Policies, Guidelines, & Forms


Condor Activities Conditions

  • All condor classes last one hour. (Schedules: 6:50 to 7:50 A.M, 2:15 to 3:15 P.M. and 3:30 to 4:30 P.M.)

  • Classes with more than ten students will have a teacher assistant for extra support.

  • Most classes are taught in Spanish providing non- native speakers an opportunity to immerse in the local culture.

  • Teachers report daily attendance and other relevant information to the Condor Activities Office.

  • Teachers will contact parents directly for all issues related to their activity.

  • Teachers pick students up at the designated meeting point, and then accompany them to the buses or gate.

  • Teachers will take their students to the Infirmary when considered necessary.

  • Students must attend classes regularly. If a child is unable to attend class, please inform to the Condor Activities Office at: sbaron@cng.edu

  • Students must commit to following the class rules and instructions.

  • If a child requires special instructional accommodations, the child’s case will be studied with the support of the Learning Center in order to determine his/her participation in the activity, and if he/she may require Learning Center support to ensure his/her successful participation in the activity. Learning Center support during activities may result in an extra cost to parents.

  • Parents must commit to paying the activity once they have registered their children.


Cooking
  • Classes will be offered for students in K5 through 12th grade.
  • Students will receive a cookbook with the recipes made in class, at the end of the semester.
  • The cookbook will be charged with an additional fee.

Dance
  • The Condor dance program is designed to merge the dynamism of fun and discipline with good technical development.
  • Classes are offered for students in K5 through 5th grade.
  • Students have a presentation at the end each semester. The costume will be charged with an additional fee.
  • Enrollment is limited, and early registration is encouraged.
  • For 4th and 5th grade dance students:
- Students may choose regular dance or Uncoli dance.
- Uncoli dance students will present in the Uncoli Dance Festival that will be held in March 2018.
- New students enrolled in second semester dance will not be eligible for Uncoli Dance Festival.
- Attendance to all classes is required.

Martial Arts

  • Students have a Ceremony at the end of each semester.
  • Students take a test to ensure they are ready to change belt and move to the next level. Test fee will be charged with an additional fee.
  • Belt colors are divided as follows: 
Beginners:  White, Yellow Stripe, Yellow, Orange Stripe, Orange.
Intermediate:   Blue, Green Stripe, Green, Purple.
Advanced:   Brown III, Brown II, Brown I, Black.

  • The recommended frequency of classes is two times per week in order to change belt during the semester.
  • Beginners White, Yellow Stripe and Yellow Belt may take only one class per week. Students will not take the test during the first semester, they will take it during second semester to be able to change belt.
  • Beginners White, Yellow Stripe and Yellow Belt who attend two classes per week will take the test during the semester to be able to change belt.
  • For all students enrolled in Orange Stripe belt and above, it is mandatory they take two classes per week due to the technical difficulty and discipline required to change belt and move to the next level.

Music Instruments

  • The Condor music program offers top quality music instruction based on the  Suzuki method for: Guitar, Piano and Violin.

  • The maximum number of students per instrument class is two.

  • Parent attendance to the class in K5, 1st and 2nd grade is highly recommended.

  • Instrument lessons are available from Monday to Friday, before (only for Elementary) and after school (Primary, Elementary, Middle and High School).

  • Middle and High school classes are available from Monday to Friday from 3:30 P.M. to 4:30 P.M.

  • Schedule will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.

  • All students must register online for first and second semester.

  • Changes in schedule will be based upon availability.

  • All students must have their own personal musical instrument as well as the music book and/or CD according to their specific level.  (Book 1,2, or 3).  Additional information is given to parents on the first week of classes.

  • Any additional material requirements will be passed on to parents by the teacher.

  • Piano students must have a piano or keyboard at home for practice.

  • Attendance to all classes is highly recommended.

  • Daily practice is highly recommended.

  • Classes cancelled by parents will not be re-scheduled.

  • Any class cancelled by the teacher will be re-scheduled depending on student's availability.    

                  

     Uniform & Equipment

  • A uniform is required for Ballet, Martial Arts and Mountain Biking activities. The Martial Arts and Mountain biking uniforms may be ordered through the school. More information will be sent prior to the beginning of classes.

  • Equipment for First Bike, Biking,  Mountain Biking and Skating  activities is required. Information will be sent prior to the beginning of classes.

  • Students must wear adequate clothing and have the necessary equipment for class according to the information sent. Children without adequate clothing and/or equipment will not be allowed to participate in class.


    Fees

  • Standard fees: cover cost of staffing.
  • Additional fees: vary by activity and may include costs such as: cookbook (for cooking class), martial arts test ( for martial arts class), costumes ( for dance class), uniforms (for mountain biking and martial arts class), and special outings.
  • Holidays, or special school days are not charged. 
  • Families signing up for 3 or more complete activities have a 10% discount applicable to the standard activity fee.         

         

  Transportation

  • Transportation is available to all students enrolled in the CNG Transportation Service on the 6:50 A.M, 3:30 P.M. and 4:45 P.M. routes, and for special off- campus activities.

  • Students not enrolled in the CNG Transportation Service, may purchase one ride tickets at the CNG Cashier (1st floor-Administration Building).



Authorizations

  • If a child is to be dropped off at an address other than his/her home, parents must notify the School Office in writing before noon of the day of the request.

  • Tournaments and field trips will be informed in writing. The CNG permission form will be included; this form must be sent to the Condor Activities Office at least one day prior to the outing.

  • Outings may have additional fees.



Liability

  • For special activities outside school that require transportation, it is understood that Colegio Nueva Granada will not be held responsible in case of an accident while participating in the activity or while riding the bus.


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