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Solomon Schechter Day School

After 3 p.m. at Schechter

Fall 2018

Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 5 Enrichment classes Afterschool hour Music lessons Extended day


Greetings! B E YO N D T H E C L A S S R O O M AT S C H E C H T E R It is our mission at Schechter to have students develop a strong sense of self and discover and develop their strengths and passions. Schechter’s afterschool program is designed to foster student curiosity, exploration and experimentation as an All About Afterschool page one Enrichment Classes at a Glance page two Enrichment Class Tuition and Pricing page three Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 3 Enrichment Class Descriptions pages three, four, five Grades 4-5 Enrichment Class and Elective Hour Descriptions pages six, seven Theatre page eight Private Music Lessons page eight Extended Day back cover

approach to learning and develop confident curious learners eager to explore their interests and unafraid of the ups and downs of the learning experience. Our focus is on Tzelem Elokim, the divine spark in each individual and the commitment to nurture what is wonderfully unique about each and every child. Our program offers learning in many arenas. Students are encouraged • To deepen their learning in a subject area and to explore new interests. • To engage with new communities of learners – cross grade – who share their interests. • To engage in active experiential learning experiences. • To ask questions, think outside of the box, and design solutions to real problems. • To be writers, artists, athletes, musicians, scientists, entrepreneurs and more. Enclosed please find information about all our afterschool programs including enrichment classes, Afterschool hour (Afterschool elective hour), private music lessons and Extended Day. We look forward to seeing your children at the beginning of the school year and welcome any questions you may have about the program. Penina Magid Director of Innovation and Enrichment penina.magid@ssdsboston.org


ALL ABOUT AFTERSCHOOL • Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 8 Program name

Who can participate?

When is it held?

How do I register?

Extended Day

PreK - Grade 8

Monday-Friday from school day dismissal until 6:15 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.*

Contact liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org before the school year begins or later if your family’s schedule changes

Enrichment Classes

PreK - Grade 6

Most classes take place during the hour following the school day dismissal

Register by trimester online at: http://www.ssdsboston.org/ afterschoolregistration

Afterschool Hour

PreK - Grade 8

One hour following school day dismissal, with special electives for Grades 4-5 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Register online at: http://www.ssdsboston.org/ afterschoolregistration

Private Music Lessons PreK - Grade 8

Weekly half-hour lessons scheduled afterschool

Contact liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org before the school year begins or later if there’s a new interest

Drop-In

For occasional use for Afterschool Hour or full Extended Day

Update information in School Dismissal Manager

PreK - Grade 8

*Extended Day dismissal time: PreK-Grade 3: 3:00-6:15 p.m. Grades 4-8: 3:10-6:30 p.m. Friday closing times vary based on Shabbat candle-lighting times.

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Questions? Email liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org


ENRICHMENT PROGRAM CALENDAR

Fall 2018 LOWER SCHOOL 3:00-4:00

M O N D AY

T U E S D AY

W E D N E S D AY

T H U R S D AY

F R I D AY

ABC Art (K-1)

Basketball (2-3)

Around The World Art (2-3)

Beginner’s Karate (1-2)

Afterschool Hour (PreK-3)

Drama Kids Get The Beat! Percussion Ensemble (K-1) (2-3) Fencing (2-3) Little Beats Dance (PreK) Newcomer’s/ Beginner Karate SPECIALITY (K-1) SPORTS: Running Club The Magic Garden 10/8-10/29 (1-2) (1-3) Young Chefs Climb! (K-3) 11/5-12/10 Afterschool Hour (1-3) (PreK-3) Afterschool Hour Private (PreK-3) Music Lessons Private (PreK-3) Music Lessons (PreK-3)

Chess (K-3) Curious Creatures 8 weeks ends 11/28 (K-3) Intermediate Karate (2-3) Little Sports (PreK-K) PRECLASS: Wednesdays at the Farm (2-3) 9/12, 9/26 Afterschool Hour (PreK-3) Private Music Lessons (PreK-3)

