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Term 1 Extra-Curricular Activities

We have some brand new ECAs and some old favorites for our first term this year. Term 1 ECAs will start on Monday, September 27th, 2021, and will end on Thursday, November 18th, 2021. All ECAs start at 4:05 pm and end at 5:00 pm Monday thru Thursday.

Registration starts Monday, September 20th at 6:00 pm.

 

Mondays 4:05 pm – 5:00 pm

Name: Crazy Chemworks

Description: This action-packed after-school program is bubbling over with classic experiments and crazy concoctions. Children will perform spectacular hands-on activities using real tools. They will witness stunning demonstrations and join in inquiry-based discussions. Children will learn and apply the concepts and techniques just like a real chemist. (Note: If the minimum limit is not reached, class may be cancelled.)

Instructor: Mad Science

Ages: KG – 5th Grade

TA Cost: $175

NON-TA Cost: $185

Minimum: 15 students

Name: Callers to Allah

Description: We will begin exploring the Islamic art of Da’wah. The practice of peaceful and persistent Da’wah is one of the most dependable shields a Muslim community can have against Islamophobia. We hope this ECA will help our youth must develop a sound and differentiated understanding of their religious identity in the context of a predominantly non-Muslim society. We will briefly inquire into some of the histories of Da’wah across Muslim civilizations. Students will also reflect on the role of Da’wah in protecting peace and mutual religious tolerance in society. Students will inquire into techniques and forms of Da’wah through practice skits. We will culminate with a small-scale service-Da’wah project. Students will have a few options regarding the project they would like to work on as a group.

Instructor: Mah-Vash Ahmed

Ages: 6th – 8th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

LIMIT: 10 students

Name: Conversational Arabic

Description:Raising bilingual children is a challenging but extremely rewarding pursuit. Research has shown that bilingual children have more creative brains than those who know one language and are better at problem solving. Teaching children a native language is a wonderful way to keep them connected to their cultural heritage. The benefits of bilingualism are well-established. It’s a gift you can give to your children. So, let’s get started on how to teach Arabic to kids. Learning conversational Arabic will be a fun and interactive class where kids will build on or reinforce basic ways to communicate in Arabic through stories, songs, and games.

Instructor: Wafa Alnumri

Ages: KG – 2nd Grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

LIMIT: 12 students

Tuesdays 4:05 pm – 5:00 pm

Name: Beginner’s Chess

Description: In this 8-week ECA, students will learn how to set up the board, the name of the pieces, pieces movement, special moves in chess, critical thinking, checks, checkmates, choosing the best moves, and basic opening principles! Also, they will learn how to work on the opening and middle game plans, work on different ideas, find the best candidate move and how to build up confidence by getting to know more and more chess fundamentals

Instructor: Debby Rashed

Ages: 3rd to 5th Grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 12 students

Name: Knitting

Description: Come knit with us. We’ll cover the basic knit and purl stitches. By the end of the term, you will create a square dishcloth. The more ambitious can keep going and knit a scarf.

Instructor: Shaista Abbasi

Ages: 3rd – 8th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 10 students

Name: Drama and Speech

Description:In this fun and interactive ECA, students will learn about and practice performing the different types of public speaking and expression: oratory, extemporaneous, humorous, dramatic interpretation, impromptu. Grow your comfort and confidence as you gain life altering skills that will help you throughout your entire life! A mini competition & performance will be held at the end!

Instructors: Laila Elhaddad and Ehab Hassan – TA Parents

Ages: 5th – 8th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 12 students

Name: Cooking 2 for 5th to 8th grade students

Description:Ever wondered why it’s important to use indirect heat when melting chocolate? Or what can happen when you add baking soda vs baking powder in a recipe?The Science of Cooking will explore why we cook in the way that we do. Students will explore the effects of changing ingredients and methods in recipes to create yummy food. Cooking is chemistry!

Instructor: Shaista Abbasi

Ages: 5th – 8th grade

TA Cost: $45

NON-TA Cost: $75

Limit: 10 students

 

 

Wednesdays 4:05 pm – 5:00 pm

Name: Keyboarding

Description: Learn to type and be a speeding typer! This keyboarding class will help you learn to use all the keys on the keyboard with the correct fingers and motions. Please use a device with a keyboard such as a small laptop or an IPad with an attached keyboard. Skills, use of language and gesturing, as well as listening skills will be learned.

Instructor: Shabana Ahmed

Ages: 3rd – 5th Grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 10 students

Name: Cooking

Description: This class will introduce children to the basic concepts of cooking and baking. We will be making foods such as naan pizzas, quesadillas, cookies, muffins, and more! Chefs in training will learn and practice measuring ingredients, following directions, and creating shopping lists. They will have fun making dough and cooking with their friends

Instructor: Afeera Haque (TA Parent)

Ages: KG – 2nd Grade

TA Cost: $75

NON-TA Cost: $125

Limit: 10 students

Name: Coding

Description:This club will introduce young learners to coding through a process called Block Programming. Block Programming is a drag-and-drop style of learning environment where programmers use coding “blocks” to create anything from animated stories, to games, to music and even art! This will be a hands-on club, with everybody working on computers, individually and in groups, to be creative and explore the possibilities of coding.

Instructor: Junaed Siddiqui (TA Parent)

Ages: 4th – 8th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 10 students

Thursdays 4:05 pm – 5:00 pm

Name: Arts and Crafts

Description: Arts and Crafts encourages students to create crafts using materials found at home and in nature. Integrated with subjects such as social studies, science, and math, students work on a variety of creative projects!

Instructor: Aisha Karachiwalla

Ages: KG – 2nd grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 12 students

Name: Brain Teasers

Description: Students will engage in brain teasers and mind-bending puzzles to strengthen their critical thinking skills. We will tackle 1 to 2 logic and reasoning puzzles a week and practice our thinking skills.

Instructor: Nahla Aboushaara

Ages:3rd – 5th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 12 students

Name: Anime Club

Description: Do you like anime? Do you like learning about new cultures? Do you like to read graphic novels or watch animated shows/movies and want to explore a new form of it? The Anime Club is the perfect place for you! We will be OPENMINDED INQUIRERS as we explore Japanese animation and graphic novels. We will have a chance to watch anime, read manga, and discuss anime/manga throughout the ECA. We will dive deeper into the stories; examining different literary elements and storytelling techniques that is done through animation and drawing styles, as well as do fun activities related to anime.

Instructor: Aya Karam

Ages: 5th – 8th grade

TA Cost: $50

NON-TA Cost: $100

Limit: 12 students

 

*****Please note when registering that there are separate fees for enrolled Tarbiyah students and non-Tarbiyah students.

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