D-E360° AfterSchool: NEW! Enrichment Programs for D-E Lower & Middle School Students

IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE! To sign-up /participate in these offerings, D-E Families / Students must register through the D-E 360° CampBrain system: click here or go to: https://de360parentdashboard.campbrainregistration.com/
*Course fees and additional details are also provided on the D-E 360° CampBrain system. Questions? Please Email us at: de360info@d-e.org or call 201.227.3144

AfterSchool Enrichment for Lower & Middle School students is coming to your home this Fall 2020!

DE360° Enrichment is coming to your home and we have quite a line-up planned!

* World Languages (Mandarin, Arabic, & Spanish)* Coding & Entrepreneurship * Dance * Chess * Tae Kwon Do with Master Oh * Homework Club *

Zoom gives us a flexibility that we didn’t have before and we’re eager to customize the experience where we can. Imagine – your child can hang out with their friends and D-E classmates in safe online learning spaces after school. Whether they are at home or on campus, there’s a consistent shared time and digital space where they can come together.

Take a look at the offerings from our fantastic partners. Classes run from October through December. The fee for each offering is $645 for the term (October, November & December). Note that Homework Club is $245 for the fall term.  Sign-ups are open first to D-E students; registration will be made available to our extended community.  Sign up through CampBrain before Monday, October 5, for best availability. Zoom links and access codes will be emailed to families after registration.

Please take a look at the offerings from our fantastic partners (see below). Classes run from October through December. Note that sign-ups are open first to D-E students; registration will be made available to our extended community.  

Course Descriptions 

MONDAY

Drumming with Musical IQ: Interactive Drumming

ACE is delighted to be hosting a residency program where we explore music from a unique perspective, incorporating history, science and culture. Using drums from home,  we begin our program in Africa and journey from there through the Caribbean,Central and South America and finally to our classrooms in the USA. Participants learn about the system and the building blocks of music. We will explore the evolution and influences of music, originating in Africa and from other indigenous peoples and how they have influenced us even today, in the 21st century.

On the agenda – musical cultures from as far as the Maasai Mara in Tanzania, Zulu warriors in South Africa, The vibrant street music of Cuba, Brazil and Puerto Rico, The Carnival of Brazil and more.

  • Grades 1-3 Limit 20           4:15-5:00         Mondays
  • Grades 4-8 Limit 20           5:00-5:45         Mondays

Triumph Tae Kwon Do

Since 2005, founded by Grand Master Kyoung Jin Oh, Triumph has developed as solid reputation as a place of empowerment for both children and adults of all skill levels.Triumph’s philosophy is that Tae Kwon Do is not an art of the gifted few, but is for the benefit of the whole from little kids to grandparents. Triumph’s curriculum is founded in tradition but is always evolving and growing. The curriculum is designed to attain an educational, physically challenging and exciting class. All drills and combinations are assigned to suit each student’s specific ability. While each class is structured, no class is ever the same.

  • Preschool & Kindergarten Limit 12 3:30-3:55 (Mondays/Wednesdays)
  • Grades 1-5        Limit 12                5:00-5:30 (Mondays)/4:10-4:40 (Thursdays)

Monday & Tuesday Homework Club (2 consecutive classes)

Homework Club: small group review of homework with a LS faculty member. Each time slot is limited to 6 students.

  • Grades 1-3 Limit 6             4:15-4:45         Mondays & Tuesdays
  • Grades 1-3 Limit 6             5:00-5:30         Mondays & Tuesdays
  • Grades 4-5 Limit 6             4:15-4:45         Mondays & Tuesdays
  • Grades 4-5 Limit 6             5:00-5:30         Mondays & Tuesdays

TUESDAY

Hip Hop-Ballet-Tap-Jazz Combo with Nunnbetter Dance Theater

This is a fun, energetic Hip Hop-Tap-Jazz class for our youngest dance artists to gain an introduction to dance! Taught by the professional dance instructors from Nunnbetter Dance Theater (NBT), this  class requires a  space to dance, some cool sneakers and the opportunity to turn up the music and move! The fundamentals of each style will be covered.