Flag Football (2-3) Puddlestompers (K-1) Stop Motion Animation (2-3) Superstar Dancers (K-1)

See pages four, five, six for Enrichment Class descriptions

Young Actors (2-3) 3:00-4:30 p.m. Begins 9/20 Afterschool Hour (PreK-3) Private Music Lessons (PreK-3)

M O N D AY

T U E S D AY

W E D N E S D AY

T H U R S D AY

F R I D AY

Chess (4-5)

Fencing 4:15-5:15 p.m. (4-7)

Circus (4-5)

Boys’ Basketball (4-5)

Girls’ Basketball (4-6)

Elective Hour (4-5)

Afterschool Hour with Electives (4-5)

Karate (4-6)

Musical Theater Mary Poppins Jr. (4-6) Afterschool Hour (4-8) Private Music Lessons (4-8)

Afterschool Hour with Electives (4-5)

Private Music Lessons (4-8)

Private Music Lessons (4-8)

Private Music Lessons (4-8)

Afterschool Hour (4-8)

See pages seven, eight for Enrichment Class and Elective Hour descriptions

UPPER SCHOOL 3:14-4:15

ENRICHMENT CLASS SCHEDULE Day

Dates

# Classes

M O N D AY

October 8 – December 10

9

December 17

T U E S D AY

October 9 – December 11

10

December 18

W E D N E S D A Y October 3 – December 12

10

December 19

T H U R S D AY

October 4 – December 13

9

December 20

F R I D AY

October 5 – December 14

10

December 21

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Make-Up Class Date


AFTERSCHOOL ENRICHMENT

Fall 2018

CLASS PRICING DAY

GRADE

ENRICHMENT CLASS

Class & Material Fees:

MONDAY 9 weeks

Gr. K-1 Gr. 1-3 Gr. 2-3 PreK Gr. 1-3 Gr. K-3

ABC Art Climb: 11/5-12/10 Get The Beat! Percussion Ensemble Little Beats Dance Running Club: 10/8-10/29 Monday Afterschool Hour (11 wks)

$275 $110 $295 $275 $90 $187

Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr.

Basketball Drama Kids Fencing Newcomer’s/Beginner’s Karate The Magic Garden Young Chefs Tuesday Afterschool Hour (12 wks)

$250 $250 $275 $250 $250 $275 $204

Around The World Art Chess Curious Creatures - 8 week class Intermediate Karate Little Sports Wednesdays at the Farm: 9/12 and 9/26 Wednesday Afterschool Hour (14 wks)

$295 $250 $295 $250 $220 $65 $238

Beginner’s Karate Flag Football Puddlestompers Stop Motion Animation Superstar Dancers Young Actors (Begins 9/20) 3:00-4:30 p.m. Thursday Afterschool Hour (14 wks)

$225 $200 $225 $275 $275 $285 $238

Friday Afterschool Hour (15 wks)

$255

TUESDAY 10 weeks

2-3 K-1 2-3 K-1 1-2 K-3 K-3

WEDNESDAY STEIN Gr. 2-3 10 weeks Gr. K-3 Gr. K-3 Gr. 2-3 PreK-K Gr. 2-3 Gr. K-3 THURSDAY 9 weeks

Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr. Gr.

FRIDAY

Gr. K-3

1-2 2-3 K-1 2-3 K-1 2-3 K-3

Grades PreK-3

CLASS PRICING DAY

GRADE

ENRICHMENT CLASS

Class & Material Fees:

MONDAY

Gr. 4-6 Gr. 4-5 Gr. 4-8

Musical Theater “Mary Poppins Jr.” Chess Monday Afterschool Hour (11 weeks)

$375 $225 $198

Gr. 4-7 Gr. 4-8

Fencing 4:15-5:15 p.m. Tuesday Afterschool Hour (12 weeks)

$275 $216

WEDNESDAY Gr. 4-5 10 weeks Gr. 4-8

Circus Wednesday Afterschool Hour (14 weeks)

$275 $252

THURSDAY 9 weeks

Gr. 4-5 Gr. 4-8

Boys’ Basketball Thursday Afterschool Hour (14 weeks)

