BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS

No classes when FCPS schools are closed, late start or released early due to inclement weather. Classes will be rescheduled when possible. No make‐up classes for absences. Email Miran Soskin at mirany17@gmail.com for questions regarding available scholarships.  Registration information available at: http://fairhillpta.org/before‐after/ 


MORNING ENRICHMENT OFFERINGS

Electronics with Minecraft Redstone

=> offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 3‐6 (Mondays @ 8:10a.m.), 7 classes

Electronics with Minecraft Redstone allows students to explore electronics in a virtual world with Redstone blocks, power rails, and repeaters! Students will build amazing electrical circuits connected to Minecart rides, trampolines, and Redstone elevators!

Cost: $130/participant Register: www.stemexcel.org/fairhill  Registration ends on Sept 27.

Introduction to Game Design

=> offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1‐4 (Tuesdays @ 8:10a.m.), 8 classes

Introduces the fundamentals and concepts of game design with a real game engine many indie development teams currently use. Students learn to design and build their own game from the ground up, while learning 2d game art and programming logic.

Cost: $145/participant Register: www.stemexcel.org/fairhill   Registration ends on Sept 28.

Chess

=> offered by Magnus Chess for Grades K‐6 (Wednesdays @ 8:10a.m.) 8 classes

Chess club is taught by experienced Magnus Chess instructors using a curriculum developed by National Masters. Each weekly session is a mix of learning and play. Playing chess is a great way to develop a child’s critical thinking skills, sportsmanship, and patience — all while having fun! Registration open until session starts.

Cost: $168/participant Register: https://chessacademy.com/products/fairhill-elementary-school-chess-club  No registration end date.

Learn Music Now

Beginner Music Ensemble (Piano, Guitar, Violin and Drum) (Thursdays @ 8:10a.m.) 8 classes

Course Description – Students will participate in an ensemble music group.  They may choose which instrument to play during the session – piano, guitar, violin or drums.  Students will learn about the instruments as well as how to play in a music group.             

Cost: $200/participant including instrument rental. Register today:  https://learnnowmusic.com/group-lessons/  Registration ends on Sept. 15.

Introduction to Minecraft Programming

=> offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 1‐4 (Fridays @ 8:10a.m.), 7 classes

Minecraft Programming teaches students important problem-solving and design skills with Command Block and Redstone. Coding concepts are instructed for all kinds of amazing projects that include flying machines, large-scale rollercoasters, and water elevators!

Cost: $130/participant Register: www.stemexcel.org/fairhill  Registration ends on Oct. 3.

AFTERNOON ENRICHMENT OFFERINGS

Ultimate Dance Fitness

=> offered by Kids in Motion for Grades K‐5 (Mondays @ 4:05p.m.) 8 classes

Students will dance, jump, run, and play the whole hour! Kids follow along with the teacher to songs and dances, play games that include limbo sticks, balloons, freeze dance, dancing 4 corners, dancing hot potato, conga line dancing, and more! This is a dance fitness class using kid friendly songs, choreography, current music on the radio, and music kids recognize from TV and movies. This is one of Kids in Motion’s favorites and we can’t wait for class to start at your school!

Cost: $144/participant Register: www.novakidsinmotion.com/registration/ Registration ends on Oct. 1.

Ultimate Magic Academy

=> for Grades 2-6 (Tuesdays @ 4:05p.m.) 8 classes

Get ready to take an amazing adventure into the exciting world of magic!   The Ultimate Magic Academy presents the “Green Wand” Magic Class.  Your child will learn how to read minds, make popcorn appear like magic, predict the future and more!  The Ultimate Magic Academy has a simple goal…use magic to create more happiness in our kids and more empathy in the world.  Our classes focus on magic, fun and learning. Tuition includes custom magic tricks, “Top-Secret” file folders, online access to an amazing library of magic videos, diploma, and a Green Wand! 

Cost: $240/Participant Register: https://www.ultimatemagicacademy.com/7-2/register/  Registration ends on Sept 16.

Soccer

=> offered by Love the Ball for Grades K‐5 (Wednesdays @ 4:05pm) 8 classes

In this 7 week program, students will learn new skills and make new friends in a safe and encouraging environment with professional, friendly coaches.

Cost: $149/participant Register: http://www.ltbsoccer.com/class-schedule/  Registration ends on Sept. 18.

Comic Book Illustration

=> offered by STEMexCEL for Grades 3-6 (Thursday @ 4:05p.m.), 8 classes

Let students explore the incredible world of Comic Book Illustration and learn to take their creativity to a whole new level! Students will learn about character development, story-boarding, paneling, story design, color theory, and how to hone their art styles.

Cost: $145/participant Register: www.stemexcel.org/fairhill  Registration ends on Oct. 3.

Learn Math with Fun

=> offered by StemTree for Grades K-6 (Thursday @4:05p.m.), 7 classes

StemTree’s mathematics program consists of a specialized, grade-dependent curriculum that uses engaging activities and physical manipulatives to make math more fun. Our goal is to ensure that students not only understand math but that they are also able to apply their math knowledge and skills in their daily lives.

Cost: $156/participant Register: https://campscui.active.com/orgs/StemtreeofFairfax#/selectSessions/3212333 Registration ends on October 6.

Yoga

=> offered by Kids in Motion for Grades K‐5 (Fridays @ 4:05p.m.) 8 classes

Yoga instructors use a variety of teaching methods and activities, such as poses, meditations, drawings, music, books, sing a longs, stories, and games to develop focus, flexibility, strength, and calmness. Session after session yoga is a continual promotion of doing your personal best, without competition. Children do yoga activities individually, in pairs, and as a group. Yoga Kid instructors may be certified through one of many Yoga organizations and receive further training by Kids in Motion certified Yoga Kids instructors.

Cost: $126/participant Register: www.novakidsinmotion.com/registration/ Registration ends on October 1.

Pokémon Club

=> by Mr. Ryan and Mr. Sved: Grades 1-6 (last Wednesday of every month @ 4:05p.m.: 9/28, 10/26, 11/30)  3 classes

“Have you ever wanted to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game? Well, you’re in luck, because Fairhill now has its own Pokémon club! Join Mr. Ryan and Mr. Sved as they teach you everything you need to know about Pokémon. It’s time to build your deck, battle your friends, and become a Pokémon master! Do you have what it takes?”

Cost: Free For registration, visit link https://forms.gle/itGjgYUcV9ijhEWX9 or scan the QR code below and fill out the form. Registration ends on Sept. 14.