We engage with the world around us by inviting community artists and first responders into the classroom to share their creative talents and valuable safety information. In years' past, these have included visits from police and firefighters, clay artists, live music performers, and puppeteers.
Before and After School Enrichment Programs
We have several outside enrichment programs children can participate in before and after school for a small fee. Enrichment Programs do not meet when school is not in session.
- Before School Enrichment Programs: 8 - 9 am
- After School Enrichment Programs: 1 - 2 pm
Registration forms with fees are due before the 1st class of each program. No refunds will be given after the first week of classes. Separate checks must be made payable to these programs.
School Days | 8 - 9 am and 1 - 2 pm
Play Pals is offered as a before and/or after school enrichment opportunity for all children each school day. Play Pals is led by Chrystal Kracke. Children can enroll for the entire session or children may attend on a “drop-in” basis. “Drop-ins” may be limited and must be arranged through the Day School office the day prior to attendance. Children will experience free play in a fun environment.
Mondays | 1 - 2 pm
Little Artists is offered on Mondays as After School Enrichment with Barbara Day for 3’s, 4’s and 5’s. The Curriculum is designed to encourage creativity and expand on drawing and painting techniques appropriate for young children. We will read favorite books and create art of our favorite characters or scenery. The children will learn to use a variety of mediums- such as oil pastels, water color and textures. This class is for any child who desires to learn and explore.
Thursdays | 1 - 2 pm
Tastebuds is offered as an after school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Thursdays. Join an exciting cooking and gardening based learning experience. Tastebuds introduces math, science and reading concepts through a fun educational hands on program.
Tuesdays and Friday | 1 - 2 pm
Aces and Birdies is offered as an after school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds. "Teaching Kids lifelong Sports" in this program children will spend 30 minutes learning tennis skills and 30 minutes learning golf. We believe these two lifelong sports will stick with your children forever. All equipment is provided and age appropriate.
Wednesdays | 1 - 2 pm
Soccer Shots is offered as a before school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Soccer Shots is led by Jason Kendall, John Stagni and Jacob Chambliss who believe that athletic involvement encourages self-discipline, social interaction and better fitness habits. They also find great importance in providing positive role models and character development for children. Having played or been involved with sports since a young age, they found the Soccer Shots Organization to be a great way to get children involved with a sport that they not only love, but believe to be the best sport for fitness development for our youth.
Thursdays | 8 - 9 am
Little Geniuses Chess is offered as a before school enrichment opportunity for Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds. Little Geniuses meets on Thursdays. Led by David Brooks, The Knight School--the super-high-energy chess network introduces developmentally and cleverly targeted classes to promote a love of learning, to teach children they are unspeakably smart, and learn how to absolutely cream their parents in chess! The Knight School is not just this year's and last year's Alabama State Chess Champions for both K-3 and 4-6; they are also the most compelling, kid-centered chess party ever conceived.