SOUTH SCHOOL


South School ASF- FALL 2021
Registration September 8 (9:15 am)-September 15

Registration Link CLICK HERE (beginning 9/8 9:15 am)

Mondays
Fit Kids Gr. 1-3
Beginner Computer Programming Gr. 2-4

Tuesdays
Sports Variety Gr. 2-4

Wednesdays
Outrageous Obstacles Just For Kids Gr. 1-4
Dance Around The World Gr. 1-4

Thursdays
Quick Start Tennis Gr. 1-2
Chess Wizards Gr. 1-4

Class Times-2:45-3:45 p.m.  Children will be sent directly to the classes at the end of the school day.  Children will be dismissed from ASF Programs at the school gym exterior entrance door.  All children will be signature released to parents only.

MONDAYS 2:45-3:45****************************************************************
 
Fit Kids
Grades 1-3; Instructor: Joanna Scrima
9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8
Fit Kids will challenge your child’s imagination as each child develops muscle strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, postural alignment, and confidence through a series of fun yoga postures balanced with athletic training moves.  Each week students will experience a playful workout set to great music.  Each student will get a yoga mat, lavender towel and water. 
Class Fee: $163 (Min 8/Max 14)
 
Beginner Computer Programming
Grades 2-4; Instructor: Josh MacDonald
9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8
Join Mr. MacDonald as he teaches you the basics of programming and game creation using the simple and easy program called "SCRATCH", developed by the MIT Media Institute to create animation, music videos, Pac-Man like games, and more.  You will be designing interactive and fun games and programs that you will be able to play and share!  Using the SCRATCH creator, you will bring your imagination to life on a computer screen!  
Class Fee: $188 (Min 8/Max 14)
 
TUESDAYS 2:45-3:45****************************************************************
 
Sports Variety
Grades 2-4; Instructor: Josh MacDonald
9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16
Run around gym fun with Mr. Walsh playing your favorite activities and games. Tag games, bowling, parachute, hoop games, scooters, sharks and minnows, etc.  
Class Fee: $150 (Min 8/Max 20)
 
WEDNESDAYS 2:45-3:45***********************************************************
 
Dance Around the World
Grades 1-4; Instructor: Adrienne Riter
9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10
Dance Around the World is a multicultural world dance class which builds knowledge and understanding of dance styles from all over the globe.  Students will learn dance steps, engage in choreography, and practice movement while briefly learning about the history of the country from which they originated.  A new dance style will be presented each week including Bollywood, African, Hip-Hop, American Folk Dances, Line Dancing, Break Dancing and many more.  No prior dance experience is necessary.
Class Fee: $150 (Min 8/Max 14)
 
Outrageous Obstacles Just For Kids
Grades K-4; Instructor: April Colon
9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10
Outrageous Obstacles are adventurous activities that are fun for all ages.  These obstacles help build confidence while promoting a sense of excitement for fitness.  They help improve gross motor skills, coordination, balance and overall development.  Some obstacles include balancing, crawling, jumping, reaching and tossing, and walking and weaving.  Children get to go at your own pace and finish whenever you finish.  The obstacles change every week so come join the fun and try some outrageous obstacles.
Class Fee: $160 (Min 8/Max 14)
 
THURSDAYS 2:45-3:45**************************************************************
 
Chess Wizards
Grades 1-4; Instructor: Damian Donovan, Bedford Chess, Inc.
9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11
Join your school chess-mates for a winter of fun matching your skills across the board.  Instruction on opening, middle and endgame with strong emphasis on playing!  Beginners will also learn the moves and rules of chess.  Children will play supervised games and practice the art of checkmate on diagrams tailored to their level. 
Class Fee: $188 (Min 10/Max 16)
 
Quick Start Tennis
Grades 1-2; Instructors: Shane O’Reilly & Staff
9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11
Quick Start Tennis is designed to introduce children to the game of tennis in a fun and rewarding way.  Equipment and court size is tailored to the needs and abilities of the children.  Tennis racquets are provided and each class will have fundamental skills built into fun games on the court.  A 1/4 coach ratio will be observed in this program.     
Class Fee: $240 (Min 8/Max 12)
 

General Information and BASF Policies
Class Times- 2:45-3:45 p.m. 

School Dismissal Manager-
Your child will automatically be sent directly to any after-school class that he/she is enrolled in at the end of the school day.  If your child will not be attending After-School Fun on any day, please indicate on the school dismissal manager “DO NOT SEND TO ASF TODAY”

Pick-Up and Late Pick-Up Policy
Children will be dismissed from ASF classes at the school gym exterior entrance door.  All children will be signature released to parents only.  You must present an ID at pick-up.  A late pick-up fee of $20 will be enforced if your child is not signed-out by 4:00 p.m.  After two late fees, a child will be suspended from the class until a meeting is held between the parent and the program director to discuss the problem.  No refunds will be issued.

Registrations and Wait Lists
The registration period for the classes is posted both online.  A class registration minimum and maximum is established.  Classes that do not meet the registration minimum student number will be cancelled and a full refund will be issued to the parent.  Late registrations submitted after the class begins will be with the approval of the Program Supervisor. 

No pro-rating of program fees will be allowed.     

Program Monitor
A Program Monitor will be on-duty in the main lobby during the ASF classes.  The monitor will have a first-aid kit and emergency management book. 

Class Cancellation
BOE class cancellations due to school closing, school late opening, or school early dismissal will be sent through the School communications.  The Recreation Department will send out an email notification if a schedule change occurs due to teacher illness, special event conflict, or change of room availability.  On these days, all children enrolled in ASF classes will be sent home the “regular” way.  An automatic adding of a make-up class at the end of the schedule will occur.  THE RECREATION WEBSITE WILL KEEP AN UP-TO-DATE LIST OF CLASSES, INCLUDING CANCELLATIONS AND MAKE-UP CLASSES, ON THE WEBSITE INFORMATION PAGE. 

Refund Policy
$5 fee will be assessed if parent notification to the Recreation Department occurs up to 7 days before the start of the class.

$25 fee will be assessed if parent notification to the Recreation Department occurs within 7 days before the start of the class.
No refunds will be issued after the class starts.  No refunds will be issued if your child is dismissed for inappropriate behavior or suspended because of the late pick-up policy.

NURSE OFFICE AND NURSE SERVICES CLOSED
The school nurse’s office is not open at any time during the before/after-school fun programs and school nursing services are not available.  Items stored within the nurse’s office are not accessible during recreation programs

The Recreation Department has staff monitors on duty to initiate first responder care for minor issues and activate emergency procedures for all other situations.  Parent communication is 100% part of all incidents.  Any child that has an allergy or a health condition that requires a prescribed emergency medication is required to deliver an emergency response package to the Recreation staff monitors before the first class.  This will be kept in a location for quick response and held for the 8/10-week session of classes and returned on the last day.  In a zip lock baggie labeled with the child’s name place your epi-pen; benedryl liquid or tablets (if liquid include a measuring cup); detailed instructions of the order of application ie. 1. Benedryl  2. Epi-pen.  This should come from your doctor signed by his office.  Also make sure the expiration dates on the medicine are current. Thank you