Spring Afters Session

CLASSES BEGIN THE WEEK OF APRIL 11th
CLASSES END THE WEEK OF JUNE 13th

 

REGISTRATION:

Begins Wednesday, March 30th at 7 am
Closes Thursday, April 7th at 8 pm

 

If your child was enrolled in a Winter Afters class, his/her profile already exists in Eleyo (the registration system used by our program administrator, Flex Academies). Parents can log back into Eleyo to view, select and register for Spring Afters classes when the system goes “live” for registration next Wednesday, March 30th at 7:00 am.   

 

If you are interested in registering for Spring Afters but did not enroll your child in a Winter Afters class, we recommend taking a few minutes now to create a user account and accompanying profile for your child(ren) on Eleyo, the registration system used by our program administrator, Flex Academies.  

 

All students who wish to enroll in a Spring Afters class must have a profile in Eleyo prior to registering.

 

 

 

 

Monday - 8 Week Session: 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 6/6, 6/13

Tuesday - 9 Week Session: 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7, 6/14

Thursday - 9 Week Session: 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26, 6/2, 6/9, 6/16

Friday - 7 Week Session: 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 6/3, 6/10, 6/17

 

 

Spring Afters Class Descriptions

 

 

TAG YOU'RE IT! (MR. D'ANDREA & MRS. D'ANDREA)

Come play your favorite Riverside tag games. Games include Secret Agent Tag, Hawks and Squirrels, Sharks and Minnows, Capture the Flag, and much more. Each week, students will play two or three different tag games. Don't miss out on the fun!

 

"THE ART FACTORY" (MS. ROTH)

Discover, experiment, and create with Riverside's own Ms. Roth! Students will explore a variety of mixed media materials and art processes in a small class setting which encourages self-expression, risk-taking, curiosity and creativity!!

 

AROUND THE WORLD CUISINE (ICOOK AFTER SCHOOL)

Our chefs-in-training will learn how to make delicious and nutritious recipes using fresh and colorful ingredients. We will travel across the globe to learn about the cuisine and traditions of Europe, Asia, Central America, and more. The kids will learn about the culture of food, life science, and, of course, master culinary skills.

  • Culture of Food: We will learn about fresh herbs and spices, and how they enhance the aroma and flavors of our dishes.
  • Life Science: We will also explore science concepts behind cooking like densities, olfaction, enzymes, emulations, gluten formation, and more!
  • Culinary Skills: We will master cooking safety, slicing, dicing, chopping, folding, baking, zesting, mixing, and more!

 

GAGA BALL/BACKYARD GAMES (MR. D'ANDREA & MRS. D'ANDREA)

Come join Mr. D'Andrea and Mrs. D'Andrea for Riverside's favorite, GaGa Ball! In addition, there will be one backyard game to participate in when you're out of the GaGa pit. Games include SpikeBall, Ladder Ball, Bean Bag Toss, and Can Jam! Don't miss out on all the fun!

 

PAINT NIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON (THE SCHOOLHOUSE STUDIO)

Learn to paint with acrylic on canvas! Students will be shown step-by-step techniques for creating beautiful effects in their paintings such as rippling water, sunsets, and more. No experience necessary, just love for painting! Topics will be determined by student interest.

 

DANCE FUN/HIP HOP (GREENWICH DANCE ARTS)

Break out the moves and learn Hip Hop, Break Dance, Freestyle, and all the latest moves to the music you love in this fun and energetic session with cool professional teachers from Greenwich Dance Arts! Warm-ups and cool-downs, with strength, stretching, dances, and improv in between will have you dancing through the afternoon!

 

SPORTS SPECTACULAR (MR. D'ANDREA & MRS. D'ANDREA)

Come join Mr. D'Andrea and Mrs. D'Andrea for a wide variety of sports and activities including team sports, such as Soccer, Football, Wiffle Ball, Handball, and many more. Each week will be a different team sport played in a round-robin setting.

 

STEM FUNDAMENTALS WITH LEGO MATERIALS (PLAY-WELL TEKnologies)

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 Cars, Helicopters, and Treehouses. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

 

GAME DESIGN (MAKEINSPIRES EDUCATION)

Learn how to conceive, build and test an original video game. After being shown how to create a few simple games, each student creates their own original 1990s style video game. Using a visual programming language similar to Scratch, Microsoft MakeCode, students drag and drop commands on the computer to create whatever their game requires. Loops, conditional statements, variables, bit art, and much more are covered in this fun enrollment. Games shared and tested by the group for peer review!

 

CHESS CLUB (CHESS WIZARDS)

Enter into the magical and exciting world of chess with Chess Wizards! You will participate in epic chess games, fun and interactive lessons, tournaments, team matches, trivia, and more! Our specialized classes are a blast for everyone in Grades 3 through 5. Whether you have been playing chess for your entire life and want to improve, you are brand new to the game, or you just want to have a fun experience with your friends - Chess Wizards is the place for you!

 

CURSIVE CONNECTION (MAKEINSPIRES EDUCATION)

Get students interested in the lost art of cursive writing with the help of fun iPad apps! These apps provide various projects, puzzles, and challenges based around cursive writing, working in real-time to help students write cursive with a stylus. Audio and visual cues are used to assist students in their writing, making learning fun and easy for all students. MakeInspires Cursive Connection gets kids excited about writing by bringing cursive into the age of modern technology.

 

RIVERSIDE RHAPSODY A CAPELLA (MS. REGAN)

Do you like to sing or perform? Join Riverside Rhapsody and learn the skills to become a confident performer and vocalist. In choosing a popular song, students will learn how to read sheet music, use professional vocal techniques, and deliver an engaging performance. Students will get to sing an Acappella song just like the music from Pitch Perfect and groups like Pentatonix! The program will end with an outdoor mini performance to show off all that the students have accomplished. Singers of all levels are welcome. Ms. Regan also runs the growing youth music program, Greenwich A Cappella. You may have seen the Greenwich A Cappella music videos featured recently on Instagram, on Facebook, and on YouTube. Check out their "Fight Song" music video to get a sense of what a cappella singing is like.

 

GAMEDAY! (MR. D'ANDREA & MRS. D'ANDREA)

Come join Mr. D'Andrea and Mrs. D'Andrea in a wide variety of games and activities, such as Castle Ball, Mat Ball or PowerBall, Pumpkin Throwdown, and Dungeon Masters. No experience is necessary to take part in this fun-filled Afters class. Just come have fun!!!

 

ROBOTICS WITH MBOTS (MAKEINSPIRES EDUCATION)

Robots are being used everywhere, from shopping centers to hospitals and everything in between. Every single robot was first programmed by humans... Experience how to program robots first hand through block-based code, similar to Scratch. With this fun and easy-to-use programming language, we code the mBot Robots to perform various challenges! MBot has a built-in distance sensor, color sensor, lights, sounds, and more - all able to be controlled and manipulated through important programming concepts that students will learn, such as loops, conditional statements, variables, and more. Robots also teach us a lot about math by measuring distance and angles.

 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Virginia Lockhart and Clare Johnson

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