After School Vendor Electives


After School Vendor Elective Classes offered 3rd Quarter 2019 are listed below with information and links to their flyers for registering. All registration is done directly with the vendors and all classes are held at Blaine. Students meet in the auditorium at 2nd Dismissal Bell where they will be picked up by their instructors. Kindergarten students will be gathered in the Annex building and escorted to their vendor classes.

**All dismissals are from Door 8-Pedway door facing Grace Street** You must come up to the door to have your child be handed off to you for safety precautions, children will not be released to parents at the end of the sidewalk or in their cars.

If your child will return to Blaine’s Tuition Based After School (TBAS) program you will need to register for the Full Day. To Register for TBAS Program for 3rd Quarter, please email the director, Denise Rivas.

Vendor Elective Classes Options:

Karate-Do: Japanese Martial Art of Self Defense Class for grades 1st to 8th meets on Tuesdays at Blaine from 3pm to 4pm. 9 weeks, begins 2/5 to 4/2. Cost: $190. Register via phone 773-799-8459 or email: Ky Jacoby email

Mission Propelle’s Girl Power Yoga Club: emphasizing social and emotional learning, helping girls build confidence and problem-solving skills. In every class girls learn yoga, and build literacy and leadership skills through Dottie Books, and make new friends through games. Grades: 1-5; Cost: $148-per student-new students receive a yoga mat. Wednesdays: 2/6 to 4/3 from 3:15 to 4:15 Register online here

Ten Pound Cake Company Cooking Class: Age and skill appropriate cooking classes. Recipes and treats to be taken home after each class. Classes run 2/4 to 4/4/. TO REGISTER: Email Julie Swift for registration link and information BEFORE Saturday, Jan. 19th.

Registration will open on Sunday, Jan. 20th at 8 pm.

Grades: 1- 8; Classes meet 3:15 to 4:30 pm. Sessions and Pricing below:

Mondays-1st/2nd grades -8 weeks for $200 Tuesdays-3rd/4th grades – 9 weeks for $225 Wednesdays-5th/8th grades – 9 weeks for $270 Thursdays-1st/2nd grades – 9 weeks for $225 Fridays- 3rd/4th grades – 8 weeks for $200

Smart Chess Scholars for PreK:

Storytime Dance: This class will bring your favorite storybooks to life through dance plus creative movement technique plus activities.

Grades: PreK-1; Cost: $150 for 9 weeks; (Tuesdays: 2/5 to 4/2 from 3:15-4:15) Register online here

Hip Hop Dance: Perfect for all skill levels, this class will teach Hip Hop dance techniques plus culture with upbeat music in an energetic class environment. Grades: 2-5; Cost: $150 for 9 weeks. (Thursdays:2/7 to 4/4 from 3:15-4:15)  Register online here.

Chess Scholars Classes:

Smart Chess Scholars for PreK: innovative approach to teaching chess to children as young as 3 years old. Life size chess mat 4ft x 4ft- children have a blast playing human chess, sing, dance, activities to keep them engaged.

Cost: Early registration $144 for 9 weeks or add an extra $15 if registering after 1/24 (Weds: 2/6 to 4/3 from 3:15 to 4:15

Register online here.  Enter Code: BLN2.6.19

Chess Scholars: Develop your child’s intellect through the fun game of chess. No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Both new and returning participants are welcome! Chess has been to enhance motivation, concentration, focus, social skills, and creativity. Offering two different sessions for Lower Grades (KG-2) and Upper Grades (3-8) Contact Chess Scholars with questions: 847-482-9999

Tuesday Classes: Early registration $125 add an additional fee after 1/24 of $15 Tues: 2/5 to 4/2 from 3:15 to 4:15

Thursdays Classes: Early registration $125 add an additional fee after 1/24 of $15. Thurs: 2/7 to 4/4 from 3:15 to 4:15

Register online here must enter codes- see below:

Tues. Lower (KG-2) Code: BLN2.5.19 L or Tues. Upper (3-8) Code: BLN2.5.19U Thurs Lower(KG-2) Code: BLN2.7.19L or Thurs. Upper (3-8) Code: BLN2.7.19U

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