Extended Care & After School Programs

With our Extended Care Program, Woodland School is a vibrant and active place before and after school. This drop-in program is available to all Woodland families. We offer excellent care by trained counselors, most of whom are either current Woodland teachers or alumni.

Morning

Morning care begins at 7:30am and continues to the beginning of school, Monday - Friday. Please note that Extended Care hourly fees apply 7:30am- 8:00am for Kindergarten through Eighth grades and 7:30am-8:30am for Early Childhood students.

After School

After School Extended Care is available 3:00pm- 6:00pm Monday - Thursday, and 2:00pm- 6:00pm on Friday for Kindergarten through Eighth grades. For Early Childhood students Extended Care is 3:30pm- 6:00pm Monday- Thursday and 2:30pm- 6:00pm on Friday.  Please note that if a student is picked up after 6:00pm, there is a $5 per minute charge.

During our After School Program, students have the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and games, Sci-letes Club, Spelling Bee, Homework Club/ Supervised Study, Arts and Crafts and also, the optional Enrichment Classes below.

Registration for Trimester 2 Enrichment Classes are available NOW until November 8th.

Please note that there are no refunds after the first class of the Enrichment Class has occurred.  

We offer the classes below and also French Club with Education Francaise Bay Area.  For more information and to register, click on the link: https://register.asapconnected.com/courses.aspx?coursegroupid=39334

New additions:  Cooking for Preschool & Pre-K students is available!  Also, Art has been added for 3rd-8th graders, Sciletes is available for 4th graders, & Chess has expanded their class to include 7th & 8th graders.

Any questions or comments, please contact Julie Wallace at jwallace@woodland-school.org

EC

After School Enrichment Options for Early Childhood Students:

Soccer | Mondays 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Cost: $162

Let your child’s first soccer experience be a great one! “Ready, Set, Sports!” fun-filled classes are professionally designed for your child. Children use their imagination while participating in age-appropriate games and exercises.

We believe that confidence, a positive self esteem and exercise are the foundation for a healthy and happy life. Kids in our program thrive due to our non-competitive curriculum and positive coaching in a fun and pressure-free environment.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, ends 11/5; 9 classes- no class 9/3, 10/8

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, ends 2/25; 9 classes; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Jump Bunch | Tuesdays 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Cost: $288

Jump Bunch presents a new and fun dimension to the classes already being offered in extended care. Coach Grant brings expertise to over 70 different structured sports and activities, and the children will learn a new one every two weeks, over the 10-week sessions. As an example, Obstacle Course, Flag Football, Chicken Toss, Paddle Ball, Step Aerobics, Hopscotch, Basketball, Volleyball, and many more. These programs are geared towards building confidence, coordination, and encouraging a positive attitude towards sports and fitness.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/28, ends 11/6, 10 classes, no class 10/9

Trimester 2: Begins 11/13, ends 2/26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Jump Bunch | Tuesdays 4:15pm- 5:00pm

Cost: $288

Jump Bunch presents a new and fun dimension to the classes already being offered in extended care. Coach Grant brings expertise to over 70 different structured sports and activities, and the children will learn a new one every two weeks, over the 10-week sessions. As an example, Obstacle Course, Flag Football, Chicken Toss, Paddle Ball, Step Aerobics, Hopscotch, Basketball, Volleyball, and many more. These programs are geared towards building confidence, coordination, and encouraging a positive attitude towards sports and fitness.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/28, ends 11/6, 10 classes, no class 10/9

Trimester 2: Begins 11/13, ends 2/26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

 

Cooking | Wednesdays 2:00pm- 2:45pm

Cost: $360

Sweet and Savory Cooking Classes Around The World

Preschool and Pre-K

Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for little kids, that they will want to cook and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this NEW after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include:

Indian Prontha Flatbread

American Turkey and Bean Chili

French Crepes

Chinese Egg Fried Rice 

Polish Sausage Alfredo

Mexican Ham and Cheese Quesadillas

Jamaican Chicken Fingers with Dipping Sauce

Italian Wacky Mac Pasta Vegetable Soup

German Potato Pancakes

Swedish Meatballs

Brazilian French Toast

Japanese Veggie Noodles

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.     

