School Life

Auxiliary Programs

Bayside Academy is proud to offer a robust selection of educational and enrichment activities during the school day and outside of school hours. These various opportunities complement our curriculum and provide exceptional experiences for our students. Registration information can be found in the expandable list on this page.

Questions? Contact Marilee Propst at admiralafternoons@baysideacademy.org.

Marilee Propst, Director of Auxiliary Programs

Bayside offers a wide variety of programs designed to enrich the lives of our students beyond the classroom. Activities are available to encourage students to explore their interests and talents in the fields of art, music, STEM, and drama in addition to sessions that engage the students in activities to help build healthy bodies and establish healthy habits.

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  • Extended Day

    Extended Day begins at dismissal time and is open until 5:30 p.m.

    We offer two levels of participation:
    Full-Time Service: $2000.00 per year, per child
    Drop-In Service: $25.00 per day, per child

    To enroll your child(ren) in Bayside's Extended Day program, please click here for the 2020–2021 Extended Day registration forms.
  • Enrichment Classes

    Ballet with Zoe Lombard-Todd (Grades PK–6)
    Traditionally, ballet is offered once per week during the school day. Due to scheduling and social distancing policies, ballet classes have been canceled for the 2020–2021 school year. We look forward to again having ballet offerings in the 2021–2022 school year.

    Jazz with Zoe Lombard-Todd (Grades 2–6)
    Traditionally, jazz is offered once per week during the school day. Due to scheduling and social distancing policies, jazz classes have been canceled for the 2020–2021 school year. We look forward to again having jazz offerings in the 2021–2022 school year.

    Music Lessons with Steve Weiss (Ages 5+)
    Mr. Weiss introduces music to young students in an enjoyable, easy-going way. Instruments taught are piano, guitar, violin, and ukulele. Lessons are once a week for 30 minutes during the school day. Email Director of Auxiliary Programs Marilee Propst to inquire about availability.

    Piano Lessons with Amy Morgan
    The yearly piano course runs from September through May and includes 28 private lessons, 4 class lessons, and several performance opportunities. Lessons are approximately 35-40 minutes during the school day. Email Director of Auxiliary Programs Marilee Propst to inquire about availability.
  • Admiral Afternoons

    Admiral Afternoons provide additional enrichment opportunities for Bayside students. Space is limited to maintain safety protocols, and sessions fill quickly. Interested families should enroll as soon as possible.

    WONDER OF ART–SPRING IN BLOOM
    Students in PK4 though first grade are invited to explore art and express their artistic freedom as they create all new spring projects using various techniques including painting, sculpture, pottery, and collage. The group will meet on Thursday afternoons in Ms. Robles's room from 3:00–4:30 p.m. from April 22 through May 20. The cost is $210. Register today.

    POTTERY CREATIONS–SETTING SIGHTS ON SPRING 
    Set your sights on the spring season! Students in Grades K–4 will explore the world of hand-building pottery and create ceramics to treasure for a lifetime. The camp will meet on Monday afternoons in Ms. Robles's room from 3:00–4:30 p.m., April 9 through May 17. The cost is $210. Register today.

    SPRING HAS SPRUNG!–ART WITH MS. HALL
    Students in Grades 2–6 will experiment with a variety of exciting art techniques and materials to create fun and unique art as they explore their own artistic interests to create artwork that will be cherished for a lifetime. The class will meet on Wednesday afternoons in Ms. Hall's room from 3:00–4:30 p.m., April 14–28. The cost is $110. Register today.

    SPRING IN FULL COLOR–ART WITH MS. HALL
    Students in Grades 2–6 will experiment with a variety of exciting art techniques and materials to create fun and unique art as they explore their own artistic interests to create artwork that will be cherished for a lifetime. The class will meet on Wednesday afternoons in Ms. Hall's room from 3:00–4:30 p.m., May 5–19. The cost is $110. Register today.

    CHESS MATES
    Chess Mates is an after school program designed to teach students in Grades 2–6 how to play chess. Chess is known to help students increase their academic performance and is a lifelong game that can be played anywhere in the world. The group will meet on Thursday afternoons in the Upper School computer lab from 3:30–4:30 p.m. from March 4 through April 15. The cost is $35. Registration is closed.

    WRITING ENRICHMENT CLUB
    Looking for a new writing challenge? Or maybe just a calm, quiet place to write? The Writing Enrichment Club is for you! This session is for 6th grade students of all writing abilities and is designed to have students share ideas and collaborate with each other. Students will explore a variety of writing modes which will allow participants to shore up existing strengths and discover new ones. The session is filled with writing ideas, exercises, and prompts. Students are encouraged, but not required, to share their writing. They will be supported in a positive environment as they craft and develop their own style of writing. The group will meet in Mr. Mulligan's classroom on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00–4:00 for seven weeks, beginning on April 13 and ending on May 17. The cost is $150. Register today.

    BOYS YOUTH SOCCER CAMP
    Boys in Grades K–6 can get a jump on summer by registering for an afterschool soccer camp with Coach Ferguson during the final week of school in May. The camp will provide all boys, regardless of skill level or age, the opportunity to enjoy the sport while developing individual and team skills. The camp will stress the love of the game and will concentrate on fundamental skills. The camp will meet on the Bayside athletic field from 3:00–5:30 p.m., May 24–27. The cost is $135. Register today.
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Meet the Auxiliary Programs Team

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  • Photo of Marilee Propst

    Marilee Propst 

    Director of Auxiliary Programs
    (251) 338-6390
  • Photo of Scott Johnston

    Scott Johnston 

    Facilities Coordinator / Camp Director
    (251) 338-6473
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