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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 at the start of each season. 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!
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Mondays

List of 11 items.

  • Beginners Chess (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Learn strategies and tactics for every part of chess (openings, middle, and end games). The purpose is to have fun while learning the game of chess. Students are awarded trophies for achieving goals and reaching new levels while learning this international game. 

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Bahar Hallaeva
  • NEW: Architecture Around the World (Grades 3-5)

    Travel through history investigating how ancient architectural breakthroughs led to the fundamental design elements we know today. From walls and arches to post-and-lintel building techniques, use hands-on manipulatives and multi-subject integration to inspect and duplicate design elements from around the globe. After the foundation’s been poured, utilize the engineering design process to replicate some of history’s most famous designs, then uncover how different societies made the stylistic, artful and structural considerations of construction and architecture.

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $275 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore


  • NEW: Capoeira (Grades 3-5)

    Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art that combines elements of combat, acrobatics, music, dance and rituals in a very elegant and dynamic way. During a session, students learn martial arts techniques, discover acrobatics, play musical instruments and explore cultures. Capoeira improves coordination, builds flexibility, enhances concentration, boosts self-confidence and promotes an active lifestyle. This unique technique and educational approach to fitness makes Capoeira a martial art like no other!

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • NEW: Jewelry Making (Grades 3-5)

    Dare to dazzle with handmade jewelry pieces, personalized items, keychains, and more DIY projects!  This jewelry-making class encourages children to explore their creativity through an introduction to interesting colors, textures, and age-appropriate jewelry-making techniques. The class is designed not only to entertain and spark creativity but to improve hand-eye coordination, small muscle development, and pattern-making skills. Young artists learn the basics of beading and so much more! 

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Hayley Lugassy, Scheck Hillel Lower School Teacher
  • NEW: Robotics and Coding Jr. (PK3-PK4)

    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. 

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel Lower School Media/Technology Teacher
  • NEW: Sculpture Art (PK3-PK4)

    Making your own ceramic piece is a fun and creative activity. Students build upon past knowledge in order to craft an original, three-dimensional artwork. Through observation, investigation and discipline, they create an art object demonstrating the use of the elements and principles of design. Students use ceramic vocabulary when referring to the processes of shaping clay objects.

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $275 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Gabriela Kerszenblat
  • NEW: Spanish for Native Speakers (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Bienvenidos! This class is offered to Kindergarten-Grade 2 students that are fluent Spanish speakers. Students learn how to begin to read and write in Spanish through fun stories, games and dramatic plays. This is the beginning of your child's journey to the next level of learning en español.

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Araceli Amador, Scheck Hillel Lower School Teacher
  • Rhythm & Ruach (PK3-PK4)

    Music! Movement! Love of Judaism! An interactive class that focuses on music, movement, and love of Judaism. Rhythm & Ruach is a way to connect children to Judaism through upbeat, high-energy music and movement with real instruments such as strings, percussion, shakers, tambourines, and singing. 

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Lilian Moryossef, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
  • ZUMBA Kids (Kindergarten-Grade 3)

    Zumba® Kids classes are designed to combine movement, music, community, and a healthy lifestyle for children. This is a fun, high-energy fitness class packed with specially choreographed kid-friendly routines and games for children using music and rhythms kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, and salsa. It inspires students to express themselves through movement and play while improving health, well-being, focus and self-confidence. Each class is headed by a trained, licensed Zumba® Kids fitness instructor. 
     
    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Jacqueline Poler, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher and certified Zumba Instructor
  • 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.

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $235
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Lower School Art Teacher
  • Strawbees (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Strawbees is an award-winning STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) prototyping toy for young makers that includes plastic, paper, straw pieces, and other polymers for hands-on exploration. Strawbees is a medium of infinite possibilities that helps children express, test, and share their ideas, developing the necessary skills to think creatively. 

    9 sessions
    Day of the week: Monday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/9/23; 1/23/23; 1/30/23; 2/6/23; 2/13/23; 2/27/23; 3/13/23; 3/20/23; 3/27/23
    Fee: $275 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore

Tuesdays

List of 8 items.