Instructor: Chef Meenu Bhasin

Email: meenu99@yahoo.com

 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children. 

She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian. 

Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center. 

Meenu teaches 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes, no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 3:30pm - 4:15pm

Cost: $264

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own indicivual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Nature Watch | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:15pm

 

Cost: $288
 
Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Gymnastics | Fridays 3:40pm- 4:25pm

 

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive characteristics, and healthy developmental habits that will endure a lifetime.

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 12

Kindergarten

Options for Kindergarten:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is also offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Soccer | Mondays 3:30pm- 4:15pm

Cost: $162

Let your child’s first soccer experience be a great one! “Ready, Set, Sports!” fun-filled classes are professionally designed for your child. Children use their imagination while participating in age-appropriate games and exercises.

We believe that confidence, a positive self esteem and exercise are the foundation for a healthy and happy life. Kids in our program thrive due to our non-competitive curriculum and positive coaching in a fun and pressure-free environment.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, ends 11/5; 9 classes, no class 9/3, 10/8

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, ends 2/25; 9 classes; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students needed for class: 16

Jump Bunch | Tuesdays 3:30pm- 4:15pm

Cost: $288

Jump Bunch presents a new and fun dimension to the classes already being offered in extended care. Coach Grant brings expertise to over 70 different structured sports and activities, and the children will learn a new one every two weeks, over the 10-week session. As an example, Obstacle Course, Flag Football, Chicken Toss, Paddle Ball, Step Aerobics, Hopscotch, Basketball, Volleyball, and many more. These programs are geared towards building confidence, coordination, and encouraging a positive attitude towards sports and fitness.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes, no class 10/9

Trimester 2: Begins 11/13, ends 2/26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Jump Bunch | Tuesdays 4:15pm- 5:00pm

Cost: $288

Jump Bunch presents a new and fun dimension to the classes already being offered in extended care. Coach Grant brings expertise to over 70 different structured sports and activities, and the children will learn a new one every two weeks, over the 10-week sessions. As an example, Obstacle Course, Flag Football, Chicken Toss, Paddle Ball, Step Aerobics, Hopscotch, Basketball, Volleyball, and many more. These programs are geared towards building confidence, coordination, and encouraging a positive attitude towards sports and fitness.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/28, ends 11/6, 10 classes, no class 10/9

Trimester 2: Begins 11/13, 2/26; 12 classes; 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Tennis | Wednesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $360

Our modified equipment is ideal for young beginners, ensuring they learn at their level and grasp the fundamentals of this fantastic sport. Smaller racquets, low-compression red balls and an 18ft portable net are all provided, all you need to do is sign your children up and we’ll have them enjoying this great sport in no time.

Tennis equips students with great skills that carry over to other sports and even into the classroom:

  • Students increase their level of physical endurance and coordination
  • Students gain mental strength through enhanced concentration and self-discipline
  • Students learn the value of integrity and honesty

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/14; 11 classes

Trimester 2: not offered

minimum number of students needed for class: 4

maximum number of students per class: 10

 

Cooking | Wednesdays 3:05pm- 4:05pm

Cost: $432

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 3:30pm- 4:15pm

Cost: $264

 

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own individual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 16

Nature Watch | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:15pm

Cost: $288

 

 

 

Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carpentry | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011.  Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and much more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy environment

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 10

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

Gymnastics | Fridays 3:40pm- 4:25pm

 

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive characteristics, and healthy developmental habits that will endure a lifetime.

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 12

Grade 1

After School Enrichment Options for Students in First Grade:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is also offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Boxercise | Mondays 3:45pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Cooking | Wednesdays 3:05pm- 4:05pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

 

 

Tennis | Wednesdays 3:20pm-4:20pm

Cost: $360

Our modified equipment is ideal for young beginners, ensuring they learn at their level and grasp the fundamentals of this fantastic sport. Smaller racquets, low-compression red balls and an 18ft portable net are all provided, all you need to do is sign your children up and we’ll have them enjoying this great sport in no time.

