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  • Bonanza Educational - Gadgets & Gizmos DSA (Spring)

    Teach your LEGO bricks cool new tricks in the LEGO Gizmos and Gadgets after-school club! Use the LEGO we provide along with some extra supplies like marbles, balloons, rubber bands, and more to make exciting projects that are guaranteed to do something cool. Projects will “sail”, “take off”, “fly”, “catapult”, and “race”! In every class we will build a functioning model while we learn the STEM skills behind how they work and practice problem solving skills, teamwork skills, and become better communicators. Leave your LEGO at home, we’ll supply everything you need. No take-home projects. Parent’s guide for at-home activities will be available. For grades K+.
  • Book Hub DSA (Spring)

    This student-centered group will dive into stories of interesting people and places. Together, students will share their love for reading by discussing parts of the story, researching exciting topics, and working on a culminating project. The book for this session is “The Diary of A Young Girl” by Anne Frank. After this session, the students will present their project as part of the Phoenix Holocaust Association presentation. Students can check out this book for use during this session. Instructor: Tania Novela. To learn more about the book, visit https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews/anne-frank-the-diary-of-a-young-girl
  • Chess Emporium DSA (Spring)

    Chess Club teaches a fun and exciting introduction to the game of chess. Club begins by teaching students how to play the game, chess openings, tactics, and endgames. Students will practice what they learn each week in games with their friends. Studies by major corporations have shown that chess can help students improve their math and verbal skills, creative abilities, and critical thinking abilities. Chess provides helpful insights into mathematics, visualization, analysis, and writing skills.
  • DSA Climbing Club (Monday/Grade 1-3) Session I

    Rock Climbing benefits students in a variety of ways: Physical Development through: • Aerobic and anaerobic activity • Increased cardiovascular fitness • Enhanced balance, coordination and flexibility • Increased muscle strength and endurance • Improved motor planning • Enhanced body awareness Cognitive Development through: • Problem solving, including the identification of multiple solutions for challenges • Decision-making and judgment-making opportunities • Increased focus and concentration • Visualization and mental imaging • Following directions and safety rules • Goal setting exercises Social-Emotional Development through: • Positive risk taking • Increased self-knowledge, self-confidence and self-reliance • Enhanced patience, perseverance, courage, will power and self-control • Meeting challenges • Stress management • Awareness of others • leadership skill building opportunities during team-building activities During each session, students will work on core strength, cardio, stretching, and breathing. There will be a focus on safety, balance, and climbing. Students will also develop problem-solving skills as they work on the different routes on the wall. Most of all, this will be a chance for your child to have fun learning the sport of bouldering. Instructor: Alex Morris For registration questions, please contact the ECS Office at 480-575-2440. For questions about the class, please contact Alex Morris atteach4allkids@yahoo.com.
  • DSA Climbing Club (Monday/Grade 1-3) Session II

    Rock Climbing benefits students in a variety of ways: Physical Development through: • Aerobic and anaerobic activity • Increased cardiovascular fitness • Enhanced balance, coordination and flexibility • Increased muscle strength and endurance • Improved motor planning • Enhanced body awareness Cognitive Development through: • Problem solving, including the identification of multiple solutions for challenges • Decision-making and judgment-making opportunities • Increased focus and concentration • Visualization and mental imaging • Following directions and safety rules • Goal setting exercises Social-Emotional Development through: • Positive risk taking • Increased self-knowledge, self-confidence and self-reliance • Enhanced patience, perseverance, courage, will power and self-control • Meeting challenges • Stress management • Awareness of others • leadership skill building opportunities during team-building activities During each session, students will work on core strength, cardio, stretching, and breathing. There will be a focus on safety, balance, and climbing. Students will also develop problem-solving skills as they work on the different routes on the wall. Most of all, this will be a chance for your child to have fun learning the sport of bouldering. Instructor: Alex Morris For registration questions, please contact the ECS Office at 480-575-2440. For questions about the class, please contact Alex Morris atteach4allkids@yahoo.com.
  • DSA Climbing Club (Thursday/Grade 4-6) Session I

    Rock Climbing benefits students in a variety of ways: Physical Development through: • Aerobic and anaerobic activity • Increased cardiovascular fitness • Enhanced balance, coordination and flexibility • Increased muscle strength and endurance • Improved motor planning • Enhanced body awareness Cognitive Development through: • Problem solving, including the identification of multiple solutions for challenges • Decision-making and judgment-making opportunities • Increased focus and concentration • Visualization and mental imaging • Following directions and safety rules • Goal setting exercises Social-Emotional Development through: • Positive risk taking • Increased self-knowledge, self-confidence and self-reliance • Enhanced patience, perseverance, courage, will power and self-control • Meeting challenges • Stress management • Awareness of others • leadership skill building opportunities during team-building activities During each session, students will work on core strength, cardio, stretching, and breathing. There will be a focus on safety, balance, and climbing. Students will also develop problem-solving skills as they work on the different routes on the wall. Most of all, this will be a chance for your child to have fun learning the sport of bouldering. Instructor: Alex Morris For registration questions, please contact the ECS Office at 480-575-2440. For questions about the class, please contact Alex Morris atteach4allkids@yahoo.com.
  • DSA Climbing Club (Thursday/Grade 4-6) Session II

