After-School Enrichment Program
The PS 98Q Self-Sustained After School Program is announcing registration for the Spring semester of the 2019-2020 school year. Please reference the attached updated program flyer for expanded classes and detailed information. Due to the overwhelming responses and increase in the number of enrollment, at this time, we are able to provide the tuition at a further discounted price. Please note that the availability of each program is contingent upon enrollment numbers. The registration is on a first come, first serve basis as long as there is space available. Our students will enjoy DoE provided cold snack during snack time prior to homework help and the after school activities. As in the Fall semester, monthly snack menu will be provided for you. If you have any concerns about the snack items or your child does not prefer the offered snack menu, please be sure to provide your child with a healthy snack so that he/she may continue the day with energy and excitement.
For planning and preparation purposes, the registration form and a deposit of $100 must be completed and received by Friday, January 17, 2020. If you have any questions about the after school program, please contact our Assistant Principal, Ms. Gautier.
Click on the link below for the application.
2019-2020 PS98Q AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
ARTS AND BROADWAY: Students will provide interactive creative art projects while creating props and learning about the process of Broadway production. Each week students will explore different artists, art styles, and commercial art while utilizes all different types of art mediums. The students in addition to learning artistic techniques develop other valuable skills: such as hand to eye coordination, strengthen manual dexterity, and decision making.
ARTS AND CRAFTS: Express yourself! Children will have an opportunity to express the,selves through art. Their imaginations will be inspired as they paint, draw, or build projects.
BASKETBALL TEAM (GRADES 3-5) This team activity will include drills and fun basketball games for the students. As time goes on, we will be dividing the students into equal teams and have intramural game play.
BOARD GAMES & PUZZLES CLUB: Do you like playing games, but need someone to play with? In this club, you will learn how to play various types of board games in a social setting. Playing games will provide rich learning opportunities for you. It will help you master new concepts and skills such as critical thinking and strategy, logical reasoning, pattern recognition, and memory.
DRAW, SKETCH, COLOR: In this class, students will draw, sketch or color to express themselves. Students will learn basic doodling techniques, water coloring or use coloring books.
ELA/MATH ENRICHMENT: Each week will present a new opportunity to for students to hone specific skills in the academic areas of Math and ELA. In addition to sharpening their skills, students can also benefit from learning NYS test-sophistication strategies. Instruction will be tailored by grade, allowing children to enjoy their time working in small groups with peers.
HOLA! - LEARN SPANISH: Come join us to learn Spanish. Spanish is the official language of twenty-two countries and it is used for international communication. Students will learn how to communicate through storytelling, chants, singing and many more ways. Using learned vocabulary words students will create a thinking map to write a narrative story about oneself! So join the class and enjoy the language, “Los Espero”.
HOMEWORK HELP AND GAMES: Supervision in a positive and supportive environment will be provided for the students to work on their homework assignments. Support will be given to encourage the children to stay on task. The students can also engage in structured games that develop their socialization skills.
LEGO CLUB AND ZOOB BUILDER: Students will have fun while learning to construct buildings through planning and problem solving. They will build tools and simple machines, make transportation vehicles. Using their imaginations, they will create unique designs and incorporate math and ELA skills in each creation.
MINECRAFT EDUCATION EDITION: Microsoft has teamed up with Minecraft to create a new version of the popular game that’s dedicated to learning. Over the past few years, educators around the world have been using Minecraft to explore subjects like social studies and math using the block-based game. This custom edition includes features designed especially for classroom use. Students will have fun interacting with their favorite game while acquiring problem solving skills in a gaming environment where creativity and imagination are limitless. Students will be collaborating on a private and secure server hosted and moderated by P.S. 98. Prior experience is recommended. (Limited Enrollment)
MUSICAL THEATER: PS98 IS GETTING READY TO JOIN THE BROADWAY CROWD! Join the MUSICAL THEATER CLUB and get ready to put on PS98's BROADWAY MUSICAL. Participants will take on different roles in this club, from acting/singing/dancing to backstage craft. Students will learn acting, singing and dancing techniques used on Broadway, as well as what goes on behind the scenes and how to make a musical come alive. We will be producing an age-appropriate version of a real Broadway show that will culminate in several performances for the community to attend. This club will require two back-to-back sessions during club time and the commitment of students to see it through until performance time. NOTE: Students must sign up for the entire school year for the performances in June. There will be some additional cost for costuming and sets involved with this club as needed.
ROCK BAND CLUB: Students will have the opportunity to learn how to play guitar, piano and drums. All students will participate in an end of the year rock concert. Rock on!
SPORTS: Children will be introduced to multiple sports in this class, participating in a variety of games that will keep them physically active as they build confidence, coordination and fitness. Positive impact on relationships will be built, along with communication skills and teamwork skills.
SPORTS AND GAMES: Each class will begin with a warm-up and each week there will be a different activity or game. Sports and games will include basketball, t-ball and other yard games.
STEAM ENGINEERING CLUB: Students will be exposed to the engineering and design process and will partake in various engineering challenges to solve real-world problems. Through these challenges students will exercise 21st century skills like creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration. (Limited Enrollment)
STORYTELLING: Storytelling is part of every culture. It is more than just reading words in a story. It is a dynamic, creative, and exciting way to learn history and about different cultures around the world. Through storytelling, students will learn to improvise, use different tones of voices, and preform verbal presentations.
VOLLEYBALL CLUB: Volleyball club is now offered to students of all grades. This club will be focusing on the different aspects and skills of volleyball, along with team work and team bonding.