Chinese Fun! - (Grades 1-5): Ms. Degman - This program will help children learn and use Chinese in a highly motivating and playful way. It will include various fun activities to target the 5Cs (Cultures, Communications, Connections, Comparisons, and Communities) in a second language acquisition to bring a global competence to their future careers and experiences. Students will engage in learning Chinese through music, arts and crafts, calligraphy, food, martial arts, mindfulness, storytelling, and more.
STEM Explorations with LEGO Materials - (Grades 3-5): Play-Well LEGO - Master your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO parts. Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects. Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that even returning students get a new experience, so join us to design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.
Sports Fun - (Grades PreK-1): Ms. Vengels AND Ms. Whelan - Join for extra sports fun! Dodging flying balls, kickball with all your might, basketball, volleyball, scooters, and more! Let’s have some fun!
Basketball - (Grades PreK-1): Coach Fortune
Creative Cooking - (Grades PreK-1, MAX 13): Ms. Sklow - Using the science of cooking we will explore the realm of combining popular ingredients to create delectable snacks and ooey gooey concoctions.
Sewing and Crafts - (Grades 2-5): Ms. Leschinsky - A typical afternoon in Sewing Club consists of a lot of sewing and a lot of fun! We will learn how to hand sew and then apply what we’ve learned to make fabulous projects.
Gator Track and Field - (Grades 4-5, MAX 18): Coach Viscardo - Come join LS Track and Field Encore Club! Coach Viscardo (current track coach) will be leading our team. Track and Field events will include sprints, distance, hurdles, shot put, long jump, relays, discus, high jump, and more! Each session will incorporate event-specific stretches, strengthening drills, technique work, games, healthy competition, and of course, FUN! At the end of the season, each student will take part in the Gator Heptathlon Olympics! They will all compete in the 7 events they learned all season while representing the country of their choice (Opening Ceremony Parade and all).
Artsy Adventures - (Grades 1-3): Mrs. Lightman - Artsy Adventures is all about working with materials, being creative, and feeling a sense of accomplishment. We will focus on the process and exploration of a variety of mediums including paint, clay, fabric, cardboard, wire, and slime (shhh…this is a surprise for the last day). Kids will be encouraged to use their imagination and problem-solve using materials. The goal will be for kids to build confidence through exploring the tactile qualities of materials, discovering their creative side, and most importantly having fun!
Basketball - (Grades 2-5): Coach Fortune
BSD Coding - (Grades 4-5)
: First Steps in Game Development.
Pokemon - (Grades 1-5): Ms. Leschinsky - Wednesday afternoons just got a little better for fans of Pokemon. We will spend time playing, and sharing our enthusiasm for Pokemon. Bring your love of Pokemon and let’s have some fun together.
Yoga – (Grades PreK-2): Mrs. Wattles – Children will be introduced to various yoga techniques focusing on basic strengthening, toning, and balancing skills that promote self-control, improved focusing, better-coping skills, and coordination.
Young Rembrandts - (Grades K-5, minimum of 8 to run)
Young Rembrandts offers all new lessons this Spring - our young artists will learn about zebras, and how to draw a city line, and we'll create our own versions of works by Gustav Klimt and Wright. No experience is needed, and all the supplies are included.
Adventures in STEM with LEGO Materials (K-2): Play-Well LEGO - Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO building system.
Bombardment (4th and 5th GRADE ONLY): Mrs. Early AND Mr. Kellett - MAX of 30 students
Shining Knights Chess - (Grades 1-5, minimum of 8 to run):
Whether you are new to the game, learning to push pawns for the first time, or have played in numerous tournaments, and want to sharpen your skills, come to Shining Knights Chess Club! We have trained numerous state champions and national trophy winners. We have trained even more kids to enjoy the game so that they can spend hours playing with friends and family. So, whether you want to win games in your living room against your parents or win tournaments in other states, come join us and learn how to play chess or play better chess!