$225 $252

FRIDAY 10 weeks

Gr. 4-6 Gr. 4-6 Gr. 4-8

Girls’ Basketball Karate Friday Afterschool Hour (15 weeks)

$250 $250 $270

TUESDAY 10 weeks

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Grades 4-8


Solomon Schechter Day School

Afterschool at Schechter LOWER SCHOOL: Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 3

Fall 2018

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M O N D AY ABC ART: grades K-1.............................................................. $275 Susan Fusco-Fazio

LITTLE BEATS DANCE: PreK .............................................. $275 Siagel Productions

Artists will explore various art materials, create wonderful artwork, and learn new art techniques each week with projects inspired by a letter in the alphabet. We will begin with “A” for Artist and end with “I” for Iridescence! Each class will begin with either a story, an art demo, a lesson about a famous artist or some creative movement or yoga. Artists will paint, print, sculpt, collage and more. Spoiler alert! C is for “clay-ceramics! Young artists will have input into the project ideas in the spirit of student-centered learning. Come join the artful fun!

Heavily rooted in music and imagination, children learn how to express themselves, problem solve and master fundamental movement concepts and skills to a diverse range of multicultural music and dance styles. This class enhances creativity, physical literacy, and coordination by encouraging children to explore their bodies in a safe and supportive environment.

September 17 - December 17 (11 weeks)

GET THE BEAT! A Percussion Ensemble: grades 2-3... $295 Gene Gerstein Be part of this drumming circle using percussion instruments: jambe, bongo, triangle, glockenspiel, gong and much more! This is a unique percussion ensemble for students who love making rhythm love drumming and singing! The students will learn about different music styles through rhythm patterns. Great opportunity to perform at Schechter! RUNNING CLUB: grades 1-3 .................................................. $90 Matt Baluch October 8 – October 29 Ready, set, go! Stretch and run as you enjoy this fun non-competitive sport. Develop speed and stamina and get fit and strong. CLIMB: grades 1-3..................................................................... $110 Matt Baluch November 5 – December 10 Does your child like to climb on the rock wall or challenge himself/herself climbing up the ropes in the gym? Join Coach Matt in this “Climb” class for grades 1-3 filled with adventure and challenges.

AFTERSCHOOL HOUR MONDAY ....................................... $198 Elise Boynton/Johanna Firestone Afterschool Hour is for families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Children can join our exciting activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. This is a more open alternative to enrichment/elective classes.

AFTERSCHOOL AT SCHECHTER: Pre-Kindergarten-Grade 3 Extended Day This program offers an exciting array of activities as well as time for free play and socializing from the end of the school day throughout the entire afternoon. Email Liz Chesarone at liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org for more information. Afterschool Hour Through Afterschool Hour children can join our exciting extended day activities, enjoy supervised free play or socialize with friends for one hour following dismissal. Afterschool Hour is a more open alternative to Enrichment Classes. Drop-In Students can “drop in” to Afterschool Hour or full Extended Day on an occasional basis. Private Music Lessons We offer private classes throughout the afternoon in piano, violin, voice and other instruments taught by experts in the field of music education.

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T U E S D AY BASKETBALL: grades 2-3 .................................................... $250 Rudy Crichlow

YOUNG CHEFS: grades K-3 ................................................. $275 Sharon Wanunu

Join Coach Rudy in a season of basketball! This class is geared for the student who loves basketball and wants to improve their skills. The class will consist of drills to develop shooting skills and ball handling techniques. Each session students will play a game! Rudy Crichlow, an elite basketball coach and the owner of Mass Commanders, will teach this class.

Take a trip around the world by cooking and eating traditional food from many countries! Enjoy tasting your way across cultures as we prepare culinary delights from all over the world. Learn to cook each dish from start to finish.

DRAMA KIDS: Stories from the Hundred-Acre Wood: grades K-1 ... $250 Gail Kelly Follow Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin, Piglet, Eeyore, and friends to the Hundred Acre Wood! Students will take on roles as they learn performance skills on stage – confidence, vocal projection, character, and song and dance in a developmentally appropriate manner – perfect for kindergarten and first grade! Family and friends invited to a final class performance on December 12.

