Winter CLUB CATALOG

CLUBS BEGIN the week of JANUARY 9th!
(unless otherwise stated)

 SESSION 1
3:00pm - 4:15pm

*check class description for end time

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
Adv. Band Ensemble (3 - 5) 3-D Printing (2 - 5) Beg. Band Ensemble* (3 - 5) Adv. Band Sectional* (3 - 5) Ballet (K-2)
Art Stars (K - 3) Art Stars (K - 3) Bit Bots for Brainiacs (K - 2) Capoeira (K - 3) Beg. Band Sectional (3 - 5)
Come Out & Play (K-2) Cartooning (4 - 5) Bit Bots & Bytes (2 - 5) Floor Hockey (2 - 5) Cartooning (2 - 3)
Nature Crafts (2 - 5) Ceramics 1 (K - 5) Music Mindfulness (K - 2) Chess (K - 5)
Stay Strong YMCA* (2 - 5) GymStars Gymnastics 1 (K - 5) Pokemon* (2 - 5) Flag Football YMCA* (2 - 5)
Magic: The Gathering* (2 - 5) Yoga 2 (2 - 5) Journalism (2 - 5)
Storytelling (K - 2) Ninja Challenge (1 - 5)
Tennis 1 YMCA* (K - 5) Soccer (K-2)
Web Design Lab 1 (2 - 5) Studio Art with Gio (3 - 5)
Tech for Tykes (1 - 3)
Theater Audition (5th only)

SESSION 2
4:30pm - 5:45pm

*check class description for start and end times

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAY
MineCraft Modding (2 - 5) Beg Band Theory* (3 - 5) Adv Band Theory* (3 - 5) Rock Band (2 - 5)
Stay Strong YMCA* (K - 2) Ceramics 2 (K - 5) Kick, Catch & Throw (K-2)
GymStars Gymnastics 2 (2 - 5) Yoga for Superheroes (K - 2)
Tennis 2 YMCA* (1 - 5)
Web Design Lab 2 (2 - 5)

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

3-D PRINTING

Grades  2-5

Day Tuesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  Jairo Moriera will lead children through the process of turning their ideas into objects. On individual laptops, each child will learn how to combine shapes on screen as they puzzle through designing their own creations. Once developed, these objects will be converted from a digital file into an object printed on a 3D Printer and sent home for hours of fun.

Instructor  Jairo Moreira is the PS 154 chess instructor and the found of Imagination Guru, a tech-based enrichment program. Imagination Guru gives a portion of their profits to the Chetna Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing underprivileged girls with an education, allowing them to move forward in their futures.

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Art Stars 

Grades  K - 3
Day Monday
Time 3:00 - 4:15pm
Tuition $170
NOTE: 9 weeks

Grades  K - 3
Day Tuesday
Time 3:00 - 4:15pm
Tuition $185

 NOTE: Due to the vacation schedule, Monday clubs run 9 weeks.

Description K -3rd grade budding artists will enjoy more 2D and 3D projects that draw inspiration from different artists and styles. Children will create works of various sizes and forms using a variety of materials. New and repeat students are welcome.

Instructor You may know lovely Ms. Giovanna as one of our After School assistant teachers, but did you know she recently earned her BA (with honors!) in Elementary Education and Art? When she's not keeping us ship-shape at the After School, she volunteers with Free Arts NYC and creates her own Frida Kahlo-inspired drawings and paintings.
 

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Ballet

Grades K - 2

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description Each ballet class includes stretches, traditional exercises, and creative movement. The winter session begins with a review of concepts then moves forward to deepen the children's understanding of their bodies, ballet terminology and history. By the end of the class, students will use their skills and knowledge to build and perform a dance. 

Instructor Christine Jordan grew up dancing. She is currently a professional performing artist in NYC with the Umbrella Collective, TogetherWorks Dansgroep, and Awaken Dance Theater. She began teaching dance to young students when she was 15 and has continued to pass along her knowledge and experiences ever since in various studios in Virginia, Florida, and now New York.

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Bit Bots for Brainiacs

Grades K - 2

Day Wednesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15m

Tuition $185

Description  Bit Bots is for builders who want to see their creations light up, twist and turn, buzz and blink, and propel themselves across the floor. Children use littleBits (simple, electronic modules that snap together to form larger, more elaborate circuits) plus a variety of recycled materials (cardboard, clay, paper, Legos, etc…) to bring their ideas to life. Since projects are self-directed, returning students are welcome!

