8th Grade Israel Trip

The following programs support our 8th Graders in raising the funds for their Israel trip this spring!

Bagel Lunch on Fridays

Discount tickets for The Harlem Globetrotters

ZIMRIKUDIAH 2017

After School Activities:

We offer an extensive after school activities roster with age appropriate instruction in a wide variety of specialties. We are proud to partner with a number of local programs and educators who are experts in their fields. Some of our after school activities are seasonal and some run full year.

ALL PAYMENTS ARE BASED ON A SEASONAL TRIMESTER SYSTEM.

FULL YEAR ACTIVITIES WILL REQUIRE RE-ENROLLMENT AT THE END OF NOVEMBER.

Please note that NO child may stay after school until PAYMENT IN FULL has been received.

  • After School Kids' Club (Open to all Students)

Monday thru Thursday. 3:30-6pm

4 days per week: $646     3 days per week: $504

2 days per week: $347     1 day per week: $184

EMERGENCY PER DIEM $15 Cash or Check on Pickup

(10% discount for multiple children in family)

The KBA Kid’s Club is a late-stay care program which provides students with snack, homework assistance and supervised social/play time at Kellman Brown Academy.

  • The KBA Kid’s Club staff will assume full responsibility for your child from the time he/she arrives at the program until dismissal time.  Each child will be checked in upon arrival.  Any child who has reported to Kids’ Club must be signed out by an authorized person by 6:00 pm SHARP. The fee for pick-up after 6:00 pm is $15.00 per quarter hour beginning at 6:01 pm. The school reserves the right to dismiss students from the Kids’ Club program who are picked up late or who do not follow after-school care procedures or rules.
  • If a child is absent from PM Kids’ club due to illness, vacation, or other circumstance, there will not be any refunds for those missed days. Please contact the front desk and also Kenny Einhorn by 1:00 pm for same day PM Emergency Add-On Service.

  • Parent or guardian is responsible for fee.  Payments are to be made upon receipt of each quarterly invoice. There is a $30 processing fee for returned checks.  In the event that this occurs a second time, all future payments must be paid in cash or by money order. You may withdraw your student from the program at any time; however, you are still obligated to pay for the days for which you are registered through the end of the trimester.

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  • Soccer Shots (Ages 2-5 & 6-9)

Wednesdays. 3:30-4:30pm   CLOSED FOR WINTER CHECK BACK IN SPRING     Cost:$112

Kellman Brown is excited to announce the fall season of Soccer Shots. Soccer Shots is an engaging children's soccer program with a focus on character development. Our caring team positively impacts children's lives on and off the soccer field through best-in-class coaching, communication, and curriculum. Our soccer classes are for young children aged 2.5 years old through 6 years old, and Premier class for kids in 1st Grade - 3rd Grade. We offer second sibling discount, and teacher discount. For additional questions and information, email neil@soccershots.org or call 856.366.4083.

 
  • Discovery Kids Puterbugs (Ages 3-6)

Tuesdays: 3:30-4:15     8 Sessions: 12/6-1/30     Cost: $125

Discovery Kids Puterbugs is the only interactive class experience available that teaches your child, in a fun and age-appropriate way, the full scope of technology skills in today's digital world. In a safe environment that promotes a healthy foundation and proper tech etiquette, the program helps your child master skills that range from basic file navigation, Internet, and keyboarding skills to an understanding of the latest technology, such as mobile apps and cloud computing! Each class features your child as the main character of an exciting learning adventure, guided by a trained and certified Local Provider. SPACE IS LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS. Small class sizes and low 6:1 student/teacher ratio guarantees individual attention.

REGISTER: Contact Caitlin Nickel at 856-546-0939 or gigatykes@yahoo.com

 
  • Scratch Jr. Coding by discovery KidS (ages 7-9)

Thursdays: 3:30-4:00     8 Sessions: 12/8-2/1     Cost: $62.50 (special winter session price)

Coding is the new literacy! With Scratch Jr, young children (ages 7-9) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.

SPACE IS LIMITED TO 6 STUDENTS. Small class sizes and low 6:1 student/teacher ratio guarantees individual attention.

