After School Programs

After School Enrichment Programs

Hudson Montessori offers several After School Enrichment Programs comprised of a variety of extracurricular classes offered throughout the week for the convenience of our school’s parents and children. A number of these programs are run by outside organizations for an additional fee. In addition, there is a one-time Registration Fee of $25.00. The After School Enrichment Programs are optional and separate from the Extended Day Program.

Winter 2018 After School Programs

To register for programs listed in the following section please click on the link that follows each.

BioMedical Engineering & 3D Printing          Wednesdays 3:15-4:00 & 4:15-5:00, Ages 2nd-6th Grade         Session 2 Fee: $297.00 for 11 classes  

This program will introduce students to core ideas about technology and engineering through problem-based learning (PBL). Students will work on several design challenges and reflect on the process used to solve them. The course will introduce students to TinkerCAD & then understand the role it plays in 3D printing & Design. In addition, students will observe the influence 3D printing technology will have in solving real-world problems. Furthermore, this course will educate students on the importance of being advocates for themselves and others.

  • Objectives:
  • Introduction to 3D printing Design (CAD)
  • Basic Level Anatomy & Physiology
  • 3D Printing Prosthetics & the impact it’s had on the world we live in
  • 3D Printing Braille through a design challenge
  • Basic Level Bionics – Demonstration & Understanding

Price also includes:

  • 3D Prints
  • 1 free monthly membership trial at PicoTech Institute- $99 value
  • Students are also invited to our quarterly membership community nights to present what they learned to the community & peers

If you have any questions regarding PicoTech Institute, please contact Mr. Michael at

Chess          Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages 5+         Session 2 Fee: $275.00 for 11 classes               

Your children will be coached by an internationally renowned master who has won many championships and titles. She is a highly experienced teacher, bringing fun and laughter to Chess. This class is offered to ages 5+.  *Students must turn 5 by December 1, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding Chess class, please contact Ms. Natasha at


Embroidery Workshop          Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages K-6th Grade          Session 2 Fee: $250.00 for 11 classes          

Embroidery is an ancient handicraft defined as the art of forming decorative designs on fabric or other materials with needle and thread or yarn. Embroidery may also incorporate other materials such as beads, sequins and more.

The basic techniques or stitches on surviving examples of the earliest embroidery—chain stitch, running stitch, back stitch, satin stitch, cross stitch—remain the fundamental techniques of hand embroidery today.  Our embroidery workshop will teach your children these basic skills in an easy and fun way. They will learn these ancient techniques that have remained unchanged for thousands of years.

Students will design two projects that they will take home with them:

  • Kid’s Messenger Bag

If you have any questions regarding Embroidery Workshop, please contact Ms. Ruth at

JC Taekwondo          Fridays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3-6          Session 2 Fee: $210.00 for 8 classes               

For over 20 years, JC Taekwondo and Kickboxing Academy has been the #1 Martial Arts School in Downtown Jersey City.  Founded by Master Felix Claudio, our Martial Arts School has taught thousands of people, just like you, how to obtain their goals and accomplish their dreams. Students will learn confidence, self-discipline and self-control as they explore how to act and react to the world around them. Our students are treated with respect and taught how to return that respect to others around them.

If you have any questions regarding JC Taekwondo class, please contact Ms. Jennifer at

Zaniac Minecraft         Thursdays, 4:15-5:15, Ages KG-6th Gr.         Session 2 Fee: $275.00 for 11 classes  

In Game Based Learning, Minecraft is a teaching tool. We use Minecraft to teach important physical and life sciences as well as math, engineering, and technological skills. By using a game that kids already love we are able to easily excite students and get them engaged in projects and activities. Using Zaniac’s custom educational server we are able to keep students safe, on task, and focused on the creative and educational aspects of the game.

  • Using a game that students already love to get them engaged in science and engineering
  • Fun, exciting way to relate science to a game and real life
  • Students play and learn together to create peer-to-peer learning and team environment

If you have any questions regarding Zaniac Minecraft class, please contact Ms. Sakhi at

Zaniac Robotics        Thursdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages KG-6th Gr.         Session 2 Fee: $275.00 for 11 classes  

The Zaniac Robotics course is a great mix of mechanical engineering and computer programming. Students will develop important critical thinking and problem solving skills while exploring scientific and engineering concepts. This class is great for future engineers and kids that love to tinker and play with their hands.

  • Students develop and design projects, program the motors, and watch their ideas come to life.
  • Perfect mix of engineering and computer programming to get students excited and engaged.
  • Learn to design, build, test, and tweak projects that students come up with on their own.

If you have any questions regarding Zaniac Robotics class, please contact Ms. Sakhi at

Zumba          Mondays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3.5-6         Session 2 Fee: $216.00 for 9 classes               

In this class kids can just let loose and be themselves! Here they socialize, move to age-appropriate music and do games/ activities. Zumba Kids is designed to help develop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part of children’s lives by making fitness fun. It incorporates key childhood development elements like leadership, respect, team work, confidence, self-esteem, memory, creativity, coordination, cultural awareness, spatial awareness which helps improve mood and help focus, Boosts the level of brain-derived Neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a substance important for essential growth of brain cells.  Helps kids sleep better, eat better, and handle physical and emotional challenges better. The kids will get stamps in their passports as they explore a new country each week and enjoy games & activities to promote different skills.

If you have any questions regarding Zumba class, please contact Ms. Kausar at


To register for programs listed in the following section please click on the ‘Register Here’ link located below.

