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All After School classes must be paid for by January 8, 2014. 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.

2014 Winter Session I 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 is now open and closes at midnight January 8. 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 run January 13 - February 21. After School Classes do not meet on days that school is not in session (1/20, 2/14, 2/17). Please check individual class descriptions for the schedule of start and end dates for each class.

Cancellations & Refunds 

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 January 6, 2014. 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 January 7.

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

Mad Science Teacher: Staff from Mad Science of Chicago

www.chicago.madscience.org Age: K, 1st , 2nd & 3rd grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - April 7 (10 weeks) (No class held on 1/20, 2/17) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $260 Minimum Enrollment: 12; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Join Mad Science for science fun! Explore the world of Bugs, learn crime solving techniques in Detective Science, see the secrets of Movie Effects, discover the science behind some of your favorite Toys and much more!

Teacher: Diana Cortez, Primary School Art Teacher Age: Kindergarteners – 4th grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - February 10 (4 weeks) (No class held on 1/20) Times: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $104 + $40 materials fee = $144 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.

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Mad Science

Mandarin Chinese Teacher: Staff from Little Linguists Academy Age: 2nd & 3rd Grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - February 10 (4 weeks) (No class held on 1/20) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $104+ $40 materials fee = $144 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.

Teacher: Staff from Mad Science of Chicago

www.chicago.madscience.org Age: 4th& 5th Grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - April 7 (10 weeks) (No class held on 1/20, 2/17 ) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $260 Minimum Enrollment: 12; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Join Mad Science for science fun! Explore the world of Bugs, learn crime solving techniques in Detective Science, see the secrets of Movie Effects, discover the science behind some of your favorite Toys and much more!

Math Club for Middle School Circus Fun for Everyone with CircEsteem ! Teacher: CircEsteem Staff Age: 2nd , 3rd , 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - February 10 (4 weeks) ( No class held on 1/20) 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.

Teacher: Mark Anderson, Middle School Mathematics Teacher Age: 6th, 7th & 8th Grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - February 10 (4 weeks) (No class held on 1/20) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $104 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.

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An Afternoon with The World of Percy Jackson

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th Grades Dates: Mondays, January 13 - February 10 (4 weeks) (No Class held on 1/20) Time: 4:15 - 5:00 p.m . or 5:00 - 5:45 p.m. Fee: $237 Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org 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.

Teacher: Meghan Donahue, Primary School Religion Teacher Age: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Fee: $130 + $15 materials fee = $145 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 15 Come explore the mythical world of gods, goddesses and demi-gods and meet Percy Jackson for the first time in The LightningThief by Rick Riordan. Learn about prophecies, the mist and quests. Discover ancient creatures, join Camp Half-Blood and decide which cabin you would call home.

Tuesday Classes Model Rocketry Girls on the Go Teacher: Holly DePalma, Kindergarten Teacher Age: K, 1st, 2nd Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $130 + $15 materials fee = $145 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: David Gusaas, Math Teacher, 7th & 8th Age: 2nd & 3rd Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $130 + $15 materials fee = $145 Minimum Enrollment: 6; 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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Drama Club

Knit a Stylish Scarf or Hat! Teacher: Donna M. Palicka, President, Sister-Arts Studio, Inc. Age: 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $ 130 + $30 materials fee = $160 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 online at www.sisterartsstudio.com

Teacher: Andrea Lenaburg, SHS Substitute Teacher Age: 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45-4:45 Fee: $130+ $10 materials fee = $140 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 12 If you like making up skits on the spot like they do at Second City, or becoming a character from a play or story, this is the club for you. We will play improvisation games, read short plays or scenes from longer plays together, and work on one-minute monologues to be performed for the class on the last day.

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons

Mandarin Chinese Teacher: Staff from Little Linguists Academy Age: 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $130 + $40 materials fee = $170 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.

Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 weeks) Time: 4:15 – 5 p.m. or 5 - 5:45 p.m. Fee: $296 Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org 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.

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Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell Roberts Age: 3rd – 8th Grades Dates: Tuesdays, January 14 - February 11 (5 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 Fees: $208 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!

