St. James Episcopal Day School


After School Enrichments

After school enrichment programs fostered by St. James Episcopal School exist to enhance the wholeness of each child.

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Three dimensional design seeks to expand your child’s understanding of design theory as it relates to the three dimensional world. The main emphasis of this class is the development of critical thinking skills, as the students will apply these to 3D innovative designs. In this class, your child will gain a deeper understanding of CAD (Computer Assisted Design) programs. The students will enjoy designing in 3D while using our new Morphie 3D App. 

  • Teacher: Mrs. Janna Feduccia
  • Grades: 3rd and 4th
  • When: Thursday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $250

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play the drums? Join our group as learn the basics of playing percussion, including technique and reading through a variety of drum rudiments essential for moving to the next step: playing the drum set. Cost includes practice pad, drum sticks, and learning materials which are yours  to keep.

  • Teacher: James McCrary
  • Grades 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • When: Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $275 (includes cost of materials)

It’s time to beat the teachers! Whether you’re coming to practice for the “big game” or want to experience and learn what volleyball is all about, this enrichment is for you. We will learn and practice all aspects of the game as well as develop agility, reaction, sped and teamwork.

  • Teacher: Coach Carrie Chandler
  • Grades: 4th and 5th
  • When: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $180

CrossFit Kids is a method for teaching CrossFit to kids with a focus on mechanics, consistency, and then intensity.  Our Program puts emphasis on safety as it lays a foundation for a healthier lifestyle in the future.  CrossFit Kids is BIG fun for both boys and girls as it uses games and drills that are led by an experienced Coach.  Come join in the fun as we provide an active alternative to sedentary pursuits and provide fun activities to help fight childhood obesity and create all-around better health for our children.

  • Teacher: Certified Coach from CrossFit Kids
  • Grades: Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • When: Monday & Thursday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $165

We use familiar songs, stories, nursery rhymes, and fun games to introduce soccer to children. Our unique curriculum triggers your child’s imagination by taking their soccer ball, Bob the Bobcat, on adventures! Our philosophy and curriculum encourages children to tame their bobcat with their learned deceptive dribbling and ball striking skills. We leverage creative play and the important developmental skills it provides to make fitness and soccer their favorite weekly activity! For more information check out the HappyFeet website here.

  • Teacher: Happy Feet Coach
  • Grades: Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, Kindergarten
  • When: Wednesday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $130 (includes registration)

Musikgarten’s dynamic curriculum explores the world of music through song, dance and instruments, including a 30-minute lesson on violin. Each student will receive a music packet and a violin for home study. Class will be led by Kids’ Orchestra executive director and veteran elementary music educator, Jody Hanet. Semester-end performances will be presented to family and friends. This class meets two times per week.

  • Teacher: Kids' Orchestra Staff
  • Grades: Pre-K 4, Kindergarten, 1st
  • When: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $75

This one hour class will combine Pilates, Yoga, and Barre for a heart pumping workout. The program is designed to increase strength, flexibility, endurance, posture, and coordination. The moves will all be combined to music to make if fun and motivating for the students.

  • Teacher: Kasey Eglin
  • Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • When: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $150

We will have a blast bringing children's books to life! Through a variety of crafts, songs, costumes, and dramatic readings, imagination will meet creation as every child constructs storytelling props of his/her very own. This program is uniquely designed to promote literacy success by building foundational reading and retelling skills and by nurturing each child's invaluable love for literature.

  • Teacher: Ms. Prudhomme 
  • Grades: Pre-K 4, Kindergarten, 1st
  • When: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $225 (materials included)

Want to go on a field trip every week? We will walk, explore, play, and even eat a treat while taking in the sights of the grand Mississippi River. Come explore all that downtown has to offer, and it's just around the corner!

We will go to The State Capitol, Old State Capitol, Louisiana State Museum, LASM Planetarium, the Levee, Old Governor’s Mansion, USS Kid, and Old Arsenal Barracks in historic downtown.

  • Teacher: Mrs. Holliday
  • Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • When: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $250 per quarter (includes admission fees)

The STEM lab is a fun place to be
For all of our friends in Pre-K 4 and Pre-K 3
Come join Mrs. Feduccia and Mrs. Boo, too
as we  explore and play and learn something new.
Through fairy tales and nursery rhymes,
let’s learn about Science and have some good times.
We’ll build houses for the three little pigs.
and even make the Billy Goats Gruff a new bridge!
Humpty Dumpty really needs a new wall
So we will make him a new one that won’t let him fall.
Let your little one join us for some STEM Lab fun,
On Tuesdays after our school day is done.

  • Teacher: Mrs. Janna Feduccia & Mrs. Boo Hoshman
  • Grades: Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4
  • When: Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class Cost: $250 

Teddy Tennis is a ‘Curriculum Based’ teaching system that is taught using the Visual Auditory Kinesthetic (VAK) accelerated learning style: Visual Learners are those who learn by looking; Auditory Learners are those that learn by listening; Kinesthetic Learners are those who learn best through physical activity.

Applying the VAK multi-sensory learning approach to teaching has proved to be very effective, particularly for young children.

  • Grades: Pre-K 3, Pre-K 4, Kindergarten
  • When: Wednesday 3:30-4:15 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $120 (equipment provided)

Calling all Junior Chefs! If you are a Pre-K 4 or Kindergarten friend and you like to chop, measure, mix, blend and then eat yummy treats,  this is the class for you! We will read a popular children’s storybook and then extend the story by cooking a delicious treat while learning about food groups and nutrition. 

  • Teacher: Mrs. Betsy Harper
  • Grades: Pre-K 4 and Kindergarten
  • When: Thursday 3:30-4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class tuition: $250 (includes all materials)

Want to make your own video game? Want to share it with your friends and family? Come have some fun in a cool environment as we work on individual, group and studio video games!

As a studio developer, you will learn how to use code to develop gaming in a digital environment. We will cover game design, user experience, and of course coding.  Studio developers will walk away with one or more completed video games compatible with a variety of devices such as Macs, Window PC’s and iPads.

  • Teacher: James McCrary
  • Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • Monday 3:30 - 4:30 (3:00-3:30 snack provided)
  • Class Cost: $180

Do you need your other children to stay at school until enrichments or tutoring is over for one of their siblings? We are no longer doing a “drop in” program but are now offering Sibling After School Care until 4:30 on the days that one or more of your children is attending an after school enrichment or tutoring. You must register in order to take advantage of this program. The cost is $75 per child. This allows your child to stay at extended care until 4:30 on the day that your other student is attending tutoring or after school enrichments.


When registering, indicate which day of the week is being selected. If you select to use this program 2 times per week you will be billed $75 for each day. If you need more than 3 days a week then you must sign up for part-time extended care. The $75 covers the entire quarter of after school enrichment days. Unused days are non refundable.

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