The MICDS Enrichment Program provides students in Grades Junior Kindergarten-5th Grade with additional learning opportunities that are both fun and rewarding. Students are encouraged to explore their interests, strengthen their friendships, and challenge themselves, all while having a good time after school.

Enrich Your Mind. Your Body. Your Dreams.

• MICDS offers after school enrichment opportunities throughout the year.
• Classes typically meet for 6-8 weeks, from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
• Classes are taught by MICDS teachers, and by teachers from outside organizations.

For more information, contact Megan Adams, Director of Extended Day, at madams@micds.org, or  (314) 995-7321.

Fall 2017 Enrichment

List of 9 items.

  • Amusement Park Adventures Grades 2-4

    Brought to you by Snapology, students will try to design the next Disney World using LEGOs and other building materials to create coasters and other awesome rides.  In the process students will also learn about engineering concepts, mechanical movement and energy, and problem solving.   Classes are open to students in Grades Two through Four.

    Meeting Dates This Fall: Fridays, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27 (off 10/6 for Parent Teacher Conferences)

    Fee: $115 per student for a six-week session
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  • Chess Club Grades SK-4

    The En Passant Chess Club helps to expose kids of all ages to chess, even if they have no prior knowledge or experience.  Students will participate in a tournament that will end with a medal and trophy presentation on the final day.   This class is open to students in Grades Kindergarten through Four.

    Meeting Dates This Fall
    : Mondays, 8/28, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23 (off 9/4 for Labor Day)

    Fee
    : $135 per student for an eight-week session 
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  • COCA Ballet Stories Grades JK/SK

    In this COCA class, students will explore some of the world’s best-loved ballets-including The Nutcracker, Cinderella, and Swan Lake-using movement, books, and stories.  Students will be introduced to concepts such as rhythm, patterns, and dance composition in an imaginative setting.  This class is open to students in Grades JK and SK.
    Meeting Dates This Fall: Fridays, 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/3 (off 10/6 for Parent Teacher Conferences)

    Fee: $135 for a six-week session
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  • COCA Fantasy Art Grades 2-4

    In this COCA class, students will create fantastical works of art inspired by books and movies like Harry Potter, Star Wars, and Narnia. They will draw wizards, time machines, castles, and dragons while exploring line, contour, proportion, and color theory. Don't miss this otherworldly art experience!
    Meeting Dates This Fall: Tuesdays, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17

    Fee: $150 for a six-week session
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  • COCA Supersonic Superheroes Grades JK/SK

    Move over, Batman!  In this COCA class, students will be inspired to create their own superhero identities while creating capes, flying through the air, sticking to the ceiling, and walking through walls.  This class is open to students in Grades JK and SK.
     
    Meeting Dates this Fall: Tuesdays, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/10, 10/17

    Fee:
    $135 per student for a six-week session
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  • Flag Football Grades 3-4

    Join Mr. Buffington for some non-competitive, no-tackle football fun!   Students will do throw, catch, and run drills while learning rules of the sport and playing shortened games.  Classes are open to students in Grades Three and Four.  Note: Class will be rescheduled in case of rain.
    Meeting Dates This Fall: Wednesdays, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18

    Fee: $65 per student for a six-week session
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  • Instrument Lessons Grades JK-6

    Brought to you by Mozingo Music, students of all different levels may take private piano lessons as well!

    Meeting Dates this Fall: Fridays-Piano

    Fee: $135 per student for a 4-lesson package
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  • Pokemania Grades 1-4

    Brought to you by Mr. Ives, our Lower School drama teacher, this class offers fun for Pokemon collectors, enthusiasts and those who are brand new to these colorful critters.  Students will participate in activities (games, artwork, drama challenges) and will have the chance to show and tell about their own favorites.  Come share in the fun of celebrating this cultural phenomenon which started two decades ago and has spread around the globeNote: Students may bring cards but there will be NO card trading at school.  This class is open to students in Grades One through Four.

