After-School Classes & Clubs

Classes

Although the class day ends, opportunities for students to enrich their learning continue. Eton makes its facility available to a variety of outside vendors/instructors for after school enrichment classes.

Registration for classes is online and on a first come, first served basis. Although not required, we recommend parents log in in order to eliminate the steps of having to enter their name and e-mail on the form. When the class is full, a waiting list is created.

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Mezzo Kitchen
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Room 6, Main Building
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Spring 2018 Program Guide

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Registration Policy

  • Online registration only (including payment).
  • Opens Monday, April 2, 2018 at 7:00 a.m.
  • Offered on a first come, first served basis.
  • Closes when a class and wait list are full or at 11:00 p.m. on April 20, 2018.
  • An automatic email is sent confirming placement upon completions of registration and payment.
  • Wait lists are created in the order received and open spots are filled from the wait list.
  • If registration is not completed within the stated time, the spot passes to the next person on the wait list.

If you have any questions, please contact our Auxiliary Program Coordinator, Sharon Gonzalez (425.881.4230 ext. 133 or afterschool@etonschool.org).

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2018 Spring After-School Classes

Pre-elementary (P3, P4 and Kindergarten)

International Dance: Class I

Grades P3 and P4

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 3:15–4:00 p.m.

Cost: $160.00

Number of Students: 12

Each class studies movement and dance of cultures from around the world. Students develop flexibility and grow in their own artistic ability as they create dance. Ms. Alina Spektor enjoys encouraging dancers of all levels to reach their maximum potential, and both boys and girls are welcome! At the end of each session, parents are invited to a mini-performance! This is the eighth year that Ms. Alina Spektor is offering the class at Eton School. Creative Dance, movement, music and performing have been her passion for sixteen years.

Yoga+Mindfulness: Class I (7 Weeks)

Grades P3 and P4

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)
Time: 3:15–3:45 p.m.

Cost: $116.00

Number of Students: 10

This fun and exciting yoga class offers an introduction to basic breathing, yoga postures, mindfulness techniques and relaxation to support the development of strength and flexibility. Students learn the value of movement and stillness by engaging in playful activities to promote self-awareness and improved social interactions with others.

Ballet: Class I (7 Weeks)

Grades P3, P4 and K

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)

Time: 3:15–3:45 p.m.

Cost: $105.00

Number of Students: 12

Ballet classes discipline the body and spirit, help one to find individual style, as well as a love and understanding of one’s body movements. The young students learn to express feelings, strengthen the body, and improve their sense of grace. This class is taught by Yanina Mikhaylyuk, Founding Artistic Director of the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet in Redmond. Miss Yanina is a professional ballet instructor who graduated with a Masters from St. Petersburg Art University. She has been teaching ballet to Eton students since 2004.

Ballet: Class II (7 Weeks)

Grades P3, P4 and K

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)

Time: 4:00–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $105.00

Number of Students: 12

Ballet classes discipline the body and spirit, help one to find individual style, as well as a love and understanding of one’s body movements. The young students learn to express feelings, strengthen the body, and improve their sense of grace. This class is taught by Yanina Mikhaylyuk, Founding Artistic Director of the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet in Redmond. Miss Yanina is a professional ballet instructor who graduated with a Masters from St. Petersburg Art University. She has been teaching ballet to Eton students since 2004.

Cooking

Grades P3, P4 and K

Wednesdays (Apr. 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun. 6)

Time: 3:15–4:15 p.m.

Cost: $280.00

Number of Students: 20

Enroll your child in a class that teaches valuable life skills, such as basic cooking skills, table manners, making healthy choices, and how to have fun in the kitchen! Students love creating their own meals, and at the end of the class, they participate in a “Cook-Off.” Parents are invited to see the incredible progress their child has made.

Soccer by Soccer Shots®: Class I

Grades P3, P4 and K

Thursdays (Apr. 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun. 7)

Time: 3:15–3:45 p.m.

Cost: $130.00

Number of Students: 20

Soccer Shots is an engaging soccer program with a focus on character development. The caring team positively impacts the lives of students on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. The coaches are well trained and the expert-approved curriculum is age appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition, coaches provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.

Soccer by Soccer Shots®: Class II

Grades P3, P4 and K

Thursdays (Apr. 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Jun. 7)

Time: 4:00–4:30 p.m.

