Enrichment Clubs

Spring 2018 clubs are currently in session.

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-

Fall - beginning week of Oct. 10

Winter - beginning week of Jan. 22

Spring - beginning week of Apr. 23

If you have any questions or comments about the program please email Jay Duffner (ayershirleypto@gmail.com).



Spring 2018


The cost is $25 for most clubs, though the fee may be waived for some clubs. Club registration begins Friday, April 6th. Registration forms are due by Friday, April 13th.

The spring 2018 session will run on the following dates:

Mondays: Apr23, Apr30, May7, May14, May21, Jun4

Tuesdays: see club listing

Wednesdays: see club listing

Thursdays: see club listing


MONDAYS

B1 Play-Well TEKnologies- LEGO Pre-engineering

Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies

Fee: $108

Grades: K-2

Time: 3:15-4:45PM, 6 weeks

Max size: 16 students

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGOs. Build engineer-designed projects such as boats, bridges, mazes and motorized cars, and use special pieces to create your own unique design! Explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Engineering concepts include gear ratios, pneumatics, electric motors and many others.


TUESDAYS

B1 Catch the Science Bug!

Instructor: Kimberly Bent

Fee: $90

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks (Apr24, May1, May8, May15, May22, Jun5)

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.

B2 Art Club

Instructor: Heather Goddard

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: K-2

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks (Apr24, May1, May8, May15, May22, May29)

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.


WEDNESDAYS

C1 Nursery Rhymes Club

Instructor: Meredith Marcinkewicz

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: K-1

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks (Apr25, May2, May16, May23, May30, Jun6)

Max size: 16 students

Sing and dance to classic children’s songs with music and movement teacher Meredith Marcinkewicz. They will act, make crafts and play rhyming games.

C2 Musical Theater and Dance

Instructor: Alexis Kapp

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks (May2, May9, May16, May23, May30, Jun6)

Max size: 16 students

Students will learn basic skills in singing, acting, and the stage. They will be engaged in simple improve games and team building exercises that will promote creativity and confidence.


C3 Green Club

Instructor: Jessica Myshrall

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: 2-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks (Apr25, May2, May9 May16, May23, May30)

Max size: 16 students

Thinking green, learn the basics of what and why different things are recyclable. Create something from items that could be recycled but instead repurposed. Complete a group project that benefits the school: repurposed art project, possibly start a compost project in cafeteria, implement a stronger reduce, reuse, recycling program for LAW.


THURSDAYS

D1 Camera Club

Instructor: Meredith Marcinkewicz

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: 3-5

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks, Apr26, May3, May 17, May 24, May 31, Jun7

Max size: 16 students

Students will be introduced to the workings of digital cameras, framing shots, concepts of foreground and background, nature shot, portraits, and action shots. Students will take home a printed photo from each week's class.


D2 Drama Club

Instructor: Adam Lamy

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: K-2

Time: 3:15-4:15PM, 6 weeks, Apr 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31

Max size: 10 students

Students will learn all the basics of being on stage and what acting can be all about. From things such as blocking and marking to exiting stage left and right. We will play games and activities that well help us break out of our shells and create characters together. Let’s have fun and get stage ready!


D3 Great Start Club (Morning)

Instructor: Kelly Reed

Fee: $25, scholarship available

Grades: K-5

Time: 7:45 – 8:30AM, Apr 26, May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31

Max size: 20 students

Start the school day off right with some physical activity and fun games. Club members will decide on games to play. This club meets in the morning before the school day starts in the LAW small gym.

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


Logistics and Scheduling:

Varsha Desai

Tracey Sargent


PTO Volunteers:

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