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Bennett PTSA's After School Enrichment committee arranges three sessions of after school classes for Fall, Winter and Spring. The classes vary each session and may include Art, Drama, Chess, Math, Sports, Coding, Languages and Engineering. These sessions seek to offer fun and supportive after school enrichment opportunities for kids who may want to try something new or pursue extracurricular interests with Bennett friends. For parents, these classes can expand opportunities for kids in a convenient location and build community.

If you have a suggestion of an activity you would like to bring to Bennett Elementary, questions, comments, or suggestions feel free to reach out to afterschoolenrichment@bennettptsa.org. You are also welcome to research your idea and bring the important details to our next PTSA meeting.
 
Volunteering may be required to enroll in our after-school programs. PTSA-run after-school classes cannot happen without you! Every child who is enrolled in an after-school class will be required to provide an adult volunteer to chaperone one or more days of the class. Help the PTSA and Benefit with reduced or free tuition for your child! Discounts will be offered to one child in each of the classes below if their parent/guardian can attend every class. This benefit is extended on a first-come, first-served basis. If we do not have a volunteer for each class, we CANNOT RUN THE CLASS.  
  

After School Program Schedule

Before signing up, please review the Code of Conduct with your child. Every family who participates in PTSA after school programs are expected to volunteer/chaperone for one session.
 

[ MONDAY ]

 

Yoga: Bending at Bennett (Outside Room 212)

PTSA Member Andrea Coccine brings her yoga practice to Bennett! Each class will incorporate dynamic movement, flexibility training, balance, and breath work for energy and calming. 
Grades: K-5     Cost:  $130    Time: 3:35-4:20    Starts: Oct. 2 (10 weeks, no class on 11/20)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-bending 
 

[ TUESDAY ]

 

Art for Kids (Room 105: Art Room)

Degreed artists teach this ongoing, sequential, and non-repeating art program where skills are developed much like ballet or piano lessons. Projects allow students to tap into their innate creativity, building confidence.
Grades: K-5    Cost: $207    Time: 3:35-4:35    Starts: Oct. 3 (10 weeks, no class on 10/31)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-after
 

3D Modeling: Art & Architecture (Room 313)

Bring architecture to life! Students will collaboratively design a variety of architecture elements from around the world in Tinkercad, then print their designs in 3D to take home, learning about art, architecture and programming.
Grades: 3-5    Cost: $207    Time: 3:35-4:45    Starts: Oct. 3 (8 weeks, no class on 10/31)
 

Board Family Games (Room 108)

Looking for new games to play with your family? Come play a new game each week with your kids and find some that you all like. Parents not required (but it might be more fun that way). Each participant will receive a new game.
Grades: K-5    Cost: $81    Time: 3:35-4:45    Starts: Oct. 3 (7 weeks, no class on 10/31)
 

[ WEDNESDAY ]


Kids Teather (Gym/Stage)

Show #1 - Moana

Get together with friends to learn the songs and dialogue from this popular, recent Disney production! 5 weeks of after school rehearsals, then an evening performance on Wednesday, November 1.
Grades: K-5    Cost: $135    Time: 1:15-2:15     Starts: Oct. 4 (5 weeks)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-kids6
 

Show #2 - Aladdin

The story of Aladdin, his lamp, genies and flying carpets is an all time great. Come play make-believe with the theater program learning new songs and new skills. Evening performance Dec. 6th.
Grades: K-5    Cost: $135    Time: 1:15-2:15     Starts: Nov. 8 (5 weeks)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-kids4
 

Bennett Chess Club (Room 313)

Bennett students of all ages enjoy this casual Wednesday gathering where the lessons of chess and life are shared. Come laugh with us!
Grades: K-5    Cost: $172    Time: 1:15-2:15    Starts: Oct. 4 (10 weeks, no class 11/22)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-bennett5
 

[ THURSDAY ]

 

Team Jump Rope w/ HOT DOG USA (Gym/MPR) 

Two coaches from the popular Hot Dog USA jump rope team will spend 8 weeks giving Bennett kids an introduction to technical jump roping.
Grades: 1-5    Cost: $108    Time: 3:35-4:35    Starts: Oct. 5 (8 weeks, no class 11/9 and 11/22)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-team
 

[ FRIDAY ]

 

Intro to STEM with Lego (Room 313)

Ratchet up your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Fire Trucks, Space Stations, Tugboats, and the Eiffel Tower. Design and build as never before.
Grades: K-3    Cost: $129    Time: 3:35-5:00     Starts: Oct. 20 (7 weeks, no class 11/10 and 11/24)
Register: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0e4faaa828a4f49-intro
 

Coding with Kids: Game Development (Library)

Advance from playing to building. BEGINNERS will learn core concepts of programming, including loops and variables. INTERMEDIATE students will advance to nested conditionals and functions with parameters.
Grades: 3-5    Cost: $150    Time: 3:35-4:35     Starts: Oct. 20 (7 weeks, no class 11/10 and 11/24)
Register: https://www.codingwithkids.com/#!/signup?session=4144
 
Trouble accessing a file or a link? email ptsa_comms@bennettptsa.orgQuestions, suggestions or information about chaperoning our after-school programs? Contact afterschoolenrichment@bennettptsa.org.
 
Looking for the after-school program flyer? Download it by clicking on the link below.