After School Enrichment and Academic Programs

Here you will find our current after-school academic programs and enrichment activities for the Fall of 2021 which are offered to GLCPS students free of charge. Please read each program description and register your child for the program(s) he/she is interested in. Free bus transportation is also available for students participating in after-school programs on a first-come-first-served basis. Students must be signed into their GLCPS Googledocs account in order to access this registration form. 

Registration Form

This list is subject to change based on student interest and availability ofprogram facilitators.  Each program is limited to the first 20 students who register.  Due to limited slots, we may have to conduct a lottery in order to fairly place students in some programs. A waiting list will be maintained for programs overenrolled.

Programs begin on Tuesday, September, 2021 and end on Friday, January 28, 2022, unless otherwise indicated. Please note that attendance is essential. Unexcused/excessive absences may also result in the student being dropped from the program. GLCPS will cancel any programs that do not meet the minimum enrollment. Please contact Mr. Ferreira with questions at 508-991-4105 ext. 546 or

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After-School Programs Description

Fall 2021


Enrichment Clubs & Programs


American Sign Language (ASL) and Culture: Introduction to American Sign Language will focus on how to sign numbers, letters, colors and early conversational skills. There will also be a component that focuses on Deaf Culture and community. Open to students in grades 5-12.  Meets on Tuesdays.


Art Club: If you can't wait for Art class or having art for just one term isn't enough then join Art Club. Students will experiment with new projects, test new materials, and help with ongoing art displays throughout the building. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.


Band - Middle School (grades 5-8): Directed by Mr. Richard, MS Band is offered from 3:15 - 4:15, Tuesday through Friday.  Students should sign up for the day their instrument is offered plus at least one additional day. Instruments may be borrowed from the school with an agreement and a $20 fee for the year.  Requests to borrow an instrument may be done online at


In addition to this sign up process, students participating in middle school band must join the MS Band google classroom at or by using the join code frkwjny. 


The band instrument days are as follows:

  • Tuesday - flute, trombone, and baritone horn 
  • Wednesday - trumpet, French horn, and percussion (drums)  
  • Thursday - clarinet,  bass clarinet, and alto saxophone 
  • Friday - tuba, bass guitar, and tenor saxophone 

Cheerleading: Do you have spirit? Because GLCPS does! Cheerleaders will learn and practice sideline cheers, dance routines, motions, jumps and basic stunts. Cheerleaders will perform at various sporting, school and community events. Tumblers welcome! Go GLCPS! Students must wear sneakers and gym attire/workout clothes to participate. Cheerleading is open to students in grades 5-12.  Meets on Wednesdays.


Chess Club: A club for students to learn, practice, and play chess. Open to players of all ages and all skill levels. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Tuesdays.


Chorus: Directed by Ms. Bastos, Chorus will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 PM.   Chorus is open to all students in grades 5-12 and, with enough participation, grade level sections may be formed.


Clay Club: This is a great opportunity for students to work with clay after school in an independent setting. Students will have fun learning the basics of handbuilding and painting their clay creations. Projects will be student driven with guidance from the teacher. Class size is limited so sign up early! This club is open to students in grades 5-8. Meets on Wednesdays.  


Colorguard: Colorguard is a sport in which there is a choreographed routine of dance, flag, and rifle spinning. In this club you will learn the fundamentals of this sport in the fall and create a performance of a routine in the spring. This program is open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.


Crochet and Knitting Club:  Students will learn basic crochet skills and also learn how to use a loom in order to create blankets, scarves, hats, or any other options that they have interest in making. The club is open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.


Drama Club: This year's production of Moana by the GLCPS Drama Club  will be an exciting adventure!  Music rehearsals will begin on December 1st, 8th, and 15th and will be led by the GLCPS chorus instructor, Miss Bastos.  The purpose of these rehearsals are to understand the big ensemble songs and review audition songs for those preparing to audition for lead parts.


Auditions will be held on January 4th and 5th, and rehearsals will follow on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.  Joining Drama Club is a commitment to the production and the expectation is that you will be able to be at both the Tuesday and Wednesday rehearsals from 3:15-5PM every week.  


Show dates will be April 28th, 29th, and 30th with Thursday and Friday evening shows and a Saturday matinee.


Dungeons and Dragons: Level up your character, fight monsters, and enter into a world of fantasy! Dungeons and Dragons is a roleplaying game where you get to decide what your character will do next. Join your friends in this adventure game where you will explore dungeons, solve puzzles, talk with other characters, battle monsters, and discover magic items and other treasure along the way. Open to students in grades 9-12.  Meets on Wednesdays. 


High School First Generation College-Bound: FIRST STEPS is for students who are interested in attending a two or four year college and would be the FIRST in their family to earn a college degree. This after-school program will include activities, discussions, and bring interesting guest speakers to share about the college exploration process. Students will learn how they can prepare academically and financially for college in 8th grade and in high school. FIRST STEPS will help students feel empowered to reach for their dreams to attend college and will share important information with students' families. Open to students in grades 9-12.  Meets on Tuesdays.


Intramural Sports Club - Middle School (grades 5-8): This club will offer students the opportunity to participate in a number of competitive organized sports games such as dodgeball, flag football, basketball, volleyball, baseball, etc. This club is open to students in grades 5-8.  Meets on Fridays.  


Minecraft Club: Minecraft is a game where you dig (mine) and build (craft) different kinds of 3D blocks within a large world of varying terrains and habitats to explore. We will build, create and game together.  This club is open to grades 5-8.  Meets on Wednesdays.


Photography: This course is available for students in grades seven and up. We will be exploring different photography techniques, portrait, landscape, and still photography as well as trick photography. We will be working with DSLR cameras in the manual setting. We will also be working on several projects for the school this year. Meets on Thursdays with a possible rotating assignment on Wednesdays.


Soccer (grades 5-8): Students will learn the fundamentals of soccer through drills, games, and other fun activities. The soccer club will take place at Riverside Park.  This club is open to students in grades 5-8. Meets on Fridays, if weather permits.  The Fall program ends November 19, 2021.  


String Ensemble: Directed by Mr. Escobar, String Ensemble is open to all students, grades 5 - 12, and will meet Wednesdays from 4:30 - 5:30 PM.  This is later than the regular after school programs so there is no late bus available for this program, students will need their own transportation.  If students are to stay after school while waiting for the ensemble to begin, they must be participating in one of the other after school programs that run from 3:15 - 4:15 PM.  String Ensemble offers instruction on Acoustic Bass (Upright Bass), Cello, Viola, and Violin.  Instruments may be borrowed from the school with an agreement and a $20 fee for the year.  Requests to borrow an instrument may be done online at


Volleyball Club - High School (grades 9-12): Volleyball Club is a safe place for High School students to compete in friendly games of Volleyball with Coach St. Jean. Students will take the skills learned in Physical Education class and put them to the test against their peers. Select members of the club may have the opportunity to compete in games vs. local high schools. The club fills up quickly, so make sure to sign up before the deadline. Meets on Tuesdays.  


Academic Support Programs


Academic Support:  Additional academic support will be provided to students in ELA, Math, Science, Social Studies, Portuguese and English Language Development in all grade levels.  The academic help after school is provided by GLCPS teachers.   Academic support is provided from Tuesday through Friday.  Please select the day, time, and grade that coincides with your child/student.

Spring Programs: 

Basketball Team (grades 8-12), Basketball Club (grades 5-7), and Flag Football (grades 5-8).  


Registration for Spring programs will start on January 12, 2022.

Spring programs will run from Tuesday, February 1, 2022 through Friday, May 27, 2022.