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Music Discoverers ∞
Now is the prime time for young children to connect with music through their voice and body. Students will learn age-appropriate classical, folk, and world music with Orff instruments, including xylophone and unpitched percussion instruments. Circle/activity-based songs engage even reluctant singers to participate and learn pitch-matching skills for better singing! Rhythmic and melodic reading skills will be introduced to lay a foundation of musical knowledge and skill for a well-developed progression in music learning. ∞
Ages 5-6 | ~$71/mo ($635/yr)
Taught By Ana Villegas
Designed for young students to explore famous artists and the elements of art using a variety of materials including paint, oil pastel, clay, and much more! While learning about value, shape, color, line, form, and texture, students will be able to begin exploring their own creativity and make lots of fun and interactive projects each week!
Ages 5-6 | ~$76/mo ($680/yr)
Taught By Ellen O'Shea
Pre-Ballet & Tap ∞ +
This class focuses on building natural coordination (the foundation of classical ballet) using hopping, skipping, jumping, and galloping. Creativity remains a large part of this class so as to encourage artistry. Ballet class etiquette is clearly defined and implemented. In tap, the focus is making certain sounds with the taps and attempting to dance in time with the music.
Ages 5-6 | ~$74/mo ($665/yr)
Taught By Amber Studebaker
Beginning Ballet ∞ +
In this class the dancers will be introduced to a more structured classical ballet class consisting of barre and centre work. Refining natural movement is continued, ballet terminology is integrated, and proper ballet placement takes focus. Attention continues to be given to creativity and imagination. Musicality becomes more important in this level. This class pairs wonderfully with Tap & Jazz!
Ages 7-8 | ~$74/mo ($665/yr)
Taught By Christine Settembrino
In this class, students will learn about Hispanic cultures around the world, acquire basic Spanish conversational skills, and begin to read and write in the Spanish language. Students will learn through games, stories, puppets, songs, and crafts. Classes will be taught in the Spanish language about 90% of the time, using a proven teaching method known as Comprehensible Input.
Ages 7-9 | $71/mo ($635/yr)
Taught By Adina Covaci-Prince
Put on your thinking cap and become a junior sleuth for the year. In this class, we will learn to use logic and critical thinking skills to solve puzzles, untangle mind benders, and find your inner super sleuth, as we work our way through several mysteries. Each day we will warm up our brains with some brain teasers and puzzles, then move into our mysteries. Students will work together to find clues, follow maps, decipher codes, and uncover the culprit in each crime.
Ages 7-9 | ~$70/mo ($630/yr)
Taught By Angie Mather
Ballet 1 ∞ +
In This class continues moving the students towards the classical structure of ballet class. The students spend time deepening coordination skills, practicing weight placement, understanding proper alignment, and learning new vocabulary and steps. There is also emphasis on creativity and learning to use dance as a form of expression beyond telling simple stories. Students may spend up to 2 years in this level. Upon completion of Ballet 1, a student is fully equipped to take on the discipline and rigorous structure of Ballet 2. This class pairs wonderfully with Tap & Jazz!
Ages 9-11 | ~$74/mo ($665/yr)
Taught By Mary Clermont
Engineering & Robotics
Put your creative thinking skills to work with the fun of programming and the innovation of creating new machines. Students will be challenged to create things that will solve real life problems and tasks. They will be using the Mindstorm Robotix platform along with many other programming platforms to give them greater exposure to how real engineers work. This class is appropriate for both new and returning students, as it will include new challenges from last year. All of the materials for the class will be provided and kept by DaySpring.
Ages 10-13 | ~$82/mo ($735/yr)
Taught By Jaime Zayas
The unique sound of the ukulele captures the interest of anyone who hears it played. The ukulele is a simple instrument to learn, making it popular for students of all ages. Not only will your child find this class interesting and enjoyable, they will also gain the benefit of becoming a more well-rounded performer and musician. - Check website for recommendations on ukuleles, $40+
Ages 10-13 | ~$71/mo ($635/yr)
Taught By Betsey Karako
Performance Workshop §
An introduction to the world of musical theatre for the young performer in your family! Your young actor will receive high-quality training in voice, dance, and drama for musical theatre, learning techniques such as vocal projection, stage presence, and character development. This skill-building class will culminate in a performance at the end of the year, comprised of songs and scenes from musicals for friends and family to enjoy!
Ages 10-13 | ~$74/mo ($665/yr)
Taught By Katie Orr
LUNCH IS FROM 11:30-12.
STUDENTS BRING A REGULAR SACK LUNCH & EAT IN CLASSROOMS WITH FRIENDS
FROM THEIR CLASSES.
+ Perform in Finale in June
§ Performs in Fall Showcase and Spring Black Box Show
* Performs in Fall Showcase and Finale in June.
∞ Includes a parent observation day
# Students are eligible to audition for the full-length Drama
show performing in December