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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Field (Main Building)

Winter 2018 Program Guide

Registration Policy

  • Online registration only (including payment).
  • Opens Monday, December 11, 2017 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 January 12, 2018.
  • Automatic e-mail 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 Winter After-School Classes

Pre-elementary (P3, P4 and Kindergarten)

International Dance: Class I

Grades P3 and P4

Tuesdays (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)
Time: 3:15-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $180.00
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

Grades P3 and P4

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)
Time: 3:15-3:45 p.m.

Cost: $150.00
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

Grades P3, P4 and K

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)
Time: 3:15-3:45 p.m.

Cost: $150.00
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

Grades P3, P4 and K

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)
Time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Cost: $150.00
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.


Healthy Hands Cooking Program by nourishME!

Grades P3, P4 and K

Wednesdays (Jan. 10, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4)
Time: 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Cost: $300.00
Number of Students: 8

Over the course of ten weeks, your young chef will have a chance to explore healthful foods and the kitchen in a fun, hands-on format. This cooking class is focused on exposing students to a variety of foods, valuable nutritional information, and basic cooking techniques in a fun way. We will cover everything from snacks, breakfast, lunch and dinner! Our class sizes are kept small so that chefs will have a rewarding and safe experience. All produce, meats and dairy are organic whenever possible. We commonly use wheat, dairy, and eggs in this class. Some substitutions can be made. We do not use peanuts or tree nuts. If your child has any food allergies or dietary restrictions, please contact Erika Speirs at erikaspeirs@hotmail.com.


Soccer by Soccer Shots®: Class I (9 Weeks)

Grades P3, P4 and K

Thursdays (Jan. 25; Feb. 1, 8; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5)
Time: 3:15-3:45 p.m.

Cost: $140.00

Number of Students: 20

Soccer Shots is an engaging soccer program with a focus on character development. 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 (9 Weeks)

Grades P3, P4 and K

Thursdays (Jan. 25; Feb. 1, 8; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5)
Time: 4:00-4:30 p.m.

Cost: $140.00
Number of Students: 20

Soccer Shots is an engaging soccer program with a focus on character development. 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 (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)
Time: 4:05-4:50 p.m.

Cost: $180.00
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 (Jan. 10, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4)
Time: 3:15-4:00 p.m.

Cost: Returning Students $261.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee)

New Students $261.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee) plus an additional $65.00 uniform/registration fee ($326.00 total)
Number of Students: 20

Join Karate-X this year 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

Grades P4 and K

Tuesdays (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)
Time: 3:15-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $180.00
Number of Students: 12

Through storytelling, music, movement, and science, students learn to connect with and understand Northwest plants and animals, which often live in our own backyards. Each class focuses on a different Northwest plant or animal and begins with a song followed by a spoken story, usually from a Native American nation. Books are read aloud with a short science lessons about the plant or animal being studied presented between stories. 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

Grades P4 and K

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)
Time: 3:50-4:35 p.m.

Cost: $180.00
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 (9 Weeks)

Grade K

Fridays (Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 2, 9; Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr. 6)
Time: 3:15-4:00 p.m.

Cost: $216.00
Number of Students: 16

Students learn the basics of the game of chess by starting with how every piece moves and the goal of the game. Students receive puzzles to help them learn the piece and have plenty of practice with the coach as well as peers.


STEM FUNdamentals with Lego® presented by Play-Well TEKnologies (9 Weeks)

Grade K

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)
Time: 3:15-4:45p.m.

Cost: $204.00
Number of Students: 16

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Pre-elementary & Lower/Upper Elementary (Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5)

French (16 Weeks)

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

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2, 16, 24, 30; May 7, 14, 21)

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

Cost: $395.00, including materials/textbook

Number of Students: 15

This class uses a carefully designed curriculum that provides a strong foundation for the future. Students are introduced to new vocabulary with correct pronunciation through an approach that is communicative, which includes a simple question and answer in the theme of the week. Lessons are constructed around five elements for elementary students: total physical response activities, songs, games, crafts and culture. Groups are organized by language level and age for better interaction. Beginning and Intermediate French speakers are welcome!

Lower Elementary (1, 2 and 3)

Chess

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Thursdays (Jan 11, 25; Feb. 1, 8; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5)

Time: 3:20-4:05 p.m.

Cost: $240.00

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.

