Learn more about ISB at one of our weekly spring tours! Whether you are interested in applying for one of our limited open seats for Fall 2018 or want to get a head start on the 2019-2020 admissions process, we welcome you to come meet our exceptional staff, see our colorful classrooms, and discover our rich Nursery-8th Grade program.

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Learn more about ISB at one of our weekly spring tours! Whether you are interested in applying for one of our limited open seats for Fall 2018 or want to get a head start on the 2019-2020 admissions process, we welcome you to come meet our exceptional staff, see our colorful classrooms, and discover our rich Nursery-8th Grade program.

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ISB Enrichment and Athletics

ISB provides a variety of hands-on extracurricular activities. 

 

  CLASS DESCRIPTIONS 

Spring Trimester 2018 (April 2nd - June 19th)

Taught by Anna Brathwaite-McGregor
Anna Brathwaite-McGregor holds a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from Boston University, both in Violin Performance. She grew up studying violin through the Suzuki Method, which forms the basis for her private violin instruction today. In addition to teaching group and private lessons, she is an active performer who enjoys playing solo and in chamber and orchestral ensembles. Contact Anna Braithwaite (annabrathwaite@yahoo.com) for more information.

MONDAY

CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

3:45 to 4:30 $15/class, 11 classes

Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

 

Circus by Brooklyn Beanstalk

3:45 to 4:45 $15/class, 11 classes

Juggling, Tumbling, Clowning, Balancing objects, this class offers in essence everything a child can dream of being part of a circus! For the last 6 years, Beanstalk team has been developing a creative program to introduce the fundamentals of Circus Arts disciplines to young children stimulating their sense of creativity, coordination, and teamwork with FUN.


TUESDAY 

BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

3:30 to 4:15 $32/class, 12 classes

Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested)

YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 12 classes

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.


WEDNESDAY

SPORTS by Sports Medley with Drama Zone

3:30 to 4:15 $28/class 10 classes 

Taught by the exercise pros at the DramaZone®, this fun, and playful class has children getting a dynamic sports workout.  Developed for very young children to have fun first through games devised to promote concentration, hand/eye coordination, fitness while learning the basic technical sports skills of multi-sports.  Always beginning with stretching and breathing then let the games begin!
Clothing:  Sneakers and comfortable clothing.


THURSDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

3:45 to 4:30 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.


FRIDAY 

YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 9 classes

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

MONDAY

CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

3:45 to 4:30 $15/class, 11 classes

Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

Circus by Brooklyn Beanstalk

3:45 to 4:45 $15/class, 11 classes

Juggling, Tumbling, Clowning, Balancing objects, this class offers in essence everything a child can dream of being part of a circus! For the last 6 years, Beanstalk team has been developing a creative program to introduce the fundamentals of Circus Arts disciplines to young children stimulating their sense of creativity, coordination, and teamwork with FUN.


TUESDAY

BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

3:30 to 4:15 $32class, 12 classes

Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested)

YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 12 classes

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.


WEDNESDAY

SPORTS MEDLEY by Drama Zone

3:30 to 4:15 $28/class 10 classes 

Taught by the exercise pros at the DramaZone®, this fun, and playful class has children getting a dynamic sports workout.  Developed for very young children to have fun first through games devised to promote concentration, hand/eye coordination, fitness while learning the basic technical sports skills of multi-sports.  Always beginning with stretching and breathing then let the games begin!
Clothing:  Sneakers and comfortable clothing.

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


THURSDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

3:45 to 4:30 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.


FRIDAY 

YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 9 classes

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

MONDAY

CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

4:30 to 5:15 $15/class, 11 classes

Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


TUESDAY

BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested) 


WEDNESDAY

Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


THURSDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

4:30 to 5:15 $20/class 11 classes

5:15 to 6:00

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans 

4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


FRIDAY 

YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:45 to 5:30 $15/class 9 classes 

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

3:45 to 4:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MONDAY

CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

4:30 to 5:15 $15/class, 11 classes

Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


TUESDAY

ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance.
Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


WEDNESDAY

Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

 


THURSDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

5:15 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans

4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


FRIDAY

YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

4:45 to 5:30 $15/class 9 classes

Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

3:45 to 4:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MONDAY

SOCCER by Senior Soccer Stars 

5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


 TUESDAY

ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance.
Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


WEDNESDAY

STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball


THURSDAY

CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans

4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


FRIDAY 

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester, we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MONDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.

Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills! Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


TUESDAY

ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance. 
Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


WEDNESDAY

Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

 

 

 

THURSDAY

Arduino by Makerstate  - $35/class + $35 one time equipment fee,  11 classes

Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit - and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuits, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative that is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.

CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans 

4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


FRIDAY 

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester, we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MONDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills!

Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


TUESDAY

Acro Dance by DramaZone - $32/class, 12 classes

Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump Turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic Dance. This class is great exercise!

Dress: Flexible clothing, gym clothes and sneakers required.

Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 12 classes

Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


WEDNESDAY

STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


 

THURSDAY

CODING for Robots (Arduino)  by Makerstate

4:00 to 5:00 $35/class 11 classes (one time materials fee charge $35)

Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit--and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuitry, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative, which is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.


FRIDAY 

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

4:30 to 5:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MONDAY

SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills!

Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


TUESDAY

ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance. 
Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 12 classes

Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


WEDNESDAY

STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


 

THURSDAY

CODING for Robots (Arduino)  by Makerstate

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 11 classes (one time materials fee charge $35)

Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit--and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuitry, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative, which is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.


FRIDAY 

CHESS by The International Chess Academy

4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • Violin

    Taught by Anna Brathwaite-McGregor
    Anna Brathwaite-McGregor holds a Master of Music degree from the Yale School of Music and a Bachelor of Music from Boston University, both in Violin Performance. She grew up studying violin through the Suzuki Method, which forms the basis for her private violin instruction today. In addition to teaching group and private lessons, she is an active performer who enjoys playing solo and in chamber and orchestral ensembles. Contact Anna Braithwaite (annabrathwaite@yahoo.com) for more information.

  • NURSERY

    MONDAY

    CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

    3:45 to 4:30 $15/class, 11 classes

    Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

     

    Circus by Brooklyn Beanstalk

    3:45 to 4:45 $15/class, 11 classes

    Juggling, Tumbling, Clowning, Balancing objects, this class offers in essence everything a child can dream of being part of a circus! For the last 6 years, Beanstalk team has been developing a creative program to introduce the fundamentals of Circus Arts disciplines to young children stimulating their sense of creativity, coordination, and teamwork with FUN.


    TUESDAY 

    BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

    3:30 to 4:15 $32/class, 12 classes

    Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

    Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested)

    YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 12 classes

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.


    WEDNESDAY

    SPORTS by Sports Medley with Drama Zone

    3:30 to 4:15 $28/class 10 classes 

    Taught by the exercise pros at the DramaZone®, this fun, and playful class has children getting a dynamic sports workout.  Developed for very young children to have fun first through games devised to promote concentration, hand/eye coordination, fitness while learning the basic technical sports skills of multi-sports.  Always beginning with stretching and breathing then let the games begin!
    Clothing:  Sneakers and comfortable clothing.


    THURSDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    3:45 to 4:30 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.


    FRIDAY 

    YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 9 classes

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

  • PRE-K

    MONDAY

    CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

    3:45 to 4:30 $15/class, 11 classes

    Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

    Circus by Brooklyn Beanstalk

    3:45 to 4:45 $15/class, 11 classes

    Juggling, Tumbling, Clowning, Balancing objects, this class offers in essence everything a child can dream of being part of a circus! For the last 6 years, Beanstalk team has been developing a creative program to introduce the fundamentals of Circus Arts disciplines to young children stimulating their sense of creativity, coordination, and teamwork with FUN.


    TUESDAY

    BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

    3:30 to 4:15 $32class, 12 classes

    Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

    Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested)

    YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 12 classes

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.


    WEDNESDAY

    SPORTS MEDLEY by Drama Zone

    3:30 to 4:15 $28/class 10 classes 

    Taught by the exercise pros at the DramaZone®, this fun, and playful class has children getting a dynamic sports workout.  Developed for very young children to have fun first through games devised to promote concentration, hand/eye coordination, fitness while learning the basic technical sports skills of multi-sports.  Always beginning with stretching and breathing then let the games begin!
    Clothing:  Sneakers and comfortable clothing.

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


    THURSDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    3:45 to 4:30 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.


