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After-School Enrichment


The following are descriptions of the various after-school enrichment classes offered during the school year.  Most, but not all classes, are offered througout each year, and some are dependent upon interest.

Art

City Art Works teaches after-school art classes to pre-k through fourth grade students. In the classes, students explore age-appropriate art lessons and utilize various mediums to provide meaningful art experiences. 

Athletics

The Branch School is a member of the West Houston Christian Sports Association (WHCSA). Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade have the opportunity to participate in soccer, basketball, and baseball. All teams are formed based on student interest and parent support, including all coaching. Track and field is available 3rd – 8th grade and is coached by the school coach with the assistance of parent volunteers.

Dance

Various dance classes, such as ballet, tap, and jazz, are offered after school for our preschool through fourth grade students.  Students are exposed to techniques and skills while learning the discipline of dance.

Guitar

Does your child enjoy music? Does he/she like to sing around the house?  Has he/she ever expressed interest in learning to play the guitar?  The after-school guitar class for 2nd - 8th graders is a great place to explore the guitar in a fun, relaxed class atmosphere filled with music, games and guitar lessons designed to help your child enjoy playing guitar.

Junior Athletes

Junior Athletes teaches age-specific fitness programs for our preschool through 4th grade students.  The class teaches basic sports skills and forms a solid foundation of healthy living and physical well being through sports and fitness activities in a fun atmosphere.

Piano

Have your children "tickle the ivories" with private, after-school piano lessons. Piano lessons are scheduled throughout the week and provide the basic techniques and skills necessary to play the piano.

Theater

Is your child dramatic or does he/she need to gain self-reliance when presenting? Then our after-school Theater program with the AD Players is for you! In Theater Arts your child will develop an understanding of stage presence, improvisation and how to put on a performance. This program is for children in first through fourth grade.

Yearbook (5 - 8th)

Utilizing Balfour Yearbooks and StudioWorks software our middle school students are introduced to the following concepts:

  • Design & Production
  • Technology
  • Journalism
  • Photo-Journalism
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Content Development

Middle school students have their enthusiasm and creativity sparked through this club.

Yoginos: Yoga for Youth

Yoginos: Yoga for Youth classes are offered for our preschool through eighth grade students.  Yoginos is an interdisciplinary kids yoga program that weaves together mindfulness and wellness with original art, music, games, stories, and other sensory-integrated activities to promote flexibility, strength, balance, collaboration, civic and social responsibility, and nutrition on and off the yoga mat.