Licensed Child Care

Sand Point Elementary contracts with the Y to offer play based after-school child care Monday-Friday, from school dismissal to 6pm.

Attendance days are flexible, and financial aid is available.

For information on how to register your child, and for information on applying for financial aid, please contact the YMCA at 206-382-4927.

After-School Enrichment Classes

New PTA run After-School Enrichment Options in 2022-2023!

This fall, your Sand Point PTA has arranged new after-school enrichment classes as fun options to both extend the day and extend our children’s opportunities to learn and explore new interests!

Tuesdays:     
(2:25-4:00) – Squirrel Chess Club (K-5th) w/ National Chess coach level IV Charles A Smith

 

Wednesdays: Kids Theater and Music classes are offered back-to-back to take advantage of the early dismissal time. Class content is divided by grade levels, K-2nd and 3rd-5th

 

(1:10-2:40) – Intro to Music / Sing Along (K-2nd)

(2:45-4:15) – Story Drama (K-2nd)

 

(1:10-2:40) – Harry Potter Scene Study (3rd-5th)
(2:45-4:15) – Rock Band (3rd-5th)

 

Thursdays:   
(2:25-4:00) – Spanish Through Music (K-5th) w/ Javier de Mabel, teaching musician from Spain

(2:25-4:00) – Squirrel Garden Club (2nd-5th) drop in program running through early November with Nicole Parish of Foxberry Education and friends
 

Squirrel Chess Club (Grades K-5)
Tuesdays, 2:25-4:00

Every Tuesday after school, 10 weeks, from September 27th – December 5th
Your Sand Point Elementary PTA is very excited to welcome National Chess coach level IV Charles A. Smith to be the lead instructor for our new Squirrel Chess Club on Tuesday afternoons this fall. Originally from New York, having coached chess champions in both Alabama and Seattle, Charles has a long history of both success in high level chess coaching, as well as making the wonderful game of chess accessible and fun for all kids of all skill levels!

Cost: $200 per student, scholarships available
 

Intro to Mode Music / Sing Along with Mode Music (Grades K-2)
Wednesdays, 1:10-2:40 pm

Every Wednesday after school, 10 weeks, from September 28th – December 6th
In our introductory class for young musicians, we will sing songs, explore instruments and have fun with music! All levels are welcome, but we encourage students with little to no experience to get them comfortable in a music setting. Using the songs of kid-friendly artists like Caspar Babypants, popular songs of yesterday and today, and campfire sing-alongs, we will discover the foundations of rhythm, song structure, lyrics and melody. Parents are invited to join students for the final class of the session so we can share with you what we’ve learned!

Cost: $250 per student, scholarships available

Story Drama (Grades K-2)
Wednesdays, 2:45-4:15 pm

Every Wednesday after school, 10 weeks, from September 28th – December 6th

Every class has its own story to tell! In the Story Drama series, students will use works by popular children’s authors like Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle to explore the fundamentals of story-telling and work together to bring those stories to life.
Cost: $250 per student, scholarships available
 

Harry Potter Scene Study (Grades 3-5)
Wednesdays, 1:10-2:40 pm

Every Wednesday after school, 10 weeks, from September 28th – December 6th

This class is a hit with avid Harry Potter fans and muggles alike! We will dive into the world of witchcraft and wizardry, studying scenes from the movies and books as well as working together to create an original play set in the Harry Potter universe. Students will learn how to tell a story together and explore their creativity as playwrights by making their own new characters. This program teaches valuable theatre skills such as character development, improvisation, and collaboration.
Cost: $250 per student, scholarships available
 

Rock Band (Grades 3-5)

Wednesdays, 2:45-4:15 pm
Every Wednesday after school, 10 weeks, from September 28th – December 6th

Students will come together using their voices and various instruments to form their very own rock band in this hands-on, collaborative music experience. Together, we will learn the fundamentals of music theory - rhythm, melody, lyrics, and more - and use those tools to rehearse cover songs and begin writing songs of our own! Students will have the opportunity to express themselves through music and work together as a team to perform their favorite songs. All in-class materials will be provided and students will complete the semester with a digital recording of their work. No music experience is required.
Cost: $250 per student, scholarships available

Spanish Through Music (Grades K-5)
Thursdays, 2:25-4:00 pm

Every Thursday after school, 10 weeks, from September 29th – December 7th
Your Sand Point Elementary PTA is very excited to welcome musician Javier de Mabel to teach a Spanish language music enrichment class on Thursday afternoons this fall. Children will be introduced to the rich Spanish language and a music culture based on community values, festive spirit, curiosity, respect and creativity. Children will learn songs from the Disney repertoire in Spanish (including Encanto and Coco) while playing games and enjoying musical activities. By the end of the session, children will also get the chance to record songs as if in a recording studio and keep a record of themselves singing!
Cost: $200 per student, scholarships available
 

Squirrels Garden Club (Grades 2-5)
Thursdays, 2:25-4:00 pm

Thursday drops ins after school, September 22nd – November 10th (8 weeks) (except Oct 6, Oct 13)

Join Nicole Parish of Foxberry Educations and friends this Fall in the beautiful Sand Point Garden for a fun, enriching gardening program! We will be learning about how to grow and prepare our own food as well as the importance of compost, seeds, and more through a variety of games, art, cooking, and science projects!

Cost: $20 per drop-in class, scholarships available

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