Instructor  Koko Open Source Gallery is a Brooklyn-based organization that brings imaginative programming to children so they can explore the intersection of tech, art, and environment.

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Bit Bots & Bytes

Grades 2 - 5

Day Wednesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  Take the next step with BitBots in our BitBots & Bytes club. This class is run with the use of found electronics, littleBits, LEDs, motors, power sources (such as the sun), Arduino (an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use hardware and software) and batteries. Utilizing the electronics alongside recycled materials, children create contraptions, kinetic sculptures and creative objects that can move, make sound and light up! Since kids decide what to make each week, the variarations are endless and repeat students are welcome!

Instructor  Koko Open Source Gallery is a Brooklyn-based organization that brings imaginative programming to children so they can explore the intersection of tech, art, and environment.

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Capoeira

Grades K - 3

Day Thursday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Calling all Kindergarten through 3rd grade Capoeiristas! Mestre Foca welcomes new and returning students to study the techniques and movements of this art form. Students will have opportunities to enter the “jogo” in which two Capoeiristas play together simultaneously in a ritualized, non-violent, playful game of movement set to rhythm. 

Instructor  Mestre Foca is native of Brazil, certified martial arts instructor, founder of Capoeira Brooklyn, and a PS 154 parent. His unique and creative approach to instruction encourages discipline, focus, and respect while immersing children in Brazilian music, language, and culture. 

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Cartooning

Grades 4 & 5
Day Tuesday
Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Grades 2 & 3
Day  Friday
Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  In this club, students create their own characters, scenes, stories, and strips with Tom Motley. Students will learn techniques for drawing characters, penciling, inking, and lettering as well as visual storytelling for comics. Artwork from all the students will be compiled into a printed booklet at the end of the session. This session, 4th & 5th graders meet on Tuesdays; 2nd & 3rd graders meet on Fridays. New and returning students are welcome.

Instructor  Tom Motley is a cartoonist, illustrator, and educator. In addition to cartooning with PS 154 kids for the past few years, Tom teaches at the School for Visual Arts and at Pratt Manhattan. His comic work for kids includes the fantasy anthology, Cartozia Tales.

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Ceramics

Grades  K - 5

Day Wednesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15 pm
or  4:30 - 5:45 pm

Tuition $185

Description  Shape, squeeze, pinch and roll! Who doesn’t love to play with clay—one of the earth's most versatile materials? New students will learn hand-building techniques while returning students are introduced to new techniques to form personal creations. Every child will have work kiln-fired and glazed at Clayworks on Columbia and the class will culminate in an exhibition of student work with a reception for the artists!

Instructor  Ceramicist Sabina Magnus is a working-artist with a BFA from Parsons School of Design who has been creating functional pottery and porcelain sculpture for the past 20 years. In addition to working with aspiring PS 154 potters, Sabina teaches at Clayworks on Columbia located on the Brooklyn waterfront. 

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Chess

Grades  K - 5

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Chess Grandmaster Anatoly Karpov says it best: “Chess is everything: art, science, and sport.” Research has shown that playing chess improves memory, concentration, spatial reasoning, logic, reading skills, and creativity, so sign up today! Beginning players will learn the fundamentals of the game with special attention paid to opening principles and checkmating. More experienced players will study the greatest chess games ever played to increase their understanding and sharpen their game. Children practice their skills by playing against one another in a fun, supportive, learning environment. 

Instructor  Jairo Moreira and his staff at Imagination Guru bring chess and tech-based enrichment programs to public schools and beyond. Imagination Guru gives a portion of their profits to the Chetna Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing underprivileged girls with an education, allowing them to move forward in their futures.

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Come Out & Play

Grades  K - 2

Day Monday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition  $160

Note: 9 weeks

NOTE: Due to the vacation schedule, Monday clubs run 9 weeks.

Description After a long day of sitting still, Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders can come out to play cooperative playground games with Mr. Sean. Kids will experience a wide range of physical activities (including ball-based and running games)--a great way to blow off some steam while learning how to play well with others! Weather permitting, class will meet in the school yard so dress them warm. If it's below freezing, raining, or snowing, class will meet in the cafeteria. 