Tennis equips students with great skills that carry over to other sports and even into the classroom:

  • Students increase their level of physical endurance and coordination
  • Students gain mental strength through enhanced concentration and self-discipline
  • Students learn the value of integrity and honesty

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/14; 11 classes

Trimester 2: not offered

minimum number of students needed: 4

maximum number of students: 10

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: 264

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own individual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students required for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

 

Carpentry | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011. Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and many more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy environment

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 11

 

 

 

 

 

Nature Watch | Thursdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $288

Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

Trimester 1: begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays-Fridays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

 

Gymnastics | Fridays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 14

 

Grade 2

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Second Grade:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is also offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Boxercise | Mondays 3:45pm- 4:30pm

Cost: 202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Coding | Tuesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $504

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Kids develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 12

Cooking | Wednesdays 3:05pm- 4:05pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

 

 

 

Tennis | Wednesdays 3:20pm-4:20pm

Cost: $360

Our modified equipment is ideal for young beginners, ensuring they learn at their level and grasp the fundamentals of this fantastic sport. Smaller racquets, low-compression red balls and an 18ft portable net are all provided, all you need to do is sign your children up and we’ll have them enjoying this great sport in no time.

Tennis equips students with great skills that carry over to other sports and even into the classroom:

  • Students increase their level of physical endurance and coordination
  • Students gain mental strength through enhanced concentration and self-discipline
  • Students learn the value of integrity and honesty

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/14; 11 classes

Trimester 2: not offered

minimum number of students needed: 4

maximum number of students: 10

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: 264

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own individual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students required for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

 

Carpentry | Thursdays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011. Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and many more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy environment

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 11

 

 

 

 

 

Nature Watch | Thursdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $288

Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays-Fridays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

 

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm- 3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

Gymnastics | Fridays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive characteristics, and healthy developmental habits that will endure a lifetime.

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 14

 

Grade 3

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Third Grade:

Boxercise | Mondays 3:45pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is also offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Code Club | Tuesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $504

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Kids develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 12

Cooking | Wednesdays 3:05pm- 4:05pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Tennis | Wednesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $360

After School Tennis is GREAT way to learn the basics of tennis. Your aspiring athlete will work on their coordination, conditioning, teamwork and sportsmanship all while learning a fun new way to stay active and healthy for the rest of their lives!  We provide all equipments. Please email us for any questions: ast@euroschooloftennis.com or call (510)491-3007

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/14; 11 classes

Trimester 2: not offered

minimum number of students needed: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 10

 

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $264

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own individual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students required for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Art | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $396

How art can be thought….. Acrylics, acrylics and more acrylics!!

Come join Ms. Lugo in after school art exploration with acrylics!  Students will learn how to approach acrylics, techniques, color exploration, layering, values of light and texture.  Classes will vary from followed instruction and freedom of choice pieces. 

For more information about Ms. Lugo and her art, please visit www.LisetteLugo.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

 

Nature Watch | Thursdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $288

Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Carpentry | Thursdays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011. Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and many more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 10

 

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

CHESS: “Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

 

 

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm- 3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

Gymnastics | Fridays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive characteristics, and healthy developmental habits that will endure a lifetime.

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 14

Grade 4

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Fourth Grade:

Boxercise | Mondays 4:35pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Code Club | Tuesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $504

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Kids develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 12

Tennis | Wednesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $360

After School Tennis is GREAT way to learn the basics of tennis. Your aspiring athlete will work on their coordination, conditioning, teamwork and sportsmanship all while learning a fun new way to stay active and healthy for the rest of their lives!  We provide all equipments. Please email us for any questions: ast@euroschooloftennis.com or call (510)491-3007

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/14; 11 classes

Trimester 2: not offered

minimum number of students needed: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 10

Cooking | Wednesdays 4:10pm- 5:10pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Hip Hop Dance | Wednesdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $264

This class brings the fundamentals of Zumba and combines them with the intensity of cardio hip-hop! Class contains several styles of Latin popular dance including reggaeton, urban pop and moombahton. Class encourages students to step outside of the box by brining their own individual style and personality to the movements. Class includes a comprehensive warm-up to prepare the body for the upper and lower body conditioning required to perform the choreographed routines to the latest Latin classics and Hits of today!

