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After-School Program

After-School Enrichment

Scheck Hillel Community School’s After-School Enrichment Program is an extension of the school’s curriculum, creating opportunities for students to maximize achievement, foster identity and explore passions in a range of learning environments. Options in Design/STEM, Health & Wellness and Creative Arts offer your children afternoons expanding critical thinking skills, cultivating talents, and nurturing their bodies and minds. Information about athletics for Grades 4-12 will be provided in August. Please contact Nata Levi, After-School Enrichment Program Coordinator, with any questions. We look forward to learning and growing together!
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We look forward to learning and growing together!
How to Register for After-School Enrichment
Log into eHillel.org. Click Smart Tuition.
If you're new to Smart Tuition, click "First Time User" (green button).
Select "Purchase Optional Items" on top of the screen.
Select the children in your account you would like to register.
Select the enrichment class(es) for which you would like to register.
Read the agreements and click "I agree." to proceed to payment.
Review your Shopping Cart order.
Select "Pay Now." Select your choice of payment option: account on file or new method (i.e. credit card).
Confirm payment and submit.
Registrations will appear in your payment history.
Thank you!

Design/STEM

List of 4 items.

  • Coding (Grades 1-2)

    Young engineers explore robots and programs in a workshop geared toward early readers. Students learn and explore with coding tools like Osmo, Scratch Jr and Dash. These programs use symbols and words in their coding to make them ideal for Grades 1-2. 

    10 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/25; 9/1; 10/6; 10/13; 11/20; 10/27; 11/3; 11/17; 12/1; 12/8
    Fee: $260
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
  • Design/STEM (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Students learn, explore and create through Design/STEM lenses of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Students develop and practice skills in counting, data gathering, research, measurement, graphing, moviemaking, animation, and more, all while having a great time.

    14 sessions 

    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/26; 9/2; 9/9; 9/23; 9/30; 10/7; 10/14; 10/21; 10/28; 11/4; 11/11; 11/18; 12/2; 12/9
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab
  • IMACS Math Enrichment

    IMACS gives students in Grades 1-12 a competitive edge by teaching them how to think critically using logic and reasoning. IMACS classes cover high-level material in a fun and exciting ways designed to keep talented students challenged and engaged. These classes are online; students log in from home. Interested parents may register their children for a free math enrichment placement class at imacs.org/scheckhillel. Scheck Hillel families receive a 10% discount. If you have any questions, please visit imacs.org/scheckhillel.
     
  • Robotics Jr. (PK4-Kindergarten)

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

    13 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/23; 8/30; 9/13; 10/4; 10/11; 10/18; 10/25; 11/1; 11/8; 11/15; 11/22; 11/29; 12/6
    Fee: $340
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab

Health & Wellness

List of 2 items.

  • Movers & Shakers (PK3-PK4)

    Movers & Shakers creates community connections, early social learning and a musical foundation 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!

    10 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/25; 9/1; 10/6; 10/13; 11/20; 10/27; 11/3; 11/17; 12/1; 12/8
    Fee: $260
    Instructor: Dionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Schoolwide Performing Arts Teacher
    Location: TBA
  • Sports Stars (PK3-PK4)

    Sports Stars inspires children to get up, get moving and develop a joy and appreciation for exercise and fitness. Children learn a new sport and fitness skill each week with the guidance of a coach. Examples include badminton, basketball, bowling, football, golf, hockey, hurdles, jai alai, lacrosse, relays, tee-ball, tennis, throw and catch, volleyball and more.

    13 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/24; 8/31; 9/14; 10/5; 10/12; 10/19; 10/26; 11/2; 11/9; 11/16; 11/23; 11/30; 12/7
    Fee: $340
    Instructor: Powered by Kidokinetics
    Location: TBA

Creative Arts

List of 9 items.

  • Creativity and Mindfulness (PK3-PK4)

    Creativity and mindfulness is a fun and creative program that teaches children about the power of imagination. Students express themselves through art and role-play and create unique puppets to act out storylines based on Jewish and mindfulness topics. Development of social-emotional, fine and gross motor and language skills are strengthened through this interactive program.

