Student Programs

Updated 8/31/2019

Before and After School Activities

Fall 2019 Sponsored by the Fairview PTA

Acting for Young People

Dates: Fridays, starting on October 11 and ending December 6 (NO class November 29)

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.

Basketball

Dates: Thursdays, starting on October 3 and ending December 12 (NO class November 28)

Price: $75 or $150 • 5 or 10 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

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. You can choose between a 5-week or 10-week registration. For questions, please contact Coach Keith at 703-691-8318 or via email at keith@bestyouthhoops.com.


Chess

Dates: Fridays, starting on October 10 and ending January 31 (NO class November 29, December 27, & January 3)

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-fall-2019.html

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!

Drawing

Dates: Fridays, starting on October 11 and ending December 6 (NO class November 29)

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

Students will strengthen their marker rendering skills as they draw a detailed dragonfly. We’ll travel back in time to the age of the pharaohs as we illustrate a decorative, Egyptian headdress. An illustration celebrating the fall season will introduce our colorists to warm and cool colors.

Electronics with Minecraft Redstone

Dates: Thursdays, starting on October 10 and ending December 5 (NO class November 28)

Price: $130 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Library (Class is in the Art Room on 10/17 & 10/24)

Grades: 1st – 6th

Registration: www.stemexcel.org/fairview​​

Electronics with Minecraft Redstone allows students to explore electronics in a virtual world with essentially infinite resources. Using Minecraft's Redstone blocks, which act as wires on a breadboard, students can build constructs representing electrical circuits and simple computer projects that are built in the real world. This course is a great precursor to understand real circuitry, electronics and electrical theory. This course allows students to gain an understanding of how computers are processing commands as they move on to other computer science studies, and take home their Redstone creations at the end of the course.

Guitar Club

Dates: Fridays, starting on October 11 and ending December 6 (NO class November 29)

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

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Music Room/Stage

Grades: 2nd – 6th

Registration: https://www.fineartsmatter.com/northern-virginia-enrollment

Turn up the volume and rock out with Guitar Club this semester! Guitar Club provides students in 2nd Grade and UP the opportunity to grab a guitar and have fun playing music with friends. Our encouraging and experienced teachers are ready to help your child develop their own musical ability, self-confidence, and creativity as they prepare for an exciting final performance!

Introduction to Game Design

Dates: Wednesdays, starting on October 9 and ending December 4 (NO class November 27)

Price: $130 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Library (Class is in the Art Room on 10/23)

Grades: 1st – 6th

Registration: www.stemexcel.org/fairview

Intro to Game Design introduces the fundamentals and concepts of game design. Students learn to design and build their own game, while learning 2D game art and programming logic. Our instructors help students develop games individually, so students have the freedom to create at their pace while focusing on their creative interests. The final product is their own game that can be played on any computer, and the knowhow to continue their game development at home.

Kidz Keys / Piano

Dates: Wednesdays, starting on October 7 and ending December 9 (NO class October 14 & November 4)

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

Time: 4:05 PM - 5:05 PM

Location: Fairview ES Music Room/Stage

Grades: K – 2nd

Registration: https://www.fineartsmatter.com/northern-virginia-enrollment

Soar into KidzKeys this semester and learn skills that will last a lifetime! KidzKeys provides students an environment to explore and express their own creativity - all while having fun learning with friends!

Mudskippers Pottery

Dates: Tuesdays, starting on October 8 and ending December 3 (NO class November 5)

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.mudskipperspottery.com/asep-registration/fairview-elementary-pottery

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

Dates: Mondays, starting on October 7 and ending December 16 (NO class October 14, October 21, & November 4)

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-club-busybots-fall-2019.html

Make LEGO® WeDo 2.0 BusyBots in this session of Robotics Club! Kids will examine bots that are taking care of business. Most robots are designed to do a job and the bots in this unit all have work to do! Build a machine to test how earthquake- proof a structure is; build a gondola lift and a farm harvester. We’ll even build a fishing pole because sometimes you need a break from work!

Shoot Starts Soccer

Dates: Mondays, starting on October 7 and ending December 9 (NO class October 14 & November 4)

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

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES Rectangular Field

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: www.otathletics.com

Join us for Shooting Stars Soccer and learn to play Soccer like the pros! Coaches will teach you skills like dribbling, passing, trapping, shooting and defense. This program emphasizes fitness, teamwork and sportsmanship. Have a blast and make new friends playing World Cup Tournament, Battle Balls, Trapper 500, Corner Kick Challenge and Soccer Knock- out.

Spy Academy

Dates: Tuesdays, starting on October 8 and ending December 3 (NO class November 5)

Price: $116 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES POD

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: Email thescienceplace2@gmail.com and use Fairview ES as the subject line and include your child’s full name, grade, and your phone number.

Join us afterschool on Tuesdays to learn the science behind spying! Try to defeat a laser security grid. Learn how night vision gear works and try it out. Learn code-writing and breaking and how satellite surveillance is used not just for spying, but also for scientific research.

Zip Zap Boom

Dates: Mondays, starting on October 7 and ending December 9 (NO class October 14 & November 4)

Price: $116 • 8 meetings, 1 hour per meeting

Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Location: Fairview ES Art Room

Grades: K – 6th

Registration: https://register.madscience.org/dc/afterschool-register.aspx?action=search&org=21474

Mad Science presents Zip Zap Boom, an engaging STEM program to spark our child’s imagination even when school is out. Students will explore the animal kingdom, learn about diverse life forms, and take time to shake up solutions. Students will study action-reaction forces and build their own robot hand. Come join the fun!

Zumba

Dates: Wednesdays, starting on October 9 and ending December 4 (NO class November 27)

Price: $101 • 8 weeks, 1 hour 15 minutes per meeting

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 is a perfect fit for children and it creates an environment of excitement around being healthy and active!