OSP Extended Day Activities

There are more exciting afterschool activities that will be offered this Winter/Spring at the OSP campus. Below you will find a list of what will be offered separated by grade level. All activity sign ups will be online and then a lottery will take place. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay. Please note the prices have increased due to the number of weeks offered.

Registration begins Wednesday November 19th and ends Friday December 5th.

Preschool Kindergarten First grade Second grade Third grade
Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood  Mandarin  Mandarin
Mandarin Mandarin Mandarin Drama Drama
Drama Drama Drama Robotics Robotics
Art Art Art Chess Chess
Dance Yoga Yoga Boys Choir Girls On The Run
Chess Chess Girls Choir Boys Choir
Computer Science Girls Choir
Computer Science

 

Program Details

bollywood

OSP After School Bollywood Dance and Culture Program
Bollywood Dance showcases beautiful dances from India. Each session, our BollyKids learn about the culture of a region of India via folklores, props, plays, and of course a fun and engaging dance routine.

Click here for a sample video

BollyKids! Level 1: PreK
Mondays from 3:00- 3:45 pm,
Jan. 29 – April 23 – No class on Mar 12, Apr 2,9 (10 weeks)
Cost: $150

BollyKids! Level 2: K & 1st grade
Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 pm,
Feb. 2 – April 20 – No Class on Feb 16, Apr 6 (10 weeks)
Cost: $150

Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 12 students maximum and a minimum of 4 students. Therefore signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

Students can sign up for an optional recital at the Athenaeum Theater on June 7th, 2015. Details to follow upon registration.

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ChinaFriends is proud to offer Mandarin language classes at FXW for students in preschool – 3rd grade. Students will receive a comprehensive introduction to Mandarin Chinese using a fun and lively curriculum. No prior knowledge of Mandarin is required, but the course will also be fun and challenging for those with some experience. Students will learn age-appropriate topics that are useful in everyday life, while also exposing them to Chinese culture.

Since 2005 ChinaFriends has been teaching Mandarin Chinese to children and adults in our Chicago Center and in schools throughout Chicagoland. We are a non-profit organization and are unique in that we specialize in just Chinese. Our teachers are highly qualified and experienced native speakers who make learning Mandarin fun!

Winter/Spring 2015 Program – 2 classes may be offered given sufficient interest
Preschool-Kindergarten, 1st-3rd Grade
Fridays from 3:00-4:00pm
Jan. 30 – May 15 – No class when school is not in session (12 weeks)
Cost: $360

Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 8 students maximum per class. Therefore registering online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

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drama

Creative Dramatics: Page to the Stage- Preschool
Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm
Feb.3-April 14 – No class 4/7 (10 weeks)
Cost: $185 per session

Jump into the pages of your favorite children’s book. We will explore our imaginations by bringing the story and characters from the page to the stage. The actors will explore their actor instruments such as body, voice, and imagination. This is a great introduction to the theatre process. The students will share a final performance of their selected play for parents and friends.

Adventures in Imagination – Kindergarten-First grade
Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30pm
Feb.4-April 15 – No class 4/8 (10 weeks)
Cost:$230 per session

Are you ready for adventure? The only limit to fun is your imagination. Join Li’l Buds on a different adventure each week as we…Explore a deep dark jungle! Blast off to outer space! Dive deep under the sea! Set sail on a Pirate ship! Tell camp fire stories on a camping adventure! And much much more! This class will incorporate acting exercises and build a sense of play and collaboration. We will also create a final adventure to be shown at the end of the session.

Create-A-Play- 2nd-3rd grade
Fridays from 3:00-4:30 pm
Feb. 6- May 8- No class 2/13, 3/13, 4/3, 4/10 (10 weeks)
Cost: $230 per session

In this exciting class your child and their peers will work alongside our Li’l Buds teaching artists to write an original short play based on a student selected theme. They will learn and hone their acting skills through improv games and character creation exercises. They will then spend time learning about the rehearsal process. The class will end with a presentation of their original play.