Trimester 1: Begins 8/29, ends 11/7; 11 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/14, ends 2/27; 11 classes; no class 11/21, 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students required for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

 

Art | 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $396

How art can be thought….. Acrylics, acrylics and more acrylics!!

Come join Ms. Lugo in after school art exploration with acrylics!  Students will learn how to approach acrylics, techniques, color exploration, layering, values of light and texture.  Classes will vary from followed instruction and freedom of choice pieces. 

For more information about Ms. Lugo and her art, please visit www.LisetteLugo.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Nature Watch | Thursdays 4:15pm- 5:15pm

Cost: $288

Nature Watch makes environmental science come alive with exclusive artistic activity kits! Every Nature Watch activity kit brings the outdoors inside with a hands-on project designed to engage, enlighten, and enliven the learning process. Each course covers one important topic, like animals, ecosystems, climate and more! Kits are fully aligned to NGSS, advance 21st century science education and are mapped for STEAM extensions. All kits include a scientific craft that the student will make and proudly take home.

To learn more, visit www.nexploreusa.com

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/23, ends 11/8; 12 classes

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students for class: 16

Carpentry | Thursdays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Total cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011. Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and many more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy environment

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 10

 

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm- 6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

 

Sciletes | Fridays 2:30pm- 3:30pm

Cost: Extended Care hourly fee

Come join Ms. Luby for exploration and discovery through many elements of Science!  This is a wonderful class that entices students to delve into Science topics through hands-on projects, digging in the dirt, walking through nature, observing the world around us, and much more!

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm-3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

Gymnastics | Fridays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $162

Fun is #1 in developmental gymnastics with music, movement challenges, and motivation.  Each session is about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Each session is quite engaging and includes regimented instruction, warm-up, strength and flexibility training, tumbling, obstacle course skills development, ball play, and lots of coordinated games and activities for enjoyment.

Conducted weekly, knowledgeable coaches arrive on site with a variety of multi-dimensional equipment including trampolines, rock walls, swing bars, balance beams, vaulting tables, octagons, and so much more in terms of apparatus which lends itself to fitness of both mind and body.

For it is in conjunction with such items that children within a non-competitive success-oriented format progress at their own rate to improve strength, balance, rhythm, flexibility, and overall motor coordination, and above all, build the confidence one needs to thrive in a variety of settings.

As important as providing a program rich in fun and laughter, students shy or otherwise who would not normally participate in such activities develop the courage to achieve that which they had not thought possible.

This class allows youngsters to participate in a program which promotes cooperative interaction and social development grow in a variety of ways, all the while becoming instilled with core values, positive characteristics, and healthy developmental habits that will endure a lifetime.

Trimester 1: begins 8/24, ends 11/9, 11 classes; no class 10/19

Trimester 2: begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

minimum number of students needed for class: 6

maximum number of students: 14

Grade 5

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Fifth Grade:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00p.m.- 6:00p.m.

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is also offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Boxercise | Mondays 4:35pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Code Club | Tuesdays 3:20pm- 4:20pm

Cost: $605

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Kids develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 15

Art | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $396

How art can be thought….. Acrylics, acrylics and more acrylics!!

Come join Ms. Lugo in after school art exploration with acrylics!  Students will learn how to approach acrylics, techniques, color exploration, layering, values of light and texture.  Classes will vary from followed instruction and freedom of choice pieces. 

For more information about Ms. Lugo and her art, please visit www.LisetteLugo.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Cooking | Wednesdays 4:10pm- 5:10pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Carpentry | Thursdays 4:30pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $360

John Tust is a professional carpenter with 25 years of experience and a "Kids Carpentry" Instructor since 2011. Mr. Tust teaches children the safe-use of woodworking with hand-tools. While building their projects from scratch, students are introduced to concepts of applied math, problem solving, fine motor skills, and empowerment to become independent thinkers. Projects may include boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture, and many more.

"Kids Carpentry" motto: Building confidence and teaching with respect and humor in a safe and happy environment

Trimester 1: Begins 8/30, ends 11/8, 11classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/29, ends 2/28; 10 classes; 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 10

 

Guitar Lessons Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm- 6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

 

 

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm-3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

Grade 6

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Sixth Grade:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00p.m.- 6:00p.m.

