Extended Day Programming
Community Roots offers free extended day programming at both the Elementary and Middle School, with a wide-range of programming including dance, music, art, film-making, writing, chess, athletics, meditation, and gardening. These enrichment classes give students the opportunity to work with classmates from different grades, helping to strengthen the school community. Instructors and coaches include members of the CRCS full-time staff, as well as professional artists, musicians and educators. CRCS works to build partnerships with community-based organizations with track records of success such as LPZ Cinetech, MNDFL-ED, Learning Through Chess, Cumbe: Center for African and Diaspora Dance.
Elementary School - Kindergarten-5th Grade
The Elementary After School Program is offered to Kindergarten through 5th grade students, through Frid
Middle School - 6th-8th Grade
Brooklyn College Community Partnership has partnered with CRMS to provide after school programming. Classes include magazine, step, yearbook, Girls Who Code, and STEM, among others.
Team Sports are offered through the Charter School Athletic League. These teams are co-ed volleyball, girls’ and boys’ basketball, or co-ed soccer after school. Co-ed running is also offered.
Performing Arts is offered both as a class and through extended programming. Middle School students can audition for one of two school wide productions. There will be open auditions for students for our school play, which shows in the Fall, and our school musical, which shows in the Spring.