Clubs & Activities

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The Waldorf School of Garden City offers a broad range of extracurricular activities that allow for integrated and experiential learning, physical and social enrichment, and collaboration through group projects. Students are given the opportunity to further explore an area of interest, enhance their skills, and interact with other students and advisors through the After School Clubs and Activities program. Clubs vary and are offered on a trimester basis.

All clubs meet from 3:20pm until 5:00pm at the Waldorf School of Garden City, and require a minimum of 6 students.

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Fall After School Clubs & Activities

SESSION 1: FALL 2017 – Meets for 10 sessions

  • MONDAYS: September 11th through November 20th
  • TUESDAYS: September 12th through November 14th
  • WEDNESDAYS: September 13th through November 15th(HS) or 29th(LS)
  • THURSDAYS: September 14th through November 30th
  • FRIDAYS: September 15th through December 15th
    (Session date ranges above take holidays into account.)

Academic Enrichment Activity(s):

Mathematics Enrichment Class (10 Sessions) $250
Florence Kadri
Days & Times:
Tuesdays 3:20-5:00: 4th Grade
Wednesdays 3:20-5:00: 6th Grade
Thursdays 3:20-5:00: 5th Grade
Location: Each grade will be in their respective classrooms
Min # of students: 5 Per Grade

Grades 4 to 6.
We will strengthen computing skills and number sense in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Games, worksheets and where appropriate homework support will help boost confidence and solidify the acquisitions of the Waldorf math instruction.

Grade 4
*Times tables
*Multiplication and division
*Fact families in four operations
*Chunking and mental math
*Ordering whole numbers
*Place value
*Operations with multiples of 10s and 100s

Grade 5
*Times tables and mental math
*Fact families
*Fractions (operations and equivalent)
*Decimals (operations, ordering and comparing, place value)
*Rounding and estimating

Grade 6
*Times tables and mental math
*Operations with Fractions , mixed numbers and improper fractions, simplest form of fractions
* Greatest common factor
*Least common multiple
*Converting fractions to decimals
*Rounding and estimating
*Word problems

Start Date: September 12th, 13th or 14th

After School Clubs:

Fall 2017 Club Fees (10 sessions): $100

List of Activities:

Baking Club
Aviva Gill
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | Cafeteria
Max # of students: 12
Grades 5 to 8. Participants will learn the art of cooking and baking. In addition to basic cooking and baking techniques, the club will also explore seasonal cooking practices. Participants have the opportunity to work together and express their creativity.
Start Date: Monday, September 11th

4th, 5th & 6th Grade Soccer Club
Roberto Splendori
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | Athletic Field
Max # of students: 20

Grades 4 to 6.
Improve your skills and learn new ones during our Monday afternoon soccer sessions. No previous experience necessary. Students should wear shorts, t-shirts, shin guards and remember to bring a bottle of water.
Start Date:
Monday, September 11th

SAT Verbal & Writing
Alexios Kritas
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | George K. Russell Biology Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. In-depth preparation for the verbal & writing sections of the SAT. ACT Reading and English preparation available on request.
Start Date: Tuesday, September, 11th

Spirit Club
Karen Giumenta & Laura Johnson
Tuesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Gymnasium
Min # of students 10 | Max # of students: 20
Grades 4 to 7. Boys and girls will learn cheer/spirit routines including partner stunts. A typical session will begin with warm-up and stretching exercises followed by jumping and tumbling exercises and cheer/spirit routine practice.
Required for class: close fitting comfortable clothing Contact Ms. Giumenta with questions at: naturallydirect@yahoo.com
Start Date: Tuesday, September, 12th

*NEW 2-day club* Chess Club
Leslie Cobb
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Library
Max # of students: 15
Grades 6 to 8. The Chess Club will introduce students to the game of chess, build skills, teach strategy and culminate in a tournament during the final class of the session. Students will learn about the history of the game as well as develop patience, logical thinking and problem solving skills. No experience necessary. (This is a 2-day per week club.)
Start Date: Tuesday, September 12th

SAT & ACT Math
Laura Johnson
Wednesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | High School Math Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. Review math needed for success on the SAT and the ACT. Enhance test taking skills, learn techniques for knowing when to make an “educated” guess, receive valuable practice taking this type of test.
Start Date: Wednesday, September 13th

*NEW* Fencing Club
Mihail Etropolski
Wednesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Gymnasium
Max # of students: 15
Grades 5 to 8. This club will introduce students to the sport through fun and engaging games and exercises. Students will learn basic technical skills and train towards applying them tactically within a match. For girls and boys alike, fencing develops focus, confidence, critical thinking, balance, and coordination, as well as the creativity to put them all together in either a recreation or competitive situation.

