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920 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA, 94710
United States

(510) 644-8812

Rosa Parks is an Environmental Science Magnet school in the Berkeley Unified School District in Berkeley, California. Equipped with a science lab, educational garden, and dedicated, professional and talented faculty and staff, students at Rosa Parks benefit from a curriculum enriched with access to science and nature.

School-Wide Before/After School Enrichment

SCHOOL-WIDE BEFORE SCHOOL ENRICHMENT

School-Wide Before School Enrichment is NOT apart of Kids’ Village. Refer to Rosa Parks Main Office for further details.

Before school classes include Mandarin, Spanish or chess

KIDS' VILLAGE SCHOOL-WIDE ENRICHMENT CLASSES

A wider variety of after school classes is available. Soccer, yoga, basketball, dance, art, cooking, engineering, Jiu-Jitsu & Coding are some of the classes your student can enroll in. 

January-May Spring 2019

* MORE INFORMATION IN WEDNESDAY ENVOLOPE DECEMBER 19TH *

Classes begin on Monday, January 21st, 2019.

FULL AND PARTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE!


**Below is information for the Fall 2018 After School Classes **


Deadline
All Registration Forms will be accepted until Wednesday, January 9th by 8pm. Please return all forms either to Alicia in the Main office or to Jessica in the Kids’ Village office. If necessary, we will hold a lottery on Friday, January 11th for any class that has more applicants than available spaces.

Payment
Please pay the $10 registration fee AND class fee(s) with your enrollment form. Please note that the registration fee is NOT a deposit and is separate from the class fee.

If your child is already enrolled in Kids’ Village on the day of the enrichment class, you will get a 20% discount on the class.

If your child is NOT in Kids’ Village but you need KV before classes that start more than 30 minutes after school gets out, there is an additional fee of $40/class. If your child is staying in Kids’ Village after their classes, after school fees will apply for the days needed.

Please make checks out to: LifeLong Medical / Rosa Parks and write in the memo “ENRICHMENT along with your child(s)’ name, or see Jessica Baird to pay by credit card.

Scholarships
Partial and full scholarships are available; just ask! If you would like to request a scholarship, please note on the registration form how much you can pay in the “We can pay” section. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Refunds
If your student does not get into any class, we will refund the registration fee and any class fees. We cannot offer refunds for any other reason.

GETTING TO CLASS

IF YOUR CHILD IS ALREADY IN KIDS’ VILLAGE, they will be picked up from their KV group and sent to their enrichment class. They will go back to KV after the class.

IF YOUR CHILD IS NOT IN KIDS’ VILLAGE AND YOU NEEDS KIDS’ VILLAGE, your child will be picked up after school and signed into Kids’ Village. They will participate in KV until they are picked up from their KV group and taken to their enrichment class. You must pick up your child from their enrichment class by the end of the class and sign your child out of KV (attendance sheets will be in the gym).

IF YOU DO NOT NEED KIDS’ VILLAGE, please bring your child directly to their enrichment class. You must pick up your child from their enrichment class by the end of the class.

Absences
Please contact Kids’ Village if your child will be absent from an enrichment class.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

ARTS

COOKING (liability waiver must be signed to take this class)
This cooking class is deliciously good for those who love to create with food! Students get the chance to learn about delicious and healthy ways to prepare and experiment with flavors, colors, and textures in a fun and relaxing setting.

ART WITH LISA KRONES-WHALEN
This class is good for kids who just can’t get enough creative time. Lisa shares her enthusiasm for the creative process and introduces many different media that combine to make a completed work of art.

HIP HOP DANCE CLASS WITH JESSICA WOLF
Come move your body and learn hip-hop dance with Jessica Wolf. In this 8-week session, each participant will develop their body in motion through mindfulness movement practices, warm-up exercises, universal steps, developmental tools, hip-hop dance technique, phrase work and choreography. Can’t wait to dance with you!

SPORTS

JIU-JITSU WITH ALAN JOYCE OF RALPH GRACIE JIU-JITSU (liability waiver must be signed to take this class)
Jiu-Jitsu, an ancient martial art, is an efficient and practical self-defense system. Taught by Alan Joyce, a Rosa Parks parent and a black belt jiu-jitsu teacher at Ralph Gracie Jiu-Jitsu in Berkeley, the class is geared toward development of ground fighting skills using techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. In this class, you’ll have fun, get in shape, build discipline & self-respect, all in a safe, friendly environment. Students will warm up then work on technique. Students will be paired with other students of the same size/age/grade. No experience necessary. All levels welcome. Gis will be provided for the duration of the class.

BASKETBALL WITH NITZAN YEROVAM (liability waiver must be signed to take this class)
Designed to get children involved in a variety of physical activities, this basketball class teaches the fundamentals of basketball through simple drills, fun games, and developing fine motor, gross motor, and ball handling skills. The class is also designed to introduce and improve confidence, respect and the concept of teamwork in a non-competitive.

SOCCER2GETHER WITH NITZAN YEROVAM (liability waiver must be signed to take this class)
Soccer2gether has a vision to bring people together and create community through the great game of soccer. We are eager to develop soccer skills as well as life skills through exercises and games that engage our players in a variety of physical activities. Our program is focused on instilling basic motor skills, soccer fundamentals, self-confidence, and the virtues of teamwork and cooperation in a relaxed, unhurried and personal environment.

YOGA WITH PAPA DAH (liability waiver must be signed to take this class)
Children will learn long slow stretching, meditation, deep relaxation, along with lectures on health, nutrition and the power of positive thinking. Dah is a certified yoga instructor.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

TOYOLOGY WITH SARAH’S SCIENCE
Sarah’s Science has BRAND NEW projects, so newcomers and returners are both welcome. In these exciting hands-on science classes, we will build a variety of toys and use them to demonstrate major scientific concepts such as energy, electricity, light, gravity, motion, friction, magnetism and simple machines. Each student will construct and take home a science toy in every class.

COMPUTER CODING WITH KIDZTOPROS (All levels are welcome.)
KidzToPros coding programs not only teach coding but also fosters creativity , reasoning and problem solving. Kids look forward to their next class and are seen getting innovative and creative. Scratch Programming(8+ years) Scratch Programming Class for Kids and Teens focuses on making sure children understand the foundational computer programming (coding) concepts such as sequencing, branching, looping and variables. They will learn it in a fun way by making animations, dialogues, games, simulations etc. Completion of this program gives a very good foundation to start with other Programming languages. In the Python Programming: we cover installing Python, data types and creating variables, input and output, decision making(If, If-Else, While, Files) and repetition(For Loop) followed by a project using all the concepts