After School Enrichment Clubs

Sign up for the Winter 2019 After School Enrichment Clubs

Signup forms are due by Friday, January 11th.

After School Enrichment Clubs offer a wide selection of creative, educational, and fun learning opportunities to the entire Lura A. White elementary school community. The clubs are lead by teachers, parents, and friends of the school. Special thanks to all our enrichment club leaders and the Lura A. White staff, without whom these clubs would not be possible!!

Clubs meet directly after the school day ends. Weekly sessions last 60-90 minutes and run for six weeks. Club sessions occur three times throughout the year starting in October, January and April.

If you have any questions or comments about the program please email Jay Duffner (

Winter 2019

The Winter 2019 session will run on the following dates:

Mondays: Jan 28, Feb 4, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 4, Mar 11, (Mar 18, Mar 25)

Tuesdays: Jan 22, Jan 29, Feb 5, Feb 12, Feb 26, Mar 5

Wednesdays: Jan 23, Jan 39, Feb 6, Feb 13, Feb 27, Mar 6

Fridays: Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Mar 1, Mar 8, Mar 15


A1 Play-Well TEKnologies- Mine, Craft, Build with LEGO Materials

Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies

Fee: $140, scholarship not available

Grades: K-2

Time: 3:15-4:45PM, 8 weeks

Max size: 16 students

Bring Minecraft to life using LEGO® bricks! Resourcefulness, creativity, and cooperation come together in this unique building adventure game; roll the dice to mine for resources, and use these resources to build special items to help in our adventures! Build a Zoo, create a Medieval Castle, and design a Tree House Village! This experience is an original game designed by Play-Well instructors inspired by the popular game, Minecraft. Students will have a blast, even without any prior experience with Minecraft or the LEGO® building system.

A2 Cartooning Club

Instructor: David Sebastian

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: K-2

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 12 students

This program is a basic introduction to drawing cartoons and comic strips. The program will include the process of character creation and development. We will use exaggeration and minimalization techniques to help explain our characters personalities. The students will then integrate their characters into a created world in a multi-panel newspaper-style comic strip.


B1 Art Club

Instructor: Heather Goddard

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 20 students

Art club will explore the creative process using a variety of mediums including paint, oil pastel, marker, crayon and colored pencil. During the first club’s session the club with decide as a group some projects that they would be interested in creating and this will inform what will happen during the rest of the meetings.


C1 Catch the Science Bug!

Instructor: Kimberly Bent

Fee: $100, scholarship not available

Grades: 2-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 20 students

Each week contains an engaging hands-on exploration of topics in science and engineering. Learn how to be a detective and take fingerprints, measure the strength of paper towels, make an aluminum foil boat, make flying twirlers, explore states of matter and find the best formula for making silly putty.

C2 String Art Club for Grades 3-5 and C3 String Art Club for Grades K-2

Instructor: Marianne Zimon and Linda Atwood

Fee: $25 scholarship available

Grades: K-2 and 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 12 students

String art is a fun, easy way to make a colorful picture by wrapping thread or embroidery floss around pins, toothpicks or nails. Come join me as we learn the fine art of beginning weaving in a safe and colorful way. 2 classes grades K-2 and 3-5.

C4 Ukulele and Percussion Club

Instructor: Meredith Marcinkewicz

Fee: $25 scholarship available

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 12 students

Students will learn how to play some songs on the ukulele and will use a variety of percussion instruments to accompany these songs. They will also play percussion instruments along with recorded songs and they will create some songs of their own.

C5 Newspaper Club

Instructor: Matt Noll

Fee: $25 scholarship available

Grades: 5 only

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 12 students

Students will become reporters and writers in the creation of a school newspaper. Conduct interviews with teachers and classrooms and write about events important to you and your school. The school newspaper will be distributed to all classrooms at Lura White.


E1 Beyblades Club

Instructor: Cheryl Butterfield-Robinson and Kristen Mullen

Fee: $25 scholarship available

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 16 students

Bring your best Beyblades to this after school club and try to outlast or burst your opponent. Games will include friendly matches and tournaments.

Thank You!

Past instructors:

Daniel LaCruz

Heather Goddard

Marla Farrow

Elise White

Meredith Marcinkewicz

Alexandra Bradstreet

Erica Crawford

Sue Heinz

Adam Lamy

Kelly Marchand

Vijayan Nambiar

Katherine Farrar

Kelly Reed

Noah Reed

Cyndy Gianakos

Bonnie Warren

Amelia Bellve

Maria Morrell

Ana Rice

Kimberly Bourassa

Kimberly Bent

Alexis Kapp

Joy Kapp

Logistics and Scheduling:

Varsha Desai

Tracey Sargent

PTO Volunteers:

Jay Duffner, Kristen Mullen, Jessica Myshrall, Kelly Reed, Sudha Shunmugam, Lisa Trotter