Valley View’s Spring 2020

After School Enrichment Program (ASEP)

The mission of Valley View’s ASEP is to provide quality academic enrichment and recreational opportunities in a safe, caring environment to all students who wish to participate in the program.

REGISTRATION 

Registration OPENS: Monday, February 24th at 8:30 AM

Registration CLOSES: Friday, February 28th at 12 NOON

Classes BEGIN: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

Steps to Register

1. Review the classes and schedules below.

2. Fill out the electronic registration form for each child: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdsl84JgfI5HiijfAqnIdEJRwrUTOnAOWdR4Ft4VnPVGyUfPg/closedform

3. When you submit the registration form, you will automatically receive a link to the VVPC Shop page where you will select and pay for the classes for your child. If you encounter difficulty when trying to pay electronically, please submit payment using the white ASEP box in the office within 24 hours of filling out the electronic registration form in Step 2. Please make checks payable to Valley View Parents Club, and write your child’s (or children’s) name on the check memo line. Your child’s place in class will be released if check or cash payment is not received within 24 hours. Contact Sara if you have questions or difficulty: sarawebbschmitz@gmail.com

4. Please repeat this process for each child you would like to enroll.

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Register and pay with the attached registration form and return it (along with a check made payable to Valley View Parents Club and the signed waivers) to the white ASEP box in the front office.

REGISTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO HELP ENSURE YOU GET PLACEMENT!

Late Registrations will NOT be accepted. Registrations are non-refundable (no exceptions). 

 If you have any questions about Valley View After School Enrichment Classes, please contact the Enrichment Volunteer Team at ValleyViewCommunityASEP@gmail.com or by calling,  texting,  emailing  Sara Webb-Schmitz: sarawebbschmitz@gmail.com or (415) 602-9944.

For classes open to grades K-3, students will have a supervised snack break between regular dismissal (2:20 PM on T/TH/F or 1:45 PM on Wed) and the start of an ASEP class. All Child Watch volunteers have passed the District fingerprint and background check process & are badged. 

 

We need Child Watch Volunteers! Earn a class for your child!

Contact Sara Webb-Schmitz at- sarawebbschmitz@gmail.com or (415) 602-9944

Scholarships are available! For more info, email ValleyViewCommunityASEP@gmail.com or call (510) 499-2244

Class Descriptions:

Chess Wizards (CLASS IS FULL)

Ready to make new friends and amaze your parents with your brain power?  Join Chess Wizards! If you’re brand new to Chess, you’ll learn the basics and if you’re a seasoned checkmate artist, your increase your creativity on the chess board.  Chess Wizards challenges students to think ahead, visualize their goals, treat others with respect, and learn from their mistakes. Studies have shown that chess enhances cognitive development, improves scholastic performance, and boost confidence.

* Students in grades K-1 may be registered on a case by case basis depending upon Chess experience.

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 14 (6 classes)                                               $95

 

 

Enrollment Minimum 10/ Maximum 14

K-6 

* Students in grades K-1 may be registered on a case by case basis depending upon Chess experience.

Tuesdays 2:45 – 3:45 PM

$95

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Kindness Club with Ms. Darla (Wednesdays, Grade 4-6 )$95

Instructor: Ms. Darla Bruce, Valley View Staff

What does it mean to accept others and ourselves, and practice kindness?  Together with Ms. Darla, students will explore and discuss the challenges and joys of being yourself and the acceptance of others.  Through journaling and other art-inspired and community building activities, students will grow in their self-confidence and foster kindness towards others while learning leadership skills to bring to their classroom and home.  Participants will create a school beautification project that inspires kindness for the entire Valley View community.

 March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1& 15 (6 classes)                                               $95 (materials included)

Enrollment Minimum 12/ Maximum 15                        

Minimum 12/ Maximum 15                                 

 4-6

Wednesdays 2:10-3:10 PM

$95 (materials included)

LEGO BUILDERS: : Harry Potter Adventures (Wednesdays, K-6) $105

Instructor: Fary Koh, Brickspace Staff

Each week our future wizards will explore the magical world of Harry Potter.  We will build Diagon Alley, design our own Hogwarts Castle, make wands, potions, and magic spells, and discover the hidden creatures of the forbidden forest.  Be prepared to join us for a game of Quidditch!