*Due to enrollment interest there is a max of 15 (prek) and 20 (k-3) and a minimum of 5 students

***Signing up online places your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.  

art
Easel Art Studio is excited to offer SCULPTURE classes at FXW for students in preschool – 1st grade. Students will learn to problem solve in this great tactile class. In each class we will create amazing pieces of art using a wide range of material, such as clay, plaster, wire, and various recyclable materials to create 3D projects. Don’t worry about the mess….smocks are provided!

Kindergarten – 1st Grade
Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00 PM
Jan. 27th – March 31st (10 weeks)
Cost: $210

Preschool
Wednesdays from 3:00- 4:00 PM
Jan. 28th – April 1st (10 weeks)
Cost: $210

About Easel Art Studio
Easel Art Studio is an art studio for kids! We offer art classes for children from 9 months of age through 14 years old. Easel Art Studio is a place where kids can learn and be educated on the history of art and artists, be encouraged to be creative and curious, and most importantly, have fun!

**Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 14 students and a minimum of 6 students. Therefore signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

dance

CALLING ALL PRESCHOOLERS
IF YOU WANT TO DANCE AND PARTY LIKE A PRESCHOOLER THEN JOIN US FOR THE AFTER SCHOOL DANCE EXPLOSION CLASS!

Thursdays from 3:15-4:00pm
Jan. 22- March 19 – No class March 12th (8 Weeks)
Cost: $120

We will have a show for the parents on the last day of class, which is Thursday, March 19th.

The Dance Explosion class is a fun and engaging dance class for boys and girls. Our energetic teachers will teach your child a mixture of hip hop, ballet, jazz and creative movement. Fun and popular children’s music will be played and children will learn to count music and recognize the rhythm in addition to learning how to dance. The class will also allow children to improve their coordination, increase their self-confidence, and most importantly, have fun!

*Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 10 students maximum and a minimum of 5. Therefore, signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

yoga
CLASS SUMMARY

During each class, yoginis read an original storybook that features a strong female protagonist. Then, they retell the story through yoga poses and reflect on the moral of the story with a craft. Girls leave feeling smart, strong, and confident!

Class is open to girls in Kindergarten and 1st grade
Mondays from 3:00-4:00pm
Jan. 26- April 27 – No class 2/16,4/6 (12 Weeks)
Cost: $225 for returning students/ $230 for new students

  • 1 personalized yoga mat
  • 12 customized e-newsletters
  • 8 original storybooks
  • weekly arts and crafts supplies

Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 20 students maximum and a minimum of 5. Therefore, signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

Chess Education Partners, Inc is offering another session of Chess to FXW’s Old St. Pat’s Campus! This is a class for Kindergarten-Third graders. There will be 2 separate sessions consisting of continuing students and beginning students. If your child has participated in only one session of chess please enroll in the beginning course. If more than two sessions have been taken sign up for the continuing class.

Beginning Students
Thursdays from 4:00-4:55pm
Feb. 5- May 14 (12 Weeks)
Cost: $240

Continuing Students
Thursdays from 3:00-3:55pm
Feb. 5- May 14 (12 Weeks)
Cost: $240

Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 20 students per class. Therefore signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay online.

About Chess Education Partners, Inc
Chess Education Partners, Inc. was started in 2002, by Chicago chess coach Zack Fishman and professional chess teacher and player Jan van de Mortel. The company was founded on the simple idea that children should be offered the best chess experience possible. CEP, Inc. offers professional chess instruction, and a highly effective curriculum, to scholastic and junior chess programs. We work closely with our partner schools to integrate their goals and needs into their programs. CEP, Inc. is currently working with twenty-five schools throughout Chicago and its outlying

FXW is offering an introductory Robotics course this Winter/Spring, and new this session a Robotics II course! Using the LEGO® WeDo Robotics program, students will learn to build and program their own robots. Developed as an introduction to robotics, the LEGO® WeDo robotics system engages students in technology experiments that focus on science, mathematics, social studies and language concepts. Using icon-based programming software, students write and download programs to LEGO® robots allowing them to manipulate the movements of their models. Students will then work together to create a movie starring their robots! Robotics II will continue to build upon the skills developed in the first course. It will feature new robots, more complex programming challenges, and a chance for the students use problem solving skills to design their own robots!

