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.

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 postponed until a later date for the 2020–2021 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 postponed until a later date for the 2020–2021 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.

    Third Quarter Offerings are Now Available!

    WRITING ENRICHMENT CAMP
    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 club will meet in Mr. Mulligan's classroom on Tuesday afternoons from 3:00–4:00 for eight weeks, beginning on January 12 and ending on March 9. Please note that the club will not meet on February 16. The cost is $170. Register today.

    POTTERY CREATIONS
    Students in Grades K–4 will explore the world of hand-building pottery and create new ceramic projects to treasure for a lifetime. The camp will meet on Monday afternoons in Ms. Robles's room from 3:004:30 p.m. from January 11 through February 22. Please note that the camp will not meet on January 18 or February 15. The cost is $210. Registration is closed.

    WONDER OF ART
    Students in PK4 and kindergarten will explore art and express artistic freedom as they create. All new projects from previous Wonder of Art camps will be created. Students will use various techniques including fabric art, sculpture, pottery, collages, and mosaics. All needed materials will be provided. The class will meet on Thursday afternoons in Ms. Robles's room from 3:004:30 p.m. from January 14 through February 25. Please note that the camp will not meet on February 18. The cost is $260. Registration is closed.

    EXPLORING ART (JANUARY AND FEBRUARY OPTIONS AVAILABLE)
    In this 3-session class, 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. All needed materials will be provided. The camp will meet on Wednesday afternoons in Ms. Hall's art room from 3:00–4:30 p.m. The January session will meet January 13–27. The February session will meet February 3–24. Please note the February session will not meet on February 17. Cost is $110. January registration is closed. Register for February here.
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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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