Extra Curricular

 

Extra Curricular Activities

Most classes at Sugar Creek Montessori School (depending on age) include Spanish, Music, Art and Physical Education. In addition to these included programs, we are pleased to partner with the following organizations that offer quality, on-site enrichment programs at an additional fee (contact the school for specific fee information):

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Mondays: Texas Tumblers (Gymnastics)

Texas Tumblers

Texas Tumblers is a gymnastics program conducted by Coach Bruce Benko. It is offered
to children aged 2.5 years and older. Classes are offered from 2:45 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. and
3:30 p.m. to 4:10 p.m.

Texas Tumblers is a detailed program defining a child’s movement through gross motor
development using a gymnastics setting (Beams, ladders, trampolines, blocks, wedges,
etc.). Children will be moving in ways that are fun, create them to think, and help them
to increase their confidence and self-esteem.

Tuesdays: Dancing Stars (Ballet & Creative Dance)

Dancing Stars

Dancing Stars is a dance program for children 3 years and older. Class is from 2:30 p.m.
to 3:00 p.m., and registration includes a tutu, leotard and bag.

This educational and developmental dance class incorporates ballet techniques, skills
and posture; balance; gross and fine motor development; flexibility; grace; and poise.
Designed to give our little ones a foundation for dance and ballet, the class includes an
on-site recital.

Tuesdays: Monart (Art Classes)

art

Monart empowers students to learn free hand drawing, while
introducing them to a diverse range of media including pastels,
watercolors, clay, markers, pencil colors and others. Classes are
offered from 2:35pm – 3:45pm.
The Pre-school program encourages visual perception and eye
hand coordination skills. Students will learn the visual recognition
of the 5 Elements of Shape and how to use them in the recognition

of the Alphabet, the Numbering system, the Drawing of their own name and simplistic
drawings of creatures from nature. Games that incorporate the use of crafts, music, and
movement will teach proficiency in following directions and achieving pre-drawing and
reading readiness skills.
In the Kindergarten and above program, students work on their ability to recognize the
elements of shape and combine them in drawing the creatures from nature and objects
from their world.

Students can join at any time. We boast of a vast curriculum and, as such, students will
never repeat a project. They can look forward to new projects with each class.
Wednesdays: Show Kids (Theatrical Dance)

Theater

Show-Kids is theater in its most playful sense! Offered to children 2.5 years and older,
this is a non-competitive class in which children learn to move with self-confidence and
joy as they explore dance concepts and build valuable physical skills. Students develop
imagination through theater games and fun improvisational exercises. They strengthen
their mind and body and enjoy dancing with others as they layer music, stories, and songs
into an experience of creative fun!

Ms. Arzan Gonda instructs this class. Some of her qualifications include: an M.A. degree
in Counseling Psychology; 18 years of experience in professional theater and dance; 12
years of experience teaching singing, dancing, and theater to children ages 2-12; and 8
years involvement with workshops, seminars, benefits, and performances for children
with special needs.

Thursdays: All Star Sports

All Stars

All Star sports is all bout teaching sports skills in a fun, non-competitive way! The
classes focus on coordination, teamwork, agility, sportsmanship and leadership. We
focus on soccer, football, baseball, basketball, track & field, volleyball and hockey. All
Star Sports is offered to students 3 years of age and older. Class is from 2:30 p.m. to 3:00
p.m.

 

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Mondays: Show Kids (Theatrical Dance)

Theater

Show-Kids is theater in its most playful sense! Offered to children 2.5 years and older,
this is a non-competitive class in which children learn to move with self-confidence and
joy as they explore dance concepts and build valuable physical skills. Students develop
imagination through theater games and fun improvisational exercises. They strengthen
their mind and body and enjoy dancing with others as they layer music, stories, and songs
into an experience of creative fun! Classes are held from 2:30pm-3:15pm.

Ms. Arzan Gonda instructs this class. Some of her qualifications include: an M.A. degree
in Counseling Psychology; 18 years of experience in professional theater and dance; 12
years of experience teaching singing, dancing, and theater to children ages 2-12; and 8
years involvement with workshops, seminars, benefits, and performances for children
with special needs.

Tuesdays: Spanish Language Class

Spanish

The Spanish language class is a supplemental class that further expands upon what is
taught in our included Spanish class. This class is held from 2:50pm-3:20pm, and is for
children aged 3 years and older. The class is taught by Ms. Consuelo Holtz, a certified
lead Pre-Primary teacher and native Spanish speaker.

Tuesdays: Mandarin (Chinese) Language Class

chinese class

Mandarin language classes are conducted by Ms. Amy. The emphasis of the class is
on conversational Chinese and will provide children the chance to speak to each other
in Chinese so that they become more comfortable with the spoken material. Ms. Amy
will use interactive methods to teach them vocabulary so that it will be easier for them
to comprehend and retain. Classes are held on Mondays from 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. Students
should be 4 years old and above to participate.

Ms. Amy has worked in Montessori schools for 10 years and currently teaches Chinese at
a Chinese School on weekends.

Wednesdays: Texas Tumblers (Gymnastics)

Texas Tumblers

Texas Tumblers is a gymnastics program conducted by Coach Bruce Benko. It is offered
to children aged 2.5 years and older. Classes are offered from 2:35 p.m. and onwards.

Texas Tumblers is a detailed program defining a child’s movement through gross motor
development using a gymnastics setting (Beams, ladders, trampolines, blocks, wedges,
etc.). Children will be moving in ways that are fun, create them to think, and help them
to increase their confidence and self-esteem.

Wednesdays: Monart (Art Classes)

art

Monart empowers students to learn free hand drawing, while introducing them to a
diverse range of media including pastels, watercolors, clay, markers, pencil colors and
others. Classes are offered from 3:00pm – 4:00pm for students in Pre-primary and older
classes.

The Pre-school program encourages visual perception and eye hand coordination skills.
Students will learn the visual recognition of the 5 Elements of Shape and how to use
them in the recognition of the Alphabet, the Numbering system, the Drawing of their own
name and simplistic drawings of creatures from nature. Games that incorporate the use of
crafts, music, and movement will teach proficiency in following directions and achieving
pre-drawing and reading readiness skills.

In the Kindergarten and above program, students work on their ability to recognize the
elements of shape and combine them in drawing the creatures from nature and objects
from their world.

Thursdays: Ballet

creative dance

The Creative Dance class incorporates ballet techniques, skills and posture; balance;
gross and fine motor development; flexibility; grace; and poise. Designed to give little
ones a foundation for dance and ballet, the class includes an annual recital. This dance
program is for children 2.5 years and older. Class is from 2:35 p.m. onwards, and
includes a tutu, leotard and shoes.