REGISTER: Contact Caitlin Nickel at 856-546-0939 or gigatykes@yahoo.com.

 
  • Mini Dance/Cheer (ages 3-5)

Thursdays: 3:30-4:15   MUST Commit for FULL year: 9/15/16-5/18/17    

Cost for Mini: $429 will be divided into 3 payments of $143 + $20 recital fee in Spring

All students must bring ballet slippers and wear appropriate clothing

Mini Dance/Cheer:

BALLET: Warm-up, basic barre work, ballet turns, jumps, improvisation and center floor. The class will emphasize dance vocabulary (French language), balancing and spotting techniques, poise and discipline. The warm-up will also include calisthenics, stretching and yoga.
JAZZ: Jazz Dance is a popular way for children to focus their energy into basic dance movement. Jazz Dance starts with stretching, basic floor work, putting steps to music and beginner combinations. The class will emphasize dance vocabulary, flexibility, creativity and coordination.
CHEERLEADING: This class includes warm-up, flexibility exercises, cheerleading jumps, turns, chants and cheers. The children will have fun learning various cheers and at the same time master the basics of cheerleading. Cheerleading is self expression done within a group. It includes basic dance movements done with excitement and enthusiasm. Pom-poms will be used in the children’s dance routines and will be provided in class.

Karen Arensberg was a member of the Ballet Des Jeunes for five years. Her dance studies included Ballet, Jazz and Spanish techniques. Her dance teachings include Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Yoga and Hip Hop. She taught dance for the Perkins Center for the Arts, Ballet Des Jeunes and the Department of Recreation, Marlton NJ. She is the director of dance, cheerleading and fitness programs for 25 schools for over 27
years. She has been a high school cheerleading judge for 2 years and has coached middle school basketball cheerleading.

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  • Mini Sports (ages 3-6)

Mondays: 3:30-4:15     10 Sessions: 11/28-2/27     Cost: $104

All students must wear sneakers and comfortable clothing

Mini Sports: includes sports activities, fitness and games. Emphasis will be put on the fundamentals regarding each sport, safety, drills and skills. The class will develop strength, balance and coordination while building self-esteem and confidence. Children will be educated about the basic learning skills regarding each sport. Our goal is to establish which sport sparks an interest in your child prior to participating in youth recreational sports. Rewards will be given for sportsmanship and achievements. All sports can be done indoors or outdoors. The class also includes sports science.

The class includes: soccer, football drills, hockey, golf / tennis skills, tee ball, lacrosse, basketball, track and field, calisthenics and fitness. Fitness is done with a creative twist. Exercises and conditioning are done with balls, cones, stations, steps, jump ropes, gliders, hoops, ladders and much more. Activities and Games will include: Sleeping giant, Bounce to the bucket, ladder relays, scrimmages, partner games, world cup, sticky ball, crab drill, soccer bowling, glider hockey and many more.

Christopher Arensberg is a graduate of Rutgers University. His Junior and Mini Sports programs are currently in 20 schools. He has played competitive soccer, baseball and street hockey for 23 years. Chris was a camp counselor in Marlton for 5 years and was a volunteer for the Special Olympics. He was an assistant coach for a 5-6 year old Evesham Twp boy’s soccer team. He currently plays on an adult soccer and street hockey team. He was on a NJ State Championship baseball team and won MVP of the South Jersey Ralph Shaw High School baseball tournament in 2004. Chris also went to the Nationals for street hockey.

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  • chess (K-8th)

Thursdays: 3:30-4:30     12 Sessions: 12/1-2/23     Cost $170

FIDE Master Dov Gorman, the highest-rated player in South New Jersey Chess Club, U.S. Chess League First Team All-Star, runner up for the US Chess League MVP, and a champion of two states, holds chess after school program for K-8th graders at Kellman Brown Academy.
This unique workshop is a Chess Fast Track program. The objective of the workshop is to improve chess skills and improve general thinking skills. The program re-introduces the rules of the games, the board and the pieces as well as basic decision-making skills such as strategy and tactics. The program focuses on understanding important chess patterns which are used as foundation for further progress.

