Millennium Afterschool

M.S. 137 is proud to have a after school program partnership with Millennium Development Corp.

Image of Woody Bastien, Director of Millennium Afterschool at M.S. 137





 Mr. Woody Bastien, Program Director
(718) 659-0471 ext. 2230










Below are some of the programs offered for our students
:

Archery

Students will learn the rules and strategies of archery, followed by practice of the sport. In the end, students will form a team to compete. Students will engage in the sport of Olympic archery. They learn and apply biomechanics, safety precautions, mental focus, and participate in competitions through Easton Development’s Olympic Archery in Schools program, in both singles and team formats. They will compete in our company, Millennium Development's league through the school year as well. This will get the children ready for the season. 

Robotics

Researching how to build a small robots with advanced lego pieces, students will learn a software/application in order to program the robot to become mobile. This robot will be programmed to perform basic tasks. 


Flag Football 

Participants will learn the proper techniques of the game. They will learn various skills in order to become an above average flag football player. They will develop friendships, discipline, proper skills and a healthy life style as physical fitness plays a huge part of the game. Constant movement is a requirement, which will help with health. In addition, in the competitive environment that is MS 137, students will learn to remember that winning and losing does not matter. The art of play and developing as an active person, if instilled at this early age, will lead to healthier and more well-rounded adults of the future.

Chess

An activity to engage our students in socializing, fair play, rules and strategy. Students are taught new games and work to improve skills in chess, particularly developing foresight into opponents plans, strategy and mathematical situations. This helps develop a plethora of skills, including: strategy and planning.