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Beyond the Bell - Fall 2022

Please email lmcdaniel@gwa.com to sign up for Beyond the Bell classes.

 

All students who participate in classes will go to aftercare and have a snack before being picked up by their instructor.

Art Camp

A Beyond the Bell camp well-suited for the kids who doodle in their margins, the ones who would rather read or draw than play kickball. Learn about the basics of art and create masterpieces in the process! Instructor Caroline May is GWA alumna currently attending the Lamar Dodd School of Art at UGA. Now, she wants to share her knowledge and love of art and making with the kids at GWA aftercare. She wants to open the doors of possibility, like they were opened for her in high school art, allowing children to not only make art, but immerse themselves in art, and learn about why we make art the way that we do.

- 6-week sessions
- All ages welcome 
- Fridays 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Cost: $155 (all necessary art supplies are included in this price)
- Current session: 11/4, 11/11, 11/16, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16

TaeKwonDo

Students of all ages are invited to join Mr. Benji Lalaian, a 3rd Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, to learn one of the most popular martial arts in the world! Learn how to kick, punch, strike, and block among many other things that will help you improve your ability to defend yourself! You’ll learn how to improve your endurance, flexibility, focus, and respect level all while getting an excellent work out! The classes will include many different exercises, games, situational defense lessons, and an opportunity for a belt promotion at the end of each semester! Mr. Benji can’t wait to see you in class!

- Cost: $60 per month 
- Students can choose to attend on one of two days
- Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Thursdays 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Drama/Theater Arts:

In this Drama/Theater Arts class, students learn to hone their imagination, come out of their shells, and learn the basics of theatrical arts through performance and design, all while having fun and gaining self-confidence.

- Tuesdays for 6 weeks 
- 3:15-4:15 p.m.
- 3rd - 5th graders
- Cost: $120
- Check back for upcoming classes

Dance:

Inspirit Dance Company is excited to offer dance classes at George Walton Academy for K4 through fifth-grade students. Taught on campus afterschool, classes will focus on hip-hop, ballet, jazz, and musical theatre technique and performance.

Please call Genie Wiggins at 770-388-7969 if you have any questions.

- K4-1st - ballet/jazz combo on Mondays, 3:05-4:05 p.m.
Dress : leotard and tights or leggings( any color), ballet skirt (optional) and ballet slippers. Hair secured back from the face.                                                                           

- 2nd-5th - hip-hop on Tuesdays, 3:05-4:05 p.m. Dress: athletic shorts, jazz pants or leggings with fitted t-shirt or halter/ tank top ( any color) and sneakers. Hair secured back from the face.                                                                 

- Cost: $65 per month