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  • Financial Fun (3rd-8th)

Wednesdays: 3:30-4:30     12 Sessions: 12/1-2/23     Cost $170

Dov Gorman will guide our students through an online interactive program that teaches kids the ins and outs of the stock market, financial literacy, money management, and other essential skills for financial success.

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  • After School Music Program (K-8th)

KBA is proud to offer one of the finest after school music programs in the area. Our children are given the opportunity to achieve excellence in music through their natural love of learning in a caring, nurturing environment. Playing music develops children’s mathematical skills and self-discipline. Our music program encourages exploration, creativity, and self-expression. This helps us fulfill our mission of enabling our children to grow into independent, creative thinkers! For information: Dmitri Kasyuk, Program Director (856) 751-0202

Instruments: Piano, drums, violin, cello, flute, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, classical guitar, bass guitar, and voice.

Instrumental Lesson Format:

Private Lessons: Individual 30 minute lessons (45 minute lessons available for an additional charge).

Semi –Private Lessons: This is the MasterClass Method of Teaching. With this method, one student observes as another is taught and then they switch. As soon as students are able to, they begin playing duets and trios with their teacher.

Music Theory & Solfège: Music theory provides children with a firm foundation of music comprehension. During this weekly half-hour class, children learn to read and understand musical notation as well as, study music history and rhythm.

Rock Band: The rock band specializes in a different genre of music. The ensemble rehearses, ”jams” and performs a combination of pop, rock, and jazz pieces.

Supervised Time between Lessons: Your child will be supervised between lessons at no additional cost. The supervisor can assist them with homework, if necessary and will be with the students until 6:00 pm. Please pack your child a snack.

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Upcoming After School Activities:

 

Arts

Nurturing the creative spirit of our students is a core educational goal. Within both the classroom and with specialists, students receive a vibrant arts education that is woven into the fabric of student life and learning. KBA creativity includes:

  • Fine Art projects created within our art studio
  • Weekly music classes in which students explore the fundamentals of music theory
  • Assemblies and presentations—such as the Shakespeare Festival and Life Cycle Celebration
  • Our Authors’ Night and Festival of the Arts programs showcase student work and talent
  • After-school music lessons featuring a wide variety of instrument training options including KBA’s own rock band
  • The annual school musical, in which students participate as actors, set designers, lighting operators and stage crew

Musical 2016 - Little Mermaid Jr.

We are excited to announce that this year's musical will be The Little Mermaid Jr.!

KBA Athletics

Staying Healthy! Stay Active!

Sports electives, recess blocks and regular PE classes provide multiple outlets for students to exercise their bodies as well as their minds. Our student athletes build their skills, self-confidence, and teamwork as well as school pride. Go KBA Lions!

Our students stay active during the day by:

  • Joining the walking club around KBA’s soccer and softball fields during recess
  • Shooting hoops
  • Running an obstacle course in the gymnasium
  • Climbing and swinging on our state of the art playground equipment

After school you will find our kids participating in:

  • Basketball (our teams compete against other private schools)
  • Soccer Club
  • Track and Field

Phys Ed Happenings

Kellman Brown Academy Physical Education

The Physical Education program at Kellman Brown Academy instills in students the skills and confidence needed to live a physically active and healthy life style while helping students discover and develop individual talents and athletic abilities. There is an emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship throughout daily activities.

Pre K – Gan:

  • Focus on developing gross motor skills, such as body movement and awareness, directions, balancing, fitness, catching and throwing.
  • Group games and activities. Examples, students participate in games such as Four Corners and Ant Eater.  They navigate through a number of different obstacle courses and complete a variety of relay races.

1st Grade- 8th grade:

  • Sport skill sets that are taught and played throughout the year include soccer, basketball, tennis, badminton, ultimate frisbee and baseball/softball.
  • Middle School participate in fitness testing. Students run a timed mile, do a PACER test and perform as many push-ups and sit ups as they can.

Afterschool Sports

LOWER SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS PROGRAMS

5TH-8TH GRADE INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS PROGRAMS

  • Basketball Teams
  • Basketball Clinics
  • Track and Field Team
  • Soccer Shots

Sports Physical Forms (Grades 5-8):