  • Grades K-2 Limit: 15 students       4:15-5:15         Tuesdays

 Mandarin with Manhattan Mandarin

After school Mandarin is coming to Dwight-Englewood! Join the amazing teachers of Manhattan Mandarin as we explore the language and culture of China. Programs are being offered to all grades and skill levels (beginner, intermediate, and heritage). Manhattan Mandarin is made up of native and non-native teachers who know what it takes to make the journey to fluency. We love inspiring students to make the switch to Mandarin while opening up an entire new world for them to explore. MM is so excited to join the D-E family!

  • Lower School:
    • Grades 1-3: Intro Series  4:15-5:00        Tuesdays
    • Grades 4-5: Panda Level  4:15-5:00        Tuesdays
    • Heritage: Grades 1-5  5:00-5:45        Tuesdays
  • Middle School:
    • Grades 6-8: Grammar & Fluency 5:00-5:45      Tuesdays
    • Heritage: Grades 6-8   5:00-5:45       Tuesdays
  • Upper School:
    • Grades 9-12: Conversational   6:00-6:45       Tuesdays

 Arabic for Beginners

Grades 3-5    Limit: 10 students                     4:30-5:30         Tuesdays

Do you know what your name looks like in Arabic? Modern Standard Arabic is coming to D-E! Students will learn basic vocabulary, writing (right to left!), greetings, and common phrases used by Arabic speakers. This introduction to Arabic will focus on developing understanding and familiarity of new sounds. Registers and dialects will not be introduced in this class.

Lina Akula is a native speaker of Arabic. She is passionate about speaking Arabic and sharing her culture with others. Lina has taught Arabic to both children and adults. Lina grew up eating falafel, hummus, and baklawa. She likes to listen to Arabic music and cook middle eastern dishes for her family and friends!

Broadway Bootcamp with Nunnbetter Dance Theater

Be a Triple threat: singing – dancing – and acting!

Grades 3-8      Limit: 15 students       5:15-6:15         Tuesdays

This is the class where shy students learn to shine and extroverts find a place to broadly express themselves. Taught by the professional staff at NBT, students will explore the joys of singing, dancing and acting – watch out Broadway, here comes the Bulldogs!

WEDNESDAY

Chess with NYChess Kids (Instruction + Weekly Tournament)

Grades K-8

Chessmaster Saudin Robovic’s team of Katia and partners guide our students from instruction into the world of competition via the National Chess Federation. It begins with our local D-E tournaments and moves into options that include Manhattan tournaments and beyond!

  • 3:00pm-3:45pm: Beginners: players will be introduced to the game of chess, how to use the pieces and how to play the game. Basic strategy and competition will be introduced.
  • 3:45pm-4:30pm: Intermediate: players are familiar with the pieces and will concentrate on strategy and tactics.
  • 4:30pm-5:15pm: Advanced: Advanced Chess players are familiar with the game and are ready to consider multiple approaches and strategies. This level is focused on competitive play.
  • 5:15pm-6:00pm: Tournaments and play for all levels.

Wednesday & Thursday Homework Club (2 consecutive classes)

Homework Club: small group review of homework with a LS faculty member. Each time slot is limited to 6 students.

  • Grades 1-3 Limit 6             4:15-4:30         Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Grades 1-3 Limit 6             5:00-5:30         Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Grades 4-5 Limit 6             4:15-4:30         Wednesdays & Thursdays
  • Grades 4-5 Limit 6             5:00-5:30         Wednesdays & Thursdays

THURSDAY

Triumph Tae Kwon Do

Since 2005, founded by Grand Master Kyoung Jin Oh, Triumph has developed as solid reputation as a place of empowerment for both children and adults of all skill levels.Triumph’s philosophy is that Tae Kwon Do is not an art of the gifted few, but is for the benefit of the whole from little kids to grandparents. Triumph’s curriculum is founded in tradition but is always evolving and growing. The curriculum is designed to attain an educational, physically challenging and exciting class. All drills and combinations are assigned to suit each student’s specific ability. While each class is structured, no class is ever the same.

