Henderson Elementary is excited to offer an after school enrichment program for its students! We have two exciting sessions planned with lots of great classes to choose from in each one. On this site you'll find all the information about program procedures, class descriptions and details you need to participate. Whether you are looking for sports, drama, arts and crafts, technology, science or hobbies, there's something here for everyone.
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Transition from school to enrichment programs: Students will be dismissed straight to the Cafeteria where the Instructors will greet them.
Dismissal from enrichment programs: Instructors will escort students to the Cafeteria to meet parents/caregivers and/or authorized adults for pick up as listed on the class roster. Students who participate in the SACC program will be escorted back to that program's location by the class Instructor.
UPDATE: Registration has been extended to Thursday, 1/23/20, at 11:59 PM. Sign Up Now!!!
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Henderson Winter 2020 Class Descriptions
Hip Hop - Message in Motion
Our most popular class!! Students will learn hip hop dance technique including break dancing, popping and locking and freezes, as well as iconic hip hop movements including the moon walk, the cabbage patch, the kid in play, the snake, and more! Students collaborate and learn funky routines to some of the best beats around, and let their inner star shine through break dance battles and more. Additional emphasis on style, contemporary choreography, movement vocabulary, strengthening and conditioning, rhythm, personal expression, and having fun! Class culminates with a special performance for parents on the last day of the session where students will showcase 1-2 learned routines as well as other material learned throughout the session, and be presented with a certificate. Don't miss out on this unique, super fun class!
Pottery - Mudskippers
Let Mudskippers Pottery bring the mud to your school! We are a family run professional studio that specializes in PTA sponsored after school ceramics education. Our instructors will expand students' knowledge and creativity. Each project is grounded in an historical artwork, submersing students in history and culture. Students will hone their fine motor skills through hand building and glazing pottery while expressing their unique personal vision. The 3D medium will teach them to use problem solving skills to address form and structure. Mudskippers Pottery will bring their convenient mobile studio to your school with all the advantages of a professional studio.
Robotics: StarBots - Silver Knights Enrichment
Silver Knights Robotics uses LEGO® WeDo 2.0 in our enrichment classes. Each session includes different projects so material doesn’t repeat. In StarBots, kids will explore our solar system and space with prototypes of a Mars Explorer, a Jousting Jedi, and a hovercraft. Each week we will create bots that inspire us to look skyward and beyond to galaxies far, far away!
Volleyball - Ignite Sports
Ignite Sports Volleyball is designed to help kids develop and learn the basics of volleyball through agility drills, fitness games, and unique volleyball games like 500 and Round Robin! Keeping each session fun, participants will be able to learn the rules of the game and develop confidence while having a blast!
Classes/sessions are 60 minutes and taught using a non-competitive and FUN curriculum!
Drums!!! - Learn Now Music
Students will participate in an beginner ensemble music group. Students will learn about the instrument, how to read musical notation as well as how to participate in a group. Students are provided with FREE instrument rentals to TAKE HOME with them for the entire session! Parents will be invited to a “Parent Day” on the last day of class. Rental Instruments must be returned at the last class.
Jr. Athletes - Love the Ball
Ignite Sports Jr. Athletes is a multi-sport program that dials in on fundamental skill sets for five different sports, 8 weeks at a time, including: baseball/softball, volleyball, basketball, football, and tennis. Using interactive and age-appropriate games/activities, the program is designed to teach and provide optimal repetition to broaden each child's skill set within each sport.
Science Wizards - The Science Place
Science can be quite magical! Use chemistry to make potions that change color and orbs that glow in the dark. Stand inside a giant bubble and learn the physics that make it possible. Use the powers of electricity and magnetism to make objects levitate. Capture a rainbow in a test tube and take it home!
As members of The Science Place research team, students receive junior scientist wristbands. When they successfully complete their science mission each week, they earn an insignia to add to their wristband. By the end of their session, they have a visual record of the science knowledge that they've gained on their expedition.
STEM exCEL Robotics -STEM exCEL
STEM exCEL Robotics is designed for students looking to get started with robotics, and who are possibly interested in learning competitive robotics. In this course, students learn how to design, build, and program Lego Mindstorms EV3 robots by constructing and programming a robot. By applying engineering concepts as well as advanced sensor programming skills, students will perfect their design and programming to solve a variety of challenges. These engineering, design and programming concepts serve as a great stepping stone for students that have an interest in competing in robotics competitions such as First Lego League (FLL).