After School Enrichment and Academic Programs
Here you will find our current after-school academic programs and enrichment activities for the Fall of 2023 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.
This list is subject to change based on student interest and availability of program facilitators. Each program is limited to the first 20 students who register. Year-long programs will continue with students that are already enrolled from the fall program semester. 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.
Spring Programs begin on Monday, January 29, 2024 and end on Friday, May 24, 2024, 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 email Mr. Ferreira with questions or contact him at 508-991-4105.
After-School Program Descriptions
Art Club - Stage Design: This Art Club will create backdrops and props for the school's production of Little Mermaid. Interested student artists will help design, build and paint the major visuals for the play. Students interested in working as stage crew during the production should also join this art club. Build the sets that you'll be helping set up on stage during rehearsals, dress-rehearsals and the production run. If you are only interested in the creation step, you do not need to serve on the stage crew. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Tuesdays.
Basketball Club - Middle School: This club will offer Middle School students the opportunity to participate in friendly basketball games. Open to students in grades 5-8. Meets on Thursdays.
Card Magic Club: Students will learn a variety of card magic tricks. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Wednesdays.
Chat’n Talk: This program is designed for students that are interested in working on their social skills by having fun and engaging conversations, playing games, helping others, and getting to know each other. The goal of this program is to work on improving our conversational skills with peers and learning to advocate for ourselves. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.
Chess Club: A club for students to learn, practice and play the game of chess. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Mondays.
Clay Club: This is a great opportunity for students to work with clay after school, learning basic handbuilding techniques while creating their one of a kind art pieces. Class size is limited so sign up early! This club is open to students in grades 5-8. Meets on Wednesdays.
Drama Club: This year's Drama Club production will be Disney's "Little Mermaid". Our rehearsals will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:15-5:00 pm. There is no late bus so you must be picked up at the end of rehearsal. The performances will be February 8, 9, and 10th. Students participating in the show must commit to being at BOTH rehearsals each week. Stage crew is welcome to be at all rehearsals or be part of the stage design club Mr. Vecchiarelli is running. As we approach the performances, rehearsal time will increase during the last 2 weeks. Parents are welcome to lend a hand in set construction!
Dungeons & Dragons Club (Middle School & High School): 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. Students in grades 5-8 meet on Tuesdays. Students in grades 9-12 meet on Fridays.
Improv: Do you like to laugh? Can you think on your feet? Do you like having fun with others? If so you should come join! Improv club is a group of students who enjoy making up scenarios and going with the flow. Open to students in grades 7-12. Meets on Wednesdays.
Jewelry Making Club: In this club the students will be free to create any bracelets, necklaces, or earrings that they chose. Students will use a variety of beads and strings to make their jewelry of choice. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.
League of Legends Club: Students will gather and play League of Legends either against each other or against other players. Open to students in grades 7-12. Meets on Mondays.
Middle School Concert Band: The Middle School Concert Band performs at the Winter and Spring Concerts, and, when possible, a music festival field trip, typically in May .
A large, but limited, number of school owned instruments are available to borrow for a small annual fee, currently $25, to help pay for supplies and minor repairs. Instruments offered are flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, trombone, baritone horn, tuba, bass guitar, and percussion (drums). Please note that guitar and piano are not offered.
Advanced wind instrument students, those who have finished at least page 2 of the Songs #1 packet, will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, new and beginning wind instrument students will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and percussion students (drums) will meet on Fridays and on one of the other days according to their level. Students that participate in Chorus, and/or Drama club may attend Band once per week if the other musical ensemble is scheduled on one of their 2 band days. Contact Mr. Richard if you have any concerns about scheduling or any other questions.
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. There will also be fun challenges every once in a while for stickers and other fun prizes! This club is open to grades 5-8. Meets on Wednesdays.
Mixed Chorus (grades 5-12): The GLCPS Chorus normally includes both middle school and high school students together, but if enough students participate, the Chorus will be separated into two choruses accordingly. The chorus meets twice per week with the addition of cooperation with the drama club during the drama club season. The Mixed Chorus performs at the Winter and Spring concerts and may also be joining the Concert Band at a music festival trip, typically in May. Mixed Chorus meets on Thursdays and Fridays.
