Kiddos @ E. Rivers

EXTRACURRICULAR CLASSES

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FALL 2017 CLASSES

Registration is open July 27-August 18, 2017

All registration after August 18 there will incur a $25 late fee per class. Scholarships are available.

Once registered you can choose to pay In Full or Half Now and Half October 1.

FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR KIDDOS THERE ARE ZERO NEW REGISTRATIONS ONCE CLASSES BEGIN ON AUGUST 28. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Classes START on August 28,2017 and END on December 15,2017.

There are no classes when school's out.

*You do not have to be in After School to participate in classes.

*In order to maintain a quality staff and program any additional inclement weather days will be made up the week of December 18 any additional weather cancellations we are not able to issue

FALL 2017 SCHEDULE

Mondays: Running Club (3-5) Little Medical (2-5)

Tuesdays: Tennis (Pre.K-5), Tap Ballet (K-2)

Wednesdays: Soccer (K-3), Film Making (3-5)

Thursdays: Drama (1-5) Bricks 4 Kidz (K-2), Kid Strings (3-5)

Fridays: Chess (K-5), Double Dutch (1-5)

SPRING 2018 SCHEDULE

Mondays: STREM Engineering (2-5), Golf (K-5)

Tuesdays: Tennis (Pre K-5), Tap Ballet (K-2)

Wednesdays: Soccer (K-3), Film Making (3-5),

Thursdays: Drama (1-5) Bricks 4 Kidz (K-2), Kid Strings (3-5) Gymnastics (Prek-1)

Fridays: Chess (K-5), Karate (PreK-1)

2017/18 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

BALLET/TAP: (K-2nd) Tuesdays, 2:30-3:45 l 13 Fall Classes, $270 | 14 Spring Classes, $285

Tap Ballet is a great class for the young dancer who wants to learn the fundamentals of both Tap and Ballet. Classes touch on both warm-up and technique of both disciplines, as well as proper arm, leg, and foot positions. Studio Go’s Tap Ballet program is a progressive program that introduces more complex technique and patterns of movement to challenge the elementary student. These classes are perfect for both beginners and the more serious dance student. Our teachers are prepared and evaluate where each student is at to make sure that all students are both comfortable and challenged at the same time. Dress Code: Girls: Black leotard, pink tights, pink ballet shoes, and black tap shoes. Skirt is optional. Boys: White top, black shorts/pants, black ballet shoes, and tap shoes. (Please label all dance attire.) Available in Fall and Spring.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: (K-3rd) Thursdays, 2:30-3:45 l 14 Fall Classes, $269 | 14 Spring Classes, $269

"Come one, come all! Bricks4Kidz’s iconic LEGO Club class is back at E. Rivers! Come join us in in building jaw-dropping, awesome and head-spinning LEGO models! In LEGO Club, children are introduced to our basic “Project 1 Kit”, with which they are able to build any of our over 1,000 different proprietary models from our over 200 unit-themes. Want to go to outer space? How about an amusement park? The adventure begins at Bricks4Kidz where they will build models in our Mission 2 Space, Ticket to Ride, and other fun unit-themes. Watch with amazement as children build complex, motorized lego models while learning interesting concepts such as gear ratios, laws of motion and much more! Each child will have the chance to create his or her own mini-figure that they will take home at the end of the session! Available Fall & Spring.

CHESS: (K-5) Fridays, 2:30-3:45 l 16 Fall classes, $285 | 14 Spring Classes, $255

CLASSES START FRIDAY AUGUST 18. Championship Chess is open to all students interested in learning to play chess as well as those who already play! We teach fundamentals of chess in a step by step approach that highlights the strengths of each piece and how they work together. Then we teach the tactical and strategic principles and have fun applying them! Kids that play chess score better on standardized tests and achieve better grades overall. Come join the chess club that has fun each week in class and participate in local, state and national tournaments. We offer a skill based 2nd hour for those who know the fundamentals and want more time to play and build their skills. Smyrnachess@yahoo.com Available Fall and Spring

DRAMA: (1-5th) Thursdays, 2:30-4:00 l 14 Fall classes, $285 l 14 Spring classes, $285

Have a budding actor or actress at home? Then have them join our drama class taught by professionals from The Atlanta Children's Theatre! Young actors develop their acting skills through fun drama games, improvisations and plays. A fun and nurturing environment is created where children are always center stage and their creativity is celebrated! Class will culminate in a performance for family and friends. www.atlantachildrenstheatre.com Available Fall and Spring.

FILM MAKING: (3-5th) Wednesdays , 2:30-4:30 l 14 Fall classes, $345 l 14 Spring classes, $345

Kids TV is Atlanta’s #1 after school film class for kids. During Kids TV, students learn professional camera, lighting and production techniques from professional filmmakers as they work as a team to bring their story ideas to life. The students produce, film and star in their own video projects. At the end of the semester, family and guests are invited to a movie premiere.Check out some past videos at: http//kidstv.mobocproductions.com Available Fall and Spring.