AFTERSCHOOL HOUR TUESDAY ...................................... $216 Elise Boynton/Johanna Firestone September 4 - December 18 (12 weeks) Afterschool Hour is for families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Children can join our exciting extended day activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. This is a more open alternative to enrichment/elective classes.

W E D N E S D AY AROUND THE WORLD ART: grades 2-3 ....................... $295 Susan Fusco-Fazio

FENCING: grades 2-3............................................................. $275 Alex Kushkov Fencing, the art of swordsmanship, has been practiced for centuries. Originally geared for combat it is now staged for Olympic gold. The sport of fencing develops quick thinking, discipline, agility, and speed, but most importantly, it is safe and fun. Fall and spring semesters with a tournament in the spring. NEWCOMER’S/BEGINNER’S KARATE: grades 1-2 .... $250 Daryl Hinthorne

Creative artists needed to make awesome art inspired by other cultures! Come to draw, paint, make clay pots, and sculpt with clay, use fabric, yarn, sand and more while learning about art from other counties. This multi-sensory experience will cultural facts, music, languages and food (international based refreshments) at our culminating class exhibit on the last day. In the spirit of “student centered learnings” the global artists will choose together which projects and cultures they want to explore. This all handson class involves students learning about ways to install and hang an exhibit too. It will be trés magnifique!

Training in the martial arts builds strong bodies and strong values. Children gain flexibility, balance, and strength as they learn the elements of martial arts. Focus, concentration, listening and respect are stressed Afterschool Hour is for families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Children can join our exciting activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. This is a more open alternative to enrichment/elective classes. With the goal of helping children to develop confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem. This class is open to newcomers, white and yellow belts. Fall students will have priority placement in the winter.

CHESS: grades K-3 .................................................................. $250 Chess Wizards

THE STEM LAB: THE MAGIC GARDEN: grades 1-2 ..................................... $250 Steve Lechner

Curious Creatures

Join Science Teacher Mr. Steve for this nature based design workshop. We will explore the life cycles of plants in our School Garden as they come to the end of their growing season and; the interesting and unusual creatures that have made our garden and school yard their home. In addition to hands on work in the garden, students will learn about self sustaining ecosystems as they design and make individual terrariums.

Chess Wizards returns with their unique educational program offering specifically designed classes that cater to all levels of children with fun games and lessons that entertain and mentally stimulate the children. Chess enhances cognitive development in children and helps strengthen skills such as focusing, visualizing goals, and abstract thinking. Students are grouped by level for instruction and games. All levels welcome. CURIOUS CREATURES: grades K-3 ................................. $295 8 week class from October 3 – November 28 Join Curious Creatures for an educational program designed to be fun and interesting with an emphasis on teaching respect and appreciation for all animals. Kids will learn about the animals and, if appropriate, they can touch and hold them. Interesting facts and stories about our creatures will be presented each week as students learn about a variety of animals including alligators, frogs, lizards, arachnids, turtles, rabbits, snakes, flying squirrels, ferrets, bearded dragons and more!

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INTERMEDIATE KARATE: grades 2-3.............................. $250 Daryl Hinthorne

PUDDLESTOMPERS: grades K-1 ........................................ $225 Puddlestompers

Training in the martial arts builds strong bodies and strong values. Children gain flexibility, balance, and strength as they learn the elements of martial arts. Focus, concentration, listening and respect are stressed with the goal of helping children develop confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem. Open to students with orange, purple and blue belts. Students in the fall class will have priority placement in the winter semester.

Come explore nature after school! Catch grasshoppers and listen to their autumn chirping! Peek inside animal skulls and feel animal fur! Discover which insects and bugs are crawling underground! Learn birdcalls and go on a migration journey! Collect colorful fall leaves to learn why they change hues. We will use hands-on exploration activities, active movement and play, crafts, and stories to investigate the natural world around us. We will be outside and moving as we explore. Come discover the wonders of fall with us!