Mural Club: The mural club is for students to get creative and leave their mark! This club will have students plan, design and paint murals for different areas of the school. This club is open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Wednesdays.
Photography: This program 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 Mondays.
Roots & Shoots: Roots and Shoots is a worldwide program founded by Dr. Jane Goodall focused on getting youth working on environmental, conservation and humanitarian issues. Global's Roots & Shoots program focuses on teaching students about personal sustainable goals, while also allowing students to pursue action on issues they care about in our community. Open to grades 9-12. Meets on Tuesdays.
Sailing Club: The sailing club is a great way to get out on the water and have some fun! School buses depart from GLCPS and bring students to the Community Boating Center (CBC) where students will learn how to sail. Parent pick up from the community boating center is necessary to attend this program. Open to a maximum of 10 students in grades 7-12. Meets on Mondays. Program ends on 10/30/23.
Soccer Club: 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 5-12. Meets on Fridays, if weather permits. The fall program ends on 11/17/23.
Volleyball Club - High School: Volleyball Club will give high school students the opportunity to compete against their peers in friendly games of volleyball. Coach Gaouette will teach the students the rules and skills used in the game of volleyball. Open to students in grades 9-12. Meets on Wednesdays.
Yearbook Club: Yearbook Club is a student-focused publication club where students work together to collaboratively build the GLCPS yearbook each year. Yearbook Club meets once a week after school to work on the yearbook, plan page designs, and arrange the pictures. We need students who would be available to attend school events to take pictures after school and on weekends. Open to grades 7-12. Meets on Tuesdays.
Academic Support Programs
Academic Support: Additional academic support will be provided to students in ELA, Math, Science, Civics/Social Studies, and English Language Development in most grade levels. The academic help after school is provided by GLCPS teachers. Academic support is provided from Monday through Friday. Please select the day, time, and grade that coincides with your child/student.
Super Smash Bros. Club: Students will play super smash bros and set up tournaments to play together. Open to students in grades 5-12. Meets on Thursdays.
Volleyball Club - High School (grades 9-12): Volleyball Club will give high school students the opportunity to compete against their peers in friendly games of volleyball. Coach Gaouette will teach the students the rules and skills used in the game of volleyball. The club fills up quickly so students should try to sign up before the deadline. Meets on Tuesdays.
Yearbook Club: Yearbook Club is a student-focused publication club where students work together to collaboratively build the GLCPS yearbook each year. Yearbook Club meets once a week after school to work on the yearbook, plan page designs, and arrange the pictures. We need students who would be available to attend school events to take pictures after school and on weekends. Any questions, please see Mrs. Monteiro or Mrs. Colson.
Academic Support Programs
Academic Support: Additional academic support will be provided to students in ELA, Math, Science, History/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 Monday through Friday. Please select the day, time, and grade that coincides with your child/student.
Registration for Spring programs will start on Wednesday, January 17, 2024.
Spring programs will run from Monday, January 29, 2024 through Friday, May 24, 2024.
Confirmation of Child Participation
home an After-School Program Confirmation Letter. The letter indicates what
after-school program(s) your student signed up for. It also notifies you if your child has
been placed on a WAITING LIST for a program they selected.
Programs start the week of September 26, 2022.
If you have any questions, please contact me at [email protected] or call me at
Si inscribió a su hijo en un programa extracurricular, debería haber llevado a casa una
carta de confirmación del programa extracurricular. La carta indica a qué programa(s)
extracurricular(es) ha solicitado su hijo. También le notifica si su hijo ha sido colocado
en una LISTA DE ESPERA para un programa seleccionado.
Los programas comienzan la semana del 26 de septiembre de 2022.
Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese conmigo a [email protected] o llame al
Se você inscreveu o seu filho em um programa pós-escolar, ele deve ter trazido para
casa uma carta de confirmação do programa pós-escolar. A carta indica em que
programa(s) extracurricular(s) o seu filho se inscreveu. Também notifica se o seu filho
foi colocado em uma LISTA DE ESPERA para um programa selecionado.
Os programas começam na semana de 26 de setembro de 2022.
Se você tiver alguma pergunta, entre em contato comigo em [email protected] ou
ligue para 508-991-4105.