Paton ASAP

The Paton After School Activities Program offers classes throughout the year.
These classes are only open to students currently enrolled in Paton School.
For 2017-2018, classes will be offered starting in October, January, March and April.
All information about the classes will be posted here and announcements will be sent to all Paton parents via email in advance of registration.  Class offerings vary throughout the year depending on teacher availability and interest.

Registration for January classes is now open .  Click on the name of the class to access the registration form.

Class: Hip Hop ‘til you Drop
Grades: K-4
Time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30
Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Instructors: Kayla Donoghue, Cheryl Gamache
Total # students: 20
Description: Let's get moving! Paton is offering a hip hop dance class!! Kids will learn a variety of hip hop moves and create their own dance t-shirts. Come join in on the fun.

Class: Mindfulness
Grades: K-4
Time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30
Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Instructor: Makenzie Orfalea
Total # students: 14
Description: Mindfulness is the practice of noticing with intention and compassion the moment-by-moment unfolding of the here and now. Training the mind to be more present is a great way for children to strengthen attention skills, improve focus, increase capacity for learning, and calm the body, as demonstrated by a growing body of research. This class will teach mindful approaches to enhance self-awareness, connection, presence, and compassion with fun, hands-on and interactive practices students can apply at home and at school – such as mindful awareness activities, breathing exercises, and simple meditation practices to relax the mind and body.

Class: Friends, Fitness, Fun
Grades: K, 1, 2
Time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30
Dates: 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Instructor: Jenna Violette
Total # students: 14
Description: A class to get moving through super kid workouts! Kids will spend the hour exercising through group workouts together, simple circuits, and stretching to introduce the importance of staying fit and healthy.

Class: Dance Explorers - Wednesday class!
Grades: K, 1
Time: Wednesdays, 3:30-4;30
Dates: 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14
Instructors: Tahnee Fallis Baril, Bethany Knight
Total # students: 18
Description: Do you love to dance? Want to learn and create your own dance moves along with some of ours? Join us for Dance Explorers!

If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Karen Isaacson, Director of Extended Learning
kisaacson@shrewsbury.k12.ma.us
508-841-8727