Discover Extended Programs

Our programs are designed to better meet the needs of both you and your daughter.

Duchesne's after-school program provides a dedicated place where students can work and play, in a safe and nurturing environment, while exploring their various talents.

We recognize that the liberal and fine arts help establish a lifelong love of learning. Our enrichment class instructors make the arts come alive, fostering an atmosphere that stimulates creativity and allows our students to grow.

Extended Morning and Extended Afternoon will begin on Tuesday, January 3. Arts and Enrichment classes will begin the week of January 3.

We hope that you will join us! Click here to register.

Spring 2017 Arts and Enrichment Schedule

MondayTimeClass/TeacherRoom
3:30 - 4:30 PMArtSmart
(PK4 - K)
City Artworks Staff

Lower School Art Room 143
3:30 - 4:30 PMBrown's Gymnastics
PK4 - 4th
Mark Weathers
Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall
3:40 - 4:20 PMTae Kwon Do
(PK4 - 5th)
Master Bruce
Bayou Room
3:45 - 4:45 PMHITS Theatre's Musical Theatre Sampler
(1st - 4th)
HITS Theatre Staff
Turntable Room
3:30/3:45 - 5:30 PMHomework Hall
(1st - 8th)
Stephanie Gomez
Sr. Lamy Library
Tuesday
12:00 - 12:40 PMChess
(5th - 8th)
John Hendrick
Lower School Science Lab Room 103
3:30 - 4:10 PMMad Science
(PK4 -K)
Mad Science Staff
Lower School Science Lab Room 103
3:45 - 4:45 PMBasic Sewing
(2nd - 8th)
Martha Olmos
Lower School Art Room 143
4:00 - 4:45 PMJazz
(2nd - 4th)
Crista Reuss

Bayou Room
3:30/3:45 - 5:30 PMHomework Hall
(1st - 8th)
Stephanie Gomez
Sr. Lamy Library
Wednesday
3:30 - 4:15 PMDash and Dot Robots
(2nd - 4th)
Ruth Hanson
Room 141
3:30 - 4:30 PMArt After School
(1st - 5th)
City Artworks Staff
Lower School Art Room 143
3:30 - 4:15 PMMad About Hoops
(Pre K4 - 2nd)
Mad About Hoops Staff
Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall

4:15 - 5:00 PMMad About Hoops
3rd - 5th
Mad About Hoops Staff
Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall
3:30/3:45 - 5:30 PMHomework Hall
(1st - 8th)
Stephanie Gomez
Sr. Lamy Library
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:15 PMChess
(3rd - 4th)
John Hendrick
Lower School Science Lab Room 103
3:30 - 4:15 PMBallet & Tap
(PK3 - PK4)
Crista Reuss
Bayou Room
4:15 - 5:00 PMBallet/Jazz
(K - 2nd)
Crista Reuss
Bayou Room
3:30 - 4:30 PMMad Science
(1st - 4th)
Mad Science Staff
Lower School Science Lab Room 103
3:30/3:45 - 5:30 PMHomework Hall
(1st - 8th)
Stephanie Gomez
Sr. Lamy Library

Spring 2017 Course Descriptions

Art After School – Impressionists and Post-Impressionists (1st - 5th)

In this springtime art adventure, children will learn techniques tht were established by the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist masters. Many of the artists they will learn about are in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts - Houston and the Menil Collection.

Through observation of famous works of art, and instructions from their art teachers, they will develop their own style through an exploration of others. Some of the art supplies the children will use during the semester are: oil pastels, watercolors, and tempera paints. They will create mono-prints, collages, Batiks, and other artworks.

www.cityartworks.org

Instructor: City Artworks staff

Dates: January 4 – May 17

Time: Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Lower School Art Room 143

Price: $380 (includes supply fee)

Art Smart (Pre K4–K)

This early learning program introduces young children to the wonderful world of art while building fine motor skills and self-confidence. Students explore color, texture, shapes, and different types of art while learning to visually express their ideas. Students will work with a range of art materials and techniques tailored to their specific developmental level.

www.cityartworks.org

Instructor: City Artworks staff

Dates: January 9 – May 15

Time: Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Lower School Art Room 143

Price: $295 (includes supply fee)

Ballet and Jazz (K–2nd)

Children will be taught classical ballet positions and steps with the use of French terms and phrases, with Jazz warm up exercises based in a classical curriculum. Age appropriate hip hop movements and music are included, along with choreography in a developed curriculum.

