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After School Enrichment Program St. Mary’s after school enrichment classes are designed to provide an additional opportunity for all children in the St. Mary’s school community to enhance their learning beyond the classroom curriculum. Our program offers stimulating and fun classes for students from preschool through eighth grade. Registration is based on a first-come, first-served basis. Class sizes are limited. Please return the enclosed registration form and class fee to the St. Mary’s Business Office with the non-refundable amount by Wednesday, September 12. After September 12, there will be a late registration fee of $25.00. For questions regarding the after school enrichment program, please contact Kerstin Dracolakis, Administrative Assistant at (949) 448-9027 ext. 301. *Classes will not take place on the following dates: 05 October 2012 School Closed 01 - 02 November 2012 School Closed 19 - 23 November 2012 School Closed **See class information for details

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Karate Classes Grade: PS & JK (3 years and up) Teamwork and listening-response games, character development, confidence and self-control. Classes include agility and movement development, self-defense strategies and tactics, awareness and safety training. Students will have fun in this fast paced, high energy class format. Instructor: Master Dan Lockhart, Director of the Martial Arts and Self Defense program at UCI and the owner/operator of Lockhart’s Karate Academy. Master Lockhart has been training in Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan for 27 years and is a multi-time National Champion. He has taught martial arts in the local school districts for over 16 years and has a Degree in Psychology from UC Irvine with an emphasis on early childhood development facilitating his top quality instructional programs for students of all ages. Day: Wednesday- beginning, September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:00 - 3:45 Location: MPR Tuition Fee: $195.00 Material: Uniforms Recommended - $40.00 Additional Preschool: Maximum class size:12 students

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Music and Movement Grade: PS & JK (3 years and up) Does your child love to move, sing, and play instruments? Then they will enjoy this active and engaging class. They will dance, sing, play rhythm instruments, learn about beat and rhythm, and play music games. Bring your energy and get ready to rock! Instructor: Mrs. Endow Day: Friday - beginning, September 14 - December 21 (12 weeks) Time: 1:00 - 1:30 Location: MPR Tuition Fee: $195.00 Material: $20.00 Minimum class size 4 students: maximum 12 students


Arts, Crafts and More Bisque Painting Grade: K - 8

It’s a new year with new pieces to paint. At the end of this course, students will have a variety of finished, functional pieces. During this 12 week program, students will learn how to glaze pottery with details for a finished masterpiece. A variety of pieces will be on hand to paint. Students choose the order they want to paint the pieces in. The pieces for the class are constantly rotating, so there is always something new each session. With 2012, a whole new variety of pieces are available from the companies. Students who wish to take the class a repeated time will be taught more advanced techniques and be able to create sets of pieces. Space is limited to 15 so sign up soon. Instructor: Mrs. Dennis Day: Monday, beginning September 17 - December 17 (12 weeks) **No Class on Monday, 01 October Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 133 Tuition Fee: $230.00 Materials: $90.00

Mixed Media Class Grade: K - 8 This class just started this year and the reviews have been great. During this 12 week Program, students will create different pieces using a variety of materials. By the end of this course, students will have several finished pieces that are ready to display at home. We will create layers of different material on a flat surfaces that may vary from canvas to glass plates. We will use paint, gel medium, vellum paper, text, plaster, as well as, a variety of other things to create unique masterpieces. Space is limited to 15 so sign up soon. Instructor: Mrs. Dennis Day: Tuesday, beginning September 18 - December 18 (12 weeks) **No class on Tuesday, 02 October Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 133 Tuition: $230.00 Material Fee: $40.00


Ceramics Class Grade: K - 8 2012 is a new year and with that brings all new projects. During this 12 week program, students will end this session with at least six major projects ranging from coil work to slab projects. Students will be exposed to some of the amazing tools we have in the Art department. We create projects one week and then glaze them the following week. The students will learn new insight about the firing process and what each stage is. We do new projects every trimester so there is no concern if this is your first time or fifth time. The more experienced students will be pushed in to more advanced directions. Space is limited to 15 so please sign up soon.

