This information was prepared by the Adena PTO and is not endorsed by Adena or any Lakota Schools.
NOTE: Please pay attention to pickup times. Pickup time is
4:20 PM for most classes. If a child is not picked up within 15 minutes of the scheduled dismissal time, the adult should compensate the instructor appropriately; $5 minimum for every 15 minutes is suggested.
NOTE: Class dates with “(NO!)” after them are weeks that are SKIPPED, due to conflicts.
NOTE: If a class is cancelled due to weather, instructor illness, etc., the class will be made up on the “backup” date. Please pay close attention to the backup date.

Scientific Mayhem            Monday 3:20-4:20                 $78/ 6 weeks
We provide hands-on exciting activities for students who can’t get enough science in school. We encourage students to make hypotheses and conduct experiments individually and in small groups. Your student can make great scientific discoveries and generate a little mayhem in the process. For questions about this class, please contact Lisa Bacu at

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Scientific Mayhem

Class dates: Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4, 11 -backup Mar 18, 25

Instructor: Kelly Reilman

Memory Maker Scrapbook Fun       Tuesday 3:20-4:20     $85/ 6 weeks
This class will give students a chance to make their very own scrapbook and learn new techniques and cool ways to make a scrapbook. This includes various cutting styles with special cutting tools, painting, embossing, braiding paper, and stamping. Lots of new supplies will be available for students to pick and choose how they want to create their scrapbook. Students participating in this class will need to bring in 10-15 pictures from a special memory to create their scrapbook. All other supplies will be provided for this class. At the end of this class students will have their very own scrapbook that they will cherish forever. The teacher is a past teacher in Lakota with a master’s in education and undergrad in Early Childhood Education.  For questions about the class, please contact Terra Meade at 513-226-7203 or

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Terra Meade

Class dates:  Jan 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar. 5 -backup Mar 12

Instructor: Terra Meade

LEGO Robotics       Tuesday 3:20-4:20 $95/6 weeks
Students cooperatively build with a partner a LEGO model from well-illustrated building diagrams. Simple machines such as gears, levers, cams, or pulleys will enable part of the model to move! The students will construct programs on a laptop that controls the movement and sound of their creations. In this session, students will be amused as they build LEGO models that fit into the story line for our LEGO robotics adventure.

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Jean Bolte

Class dates:  Jan 22, 29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26, Mar. 5 -backup Mar. TBD

Instructor: Jean Bolte

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Volleyball            Tuesday 3:20-4:20                 $60/6 weeks 
This class is an introduction and continuum of volleyball skills and fundamentals for children of all skill levels. The class is designed to your specific child’s skills and abilities and allows them to have fun and build development through a variety of games and drills!  For questions about this class, please contact Danielle Adleta at or 513-678-5468. Class is open to grades: 3-6 Make checks payable to:  Danielle Adleta Class dates:  Jan. 22, 29 Feb.5, 12, 19, 26, Mar. 5 -backup Mar. 12 Instructor: Coach Danielle Adleta is an experienced volleyball player and coach who has played and coached for over 20 years. Coach Danielle previously ran her own JO volleyball Club consisting of Lakota East and West girls and ranked 19th out of 182 teams!

Speed and Agility                Wednesday 3:20-4:20       $66/6 weeks
This class will focus on increasing athletic performance. Speed & Agility will be improved by teaching proper running form, mechanics, and mobility. Strength will be improved through body weight, core, and resistance training.  

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Explosion Fitness

Class dates: Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27- backup Mar. 6

Instructor: Emily Miller

Chess Scholars           Wednesday 3:20-4:20              $95/6 weeks
Develop your child's intellect through the fun game of chess! Current research has shown a strong link between chess and academic performance in a variety of areas, including mathematics and language arts. Also, chess has been proven to enhance motivation, concentration, focus, social skills, and creativity.

No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class will consist of a fun, interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both new and returning participants are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. There will also be a chess competition with prizes towards the end of the session! Each child will receive a participation medal and a chess keychain. For any questions about this class, please contact

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Adena PTO

Class dates:  Jan. 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27- backup Mar. 6

Cookie Decorating Fun           Thursday 3:20-4:20               $80/6 weeks
Students will enjoy learning new skills for decorating cookies and other confections that will become works of art that are (almost!) too good to eat. We will build on techniques learned to create beautiful projects that can be shared with family. Themes will change weekly and students will have a great time while learning and creating. Students will also decorate an apron that is theirs to keep at the end of session. Every week students will go home with cookies to enjoy and share with their family. For questions about this class, please contact Arin Singer-Bonk at 513-490-7221 or or on Facebook (Delicious Designs Cookies).

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to:  Delicious Designs

Class dates:  Jan. 24, 31 Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - backup Mar. 7

Instructor: Arin is the owner of Delicious Designs Cookies, located in Olde West Chester. She creates custom cut-out cookies for special events and occasions and loves coming to Adena for after-school programming. She enjoys teaching children fun skills to make their creations special. Arin lives in West Chester and her two sons attend Lakota Schools.

Hand stamped Jewelry Design*      Friday 3:20-4:20 $75/ 6 weeks

In this fun jewelry design class, we will teach you how to hand stamp your own personalized text using steel stamps hammered into metal. We will make a charm necklace, two rings, a cuff and a stretchy bracelet, a backpack tag as well as a decorated jewelry box to hold all your new treasures! For more information about this class, please contact The Silver Diva at or 513-873-4561.

Class is open to grades: 3-6

Make checks payable to: The Silver Diva

Class dates:  Jan. 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22, Mar. 1, 8 -backup Mar. 15

Instructor: Cheri.  The Silver Diva is a hand stamping jewelry studio in the Voice of America Centre in West Chester. You can learn how to stamp your own text on jewelry and accessories. They offer classes, events, and parties as well as a retail and online store at to order or purchase something stamped by their experts.

Classes marked with a * are pending due to the instructor background check approval.

Mailing Address:
Adena PTO After School Enrichment Program
9361 Minuteman Way
West Chester, OH  45069