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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 2019-2020 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 2019-2020 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
Log into eHillel.org. Click Smart Tuition.
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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.
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Select "Pay Now." Select your choice of payment option: account on file or new method (i.e. credit card).
Confirm payment and submit.
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Thank you!

Design/STEM

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  • Engineering Challenge (Grades 3-5) NEW!

    In this class, students design, build, test and compete in local, state and national engineering challenges. They design and construct working solar ovens and cars, robots, code digital musical instruments, create video games and more! Students prepare for competitions like the South Florida EnergyWhiz Expo and the Engineer It Challenge.
    16 sessions
    Fridays, 2:15 pm- 3:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/30/2019; 09/06/2019; 09/13/2019; 09/20/2019; 09/27/2019; 10/4/2019; 10/11/2019; 10/18/2019; 10/25/2019; 11/1/2019; 11/8/2019/ 11/15/2019; 11/22/2019; 12/6/2019; 12/13/2019; 12/20/2019
    Fee: $415
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Teacher
    Location: I Lab
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  • 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 students’ education for more than 25 years. Using a unique and fun approach, IMACS math classes are beneficial to students of all age groups, 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.

    Begin with a free IMACS placement class. Your child will love it, and you'll see what makes IMACS an opportunity not to be missed. Sessions will be 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 for a placement class, please call IMACS at 954-791-2333 or register at www.imacs.org/home/free-placement-class. To learn more, please visit imacs.org.

    Number of Sessions: 8 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
    Fee: $329, $489 and $599, respectively, for 8 sessions
     
    Location: Classrooms TBA
    Instructor: IMACS and Scheck Hillel Faculty
     
    REGISTER HERE FOR FREE PLACEMENT CLASS: imacs.org/home/free-placement-class
     
    *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.
     
  • Lego® Storytelling & Moviemaking (Grades 2-5) NEW!

    Do you like Legos? Do you like reading and storytelling? Then this class is for you! Learn how to illustrate your reading, create your own stories and turn your ideas into movies...all with Legos! This class isfor Grades 2-5. Students will celebrate with a blue carpet premiere of our stories and movies at the end of the class.
    15 sessions
    Wednesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/28/19; 09/4/2019; 09/11/2019; 09/18/2019; 09/25/2019; 10/2/2019; 10/16/2019; 10/23/2019; 10/30/2019; 11/06/2019; 11/13/2019; 11/20/2019; 12/4/2019; 12/11/2019; 12/18/2019
    Fee: $390
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Teacher
    Location: I Lab
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  • Robotics (PK4-Grade 1)

    New engineers explore robots and programs in a workshop geared toward younger 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.
    12 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/26/2019; 09/09/2019; 09/16/2019; 09/23/2019; 10/7/2019; 10/28/2019; 11/4/2019; 11/11/2019; 11/18/2019; 11/25/2019; 12/9/2019; 12/16/2019
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel I Lab Instructor/Lower School Technology Coordinator
    Location: I Lab

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.
    13 sessions
    Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/27/2019; 09/03/2019; 9/10/2019; 9/17/2019; 09/24/2019; 10/29/2019; 11/5/2019; 11/12/2019; 11/19/2019; 11/26/2019; 12/3/2019; 12/10/2019; 12/17/2019
    Fee: $285
    Location: Covered Outdoor Classroom (Blue Awning)
  • Movers & Shakers (PK3-PK4) NEW!

    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
    Dates:
    08/28/19; 09/4/2019; 09/11/2019; 09/18/2019; 09/25/2019; 10/2/2019; 10/16/2019; 10/23/2019; 10/30/2019; 11/06/2019; 11/13/2019; 11/20/2019; 12/4/2019; 12/11/2019; 12/18/2019
    Fee:$330
    Instructor: Dionne Lockett, Scheck Hillel Schoolwide Performing Arts Teacher
    Location: Room 12

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 may participate in community performances.

