Enrichment Activities

Thanks to our PTA, McKinley-Thatcher Elementary is excited to offer students in grades K-5 the opportunity to sign up for a wide variety of after school activities!

Classes are subsidized by PTA to be $10/session or less, and scholarships are available. Please contact McKinleyThatcher@gmail.com to request a scholarship or with any questions/suggestions/etc.

Enrichment Class Offerings

We are excited to announce our spring after-school enrichment schedule for grades K-5! Scholarships are available to those in need – please contact the main office at (720) 424-5600 for more information.

Sticky Fingers Cooking (round 2)Sticky Fingers logo

  • Who: Sticky Fingers
  • What: Your kids will have a blast every week discovering how easy and fun it is to prepare and eat tasty, deliciously healthy, globally-inspired and American classic recipes!
  • When: Every Thursday, Apr. 6 to May 25, 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Where: McKinley-Thatcher staff lounge
  • How: Register online by clicking here. $80/student for the full eight-week class.

Woodshop Wizards

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  • Who: Woodshop Wizards
  • What: An after-school woodworking class that offers hands-on, creative learning, self-confidence and group interaction skills. Students learn to build detailed wooden assembly projects while they gain knowledge and learn the safe use of essential hand tools. Every child will create a project that they can take home to treasure!
  • When: Every Tuesday, Apr. 4 to May 23, 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Where: McKinley-Thatcher staff lounge
  • How: Register online by clicking here. $80/student for the full eight-week class (includes all materials!).


Eurekus logo

  • Who: Eurekus
  • What: Students have a blast becoming “Artist Explorers” – investigating how our world and universe works. Imaginations are charged as learners explore science and engineering with a host of cool Fine Art and Maker projects. From sculpture and experiments to electronic inventions, students enjoy working hands-on with visiting artist mentors while engaging in creative problem-solving. Throughout, students gain great STEM
    knowledge while having loads of fun!!
  • When: Every Monday, Apr. 10 to May 22, 2:50pm-3:50pm
  • Where: McKinley-Thatcher library
  • How: Register online by clicking here. $70 for the full seven-week class.

Spanish Club — FULL as of 9/19/2016Spanish Club

  • Who: La Mano Kids
  • What: After-school Spanish club – students will learn to speak Spanish, begin reading and writing, and will learn la cultura latina (Latin culture).
  • When: Every Tuesday, Sep. 20 to May 9, 3:00pm-4:00pm
  • Where: McKinley-Thatcher library
  • How: To register, download and complete this form and return to the main office with payment by Sep. 9th. $300/student for full year, cash or check (check should be payable to La Mano Art). Please contact Michele Brown with questions – (303) 332-8277 or michele@lamanoart.com.