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After-School Programming

Extended Day

St. John's offers a fun and engaging Extended Day Program for our students from afternoon dismissal until 6:00 p.m. Organized by grade, the fee-based program provides opportunities for children to play, enjoy a snack, and engage in fun activities. Activities include crafts, games, activities, outdoor play, building with LEGO bricks, and FUN Fridays. Students are provided the opportunity to complete homework and reading assignments while attending Extended Day. The program is available for full-time enrollment (paid year in full, by semester, or monthly), *Punch Passes for drop-in care at a reduced rate (paid in advance); or daily drop-in care for $30 per day. 
*Punch pass visits will be monitored by the After School Program Coordinator and parents will be notified when it is time to purchase a new one.

*Daily drop-ins or Punch Pass visits must be scheduled 24 hours in advance.  No same-day drop-ins will be permitted except for emergency situations.  Drop-ins that are not scheduled in advance will be charged a drop-in fee and are subject to additional fees.

St. John's Extended Day has a Homework Club available daily for 5th-8th grade students from 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. (beginning on Tuesday, September 6th)  A staff member will be available to assist students who are registered for Homework Club. Pick up for Homework Club is 4:45 p.m. unless the student is also registered for Extended Day.

Extended Day Tuition (M-F until 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted):

Grade level

Yearly Tuition

Yearly Tuition (w/5% discount if paid in full) Semester Tuition (Payments taken in Sept. and Jan.) Monthly Tuition (Payments taken at beginning of each month)

Primary School (preschool-K)

 $3,600

$3,420 $1,800 $400

Lower School (1st-4th grades)

 $3,150

$2,993 $1,575 $350

Middle School (5th-8th grades)

 $2,700

$2,565 $1,350 $300

MS Homework Club 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.(5th-8th grades)

 $1,800

$1,710 $900 $200
MS Homework Club + Extended Day $3,825 $3,634 $1,913 $425


PUNCH PASSES:
10 day punch pass = $255 (this is a 15% discount off the daily drop-in rate for 10 visits)

20 day punch pass = $480 (this is a 20% discount off the daily drop-in rate for 20 visits)

Register for 2022-2023 Extended Day  

For Extended Day Program information and availability, please contact Advancement and Auxiliary Programs Coordinator Kellyn Laurinski.

Student Pick Up
All students must be picked up from the Extended Day Program by 6:00 p.m. from the front carpool loop (Flagpoles).  Families will incur a late fee for students who are not picked up by 6:10 p.m. The Extended Day program operates only on regularly scheduled school days. It is not available on early-dismissal days, such as the last school day before Thanksgiving, the last school day before Christmas holidays, Games Day, or the last day of School. There is a 10-minute grace period for late pickup. After 6:10 p.m., families are charged $25 for every 5 minutes.


St. John's Enrichment Programs

Enrichment Program Class Descriptions Spring 2023

*Registration links for Spring 2023 enrichment programs will open 5:00 p.m. on Dec. 1, 2022!

Student Pick Up Information for Enrichment Programs
All students must be picked up from their registered Enrichment Programs at the completion of the class time (see below for all Enrichment class times). When you register for an Enrichment program you will see an option to "add-on" Extended Day. Please select this if you will need your student to stay in Extended Day past the time of their Enrichment Program. There are no drop-ins for Extended Day or Enrichment programs. All students must be pre-registered. 

The Extended Day Program ends at 6:00 p.m., and students are picked up from the front carpool loop (Flagpoles).  Families will incur a late fee for students who are not picked up by 6:10 p.m. The ASP operates only on regularly scheduled school days. It is not available on early-dismissal days, such as the last school day before Thanksgiving, the last school day before Christmas holidays, Games Day, or the last day of School. There is a 10-minute grace period for late pickup. After 6:10 p.m., families are charged $25 for every 5 minutes.

Spring 2023 enrichment classes will begin the week of January 23.MONDAYSAdventures in STEM: Lego (12 Classes, January 23 - May 8) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies
Grades and Time: Kinder - 1st Grade: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO®! 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!


