Enrichment Program

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 Deborah Perez dperez@smcds.org with any questions

The following workshops will be offered throughout the 2018-2019 school year:

Girls On The Run

At Girls On The Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through dynamic discussions, activities, and running games. During the program girls develop skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness.

 

  • Girls in Grades 3-5
  • 10 Week Session
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:15 – 4:45 pm
  • September 11~November 15
  • $170.00 per student

 

If you would like to register for GOTR, click the following link;

https://www.raceplanner.com/register/index/Fall2018REG?sid=962a8bb8c4084632af93e55ce2faaecd

Crafty Kids

If you enjoy crafts this is the class for YOU! This 6-week session will be filled with Coastal crazed crafts and activities. From framed pebble art, seashell hair accessories, cockleshell critters, inspirational painted rocks and photo holders, you will get to create and inspire with ideas from the seaside. Bring your ocean of imagination and join us to create and have FUN!

  • Grades 1-4 (Min 10 / Max 15)
  • 6 Week Session
  • Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13

Modern Dance

Modern dance allows students to explore dance techniques inspired by Modern Dance, Pilates and Yoga. They will learn choreography and 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.

 

  • Grades 1 – Grade 2 (Max 12)
  • 6 Week Session
  • Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24

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.

 

  • Grades Kindergarten – Grade 8
  • 8 Week Session
  • Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 PM
  • September 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15

Coming this Winter! (Dec 18’-Feb 19’)

Be on the lookout for our winter after-school offerings! Registration information will be posted shortly.

 

KindermusiK: A new, exciting music and movement class for children ages 3-5 years old.

 

MadScience: This action-packed Mad Science After School Program will explore the chemistry of everyday life. Students will learn and apply the concepts, tools and techniques of real chemists with spectacular hands-on activities, demonstrations and inquiry-based discussions.

 

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.

Coming in Spring of 2019 (Mar-May)

Be on the lookout for our spring after-school offerings! Registration information will be posted shortly.

 

Norman Bird Sanctuary: Meet a new animal each week in our “Authors, Animals, and Art” workshop as students explore animal stories and art with a furry guest.

 

Save The Bay Exploration: Discover with all your senses the ocean and wildlife of Newport, RI. Students will learn about the marine ecosystem while getting opportunities to see and touch various ocean animals from our very own beach ecosystems.

 

Lego STEM Challenge: Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Belt-Drive Cars, Truss Bridges, Rail Racers, and Pneumatic Forklifts! Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.