LITTLE SPORTS: (PreK-K).................................................... $220 Matt Baluch

STOP MOTION ANIMATION: grades 2-3 ........................ $275 Empow Studios

Join Matt in a variety of games that involve teamwork and skill building. Students will play some of their favorite games including pinball, stations, bowling, soccer, and tag games like Fishy Fishy Cross My Ocean, Pac Man Tag and Spiders and Flies. WEDNESDAYS AT THE FARM: grades 2-3 ...................... $65 September 12 and 26 – Fall Preclass Newton Community Farm It may be hard to believe, but fall will soon be upon us! Join us at Newton Community Farm as we experience the change of seasons. Observe the beautiful colors of fall, listen to the sounds of crunching leaves, and get your hands dirty as we prepare our learning garden for the winter. Program led by Reva Haselkorn, Solomon Schechter Class of ’97. AFTERSCHOOL HOUR WEDNESDAY ............................. $252 Elise Boynton/Johanna Firestone September 5 - December 19 (14 weeks) Afterschool Hour is for families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Children can join our exciting extended day activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. This is a more open alternative to enrichment/elective classes.

T H U R S D AY BEGINNER’S KARATE: grades 1-2 .................................... $225 Daryl Hinthorne Training in the martial arts builds strong bodies and strong values. Children gain flexibility, balance, and strength as they learn the elements of martial arts. Focus, concentration, listening and respect are stressed with the goal of helping children to develop confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem. This class is open to white, yellow or orange belts. FLAG FOOTBALL: grades 2-3 ........................................... $200 Matt Baluch This class is a great way to learn the basics of football, improve skills and enjoy playing the game!

With movies like Frozen, Inside Out, and Zootopia, animations have never been more popular. This class takes one form of animation, Stop-Motion, and teaches kids how to create their own animated mini-movies through storyboarding, filming, and post-production. Materials including clay and paper are used to create characters, backgrounds, and props. Children work in pairs and depict their stories to show setting, action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are created, students use computers, webcams and animation software to bring their story to life! SUPERSTAR DANCERS: grades K-1 .................................. $275 Siagel Productions Kids will bust a move with an amazing instructor from The Dance Academy of Siagel Productions learning new skills, rhythm, coordination, and dance routines each week. Music will vary from pop to high-energy dance songs from around the world. Students will learn to enjoy and appreciate dance as an activity that makes us feel happy, do good for our bodies, and connect with others. YOUNG ACTORS THEATER TROUPE: Willy Wonka Kids: grades 2-3............................................ $285 3:00-4:30 p.m. Gail Kelly Calling all young actors to sing, dance, and act their way through this scrumptious story as they search for the golden ticket! Students will learn the fundamentals of stage performance: character development, movement, dance skills, vocal technique and more – all in preparation for our final class performances. Open to students with a range of experience. Many roles for boys and girls in this fun show! This class begins on September 20! Performance on December 6! AFTERSCHOOL HOUR THURSDAY .................................. $252 Elise Boynton/Johanna Firestone September 6 - December 20 (14 weeks) Afterschool Hour is for families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Children can join our exciting extended day activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. This is a more open alternative to enrichment/elective classes. AFTERSCHOOL HOUR FRIDAY ......................................... $270 Elise Boynton/Johanna Firestone September 7 - December 21 (15 weeks) See Thursday description above.

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UPPER SCHOOL: Grades 4-5 M O N D AY

F R I D AY

CHESS: grades 4-5 ................................................................. $200 Chess Wizards

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL: grades 4-6 .................................... $250 Rudy Crichlow

Chess Wizards returns with their unique educational program offering specifically designed classes that cater to all levels of children with fun games and lessons that entertain and mentally stimulate the children. Chess enhances cognitive development in children and helps strengthen skills such as focusing, visualizing goals, and abstract thinking. Students are grouped by level for instruction and games. All levels welcome.

