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Wednesday Afternoon Program 

Spring 2024

The Wednesday Program's Spring Term begins on Wednesday, March 27th, 2024 and ends Wednesday, June 12th, 2024.

Online registration opens on Tuesday, March 5th, 2024 at 10:00 AM.

The Wednesday Program is committed to providing a spot for all children who wish to register, but we cannot guarantee each child their first choice program.

 Payment can be made by credit card online (a link to our payment site will be shared in your registration confirmation email) upon registration.

 

If you prefer to pay by cheque, please bring it to Shama in the School Office, after completing registration.

 

Payment by credit card or cheque is due by Friday, March 8th, 2024.

Overview

Payment

See course descriptions below

For enquiries about the Wednesday Program, please email Lisa Taharally: 

ltaharally@yahoo.com

About This Year's Wednesday Program

All enquiries should be directed to Lisa Taharally at: ltaharally@yahoo.com​​​

  • The Wednesday Program's Spring term begins Wednesday, March 27th and ends Wednesday, June 12th. 

  • All classes will take place at the Lab School.

  • Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • When instructors are away due to illness, and another instructor cannot be provided to teach your child's regular class, a temporary class will be provided.

  • No refunds will be issued.

  • If your child is unable to attend their Wednesday Afternoon Program, please notify the school by 11:00 AM. Otherwise the activity may be delayed for the other children

  • Grades 1-2 eat lunch in their classrooms, and grades 3-6 eat lunch in the JICS Lunch Room.

  • After lunch, students play in the JICS playground until their programs begin.

  • The Daycare's Creative Play Program on Wednesday afternoons is available to JK and SK only.

  • Grade 1 - 6 children must be picked up at noon or enrolled in the Wednesday Program.

  • Dismissal takes place in the yard from 2:45-3:00 pm

  • The Wednesday Program ends at 2:45 PM. Students who have not been picked-up by 3:00 pm will be escorted to the school reception and parents will be contacted.

About the Classes Offered

All enquiries should be directed to Lisa Taharally at: ltaharally@yahoo.com​​

The Wednesday Program offers a variety of arts, sports, and introductory skills classes to students in Grades 1 – 6, following the noon dismissal each Wednesday.

All classes are taught by accredited instructors, and adult supervisors are selected from the Masters of Arts in Child Study and Education Program.

Code on Laptop Computer

Coding

Grades 3-6

Extra Ed will teach Coding in order to foster digital literacy skills. All of their programs focus on real world coding applications and languages. Instructors will use MIT’s Scratch Platform, as well as Python. This coding class will emphasize problem solving, with students finding errors and making adjustments. Students must think creatively to navigate new ways of thinking.

Registration information below
Kids Painting

Mixed Media Arts

Grades 1-6

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Come and enjoy Mixed Media Arts with Extra Ed! Children will work with paint, pastels, pencil, charcoal and other media to create original artwork.

Kids Drawing

Extra Ed will teach Coding in order to foster digital literacy skills. All of their programs focus on real world coding applications and languages. Instructors will use MIT’s Scratch Platform, as well as Python. This coding class will emphasize problem solving, with students finding errors and making adjustments. Students must think creatively to navigate new ways of thinking.

Cartooning 

Grades 1-6

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Anthony Harrison is an illustrator and Cartoonist who has worked as an Art Educator at the ROM, University of Toronto, George Brown College, and Centennial College. Children enjoy learning from Anthony in a calming and encouraging environment, where they are supported to share their work and to try new techniques.

Chess Tournament

Learn Chess basics this Spring with Extra Ed. Play one on one with friends and practise your new skills!

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Chess

Grades 1-6

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Guitar Close Up

Rock Band

Grades 1-6

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Suzy Wilde of Palmerston Music Factory is back to teach songwriting and create a music video. Suzy is an accomplished singer/ songwriter, pianist, and guitar player. 

Choreography Class

City Dance Corps

Grades 1-6

Chico (Jimmy Vasquez) is back to teach hip hop to Grades 1-6. Come and learn choreography, get some exercise and grove to Hip Hop beats.
 

Registration information below
Steps to Register

01.

Prepare

Before registering, take time to review offered classes below.

02.

Register Below

Complete Online Registration

(see below).
 

Registration will open on 

Tuesday, March 5th at 10 am

03.

Submit Payment

Pay by credit card online or bring a cheque to Shama in the School Office, by Friday, March 8th, 2024.

Cheques made payable to:

University of Toronto

Cheque Memo:

Wed. Afternoon Program

Wednesday Program Registration

DR. ERIC JACKMAN INSTITUTE OF CHILD STUDY

LAB SCHOOL

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