THE WOODS PRIVATE SCHOOL

A Top 10 Academically Ranked Private School in Texas

After School

TOT (Teams of Tomorrow)

Every week a TOT instructor will teach your child athletics, academics, and agility.  The classes are focused around improving your child’s physical and mental growth through movement and music.  TOT uses the perfect mixture of physical movement, hand eye coordination, and brain use to maximize the growth of your preschooler.

Chess Wizards

The team at Chess Wizards believes that education should be fun and exciting. Since their first classes in 2002, their Chess Wizards have inspired children across the US and Canada to think logically, solve problems, win graciously, and learn from defeat. Chess classes and lessons are based around their original, fun, and high-energy Chess Wizards curriculum. Regardless of a child’s ability Chess Wizards makes chess fun for all! Their instructors are an eclectic group from many different professions and backgrounds who all combine four important qualities: a love and skill for the game, a great ability to communicate, a passion for teaching, and the ability to use these qualities to create a fun and challenging learning environment. Chess Wizards has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, Chicago Reader, Pioneer Press, North Shore Magazine, and WGN.

Art with CoraLynn McCabe

CoraLynn McCabe aims to foster a love for art by providing instruction in which students concentrate on fundamental art skills and concepts such as shape, line, balance, and composition while working on Still Life, Landscapes, Abstract, Cartoons and Sculpture pieces. Different professional grade mediums such as watercolor paints, pastels, pencils and crayons will be used. At the end of the season Ms. McCabe exhibits the student art and concepts learned through an interactive art show for all families, friends and students to enjoy. Each year, art students have the opportunity to submit their work for judging to the annual Live Stock Show and Rodeo Art Contest, and we are proud to share our students have been recognized and awarded for their effort throughout the years. Ms. McCabe’s background in engineering as a CAD Designer lead to her love of fine arts where she continues to paint daily with her favorite medium, watercolor.

Soccer SuperStars

Soccer Superstars is a professionally designed soccer program using a variety of fun games and activities introducing children from ages 3 and up to the wonderful game of soccer. Their specially designed program promotes health, fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship, and most importantly FUN! To ensure this, each of the sessions are held with a low child to coach ratio making sure each child receives proper attention allowing them to better develop at their own rate. Each session is age specific and runs weekly lasting between 30 to 40 minutes. For our younger Superstars, Soccer Superstars uses creative games to teach basic soccer and motor skills as well as incorporating letters, numbers, and colors into every session, encouraging the use of imagination, teamwork, and sportsmanship. With our older Superstars, the focus is on soccer techniques and tactics such as passing/trapping, moving on and off the ball, attacking/defending, and shooting. Soccer Superstars’ goal is to provide a positive environment while learning new skills and having endless fun!  

Global TaeKwon-Do

Global TaeKwon-Do has been a Cypress community resident for over 21 years, lead by Master William Howard. Master Howard is a former World Champion, Internationally Certified Instructor and an 8th degree black belt that has been practicing TaeKwon-Do since 1982 and through his commitment has promoted hundreds of students to 1st degree black belt. Many have continued to earn various medals and awards in national and international championships. He had the privilege of being trained by the Founder of TaeKwon-Do, General Choi, Hong Chi and his son, President Choi, Jung Hwa. “Our primary goal is to provide excellent TaeKwon-Do training to students aged 4 to 100 in a positive, engaging environment.”

Our students and families get to experience first hand the accomplishments Master Howard has earned. He is also a member of the Promotion Board, a Class A Umpire and was designated All-Around Umpire at the World Championships in London, England in 2008. He has been a USA coach at World Championships, has hosted 2 International Instructor Courses, USA Nationals and Team trials, and a Masters Class.  Master Howard has participated in international competitions and has earned 10 gold, 2 silver, and 4 bronze medals.

Simple Thimbles Sewing Class

Simple Thimbles sewing instruction for grades 2nd and up provides a fun and engaging environment for boys and girls to explore sewing by introducing life-long skills from hand stitching to working with a sewing machine.  The goal is to not only teach a skill but more importantly instill the sense of self-accomplishment and reward associated with completing a project chosen by them, designed by them, and constructed by them. Classes meet on Tuesday or Thursday from 3:00-4:30pm.  Tuition is $130 per 6 week session.  Contact 832-710-9377 or info@simplethimbles.com

Dance

Our ballet lessons are brought to you by Ballet Center of Houston, Northwest Houston's premier dance studio, and backed by 25 years of experience in training dancers.  In our dance lessons, students are introduced to French terminology, age appropriate technique, teamwork, self-discipline, and ballet etiquette.  We explore motor skills and musicality while encouraging creative thinking and a spirit of fun in the arts! Our young dancers attain higher levels of self-confidence as they develop strength, flexibility, and coordination through the joy of dance. 

 

Beginning French

Beginning French class with Melanie Leppa will introduce children to the joy of learning a new language through hands-on fun activities while speaking simple conversations with learned phrases.  Come learn new words each week and grow your understanding as the language builds on itself through stories, songs, and cultural fun facts.

Preschool Chess 

Little Geniuses is a chess-song singing, laughing, chess-tourney, dancing, chess clock-slapping, zany chess video, puppet show introduction to chess and being the smart kid in class. Only for kids ages 3-5 and puts on a high-energy 45-minute chess practice in which kids play chess.

Drama Kids

Our unique kids’ theater classes is internationally known for its creative drama curriculum and teaching methods that are great fun and highly developmental for all children.  Many students in our after school acting lessons discover the joy of acting and decide to pursue further stage work; other students attend just because Drama Kids helps them build important skills that are used in whatever future endeavors they pursue. Come see why at Drama Kids – We Set the Stage for Success!

Bricks4Kidz 

Bricks 4 Kidz® is devoted to providing an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where we learn, we build, and we play with LEGO® Bricks. Classes are designed to teach the fundamentals of S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education, built around our proprietary model plans, inspired by engineers and architects. At Bricks 4 Kidz, we believe that kids learn best through activities that engage their curiosity and creativity.

 

Youth Tennis

Tennis is a great lifetime sport and it’s never too early to start nurturing and developing the skills to get you, and keep you, in the game.
Lakewood partners with Cypress Tennis Academy to offer tennis opportunities for all young skill levels. Kids can enjoy private lessons, fun and energetic group lessons, tennis camps, off campus PE and league play. Classes begin mid-October. More information to come.

LEARN MORE

Please call The Woods Private School at 281-370-8576 or email info@thewoodsprivateschool.com for more information.