The school offers several fun and engaging after-school programs for children of all ages. Please make sure to sign up early to ensure a space in these classes as numbers are limited.

Below is a list of our Spring 2017 After-School Clubs.

Chess Club

TNS Montessori Chess Club

Days: Wednesdays and Fridays

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Instructors: Jonathan Schroer & David High

Ages: Five and Older

Dates: Ongoing

Description

The New School Montessori Center is proud of its active and successful chess team. Our chess team has demonstrated strong performances both as a team and as individuals.

Coach Jonathan Schroer is an International Chess Master who has held the NC Championship many times over the last 20 years and is now the record holder for the most number of years as NC state champion! Jonathan has taught at many national chess camps and is a highly-sought chess instructor by local schools and tournament players across the Triangle area.

We are very proud of our chess team and will soon have a page dedicated to their many accomplishments and progress. If your child is in our chess club, we encourage you to become a member of the Chess Hub in MemberHub for announcements on upcoming chess tournaments and other news.

Click here for the New School Afterschool Chess Program flier. Please email the school to register for this class.

Fee: Standard after-school rates apply. No extra fees needed.
To Apply: Apply using the school flyer or email the school at info@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Chess Club” in the subject line)


info@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Art Club” in the subject line). Please make checks payable to Karishma Kothari.

Piano Lessons

Private Piano Lessons at The New School

Days: Flexible

Time: During or after class hours

Instructor: James Catton

Ages: Six and Older

Dates: Ongoing

Description

James Catton, our Music Education Specialist Teacher, is now available for private half-hour piano lessons during the school day. James is a qualified music teacher and a Royal College of Music Honours recipient.

Lessons may be held in the afternoon with permission of the classroom teacher or after school (depending on availability). Alternatively, arrangements can be made for home visits if you are seeking private lessons on a regular basis and already have a piano.

All ages from 6-year-olds and upwards can be enrolled, with beginners especially welcomed. Fees and rates available on request. Please visit James’ website for more information: www.jamescatton.com and download the music flyer for more details.

Fee: Private fee. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Please contact James directly.


Running Club

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Days: Fridays

Time: 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Instructor: Torey Daniels & Ellis Parks

Ages: Five and older

Dates: TBA

Description

Students are invited to join Mr. Ellis and Ms. Torey for running club. This activity will improve physical fitness, goal setting, team building, game playing and more. The club is designed to encourage children to push their physical limits in a fun social setting while improving their mental, emotional and physical health. Last year Running Club was a HUGE success and included over 45 children making one of the school’s highest-ever attended after school clubs!

Fee: $100 per child. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Email Ms. Torey at torey@montessoricenter.org or Mr. Ellis at ellis@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Running Club” in the subject line).
Please make checks payable to Torey Daniels.


Pokémon Club

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Days: Mondays

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Instructor: Crystal Seiberling Burdick

Ages: Six and Older

Dates: Starts week of March 27th

Description

We are thrilled to offer what promises to be a very popular new after-school club to our Winter Semester line up. Test your skills as you battle against other trainers, swap cards to make the perfect deck and acquire badges to show off your Pokemon power! No experience or cards needed. Students will sharpen math, reading, and social skills while engaging in higher thinking in a fun-filled environment.

Fee: $85 per student for the 8-week program. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Apply using the school flyer or email the school at info@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Pokemon Club” in the subject line). Please make checks payable to Crystal Seiberling Burdick.


Little Artists Art Club

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Days: Tuesdays

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Instructor: Karishma Kothari

Ages: Three to Six

Dates: Starts week of March 27th​

Description

What does ART do for your child? In addition to refining fine motor skills, deepening concentration and developing confidence, it also gives children an opportunity to:

  • observe the world carefully and discard preconceptions
  • go beyond just learning a skill to express a personal voice
  • problem-solve and persist despite frustration and setbacks
  • reflect on the results and ask what could improve them

During this ​spring season, we will be working on T-shirt making, glass painting, mosaic, acrylic canvas and paper crafts. ​

Fee: $80 per child. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Apply using the school flyer or email the school at info@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Art Club” in the subject line). Please make checks payable to Karishma Kothari.


