**Ceramics Session 2 is SOLD OUT**

**FALL 2019 CHORUS (limited to Grades 3-5) is SOLD OUT.  After School Enrichment classes for Ceramics Session 1, Spanish 1, Hip Hop Hooray with Nagata Dance are SOLD OUT**

Alamo enrichment programs offer many choices for before and after school enrichment classes for your children.  The Friends of Alamo School Foundation supports the operation of most of our before/after school enrichment programming.  All net proceeds from these classes support in-school enrichment for all Alamo students.

Notification of registration dates will be made via the Gator Weekly, the Wednesday Envelope, ParentSquare emails and the PTA google group.  Please be sure to subscribe to the electronic communications offered  or check your Wednesday Envelope!

Please note that space is limited, the classes fill quickly, and classes do not meet during every week of the school year. Some offerings have gaps in between sessions, and some do not meet on early dismissal days.  So, please understand these are enrichment classes only, and do not make for consistent childcare.  Please mark your calendars accordingly.

Please read below for registration dates, class schedules, and pricing. Registrations must be submitted online. Follow any of the links below to the registration page. Questions or problems with online payments? Please email enrichment@friendsofalamo.org, or leave a note in the FASF Enrichment Classes mailbox in the Alamo office.


Ceramics with Deborah Hoch – Session 2

Registration opens Saturday, October 26th at 9:00am…. click here to register.

Please note, after school ceramics is NOT open to  Kindergarteners during the Fall & Winter Sessions 1&2.  (Sessions 3 & 4 in the Spring are open to Ks).

*8 weeks of creative exploration in clay for 1st – 5th graders.  Note: No classes during Thanksgiving recess (Nov. 25-29)) and Winter Break (Dec. 23-Jan. 3).        

  • Tuesdays 2:40 to 3:40pm – Nov. 5 – Jan. 14 – grades 2 & 3
  • Wednesdays 2:40 to 3:40pm – Nov. 6 – Jan. 15 – grades  4 & 5
  • Thursdays 2:40 to 3:40pm – Nov. 7 – Jan. 16 – grades 1 & 2
  • Fridays 2:40 to 3:40pm – Nov. 8 – Jan. 17 – grades 1 to 5
8 Weekly 1-hour ceramics classes will expand on skills learned in K-5 classroom ceramics, and give students a chance to more fully develop their ideas and create more complex works of art. Projects for all grade levels will include slab work, hand built sculpture and pottery.   Each participant will bring home several fired and glazed artworks at the end of the  course.
As this class is very popular, a student may register for only one ceramics class per session.
Two unexcused absences will result in dismissal from the program in order to allow a child on the waiting list to enroll.
To enable our instructor to provide the best class experience for all students, please sign your child up only for his/her actual grade level. Prior approval for enrolling your child in a class not assigned to his/her grade level must be obtained from the instructor: deb.s.hoch@gmail.com
Room 116, mezzanine level. Class size is limited to 12.
Classes are taught by Alamo artist-in-residence, Deborah Hoch.

Fee:  7 weeks $115 / 8 weeks $130 / 9 weeks $145. Includes materials.


Hip Hop Hooray with Nagata Dance

Registration opens Saturday, August 31st at 9:00am…. click here to register.

Fridays / 2:50 to 3:45pm / School Library / K/1st/2nd grades only / meet at flag pole at 2:45/ Pick up in School Library

September 13 to November 15, 2019

(no class on 10/25 – Alamo Halloween Carnival)

9 Classes

Performance for loved ones on November 15, 2019 in School Library!

Bounce to the beat and celebrate individual style in this fun and funky hip hop class. Be prepared to learn some cool new moves to show off in the park or even in the grocery store.  This is a high-energy class especially for those that like to MOVE IT!  Join Alamo’s favorite K-2 dance instructors for some after school fun!

Nagata Dance introduces the joy of music, rhythm, and movement to children through fun dance classes and award-winning choreography.  The highly praised and unique Nagata Dance teaching methods inspire excellence and build children’s confidence.

For more information about Nagata Dance, please visit: http://www.nagatadance.com/

FEE: $ 170.


Spanish 1

Registration opens Saturday, August 31st at 9:00am…. click here to register.

TUESDAYS and FRIDAYS/ 2:40 to 3:40pm / Room 111 / K to 2nd grade

September 3 to November 15, 2019

21 classes

No classes on 10/25/2019 (Alamo Halloween Carnival)

Alamo’s after school K-2nd grade Spanish 1 class is designed for beginners and those with some Spanish exposure.  Our play-based classes teach elementary phrases and vocabulary through games, songs, storytelling and art. Students are introduced to Spanish culture in a broad and general way.

FEE: $315

Chorus with Kat Sena

The Alamo Friendship Chorus was founded in 1996 and is led by Kat Sena.  It is open to students in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades with each member applying and auditioning to join. They perform for the Alamo community, as well as community centers to spread the spirit of music. Chorus meets at 8:00 a.m. M-W-F in the auditorium.

  • Applications and information on the registration procedure, Chorus guidelines & expectations, and rehearsal policies will be presented on the Wednesday before the session begins, at 8:00 a.m. in the auditorium.   Parents are welcome!
  • Applications or commitment renewal forms are due at the first Chorus rehearsal on Monday.
  • Chorus membership will be limited to 65 students and registration is on a first come, first served basis.
  • When maximum capacity is reached, a waiting list will be formed. To be placed on the waiting list, please email enrichment@friendsofalamo.org, or give Ms. Kat a written note. The waiting list order is determined by date/time the request was received.

2019-20 Chorus Application, Guidelines & Expectations

ALL MEMBERS (returning and new) MUST REGISTER ONLINE (which includes waivers), pay their dues, and turn in written applications or commitment renewals (completed by the student) to Ms. Kat by Monday.

FASF provides a limited number of need-based awards for Chorus dues, please contact Judelle Mallari-Lei, Chorus Coordinator, at enrichment@friendsofalamo.org or ask Ms. Kat for an application.  Please note an application must be submitted for each and every semester of participation in order to be considered for a need-based award.

Fall 2019 session:  September 2019 through December 2019

Dues: $140




The following Enrichment class is also offered to Alamo students. Registration and payment is handled directly with the sponsoring program.

Academic Chess

Meets Tuesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 pm, in room 212. For more information:  www.academicchess.com  Registration fliers are in the school office, and are distributed via the Gator Weekly and Wednesday Envelope.