Registration for Winter Quarter Has Closed

Note: Classes will start 10 minutes after school ends, 3:30 and 2:00 on Wednesdays.

If you have suggestions for future classes or would like to volunteer to help with the enrichment program, e-mail

* Registration period is December 16th 9AM to January 13th MIDNIGHT 
* Winter Classes will run January 22nd to March 28th - Please see dates below
* Parent Chaperones are required to run enrichment classes. We need dedicated parents volunteers (see below) 

Registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment for classes can be made via PayPal with a credit card. If you are unable to pay online via credit card, please contact the Enrichment Coordinator for assistance. When programs are full, registrations will no longer be accepted. 

PTSA Enrichment Policies Prior to enrolling your child, please be sure to read through our  Program Policies. By registering for any PTSA after-school program, you agree to comply with these policies.

Statement of Inclusion The enrichment program strives to be inclusive of all students in the Horace Mann learning community. If your student requires accommodations or you are in need of a scholarship please email the enrichment coordinator at All inquires are confidential.

Parent Volunteer Requirement Enrichment classes must have a PTSA member volunteer present during each and every class.  Unlike previous years, we need dedicated chaperones for each class to simplify the process for the enrichment volunteers and for the parents participating in the program.  If you would like to be a dedicated parent for winter quarter, we will guarantee a spot for your child and you get the class for free. You can also share responsibilities with a friend or contact parents who have children participating in the enrichment program to fill in if you need a replacement for a day you can't be there. Chaperones for winter quarter can be found here. 

For classes that do not have a dedicated parent, we may have to cancel classes. 

Chaperones must meet the following requirements:

* Must be over the age of 18. Can be parent, grandparent, nanny, etc. 
* Must be a current Horace Mann PTSA member.
* Must have a LWSD volunteer approved application on file with the district. 

WINTER 2019 Enrichment Class Schedule 

No classes  Jan. 28 (Mon) Jan. 29 (Tue), Jan. 30 (Wed), Jan. 31 (Thur),  Feb. 14 (Thursday), Feb. 18 (Monday) 

Rooms  Monday Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday 

Art & Science Room


Spanish (1-5)


Cartooniveristy (2-5) 


Exploring Clay   (K-5)


Trendy Crafts(K-5)


No Enrichment Classes






Hip Hop  (2-5)




Running Club (2-5)  

Meets in Stairwell 



Fast Break Basketball (2-5)

Room 126 or Portable 376


Game Development (2-5) 

Portable 376

Chess (1-5)

Room 126 




Lego RC(3-5)

 Room 126

Music Room



Choir (3-5)

 Monday Classes: 

Who: Grades 1-5
Where: Art & Science Room

Art, music, drama, games and skits guide our curriculum for our Spanish Classes. We offer after school classes for returning and new students. All grade levels welcome! Grace Kaplan is a seasoned teacher, very dynamic, creative and loves to share her native language. 


When: Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This class begins Feb. 4th 

No Classes  1/28, 2/18

Fee: $124

7-week session


Who: Grades 2-5
Where: Gym
Hip Hop

Dance uplifts, unites, and empowers children.  It also provides children with an opportunity to express their individuality while working on gross motor skills and developing cognitive and social skills.  Hip Hop is the perfect class for children who want to dance, stay active, and learn how to freestyle!  Musicality, rhythm, and creative movement are key components of this fun, urban/streetstyle dance class that teaches boys and girls alike to step, stomp, and shake it out.  Questions? After School Music Academy 

When: Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

This class begins Feb. 4th 

No Classes  1/28, 2/18

Fee: $155

7-week session


Who: Grades 2-5
Where: Portable
Beginner/Intermediate Game Development 

Do you play games and wonder how they are created? Would you like to build your own computer programs? Come learn how at the Coding with Kids Academy! In this fun after-school class, you will be introduced to the core concepts of computer programming, including loops, conditionals and variables. Using the Scratch development environment, you will learn how to create your own programs, such as simple games, animations, and interactive stories. With new projects each session, you will be able to express your creativity and advance as a coder! Our progressive curriculum will allow you to move to the next level after just 1-2 sessions.