Mihail Etropolski is one of the country’s top fencers, having made numerous national finals and representing USA at the 2010 Pan American Games. He’s been coaching for 8 years and has worked with students from the beginner to the elite competitive levels.

Start Date: Wednesday, September 13th

Winter After School Clubs & Activities

{ REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN – PLEASE CHECK BACK IN DECEMBER}

SESSION 2: WINTER 2018 – Meets for 10 sessions

  • MONDAYS: January 8th through March 9th (9 mtgs = $90)
  • TUESDAYS: January 9th through March 20th
  • WEDNESDAYS: January 10th through March 21st
  • THURSDAYS: January 11th through March 22nd
  • FRIDAYS: January 12th through March 23rd
  • SATURDAYS* March 3rd through April 28th
    *Athletics Clinics are 8 meetings for $100

(Session date ranges above take holidays into account.)

Academic Enrichment Activities:

3rd Grade – Mathematics Enrichment Class  (10 Sessions) $250
Florence Kadri
Days & Times:
Tuesdays 3:20-5:00
Location: 3rd Grade Classroom
Min # of students: 5 Per Grade

Grade 3.
Build math skills in a small and supportive environment! Covering: base 10, the four operations, place value, carrying over, borrowing, long division, multiple digit multiplications, time tables practice, and content relevant to their general math class. Classes will include practice sheets as well as manipulatives and games  to foster a positive connection with the subject and to boost confidence! Contact Ms. Kadri at kadrif@waldorfgarden.org with questions.
Start Date:
Tuesday, January, 10th

6th Grade – Mathematics Enrichment Class  (10 Sessions) $250
Florence Kadri
Days & Times:
Wednesday 3:20-5:00
Location: 6th Grade Classroom
Min # of students: 5 Per Grade

Grade 6. 
Build up skills in a supportive environment. Number sense and operations, fractions, percentage, exponents, and more (concurrent with the 6h grade math curriculum) Contact Ms. Kadri at kadrif@waldorfgarden.org with questions.
Start Date:
Wednesday, January, 11th

4th Grade – Mathematics Enrichment Class  (10 Sessions) $250
Florence Kadri
Days & Times:
Thursdays 3:20-5:00
Location: 4th grade classroom
Min # of students: 5 Per Grade

Grade 4.
Work with computation skills as well as fraction and more (concurrent with the four grade curriculum) Classes will include practice sheets as well as games to foster a positive connection with the subject and to boost confidence! Contact Ms. Kadri at kadrif@waldorfgarden.org with questions.
Start Date:
Thursday, January 12th

 

After School Clubs:

Winter 2018 Club Fees (10 sessions): $100

Baking Club
Aviva Gill
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | Cafeteria
Max # of students: 12
Grades 5 to 8. Participants will learn the art of cooking and baking. In addition to basic cooking and baking techniques, the club will also explore seasonal cooking practices. Participants have the opportunity to work together and express their creativity.
Start Date: Monday, January 8th

SAT Verbal & Writing
Alexios Kritas
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | George K. Russell Biology Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. In-depth preparation for the verbal & writing sections of the SAT. ACT Reading and English preparation available on request.
Start Date: Monday, January 8th

Spirit Club
Karen Giumenta
Tuesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Bonner Hall
Min # of students 10 | Max # of students: 20
Grades 4 to 7. Boys and girls will learn cheer/spirit routines including partner stunts. A typical session will begin with warm-up and stretching exercises followed by jumping and tumbling exercises and cheer/spirit routine practice.
Required for class: close fitting comfortable clothing Contact Ms. Giumenta with questions at: naturallydirect@yahoo.com
Start Date: Tuesday, January, 9th

SAT & ACT Math
Laura Johnson
Wednesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | High School Math Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. Review math needed for success on the SAT and the ACT. Enhance test taking skills, learn techniques for knowing when to make an “educated” guess, receive valuable practice taking this type of test.
Start Date: Wednesday, January, 10th

High School Musical – The Wedding Singer
Andrew Fallu
M-W-F 3:20 – 5:30 | Music Room/Stage
Max # of students: Open
Grades 9 to 12.  Casting is based on audition. All cast & crew members must register. The registration fee offsets the cost of production.  Students interested in stage crew should speak with Mr. Fallu directly.  Rehearsals begin in December. Show dates: March 2 & 3, 2018.
Audition: Friday, November, 3
Start Date: TBD