Instructor  Our very own Sean Holder, aka Mr. Greatness, came to PS 154 as a Kids in the Game instructor. In addition to his many talents as a DJ, he runs the recess program at PS 154 and is the Director of Operations for the After School. 

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Flag Football YMCA

Grades  2 - 5

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:00pm

Tuition  $185

NOTE: This YMCA club runs for one hour.

Description  Football without the tackling or fancy tag with an oblong ball? Either way you describe it, flag football is fantastic! Kids will run, run, run while learning the fundamentals of passing, calling team plays, and scoring goals in a supportive, fun environment that values teamwork and being a good sport above all. This class will meet in the outdoors, in the school yard, even when it's cold or drizzly, so please dress kids appropriately. Participants with all levels of experience are welcome.

Instructor  All of our YMCA sports clubs will be taught by the same great coaching staff you find at The Armory! We're thrilled to bring these skilled professional childhood sports educators with a passion for athletics to PS 154.

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Floor hockey

Grades 2 - 5

Day Thursday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition  $175

Description Winter is the perfect time for hockey (even if you're indoors and playing on the floor.) We have all the equipment to teach kids the basics of this non-contact version of the game, including how to handle the stick, moving the puck, offensive and defensive strategies. On sunny days, the class will meet in the school yard so dress the kids warm. If it's below freezing, raining or snowing, they will play in the cafeteria. As players gain skill, they will be divided into teams to scrimmage. As with all of our sports clubs, learning to work as a team is the true goal.
 
Instructor   Our very own Sean Holder, aka Mr. Greatness, came to PS 154 as a Kids in the Game instructor. In addition to his many talents as a DJ, he runs the recess program at PS 154 and is the Director of Operations for the After School.  

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Gymstars

Level 1
Grades  K - 5
Day
 Wednesday
Time
 3:00 - 4:15pm

Level 2
Grades
  2 - 5
Day Wednesday
Time
 4:30 - 5:45pm

Tuition $175

 

 

Level 1 Description If the Final Five of Rio were an inspiration for your kids this summer, sign them up for Gymstars Gymnastics. This fun-filled level 1 gymnastics class will keep new (and returning) students on their toes—on and off the balance beam. Each class is packed with activities to increase the strength and flexibility of your little tumbler. The first few classes will include a review of basics then introduce new material so all students can perfect safe techniques for somersaults (front and back), bears kicks (pre-handstand), monkey jumps (pre-cartwheel), mini-tramp skills and more! 

Level 2 Description  Our Level 2 class will continue to increase strength, coordination, and flexibility as kids learn new skills on the mat (like dive rolls, cartwheels, handstands, tripods, and back bends) as well as new moves on the balance beam and mini tramp. 

Instructor  Aimee German and her GymStars instructors are former competitive gymnasts, professional performers, and dedicated childhood educators. 

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Instrumental BAND 

Grades  3 - 5

Beginning Band
Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00pm
Friday 3:00 - 4:15pm

Advanced Band
Monday 4:00 - 4:15pm
Thursday 3:00 - 5:00pm

Tuition $375

 

NOTE: Tuition covers 12 weeks with 3 lessons per week.

Description The PS 154 Instrumental Band program is one of the best around. Beginning in 3rd grade, students may choose a brass or woodwind instrument. They are divided into beginning and advanced groups and receive three lessons per week: a small-group sectional rehearsal, a full ensemble rehearsal, plus a music theory class. Students will have performance opportunities and can audition to join the advanced band as they progress. (Private lessons will also be available for an additional fee.)

Instructors  Ben Holmes, Jonah Parzen-Johnson, & Hannah Barnard

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Journalism

Grades  2 - 5

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  “All the news that’s fit to print…” at PS 154! Ms. Hammond will lead another round of 2nd – 5th graders through the tenets of good reporting to create our first-ever student-led PS 154 newspaper and blog! Students will learn interviewing skills, hone their non-fiction writing chops, and learn to have a photo-journalist’s eye as they record the goings-on around the After School and beyond in photos and words! New and returning students welcome. 

Instructor  You probably know Erika Hammond as one of our beloved 1st grade teachers. She’s big on inspiring kids to read and write, as much as they can. Ms. Hammond is a Park Slope native who enjoys biking and traveling in her spare time.

