St. Thomas More Cathedral School
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About St. Thomas More Cathedral School

Spring Registration begins February 24 and ends March 6!

The St. Thomas More PTO 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. SO go exploring and see what you want to learn!

Transition from school to enrichment program:

All students will be dismissed directly to their enrichment class locations.

For questions, please reach out to Samantha at samantha@enrichmentmatters.com

ST. THOMAS MORE WINTER 2020 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS & CLASS PRICES
Silver Knights Chess, Silver Knights Enrichment - $120

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.

Cooking Around the World, Tiny Chefs - $174

It is said that if you want to learn about a country you should start with the food. So during this class, our Tiny and Gourmet Chefs will learn how to create the cuisines of multiple countries. We will be cooking up some of the fabulous flavors of Italian, Indian, Vietnamese, Mexican & French foods and also learning about some of the cooking techniques & ingredients that make them unique. Come join us as we expand our world and our palates!

Poppin Piano, Learn Now Music - $156

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.

Drawing & Painting, Cecily's Studio - $146

Cecily Corcoran encourages her students to learn from the Masters' techniques while exploring their creativity and imagination. Cecily Corcoran provides a wide variety of materials including graphite, watercolor, oil pastels, and color pencils. Students choose their subject matter which will include how to draw animals, people, and landscapes. Each class starts with a demonstration followed by individualized instruction. All levels are welcomed.

Creative Kids Drama, Creativity First - $133

Creative Kids Drama is a dynamic and innovative literature-based drama program. In a multi-week series of classes, a professional actor/teacher leads the students in exploring and dramatizing specially selected children's stories. The students then create and act out their own original stories based on these books.

Creative Kids Drama introduces students to acting, increases their love of books, and is a fun way to practice oral language and literacy skills. It's the perfect mix for a memorable after-school program!

Pottery Class, Muddskippers - $161

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.

Zen Budo Karate Advanced (5-8), Zen Budo Karate - $134

Zen Budo Karate is a holistic martial arts program that combines meditation, yoga, bullying prevention tactics, realistic self-defense and traditional Karate training. The emphasis in our teaching is on partner work participation, rather than the imitation of the instructor. Students learn pressure points, joint locks, throws, kicks, punches, how to escape grabs, and defensive tactics. Uniform: The student must wear a karate uniform and belt at all times in class for safety/practical purposes. Uniforms are $30, payable through our paypal link. Uniforms will be delivered to your Karate class the first or second week of class. Students that have previously attended a Zen Budo Karate class will already have a uniform and do not pay this fee. Uniforms may be exchanged at no cost if a different size is needed. Parents may get a full refund within the first two weeks for both the uniform and the class for any reason. Students that continue in Zen Budo Karate obviously do not have to pay this fee for subsequent sessions.

Silver Knights Robotics: ZooBots, Silver Knights Enrichment - $176

Silver Knights Robotics uses LEGO® WeDo 2.0 in our enrichment classes. Each session includes different projects so material doesn’t repeat. ZooBots is a unit filled with animal bots that roll, waddle, walk and talk. Create the penguin on your first day of the club and progress to crocodiles, mudskippers, and gorillas. Each week students make something new and learn how gears, simple machines and LEGO code work together to make something FUN!

ZooBots is a unit filled with animal bots that roll, waddle, walk and talk. Create the penguin on your first day of the club and progress to crocodiles, mudskippers, and gorillas. Each week students make something new and learn how gears, simple machines and LEGO code work together to make something FUN!

Hip Hop 15-Week Session, Tippi Toes DC - CURRENTLY IN SESSION

Cartooning, Kids Create - $ 107

Calvin & Hobbes, Spongebob Squarepants, Bugs Bunny and other cartoons come to life in this fun program. Learn tricks, tips and techniques on how to draw crazy cartoons just like the pros. Using simple methods with shapes and lines, kids will learn that drawing cartoons is easier than you can imagine!

Zen Budo Karate Beginner (K-4), Zen Budo Karate - $129

Zen Budo Karate is a holistic martial arts program that combines meditation, yoga, bullying prevention tactics, realistic self-defense and traditional Karate training. The emphasis in our teaching is on partner work participation, rather than the imitation of the instructor. Students learn pressure points, joint locks, throws, kicks, punches, how to escape grabs, and defensive tactics. Uniform: The student must wear a karate uniform and belt at all times in class for safety/practical purposes. Uniforms are $30, payable through our paypal link. Uniforms will be delivered to your Karate class the first or second week of class. Students that have previously attended a Zen Budo Karate class will already have a uniform and do not pay this fee. Uniforms may be exchanged at no cost if a different size is needed. Parents may get a full refund within the first two weeks for both the uniform and the class for any reason.