Enrichment

CLUBS / ACTIVITIES FALL 2022

The following clubs are being offered for free due to our awesome volunteers!

For information about the programs below, please contact the individual in charge of that program.
 

Please do not contact the Lee office, counseling, or Admin staff regarding programs. See contact info for program leads below.

 

There is no After-School Enrichment programming on Early Release days or Professional Development Days. Here is the AISD calendar to help with planning.

Monday

Texas History Club (4th grade room/ Terri Rollings’ room)

 

Girls on the Run: 3-5th (Track)

Tuesday

Lee Sings: 5th & 6th (Music room)

 

Ukulele: 2-6th (Auditorium)

Wednesday

Harry Potter Club: K-6th (Mrs. Price's room)

Girls on the Run: 3-5th (Track)

Thursday

Running Club with Coach Dominguez & Hilliard: K-6th (Gym)

 

Chess Club: 3rd-6th (Library)

 

Sticky Fingers: 1-6th (Mrs. Manning's room)

Friday

 Gardening Club: 1st-6th (Garden/Ms. Stanfield’s room)

 

Math Club/Tutoring: 4th-6th (Library)

 

ATX Ballers: K-6th (Basketball court)

 

Film Kids: 4-6th (Auditorium)

Monday

Texas History Club (4th grade room/ Terri Rollings’ room)

 

Girls on the Run: 3-5th (Track)

Tuesday

Lee Sings: 5th & 6th (Music room)

 

Ukulele: 2-6th (Auditorium)

Wednesday

Harry Potter Club: K-6th (Mrs. Price's room)

Girls on the Run: 3-5th (Track)

Thursday

Running Club with Coach Dominguez & Hilliard: K-6th (Gym)

 

Chess Club: 3rd-6th (Library)

 

Sticky Fingers: 1-6th (Mrs. Manning's room)

Friday

 Gardening Club: 1st-6th (Garden/Ms. Stanfield’s room)

 

Math Club/Tutoring: 4th-6th (Library)

 

ATX Ballers: K-6th (Basketball court)

 

Film Kids: 4-6th (Auditorium)

LEE SINGS

Announcing an exciting opportunity for students who love to sing. Vocal music education majors from UT will be on campus to assist and teach voice and choir to our 5th and 6th graders, led by professor Margie Yankeelov. Our time together will include small group voice lessons as well as fun music games and ensemble singing. Bring a snack.

Led by: Dr. Margie Yankeelov (Parent).

Contact info: myankeelov@austin.utexas.edu Contact phone: 615-403-7972

Who: 5th & 6th graders (we are hoping to expand this offering next year).

When: Tuesdays 3:15- 4:30pm

Start/End: September 20th - December 12th

Where: Meet at the picnic tables for snack/hang out time, then music room

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building. Please be sure to check out with Dr. Yankeelov before taking your child.

Final Performance: We have two possibilities for a final performance. Both are at Lee sanctioned events.

 

GARDENING CLUB

There are limited spots so enrollment will be first come first serve.

Led by: Ms. Monahan (Lee staff)

Contact email: dani.monahan@austinisd.org; Contact phone: 512-299-5744

Who: 1st - 6th graders

When: Fridays 3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 23rd - December 12th

Where: Outdoors garden (Rain: Mrs. Stanfield’s room in the Kinder-wing room 102)

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

HARRY POTTER CLUB

Led by: Mrs. Price, (Lee staff) Larkin Bendele, and Lexie Yankeelov (6th grade leaders)

Contact email: medwyngprice@gmail.com; Contact phone: 512-296-0311

Who: Kindergarten - 6th graders

When: Wednesdays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 21st - December 12th

Where: Mrs. Price’s room (6th grade wing)

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

RUNNING CLUB

We will be an after school running club that will be following a Marathon Kids Curriculum. We want to help students become better runners and show them ways to improve their running. We want to also try to do races together around Austin and teach the students race etiquette. (Limit to 50 students, volunteers needed!)

Led by: Coach Dominguez and Coach Hilliard

Contact email:librada.dominguez@austinisd.orgElliott.hilliard@austinisd.org;Contact phone:Gym phone 512-414-0935

Who: Kindergarten - 6th graders

When: Thursdays  3:15-4:15 pm

Start/End: September 22nd  - December 8th

Where: meet in gym then we will go to track,some days off campus

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

CHESS CLUB

Chess Club is for students 3rd grade and above to come and learn more about the game of chess. From novices to grand masters – all are welcome. We will cover chess history, basics of the game, advanced tactics, and most importantly we will play chess!

Led by: Jacob Ross (caretaker volunteer);

Contact email: thejacobross@gmail.com; Contact phone: 619-253-5401

Who: 3rd - 6th graders

When: Thursdays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 22nd - December 12th

Where: Library

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

TEXAS HISTORY CLUB

Texas History Club - Join for a fun afternoon learning about Texas and participating in fun activities. 