GOLF: (K-5) Mondays, 2:30-3:45 l 13 Spring Classes, $267

Golf is offered in a progressive format for children and is taught by the Kidz Golf Team. This is a youth golf training program in which children are introduced to the game, the shots, the terminology, the swing, the rules and the fundamentals of the game. The primary shots in this progrm include putting, wedges, long irons and tee-shots. The program is designed to teach the game in a fun, safe and encouraging format! All equipment is provided by Kidz Golf for use during the program. Available only in the Spring

KARATE: (PreK-1) Fridays | 14 Spring classes,

NEW CLASS! POWER UP teaches students coordination, healthy living and discipline. We have a trained staff of patient instructors who love to work with children, but are also very clear about limits. We enforce good rules of behavior in class, and we expect the same good behavior at home and in school. Available Spring

KIDS RUNNING CLUB: (3rd-5th) Mondays | 13 Fall Classes, $210

The kids running club is based on the "Kids Run the Nation" Program developed by The Road Runners Club of America. It will be taught by a licensed Physical Therapist, avid runner, and mom with 3 kiddos under age 12. We will have an 13 week course which will focus on ten developmental principles that guide training, running, and racing for young distance runners. Most importantly we will focus on making running fun, developing good technique, participation and self-improvement, systematic training, nutrition and increasing workload gradually. We hope to promote a love of running in all the children. Our goal is to run the E. Rivers' Fun Run together on October 28th. All that is needed to participate is "running" shoes (I can help advise on that too) and a good attitude! Available in Fall Only.

Kid STRINGS: (3rd-5th) Thursdays, 2:30-3:45 l 14 Fall Classes, $300 l 14 Spring Classes, $300

NEW CLASS! Your child will begin playing violin in a fun and engaging musical environment. The first semester will cover the basics of instrument care, proper instrument and bow hold, and basic note-reading with nurturing and experienced strings specialists. They'll explore musical concepts such as rhythm, tempo, and notation all while learning to perform fun music. Guaranteed to help students develop a lasting love for music! Commitment to two semesters of Beginner KidStrings is strongly encouraged. Perfect for beginners up to one year of individual lessons. Plan to join us for a short parent meeting prior to the first class to cover specific class requirements, instrument rental, and FAQ's. For more info, call Jen at Buckhead Strings 770-367-7521 or visit www.buckheadstrings.com Available Fall and Spring.

LITTLE MEDICAL: (2-5th) Mondays 2:30-3:30 | 13 Fall Classes $245

NEW CLASS! LITTLE MEDICAL SCHOOL brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Children learn and have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works. In each session children will learn words of the day (i.e. stethoscope, atrium, cerebellum, etc) and perform activities (i.e. suture, casting, etc) to learn more about what a career in the health professions may entail. Visit www.littlemedicalschool.com/atlanta or watch video HERE, Available Fall Only

SOCCER: (K-3rd) Wednesdays, 2:30-3:45 l 14 Fall Classes $227 l 14 Spring Classes $227

OverTime Sports Soccer is an active program for boys and girls designed to develop an interest in the game and establish a solid foundation in preparation for recreational or club soccer. We are able to accomplish this by making sure the number one ingredient is present at all times: FUNdamentals! Students will learn various elements of the game such as passing, trapping, dribbling, shooting, and ball control. The sessions are composed of exciting games such as Terminator, Sting Ray, and World Cup. It is our belief that soccer instills cooperation, teamwork, sportsmanship, and self-confidence, all of which are key components that transcend the playing field and impact the development of our children. Available Fall and Spring .

STREM Programming: (2-5th) Wednesdays, 2:30-3:45 l 14 Spring classes $267

Get your children involved in Science and Technology with our productive and fun activities filled programs with benefits that will last a lifetime! STREM (Science, Technology, Robotics , Engineering, Mathematics) classes are Project based programs with problem solving approach, designed to teach students engineering and technological skills. Students learn Programming logic using tools such as MIT Scratch & Microsoft's Kodu. Students improve their Creativity and Problem Solving Skills and have fun by creating arcade games such as Car Racing & Dance Party and others. Class are designed to challenge beginners and more advanced students! Only Available in the Spring.

TENNIS: (PreK-5th) Tuesdays, 2:30-3:45 l 13 Fall Classes $266 l 14 Spring Classes $283

Tennis is a great way to develop coordination, good sportsmanship, friendships, and achieve excellent physical fitness. This mobile-court program incorporates all of these elements into the program to provide each child with these great life-long skills and benefits. Our mobile program is set up on-campus using:

  • Portable junior sized nets & smaller rackets which are provided for use.
  • Foam and Low compression tennis balls that bounce lower and slower for rapid development.
  • A fast-paced curriculum that creates a fun environment while the children the game.
  • Our method of grouping of children by age and ability for maximum fun & development.

In addition to these great things, Kidz Tennis has other great benefits, including:

  • Providing safe, fun, physical activity for your child.
  • Improvement of balance, coordination and agility.
  • Convenience for the Parents.
  • It is one of the only sports that truly lasts a lifetime.

Available Fall and Spring.