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After-School Program

After-School Enrichment

Scheck Hillel Community School teaches the whole child incorporating intellect, creativity, and discipline. These are the building blocks for successful child development. Scheck Hillel's  After-School Enrichment Program offers options in Design/STEM, Health & Wellness, Creative Arts, and Conversation & Connection. Your children can spend their afternoons expanding critical thinking skills, cultivating talents, and nurturing their bodies and minds. Our After-School Program is an extension of Scheck Hillel's curriculum, creating opportunities for students to maximize achievement, foster identity and explore passions in a range of learning environments.
 
Scroll down to see options.

Any questions? Please contact 
Nata Levi, After-School Program Coordinator.

We look forward to learning and growing together!
How to Register for After-School Enrichment
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Design/STEM

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  • Engineering & Moviemaking Challenge (Grades 3-5)

    In this class, students create, build, and test designs that solve world problems. Students use greenscreen technology to move around inside their creations and explain what they have made and how it helps the world. Students learn about 360 cameras and Merge Cubes and how to use them to show off their work. Engineering challenges focus on topics such as pet homelessness, water quality, endangered animals and ocean pollution.

    16 sessions
    Fridays, 2:15-3:00 pm
    Dates: 1/31/2020; 2/7/2020; 2/14/2020; 2/21/2020; 2/28/2020; 3/6/2020; 3/13/2020; 3/20/2020; 3/27/2020; 4/3/2020; 4/24/2020; 5/1/2020; 5/8/2020; 5/15/2020; 5/22/2020; 6/5/2020
    Fee: $415
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab
  • IMACS Math Enrichment (Grades 1-5)

    Speaking directly to Scheck Hillel’s educational philosophy - empowering students to develop strengths in logical, critical and abstract thinking skills - IMACS (Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science) has been enhancing education for more than 25 years. Using a unique and fun approach, IMACS math classes are beneficial to students of all ages, particularly those who are naturally inquisitive or who have shown an early talent for math. An extension of Scheck Hillel's curriculum, students learn the reasoning skills that lead to success and fulfillment in academic and professional careers.

    IMACS accepts new students throughout the school year. Begin with a free IMACS placement class. Sessions are held at Scheck Hillel to evaluate levels of students. You also can take a placement class at an IMACS center; visit imacs.org for the schedule. In order to enroll in an IMACS class, you must attend a placement class with your child and your child must be accepted by IMACS. To register, please call IMACS at 954-791-2333 or visit www.imacs.org/home/free-placement-class. To learn more, please visit imacs.org.

    8 sessions per enrollment period (32 throughout the school year)
    Dates: 
    Primary Enrichment (Grades 1-2): Thursdays, 5:35- 6:35 PM*
    Elementary Enrichment (Grades 2-3): Thursdays, 4:10- 5:30 PM
    Full Math Enrichment (Grades 3-5): Tuesdays, 4:10- 6:10 PM

    *Students enrolled in the 5:35 PM class must be supervised by parents between school dismissal and the class or must be enrolled in another after-school offering until this class begins. Scheck Hillel cannot supervise Lower School students after dismissal who are not enrolled in an enrichment or extra-curricular offering.

    Fee: $329, $489 and $599, respectively, for 8 sessions
    Instructor: IMACS and Scheck Hillel Faculty
    Location: Room 67
  • Robotics (PK4-Grade 1)

    New engineers explore robots and programs in a workshop geared toward young learners. Students learn and explore with robots like Ozobot, Cubetto, Osmo, Bee-Bot and more. These robots use symbols in their coding to make them ideal for younger students. 

    13 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/27/2020; 2/3/2020; 2/10/2020; 2/24/2020; 3/2/2020; 3/16/2020; 3/23/2020; 3/30/2020; 4/20/2020; 4/27/2020; 5/4/2020; 5/11/2020; 5/18/2020
    Fee: $340
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab
  • STEAMing it Up (Grades 1-5) NEW!

    This course is offered in several ways. Sign up for one or up to all four segments based on various disciplines of study. 

