Afterschool Clubs

Updated 8/31/22 at 9am
Welcome to the Fall 2022 session of afterschool clubs. Please read this full letter. At the bottom of this page is a listing of the clubs available for Fall 2022. Registration will be exclusively online this semester. Online registration opens on Tuesday, September 6 at 9am. Last day to register is Wednesday, September 14 at 9pm. Due to CDC and DOE guidelines, the number of participants in each club will be strictly limited.

Dear Parents and Guardians,

Fall clubs will begin on Monday, September 19 and end on Friday, February 17. Please note that we will be following all DOE and CDC guidelines. 

The cost of each club is $300. Our online registration platform makes registration simple and easy! You can skip the line and register online at your convenience. Online registration opens on Tuesday, September 6 at 9am via this link. Registration will only be online this semester. 

Please note that the last day to register is Wednesday, September 14 at 9pm. Registration will not be accepted after this date.

Parents or caretakers should pick up their children promptly at 4:45 in the lobby. It is very important that you be on time! Late pick-up will not be tolerated. Extended day is available from 4:45 to 5:45 PM Monday through Thursday at a cost of $135 per day for the semester. Arriving after 5:50 is not acceptable and will result in a fee of $5/per 15 minutes. This policy will be strictly enforced!

Clubs do not meet on half days, school holidays, or parent-teacher conference days. If you need financial assistance, contact Joyce Borden, Pritsana Kootint-Hadiatmodjo, Rina Ortega, or Maria Velez-Clarke.

Sincerely,

Joyce Borden, Clubs Coordinator
Pritsana Kootint-Hadiatmodjo and Rina Ortega, Clubs Co-Treasurers – cwsclubs@gmail.com
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Online registration is required. Register online via this link beginning Tuesday, September 6 at 9am.

Payment: Make checks payable to “CWS PTA” (Please note child’s name). We accept credit cards with an additional 4% fee.

Snack: Please send a healthy snack for your child; clubs do not provide snack.

Organizers and Teachers: Joyce Borden is the Clubs Coordinator. Pritsana Kootint-Hadiatmodjo and Rina Ortega are the Clubs Co-Treasurers. 
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Club Listings: Fall 2022 afterschool clubs

Monday

Outdoor Play with Jessica (PreK to 1st grade) Kids love to play! In the Kids at Play club, kids will have the opportunity to do what the love most! On good weather days, kids will participate in organized playground games on our new playground. In rainy weather, kids will partake in choice time play. Prepare to have fun! Jessica Spencer is a paraprofessional that works with PS 94 in our building. 

Guitar with Rew Starr (2nd to 5th grade) Learn how to play your favorite songs on the guitar.  Rew’s students practice more than they ever imagined.  Her non-traditional casual style offers a fun feel and the minutes fly by.  She inspires her students and leaves every lesson inspired as well.  Her students are playing their favorite songs quickly and effortlessly in no time.  She also teaches songwriting and how music can help you with your daily feelings and emotional state.  It has the ability to transform any difficult situation into one of wonder and confidence.  Music is the apple of a day…and it is always there for you.  Students need to bring their own guitar.

Ping Pong with AYTTO (2nd to 5th grade) This is an opportunity to learn the exciting, dynamic and strategic sport of table tennis from coaches from the American Youth Table Tennis Organization (AYTTO), many of whom are top athletes with international table tennis coaching experience. Coaches are trained to teach table tennis in a fun environment that promotes fitness, agility, self-esteem, strategic thinking, teamwork and fair play. Using our vast amount of table tennis knowledge and our familiarity with the latest developments in physical education, AYTTO takes this high skill sport and breaks it down into easy learning units. The CWS Table Tennis team placed 3rd in the NYC Elementary School Table Tennis Tournament in 2020!

Soccer with Paul (3rd to 5th grade) This is more than just a great soccer program for kids. Paul’s creative approach to coaching will have a positive impact on your child that goes far beyond the soccer field.  This highly active soccer classes is the perfect way for your child to run off some energy while developing important soccer skills like coordination and self-confidence. In addition, Paul also emphasizes the importance of good sportsmanship and teamwork. Paul is our long-time custodian at CWS. He’s also a big soccer fan!

Tuesday

Expressive Art Club with Jessica (PreK to K) Does your child like to paint, draw and create? Your child will get the opportunity to express themselves in Art Club! Students will work with a variety of media to create fabulous works of art! Jessica Spencer is a paraprofessional that works with PS 94 in our building. 

Board Games with Andrea (PreK to 2nd grade) In this club, you are invited to have fun learning math through the use of board games. We will learn sequencing of numbers, patterns of moving forward & backward, learning numbers randomly (odd &even numbers) and learning to add and subtract. We will engage in a variety of games, including Monopoly, Trouble, Zingo, Hi Ho Cherry O, Operation and much more. Andrea works in the Pre-K class with Suma.

