Magellan offers a variety of after school enrichment courses and arts programs that complement instruction given during the school day.
Please note that some of the courses have fees associated with them.
New this spring, Magellan will be offering tennis classes for 3rd-5th graders. Class will meet Tuesdays, March 7th-April 18th 2:55pm-3:55pm. Coaches provide all equipment and students will learn forehands, backhands, serves, tennis coordination, how to a match is played and scored, and much more! Cost of the class is $119. Space is limited so sign-up here today!
Calling artists of all abilities! Students will learn art techniques and art history while exploring various art mediums including painting, drawing, collage, plaster, clay and more through a fun process based curriculum. Throughout the semester, we will work on multiple projects and have the chance to learn new techniques and/or enhance previous experience. Students will work at their own skill level and abilities to enhance their creativity and imagination. Course will conclude with an art show displaying their masterpieces. Participation fee: $260 which includes all materials. Thursdays; 2:35pm- 3:50pm. Offered to 4th- 8th graders. Space is limited. For more information, please email Cyndi Harris at email@example.com
Magellan’s Chess Club/Team is for all levels beginner to advanced and open to all grades 3rd-8th. The club prepares students for participation in competitive chess at the local, county and state tournaments. While participation in these tournaments in not required, it is strongly encouraged! Coach Hilbert will teach students everything from basics, strategy, openings, and endgames in accordance with their level. Participation fee is $190. For more information, contact Daniel Hilbert at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Musical Theatre and Drama
Come spend a year in the Serengeti as we present The Lion King Jr! Students will experience the Magic of Broadway as we bring the story of Simba the Lion to life on stage. Emphasis will be on exploring character development, learning proper vocal techniques, honing dance skills, and building self confidence. This is a year long class. Open to all grades. Class meets on Wednesdays 2:35-3:45. Click here for pricing and more info. To register, click here. For questions contact Tatiana Guy at email@example.com.
Odyssey of the Mind
A team-based program that teaches students how to develop and use their natural creativity to become problem-solvers. Participants combine this learning with their interests and passions to solve unique open-ended problems, which can range from writing and acting out an original performance to designing a balsa wood structure that can withstand weights placed on it. OM also emphasizes teamwork, budgeting, time management, public speaking, and so much more. Magellan’s OM program is open to students in grades 3 – 8 and runs September through March. Teams typically meet 1-2 times a week after school or on the weekends. Participation fee is $150 and registration will open later this fall. Click here to register or to be added to the interest list. More information about Odyssey of the Mind can be found at: https://www.
Magellan Robotics hosts beginner and advanced robotic teams that compete in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge. FIRST LEGO League is a team-based challenge that teaches robotic design, programming and scientific research. Each season the team builds and programs a self-guided Lego Mindstorms robot; creates, researches and presents an innovative solution to a real-world problem; and learns and demonstrates core values and team work. Robotics is open to students in 4th – 8th grade and the season runs from August – December (or later for teams advancing to tournaments). Participation fee is $300. Click here to register or to request more information on participation. Magellan holds a robotics summer camp that is typically a prerequisite for participating on the team, and is open for rising 4th graders. To learn more about the camp, please visit MagellanScience.org.
Attention middle schoolers! Science Olympiad is a fun, competitive club where students can learn areas of STEM and apply what they learn at competitions. This club shows the importance of STEM, encourages young scientists to explore their interests, and is a good way to compete against other schools in the Triangle area. Click here to learn more about Science Olympiad. Interested participants please fill out this form. For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org.