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  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • Financial Assistance/Fall 2020
    • 2020-2021 School Year
    Please complete this registration form if you are applying for financial assistance for the Fall 2020 - September 21-November 19th. Once we approve this contract, we will send you the promo code to register for Fall 2020 in-person and virtual classes. You will enter this promo code after you select the classes you want to attend this Fall
  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • Afterschool LIVE Drop Ins - Fall 2020
    • 2020-2021 School Year
    This option will allow families to select the days they would like to attend our LIVE programs to coordinate with their blended or remote learning schedule. The options to drop in to are: Afterschool in the Park , Monday-Friday, 2:00-5:00, $45.00/day Afterschool at the Highline, Monday & Wednesday, 2:00-6:00 $57.50/day Afterschool at the GIANT Room, Monday & Tuesday, 2:00-5:30 $72.50/day Running Club, Thursday, 2:00-5:00 $45.00
  • 2020-2021 School Year

    • Remote Learning Lab - Fall 2020
    • 2020-2021 School Year
    We are very excited to announce that we will be opening a remote learning site beginning Monday, September 21st through Friday, October 30th. This is a temporary space but we do hope that we can find a way to extend or find another space after October 30th. The Learning Lab will be in the lobby of the IAC Building, 555 West 18th Street (18th Street and the West Side Highway). The site will run from 8:30-2:00 each school day and will include coordination with each child’s remote learning schedule at PS 11, art and recreation and recess/outdoor time. The program is open to 2nd-5th graders. Students who are registered for Afterschool can go directly to their scheduled program from the Learning Lab. This program will be open to 30 students per day, with at least half of the seats reserved for those families who live in public or temporary housing, are essential workers or who meet the federal income guidelines for free lunch. It will be offered for free to those families listed above; $55 per day for all other families. Students must bring their own devices for remote learning , a bottle of water and a bagged lunch. Snack will be provided. We will abide by of all the required NYS, NYC and CDC Guidelines.
  • ART/ Children’s Museum of the Arts

    This foundations class introduces students to art fundamentals and techniques through exploration of notable, diverse artists and art-movements, as well as a range of art mediums in drawing, painting and sculpture. Through a series of different projects including landscapes, portraiture, and abstract sculpture you will be exposed to the fundamentals of composition, color, line, and form. Students will build their artistic talents with technical tools such as perspective, shading, color theory, palette organization, and observational study. Projects will vary between classes according to the age and ability of students. Art materials will be available for pickup at PS 11.
  • ART/Sam White

    Students will collaborate on creating a fun and supportive community of artists. Together, they will relax, exchange ideas, and draw. When it comes to imagination, students take the lead, sharing ideas, tips, and positive feedback. Classes include warm-up cartoons, techniques that require patience and focus, and opportunities to share what they made. Sessions conclude with the questions: What good ideas do you see in the different ways people did their drawings? What are you curious about that we can draw?
  • Afterschool LIVE Drop Ins - Fall 2020

    This option will allow families to select the days they would like to attend our LIVE programs to coordinate with their blended or remote learning schedule. The options to drop in to are: Afterschool in the Park , Monday-Friday, 2:00-5:00, $45.00/day Afterschool at the Highline, Monday & Wednesday, 2:00-6:00 $57.50/day Afterschool at the GIANT Room, Monday & Tuesday, 2:00-5:30 $72.50/day Running Club, Thursday, 2:00-5:00 $45.00
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  • Afterschool Program

