Registration will open the week of March 6-10!


  • Instructor: Laren Loveless
  • Meeting day/time: Monday, Wednesday & Friday 7:15-7:55 a.m.
  • Grades: 4th, 5th and 6th
  • Meeting location: music room/gym
  • Students will learn how each component of a choir is developed and makes one cohesive sound.

Girl Talk

  • Instructor: Mena Darré
  • Meeting day/time: Tuesday 4-5 p.m.
  • Grades: 5th and 6th GIRLS
  • Maximum # of kids: 12
  • A safe space for girls to have conversations about growing up, self-esteem, conflict resolution, boundaries, speaking up for yourself, and so much more. The program will include age- appropriate conversations, self-reflection, and activities that boost confidence and self-esteem.

City Academy Newsletter

  • Instructor: Mrs. Oteng
  • Meeting day/time: Monday at 3:45-4:45 p.m.
  • Grade: 6th
  • Room: 218
  • Soon to be graduates will create a newsletter from their point of view. Topics will be chosen and written by students, with possible topics including Extended Day programs, favorite classes/activities, photos, and reflections from their time at City Academy.

WorkNPlay w/Coach KJ

  • Instructor: Coach KJ
  • Meeting day/time: Wednesday 3:45 – 4:45 p.m.
  • Grades: K-6th
  • Maximum # of kids: 20
  • Room: Small gym
  • Performing Stretches; Yoga Sessions; Body weight exercises with and without a partner; Speed, Agility, Quickness exercises (SAQ); Workout Circuits; Competition Drills; Film/Study Sessions of organized Sports & Sport Management

Cooking Class

  • Instructor: Profe Eli
  • Meeting day: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
  • Grade level: 3rd grade
  • Maximum # of kids: 10
  • Room: Spanish class
  • We are going to learn how to cook some of the most delicious and basic dishes in Hispanic gastronomy. Students should not sign up for the program if they have any food allergies.

Exploring Art

  • Instructor: Mrs. Rosario
  • Meeting day/time: Mondays 3:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Grade: JK
  • Maximum # of kids: 10
  • Room: Dr. Hollenkamp’s room
  • Students will participate in a brief lesson related to the project or craft of the day. We’ll then work on our project until it’s time to work together to clean-up our workspaces. Projects will include: painting, oil pastels, stained “glass” and spring crafts

Juicing with Joshua

  • Instructor: Mr. Joshua
  • Meeting day: Thursdays 4-5 p.m.
  • Grades: K-6th
  • Maximum # of kids: 20
  • Room: Cafeteria
  • Students will make delicious, healthy drinks and learn the benefits of fruits and vegetables.

Tennis (3rd-6th)

  • Instructor: Mr. Chris
  • Meeting day: Tuesdays/Thursdays 4-5 p.m.
  • Grade levels: 3rd-6th
  • Maximum # of kids: 20
  • Room: Gym or MD courts
  • Students will have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of tennis.

Tennis (K-2nd)

  • Instructor: Mr. Chris
  • Meeting day: Wednesday/Friday 4-5 p.m.
  • Grades: K-2nd
  • Maximum # of kids: 20
  • Room: Gym or MD courts
  • Students will have fun while learning the basic fundamentals of tennis

Girl Scouts

  • Instructor: Ms. Danay
  • Meeting day: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 4-5 p.m.
  • Grade levels: K-6th
  • Maximum # of kids: 35
  • Room: Cafeteria
  • Girls will have fun singing songs, dancing, doing craft activities, learning the importance of volunteerism & community service while developing self-esteem and leadership skills.


  • Instructor: Mr. Ali
  • Program Name: Karate
  • Meeting day/time: Fridays 4-5p
  • -Specify grade level(s): K-6th
  • -Maximum # of kids: 20
  • -Space/Room: Small gym
  • Students will receive instruction in Mindful breathing and American Kempo. These evading techniques will help to de-escalate aggression and enhance conflict resolution skills.

Math Enrichment

  • Instructor: Mrs. Oteng
  • Meeting day: Thursday 3:45-4:45 p.m.
  • Grade: 6th
  • Room: Mrs. Oteng’s classroom
  • Students will receive instruction in Math enrichment and Math word problems.

Beginning Baking

  • Instructor: Julie Bugnitz
  • Meeting day/time: Tuesdays at 3:45 p.m.
  • Grades: 5th and 6th
  • Maximum # of kids: 10
  • Room: Art room
  • Students will bake muffins, cookies, scones, simple cakes from scratch.

Art Class

  • Instructor: Julie Bugnitz
  • Meeting day/time: Thursday at 3:45
  • Grade: Second Grade
  • Maximum # of kids:  10
  • Room: Art room
  • Painting, watercolor, origami, printmaking in addition to other arts and crafts

Missouri Department of Conservation

  • Instructor: Monette DeSimone
  • Meeting day: Wednesdays – April 5 – May 17 (NO Class on 4/12)
  • Grades: 3rd & 4th
  • Maximum # of kids: (7) 3rd graders and (7) 4th graders
  • Students will gain basic skills and confidence to go fishing through hands-on instruction. Students will learn about fishing equipment, casting, rigging a fishing rod, baiting a hook, proper handling of a fish and fish identification. Students will practice their newly acquired skills at the Forest Park Hatchery on May 17th. Families are welcome to join us on the field trip.
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