Fall & Spring Classes
Fall & Spring Classes by Grade Level

Classes for 2nd Graders

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  • Theater Workshop

    For girls in grades K-2

    date/time: Fridays, 3:00-3:45 pm
    instructor: Corrine Mestamacher (Hutchison alum and actress)
    cost:  $200


    FALL>> September 3-November 19 (no class 10/22)
    SPRING>> January 21-April 8 (no class 2/18)
    Students will play, discover and get creative. Develop theatre skills in a supportive, collaborative, and imaginative environment. Students will work together as an ensemble to explore and expand their body, voice, and imagination. Learn the basics of theater production and what goes into creating a performance. This class will culminate in a parent observation. Space is limited.
  • Ballet 2

    For girls in grade 2
    School-year length course

    Mondays, 3:00-4:00pm
    September 13-November 22 & January 24-April 11
    instructor: Louisa Koeppel (Hutchison dance teacher and Director of Hutchison Creative Ballet Center) and Katy Stanfield (dancer and dance instructor)
    cost: $400
    Ballet 2 reinforce and expand the ballet experience through classical technique, creativity, and dance-making. Plain pink or black leotard with or without a skirt, pink or skin-toned ballet tights or black leggings, and pink or skin-toned ballet shoes are required.

    Ballet students will perform in the dance concert on Tuesday, April 12 at 5:30 pm.
  • Bee Sharp: Lower School Choir

    For Hutchison girls in grades 2–4
    School-year length course

    Wednesdays, 2:15-3:00 pm
    October 13-December 1 & February 16–April 13
    instructor: Rachel Randall (lower school music teacher)
    cost: $50
    Enhance your vocal skills and perform at various school and community events. Music Concert dates are mandatory performances and are scheduled on December 2, 2021 at 5:30 pm and April 21, 2022 at 5:30 pm. Rehearsals for the December 2 concert will be held November 30, December 1, and December 2 after school. Rehearsals for the April 21 concert will be held April 19, 20, and 21 after school.
  • Beginning Guitar

    For Hutchison girls in grades 2-4
    School-year length course

    Wednesdays, 3:00-3:30 pm
    October 13-December 1 & January 19-April 13 
    instructor: Rachel Randall (lower school music teacher)
    cost: $375
    Limited space. This class is an introduction to guitar for beginning students. Students need a ¾ size, nylon-stringed classical guitar, and a case. Nylon strings are required.

    If you need help in choosing a guitar, please contact rrandall@hutchisonschool.org.
  • Book Club

    For girls grades K-2

    Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00 pm
    instructors: Renee Grinder (kindergarten teacher) and Heather Fontana (kindergarten teacher)
    cost: $200

    FALL>> September 7-November 16
    SPRING>> January 25-April 5
  • Cheerleading 2-4

    For girls in grades 2-4

    Fridays, 4:00-4:45 pm
    instructor: Ashlee Marshall (early childhood assistant teacher & former varsity cheerleader)
    cost: $200 per session

    FALL >> September 3-November 19 (no class 10/22)
    SPRING >> January 21-April 8 (no class 2/18)
    Learn beginning cheers and teamwork. Build confidence as you prepare to share your school spirit at a the Parent Observation Day on the last day of class.
  • DI Rising Stars!

    For Hutchison girls in grade 2

    Tuesdays; 3:30-4:30 pm
    October 12-December 7 (no class November 23) &  January 18-February 16
    instructors: Maggie Haire (third grade teacher)
    cost: $250
    Learn the basics of creativity, problem-solving, and teamwork skills through this non-competitive program for Destination Imagination beginners. For more information, please contact Amanda Killen at akillen@hutchisonschool.org or check out www.destinationimagination.org.
  • Group Strings

    For girls and boys in grades JK-2
    School-year length course
    date/time: Mondays,
    October 11-December 13 & January 24-April 11
      Level I // 3:15-3:45 pm 
      Level II // 4:00-4:30 pm
    instructor: Kenna Chelsoi (viola/violin musician)
    cost: $375
    Outstanding group classes inspire and encourage both experienced and beginning string players. If you do not own a violin then you will need to rent one from Lane Music, Amro Music, or Circle Music.
  • How Does Your Garden Grow?