Art, Animation & NFT's (12 Classes, January 23 - May 8) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructor: Techie Factory
Grades and Time: 5th - 8th Grade: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

For all of your aspiring artists and animators, this is the lab is for them! In this camp, our techie's will learn the basics of digital drawing and design, as well as be introduced to tools and software that modern day animators, artists, and designers use to create unique and inspiring creations. Students will create fun stop motion shorts from concept, through filming, editing, adding music to the finished product ready for their YouTube channel. They'll also learn about NFT's and each techie will create several of their own to sell to the grandparents!


Learning Lacrosse (12 Classes, January 23 - May 8) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructor: Kidokinetics
Grades and Time: 1st - 4th Grade: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Kidokinetics Learning Lacrosse utilizes curriculum developed by USA Lacrosse to introduce and develop the tactical, technical, and cooperative skills for young children to gain interest in the game. Our coaches instruct the basics of lacrosse including scooping, passing, catching, cradling and shooting in a confidence building, non-competitive, teamwork-oriented environment. Physical skill developed includes speed, agility, coordination, endurance, and accuracy.


Minecraft Mondays! (13 Classes, January 23 - May 15) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructor: Eric Telzrow                    
Grades and Time: 1st – 4th: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Do you enjoy building and designing in Minecraft with your friends? Are you interested in checking out Minecraft Earth, the latest feature? Each week students will tackle new architectural challenges and collaborate in order to exercise their creativity and build new worlds. Whether you are a Minecraft noob or a pro, you will certainly improve your Minecraft IQ with this camp.


Red Hot Peppers Jump Rope Team (12 Classes, January 23 - May 8) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructors: Morgan Martinez and Katie Fuqua                        
Grades and Time: 1st – 5th: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Students will develop a variety of tricks and skills like Double Dutch, Chinese jump rope, and choreographed routines.  We will focus on building confidence to try new activities, developing an appreciation for rhythm, body awareness and gross motor skills. Space is limited to 30 students and Red Hot Peppers Jump Rope Team members will be given priority.


Silly Symphony (12 Classes, January 23 - May 8) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructors: DIMA                       
Grades and Time: Preschool 3's - Kinder: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Students will be introduced to the instruments of the orchestra through games, and  instruction. Activities will include an instrument building workshop and an “instrument petting  zoo.” Parents will be invited to a final performance from our Silly Symphony where students will  perform using their own creations or a real instrument.
 


Piano Private Lessons (13 Classes, January 23 - May 15) – no classes 2/20, 3/13, 4/10, or 5/1
Instructor: DIMATexas        
Grades and Time: PreK - 8th: 1/2 hour 4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

 

Class time will be divided between learning repertoire, developing technique, and learning music theory and history. Students are taught familiar, level-appropriate pieces, memorization and practice techniques, and reading skills. Soon, your children will be performing beautiful, well-known melodies for family, while having fun learning an instrument. Students and teachers will also prepare repertoire to perform in the DIMATexas Recital Series. They will be a part of beautiful recitals, festivals, and concerts, while developing their self-esteem and building confidence. All classes are taught by acclaimed artists and teachers from the DFW Institute of Musical Advancement (DIMATexas). Instructors are easy to connect with via email or text, and are very responsive to parents and children's specific needs. 
*Students registered for private lessons after 3:45pm will need to be picked up from school and then dropped back off at their lesson time, or purchase an individual day drop-in for before lesson care through Extended Day.  This is a discounted rate from the regular Extended Day drop in fee when it is associated with a lesson.


TUESDAYSChess (14 classes January 24 – May 2) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Eric Telzrow
Grades and Time: 1st – 4th: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Master the Game of Kings! Learn about chess notation, openings and great tactics like skewers, pins, X-ray attacks and more. You will also learn the rules of tournament chess including various timed chess games. It’s your move! Space limited to 14 students.


Choir (12 classes January 24 – April 18) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Megan Nasser
Grades and Time: 2nd – 4th: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Calling all singers in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades!  After school choir rehearsals continues in Spring of 2023, with our first rehearsal on Tuesday, January 24th and continuing for 12 weeks each Tuesday afternoon (with the exception of Spring Break). Participants will learn to connect their body, mind, spirit, and voice through stretches, warm-ups, and inspiring choral repertoire. Performance opportunities for this special group will be announced during the semester. 
Space limited to 24 students.


