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Arkidtech Superstructures *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 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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Coding for Beginners *1

$45

with Robert Luciano - Rm 126

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades: 2nd - 4th

Students in this beginners coding class will learn how to understand basic code and create codes on their own. Students will be learning coding language through Bitsbox, as they create simple commands to create cool apps that really work. Students will also be exposed to other apps ( Kodable and Scratch Jr.) and practice with coding challenges and begin developing codes that allow characters to move and talk.

(Students will need to bring their 1:1 iPad device)

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Continuing Spanish *1

$43

with Lety Von Kerens - Rm 108

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 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.

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Creative Dramatics *1

$38

with Alison Henderson - Rm Stage

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 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 *1

$63

with Cathy White - Rm 139

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

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: K - 3rd

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.

Full Course

Fancy Cookie Decorating & Building Workshop *1

$62

with Kelly Henrikson Rm 149B

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  2nd - 12th

Learn how to make your cookies look darling. Students will learn how to create the most amazing cookies by learning the best decorating and building techniques. Turn a regular cookie into the most gorgeous delicious cookie. Each student will have cookies to decorate and take home each week. Recipe booklet will be provided at the end of the class. All cookie supplies included.

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Fused Glass Fanatics *1

$63

with Rose Jarecki - Rm 123

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  2nd - 8th, Adults

Get fired-up with all new color-infused glass art! Experience a variety of artistic techniques to create seasonal decorations, jewelry, and functional home décor. Artist grade materials; professionally kiln fired by a full-time, juried Illinois glass artist.

No prerequisites. This class is open to adults, too!

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Future Vet *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 6 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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