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Spring 2012

After School Studios


AFTERNOON ACADEMICS Ages 3 - Kindergarten Monday - Friday • 3:30 - 4:15 & 4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Ms. Elizabeth Falls Ms. Elizabeth will be teaching private lessons from 3:30 - 5:15 p.m. each afternoon. Lessons will focus on math and language (reading & handwriting) and is open to all preschool and kindergarten students. Lessons are filled on a first come first serve basis and will be offered every afternoon in 45 minute increments. In order to keep the lessons individualized, please note there is a two student maximum per session.

Classes Begin:

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 Spring Semester: 20 weeks

Payment Options:

$55/session

Contact Information:

Ms. Elizabeth Falls efalls@millhopper.com

Children must be in preschool or kindergarten to attend studio. Payments may be made by the week, month, semester or year. *Please contact Ms. Elizabeth to schedule your child’s session(s).

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price


SEWING Ages first - eighth grade Wednesday, Thursday & Friday • 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. Spring 2012 Ms. Susie Long Ms. Susie will offer a Sewing Studio on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons from 3:30-5:00 in Ms. Anita's classroom. The children will learn many different styles of sewing, including hand sewing (embroidery), and sewing on the sewing machine. Several different projects will be made at varying levels of ability. Learning to knit and crochet will also be offered. CLASS SIZE IS LIMITED.

Classes Begin:

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Payment Options:

$280.00 for Spring Semester

Supply Fee Included

You may pay by month or semester. If will be paying by the month, please let the front office know.

Contact Information:

Ms. Susie Long slong@millhopper.com 352-331-2135

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price.


Art/Painting Montessori Based Curriculum Ages first - eighth grade Monday & Tuesday • 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Ms. Anita Bender Ms. Anita will offer an Art/Painting Studio on Monday or Tuesday afternoons from 3:30pm-5:30pm in Ms. Anita’s classroom. The approach I will take is one that was learned in my Montessori training. The children will learn drawing skills (illustration & techniques), color theory (primary to tertiary; lessons on hues, tint-tone shade, value-shade, cool/warm color, polychrome-monochrome, brilliance-intensity, contrast, complimentary, harmony, distance, atmosphere, shadows, mood, opacity/transparency, optical illusions), color mixing, studio art, design, perspective, collage, painting. We will use a variety of mediums. We will study artists and art history including: Norman Rockwell, Impressionism, Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Surrealism, Salvador Dali, Georgia O’Keefe, Asian Art and Native American Art, Ansel Adams, M.C. Escher, Modernism, Miro, Feininger, among others too endless to list.

Class Begins:

Spring Semester Monday Class: January 9, 2012 Tuesday Class: January 3, 2012

*CLASSES WILL NOT TAKE PLACE ON TEACHER WORKDAYS! Each class will have 20 minutes of color theory, 10 minutes or more of Art History and eye training then we will spend our hour producing art. Some projects will take one class, others may take four classes to complete. My main focus will be teaching drawing techniques, painting in both acrylics and water color from paper to canvas. “Students with long-term study in the arts tend to score 34 points higher on the verbal portions of the SAT and 18 points higher on the math portion than those with less coursework in the arts.” - - College Entrance Board

Payment Options:

$270 spring semester - Supply Fee Included

You may pay by month or semester. If will be paying by the month, please let the front office know.

Contact Information:

Ms. Anita Bender abender@millhopper.com

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price.


CHESS CLUB Ages first - eighth grade Tuesday • 3:30 - 4:10 p.m. Mr. Richard Aslanian All students in 1st to 8th grades are welcome to join. The requirements are a commitment to attending chess club, and a basic knowledge of the game. Students need to know the names of all pieces and how they move, how to set up a chessboard, and what the concept of a checkmate is. The purpose of the club is to play and improve skills, and to have fun! Some group instruction is provided by Coach Keir Lamont at the beginning of each session, followed by the students pairing up and playing each other. If you have any questions, please call or talk to Mr. Richard.

Classes Begin:

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Payment Options:

$85 for Spring Semester

Contact Information:

Mr. Richard Aslanian raslanian@millhopper.com

Please be sure to indicate your child’s t-shirt size on the registration form. Chess club will not take place on Teacher Work Afternoons.

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price


ENGLISH AS SECOND LANGUAGE Ages 3 - 6 Monday and Thursday • 3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Ms. Renee Brohamer This studio is designed to help children whose primary language is other than English. We will work to develop vocabulary for expressing oneself in different social and academic settings. We will work to develop fluency in the use of natural and accurate English language patterns through natural communication situations. Activities will include art projects, cooking projects, games etc. The class will be 30 minutes a day 2 times a week and is for children in preschool through Kindergarten.

Spring Classes:

Monday, January 9, 2012 - Thursday, May 10, 2012

Payment Options:

$360 for Spring Semester

Contact Information:

Ms. Renee Brohamer rbrohamer@millhopper.com

Class is limited to six students.