    PS 11 Programs Inc. was founded in 1997 by PTA members and parents of PS 11 students. PS 11 Programs Inc. is not affiliated with the New York City Department of Education. It is a not-for-profit Community Based Organization that works in partnership with PS 11 to provide academic support and enrichment opportunities to students every school day from dismissal until 6:00 p.m. Our program serves over 750 students in Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade. The program offers 2 sessions of classes each day from 3:15-4:30 and from 4:30-6:00. There are a variety of activities designed to give your child a well-rounded experience in our program, which will help them develop physically, academically and socially. The activities offered include art, music, theater, sports, dance, computers and homework. Children are grouped by age (K-2nd, 3rd-5th), and sometimes by level and ability. Dismissal from the program is at 4:30 and 6:00. We also provide an “extended” dismissal at 5:00 p.m. to accommodate families’ work schedules. Children who are signed up for the 5:00 dismissal will not attend a class but will be supervised in the cafeteria and will be able to play games, do their homework or read. A limited number of seats are available for this and the dismissal time will be strictly enforced. Our program is fee-based and the cost is $20 for the 3:15 - 4:30 session and $18.50 for 4:30 - 6:00. We do offer a reduced rate of $14 and $12, respectively, if your family meets the federal guidelines for free lunch. Full and partial scholarships are also available.
  • Afterschool at the GIANT Room

    The class will be held offsite at The GIANT ROOM’s Chelsea Hub on 28th Street. This afterschool class will be offered on Mondays for PreK-2nd grade, Tuesdays for 2nd-5th grade. Students will be picked up at PS 11 (or a designated spot if they are remote that day) at 2:00 pm and will walk to the GIANT ROOM with Afterschool Staff. Students will return to PS 11 at 5:30 for pickup. GIANT instructors lead hands-on STEAM activities on site at our Chelsea hub. Students have access to all materials and tools needed for their afterschool program. Included are laser cut machine, 3D printer, embroidery machine, sticker and button maker, electronics, creative technology such as littleBits, Ozobot, Dash and Dot, Makey Makey, micro controllers such as Microbit and Arduino, all sorts of arts and crafts materials. This is a premium class and costs $65 per week ($520 for 8 weeks.)
  • Afterschool at the Highline

    This class will be held offsite at the 14th Street Passage on the Highline. Students will be picked up at PS 11 (or a designated spot if they are remote that day) at 2:00 pm and will walk to the park with Afterschool Staff. Students will return to PS 11 at 6:00 for pickup. This 4 hour blocks will consist of 3 different activities that students can choose to participate in. The activities will remain the same each week. Students will rotate through each activity. The scheduled activities for each day are below: Monday: Children's Museum of the Arts/Yoga with Ayelet/Sewing with Mari/Card Games Wednesday: WonderHut Science with Mr. Apple/Art with George/Chess with NYC Chess 4 hours $50
  • Afterschool in the Park

    This class will be held offsite in a local park. Students will be picked up at PS 11 (or a designated spot if they are remote that day) at 2:00 pm and will walk to the park with Afterschool Staff. Students will return to PS 11 at 5:00 for pickup. These 3 hour blocks will consist of 3 different activities that students can choose to participate in. The activities will remain the same each week. Students will rotate through each activity. The scheduled activities for each day are below: Monday: Karate/Art with George/Sports & Games Tuesday: Art with George/Sports & Games/ 3rd activity TBD Wednesday: Hip Hop with Frida/Soccer/Art/Card Games Thursday: Art/Sports & Games/Board & Card Games Friday: Hip Hop with Sophia/Sports & Games/Arts & Crafts
  • Amazing Animals / Denise Anderson

    Do you like animals? Do you like drawing and cartoons? Then this is the place for you! We're going to learn all about animals and make some simple, fun cartoons too! Every week we’ll learn all about a new animal - what they eat, what they look like as babies, where they live and what awesome qualities make them special. Then we’ll use Google Whiteboard to draw pictures of our animal friends on our computers (or mobile devices). Every week Miss Denise will take everyone’s drawings (and even some of your voices too) and turn them into a short group animation to share at the beginning of the next week. (They’ll also be posted to our Amazing Animals Drive too, in case you want to download them.) You can choose whether you want to tell a silly story about your animal, or if you want to show us a true, cool fact about them in animated form. No special skills are necessary, just access to our Google Meet and Whiteboard via a computer or mobile device.
  • Art of Piano Playing