Play a season of girls’ basketball. Focus on skill development and game situations. A great way to improve sport skills! Rudy Crichlow, an elite basketball coach and the owner of Mass Commanders, will teach this class. KARATE: grades 4-7............................................................... $250 Daryl Hinthorne

MUSICAL THEATER: Mary Poppins, Jr.: grades 4-6 .... $375 3:15-5:45 p.m. Gail Kelly Join the cast for this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious show! Students will rehearse as they develop acting and character development skills, vocal technique with music, and learn choreography and movement. We will focus on creating an ensemble based on teamwork and positivity as students build their confidence and learn new performance skills in this classic show.

T U E S D AY FENCING: grades 4-7............................................................. $275 4:15-5:15 Alex Kushkov Fencing, the art of swordsmanship, has been practiced for centuries. Originally geared for combat it is now staged for Olympic gold. The sport of fencing develops quick thinking, discipline, agility, and speed, but most importantly, it is safe and fun. There will be an end of semester demonstration and a tournament in the spring.

W E D N E S D AY CIRCUS: grades 4-5 ................................................................ $250 Simply Circus Tumbling, partner acrobatics, globe walking, stilts, tight-wire, juggling, poi, diabolos, contact juggling, plate spinning, acting skills, clowning, and stage presence. Learn these skills in this class taught by trained circus performers.

T H U R S D AY BOYS’ BASKETBALL: grades 4-5 ..................................... $225 Rudy Crichlow Play a season of boys’ basketball. Focus on skill development and game situations. A great way to improve sport skills! Rudy Crichlow, an elite basketball coach and the owner of Mass Commanders, will teach this class.

Training in the martial arts builds strong bodies and strong values. Children gain flexibility, balance, and strength as they learn the elements of martial arts. Focus, concentration, listening and respect are stressed with the goal of helping children to develop confidence, self-discipline and self-esteem. All levels welcome to this class. AFTERSCHOOL HOUR: grades 4-5 Mondays 11 weeks ........ $198; Fridays 15 weeks ...... $270 Mondays and Fridays 3:15-4:15 p.m. September 17 – December 17 Afterschool Hour is offered on Mondays and Fridays to families who want to have their children stay at Schechter for only one hour after the regular school day ends. Join our exciting activities, enjoy supervised free play or take the time to socialize with friends. NEW! Destination Imagination Destination Imagination (DI) is a global STEAM competition that teaches kids important 21st century skills like teamwork/collaboration, problem-solving, critical thinking, project and time management, creativity and self-confidence. Teams of students will work together to solve weekly Instant Challenges and on year-long challenges selected by the team (chosen in the areas of technical, scientific,structural engineering, fine arts, improvisation, or community service.). Previews of this year challenges can be found here. You can find more information on Destination Imagination on the Newton DI or National DI websites. Email penina.magid@ssdsboston. org if you would like to volunteer to coach (training and support will be provided). Teams meet weekly from September through March. Day of week will be determined based on coach and student availability. To register, email liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org.

AFTERSCHOOL AT SCHECHTER: Grades 4-5 In addition to Extended Day, Afterschool Hour and Private Music Lessons (see page four for more info), students in Grades 4-5 have the opportunity to sign-up for Elective Hour have the opportunity to sign-up for Elective Hour on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Register for one, two or three of these days and students will select their own electives to begin in October; see descriptions on page eight. Students registered for Elective Hour will participate in regular Afterschool Hour during the month of September.

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AFTERSCHOOL ELECTIVE HOUR: grades 4-5 September 4 – December 18 3:15-4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday Afterschool Elective Hour is offered to students in grades 4-5 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The Elective Hour will offer a variety of classes with a focus on mastery and skill development as well as more open options and study hall. In September, students will be introduced to the fall elective options. Students will sign up at school for their choices. Electives will begin in October. Elective Hour is open to students who are registered for Afterschool/Elective Hour or Extended Day on these days. Wired Sewing and Textile Arts Design and sew projects at the intersection of technology and art. Use Turtlestitch (like Scratch) to program designs for the embroidery machine. Use conductive thread to sew lights, batteries, and switches into your project. Mixed Media For students who want the time to work on process-oriented art, develop skills and learn new techniques. Students will have the option of trying a new medium and continuing with it the next class. We will use oil, pastel, watercolor, pencil and ink and more. Percussion Circle Students will explore a variety of rhythms from different cultures, create their own and play together. Students learn by notation and by ear, and follow their intuition. Students explore a variety of percussion instruments and their function, as well as body percussion and beatboxing. Students will strengthen their musicianship, teamwork and creativity.