Dress code: Any color leotard or biketard with skirt or black bike shorts, pink ballet shoes and black slip-on jazz shoes.

Spring Theater Recital - Sunday, May 7, 2017 One hour Mini Show - with Dress Rehearsal

For more information, please contact Crista at Pointe9958@aol.com.

Instructor: Crista Reuss

Dates: January 5 – May 18

Time: Thursdays 4:15 – 5 PM

Location: Bayou Room

Price: $235

Ballet and Tap (Pre K3–Pre K4)

Children in this class will be taught classical ballet positions and steps with use of French terms and phrases. Basic tap steps are taught to allow children to develop their skills in rhythm and percussion.

Dress code: Black leotard with attached skirt or separate black bike shorts or biketard – any style; pink or white socks (no tights, please); pink ballet shoes; black tap shoes with elastic replacement for ribbons (Velcro welcomed).

Spring Theater Recital - Sunday, May 7, 2017 One hour Mini Show - with Dress Rehearsal

For more information, please contact Crista at Pointe9958@aol.com

Instructor: Crista Reuss

Dates: January 5 – May 18

Time: Thursdays 3:30 – 4:15 PM

Location: Bayou Room

Price: $235

Basic Sewing By Martha (2nd–8th)

In addition to learning basic sewing techniques, students will learn how to use a sewing machine, which will be supplied for student use. Students will be taught how to use a pattern to cut their garment before actually sewing them and will have a selection of fabrics to choose. Students will also gain knowledge about the textile industry, including information on natural fabrics (cotton, wool, and silk) and man-made fabrics (acrylic, nylon, and polyester). Students will also be taught embroidery and will learn certain hand stitches.

Instructor: Ms. Martha Olmos

Dates: January 3 – May 16

Time: Tuesdays 3:45 – 4:45 PM

Location: Lower School Art Room 143

Price: $420

Brown's Gymnastics

Your child will be participating in an exciting one hour class, once a week with Coach Mark Weathers. We work in the areas of floor tumbling, balance beam, and mini trampoline. In all of our classes, we also include health, fitness, and well-being information along with some humor. We set three goals for our students. 1) Learn to work hard for what you want. 2) Learn to control yourself, both physically and mentally. 3) Have FUN! Not every child will develop into an Olympic gymnast...BUT WE SHAPE HEALTHY, HAPPY, CONFIDENT KIDS!

Instructor: Mark Weathers with Brown’s Gymnastics

Dates: January 4 – May 15

Time: Mondays 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Dining Hall

Price: $395

Dash and Dot Robot Fun (2nd–4th)

Dash and Dot are fun little robots that can be programmed from an iPad. The girls will be learning how to use the Dash and Dots and program them in fun activities and create skits for each other.

Instructor: Ms. Ruth Hanson

Dates: January 4 – May 17

Times: Wednesdays 3:30 - 4:15 PM

Location: Lower School Computer Lab 141

Price: $400

Ensemble Chamber Music Class

The ensemble class is offered to students who have had two months or more of lessons with Dr. Zigaran or other string instructors. This class is a COMPLEMENT to the instrumental lessons, which means students are expected to be enrolled in individual lessons with Dr. Zigaran or another instructor. This class is an opportunity for students to perform in a string ensemble, or other instrument ensembles, practicing their repertory of songs on chamber music/ensemble and/or orchestra setting with initiation to polyphony, musicianship as well as the ability to perform with other musicians. The class will consist of 45 minutes of weekly group work where the students will perform together as a string orchestra, duets, trios with different combination of instruments and cello and guitar choir. This class will have a maximum of ten students per class.

Parents will be responsible for renting/buying equipment (cello/violin, case, bow and rosin, guitar, etc.) You can rent anywhere in Houston. I advise for quality and price Gold's Violins.

Registration is ongoing throughout the semester and can be prorated.

**To schedule your lessons, please email Dr. Zigaran at marcelloz@sbcglobal.net before registering online.**

Instructor: Dr. Marcelo Zigaran

Dates: January 3 – May 19

Times: To be determined by teacher and parent

Location: Fine Arts Building

Price: $70 per 45 minute class

Foundations Chess Program (3rd–4th)

*This class will meet during lunch and recess

Join United States Chess Federation Expert John Hendrick once a week during lunch and recess. Chess provides opportunities for socialization with peers in a challenging and fun environment while improving concentration and academics. In addition, chess promotes imagination and creativity and develops memory and logical thinking skills. This class is offered to beginning and intermediate players.

