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Middle School ASES

After School Education and Safety Program (ASES)

Arts in Action Community Charter School's After School Education and Safety Program (ASES) is an after school program that is meant to serve up to 120 students free of cost. AIA's goal for the ASES program is

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Homework Help
In tutoring students will receive homework assistance in small groups so that they all benefit from the additional assistance in their academic studies. They will also be working in small leadership group activities and projects in order to introduce them to the concepts of teamwork, community and responsibility.

Arts and Crafts

Students will explore the fundamentals of art making through a series of art projects that stimulate their visual and tactile senses. Additionally students will be introduced to art materials such as oil pastels,tissue paper, watercolors, model magic and much more.

Painting

Students will explore the fundamentals of painting through a series of art projects. Some of the art materials that they will be introduced to will be watercolors, ink, tempera and acrylic paint.

Ceramics/Sculpture

Students will explore the basic methods of pottery making and creating and designing 3-Dimensional artwork. The participants will engage in the use of clay, model magic and other recycled materials. 

Cheer

Students will be introduced to the basics of cheer. They will learn basic stunts, jumps, chants and cheers. Students will also engage in strength and conditioning exercises to develop their muscles as cheer has an athletic component to it. At the same time they will learn team work, trust and cooperation.

Suggested Attire: Comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. No Jeans. Hair out of face in a ponytail.

Violin

Students will learn the basics of playing the violin. Students will learn to name the parts on the violin, how to maintain the instrument, read simple notation (standard notation and tablature), and perform like a professional. Students will have the opportunity to perform alone and with others.

Karate

The art of Nippon Kenpo (Japanese boxing) is a mixed martial art using protective gear. Students will learn the basics of stances, body movement, blocks, punches, and kicking. This art is done with full respect of others. Students will need loose clothing or a white Gi (karate uniform) in order to move adequately.

Music 

Students will learn the basics of playing guitar, piano, violin, singing, and producing their own music. Students will learn to name the parts on the instrument, how to maintain the instrument, read simple notation (standard notation and tablature), and perform like a professional. Students will have the opportunity to perform alone and with others.