    16 sessions
    Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/29/2019; 09/5/2019; 09/12/2019; 09/19/2019; 09/26/2019; 10/3/2019; 10/10/2019; 10/17/2019; 10/24/2019; 10/31/2019; 11/7/2019; 11/14/2019; 11/21/2019; 12/5/2019; 12/12/2019; 12/19/2019
    Fee: $350
    Maximum Enrollment: 10 students
    Instructor: Laura Bass, Scheck Hillel Lower School Music Teacher
    Location: Room 55
  • Clay Modeling & Character Design (Kindergarten-Grade 3) NEW!

    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. 
    13 sessions
    Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates: 
    08/27/2019; 09/03/2019; 9/10/2019; 9/17/2019; 09/24/2019; 10/29/2019; 11/5/2019; 11/12/2019; 11/19/2019; 11/26/2019; 12/3/2019; 12/10/2019; 12/17/2019
    Fee: $340
    Location: TBA
  • 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
    Dates:
    08/29/2019; 09/5/2019; 09/12/2019; 09/19/2019; 09/26/2019; 10/3/2019; 10/10/2019; 10/17/2019; 10/24/2019; 10/31/2019; 11/7/2019; 11/14/2019; 11/21/2019; 12/5/2019; 12/12/2019; 12/19/2019
    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 confidently in their artistic abilities throughout the semester. Each week, a new artistic medium or technique is explored.

    12 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/26/2019; 09/09/2019; 09/16/2019; 09/23/2019; 10/7/2019; 10/28/2019; 11/4/2019; 11/11/2019; 11/18/2019; 11/25/2019; 12/9/2019; 12/16/2019
    Fee: $315
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: Lower School Art Studio (Room 27)
     
  • Musical Theatre Production (Grades 3-12)

    Scheck Hillel’s after-school musical theatre program provides outstanding training in singing, acting, and dancing, high quality performances, friendship and fun! The calendar will open with auditions for the fall show in August and the spring show in December. Rehearsals will be Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (select leads on Tuesdays). This means that students can now sign up for fall after-school enrichment classes in addition to musical theatre! Stay tuned for the 2019-2020 season titles, including Lower School Musical Theatre, and the Upper School Musical Theatre Showcase/One-Act Play. These rich offerings are all part of our schoolwide Jordan Alexander Ressler Arts Program.
    Rehearsals: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, (select leads on Tuesdays) 4:00 PM
    Performance Dates: TBA
    Fee: TBA
    Instructor: Anthony Campisi, Musical Theatre Program Director
    Location: Jordan Alexander Ressler Performing Arts Theatre, Friedman-Uhlar Auditorium
  • Strings: Advanced (Grades 2-5 who have taken Strings for Beginners)

    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.

    12 sessions
    Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/26/2019; 09/09/2019; 09/16/2019; 09/23/2019; 10/7/2019; 10/28/2019; 11/4/2019; 11/11/2019; 11/18/2019; 11/25/2019; 12/9/2019; 12/16/2019
    Fee: $315
    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 teaches a wide variety of techniques to help young children develop fine motor skills and gives them an opportunity to grow as young, imaginative artists.
    16 sessions
    Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm
    Dates:
    08/29/2019; 09/5/2019; 09/12/2019; 09/19/2019; 09/26/2019; 10/3/2019; 10/10/2019; 10/17/2019; 10/24/2019; 10/31/2019; 11/7/2019; 11/14/2019; 11/21/2019; 12/5/2019; 12/12/2019; 12/19/2019
    Fee: $415
    Instructor: Rosa Bitton, Scheck Hillel Early Childhood Teacher
    Location: Room 22

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Rules and Policies

  • After-School Enrichment classes are held on a first-come, first-serve 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 provided by Scheck Hillel for every student enrolled in the After-School Enrichment Program. The registration fee includes the cost of the snack. Students may bring fruit as a personal snack from home. 
  • Parents pick up their children from Carpool 1 (Main Gate). 
  • All Scheck Hillel rules and policies in the Student-Parent Handbook 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.
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    For additional information on any of the enrichment classes please contact Nata Levi, After-School Enrichment Program coordinator, at (305)931-2831 x441 or via email at levinatalie@eHillel.org.