After School Programs

Spring 2023 After School Clubs are coming soon! 
General Club Information:
The registration fee is $100 per session for each club (except where noted).
Clubs do not meet on days when school is closed.
Club participants must be picked up promptly at the end of their club (end times will be noted in club descriptions).
Participants are responsible for bringing their own snacks.

NEW! Indoor Rock Climbing for Grades 6, 7, and 8

Cost:  $200
Day/Time: Fridays, 3:45 - 6:00
Total Sessions: 5
Start Date: April 14, 2023 (no school 4/7, 4/28, 5/26) 
End Date:  May 19, 2023
Description: Indoor rock climbing at Shaker Rocks! Participants will enjoy bouldering and rope climbing with a harness/retractable rope. The price includes: a chaperone, one-way transportation to Shaker Rocks, and 2 hours of Rock Climbing. We will need a minimum of 7 students to sign up for this club to happen. (Maximum registration is 13 spaces).  

Academic Challenge - Elementary 2 and Middle School


Instructor: Dominic Ianiro

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:00pm

Session 1 - Concluded

Session 2 - 1/10/2023 - 5/15/2023


Description: Academic Challenge offers our students a valuable chance to engage in extracurricular learning opportunities covering a variety of subjects in a team setting.  Key subjects include: Art, Science, Math, Geography, Literature, Film, Sports, Modern, American and Ancient History, Pop Culture, and Music. We will engage in trivia-based projects to promote discovery in new subject areas while utilizing quiz sites such as Sporcle, Kahoot!, Qwiz5 and NAQT to supplement our learning experience. 


The Academic Challenge team will compete in 4-6 regional tournaments throughout the school-year. If the Middle School team qualifies, we will compete in the NAQT National Tournament May 12-14 in Chicago.

Classics Club - Middle School


Instructor: Dominic Ianiro

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 5:00-6:15pm

Session 1 - Concluded

Session 2 - Concluded 

Session 3 - 4/4/23 - 5/23/23


Description: Classics Club is for any Middle School student who is interested in learning more about Ancient Mediterranean Culture,  Archaeology,  Literature, Architecture, and Language.  We will engage in different projects throughout the school year to better understand ancient themes. We will also delve into lessons concerning how we, especially Americans, are influenced today by ancient civilizations while gaining a rudimentary understanding of Latin. Our study of Latin will have two goals: 1. To understand English at its root levels (grammar and vocabulary) 2. Give students the confidence to enroll in Latin courses in high school.


Classics will be split into 3 sessions this year. Latin, history and mythology will be spread throughout each session. 


Session 3 Project Focus Area:

General History/Geography/Literature - Comic Book Creation

Spring Running Club - Elementary 1 and 2


Instructor: Evey Steiger

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 3:45 - 4:45pm

Total Sessions: 8

Start Date: 4/4/22
End Date:  5/30/22


Description:  If your student is interested in running, this club is for you! Coach Evey will be providing a general introduction to both short and long-distance running. Games and activities will be designed to build confidence in running skills while enforcing the importance of staying fit while having fun with friends. On the last day of the session, students will compete in an on-campus 1-mile race!

Elementary 1 Sports Club - Spring 2023


Instructor: Dominic Ianiro

Day/Time: 3:45 - 4:45pm, mostly Fridays, with 3 Thursdays due to school days off: April 14, 21, 27; May 5, 12, 19, 25; June 1 

Total Sessions: 8


Description: Elementary 1 Spring Sports Club is a general introduction to ultimate frisbee, lacrosse and softball/baseball. Our primary focus for the 1st half of the session will be ultimate frisbee. Games and activities will be designed to build disc skills, playing disc golf to learn throwing techniques. We will play full games of ultimate ball to reinforce the rules and format of team ultimate. The 2nd half of the session will be focused on lacrosse and softball/baseball; students will have a chance to choose which sport they would like to learn more about. We will introduce students to fundamental skills of each sport along with basic gameplay. 

Crafting Club - Kindergarten and 1st Grade


Instructor: Ellyn Klein
Day/Time: Mondays, 3:30 - 4:45pm
Total Sessions: 8
Start Date: 4/3/23
End Date:  5/22/23
Description: Come get crafty! We'll be creating some fun arts & crafts projects from a variety of items. Most crafts will be completed in the hour, while others might take two or more sessions. We'll be sewing, weaving, cutting, following patterns, folding, and gluing (among other crafty activities!). Students can have fun with their imagination on Mondays after school!

Minecraft Club - Elementary 1 and 2


Instructor: Mike Griffith

Day/Time: Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:45pm

Total Sessions: 7

Start Date: 4/13/23

End Date:  5/25/23


Description: Students will build their own structures and learn the Minecraft platform. Special emphasis is placed on creativity, working with partners or small groups. and just having fun with friends!

Benefits of joining clubs:
  • Pursue interests
  • Build friendships
  • Work in small groups
  • Learn or hone skills
  • Have fun!
  • Extracurricular activities are a great addition to high school applications!
Clubs are typically available for students in Grades 1 through 8.
Questions? Call Ratner at 216-464-0033.