Good Vibe Tribe - Yoga! (12 classes January 24 – April 18) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Meghan Verbitsky-Fallin
Grades and Time: 5th – 8th: 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

This class provides a non-competitive environment for teens and preteens to explore yoga poses, breathing exercises, movement games, mindfulness activities, and much-needed relaxation techniques and good vibes.


Hoops, Scoops & Shots (12 classes January 24 – April 18) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Kidokinetics                      
Grades and Time: PreK-TK-Kinder: 2:45 - 3:30 p.m.

Kidokinetics Hoops Scoops and Shots combines three popular sports to create a fun learning experience with just the right emphasis on fitness and exercise. Hoops (basketball) introduces passing, shooting and ball handling basics. Scoops (lacrosse) instructs the basic skills of cradling, passing, scooping and catching. Shots (USTA NetGeneration tennis) teaches groundstrokes, serves, and net play. These skills combined with game play provide a confidence-building environment. Physical skills developed include agility, accuracy, flexibility, balance, endurance, coordination, and speed.


Karate (12 classes January 24 – April 18) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructors: Morgan Martinez & Theresa Muscato – Pricing differences based new or returning student status (see registration form)                  
Grades and Time: PreK, TK, and Kinder: 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Grades and Time: 1st – 4th: 3:45 – 4:30 p.m.


Has your child always wanted to take karate? Now’s the time! Our Karate Class is a satellite program for the Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense™ and welcomes both new and continuing students. Our program uses the same materials, curriculum and testing that Dr. Chamberlain offers at his other studios. The goal of the karate program is for students to continue their training and have the opportunity to advance their belt ranks by the end of the year. Space limited to 20 students per class.


Pickleball Pandemonium (12 classes January 24 – April 18) – no class March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Kidokinetics                      
Grades and Time: 1st - 4th: 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.


Experience the new sports craze for young boys and girls! Kidokinetics Pickleball Pandemonium is the perfect hybrid of tennis, badminton and table tennis! This program provides a fast moving, energetic, teamwork-oriented environment that is approachable and engaging. Key skills include agility, speed, accuracy, precision, reaction, and overall coordination. The game utilizes wood paddles and a perforated polymer ball (whiffle type) on a court surface modified for small court play. 


Piano Private Lessons (14 Classes, January 24 - May 2) – no classes March 14 (Spring Break)
Instructor: DIMATexas        
Grades and Time: PreK - 8th: 1/2 hour 4:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

 

Class time will be divided between learning repertoire, developing technique, and learning music theory and history. Students are taught familiar, level-appropriate pieces, memorization and practice techniques, and reading skills. Soon, your children will be performing beautiful, well-known melodies for family, while having fun learning an instrument. Students and teachers will also prepare repertoire to perform in the DIMATexas Recital Series. They will be a part of beautiful recitals, festivals, and concerts, while developing their self-esteem and building confidence. All classes are taught by acclaimed artists and teachers from the DFW Institute of Musical Advancement (DIMATexas). Instructors are easy to connect with via email or text, and are very responsive to parents and children's specific needs. 
*Students registered for private lessons after 3:45pm will need to be picked up from school and then dropped back off at their lesson time, or purchase an individual day drop-in for before lesson care through Extended Day.  This is a discounted rate from the regular Extended Day drop in fee when it is associated with a lesson.


WEDNESDAYSBasketball (12 Classes, January 25 - April 19) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Kidokinetics
Grades and Time: 1st - 4th Grade: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Kidokinetics Basketball Fundamentals introduce the basic skills of the game in a fun and inclusive environment! Adapting all concepts and skill development techniques produced by the NBA we develop a fun skills and drills experience for young children. Coaches introduce and instruct ball handling, passing, shooting and foot work, and introductory game play that enables participants to build confidence in their basketball abilities. Physical skills developed include speed, agility, coordination, accuracy, and endurance.


Games Day! Club (13 classes January 25 - April 26) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Brett Prange
Grades and Time: PreK, TK, and Kinder: 3:15 – 3:45 p.m.
Grades and Time: 1st & Up: 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

It’s Game Day – All Day!  Who says Game Day isn’t every day?! On Wednesdays, your child can join us after school to play dodge ball, soccer, kickball, touch football, fort building, or some other amazingly fun activity.  We will also practice and perfect relays for Game Day domination and laugh and have fun at full capacity!  These different physical activities each week will hopefully help them get those remaining “wiggles” out at the end of the day.  Space is limited to 15 students per class.


