Students and adults can sign up for after school programs and classes. After-school class offerings and pricing for the school year vary. Past offerings have included Girls on the Run, pottery, science, yoga, drama, Chinese,dance, fitness, computer art and more!
Students and adults can sign up for after-school programs and classes for a fee. Please contact Julia Pfenning at GDS, 288.8590, x220 with questions.
|After-School Class||Grades Offered||Day of Week|
|Advanced Art Studio||5,6,7,8||Thursday|
|Comic Book Club||3,4,5||Thursday|
|Drama: Snow White||5||Tuesday|
|Trailblazers, Boys' Fitness||3,4,5||Wednesday|
|Gaming with Computers/Ipads||1,2||Thursday|
|Ipad Aps for Adults||Adults||Wednesday|
|Kids in the Kitchen||3,4,5||Wednesday|
|Photography||6,7,8||Thursday (Sept. 6 weeks)|
|Intro to Pottery||3,4,5||Wednesday|
|Pottery, Honors Class||4,5,6||Friday|
|Pottery, Middle School||6,7,8||Thursday (Oct. 6 weeks)|
|Pottery, Adult||Adult||Tuesday PM|
|Yoga for Children||3,4,5||Thursday|
FREE SPORTS CLINICS:
Cheerleading Clinic: Dec. 11
This program offers students academic support, homework help, and study skill tips in a structured and quiet environment Sessions are available Monday-Thursday and are supervised by members of our qualified faculty. Support is provided in English, math, science, and social studies. Students also learn study strategies for these subject areas. Homework management will be closely monitored by using teachers' online homework pages and the students' agendas.
The Bengal Cub Club, GDS' after-school care, is for Junior Kindergarten through 5th grade students who need care from the time school is out until 6:00 p.m. BCC is also open during teacher workdays, teacher conference days and some school vacations.
The BCC staff includes five teachers and a director who serve two groups of students JK-1 and 2-5.
- Our youngest Bengals enjoy center time, enrichment lessons, craft activities, movies, recreation time, computer time, and field trips,
- Older Bengals have supervised homework and study time, as well as recreation time, movies, computer time, and field trips.
Children need to bring an afternoon snack and drink/water bottle to BCC. During full-day operations, a morning snack and lunch will also need to be provided.
A student can attend for as little as one afternoon a week to a full five afternoons in a week. Students must have an enrollment form on file in order to attend BCC.
$6 per day (3:00-4:30 p.m.)
$12 per day (3:00-6:00 p.m.)
$20 for 1/2 day - early release days
$36 for full day - teacher work days, school vacations, etc.
$1/minute after 6 p.m.
Note: Siblings in attendance on the same day receive a discounted rate.
BCC is an integral part of the GDS experience and helps to meet the needs of many of our families. To enroll in BCC please complete and submit the BCC Enrollment form (click here).
Student Government Task Forces
Prom & Homecoming Committees
Student Council informal events
Eye of the Tiger (newspaper)
Letters from the Edge (literary magazine)
International Student Club
Model UN; Model Congress
Lifeguards (AIDS awareness)
Habitat for Humanity
Other Annual Events
Senior Dress-up Day
Homecoming Pep Rally
Band, Orchestra, and String Ensemble
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National Spanish Honor Society
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High IQ Team