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Electives Fall 2023

After-School Electives at Saint Hilary School are an important part of our whole-child offering. We provide a range of classes for students of all grades including favorites such as drama, cheer, golf, cross country running, Legos, and much more.

Drama information can be found on the separate Drama Classes page under STUDENT LIFE.

If an elective is sold out, please email Karol Towns at to be put on a waitlist.

SHS Cross Country

Time to start training for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics! Join the cross country club and learn the basics of running with an overview of techniques and proper running form. Practices will provide basic fundamentals while students build to increase their running distances.

Grades: 3rd-8th | $150

Mondays and Wednesdays 3:15-4:30 pm

Location: Meet in front of the Jr. High garden

Practices: 8/28, 8/30, 9/6, 9/11, 9/13, 9/18, 9/20, 9/25, 9/27, 10/2, 10/4, 10/11,10/16, 10/18, 10/23, 10/25 (some practices subject to cancellation pending dates of the cross country meets)

  • Mondays- will walk down to the bike path and run the path to Blackie's Pasture or South Knoll Playground area.
  • Wednesdays- will run up to the “Hippie Tree” (located just above the school) and run trails on Tiburon Ridge.

Meets: Dates for the 3rd-5th grade Cross Country Meets, as well as the 6th-8th grade Cross Country Meets, will be available in early September.

  • Meet distances are typical 1-1.25miles (3rd-5th grade) and 1.25-1.5 miles (6th-8th grade)

Coaches: Mr. Finn and Ms. Dalton

Min: 5 students/ Max: 30 students


Homework Help with Ms. Delzeith for Grades 1st-4th

Ms. Delzeith will be providing after school homework help and extra review of school work starting the week of September 5th and running until December 15th. Students will arrive with their homework for the week and receive support to complete any homework or projects they have for the week. If there is a test coming up, the students will have time to review practice problems and receive extra help with any concepts they may still be working on. If there is no homework, Ms. Delzeith will review concepts already taught through games and extra practice depending on the needs of the students.

Light snacks will be provided (i.e. popcorn, pretzels, etc.) though students are welcome to bring other snacks with them.

Grades 1-2 | $45 per session

Grades 3-5 | $55 per session

Mondays - Thursdays: 3:05-4:15 pm

Location: Ms. Delzeith's Office

Students may ‘"drop in" but they must sign-up the prior day to reserve their spot. Limit of 6 students per session.

Monday HW Club Registration

Tuesday HW Club Registration

Wednesday HW Club Registration

Thursday HW Club Registration

Jr. Alchemists by Electivity

Conjure a snake using only sugar and baking soda, pass secret messages in invisible ink, and cause a volcanic eruption to rival Pompeii! Students will perform all these experiments and more, while learning the scientific principles behind them.

Grades TK & K | $250 | Mondays: 2:05-3:05 pm

Grades 1-3 | $250 | Mondays: 3:20-4:20 pm

Location: Kindergarten Classroom

Class Dates: 9/25, 10/2, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/4

Min: 10 students


SHS Golf Club

It’s never too early to get your child onto the greens. Get them started with 9 Holes or Lessons (includes putting, chipping and driving range with the McInnis golf pros). Students will learn the basics of the game as well as etiquette on the course. Mr. Finn and a parent volunteer will walk with the kids when they play 9 holes. We will need parent volunteers to walk with the students. The pros at McInnis will be in charge of lessons. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Finn

Grades 2nd-8th | $300/yr.

Early Dismissal Wednesdays - Fall & Spring

Location: McInnis Park Golf Center

Classes: 9/13, 10/11, 11/1, 1/10, 2/7, 3/6, 4/24, 5/8

Coach: Mr. Finn

Min: 5 students/ Max: 35 students


Chess by Electivity

Get hooked on Chess - a game that promotes logical thinking, problem solving, and foresight! In this class, we emphasize sportsmanship over competitive elements to get our kids excited about chess. Kids learn strategies, openings, solve chess diagrams and puzzles. Class will consist of instruction time followed by playing time with each other and with the instructor. We emphasize a cooperative environment, and learning positive social skills.

Grades 1-4 | $195 |12:45-1:45pm

Early Dismissal Wednesdays: 9/13, 9/27, 10/11,10/18, 11/1, 12/13.

Parents will need to pack a lunch on these days as students will eat lunch from 12:30-12:45 p.m. prior to class)

Min 8, Max 12


Ukelele by Electivity

The ukulele is a fun and accessible instrument to introduce the fundamentals of singing, performing and the basics of music theory. This class will include learning chords, simple songs, and movement to inspire young children to express themselves musically. Practice is essential for improvement and requires some parental support to prepare for each week's lesson.

Grade K Only | $220 | Thursdays: 2:05 - 2:35 pm

Grade 1-3 | $220 | Thursdays: 3:20-3:50 pm

Location: Kindergarten Classroom

Dates: 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30

Min: 4 students/ Max: 6 students


Soccer by Electivity

This high-energy soccer class is set in a fun, noncompetitive environment. The fundamentals of soccer are taught through a fun play-based environment! Designed for all skill levels. *Rain cancellation at instructor’s discretion”

Grade TK/K | $235 | Thursdays: 2:05 - 3:05 pm

Grade 1-3 | $235 | Thursdays: 3:20-4:20 pm

Location: Lower Field

Class Dates: 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30

Min: 10 students


SHS Cheer with Mrs. Choi

Let’s hear it for Tiger Spirit! Join Mrs. Choi for cheerleading where your future SF 49er cheerleader will learn basic jumps, cheers, and dance for the talent show and pep rally. Mrs.Choi has been teaching cheer at St. Hilary for the last 5 years and was a cheerleader in Middle School and High School and studied dance for six years.

Grades K-2: Fridays: 3:15-4:00 pm | Cheer 1 | $203

Grades 3-5: Fridays: 4:00-4:45 pm | Cheer 2 | $203

Location: Outside 3rd Grade Classroom

Classes: 9/8, 9/15, 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17

Min: 10 students/ Max: 25 students (per Cheer session)


Woodworking I by Electivity

Kinders learn to craft with wood, improving their dexterity, focus and confidence. They will safely experiment with hand tools like hammers, sanding blocks, screwdrivers and small saws (as abilities allow), making simple wood sculptures and painting them.

Grade K Only | Fridays: 2:05 - 3:05 pm | $320

Location: Outside in the back of Makerspace

Class Dates: 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1

Min: 6 students/ Max: 8 students


Woodworking II by Electivity

Children get to experience themselves as doers and creators, learn high-dexterity woodworking skills, build self-confidence and independence, and discover the magic of personal dedication by using hand tools to safely make fun, and functional projects!

Grades 1-3 | Fridays: 3:20-4:20 pm | $320

Location: Outside in the back of Makerspace

Class Dates: 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1

Min: 6 students/ Max: 8 students


Poekie Nook

The cuteness of Poekie animals has motivated thousands of children to master various hand-sewing techniques, while building confidence and pride in their accomplishments. Starting with easy, beginner animals, you too can learn to sew your way up to more advanced animals, embellished with beautiful glass beads. This class is a great introduction into the world of Poekie-making. Wonder what a Poekie is? They're not just any stuffed animals, they will inspire you to create your own world!

Grades 3-5 | Fridays: 3:15-4:15 pm | $320

Location: 4th Grade Classroom

Class Dates: 9/22, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1

Min: 6 students/ Max: 10 students