This class is for 2nd and 3rd grade students.

Robotics I (2nd and 3rd Grade)
Wednesdays from 3:00-4:20pm
Feb. 4th – May 27th – No class 4/1, 4/8 (15 weeks)
Cost: $360

Robotics II (2nd/3rd Graders who have taken Robotics I)
Mondays from 3:00-4:20pm
Feb 2nd – June 1st – No class 2/16, 3/30, 4/6, 5/25 (14 weeks, 15 classes total. An additional class will be added. Details to come)
Cost: $360

Robotics II (2nd/3rd Graders who have taken Robotics I)
Fridays from 3:00-4:20pm
Feb. 6th – June 5th – No class 2/13, 3/13, 4/3, 4/10, 5/22 (13 weeks, 15 classes total. 2 additional classes will be added. Details to come)
Cost: $360

If you have any questions, please contact Jimmy Campbell: campbellj@fxw.org

Due to enrollment interest there is a capacity of 20 students maximum and a minimum of 5. Therefore, signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay.

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GOTR inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running.

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

This class is for 3rd-5th Grade Girls.

Due to class capacities, registration enters your child into a lottery. Once you have been accepted you will be asked to pay the $320 enrollment fee as well as sign the GOTR waiver.

3rd Grade Girls
Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00pm
March 2nd to May 27th
Cost: $320

4th & 5th Grade Girls
Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15-4:45pm
March 2nd to May 27th

5k Race Day will be held on a Saturday in May or June (date TBD)

FXW Boys’ and Girls’ Choirs are open to students in 2nd and 3rd grades and rehearse one day each week after school from 3:00-4:00pm at the Old St. Patrick’s Campus. The schedule is as follows:

The FXW Primary Girls’ Choir will rehearse on Tuesdays beginning January 27th.

The FXW Primary Boys’ Choir will rehearse on Wednesdays beginning January 28th.

The Winter/Spring session goes from the week of January 26th through the week of May 6th, culminating in the Spring Choir and Band Concert on Wednesday May 6th at 6:00. There will be no choir rehearsal the week of April 6th due to Spring Break. Full commitment is important as choir is a team activity and all members are essential to the progress and success of the group.

The fee for the FXW Primary Choirs is $120 for the Winter/Spring semester (January-May) if your child is not enrolled in the Extended Day Program. There is no charge for those enrolled in EDP.

All students will be selected for choir, therefore payment is due upon registration. No need to enter lottery.

Click here to register for Choir

Computer science is a foundation for every student. Introduce your child to these critical 21st century skills!
FXW is offering two computer science and programming courses this winter/spring! There will be an intro course and an intermediate course.

Students learn:

  • how the Internet works
  • computer programming
  • logic, problem solving and creativity
  • how to build a game (intermediate course)

This class is for 2nd and 3rd grade students only.

Intro to Computer Science (Open to all 2nd and 3rd graders)
Mondays from 3:00-4:00
Begins Feb. 2 (12 sessions)
Cost: $300

Intermediate Computer Science (Open to 2nd & 3rd grade students who took an Intro to Computer Science course at FXW, including the students in Room 33 last year and Little Techies)
Mondays from 4:00-5:00pm
Begins Feb. 2 (12 sessions)
Cost: $300
This class is for EDP students only.

Intermediate Computer Science (Open to 2nd & 3rd grade students who took an Intro to Computer Science course at FXW, including the students in Room 33 last year and Little Techies)
Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00pm
Begins Feb. 3 (12 sessions)
Cost: $300

Due to enrollment interest, there is a capacity of 12 students per class. Therefore, signing up online puts your child in a lottery. You will be notified if given a spot and directed to pay online.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathleen Gilmartin: Gilmartink@fxw.org

Register for Lottery

Registration ends December 5th!

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