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Clubs

Our students participate in an array of exciting and educational afterschool clubs. These clubs provide students an opportunity to learn new skills, explore the world of the arts, and engage in athletics. Extracurricular involvement has been linked to improved student performance, increased leadership abilities, and greater teamwork skills. 

2022-2023 Club Schedule

Session 1 (Fall): Begins Sept. 2022 (Note: Drama Club begins August 22)

Mondays

 
Instructor: This club is offered through Dunwoody School of the Arts (DSA), taught by Mr. Rob Britt.
 
How to register: Register directly through the DSA site here. Search for classes by instructor, and select "Mr. Rob" to find the DCS Drama course.
 
Cost: Billed through DSA in 4 monthly installments of $127.50 on the 10th of each month, plus $35 costume/prop fee in November. DSA also has a one-time registration fee of $35, but if you already take courses through DSA, you would not need to pay that again. 
 
Description
So You Think You Wanna Act?
So you’re interested in drama/acting? Or do you just want to find out what it’s all about? This class is where you want to be. Students will learn about theatre history and lore, stagecraft (you gotta come to find out what that means), the audition process, improvisation, theater games, and more to help one decide if theater or acting is for them. Best of all, as students are learning, they will be working on an original play that will be performed at the end of each session for family and friends!!! This 12-wk course will begin on August 22nd, 2022, and meet in the Worship Center and DSA's Studio #1. 
 
Dates: (12 weeks) 8/22, 8/29, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/12 (Wed. makeup day for Fall Break), 10/17, 10/24 (Parent conference day but club will meet),10/31, 11/7, 11/14 (performance day)
 
Capacity: 10 students
 
Class Time/Location: Mondays, 3:00 - 5:00 PM, DSA Building, Studio #1 
 
Pick-Up Time/Location: Pickup from 5:00 - 5:10 PM, DSA Building
 
* Note: This club is intended for grades 3 - 8. If you have a student in 2nd grade with experience in theater that is interested in enrolling in Drama Club, please contact DSA.
 

Tuesdays

 
Instructor: This club is offered through Dunwoody School of the Arts (DSA), taught by Ms. Erika Sunday.
 
How to register: Register directly through the DSA site here.
 
Cost: $255 (billed through DSA in monthly installments of $85 on the 10th of each month). DSA also has a one-time registration fee of $35, but if you already take courses through DSA, you would not need to pay that again.  
 
Description
Happy Keys
Welcome to Happy Keys! Where learning how to play the piano is so much fun! Our students will be learning how to identify the different notes and sounds on the piano, while learning pitch, hand-eye coordination, and an introduction to sight-reading! Want to learn how to play your favorite song on the piano? Join us today!!! This class is offered in the Fall for 12 weeks, starting Sept 13th, 2022, and ending Dec 6th, 2022. The class meets in the A-Building in Room A202.
 
Dates: (12 weeks) 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29, 12/6
 
Time/Location: Tuesdays, 3:00 - 400 PM, A202
 
Pick-Up Time/Location: Pickup from 4:00 - 4:10 PM, Regular DCS carpool area (North Main Entrance)
 

Wednesdays

 
Instructor: Coach Devonta White (DCS PE Teacher) 
 
How to register: Click HERE to register for Basketball Club (select “No Section Needed” on the first screen)
 
Cost: $240 (billed in 1 installment through ClassReach at the time of club registration).
 
Description:
Basketball Club is consistently one of our most popular clubs. In basketball club, students will learn the fundamentals of basketball, including lay ups, shooting, foul shooting, passing, dribbling, and ballhandling. Perhaps most important, students will learn the importance and value of teamwork.
 
Dates: 12 weeks: 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7
 
Capacity: 16 students
 
Time/Location: Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 PM, Gymnasium
 
Pick-Up Time/Location: Pickup from 4:00 - 4:10 PM, DBC Sport Center Lower Level
 

 

Instructor: This club is offered through Dunwoody School of the Arts (DSA), taught by Ms. Courtney Reilly.

How to register: Register directly through the DSA site here. Scroll down and click on “Dance Classes” to find Carousel Combo.

Cost: Billed through DSA in monthly installments of $85 on the 10th of each month, plus $65 costume/prop fee in December or January. DSA also has a one-time registration fee of $35, but if you already take courses through DSA, you would not need to pay that again.

Description:

The fundamentals of ballet, tap, jazz, & hip-hop will be taught in this class by learning new steps, rhythm, patterns, and combinations. Ballet class will include more challenging barre and floor exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The tap portion of the class will concentrate on developing intricate patterns and rhythms, while the hip-hop portion of the class will introduce the foundation of hip hop, terminology, and its core elements. .

Uniform is required: Dancers should wear pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, and comfortable tennis shoes for jazz and hip-hop. Pink or tan tights, and a solid color leotard of your choice. Hair should be worn up in a bun.