Led by: Mrs. Rolling (4th grade teacher) 

Contact email: terri.rolling@austinisd.org; Contact phone: 512-414-2098

Who: 4th - 6th graders

When: Mondays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: October 3rd - December 19th

Where: Mrs. Rolling’s room (Room 14 - 2nd Floor)

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

MATH TUTORING

Theta Tau is a co-ed professional engineering organization at the University of Texas at Austin composed of undergraduate and graduate students across all engineering disciplines. This semester, we are super excited about helping students develop their math skills at Lee Elementary! (Limited to 10 students)

Led by: Theta Tau Professional Engineering Organization at UT

Contact name: Hanjing Chen: Contact email: hanjing.chen@utexas.edu; Phone: 662-397-9537

Teacher Sponsor: Jenny Day (librarian)

Who: 4th - 6th graders

When: Fridays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 23 - December 2nd

Where: Library

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

GIRLS WHO GAME

Girls Who Game is a program that develops STEM and leadership skills in young females through gaming and using Minecraft as a learning tool while developing global competencies like communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity. More info here.

Led by: Snow White (parent)

Contact email: vicepresident@russellleepta.org; Contact phone: 512-431-8835

Who: 5th - 6th grade girls

When: Mondays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: Sept 26- Dec 12

Where: Mr. Hubbard’s room (6th grade wing)

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

Signup links will be sent following completion of a google survey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OUTSIDE VENDORS

The following activities are offered through outside vendors.

Signup links will be sent following completion of a google survey.

Scholarships are available for those in need. Please contact enrichment@russellleepta.org for details.

 

Sticky Fingers 'COOL'inary Cooking Club

Let your children release their inner maSTIR-chef in our 'COOL'inary Cooking Club! With NEW recipes each week, your young chef will discover how easy and fun it is to cook (and gobble-up!) tasty, healthy globally-inspired recipes. Our classes incorporate S.T.E.A.M., culture, language, geography, history and more. Young chefs will explore exciting flavor pairings, develop culinary confidence and skills (that they can put to use in their family kitchens!) while nourishing their bodies and minds. We provide all of the tools, ingredients, and instruction needed to cook up a delicious after-school snack. (Limited to 12).

Websitefrancine@stickyfingerscooking.com; 737-255-8260 

Who: 1st - 6th graders

When: Thursdays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 29th - December 15th

Cost: $275

Where: Ms. Manning’s classroom (Room 103)

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is an after-school empowerment program for girls in 3rd through 5th grade, focusing on social & emotional learning skills and the joy of movement.

Websitealicia.henderson@girlsontherun.org, 512-914-9056

Led by 4 volunteer coaches (Contact coaches in an emergency only: Rayne Daniel, rayne.daniel@utexas.edu, 225-287-195; Regan Harris, reganharris1234@gmail.com, 214-755-3296; Courtney Taylor, courtneyrtaylor@gmail.com, 917-842-3552; Sarah Heckler, sarah@hecklerfamily.com, 713-816-7436)

Who: 3rd - 5th graders

When: Mondays & Wednesdays  3:15-4:15pm

Start/End: September 19th - November 28th

Cost: $185, includes 5k race entry; for registration and payment gotraustin.org

Where: Track or inside the gym when weather permits

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

Film Kids

Websitewww.filmkids.org (register here)

Who: Limited space for thirteen 4th-6th graders

When: Fridays 3:15-4:45 pm

Start/End: September 30th - December 16th.

Cost: $235  (all tuition handled through their website) 

Where: Auditorium

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:45pm

Kula Karate

At Kula Karate your child will build confidence, concentration, physical strength and speed, all while enjoying martial arts training. Each class includes a ninja obstacle course, karate lesson with weekly rotating themes of strikes, kicks, blocks, avoiding, combinations, katas and sparring drills.

Website for registration: www.KulaKarate.com

Contact Email; nancybeck@austinkulakarate.com; Contact Phone number 512-589-7709

Led by: Wayne Key 512-590-3668

Who: K - 4th graders

When: Thursdays  3:15- 4:00 pm

Start date/End date: Ongoing ends Dec 8th, 2022. Jan - 19th thru May11th, 2023

Cost: Prorated fall tuition $330

Where: Meet by the tables at the front and then go to the basketball court.

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:00.

 

Groundwork Music Project Ukulele Ensemble

Groundwork Music Project Ukulele Ensemble is a great way for kids to develop their musical skills and have fun doing it! Students learn to sing and strum, while also developing their note reading skills and overall musical ability. The lessons include a lot of original songs created just for Groundwork Music Project, plus lots of familiar traditional pieces. Classroom activities help kids to truly enjoy the challenge of learning an instrument. Beyond classroom activities, all students are welcomed to participate in monthly Groundwork stage events with professional musicians, and the holiday concert at Central Market (December 10). Recommended for students 8+.

Led by: Neal Kassanoff

Contact email: admin@groundworkmusic.org; Contact phone: 512-669-2028

Who: 2nd - 6th graders (limit 12 kids)

When: Tuesdays  3:15 - 4:15pm

Start/End: October 4th - December 19th

Cost: $250 ($25/session)

Where: Auditorium

Register at: https://www.groundworkmusic.org/

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of building for pickup at 4:15pm

 

ATX Ballers Basketball Class 

All levels of experience are welcome! Players are taught the fundamentals and skills of basketball, and also participate in fun competitions and games. ATX Ballers’ coaches provide high-quality, energetic basketball instruction to players in their specific grade-level groups. 

Websiteatxballerscamps@gmail.com, 512-230-8965

Who: Kindergarten - 6th graders

When: Fridays  3:15-4:15pm 

Start/End: November 2nd - December 14th

Cost: $125

Where: Basketball court

Pickup: Students in aftercare will be escorted back to the cafeteria. All others will be escorted to the front of the building for pickup at 4:15pm