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AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

Registration for the sping ASAP session is closed.  Information about the current classes is listed below as a reference, we are no longer registering students for these classes.

Class: Running and Walking Club
Cost: $30
Time: Mondays, 2:55-3:55PM
Dates: 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20
Instructor: Jessi Walsh and Jill O'Connor
Class size:  20 students
Location: Meet in four corners
Description: Do you want to have fun, meet new friends, and get some exercise at the same time? Each week, we will get some exercise by moving our feet on the paths around Sherwood’s fields. What a great way to enjoy the gorgeous spring weather! Make sure you have comfortable clothes and sneakers, a water bottle to keep you hydrated, and a positive attitude!

Class: Hours of Code
Cost: $30
Time: Wednesdays, 2:55-3:55PM
Dates: 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22
Instructor: Jessi Walsh and Jill O'Connor
Class size:  20 students
Location: Room 223
Description: "The “official” Hour of Code takes place during Computer Science Education week in early December. BUT who says that we have to limit it to one hour? This class will allow you to explore some websites, online courses, and apps that will allow you to independently learn to code! Please note, this class will be based on students teaching themselves (and classmates!) how to complete some coding tasks accessible on the iPad in a quiet, collaborative environment!"

Class: Ceramics
Cost: $30
Time: Wednesdays, 2:55-3:55PM
Dates: 3/27, 4/3, 4/10, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22
Instructor: Deirdre Kunar
Class Size: 15 students
Location: Sherwood, Art Room 344
Description: In this ceramics class students will explore the following: hand building techniques, wedging, pinch pots, slab, score and slip, and coils. Projects will create include animal sculptures and a variety of vessels. Students who have taken the class before can explore more challenging projects. All finished art will be sealed with food safe glaze.

Class: Chess Without Stress - sorry, class is full
Cost: $30
Time: Fridays, 2:55-3:55PM
Dates: 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
Instructor: Kavita Bhatia
Class Size: 10 students
Location: TBD
Description: Students will learn about the solid fundamentals, proper vocabulary and interactive strategies involved in chess, according to their skill level, which will further help them to increase their mental prowess, concentration and analytical skills.

Registration Instructions:

  • Log into the Parent Portal.
  • From the navigation menu on the left, select “Sports and Activities”
  • Choose the class you wish to take by clicking “Assign Fee”
  • From the navigation menu, select “Payment Center” and you will be redirected to School Pay
  • Your spot is not reserved until you have completed your payment.

Additional Information:

  • There is no transportation for this program. Students must be picked up promptly at 3:55
  • Classes are open to Sherwood Middle School students only.
  • Please note that the ASAP programs do not require the $50 district activity fee. You are only required to pay the fee associated with the activity. (The district activities fee does NOT cover this program.)
  • Classes will need to meet minimum enrollments (10 students) in order to take place. We will contact you ONLY if a class is cancelled.
  • There is no nurse on duty at the school during the after-school program.
  • We must be able to reach a parent/guardian or designated adult by phone that can immediately come to the school in case of an emergency or unacceptable behavior.
  • Classes only meet on days when school is in session. Classes will not meet on early release, vacation, holidays or parent conference days. Instructors will arrange for a make-up class for these days.
  • On occasion, a class may be cancelled the day of class. Students need to listen to announcements and check the after-school bulletin board by the main office. Parents WILL NOT be notified of day-to-day cancellations. After school plans should be in place for all students in case of cancellations.
  • If a class is cancelled due to weather or other circumstances, the instructor will arrange for a make-up date.
  • Expectations for appropriate student behavior are the same as during the school day. Students who do not behave appropriately may be asked to withdraw from the program.
  • There will be no refunds.

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