St. Anne's After School Enrichment Offerings

Changemakers Club The St. Anne’s Changemakers Club is for 5th through 8th graders who want to engage with organizations and people in the local Denver community.  These students will be involved with volunteering, service, and making the world a better place through empathy, hands-on experiences, and perspective-taking.  There is no cost for the club.  Club sessions are held two Friday afternoons a month, year-round from 3:05-4:45 in the Lower School Flex Room; however, students do not have to commit to every meeting.  If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Smith or Stefanie Bakken. Get inspired! VISIT OUR WEBSITE!

Chess Club meets in the Lower School World Languages Room from 3:15 - 4:15 PM on Wednesdays. The winter/spring session of Chess Club will begin Wednesday, January 18.  Chess Club is open to all students (Kindergarten and older) who are interested in learning and playing.  Total cost for the seven-class session is $162.  Click HERE for the flyer and application.  There is no reimbursement for missed classes.  For more information, contact Todd Bardwick, Instructor: (303) 770-6696.

Extended Day (Preschool – 8th grade) is available in the Mother Irene Library from 7:00 - 7:40 AM and in the Lower School Science Lab from 3:05 - 6:00 PM on regular school days. There is an hourly fee. To telephone Extended Day in the Dining Hall, call 303-757-5715 or 303-756-9481 ext.403. For more information, contact Kelly Murray, Director.

FIRST Lego League First Lego League is an international competition open to middle school students in the fall. The competition includes Lego robotics, completion and presentation of a new way to solve an international problem, and a team challenge. This Club runs in the Fall.

Girls on the Run is a fun after-school program in the fall and spring that inspires goal-setting, respect for self and others, and healthy choices in 3rd-5th-grade girls. No prior running experience required! Learn more at http://girlsontherunrockies.org. Stay tuned for Fall session dates. Interested in signing up for the fall session or have questions? Want to be a GOTR volunteer? Contact Jennifer Mello at 720-301-6137.

Private Tutoring at SAES. For more information, contact Sumant Bhat, Middle School Head, or Deena Tarleton, Lower School Head.

Spanish Club  If your child is in PreK-1st grade, loves art and likes to learn about Spanish, this club is for them. Starting February 13 and running through May 8, this club will meet every Monday from 3:00-4:15 in the LS Art room. (Please note the change in location from previous Spanish Clubs.) To register your child, please click HERE. The club costs $220/child. Please make checks out to SAES and turn them in to the main office. If you have questions, please contact Tiffany Drees or Jessica Cardenas¡Gracias y nos vemos!

Study Hall (3rd – 8th grade) is held from 3:05 - 4:30 PM Monday through Thursday on regular school days. There is no fee. Study Hall will not begin until the second week of school, Monday, August 29.  For more information, contact Maggie Kuk or Kris Buckley, Supervisors.

Tae Kwon Do (1st - 8th grade) takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 PM in Comfort Hall.  Contact Gary Smith, Instructor: (303) 343-8975.

Technology Club (1st - 4th grade) meets on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 PM between March 9 and May 25 in the Lower School Techsperience Lab. Through Tynker, Minecraft, robotics, Scratch, Kid Pix, iPad apps, and Bee-Bots, tech club members will enhance their computer skills, create awesome projects, practice problem solving and learn coding/programming skills. Click HERE for the registration form. The club is open to students in 1st - 4th grades and costs $220. The registration form and a check made out to SAES should be put in Jennifer Worthing's box located in Kris Buckley's office by March 3. For more information, please contact teachers Jennifer Worthing; or Glen Worthing.

Art

Art Club is open to students in Kindergarten through middle school as a Tuesday afternoon art activity period. Art clubbers will draw, paint, work with clay and participate in many creative activities. Art Club will be held on Tuesday afternoons at 3:05-4:30 PM (April 4 through May 30). To sign up, please fill out the registration form and email Mr. Sigler. The registration form and payment should be returned to Mr. Sigler no later than April 4. The cost for art club is $220. 