Instructor: Mrs. Dennis Day: Thursday beginning September 20 - December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 133 Tuition: $230.00 Material: $40.00

The Art of Sketching and Engraving Grade: 2 - 8 Express yourself while learning the techniques of three dimensional (plaster-based) mask-making and nylon/wire sculpture! During the first six weeks of this mixed media workshop, students will be encouraged to create masks and relief work (friezes) representing fictional characters, animated personas, animals and people. The works of Alexander Calder will be examined and abstract or representational nylon/wire sculptures will be created. In the second part of this workshop, students will learn about the art of animation and will create a series of mixed media cartoon cels. They will view original “Popeye� cartoon cels, and will be given the opportunity to invent original characters or to reinvent popular animated characters. Each cel will represent a three-step process - a base drawing, acrylic painting of that drawing, and creation of a suitable mixed media background to accompany the painted cel. Hand drawn cels have long been the trademark of Disney cartoon features

Instructor: Ms. Kane Scruggs Day: Thursday beginning September 20 - December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 113 Tuition fee: $245.00 Material fee: $30.00 Minimum class size 5 students: maximum 10 students


Performing and Musical Arts Piano/Keyboard class Grade: K - 2 Bring the joy of music to your child through an interactive piano/keyboard class. This exciting class will promote musical literacy in the same way children learn language: Listen, speak (sing and play), write and read musical notation. Emphasis will be on learning to read music with Do, Re, Mi syllables by singing, and playing new and familiar tunes. Other concepts covered will include melodic and rhythmic patterns, beat, dynamics and singing/ movement to the great music of famous composers. Instructor: Sophi Albert (www.southcalmusic.com) Day: Friday, beginning, September 14 - December 21 (12 weeks) Time: 1:15 - 2:00 Room: 117 Tuition: $279.00 Materials: $10.00 Minimum class size 5 students, maximum 10 students

Exploring Puppetry Grade: K - 5 Puppets are great tools for expression and creativity. Plus they are just plain fun! In this class students will learn about the different types of puppets including hand puppets, tennis ball puppets, and marionettes. They will also make their own puppets and props, explore portraying emotion through expression, and even write and perform their own puppet show! Perfect for creative writers and artists, quirky characters, and budding actors! Instructor: Mrs. Van Eizenga Day: Tuesday, beginning September 18 - December 11 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 134 Tuition: $195.00 Materials: $15.00 Minimum class size 4 students: maximum


Guitar Songs and Chords Grade: 3 - 7 Guitar Songs and Chords is a class open to experienced and late beginner acoustic guitarists with a fun song based approach to learning melody and chord techniques. Various styles of music are represented including rock, blues, country and more. Note reading, chord symbol and tablature exercises are provided. Instructor: Mr. Dash Day: Monday, beginning September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 115 Tuition Fee: $245.00 Materials: $15.00 Minimum class size: 4 students: maximum 7 students

Guitar Basics Grade: 1 - 6 Guitar Basics is a class designed for beginners on acoustic guitar. Step by step instruction is provided with note reading and chord exercises. Students learn the notes while playing fun songs and themes. Multiple styles are represented both classical and contemporary. Instrument required. Instructor: Mr. Dash Day: Friday, beginning, September 14 - December 21 (12 weeks) Time: 1:15 - 2:15 Room: 115 Tuition Fee: 245.00 Materials: $15.00 Minimum class size: 4 students: maximum 7 students


Beginning Drumline Grade: K - 8

Beginning Drumline offers students the chance to play snare drum, tenor drums, bass drum, mallet keyboard instruments, cymbals, and accessories in a standstill ensemble setting. Students focus on fundamental percussion techniques through the study of exercises, cadences, and popular repertoire. Instructor: Mr. Fineberg Day: Wednesday, beginning September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 134/Stage Tuition: $245.00 Material Fee: $15.00 Class size is limited to 12 students only (first come first served)

Intermediate Drumline Grade: 2 - 8 Intermediate Drumline offers students the chance to play snare drum, tenor drums, bass drum, mallet keyboard instruments, cymbals, and accessories in a standstill ensemble setting. Students focus on fundamental percussion techniques through the study of exercises, cadences, and popular repertoire. Inclusion in this course requires permission from Mr. Fineberg. Instructor: Mr. Fineberg Day: Thursday beginning September 20 - December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 134/Stage Tuition: $245.00 Material Fee: $15.00 Student maximum: 12 by permission of instructor