Instructor: Coach John Hendrick

Dates: January 5 – May 18

Time: Thursdays 11:30 AM – 12:15 PM

Location: Lower School Science Lab Room 103

Price: $350

Foundations Chess Program (5th–8th)

*This class will meet during lunch and recess

Join United States Chess Federation Expert John Hendrick once a week during lunch and recess. Chess provides opportunities for socialization with peers in a challenging and fun environment while improving concentration and academics. In addition, Chess promotes imagination and creativity and develops memory and logical thinking. This class is offered to beginning and intermediate players.

Instructor: Coach John Hendrick

Dates: January 3 – May 16

Time: Tuesdays 12 - 12:40 PM

Location: Lower School Science Lab Room 103

Price: $350

Group Lessons in Cello, Violin, Viola, Bass, Classical Guitar, and Piano

Enjoy and explore music in a beginning group class! Dr. Zigaran has a lot of experience working with different student personalities and approaches, interests, and goals in music. This class is only up to five students in half hour or eight students in a 1 hour class. If your child has already started, please consult about pairing your child with other/s in similar level.

The classes will consist of instruction in group settings for students of any grade. Experience shows that children improve faster by playing, listening, and working with students of a similar level. Cellos, violins, and violas come in many sizes to fit kindergarten to adult students. Through traditional, my own background (Russian school) methods and Suzuki method as well, students will learn from the basics to the complexities of string instrument techniques applied to children’s songs and musical works as well as the ability to read music and develop musicianship. The lessons are also a required step for those children interested in joining the String Orchestra later. For the class to start, a minimum of five students are required and a maximum of eight per class.

Registration is ongoing throughout the semester and can be prorated.

**To schedule your lessons, please email Dr. Zigaran at marcelloz@sbcglobal.net before registering online.**

Instructor: Dr. Marcelo Zigaran

Dates: January 3 – May 19

Time: To be determined by teacher and parent

Location: Fine Arts Building

Price: $60 per 30 minute lesson

HITS Theatre's Musical Theatre Sampler (1st–4th)

Come be part of the fun with HITS Theatre, Houston’s Award Winning Educational Youth Theatre. HITS is proud to partner with Duchesne Academy to offer an exciting musical theatre program that will teach students the basics of acting, dancing, and singing! Come be a part of the fun!

Instructor: HITS Theatre

Dates: January 9 – May 15

Time: Mondays 3:45 – 4:45 PM

Location: Turntable Room

Price: $345

Homework Hall (1st–8th)

Homework Hall is designed for students who want to make homework a priority during this time. Students will be escorted from Extended Afternoon to the Sr. Lamy Lower School Library for a quiet study time. Students are required to stay for a minimum of 30 minutes. Please note that Homework Hall is not the same as one-on-one instruction. The Homework Hall teacher is there to ensure the students have the appropriate study environment and assist the students who may have questions or need some guidance. We do ask that the parents check over homework for completion and any errors at home.

Note: All students registered for Homework Hall on any certain day are required to attend for at least 30 minutes unless we are notified by the parents. Students who are not registered for Homework Hall may attend on a drop-in basis. Please notify your child’s teacher and the Extended Programs staff if you would like your child to attend on a certain day.

Instructor: Stephanie Gomez

Dates: January 3 – May 25

Time: Mondays – Thursdays 3:45 – 5 PM

Location: Sr. Lamy Library

Price: $5 per day

Instrumental String Program – Individual

Cello, Violin, Viola, Bass, Classical Guitar, and Piano

These classes will consist of instruction in individual settings for students in K-12th grade. This class will study through traditional, my own background (Russian school- Rostropovich legacy), and Suzuki methods. Students will learn from the basics to complexities of string instrument techniques applied to children’s songs, duets, and musical works. Students will also acquire the ability to read music and develop musicianship. Experience and research show that children improve faster by playing, listening, and working with students of similar levels. Cellos, Violins and violas come in many sizes to fit kindergarten to adult students. Consider joining the musical string program and build the future orchestra! All levels are welcomed.

Parents will be responsible for renting/buying equipment (cello/violin, case, bow and rosin, access to a piano, guitar, etc). I recommend Gold Violin Shop for quality and price.

Registration is ongoing throughout the semester and can be prorated.

NOTE: Tuition--After the first week of lessons, there will be no refunds issued. A trial lesson is possible if desired; please contact Marcelo, during Summer or Early Fall.

