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Before and After School Programs


Enrichment Programs:

At Academia Sandoval, we offer various after school enrichment opportunities.  Many of these programs are offered by parents who want to share a passion with children.  Here are some of the activities we have at Sandoval right now:

Mad Science: Secret Agent Lab

Tuesdays 3:45-4:45
9/18-10/23/  2018

Our hands-on, one-hour science programs are themed around a particular area of science and include such topics as electricity, magnetism, optics, biology and many more.

Mad Science After-School Programs…

  • Are hands-on and inquiry-based
  • Meet national, state and provincial curriculum standards
  • Are led by trained, qualified and dynamic instructors
  • Follow professional lesson plans
  • Use unique equipment and original materials
  • Are loved by children and K-6 age-appropriate, making them ideal for children in Kindergarten through Grade 6
  • Are easy to plan and hassle-free to run

Register online at:

PALS Chess Academy

WHEN: Thursdays after school from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Fall Session Dates: 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6
WHO: Grades 1-6. We will offer instruction in both English and Spanish.
WHAT: The “Four C’s” of Education are Critical Thinking, Communication, Collaboration, and Creativity. All are included in the fifth C, the ancient game of Chess! Each class is divided between supervised game time and an interactive lesson teaching important strategies and life lessons such as sportsmanship and learning from mistakes. Friendly regional scholastic tournaments held once a month on Saturdays, with prizes for all participants. This is not your typical chess club – your child will LOVE learning chess!
COST: $105 for full session (8 classes) need-based scholarships available! Register online from For more information, write

Kids Yoga Classes

Who: Kindergarteners to 4th Graders
When: Mondays Sept 24th Dec 10th
(No classes Oct 22nd & November 19th)
(Possible Snow makeupday Dec 17th)
4 5pm
Location: Nap Room #146
Investment: $130 for 10 weeks

Register now! Space is limited to 15 kids. These sessions are designed to empower kids by helping them build selfconfidence, respect others and develop an awareness for their own body and surroundings. While working at their own pace, they will learn yoga postures and breathing/relaxation techniques. The classes will be a playful environment which include fun activities such as games, singing, and dancing. Kids will explore yoga postures, yoga games, song and move beyond the physical practice while learning to enjoy mindbody connection, deeper awareness and the ability to relax and destress through the “Fun” practice of yoga.

Register now by going to You will receive a confirmation email that class is happening!

Sticky Fingers Cooking

Who: PreK-6th
When: Mondays from 3:50-5:00pm
7 classes: September 24th—November 12th
To Enroll Your Student: Visit our website:
(search: Sandoval)

Toy Shop After School Enrichment Workshop

Who: Kinder-6th grade
When: Wednesdays 3:50-4:50 pm
Sept. 19th -Dec. 12th

Forget the big box toy store. Put down the Legos. In this after school enrichment, makers will explore a variety of building techniques to design and create the most awesome playthings. We will use tools, wood, and wheels to create rolling toys, stitch together dolls and stuffed animals, we’ll even use recycled materials to invent games and activities that will keep your child engaged long after the enrichment is over. On the last day of enrichment we will collaborate to create a child run pop-up market for those who would like to sell their creations. Kids will learn about design, craftsmanship, safety, business, marketing, and more, all while having a blast. Sign up here:


Ana Marie Sandoval Elementary!


Children in our program will work with engaging, experienced teachers who employ music, arts & crafts, movements and repetition to develop a strong foundation of language knowledge and pronunciation.
4:00-5:00 pm

Chinese 10/1-11/26 (no 10/22 and 11/19)

Spanish 10/2-11/27 (no 10/23 and 11/20)

Spanish/French 10/4-11/29 (10/18 and 11/22)
COST:    $110/session/per lang. 


After School Art with Kelly

After school art with Kelly will be an art enrichment program for students who are looking to further their art skills, build a portfolio for applying to DSA or just want to have a little more art in their lives.

Classes will include drawing, painting, sculpture, mixed media and printmaking! Classes will meet after school from 3:50-5:00 PM in the Art Room.  Students will report to the art room at 3:50 for snack: Please pack an individual snack for your child. There will be partial scholarships available to those in need of them.  Requirements for the qualification for the scholarship are the same as the tuition for the school. Please apply if you qualify. For more information, please contact: Kelly Bolt at Please return permission slip to Kelly or in the folder in the office.

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee Club will be after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9/11- 11/1. Classes will meet after school from 4:00-5:00 PM outside on the field.  Students will report to the field or blacktop after school. Please bring a bottle of water and a light (white) and dark (any dark or bright color) T-shirt to avoid having to wear pennies!

***Please note, if you are in Discovery Link you will need an Enrichment Form to participate. Please ask any Discovery Link staff for the form. Please return permission slip to Kelly in the Art room or the folder in the office.

For more information, please contact: Kelly Bolt at

After School Care:

Discovery Link is a before and after school child care program available at selected schools and charters. For availability, and tuition information, please email

Tuition assistance is available through the Denver County Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Please contact them at 303.468.5252 to find out if you are eligible.

Discovery Link has a before and after school program offered at Sandoval for three and four year old students. Contact the Discovery Link office for more information at: or by telephone 720-556-4496.

Discovery Link steps to register:

Step 1: Email health statements and shot records to

Step 2: Register your child at, go to: new families, click: here, click: Sandoval