Theatre Arts Grade: K - 2: Tuesday & 3 - 5: Thursday The playing of theatre games encourages artistic discipline and, by tying the individual to the group, produces responsible behavior.� - Viola Spolin Children learn by doing, and the performing arts bring vitality to their education while preparing them for future success inside, and outside of, the classroom. Students will participate in theatre games and activities that encourage positive and cooperative social interactions. Theatre arts will bring children together in a way that encourages creativity and self-expression as individuals within a supportive group setting. Instructor: Ms. Maren Oom K - 2: Day: Tuesday - beginning, September 18 - December 11 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room 101 Tuition Fee: $230.00 Material: $25.00 3 - 5: Day: Thursday beginning September 20 - December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 101 Tuition Fee: $230.00 Material: $25.00 Minimum class size: 6 students: maximum 20 students

Fitness and Athletic Fun Tee it up with Total Golf Adventures! Grade: K - 6 TGA is bringing the golf course to St. Mary’s! Students learn all aspects of golf, from swing fundamentals to game rules, etiquette and life values, while advancing through a 5-Level Program. TGA maintains a safe, nurturing environment with a maximum 10:1 ratio of students per professional golf instructor. TGA provides all equipment including real irons and woods. First time students receive a hat plus a specialized achievement award. Instructor: TGA Golf Team (Coach Evan Popelar and Anthony Leone) Day: Monday, beginning, September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Location: Field Tuition: $225.00 Material Fee: $30.00 Minimum class 6 students: maximum 20 students


Karate Classes Grade: K - 5: Teamwork and listening-response games, character development, confidence and self-control. Classes include agility and movement development, self-defense strategies and tactics, awareness and safety training. Students will have fun in this fast paced, high energy class format. Instructor: Master Dan Lockhart, Director of the Martial Arts and Self Defense program at UCI and the owner/operator of Lockhart’s Karate Academy. Master Lockhart has been training in Soo Bahk Do Moo Duk Kwan for 27 years and is a multi-time National Champion. He has taught martial arts in the local school districts for over 16 years and has a Degree in Psychology from UC Irvine with an emphasis on early childhood development facilitating his top quality instructional programs for students of all ages. Day: Tuesday - beginning, September 18 - December 11 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Location: MPR Tuition Fee: $195.00 Material: Uniforms Recommended - $40.00 Additional Maximum class size: 20 students

Hip Hop Dance Grade: 5 - 8: Monday & 1 - 4: Thursday Let the dance party begin! It’s time to have a blast and learn the latest dance moves! This beginning/ intermediate dance class combines hip hop dancing with pop and jazz. Classes will start by warming up to the latest hip hop dance songs. Next a short hip hop routine will be broken down and taught to students. Finally they will perform it in small groups of 3-5 to an applauding audience (the rest of the class). The 45 minute class is fun, fast, and a great workout as well! The kids are guaranteed to have a great time. Both girls and boys are encouraged to participate.

Dress: workout clothes or loose comfortable attire, sneakers or rubber soled shoes. Instructor: Shelly Angel 1-4 Day: Thursday, beginning September 20 - December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Location: MPR Tuition: $218.00 5-8 Day: Monday, beginning September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Location: MPR Tuition: $218.00 Minimum class size: 10 students: 20 maximum


Children’s Yoga Grade: 3 - 5: Monday & K - 2: Thursday Children’s Yoga classes are fun and creative, incorporating Yoga poses, breathing, relaxation and Yoga activities. Children stretch and strengthen their bodies, learn how to quiet themselves and relax, develop focus and concentration. Confidence and self-esteem increase, tools are offered to help with worries and fears. Love, kindness, and patience are reinforced throughout class. Please bring a towel or a mat and dress comfortable. Come & have Fun! Instructor: Elisabeth Sotebeer - The School of Royal Yoga 3-5: Day: Monday - beginning, September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 110 Tuition Fee: $185.00 K-2: Day: Thursday - beginning, September 20—December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 110 Tuition Fee: $185.00 Minimum class size: 5 students: maximum 20 students