Please contact Dr. Zigaran before registering online for available times and level placement at marcelloz@sbcglobal.net or 832-560-4762

Instructor: Dr. Marcelo Zigaran

Dates: January 3 – May 19

Time: To be determined by teacher and parent

Location: Fine Arts Building

Price: $100 per 30 minute lesson
$135 per 45 minute lesson
$195 per 60 minute lesson

Instrumental String Program – Shared Lesson (Maximum 2 students per class)

Cello, Violin, Viola, Bass, Classical Guitar, and Piano

Enjoy exploring, playing music with a friend, classmate, or meet a new friend in the string program! Dr. Zigaran has a lot of experience working with different student personalities and approaches, interests and goals in music. Class will consist of a shared instructional setting for students in 2nd-12th grade. Shared lessons means a class of only two students, of similar level, interests. They could play the same or different instrument. This class will explore music through traditional, my own background (Russian school- Rostropovich legacy), and Suzuki methods. Students will learn from the basics to complexities of string instrument technique applied to children’s songs, duets, and musical works. Students will also acquire the ability to read music and develop musicianship. Experience and research show that children improve faster by playing, listening, and working with students of similar levels. Cellos, violins, and violas come in many sizes to fit kindergarten to adult students. Join the musical ensemble and build the future orchestra! All levels are welcomed.

Parents will be responsible for renting/buying equipment (cello, violin, case, bow and rosin, guitar, etc.). I recommend Gold Violin Shop for quality and price.

Registration is ongoing throughout the semester and can be prorated.

NOTE: Tuition: After the first week of lessons there will be no refunds issued. A trial lesson is possible if desired, please contact Marcelo, during summer or early fall.

An additional, $125 recital fee will be added to your school account if your child chooses to participate in the May recital. Please email both Dr. Zigaran and Sarah Baker to confirm participation.

Please contact Dr. Zigaran before registering online for available times and level placement at marcelloz@sbcglobal.net or 832-560-4762.

Instructor: Dr. Marcelo Zigaran

Date: January 3 – May 19

Time: To be determined by teacher and parent

Location: Fine Arts Building

Price: $55 per 30 minute lesson
$135 per 45 minute lesson
$190 per 60 minute lesson

Jazz (2nd–4th: 2nd graders must have previous jazz experience)

Children will be taught jazz warm up exercises based in a classical curriculum. Age appropriate hip hop movements to music are included, along with choreography in a developed curriculum.

Dress code: Any color leotard or biketard with black bike shorts or jazz pants and black slip-on jazz shoes.

Spring Theater Recital - Sunday, May 7, 2017 One hour Mini Show - with Dress Rehearsal

For more information, please contact Crista at Pointe9958@aol.com.

Instructor: Crista Reuss

Dates: January 3 – May 16

Time: Tuesdays 4 – 4:45 PM

Location: Bayou Room

Price: $235

Mad About Hoops (Pre K4–2nd)

Have you ever seen Cirque du Soleil? Do you wish your kids would enjoy being psychically active? Then Mad About Hoops is perfect for your child! Each week, the super hoopers will learn a new trick, hula hoop dances moves, practice proper stretching, and yoga. Not only does hula hooping create healthy bodies, but is a great way of building self-confidence through creative movement. You'll be so impressed with your hooper stars at the end of the semester, you'll think they joined the circus!

Instructor: Madison McBurney from Mad About Hoops

Dates: January 3 – May 16

Time: Wednesdays 3:30 – 4:15 PM

Location: Dining Hall

Price: $335

Mad About Hoops (3rd–5th)

Have you ever seen Cirque du Soleil? Do you wish your kids would enjoy being psychically active? Then Mad About Hoops is perfect for your child! Each week, the super hoopers will learn a new trick, hula hoop dances moves, practice proper stretching, and yoga. Not only does hula hooping create healthy bodies, but is a great way of building self-confidence through creative movement. You'll be so impressed with your hooper stars at the end of the semester, you'll think they joined the circus!

Instructor: Madison McBurney from Mad About Hoops

Dates: January 4 – May 17

Time: Wednesdays 4:15 – 5 PM

Location: Dining Hall

Price: $335

Mad Science (Pre K4–K)

Put on your goggles and lab coat...it is time to have some FUN! Join us this semester as we learn science through hands-on experiments and interactive demonstrations. Our Mad Scientists make science easy to understand and spark imaginative learning. Enroll today, and science will become your favorite subject!