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Kick, Catch, & Throw

Grades K - 2

Day Thursday

Time 4:30 - 5:45pm

Tuition $175

Description What a great way to end a long day! Kindergarten through 2nd graders will have an opportunity to practice the fundamentals of a variety of sports including baseball/softball, basketball, soccer, & football with Mr. Sean! Kids will spend two weeks on each sport throwing, catching, kicking, running and doing basic scrimmages for each sport covered. Weather permitting, class will meet in the school yard so dress them warm! If it's raining, snowing, or below freezing, we'll hold class in the cafeteria. 

Instructor  Our very own Sean Holder, aka Mr. Greatness, came to PS 154 as a Kids in the Game instructor. In addition to his many talents as a DJ, he runs the recess program at PS 154 and is the Director of Operations for the After School. 

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Magic: the Gathering

Grades  2 - 5

Day Wednesday

Time 3:00 - 5:00pm

Tuition $185

NOTES:  Magic will meet for 8 weeks. Each class ends at 5:00pm.

Description  Battling guilds, vampires, werewolves, satyrs, and nymphs! Magic players use multi-step logic, strategy, memory, and long-range planning to win—all high order critical thinking skills. (Shhh, don’t tell them they’ll also be reading, doing math, and learning to win and lose gracefully while they play.) Best of all, no prior experience or cards are required. We have everything kids need, but if your child would like bring his or her own cards they will need to store them with Mr. Gioia during the school day.

Instructor  By day, Rob Gioia is the Theater Arts teacher at PS 154, but after school he morphs into a gaming club master. He holds an MA in Educational Theatre from New York University, and a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College. More importantly, he’s a competitive Magic: The Gathering player and lover of Shakespeare, video games, and his dog Chip. 

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MineCraft moDding

Grades 2 - 5

Day Tuesday

Time 4:30 - 5:45pm

Tuition $185

Description  Code in After School; play at home!  In this class gaming, art, and engineering collide as each child, on an individual laptop, is guided through a step-by-step process of coding in Java to create their own MineCraft mods that they can play at home. This is a great way to introduce gamers to the behind-the-scenes world of coding. Kids will build and test bridges, castles and other structures during the club. Then, at home, they can play MineCraft using the mods they've created in the club.

Instructor  Jairo Moreira is the PS 154 chess instructor and the found of Imagination Guru, a tech-based enrichment program. Imagination Guru gives a portion of their profits to the Chetna Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing underprivileged girls with an education, allowing them to move forward in their futures.

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Music Mindfulness

Grades  K - 2

Day Thursday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Calling all cool cats who want a little rest and relaxation at the end of a busy day. Join Mr. Anthony for a mellow mix of music appreciation, drawing, movement, and meditation. Each week, kids will explore a different kind of music through listening, drawing, dancing, and playing small instruments then end with quiet reflection and mindful breathing. Since music and art are infinite, returning students are welcome to join again. 

Instructor  Anthony Pinciotti is a life-long drummer, professional musician, educator (and former PS 154 parent!) When Anthony is not mentoring students in the PS 154 After School music program and at universities (such as NYU, CUNY, and the New School), he tours and records with numerous world-renown jazz and world music performers.

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Nature Crafts

Grades  2 - 5

Day Tuesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  Here's some winter fun for nature lovers! On nice days, the group will spend part of their time foraging in Prospect Park for materials while learning fun facts about nature and science.  The rest of the time will be spent indoors crafting a variety of nature-inspired projects such as bird feeders, botanical stamps, and pressed flower book marks.

Instructor  Naturalist Talia Steiger has run children's programming for the Audubon Center, Wave Hill, the Sarah Lawrence Center for the Urban River, and the Science Barge in the beautiful Hudson Valley.

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Ninja Challenge

Grades  1 - 5

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Learn strength, agility and endurance through fast and safe obstacle courses! Combining gymnastics, martial arts and parkour's freestyle movement our Ninja's overcome fun tests that turn energy into purpose! That purpose is to get fit and have fun! Each class consists of conditioning skills, obstacle courses, and timed parkour challenges.

Instructor  Aimee German and her GymStars instructors are former competitive gymnasts, professional performers, and dedicated childhood educators. 

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Pokemon

Grades  2 - 5

Day Thursday

Time 3:00 - 5:00pm

Tuition $185

NOTES:  Pokemon will run for 8 weeks. The waitlist from the fall will be enrolled first. Each class ends at 5:00pm.