  • Art Rods (PK3-PK4)

    In our Art Rods Program, students learn the basics of 3D design, sculpting, and modeling which releases their creativity and lets their imagination go. We use a new, inventive and fun modeling material called Art Rods - a foam rod with a wire core that is perfect for prototyping inventions, creating art, teaching children alphabet letters, or supplementing STEAM kids. It is fun, colorful, squishy, and an extreme creativity tool. Students make a variety of figures, which they take home to share with their family and friends.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $330 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Magic (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Welcome to the world of Magic where every child is a star! In this unique course, students build self-confidence, performance skills, and theatrical charm to wow their audience with tricks from their very own magic kits! New to the world of magic? This is the perfect place to start! This course offers an experienced instructor, a step-by-step guidebook, and access to tutorial videos so children can continue their practice at home. Plus, all our stars have a chance to shine by performing their new skills for family and friends in an end-of-session magic show!

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $330 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • NEW: Cubelets Robot Blocks (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    With award-winning Cubelets kits, students combine robotic cubes (each with its own unique function) to create machines that can light up, move, and interact with the world around them. Students gain an in-depth understanding of fundamental concepts like inputs, outputs, and processing and discover how simple building blocks can come together to perform more and more complex tasks. By working together to solve coding and building challenges, students also reinforce essential life skills like teamwork, communication, and problem-solving.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $290 
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • NEW: Sculpture Art (Grates 3-5)

    Making your own ceramic piece is a fun and creative activity for kids. Students learn how to model clay. Students build upon past knowledge in order to craft an original, three-dimensional artwork. Through observation, investigation, and discipline, students create an art object demonstrating the use of the elements and principles of design. Students will use ceramic vocabulary when referring to the processes of shaping clay objects.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $335 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Gabriela Kerszenblat
  • 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.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Powered by Kidokinetics
  • Tennis and Golf Pros (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    This class provides an interactive, educational curriculum that offers an unparalleled opportunity for young children to fall in love with both sports. Coaches use age-appropriate rackets, low compression balls, and mini-nets.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $290 
    Instructor: Powered by Tennis/Golf Time
  • Strawbees (PK3-PK4)

    Strawbees is an award-winning STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) prototyping toy for young makers. The Strawbees construction set includes plastic, paper, straw pieces and other polymers for hands-on exploration. Strawbees is a medium of infinite possibilities that helps children express, test and share their ideas, developing the necessary skills to think creatively. 

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $330 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Flight and Aerodynamics (Grades 2-5)

    Ready for take-off? Flight and Aerodynamics is packed with engaging lessons centered around the thrills of aviation. As individual sessions or a sky-high intensive, this program combines the engineering design process, creative thinking, the arts and a collaborative environment as it challenges learners to explore the wonders of flight.
    Whether students are designing experiments to investigate history’s most iconic flying machines or observing abstract physics concepts like energy conservation and buoyancy, this multi-subject approach to flight investigation provides endless opportunities for students to develop and nurture the foundations of scientific inquiry and their critical thinking skills.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Tuesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/10/23; 1/17/23; 1/24/23; 1/31/23; 2/7/23; 2/14/23; 2/21/23; 2/28/23; 3/14/23; 3/21/23; 3/28/23
    Fee: $330 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore

Wednesdays

List of 9 items.

  • Art (Grades 3-5)

    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, students expand their skills to the next level and grow in their artistic abilities. Each week, a new medium or technique is explored.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Lower School Art Teacher
  • NEW: Coding 101 (Kindergarten-Grade 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 Dot and Dash. Students learn how to control the robot's colors, sounds, and movements. Students use multiple apps that allow them to draw a path for the robot to follow, as well as code with drag-and-drop block coding. We work on skills like problem-solving, communication, and following directions. Student programmers in this course participate in challenges, like obstacle courses, that help students build a foundational understanding of coding.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel Lower School Media/Technology Teacher
  • NEW: Krav Maga (PK3-PK4)

    Our Krav Maga program for little ones focuses on building motor skills and social skills they will use in school and life. Focus, balance, memory, and coordination are a few skills they gain through
    challenging and fun games and drills. Kids also learn respect and self-discipline and gain environmental awareness to avoid dangerous situations.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Moti Hornstein, Krav Maga MMA
  • NEW: Lego Storytelling (PK3-PK4)

    Watch favorite folktales come to life as your child journeys into exotic and faraway lands in magical worlds full of heroes and foes. From Jack and the Beanstalk to the golden touch of King Midas, Lego Storytelling brings fairy tales to life through thrilling engineering, language arts, and collaborative communication activities. Designed with a focus on arts integration, each lesson challenges students to boost fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and hands-on creativity as they work together to build the characters and stage props needed to act out the different folktales highlighted in every unit. 

