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After School

Lower School After School Enrichment Programs
Spring 2020 Schedule: January 27 – June 11

Register for Lower School After School Enrichment on the Senesh Store

MONDAY – THURSDAY  3:45-5:00pm. 
FRIDAY 2:45-4:00pm

All classes require a minimum number of students.
Fees are non-refundable.
No after school when school is closed.

Hannah Senesh offers a variety of after school programming for lower school students including Strategy Games, Code Club, Jr., Robot Adventures, Digital Fabrication, Science Club, Maker Space,  Just Play (focus on physical activities), Tae Kwon Do, Junior Improv Troupe with the Brooklyn Acting Lab, and more.

Please note that sign-up is for the entire semester and we are unable to accommodate drop-in students.
For school vacations, and after school cancellations, visit the School Calendar
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AFTERSCHOOL CARE 3:30 – 4PM
For lower school parents seeking childcare but are not enrolled in afterschool classes, Senesh will provide a monitored space for children. This program is for a semester-long class. Make-ups and switching days are not permitted. Please select the specific afternoon(s) you would like.

FEES: $125 for a single day Monday-Thursday for the entire semester.


Lower School Spring Semester

-   MONDAY

Grades K-2 $500
Just Play With Anne Lilly, Lower School Phys Ed teacher

When children are playing they are enjoying the heart of childhood  Just Play is constructed to be a fun hour of group play for K-2 students that captures the spirit of neighborhood children relaxing and playing in a backyard. Children are taught classic childhood games and are encouraged to build group social connections by playing together and making decisions as a community. In addition, students are giving chances to play quietly or with smaller groups.

Grades 3-4  $550 
NEW Digital Fabrication with 3D Design with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher

We will make three dimensional objects out of geometric shapes and code, using Tinkercad. We will have Design Challenges to craft our own 3D creations.

-   TUESDAY

Grades K-1 $550  
NEW Robot Adventures with Beebot with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher

Are you interested in Robots and Stories? We will be designing adventures for our school’s hive of Bee-bots, a cute robot that looks like a bee. 

Grades 2-4 $500 
NEW Science Club with First Grade Teacher, Julie Spiegel

How do Science, Art, and Math connect? Let’s explore these subjects together through hands-on projects and experiments using a variety of tools and materials. You will amaze friends and family with new vocabulary and by making a mandala, Koch snowflake, stomachion, tesselation, origami, and kirigami masterpieces. We will mix up some magic with edible science activities and put our heads together to see where our curiosity will take us!

-   WEDNESDAY


Grades K-1 $500
NEW Maker Space with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher

What would you like to make today? In the Maker Space, we will use a variety of materials to create physical and digital creations.

Grades 2-4 $550 
Tae Kwon Do with Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy

This traditional Tae Kwon Do class incorporates all of the fundamental parts, including basics, forms (kata), freestyle sparring, three-step sparring, agility exercises and bag work. Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) for $30, and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

-   THURSDAY


Grades K-1 $550
Tae Kwon Do with Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy 

This traditional Tae Kwon Do class incorporates all of the fundamental parts, including basics, forms (kata), freestyle sparring, three-step sparring, agility exercises and bag work. Students will have the opportunity to purchase a gi (uniform) for $30, and sign up for a belt promotion at the end of the semester for an additional fee.

Grades 2-4 $550 
NEW Junior Improv Troupe with the Brooklyn Acting Lab

Calling all improvisers! Get ready for SNL because this workshop will give you the space to explore and develop your comedic skills.Junior Improv Troupe is a playful and creative workshop introducing the building blocks of improvisation through theater games. Students will experience the thrill of creating moments, characters, and scenes on the spot!

Students will focus on how to work moment to moment by being grounded in their bodies, deepening their listening skills, and trusting their impulses. In a safe and supportive environment, they will work together as an ensemble, building trust and confidence and focusing on the concept of “Yes, and . . .”

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Grades K-1 $500   
Strategy Games with Marisa Miller, Senesh Alum and Second Grade Associate teacher

Join us for a fun afternoon of strategy games. An opportunity to work collaboratively and grow logic, deduction, memory skills, and critical thinking skills. 

Grades 2-4 $550  
Code Club Jr. with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher

Do you love telling stories? Cracking jokes? Dancing? Being Silly? If so, this is the class for you! During this class we will use a program called Scratch to learn about computer programming through telling jokes and creating silly stories.