Cost: $130.00

Number of Students: 20

Soccer Shots is an engaging soccer program with a focus on character development. The caring team positively impacts the lives of students on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, communication and curriculum. The coaches are well trained and the expert-approved curriculum is age appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition, coaches provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.

International Dance: Class II

Grades P4 and K

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 4:05–4:50 p.m.

Cost: $160.00

Number of Students: 12

Each class studies movement and dance of cultures from around the world. Students develop flexibility and grow in their own artistic ability as they create dance. Ms. Alina Spektor enjoys encouraging dancers of all levels to reach their maximum potential, and both boys and girls are welcome! At the end of each session, parents are invited to a mini-performance! This is the eighth year that Ms. Alina Spektor is offering the class at Eton School. Creative Dance, movement, music and performing have been her passion for sixteen years.

Karate

Grades P4 and K

Wednesdays (Apr. 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun. 6)

Time: 3:15–4:00 p.m.

Cost: Returning Students $225.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee)

New Students $225.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee) plus an additional $65.00 uniform/registration fee ($290.00 total)

Number of Students: 20

Join Karate-X for an awesome class that is disciplined, challenging and fun! Students learn and practice Karate skills with punching bags, breaking boards, blocking drills, kicking targets and more! For 17 years, Karate-X has been teaching in the Puget Sound area with a Martial Arts program specifically designed for preschool and elementary students. The professional instructor knows how to challenge and motivate students while building self-confidence and discipline. Belt rank testing is held at the end of each session, giving students goals to aim for and recognition of their accomplishments. For beginners who have never tried Karate, to athletes of any sport, Karate-X challenges and grows both bodies and minds!

Nature Storytelling (Canceled)

Grades P4 and K

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 3:15–4:00 p.m.

Cost: $150.00

Number of Students: 12

This is a storytelling and science class that allows students to explore their natural world. Each week focuses on a different plant or animal from the Northwest. The class begins with a song and then a spoken story, usually from a Native American nation. Then two or three books, both fiction and nonfiction are read aloud. Short science lessons about the plant or animal being studied that week are presented between stories. Through storytelling, music, movement, and science, students learn to connect with and understand our Northwest plants and animals, which often live in our own backyards. At the end of each class, students receive a fact sheet from the lesson to take home, so that they can share what they have learned with their family.

Yoga+Mindfulness: Class II (7 Weeks)

Grades P4 and K

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4) Time: 3:50–4:35 p.m.

Cost: $135.00 Number of Students: 10

This fun and exciting yoga class offers an introduction to basic breathing, yoga postures, mindfulness techniques and relaxation to support the development of strength and flexibility. Students learn the value of movement and stillness by engaging in playful activities to promote self-awareness and improved social interactions with others.

Chess for K (6 Weeks)

Grade K

Fridays (Apr. 20, 27; May 11, 18; Jun. 1, 8) Time: 3:15–4:00 p.m.

Cost: $150.00 Number of Students: 16

In this class, students learn the basics of the game of chess. They start with how every piece moves and the goal of the game. In every lesson, students receive puzzles to help them learn the piece. There is plenty of practice with the coach as well as peers.


Kindergarten & Lower Elementary (Grades K, 1, 2, and 3)

Einstein’s Apprentice: A STEM Engineering Series (7 Weeks)

Grades K and 1

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $300.00

Number of Students: 10

Create. Make. Design. Brought to you by romp, a modern playspace in Bellevue, Einstein’s Apprentice is STEM-focused program where students are presented with fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, collaboration, and innovation. The top priority is to inspire future innovators and build their confidence in the natural ability to dream and create. All materials to create, make, and design are included.

Hip-Hop Dance Class (6 Weeks)

Grades K, 1, 2 and 3

Fridays (Apr. 20, 27; May 11, 18; Jun. 1, 8)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $152.00

Number of Students: 20

Dance uplifts, unites, and empowers children. It also provides children with an opportunity to express their individuality while working on gross motor skills and developing cognitive and social skills. Hip Hop is the perfect class for children who want to dance, stay active, and learn how to freestyle! Musicality, rhythm, and creative movement are key components of this fun, urban/street-style dance class that teaches boys and girls alike to step, stomp, and shake it out.

Jedi Engineering Using Lego® (6 Weeks)

Grades K, 1, 2, and 3

Fridays (Apr. 20, 27; May 11, 18; Jun. 1, 8)
Time: 3:20–4:50 p.m.