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Boxercise | Mondays 4:35pm- 5:30pm

Cost: $202

Long time USA Boxing Inc. and California State Athletic Commission coach, Nick Bellafatto is offering Boxercise classes. Boxercise is a well structured non-contact program that combines music, movement, and motivation to challenge students in a fun and exciting way! It serves as an outlet for positive energy release while instilling discipline and core values. Activities increase fitness, tone muscle, build confidence, and improves balance and motor coordination.

With the music pumping as well as the heart rate, students will begin with varied warm-up activities including calisthenics, rope jumping, dumbbell/medicine ball work, the TRX system and more.  Then flexibility training is up next. Students will learn stance, directional footwork, and striking technique in order to employ seasoned combinations on punch mitts and power shields for the best cardio work ever!

Next comes interval training combining core conditioning exercises with boxing specific movements to build strength and stamina.

Trimester 1: Begins 8/27, Ends 11/5; no class 9/3, 10/8; 9 classes

Trimester 2: Begins 11/26, Ends 2/25; no class 12/24, 12/31, 1/21, 2/4, 2/18

Minimum number of students needed for class: 6

Maximum number of students for class: 14

Code Club | Tuesdays 4:25pm- 5:45pm

Cost: $605

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Students develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 12

Cooking | Wednesdays 4:10pm-5:10pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays 3:00pm-6:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Art | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $396

How art can be thought….. Acrylics, acrylics and more acrylics!!

Come join Ms. Lugo in after school art exploration with acrylics!  Students will learn how to approach acrylics, techniques, color exploration, layering, values of light and texture.  Classes will vary from followed instruction and freedom of choice pieces. 

For more information about Ms. Lugo and her art, please visit www.LisetteLugo.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

 

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm- 3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

 

Grades 7 & 8

After School Enrichment Options for Students in Seventh & Eighth Grade:

Piano Lessons | Mondays-Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm

Ms. Flora is offering piano lessons for a 30-minute session once a week for Monday through Thursday. Please contact Ms. Flora for a specific lesson time. Ms. Flora can be reached at florangmusic@gmail.com

Grammy award recipient, Christian Tumalan is back at Woodland School! Mr. Tumalan is offering lessons for 30 minutes, once a week on Mondays & Wednesdays. Please contact Mr. Tumalan for a specific lesson time on the days offered. Mr. Tumalan can be reached at ctumalan@icloud.com

  • Beginner, Intermediate or advanced pianistic levels are welcomed.
  • Student must own a Piano or weighted 88 keys keyboard.
  • In case of missed classes, schedule conflicts or shortened months due to vacations, there will be an assigned “make up” pre-arranged day on which students will have the opportunity to still take their missed class for the current month.

Code Club | Tuesdays 4:30pm- 5:45pm

Cost: $605

MV Code Club has arrived at Woodland School and had a wonderful second trimester!  They are here again for the third trimester.  Just ask students currently enrolled in this class and they will testify of how much they are learning and how much fun they are having!

It is a hands-on program that teaches kids coding.  Students develop their own games, apps, robots and websites, learning coding experientially. 

Trimester 1: begins 8/28, ends 11/6; 10 classes; no class 10/9

Trimester 2: begins 11/13, ends 2.26; 12 classes; no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1, 2/19

minimum number of students required for class: 4; max: 12

Cooking | Wednesdays 4:10pm- 5:10pm

Cost: $432
 

Sweet and Savory Cooking and Baking Classes

 Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook, and then recreate at home? 

Then, this is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes, during this  weekly after school delicious and exciting culinary adventure, that will explore the delicious world of cooking and baking, and enhance culinary interests, skills and senses! 

From grocery shopping tips, storing food, menu planning, prepping, trying out new ingredients and recipes, understanding your culinary interests, skills and senses, cutting to mincing, plating and serving techniques, knife skills, food safety and cleaning up; these cooking classes are the perfect introduction to learn professional cooking techniques. 

These are interactive cooking classes, so there will always be time for learning, questions and answers.

For the final class the young chefs will be given the opportunity to plan the menu.

