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This fee-based onsite afterschool program is offered for students of all grades and divided by grade level. The program combines academics with outdoor activities, and is held from 2:40 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. More information can be obtained from the school office or by contacting program director Allan Ma at

Sunset Elementary Spring After School Enrichment Classes

Classes meet 2:40 p.m. – 3:50 p.m., from 1/23/2017 – 5/12/2017

Online enrollment begins Friday, January 6 at 7:00 am and ends Friday, January 13 at Noon (or once maximum enrollment is met)

Mondays:   Edmo

Tuesdays:   Drama, Science Club

Fridays: Abacus

Daily Mon – Thu: Mandarin


Edmo – Science Spectacular

Description: Matter, electricity, chemical reactions, OH MY!! Students will be immersed in a world of science and maker activities as they discover a variety of concepts throughout the course of this After School Program! Every EDMO360 After School Program incorporates the latest educational approaches, aligns with STEAM learning and is designed to cultivate 21st Century Life Skills like curiosity, confidence, kindness, creativity, and collaboration.

Grades: K – 2nd

Day:            Mondays 1/23/2017 – 5/8/2017

Location: Room 116

Cost:            $252

Enroll Online:

Contact: Kendra Watkins, 415-282-6673,



Description: Join in on the fun with NCTC’s After School Drama Class. Students learn the basics of acting while exploring their imaginations and working together to create stories of their own. Our professional teaching artists lead students through theatre games which help develop language and communication skills, as well as concentration and memory. Drama classes also encourage children to cooperate, further develop their emotional intelligence and provide a much needed outlet for creativity. On the last day of class, family and friends are invited to view a final presentation of skills learned.

Grades: K – 2nd

Day:            Tuesdays 1/24/2017 – 5/9/2017

Location: Room 1

Cost:            $240 (some scholarships available, see contact info below)

Enroll Online:

Contact: Kathleen Lee,, tel:415-694-6148


Science Club

Description: Join in the fun with Mr. Aaron’s Science Club! The spring session will focus on Animation. Students will use stop motion, Claymation style, cartoons, and computer coding to create a movie. This 12 week class (not counting spring break) will be best for 5th graders, but a highly motivated 4th grader could also attend.

Grades: 5th, or highly motivated 4th grader

Day:            Tuesdays 1/17/2017 – 4/11/2017

Location: Computer Lab (A4)

Cost:            None

Enroll Online:

Contact: Mari Tuominen,, 415-794-3838



Description: The abacus is a tool used by the Chinese since 500 BC for calculations: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, as well as fractions and square roots. Learning Mathematics with the Abacus helps boost your child’s confidence when it comes to mathematics; develop mental calculation abilities; provide a sense of achievement as the child’s proficiency improves; lead to greater mental capacity; promote intuitive thinking; enhance problem-solving capability; enhance creativity; and improve concentration and mental endurance.

Grades: K – 5

Day: Fridays 2/3/2017 – 5/12/2017

Location: Room 112

Cost:            $210

Enroll online:!registration/con8

Contact: Jane Kwok, 415-533-8477,


Qiao Ji Mandarin Language & Chinese Culture

Description: Qiao Ji Mandarin provides an excellent language program in a fun and nurturing environment. Students will learn to read and speak Mandarin as well as learning about Chinese culture through celebrations and classroom events. We also provide a Friday abacus and calligraphy class. Our Mandarin teachers are all native Chinese speakers, and they are all experienced in teaching Mandarin and working with children. We are committed to building a solid foundation of life-time learning for our kids. Enrollment will automatically roll over for spring semester (no need to re-enroll). Class limit: 30 students.

Grades: K and 1 – 5 (two classes)

Cost:            $665

Day: Daily, Monday – Thursday 1/23/2017 – 5/11/2017

Location: Room 103 (K) and A3 (1 – 5)

Enroll online:!registration/con8

Contact: Jane Kwok, 415-533-8477,



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Additional Enrollment Details:

  • Scholarships are often available. Please contact individual providers for details.
  • Enrollment for all enrichment classes begins on Friday 1/6/2017 at 7:00 a.m. and ends Friday 1/13/2017 at noon, or when maximum enrollment is met, whichever comes first.
  • All enrichment classes have enrollment caps. Enrollment will be closed after max enrollment cap is met. Siblings must be enrolled individually.
  • Enrichment classes have class minimums. If the minimum enrollment for a class is NOT met, the class will be canceled. You will be alerted by the Afterschool Enrichment Coordinator, Marina Psaros, and refunded by provider.
  • All enrichment classes have a late pick-up policy. Parents will receive specific details from provider. You will be asked for emergency contact information during the enrollment process. If your child/ren are NOT enrolled in the After School Learning Program, they MUST be picked up AT 3:50 PM at the designated classroom.
  • Child/ren in the Excel After School Learning Program should be picked up at their usual Excel pick-up location between 5:45 pm and 6:00 pm. At 3:50 pm the Enrichment class providers will escort your child/ren to the Excel After School Learning Program, where program staff will check them in.
  • Enrichment classes follow the school calendar. When school is closed, no enrichment classes take place. No enrichment classes will take place the week of Parent/Teacher Conferences or Spring Break.
  • Payment for enrichment classes should be made directly to the provider of the class via ONLINE enrollment or in some cases, by email/phone. See reverse side of this flier for details.
  • DO NOT leave payment for enrichment classes with Sunset Elementary teachers, the office, or the PTA. Contact the provider directly!
  • Specific questions about enrichment classes should be directed to the class provider listed. Sunset Elementary teachers and PTA will not be able to answer specific questions.


For general questions about after school enrichment programs at Sunset Elementary School please contact: Marina Psaros, Afterschool Enrichment Program Coordinator at:



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