Enrichment Activities

Scholarships are available to those in need – please contact the main office at (720) 424-5600 for more information.

How to register

Check out our enrichment catalog below and use the listed links to complete your registration.

Questions?

Please call our main office at (720) 424-5600.

Autumn 2019 Course Catalog

Tennis Fun with HAT! — REGISTRATION CLOSED

Since 2009, High Altitude Tennis has been providing kids in Colorado of all ages and levels with fun, positive, and supportive tennis programs. In addition to all of the friendships made, we have a proven plan built on the principles of skill and character development. Our coaches bring all the equipment, knowledge, and fun needed for a great tennis experience! Join the HAT Team!

  • When: Mondays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Dates of classes: 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, & 11/18 (NO CLASS on 10/21)
  • Where: Gym
  • Who: Kindergarten to 5th grade
  • How: Register online here!
  • Price: $112 for 7-week session

Improv 101

Improv 101 is an exciting new offering at schools around the district, where students will play games with working Theatre Artists from around Denver and hone their skills of critical thinking, teamwork, and wit!

  • When: Tuesdays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Dates of classes: 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, & 11/19 (NO CLASS on 10/22)
  • Where: Gym
  • Who: Kindergarten to 5th grade
  • How: Register online here!
  • Price: $105 for 7-week session

Spanish

Are you looking for a fun and engaging way for your child to learn Spanish? During this class, we will work as a group by playing language games, singing songs, making crafts, and learning about Spanish speaking cultures. The program is designed to include all age-appropriate fun activities and continue developing literacy skills in the target language. Class games build on critical thinking skills, promote healthy competition, and help train memory. The class is designed for all elementary school ages and all levels of fluency.

  • When: Wednesdays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Dates of classes: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, & 11/20
  • Where: Art studio
  • Who: Kindergarten to 5th grade
  • How: Register online here!
  • Price: $105 for 8-week session

Yoga for Youth with Ms. Kate

Ms. Kate, who is a paraprofessional at McKinley, has been teaching kids yoga for over six years and is excited to bring her program to our school! Kids with beginner to intermediate level skills will enjoy this program, which will include basic foundations of yoga and a new posture each week – there will be plenty of room to grow! Bonus – your child will receive their very own yoga mat, which will come home the last day of class!

  • When: Thursdays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Dates of classes: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, 11/15, & 11/21 (NO CLASS on 10/31)
  • Where: Gym
  • Who: 1st grade to 5th grade
  • How: Register online here!
  • Price: $77 for 7-week session (Please pay in our main office by cash or check made out to McKinley-Thatcher PTA.)

Girls on the Run — REGISTRATION CLOSED

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity-based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-5th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event!

  • When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
  • Dates of classes: 9/17 to 11/21 (NO CLASS on 10/22)
  • Where: Library & track
  • Who: 3rd to 5th grade girls
  • How: Register online here!
  • Price: $95 with scholarships available