Polices, 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 an assistant for extra support.

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

  • Instructors report daily attendance and other relevant information to the Condor Activities Office. The Condor Activities office will contact parents for any issues related to the activity the child is registered in.

  • Instructors pick students up at the designated meeting point and accompany them to the buses or gate once the activity ends.

  • Instructors will take their students to the Health Zone when considered necessary.

  • Students must attend classes regularly. If a child is unable to attend class, please inform 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


Instructor Requirements
  • Instructors experience in their area of expertise.
  • All instructors have a technical and/or professional degree.

Program Provisions

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:
    1. Students may choose regular dance or Uncoli dance.
    2. Uncoli Dance group is selected during the first semester for the whole academic year.
4th & 5th grade UNCOLI group
Students who want to be part of the UNCOLI Dance festival group will start working on choreographies from this semester on.  The Dance Festival will be held in March 2020.
  • Attendance to all classes is required.
Students who are interested in being part of the UNCOLI group will present an audition on August 21. The auditions will verify the student condition in speed, memory, strength, expression, integration and teamwork.


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.
  • White belt will take the test during the semester to be able to change belt.
  • Yellow Stripe and Yellow Belt who attend two classes per week will take the test during the semester to be able to change belt.
  • Yellow Stripe and Yellow Belt who attend one class per week will not take the test during the first semester, they will take it during second 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 teaching method for: Violin, Piano and Guitar.
  • The maximum number of students per instrument class is two.
  • 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.
  • All students must register online for first and second semester.
  • Schedule will be assigned on a first-come, first serve basis according to the students’ level in the instrument he/she is registered in and his/her grade.
  • Returning students may continue to have the same teacher and schedule as they had in the first semester if they register online before the second semester registration deadline (to be announced). This applies only for the second semester of the 2019 - 2020 school year. 
  • Changes in schedule will be based upon availability.
  • Parents will be contacted on August 21 to confirm the student’s space. Registration does not ensure final enrollment.
  • 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 will be given to parents by teachers 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.
  • There will be a recital at the end of the semester.
  • It is important to keep in mind that efficient learning when it comes to an instrument depends solely on the amount of effort and daily practice by the student. If the student doesn’t achieve the goals set by the instructor by the end of the semester, he/she will not be present in the recital but rather have an individual presentation during. Regular class time. 

Music Ensemble

·         · The Condor music program now offers an activity that is going to provide foundational skills for students when it comes to playing instruments. The program is meant to enrich students’ understanding of different musical layers within a song, as well as their interaction.

·         Each band you know is an ensemble, and an ensemble means teamwork. In this program, students will reinforce and improve their talent by working with others and playing together.                    

  Uniform & Equipment

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

  • Equipment for Bike, Biking, Mountain Bike 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: martial arts test ( for martial arts class), costumes ( for dance class), uniforms (for bike, biking, mountain bike 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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