Spring 2017 After School Activities

Bornblum offers a number of after school activities for a nominal charge.  For example, students in any given quarter might have the opportunity to play a sport, participate in a robotics or Minecraft club, learn music, express their theatrical side, or further their artistic abilities.  Students can also participate in debate club, running club, or join the yearbook staff.  Whatever students choose, they will have a great time while developing important skills that will serve them well outside the classroom.


Art with Mrs. Greenberg (3rd-5th Grade)

Let your child spend an extra hour each week with Mrs. Greenberg, further exploring their love of art. Students will bring home their masterpieces at the end of the session. 

 Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates: Mondays 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Fee: $100

Story Stretchers with Ms. Susan Evans (Kindergarten-2nd Grade)

Story Stretchers is a class that will extend your child’s enthusiasm and better connect them with books and stories through the use of art, dramatic play, music and movement, manipulatives, and more! Each week a new story will be read and children will participate in specific activities related to that story. 

Minimum Participants: 5    Maximum Participants: 10

Dates:Mondays 1/9, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13 

Time: 3:30-4:15pm

Fee: $85

Cooking Club with Ms. Susan Evans (2nd-4th Grade)

Cooking is a lifelong skill that is artistic, creative and sometimes surprising! In Cooking Club, students will experience a taste of different recipes, culinary skills, basic nutrition, literacy and cooperation.  

Minimum Participants: 5    Maximum Participants:10

Dates:Mondays 3/20, 3/27, 4/3, 4/24, 5/1, 5/8, 5/15, 5/22

Time: 3:30-4:15pm

Fee: $110

Debate Club (6th-8th Grade)

Bobcat Debate Club is open to students in grades 6, 7, or 8, subject to teacher approval. Students will learn and compete locally in Lincoln-Douglas, public forum, and other debate styles. Debate meetings are on Mondays from 3:30 to 5:00 pm in Room 14. Competition dates with area rival private school teams and a local tournament schedule will be announced soon.

Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates: Mondays


Fee: N/A

Running Club (3rd-8th Grade)

Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates: Mondays and/or Wednesdays

Times: 3:30-4:45pm

Fee: N/A

Dash Robotics (2nd- 5th Grade)

Dash is a real robot that will respond to voice commands, navigates objects, dances, and sings. Dash is easily programmed with a tablet that we provide. Working in teams of 2, students will give Dash new behaviors and meet challenges. *Robots are for in class use only and will not be taken home.

Minimum Participants: 6

Dates: Tuesdays 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31

Time: 3:30-5:00pm

Fee: $85

Drama Kids (All Grades)

Enthusiastic students who learn to speak out clearly and relate confidently with others will have an inside track to lifetime success. Drama Kids develops all kids. We’re a place where all children, from the shy to the outgoing can develop at their own pace, with plenty of positive encouragement. Our specialty is using a wide range of unique drama activities to focus the bold, outspoken child and to draw out the quiet child or the inarticulate child and help them reach into themselves to discover their full potential.

Drama Kids International uses our famous copyrighted original curriculum in each class. Lessons are carefully planned so that students can enroll at any time and will never repeat a lesson regardless of when they enroll. The second semester of the school year will be spent concentrating on our end of the year spring performance on Tuesday, May 23rd.

Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates: Every Tuesday September-May

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Fee: $50/month


Bluff City Circus with  Weightless Aerial (All Grades)

We’re bringing Bluff City Circus back because it was so much fun! Bluff City Circus is an aerial and circus skills workshop for students in grades K-8! Students get exercise, build confidence and learn awesome skills to amaze their friends and family. Aerial silks and hoop, poi spinning, rola bola balancing, and even tumbling and partner acrobatics are some of the things that the students will get to experience! Parents will enjoy a demonstration of everything their children have learned in our family showcase. on the last day of class.  Circus is great exercise, great fun, and great for bonding with friends! Experienced, professional instructors will be with your child every step of the way teaching the curriculum in a safe and supportive environment.

Minimum Participants: 12

Dates: Wednesdays 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22


Fee: $180

Chess Club (1st-8th Grade)

Give your child the gift of a lifetime and let them come explore the world of chess in a challenging, exciting and fun environment. Chess can improve math and science scores 15% and chess players score higher on the Torrance Test of creative thinking and Watson-Glaser critical thinking appraisal. Chess is an art, a science, and a sport. * Organized by Mid-South Chess

Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates:Thursdays 1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Fee: $140

Music Club with Derek Brookshire (All Grades)

Simply put, children love music.  Music touches all spheres of a child's development; language and literacy improvement, pattern recognition skills - the basis for mathematical learning, gaining self-esteem and confidence through performing, as well as social and emotional growth that is positively impacted by learning about music with other students. They will learn about the history of music and the important role our city has played in the development of contemporary music. The students will also get the opportunity to play several different instruments and be exposed to all sorts of genres of music. 

 Minimum Participants: N/A

Dates: Thursdays, 1/5, 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/9, 2/15

Times: 3:30-4:30pm

Fee: $75