March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1& 15 (6 classes)                                        $105

Enrollment Minimum 12/ Maximum 18                                       

Minimum 12/ Maximum 18

Grades K-6

Wednesdays 2:10-3:10PM

$105

Young Artists (Fridays, Grades K-1) $95

Instructor: Natasha McCray-Zolp, Bay Area based artist & Art Educator

Is your young child a Kandinksy or Georgia O’Keefe in the making?  Does your child love to get their hands dirty mixing paints and expressing themselves with lines and shapes?  Then Ms. Natasha’s art class is the perfect place!  This class will introduce our young artists to age-appropriate curriculum that allows students to explore a variety of media and techniques. All materials will be provided.           

 March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2 & 16*  (6 classes)        $95 (includes materials fee)

*April 16th is Minimum Day Dismissal; ASEP Class from 2:10 – 3:40 PM

Enrollment Minimum 10/ Maximum 20

Minimum 10/ Maximum 20

K-1

Fridays 2:45 – 3:45 PM

$95 (includes materials fee)

Young Scientists (Fridays, Grades K-2)) $110

RegisterRegisterInstructor: Fary Koh/Brickspace Staff

In our Young Scientist Lab, curiosity expands students’ understanding of the world. Students will engage in hands-on science experiments, sensory explorations and play! They will practice making predictions, problem solving and observing results.  Potential experiments include making bath bombs, a marble maze, growing your own rainbow crystal, colorful chemistry and edible science.  Put on your lab coat and goggles and join us!

March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 & 17   (6 classes)        $110 (includes materials fee)

Enrollment Minimum 12/ Maximum 18   

 Minimum 12/ Maximum 18

K-2

Fridays 2:30 – 3:30 PM

$110 (includes materials fee)

Cooking around the World (CLASS IS FULL )

Instructor: Cooking around the World Staff

Join us on a culinary adventure ‘Round the World!  Immerse yourself in a country’s culture and traditions by cooking and eating dishes that are symbolic of that country and its people. Learn what makes a recipe symbolic and learn cooking techniques through a daily cooking demo. Children leave a “Cooking ‘Round the World” experience learning to respect differences, acquire a broadened pallet, and a desire to see the world. The program is 100% hands on; all children peel, chop, dice and mince, etc. We cook with whole foods and are a nut free company. We offer variations to curriculum that can accommodate vegetarian and gluten free diets, as well as other dietary restrictions within means.

March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2 & 16*  (6 classes)                                    $105 (includes materials fee)

*April 16th is Minimum Day Dismissal; ASEP Class from 2:10 – 3:40 PM

Enrollment Minimum 6/ Maximum 12

 

Minimum 6/ Maximum 12

 K-6

Thursdays 2:45 – 4:15 PM

$105 (includes materials fee)

Martial Arts (Fridays, Grades 1-6) $70

Instructor: Steve Snaith, Valley View Parent

This class combines wrestling, judo, and Jiu Jitsu. Students will learn the basic positions, take downs, and passes and sweeps in a fun and engaging environment that also focuses on safety.  No uniform needed other than comfortable clothes your child can easily move around in.  If your child wants to develop physical fitness, grow in strength and flexibility, and increase self-confidence, then this is the class!

 March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3 & 17   (6 classes)        $70

Enrollment Minimum 6/ Maximum 20

Art with Mrs. Linski (CLASS IS FULL)

Instructor: Judy Linski, Valley View Teacher

Students will hone their art skills and grow their self-confidence while being introduced to new & exciting projects. Students will learn the principles of Art with each project they endeavor.  All materials will be provided by the instructor.

 

 

March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2 & 23*  (6 classes)                  $95 (includes materials fee)

*No class on April 16th due to Valley View’s Open House; make-up class is to be determined

Enrollment Minimum 15/ Maximum 24

Enrollment Minimum 15/ Maximum 24

2-6 

Thursdays 2:45 – 4:00 PM

$95 (includes materials fee)

Minimum 6/ Maximum 20

1-6

Friday 2:45 – 3:45 PM

$70

Valley View Parents’ Club Mission Statement

The VVPC strives to enhance the educational experience of Valley View students by supplementing school programs, supporting teachers, promoting family involvement, and fostering a cooperative, inclusive school community.

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