Cost: $127.50
Number of Students: 15

The Force Awakens in this introductory engineering course for young Jedi! Students explore engineering principles by designing and building projects using LEGO® materials such as X-Wings, R2 Units, Energy Catapults, Defense Turrets, and Settlements from a galaxy far, far away. They also create motorized and architectural projects with imagination and engineering to defeat the Empire!

Ukulele for Kids

Grades K, 1, 2 and 3

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $202.00

Number of Students: 15

The ukulele is an excellent instrument to learn how to play music. It’s relatively simple to learn, easy to tote around, inexpensive, super fun, and timelessly popular! In this ensemble, we jump right into the fun and learn how to play music on the ukulele. By the end of the course, students know a few chord positions, be able to play a couple of songs on the ukulele, and be able to sing along. The instructors bring a classroom set of ukuleles with them to every class and they highly recommend that students also have a ukulele at home to practice.

Lower Elementary (1, 2 and 3)

Chess

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Thursdays (Apr. 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17, 23, 30; Jun. 7)

Time: 3:20–4:05 p.m.

Cost: $200.00

Number of Students: 16

In this class, students learn tactical chess ideas like pins, forks, and discoveries. Students work on puzzles learning how to checkmate the opponent in one or two moves and work on tactics. Students watch and learn from short master and grandmaster games. There is a lot of chess-playing time too.

Einstein’s Apprentice: A STEM Engineering Series (7 Weeks)

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)

Time: 4:30–5:30 p.m.

Cost: $300.00

Number of Students: 8

Create. Make. Design. Brought to you by romp, a modern playspace in Bellevue, Einstein’s Apprentice is STEM-focused program where students are presented with fun, hands-on challenges that encourage creative problem solving, teamwork, collaboration, and innovation. The top priority is to inspire future innovators and build their confidence in the natural ability to dream and create. All materials to create, make, and design are included.

Parkour

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $250.00

Number of Students: 12

Parkour and the Art of Movement is the ability to move fluidly through the environment from one place to another. In this class, students safely learn to progress through the basic parkour movements of jumping, vaulting, climbing, swinging, balancing, and rolling. The movements build strength, balance, and coordination. Students acquire the ability to engage with the environment while overcoming obstacles, both physically and mentally. Practicing parkour skills fosters creativity and boosts confidence. Accomplishing challenges that seemed impossible at one point gives students the confidence to achieve whatever they set their minds to.

Canceled: TGA Golf @ Eton School (7 Weeks)

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Mondays (Apr. 16, 23, 30; May 7, 14, 21; Jun. 4)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $175.00

Number of Students: 10

TGA brings the golf course to Eton School making it convenient and affordable to learn and play in a fun and safe environment. Child-friendly instructors help students develop golf skills and knowledge, while using the sport to teach valuable life lessons like honesty and sportsmanship. Every TGA Golf Class features:

-Physical activity and stretching

-Rules and etiquette lessons

-Applying math, science and other educational concepts

-Life lessons including sportsmanship and teamwork

All equipment provided.

Canceled: Yoga

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Wednesdays (Apr. 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun. 6)

Time: 3:20–4:20 p.m.

Cost: $200.00

Number of Students: 12

Through animated poses and stretching exercises, students will improve their strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness. Breathing and visualization techniques will encourage kids to focus, relax, and develop self‑control. All intertwined with yoga games, partner and group poses, and stories. Students should wear comfortable clothes. Mats will be provided. This Yoga class is taught by registered Yoga teacher, Theresa Howling.

Lower/Upper Elementary & Middle School (Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6)

Karate

Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Wednesdays (Apr. 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; Jun. 6)

Time: 4:15–5:00 p.m.

Cost: Returning Students $225.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee)

New Students $225.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee) plus an additional $65.00 uniform/registration fee ($290.00 total) Number of Students: 20

Join Karate-X for an awesome class that is disciplined, challenging and fun! Students learn and practice Karate skills with punching bags, breaking boards, blocking drills, kicking targets and more! For 17 years, Karate-X has been teaching in the Puget Sound area with a Martial Arts program specifically designed for preschool and elementary students. The professional instructor knows how to challenge and motivate students while building self-confidence and discipline. Belt rank testing is held at the end of each session, giving students goals to aim for and recognition of their accomplishments. For beginners who have never tried Karate, to athletes of any sport, Karate-X challenges and grows both bodies and minds!

