Fall 2022 PTA Sponsored Afterschool Activities
COVID: PTA Afterschool Activities will follow FCPS Guidance with respect to masking.
Attendance Volunteers Still Needed to ensure the students get from their classroom to their activity. This is a fun, easy way to get to know our wonderful students and provide valuable service our community. Volunteers are how we offer so many programs and reduce the cost:
- When: 3:15 - 3:35ish, weekly while activities are in session
- Where: School cafeteria
- Your student can help, just hang out, or go to their activity
- Detailed procedures and training are available.
Please email email@example.com if you are interested in volunteering.
Financial Assistance Available
Please review our Policies & Procedures before registering.
Registrations for all afterschool activities are to be completed online. If you cannot register online, please visit the school office and request assistance from Ms Lujan or Sra Cortez.
Fall 2022 registration is closed.
Grades: K-6 (now open to all grades!)
Learn chess with Magnus Academy (formerly Silver Knights), world champion Magnus Carlsen’s academy! We’ve taught 100,000 children to play including state & national champions, but most students are beginners looking to learn a new skill and have FUN. Class time is divided between lessons and practice games. Lessons range from the basic rules to advanced tournament strategies.
In our yoga class kids will improve strength, flexibility, and coordination all while learning the joys of yoga. Throughout the class students will focus and center themselves with various breathing and visualization techniques. They will also learn self-respect and respect for others with the practice of fun and challenging poses, partner and group poses, lots of yoga games and breathing.
This popular class is a disciplined introduction to the sport by Kaizen Karate. Your child will learn the beautiful art of karate while gaining safety and defensive skills in a respectful environment. The class will also emphasize the basic karate principles of focus, patience, and self-discipline. Returning students will continue to work toward new belts while first-time students will be able to start the belt program. (Instruction provided by Kaizen Karate)
Love the Ball Mini Soccer academy is the soccer program where players will have fun, learn moves and play soccer. The curriculum introduces dribbling, shooting and changing of direction all while making new friends, interacting with peers, the coach and props. Our Soccer Academy is based on training methods and techniques from professional academies in the United Kingdom. Every player will have their own ball for the majority of the session as we work on drills moves and skills. Sessions will always finish with small sided scrimmages such as 1v1's or 2v2's to put into practice the games and drills that have been worked on throughout the session.
This popular art program helps kids stretch their creative muscles and exercise their right brains in action-oriented classes filled with color, texture, shape and fun! Our art lessons are carefully crafted to promote uniqueness and imaginative thinking as kids create their own unique masterpieces through painting, drawing, cutting, molding and exploring creative materials. Each lesson introduces a new technique and artist's style.
Kids in Motion Hip Hop class is for kids in grades K-3. This is a high energy, exciting dance fitness class specifically designed for children. Classes are set up with kid friendly hip hop music, movements, and routines. In addition to a dance work out, they will also play games such as freeze dance, dancing 4 corners, limbo, center star, follow the leader, balloon games, limbo, and many more. Hip Hop Dance is a great fit for children and it creates an environment of excitement around being healthy and active! Instructors are certified Zumba Kids instructors through Zumba International, which certifies them to teach 4-12 year old children, or they are experienced Hip Hop/Dance instructors. All instructors receive further training through Kids in Motion lead dance instructors.
STEM exCEL’s Intro to Game Design introduces the fundamentals and concepts of game design within a real game engine that many indie development teams currently use. Students learn to design and build their own 2D games from the ground up, while learning about game art and programming logic with the engine’s integrated art software and easy-to-use events system, fit for beginners through advanced learners alike. Our instructors help students develop games individually, so students have the freedom to create at their pace while focusing on their creative interests. The 2D game that students will create can be played on any computer, and can be edited at home.
Please register at this link https://learnnowmusic.com/group-lessons/
Our budding musicians will participate in musical instruction and theory as well as musical games, special extension curriculum based activities, musical listening excerpts, related projects and more! Students choose which instrument to participate on in the session (piano, guitar, violin or drum). Rental Instruments and Music Provided. Students will take instruments and music home in between classes to enjoy. A rental agreement must be signed and instruments must be returned in the same condition at the last scheduled class date. The instrument must be chosen at registration.
Girls on the Run (Registration is closed)
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Registration is now open for the Girls on the Run/Heart & Sole program at Cunningham Park Elementary School.
Girls on the Run is a youth development program for girls grades 3-6 with teams of 8-20 girls. This fun 10-week curriculum teaches girls to be strong, healthy and confident while discussing topics like positive thinking, standing up to peer pressure, positive body image, and healthy relationships. Celebratory 5k run to end the season which is open to friends and family!
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Questions or comments about After-school Activities, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are always interested in volunteers! Please contact us if you can contribute in any way!
Food for Students
IMPORTANT: Families must submit an application and be approved to be eligible for free and reduced-price meals for the 2022-23 school year.
IMPORTANTE: Las familias deben presentar una solicitud y ser aprobadas para ser elegibles para recibir comidas gratuitas o de precio reducido para el año escolar 2022-23.
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