    FRIDAY 

    YOGA by Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:00 to 4:50 $15/class 9 classes

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

  • KINDERGARTEN

    MONDAY

    CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

    4:30 to 5:15 $15/class, 11 classes

    Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

    Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

    Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


    TUESDAY

    BALLET & TAP by DramaZone®'s Budding Ballerinas and Tap Dance Combo Class

    4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

    Taught by the experts at the DramaZone, children enjoy learning the basics of both Tap and Ballet dancing in one class.  This class is created to develop strength, coordination, and rhythm as well as grace and flexibility.  We incorporate professional studio beginner tap and ballet exercises in an environment designed to foster a love of dance.

    Dress: Comfortable clothing, Leather Ballet Slippers, and Hard Soled Shoes or Tap Shoes. (Leggings or shorts with dresses requested) 


    WEDNESDAY

    Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

    Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


    THURSDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    4:30 to 5:15 $20/class 11 classes

    5:15 to 6:00

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans 

    4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

    Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


    FRIDAY 

    YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:45 to 5:30 $15/class 9 classes 

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    3:45 to 4:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • 1ST GRADE

    MONDAY

    CAPOEIRA by Raízes do Brasil Capoeira

    4:30 to 5:15 $15/class, 11 classes

    Capoeira is a fantastic opportunity for kids to be exposed to a unique blend of martial arts, music, culture, and camaraderie. This fun and friendly atmosphere not only provides a challenging aerobic and acrobatic workout but also helps kids develop their confidence and self-esteem.

    Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

    Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


    TUESDAY

    ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

    4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

    Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance.
    Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

    Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

    Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


    WEDNESDAY

    Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

    Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

     


    THURSDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    5:15 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans

    4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

    Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


    FRIDAY

    YOGA byYogis @ ISB with Brooklyn Beanstalk

    4:45 to 5:30 $15/class 9 classes

    Students are exposed to the benefits of Yoga practice and learn to channel their energy in a fun and creative way. Core activities include breathing exercises, asanas (body postures), and meditation techniques.

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    3:45 to 4:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • 2ND GRADE

    MONDAY

    SOCCER by Senior Soccer Stars 

    5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

    Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.


     TUESDAY

    ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

    4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

    Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance.
    Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

    Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

    Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


    WEDNESDAY

    STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

    3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
    In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

    Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

    Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball


    THURSDAY

    CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans

    4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

    Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


    FRIDAY 

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester, we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • 3RD GRADE

    MONDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    Lights, Camera & Action by Dramazone - $32/class - 11 classes

    Our exciting classes are designed to give young actors the skills and insights needed to work in front of the camera. Whether learning an acting scene from a movie, giving the news or learning audition techniques, children learn to hit their mark and deliver.  Taught by the artists at the DramaZone.

    Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

    Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills! Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


    TUESDAY

    ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

    4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

    Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance. 
    Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

    Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 10 classes

    Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


    WEDNESDAY

    Baseball by DramaZone - $28/class,  10 classes

    Taught by the athletic pros at the DramaZone, children swing into gear with America’s favorite pastime.  Run, throw, catch while learning proper form and team spirit. Fielding and running the bases are just part of the fun.  This class teaches the fundamentals of baseball while getting children in shape for baseball season. Play ball

    STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

    3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
    In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.

     

     

     

    THURSDAY

    Arduino by Makerstate  - $35/class + $35 one time equipment fee,  11 classes

    Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit - and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuits, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative that is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.

    CREATIVE COOKING by Butterbeans 

    4:00 to 5:00pm $20/class 11 classes 

    Butter Beans cooking classes teach students how to make seasonal, international, nutritious recipes, while forging fun new memories in the kitchen! Students will learn about seasonality, international cuisines, beneficial nutrients, and mindfulness. Our menu includes items like dolmades, fondue, nicoise salad and risotto. As students move through the course, they will also learn vital kitchen knife skills, food tasting and seasoning, various culinary techniques, and culinary vocabulary. From seed to table, children gain an appreciation for food in a convivial setting, while discovering different cultures and building important cooking skills, all while having fun with their friends!


    FRIDAY 

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester, we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • 4TH GRADE

    MONDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

    Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills!

    Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


    TUESDAY

    Acro Dance by DramaZone - $32/class, 12 classes

    Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump Turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic Dance. This class is great exercise!

    Dress: Flexible clothing, gym clothes and sneakers required.

    Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 12 classes

    Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


    WEDNESDAY

    STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

    3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
    In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


     

    THURSDAY

    CODING for Robots (Arduino)  by Makerstate

    4:00 to 5:00 $35/class 11 classes (one time materials fee charge $35)

    Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit--and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuitry, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative, which is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.