Sewing by Made Sewing

Grades 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6

Tuesdays (Apr. 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Jun. 5)

Time: 3:45–5:15 p.m.

Cost: $180.00

Number of Students: 12

Jump into the exciting world of sewing! In this class students use both their hands and handy machines to make oodles of fun projects that may include emojis, pajamas, aprons, messenger bags, zipper totes, infinity scarves, monsters and more. On the first day of class, the instructor surveys the young sewists to come up with projects that are both fun and challenging for their experience level and interest. No experience necessary and all supplies as well as fun are provided.

Upper Elementary and Middle School (Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8)

Young Sharks™ 101- Shark Tank Meets K–12 Classrooms (6 Weeks)

Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8

Fridays (Apr. 20, 27; May 11, 18; Jun. 1, 8)

Time: 3:30–5:15 p.m.

Cost: $349.00

Number of Students: 20

Young Sharks™ by KuriousMinds is a one of a kind, life-changing project based experiential entrepreneurship program. Students have a remarkable opportunity to develop skills they need to create a new product, a service or a business that makes a positive impact in their own community. It ignites creativity, challenges conventional thinking, promotes collaboration, self-confidence, and leadership. This program is taught by a Microsoft business executive turned education coach, startup co-founder, author and a mother of two children. For additional details, visit: https://www.kuriousminds.com/youngsharks/

Students need to bring a personal computer to do research.



After-School Clubs (Grades 4-8)

Upper Elementary

Homework Club

Upper Elementary Homework Club provides a quiet space for fourth- and fifth-grade students to complete their homework and reinforce positive study skills. As the Homework Club Supervisor, Ms. Everson assists students with questions and provides additional instruction as needed. Advanced notice of attendance is appreciated, however, drop-ins are welcome with a note from a parent.

Days: Wednesday

Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m.

Location: Casa II

Cost: $11.00/hour (Charges appear and are billed as Clubhouse)

Fifth through Eighth Grade

Board Game Club

When thinking of board games, many go back to childhood days of playing Monopoly, Sorry!, Risk, and many others. These games are still popular, but it is quite remarkable how far the board game industry has come in the last few decades. Board games are rich in strategy, probability, reading comprehension, storylines, teamwork, and they fit all of this into a cardboard box!

To celebrate and enjoy these delightful games, students from fifth to eighth grade gather on Monday afternoons for Board Game Club. The students generally learn a new game each week, and then spend the rest of the time playing and bonding with fellow students.

Days: TBD
Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Location: Casa III
Cost: $11.00/hour (Charges appear and are billed as Clubhouse)

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Middle School

Homework Club

Middle School Homework Club provides a supportive learning environment for sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students to complete their homework in a peaceful and quiet after school setting. Supervised by Ms. Moore and Dr. Walker, students receive homework support and opportunities to collaborate on their work. Advanced notice of attendance is appreciated, however, drop-ins are welcome with a note from a parent.

Days: Wednesday
Time: 3:30-4:45 p.m.
Location: Veladare
Cost: $11.00/hour (Charges appear and are billed as Clubhouse)

Middle School Math Club

Middle School Math Club has two objectives. Firstly, to encourage an appreciation and enjoyment of math and its essential role in so many parts of life, thereby helping students develop real-life math skills they will benefit from in the years that follow. Secondly, to build their academic math skills, individually and in groups, and to create positive experiences at external regional math competitions. The Club is led by Eton Parent David Rowell, an experienced Math Club coach and advisor, with Ms. Moore as the Club Adviser.

Days: Tuesday
Time: 3:30 p.m.– 4:45p.m.
Location: Veladare
Cost: $11/hour (Charges appear and are billed as Clubhouse)

Middle School Writer's Workshop

Eton Middle School Writers’ Workshop is founded on the idea that writing is a life skill like other arts and like sports that deserves dedicated support beyond homework and classes. The club’s purpose is to provide time, space, and coaching to support Eton middle schools students in their development as writers. The coaching provided will be from a multitude of sources: peers, teachers, professional writers, writings of various kinds, and videos/podcasts. The goals are to give Eton middle school students the following: support for their various writing projects, strategies for improving their writing skills, and tools to develop a sense of themselves as writers. This club supports Eton’s mission and vision by fostering the student’s development of their unique and diverse voices as writers. Students have opportunities to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Days: Mondays
Time: 3:30 p.m.– 4:45p.m.
Location: Veladare
Cost: $11/hour (Charges appear and are billed as Clubhouse)