    Private 30-minute piano lessons. These lessons will be scheduled in consultation with Art of Piano Playing at a time that is convenient for both student and instructor Piano Classes have many benefits. It is a great opportunity to determine musical interest and aptitude; develop piano-playing skills and fundamentals. Piano Lessons also help to develop memory and logical-thinking skills which help overall school performance. Students are able to play duet and group pieces, helping develop social skills. Through singing and playing, students will be learning music at a comfortable pace. Our piano teacher will do individual assessment for each student throughout the class. Activities include but not limited to: learning musical alphabet, playing games and exercises, learning basic music theory, reading music. During this course students will explore solo elementary pieces with our piano instructor. This is a premium class and costs $35.00 per week ($280 for 8 weeks.)
  • Ballet / Ayelet Afek

    Ballet introduction- students will learn basic ballet vocabulary and movements. Class will include stretching and range of motion as well as basic ballet exercises which will be incorporated into a dance to be performed at the end of the fall session.
  • Chelsea Hands on History / Lesley Doyel

    A journey of discovery into the living history and preservation of the Chelsea Neighborhood. Learn about the birthplace of the Oreo Cookie at Chelsea Market, Chelsea Pier’s connection to the Titanic, Gansevoort Plaza’s past as a bustling farmers market and a connection in the neighborhood to the Underground Railroad. Students will explore the neighborhood on foot each week with Lesley Doyel and Kat Fernandez. Returning students are welcome as Lesley Doyel has more hidden treasures of Chelsea for you to discover. This class runs from 2:00-5:00.
  • Chess / NYC Chess

    An exciting introduction to the game of chess for our beginner Students. Players will enjoy close student to teacher ratio, introduction to the pieces and how they behave, real life variations of games and fun, and "Tournament like" activities. Each student receives training according to their individual levels and progress. This is a premium class and costs $30 per week ($240 for 8 weeks.)
  • Entrepreneurs Club/SPARK Business Academy

    If you like “Shark Tank,” this club is for you! Join other intrepid students and learn what it takes to launch your own business. Students build self-confidence while developing business skills in strategy, marketing and finance. Students select a business idea, learn to develop a business plan and make a pitch presentation on the last day. They even create a real website and design their own business cards! This is a premium class, $30 per week ($240 for 8 weeks.)
  • Financial Assistance/Fall 2020

    Please complete this registration form if you are applying for financial assistance for the Fall 2020 - September 21-November 19th. Once we approve this contract, we will send you the promo code to register for Fall 2020 in-person and virtual classes. You will enter this promo code after you select the classes you want to attend this Fall
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  • French / ABC Language

    Bonjour! Students will be able to discover the French language through many different angles. Teachers will be bringing in their experiences of the culture and language to share through games, songs, and other activities that will help children learn the basics of the language in a fun and inviting atmosphere. This class will be geared towards beginners as well.
  • Hip Hop / Frida Persson

    This class starts with a warm up and stretch, followed by dance exercises across the floor, floorwork and dance moves that we then use while learning a choreography to an up beat song. At the end of dance class we will work on our improvisation skills in a dance game. All music is fun, positive, energetic and kid friendly. Students should wear sneakers and comfortable dance clothing (pants/leggings) to class. Students may only sign up for 1 Hip Hop class per week.
  • Karate / Ken Wa Kids

    Kenwa kids empowers children with awareness, self-control, respect, focus and a comprehensive physical education in an atmosphere of enthusiasm and cooperation. The program was designed by Sensei Michelle Gay, CMA, RSME/T a 4th degree black belt, 2-time World Champion, Certified Movement Analyst, and author of Brain Breaks for the Classroom - published by Scholastic Teaching Resources
  • Maker State 3D Design, Lego Robotics & MineCraft Worldbuilding

    3D Design, Lego Robotics & Minecraft Worldbuilding This session is all about 3D world-building in Minecraft and TinkerCAD plus crafting and coding virtual Lego robots to navigate those new worlds. TECH: Minecraft, TinkerCAD, Virtual Robotics This is a premium class and costs $30.00 per week ($240 for 8 weeks.)