Dates: (30-weeks) 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/5 (rehearsal), 5/6 (Spring Recital)

If you do not want to participate for the full 30-weeks, simply enroll in this class, and then follow the DSA policy for withdrawing early (posted on their registration site). Also contact DSA to let them know if you plan to withdraw prior to the Spring recital: dsateam@dbc.org or call 770-280-1200.

Capacity: 10 students

Class Time/Location: Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:15 PM, DBC Fitness Center, Studio #1

Pick-Up Time/Location: DBC Fitness Center, Studio #1, Pickup from 4:15 - 4:25 PM

Instructor: This club is offered through Dunwoody School of the Arts (DSA), taught by Ms. Victoria Hurst.

How to register: Register directly through the DSA site here. Scroll down and click on “Dance Specialty Courses” to find Creative Combo.

Cost: Billed through DSA in monthly installments of $85 on the 10th of each month, plus $65 costume/prop fee in December or January. DSA also has a one-time registration fee of $35, but if you already take courses through DSA, you would not need to pay that again.

Description:

The fundamentals of ballet, jazz, tap, & hip-hop will be taught in this class by learning new steps, rhythm, patterns, and combinations. Ballet class will include more challenging barre and floor exercises while emphasizing basic terminology. The jazz portion of the class will begin to develop students' flexibility, balance skills, and moving to the music they like, while the hip-hop portion of the class will introduce the foundation of hip hop, terminology, and its core elements.

Uniform is required: Dancers should wear pink ballet shoes, tan tap shoes, and comfortable tennis shoes for jazz and hip-hop. Pink or tan tights, and a solid color leotard of your choice. Hair should be worn up in a bun. No open-toed shoes.

Dates: (30-weeks) 9/14, 9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3, 5/5 (rehearsal), 5/6 (Spring Recital)

If you do not want to participate for the full 30-weeks, simply enroll in this class, and then follow the DSA policy for withdrawing early (posted on their registration site). Also contact DSA to let them know if you plan to withdraw prior to the Spring recital: dsateam@dbc.org or call 770-280-1200.

Capacity: 10 students

Class Time/Location: Wednesdays, 3:30 - 4:30 PM, DSA/Music Building - Studio #1

Pick-Up Time/Location: DSA Building, Pickup from 4:30 - 4:40 PM

Fridays

Instructor: The Knight School Instructor

How to register: 

  • Kindergarten: Click HERE to register for the Kindergarten chess club. Select 9/9/2022 as the start date.
  • Grades 1st-8th: Click HERE to register for Grades 1st-8th Chess club. Select 9/9/2022 as the start date.

Problems registering? Email Chess Instructor Davis Talley (davis@theknightschool.com) or call 404-549-5585

Cost:

  • Kindergarten:  $252 when you pay in full for the entire Fall semester of chess club at the time of registration (monthly option is available for an additional cost)
  • Grades 1st-8th: $288 when you pay in full for the entire Fall semester of chess club at the time of registration (monthly option is available for an additional cost)

Description: The Knight School is your official chess team and chess party! No matter what level of chess experience your student may (or may not) have, all are welcome! Not only will students learn chess, but they will also develop a strong enthusiasm for chess, improved sportsmanship, and newfound academic confidence. If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Chess Coach Davis at davis@theknightschool.com.

Dates: (12 weeks) 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9

Time/Location: Fridays, 3:00 - 4:15 PM, DCS Room CH204

Pick-Up Time/Location: Pickup from 4:15 - 4:25 PM, Regular DCS carpool area (North Main Entrance)

Instructor: Mr. Devonta White (DCS PE Teacher)

How to register: Click HERE to register for Football Club (select “No Section Needed” on the first screen)

Cost: $220 (billed in 1 installment through ClassReach at the time of club registration)

Description: Flag Football has become a big hit among the DCS students! Students will learn the fundamentals of flag football, as well as the importance and value of teamwork.

Dates: (11 weeks) 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9

Capacity: 15 students

Time/Location: Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00 PM, Gym

Pick-Up Time/Location: INSIDE the Gym, Pickup from 4:00 - 4:10 PM

 
 
Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures:
Parents should pickup students on time after club ends, at the pickup locations listed above. Students not picked up during this time will be escorted to Lions' Den by  school staff. 
 
Lions' Den
Students going to Lions' Den after club ends will be escorted there after club. Be sure to register your student(s) for Lions' Den via PickMyKid no later than 2pm on the day of use.
 
 
 

Looking for Athletics? (Cheer Team and Cross Country)

The information above is about Clubs. If you're looking for information about our Athletics (Cross Country and Cheer Team), visit our Athletics webpage here.

 
 

Our Partnership with DSA:

 
DSA Instructors
DCS is located on the campus of Dunwoody Baptist Church, which houses the "Dunwoody School for the Arts" (DSA). Many of our clubs listed above are offered in partnership with DSA. All clubs offered through DSA are described in more detail here, including bios of DSA instructors. 
 
Private Lessons? Taking Other DSA Classes?
In addition to the DCS clubs listed above, DSA offers many other programs, including private lessons. If you choose to use DSA instructors that are different from the clubs listed above, you may coordinate with DSA to pickup your child from the end of the DCS school day.