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
     
  • NEW: Manners Matter (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Manners Matter etiquette school teaches your child the social skills that are needed in today’s world! Students gain self-esteem, make meaningful friendships, and learn to be leaders. Each week introduces etiquette lessons within a fun theme: Fixing a Frozen Heart, Moana Manners, Paris Fashion Week, Magic Fairy Fun, Mad Hatter Tea Party, Spa Afternoon, Coronation Day, and more! Learning is hands-on through games and experiences.  

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Hayley Lugassy, Scheck Hillel Lower School Teacher
  • NEW: Spanish for Non-Native Speakers (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Hola! This class is offered to K-2 students that are looking to learn Basic Spanish. Students will learn basic Spanish vocabulary and phrases using a variety of fun outlets. Students will be able to play, sing, dance, role play and create fun crafts that will have them immersed in the Spanish language. 

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Araceli Amador, Scheck Hillel Lower School Teacher
  • NEW: Virtual Reality (Grades 3-5)

    Students will develop games and experiences in virtual reality with CoSpaces, a software that runs on the browser, smartphone, and Google Cardboard. For example, they make a 3D personal museum with their family history, then strap on VR goggles to walk through the museum. VR is an emerging technology that may become a household form of entertainment and information this decade.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $330  (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Stories on Stage (PK3-PK4)

    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.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Dionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Schoolwide Performing Arts Teacher
  • Yoga and Mindfulness (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Yoga and mindfulness is a fun and creative program that teaches children about the power of imagination and self-regulation. Students express themselves through art and role-play. They create unique expressions to act out storylines based on Jewish and mindfulness topics. Each child reflects and expresses their emotions in their mindfulness journal. Breathing techniques and yoga are part of every class. Development of social-emotional, fine and gross motor, and language skills are strengthened through this interactive program.

    11 sessions
    Day of the week: Wednesday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/11/23; 1/18/23; 1/25/23; 2/1/23; 2/8/23; 2/15/23; 2/22/23; 3/1/23; 3/8/23; 3/15/23; 3/22/23
    Fee: $290
    Instructor: Lilian Moryoussef and Alyse Moryoussef, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teachers

Thursdays

List of 8 items.

  • Cubelets (PK3-PK4)

    With award-winning Cubelets kits, students combine robotic cubes–each with its own unique function–to create machines that can light up, move, and interact with the world around them. Students gain an in-depth understanding of fundamental concepts like inputs, outputs, and processing and discover how simple building blocks can come together to perform more and more complex tasks. By working together to solve coding and building challenges, students also reinforce essential life skills like teamwork, communication, and problem-solving.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Fashion and Design (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Unleash your inner fashion designer! Learn how to turn your stylish dreams into a small-scale paper fashion collection (no sewing machine required.) Also, children learn a variety of sewing skills using a variety of materials. Craft projects teach how to sew a running stitch, blanket stitch, whip stitch, and how to decorate with embroidery. Students learn life skills they can use again and again on future projects.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $355
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • NEW: Built-A-Bot (Grades 3-5

    Calling All Engineers and Scientists! Build A Bot Workshop is an inquiry-based, fun, and hands-on STEAM experience designed for Grades 3-5 students who aspire to build Robots. In this program, students build a series of Robots, each of which operates with a different mechanism and designed for a unique purpose: Vacu-Bot, Brush Bot, Drawing-Bot, Crawling Bot, Walking Bot, Spider Bot as well as propeller and Solar Cars. This program is fully aligned with NGSS standards, and, to top it off, students get to keep and play with their creations.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $355
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • NEW: Krav Maga (Grades 3-5)

    Our elementary school Krav Maga program will develop the confidence and focus your child needs to succeed in school and life. Kids learn self-defense against bullies and strangers. Our style of Israeli self-defense uses easy close-contact defense moves that anyone can learn. They develop core strength, better balance and coordination, and get in great shape! Our instructors are trained to bring out the best in all our students! You will be surprised at how disciplined and respectful your child will become!

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Moti Hornstein, Krav Maga MMA
  • NEW: Lego Storytelling (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Watch favorite folktales come to life as your child journeys into exotic and faraway lands in magical worlds full of heroes and foes. From Jack and the Beanstalk to the golden touch of King Midas, Lego Storytelling brings fairy tales to life through thrilling engineering, language arts, and collaborative communication activities. Designed with a focus on arts integration, each lesson challenges students to boost fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and hands-on creativity as they work together to build the characters and stage props needed to act out the different folktales highlighted in every unit. 

