8 The Instituto Cevantes joins Sacred Heart in offering Spanish for Children. This program will develop and enhance communicative abilities of Spanish using arts, drama, songs, and crafts as a means to practice the language. The teaching will be organized around the practice of the four skills: speaking, reading, understanding, and writing plus a cultural component to learn about the cultures of Spanish speaking countries. A hands-on methodology will be implemented in the classes. To learn more about this program, visit http://ave.cervantes.es/en

Made From Clay Teacher: Jenny Doherty, Former SHS Middle School Art Teacher Age: 1st - 4rd graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45-4:45 Fee: $156 + $10 materials fee = $166 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 12 Explore the wonderful world of sculpey clay. Students will delight in making clay animals, pottery, jewelry, and more. So much is possible working with this non-toxic clay that comes in a wide variety of colors and bakes to a hard form. Techniques and instruction using several different approaches towards manipulating this medium will expand any child’s creativity.

Imagine, Create, and Make a Memory Teacher: Clare Cunniff, Primary School Teaching Assistant Age: 2n, , 3rd & 4th graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $12 = $168 Minimum Enrollment: 6; Maximum Enrollment: 12 Each class will feature a whimsical craft that the students will be able to create and bring home with them. All projects will be handmade and kid friendly. Projects may include: wind chimes, sand designs, tissue stain glass, and seasonal crafts.

Junior Science Olympiads (non-competitive) Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 3rd, 4th & 5th graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 11 (6 weeks) Time: 4:15 - 5:30 pm Fee: $156 + $15 materials fee = $171 Minimum Enrollment: 4; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Students will plan, design, and construct awesome solutions to inquiry projects in science and engineering. By working in small teams, you will collaborate on in-depth, hands-on activities. This will be loads of fun!

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Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell-Roberts Age: 1st - 8th graders Dates: Wednesdays, October 30 – December 18 (7 weeks) Time: (30 minute lessons) Lessons are offered from 3:30-6:00 pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: julieoconnellroberts@gmail.com Fee: $291 Julie O'Connell-Roberts has been offering voice lessons at Sacred Heart Schools for the past five years. Julie received her Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with a Vocal Performance Concentration in May 2005 from the University of North Texas. While on a vocal jazz scholarship at UNT, she sang with the world-renowned One O'Clock Jazz Band and the UNT Jazz Singers. In the private lessons, students do warm ups, sight singing, breathing technique and sing solo pieces from great books for kids of all ages. Her students in the past have performed at a fall recital and at Gallery Night wowing the audience with their vocal talents! NOTE: Fall Voice Recital is scheduled for December 18.

An Afternoon with Harry Potter Teacher: Meghan Donahue, Primary School Religion Teacher Age: 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) (No class held on 10/31) Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fee: $104 + $15 materials fee = $119 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 15 Join Professor Donahue as we explore the magical world of The Goblet of Fire. Hogwarts students will puzzle over riddles fit for the Tri Wizard Tournament and create articles worthy of Witch Weekly. Come read J.K. Rowling’s fourth book as we take classes in Defense Against the Dark Arts, Potions and Transfiguration. A copy of the book is recommended. Robes, quills and wands are welcome

Thursday Classes Adventures in Imagination Teacher: Staff from L’il Buds Theatre Company Age: K - 1st graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) (no class held on 10/31) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $104 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 15 Are you ready for adventure? The only limit to the fun is your imagination. Join Li'l Buds on a different adventure each week as we...Explore a deep dark jungle! Blast off to outer space! Dive deep Under the sea! Set sail on a Pirate ship! Tell camp fire stories on a camping adventure! And much much more! This class will incorporate acting exercises and build a sense of play and collaboration.

Sacred Heart LEGO Team 2-3 Teacher: Brittany Gibson, Kindergarten Teacher Assistant Age: 2nd - 3rd graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) (no class held on 10/31) Time: 3:45-4:45 Fees: $104 + $65 materials fee = $169 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 The students will build a new Lego set every week with Ms. Gibson. Students will also work together to free build their own creations, no building experience required!

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Circus Fun for Everyone with CircEsteem! Teacher: CircEsteem Staff Age: 2nd , 3rd , 4th & 5th graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) ( No class held on 10/31) Time: 4:00 -5:00 p.m. Fee: $104 Minimum Enrollment: 8; Maximum: 20 CircEsteem brings the circus to Sacred Heart! Its unique program gives kids of all ages a chance to shine as center ring stars while learning how to juggle, clown around, spin plates, balance feathers and walk a tight wire. Every session ends with a fun-filled performance where kids get to show off their new-found circus skills for friends and family. This class is perfect for first time or returning students.

Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell-Roberts Age: 1st - 8th graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 19 (6 weeks) Note: Voice Lessons WILL BE held on 10/31 Time: (30 minute lessons) Lessons are offered from 3:30-6:00 pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: julieoconnellroberts@gmail.com Fee: $250 Julie O'Connell-Roberts has been offering voice lessons at Sacred Heart Schools for the past five years. Julie received her Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies with a Vocal Performance Concentration in May 2005 from the University of North Texas. While on a vocal jazz scholarship at UNT, she sang with the world-renowned One O'Clock Jazz Band and the UNT Jazz Singers. In the private lessons, students do warm ups, sight singing, breathing technique and sing solo pieces from great books for kids of all ages. Her students in the past have performed at a fall recital and at Gallery Night wowing the audience with their vocal talents! NOTE: Fall Voice Recital is scheduled for December 18.

Mrs. Carlucci’s Book and Movie Club! Teacher: Arlene Carlucci, SHS Substitute Teacher Age: 3rd – 4th graders Dates: Thursday, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) (No class held on 10/31) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $104 + $10 materials fee = $114 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Do you love to read? Do you love to watch movies? Then this club is for you! For four weeks we will discuss Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Indian in the Cupboard. Included in the meeting will be a craft or a fun activity and a snack that has relevance to the books. The following week you will get a chance to watch the movie of the two books. We will compare the books to the movie. Was it better? Was it different? What was left out of the movie? Why do you think that was? You get the idea! Oh, and what would a movie be without popcorn! Your child will need his or her own copy of the books.

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th graders Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) Note: Guitar Lessons WILL NOT be held on 10/31 Time: 4:15 - 5:00 pm or 5:00-5:45pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org Fee: $237 Students will enjoy learning and playing guitar and singing American folk, popular, and children’s songs. Chords including A, E, D, C, G, F, Am, and Em will be introduced as well as several versatile and basic strums. Each student will need to provide her/his own acoustic guitar. Nylon strings are recommended. Practice between classes is essential. Page 8 10/7/2013


Piano Lessons Teacher: Dr. Christiana Tio Dates: Thursdays, October 31 – December 12 (4 weeks) Note: Piano Lessons WILL NOT be held on 10/31 Time: (30 or 45 minute lessons) Lessons are offered from 3:306:00pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: chr_tio@yahoo.com Fee: $208 for 30-minutes / $283 for 45-minute lessons The Suzuki method is by far the most effective approach for nurturing and developing the musical ability of a child from a very young age. Based on Suzuki's "mother language" philosophy, very young children learn to play the piano through their senses after listening to recordings and observing how other children learn. A cooperative relationship between teacher, parent and student is essential for a successful learning process. A parent is expected to be present at the child's lesson and receive training as a practice partner to the child. As a result, Suzuki parents and children are often known to build strong parent-child bonds which would be treasured for a lifetime.

The Art of Painting Teacher: Diana Cortez, Primary School Art Teacher Age: K – 6th graders Dates: Fridays, November 1 – December 13 (5 weeks) Times: 2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Fee: $130 + $40 materials fee = $170 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Come join Mrs. Cortez for a fun, relaxed painting class, where you will improve your fine motor and observation skills utilizing acrylic paint and blending colors and adding light and shadow. You will create a beautiful panting of your choice that you and your family will enjoy for many years.

Friday Classes

Made From Paper Teacher: Jenny Doherty, Former SHS Middle School Art Teacher Age: K, 1st , 2nd, 3rd & 4rd graders Dates: Fridays, November 1 – December13 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45-4:45 Fee: $130 + $10 materials fee = $140 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 12 Students will discover that paper is not just for drawing and writing on. In this class we will work with both 2D and 3D approaches to art using only paper. Folding, cutting, gluing, collage, books, animals, pendants, paper airplanes, you name it, paper can make it! Come join the fun of paper!

Create-A-Play Teacher: Staff from L’il Buds Theatre Company Age: 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders Dates: Fridays, November 1 – December 13 (5 weeks) Time: 2:45 –3:45 p.m. Fee: $130 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Come be a part of Sacred Heart’s first student improvisation group. Students will create original sketch comedy pieces using the art of improvisation. They will master group collaboration and learn the facets of playwriting, and have a final performance opportunity to showcase their work. Check their group out at: www.lilbudstheatre.org

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Piano Lessons Teacher: Dr. Christiana Tio Dates: Fridays, November 1 – December 13 (5 weeks) Time: (30 or 45 minute lessons) (Lessons are offered from 3:30-6:00pm Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: chr_tio@yahoo.com Fee: $260 for 30 minutes / $354 for 45-minute lessons The Suzuki method is by far the most effective approach for nurturing and developing the musical ability of a child from a very young age. Based on Suzuki's "mother language" philosophy, very young children learn to play the piano through their senses after listening to recordings and observing how other children learn. A cooperative relationship between teacher, parent and student is essential for a successful learning process. A parent is expected to be present at the child's lesson and receive training as a practice partner to the child. As a result, Suzuki parents and children are often known to build strong parent-child bonds which would be treasured for a lifetime. Note: Winter piano recital will be held on Saturday, December 14.

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