    FRIDAY 

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    4:30 to 5:30 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

  • 5TH GRADE

    MONDAY

    SOCCER by Super Soccer Stars 

    5:00 to 6:00 $20/class 11 classes

    At Super Soccer Stars, it is our goal to teach soccer skills in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our philosophy is to use soccer to nurture, to build self-confidence, and to develop teamwork in every class.

    Step up and speak up - Public speaking by Dramazone- $32/class - 11 classes

    Children have so much fun they don’t realize they are developing lifelong skills!

    Taught by the experts of the DramaZone, children will learn ways to speak up to give a variety of speeches, express their passions from Shakespeare to Jam Poetry and speak out on Pop Topics. This class builds confidence and is taught through exercises and interactive games. Skills include: tongue twisters, vocal execution, breath support, diction, body awareness, relaxation, diction and selling your message.  Come join the fun!


    TUESDAY

    ACRO DANCE by DramaZone®'s Hip Hop and Jazz Dance Combo Class

    4:15 to 5:00 $32/class, 12 classes

    Children learn the fun basics of Acrobatics and Dance all in one class. Cartwheels, Handstands, Jump turns paired with Jazz, Pop, Spanish and even Aerobic dance. 
    Dress: Comfortable clothing and sneakers required.

    Mary Poppins by DramaZone $32/class, 12 classes

    Come Step In Time with this Supercalifragilistic Musical Theatre Class! Children will learn songs, dances and scenes from the popular show Mary Poppins.  This is a production class that results in a show for friends and family at the end of the term. Acting teaches tools for concentration, confidence and speech. Dancing teaches coordination and flexibility, while Music teaches math through counting. Come join the cast!  Dress: comfortable clothing and sneakers requested. No experience necessary, All talents welcome.


    WEDNESDAY

    STEM STARS by Dr. Lisa Rogers

    3:45 to 4:45 $25/class 10 classes
    In this course, students will explore the Scientific Method and Engineering Design Process through easily accessible, hands-on STEM experiments and activities. Students will improve their interdisciplinary math and science abilities and problem-solving abilities while participating in fun, collaborative projects, and games. We’ll investigate Engineering, Probability, Game Theory and Design, Computer Science, The Human Body, Nutrition, Science Policy, Kinematics, Geometric patterns, Environment, and so much more!

    TENNIS by New Kids Tennis

    4:00 to 5:00  $20/class 10 classes

    New Kids Tennis is a team of professional coaches dedicated to the long-term growth of the sport. Our mission is to offer high-quality after-school tennis programs where children can develop valuable physical, mental and social skills, and grow to reach their full potential. This new USTA-sanctioned format helps children learn and play the game of tennis. To make it easier for them a few things have changed, the court size, the racquet sizes, the tennis balls, the scoring system and the height of the net. This means that more children will have the opportunity to experience the game, have fun playing with their friends and develop the skills that will become the foundation of their game.


     

    THURSDAY

    CODING for Robots (Arduino)  by Makerstate

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 11 classes (one time materials fee charge $35)

    Young engineers will build their own robot and learn to code it with the mBot Robot Kit--and take their own robot home! This fun combination of hardware and software design features robot challenges such as maze games and bot battles and culminates with a collaborative competition. Learning themes include mechanical engineering, circuitry, physics, robotics, and computer programming. The mBot features an Arduino brain, a microcontroller that is a fundamental computer component in robotics, the "Internet of Things", smart devices, and wearable electronics. Engineers will program the mBot, first in Scratch, a simple drag-and-drop, color-coded programming editor created by MIT to teach skills and concepts in programming, and advance into coding in Arduino, a C derivative, which is an industry-standard, real-word computer programming language. Engineers may also be able to explore Bluetooth capabilities, the use of sensors, and further customizations of their bot that they can take home to continue the playing, coding, and learning.


    FRIDAY 

    CHESS by The International Chess Academy

    4:45 to 5:45 $20/ class 9 classes 

    This class is open to all newcomers to the game. Over the course of the trimester we will cover the "ABC's of chess: learning to checkmate, opening development, en passant, castling, stalemate, and pawn promotion. Each class will have a brief lesson outlining a new topic and then students will have a chance to play practice games in a fun, and encouraging environment. Prizes and medals will be awarded to every participant at the end of the semester!

