The Hutchison Farm PTA is excited to offer an after school enrichment program for its students! We have three exciting sessions planned - Fall, Winter and Spring - 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. Please click on “View all Courses” button below during Open Registration to register. SO go exploring and see what you want to learn!
Transition from school to enrichment program:
Instructors will pick up students in the gym no later than 2:45 pm. If time permits, instructors may go directly to their class space to set up prior to picking up the students from the gym.
For questions, please reach out to Jocelyn at firstname.lastname@example.org
For questions about scholarships please contact Aisha.Rostom@LCPS.ORG
Spring 2020 Class Descriptions
After School Athletes with Ms. Barthelemy - HFES PTA
Students and athletes become more well-rounded in multiple sports including: basketball, baseball/softball, flag football, soccer, volleyball, bowling, tennis, hockey, track and field and so much more! Learn how to properly take care of their bodies before, during, and after athletic activities. Join in the fun today!
EV3 Robotics - Fairfax Collegiate
This club focuses on LEGO's EV3 robotics platform. Students design, construct, and program their robots to perform in sensor-based challenges, as well as robotic competitions. Initial student projects include hill climbing, beacon retrieval, color sensor navigation, and robot combat. Advanced programming and more complex robotics tasks are available for students ready for additional challenges. Students with any level of robotics experience are welcome to join.
Cookie Decorating with Ms. Tanner - HFES PTA
Have fun decorating and icing cookies! This is a beginner class to learn the basics of cookie decorating – no experience necessary! All supplies included.
Yoga with Ms. Curran - HFES PTA
We'll bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter our wings in butterfly, while we take a yoga journey that your child will never forget! This fun class is taught by HFES Teacher Ms. Curran.
Basketball with Ms. Barthelemy - HFES PTA
Swish! Join Ms. Barthlemey for Basketball Skills & Games where you'll learn FUNdamental basketball skills like dribbling, passing, shooting and defense. Test your skills while we play Dribble Scribble, King of the Court, Hot Shot Shooting and MORE!
Clay with Ms. Lightweis - HFES PTA
Join Mrs. Lightweis in making a variety of super cool clay projects, while also learning many useful clay techniques!
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!
Chess - Silver Knights Enrichment
Learn chess from a Silver Knights chess coach! State and national champions have come from our programs, but most of our students are just looking to have fun! Class time is split between lesson and play. Lessons range from learning the rules to advanced tournament strategies, depending on the student's skill level. Play time is structured to pair each student against an opponent of similar skill. All grades and skill levels are welcome. Silver Knights will supply all the equipment during chess club. Students will have the opportunity to play in tournaments.
Drama Kids - Drama Kids
Drama Kids offers an exciting program for kids in Grades K-5. Our enriching and time-tested curriculum is designed not only to teach acting skills, but also to build student confidence, encourage teamwork, and bolster public speaking skills. Drama Kids highly trained teachers motivate and inspire the students to become articulate communicators through enthusiastic participation in a wide range of creative activities including speech, creative movement, and improvisation. Space is limited for the class. Enroll today to reserve your child's spot in this exciting and empowering program!
KidzArt - KidzArt
Whether your child is a budding Michelangelo or is still drawing stick figures, KidzArt will give them the skills and confidence to create artwork they are proud of. The KidzArt method of drawing instruction allows your child to learn many artist tricks and develop their own creativity. KidzArt is an extraordinary drawing program that introduces children to concepts such as proportion, perspective, dimension and shading. Starting with a blank canvas, the students will create a masterpiece to take home after every class. They learn to focus and break down complex drawings into individual components. You will be amazed at what your child comes home with each week! The young artists are exposed to a wide variety of mediums which may include oil and chalk pastels, watercolors, charcoal, vibrant markers, and clay. New curriculum in every session. KidzArt builds self-confidence, problem-solving skills and creativity in a fun non-competitive atmosphere. Artist quality supplies included.