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Westlake Academy    

After-­‐School Activities  Program   Spring  2013      


Acrylic Team  Paining:  C.Cox,  J.Hill,  Z.Taylor  &  L.Valentine,  Class  of  2015  


Program begins: Monday, February 4, 2013 Program ends: Friday, April 26, 2013 [Except for Basketball and Flag Football, please see dates under each activity description.]


Monday February 18th (Early release) Monday, March 11th – Friday, March 15th (Student Holiday) Friday, March 22nd (No school) Thursday, March 28th (Early release) Friday, March 29th (Bad weather/make up day)

Online registration will be available as from January 29, 2013 All registrations must be completed online. Payment must be received in the PYP office by February 4th in order to begin the program.

Register online at: under “Headlines” starting on January 29th . • If you wish to “un-enroll” your child for a class please contact the After School Activities Coordinator immediately. • Once final rosters are made for activities, you will be responsible for payment. • Classes will not be prorated for beginning late or missing classes. • No refunds will be given once activities begin.

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  



    Instructors:   Katie  Estrada  &  Cyndie  Jacks         Grades:   G7  –  G12           Date:     Mondays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Another  AMAZING  yearbook:    We  need  your  help  documenting  and  creating  the  most  important  keepsake  for  the  2012-­‐ 2013  school  year.     Yearbook  offers  a  variety  of  areas  for  you  to  be  involved.     We  need  students  to  contribute  through   writing,   layout   &   design,   proofreading,   promotion   &   sales,   interviewing,   photography,   and   photo   organization.       Our   Monday   meetings   are   mostly   organizational   meetings.     You   will   be   required   to   work   on   projects   outside   of   these   meetings.     We   will   also   meet   one   Saturday   morning   each   month   for   work   sessions.     If   you   are   interested   in   joining,   please  email  Mrs.  Estrada  or  Ms.  Jacks.    

G9 &  G10  MATH  TUTORING  -­‐  FREE  




Instructor:   Jessica  Kemmerer   Grades:     G9  &  G10   Dates:     • Mondays  –  Fridays  7.15-­‐7.45am  and     • Mondays,  Tuesdays,  Thursdays  &  Fridays  3.10-­‐3.45pm.  





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Profe Andrea  Ragnow   G7  &  G8   Mondays,  Tuesdays  &  Thursdays    3.10-­‐4pm  

Kirsten Siebach   G7  &  G8   Mondays,  Tuesdays  &  Thursdays  3.10-­‐4pm  


Joanna Rains   G7  –  Adult     Mondays    3.20-­‐4.15pm  

          YOGA  is  the  bridge  between  your  MIND,  BODY,  and  SPIRIT.    With  YOGA,  you  will  not  only  develop  strength  and  flexibility   in   your   body,   but   you   will   also   deepen   your   focus   and   concentration,   and   become   more   stress   free   in   your   everyday   life.      You  will  need  to  bring  your  own  Yoga  mat.    All  levels  are  welcome.          Namaste!    


    Instructor:     Veronica  Covarrubias         Grades:   KG  –  G3           Date:   Mondays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Interactive   multimedia   Spanish   class   designed   to   improve   listening   and   speaking   skills.   With   the   use   of   IPad   apps,    interactive   computer   games   and   activities   and   smart   board   games.   This   activity   has   a   Minimum/Maximum   Enrollment  of  4/16.      




Instructor:   Grades:     Date:    

Simon AIsthorpe   G7-­‐12   Mondays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

We will  prepare  for  the  American  Math  Challenge  and  play  math  games  and  even  incorporate  your  own  math  club  ideas.   This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  5/15.  

MATHEMATICS SUPPLEMENTARY  COURSE  -­‐  $260   Instructor:     Grades:     Date:    

Arlington Sunray  Chinese  School   KG-­‐6   Mondays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

            The   practical   use   of   strong   mathematic   skills   can   be   seen   everywhere   from   the   classroom   to   the   boardroom.   Our   curriculum   is   designed   to   meet   the   needs   of   its   students,   either   as   a   supplement   to   concurrent   education   or   as   a   way   to   get   ahead   of   the   curve.   The   course   is   designed   for   those   who   seek   to   develop   stronger   abilities   in   math   concepts/application,   analytical/critical   thinking,   and   standardized   test   taking   skills.   This   activity   has   a   Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  5/12.        


ENSEMBLE -­‐  $10  

Instructor:   Lisa  Redding   Grades:     G4  –  G12     Date:                Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm       Auditions   are   required.     If   you   are   not   placed   into   Chamber  Strings,  you  may  opt  to  join  Ensemble.          