  • Grades 1-5        Limit 12                5:00-5:30 (Mondays)/4:10-4:40 (Thursdays)

CODING &  ENTREPRENEURSHIP: with VineyardAppsCamp (VAC)

“Make a Real App for D-E or a Non-Profit”

  • Grades 4-8 (working in teams of 6:1 instructor) Limit 12 4:15-5:15 (Thursdays)

VineyardAppCamp (VAC) is an innovative tech and entrepreneurship program where students learn the skills to be a coder and the mindset to be an entrepreneur. They accomplish this by conceiving and building an iPhone app that is released to the entire world! Students pick up the fundamentals of entrepreneurial design, coding, and deployment early on; they then immediately put their new skills to use by banding together to make an app for a real-non-profit organization, or (if they so choose) their own school, Dwight Englewood.

Working in groups no larger than 6 students (each group with one adult), students learn HTML, Javascript and React Native; then collaborate on an app with the rest of their class)

Previous students (grades 4-8) have created real apps being used right now by a mental health charity, a New York non-profit, and a charter school in the UK. Our 3 instructors are empathetic and experienced Ivy-League coding experts who are committed to helping students gain an exciting set of 21st-century tech skills.

 Web Design with Fleming Tech Camps

The focus of Web Design 4 Kids is learning to design a super cool website without writing HTML or other code. Students will learn the basics of web design using WYSIWYG design tools. They will also be introduced to graphic design software. By the final class, students will have designed a series of web pages that reflect their personal interests and hobbies. No prior experience necessary, all skill levels welcome!

Requirements: Windows 7/8/10 or Mac OS computer.

Parents will need to download and install some basic graphic editing software prior to class. You will be provided with a download link prior to the start of camp.

Parents will also need to provide a Google Gmail account, we will be using these accounts to access web-based software we need to use for the class.

  • Grades 1-3 Limit: 10 students       4:15-5:15         Thursdays

Kidz Theatre with Ms. Alexis          

Miss Alexis returns for her fourth year with our D-E program! She is a teacher and performing actress who has worked with American Theater Group and she holds a degree in Theater.

Students will craft their own short play with the instructor and even learn about on-screen acting.  Students will have the opportunity to act individually and in pairs or groups, to navigate what it means to have the spotlight to themselves, as well as how to share it. Activities include vocal and physical warm-ups, improvisation, prepared scenes, role-playing activities, and more. There will be a final performance at the end of the semester.

  • Grades 1-5 Limit: 12 students       4:15-5:15         Thursdays

Hip Hop Dance with Nunnbetter Dance Theater

Hip Hop Dance is for students who are ready to dance! Taught by the professional dance instructors from Nunnbetter Dance Theater (NBT),  this class requires space to dance, some cool sneakers, and the opportunity to turn up the music to move and groove.

  • Grades 3-8 Maximum: 15 students           4:30-5:30         Thursdays

FRIDAY

Immersive Spanish: Art with Heart with Speak Spanish After School / 4:15-5:15

Every week, students will have an immersive Spanish class where they will actively be creating art. Native Spanish-speaking instructors will guide students in learning about current artists and projects centered on self-esteem, gratitude and random acts of kindness. Art materials will be items commonly found at home.

Students will be inspired to create and share their art. They will construct interactive murals and art installations with a message, design their own sticker campaign, generate vision boards, mail art to loved ones and others, turn trash into a gallery of treasures, conduct surveys, make videos, do performance art and much more! Art is powerful, inspiring, and it can help change the world. Students will use traditional media, and will experiment with fun, newer media such as “Social Practice Art”, where art is co-created by inviting others to actively participate in students’ artistic process.  Art with Heart is imagination with intention.