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price


VOCAL ENSEMBLE Ages first - eighth grade

Kindergarten Students by Teacher Recommendation

Monday • 3:30 - 4:30 Ms. Christina Eckstein

If you’ve ever been in vocal ensemble or drama club, this studio is for you! This year we are offering a theatrical choir element as part of the vocal ensemble to build upon and showcase the many talents of our students. If you are a first-eighth grade student and can answer “yes” to any one of the following questions, you would love to be a part of the new Vocal Ensemble/Theatrical Choir. Can you carry a tune? Can you move to a beat? Do you have dramatic expression?

Classes Begin:

Monday, January 9, 2012

Payment Options:

$150.00/Spring Semester

Contact Information:

Ms. Christina Eckstein ceckstein@millhopper.com

Uniform: All students will need to provide their own performance uniform which consists of long black pants, a plain black shirt and black dress shoes.

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price


SPOTLIGHT KIDS Sixth, Seventh & Eighth Grades Friday • 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Ms. Sylvia Aslanian The Spotlight Kids Drama Club is offered to past and present students of Millhopper Montessori School under the direction of Sylvia Aslanian. You must be in Middle School to be considered as a member. We are an award winning competitive drama troupe. If you are interested in being a member of the Spotlight Kids 2011-2012 Season, please read below! The drama troupe is also a member of the International Junior Thespian Society - Troupe# 88928.

Classes Begin:

Friday, January 6, 2012

Payment Options:

$160 for Spring Semester* (due by January 6)

Contact Information:

Ms. Sylvia Aslanian saslanian@millhopper.com

*includes Thespian fee of $35

Mission: The Spotlight Kids is dedicated to providing a professional theatrical experience that educates, challenges and inspires young people, while promoting discipline, respect and teamwork. Believe, Achieve, Spark, Inspire, Create! Motto: All For One, One For All, Together the Spotlight Shines Brighter! Policy: Students must maintain a C average in all subjects, turn in assignments, have a good attitude and adhere to the MMS Behavior Policy at all times. This includes the school day as well as after-school and off campus activities sponsored/and or endorsed by Millhopper Montessori School. Teachers will consider past and present academic and behavior performance including behavior and attitude in after-school and off campus activities sponsored/and or endorsed by Millhopper Montessori School when considering a student. NEW: Now accepting members interested in props, costuming, backstage, script prompting and set design. Instead of an audition, crew members will sign the Policy contract, fill out the Conflict Contract and be interviewed by Ms., Sylvia. If you are interested, please attend the Informational Meeting On Friday, August 26, 2011 4:00pm-5:30pm. Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday, August 30, 2011.

Please be advised that you will be charged the $4.50 to MMS per hour for after school care charges in addition to the studio price


2011-2012 After School Studios APPLICATION Please register my child in the following studio(s) & circle payment option: _________

Afternoon Academics ($55/session) (please select preferred day(s)/time below and Ms. Elizabeth will confirm with you. Please note day/time selection is not guaranteed.)

______ 3:30 - 4:15 ______ Monday _________

or

______ 4:30 - 5:15

______ Tuesday

______ Wednesday

(please choose which day your child will attend)

Art/Painting ($270/spring semester - supply fee included) ______ Monday

_________

______ Friday

Sewing ($280/spring semester - Supply Fee Included) ______ Wednesday ______ Thursday ______ Friday

_________

______ Thursday

______ Tuesday

(please choose which day your child will attend)

Chess Club ($85/spring semester) T-shirt Size:

YS_____ YM_____ YL_____ AS_____ AM_____ AL _____ AXL_____

_________

English as a Second Language ($360/spring semester)

_________

Vocal Ensemble ($150/spring semester)

_________

Spotlight Kids ($160/spring semester - includes Thespian Dues)

Eligibility for students to participate in extracurricular activities requires that tuition/before-after care and other invoice payments are being made on a timely basis. Sports, studios, school trips and other activities cannot be invoiced to accounts showing a past due balance. Accounts that are 90 days past due will need to be brought current prior to re-enrollment in the upcoming school year.


Child & Payer Information Child's Name:

_______________________________________________________________________ (Last) (First) (Middle) (Alias)

Child’s Teacher:

_________________ Gender: _________ Child’s Date of Birth: _____/_____/_____

Parent's/Guardian’s Name(s):

____________________________________________________________

Email Address(es):

____________________________________________________________

Parent's/Guardian’s Signature:

____________________________________________________________

Payment Information Please select one: _____ I want to pay for the entire Spring Semester. ___________ Enclosed is my payment or Make check payable to MMS

______________ please email me an invoice

_____ I want to pay by month. ___________ Enclosed is my first payment Make check payable to MMS

or

______________ please email me an invoice

_____ Please charge my credit card in the amount of $________________. I understand I will be billed a credit card convenience fee of: Visa - 1.64% - MasterCard - 1.64% - American Express - 2.44% Name on credit card: ____________________________________________ Credit Card Number: __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ - __ __ __ __ Exp. Date ____/____ 3 or 4 digit code: ___________ Signature: _____________________________________________________

For Office Use Only: Date Received: _______________________

Teacher Initials: ___________________

Entered into ProCare (initial & date): _______________________ Copy to Teacher: __________________

Spring 2012 After School Studios  

Spring 2012 After School Studios