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Extracurricular Arts Programs
Students may stay after school until 6:00 p.m. every day for an additional fee. Students do not need to pre-register for this program and will be billed for their participation. Lower School students will play on the playground, eat a snack, and work on homework. Middle School students will work on homework in one of the computer labs. This service is $6/hour.
Westchester faculty will provide general academic support in the major subject areas. This is a great way to assist with completing homework and getting additional quality instruction. You will be able to make up days on which the school was closed.
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Ball HAWGS Basketball Training
Fridays, September 5 - October 17
1:45 - 3:15 p.m.
Grades 3 - 6
Join Bryon Stricklin (Coach "B") Westchester Middle School Boys Basketball-B team coach, for athletic training and basketball skill development. Participants will be introduced to basic basketball skills/drills, athletic training, and fundamental concepts. The class will be held in the Cats' Den and is perfect for beginner athletes interested in learning to play basketball!
Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 9 - November 13
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Grades 2 - 5
GO FAR (Go Out For A Run) is a comprehensive fitness program for children which promotes physical activity, healthy eating and good character. The goal of the GO FAR program is to empower children to make healthy lifestyle choices that they may integrate and sustain throughout their entire life. Specifically, GO FAR teaches children to set and reach goals and complete a 5K road race. Children train for 10 weeks, twice a week to complete the 5K while learning about nutrition, good character skills and living healthy lives. 5K registration is included in the fee. Led by Heather Schwartz.
Thursdays, September 4 - October 16
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.
Grades 5 - 9
Join Mrs. Meyer-Braun on the trails! Participants will learn mountain biking skills and safety as well as proper bike maintenance and mechanics. Participants in this highly active elective will ride designated dirt and single track trails on WCDS campus. Each student will need to provide his or her own bike and helmet. Due to the trails we will be riding, no road bikes with 700X23-25c tires are permitted. Riders of all abilities are welcome.
Please contact the instructor to register for arts programs.
3:00 - 5:30 p.m. Mondays - Thursdays
Registration fee: $25 payable to Ken Mickey
Private 30 minute lesson: $30
Semi-private lesson at instructor’s discretion: $15
Instructor: Ken Mickey
Contact Information: 408-0551 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Collegiate study in classical and jazz guitar, 32 years of experience
Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1
Offered for Lower and Middle School students.
Mondays and Fridays during the school day and after school
Registration fee: $25 payable to Claire Clark
Private 30 minute lessons: $30
Instructor: Claire Clark
Pre-K and K
All Around the Piano is a one-on-one exploration experience for the younger child. The 2-semester program is designed to discover your child’s interest in and readiness for traditional piano lessons. Games and activities include: patterning, keyboard awareness, rhythmic understanding, finger awareness, pre-reading, etc.
WunderKeys Piano Series
Students must have either a piano or a keyboard in the home.
1st graders and older
Faber & Faber and other Traditional Piano Series
Students MUST have a piano in the home for at-home practice.
Instructor: Claire Clark
Contact Information: 706-2427 or email@example.com
Master of Music, Applied Piano, 30 years of experience
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
Registration fee per student: $25 payable to Alison Lawson
Private 20 minute lesson: $22
Weekly 30 minute group lesson: $13
Parent participation is highly recommended if possible in the private lesson. One private and one group lesson per week recommended but not mandatory.
Grades K and up
Private 20 minute lesson: $22 for Grades K and 1
Private 30 minute lesson: $30 for Grades 2 and up
Semi-private 30 minute lesson (for students performing at similar levels): $18
Instructor: Alison Lawson
Contact Information: (O) 763-8444 (C) 337-4838 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Master of Music, 27 years of experience
Offered for Lower, Middle, and Upper School students
Artley Violin Rental and Sizing – Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Lower School building. Rental fee must be paid at this time.
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Tuesdays
Registration fee per student: $25 payable to Jaime English
Grades 4 and up, unless approved by instructor
Private 30 minute lesson: $30 for Grades 4 and up
Private 60 minute lesson: $60 for Grades 7 and up
Instructor: Jaime English
Contact Information: 253-8947 or email@example.com | www.jaimelynenglish.com
Master of Music, 15 years of experience
Bel Canto and Belt techniques used
Artley Cello Rental and Sizing – Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. in the Lower School building. Rental fee must be paid at this time.