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Enrichment Classes

Our enrichment classes supplement our core curriculum to help students to expand their learning experience.



Physical Education


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Embers students in K-5th grade look forward to weekly music classes where they learn basic music theory, history, and age appropriate sacred and secular songs. Students are taught to find their voices through a variety of pitch and range games, ear training exercises, and breath support activities that help develop strong and confident singers. Our vocalists are given opportunities to use their gifts at our annual concerts and can also experience music ministry by participating in our Mass Choir for grades 2-5.

Older students are taught a progressive program of music reading through the use beat, rhythm, and meter. Our variety of percussion instruments such as bells, drums, and xylophones, give students the opportunity to put these skills to use to create music together. Embers students learn to appreciate music as an art form and experience it as a part of their everyday lives.

Physical Education

Embers students are given plenty of time for both structured and unstructured physical activity because kinesthetic movement is a critical element to every child’s social, physical, and intellectual development.

To this end, all K – 5th grade students participate in Physical Education class each week.

  • The students work on developing motor skills, fitness, and flexibility.
  • They learn to practice sportsmanship, teamwork and leadership.
  • They do this by playing games, practicing skills, and learning the rules and strategies of the games.
    In addition, all K – 5th students have ample opportunities for movement breaks throughout the day. Students enjoy morning and afternoon breaks, as well as a mid-day recess before lunch. Going outside is always the preferred option, weather permitting.


Art classes are taught to all K-5 grade students on a weekly basis. The philosophy behind Embers’ Art program is based upon the belief that all students learn in very different ways and everyone has gifts. Art class seeks to reach every student by helping each one to discover and use his or her own unique gifts.

With that in mind, the Art program teaches students basic art skills with an eye towards the discovery and appreciation of beauty.
Skills and concepts are reinforced and strengthened with various projects.
Students are exposed to a variety of mediums including; oil pastel, watercolor, tempera painting and collage.
In addition, students are introduced to famous artists and Art History.
In the spirit of service, Embers students complete drawings for Christmas cards and creative projects for the Embers Extravaganza each year.