Children’s House Soccer Club

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Days: Wednesdays

Time: 3:45pm to 4:30pm

Instructor: Soccer Shots

Ages: Three to Six

Dates: March 29th to May 24​

Description

Back by popular demand is our young children’s soccer program hosted by Soccer Shots! This club is an engaging children’s soccer program with a focus on character development.

The caring team positively impacts children’s lives on and off the field through best-in-class coaching, curriculum and communication.

The Soccer Shots coaches are the best trained in the business. Their expert-approved curriculum is age-appropriate and aligns with childhood education standards. In addition, they provide an exceptional customer experience and ongoing communication with parents.

Fee: $96 per child for the 8-week program. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Please register online at: rdu.ssreg.org. For additional information, please contact Soccer Shots at 919-699-8442 or email at rdu@soccershots.org. No equipment or cleats needed.


Golf Club

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Days: Thursdays

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Instructor: PGA Golf Staff

Ages: Five and older

Dates: March 30 – May 25

Description

Our after-school golf program is hosted by TGA Premier Junior Golf of West Wake County.

Open to all students ages 5 and older, the class will learn all aspects of golf, from swing fundamentals to the game’s rules, etiquette, and character development. Every TGA Class includes group and 1:1 golf instruction, exercise and stretching, character development theme, etiquette and academic lessons. TGA gives students the tools they need to be successful on the golf course, in the classroom and in life.

Our 5 level program provides a safe, structured and educational environment where kids acquire the skills and knowledge needed to play on a golf course and enjoy the game with friends and family. As students advance levels, they build confidence and learn valuable life lessons through the game including respect, honesty and sportsmanship.

Please visit PGA’s website for more information at golftga.com/westwakecounty to find out more about this program.

Fee: $129 per child. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Please register online at: PGA Online Golf Registration.


Yoga Club

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Days: Mondays

Time: 3:30pm to 4:30pm

Instructor: Ms. Linda Wellenius

Ages: Three and up

Dates: Mondays

Description

Ms. Linda will lead a mixed age group through:

  1. A variety of practices focusing on different areas of the body
  2. Breathing exercise
  3. Guided meditation

Our older students will act as mentors for the younger students and will assist them in getting into the correct poses and maintaining their balance.

Whether you are a beginner or you have been doing yoga regularly, the Yoga Club is the place for you!

Fee: $70 per child for the 8-week program. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Just leave a check made out to Linda Wellenius with your child’s name in the memo line or email Ms. Linda at linda@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Yoga Club” in the subject line).


Lego Club

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Days: Tuesdays

Time: 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Instructor: Lego Instructor

Ages: Five and up

Dates: March 28 – May 23 (no class 4/11)

Description

Green Engineering using LEGO materials.
Are you ready to go GREEN with Lego bricks? Design a recycling plant, save the salmon swimming upstream, harness wind and solar energy, and build a wild-life bridge. Celebrate nature, think sustainably and understand the human world in a program using LEGO materials focused on using Earth’s resources responsibly. Unique projects and activities will engage and excite builders of all ages!

Fee: $120 per child for 8 sessions. Standard after-school rates apply.
To Apply: Please register online at: Class Registration. Learn more at: www.play-well.org


Amateur Radio Club: Spring 2017

Days: Thursdays

Time: 3:45-4:45pm

Instructor: Ms. Nancy Butterfield

Ages: Eight and older

Dates: Start March 30th

Description

Join fellow radio hams as we study to get our FCC Technician Class amateur radio license. Participants in the spring club will test in May here at The New School. In addition to regular Thursday sessions, club members are invited to attend the monthly South Wake Amateur Radio Club meeting with Ms. Nancy on April 3rd and May1st from 6:00-7:15.

The New School’s Amateur Radio Club will have two tables at the RARSfest (NC State Fairgrounds) on Saturday, April 2th. Join us for radio times, socializing and fundraising!

All amateur radio club participants must bring his or her Technician Class Study Manuel to each club session. Home study with parental support is required for adequate exam preparation.

Fee: $60.
To Apply: Please email Ms. Nancy at nancyb@montessoricenter.org (Place “Enrollment for Radio Club” in the subject line).