Instructor: Mad Science Instructor

Dates: January 3 – May 16

Time: Tuesdays 3:30 – 4:10 PM

Location: Lower School Science Lab Room 103

Price: $310

Mad Science (1st–4th)

Put on your goggles and lab coat...it is time to have some FUN! Join us this semester as we learn science through hands-on experiments and interactive demonstrations. Our Mad Scientists make science easy to understand and spark imaginative learning. Enroll today and science will become your favorite subject!

Instructor: Mad Science Instructor

Dates: January 5 – May 18

Time: Thursdays 3:30 – 4:30 PM

Location: Lower School Science Lab Room 103


Piano Lessons

Enjoy learning piano with Dr. Zigaran! Although he is a professional cellist, he has studied piano with the same teacher as world famous pianist Martha Argerich in Argentina and then studied in the US for his composition studies. Marcelo has a lot of experience working with different student personalities and approaches, interests, and goals in music.

This class will explore piano techniques and repertory for each level as well as the ability to read music and develop musicianship.

A trial lesson is possible if desired.

Registration is ongoing throughout the semester and can be prorated.

**To schedule your lessons, please email Dr. Zigaran at marcelloz@sbcglobal.net before registering online.**

Instructor: Dr. Marcelo Zigaran

Dates: January 3 – May 19

Time: To be determined by teacher and parent

Location: Fine Arts Building

Price: $160 per 60 minute lesson
$90 per 45 minute lesson

Tae Kwon Do (Pre K4–5th)

For centuries, millions of people have benefitted from the teachings of martial arts, a system of self-defense created in the Orient that does not advocate the use of weapons. Instead, it teaches a philosophy that believes in strengthening the mind and body through self-discipline, fitness, and awareness. We offer a well-balanced program that emphasizes pride, self-esteem, fitness, and integrity. Instruction includes self-discipline, body control, and self-defense.
* Fee does not include uniform which is purchased from instructor. *Free belt testing.

Instructor: Master Bruce Alamdari

Dates: January 9 – May 15

Time: Mondays 3:40 – 4:20 PM

Location: Bayou Room

Price: $430

Voice Lessons – Individual or Group (5th–8th)

Voice lessons will teach students to understand the basics of how their physical voice and its corresponding parts operate together. Students will explore their voice from figuring out their vocal range, strengthening the muscles that are used in pitch production with correct breathing techniques, to understanding and producing different vocal tones and developing the singer’s ear. We will also talk about how to take proper care of your voice. Lessons are for you:

• If you are a beginner
• If you are advanced
• If you need help with preparing for auditions
• If you need coaching for contest music
• If you want to work on performing live to an audience
• Or, if you just love to sing!

To schedule your lessons, please email Steffany Johnston at steffany.johnston@duchesne.org before registering online.

Instructor: Ms. Steffany Johnson

Dates: January 3 – May 17

Time: Tuesdays 3:45 PM / Wednesdays 3:45 PM

Location: Fine Arts Room 106

Price: $86 per 30 minute individual lesson
$68 per 40 minute group lesson (NEED 2 OR MORE STUDENTS FOR CLASS TO MAKE) (Wednesdays)

General Information

  • Extended Morning and Afternoon are offered to all students in grades Pre-K3 through eighth grades.
  • Extended Morning Programs will be held in the gym beginning at 7 a.m. for those who need to be dropped off early.
  • Students who are dropped off between 7 and 7:30 a.m. will wait in the gym.
  • The fee for Extended Morning is $3/day.
  • Lower School Extended Afternoon will begin at 3:10 and end at 6 p.m. Students will meet in the Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall.
  • Middle School Extended Afternoon will begin at 3:30 and end at 6 p.m. Students should walk downstairs and check in with the Extended Program teachers in the Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall.
  • All students participating in an after-school Arts and Enrichment activity must go to Extended Afternoon first to check in with the teacher. They will receive a snack and be taken to their activity/class by the Arts and Enrichment instructor.
  • The Extended Programs staff will provide an environment where students can relax after a busy day of school. After a snack in the Schuhmacher Godfrey Dining Hall, they will be given time to engage in games, arts and crafts, outside activities, and more in the Annex. If you would like for your daughter to work on homework after school in a quiet environment, please register her for Homework Hall (see Homework Hall tab for information).
  • Students may be released only to those on the authorized pickup list. They may not be released to anyone under the age of 18. In the event of another arrangement, an email from the parent is required. Please send an email to extendedday@duchesne.org or call the Lower School cell phone at (281) 726-2799 or the Middle School cell phone at (713) 476-1249.
  • If your daughter attends Extended Afternoon and would like to participate in any after-school function (sports, Girl Scouts, play, etc.), she must have written permission stating what time she will leave Extended Afternoon and if she will return. Please notify the Lower School office or send an email to Ms. Molina, assistant to the head of Middle School, sara.molina@duchesne.org, as well as extendedday@duchesne.org, with this information.
  • For those picked up after 6 p.m., a late charge of $20 per every 30 minutes will be assessed.

