After-School Options

BASEBALL

Join Mr. Schwab for Baseball.  Always a spring time favorite.

BASKETBALL

Basketball will focus on fundamental skills such as ball handling, passing, shooting, and defense, rebounding, and pivoting. Teamwork will also be a focus and students will target communication, problem-solving skills, and peer support.

BOWLING

Students can enjoy bowling at Nutmeg Bowl in Fairfield under the supervision of WPSCT faculty members. Transportation to Nutmeg Bowl is the responsibility of WPS parents.

BUILDING CLUB

Lego’s and more. Let your imagination run wild and build whatever you can think of.

CODING

Get creative with coding! Come and learn Scratch or practice your Scratch skills.  Have your creativity come to life!

COMMUNITY SERVICE

On Mondays students visit the Notre Dame Convalescent Home within walking distance of campus. The goal is to provide friendship and conversation to elderly residents. Activities include board games, cards and painting. On Thursdays, students will visit our friendly neighbor Carousel Kids at St. Philip to engage in reading, art and games with preschool students.

CREW
Students are encouraged to get on the water at the Greenwich Water Club for one of the few activities where you can work all major muscle groups while benefiting from a great aerobic workout. Students will learn various skills such as proper form, breathing techniques, and teamwork. Transportation to Greenwich Water Club is the responsibility of the parent.

FENCING

Join your fellow students with a Coach from New Amsterdam Fencing Academy and learn or continue working on your fencing skills.

FOOTBALL

It’s football season! Students will learn various skills, which include but are not limited to proper throwing and catching techniques, running different routes, and learning various positions. Always a Winston favorite!

FREE DRAW

Where you’re just beginning or are developing your portfolio, come join Ms. Dowling for a relaxing afternoon of drawing.  Feel free to work independently or seek guidance and support from WPS’s art instructor.

GOVERNMENT AND CURRENT EVENTS

Learn about current events and how the US government works through discussions.

HOW THINGS WORK

Curious about electronics, mechanics, and how things work? Join students as they analyze, take apart and put back together various electronics to see how they work.

INTRODUCTION TO PERFORMING ARTS

For students who are less familiar, yet interested in theater and performing arts, this is more of an introductory level activity.

JAM SESSIONS

If you play an instrument, bring it in and let’s jam! Students with previous experience playing an instrument will learn songs by collaborating with peers during Jam Sessions. Students will learn how to listen to other instruments as they play while keeping in mind their own contributions such as volume dynamics, staying in-tune, and maintaining rhythm and tempo.

JEWELRY MAKING

Do you enjoy wearing jewelry, but always wondered how to make it yourself? Learn how to use different techniques to make various forms and jewelry.  Come and create!

MATH CLUB

Participate in brain teasers, logic puzzles, math games and current events that relate to math.

MOVIE MAKE-UP MAGIC

Do you love creepy special effects? Horror and Hollywood glamour? Face painting and stage make-up? Then this is the class for you! Learn make-up techniques to create monsters and zombies, movie star glamour, masks and more.

STUDY HALL

Volitional in nature yet at times teacher directed, students are provided a supervised environment to help start homework assignments and navigate areas of difficulty. Faculty is present to clarify assignments while supervising a quiet and productive setting of WPS students.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE

Combining the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, a game of ultimate is played by two teams with a flying disc on a field with end zones.  A fun new after school activity.

YOGA/FITNESS

Work on your balance,  breathing and poses while getting into shape with our very own Ms. Thelen who happens to be a certified yoga instructor! Gentle fitness will be introduced as well.

ZUMBA

Ms. Rita will be joining us after school to Zumba! A great way to exercise and also have a lot of fun.