7th – 10th Grade Basketball Club
Coach Boyd and Coach Davis
Saturdays 9:30am -11:00am | Gymnasium
Max # of students: Open
Grades 7 to 8. Improve your skills and learn new ones during our weekend basketball clinics No previous experience necessary.
Clinic Dates: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

5th and 6th Grade Basketball Club
Coach Boyd and Coach Davis
Saturdays 9:30am -11:00am | Gymnasium
Max # of students: Open
Grades 5 to 6. Improve your skills and learn new ones during our weekend basketball clinics No previous experience necessary.
Clinic Dates: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

3rd and 4th Grade Soccer Club
Roberto Splendori
Saturdays 12:30pm – 2:00pm | Gymnasium
Max # of students: Open
Grades 3 to 4. Improve your skills and learn new ones during our Saturday morning soccer sessions. No previous experience necessary. Students should wear shorts, t-shirts, shin guards and remember to bring a bottle of water.
Clinic Dates: March 4, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Spring After School Clubs & Activities

{ REGISTRATION IS NOT YET OPEN – PLEASE CHECK BACK IN MARCH}

SESSION 3: SPRING 2018 – Meets for 9 sessions

  • MONDAYS: April 16th through June 11th (7 mtgs = $70)
  • TUESDAYS: April 10th through June 5th
  • WEDNESDAYS: April 11th through June 6th
  • THURSDAYS: April 12th through June 7th
  • FRIDAYS: April 13th through June 8th (8 mtgs = $80)
    (Session date ranges above take holidays into account.)

3, 4 & 5 Grade Soccer Club
Roberto Splendori
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | Athletic Field
Max # of students: Open

Grades 3 to 5.
Improve your skills and learn new ones during our Monday afternoon soccer sessions. No previous experience necessary. Students should wear shorts,t-shirts, shin guards and remember to bring a bottle of water.
Start Date:
Monday, April 24th

Baking Club
Aviva Gill
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | Cafeteria
Max # of students: 12
Grades 5 to 8. Participants will learn the art of cooking and baking. In addition to basic cooking and baking techniques, the club will also explore seasonal cooking practices. Participants have the opportunity to work together and express their creativity.
Start Date: Monday, April 24th

SAT Verbal & Writing
Alexios Kritas
Mondays 3:20 – 5:00 | George K. Russell Biology Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. In-depth preparation for the verbal & writing sections of the SAT. ACT Reading and English preparation available on request.
Start Date: Monday, April 24th

Spirit Club
Karen Giumenta & Laura Johnson
Tuesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Bonner Hall
Min # of students 10 | Max # of students: 20
Grades 4 to 7. Boys and girls will learn cheer/spirit routines including partner stunts. A typical session will begin with warm-up and stretching exercises followed by jumping and tumbling exercises and cheer/spirit routine practice.
Required for class: close fitting comfortable clothing Contact Ms. Giumenta with questions at: naturallydirect@yahoo.com
Start Date: Tuesday, April, 18th

Track & Field
Nina Renker
Tuesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Athletic Field
Max # of students: 12
Grades 8 to 12. From the sprints and hurdles to the jumps and throws, students will learn the fundamentals of the many different events in the sport of Track and Field. Each session will cover a different event culminating in a friendly club-wide competition in the final session. No experience required.
Start Date:
Tuesday, April, 18th

SAT & ACT Math
Laura Johnson
Wednesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | High School Math Room
Max # of students: 15
Grades 9 to 12. Review math needed for success on the SAT and the ACT. Enhance test taking skills, learn techniques for knowing when to make an “educated” guess, receive valuable practice taking this type of test.
Start Date: Wednesday, April, 19th

Tennis Club (Special Pricing: $150)
Victor Kim
Wednesdays 3:20 – 5:00 | Garden City Community Park
Max # of students: open
Grades 8 to 12. Students will increase their skills and learn new ones by participating in single and double matches at Garden City Community Park. Students will be transported to and from the park via the Waldorf School bus and will arrive back at school at approximately 5:10pm each Wednesday. No experience necessary. Students with ALL levels of experience are welcome!
PLEASE BRING A RACKET.

Start Date:
Wednesday, April 19th

TENNIS PERMISSION SLIP

Please sign the permission slip above to allow your student to be transported off campus.

6, 7 & 8 Grade Soccer Club
Roberto Splendori
Fridays 3:20 – 5:00 | Athletic Field
Max # of students: Open

Grades 6 to 8.
Improve your skills and learn new ones during our Friday afternoon soccer sessions. No previous experience necessary. Students should wear shorts, t-shirts, shin guards and remember to bring a bottle of water.
Start Date:
Friday, April 28th

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