After School Clubs & Classes
After school clubs vary from year to year and depend largely upon the interests of the students. Clubs that Odyssey has offered in the past include tennis, skateboarding, performing arts, gardening, french, ukulele, ping pong, rock ‘n roll band, chess, and film.
This spring, we’re offering opportunities at every age level!
Runs January 22nd through May 21st
$200 for 13 week series
During this series we will explore techniques developing tools for kids to cultivate a greater understanding of their bodies, manage their emotions/self-regulate, and strengthen communication skills. We will be using art, movement, and games to explore: mindfulness and meditation techniques, self-awareness exercises, and gratitude practice.
Hospitality League with Eli Brasch (5th-8th grade), Practice on Wednesdays from 2:45-4:00 pm and Games on Tuesdays at 4:15.
Runs February 21-April 5
Seasonal Registration, $30/season
Hospitality League is a coalition of independent and charter schools offering supportive, fun-centered competitive sports. Through the year, we play Flag Football, Basketball, and Soccer. Students may register by season, but all are encouraged to join! Practices and games will take place on Tuesdays at Odyssey. Eli is looking for a coaching partner(s) – interested parents should email him directly: email@example.com.
Magic: The Gathering Club with Gabe Johnson, Andrew Rabin, Paul Forrest, and Alyssa DeRonne, Games on Thursdays from 4-5:30
Runs February 8th through May 17th
There is no charge for this club, just bring your game face! The game of Magic fosters social, critical, and creative thinking, as well as cultivating strategic, mathematical, and reading skills, and for good measure – an element of art appreciation!
Bits and Bytes: Computer Skills for Students with Nicholas Rake (2nd-5th grade) on Wednesdays, 2:00-3:30 pm
Drop-in classes, $8 each
This after-school class will teach students computer skills using fun and educational resources including ComputerCraft and the BBC Micro:Bit. Students will have the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of coding as well as web page design, online security, command-line usage, and more.
After School Arts with Teri Adams (3rd-5th grade) on Wednesdays, 2-3:30 pm.
4 week on going sessions @ $120 per session, with a 20% discount rate for siblings
Student artists will discover their creative and artistic uniqueness exploring watercolor, pastel, acrylics and charcoal techniques. The sessions will include learning how to draw and paint animals, landscapes, and portraits in the Chinese brush style, French Impressionism technique, and much more!
Soccer Shots Thursdays at 2:15-2:45 for 3-5 year olds and 3:45-4:15 for 6-8 year olds
Runs February 8th through May 17th
For more information about Soccer Shots programming, philosophy, and direct registration, please visit their website http://www.soccershots.org/.
Valkyries A Capella Group with student teachers Emma Hawkins-Melody and Julia Skeen, supported by Middle School teacher Kalyan Volpe (5th-10th grade) practice on Tuesdays from 4pm-5pm.
Runs March 6th through May 22nd
There is no charge for this group. Valkyries A capella group welcomes students grades 5-10. Students will gain experience in song format, performance, and develop relative pitch and ear training. A capella fine tunes any musician’s harmonic voice abilities.
GO Club with Nadia Fizette, High School student, supported by High School teacher Ellen Ray (6th-12th grade) meets on Tuesdays from 3:45-5:00.
There is no charge for this club. Go is a two player strategy board game that originated in ancient Asia. The game is played with black and white stones on a 19×19 lined board (shown below). The object of the game is to surround more points of territory than your opponent, whoever has the most territory at the end of the game wins. Go is a fun, intriguing, and intellectually stimulating game which has drawn the interest of multiple people over the many years of its existence.