Instructor:  Lisa  Redding   Grades:     G3  –  G12     Date:                Thursdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  

No auditions   necessary   but  must   have   at   least   one   one  year  of  playing  experience.  






Instructor:   Grades:   Date:  

Rod Harding   G3   Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

The after-­‐school  Mathematics  tutoring  will  be  based  mainly  on  the  Grade  3  teachers  recommendations  of  those   students  who  need  support  in  the  building  blocks  of  mathematics  (Place  Value,  Pattern,  Automatic  Response  (Quick   number  facts  or  tables)  and  Estimation.    The  activity  will  also  reinforce  the  classroom  program,  'The  Problem  Solver'   (strategies  for  solving  problems)  and  Exemplars  (problem  solving  activities).  This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum   Enrollment  of  4/12    

BOOK MUNCHERS  -­‐  $10  




Instructor:   Grades:   Date:  

Claire Cox  (G10  student)   G1  –  G3   Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

Come join  the  Book  Munchers!  A  mini  book  club  for  children  in  grades  1-­‐3.  For  her  10th  grade  personal  project,  Claire   Cox  is  researching  children’s  education  and  a  college  degree  in  education.  To  put  this  in  action,  she  created  a  small  book   club  for  the  PYP  Children.    This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  4/15.    


    Instructors:     Joanna  Rains         Grades:   G6  –  G12           Date:   Tuesdays    &  Thursdays:  3.20-­‐4.30pm       Have  you  ever  wanted  to  play  the  DRUMS  for  Westlake?!    Now's  your  chance  to  show  your  school  spirit  by  joining  the   Westlake   Academy   Drum   Line!    You   will   learn   to   read   cadences,   friendships   will   be   made   by   working   in   a   team,   and   you   will  also  build  confidence  needed  to  perform  in  front  of  hundreds!    Come  join  W.A.D.L.!    Space  is  limited!        You  will  need   a  practice  pad  and  sticks.    This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  6/12.            






Instructor:   Grades:     Date:      

Christian McCarthy   G7-­‐12   Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm  

The ability  to  debate  and  win  with  the  power  of  your  argument  is  an  important  life  skill-­‐  but  it  is  also  something  which   can  be  taught  and  improved  upon.  This  class  will  look  at  the  basics  but  also  develop  the  intermediate  skills  of  debating:   how  to  make  points  of  challenge  and  win  debates.  More  emphasis  this  semester  is  placed  upon  students  not  only     Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


engaging in  debating,  but  also  having  the  chance  to  judge  and  see  for  themselves  what  is  a  "winning"  argument.   Discussion  of  world  news  will  form  a  large  part  of  these  workshops.    


      Instructor:   Little  Musicmaker           Grades:     KG  –  G3           Date:     Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Let’s  Make  Music:  Piano/Music  Theory  Classes   High   energy,   hands-­‐on   class   designed   to   introduce   music   theory   and   piano   concepts.     Participants   will   learn   to   read   music   and   play   beginning   pieces   on   a   piano   keyboard.     In   addition,   they   will  be   introduced   to   music   from   various   composers   ranging   from   Classical   to   Ragtime!     All   students   are   invited   to   participate   in   a   a   spring   recital   held   in   May.     Upon   successful   completion   of   the   class,   students   are   prepared   to   begin   private   lessons   in   a   variety   of   instruments.       After   twelve   years   of   providing   early   childhood   music   education   in   classrooms,   we   have   tried-­‐and-­‐true   methods   that   make  us  a  specialist  in  the  field  of  early  childhood  music  programs.     This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  6/18.        


    Instructor:     Brian  Byrd         Grades:     KG-­‐G5         Date:     Tuesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm   The  American  Eagles  Soccer  club  after  school  program  is  designed  to  help  teach  students  everything  from  the  basic  skills   of  soccer  such  as  technique  and  tactics  as  well  as  balance,  coordination  and  agility.  Players  of  all  levels  may  attend  the   course  and  Coach  Brian  will  adjust  the  curriculum  for  each  student.  The  course's  main  objective  is  to  help  each  student   learn  the  great  game  of  soccer  as  well  as  to  love  the  game  at  the  grassroots  level.  Due  to  the  large  number  of  students   last  semester  Coach  Brian  will  be  bringing  in  a  second  coach  this  semester.  This  will  allow  for  two  groups  to  be  formed.   The  groups  will  be  divided  be  age  and  ability.          

