After school enrichment workshops invite students to explore hands-on and interactive recreations that aid in developing new skills or encourage building on a skill already present.Workshops are offered to the students at St. Michael’s in six or eight week sessions and occur once a week from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. When registration is open the signup form will be available only. Most activities have set student maximums, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please contact Kim Holder with any questions
The following workshops will be offered throughout the 2017-2018 school year:
Chess Master Connections
Whether you’re a novice or an expert, chess offers students the opportunity to build life skills in a fun and enriching way.In chess, just as in life, you can aimlessly wander around OR set yourself a goal, build a plan and strive to accomplish it.
Students in Kindergarten – Grade 8
$130.00 per student, (max 14)
8 Week Session – class on Thursdays
September 21, 28 | October 5, 12, 19, 26 | November 2, 16 * There will be no chess on 11/9 due to the scheduled half day.
Modern dances allows students to explore dance techniques inspired by Modern Dance, Pilates and Yoga. They will learn choreography and also create their own choreography to foster self-expression, creativity and collectively working with peer to accomplish a goal. This class is led by Revka Hovermale.
For Students in Grades 3-5, (max 10)
$100.00 per student
6 Week Session, class on Mondays
September 25 | October 2, 16, 23, 30 | November 6 * There will be no class on 10/9 due to Columbus Day.
Students will learn basic hand sewing skills and stitching.Sewing promotes creativity, encourages mindfulness, provides a sense of accomplishment and is therapeutic for the mind and body.
Though martial arts, the students will learn basic karate/boxing skills along with basic self-defense techniques. The benefits are abundant and include motivating fitness, promoting self-discipline and encouraging respect for self and others.It will help create harmony between mind, body and spirit.
Yoga affords children a way to build self-expression and social skills while strengthening their body and focus using breathing and relaxation techniques.Through challenging poses and flow sequences, yoga helps promote self-confidence, awareness and control, as well as improves flexibility and coordination.
Mad Science and NASA: Academy of Future Space Explorers have teamed up take children on a voyage of discovery.With unique hands-on activities, amazing demonstrations and fun educational take-homes, this is an experience that is truly out of this world!