New this year! The LSPTO is offering several tuition based after school Extra Curricular Activities this Fall at Markham Place and Point Road. Programs are facilitated by outside vendors, teachers or parent volunteers.
Online Registration (through the My School Anywhere app “Store” accessible from this webpage or your smartphone) will open on Tuesday, September 11th at 10am and close at midnight on September 21st or when a class is full. Registration is on a first come basis.
Most programs begin the week of October 1st. See each description below for grade specifications, meeting days and tuition.
- 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.
Markham Chess Club with Mr. Woodward. 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. Open to 5-8th graders. 5th & 6th graders meet on Monday 3:15pm for one hour and 7th & 8th graders meet on Wednesdays for one hour. Club begins on 10/1 and 10/3 and runs for 8 weeks. Minimum 6 students, Max 12 students per club. $90 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 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 10/2 and runs for 8 weeks. Minimum 10 students, Max 15 students. $90 per student SOLD OUT!
Intermediate Engineers with Snapology is a guided, team program where students build models that use gears, axles, levers, pulleys, wheels and motors. Students will learn physics, engineering, and mechanical concepts, and how they correlate to create a sturdy structure. Open to 3rd & 4th graders only. 8 week program, meets on Wednesdays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Begins 10/3. Minimum 12 students, Max 20 students. $160 per student SOLD OUT!
Space Adventures with Bricks 4 Kidz! Lego construction group where students explore themes and build basic brick and motorized models. Students will learn about shapes, colors, gears, torque, friction, laws of motion and space exploration. Open to grades 1 & 2 only. 8 week program, meets Wednesdays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Begins 10/3. Minimum 12 students, Max 18 students. $160 per student SOLD OUT!
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. Open to grades 3 & 4. Meets Thursdays at 3:00pm for 1 hour. Session lasts 8 weeks. Begins 10/4. Minimum 8 students, Max 20. $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: 9/24, 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/19 and 12/10 for one hour. Max 12 students. $60 per student SOLD OUT!
Coding Club* workshop 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. Begins 10/2. Minimum 12 students, Max 20 students. $100 per student
*This first session will be open to 3rd & 4th grade boys only. “Coding for Girls” will be offered next session and another program open to all 3rd and 4th grade students will follow in the Spring.
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 10/3. Minimum 10 students, Max 12 students. $80 per student SOLD OUT!
Girls on the Run is a supervised, motivational running group for 3rd & 4th grade girls. Meets for 1 hour on Point Road lower field on Wednesdays and Fridays from 3 – 4:15pm. Session lasts 10 weeks. We teach life skills through dynamic, conversation-based lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k in November Register online at: https://www.raceplanner.com/register/index/GOTRCNJFall2018 (waitlist only) Begins on Wednesday, September 19th.
Do you have a suggestion for a new program or extra curricular club? A Winter and Spring Session are planned based upon successful subscription to the Fall session. Contact us!