Extracurricular Activities

 

KG3-KG4 AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

August-December 2017

ACS EXTRACURRICULAR

 

The following is a list of activities offered this semester for grades KG3-KG4. Registration for activities will take place on August 15-17 from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. in the Auditorium. All activities will begin the week of August 21st and will end the week of December 4.th The After-School Program will follow the ACS Calvert school calendar. On American and Bolivian holidays there will be no activities offered; however, on professional development days and early dismissal days there will be activities at the regularly scheduled time. All payments must be made at the beginning of the school year and there will be no rescheduling of classes that students miss. If you register for an ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY, you must pay the appropriate fee in the Business Office. All other extracurricular activity fees are paid directly to the instructor.  Your child is required to present an invoice confirming payment on the first day of the registered activity.

 

PLEASE NOTE: DAYS AND TIMES OF ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

 

 

Name of Course: Kiddy Soccer – KG3-KG4

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:     

Grades:           KG3-KG4

Times:            Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:15 – 3:00 p.m.

Location:         Elementary Field

Cost:              $150 per semester/must pay the office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your soccer skills. ALL BOYS AND GIRLS ARE WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

Name of Course: Swimming

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:      Jose Manuel Miranda

Grades:           KG3-8th

Times:            Scheduling will be discussed during registration times to determine what level the child is at.

Location:         Swimming Pool

Cost:              $200 for the whole semester/must pay the office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your swimming skills.

Name of Course:  Psychomotor Skills

Instructor:       Susana Paredes

Grades:           KG3-KG4

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30– 4:30pm

Location:        Gymnastics Area

Cost:              $150 per semester

Description:    Students will work on improving both fine and gross motor skills. They will also develop space awareness, balance and coordination.

Name of Course:  Gymnastics

Instructor:       Adalid Jonas and Dora Zacari

Levels & Time: KG4: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00pm

Location:         Gym-Gymnastics Area

Cost:               $150 per semester

Description:    Loose fitting clothes or shorts and t-shirts must be worn.

 

Name of Course: Baby Ballet

Instructor:      Fatima Lazarte

Grades:           KG3 – KG4

Times:            Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4:00pm

Location:        Auditorium

Cost:              $80 a semester

Description:   This class is oriented to children from 3 to 4 years old, in order to learn the first steps of ballet and develop skills such as flexibility, coordination, balance and strength.

Ms. Lazarte is a professional classical ballerina. She received training in Buenos Aires and has worked internationally, dancing on stages such as the Lincoln Center in New York.

Name of Course: Baby Dance

Instructor:       Oscar Álvarez

Grades:           KG3 & KG4

Times:                         Mondays and Wednesday, 2:20-3:00pm

Location:         Tae Kwon Do Room

Cost:               $150 per semester (included: 1 CD to practice the choreography and songs) Additional Bs. 150 for the costumes that will be used in the presentation of the next Talent Show if class is selected after auditions.

What to wear:             Comfortable sports clothes.

Description:    You have the great opportunity to exercise while learning new dance moves. Get ready for a fun time!!

Name of Course: Art Lovers 1

Instructor:      Claudia Morales

Grades:           KG4-1st

Times:            Mondays 3:15 – 4:10pm

Location:        Elementary Art Room

Cost:              $80 per semester

                        Material: $30 per semester

Description:    Students will work on Arts and Crafts! Get ready to have fun!!!!

Name of Course: English in Action

Instructor:       Yalile Chalan

Grades:           KG3-1st grade students

Time:               Thursday: 3:15-4:00pm

Location:         Elementary PE Room

Cost:               $us 80 per semester

Description:    English in Action is a great way for students to learn new vocabulary through interactive games, songs, reading, coloring, cooking and acting. Embracing each English word through all five senses will not only develop your child’s gross and fine motor skills but also improve his or her English while having tons of fun.

ELEMENTARY AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

August-December 2017

ACS EXTRACURRICULAR

 

The following is a list of activities offered this semester for grades KG5-5th. Registration for activities will take place on August 15-17 from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. in the Auditorium. All activities will begin the week of August 21st and will end the week of December 4.th The After-School Program will follow the ACS Calvert school calendar. On American and Bolivian holidays there will be no activities offered; however, on professional development days and early dismissal days there will be activities at the regularly scheduled time. All payments must be made at the beginning of the school year and there will be no rescheduling of classes that students miss. If you register for an ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY, you must pay the appropriate fee in the Business Office. All other extracurricular activity fees are paid directly to the instructor.  Your child is required to present an invoice confirming payment on the first day of the registered activity.

 

PLEASE NOTE: DAYS AND TIMES OF ACTIVITIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Name of Course: Girls Soccer – KG5-5th (Sub 11)

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:     

Grades:           KG5-5th

Times:            Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Location:         Elementary Field

Cost:             $150 per semester/must pay at the business office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your soccer skills. We will practice soccer skills, learn the rules of soccer and challenge you to become the best soccer player you can be. ALL GIRLS WELCOME! Hope to see you all there! Please note that girls in grades 4 and 5 may be moved up to the Middle School time if they demonstrate the appropriate skill level (practice time is Mon. and Wed. 4:30-5:30).