Wednesday Classes Sacred Heart LEGO Team K-1 Teacher: Brittany Gibson, Kindergarten Teacher Assistant Age: Kindergarteners & 1st Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (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!

The Caldecott Book Club Teacher: Arlene Carlucci, SHS Substitute teacher Age: K - 1st Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (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!

Spanish for Children Teacher: Clarisa Vela, Primary School Spanish Teacher Age: K, 1st , 2nd & 3rd Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (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 Page 6 12/16/2013


Made From Clay

Junior Science Olympiads (non-competitive)

Teacher: Jenny Doherty, Former SHS Middle School Art Teacher Age: 1st - 4th Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (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.

Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (6 weeks) Time: 4:15 - 5:30 pm Fee: $156 + $25 materials fee = $181 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!

Minecraft American Girl Tea Party Teacher: Clare Cunniff Age: 2nd & 3rd Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $20 materials fee = $176 Minimum Enrollment: 6; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Come spend the afternoon with your American Girl and meet other friends and their dolls. We can play together, listen to stories of each of the American Girl's adventure, host tea parties and picnics, and just have fun playing! Bring your American Girl doll and let your imagination soar.

Teacher: Nancy Jones, MS Technology Integration Specialist Age: 6th, 7th & 8th Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (6 weeks) Time: 4:15 - 5:30 pm Fee: $156 + $25 materials fee = $181 Minimum Enrollment: 4; Maximum Enrollment: 10 Minecraft is an open-ended "Sandbox" game where students will construct elaborate worlds and play in them. Some kids will recreate famous pieces of architecture, other express their creativity through grand designs. But the primary experience is simple: in the free-form Minecraft sandbox, you can build practically anything your imagination can think up.

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Thursday Classes Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell-Roberts Age: 1st - 8th Grades Dates: Wednesdays, January 15 - February 19 (6 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: $208 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!

Adventures in Imagination Teacher: Staff from L’il Buds Theatre Company Age: K - 1st Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 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 so much more! This class will incorporate acting exercises and build a sense of play and collaboration.

Indoor Activities Brownie Girl Scouts Scout Leader: Keya Graves, SHS Admissions Associate Age: 2nd grade girls Dates: Wednesdays, starting February 5th Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Students will learn the values of being a Brownie Girl Scout through bi-weekly meetings. We will explore the Girl Scout Law through activities, names, and crafts. Girl Scouts helps girls to become caring members of their community while creating lasting friendships with their troop members. Membership dues will be discussed at initial meeting.

Teacher: Andy Pronto, Primary School PE Teacher Age: K - 2nd grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 15 Gaga, indoor knee hockey, sock wrestling, and more….We will be staying active indoors when the weather outside will not cooperate and enjoy fun, exciting and active indoor games that will engage the students while learning how to stay active if you cannot go outside. Let’s get moving!!

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Sacred Heart LEGO Team 2-3

Model Rocketry Teacher: David Gusaas, Math Teacher, 7th & 8th Age: 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. 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.

Teacher: Brittany Gibson, Kindergarten Teacher Assistant Age: 2nd - 3rd Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45-4:45 Fees: $156 + $65 materials fee = $221 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!

Mrs. Carlucci’s Book and Movie Club! Mindful Meditation Teacher: Elise Gagnon, Loyola Student Age: 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. Fee: $ 156 + $4 materials fee = $160 Minimum Enrollment: 4; Maximum Enrollment: 15

In a world of sensory overload, school, family, and internal pressures, kids need meditation just as much as adults! Meditation has been proven to increase executive functioning in working memory and attention and is beginning to be introduced into school curriculums worldwide! This class will teach the basic fundamentals of meditation to kids in exciting ways. We will practice chocolate meditation, sounds meditation, pebble-breathing meditation, and more while helping kids reduce stress and improve their executive functions!

