After School Enrichment & Care

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

Enrichment Classes

King is pleased to offer After School Enrichment classes to suit a variety of interests.

Registration for these classes is by email only. Please contact the Faculty as listed below directly with any questions or to register for a class. These opportunities are updated every few months, please check the bi-weekly newsletter for announcements of new programs.  If you have any questions concerning After School Enrichment Classes in general, please contact Karen Raidt, Director of King Cares Service and Student Services, at kraidt@kingschoolct.org or (203) 322-3496 Ext. 311.

Please note, Enrichment Classes take place when school is in session. There are no classes during School Breaks. In the event of a Snow Day, classes will be re-scheduled for another date. 

Kids' Yoga

Yoga exercises your mind, body and breath! Students will strengthen and stretch their bodies while learning how to focus and improve their moods through relaxation and breathing skills. There are many benefits of yoga including improved balance and motor skills, increased creativity, and a strong sense of self and community. 

Classes will consist of warm up, pose work, independent practice, and relaxation time. 

Students should wear comfortable clothing and bring a snack and a water bottle. 

GRADES: K-2

DATES: Wednesdays: April 10, 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15

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

FEE: $120 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Cara Grimaldi to enroll.

Lower School King Cares Service Club

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 opportunities.

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.

GRADES: K-1 Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/16 

GRADES: 2 - 4 Thursdays 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 2/7, 2/21, 2/28, 3/7, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18
ENROLLMENT: For more information and to inquire about joining for the remainder of the program, please click here 

FEE: $220-$230

Martial Arts Club

Discipline, Respect, and Confidence. These are the top three traits taught within the study of martial arts. In this club, students will learn the basics of Tae Kwon Do. They will practice basic kicks, strikes, and forms all while achieving their own personal goals. Students will also learn basics in physical training. Push-ups, sit-ups, stretching, and other various drills will provide students with the energy and confidence to perform in each day of the session. With the instruction from a 4th degree black belt and multi-time Tae Kwon Do champion who has over 20yrs of martial arts experience, this club is guaranteed to give students a new appreciation for martial arts and what it stands for.

Recommended Attire: Comfortable clothing (sweat pants, t-shirt, sneakers)

GRADES: 3-5

DATES: Fridays: 4/5, 4/12, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24

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

FEE: $120 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Joey Lener to enroll.

Scratch Programming

Learn Scratch programming Grades 3-5. This class is for beginners and those who already know how to code in Scratch. Create games, animate stories, and use Makey Makey boards. Classes will meet on Thursdays. 

GRADES: 3-5

DATES: Thursdays: 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16

TIME: 3:00-4:00

FEE: $120 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Sue Laramie to enroll.

Science Stations Club

Students will get to use microscopes, science tools, building kits, as wells learn about electricity, make and test bubble solutions, and use the campus as the classroom.

GRADES: PreK - Grade 2: Thursdays: 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16

GRADES: 3 -5: Tuesdays: 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14

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

FEE: $120 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Shevon Morris to enroll.

Vocal Ensemble

Have you ever wanted to improve your singing skills and learn to sing songs that you love? This is the ensemble for you! Students will work to learn healthy vocal techniques, musicianship skills, and sing in harmony. Repertoire will include popular as well as traditional tunes. 

GRADES: 3-5

DATES: Mondays: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13

TIME: 2:50-3:20 p.m.

FEE: $60 per six week session

ENROLLMENT: Please email Cara Grimaldi to enroll.

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-2

DATES: Tuesdays 4/9, 4/16, 4/23, 4/30, 5/7, 5/14

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 Day Preschool-Grade 5. Qualified Staff and US students interact with the children in a casual, fun environment after school.

Registration: Registration for After School Care is by email only. 

ENROLL IN AFTER SCHOOL CARE

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 Karen Raidt at kraidt@kingschoolct.org

Fees for 2019-2020 School Year: 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: $350
  • Two Days: $680
  • Three Days: $1,010
  • Four Days: $1,340
  • Five Days: $1,670

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.

Questions: If you have any questions concerning After School care, please feel free to contact Karen Raidt at kraidt@kingschoolct.org.