CHINESE (MANDARIN)  -­‐  $210  

    Instructor:     Language  and  Literature  Offered  by  Arlington  Sunray  Chinese  School         Grades:     KG-­‐G6  and  G7-­‐12         Date:     Wednesdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm   The   Chinese   language   is   one   that   possesses   both   a   rich   cultural   history   and   modern   practicality   as   organizations   and   firms   are   expanding   their   global   presence.   Consequently,   there   is   an   increasing   demand   to   master   other   languages   such   as  Mandarin  Chinese.  The  Arlington  Sunray  Mandarin  Chinese  course  is  designed  for  those  who  seek  to  develop  stronger   abilities   in   reading,   writing,   or   speaking   the   Chinese   language.   Classes   are   taught   after   school   by   the   faculty   members   of   the   Arlington   Sunray   Chinese   School,   which   has   been   had   a   proven   track   record   of   academic   excellence   and   effectiveness  for  over  30  years  in  the  DFW  area.  This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  5/12.     Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


BASKETBALL -­‐  $85  

                               Instructor:     Nick  Barrows                                    Grades:     KG-­‐G5                                    Date:       Practice  -­‐  Wednesdays:  February  27  through  April  17:  3.10-­‐4.10pm             Games  -­‐  Saturdays:  3/2,  3/9,  3/23,  3/30,  4/6,  4/13  and  4/20:  10-­‐11am.     If  you  are  a  Westlake  Academy  student  in  grades  K  through  5  you  are  eligible  to  participate!  We  have  teams  for  boys  and   girls.   Teams   will   be   organized   by   grade   level/groups.   Playing   time   is   regulated   and   equal   based   on   6   periods.   The   season   will  consist  of  7  weeks/6  games.  Practices  are  during  the  week  after  school  and  games  are  on  Saturdays.     Each  player  will  receive  a  Team  t-­‐shirt.      

                     FLAG  FOOTBAL  -­‐  $75  

                               Instructor:     Nick  Barrows                                    Grades:     KG-­‐G5                                    Date:       Practice  -­‐  Wednesdays:  April  24  through  June  1:  3.10-­‐4.10pm             Games  -­‐  Saturdays:  4/27,  5/4,  5/11,  5/18,  5/25  and  6/1:10-­‐11am     If  you  are  a  Westlake  Academy  student  in  grades  K  through  5  you  are  eligible  to  participate!  We  have  teams  for  boys  and   girls.   Teams   will   be   organized   by   grade   level/groups.   Playing   time   is   regulated   and   equal   based   on   6   periods.   The   season   will  consist  of  7  weeks/6  games.  Practices  are  during  the  week  after  school  and  games  are  on  Saturdays.     Each  player  will  receive  a  Team  t-­‐shirt.      


    Instructors:     Andrea  Ragnow  &  Kirsten  Siebach         Grades:     G7-­‐10         Date:     1st  Thursday  each  month  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Come  enjoy  movies  from  around  the  world.  This  club  encourages  appreciation  of  world  cinema,  by  monthly  screenings   and  discussions.  It  is  dedicated  to  the  promotion  of  the  art  of  cinema  as  a  medium  of  intercultural  exchange!        


    Instructor:     Katherine  Price  &  Randy  Rosky         Grades:     G3  –  G6           Date:   Thursdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Proper  keyboarding  skills  will  help  students  maximize  their  time  spent  on  the  computer.  Developing  proper  keyboarding   and   typing   skills   are   important   in   helping   students   communicate   through   the   use   of   technology.    Students   will   learn   and   practice   using   the   "home   row   keys"   and   various   typing   techniques   through   a   tutorial   website.   This   activity   has   a   Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  4/18.           5   Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  

CRICKET  -­‐  $20  

    Instructor:   Matt  Goadsby         Grades:   G7-­‐Adult         Date:     Thursdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm       Opportunity   to   learn   a   new   sport   -­‐   Cricket   is   an   English,   now   worldwide   bat   and   ball   game.   One   team   bats   trying   to   score  as  many  runs  as  possible  while  the  other  team  bowls  and  fields.      



    Instructor:     Ms  Maru         Grades:   KG  –  G6           Date:   Thursdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     Scottish   Dancing   is   connected   with   ancient   Scottish   folk   customs   and   is   well   known   for   its   sociable   and   fun   spirit   as   well   as   for   its   lively   music.     Scottish   Dancing   fosters   concentration,   coordination,   rhythm,   elegant   movements   and   good   posture.     Students   work   on   teamwork,   tolerance   and   spatial   awareness   skills.     The   present   form   of   dancing   evolved   through   the   centuries,   but   the   original   basic   steps   and   the   spirit   have   been   preserved.   This   activity   has   a   Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  6/16.  


