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3D Printing

$50

with Robert Luciano - Rm 126

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Using their iPads, students will design and print out a 3D creation of their choice. Students will learn about the process of 3D printing and the features within the app to create something unique. Once a 3D project is designed and printed, then students can take their creation home.

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Arkidtech Superstructures

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 6th

For kids who love to design, build, create, invent and innovate!  Each class will feature a different design challenge.  From testing the strength of different shaped columns to drawing floor plans to designing roller coasters, this class is filled with super cool, hands-on creative projects!

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Codes and Ciphers

$53

with Peter Miserendino - Rm 101

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 3rd - 8th

Do you want to stop your little brother from reading your diary? Do you want to feel like a real "secret agent" by passing a coded message between friends? This class will show you many codes and ciphers, from simple letter switching to historic code tools. Students will also learn tips and secrets of breaking many types of codes. Each student takes home everything learned in class, including actual code tools!

No prerequisite - this class is for any student interested in keeping or breaking secret messages. Also, we do not endorse passing notes in any classroom setting (except maybe this one).

Continuing Spanish

$43

with Lety Von Kerens - Rm 108

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Building on what was learned in "Beginning Spanish," by learning and using Spanish words for objects seen in everyday life, including simple Spanish sentences, and grammatical gender.

Creative Dramatics

$38

with Alison Henderson - Rm Stage

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50 - Grades K - 2nd

Different each week, classes concentrate on imagination and creative storytelling. No Disney, Star Wars, or movie characters allowed! Dramatic skits are inspired by books, art, music or costumes.

Cupcake Decorating

$63

with Cathy White - Rm 139

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 5th - 8th

Explore the world of icing decorating and fondant and have lots of fun along the way. This class will offer some super colorful, fun, and creative ways to decorate cupcakes. Your child will leave each class with 2 hand decorated cupcakes and the skills to decorate their own at home.

No previous experience required.

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Drone Racing & Repair

$98

with Bill White - Rm Cafeteria

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  7th - 12th

Cafetorium 11:00 a.m. until 11:50 a.m.

Class limit: 8

Grade Level: 7th grade through 12th grade – contact instructor for exceptions

Description: This class is for students with experience operating quadrotors. Students will test their skills in flying quadrotors by racing and by competing in various playground games such as “capture the flag” or “red rover” modified to be played with quadrotors. The O’Neill cafetorium provides a large space for indoor flying with room for obstacles and race courses.  

All quadrotors and materials will be supplied by the instructor and class time will be devoted to allowing students to repair and rebuild broken drones.

 

Future Vet

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Kids will take on the role of veterinarian and learn about what a vet does. Students will perform mock exams, first aid treatment. diagnose, design treatment plans, perform mock surgery and more! Learn about animal anatomy and preventative care too!

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