Name of Course: Boys Soccer – KG5-1st (Sub 6)

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:     

Grades:           KG5-1st

Times:            Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Location:         Elementary Field

Cost:             $150 per semester/must pay at the business office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your soccer skills. We will practice soccer skills, learn the rules of soccer and challenge you to become the best soccer player you can be. ALL GIRLS WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

 

Name of Course: Boys Soccer – 4th- 5th (Sub 11)

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:      Daniel Soliz

Grades:           4th-5th

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Location:         Elementary Field

Cost:              $150 per semester/must pay at the business office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your soccer skills. We will practice soccer skills, learn the rules of soccer and challenge you to become the best soccer player you can be. ALL BOYS ARE WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

Name of Course: Boys Soccer – 2nd-3rd (Sub 8)

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:      Daniel Soliz

Grades:           2nd-3rd

Times:            Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Location:         Elementary Field

Cost:              $150 per semester/must pay at the business office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your soccer skills. We will practice soccer skills, learn the rules of soccer and challenge you to become the best soccer player you can be. ALL BOYS ARE WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

Name of Course: Swimming

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:      Jose Manuel Miranda

Grades:           KG3-8th

Times:            Scheduling will be discussed during registration times to determine what level the child is at.

Location:         Swimming Pool

Cost:              $200 for the whole semester/must pay the office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your swimming skills.

Name of Course: Boys & Girls Volleyball– 3rd-5th

ACS SPONSORED ACTIVITY

Instructor:      Elva Beyer

Grades:           3rd – 5th

Times:            Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

Location:         Gym

Cost:              $150 per semester/must pay the office

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your volleyball skills. We will practice volleyball skills, learn the rules of volleyball and challenge you to become the best volleyball player you can be. ALL BOYS AND GIRLS ARE WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

Name of Course: Tennis

Instructor:      Moyra Peres

Grades:           KG3-8th

Times:            Scheduling will be discussed during registration times to determine what level the child is at.

Location:         Tennis Courts

Cost:              $200 for the whole semester

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your tennis skills.

Name of Course: Cougar Cubs – Elementary Cheerleading

Instructor:      Luciana Sainz

Grades:           KG5-5th

Times:            Thursdays 3:15 – 4:00 p.m.

Location:         PE Room

Cost:              $80 per semester

Description:    Come out to learn cheers and dance routines.

Name of Course: Climbing Wall

Instructor:      Eduardo Peña

Grades:           KG5 & Up

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays

Location:         Gym-Climbing Wall

Cost:              $200 per semester

Description:    Come out to learn climbing wall skills and rules!!!

 

Name of Course:  Gymnastics

Instructor:       Adalid Jonas and Dora Zacari

Levels & Time: Beginner & Intermediate: Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00pm

Location:         Gym-Gymnastics Area

Cost:               $150 per semester

Description:    Loose fitting clothes or shorts and t-shirts must be worn.

Name of Course:  Psychomotor Skills

Instructor:       Susana Paredes

Grades:           KG5-2nd

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30– 4:30pm

Location:        Gymnastics Area

Cost:              $150 per semester

Description:    Students will work on improving both fine and gross motor skills. They will also develop space awareness, balance and coordination.

 

Name of Course: Kickball

Instructor:      Johnnie Spicer

Grades:           2nd -5th

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:00pm

Location:        Field

Cost:              $150 per semester

Description:    Come for fun or come to improve your kickball skills. We will practice kickball skills, learn the rules of kickball and challenge you to become the best kickball player you can be. ALL BOYS AND GIRLS ARE WELCOME! Hope to see you all there!

Name of Course: Yoga

Instructor:      Daniela Garcia

Grades:           2nd -5th

Times:            Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:15 – 4:00pm

Location:        Tae Kwon Do Room

Cost:              $150 per semester

Description:    This class is perfect for unwinding a busy and tiring day of school. Yoga for kids promotes both physical and mental health. Kids will learn challenging postures and breathing techniques, while having fun. Yoga will help them build self-awareness, a strong and healthy body and so much more!

FINE ARTS

 

Name of Course: Art Lovers 1

Instructor:      Claudia Morales

Grades:           KG4-1st

Times:            Mondays 3:15 – 4:10pm

Location:        Elementary Art Room

Cost:              $80 per semester

                        Material: $30 per semester

Description:    Students will work on Arts and Crafts! Get ready to have fun!!!!

Name of Course: Art Lovers 2

Instructor:      Claudia Morales

Grades:           2nd-5th  

Times:            Tuesdays or Thursdays 3:15 – 4:10pm

Location:        Elementary Art Room

Cost:              $80 per semester

                        Material: $30 per semester

Description:    Students will work on Arts and Crafts! Get ready to have fun!!!!