KICK N’  KIDS  TAEKWONDO  -­‐  $120  

    Instructor:     Master  Lee  of  Chang  Lee’s  Taekwondo         Grades:   KG  –  G6           Date:   Thursdays  3.10-­‐4.10pm     The   Kick   n'   Kids   beginning   martial   arts   program   is   an   exciting,   fun,   and   rewarding   activity   designed   especially   for   children.    Self-­‐esteem,  confidence,  coordination  skills,  teamwork  and  physical  conditioning  are  key  elements  developed   through  the  class.    The  program  is  a  safe  way  to  teach  discipline,  techniques,  games  and  structure.    Learn  from  the  best!   This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  8/22.         About  the  Instructor:    Master  Dong  Lee  -­‐  6th  Dan/Degree  Black  Belt       • 2008-­‐11:  Peak  Performance  Coach       • 2007:  Head  Coach,  U.S.  World  Collegiate  Tae  Kwon  Do  Team  (Competing  in  Bangkok,  Thailand)     • 2006:  USA  Assistant  Coach-­‐  Jr.  World  Championships,  Ho  Chi  Minh  City,  Vietnam     • 2005:  USA  Assistant  Coach-­‐World  Championships,  Madrid,  Spain     • 1998,  1992:  Olympic  Finalist     • 1998:  ProTKD  MVP     • 1998,  1993,  1992:  Featherweight  National  Champion     • 1993:  US  Olympic  Festival  Silver  Medalist     • 1990:  World  Collegiate  USA  Team  Member       Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


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1988 -­‐  1993:  Texas  State  Athlete  of  the  Year     1980  -­‐  1993:  13  time  Texas  State  Champion     1989  -­‐  1990:  NCAA  ALL  American  Athlete  of  the  Year      


    Instructor:     Annie  Hans  (G10  student)         Grades:   G3  &  4           Date:   Fridays  3.10-­‐4.10pm       This  music  club  is  full  of  interactive  musical  games,  including:  learning  how  to  conduct,  biographies  of  famous  musicians,   and  open  mic  stands.  This  music  club  is  not  your  average  music  class  since  new,  different  aspects  of  music  will  be  taught   and   games   will   be   played!   Annie   Hans,   a   passionate   musician   for   four   years   now,   will   be   teaching   this   club   for   her   personal  project.  Join  if  you  feel  like  music  is  a  part  of  you!  This  activity  has  a  Minimum/Maximum  Enrollment  of  5/20.        

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


YEARBOOK:  Grades  7-­‐12   Mrs.  K.  Estrada’s  Classroom  (202)  &  Library   MATH  TUTORING:  Grades  9&10   Ms.  Kemmerer’s  Room   YOGA:  Grades  7  -­‐  ADULT   Music  Room   MATHEMATICS  SUPPLEMENTARY  COURSE:  Grades  KG-­‐6     Ms  Richie’s  Room   MATH  CLUB  WITH  MR  AISTHORPE:  Grades  7-­‐12   DP1   SPANISH  AND  FRENCH  TUTORING:  Grades  7&8   Room  203   MULTIMEDIA  SPANISH:  KG-­‐G3     Library    


DRUMLINE: Grades  6  and  up     DEBATING  WKSP:  Grades  7-­‐12     CHESS  CLUB:  Grades  2-­‐4     LITTLE  MUSICMAKER:  Grades  KG-­‐G3   CHAMBER  STRINGS:  Grades  4-­‐12       AMERICAN  EAGLES  SOCCER  CLUB:  Grades  KG-­‐G5     BOOK  MUNCHERS:  Grades  1  -­‐3     MATH  TUTORING:  Grade  3   MATH  TUTORING:  Grades  9&10   SPANISH  AND  FRENCH  TUTORING:  Grades  7&8    


CHINESE MANDARIN:  Grades  KG-­‐12     BASKETBALL:  Grades  KG-­‐G5   FLAG  FOOTBAL:  Grades  KG-­‐G5    




Dining Hall   Room  210   Mrs.  Rosky’s  Room   Mrs.  Taylor’s  Room   Music  Room   Soccer  Field   Library   Mrs  Austin’s  Room   Ms.  Kemmerer’s  Room   Room  203  

Library Gym   Gym  

DRUMLINE: Grades  6  and  up     CRICKET  Club   SCOTTISH  DANCING:  Grades  KG-­‐6   INTERNATIONAL  CINEMA  CLUB   TYPING/KEYBOARDING  Grades3-­‐6   KICK  N’  KIDS  TAEKWONDO:  Grades  K-­‐6   ENSEMBLE:  Grades  4  and  up   MATH  TUTORING:  Grades  9&10   SPANISH  AND  FRENCH  TUTORING:  Grades  7&8    

Dining Hall   Tennis  Courts   Mini  Commons   Room  203   Library   Gym   Music  Room   Ms.  Kemmerer’s  Room   Room  203  

MATH TUTORING:  Grades  9&10   YOUNG  MUSICIANS:  Grades  3&4      

Ms. Kemmerer’s  Room   Library  

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


Westlake Academy  After-­‐School  Activities  Program   2012/2013  Procedures  and  Guidelines     General  Procedures  and  Guidelines  

1. The   Westlake   Academy   after-­‐school   activities   program   is   available   to   any   student   attending   Westlake   Academy.     Participation  in  the  program  is  completely  voluntary.    

