Online Registration (through the My School Anywhere app “Store” accessible from this webpage or your smartphone) will open on Tuesday, January 8 at 10am and close at midnight on January 18th or when a class is full. Registration is on a first come basis.
Most programs begin the week of January 28th. All Point Road ECA finish at 4pm and Markham Place ECA finish at 4:15pm. See each description below for grade specifications, meeting days and tuition.
Grades 5-6 (girls only)
Beginner Acting by the Count Basie Center for the Performing Arts: Learn the tricks of the trade toward becoming a natural, dynamic and believable actor. Using script work and a variety of theatre games students will hone improvisational skills, and performance techniques. Great fun and a wonderful way to build self-confidence and self-esteem! Open to grades 3-4 and meets on Thursdays at 3pm for 8 weeks. Begins 1/31. Minimum 10 students, Max 12 students. $120 per student
Board Game Club with Mrs. Strauss. Students learn the qualities of good sportsmanship through playing board games with and against their peers. Each week, students will learn a new board game as a whole group. Strategies for winning and ways to be a gracious loser will be discussed, modeled and practiced. Then students will play that board game in small groups of 2-4. Open to grades 1-4 and meets on Thursdays at 3pm for 8 weeks. Begins 1/31. Minimum 10 students, Max 12 students. $80 per student
Transportation Timeline with Bricks 4 Kidz! Children explore the history of transportation while building technic models of boats, airplanes, helicopters and automobiles, the Bricks 4 Kidz way! Each week they will explore the details of how each model is made and then add on to create their own version. Children learn, build, play and have a ton of fun. Teamwork and collaboration is emphasized. Open to grades 2 & 3. 8 week program, meets Mondays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Begins 1/28. Minimum 12 students, Max 18 students. $160 per student
Young Enginners with Bricks 4 Kidz! Take learning out of the pages of the textbook and into an imaginative, 3-D, hands on learning experience using LEGO bricks your children know and love. Children will explore famous buildings, structures and inventions from around the world and learn how they were built. From Ancient Pyramids to the Empire State Building. Inventions such as cars, helicopter, and amusement park rides will be explored every other week. Open to grades K & 1. 8 week program, meets Wednesdays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Begins 1/30. Minimum 12 students, Max 18 students. $160 per student
Chess Club with Mr. Woodward. Students are organized by level. Each session begins with general instruction, a viewing of a famous chess game and ends with competing club play. Results of each game are entered into the club’s ladder system to track results. The final week is tournament day and trophies are awarded to the ladder and tournament winners.
Markham Chess: Open to 5-8th graders and meets on Mondays at 3:15pm for one hour. Club begins on 1/28 and runs for 8 weeks.
Minimum 8 students, Max 18 students. $90 per student
Point Road Chess: Open to 2nd-4th graders and meets Wednesdays at 3:00pm for one hour. Club begins on 1/30 and runs for 8 weeks. Minimum 8 students, Max 14 students. $90 per student
Coding for Girls with Mrs. Whittle. Students will learn foundations of coding concepts and based on achieved skills, will be able to move forward to more advanced coding concepts. Meets on Tuesdays at 3pm for 8 weeks. Open to girls in grades 3 and 4. Begins 1/29. Minimum 10 students, Max 20 students. $100 per student
Fitness Academy: Led by Mr. Russ, the Fitness Academy makes fitness fun while teaching foundational skills, movements, goal setting, basic nutrition, team work and much more! Healthy living requires that our kids push, pull, run, throw, climb, lift and jump effectively and safely as well as laugh, work as a team, be confident and challenge themselves to become leaders regardless if they play athletics or not. Students will learn 10 General Physical Skills: cardio vascular endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, accuracy, agility and balance. Body weight will be used and possibly elastic resistance bands, no free weights. Meets on Tuesdays at 3pm for 8 weeks. Open to all 3rd and 4th graders. Begins 1/29. Minimum 8 students, Max 20 students. $100 per student.
Little Hats, Big Hearts: Intro to Crocheting with Mrs. Saul. Students are taught to crochet and participate in a community project, making little red hats that are given to newborns in nearby hospitals to bring awareness to congenital heart disease. Supplies included and students get to keep.
Markham: Open to grades 5-8. Meets Thursdays at 3:15pm for 1 hour. Session lasts 8 weeks. Begins 1/31. Minimum 8 students, Max 15. $100 per student
Point Road: Open to grades 3 & 4. Meets Wednesdays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Session lasts 8 weeks. Begins 1/30. Minimum 8 students, Max 15. $100 per student
Newspaper Club produces the Get To the Point school newspaper with 100% student generated material. Under the guide of former television reporter, Adrienne Supino, students will learn the basics of journalism. They will write news articles, opinion pieces and columns, edit content and design the layout for their bi-annual publication. Open to 3rd & 4th graders. Meets Mondays six times: 1/28, 2/11, 2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/8 for one hour. Minimum 8 students, Max 12 students. $60 per student
Sports Statistics with Mr. Galgon. Interested in Fantasy Sports? Investigate the value of statistics while analyzing players, team rankings and performance. Students will examine the NBA and learn how statistics and basic probability are essential tools in a variety of professional and personal settings. Open to 5-8th graders and meets on Tuesdays at 3:15pm for one hour. Begins on 1/29 and runs for 8 weeks. Minimum 12 students, Max 18 students. $90 per student
WarriorZen Yoga with Expanding HoriZens Yoga.
Are you looking for ways to improve your tween’s mindfulness, flexibility, and physical strength? Our weekly class will focus on breathing exercises and visualization to enhance balance and concentration, while partner and group poses encourage teamwork and positive peer collaboration. Our approach emphasizes creativity and builds self-confidence through age appropriate games, activities and lots of laughter. Open to 5th & 6th grade girls only. The 8 week program, meets on Wednesdays at 3:15pm for 1 hour. Begins 1/30. Minimum 10 students, Max 12 students. Students supply their own mats. $160 per student.
Students will learn about design, color and composition as we imagine a Yeti Snowman. If your child is fond of sports, they’ll enjoy creating their favorite Hockey Player. We’ll also learn about Art History as we draw the Mona Lisa by master artist Leonardo DaVinci. Young Rembrandts will enhance your child’s drawing skills, teach composition, color theory and boost self-confidence. All art materials are provided. Open to grades 1-4. Meets Mondays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Session lasts 8 weeks. Begins 1/28. Minimum 15 students, Max 25. $160 per student
- The Little Silver PTO reserves the right to cancel a class due to insufficient registration, with full refund.
- Requests for refund of class fees will be considered for one week following the first class, provided there is a waiting list and the class spot can be filled. All requests must be submitted in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Refunds are not available after the one week post first class deadline. No refunds will be issued to enrollees admitted from wait list. Refunds made in the week after the first class will be pro-rated. Likewise, tuition for wait list enrollees will be pro-rated.
- No refunds or reimbursements for missed classes. If class needs to be canceled due to inclement weather or lack of teacher/supervisor, a make up session will be offered.
Do you have a suggestion for a new program or extracurricular club? We are always looking for ideas for our next offerings! Contact us!