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. Register here.

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

    For more detailed information on Bayside's Extended Day program, please click here. To enroll your child(ren) in Extended Day, please click here to access CampBrain. You must click on the section titled, "2021-2022 Admiral Afternoons/Enrichment" to locate Extended Day.
  • Enrichment Classes

    Ballet with Zoe Lombard-Todd (Grades PK3–8)
    Ballet is offered once per week during the school day with Zoe Lombard-Todd. Ms. Zoe has been teaching dance at Mobile Ballet for 26 years and at Bayside for 20 years. She is assisted in her teaching by Raley Zampieri who has been teaching dance at Bayside for 10 years after performing for 9 seasons with the Radio City Rockettes. Click here for additional information on ballet classes. Students in Grades 58 will take both ballet and jazz. Register your child today.

    Jazz with Zoe Lombard-Todd (Grades 3–8)
    Jazz is offered once per week during the school day with Zoe Lombard-Todd. Ms. Zoe has been teaching dance at Mobile Ballet for 26 years and at Bayside for 20 years. She is assisted in her teaching by Raley Zampieri who has been teaching dance at Bayside for 10 years after performing for 9 seasons with the Radio City Rockettes. Click here for additional information on jazz classes. Students in Grades 58 will take both ballet and jazz. Register your child today.

    Music Lessons with Steve Weiss (PK4+)
    Mr. Weiss introduces music to 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. Click here for additional information on music lessons. Registration is closed.

    Piano Lessons with Amy Morgan (Grades 1–12)
    Mrs. Morgan provides private piano lessons to students. Lessons are approximately 35-40 minutes during the school day. Click here for additional information on piano lessons. Registration is closed.
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Second Quarter Admiral Afternoons Offerings

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  • Art from the Heart

    The holidays are quickly approaching! Join Ms. Hall to explore the world of art with a special holiday twist. Students will have the opportunity to experiment with a wide variety of media and techniques to make special art and gifts for friends and family. Participants will be able to express their own artistic interests and talents as they use their imaginations to create art work to treasure for a lifetime. All materials will be included. Register now.
    Who: Grades 1–6 students
    When: 3:00–4:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, November 3–December 15 (no meeting on November 24)
    Where: Lower School art room
    Cost: $220.00
  • LEGO Robotics - Gulf Coast Young Engineers

    GCYE continues this fall with their LEGO robotics program. The sessions will offer new models to build while learning classical mechanics and concepts of physical science to encourage young minds to explore engineering. All materials are included. Register now.
    Who: Grades 3–6
    When: 3:00–4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, October 19–November 16
    Where: Lower School science lab
    Cost: $185.00 per student
  • Once Upon a Time

    As there are so many wonderful literature selections to explore, the adventures will continue with Ms. Etheredge through the holiday months. Children will use their imaginations as they engage with a different literature selection each week. Register now.
    Who: PK4–Grade 2
    When:
    3:00–4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, November 2–December 14 (no meeting on November 23)
    Where: ECC room 108
    Cost: $220
  • Pottery with Ms. Robles

    Ms. Robles encourages children to explore the world of hand-building pottery and create ceramics to treasure for a lifetime. All needed materials will be provided. Register now.
    Who: PK4–Grade 4
    When: 3:00–4:30 p.m. on Mondays, October 25–December 6 (no meeting on November 22)
    Where: ECC Tinker Lab
    Cost: $250.00
     
  • WIT (Wingin' It Improv Troupe)

    Ever wanted to try your hand at improvisation? This once-a-week club with Mrs. Richards will give you an opportunity to sharpen your mind and your wit. We will play improv games and work through how to be open to whatever situation may arise in a scene. This group will learn to abide by the cardinal rule of improv: “Yes, and.” At the end of the term, club members will put on a show to entertain friends and family! Register now. Deadline to register is October 26. Group is capped at 12.
    Who: Grades 6–8 (fourth quarter club will be open to 5th graders)
    When: 3:10–4:50 p.m. on Wednesdays, October 20–December 15; performance date TBD
    Where: Mrs. Richards's drama room
    Cost: $115 for first time members (fee includes a club t-shirt); $105 for those who are continuing from first quarter 
  • Wonder of Art

    Students are invited to explore art with Ms. Robles through painting, collage building and creating fiber arts. Individual talents and interests will be reflected in their products as they express their artistic freedom. All needed materials will be provided. Register now.
    Who: PK4–Grade 2
    When: 3:00–4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, October 28–December 9 (no meeting on November 25)
    Where: ECC Tinker Lab
    Cost: $250

Meet the Auxiliary Programs Team

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  • Photo of Marilee Propst

    Marilee Propst 

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

    Scott Johnston 

    Facilities Coordinator / Camp Director
    (251) 338-6473
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