    Rock Climbing benefits students in a variety of ways: Physical Development through: • Aerobic and anaerobic activity • Increased cardiovascular fitness • Enhanced balance, coordination and flexibility • Increased muscle strength and endurance • Improved motor planning • Enhanced body awareness Cognitive Development through: • Problem solving, including the identification of multiple solutions for challenges • Decision-making and judgment-making opportunities • Increased focus and concentration • Visualization and mental imaging • Following directions and safety rules • Goal setting exercises Social-Emotional Development through: • Positive risk taking • Increased self-knowledge, self-confidence and self-reliance • Enhanced patience, perseverance, courage, will power and self-control • Meeting challenges • Stress management • Awareness of others • leadership skill building opportunities during team-building activities During each session, students will work on core strength, cardio, stretching, and breathing. There will be a focus on safety, balance, and climbing. Students will also develop problem-solving skills as they work on the different routes on the wall. Most of all, this will be a chance for your child to have fun learning the sport of bouldering. Instructor: Alex Morris For registration questions, please contact the ECS Office at 480-575-2440. For questions about the class, please contact Alex Morris atteach4allkids@yahoo.com.
  • French Choir at DSA (Grade 3-6)

    Students, come and join us to learn songs in French in the DSA French Choir. By singing in French, you will be able to learn new vocabulary, and get the prosody of French language! And of course, have fun! There will be a short concert at the end of the session, so families can enjoy the songs too! The performance for both classes will be on Tuesday, May 10th and rehearsal with both classes will be on Monday, May 9th, 3:35-4:35 p.m.
  • French Choir at DSA (Grade K-2)

    Students, come and join us to learn songs in French in the DSA French Choir. By singing in French, you will be able to learn new vocabulary, and get the prosody of French language! And of course, have fun! There will be a short concert at the end of the session, so families can enjoy the songs too! The performance for both classes will be on Tuesday, May 10th and rehearsal with both classes will be on Monday, May 9th, 3:35-4:35 p.m.
  • French Immersion Enrichment 6th Grade (M/W/TH) Spring

    Students will continue to work on their French proficiency (including grammar, vocabulary, sentence structures) by collaborating to work on real-world problems. They will also learn more about Francophone cultures around the world.
  • Homework Assistance DSA - T/TH Session I (Spring)

    Homework Assistance Enrichment Are you looking for homework assistance for your child? This fee-based Homework Assistance Enrichment program is an excellent opportunity to access homework assistance from a certified teacher for your child, along with other students, in a small group setting. The area in which the children will work is not occupied by other students throughout the day and cleaned before and after the children use the space. All participating are required to wear a mask. The teacher will be from your child's home school, so collaboration can happen with your child's teacher as needed. The enrollment is limited to 12 students, allowing students to have more than 6-feet between them and to receive personal attention from the supervising certified teacher (Melainie Townly). February 1-March 31.
  • Homework Assistance DSA - T/TH Session II (Spring)

    Homework Assistance Enrichment Are you looking for homework assistance for your child? This fee-based Homework Assistance Enrichment program is an excellent opportunity to access homework assistance from a certified teacher for your child, along with other students, in a small group setting. The area in which the children will work is not occupied by other students throughout the day and cleaned before and after the children use the space. All participating are required to wear a mask. The teacher will be from your child's home school, so collaboration can happen with your child's teacher as needed. The enrollment is limited to 12 students, allowing students to have more than 6-feet between them and to receive personal attention from the supervising certified teacher (Melanie Townley). April 5-May 12.
  • LIVE Online Spanish for Kids (DSA)

    WOW! Imagine your child speaking and LOVING Spanish - Live, interactive online classes (EVERY DAY), January 17 - April 15! Through interactive games, songs, Spanish cooking classes, science experiments, crafts, stories, and more, students will learn conversational Spanish (and about the awesome culture)! SO fun and highly effective! Awesome weekly themes that kids will LOVE (some past themes to give you an idea were: Harry Potter Week, It's A Dog's Life, Under the Sea). You choose the days and times that work best for you each week to attend classes live. You'll also get access to ALL RECORDINGS! Classes are held via Zoom and are taught by Ms. Sarah and our best teachers. ***One price for the whole family (not per student)!*** Here's what you get: - 50+ LIVE Spanish classes during the session (yes, you can literally attend them all or just pick the ones that work for your child/family's schedule!) - Exclusive membership area with recordings from classes (in case there are any you miss that you wanted to attend) - Cooking classes, craft classes, science classe, game classes... all in Spanish! Other Information: - Live classes are held multiple times throughout the day in the afternoons and evenings every day M-F. - You will have access to all recordings (more than 150 brand new Spanish classes total for the semester!!!) - Teachers are all native speakers or certified Spanish teachers - Students are able to interact with the teacher (via the chat feature) as much as they want to when they attend the class live!
  • Young Rembrandts DSA (Spring-Session I)

    Young Rembrandts is now offering In Person drawing classes. Children have fun learning how to draw, the fundamental skill of all visual arts, using our unique Young Rembrandts step-by-step method which enables students to be successful regardless of artistic ability. Our instructors will be wearing a face mask at all times and socail distancing will be put in practice between students during class. Sign up Now!
  • Young Rembrandts DSA (Spring-Session II)

    Young Rembrandts is now offering In Person drawing classes. Children have fun learning how to draw, the fundamental skill of all visual arts, using our unique Young Rembrandts step-by-step method which enables students to be successful regardless of artistic ability. Our instructors will be wearing a face mask at all times and socail distancing will be put in practice between students during class. Sign up Now!