Flash Mob Camp is open to students in grades 3 - 8.  We will rehearse on Fridays in Comfort Hall from 7:15 a.m - 8:00 a.m.  Camp will begin on Friday, February 24, 2017, and end on Friday, April 28, 2017.  The cost for this camp is $160 per child. This includes a camp t-shirt.  The minimum number of mobbers is 25, and the maximum is 35.  What is a FLASH MOB?  A Flash Mob is a spontaneous public performance, usually a dance, that appears seemingly out of nowhere with just one person, grows to a large group of people, and then quickly disappears. Flash Mob Camp will give campers the wonderful purpose of creating joy for the St. Anne’s community through surprise.  Campers will certainly feel like they’ve gotten to be a part of something special!Mobbers will be given ownership in creating the Flash Mob by helping to select songs, organize choreography, design t-shirts, and brainstorm possible performance locations/times. Click HERE to see past performances. To signup or if you have questions contact Angela Moreira or Patty Jordan.

Mindful Moves Club Description In Mindful Moves students from Pre-K- 2nd grade will learn about yoga, dance and the benefits of movement for concentration, confidence, reduced stress and fun. Mindful Moves meets on Thursdays in Comfort Hall from 3:05-4:15 beginning March 2. Dates are March 2, 9 and 23, April 6, 20 and 27 and May 4th. The Cost is $140 for the 7-week session. Sorry, no reimbursements for missed sessions. Contact the instructor Marissa McCullough for more information. To register, click HERE. Minimum registration: 6, maximum: 16.

Music

Private Instrument Instruction at SAES: woodwinds (contact Emmy Valetpiano (contact Pierre de Klerk at (720)-241-5582); strings (contact Brittany Hensley).


Lower School Beginning Band meets after school on Thursdays. For more information and to register click HERE or contact Emmy Valet, Music Teacher. Rehearsals begin Thursday, September 1 and run through Thursday, May 11. We will explore traditional concert band music, folk songs, holiday carols, and other tunes. Students will receive a method book (“Essential Elements Book 1”) and supplemental materials. The fee for beginning band is $150 and is due Thursday, September 8.


Middle School Jazz Band (6th – 8th grade), Friday 7:15 - 8:00 AM.  For more information and to register click HERE, contact Emmy Valet, Music Teacher. Rehearsals are every Friday morning before school beginning September 2 through May 19.  There is no fee to participate in MS Jazz Band.


Lower School Choir (Grades 2 – 5) are invited to sing in the Lower School Choir beginning Monday, January 9 and running until April 10.  We will continue to explore singing games, rounds, partner songs and movement Choir meets every Monday from 3:05 until 4:00 in Mrs. Gilbert’s classroom. Sign up sheets are outside the music department. Questions? Contact Joan Gilbert. Click HERE to register.


Middle School Choir (Grades 6-8) Meets every Monday before school from 7:15 - 8:00 AM in Ms. Valet's classroom. We will explore three-part harmonies, music in a variety of styles, choreography, vocal technique, and sight singing.  Sign up sheets are outside the music department. Questions? Contact Joan Gilbert or Emmy Valet. Click HERE to register

The fee for both Lower and Middle School Choir is $195 made payable to SAES and includes a snack.

Strings Beginning/Intermediate Ensemble rehearses after school on Wednesdays from 3:10-3:50 beginning September 7. This group is for students who play a string instrument at the pre-Twinkle/Twinkle level. We will play pieces from the Suzuki repertoire, as well as supplementary music. Please contact Brittany Hensley for more information.

Strings Advanced Ensemble rehearses Wednesdays after school from  4:30 - 5:15 PM in the Sisters' Building. Rehearsals begin on September 7. This ensemble is for experienced strings players who are able to read music. Please contact Brittany Hensley for more information.


Drama

Drama Camp (3rd - 5th grade), Check back for spring dates.