After School Program

New Mexico International School opens up our space for local vendors to offer classes after school as a convenient option for parents. 

Below are details of the classes that they offer, dates, times, and their contact information.  For more information or to register for a class reach out to the vendors directly.  Click here for a consolidated list of the classes currently being offered.

Origami and Introduction to Japanese Culture

Teacher: Lina Adachi

Description of class: 

Origami, or the Japanese art of paper folding is fun and great for our kids’ developing brains. It encourages development of creativity, logical thinking, math and science skills, and improves memory and concentration. It has also been described as ‘yoga for the mind’ and can help calm and relax our busy minds and bodies. Each week, kids will fold some origami and learn about a Japanese tradition, story or holiday. This semester we will also explore some non traditional origami.

Date & Time: Mondays from January 13  May 18; 3:25-4:25pm

Cost: $150

Email lsadachi@gmail.com

Phone Number: 

Crafting For Kids

Teacher: Shasta Leonhardt

Description of class: Contact Shasta

Date & Time: Mondays from February 10, 2020 to May 04, 2020; 3:25 pm to 4:25 pm

Cost: $65

Email: shasta.leonhardt@gmail.com

Phone Number: 505-550-6744

Explora Robotics (4th-6th Grade)

Teacher: Andres Barrera Guerrero from Explora

Class Description: The Explora Tech Club is aimed at grades 4-6 and will focus on robotics. The full syllabus can be viewed here and registration information is here.

Date & Time: Mondays from January 13  – April 27; 3:25 to 4:25pm

Cost: $260/$230 For Explora members

Email

Website: www.cogran.io/index.html?explora

Phone Number: 505-224-8341

Band Practice (5th-6th Grade)

Teacher: Maestra Mandy Kraft

Description of class: This class is for 5th and 6th graders who already have some prior knowledge of the guitar or ukulele. Kids need to bring their own instrument(s) and be able and willing to collaborate and learn from their peers and teachers. Maestra Kraft cannot wait to jam with you!

Date & Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 9 – May 14;  3:25-3:45pm

Cost: No charge (free)

Emailnmis.kraft@gmail.com 

Phone Number: 

Bricks 4 Kidz - (NOTE: start date changed to Jan. 28th)

Teacher: Robbi Andazola & Connie Kaye Andazola from Bricks 4 Kidz

Description of class: Our one hour classes explore architecture, engineering and technology concepts using LEGO® bricks to build motorized models. Children add gears, axles, motors and battery packs to create their models.  Students participate in 4-7 week sessions focused on exciting themes like Space Adventures, Famous Inventions, Laws of Motion, Forces of Nature, Transportation and more. Lessons integrated into curriculum. Build a Dragster or a Space Orbiter or create a Windmill Farm with LEGO bricks!

Classes follow the Bricks 4 Kidz® motto: We Learn, We Build, We Play with… LEGO® Bricks.

  • We Learn- Teachers provide a 5-10 minute STEM themed lesson
  • We Build- Students build the model of the day with step by step instructions then may modify their model
  • We Play- Students explore their own creativity through free play time 

Date & Time: Tuesdays from January 28 – April 28; 3:25 to 4:25pm

Cost: $130

EmailRandazola@bricks4kidz.com 

Website: https://my.bricks4kidznow.com/profile.php? id=97845

Phone Number: 505-231-9491

Hip Hop 2

Teacher: Teresa at Kids Love to Dance

Class Description: We have been teaching children dance and gymnastics for over thirty years. Our goal is to develop a love for self-expression in children through dance, gymnastics and creative movement. SEE: your child develop dance motor-skills that improve coordination and self-confidence.

LOOK: at the gymnastics that build strength, balance and control.

TOUCH: your child’s creativity through mime, dancing, songs and creative movement.

LISTEN: to your child’s excitement as they learn rhythm using musical instruments and creative props

WATCH: our classes, teachers and end of term performances and see why kids and parents love them!

**We offer multiple class/sibling discounts! 

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 15 – April 29; 1:05 to 2:20pm

Cost: See website or contact KLTD for multi class/kid discount

Email: info@kidslovetodance.com

Website: www.kidslovetodance.com

Phone Number: 505-293-3050

Tap

Teacher: Teresa at Kids Love to Dance

Class Description: We have been teaching children dance and gymnastics for over thirty years. Our goal is to develop a love for self-expression in children through dance, gymnastics and creative movement. SEE: your child develop dance motor-skills that improve coordination and self-confidence.

LOOK: at the gymnastics that build strength, balance and control.

TOUCH: your child’s creativity through mime, dancing, songs and creative movement.

LISTEN: to your child’s excitement as they learn rhythm using musical instruments and creative props

WATCH: our classes, teachers and end of term performances and see why kids and parents love them!

**We offer multiple class/sibling discounts! 

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 15 – April 29; 2:20 to 3:30pm

Cost: See website or contact KLTD for multi class/kid discount

Email: info@kidslovetodance.com

Website: www.kidslovetodance.com

Phone Number: 505-293-3050

Music - Guitar

Teacher: Christopher Walker from New Mexico School of Music

Description of class: Contact vendor

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 8 – May 20; 1:05 to 2:05pm

Cost: Contact for Price

Emailtatiana@nmschoolofmusic.com

Phone Number: 

Sol Acting (2nd - 6th Grade)

Teacher: Ron Weisberg from Sol Acting

Description of class: Welcome to the world of story telling. Join Sol Acting Studio as we guide students through the story creation and performance experience. We’ll be doing fun packed improvisational exercises that will teach your student to take risks in group environments and will give them space to express themselves in new ways, giving them more confidence when they speak in any interaction. The second half of the semester, we will be tackling scripts, much like in the professional film industry. 