Description  Before there was Pokemon Go there was TCG (the card game.) And although, Pokemon may look like innocent fun, but don’t be fooled, kids must use multi-step logic, strategy, memory, and long-range planning to win—all high order critical thinking skills. (Shhh, don’t tell them they’ll also be reading, doing math, and learning to win and lose gracefully while they play.) Best of all, no prior experience or cards are required. We have everything kids need, but if students choose to bring their own cards they will need to store them with Mr. Gioia during the school day.

Instructor  By day, Rob Gioia is the Theater Arts teacher at PS 154, but after school he morphs into a gaming club master. He holds an MA in Educational Theatre from New York University, and a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College. More importantly, he’s played Pokemon for years, is lover of Shakespeare, video games, and his dog Chip. 

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Rock Band 

Grades  2 - 5

Day Friday

Time 4:30 - 5:45pm
(Sectional until  6:15pm)

Tuition $200

Description  Rock on & rock steady with the PS 154 Rock Band. New and returning students will work on the rudiments of rock through singing, playing guitar, bass, keyboards, and drums plus movin' and groovin'. Students will explore the history of rock by listening to a variety music. They will also dig into songwriting so young musicians will have a chance to write and perform their own music. Like all After School music classes, kids will have performance opportunities. This year, we are adding a rotational 30-minute sectional rehearsal. Each week, a different section of the band will stay from 5:45 - 6:15pm on Fridays to dig deeper into their material in a smaller group setting. The rotation schedule will be determine after Dan has a chance to help kids choose their instruments.

Instructor  Dan Vonnegut is professional performing and recording musician who has been teaching music to children and teens for 15 years. He’s a multi-instrumentalist who plays drums, percussion, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and ukulele, and he loves learning all kinds of new music. 

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SOccer Skills

Grades  K - 2

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175
 

Description  Keep your young soccer star in shape over the winter with this skills and drills soccer class. Weather permitting, children will scrimmage outside. On cold or rainy days, they will run drills inside the cafeteria with a softer ball. 

Instructor   Our very own Sean Holder, aka Mr. Greatness, came to PS 154 as a Kids in the Game instructor. In addition to his many talents as a DJ, he runs the recess program at PS 154 and is the Director of Operations for the After School. 

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Stay strong with the ymca armory

Grades  2 - 5
Day Tuesday
Time 3:00 - 4:00pm

Grades  K - 2
Day Tuesday
Time 4:15 - 5:15pm

Tuition  $185

Note: These YMCA classes run for 1 hour each.

Description  Winter won't slow us down! Join a YMCA Armory Track & Field coach to run fun drills and play conditioning games that will keep kids healthy, happy, and in shape for spring sports. On sunny days, the club will meet in the school yard, so dress kids warm. When it's below freezing, raining, or snowing, we'll hold class in the cafeteria. This is a great general conditioning class for everyone!

Instructor  All of our YMCA sports clubs will be taught by the same great coaching staff you find at The Armory! We're thrilled to bring these skilled professional childhood sports educators with a passion for athletics to PS 154.

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STORYTELLING

Grades  K – 2

Day Wednesday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Ms. Hannah is back with more Storytelling adventures! Using basic theater games, song, movement, existing texts, and new ones will lead kids to discover the essence of their own stories. Kids will utilize their voices and bodies to bring their imaginings to life in a collaborative setting. Plus, creating narrative is a vital part of developing literacy skills. The end of the session will culminate in a performance.

Instructor  Hannah Barnard received her BFA in dance from the Florida State University. In addition to teaching music theory and piano for the PS 154 After School, she is a member of the NYC collaborative performance troupe Artists by Any Other Name. 

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studio Art with Giovanna

Grades  3 - 5

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $185

Description  Ms. Giovanna is ready to take your 3rd - 5th grade artists deeper into 2-D and 3-D projects in this special studio art class for older kids. Children will draw inspiration from different artists and styles to create works of various sizes and forms using a variety of materials. 5th graders developing an art portfolio for middle school admissions are welcome! 

Instructor  You all know lovely Ms. Giovanna as one of our After School assistant teachers, but did you know she recently earned her BA (with honors!) in Elementary Education and Art? When she's not keeping us ship-shape at the After School, she volunteers with Free Arts NYC and creates her own Frida Kahlo-inspired drawings and paintings.

