Student Programs

Updated 8/31/2019

Before and After School Activities

Winter Sponsored by the Fairview PTA

Acting for Young People

Dates: Fridays, starting on January 31 and ending March 20

Price: $96 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES POD

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: http://www.afyp.org/fairview-registration

Students learn to use their own unique qualities to act, using theater games, improvisation, storytelling, and text. Through individual and group activities, young actors build confidence, and each will make a significant contribution to our final presentation, held on the last class day. This program has been specially adapted for before/after school programs from AFYP’s expanded curriculum of classes and Summer Acting Camps and is ideal for new and returning students with any level of experience.

Basketball

Dates: Thursdays, starting on January 23 and ending March 5

Price: $120 • 8 weeks | $75 • 5 weeks

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Gym

Grades: K – 6th (boys & girls)

Registration: http://www.bestyouthhoops.com/fairviewes

Youth Basketball for All Levels of Players. Your child will:

    • Get lots of exercise
    • Learn the fundamentals of a new sport without pressure
    • Gain Confidence
    • Have fun
    • Gain Focus

Players will be able to learn at their own pace and learn skills and fundamentals. Register now; classes fill up quickly. Registrations are non-refundable, unless the entire class is canceled. For questions, please contact Coach Keith at 703-691-8318 or via email at keith@bestyouthhoops.com.

Chess

Dates: Fridays, starting on February 21 and ending May 29(NO class April 10)

Price: $203 • 14 weeks, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Location: Fairview ES Cafeteria

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax/product/fairview-elementary-school-chess-club-winter-2020.html

All grades and skill levels welcome! Chess Club is taught by experienced Silver Knights instructors using a curriculum developed by National Masters. Each weekly session is a mix of learning and play. Playing chess is a great way to develop a child’s critical thinking skills, sportsmanship, and patience —all while having fun!

Comic Book Illustration

Dates: Thursdays, starting on January 23 and ending March 5

Price: $115 • 7 weeks

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Library

Grades: 1st – 6th

Registration: www.stemexcel.org/fairview​

Let students explore the incredible world of Comic Book Illustration and learn to take their creativity to a whole new level! Students will learn about character development, storyboarding, panelling, story design, color theory and how to hone their art style. Instructors will teach students how to create comics using tradition art along with digital software, so they may work comfortably in whichever medium they prefer. By the end of the course, each student will leave with their very own comic book they created in class, along with a strong introduction to digital art processes and comic composition concepts.

Digital Animation Club – Arcade Action

Dates: Tuesdays, starting on January 14 and ending March 17 (NO class Jan 28 and Mar 3)

Price: $176 • 8 weeks

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES Library

Grades: 2nd – 6th

Registration: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax/product/fairview-elementary-school-coding-game-design-arcade-action-winter-2020.html

In Digital Animation: Art & Adventure, children learn to code using a visual programming language called Scratch. It’s as easy to use as snapping together building blocks! The Digital Animation unit shows kids how to program their own adventure stories, quiz games, and visual art. Students will get to take home a USB with all their games on the last day!

Drawing

Dates: Fridays, starting on January 24 and ending March 13

Price: $128 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Art Room

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: www.youngrembrandts.com/loudounfairfax-va

Start 2020 off with a bang! Students will flex their creative muscle as they take on artistic challenges like our Winter Birdhouses and Sporty Snowboarder lesson in January. In February, students will master perspective and personality as they complete a challenging Palm Tree Scene, cute Penguins and their own version of Grant Wood’s American Gothic. And in the month of March, get ready for a mix of elegance and graphic style drawings as students complete a Graceful Swan and Line of Art Owl. There’s no better way to shake the winter blues.

Floor Hockey

Dates: Wednesdays, starting on January 15 and ending March 4

Price: $95 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Gym

Grades: K – 6th

Information: www.otathletics.com

Registration: https://ota-nova.jumbula.com/#/after-school-programs

Floor Hockey is a one size fits all game of speed, coordination, and thrills. Play and skill work to include stick handling, dodging, ball control, and of course shooting will be introduced and practiced from week to week. Learn the different ways to put a shot on goal by incorporating wrist shots, slap shots, snap shots, and the backhand.

Mudskippers Pottery

Dates: Mondays, starting on January 6 and ending March 16 (NO class Jan 20, Jan 27, and Feb 17)

Price: $160 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES Art Room

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: https://www.homeroom.com/sites/fairview-elementary-fairfax-station

Join us as we explore the exciting world of pottery! Each session, students learn new techniques as they tackle new projects. Every assignment is inspired by famous artwork that will spark your child's imagination. We fire all pieces in a professional studio making them oven and dishwasher safe. Come see why this popular class always fills up. No experience is required so sign up today!

Robotics – Critters & Creatures Club

Dates: Mondays, starting on January 6 and ending March 16 (NO class Jan 20, Jan 27, and Feb 17)

Price: $176 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES Art Library

Grades: 1st – 6th

Registration: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax/product/fairview-elementary-school-robotics-critters-creatures-winter-2020.html

Make LEGO® WeDo 2.0 Critters & Creatures in this session of Robotics Club! Critters and Creatures is the unit for you if you’re interested in things that crawl, buzz and bite! Build scorpions, snails, and bugs. Explore metamorphosis with tadpoles and frogs! And please don’t feed the Gremlin after midnight! Each week students make something new and learn how gears, simple machines and LEGO code work together to make something FUN!

Yoga

Dates: Tuesdays, starting on January 14 and ending March 17 (NO class Jan 28 and Mar 3)

Price: $144 • 8 weeks

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Location: Fairview ES POD

Grades: K – 5th

Registration: https://breathingspacedc.com/yoga-at-fairview-elementary/

Breathing Space classes incorporate age-appropriate poses, breathing, movement, games, and sometimes discussion or art. Classes often revolve around a philosophical or natural theme and always include quiet relaxation. Yoga helps kids learn techniques for concentrating, reduce stress, move creatively in a non-competitive way while honoring self-expression, regulate emotions, and connect to their bodies in a loving way while having fun.

Zumba

Dates: Wednesdays, starting on January 15 and ending March 4

Price: $101 • 8 weeks

Time: 3:55 PM - 5:10 PM

Location: Fairview ES Cafeteria

Grades: K – 5th

Registration: http://novakidsinmotion.com/registration/

Zumba class is a high energy, contagiously exciting dance workout specifically designed for children. Classes are designed with kid friendly music, movements, and routines. Zumba for Kids creates an environment of excitement around being healthy and active! This class helps children boost metabolism and increase focus, coordination, and self-confidence. Zumba instructors are certified Zumba Kids instructors, which certify them to teach 5 to 12-year-old children.