    Meeting Dates This Fall: Thursdays, 9/7, 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26 (off 10/5 for Parent Teacher Conferences and 9/21 for Rosh Hashanah) 

    Fee: $55 per student for a six-week session
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  • SLSC Maker's Space Grades 1-3

    Brought to you by the Saint Louis Science Center, this class will explore the science of technology past, present, and future. Through engaging, hands-on lessons, students will do activities such as design their own video games and stop-motion movies.  Note: This class will feature both similar and different lessons than last year's class.  This class is open to students in Grades One through Three.

    Meeting Dates This Fall:
     Wednesdays, 9/6, 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/11, 10/18 (off 10/4 for Parent Teacher Conferences)

    Fee
    : $140 per student for a six-week session
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Spring 2017 Enrichment

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  • Backyard Games Grades SK-1

     Ms. Kittler, our SK teacher, will lead students in all sorts of outside group games, like Capture the Flag, Sharks and Minnows, Freeze Tag, and more.  This class is open to students in Grades Senior Kindergarten through First Grade.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Tuesdays, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
    Fee: $45 per student for a four-week session
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  • Bodacious Beads Grades 1-3

    Join Ms. O’Grady, our SK teacher, in making creations with all types of beads, from perler beads to aqua beads, and even homemade beads!  This class is open to students in Grades One through Three.
    Meeting Dates this Spring: Tuesdays, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
    Fee: $60 per student for a six-week session
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  • Chess Club Grades SK-4

    The En Passant Chess Club helps to expose kids of all ages to chess, even if they have no prior knowledge or experience. Students will participate in a tournament that will end with a medal and trophy presentation on the final day. This class is open to students in Grades Kindergarten through Four.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Mondays, 4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8
    Fee: $125 per student for a six-week session
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  • COCA Hip Hop Grades 1-3

    COCA’s Hip-Hop classes are designed to provide a comprehensive experience surrounding the technique, culture and progression of hip-hop. Students learn the latest, cutting-edge moves while building technical proficiency.  Family & friends are invited on the final day for a performance.  This class is open to students in Grades One through Three.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Fridays, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/12, 5/19 (off 5/5 for Margaret Dawes Eliot Day)
    Fee: $120 per student for a six-week session
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  • Cricket Grades 3-5

    Taught by 4th grade teacher Mr. Brennan and 5th grade teacher Ms. Williams, students will learn the rules of cricket and will have a chance to play each week on the Middle School front lawn!
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Thursdays, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4, 5/18 (off 5/11 for the Fourth Grade overnight)
    Fee: $50
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  • Cuban Cuisine and Culture Grades 2-4

    Taught by Senora Soledad, young chefs will learn how to prepare delicious Cuban recipes while exploring Cuban culture and learning about Senora’s trip there last year!   Children will cook and taste a crunchy sánduche Cubano (Cuban sandwich), a traditional yuca con mojo (yucca root with garlic sauce), a guava cake, tostones and plátanos maduros (baked/fried plantains), a delicious fruit salad, and torrejasCubanas (French toast).  Thisclass is open to students in Grades Two through Four.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Wednesdays, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17
    Fee: $75 per student for a six-week session
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  • Fencing Grades 3-5

    Taught by the Fencing Academy, our Camp Pegasus fencing teachers, students will be able to participate in a sport that develops athleticism, critical thinking, sportsmanship and competitiveness while proving children a dynamic and creative outlet for their energy.   Students will practice the 3 types of fencing (foil - epee and saber) in addition to the stretching, footwork, drills and duels.  There will be a small tournament on the last class, where medals and trophies will be distributed.  Students of all levels are welcome.  This class is open to students in Grades Three through Five.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Wednesdays, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 (off 4/26) 
    Fee: $140 per student for a six-week session
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  • Instrument Lessons Grades JK-8

    Brought to you by Mozingo Music, students of all different levels may take private piano lessons!
    Meeting Dates this Spring: Fridays (piano)
    Fee: $135 per student for a 4-lesson package
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  • SLSC Build It. Test It. Fix It. Grades JK/SK

    Brought to us by the Saint Louis Science Center, students will do activities like use the story of the Three Little Pigs to build a house using reclaimed materials. Then they'll put their houses to the test in front of a Big Bad Wolf Fan to see if he can blow their houses down!  This class is open to students in Grades Junior Kindergarten and Senior Kindergarten.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Wednesdays, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17
    Fee: $145 per student for a six-week session
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  • STEM Scouts Grades 3-5

    Open to both boys and girls, students will engage in hands-on lab sessions weekly, discovering new things about math, science, technology, and engineering in a thought-provoking and fun way.  This class is open to students in Grades Three through Five.
    Meeting Dates This Spring: Mondays, March 6, March 13, April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24, May 1, May 8, May 15
    Fee: $215 per student for a nine-week session 
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Winter 2017 Enrichment

List of 8 items.