Teacher: Arlene Carlucci, SHS Substitute Teacher Age: 3rd – 4th Grades Dates: Thursday, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Fee: $156 + $10 materials fee = $166 Minimum Enrollment: 5; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Do you love to read? Do you love to watch movies? Then this club is for you! For six weeks we will discuss Holes by Louis Sacher, Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry and Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien. 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 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! What would a movie be without popcorn? Your child will need his or her own copy of the books.

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Private Voice Lessons Teacher: Julie O'Connell-Roberts Age: 1st - 8th Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 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: $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!

Beginning Acoustic Guitar Lessons Teacher: Jennifer Swillinger, Library and Science Lab Assistant Age: 1st – 6th Grades Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) Time: 4:15 - 5:00 pm or 5:00-5:45 pm Fee: $356 Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting Jennifer.Swillinger@shschicago.org 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.

Piano Lessons Teacher: Dr. Christiana Tio Dates: Thursdays, January 16 - February 20 (6 weeks) 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: $312 for 30-minutes / $424 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.

Friday Classes

Made From Paper Teacher: Jenny Doherty, Former SHS Middle School Art Teacher Age: K, 1st , 2nd, 3rd & 4rd Grades Dates: Fridays, January 17 - February 21 (5 weeks) (No class on 2/14) Time: 3:45-4:45 p.m. 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! Page 10 12/16/2013


Piano Lessons

The Art of Painting Teacher: Diana Cortez, Primary School Art Teacher Age: K – 6th Grades Dates: Fridays, January 17 - February 21 (5 weeks) (No School 2/14) 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.

Create-A-Play Teacher: Staff from L’il Buds Theatre Company Age: 2nd, 3rd, 4th graders Dates: Fridays, January 17 - February 21 (5 weeks) (No Class on 2/14) 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

Teacher: Dr. Christiana Tio Dates: Fridays, January 17 – February 21 (5 weeks) (No class on 2/14) Ages: K- 8th Grades Time: (30 or 45 minute lessons) (Lessons are offered from 3:30-6:00pm) Fee: $260 for 30 minutes / $340 for 45-minute lessons Important: Please arrange time with teacher before registering for class by contacting: chr_tio@yahoo.com 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.

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Sacred Heart Chess Teacher: Zack Fishman, Founder of Chess Education Partners Age: 1st - 6th Grades Dates: Fridays, January 17 - April 11 (10 weeks) (No class held on 2/14, 3/21, 3/28) Time: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Fee: $260 Minimum Enrollment: 10; Maximum Enrollment: 20 Learn the rules and strategies of chess from the popular and entertaining chess coach Zack Fishman. Mr. Fishman uses stories, puzzles and a large dose of chess playing to gently guide our club members through the complexities of the world’s most popular game. All students, beginners to experts, are welcome and become part of the Sacred Heart Chess Team which will have the opportunity to play in monthly tournaments. Find out more about Chess Education Partners at http://www.chesseducationpartners.com/

Taekwondo Teacher: Blair Sarkiss, 4th Degree Black Belt, Owner and Lead Instructor, HMD Academy Age: 1st - 6th Grades (Ages 7 and up) Dates: Fridays, January 17 - April 11 (10 weeks) (No class held on 2/14, 3/21, 3/28) Time: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Fee: $260 + $35 uniform fee = $295 Minimum Enrollment: 7; Maximum Enrollment: 20 This will be the seventh year that Tae Kwon Do at Sacred Heart will be offered through H.M.D. Academy Chicago. The curriculum focuses on personal achievement without competition, and importance is placed on students’ effort not their ability. In addition to learning the physical skills of Tae Kwon Do, students will learn martial arts etiquette, rules, and regulations (discipline), Korean terminology, and visualization. Classroom achievements, both physically and mentally, help students form a positive self-image (self-esteem) while training in a structured and positive atmosphere, devoid of the fear of losing, allows the development of assertiveness, not aggression. Students will be eligible to promote to the rank of Yellow Belt with the completion of an essay entitled ‘What is your motivation to study Tae Kwon Do? For more information please visit www.TaeKwonDoChicago.com NOTE: A waiver must be completed during registration.

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Sacred heart school 2014 winter session I After School Class Booklet