Intercurricular Programs

Intercurricular Programs

E.A. Young Academy offers a wide variety of programs to augment and enhance scholar experiences during the academic year. Based on interest and faculty availability, each academic year features popular activities — like art, robotics, archery, music, and more — that are a big hit with scholars. These after school programs have both age requirements and fees. See additional information below regarding registration. (Please note, some programs require registering through the program provider.)

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Here is the full list of intercurricular programs for the 2017-18 school year:

Archery 101 Jr.

Description: Learn the fundamentals of archery and participate in NASP events.
Fee: $75 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Monday 3:45-4:45
Grades: 4-6
Sponsor: Mike Petruso
*Program starts October 2

Archery 101 Sr.

Description: Learn the fundamentals of archery and participate in NASP events.
Fee: $75 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Wednesday 3:45-4:45
Grades: 7-12
Sponsor: Mike Petruso
*Program starts October 4

Art Club

Description: Dedicated time to CREATE!
Fee: $50 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Monday 3:45-5:00
Grades: 5-12
Sponsor: Julie McGhee

Chess Academy – Beginner Level

Description: Learn how to play chess and prepare for area tournaments.
Fee: $160 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Friday 3:45-4:45
Grades: 1-6
Sponsor: North Texas Chess Academy (NTCA)
Registration Link: NTCA Beginner Level
*Payment and registration directly through vendor

Chess Academy – Intermediate Level

Description: Learn how to play chess and prepare for area tournaments.
Fee: $160 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Friday 5:00-6:00
Grades: 7-12
Sponsor: North Texas Chess Academy (NTCA)
Registration Link: NTCA Intermediate Level
*Payment and registration directly through vendor

Destination Imagination

Description: Creative problem-solving contest. Learn more at Destination Imagination online.
Fee: TBD
Meeting Day/Time: TBD upon team selection
Grades: K-12
Sponsor: Carol Raymond – Managers will be needed! (Typically parents fill this role)

Firehawk Players

Description: After school theatre group culminating in one production each session.
Fee: $125 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday 3:45-6:00
Grades: 7-12
Sponsors: Jeremy Edins & Brenda Edins
*Program starts September 5; Session 1 production November 9-11

Firehawk Players Jr.

Description: After school theatre group culminating in one production each session.
Fee: $150 per year
Meeting Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 3:45-5:00
Grades: 2-6
Sponsor: Joe Sturgeon
*Production March 2-3

Firehawk Rock Band

Firehawk Rock Band
Description: Bring your instrument or your voice and jam!
Fee: $150 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Friday 3:45-6:00
Grades: 6-12
Sponsor: Candis Barber

Game Club Sr.

Game Club Sr.
Description: Table top gaming club
Fee: $20 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Monday 3:45-6:00
Grades: 9-12
Sponsor: Sam Fischer
*Program starts September 18

Game Club Jr.

Description: Table top gaming club
Fee: $20 per semester
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesday 3:45-6:00
Grades: 6-8
Sponsor: Sam Fischer
*Program starts September 19

MATHCOUNTS

Description: Learn unique ways to complete math problems in a fun environment & then participate in a (super fun) tournament as a team.
Fee: $75 per year
Meeting Day/Time: Thursday 3:45-4:45
Grades: 6-8
Sponsor: Carol Raymond

Piano/Voice Lessons

Piano/Voice Lessons
Description: Individual piano and/or voice lessons
Fee: $30 per 30-minute lesson paid each semester
Meeting Day/Time: Schedule directly with Ms. Barber after signing up
Grades: K-12
Sponsor: Candis Barber
*Please schedule directly by emailing Candis Barber

Robotics

Description: Robotics instruction in collaboration with instructors from UTD computer programming department. Students will prepare for the TCEA “arena” contest on January 13th at Alvarado High.
Fee: $265
Meeting Day/Time: Tuesday 3:45-5:45
Grades: 3-8
Sponsor: UTD Access
*Program ends January 16

Running Club

Description: Focus on long distance running and preparation for local 5Ks.
Fee: $50 per semester plus the cost of races/5ks
Meeting Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday 4:45-5:30
Grades: 4-12
Sponsor: Mike Petruso
*Group participation in local 5Ks is encouraged – additional information will be sent

STEAM Explorers K-2

Description: Unique program offered through NuMinds Enrichment that will explore a variety of STEAM concepts, including coding through Minecraft and Raspberry Pi.
Fee: $56.25 per month (save 15% by registering for the whole semester)
Meeting Day/Time: Thursday 3:45-4:30
Grades: K-2
Sponsor: NuMinds Enrichment
Registration Link: NuMinds Enrichment (Use code EAYASTEAM for a 25% discount)
*Payment and registration directly through vendor

STEAM Explorers 3-8

Description: Unique program offered through NuMinds Enrichment that will explore a variety of STEAM concepts, including coding through Minecraft and Raspberry Pi.
Fee: $75 per month (save 15% by registering for the whole semester)
Meeting Day/Time: Thursday 4:45-5:30
Grades: 3-8
Sponsor: NuMinds Enrichment
Registration Link: NuMinds Enrichment (Use code EAYASTEAM for a 25% discount)
*Payment and registration directly through vendor

Details & Registration

• The registration deadeline is September 8 and payment is due by September 15.
• Intercurricular programs start the week of September 11th and run through the week of December 18th (unless otherwise noted).
• Programs will not meet if the campus is closed on their regularly scheduled meeting day including early release days unless otherwise notified by program instructor.
• If a program starts after 4:00 pm scholars must be picked up and then brought back to campus at the start time of the class. Scholars cannot remain on campus without a parent/guardian on campus.
• EAYA accepts payment for all programs except Chess Academy and STEAM Explorers. Please use the registration links included in the program description to register for these programs in addition to registering using the EAYA form.
• Private Piano/Voice Lessons: Please contact Candis Barber directly to schedule weekly lessons. Ms. Barber’s email address is candis.barber@icloud.com.

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