  • Grades 1-5 Maximum: 12 students           4:15-5:15         Fridays

 

Afterschool Course Schedule
for Kindergarten-Grade 5

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Preschool 3Y & 4Y Triumph Taekwondo 3:30 Triumph Taekwondo 3:30
Kindergarten

 

 

Drumming 4:15

Triumph Taekwondo 3:30

Hip Hop-Jazz-Tap Combo 4:15 Chess

3:15: Beginners

3:45 Intermediate

4:30 Advanced

5:15 Tournament for all

Web Design 4:15

Theater w/Alexis 4:15

Art in Spanish 4:15
Grade 1 Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Drumming 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Triumph Taekwondo 5:00

 

Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

 

Mandarin: Intro 4:15

Hip Hop-Jazz-Tap Combo 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Chess

3:15 Beginners

3:45 Intermediate

4:30 Advanced

5:15 Tournament for all

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Triumph Taekwondo 4:10

Web Design 4:15

Theater w/Alexis 4:15

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Art in Spanish 4:15
Grade 2 Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Drumming 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Triumph Taekwondo 5:00

Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Mandarin: Intro 4:15

Hip Hop-Jazz-Tap Combo 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Chess

3:15 Beginners

3:45 Intermediate

4:30 Advanced

5:15 Tournament for all

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Triumph Taekwondo 4:10

Web Design 4:15

Theater w/Alexis 4:15

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Art in Spanish 4:15
Grade 3 Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Drumming 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Triumph Taekwondo 5:00

Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Mandarin: Intro 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Arabic: Intro 4:30

Broadway Bootcamp 5:15

 

Chess

3:15: Beginners

3:45 Intermediate

4:30 Advanced

5:15 Tournament for all

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Triumph Taekwondo 4:10

Coding & Entrepreneur 4:15

Theater w/Alexis 4:15

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Hip Hop 4:30

Art in Spanish 4:15
Grade 4

&

Grade 5

Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Drumming 5:00

Triumph Taekwondo 5:00

 

Mon&Tue Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Mandarin: Panda 4:15

Mon&Tue Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Arabic: Intro 4:30

Broadway Bootcamp 5:15

Chess

3:15: Beginners

3:45 Intermediate

4:30 Advanced

5:15 Tournament for all

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Wed&Thur Homework Club 4:15-4:45

Triumph Taekwondo 4:10

Coding & Entrepreneur 4:15

Theater w/Alexis 4:15

Wed&Thur Homework Club 5:00-5:30

Hip Hop 4:30

Art in Spanish 4:15

Afterschool Programming Calendar 

  Monday

10 Enrichment classes

Tuesday

10 Enrichment classes

Wednesday

10 Enrichment classes

Thursday

10 Enrichment classes

Friday

10 Enrichment classes

Week 1 Yom Kippur

No school

9/29

Aftercare only

9/30

 

10/1 10/2
Week 2 10/5

Enrichment begins

10/6 10/7 10/8 10/9
Week 3 10/12 10/13 10/14 10/15 10/16
Week 4 Professional Day

No Enrichment

No Aftercare

10/20 10/21 10/22 10/23
Week 5 10/26 10/27 10/28 10/29 10/30
Week 6 11/2 11/3

Election Day

11/4 11/5 LS Conference

Enrichment only.

Week 7 11/9 11/10 11/11 11/12 11/13
Week 8 11/16 11/17 11/18 11/19 11/20
Week 9 11/23 11/24 Thanksgiving Break No classes
Week 10 11/30 12/1 12/2 12/3 12/4
Week 11 12/7 12/8

Last Enrichment

12/9

 

12/10

 

12/11

Prof. Day

No Aftercare

Week 12 12/14

Last Enrichment

12/15 12/16

Last Enrichment

12/17

Last Enrichment

12/18

Last Enrichment

+ Aftercare

To sign-up /participate in these offerings, D-E Families / Students must register through the D-E 360° CampBrain system: click here or go to: https://de360parentdashboard.campbrainregistration.com/