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Afterschool

Lower School Afterschool Enrichment Programs
Fall 2019 Schedule: September 3 – January 24

Register for Lower School Afterschool 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 afterschool programming for lower school students including Inventor’s Lab, Soft and Squishy Circuits (focus on electricity and building), Puppet Theater, Code Club, Imagination Station (focus on creative art and science), Just Play (focus on physical activities), Strategy Games, Chorus, Tae Kwon Do, Musical Theater, 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 Fall Semester

-   MONDAY


Grades K-2
$450
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 2-4
$450
Puppet Theater with Iviva Olenick, Art teacher
In Puppet Theater, students will read new stories, tell stories they know and create to develop plots and characters for short puppet shows. Students will explore storytelling verbally, aurally, in writing and through art-making. Students will make their characters, props and scenery come to life through exploration of mixed media, including paper and cardboard, paper mache, recycled materials, fabric and yarn, clay and model magic. Class will culminate in student performances.

-   TUESDAY


Grades K-1
$450
Imagination Station with Hilary Davis
Let your imagination run wild as you create, design, and explore.  Each week you’ll make new fun and creative art and science projects.

Grades 2-4
$500
Inventor’s Lab with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher
What would you like to make today? In the Inventor’s Lab, we will create physical and digital creations in the after school makerspace. There will be paper circuits, littleBits, MakeyMakeys, creative programming languages and more.

-   WEDNESDAY


Grades K-1
$550
Soft and Squishy Circuits with Keledy Kenkel, Technology Integrator and Coding teacher
Learn about electricity and building with conductive dough.
If you haven’t seen squishy circuits before, here’s a quick video

Grades 2-4
$550
Tae Kwon Do with Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy chief instructor
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
$500
Chorus with Heidi Siegell, Lower School Music teacher
Develop ensemble skills, vocal technique and stage presence while having fun singing together! We’ll sing songs from a variety of genres and have a chance to perform for parents and friends. Join us!

-   THURSDAY


Grades K-1
$550
Tae Kwon Do with Pat Natoli, Mission Martial Arts Academy chief instructor
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
$450 for Musical Theater ONLY- through December 19
$550 for Full Semester: Includes Musical Theater Class and homework time with supervision on Thursdays in January until the end of the first semester.

Musical Theater with Joanna Greer, Hannah Senesh Performing Arts Director and Miriam Daly, Hannah Senesh Music Director
Students will work with Joanna Greer, Hannah Senesh Performing Arts Director and Miriam Daly, Hannah Senesh Music Director to put on the musical The Lion King for their classmates, teachers, and parents. Performance: December 20 at 10am.

-   FRIDAY


Grades K-1
$500
Strategy Games with Marisa Miller, Senesh Alum and First 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! We will learn all about computer science and program our own  robots to do silly dances and moves just like us. During this class we will use a program called Scratch to learn about computer programming through telling jokes and creating silly stories. This class is for all students who want to learn about coding, robots, computer science, and love having fun.