After School Enrichment


Fall, 2018 After-School Enrichment

Please note that additional offerings will be listed as they are added.

Beginning, Monday October 1, 2018, RCDS will be offering our fall session of after-school enrichment programs in a variety of D.R.E.A.M. (Design, Robotics, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) subjects. Please note that our fall session of chess will have a delayed start and will begin on Monday, October 15, 2018. Registration is limited and these classes are open to RCDS students and students from neighboring schools in our community. Classes will take place at RCDS, Monday through Thursday and will be taught by RCDS faculty and guest instructors*.

Pease see below for more specific details and individual course times. Financial Aid is available for qualified applicants. Please direct questions to afterschool@rcds.org

*Please note all RCDS employees, staff, and guest instructors have completed a background check.

Introduction to Machine Sewing

Mondays - 3:45pm - 5:15pm (90 minute course, Eight sessions)
October 1- December 3 (Please note there will be no class on 10/8 or 11/19)
Grades: 1st grade and above (students will be leveled by age and experience level)

Learn to Sew on a Sewing Machine!

This beginner sewing class will be an introduction to machine sewing. Students will learn how to read and follow a pattern, choose fabric and complete their own project all while having fun!
Instructor: Mrs. O'Malley
$450.00 per student
To register, click here.

Chess - All Levels

Mondays - 3:45 - 4:45 pm (60 minute course, Eight sessions)
October 15
- December 17 (Please note there will be no class on 11/19)

Grades: Beginners and above (students will be leveled by age and experience level)

This Chess program is designed for beginning and experienced players and will evolve as the skill level of the players evolves. An emphasis will be placed on building skills in chess through visualization and principles.

Instructor: Miss Chess (Ms. Nicole Church)
$350.00 per student

To register, click here.

Art Sparks! Fall Edition

Tuesdays - 3:45pm - 4:45pm (60 minute course, Eight sessions)
October 2- November 27 (Please note there will be no class on 11/20)
Grades: 1st grade and above (students will be leveled by age and experience level)

The season of Fall brings about new colors, textures, smells, and a crisp breeze! Each class will bring us a different Fall favorite designed to Spark imagination! Activities will build upon lessons learned in the art studios, and will focus on fall themes to create original works of art. Students will have opportunities to explore with a variety of media, including paint, clay, pastels, and paper mache. Projects will be tailored to the interests of the group and will be inspired by nature, famous works of art, and children's literature.

Instructors: Mrs. Petersen and Mrs. McDermott
$350.00 per student

To register, click here.

Funk Jazz- Beginners and 1st Grade

Tuesdays - 3:45pm - 4:45pm (60 minute course, Eight sessions)
October 2- November 27 (Please note there will be no class on 11/20)
Grades: Beginners and 1st Grade


Join Mrs. C for Funk Jazz on Thursday's. Jazz is a popular upbeat and energetic dance style frequently seen on Broadway and in music videos. This class includes stretching and strengthening, across the floor progressions in addition to center floor combinations to a wide variety of todays top hits! In, "funk" jazz the children are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique and fun!

Instructor: Mrs. Chiaravalloti
$350.00 per student

To register, click here.

Funk Jazz- 2nd-4th Grade

Thursdays - 3:45pm - 4:45pm (60 minute course, Eight sessions)
October 4- November 29 (Please note there will be no class on 11/21)
Grades: 2nd-4th Grade

Join Mrs. C for Funk Jazz on Thursday's. Jazz is a popular upbeat and energetic dance style frequently seen on Broadway and in music videos. This class includes stretching and strengthening, across the floor progressions in addition to center floor combinations to a wide variety of todays top hits! In, "funk" jazz the children are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique and fun!

Instructor: Mrs. Chiaravalloti
$350.00 per student

To register, click here.