    16 sessions or 4 sessions

    16 sessions
    Dates: 1/29/2020; 2/5/2020; 2/12/2020; 2/19/2020; 2/26/2020; 3/11/2020; 3/18/2020; 3/25/2020; 4/1/2020; 4/22/2020; 4/29/2020; 5/6/2020; 5/13/2020, 5/20/2020, 5/27/2020, 6/3/2020
    Fee: $415
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab

    Science
    Learn about animals with Moviemaking fun!
    4 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/29/2020; 2/5/2020; 2/12/2020; 2/19/2020
    Fee: $105
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator

    Technology
    Students learn to code Dash & Dot and Space robots and complete missions based on problems in space. Students develop communication codes and solve problems while they get to know astronauts. 
    4 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates2/26/2020; 3/11/2020; 3/18/2020; 3/25/2020
    Fee: $105
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator

    Engineering/Art 
    This is a recycled building project that applies the design process (from problem to solution) with a focus on building for natural disasters. Students select a natural disaster, find out what happens, reserach building recommendations and create their own ideas and models for building in the disaster zone. 
    4 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates4/1/2020; 4/22/2020; 4/29/2020; 5/6/2020
    Fee:$105
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator

    Tasty Math
    Students practice their counting, data gathering, measurement, graphing and more through fun candy-themed math exploration. 
    4 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates: 5/13/2020; 5/20/2020; 5/27/2020; 6/3/2020
    Fee: $105
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, I LAB Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator

Health & Wellness

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  • Lil’ Sports Stars (PK3-PK4)

    Lil’ Sports Stars inspires children to get up, get moving and develop a joy and appreciation for exercise and fitness. Students learn about the human body (anatomy, physiology, nutrition)and have fun in a non-competitive, safe, motivational setting. Children learn a new sport and fitness skill each week with the guidance of a coach. Examples include badminton, basketball, bouncing, bowling, football, golf, hockey, hurdles, jai lai, kickball, lacrosse, relays, stretching, tee-ball, tennis, throw and catch, volleyball and more.

    16 sessions
    Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/28/2020; 2/4/2020; 2/11/2020; 2/18/2020; 2/25/2020; 3/3/2020; 3/17/2020; 3/24/2020; 3/31/2020; 4/21/2020; 4/28/2020; 5/5/2020; 5/12/2020, 5/26/2020, 6/2/2020; 6/9/2020
    Fee: $ 415
    Location: Covered Outdoor Classroom (Blue Awning)
  • Movers & Shakers (PK3-PK4)

    Movers and Shakers is an early childhood music and movement program that creates community connections, early social learning, a musical foundation and so much more, in a fun, playful environment. This program builds self-esteem, boosts the ability to focus (which studies show helps school performance), encourages learning through exploration and play, nourishes each child's natural musical ability,sparks a passion for music, and gets those brain synapses firing!

    15 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/29/2020; 2/5/2020; 2/12/2020; 2/19/2020; 2/26/2020; 3/11/2020; 3/18/2020; 3/25/2020; 4/1/2020; 4/22/2020; 4/29/2020; 5/6/2020; 5/13/2020; 5/20/2020; 6/3/2020
    Fee: $390
    InstructorDionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Performing Arts Teacher
    Location: Room 12
  • Yoga (Kindergarten-Grade 3) NEW!

    In this class, the littlest warriors take a yoga journey to strengthen coordination, build body awareness,  relieve stress, learn to self-regulate and develop a sense of independence and methods for sharing, listening and following directions. Instruction is in the form of animated poses, storytelling, games, art, music and breathing exercises. Children increase coordination, improve concentration, calm the mind, alleviate stress and develop self-expression. Mindfulness and relaxation are part of every class sequence. 

    Little Warriors is designed to support children to grow in resilience and resourcefulness, fitness and wellness, creativity and compassion. Mindfulness and yoga (which includes breathing and meditation activities) help children find and cultivate a sense of calm and peace internally so they can more easily soar academically, emotionally and creatively while cultivating healthy mental attitudes and promoting physical fitness. Parents are invited toattend the final class of the session.

