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Cartoon Creations *1

$49

with Jon Belonio - Rm 125

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

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  3rd - 7th

In this class, we will explore the world of animation and comic strips. Students will get to create their own unique cartoon characters and settings. Projects will involve comic strips, animation cels, working with cartooning apps on the iPad, and flipbooks. It is VERY possible that you may have the NEXT Walt Disney in your family! www.mrbelonio.weebly.com

No prerequisite – this class is for any student interested in learning cartooning.

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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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Cupcake Decorating *1

$63

with Cathy White - Rm 139

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

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  3rd - 5th

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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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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Get Going with German *1

$45

with Janet Stock - 108

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

9:00 - 9:50  Grades: 1st - 4th

Gummi bears… …bratwurst…Kindergarten… saying “Gesundheit” when someone sneezes…all of these things are originally German. You probably didn’t even know that you can already speak some German! Join a lively class to learn German language and culture this fall. We will learn how to introduce ourselves and to use some basic phrases, understand how the alphabet and words sound different in German, as well as learn vocabulary about weather, colors, food, sports, and holidays through games, songs, interactive items, and guided practice.

Harry Potter Potions *1

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 6 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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Improvisation *1

$38

with Alison Henderson - Rm Stage

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

9:00 - 9:50 - Grades:  5th - 8th

Spontaneity, creativity and teamwork are life skills enhanced by learning improvisation. Improvisation builds confidence and public speaking skills. Have an edge by learning how to create characters and scenes instantly while having a great time exercising your creativity and imagination! Listen for the classroom with the most laughter!

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