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 15 – April 29; 1:05 to 2:05pm

Cost: $225

Emailinfo@solacting.com

Questions? If you have any questions, email us at info@solacting.com

Choir - Young Performing Artists of ABQ

Teacher: Sharee Gariety

Description: Singers is a children’s chorus class. They meet once a week for an hour and will be learning basic sight-singing skills, good vocal and choral technique, and singing in parts. They will learn several pieces over the course of the semester that will be performed in an end of semester recital for their friends and families.

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 15 – April 29; 1:05 to 2:05pm

Cost: $225

Website: Register Online at https://ypaofabq.regfox.com/nmis-after-school-chorus

 

Beginner Aikido

Teacher: Sensei Steve Sanchez

Description of class: The Japanese martial art of Aikido is a comprehensive system of throwing, joint/locking, striking and pinning techniques, coupled with training in traditional Japanese weapons such as the sword, staff and knife. For the young Aikido students their learning is taken very slowly with attention to safety for all the students. The learning of basic exercises and blending movements, which will lead to techniques are key to the training. The saying slow is smooth and smooth is fast is a focus point as well as self control. Aikido is known as the way of peace. For information on classes please contact Sensei Steven Sanchez at steveabq@aol.com

Date & Time: Wednesdays from January 15 – May 61:05-2:30pm

Cost: Contact for Price

Emailsteveabq@aol.com

i9 Variety Sports

Teacher: Jacob Martinez & Emily Martinez from i9 Sports

Description of class: i9 will provide an after school sports program aimed at grades K-5. Sports will include soccer, flag football, baseball, basketball, kickball, and more! All skill levels are welcome. View the class flier here.

Date & Time: Thursdays from January 16 – April 30; 3:25 to 4:25pm

Cost: $45/mth

Website: Register online at i9sachapter280.com

Dance and Gymnastics

Teacher: Teresa at Kids Love to Dance

Class Description: We have been teaching children dance and gymnastics for over thirty years. Our goal is to develop a love for self-expression in children through dance, gymnastics and creative movement. SEE: your child develop dance motor-skills that improve coordination and self-confidence.

LOOK: at the gymnastics that build strength, balance and control.

TOUCH: your child’s creativity through mime, dancing, songs and creative movement.

LISTEN: to your child’s excitement as they learn rhythm using musical instruments and creative props

WATCH: our classes, teachers and end of term performances and see why kids and parents love them!

**We offer multiple class/sibling discounts! 

Date & Time: Thursdays from January 16 – April 3-; 3:25 to 4:25pm

Cost: See website or contact KLTD for multi class/kid discount

Email: info@kidslovetodance.com

Website: www.kidslovetodance.com

Phone Number: 505-293-3050

Girls Who Code (3rd - 5th Grade)

Teacher: Alisa Cooper de Uribe, Cynthia Pedrotty & Julia Rivera-Tapia

Description of class: This year’s Girls Who Code (GWC) Club is a free extracurricular program geared toward 3rd-5th grade girls. It’s aim is to teach participants about Computer Science (CS) in a fun and safe environment where girls can spend time together, build confidence, and learn about CS within a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models.

Date & Time: Thursdays from January 16 – May 14;  3:25- 4:25pm

Cost: No charge (free)

Emailnmis.cooperdeuribe@gmail.com

Explora Science (NOTE: CLASS CANCELLED AS OF 1/16/2020)

Teacher: Rachel Zollinger, Monica Wyrick, Lauren Butcher from Explora

Description of class: The Explora Science Club is aimed at grades K-3 and will explore many topics, including the chemistry of clay, playful pendulums, beautiful bubbles, and more! The full syllabus can be viewed here and registration information is here.

Date & Time: CANCELLED

Cost: $215/$190 For Explora members

Website: www.cogran.io/index.html?explora

Phone Number: 505-224-8341

Hour of Code (NOTE: CLASS CANCELLED, BUT INSTRUCTOR WILL SUPERVISE STUDENTS 1/17/2020)

Teacher: Munji Kahalah

Description of class: The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction, learning, and mastering computer science, designed to demystify “code,” to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. We will be mastering out the tutorials and activities. This grassroots campaign is supported by over 400 partners and 200,000 educators worldwide. The goal of the hour of code is to learn that computer science is fun and creative, that it is accessible to all ages, for all students, regardless of background.

To register for Hour of Code, please email Munji Kahalah at mkahalah@unm.edu with your students First and Last Name and Grade.

Date & Time: CANCELLED 

Cost: No charge (free)

Emailmkahala@unm.edu

Advanced Aikido

Teacher: Sensei Steve Sanchez

Description of class: The Japanese martial art of Aikido is a comprehensive system of throwing, joint/locking, striking and pinning techniques, coupled with training in traditional Japanese weapons such as the sword, staff and knife. For the young Aikido students their learning is taken very slowly with attention to safety for all the students. The learning of basic exercises and blending movements, which will lead to techniques are key to the training. The saying slow is smooth and smooth is fast is a focus point as well as self control. Aikido is known as the way of peace. For information on classes please contact Sensei Steven Sanchez at steveabq@aol.com

Date & Time: Fridays from January 17 -May 8; 3:25-5:00pm

Cost: Contact for Price

Emailsteveabq@aol.com

Ceramics - Clay Building and Glazing - (NOTE: CLASS IS FULL)

Teacher: Shasta Leonhardt

Description of class: Contact Shasta

Date & Time: Fridays from February 21, 2020 to May 15, 2020; 3:25 pm to 4:25 pm

Cost: $150

Email: shasta.leonhardt@gmail.com

Phone Number: 505-550-6744

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