PS 89/PS 150

Welcome - At the end of the school day, classroom teachers dismiss all students registered for our program directly to our staff, who greet students with a healthy snack and a smile. Students eat and socialize with friends, decompressing from the school day and gearing up for after-school.

Class Time - The sports, arts and enrichment classes that you select when enrolling your child in the program are taught by certified teachers, teaching artists and activity specialists. Each day, your child is dismissed directly to our staff. After a healthy snack, Depending on our offerings students will have the option to attend an early class at 3:30pm or a late class at 4:40pm.

Before and After Class - Students choose from a list of structured and open play activities, set up by our team leaders. These activities include: study hall, gym sports, yard play, indoor games, arts & crafts, music and more. This activity is built into your child’s daily schedule as a structured free play before and after their selected club for the day.

Students at PS 89 and PS 150 may also sign up for classes at the Downtown Community Center. Every afternoon our team leaders will pick your child up upon dismissal and safely transition them to our Center. View swimming, digital media, cooking and more of the DCC's class offerings here!

 

Monday

  • Studio Art (Grade K– 2)
  • Clubhouse Crafts & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Intramural Sports (Grade 2–5)
  • Clubhouse Crafts & Games (Grade 2–5)
  • Girls Only Coding (Grade 2–5)
Grade K– 2

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.

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Grade K– 1

Clubhouse Crafts & Games

Students will experiment with different mediums such as knitting, crocheting, macrame, watercolor, self- portraits and more! Children will use their creativity and hone their expressive skills as they delve into a class full of imagination, handicraft activities and fun!!

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Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
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Grade 2–5

Intramural Sports

Students develop fundamental sport skills, concentration, and sportsmanship while playing sports and games.

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Grade 2–5

Clubhouse Crafts & Games

Students will experiment with different mediums such as knitting, crocheting, macrame, watercolor, self- portraits and more! Children will use their creativity and hone their expressive skills as they delve into a class full of imagination, handicraft activities and fun!!

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Grade 2–5

Girls Only Coding

This hands on-club offers girls the opportunity to explore Video Game Design and Computer Generated Imaging in a project-based environment that both celebrates their gender and boosts their confidence in technology. All Girls Coding aims to get girls programming and creating interactive art, media and narratives while imparting valuable skills in computational thinking and mathematics.
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Tuesday

  • Fun With Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Tumbling (Grade K– 1)
  • The ABC's of Cooking (Grade K– 3)
  • Homework (Grade 2–3)
  • E Sports & Coding (Grade 2–5)
  • Girls Only Sports Academy (Grade 2–5)
  • Flag Football (Grade 3–5)
  • Homework (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Fun With Science

Students conduct hands-on experiments with materials from everyday life. A combination of kitchen and eath science, Students will work on projects including plants and animals, the solar system, balls and ramps, paper airplanes, rockets, weather systems.

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Grade K– 1

Tumbling

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills while having fun!!
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Grade K– 3

The ABC's of Cooking

This class will feature tasty recipes that your child can learn to make at home. It will feature both savory and sweet dishes with students concentrating on measuring, cutting, blending as well as learning the science behind cooking and baking. Some of the recipes will include dips, cookies, tarts, quiche, fried rice, individual pizzas and much more.

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Grade 2–3

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Grade 2–5

E Sports & Coding

Computer programing meets gaming in this interactive club that explores the application of video game design through coding and play. Students will learn the technical basic skills of digital games while using art, design, and coding to create their own games! Students will also gain practical skills through planning, working independently, sharing ideas, and team building activities. 

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Grade 2–5

Girls Only Sports Academy

A fun, energetic sports class for only girls! In this class students will learn the fundamentals of a wide variety of sports including soccer, baseball, basketball, floor hockey and more! 

 

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Grade 3–5

Flag Football

Students develop skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage.

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Grade 4–5

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Wednesday

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • The ABC's of Cooking (Grade K– 3)
  • Soccer / Tball (Grade K– 1)
  • Studio Art (Grade 2–3)
  • Basketball (Grade 2–5)
  • Studio Art (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

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Grade K– 3

The ABC's of Cooking

This class will feature tasty recipes that your child can learn to make at home. It will feature both savory and sweet dishes with students concentrating on measuring, cutting, blending as well as learning the science behind cooking and baking. Some of the recipes will include dips, cookies, tarts, quiche, fried rice, individual pizzas and much more.

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Grade K– 1

Soccer / Tball

Combination of Soccer and TBall. Children will learn basic skills, good sportsmanship and sense of team play. Each class session will include lesson, drills and scrimmage.
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Grade 2–3

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Grade 2–5

Basketball

Students learn basketball skills, good sportsmanship, and sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson filled with drills and a game or scrimmage. 

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Grade 4–5

Studio Art

Our multidisciplinary art classes offer students a chance to explore different media from drawing and painting to collage and sculpture. Projects are selected to provide inspiration for free expression and to develop specific skills.Exploring drawing, painting, sculpting, printmaking and other methods through age-appropriate structured projects and free exploration, students have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of art.
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Wednesday at 4:40pm

  • Chess (Grade K– 1)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Chess

Never mind that chess is a great exercise for the mind that increases math and literacy abilities. Chess is a great game, and kids love it! We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced chess classes, as well as an annual tournament for students in our Manhattan Youth programs.