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Sports Stars (Kindergarten-Grade 2

    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.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Kidokinetics
  • 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.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Lower School Teacher
  • Zumba Kids (PK3-PK4)

    Zumba® Kids classes are designed to combine movement, music, community and a healthy lifestyle for children.  Zumba® Kids is a fun, high-energy fitness class packed with specially choreographed kid-friendly routines and games for children using music and rhythms kids love, like hip-hop, reggaeton, cumbia, and salsa. Zumba® Kids inspires students to express themselves through movement and play while improving health and well-being. It increases focus, builds self-confidence, enhances creativity and coordination, and implements teamwork skills. Each class is headed by a trained and licensed Zumba® Kids fitness instructor. Classes not only include music and dance but cultural education, as well. It is a fun way for kids to keep healthy and motivated!

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Thursday, 4-5 PM
    Dates: 1/12/23; 1/19/23; 1/26/23; 2/2/23; 2/9/23; 2/16/23; 2/23/23; 3/2/23; 3/9/23; 3/16/23; 3/23/23; 3/30/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Jacqueline Poler, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher and certified Zumba Instructor

Fridays

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  • Advanced Chess (Grade 1-3)

    Learn strategies and tactics for every part of chess (openings, middle, and end games). The purpose is to have fun while learning the game of chess. Students receive trophies for achieving goals and reaching new levels while learning this international game. Prerequisite: beginners chess class.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Bahar Hallaeva
  • Architecture and 3D Design (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    We will take a deep dive into the world of architecture, where students harness their engineering and design skills to build structures that will change the future! Architecture is a unique discipline that bridges the arts and the sciences as students imagine the design and build solutions to real-world challenges.
    In this program, children will learn by doing, using the architect’s toolset (and lots of cardboard) to design and build an entire sustainable community. From the tiny house geometry challenge to engineering adaptive playgrounds, students have a blast while using STEM and 21st-century skills to innovate solutions to modern problems in an authentic learning experience.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $355 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Art Rods (PK3-PK4)

    In our Art Rods Program, students will learn the basics of 3D design, sculpting and modeling, which will release their creativity and let their imagination go. We use a new, inventive and fun modeling material called Art Rods - a foam rod with a wire core that is perfect for prototyping inventions, creating art, teaching children alphabet letters, or supplementing STEAM kids. It is fun, colorful, squishy, and an extreme creativity tool. Students make a variety of figures, which they will take home to share with family and friends.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $355 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Claymation (Kindergarten-Grade 5)

    Students work through the moviemaking process from idea to script to filming, editing, and producing their films. We will be entering student film contests from around the U.S. to share our work with the world! Parents will be kept up to date and celebrate with us through a Padlet of videos and pictures updated weekly.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Creativity and Mindfulness (PK3-PK4)

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

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructors: Lilian Moryoussef and Alyse Moryoussef, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teachers
  • Drumline (Kindergarten-Grade 5)

    Scheck Hillel's Drumline program is designed to teach students basic to advanced drumline skills to build coordination, strength, discipline and creativity. Students showcase these skills in performances at school, sporting events and throughout the community. 

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Kazonte Lockett, Scheck Hillel Teacher
  • Fashion and Design (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Unleash your inner fashion designer! Learn how to turn your stylish dreams into a small-scale paper fashion collection. (No sewing machine required.). Also, children learn a variety of sewing skills using a variety of materials. Craft projects will teach how to sew a running stitch, blanket stitch, whip stitch, and how to decorate with embroidery. Students will learn life skills they can use again and again on future projects.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $355 (includes the supply fee)
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Krav Maga (Kindergarten-Grade 2)

    Our elementary school Krav Maga program will develop the confidence and focus your child will need to succeed in school and life. Kids learn self-defense against bullies and strangers. Our style of Israeli self-defense uses easy close-contact defense moves that anyone can learn. They develop core strength, better balance, and coordination and get in great shape! Our instructors are trained to bring out the best in all our students! You will be surprised at how disciplined and respectful your child becomes!

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Moti Hornstein, Krav Maga MMA
  • Movers & Shakers (Kindergarten- Grade 2)

    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!

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Dionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Schoolwide Performing Arts Teacher
     
  • NEW: Makers Club (Grade 3-5

    The students solve real-world problems by creating prototypes and reaching out to experts. We find ways to raise awareness and raise funds for an organization working on that problem. 

