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Enrichments

Upcoming Events

*Talent Sharing Friday February 2nd 6-8pm 

*Igniting the Math Spark Monday February 12th 6-7:30pm 

* Follywood Film Festival March 9th 6-9pm

*Elementary Theater Performances February 2nd and March 1st 

*Secondary Theater Performances March 22nd and 23rd 

Elementary

 

Ancient Civilizations

Wed. 10-12:30 pm

with Teacher Crissy

Do you want to learn about mummies and ancient artifacts? Join us in exploring Ancient Civilizations from around the world! These dynamic societies and their crucial contributions to humanity will be brought to life through art, archeology, videos, museum visits, writing, and hands-on projects.

Birds!

Tuesdays 10-12:30 

with Teacher Amelia

 

This hands-on class will use science and art to explore questions such as: What makes a bird a bird? How do birds use their body parts to survive? Why should we care about birds? How can we help protect them? We learn from local experts and become experts ourselves! This class will be meeting at AFE on some days and off campus on other days to observe local birds in the Santa Cruz area.

 

Library Read Aloud

Mondays 12:30 - 1:00  

With Librarian Jolene 

Come listen to a great book and discuss new books with librarian Jolene. This is also a time to check out books in the BSSC library. 

 

Ceramics

Mondays 1:00 - 2:00  

with Teacher Stephie

World Music

Wednesdays 12:30 - 1:30  

with Teacher Therese

Abstract Art

Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30  

with Teacher Keegan

Theater

Thursdays 10:00 - 11:00  

with Terri from WEST theater

 

Stop Motion Animation

Fridays 10:00 - 11:00  

with Teacher Aliza

Zoom Classes for K-3 - Wed/Fri 9:00 - 9:30

with AFE Teachers

 

Interactive Read Aloud- Let’s explore books as we develop literacy and critical thinking skills

 

Number Puzzles- Let’s build community & logical thinking as we play math games together

Further Offerings

 In addition to these teacher-led classes, we offer a variety of weekly parent-led enrichment classes. Our AFE parent club also hires outside enrichment teachers to engage students in meaningful learning. Click our enrichment schedule tab to learn more!

Middle School

 

Fantasy Literature

Thursdays 10-12:30 

with Teacher Peter

Explore the genre of fantasy literature and some classic stories and authors. We will look at the common questions and issues that are addressed in this genre. In class we will: read short stories, view fantasy fiction films and shows, discuss and analyze the materials, work in teams, and share this work through art, performance and writing. Students will be expected to read and analyze a novel, a tv show episode, and a movie outside of class time as well as write a short fantasy story of their own. Active learning, games and some PE will be a regular part of the class.

Book Club

Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 

with Teacher Dorothee

 

Math Tutoring

Tuesdays 2-4 and Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 

with Teacher Raven

 

Ceramics

Mondays 1-2 and 2-3 

with Teacher Stephie

Theater

Wednesdays 12:30-3:30 and Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00

with Teacher Terri from WEST theater 

Film

Fridays 9:00 - 11:00

with Teacher Seth from SCHS

Basketball Team

3x per week 

with Teacher Zari

Ultimate Frisbee Team

2x per week 

with Teacher Peter

Further Offerings

 In addition to these teacher-led classes, we offer a variety of weekly parent-led enrichment classes. Our AFE parent club also hires outside enrichment teachers to engage students in meaningful learning. Click our enrichment schedule tab to learn more!

High School

 

Dramatic Literature

Tuesdays 10-12 and 1-3 

with Teacher Zari

Dive into about play structures and literary analysis in preparation for the trip to see these performed in Ashland Oregon in May.

Zoology

Thursdays 10-12 

with Teacher Ayala

Learn about animal science through projects, activities, field trips, and experiments.

Book Club

Tuesdays 1:00-2:00 

with Teacher Dorothee

 

Math Tutoring

Tuesdays 2-4 and Wednesdays 12:30-2:30 

with Teacher Raven

 

Ceramics

Mondays 1-2 and 2-3 

with Teacher Stephie

Theater

Wednesdays 12:30-3:30 and Thursdays 1:00 - 3:00

with Teacher Terri from WEST theater 

Film

Fridays 9:00 - 11:00

with Teacher Seth from SCHS

Basketball Team

3x per week 

with Teacher Zari

Ultimate Frisbee Team

2x per week 

with Teacher Peter

Further Offerings

 In addition to these teacher-led classes, we offer a variety of weekly parent-led enrichment classes. Our AFE parent club also hires outside enrichment teachers to engage students in meaningful learning. Click our enrichment schedule tab to learn more!

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