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Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
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Thursday

  • Hip Hop (Grade K– 1)
  • LEGO Projects & Construction (Grade K– 1)
  • Ooey Gooey Science (Grade K– 1)
  • Chess (Grade 2–3)
  • Homework (Grade 2–3)
  • Sports Academy (Grade 2–3)
  • Global Cooking Adventures with Judy (Grade 2–5)
  • Chess (Grade 4–5)
  • Homework (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Hip Hop

A high-energy class for dancers of all experience levels. The dance studio will be hopping as students learn individual and teamwork skills that evolve into polished dance numbers. All students participate in a Manhattan Youth dance performance at the end of each semester

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Grade K– 1

LEGO Projects & Construction

Kids will receive daily challenges of structures to build with Legos. There will also be time for students to explore on their own and in small groups, building creations of their own invention.

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Grade K– 1

Ooey Gooey Science

Every kid knows that you don't really learn anything unless you make a mess and get your hands dirty. This class focuses on everything oozy, grimy, slippery and slimy that exists in nature or can be made (safely!) in a test tube. Fun for all!

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Grade 2–3

Chess

A fun way for your child to engage his or her mind while learning a timeless strategy game. All levels are welcome.
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Grade 2–3

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Grade 2–3

Sports Academy

Our blend of intramural sports and non-competitive sports skills and drills is sure to meet your young athlete's needs! Students will engage in a variety of seasonal sports responding to the physical fitness and socioemotional need for students eager to have a fun environment, where they can reconnect with their peers, and their favorite after-school coaches and group leaders.  

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Grade 2–5

Global Cooking Adventures with Judy

Learning about international food expands your culinary experience and knowledge. This class will highlight the many different cuisines around the world. Students will learn how to make the recipe but also learn what factors influence what we are cooking and why. Some examples of the recipes we will make are dumplings, shakshuka, quiche, apple cake, chickpea curry. We will also take student requests.

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Grade 4–5

Chess

Young students with little or no chess experience learn the fundamentals of chess, beginning with game board setup, and an introduction to how the pieces move. Students will learn to play full games from opening moves to checkmates within the first semester.
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Grade 4–5

Homework

We offer a formal Homework Club, as a class choice for students who need extra help focusing on their assignments. 

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Friday

  • Sports & Games (Grade K– 1)
  • Edible Science (Grade K– 3)
  • Minecraft (Grade 2–5)
  • Soccer / Baseball (Grade 2–3)
  • Gymnastics (Grade 2–3)
  • Jewelry Making/DIY (Grade 2–5)
  • Soccer / Baseball (Grade 4–5)
  • Gymnastics (Grade 4–5)
Grade K– 1

Sports & Games

Most children entering kindergarten are not ready for full-on team sports. We use active games to introduce young children to fundamental sport skills, and get their bodies moving by running, jumping, throwing, and catching.
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Grade K– 3

Edible Science

Come have fun and learn all about science in this hands on, tasty class. Students will dive into the exciting world of science with these really FUN, Edible Science Experiments.  This class will focus on the science behind our edible projects. Students will learn about DNA, chemical reactions, osmosis and more! Some of the projects will include making gummy bears, grape molecules, sugar glass, edible slime, layered lemonade. In addition, once in a while we will do some tasty baking to round out the class.

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Grade 2–5

Minecraft

Students will gather in a Minecraft server and have adventures that involve exploration, setting collaborative goals, and challenges, all while learning to play. This class encourages team play in an open world virtual environment where resources are limited. The students will be challenged to build bases for their teams, hold their own against monster hordes, and to thrive as a community.

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Grade 2–3

Soccer / Baseball

Soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring. Students learn basics skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage. Students will even have a chance to compete with children from different after-school sites.
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Grade 2–3

Gymnastics

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills such as tumbling, balance, endurance and coordination.

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Grade 2–5

Jewelry Making/DIY

In Jewelry making we use many materials and techniques to make earrings, bracelets, necklaces, beads, and rings, including wire, paper, clay, an assortment of beads/charms, and string. We make our own beads out of paper and clay, and learn different knot techniques to make bracelets. In DIY "Do It Yourself" we learn how to make all sorts of crafts out of many materials to make cards, magnets, picture frames, accessories, flower pots, decorations, and more!
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Grade 4–5

Soccer / Baseball

Soccer in the fall, baseball in the spring. Students learn basics skills, good sportsmanship and a sense of team spirit. Players are divided into groups based on experience and skill level. Each class session includes a lesson, drills and a game or scrimmage. Students will even have a chance to compete with children from different after-school sites.
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Grade 4–5

Gymnastics

This energetic class builds strength, flexibility and fitness. Students develop acrobatic skills such as tumbling, balance, endurance and coordination.

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