Little Geniuses: Chess (12 Classes, January 25 - April 19) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: The Knight School
Grades and Time: PreK-TK-Kinder: 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.

This chess class specifically developmentally targets our Prek-Kinder age kids with puppet shows, dancing, fast chess clocks, playing chess for Mardi Gras beads, collecting 22 colorful silicone wristbands, zany movies, hilarious songs, fun chess tourneys, and a great, fun spirit that makes kids never leave chess and gain problem-solving ability and academic confidence each week.


Music Under The Sea (12 Classes, January 25 - April 19) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: DIMATexas
Grades and Time: PreSchool - PreK: 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Dive in to this fun-filled musical experience! In this semester’s “Under the Sea” themed class, students will enjoy learning and singing new songs, dancing like crabs and sea-horses, and will gain lots of musical knowledge along the way. This class will cultivate your child’s imagination and creativity and encourage a lasting love of music.


STEM Explorations with LEGO (12 Classes, January 25 - April 19) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Play-Well TEKnologies
Grades and Time: 2nd - 4th Grade: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Power up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as arch bridges, skyscrapers, motorized cars, and the Battletrack! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level.


Tumble Fun (12 Classes, January 25 - April 19) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: Kidokinetics
Grades and Time: PreK - TK - Kinder: 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Kidokinetics TumbleFun program is designed to provide a fun, healthy experience of exercise, games, nutrition and tumbling activities. Each session introduces new activities including floor movement, forward and backward rolls, balance work, donkey kicks, handstand and cartwheel prep. The skill building is complemented with fun games, music, bubbles and rhythm steamers to create a positive improvement in flexibility, balance, coordination, and strength.


Piano Private Lessons (14 Classes, January 25 - May 3) – no class March 15 (Spring Break)
Instructor: DIMATexas        
Grades and Time: PreK - 8th: Each 1/2 hour 3:30, 4:00 & 4:30 p.m.

Class time will be divided between learning repertoire, developing technique, and learning music theory and history. Students are taught familiar, level-appropriate pieces, memorization and practice techniques, and reading skills. Soon, your children will be performing beautiful, well-known melodies for family, while having fun learning an instrument. Students and teachers will also prepare repertoire to perform in the DIMATexas Recital Series. They will be a part of beautiful recitals, festivals, and concerts, while developing their self-esteem and building confidence. All classes are taught by acclaimed artists and teachers from the DFW Institute of Musical Advancement (DIMATexas). Instructors are easy to connect with via email or text, and are very responsive to parents and children's specific needs. 
*Students registered for private lessons after 3:45pm will need to be picked up from school and then dropped back off at their lesson time, or purchase an individual day drop-in for before lesson care through Extended Day.  This is a discounted rate from the regular Extended Day drop in fee when it is associated with a lesson.


THURSDAYS1st Tee Golf (12 classes January 26 – April 27) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: Kidokinetics             
Grades and Time: 1st - 4th: 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Kidokinetics First Tee Golf program is designed to instruct basic golf skills through an innovative curriculum developed by The First Tee Golf Association. The program was created in association with the PGA, LPGA, Champions Tour and Masters Association. The provided curriculum modifies the four basic shots of golf including putting, chipping, pitching and full swing. Equipment is designed for young children with oversized club faces, color coded grips, and target oriented training tools and alignment markings. Each activity empowers young people to explore their abilities and develop life-enhancing values along the way. This program is perfect for a beginner golfer and young children wanting to explore the sport.


Beginner Bike Class Session 1 (4 classes January 26 - February 16)
Beginner Bike Class Session 2 (4 classes March 23 - April 20) - no class April 6

Instructor: Dallas Biking School
Grades and Time: PreK-TK: 2:30p - 3:25p
Grades and Time: Kinder - 5th: 3:30p - 4:25p

PreK - TK Class:  Step One of learning to ride your bike - safely balancing and gliding without training wheels!  Balance and coordination exercises, along with leg strengthening activities are part of the program! Many kids are able to begin pedaling at this age.  Please bring bike (without training wheels), helmet and water bottle. Space limited to 6 students.