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Tech for Tykes

Grades  1 – 3

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15

Tuition $185

Description  Students will start with 3 weeks of Bee-Bots-- cute, colorful, easy-to-operate little robots that teach pre-programming skills such as sequencing, estimation, and problem-solving Then move on to 7 weeks of MaKey Makey-- small, safe circuit boards that allow kids to turn physical objects (think fruits, veggies, candy, clay, coins, Lego, stuffed animals, etc…) into buttons on a laptop. Banana piano, anyone? Giggling stuffed animals? Finger drums? 

Instructor  Jairo Moreira brings tech-based enrichment programs to public schools and beyond. His organization, Imagination Guru, gives a portion of their profits to the Chetna Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing underprivileged girls with an education, allowing them to move forward in their futures.

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Tennis YMCA

Level 1
Grades
K - 5
Day Wednesday
Time 3:00 - 4:00pm  

Level 2
Grades
1 - 5
Day Wednesday
Time 4:15 - 5:15pm

Tuition $225

Note: This YMCA club will run for 1 hour and have a 6 to 1 student-to-teacher ratio. 

Description  We're bringing The Armory tennis coaches to us this winter for both beginning and returning players. The YMCA uses the United States Tennis Association QuickStart program with youth-sized racquets and slower, lower-bouncing balls to make learning the sport easier for children. Classes will take place in the cafeteria.

Instructor  All of our YMCA sports clubs will be taught by the same great coaching staff you find at The Armory! We're thrilled to bring these skilled professional childhood sports educators with a passion for athletics to PS 154.

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Theater audition workshop

Grades  5th grade only

Day Friday

Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $105

NOTE: This 6-week club will begin January 5th.

Description Mr. Gioia will lead this special 6-week workshop exclusively to help 5th graders applying to the Mark Twain Drama Department. Students will help one another practice their monologues and prepare for their auditions.

Instructor By day, Rob Gioia is the Theater Arts teacher at PS 154, but after school he morphs into a gaming club master. He holds an MA in Educational Theatre from New York University, and a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College. 

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Web Design Labs

LEVEL 1
Grades  2 - 5
Day Wednesday
Time 3:00 - 4:15pm

LEVEL 2
Grades  2 - 5
Day Wednesday
Time 4:30 - 5:45pm

Tuition $175

NOTE: Web Design has moved to Wednesdays.

Level 1 Description  Over 10 weeks, kids new to coding will learn learn the basic principals of web design through hands-on work. Your child will learn digital painting, and photo-retouching (using pixlr.com), and the basics of HTML and CSS (using codepen.io). The goal of the class is to get kids excited about telling a story online by showing them what is possible. The programs are free and can be used outside of the class. New and returning students are welcome.

LEVEL 2 Description  Level 2 will deepen kids' knowledge base  of web design through digital painting, and photo-retouching (using pixlr.com), and delve further into HTML and CSS (using codepen.io). Kids can continue working on a projects they started in the Fall or explore new ideas. The programs are free and can be used outside of the class. New and returning students are welcome.

Instructor  Brent Lagerman is the co-founder of mimoYmima (a web design and branding company based in Windsor Terrace) and a PS 154 parent! He is also the co-creator of WebDesignLabs.org, a curriculum to teach children how to create their own websites. Learn more at https://mimoymima.com.

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Yoga


LEVEL 1  
Grades  K - 2
Day Thursday
Time 4:30 - 5:45pm

LEVEL 2  
Grades 2 - 5
Day Thursday
Time  3:00 - 4:15pm

Tuition $175

Description  Yoga encourages focus, inner strength and inquisitiveness. New yogis will discover that a superheroes’ strength comes from within through a unique mix of games, books, breath work and mindfulness. They will practice the art of flying on the mat, going upside down and even sideways to build strength and inner focus, then ease into savasana, rest time and OM. Students in our level 2 club will work on inversions such as handstands, forearm stands and arm balances like crow, side crow and firefly! Both classes will be packed with lots of movement and mindfulness as we conquer new poses and build strength and endurance. Most importantly, students learn the essential skills of how to calm the mind and harness their energy to find stillness within.

Instructor  Shenaaz Jetha is the founder and director of Little Feet Wise Heart Yoga, specializing in child and family yoga. Little Feet has developed unique classes for children and grandparents or family elders to enjoy together, in addition to their unique Little Feet Story yoga classes, Boys Do yoga and fun, outdoor classes in the summers! 

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