Extended Day Sign-Up

Brianne Wetzel

M.A., M.Ed.

Principal

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Kelley Lockard

M.S.A

Assistant Principal

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Kimberly Hopwood

MSW, MAPS

Director of Student Life and Graduate Support

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Drew Earnest

Educational Technology and Media Specialist

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Every semester, the Extended Day program offers a variety of activities for students. For the most up-to-date club listings and to register, please use this link: http://www.wsgafterschool.com/

 

Contact Mr. Kitchen with questions.

 

For Fall 2015, the following clubs are being offered:

 

Monday

 

Basketball – The Washington School for Girls Basketball Team will practice and condition in the fall to prepare for the upcoming spring basketball season. The fall will be spent teaching students the basics and fundamentals of the sport. This Club Meets on Wednesday as well.

 

Do the Write Thing – Do the Write Thing is a writing exploration group that will educate students on the power of experiencing the world through the power of the pen. Students will take trips around the city, attend events in the community, and use photos and their writing to share what they experienced.

 

Junior Achievement – JA empowers students how to plan for their own economic success. Through activities and games, students learn the basics of building and managing a business.

 

Christians in Action (CIA) – Christians in Action, CIA, will take a group of students on an exciting and engaging trip through the Bible to learn the role God calls his young people to play. Additionally students will help lead and plan the daily Community Meetings.

 

Zumba – Fun, energizing and physical is how many who take it describe this popular form of workout. Others describe it as the most awesome workout ever. 

 

Courageous Corps – CC is a student leadership program. Students in the 7th or 8th Grade can apply to join the CC one of the three Extended Day program days. As a member of the CC students will assist the Extended Day staff in the daily running of the program, assist in coordinating the arrival of students from The View, and help plan for the daily Community Meetings.

 

Tuesday 

 

Common Threads – This class, reserved for only sixth graders, takes students on a global culinary adventure. Students will study regional cuisines and then prepare them together. 

 

Ignite Liturgical Dance – Gospel dancing at its best is the Ignite Liturgical Dance Team. Students on the Ignite team will learn from a WSG classically trained peer (under adult supervision) how to take powerful moving music to praise God in dance.

 

The Glee Club – Do you like to sing? Do you want to learn how to sing? Do you want to learn to sing modern, fun, and engaging music with your peers? Join the Glee Club!

 

Blueprint for Style – Learning how to build a brand for yourself as a student and future professional is very important in today’s social media age. Blueprint for Style will bring in some of the area's leading moderators to cover such topics like proper skincare, social media presence, rocking an interview, what girls should know about nails, health and fitness, makeup, and planning a vision board.

 

My Year – Do you have something that if given the time, resources, and space you would love to learn about? Join the My Year group! Limited to a select group, My Year members will identify one issue (person, place, thing) they think is amazing to learn about. Over the course of the semester the students will learn about that issue (including potential trips, meetings with influential people in the field) and present their findings to their peers and family.

 

Courageous Corps – CC is a student leadership program. Students in the 7th or 8th Grade can apply to join the CC one of the three Extended Day program days. As a member of the CC students will assist the Extended Day staff in the daily running of the program, assist in coordinating the arrival of students from The View, and help plan for the daily Community Meetings.

 

Wednesday

 

Basketball – The Washington School for Girls Basketball Team will practice and condition in the fall to prepare for the upcoming spring basketball season. The fall will be spent teaching students the basics and fundamentals of the sport. This Club Meets on Monday as well.

 

Joy of Motion Jazz/Hip Hop Infusion Dance Team – Joy of Motion will work with middle school girls teaching fundamentals of jazz/hip hop with a focus on majorette dancing.  This will expose students to different styles of dance with emphasis on dance as a profession.

 

Project Code – Ever wonder how you can use a banana to operate a computer? What about a water bucket? Project Code will use a hands-on approach to teach students the power of a computer.

 

Spirit of Bethune – Black women have played a huge role in shaping the United States of America. The Spirit of Bethune, a club in partnership with the National Council of Negro Women, will teach students the fundamentals of black leadership, the struggles black women have faced, and how as young black women they can be leaders themselves.

 

Courageous Corps – CC is a student leadership program. Students in the 7th or 8th Grade can apply to join the CC one of the three Extended Day program days. As a member of the CC students will assist the Extended Day staff in the daily running of the program, assist in coordinating the arrival of students from The View, and help plan for the daily Community Meetings.

 

#IMatter – Do you think you have what it takes to plan character development programs for your peers? Do you want to help plan the WSG Bullying Prevention Summit, Relationship Development Roundtables and Goal Setting Conference? Join the #IMatter Leadership Club.

 

Introduction to Film Making - Students participating in this club will learn basic techniques that will allow them to film and edit their own videos.  The students will learn about a variety of different styles of short videos, and they will work together to create their own videos.  Students participating in the club will examine the qualities that make videos successful, and the club will place a large focus on story telling, planning, and public speaking.

 

Thursday (Optional)

 

Steps of Success – This group, limited to 12 students, will be an exciting yearlong program working with students from Howard University to learn about positive body image, identity awareness, goal setting, and more. The weekly small group sessions will be combined with quarterly external trips (options include theater plays, out of town visits, dinners and more). Students are not required to take a club on Thursday.

Washington School for Girls

THEARC Campus / 1901 Mississippi Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020 / Phone: 202-678-1113 / Fax: 202-678-1114

The VIEW Campus / 1604 Morris Road SE, Washington, DC 20020 / Phone: 202-678-1714 / Fax: 202-678-5422

EIN: 52-2031849