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 Kim Holder with any questions

The following workshops will be offered throughout the 2017-2018 school year:

Sewing

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.

  • Grades K-4 (limit 10 students)
  • 6 Week Session
  • Wednesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • January 31 | February 7, 14, 21, 28 | March 7
  • $125.00 per student

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.

  • Kindergarten – Grade 8 (max 14 students)
  • 7 Week Session
  • Thursdays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  •  January 18, 25 | February 1, 8, 22 | March 1, 8
  • $110.00 per student

Modern Dance 

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.

  • Kindergarten – Grade 2 (max 12 students)
  • 6 Week Session
  • Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
  • January 22, 29 | February 5, 12, 26 | March 5
  • $100.00 per student

Mad Science

Crazy Chemworks – This action packed Mad Science After School Program will explore chemistry of every day life. Students will learn and apply the concepts, tools and techniques of real chemists with spectacular hands-on activities, demonstrations and inquiry-based discussions. Topics include lab work, chemical reactions, slime time and dry ice. It serves as the perfect introduction to elementary chemistry. Don’t let this educational way to learn, predict and experiment pass you by!!

  • Kindergarten – Grade 4 (Min 15 / Max 20)
  • Tuesdays, 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
  • January 23, 30 | February 6, 13, 20, 27
  • 6 Week Session –
  • $90.00 per student

Martial Arts

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

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.