Originally a school in Rome, founded by Emperor Hadrian in 133 A.D. for the promotion of literary and scientific studies. The purpose of the Great Hearts After-School Athenaeum is also to promote learning by offering our students a diverse array of culturally enriching, academically oriented activities.
It’s not “after-care.” It’s After-School Athenaeum.
While our program runs as late as 6:00PM, we are not an “after-care” program. Athenaeum is an extension of the school day, focusing on the liberal arts and providing students with academic enrichment opportunities beyond the classroom. Our activities and lessons reinforce and extend the lessons learned in your child’s classroom, complementing our mission as a classical, liberal arts institution.
About After-School Athenaeum
WHEN the program runs: The program runs Mondays- Fridays from directly after school until 6:00pm (including half days) for the duration of the school year, excluding vacations / holidays when school is not in session. Pickup is as early as you wish, but no later than 6:00pm.
WHAT the program consists of: In addition to daily supervised study time, our program features unique, high-quality, culturally enriching activities that complement our mission as a classical, liberal arts institution. (And they’ll be fun. Did we mention fun?!)
WHO can come to Athenaeum: The program is open to students in grades K-5 at Great Hearts Western Hills.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES: We want to expose our students to as many culturally enriching and physically diverse activities as we can. Therefore, we occasionally offer special activities at no additional cost. These include activities such as ballroom dance, soccer, painting, cooking, yoga, creative writing, martial arts, photography, speech & drama, science activities, athletics, sculpture, Pilates, drawing, architecture, gardening, and music.
Space is limited! Openings will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your space by signing up online now.
For questions about the program, contact the Campus Coordinator, Laura Acevedo. If you believe you may qualify for tuition assistance, please speak with Mrs. Acevedo before you complete the online registration process.
Mail: Great Hearts Western Hills| Attention: Athenaeum
8702 Ingram Rd., San Antonio, TX 78251
Option A - Up to five days per week until 6:00pm
Option B - Up to five days per week until 5:00pm
Option C - Up to three days per week until 6:00pm
Option D- Early Release Fridays only until 6:00pm
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