Art Life JC          Thursdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages KG-6th Grade          Session 2 Fee: $220.00 for 11 classes

ArtLife JC holds fun, engaging art and creativity classes.Your child will learn about great artists and explore a wide variety of materials.  Classes are relaxed, nurturing and children will truly be engaged with their creative process. Come explore and create!

Ballet          Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3-4 & Tuesdays, 4:15-5:00, Ages 5+          Session 2 Fee: $220.00 for 11 classes

Mexican-American dancer, Celeste Landa, has a diverse and accomplished career as a young performer. Her training began at the Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts in Palm Beach, Florida and continued at the American Ballet Theatre and Ballet Austin. Ms. Celeste spent three years dancing with Ballet des Amériques as a corps de ballet and a faculty member. Additionally she taught in Florida, New York and New Jersey. Ms. Celeste’s pre-ballet classes will introduce a structured environment while allowing children to recognize their body mobility. Focus will be on coordination, musicality and rhythm, introduced in creative and imaginative ways. Students will gain knowledge of terminology, alignment and flexibility, providing them the foundation of ballet.

Code Club        Mondays, 3:15-4:15, Ages KG-2nd Grade & Mondays, 3:15-4:15, Ages 3rd-6th Grade        Session 2 Fee: $180.00 for 9 classes

Students in Code Club will use Scratch, a tile based visual programming software designed and maintained by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab. Students will create and share their own interactive stories, animations, games, music and art. Programming concepts will first be introduced using unplugged interactions after which the students will apply the concepts using Scratch.  As they explore Scratch, they will also learn  to think creatively, work collaboratively and reason systematically. The program is conducted by Ms. Michelle and Ms. Grace, our Science & Technology teachers. The students will have the opportunity to present their work during Code Night on December 4th and 5th.

Elementary Engineering    Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages 1st-2nd Grade & Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15, Ages 3rd-6th Grade    Session 2 Fee: $220.00 for 11 classes

During the fall session, students will be Electrical Engineers. We will be doing an engineering unit called Light Up the Night: , which is part of the Engineering Adventures curriculum developed by the Museum of Science, Boston. Engineering Adventures is a curricular program that introduces children to engineering and the Engineering Design Process. Throughout this unit, children will learn about electrical engineering and work to engineer a light display that mimics the Northern Lights.  This curriculum provides the students with hands-on, real-world engineering experiences which make math, science, and other content areas come alive. They will also work on problem-solving skills, including problem formulation, creativity, planning, and testing alternative solutions. The program is conducted by Ms. Michelle, our Science & Technology teacher.

Hindi Language Class    Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00, Ages KG-6th Grade    Session 2 Fee: $200.00 for 10 classes

Hindi Language Classes
Level: beginner
Kids will be familiarized with Devanagari alphabets, grammar and numbers. Visual and audio articulation of words and sounds will be encouraged. As the classes progress the aim will be to enable children to understand and hold simple conversations in Hindi.

If you have any questions regarding Hindi Language Class, please contact Ms. Deepali at

Royal Gymnastics    Wednesdays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3-4 & Wednesdays, 4:15-5:00, Ages 5+    Session 2 Fee: $220.00 for 11 classes

It is time to offer your child an activity that will impact his/her future! Children are getting excited, active and engaged with our unique program where its benefits are so far beyond forward rolls and cartwheels. We are an innovative gymnastics school dedicated to improve the physical abilities, positive behavior and emotional resilience of children by providing exceptional service and a comprehensive program like no other ever seen! Every week Royal Gymnastics Mobile comes to Hudson Montessori School and assembles two diverse gymnastics events such as: Floor, Trampoline, Vault, Rings, Balance Beam, Bars and Mini Tramp. Classes are divided by age groups and each participant will follow a 45 minutes lesson plan, performing a skill progression with emphasis on the weekly theme, selected on our calendar. All skill progression are carefully selected to present students with remarkable results on psycho-motor development, increasing balance, rhythm, space awareness, coordination, bilaterally, agility, focus and speed. Our instructors are highly qualified, including, Claudia Magalhaes and Aureliano Carmo, who are World Class Olympic coaches with over 30 years of experience.

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Spanish          Fridays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3-6          Session 2 Fee: $160.00 for 8 classes

Spanish Club is intended for students who would like to learn and speak a foreign language. The classes are focused on vocabulary acquisition, pronunciation and basic grammar principles. Students will be able to learn the new vocabulary through games, songs and stories. They will learn more about conversational skills and writing as they learn about the Spanish culture. Students are expected to have a short conversation fluently using full affirmative, negative and interrogative sentences at the end of this course. Active participation is essential to succeed in this course.

Yoga          Thursdays, 3:15-4:00, Ages 3-4 & Thursdays, 4:15-5:00, Ages 5+          Session 2 Fee: $220.00 for 11 classes

With Ilsi Molina Yoga, children are encouraged to “play” yoga and experience how their breath and body move together in a fun-filled way! Teaching yoga to children provides kids with a variety of tools that they can take away from the class and use throughout their lives. Animals, nature and other objects come alive in our classes; as we move, we learn to stretch our bodies in new creative ways. Through yoga poses, games, activities, music and stories, we promote strength, flexibility, coordination, and body awareness. Breathing and visualization techniques teach focus, relaxation and self-control. The program also promotes inner-strength, confidence and self-esteem; a feeling of well-being and respect for others; and, love for one’s self, inside and out. Ms. Ilsi is a Karma Kids Yoga Certified Children’s Yoga Teacher. She is also certified by the United States Gymnastics Association.

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