Fall & Yearlong Classes
Fall & Spring Classes by Grade Level

Classes for 3rd Graders

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  • Adventure Quest Theater

    For girls in grades 2-4
    Mondays, September 11-November 27 (no class October 2, November 6); 3:15-4:15 PM
    instructor: Julia Hinson (theater instructor and director)
    cost: $250
    “From princesses to pirates and mermaids to dragons.” In this class, students will delve into the fantasy genre by crafting unique characters and collaboratively creating a thrilling short play through improv and storytelling.
  • Artist Studio

    For girls in grades 2-4
    date/time: Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 (no class October 4, November 22); 2:15-3:15 pm
    instructor: Martha Berge (lower school art teacher)
    cost: $250

    Learn drawing and painting techniques, and create multi-media art, sculpture, weaving, and collage.
  • Ballet 3

    For girls in grade 3
    School-year length course
    date/time: Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00 pm & Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 pm
    September 12-November 28 (no class October 3, October 31)
    & January 9- April 3 (no class 2/14, 3/12, 3/13)
    instructor: Louisa Koeppel (Hutchison dance teacher) & Katy Stanfield (dancer and dance instructor)

    Students in Ballet 3 continue to gain strength, agility, grace, and comradery in their dance and dance-making.  Plain pink or black leotard with or without a skirt, pink or skin-toned ballet tights or black leggings, 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 Sharp Choir

    For Hutchison girls in grades 2–4
    date/time: Tuesdays, September 12-November 28 (no class October 3, October 31); 3:15-4:15 pm
    instructor: Heather Short (EC and LS music teacher)
    cost: $250

    Enhance your vocal skills and perform at various school and community events. Our Fall Music Concert is on November 30 at 6:00 pm. Rehearsal times will be announced closer to the concert date.
  • Cross Country League

    For Hutchison girls in grades 3-4
    Date/Time: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays; August 28-October 14
    Mondays and Thursdays | 3:30-4:30 PM
    Wednesdays | 4:00-5:00 PM
    Meets at Shelby Farms: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2; 4:45-6:00 PM
    Practice at Shelby Farms to Preview Course: Saturday, September 9; 6:00-7:00 PM
    State Qualifier: Saturday, October 14 time TBD
    Coach: Julie Reynolds (middle school teacher and runner)
    Cost: $400, includes jersey and all fees

    For girls in grades 3-6
    date/time: Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 (no class October 4, November 22); 2:30-3:30 PM 
    instructor: Erika Cain (founder of GIRL 24)
    cost: $300

    Are you an aspiring artist, engineer, builder, or maker? Join GIRL 24 to help build a Hallmark-inspired town of female-owned businesses (coffee shops, bakeries, cottages, and more). During this 10-week STEAM intensive, girls will work together to blueprint and construct their very own storefronts in a village-style community dreamt and designed from the minds of pioneer girls.
    Girls will explore business and commerce throughout sessions and will discover their brand interests - personally and professionally. 
  • Pottery

    For girls in grades 2-4 and 5-12
    date/time: Wednesdays, September 13-November 29 (no class October 4, November 22)
      Grades 2-4 // 2:00-3:15 pm
      Grades 5-12 // 3:15-4:20 pm
    instructors: Kristi Duckworth (ceramist & painter)
    cost: $275, includes supplies
    Develop creative concepts in clay. Learn the techniques of throwing on the wheel, hand building, and combining altered forms.
  • 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.
  • 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 3-6
    date/time: Thursdays, September 14-November 30 (no class October 5. November 23); 3:45-4:30 pm
    instructor: Midtown Taekwondo instructor
    cost: $225

    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.
  • 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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