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Harry Potter Potions

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Have you always wanted to attend The Hogwarts School of Magic? You’ll love this class! Become a science wizard as you explore the magic of chemistry in fun, educational science labs inspired by the Harry Potter books and movies!

No prerequisites.

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Introduction to Sewing

$53

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 -11:50 Grades: 1st - Adult 

Learn the basics of machine and hand stitching: thread a needle, tie a knot, sew a patch and a button. We will use hand and machine sewing to make a simple home decor project with embellishments. For students with little to no sewing experience.

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Introduction to Spanish

$43

with Lety Von Kerens - Rm 108

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 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.

Jr. Chefs III

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 2nd

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

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 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.

Lego Engineering

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am, runs for 5 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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Medical Science K-5th grade

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Medical Science: So, you want to be a doctor, this is the class for you! Have a blast learning about human anatomy, the systems of the body, and perform mock medical procedures. Build models and do chemistry experiments.

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Super Drawing & Painting I

$58

with Kelly Henrikson - 124

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 2nd - 8th

Do you love to doodle, paint or draw? Then this art class is for you. Learn to be a fabulous artist like Bob Ross.  Students will learn how to draw and paint what they see utilizing basic shapes and lines to create objects and different subjects in our lives.   Students will explore many different art mediums such as pens, markers, pencils, color pencils, watercolors, acrylics, and pastels to create their compositions. All supplies included.

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