St. Nicholas School

After School Enrichment Programs

Athletics

St Nicholas participates with 36 other schools in the competitive Valley Christian Athletic League. Each year Middle School students have the opportunity to try out for a variety of teams. Girl's sports include: basketball, softball and volleyball. Boy's sports include: flag football, basketball, and baseball. St Nicholas teams routinely make the play-offs and championships. Our student athletes practice four days a week and sign a contract on displaying good sportsmanship and keeping up with their academic requirements. Each season concludes with a special awards banquet and dinner for players and parents in the St. Nicholas auditorium.

Art

The following Art Workshops are available to students in grades K-8:

  • Artistic Expression I grades K-3 includes: Students will develop their artistic expressions by experimenting with a variety of techniques using watercolor pencils, pastels, charcoal, oil crayon resist and acrylic paints.
  • Drawing II grades 4-8 includes: SStudents will experience a more intensive study of drawing and painting while experimenting with various media, such as charcoal, ink, watercolor, acrylic paints, and pastels.

Choir

Students in grades 4-8 may try out for the St. Nicholas School Choir. Choir members bring beautiful voices to our church services at certain liturgies that are held during the school day. They also prepare to perform in our Christmas Extravaganza.

Dance

Children are introduced to a variety of dance styles, including ballet, creative movement, jazz, hip-hop and contemporary. The year culminates with an on-stage production held at California State University, Northridge.

Karate

Karate Workshops are available to students in grades Kindergarten 8. This course teaches the basics of self defense, while incorporating safety and character development. The instructors are licensed in personal safety.

  • Courtesy
  • Integrity
  • Perseverance
  • Self-Control
  • Stranger Awareness
  • Avoiding Confrontation

Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots is a non-competitive skills program that offers a high energy, fun, age-appropriate (Kinder-8 year olds) introduction to the wonderful game of soccer. Their innovative curriculum extends beyond physical activity to use creative, simple play activities that incorporate values like teamwork, encouragement and cooperation. They encourage the development of active lifestyle habits.

Tennis

TGA Premier Youth Tennis is managed by the Southern California Tennis Association, the local group of the nationwide United States Tennis Association. Rules and etiquette are taught along with basic skills, and all equipment is provided!