  • Beasley Track and Field Club Grades 2-6

    Taught by our own PE teacher and Upper School Track Coach, Mr. Lohr, students will learn the basics of Track & Field, by running, jumping, and throwing while learning proper technique in each area. The class will be fun but also a good workout with training designed to increase speed, strength, and athletic ability.  This class is open to students in Grades Two through Six.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Tuesdays, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/21 (off 2/14)
    Fee: $30 per student for a six-week session
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  • Chess Club Grades SK-4

    The En Passant Chess Club helps to expose kids of all ages to chess, even if they have no prior knowledge or experience.  Students will participate in a tournament that will end with a medal and trophy presentation on the final day.  This class is open to students in Grades Kindergarten through Four.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Mondays, 1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6 (off 1/16 for MLK Day and 2/20 for President’s Day))
    Fee: $125 per student for a seven-week session 
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  • COCA Creating Comics Grades 2-4

    Brought to you by COCA, students will develop their ability to draw characters and scenes that tell a story, and learn how to create a storyboard and find the right words to complement their visuals. Students will also explore what makes some of their favorite cartoonists so good.  This class is open to students in Grades Two through Four.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Fridays, 1/13, 1/20, 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/24 (off 2/17 for Report Writing)
    Fee: $135 per student for a six-week session
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  • Drum Ensemble Grade 4

    The Beasley Drum Ensemble is open to all Fourth Graders who enjoy playing tubano drums.  Students have the opportunity to experiment with a variety of drumming techniques and compose and improvise ensemble pieces. They then showcase their work by performing in the Winter Concert or as feature performers in the Beasley Chorus Spring Concert. Their motto is "We love to drum!”  This class is open to students in Fourth Grade.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Thursdays, February 23rd, March 2nd/9th/16th, April 6th/13th
    Fee: $20 per student for a six-week session
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  • Instrument Lessons Grades JK-8

    Brought to you by Mozingo Music, students of all different levels may take private violin lessons and private piano lessons as well!

    Meeting Dates this Winter:  Wednesdays (violin), and Fridays (piano)

    Fee: $135 per student for a 4-lesson package
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  • Math Games Grades 2-4

    Taught by Mrs. Bender, our very own 3rd grade teacher, students will play games and practice mathematical thinking in a relaxed environment.  From fact practice to Fraction Bingo to some of our new division games, to fun board games to three-dimensional building…it is hands-on experience that kids enjoy!  This class is open to students in Grades Two through Four.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Wednesdays, January 18th, January 25th, February 1st, February 8th, February 15th, February 22nd.
    Fee: $35 per student for a six-week session
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  • SLSC Icky Sticky Science Grades 1-3

    Brought to you by the Saint Louis Science Center and Sam, our favorite Maker's Space teacher, this class will use fun, hands-on activities to build interest in science and increase understanding of science concepts. Students will get sticky making things like oobleck, slime, silly putty, pop rockets, and more, and will even take home their own polymer.  This class is open to students in Grades One through Three.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Wednesdays, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22
    Fee: $140 per student for a six-week session
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  • Star Wars: A Space Odyssey Grades JK/SK

    Brought to you by COCA, young space travelers will explore the elements of Star Wars and the Clone Wars and then create their own characters, aliens, creatures and stories through creative drama and movement. Expand your imagination into a galaxy far, far away!!  This class is open to students in Grades Junior Kindergaren and Senior Kindergarten.
    Meeting Dates This Winter: Fridays, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 (off 2/7 for Second Grade Operas-Space Conflict)
    Fee: $135 per student for a six-week session
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