    14 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2:00-3:00 PM
    Dates: 8/27; 9/3; 9/10; 9/24; 10/1; 10/8; 10/15; 10/22; 10/29; 11/5; 11/12; 11/19; 12/3; 12/10
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Lilian Moryoussef
    Location: TBA
  • Tiny Hands Art (PK3-PK4)

    From mosaics and stamping to 3D designs and collages, this class teaches a wide variety of techniques to help young, imaginative artists develop fine motor skills as they grow and discover the world around them.

    14 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates: 8/26; 9/2; 9/9; 9/23; 9/30; 10/7; 10/14; 10/21; 10/28; 11/4; 11/11; 11/18; 12/2; 12/9
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: TBA
  • 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 and varied techniques. Whether a beginner in art or a Picasso in training, every student expands their skills to the next level and grows in their artistic abilities. Each week, a new medium or technique is explored.

    13 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/23; 8/30; 9/13; 10/4; 10/11; 10/18; 10/25; 11/1; 11/8; 11/15; 11/22; 11/29; 12/6
    Fee: $340
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: Lower School Art Studio (Room 27)
  • Stories on Stage (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    In this class, students explore how to use their voices, faces and bodies, along with costumes and props to portray storybook characters and bring their stories to life. Students learn some of the basics of beginning acting and produce a small play shared with families on the final day of class.

    14 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2:00-3:00 PM
    Dates: 8/27; 9/3; 9/10; 9/24; 10/1; 10/8; 10/15; 10/22; 10/29; 11/5; 11/12; 11/19; 12/3; 12/10
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Dionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Schoolwide Performing Arts Teacher
    Location: TBA
  • Clay Character Building (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    With their 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 with a natural material like clay. This class nurtures creativity, fine motor skills and artistic capabilities. 

    13 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates: 8/24; 8/31; 9/14; 10/5; 10/12; 10/19; 10/26; 11/2; 11/9; 11/16; 11/23; 11/30; 12/7
    Fee: $ 340
    Location: TBA
    Instructor: Powered by Clay World
  • Chorus (Grades 3-5)

    Every person is capable of making music, and, through the chorus, students cultivate their musical gifts. In this group, students sing choral literature and build skills like vocal technique, improvisation, sight-reading, critical thinking and listening, while they learn about music theory and history. As Scheck Hillel’s chorus develops, students participate in community performances.

    14 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2:00-3:00 PM
    Dates: 8/27; 9/3; 9/10; 9/24; 10/1; 10/8; 10/15; 10/22; 10/29; 11/5; 11/12; 11/19; 12/3; 12/10
    Fee: $365
    Maximum Enrollment: 14 students
    Instructor: Laura Bass, Scheck Hillel Lower School Music Teacher
    Location: TBA
  • Strings: Beginners (Kindergarten-Grade 5)

    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.  

    14 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/26; 9/2; 9/9; 9/23; 9/30; 10/7; 10/14; 10/21; 10/28; 11/4; 11/11; 11/18; 12/2; 12/9
    Fee: $365
    Instructor: Angelica Losada, Scheck Hillel Orchestra Director
    Location: Room 107
  • Strings: Advanced (Grades 2-5)* 

    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. 

    13 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 8/23; 8/30; 9/13; 10/4; 10/11; 10/18; 10/25; 11/1; 11/8; 11/15; 11/22; 11/29; 12/6
    Fee: $340
    Instructor: Angelica Losada, Scheck Hillel Orchestra Director
    Location: Room 107
    *Prerequisite: Strings: Beginners
  • Musical Theatre: The Wizard of Oz (Grades 3-12)

    Follow the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and her dog Toto as they travel the wonderful world of Oz in search of a way home to Kansas. Actors will portray such unforgettable characters as the Scarecrow, Tin Woodsman, Cowardly Lion, Wicked Witch of the West, Glinda (Witch of the North), Munchkins, Winkies, Flying Monkeys, Jitterbugs, Ozians and many more!
     
    Auditions (no special preparation necessary) will be the week of August 23 and followed by twice weekly rehearsals leading up to performances before April’s Passover break. Leads will attend additional rehearsals by arrangement, and group rehearsals will intensify as performance time approaches.

    Visit eHillel.org/theatre for more information.
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.