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Introduction to Quadcopters I

$88

with Bill White - Rm Cafeteria

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades: 4th - 9th (contact instructor for exceptions)

Grade Level: 4th grade through 9th grade – contact instructor for exceptions

 Description: Quadcopters (a/k/a quadrotors) have become an inexpensive vehicle to introduce students to a variety of aeronautical and controls concepts and universities often incorporate quadcopters into their aerospace lab curriculum. This class will introduce students to quadcopter theory together with actual “hands-on” flying of quadrotors in each class session. The O’Neill cafetorium provides a large space for indoor flying with outdoor flying as weather permits.

Each student in the Intro to Quadcopters class will be given a quadrotor to take home after the last class session.

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Introduction to Quadcopters II

$88

with Bill White - Rm Cafeteria

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: 4th - 9th

contact instructor for exceptions

Description: Quadcopters (a/k/a quadrotors) have become an inexpensive vehicle to introduce students to a variety of aeronautical and controls concepts and universities often incorporate quadcopters into their aerospace lab curriculum. This class will introduce students to quadcopter theory together with actual “hands-on” flying of quadrotors in each class session. The O’Neill cafetorium provides a large space for indoor flying with outdoor flying as weather permits.

Each student in the Intro to Quadcopters class will be given a quadrotor to take home after the last class session.

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Jr. Chefs I

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  4th - 8th

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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Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German) *1

$45

with Janet Stock - 108

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: 5th - 8th

Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German for Grades 5-8)

Guten Tag! It’s a good day to start learning German and exploring German culture. For students in fifththrough eighth grade, you’ll start to see the connections between English and its Germanic parentlanguage. We will learn greetings and geography, sports and sayings, family and food, traditions andtravels through practice and play together. If you’d like to know what “Gesundheit” or “Kindergarten”really mean, this is the class for you!

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Painting on Canvas

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  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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Painting on Canvas

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 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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Super Drawing & Painting I

$58

with Kelly Henrikson - 124

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 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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Yoga for Everyday

$40

with Ashley Oliva

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 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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