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel Lower School Media/Technology Teacher
     
  • NEW: Mind Lab Games (PK3-PK4)

    Mind Lab uses an internationally-acclaimed selection of strategy and play to enhance 21st-century life skills and teach students how to think rather than what to think. Mind Lab is the bridge that connects the world of games to the real world. During the course, students reflect and learn meta-cognitive models, which are then applied to all walks of life and scholastic achievements. The method is simple, yet powerful:
    • Play – In the first stage, students learn a cutting-edge strategy game. In every class, a different game is introduced and explored. 
    • Learn – In the second stage, students learn game strategies and underlying thinking concepts to improve their game skills and metacognition.  
    • Apply – In the third stage, students are guided to make connections and applications to the real world.
    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Nexplore
  • Tennis and Golf Pros (PK3-PK4)

    This new and exciting pilot introduces the fun and skills of tennis and golf that last a lifetime. This class provides an interactive, educational curriculum that offers an unparalleled opportunity for young children to fall in love with both sports. Coaches use age-appropriate rackets, low compression balls, and mini-nets.

    12 sessions
    Day of the week: Friday, 2-3 PM
    Dates: 1/13/23; 1/20/23; 1/27/23; 2/3/23; 2/10/23; 2/17/23; 2/24/23; 3/3/23; 3/10/23; 3/17/23; 3/24/23; 3/31/23
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Powered by Tennis/Golf Time

IMACS

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  • IMACS (Grades 1-12)

    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.

Musical Theatre

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  • Musical Theatre: Willy Wonka Jr. (Grades 3-12)

    A Production of Scheck Hillel's Jordan Alexander Ressler Arts Program 

    The exciting story of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory lights up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale. Mysterious candy maker Willy Wonka stages a contest by hiding five Golden Tickets in his “scrumpdiddlyumptious” candy bars. The lucky winners get to tour Wonka’s amazing chocolate factory — with darkly delicious results. Mixing colorful characters, magical settings, and a timeless morality tale in one sweet and salty package, WIlly Wonka Jr is as much fun for the actors as it is for the audience! Audition workshops start August 22; everyone will be cast!

    50+ sessions 
    Days of the Week: Mondays and Wednesdays (NEW!), 4:15-5:45 PM through January; February includes additional/longer rehearsals 
    Dates: 8/22/22 - 3/6/23  (tentative performance dates 2/26, 2/28, 3/1, 3/2)
    Fee: $475
    Instructor: John Baldwin (stage director of 2022’s The Wizard of Oz) and others TBA
    Location: Jordan Alexander Ressler Performing Arts Theatre, Friedman-Uhlar Auditorium 

    For complete information visit eHillel.org/theatre.
  • Musical Theatre: Pure Imagination: A Broadway Revue (Grades 5-12)

    A Production of Scheck Hillel's Jordan Alexander Ressler Arts Program 

    This small-cast musical revue will feature a collection of memorable songs from a wide range of Broadway musicals, carefully selected to spotlight and challenge our more experienced performers. Roles are limited; audition required. Registration will open once the cast is announced.  [Note that it should be possible for actors to participate in both Pure Imagination and Willy Wonka Jr; contact Mr. Rosenthal with any questions.]

    30+ sessions 
    Days of the Week: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:15-5:45 PM; Fridays 2:15-3:45 PM. All actors must be available for rehearsal on November 21 and 22.
    Dates: 8/23 - 12/5 (tentative performance dates 11/30, 12/1, 12/4)
    Fee: $375
    Instructor: John Baldwin (stage director of 2022’s The Wizard of Oz) and others TBA
    Location: Jordan Alexander Ressler Performing Arts Theatre, Friedman-Uhlar Auditorium Cafeteria

    For complete information visit eHillel.org/theatre.

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.
  • A kosher snack is included and provided by Scheck Hillel for every student enrolled in the After-School Enrichment Program. Students may bring fruits/veggies from home to supplement school snacks.
  • When activities end, students are picked up by parents/guardians from Carpool 1 (Main Gate). 
  • All Scheck Hillel Student-Parent Handbook rules and policies apply to enrichment programs, including behavior and attendance policies. 
  • 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 misconduct. 
  • Register by logging into www.eHillel.org Resource Board.
  • Registration changes and refunds are applicable during the first week of a session. Registration fees are prorated after the first week if space is available in the desired class.
  • No refunds will be issued after the first week of classes.
  • For additional information, please contact Nata Levi, After-School Enrichment Program Coordinator, at 305.931.2831 x441 or levinatalie@eHillel.org