2. After-­‐school activities   programs   will   be   taught   in   the   school’s   classrooms   on   weekdays   only   after   3:10pm.   All   scheduling   is   subject   to   approval   of   the   Principals   and   the   Activities   Coordinator.     No   activities   will   be   scheduled   during  academic  classes.     3. These   guidelines   apply   only   to   after-­‐school   activities   conducted   on   the   Westlake   Academy   campus.     Westlake   Academy  is  not  responsible  for  after-­‐school  activities  conducted  off  campus.    

4. The school’s  Activities  Coordinator  will  facilitate  the  scheduling  process.    

5. Private instructors  will  abide  by  school  policies  and  regulations;  they  are  responsible  to  the  supervising  Activities   Coordinator  and  the  Principals.    

6. Parents will  submit  an  online  registration  form  in  order  to  enroll.    

7. Parents will  bear  the  costs  related  to  all  instructional  materials  (books,  music,  art  supplies,  etc.).    

8. Students are  expected  to  notify  the  private  instructor  at  least  24  hours  in  advance  of  missing  a  scheduled  lesson.     The  instructor  and/or  Activities  Coordinator  may  provide  makeup  lessons  subject  to  agreement  with  the  student   and  parents.    

9. Students may   stop   taking   lessons   at   anytime;   however,   the   refunding   of   fees   is   solely   at   the   discretion   of   the   instructor.    A  student  may  be  dropped  by  an  instructor,  with  approval  of  the  Principals,  for  excessive  absences  or   unacceptable  behavior.    

10. Students will   be   expected   to   follow   the   same   behavior   expectations   as   during   the   school   day.     If   problems   arise,   the   Activities   Coordinator   will   be   notified   and   those   issues   will   be   addressed   and   dealt   with   according   to   Westlake   Academy   policies.     After   school   activities   are   a   privilege-­‐   disruptive   student   behavior   will   not   be   tolerated.         11.  Students   that   are   not   registered   in   the   After-­‐School   Activities   Program   are   not   permitted   to   stay   after   school   to   wait  with  their  sibling  that  is  registered.      

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


Westlake Academy   After  School  Activities  Spring  2013   Pick-­‐Up  Procedures  Agreement     Please  read,  sign  and  return  with  payment.   Payment  will  not  be  accepted  without  this  form.     At  Westlake  Academy,  the  safety  and  well  being  of  our  students  is  of  the  utmost  importance.    Therefore,  in  order  to   better  execute  after-­‐school  activity  dismissal,  the  following  procedures  must  be  followed  without  exception.     For  activities  taking  place  in  the  PYP,  MYP,  Performance  Hall,  Portables  or  outdoors:  When  the  activity  is  over,   students  are  to  be  escorted  to  the  Primary  Pick-­‐up  location  by  the  instructor.    Students  will  then  be  released  to   parent/guardian.         Students  not  registered  for  a  particular  activity  will  not  be  allowed  to  wait  with  their  sibling.    Instructors  are  only   responsible  for  students  that  are  registered  for  their  activity.     By  signing  this  agreement,  you  are  agreeing  to  the  pickup  procedures  and  times  of  the  activities  that  your  child(ren)   is/are  registered  for.           _____________________________________________________   _______________________________________   Student  Name                 Grade         _____________________________________________________   _______________________________________   Parent’s  Signature               Date                  

Westlake  Academy  –  After  School  Activities  Spring  2013  


Vendor Contact  List  Spring  2013:          

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American Eagles  Soccer  Cub Master  Lee   331  Golden  Triangle  Blvd.,  Keller,  TX  76248   214.383.3000 Brian  Byrd   P.O.Box  1003,  Colleyville,  Tx,  76034   817-­‐881-­‐4773    

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Little Music  Maker   Jennea  Potter   P.O.Box  93691,  Southlake,  Tx,  76092   214-­‐632-­‐4777 Cindy  Chen   8924  Crescent  Court,  Irving,  Tx,  75063   682-­‐233-­‐1398  


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