Animal Club with Ally (K to 2nd grade) We will explore and become familiar with endangered animals. We will brainstorm ways to advocate for these animals and raise awareness (possibly through community meeting). This will be student guided and led. Ally is a teacher at CWS.

Art Club with Jeff (2nd to 5th grade) Join the Art Club with the Masters! Before dipping a brush into the paint, young artists will learn a little about an artist and one of their paintings. Then, off they will go, trying to emulate the artist’s style with their own piece of work. Maybe a Monet inspired painting of a soccer game. Or cut outs of New York City Buildings as Matisse would have done it. So join us, get a little messy, and let’s make some art!  Jeff is a 1/2 grade teacher at CWS.

Bracelet Making with Jess M. (2nd to 5th grade) Students will learn how to make different styles of friendship bracelets with step-by-step directions. Students will learn how to make different styles of friendship bracelets with step-by-step directions. They will teach one another and support one another’s creativity. Jessica M. is a teacher at CWS.

Blocks with Paul (PreK to 1st grade) Using big blocks, classroom blocks and table blocks, children will explore building and creating structures that they will be able to play in. Come and put your imagination to work! Paul is our long-time custodian at CWS.

Creative Writing with Davon (3rd to 5th grade) Do you enjoy writing your own creative stories? Then join Creative Writing club! Members of Creative Writing club will explore various writing genres, including fiction story writing, poetry, and play writing. By the end of the club, students will publish their original writing in a book(s) to share with family and friends. Davon is a 1/2 teacher at CWS.

Wednesday

Indoor Play with Jessica (PreK to 1st grade) We will enjoy a variety of activities indoors – building blocks, Jenga, board games, Red Light Green Light, Duck Duck Goose, and more! Jessica Spencer is a paraprofessional that works with PS 94 in our building. 

Ukulele with Rew Starr (2nd to 5th grade) Learn To play the ukulele and learn how to play your favorite songs! Rew has been teaching beginners for many years and loves to introduce music as a friend for life!

Animal Club with Ally (3 to 5th grade) We will explore and become familiar with endangered animals. We will brainstorm ways to advocate for these animals and raise awareness (possibly through community meeting). This will be student guided and led. Ally is a teacher at CWS.

Coding Day with Jess M. (4th to 5th grade) Students will use technology to create digital interactive stories, games, and animations. While working, they will learn important computational concepts and problem-solving strategies. Jessica M. is a teacher at CWS.

Chess Club for Intermediate/Advanced with Carl (PreK to 5th grade) Carl is a chess teacher who has been working with children Pre-K through college for over 17 years. Have you already learned the fundamentals and shored up your basic skills by learning strategies of the game? This club will help you hone your skills and provide an opportunity to play in out-of-school tournaments with students from other schools as part of a school team if you would like. It is open to all students that have mastered the fundamentals.

Thursday

Block Building with Jessica (PreK to 1st grade) Using big blocks, classroom blocks and table blocks, children will explore building and creating structures that they will be able to play in.  Dramatic play will also be included.  Come and put your imagination to work!!!!!  We will also introduce math concepts and measurement. Paul is our long-time custodian at CWS.

Neighborhood Playground Exploration Club with Jess M (PreK to 1st grade)
We will be spending as much time outside as possible if the weather permits! The group will explore various parks and playgrounds within the community. They will engage in play while working on communication and decision making with peers. Jess M is a teacher at CWS.

Chess Club for Beginner/Intermediate with Carl (K to 5th grade) Carl is a chess teacher who has been working with children Pre-K through college for over 17 years. Learn the basic rules, how each piece moves and how to use them in a thinking game of chess. Once learned, we will raise our levels by learning strategies of the game. This club is open to all students PreK – 5 and will emphasize mastering the fundamentals.

Basketball with Paul (3rd to 5th grade) This group will have fun playing basketball. Paul is our long-time custodian at CWS. 

Friday

Outdoor Play with Jessica (PreK to 2nd grade)

Kids love to play! In the Kids at Play club, kids will have the opportunity to do what the love most! On good weather days, kids will participate in organized playground games on our new playground. In rainy weather, kids will partake in choice time play. Prepare to have fun! Jessica Spencer is a paraprofessional that works with PS 94 in our building. 

Choice Time with Kiara (K to 2nd grade) Does your student love choice Time? If so, they should join the choice time club and extend the joy after school. Children learn best by exploring and Choice Time turns playing into a learning opportunity. Students will engage in activities such as, LEGOS, Arts & Crafts, Dance/Movement, Blocks, and Board Games. Kiara is a CWS teacher.

Basketball with Paul (3rd to 5th grade) This group will have fun playing basketball. Paul is our long-time custodian at CWS.