After School Enrichment & Care

For Lower School students, King offers both After School Enrichment and After School Care options. Please find information listed below on the Enrichment Classes and After School Care tabs.

Enrichment Classes

King is pleased to offer after school classes for a variety of interests. A qualified Staff teaches a variety of courses for after-school enrichment and fun.

Registration for these classes is by email only. You will receive a confirmation email once your email has been received. If you have any questions concerning After School classes, please feel free to contact Ally Noel, at anoel@kingschoolct.org.

PLEASE NOTE, ENRICHMENT CLASSES TAKE PLACE WHEN SCHOOL IS IN SESSION. THERE ARE NO CLASSES DURING FEBRUARY OR SPRING BREAK. IN THE CASE OF A SNOW DAY, CLASSES WILL BE RE-SCHEDULED FOR ANOTHER DATE.

Spring 2017 Enrichment Offerings

After School Art

AFTER SCHOOL ART

Make projects of your own design using the many materials and techniques available in the LS studio. Come ready to create your own ideas and explore the unlimited options of the art room. Snack and a smock are provided.

GRADES: K-5

DATES: Tuesdays - March 28, April 4, April 11, (no class April 18), April 25, May 2, May 9

TIME: 3-4:00 p.m.

FEE: $150 per six week session, Materials fee $16 each session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Lori Auletta to enroll in this class


Engineering Adventures

ENGINEERING ADVENTURES

Students Kindergarten- Grade 2 are invited to join Ms. Morris to learn about the Engineering Design Process. Kids will use STEM skills to help their favorite fairy tale characters! Children have to plan, create and test solutions to help fairytale characters to solve problems. They will also be presented with real world problems and look at authentic data to come up with ideas to improve the world around them!

GRADES: K-2

DATES: Tuesdays beginning April 18 (five week session)

TIME: 2:45-3:45

FEE: Free

Please email Ms Morris to reserve a spot: smorris@kingschoolct.org

Lower School Service Learning Club

Please visit the King Cares service program page in the Parent Portal to learn more about current Lower School Service Club.


Lunch Time Chess

LUNCH TIME CHESS

Chess is a game for people of all ages. You can learn to play at any age and in chess, unlike in many other sports, you don't ever have to retire. Age is also not a factor when you're looking for an opponent --young can play old and old can play young.

For more information and to enroll in this program, please click here

Spanish Enrichment Club

The purpose of the Lower School Spanish Enrichment Club is to provide children with the opportunity to engage in supplemental, structured choice language activities that encourage children to explore their world and their own creativity and interests. Every week, students will read, write, speak and listen in Spanish. All meetings are taught in full-immersion Spanish in order to build confidence, motivate students and enhance language skills. Art, story-telling, games, music and multimedia activities in Spanish will be incorporated into every week’s meeting.

GRADES: 3 – 5

DATES: Thursdays beginning April 13

TIME: 3:00 – 4:00 pm

FEE: FREE

ENROLLMENT: Please email Ana Gallegos to enroll

Story Craft

STORY CRAFT

Come enjoy some fabulous picture books followed by a simple craft inspired by the stories. Please bring a snack and drink.

GRADES: K-1

DATES: Tuesdays beginning April 11

TIME: 2:45-3:45 p.m.

FEE: FREE

ENROLLMENT: Please email Emily Decker to enroll

Tinker With Tech

TINKER WTIH TECH

During the 6 weeks students will create animation movies, 3d print designs, learn about circuits and make a plush LED toy.

GRADES: 3-5 (limit 10 students)

DATES: Wednesdays - April 12, April 19, April 26, May 3, May 10, May 17

ENROLLMENT: Please email Sue Laramie at slaramie@kingschoolct.org



Yoga

YOGA

The benefits of this class are many! Yoga can help build strength, endurance, and flexibility. The main focus of the child yoga program is fun. Children pretend to be animals for which poses are named. Stories are created about the poses the children assume to make the class interesting and engaging. This class helps children grow stronger physically, mentally, and emotionally, and they have a lot of fun too.

DATES:

  • PreK-Grade 1: Tuesdays beginning April 11
  • Grade 2-5: Thursdays beginning April 13
TIME: 3:00-4:00

FEES: $120/ six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Wendy Kerr to enroll

Zumba Kids

ZUMBA KIDS

Come shake, move, and get fit! Zumba Kids is an innovative dance fitness class, which offers a fun, energetic way to promote a healthy lifestyle through movement and exercise. There are many benefits to Zumba Kids some of which include; improved coordination, balance, muscle tone, memory, endurance, and creativity. Students will also learn cool dance steps, routines, and games while enjoying 100% kid friendly music.

Be sure not to miss out on all the fun!

The class will consist of a warm-up, dance steps/routines, game time, and cool-down.

Students need to wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing and sneakers. Students should also bring a snack, towel, and a bottle of water.

GRADES: K-3

DATES: Tuesdays beginning January 17

TIME: 3:00-4:00 p.m.

FEE: $120 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Sonia Benedetto to enroll

After School Care

King is pleased to offer after school care for children in Full or Half Day Preschool-Grade 5. Qualified Staff and US students interact with the children in a casual, fun environment after school.

Registration for After School Care is by email only. To enroll in the After School Care Program, please download this form and email it to jmansfield@kingschoolct.org. You will receive a confirmation email once your email has been received.

If you have any questions concerning After School care, please feel free to contact Jamie Mansfield at jmansfield@kingschoolct.org or (203) 322-3496, Ext. 398

Facilities
Most activities take place within the LS Media Center, where children have access to books, magazines, computers, and cozy seating. Weather permitting, the program takes advantage of King’s fields and playground.

Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 2:45-5:30 p.m., when school is in session. There is no After School on early dismissal days.

Policies

  • Pick up is 5:30 p.m.
  • A late fee of $25.00 will be charged after 5:35 p.m. to defray the additional staffing costs.
  • Your child will be automatically reenrolled in the After School Program each trimester unless you notify us otherwise.
  • Your child will not be released to anyone other than the person you designate without written permission. A photo ID will be required. For the safety of the children, this policy is strictly enforced.
  • If an emergency occurs and you are not able to pick up your son/daughter on time, please call the After School Program office at (203) 322-3496, Ext. 398. or email Jamie Mansfield directly.

Fees
The After School Program fees are based on the number of school days and are billed on a trimester basis by the Business Office.

  • One Day: $330
  • Two Days: $660
  • Three Days: $990
  • Four Days: $1,320
  • Five Days: $1,650
Drop-In Usage
If for any reason you cannot pick up your son/daughter by 3:00 p.m., the After School Program will accommodate students on a drop-in basis for a fee of $50.00 for the day.