PA of PS 144 After School Program Fall/Winter 2014

August 4, 2014

We're excited to announce the following tentative schedule and tuition for Monday and Tuesday After School classes, provided by ThinkingCAP (http://thinkingcapny.com).


after school schedule

For class descriptions please click here . The schedule and tuition are subject to change.

Please check back on this page for the Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday schedule in the beginning of September. To see a sample of our classes, please scroll down to the bottom of our July 15th letter.

Our tentative tuition for PS144 teacher-led classes are below. Please note, these are subject to change. Special enrichment classes with outside vendors such as Hip Hop, Soccer Friends, Karate Sensei and others will have a higher price based upon the vendor’s fee (prices for those classes will range about $185 – $350).

Tuition listed below is per day for the entire semester. The ASP will start on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 and end on Friday, February 13, 2015 (total of 18 or 19 classes):

Pickup at 3:40pm: $165-$175

Pickup at 4:45pm: $330-$350

Pickup at 6:00pm: $505-$535

The After School Program (ASP) Committee will be taking vacations during various parts of August, so planning and correspondence will be very slow during this period. We appreciate your understanding.


Rick Marino, After School Coordinator (646-256-3538)

Orkideh Pourjafar and Stella Xu, Parent Liaisons (afterschool.ps144@gmail.com)



July 15, 2014

Dear Families,

We hope you are enjoying the summer. The After School Program Committee is working hard on putting together our portfolio of classes for next year. We are pleased to announce that the After School Program (ASP) hours for the 2014/2015 school year will be Monday to Friday. 2:20pm - 6:00pm. We would like to thank the administration and the teachers for working with the Parents’ Association on making this important change. Our schedule will be as follows:

2:20pm-3:40pm: Period I (this will include a snack break)

3:40pm - 4:45pm: Period II

4:45pm - 6:00pm: Period III (Homework Help & Games)

The ASP Committee is also very excited to announce a partnership with ThinkingCAP to provide programs on Mondays and Tuesdays. ThinkingCAP is an innovative program that provides a fun and safe environment for children to learn and play. They are a locally run business located in Kew Gardens and you can find out more at http://www.thinkingcapny.com/ or visit them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thinkingcapny.

The next page provides a brief overview of next semester’s classes. Please note that this is our preliminary class list and changes may occur. The class list and schedule will be finalized over the next weeks and will be available online by the first week of September at www.pa144.com.

The ASP will begin on Thursday, September 18th. Registration forms will be due the prior week.


Rick Marino, After School Coordinator (646-256-3538)

Orkideh Pourjafar and Stella Xu, Parent Liaisons (afterschool.ps144@gmail.com)

Note: The P.S. 144 After School Program is provided by the Parents’ Association of P.S. 144 in conjunction with the New York City Department of Education.


After School Program (ASP) at PS 144
Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Semester

Mondays and Tuesdays: ThinkingCAP
Homework Club  * Spanish  *  Zumba  *  Crime Solving  *  Self Defense/Martial Arts  * Robotics  *  Rhythm Around the World  * Organized Sports  *  Acrobatics  *  Chess and Logic Games  *  Chinese   * Homework Help
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays: P.S. 144 Staff
Fun sports classes for all levels with Mr. Marino and Mr. Bruno *  Art with Ms. Krug  * Science with Ms. Guerra * Computer with Ms. Campanelli  * Lego with Ms. Romano  *  Glee Club/Music/Theatre with Ms. Devine  *  Yoga with Ms. Diamond *  Comics with Mr. Fox  * iPad Class  *  Homework Help
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays:
Programs from Outside Vendors
Architecture with Architots  *  Karate with a professional Sensei  *  Hip Hop with All Star Studio  *  Soccer with Soccer Friends

Please note that not all classes are available for all grades.  Classes may be removed or added.


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