Drawing & Painting with Museo Art

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Thursdays (Jan 11, 25; Feb. 1, 8; Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29; Apr. 5)

Time: 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Cost: $218.00

Number of Students: 12

Let’s build creative self-confidence that will last a lifetime! In this fun and welcoming class, students work with a variety of drawing and painting materials as they explore several fundamental processes and techniques in both disciplines. Through a series of step-by-step lessons, they’ll build an ability to more accurately draw and paint what they observe and also have an opportunity to illustrate concepts and ideas from their imaginations. Working with professional grade products, they will practice proper handling of the tools and materials as they learn about the elements of visual art through applied design principles.

Hip-Hop Dance Class (9 Weeks)

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Fridays (Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 2, 9; Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr. 6)

Time: 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Cost: $216.00

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.

Minecraft Engineering using Lego® (9 Weeks)

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Fridays (Jan. 12, 26; Feb. 2, 9; Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23; Apr. 6)

Time: 3:20-4:50 p.m.

Cost: $184.00

Number of Students: 16

Bring Minecraft to life using tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as a motorized Creeper, a portal to the Nether, and a moving Minecraft! Create your favorite Minecraft objects with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Whether you are new to Minecraft and LEGO® materials or a seasoned veteran, you’ll be hooked on the endless creative possibilities.

Soccer

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Tuesdays (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)

Time: 3:20-4:30 p.m.

Cost: $200.00

Number of Students: 12

Soccer is great exercise and it is also a universally fun activity, which allows children to learn discipline and how to get along with others. Everyone enjoys the benefits of soccer and get into shape by increasing their cardiovascular capability as well as increase their muscular development and strength. Playing soccer is a way to make friends and being involved in a team sport promotes self-esteem. Each soccer class includes learning technical skills, improving physical conditions, learning to play as a team and becoming familiar with soccer rules/regulations. Students should dress in athletic clothes and running shoes as soccer cleats do not work well when it is rainy and class is in the undercover area. In addition, students should bring a light snack.

TGA Tennis @ Eton School

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 26; Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26; Apr. 2)

Time: 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Cost: $240.00

Number of Students: 10

TGA Premier Youth Tennis brings tennis onto elementary and middle school campuses across America through enrichment programs that incorporate physical activity, character development and academic‑based lessons. All TGA programs serve as an extension of the classroom by incorporating the following components: Tennis instruction that is age-appropriate and effective; Character development lessons through our initiative “Play the fair way with TGA; Physical education and fitness; Rules and etiquette lessons; and Academic lessons in math, science, history and English.

Ukelele for Kids

Grades 1, 2 and 3

Tuesdays (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)

Time: 3:20-4:20 p.m.

Cost:$240.00

Number of Students: 15

The ukelele 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 will jump right into the fun stuff and learn how to play music on the ukulele. By the end of the course, students will know a few chord positions, will be able to play a couple of songs on the ukulele, and be able to sing along. Our instructors bring a classroom set of ukuleles with them to every class for the kids to use and we highly recommend that students also have a ukulele at home to practice.

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

Karate

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

Wednesdays (Jan. 10, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 28; Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28; Apr. 4)

Time: 4:15-5:00 p.m.

Cost: Returning Students $261.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee)

New Students $261.00 (includes $45.00 belt test fee) plus an additional $65.00 uniform/registration fee ($326.00 total)
Number of Students: 20

Join Karate-X this year 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 (Jan. 9, 23, 30; Feb. 6, 27; Mar. 6, 13, 20, 27; Apr. 3)

Time: 3:45-5:15 p.m.

Cost: $216.00

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 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8)

Art Design Class by Redmond Art Works (Canceled)

Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8

Mondays (Jan. 8, 22, 29 Feb. 5, 26 Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 Apr. 2

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

Cost: $240.00
Number of Students: 20

Take art to the next level by acquiring new principles of visual illustration through clay, sculpture, painting, and mixed media projects. Students will increase their confidence, grow as an artist, and start making their own artistic decisions.



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)

Speech and Debate Club

Middle School Speech and Debate Club teaches students the fundamentals of public speaking and how to reason and express themselves cogently and clearly. It encourages an open-minded appreciation of both sides of issues, and helps to make students better and more persuasive communicators. The Club is led by an Eton parent, David Rowell (a former champion debater and regular public speaker) with Club Adviser, Ms. Laura Moore.

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

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