ArtScope  is offered as an after school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Mondays.  ArtScope is led by IPC Day School Music teacher and local artist Jill Marlar.  ArtScope is a class designed to tap into the expressiveness children naturally seek through art. Each week children's book illustrators or famous artists throughout history are introduced allowing children to create similar but unique works.  Examples include any one from author illustrator Eric Carle to famous artist Henri Matisse.  Students will explore a variety of mediums such as painting, drawing, collaged mixed media, clay and simple three-dimensional design.  This is a class for any child who desires to learn, explore and create.

  

Little Geniuses Chess is offered as a before school enrichment opportunity for Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds. Little Geniuses meets on Thursdays.  Led by David Brooks, The Knight School--the super-high-energy chess network introduces developmentally and cleverly targeted classes to promote a love of learning, to teach children they are unspeakably smart, and learn how to absolutely cream their parents in chess! The Knight School is not just this year's and last year's Alabama State Chess Champions for both K-3 and 4-6; they are also the most compelling, kid-centered chess party ever conceived. Learn more at www.theknightschool.com.


Showstoppers combines both music and drama, giving each student a chance to express themselves while having a whole lot of fun! Showstoppers is offered as an after school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Taught by IPC teachers and local actor/musicians Jill Marlar and Dana Porter, this class promises to deliver smiles each week as your child embarks on a musical and dramatic journey filled with exploration. Curriculum will consist of an integrated study of music terms, rhythm, singing, instruments meshed with simple dramatic lessons like improvisation, storytelling, and basic acting skills. A showcase performance will be toward the end of each semester.

 

Play Pals is offered as a before and/or after school enrichment opportunity for all children.  Play Pals meets every day of the week.  Led by Chrystal Kracke, children can enroll for the entire session or children may “drop-in” based on enrollment.  “Drop-ins” are limited and must be arranged through the Day School office the day prior to attendance.  Children will experience free play in a fun environment.  


Soccer Shots is offered as a before school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Soccer Shots is led by Jason Kendall, John Stagni and Jacob Chambliss who believe that athletic involvement encourages self-discipline, social interaction and better fitness habits.  They also find great importance in providing positive role models and character development for children.  Having played or been involved with sports since a young age, they found the Soccer Shots Organization to be a great way to get children involved with a sport that they not only love, but believe to be the best sport for fitness development for our youth.

 

Aces and Birdies is offered as an after school enrichment opportunity for children enrolled in Three-Year-Olds, Four-Year-Olds and Five-Year-Olds on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. "Teaching Kids lifelong Sports" in this program children will spend 30 minutes learning tennis skills, and 30 minutes learning golf. We believe these two lifelong sports will stick with your children forever. All equipment is provided and age appropriate.

 

Enrichment Programs do not meet when school is not is session.

Before School Enrichment Programs – 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. (Little Geniuses-8:15 to 9:00)/After School Enrichment Programs – 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

Registration forms with fees are due before the 1st class of each program.   No refunds will be given after the first week of classes.  Separate checks must be made payable to these programs. 

 

Acceptance into these programs is limited and admittance follows the priority categories as outlined in the Day School registration policy.  Please note that the order in which the applications are received does not play a role in how applications are accepted.  Consider your child enrolled in the enrichment programs of your choice if you have completed the registration form and submitted payment unless we notify you otherwise.  Parents of children not accepted will be notified before classes begin.