After-School Classes

Intro to STEM with LEGO®

Spring Classes Available:
February 2 - March 23, 2017,
1:55 p.m. - 3:25 p.m.
Open to Girls and Boys in Grades K - 2
, $136 for 8 sessions

Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as Motorcycles, Castles, Airplanes, and Monorails. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. There is no prerequisite for this course.

Sign up at www.play-well.org.

Dance

Showtime Dance is back on Thursday for 2016-2017

Showtime Dance Company will be providing an after school enrichment dance program for Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade students. This class is a combination dance class that will include instruction and introduction to a variety of dance styles, including: Tap, Jazz/Hip-Hop, Ballet, and Musical Theater/Song & Dance. The teacher's name is Miss. Sarah Johnston and the class will be held from 1:50 - 2:40 pm.

Online registration for this dance program is available by CLICKING HERE

Showtime Dance Company looks forward to coming back to St. Junipero Serra Catholic this year for extracurricular dance education that is convenient, fun and affordable.


Super Soccer Stars

Super Soccer Stars teaches soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive and
educational environment. Through our age-specific curriculum, we
use soccer to nurture, build self-confidence and develop teamwork.
Low child-to-coach ratios and positive reinforcement ensure that each
child improves at his or her own pace while having a blast!

CLICK HERE for more information.

After-School Computer Science Class

Come and learn the basics of computer programming using Scratch! Miss Thomas will introduce students to this fun program.

Next Session choose between two themes: Sports or Animation
The next session will be from January 23 – February 16, 2017
Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 2:45-4:00 p.m. in the PEB tech lab.

Students will learn computer science skills while they animate their own digital creations! Students will use the computer to design animated stories, games, and their very own studio logo. While Computer Science Class members build, create, and play, they learn important skills that will help open future educational and career opportunities.

SPORTS: Teamwork.Athletics.Coding
Go for the win with computer science! Students will use computer science to simulate extreme sports, make their own fitness gadget commercial, and create commentary for a big sporting event. Students will learn about and use the tech concepts that are improving the sports you love.

ANIMATION: Create.Code.Animate.
Animate your own digital creations! Students will use the computer to design animated stories, games, and their very own studio logo. Students will learn how they can use technology to bring new characters to life!

No previous computer science is necessary.
Ask friends to join, too - the After-School Computer Science Class is social and fun!

CLICK HERE for more information about our current class. Space is limited so sign up soon! If you have any questions, please contact Miss Thomas at bthomas@serraschool.org.


Golf Squad

PGA Professionals come to campus to lead students through a socially based curriculum designed for juniors that creates enthusiasm for the game of golf. Hands on activities and exercises allow the class to experience the positive culture and values that are associated with golf. Boys and girls of all ages and skill levels are welcome. Class size is limited to 15, so sign up now! Visit the link below for more information and to register:

TK - 2 GRADES CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP!

3 - 8 GRADES CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Piano Lessons

Semi-Private and Private Piano and Keyboard Instruction is back for the 2016-2017 school year!

Explore your child's musical ability and potential through Piano as instructed by Mr. Gene Ho. Mr. Ho has over 20 years of experience as a private Piano Instructor in Orange and Los Angeles counties.

Instruction will include:

  • Emphasis on Note Reading and Sight Reading for each new lesson
  • Learn all types of music from Classical to Pops
  • Knowledge of Scales and Chord Systems
  • Technical exercises for finger dexterity and velocity
  • Music Theory and Harmony
  • Memorization Techniques for Intermediate and Advanced Students

Class size will be limited to one or two students per class. Classes are offered at three different time periods per day, four days per week. Select the time and day best suited for your schedule.

Please CLICK HERE for Winter class schedule and to register.

After class, Mr. Ho will take students to the appropriate dismissal location.

Chess

Academic Chess Classes will be held on Wednesdays for 2016-2017

Each week your child will get an exciting lesson as well as a chance to play other students in the class! Chess increases IQ and teaches children to:
  • think deeply
  • gain confidence
  • solve problems
  • develop patience
  • evaluate positions
  • compete well
  • visualize results
  • strategize and plan
Chess if offered for students in Grades 1 - 8. CLICK HERE for the flyer for all the details and call Academic Chess at (949) 348-2892 with any questions! Students are to go to the Chess classroom (PEB 121) immediately following dismissal. After Chess, an Academic Chess employee will take students to the appropriate dismissal location.




Young Rembrandts

Young Rembrandts is back on Mondays in 2017

Young Rembrandts will be providing after-school drawing classes for students in Kindergarten through Second Grade. Students will have a new and exciting lesson every class. They will learn fundamental drawing skills incorporating two artist concepts in drawing and color technique each lesson. Classes will be held on Mondays from 1:55p.m. - 2:40p.m. for Grades K - 2 in the PEB TK Room 140.

CLICK HERE for the registration and additional details and information. Students are to go to the Young Rembrandt's classroom immediately following dismissal. After class, a Young Rembrandt's employee will take students to the appropriate dismissal location. This employee will stay with the students until all students are picked up.

Stem&More Robotics Class

NAVY SEAL Robotics: Sea, Air and Land Grades 3th-5th

In this unique course, developed by STEM&More's team of experts, Students investigate a number of fascinating and astonishing worlds throughout semester: the world of sea, air and land machinery and the world of robotics. With this one of a kind program, students are familiarized with the stories behind the Navy SEAL. Join us in an amusing and engaging journey into the Navy Seal world! Fun Fact- Kids will take home every model built throughout the course!

Dino-Robotics- When the past fuses with the future Grades K – 2nd

In this unique course, developed by STEM&More's team of experts, kids will enter the fascinating Jurassic world while building challenging robot models of dinosaurs. Building these one of a kind dino-robots will introduce students to the fundamentals of robotics. Join us in an amusing and engaging journey into the past and the future! Fun Fact- Kids will take home every model built throughout the course!

CLICK HERE for Dino-Robotics - Grades K-2

CLICK HERE for Navy Seal Robotics - Grades 3-5

Visit their website to learn more!