 

The sweet and savory recipes that will be taught include: 

Raisin and Cardamom Rice Pudding and Meaty Lasagna

Focaccia Bread and Spaghetti Alla Carbonara 

Personal Pitta Pizzas and Chicken Wonton Salad

Vanilla Cupcakes and Turkey Meatball Bolognese

Macaroni and Cheese and Pizza Hut Garlic Breadsticks

Chocolate Chip Cookies and Dumplings

Banana Bread and Sliders

Empanadas and Chicken Noodle Soup

Breakfast Pancakes and Berry Muffins

Strawberry Shortcake and Shepherds Pie 

Orange Sponge Cake and Sushi 

Burritos and Tortilla Soup

 

All ingredients and recipes will be provided.  

Instructor: Meenu Bhasin; Email: meenu99@yahoo.com 

Meenu teaches cooking and baking classes to adults and children.   She teaches a variety of cuisines, and her specialty is Indian.  Meenu has worked as a chef instructor at several cooking schools including Sur La Table, Draeger's and the Jewish Community Center.  Currently, Meenu is teaching 10 cooking classes a week at the Woodland School, Las Lomitas School, La Entrada School, Phillips Brooks School, and to a group of elementary home schooled children.

Meenu’s website is www.chefmeenu.weebly.com

 

 

Trimester 1: begins 8/22, ends 11/14, 12 classes, no class 8/29

Trimester 2: begins 11/28, ends 3/13; 12 classes; no class 12/19, 12/26, 1/2, 2/20

minimum number of students needed for this class: 4

maximum number of students for this class: 12

Guitar Lessons | Thursdays 3:00pm- 6:00pm; Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm

With over 40 years of experience and playing with many world renowed bands acts such as Robin Trower, Steve Morse, J. Giles, The Starship, Edgar Winter, The Guess Who, Mr. Pat Tinney is happy to offer guitar lessons once again.

Mr. Tinney’s goal is to inspire the next generation of young players to obtain the same joy, satisfaction and skill sets that have benefitted him over the span of his musical career. He believes that music is a great way to relieve stress and create balance in our busy technical lives. Please contact Mr. Tinney if you or someone you know may be interested in private instruction focusing on:

1. Melody/Ear training using guitar and voice

2. Guitar technique and development

3. The art of playing and performing

4. Improvisation skills and implementation

5. Writing and arranging original music and ideas

Please contact Mr. Tinney to arrange lessons at ptinney26@yahoo.com

Art | Thursdays 3:30pm- 4:30pm

Cost: $396

How art can be thought….. Acrylics, acrylics and more acrylics!!

Come join Ms. Lugo in after school art exploration with acrylics!  Students will learn how to approach acrylics, techniques, color exploration, layering, values of light and texture.  Classes will vary from followed instruction and freedom of choice pieces. 

For more information about Ms. Lugo and her art, please visit www.LisetteLugo.com

Trimester 2: begins 11/15, ends 2/28; 11 classes; no class 11/22, 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 2/21

Chess | Fridays 2:00pm- 3:00pm

Cost: $173

“Yes For Chess” is an interactive class that is both educational and fun! We teach students to succeed in chess and achieve in life.

-No prior chess experience required

-Classes for students from Kindergarten through 6th grade

-Participants are grouped by age and experience level

 

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24; ends 11/9, 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 11/30, ends 3/1; 9 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 48

Video Production | Fridays 2:30pm-3:30pm

Cost: $240

Students will learn to setup and film great camera shots, learn basic editing skills, and some film theories. This activity is group oriented while integrating teamwork and creativity. Here are the goals of the activity:

- Learn techniques for operating a camera

- Capture great audio and video

- Edit audio and video to create a story

- Have fun, be creative, and build lasting memories and friendships

Trimester 1: Begins 8/24, ends 11/9; 11 classes, no class 10/19

Trimester 2: Begins 12/7, ends 3/1; 8 classes; no class 12/21, 12/28, 1/4, 2/15, 2/22

Minimum number of students needed for class: 8

Maximum number of students for class: 14

 

Registration for Trimester 2 After School Enrichment classes are NOW available!