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After School Enrichment Classes

Schnell Elementary School is pleased to provide your children After School Enrichment Classes!

After school enrichment activities strengthen student’s self-esteem by exposing them to experiences and activities beyond the regular curriculum. Children who are in after school programs over their lifetime consistently have improved test scores in school and better than average social skills.

There are classes available in Fall, Winter and Spring. Please click links below to see what is now available for your child. Please contact Kim Kahn at 530-622-6244 extension 6614 for more information.

Spring Session registration begins February 11 and ends March 1. Spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Early registration is recommended. Registration forms are located in the school office, or you can print forms from this site. Registration is not complete and counted until all forms/payments are turned in.

ADVANCED SPANISH

GRADES 2-5

For students who have previously studied Spanish, this popular after school enrichment class will help your child expand their vocabulary and speaking skills, read and write simple Spanish sentences and learn about the customs and culture of Spanish-speakers. Studies have shown that children who have learned a second language at a young age increased problem-solving skills and creativity.

When: Class begins Thursday, March 21 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Thursday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2

Where: Center of Pod 2

Who: Sharon Caputo, Spanish language educator at Schnell School

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here

ART ADVENTURES

GRADES 1-5

In this popular after school enrichment class, students will design a wide range of interesting art creations utilizing paint, drawing materials, paper mache and printmaking patterns. Your child will explore their creative side while enhancing problem solving skills, confidence and patience in a fun and non-competitive environment.

When: Class begins Wednesday, March 20 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Wednesday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1

Where: ALC Room on the Schnell campus (next to office)

Who: Jessica Foley-Sanchez, Art and Yearbook Design Instructor at Markham Middle School

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here

DELICIOUS AND NUTRITIOUS! Learning about healthy eating habits

Grades 2-5

In this fun and valuable after school enrichment class, students will be introduced to new foods and learn more about familiar ones in an interactive and entertaining way! Tasting a variety of nutritious snacks, creating healthy goodies and engaging in fun, challenging food games will encourage awareness to help your child make good choices.

When: Class begins Tuesday, March 19 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Tuesday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30

Where: ALC room (next to office)

Who: Theresa Fagouri, Health Education Coordinator, El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Division

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here

HANGTOWN SABER FENCING CLASS

GRADES 3-5

In this first-ever after-school enrichment class, Hangtown Saber Club Instructors will teach your children the basics of the lifetime sport of saber fencing with an emphasis on using brains over brawn. It is one of the safest sports around, and the best fencers aren’t necessarily the biggest or strongest! While providing a great workout, the class emphasizes respect for opponents and coaches, self-control, and focus. Plastic sabers are used.

When: Class begins Thursday, March 21 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Thursday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/25, 5/2

Where: Inside MP room

Who: Hangtown Saber Club Instructors

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here

INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH

GRADES K-2

In this popular after school enrichment class, your child will learn the basics of Spanish (colors, numbers, vocabulary) through visual aids, practical conversation, learning games and spelling activities in a fun and interactive way! Children who have learned a foreign language show greater cognitive development in mental flexibility, creativity, reasoning, and problem solving.

When: Class begins Tuesday, March 19 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Tuesday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9, 4/23, 4/30

Where: Center of Pod 1

Who: Gloria Schaerer, Para educator at Schnell Elementary School

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here

YOGARIFFIC!

GRADES K-5 *YOUNGER STUDENT OPPORTUNITY!*

This after school enrichment class will introduce kids to yoga through movement, mindfulness, fun and games. Yoga poses and breathing exercises will help children to disconnect from distractions and connect with themselves – while increasing confidence and a healthy self-image.

When: Class begins Wednesday, March 20 from 3:15-4:15pm

How Long: Class is every Wednesday for six weeks. Dates are: 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1

Where: POD 2

Who: Julia Johnsen, Registered Embodyoga® Teacher

Cost: $20

Download the Registration Form Here