After-School Options

 

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.

BE KIND

The “Be Kind People Project” is a non-profit dedicated to providing female students with comprehensive youth development programming that effectively uses a positive approach to social, emotional and academic learning.

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 Tuesdays, 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.

CROSS COUNTRY

Long runs, tempo work, long and short intervals, interspersed with maintenance and recovery runs, are the basic building blocks of training.  Last year, our cross country group ran in the SONO 5K and did fantastic!

DISC GOLF/FRISBEE GAMES
New to WPSCT, Disc Golf and Frisbee Games allow for a non-contact sport with focus on visual, spatial skills and fun.

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.

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.

LEGO CREATIONS

Legos and more.  Let your imagination run wild and share your creation as an individual or team.

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.

WINSTON JOURNAL

Help develop and share our community’s many creative talents while practicing written and artistic abilities.

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

Stretch your mind and your body with yoga.  Yoga helps with flexibility, strength, creativity, focus and relaxation.  Class will include music along with traditional yoga poses and technique.

ZUMBA

Come and Zumba with Ms. Rita! Music selection welcome while targeting coordination, pattern recognition and health.