After School Enrichment Classes
Classes begin the week of September 10 and run through the week of December 3 unless otherwise noted.
Class times are from 3:40-4:40 unless otherwise noted.
Register for Chess, ABSi Spanish, Twinkle Toes, JumpBunch, Folklore Dance & Mad Science directly with the vendor.
Sign up for Homework Help Club, Adolescent Study Habits, Yoga, & Practice Club in the school office.
Monday :: Chess Club with the Chess Emporium
Great chess players are great thinkers. The strategy and understanding that children learn from chess allows them to have higher intellect, improved self-esteem, and concentration. Chess helps them to make better decisions in all aspects of their life & most importantly children have fun while learning. Grades K-8 welcome. Room 414. Register with Chess Emporium at chessemporium.com/clubs. See flyer.
Monday :: After School Kids Yoga with Miss Jennifer
The After School Kids Yoga program is designed to develop greater awareness of body, breath, and mind to help students become more mindful, focused, and calm. This 12-week program will teach various types of yoga poses, breathing techniques, cooperative games, and mindfulness activities. Miss Jennifer, a Primary teacher at Shaw, is Kids Yoga trained through Childlight Yoga and has been practicing yoga for 15 years. She has a B.S. in Kinesiology and has worked as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, and swim instructor. Room 415. Yoga for Kids is open to K-3rd grade, class will be capped at 12 students, you can sign up in the office. Class cost is $75.00. Please contact Miss Jennifer at Jennifer.email@example.com with any questions. Students will need to provide a yoga mat for each class. May use tax credit.
Monday :: Practice Club
4th-8th grade Band, Strings, and Choir students can sign up for practice club. Students can work on any music they are studying in class, work with other students, prepare for auditions, and receive assistance from Mr. Bonds. Please sign up in the front office. Room 202. Club is from 3:50-4:50 and is FREE.
Tuesday :: Sprouts Spanish Class with ABSi Spanish
The Sprouts class is designed for first through fifth grade students. This group will continue to reinforce academic vocabulary (numbers, colors, food, etc.) and basic phrases (hola, adiós, me llamo, ¿cómo estás?) through thematic units. Children will listen to bilingual books, learn songs and chants and do art activities to stay engaged! They will be encouraged to write, read and occasionally complete practice pages to demonstrate their learning. Parents will be updated on themes via email. Class size is limited to 13 and will be held in room 415. Visit www.absispanish.com/montessori-augustus-shaw to enroll. See flyer.
Wednesday :: JumpBunch Sports & Fitness for Kids
Help build healthy habits early! JumpBunch is an international program developed to provide exercise to kids in a structured format. A new sport or fitness activity is introduced each week that helps build coordination, balance, and confidence. Activities for the spring semester include Super Bowl Football, Hula Hoopla, Hockey, Field Day, Lacrosse, Kickball, Tee Ball, Tennis, and much more! Classes are held at Shaw Montessori for Preschool and Kindergarten students every Wednesday from 12:45-1:35 & 1:45-2:35. Mid-day release students attend 12:45 session; All-day students attend 1:45 session. See class flyer for additional information. Signup online at http://phoenix-eastvalley.jumpbunch.com *Students may go from Jump Bunch to Seedlings Spanish if desired. Room 445 when hot.
Wednesday :: JB Multi-Sport
Students learn something new each and every week, and not just the same team sports! These multi-sport classes offer a high level, fun introduction to a new sport or fitness activity each week and with over 70 different lesson plans, there is something for everyone. The rules and skills of each activity are introduced through hands-on exercises, so kids begin playing and improving right away. We keep it fun, but at these ages, children appreciate a bit of competition too. The goals are to help make every student comfortable trying new sports, to give them a basic understanding of popular sports, and to help them appreciate the fun and rewards of regular physical activity. Classes are held at Shaw Montessori for grades 1-4 every Wednesday from 1:45-2:35. See class flyer for additional information. Signup online at http://phoenix-eastvalley.jumpbunch.com GYM when hot.
Wednesday :: Mad Science Preschool Program
Mad Science programs spark imaginative learning when school is out! Preschoolers are natural scientists, and we feed their curiosity with sensory activities, guided exploration, and age-appropriate science vocab. Each class comes with an official Mad Science take-home project to keep the learning going after class. Room 414 12:40 – 1:40. Register with Mad Science at http://NEPhoenix.MadScience.org and select After School Programs. See flyer. *Students may go from Mad Science to Seedlings Spanish if desired.
Wednesday :: Seedlings Spanish with ABSi Spanish, LLC. Time 1:45-2:45
The Seedling class is designed for preschool-first grade students. Like the Tuesday class, this group will learn academic vocabulary (numbers, colors, animal names, etc.) and basic phrases (hola, adiós, me llamo, ¿cómo estas?) through thematic units. Children will listen to bilingual books, learn songs and chants, create art, and move around to stay engaged! Parents will be updated on what students are learning via email. Class size is limited to 13 and will be held in room 415. Visit www.absispanish.com/montessori-augustus-shaw to enroll. See attached flyer.
Wednesday :: Mexican Folklore Dance Class
This after school program class is an artistic cultural performing arts class available for all kindergarten-8thgrade. Children will learn to develop their artistic abilities through techniques, steps, and choreography, while acquiring skills and confidence by performing beautiful Mexican folklore dances. Children will improve their self-esteem and expand their world-view of arts and other cultures. Ana Bonilla founder and Director of Ollin Yoliztli Dance Academy is a graduate from one of Mexico’s most prestigious fine artsacademies, the National Institute of the Fine Arts with over 40 years of experience teaching students of all ages, cultures, levels, genders and disabilities. Class will be held in room 446. Sample YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIE7gSewq60 Register at: http://www.ollinyoliztli.org/online-payments.html. Limited Space Available
Thursday :: Twinkle Toes Productions
Dance is a great way to involve your children in a fun and fit activity that combines sport, music, art, and drama. Twinkle Toes Dance Productions is a mobile enrichment program that is great for boys and girls because of the different dance styles that we offer during each class. We bring our mobile company to yourchild’s school, so you save on valuable time, gas, and energy! Your child will also have the opportunity to perform in our Annual Spring Recital held in May. Classes are held Thursdays in room 415. Class times are half-day Pre-K 12:45-1:30, full-day Pre-K-through 6th grade from 3:45 – 4:30. Space is limited, please contact Jaime with Twinkle Toes for availability at 623-810-6153.
Thursday :: Mad Science Elementary Program
Mad Science programs spark imaginative learning when school is out! Let your child experience first-hand how much fun science can be. Mad Science class is packed with fascinating demonstrations and hands-on activities to let kids explore scientific concepts for themselves. Our curriculum correlates with AZ State Standards in Science and each class comes with an official Mad Science take-home project to keep the learning going after class. Grades K-5th. Class will be held in room 414. Register at Mad Science at http://NEPhoenix.MadScience.org and select After School Programs. See flyer.
Study Habits Group for the Adolescent: Mondays with Ms. Faith (7th – 8th grade)
The cost is $75.00 payable to Shaw Montessori. Class will be capped at 12 students in room 215 from 3:45- 4:45. May use tax credit. Please sign up in the front office.
Homework Help Club – Mondays with Leisla Church (1st -3rd grade)
The cost is $75.00 payable to Shaw Montessori. Room 427/428. 3:45-4:30. May use tax credit. Please sign up in the front office.
*Children may not be excused from afterschool classes without prior written permission from parents