 When: Mondays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
This class begins Feb. 4th 
 No Classes  1/28, 2/18

Fee: $150

7-week session


 Tuesday Classes:

Who: Grades  2-5
Where: Art & Science Room

A unique opportunity for kids of all skill levels to explore the art of cartooning with professional cartoonist/illustrator Jeff Johnson. Multiple projects and a positive classroom environment make this one-of-a-kind cartooning class fun, exciting and challenging. Areas of study include: expressions, facial features, action/movement, character development, layout, backgrounds, perspective, lettering and more! The emphasis is on developing each student’s own style. ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED.

When: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm
NOTE: This class follows a different schedule than other classes 
Start Date: Jan. 15th 
No Classes: 1/29, 2/19 

End Date: April 2 

Fee: $135; 10-week session 


Who: Grades 1-5 
Where: Room 126

Learning and playing chess provides a host of benefits, including improved memory, problem-solving skills, an enhanced ability to think ahead, and potential performance improvement in math and science. The goal is to ensure that all of our students improve at chess, gain valuable life skills, and most importantly, have fun. 
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When: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
No class 1/29 

Fee: $154; 9-week session 



Wednesday Classes: 

Who: Grades  K-5 

Where: Art & Science Room

Exploring Clay 

Working in a variety of clay types, students will learn techniques to construct unique sculptures while expanding their artistic comprehension of form, shape, space, texture, balance, unity and more. The simple nature of clay allows for important artistic discovery in even the youngest students. It is easy to manipulate but versatile enough to create complex challenging artworks.

When: Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 p.m.


No class 1/30

Fee: $213; 9-week session


Who: Grades 2-5 

Where: Gym

Running Club 

Our After School running club is a parent-led program that will encourage students in 2-5 grades to get moving and run or run/walk in a fun and encouraging setting for 20-30 minutes once a week after school. We will meet behind the stairs and will stretch and warm up before running laps around the soccer field. Parent volunteers will keep track of students’ distances, and students will earn incentives when they reach cumulative distances of 5k, 10k, 13.1 miles (half marathon) and 26.2 miles (marathon) during the quarter. Parents who are approved LWSD volunteers are welcome to come and run with their students.


When: Wednesdays, 2:00-2:50 p.m.*

   *50 minutes


No class 1/30

Fee: $40; 9-week session


 Thursday Classes:

Who: Grades K-5
Where: Art & Science Room
Trendy Crafts Decorate your Space 

Join Trendy Crafts each week and create a unique craft project to decorate your space! Customize your project to fit your taste and personality with all of the latest supplies and techniques! Crafts this session include Starry Night Lanterns, Desk Accessories, Mixed Media Canvases, and so much more!

When: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
No classes 1/31,  2/7, 2/14
(Note: no class 2/7 only for this class)

Fee: $135; 7-week session



Who: Grades 2-5 
Where: Gym
Fast Break Basketball

3-2-1…Swish! Join us for Fast Break Basketball where we’ll “cross-over” between GAME PLAY and skills stations. The games within the game are where we will expose players to HOOPS skills like dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and defense. Test your abilities having fun scrimmaging or playing games like Dribble Scribble, King of the Court, Hot Shot Shooting, Knock Out, and MORE! Be ready to take that last second shot, make that extra pass, and block that go ahead basket while learning the fundamentals of Basketball and the concepts of team work.

When: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
No class 1/31, 2/14 

Fee: $97; 8-week session


Who: Grades  3-5
Where: Room 126

Robot U’s LEGO® RC (Power Functions®) Have your students learn advanced engineering concepts (torque, gearing, levers, etc.) while they have a blast building remote controlled vehicles and contraptions. In this class students will be paired up and challenged to engineer and build using various LEGO® motors and Technic® parts (often of their own design) to accomplish certain tasks or compete against other teams. This is NOT a free play activity, but a class with actual lessons (regardless of how fun and crazy it is). STEM has never been so much fun.  Recommended grade range - 3rd and up.


When: Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
No classes 1/31, 2/14

Fee: $130;  8-week session 


Who: Grades 3-5 
Where: Music Room
Horace Mann Choir

Horace Mann’s very own music teacher, Brad McRae will continue directing this popular choir program.  Students may be asked to purchase music for performances through the music teacher.
Questions? E-mail the music teacher, Brad McRae at 


When: Thursdays, 3:30-4:20 p.m. *50 minute 
No classes  1/31, 2/14

Fee: $70; 8-week session




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