Kinder - 5th Class:  Learn to safely ride your bike by learning to balance and glide without training wheels!  Balance and coordination exercises, along with leg strengthening activities are part of the program! The goal of this class is to learn to safely ride and control your bike while pedaling.  Please bring bike (without training wheels), helmet and water bottle.  Space limited to 6 students.


Book Cooks (6 classes January 26 - March 2)
Instructor: Susan Benton
Grades and Time: PreK - 1st: 3p - 4p

Join Mrs. Benton in the kitchen for some Book Cooking Fun!  Each week, we will explore recipes and activities inspired by children’s literature. Students will have fun mixing, measuring and making friends while creating in the kitchen. Space limited to 10 students.


Cooking & Baking (12 classes January 26 – April 27) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: Cook Learn Grow             
Grades and Time: 2nd - 6th: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Does your child LOVE to cook or bake? From Savory to Sweet, this basic course teaches age-appropriate cooking techniques where students gain self-confidence, develop life skills, critical thinking skills and communication skills through hands-on cooking. Each session brings a different syllabus of recipes. This class can accommodate nut allergies.


Drama Club (12 classes January 26 – April 27) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: Payton Lauerman                   
Grades and Time: PreK, TK & Kindergarten: 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Grades and Time: 1st – 2nd: 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.

For our PreK 4, TK & Kinder kids, Drama will be introduced through “Theatre Arts and Crafts.” In this class, Ms. Lauerman and students will read different story books together and then create a craft that goes with the story (for example: puppets, masks, and character cutouts) and then act out the story they read with their crafts. For 1st and 2nd grade Drama class, Ms. Lauerman will run a “Theatre Workshop.” In this class students will read a script from an age-appropriate play and then perform a small play each week!


Group Ukulele Class (12 classes January 26 – April 27) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: DIMATexas        
Grades and Time: PreK - 2nd:  3p.m. - 4p.m.

Treat your child to a course in all thing's ukulele! Kids learn about this small but mighty instrument! Students will learn melodies, chords and how to read rhythms and TAB notation. By the end of the course, they will be able to play melodies and strum chords to sing along with. Plus, ukulele is a great stepping stone toward learning guitar!

Students in this class will need to purchase their own Ukulele.  These can be purchased at a music store or through Amazon (such as this one): Kids Ukulele


Reader's Theater (14 classes January 26 – May 11) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: Eric Telzrow           
Grades and Time: 2nd - 4th: 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Do you enjoy reading aloud with dramatic flair, and joining your friends to make text come alive? The Readers Theater class is just for you! Each week, Mr. Telzrow and students will read through and act out scripts, boosting their reading fluency, comprehension, and knowledge of a variety of historical and fiction texts. Students will receive guidance to project their voice, develop comedic timing, and collaborate with others to fine tune and present their performance in front of the class.


Super Sports Sampler (12 classes January 26 – April 27) – no class March 16 (Spring Break), or April 6
Instructor: Kidokinetics                      
Grades and Time: Preschool 3's - PreK: 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

The Super Sports Sampler program is designed to provide fun, healthy exercises, games, nutrition and sports activities. Each class introduces a new sport or sport activity teaching the skills and drills associated with the sport. Sports activities include Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Baseball/T-ball, Football, Hockey, Obstacle Course, Hula Hoops, Jump Rope, PE games, Jai Lai (scoop ball), Throw & Catch, Relays and Parachute activities. This program is a fun, first introduction to sports for children of all abilities!


FRIDAYSGrasp Class (8 classes January 27 - April 14) - no class on 2/17, 3/17, 3/31 & 4/7
Instructor: Therapeutic Movements         
Grades and Time: PreSchool - Kinder: 2:45 - 3:45 p.m.

This is the class for kids having difficulty with fine-motor strength and coordination.  Classes will be focused on fun fine-motor strengthening and coordination activities and games, think tongs, bulb basters, tweezers, eyedroppers, jacks, marbles, play-doh, coloring, and novel crafts.  We will also be focusing on other concepts such as sorting, sizing, sequencing, and patterns.  The class will have a few minutes of gross-motor warm-up activity, fine-motor stations, games, and crafts.
 

Extended Day and Enrichment Program Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions about the Extended Day Program or Enrichment Classes, please email Kellyn Laurinski.