Intellectual Fun French Class: Grade: K - 4 The French language is beautiful, historic and world renowned. During this 12 week introduction, students will learn the basics of this great language, such as colors, numbers, the alphabet, some basic vocabulary and greetings. They will do so in a fun environment by playing games like Bingo, singing, coloring and role playing! Voila! Instructor: Madame Forte’ (French native, St. Mary’s French teacher, baccalaureate de Francais) Day: Monday - beginning September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 206 Tuition: $245.00 Material Fees: $35.00 Minimum class size: 5 students


Let’s Speak Italian Grade: K - 5 Benvenuti! If you can say pizza, you can speak Italian! Whether you are planning an exciting trip to Italy, want to learn the language of your nonni, or believe in the benefits of learning a second language, this course is for you! Organized around theme-based units, this enrichment course emphasizes communicative abilities and basic vocabulary building through songs, games, stories, listening and fun interactive activities to encourage a love for the Italian language and culture! This session will build upon the concepts presented in previous sessions, giving the repetition needed for mastering, however offer new themes and vocabulary for those students joining for the first time! Instructor: Ms. Natale Day: Wednesday, beginning September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 216 Tuition: $245.00 Material: $20.00 Minimum class size: 8 students

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Grade: K - 2: Thursday & 3 - 5: Tuesday Calling all young scientists to join us and have fun, work with friends, get dirty, and explore science beyond the classroom. Investigate different fields of science including botany, chemistry, conservation, and engineering. Understand soil, plants, and water quality to help maintain the new school garden. Conduct various experiments and learn about chemical and physical changes through activities such as making ice cream, slime, and more. Build your own rockets and helicopters as you travel through the world of engineering. Explore conservation through activities such as creating solar ovens. Instructor: Miss Hobbins 3 - 5: Day: Tuesday, beginning September 18 - December 11 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 209 Tuition Fee: $230.00 Material: $25.00 K - 2:

Day: Thursday - beginning, September 20—December 20 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 209 Tuition Fee: $230.00 Material: $25.00 Minimum class size: 6 students: maximum 15 students


LEGO® Robotics - Spectacular Sports & Space Adventures Grade: 1 - 6 Bricks4Kidz is proud to offer two different and fun LEGO themes for this session at St. Mary’s: Build Sporty LEGO Models, ranging from gymnastics to biking, mini-golf to airplane acrobatics! This unit is a great way to get "sporty" kids building and get LEGO® fans interested in sports. Students build models that move using motor and battery and have fun playing with them and modify them after they are built-- hitting a plastic golf ball with the mini-golf model, watching the gymnast spin around the bar and seeing the tiny airplanes spin around and around on the air show model. Maybe they'll be inspired to try a new sport, or build a model of their favorite sport! Are you a budding astronaut? An adventurer who loves space exploration? Then you’ll love our Space theme projects. Each week, students will learn about real-life space exploration and build a new model related to the NASA space program. Models include a satellite, the Discovery Shuttle, a centrifuge which astronauts use to prepare for the physical sensations of launch, a treadmill which astronauts use to stay fit in space, and a “space robot”. Let Bricks 4 Kidz launch your imagination to outer-space and beyond! Instructor: Bricks4Kidz Staff - Rahi Mirghavami Day: Friday - beginning, September 14 – December 21 (12 weeks) Time: 1:15 - 2:00 Room: 214 Tuition: $245.00 Material: $18.00 Minimum class size: 8 students: maximum 20 students

Academic Chess at St. Mary’s Grade: 1 - 6 Academic Chess specializes in making chess fun for children! Chess has been proven to help develop critical thinking and memory skills, confidence, sportsmanship, patience and problem solving skills. Our experienced instructors use stories and exciting lessons to teach chess concepts in a way that your child will remember. The class also includes a tournament where students can win trophies and prizes. All students will receive a fun Academic Chess workbook. The class is for all chess levels. Specific questions should be directed to the Academic Chess Institute at (949) 348-2892

Instructor: FM Takashi Iwamoto Day: Wednesday, beginning September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Room: 211 Tuition: $200.00 Minimum class size: 8 students