Name of Course: Ballet

Instructor:      Fatima Lazarte

Grades:           KG5

Times:            Wednesdays, 3:15 – 4:00pm

Location:        Auditorium

Cost:              $80 a semester

Description:   This class is oriented to children from 5 to 6 years old, in order to learn the first steps of ballet and develop skills such as flexibility, coordination, balance and strength.

Ms. Lazarte is a professional classical ballerina. She received training in Buenos Aires and has worked internationally, dancing on stages such as the Lincoln Center in New York.

 

Name of Course: Modern Dance Girls

Instructor:       Oscar Álvarez

Grades:           KG5-4th, Girls

Times:                         Mondays and Wednesday, 4:15 – 5:15pm

Location:         PE Room

Cost:               $150 per semester (included: 1 CD to practice the choreography and songs) Additional Bs. 150 for the costumes that will be used in the presentation of the next Talent Show if class is selected after auditions.

What to wear:             Comfortable sports clothes.

Description:    You have the great opportunity to exercise while learning new dance moves. Get ready for a fun time!!

 

 

Name of Course: Break Dance for Boys

Instructor:       Oscar Álvarez

Grades:           KG5-5th Boys

Times:                         Mondays and Wednesdays 3:15 – 4:15

Location:         PE Room

Cost:               $150 per semester (included: 1 CD to practice the choreography and songs) Additional Bs. 150 for the costumes that will be used in the presentation of the next Talent Show if class is selected after auditions.

What to wear:             Comfortable sports clothes.

Description:    You have the great opportunity to learn how to dance different rhythms in a fun and easy way; be part of a moved, synchronized and entertaining choreography, adopting good domain of stage. You can stimulate your creativity, agility and elasticity with good posture; you will be the admiration at the party, you will improve your self-esteem showing optimal attitude and overcoming shyness in dance. You will complete your learning while you exercise, with the exciting experiences of the great modern and contemporary dancers. Undertake this fascinating challenge!

 

Name of CoursePiano-Beginners

Instructor:      

Grades:          KG5-1st

Methodology: Private classes – 30 minute classes – one time per week

Times:            Tuesdays and Thursdays *parents must sign up for slots

Location:         Secondary Music Room

Cost:               $160 per semester (30 min class)

$220 per semester (45 min class)

Parents must pay at the beginning of the semester

 

Name of Course: Piano- Intermediate

Instructor:     

Grades:           2nd-5th

Methodology: Private Classes – one time per week = 4-5 classes per month

Times:            Wednesday 3:15 – 6:00 *parents must sign up for slots

Location:        Elementary Music Room

Cost:              $160 per semester (30 min class)

$240 per semester (45 min class)

Parents must pay at the beginning of the semester

 

Name of CourseDrums

Instructor:       Alvaro Gutierrez

Grades:         1st & Up

Methodology: Private classes –30 or 45 minute classes – one time per week

Times:            Mondays-Thursdays *parents must sign up for slots

Location:         Secondary Music Room

Cost:               $160 per semester (30 min class)

$240 per semester (45 min class)

Parents must pay at the beginning of the semester

Name of Course:  Guitar/Bass

Instructor:       Alvaro Gutierrez

Grades:         1st & Up

Methodology: Private Classes – one 30 minute class per week

Levels:           Beginner: Mondays-Thursdays 3:15 –6:00pm

Location:       Secondary Music Room

Cost:               $160 per semester (30 min class)

$240 per semester (45 min class)

Parents must pay at the beginning of the semester

 

ACADEMICS

Name of Course: Destination Imagination

Instructor:       Mercedes Calvo & Julia Ormachea

Grades:           3rd-8th grade students

Time:               Tuesday: 3:15-4:00pm

Location:         Mrs. Mercedes Calvo's classroom

Cost:               $us 80 or BS. 560 (cost per year)

Description: DI’S purpose is to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders.

Name of Course: Coding

Instructor:       Consuelo Calvo

Grades:           1st-5th Grade students

Time:               Wednesday: 3:15- 4:15pm

Location:         Mrs. Consuelo Calvo's classroom

Cost:               $us 80 per semester

Description:    Coding is computer language. When writing code, children not only have fun but also use critical thinking, logic and problem solving skills. Scratch is one of the most used coding apps for children who learn to code with fun, entertaining activities.

Name of Course: English in Action

Instructor:       Yalile Chalan

Grades:           KG3-1st grade students

Time:               Thursday: 3:15-4:00pm

Location:         Elementary Health Room

Cost:               $us 80 per semester

Description:    English in Action is a great way for students to learn new vocabulary through interactive games, songs, reading, coloring, cooking and acting. Embracing each English word through all five senses will not only develop your child’s gross and fine motor skills but also improve his or her English while having tons of fun!

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