    16 sessions
    Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/28/2020; 2/4/2020; 2/11/2020; 2/18/2020; 2/25/2020; 3/3/2020; 3/17/2020; 3/24/2020; 3/31/2020; 4/21/2020; 4/28/2020; 5/5/2020; 5/12/2020; 5/26/2020; 6/2/2020; 6/9/2020
    Fee: $415
    Location: Room 8

Creative Arts

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  • Chorus (Kindergarten-Grade 5)

    Every person is capable of making music, and, through the chorus, students cultivate their musical gifts. In this group, students sing a variety of choral literature, as well as build skills like vocal technique, improvisation, sight-reading, critical thinking and listening, while they develop knowledge in music theory and history. As Scheck Hillel's chorus develops, students participate in community performances.
     
    15 sessions
    Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/30/2020; 2/6/2020; 2/13/2020; 2/20/2020; 2/27/2020; 3/5/2020; 3/12/2020; 3/26/2020; 4/2/2020; 4/23/2020; 4/30/2020; 5/7/2020; 5/14/2020; 5/21/2020; 6/4/2020
    Fee: $390
    Maximum Enrollment: 14 students
    Instructor: Laura Bass, Scheck Hillel Lower School Music Teacher
    Location: Room 55
  • Clay Character Building (Kindergarten - Grade 2)

    With their own little hands and big imagination, students design and bring to life monsters, fairies, animals and other creatures through techniques like pointillism, texturizing and more. Sculpting offers a new platform for children to express their feelings in a magical manner, and it's even more fun and playful with a natural material like clay! This class nurtures students' creativity, fine motor skills and artistic capabilities. 

    16 sessions
    Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/28/2020; 2/4/2020; 2/11/2020; 2/18/2020; 2/25/2020; 3/3/2020; 3/17/2020; 3/24/2020; 3/31/2020; 4/21/2020; 4/28/2020; 5/5/2020; 5/12/2020; 5/26/2020; 6/2/2020; 6/9/2020
    Fee: $415
    Location: Room 22
  • Creativity Immersion (Grades 6-9)

    A guided art studio experience where students have fun exploring creative expression using many conventional and unconventional art techniques and materials, including acrylic watercolors, pastels, printmaking, and recycled/up-cycled sustainable materials to create functional objects. A new artistic medium or technique is explored each week. 

    16 sessions
    Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/23/2020; 1/30/2020; 2/6/2020; 2/13/2020; 2/20/2020; 2/27/2020; 3/5/2020; 3/12/2020; 3/26/2020; 4/2/2020; 4/23/2020; 4/30/2020; 5/7/2020; 5/14/2020; 5/21/2020; 6/4/2020
    Fee: $415
    Instructor: Edith Shlesinger, Scheck Hillel Upper School Arts Teacher
    Location: High School Art Studio
  • Messy Art (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Through fun, interactive multimedia visual art projects and personal encouragement students explore the fundamentals of fine art by using professional grade materials, varied techniques and art expressed in a way that kids understand. Whether a beginner in art or a Picasso in training, every student expands their skills to the next level and grow in their artistic abilities throughout the semester. Each week, a new artistic medium or technique is explored.

    14 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/27/2020; 2/3/2020; 2/10/2020; 2/24/2020; 3/2/2020; 3/16/2020; 3/23/2020; 3/30/2020; 4/20/2020; 4/27/2020; 5/4/2020; 5/11/2020; 5/28/2020; 6/1/2020
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: Lower School Art Studio (Room 27)
     
  • Musical Theatre (Grades 3-12)

    Scheck Hillel’s after-school musical theatre program provides outstanding training in singing, acting and dancing, as well as friendship and fun! Auditions for the fall and spring productions are held in the first semester of every school year, when titles are announced. Rehearsal schedules correlate with the performances, offering students the opportunity to enroll in fall after-school enrichment in addition to musical theatre. Musical theatre is part of Scheck Hillel's schoolwide Jordan Alexander Ressler Arts Program.

