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Introduction to Spanish *1

$43

with Lety Von Kerens - Rm 108

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  K - 5th

In this class students are introduced to Spanish: basic phrases, parts of the body, colors, numbers, family members, seasonal words and more. Students will play some Spanish games and learn to both read and speak basic words.  Parents receive materials to enable them to work with their children at home, if desired.

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Jr. Chefs II *1

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 5th

Full participation cooking class for students K-8th grade.  Recipe selections allow for students to explore essential cooking techniques using an assortment of kitchen tools and gadgets.  Individual and group recipes will be prepared.  Kitchen safety and ingredient & tool knowledge will be a part of each session.  All recipes will be nut free.  Parent participation is welcome, online sign up is available.  Students are encouraged to bring reusable containers to transport food samples home, but disposable containers will be available each week.  Students may bring an oversized T-shirt or apron to wear to protect clothing, if desired.

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Krazy Chemistry *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Do your kids like to get messy?  Introduce them to the science behind the mess!  This is a hands on science lab exploring chemistry with safe "kitchen chemistry" ingredients.  Students will build science vocabulary while forming hypothesis, making and recording observations, measuring, making conclusions and a lot more!

No prerequisites.

Full Course

Lego Engineering *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: K - 6th

Children have a blast building with Legos. Now they have an opportunity to learn about the science behind what they’re building! We’ll explore concepts such as modeling in 2 and 3 dimensions, testing and evaluating designs, meeting design constraints, conducting investigations and so much more!

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Painting on Canvas *1

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Have you always wondered how the real artists paint? Whether you are an aspiring Van Gogh or just looking to explore your creative side, you are sure to go home with a painting that is uniquely yours. Each class is guided step by step so it is easy and fun. We will provide the paints, canvases, brushes, easels and aprons.

No previous experience required.

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Yoga for Everyday *1

$38

with Karen Beagley - Rm 104

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: 3rd - 8th, Adults

Learn fun yoga poses, stretching and breathing techniques to increase balance, coordination, and stamina for sports and everyday life. Learn poses for relaxation, focus, and concentration.

No prerequisite - this class is for all students interested in learning the amazing world of yoga. All students are asked to bring a yoga mat or beach towel, water bottle, and wear loose clothing. This class is open to adults, too!

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