    FASHION DESIGN & SEWING by the Fashion Class

    4:00 to 5:00 $20/class 9 classes

    This program aims to teach students how to use a sewing machine, hand sewing, measuring, properties of fabric, printing fabric, and illustration. We combine a little bit of math, a little bit of science and a lot of design into one fabulous course.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CLUBS

ISB offers a variety of after-school and free-period activities to support and enhance the personal, social, emotional, physical, and creative growth of our Middle School students. Sample offerings are listed below.

STUDENT COUNCIL

led by Rotana Suy & Danielle Valenti

Students can develop leadership skills and learn about fundraising to help their local and global community. The Middle Student Council is comprised of four executive positions and eight class representatives. Meetings take place once a week during lunch throughout the year. They help plan fun activities and provide volunteer opportunities throughout the year.

DEBATE CLUB

led by Alejandro Avalos

Students can develop leadership and communication skills as they learn about and debate issues surrounding current events.

YEARBOOK

led by Alicia Smith

Students will develop their design and technology skills and use their creativity as they put together the ISB yearbook. Middle School students can earn community service hours for working on the yearbook. Meetings take place once a week for 10 weeks. Band members are also encouraged to join the Yearbook Club after band practice ends. To register your student, please contact Crystal Fernandez at cfernandez@isbrooklyn.org or follow the link.

MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETICS

International School of Brooklyn offers three athletic seasons for Middle School students, including two team sports and one individual club sport. This year, ISB is offering soccer (fall), basketball (winter), and track club (spring). The Athletics department aims to develop athletes who demonstrate good sportsmanship by showing respect to teammates, officials, and opponents. The ISB Dragons are part of a middle school athletic league called the MSAL. ISB organizes soccer and basketball games with a large community of independent schools, including schools from both Brooklyn and Manhattan.

Soccer

ISB Dragons soccer meets for three practices per week. During these sessions, students practice various techniques that improve their ability to play soccer. Students work on footwork, dribbling, passing, strategy, and teamwork during this fall season. Team members scrimmage each practice, and games are scheduled with other schools for interscholastic competition.

Basketball

ISB Dragons basketball meets for three practices a week. Student athletes run drills and activities that progressively teach the fundamentals of basketball. Skills that are focused on include agility, hand-eye coordination, ball handling, passing, catching, flexibility, conditioning and teamwork. Basketball can help develop cardiovascular endurance and develop both upper and lower body strength. Students have fun, socialize, and build teamwork. Strong relationships translate into good health. Exercising in a group also tends to lead to better continued participation. Played alone or in groups, basketball is a great sport to learn.

Track Club

Student-athletes have the opportunity to learn about the importance of cardiovascular endurance, such as their heart rate, running capacity, and how to maintain good pace when jogging. Different obstacles will be introduced to motivate and improve their abilities. A Dragons customized T-shirt will be provided to each participant.

As a P.E Teacher and Coach, I encourage students that plan to continue playing sports like soccer and basketball to join the track club.

 - Jesus Santos (Former Athletics Director)

Location: Red Hook Park

Zine Mania! A New Workshop Series Hosted by the ISB Library This Spring

The ISB Library’s Zine Mania was a smash hit! This six-part series of workshops was offered after school to students in 4th-8th Grade to introduce them to the world of zines and zine making. Each workshop was led by a different guest artist, with a line up that included authors, illustrators, photographers, educators, and bookmakers, all of whom brought their unique perspectives on the form.

Picture Me! A Portrait Collaboration between 2nd and 7th Grade Students

This year, the art department was motivated to find opportunities for cross-divisional collaboration in the art studio. After brainstorming what sort of project could become a tradition in art class and inspire students to look forward to collaborating together artistically, we came up with the idea of having the 2nd and 7th Graders create portraits of each other. This seemed like the perfect way to promote collaboration, as well as to spark new friendship among the students. A portrait involves the representation of someone, and in order to represent your subject well, you need to get to know a person to show their personality in the portrait. We paired each 2nd Grade artist with a 7th Grade artist and began the exploration.

The Design Classroom Becomes a 3D Makerspace for the 8th Grade Model Chair Project

During the first semester, the 8th Grade students started a unit on three-dimensional design. The project required students to design chairs, first using two and three-dimensional drawing skills, and later transferring their ideas into a three dimensional modeling program called “SketchUp”. Their final assessment for the unit was the finished 3D chair.

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