Fall & Yearlong Classes
Fall & Spring Classes by Grade Level

Classes for 1st Graders

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  • Shakespeare A-Z

    For girls in grades K-2
    date/time: Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 (no class October 4, November 22); 2:15-3:15 pm
    instructor: Tennessee Shakespeare Company
    cost: $250
    Students meet the man, the myth, the legend - Mr. William Shakespeare himself. Through exploring Shakespeare's poetic language, students become classical actors breathing life into texts that are hundreds of years old. Students will gain confidence performing in front of their peers and practice empathy for the timeless characters they will meet. The Residency will end with a spectacular showcase showing off all of the lifelong skills the students will learn. 
  • ART-Rageous!

    For girls in grades K-1
    date/time: Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 (no class October 3, October 31); 3:15-4:15 pm
    instructor: Martha Berge (lower school art teacher)
    cost: $250
    Explore all the basics of drawing, painting, sculpting, experimenting, and more. Your artist portfolio and pride will be bursting at the seams! Space is limited.
  • Ballet 1

    For girls in grade 1
    school year length course
    dates/time: Mondays, September 11-November 27 (no class 10/ 2, 11/6), and January 8-April 4 (no class 1/15, 2/19, 3/11, 4/1); 3:00-4:00 PM
    instructor: Louisa Koeppel (Hutchison dance teacher)
    cost: $500
    Ballet 1 will reinforce and expand the ballet experience through classical technique, creativity, and dance-making. Plain pink or black leotard with or without a skirt and pink or skin-toned ballet shoes are required.

    Ballet students will perform in the dance concert on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 pm and the school matinee on Friday, April 5.
  • Bee Notes Choir

    For girls in grades K-1
    date/time: Thursdays, September 14-November 30 (no class October 5 or November 23); 3:15-4:00 pm
    instructor: Heather Short (EC and LS music teacher)  
    cost:  $225
    Learn vocal techniques for performances. This class gives students a strong foundation for the proper use of their vocal talent and the basics of choral singing. Space is limited.

    *Bee Notes will perform at the Hutchison music concert on November 30 at 6:00 pm. Rehearsal times will be announced closer to the concert date. November 
  • Group Strings

    For girls and boys in grades 1-2
    School-year length course
    date/time: Mondays, 3:15-3:45 pm
    October 16-December 11 (no class 11/6) & January 22-April 29 (no class 2/19, 3/11, 4/1)
    instructor: Kenna Chelsoi (viola/violin musician)
    cost: $400
    Outstanding group classes inspire and encourage both experienced and beginning string players.

    *If you do not own a violin then you will need to rent one from Lane Music, Amro Music, or Circle Music.
  • How To Be Lovely II: Advanced Etiquette

    For girls in K-2 
    date/time: Mondays, September 11-November 27 (no class 9/18, 10/2, 11/6); 3:30-4:30 PM 
    instructor: Emily Cantrell (Bloom Studios)
    How to Be Lovely II is an advanced Etiquette and Deportment class that builds upon foundations that are well-known to students already. Emily Cantrell of Bloom Studios guides students to develop fine social skills, graciousness, and elevated style to succeed in all of life’s little moments.
  • Private Music Lessons

    For girls and boys in grades K-12

    Private lessons for 30 or 45 minutes in piano, violin, viola, or harp are offered. All skill levels. *You must have access to the instrument you are taking lessons for in order to practice outside of your lesson. 

    An email will go out to everyone once school starts with more information, as well as, dates and times available for lessons.

    Space is limited.
  • Quickstart Tennis

    For girls in K-2
    date/time: Wednesdays, 2:30-3:15 pm
    instructor: Jay Horne (tennis coach)
    cost: $180 per session

    FALL I >> September 13-October 25 (no class on 10/4)
    FALL II >> November 1-December 13 (no class on 11/22)

    The Quickstart Academy will use the teaching method of Quickstart tennis, a program aimed at helping kids in kindergarten, first, and second grade, learn the game of tennis. Using a smaller court, net, racquet, and larger foam tennis balls, the Quickstart method makes the game of tennis easily accessible to younger players.

    **Each student will need to bring their own tennis racquet for this class.
  • Ready, Set, Create! Holiday Edition

    For girls in grades K-2
    date/time: Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 (no class 10/3, 10/31); 3:15-4:15 pm
    instructor: Heather Fontana (kindergarten teacher)
    cost: $250
    Explore your imagination and learn tools to focus creativity with the creative process in this fun, holiday-themed project-based class.
  • Sports Clinics

    For Hutchison girls in grades K-4

    Basketball Grades K-4
    Mondays and Wednesdays, August 21, 23, 28, and 30
    Mondays: 3:30-4:15 pm
    Wednesdays: 2:30-3:15 pm 

    Lacrosse Grades 3-4
    **You will need to purchase a lacrosse stick, eye mask, and mouth guard for this clinic
    Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:15 pm
    December 5, 7, 12, 14

    **Additional equipment purchase is required for this clinic
    Hutchison Athletics offers a sports clinic program for Hutchison girls through the Center for Excellence to provide our girls with opportunities to explore athletics. The main goal of our sports clinics is to promote growth and enhance skill development. Because of our commitment to fostering growth throughout the program, girls are invited to participate regardless of skill level or experience.
  • Taekwondo

    For girls in grades K-2
    date/time: Thursdays, September 14-November 30 (no class October 5. November 23); 3:15-3:45 pm
    instructor: Midtown Taekwondo instructor
    cost: $200

    Involve yourself in martial arts to learn discipline and skills that will help you in school and beyond. In the final class, students will test for stripes and belts. No uniform is required; however, you may wear your own uniform or purchase one through Midtown Taekwondo.
  • Theater: Nursery Rhyme Revue

    For girls in grades K-1
    date/time: Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 (no class October 3, October 31); 3:15-4:00 pm
    instructor: Julia Hinson (children's theater instructor and director)
    cost:  $225
    “Act, sing, dance, shine!” In this class, we will introduce children to beloved nursery rhymes and children's songs. Through acting, singing, and dancing, young performers will delight in bringing these timeless classics to life! Space is limited.
  • Time to Tinker and Code

    For girls in grades 1-4
    date/time: Thursdays, September 14-November 30 (no class October 5. November 23); 3:15-4:00 pm
    instructors: Lucy Wesson (lower school science) & Jennifer Stover (lower school technology integrationist)
    cost: $225

    Spend time with Mrs. Stover and Ms. Wesson expanding your computer science skills. Girls will gain more experience coding with unplugged and plugged activities. The activities will promote an understanding of important universal coding concepts that can be applied to different applications. This class will allow girls to tinker with Tinkercad developing 3-D print designs and programming skills will be taught through Code.org. Girls can 3-D print bag tags, game pieces, and more. Join the fun of computer science!


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  • Photo of Brianna Lofton

    Brianna Lofton 

    Director of After-School & Summer Programs - CFE
    (901) 507-2489
  • Photo of Andrea Jeter

    Andrea Jeter 

    Operations Director of After-School & Summer Programs
    (901) 507-2496
  • Photo of Kathryn Morris

    Katie Morris 

    Director of After-School & Summer Programs - SPARK

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