After School Studios

Rochester Montessori School offers an exciting After School Studios program which covers a wide variety of learning activites for Children's House through Middle School.  Brochures and Registration Forms will be sent home with students.  All Studio Registration Forms must be turned in with a check or a signature for a one-time auto-withdrawal. 

The fill-able PDF Registration Form  is for Garden and Kitchen (for 2nd- 4th grades) on Thursday's with Nicole.  If you would like to sign your student up, please download this form and email or turn it in to Joan. Hard copies of the brochure and registration forms will be sent home upon request. Please contact Joan if you need a paper copy. Please register directly for all other courses via the links provided.

Studios Spring 2018 (April - May)


   Tae Kwon Do

Tae Kwon Do fosters discipline, exercise/physical fitness, Self Esteem, self-confidence, Self- control, concentration/learning skills, manners/respect and self-defense skills. Testing to advance in Tae Kwon Do rank will be done at Park Institute headquarters during regular testing times. Tae Kwon Do students need to obtain a Park Institute uniform prior to the first class ($39/per uniform). Park Institute has been in Rochester for over 40 years and is the largest martial arts school in southeastern MN and one of the nation's leading schools.

Taught by Valentino Roehl & Niniek Pranoto

Grades 1-8

Mondays 3:30-4:15

10 sessions, April  -May

For more information and to register email [email protected]

Fee: $170 (Students can also attend classes at the Park Institute headquarters after they have attained Yellow belt, 1 time per week.)  




     Amazing Athletes

Amazing Athletes is a developmental sports and fitness program that teaches the basic fundamentals and mechanics of ball sports.  Children will build self-confidence, practice teamwork, and improve motor skills, in a structured, non-competitive environment. They will also experience increased cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone, hand-eye coordination, and reaction time.  

Ages 3-6

Wednesdays 3:15-4 or 4-4:45

January 3-March 28

For more information and to register email [email protected]

Fee: $44 per month ($15 annual fee)


    YEL Grandmasters of Chess

Youth Enrichment League

Join this “sport of the mind” and be part the RMS chess club.  We have thousands of puzzles and corresponding lessons crafted by Women’s International Master and former Russian Chess Champion Sima Sokolovskaya.  YEL chess lessons are designed to engage beginners through advanced students.  Our fall session introduce basic concepts to beginners while ensuring more advanced students get a thorough chess workout.  Sign up and create a checkmate today!   Taught by Ian Finch

Grades K-5

Wednesdays 3:30- 4:30

12 sessions, January 10-March 28

For more information and to register, visit

Fee: $140



     Ballet, Tap & Jazz Dance

Tippi Toes Dance Co provides an experience of dance, self-expression, and movement. High energy music is used to teach ballet, tap, and jazz! This class is wonderful for any child who loves to dance!  

Ages 3-6

Thursdays 3:15-4:00

January 4-March 29

For more information and to register, visit

Fee: $50 per month ($35 annual fee)


    Garden and Kitchen

Come spend some time planting in the garden or whipping up something fabulous in the kitchen, or maybe even spending time with baby chicks as we enjoy learning and creating in the springtime. Taught by Nicole DeBurton

Grades 2-4

Thursdays 3:30-5:00

5 sessions, April 19-May 17

Register on RMS Studio registration form or email [email protected] (with permission to auto withdraw)

Fee: $100



   YEL Fencing

Fencing is one of the fastest growing sports in the USA and Youth Enrichment League (YEL) fencing continues to evolve to match that pace.  Olympic Coach Ro Sobalvarro heads up YEL’s curriculum, ongoing instructor training and tournament consultation. He brings with him an immense knowledge of youth as well as national and international fencing.   New students get introduced to a pulse-pounding sport while returning students continue their study through a progressive curriculum.  Safety is our first priority. We supply safety swords, protective masks, chest plates and jackets, in a high-octane, inclusive environment. Taught by Coach Kamau Wilkins

Grades 2-8

Fridays 3:30-4:30

12 sessions, January 12-March 23 (no class on January 26)

For more information and to register, visit

Fee: $132


Scheduled with Music Teacher

     Instrument/Vocal Lessons

RMS is proud to offer 30 minute instrument/vocal lessons with Jackie Hoffman.  Lessons are available for students ages 3 and up.  Please contact Jackie ([email protected]) to coordinate these lessons BEFORE registering. 

Fee:  $25/lesson  (A 1 year commitment is required)

music studio registration form_0.pdf

Studio Registration Form Spring 2018.pdf




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