    Rehearsals: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays (Select leads on Tuesdays), 4:00 PM
    Fee: $200/per show
    Instructor: Anthony Campisi, Musical Theatre Program Director
    Location: Jordan Alexander Ressler Performing Arts Theatre, Friedman-Uhlar Auditorium
  • Strings: Advanced (Grades 2-5)*

    In Strings, young musicians learn how to play their choice of violin, viola, cello or bass. They strengthen their music skills at a very high level, improve their playing technique and learn to play independent parts in their ensemble. Skills include keeping a beat, playing simple melodies in tune, reading music, problem-solving, working in groups and listening. All students have the opportunity to perform in the Scheck Hillel Spring Concert. 
    *Prerequisite: Strings: Beginners
     
    14 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/27/2020; 2/3/2020; 2/10/2020; 2/24/2020; 3/2/2020; 3/16/2020; 3/23/2020; 3/30/2020; 4/20/2020; 4/27/2020; 5/4/2020; 5/11/2020; 5/28/2020; 6/1/2020
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Angelica Losada, Scheck Hillel Orchestra Director
    Location: Room 107
  • Strings: Beginners (Grades K-3) NEW!

    New musicians learn how to play the violin and other string instruments. They develop and strengthen music skills like keeping a beat, playing simple melodies in tune, reading music, problem-solving, working in groups and listening.

    16 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/29/2020; 2/5/2020; 2/12/2020; 2/19/2020; 2/26/2020; 3/11/2020; 3/18/2020; 3/25/2020; 4/1/2020; 4/22/2020; 4/29/2020; 5/6/2020; 5/13/2020; 5/20/2020; 5/27/2020; 6/3/2020
    Fee: $415
    Maximum Enrollment: 10 students
    Instructor: Angelica Losada, Scheck Hillel Orchestra Director
    Location: Room 107
  • Tiny Hands Art (PK3-PK4)

    From Mosaics and stamping to 3D designs and collages, this class teachesa wide variety of techniques to help young children develop fine motor skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as young, imaginative artists.

    15 sessions
    Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates1/30/2020; 2/6/2020; 2/13/2020; 2/20/2020; 2/27/2020; 3/5/2020; 3/12/2020; 3/26/2020; 4/2/2020; 4/23/2020; 4/30/2020; 5/7/2020; 5/14/2020; 5/21/2020; 6/4/2020
    Fee: $390
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: Room 22

Connection

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  • Mini Explorers (PK3-K)

    Every Friday, students explore new areas of interest from science and robotics to art and challah baking and more. This class is a great way for children to expand their journey of learning! 

    17 sessions
    Fridays, 2:00-3:00 pm
    Dates1/31/2020; 2/7/2020; 2/14/2020; 2/21/2020; 2/28/2020; 3/6/2020; 3/13/2020; 3/20/2020; 3/27/2020; 4/3/2020; 4/24/2020; 5/1/2020; 5/8/2020; 5/15/2020; 5/22/2020; 6/5/2020
    Fee: $416
    Instructor: Instructors rotate among Scheck Hillel faculty based on each session's area of learning and exploration.
    Location:Room 22
Rules and Policies
  • After-School Enrichment classes are held on a first-come, first-served basis, and space is limited. All classes are subject to minimum enrollment and some have a maximum enrollment, as noted in offerings when applicable.
  • A kosher snack is included in registration and provided by Scheck Hillel for every student enrolled in the After-School Enrichment Program. Students may bring fruit from home.
  • When activities end, students are picked by parents/guardians from Carpool 1 (Main Gate).
  • All Scheck Hillel Student-Parent Handbook rules and policies apply to enrichment programs.
  • Make-up classes are given for any classes canceled by the school. Parents are notified in advance about make-up dates. Credit is not issued for classes missed due to illness or student conduct.
  • Registration changes and refunds are applicable during the first week of a session. Registration fees are prorated after the first week.
  • For additional information, please contact Nata Levi, After-School Enrichment Program Coordinator, at (305) 931-2831 x441 or levinatalie@eHillel.org.