After School Programs

AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS WINTER 2017-18
Session Begins Week of December 4
Registration is open!


PUZZLE CLUB
Mondays, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Session Dates: December 4 – February 12 (No class Dec 25, Jan 1, Jan 15)
Open to Kindergarten through Grades 4
Teacher: Dan Kalleres
Cost: $100

NEW AT RATNER! Come join in on the fun as students stretch their brains in a creative and hands-on way! Students will work together to solve puzzles of all different kinds as they strengthen their problem-solving skills. New games and puzzles will be introduced to get students actively involved. Led by 1-2 grade teacher Dan Kalleres.

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CLASSICS CLUB
Fridays, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Session Dates: December 15 – February 23 (No class Dec 22, Dec 29)
Open to Grades 7 and 8
Teacher: Dom Ianiro
Cost: $100

Students will have the opportunity to explore ancient literature, art, science, history and architecture in order to recognize the influence they have in the modern world. Latin will be introduced to the students both to create a foundation for learning the language at a higher level and to build connections between English and Latin in terms of sentence structure and cognates.

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TAEKWONDO CLUB
Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:15pm
Session Dates: December 6 – February 21 (no class Dec 20, Dec 27, Jan 3)
Open to Grades 1-4
Teacher: Ms. Papa, ATA Academy
Cost: $100

Taekwondo Club is led by Ms. Donna Papa, Fifth-Degree Black Belt and ATA Blackbelt Academy Cleveland Chief Instructor. Children will learn focus, self-control, and perseverance through the challenges of developing Taekwondo skill. Training side by side with other kids, they will form friendships learn respect, honor and courtesy.

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INLET DANCE – NEW PROGRAM!!
Thursdays, 3:45 – 4:45pm
Session Dates: December 7 – February 22 (no class Dec 21, Dec 28, Jan 4)
Open to Grades 1-8
Teacher: Inlet Dance Staff
Cost: $100

We are excited to announce a new program from Inlet Dance this year, with connections to stories, literature, art and media. Inlet’s curriculum provides students the chance to experience the four artistic processes of creating, performing, and responding,—all in a fun and safe environment. Children will explore the expressive elements of dance, learn terminology that is used to comprehend dance, gain a clearer sense of embodying dance, and being able to reflect, critique, and connect personal experiences to dance.

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YOUTH BASKETBALL CLUB
Tuesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm
Session Dates: December 5 – February 20 (no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Open to Grades 1-4
Teacher: Dom Ianiro
Cost: $100

Youth Basketball Club is led by Coach Dom, Ratner’s Physical Education Teacher and Athletics Coach. The club is designed for students in Primary grades to learn and practice basketball and athletic skills, as well as provide an outlet for physical activity at the end of the school day.

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LEGO CLUB
Wednesdays, 3:30– 4:30pm
Session Dates: December 6 – February 21 (no class Dec 20, Dec 27, Jan 3)
Open to Kindergarten through Grade 3
Teacher: Mrs. Patel
Cost: $100

Students will complete challenges, build their own structures, or follow a Lego building plan to create one of our many kits. Special emphasis will be placed on creativity and working with partners.

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ROBOTICS CLUB
Tuesdays, 3:45 – 5:00pm
Session Dates: December 5 – February 20 (no class Dec 26, Jan 2)
Open to Grades 4 – 8
Teacher: Mrs. Patel
Cost: $100

Robotics Club is led by Science Teacher Anjali Patel. Students will assemble various robot creations and learn to code Lego Mindstorm robots. Special emphasis will be placed on learning to maneuver their robots in a “wrestling style” for the annual “Robotics Throwdown” competition. Post competition, students will learn to program their robots to compete in other challenges and games.

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GIRLS STEM CLUB
Fridays, 3:45 – 4:45pm
Session Dates: December 15 – February 23 (No class Dec 22, Dec 29)
Open to Grades 3 – 8
Teacher: Mrs. Patel
Cost: $100

Girls STEM Club is led by Science Teacher Anjali Patel. Girls will participate in challenges each week to improve their STEM skills. The club will also feature guest speakers and field trips. Working with partners will be given special emphasis to help girls build confidence and skills.

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HOMEWORK GROUP

Homework Group is an after school group that is offered from 3:40-5:00 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday afternoons. On Tuesday and Thursday, Denise Falcon, Middle School Learning Specialist, supports the club and on Wednesdays, Pat Schwab, 5th/6th Language Arts teacher and Learning Support Specialist, supports the club.

The intention of Homework Group is to help students that need support either managing their homework, further assistance with their homework or breaking down assignments. Denise Falcon and Pat Schwab will be able to assist your child in time management of assignments, helping them understand the material, reteaching material (when possible), making sure that the homework expectation for your child are not unreasonable.

Although the intention of Homework Group is to get the bulk of the students homework completed, they still may have some work to complete at home. Additionally, please note that although Homework Group is staffed by Learning Specialists, it is not intended to be used as a private tutoring session.

COST:
Students can sign up to use Homework Group on an occasional basis for $25 per day, or can sign up for an entire session of Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and/or Thursdays. The per day cost breakdown when signing up for the full session is $20 per day.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Denise Falcon at

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