Comic Crazy - BAM! CRASH! BOOM! Grade: 2 - 5 Have you ever wanted to write/design your own comic book or publish your own children’s story? Well if you have, then this course is for you! This creative writing class is full of imagination, determination, and fun. We will be examining different genres of writing, illustrations, incorporating dialogue, and using our writing skills with the implementation of the 6 traits of writing to produce wonderful publications. At the end of this course, the students will have their own comic book or illustrated story to take home with them. If students want to explore and take their writing to a whole new level, enroll in this class. I can’t wait to see you! Instructor: Ms. Hoffman Day: Wednesday, beginning September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 220 Tuition: $245.00 Material: $20.00 (Materials are for the books, sketching pencils, and their writing journals) Minimum class size 7 students: maximum 15 students

Fast Action Math Grade: 3 - 5 In Fast Action Math, students will be attacking those stubborn math facts head on through interactive math games, fact triangles/flash cards, Mad Minutes and more! They will work hard to gain automaticity at their level in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students will work independently, as well as in small group settings, to focus in on their individual needs. Get ahead fast! Instructor: Mrs. Rucktenwald Day: Tuesday, beginning September 18 - December 11 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 213 Tuition: $245.00 Minimum class size 6 students: maximum 12 students


Manners & Etiquette for Kids Grade: 2 - 6

Have you ever had to remind your children to close their mouths while eating? To clean up after themselves? To greet people properly? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this class is for your children! In the Manners & Etiquette class for kids we will be tackling many of the issues parents have to constantly remind their children about. We will be taking a hands-on approach to learning about topics such as table manners, being polite, telephone etiquette, letter writing skills, respect, good sportsmanship, and more. Join us for a fun adventure through learning proper manners and etiquette! Instructor: Mrs. Williams Day: Monday, beginning September 17 - December 10 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 133 Tuition Fee: $205.00 Materials: $25.00 Minimum class size 6 students: maximum 12 students

Picture This! Grade: 4 - 8 We explore the artistic angle, the lighting, composition and feeling a photo can express. Any camera will do, disposable to digital, our goal is to create or capture the moment, tools you can use for a lifetime. The class “focuses� on advertising, fashion, family memories, historical records, criminal evidence, news headlines, paparazzi and the impact photography makes on our daily lives. We also figure out ways to make our own photographic legacy. Instructor: Mrs. Quinn Day: Wednesday, beginning September 19 - December 12 (12 weeks) Time: 3:15 - 4:00 Room: 101 Tuition: $230.00 Material: $25.00 Minimum class size 6 students: maximum 12 students


St. Mary’s School Enrichment Session 1 Times and Locations K-8 Day

Class Time

Class Description

Location

Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday

3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:15 3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:15

Bisque Painting (K-8) Children’s Yoga (3-5) French Class (K-4) Guitar Songs and Chords (3-7) Hip Hop Dance (5-8) Manners & Etiquette for Kids (2-6) Tee it up TGA-Golf (K-6)

133 110 206 115 MPR 233 Field

Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday

3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00

Exploring Puppetry (K-5) Fast Action Math (3-5) Karate (K-5) Mixed Media Class (K-8) Theatre Arts (K-2) NEW Wild About Science (3-5) NEW

134 213 MPR 133 101 209

Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday Wednesday

3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00

Academic Chess (1-6) Beginning Drumline (K-8) Comic Crazy (2-5) Parliamo Italiano! Let’s Speak Italian (K-5) Picture This (4-8) NEW

211 134/Stage 220 216 101

Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday

3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:15 3:15-4:00 3:15-4:00

Ceramics (K-8) Children’s Yoga (K-2) Hip Hop Dance (1-4) Intermediate Drumline (2-8) The Art of Sketching and Engraving (2-8) Theatre Arts (3-5) NEW Wild About Science (K-2) NEW

133 110 MPR 134/Stage 113 101 209

Friday Friday Friday

1:15-2:15 1:15-2:15 1:15-2:00

Guitar Basics (1-6) Lego Robotics (1-6) Piano/Keyboard Class (K-2)

115 214 117

Preschool & JK Wednesday 3:00-3:45 Friday 1:00-1:30

Karate (3 years & up) Music and Movement (3 years & up) NEW

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St. Mary's School Enrichment Program - Session 1, 2012  

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