Second City Kids – Improv! Throw away the script and create imaginative and comedic characters and scenes. In this high-energy class, students will stretch their imagination and develop acting techniques through playful games and exercises. Cooking Around the World Travel around the world as you prepare dishes that represent authentic cuisines from every corner of the world. Kitchen Chemistry While it’s true that we are what we eat, it’s also true that we don’t always know the science behind the food we consume. Using the principles of STEM, students will experiment with everyday objects to understand basic chemistry principles. Flea Market Flip DIY projects and upcycle. Turn junk into treasure! Turn castoff items into usable pieces you love. Use the tools in the maker lab to cut rebuild and paint. Hockey For sports lovers! In the rink. STEM Challenges and Inventions In the Maker Lab Create, invent, tinker and build using the equipment and technology in our lab including 3D printers, electronics, circuits, woodworking and more. Shir Chai - Honors Choir: grades 4-8 Offered Thursdays during Elective Hour.

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ENRICHMENT THEATRE PROGRAM 2018-2019 Drama Kids (Kindergarten & Grade 1

Fall Semester Tuesdays 3-4 p.m.

Winter Semester Tuesdays 3-4 p.m.

Spring Semester Tuesdays 3-4 p.m.

Young Actors (Grades 2-3)

Fall Semester Thursdays 3-4:30 p.m.

Winter Semester Thursdays 3-4:30 p.m.

Spring Semester Thursdays 3-4:30 p.m.

Musical Theatre (Grades 4-6)

Fall-Winter Semester Mondays 3:10-5:45 p.m. and additional rehearsals

Winter-Spring Semester Mondays 3:10-5:45 p.m. and additional rehearsals

PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS AT SCHECHTER Lessons begin Monday, September 17, 2018. Choose private lessons on various instruments, including but not limited to drums, guitar, piano, voice, and strings. Please email Liz Chesarone to register or for more detailed information at liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org.


Extended Day Fees 2018-2019 2018-2019 Cost

Grades 6-8

2018-2019 Cost

1 day

$1,750

1 day

$1,400

2 days

$3,450

2 days

$2,500

Grades K-5*

3 days

$4,750

3 days

$3,500

4 days

$5,800

4 days

$4,250

5 days

$6,250

5 days

$4,900

*Information about Pre-Kindergarten Extended Day fees will be emailed separately.

E X T E N D E D D AY P R O G R A M H O U R S Grades PreK-3: Monday through Thursday 3:00 p.m. until 6:15 p.m. Grades 4-8:

3:15 p.m. (Grade 4-5)/4:15 p.m. (Grade 6-8) until 6:30 p.m.

Friday:

Closing times vary based on Shabbat candle-lighting times.

R E G I S T R AT I O N A N D PAY M E N T Please contact Liz Chesarone at liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org for questions on extended day registration. Your first month’s payment is due by September 1, 2018. The remaining nine payments are automatically billed to your credit card on the first of every month from October 1, 2018 through June 1, 2019.

FINANCIAL AID Families with two working parents who receive financial aid for Day School tuition are also eligible to receive financial aid for Extended Day tuition. For further information, please contact Schechter’s Financial Aid Specialist, Greg Hampton, at greg.hampton@ssdsboston.org. To have financial aid applied to your extended day tuition, you must first receive approval from the Financial Aid Specialist. If you have questions about the Extended Day program, please contact Penina Magid at penina.magid@ssdsboston.org or 617-630-4503.

To register for Extended Day, please contact Liz Chesarone at liz.chesarone@ssdsboston.org.

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