Homework Hall

Homework Hall is available for students in first through eighth grades.

This program is designed for students who do not participate in a daily after-school activity. Students will be taken from Extended Afternoon to the Lower School Library for a quiet study time. Students who are registered are required to stay for a minimum of 30 minutes. When registering your daughter for Homework Hall, please indicate which days you would like for her to attend. Although registration is preferred, drop-ins are welcome, and your student account will be billed for the days attended. There will be a $5/day charge for Homework Hall in addition to Extended Afternoon charge(s).

Please note that Homework Hall is not the same as one-on-one instruction. The Homework Hall teachers are there to ensure the students have the appropriate study environment and assist students who have questions or need some guidance. We do ask that parents check over homework for completion and any errors at home. Please discuss the policies and procedures of Homework Hall with your child.

Program Costs

ProgramsCostGrades Times Location
Extended Morning

$3/dayPK3–8th7–7:30 a.m.Gymnasium
Extended Afternoon

$15/dayPK3–4th3:10–6 p.m. Dining Hall/
Annex
Extended Afternoon

$15/day5th–8th3:30–6 p.m. Dining Hall/
Annex
Extended
Afternoon
Drop-Ins




$5/day (This fee will be
charged to all students who
check in to Extended
Afternoon, receive a snack,
and are picked up by or before
3:30 p.m. for Lower School or
4 p.m. for Middle School.)
PK3–8th




Lower
School:
3:10–3:30 p.m.
Middle
School:
3:30–4 p.m.
Dining Hall






Arts and Enrichment +
Extended Afternoon
$5 (in addition to Arts &
Enrichment Class. Fee
covers cost of Extended Program
and snack.)

PK3–8th


3:30–5:30 p.m.


Classrooms/
Dining Hall/
Annex

Homework
Hall


$5/day (in addition to
Extended Afternoon)


1st–8th

3:45–5:30 p.m.

Sister Lamy
Lower School Library

Drop-in Service

Should the occasion arise that the parent is unable to pick up his or her child immediately after school, drop-in service is available. Drop-in students are those who do not come to Extended Afternoon Programs on a regular basis (more than once a week, every week). The drop-in rate for students who attend Extended Afternoon after 3:30 p.m. is $15/day and will be billed to your student account. (A fee of $5 will be charged for all students who check in with Extended Afternoon, receive a snack, and are picked up by or before 3:30 p.m. for Lower School and 4 p.m. for Middle School.)

Drop-ins will not participate in any after-school activity but will receive a snack and take part in the activities planned in Extended Afternoon Programs.

In addition to emailing Extended Programs, please notify the Lower School or Middle School office before 2 p.m. by email or phone so the Extended Programs staff will know to expect your daughter. If an adult does not arrive to pick up a child at dismissal time, she will be taken to Extended Afternoon and charged the daily rate. The drop-in fee will be charged to the school account.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Duchesne reserves the right to change or cancel any class or program. Efforts will be made to assign students affected by such a change or cancellation to another available program, class, or course. If the minimum enrollment is not met for an after-school class/activity, the class will not be offered. Parents will be contacted and will receive a full refund.* A student who withdraws from a class/activity will receive a full refund less a $50 administrative fee, unless noted otherwise. Refunds will not be given after the first day of class.

*NOTE: For individual/group music and dance classes, please refer to the instructor's cancellation policy located on his or her course description.

Extended Programs Contacts

Sarah Baker
Extended Programs Director
713-468-8211, ext. 200
extendedday@duchesne.org

Heather Frantz
Extended Programs Assistant

Jennifer Pesek
Extended Programs Assistant/Archivist

Extended Afternoon Programs Cell Phones

Lower School:
281-726-2799
Middle School:
713-476-1249

Extended Afternoon Programs Staff
Catherine Booker
Karina Cepeda
Helen Dora
Stephanie Gomez,

Homework Hall
Sarahi Mondragon