    For girls in grades JK-2

    Thursdays, 3:15-4:15 pm
    instructor: Heather Fontana (kindergarten teacher)
    cost:  $200


    FALL >>  September 2-November 18 (no class 10/21)
    SPRING >> January 20-April 7 (no class 2/17)
    Spend time outside learning the basics of vegetables, fruit, and flower gardening. What zone do we live in? Where should we plant? How much do we water? Paint and plant a flower pot, make garden markers, build a recycled garden on our new and improved farm and greenhouse, and taste some of the yummy fruits of our labor in this action-packed class.
  • Intramural Sports

    For Hutchison girls in grades K-4

    Hutchison offers an intramural program for Hutchison girls in basketball (K-4), soccer (K-3), lacrosse (3-4) and volleyball (1-3) to provide our girls with opportunities to explore athletics. The main goal of our intramural league is to promote growth and enhance skill development. Because of our commitment to foster growth throughout the program, girls are invited to participate regardless of skill level or experience. 
    Basketball Grades K-4 (Postponed)
    Mondays and Wednesdays, 
    3:15-4:00 pm Mondays & 2:15-3:00 pm Wednesdays
    August 23, 25, 30, and September 1

    Lacrosse Grades 3-4 
    date/time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 pm
    November 30, December 2, 7, 9

    Volleyball Grades 1-3 
    date/time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 pm
    January 6, 11, 13, 18

    Soccer Grades K-3 
    date/time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 pm
    April 12. 14, 19, and 21
  • Pottery

    For girls and boys in grades 1-4 and 5-8
    School-year length course
    date/time: Wednesdays, September 8-November 17 & January 26-April 6
      Grades 1-4 // 2:10-3:00 pm
      Grades 5-8 // 3:00-4:00 pm
    instructors: Kristi Duckworth (ceramist & painter)
    cost: $450, includes supplies
    Develop creative concepts in clay. Learn the techniques of throwing on the wheel, hand building, and combining altered forms.
  • Private Music Lessons

    For girls and boys

    All levels and ages are welcome. Homeschooled and adult students may take lessons on campus during the school day. Private lessons for 30 or 45 minutes in one or more instruments offered.

    An email will go out to everyone once school starts with more information, as well as, dates and times available for lessons.

    Space is limited.
  • Project Pottery

    For girls in grades 2-7
    date/time: Mondays; 3:20-4:20 pm
    instructor: Kristi Duckworth (ceramist & painter)
    cost: $150 per session, includes supplies

    Fall Pumpkin Lanterns  >> October 11-November 1
    Gingerbread Houses  >> November 15-December 6
    For Your Valentine  >> January 10-February 7 (no class 1/17)
    “For the Birds”  >> March 21-April 11
    Butterfly Mosaics  >> April 25-May16
    Craft works of art that are beautiful and practical. Hand-build projects from clay or mosaics. Fast-paced and fun, these sessions can be taken as a whole or individually.
  • Robotics and Coding

    For girls in grades 1-4

    Thursdays, 3:15-4:00pm
    instructor: Lucy Wesson (lower school science) and Jennifer Stover (lower school technology integrationist)
    cost: $200

    FALL >>
    September 2-November 18 (no class 10/21)
    SPRING >> January 20-April 7 (no class 2/17)
    Girls will engage in the coding basics with online and "unplugged" non-computer activities which teach computational thinking, problem solving, and programming concepts. Build simple machines and robotic animals while you learn to attach sensors and motors so the robots can react to their environment. 3-D print your creations in our innovation lab.
  • STEaM Machine

    For girls in grades 2-4
    school year length course

    Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
    September 14-November 16 and January 25-April 5
    instructor: Oran Rosario (middle school teacher)
    cost: $450
    Step 1: Simple Machines
    Throughout the year, we will explore the world of engineering and design! Here, we will dive into the concept of simple machines, and move towards more complex builds, while understanding the purpose, function, and design components of engineering.
  • Taekwondo

    For girls and boys in grades JK-6
    School year-length course

    Thursdays, September 2-November 18 (no class 10/21) &  January 20-April 7 (no class 2/17)
     Grades JK-1 // 3:15-3:45 pm
     Grades 2-6 // 3:45-4:30 pm
    instructor: Mallory Ivey (instructor for Midtown Taekwondo)
    cost: $400
    Involve yourself in martial arts to learn discipline and skills that will help you in school and beyond. In the final class, students will test for stripes and belts. No uniform is required; however, you may wear your own uniform or purchase one through Midtown Taekwondo.
  • Tutoring for 1-4

    For girls in grades 1-4
    instructors: Hutchison teachers
    cost:  $60 per hour
    The family and instructor determine a schedule for on campus, private tutoring after school. For more information, contact akillen@hutchisonschool.org.
  • Yoga

    For girls in grades K-4
    School year-length course

    date/time: Thursdays, 3:30-4:00 pm
    September 2-November 18 (no class 10/21) & January 20-April 7 (no class 2/17)
    instructor: Katy Stanfield (yoga and ballet teacher)
    cost: $400
    There is no time like now to introduce your child to yoga. Through individual poses, games, chants, and songs, yoga gets your child interested in both physical and mental fitness. Beginning a yoga practice at this age could set the tone for a more balanced, grounded, and stress-free future.


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    Amanda Killen 

    Center for Excellence Co-Director
    (901) 507-2460
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    Brianna Lofton 

    Center for Excellence Co-Director
    (901) 507-2489

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