Learn beginning cheers, teamwork, and representing school spirit while also offering a more competitive aspect. Athletes will increase in their physical fitness, leadership, and cheerleading skills beyond the sideline. This will include but not limited to stunts, tumbling, jumps, and dancing. Athletes will perform a 2 min and 30 second routine in one local competition at the end of the season to showcase their year long work.
date/time: Tuesdays, September 6, 13, 20, 27; 5:00-6:30pm
presenter: Katy Nair, Upper School Assistant Head and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Matrix trainer
Do you ever do or say something to your child that you regret later? Would you like to learn skills to help you react less and relate more? If so, this class is for you! You’ll learn an evidence-based technique to help you clarify what is truly important and meaningful to you as a parent, learn skills to deal with difficult emotions and thoughts, and use the knowledge gained to guide, inspire and motivate you to change your relationships for the better. Space is limited.
3-4 Grade Lacrosse League
For girls in grades 3-4
In this league, games are played on Saturdays.
date/time: March-April; Dates and Times TBD
instructor: Jill Allen
For girls and boys in 3-4 grade
date/time: Mondays, 3:15-4:15 pm
instructor: Martha Berge (lower school art teacher)
cost: $200 per session, includes all supplies
FALL >> September 12-November 28 (no class 10/3, 10/31)
SPRING >> January 23-April 17 (no class 2/20, 3/13, 4/10)
Learn drawing and painting techniques, create multi-media art, sculpture, and collage.
Students in Ballet 4 continue to gain strength, agility, grace, and comradery in their dance 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 4 at 6:00 pm and the school matinee on Wednesday, April 5.
Bee Sharp: Lower School Choir
For Hutchison girls in grades K–4
date/time: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15 pm
instructor: Hannah Crowley (music teacher)
cost: $175 per semester
FALL >> September 6-November 15 (no class 10/4)
SPRING >> January 24-April 11 (no class 2/14, 3/14)
Enhance your vocal skills and perform at various school and community events. Music Concert dates are December 1, 2022 at 6:00 pm and April 13, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Rehearsal times will be announced closer to the concert date.
Destination Imagination (DI)
For girls and boys in grades 3-12
date/time: September - May as scheduled, Tournament dates TBD
instructor: Amanda Killen (DI TN Board Member & team manager) & Various Team Managers
cost: $300, plus tournament travel expenses
Build your creativity, design thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills on grade level teams. Teams solve one of six open-ended, STEAM-based challenges to present at tournaments. Teams will meet two afternoons per week and/or on Saturday mornings. Teams will present challenge solutions at the regional and state levels and commit to attending Global Finals if they advance from the state tournament. For more information about DI check out www.destinationimagination.org.
**Register for the Challenge that most interests you. When teams are created the challenge your team chooses may change.
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. **additional equipment purchase required for this intramural BasketballGrades K-4 Mondays and Wednesdays, August 22, 24, 29, and 31 Mondays: 3:30-4:15 pm Wednesdays: 2:30-3:15 pm
**Lacrosse Grades 3-4 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 pm November 29, December 1, 6, 8
**Volleyball Grades 1-3 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 pm January 5, 10, 12, 17
**Soccer Grades K-3 Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 pm April 11. 13, 18, and 20
FALL>>Gingerbread House: Mondays, November 14-December 5
SPRING>> For Your Valentine; Thursdays, January 12-February 2
“For the Birds”; Thursdays, February 9-March 2
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.
Solo Singing and Vocal Technique
For girls in grades 4-8 date/time: Friday, 3:30-4:00 pm
instructor: Hannah Crowley (music teacher)
cost: $200 per session
FALL >> September 2-December 2 (no class 9/23, 10/07, 10/28, 11/25 )
SPRING >> January 20-April 14 (no class 1/27, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7)
Calling all singers! This new class will help students explore techniques for breath support, vocal placement, and tone, and learn tips for dynamic solo singing performances. The class will be set up in studio style, with each child performing a solo every 2-3 weeks and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, as we learn how to listen and evaluate musical performances!
For girls and boys in grades 2-4 school year length course
date/time: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30pm
September 6-November 15 (no class 10/4) and January 24-April 11 (no class 2/14, 3/14)
instructor: Oran Rosario (middle school teacher)
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.
For girls and boys in grades K-6
School year-length course
date/time: Thursdays, September 1-November 10 (no class 10/6) & January 19-March 30 (no class 3/16)
Grades K-2 // 3:15-3:45 pm
Grades 3-6 // 3:45-4:30 pm
instructor: Midtown Taekwondo
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.
Time to Tinker and Code
For girls in grades 1-4 date/time: Thursdays, 3:15-4:00pm instructor: Lucy Wesson (lower school science) and Jennifer Stover (lower school technology integrationist) cost: $200
FALL >> September 1-November 10 (no class 10/6)
SPRING >> January 19-March 30 (no class 3/16)
Spend some time with Mrs. Stover and Ms. Wesson expanding your computer science skills. Girls will gain more experience coding with unplugged and plugged activities. The activities will promote understanding of important universal coding concepts that can be applied to different applications. This class will also give girls opportunities to tinker with Tinkercad developing 3-D print designs. Girls can 3-D print bag tags, game pieces, and more. Join the fun of computer science!