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9th grade

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3D Printing

$53

with Robert Luciano - Rm 126

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

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Students will learn new 3D printing design skills for more complex 3D objects. Students import a personalized drawing and print that drawing using a 3D printer. (Chromebooks will provided)

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Field Day!

$40

with Ashley Oliva

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

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  2nd - 8th

Each uplifting class will include various forms of fitness that will be presented through creative group games allowing participants to problem solve and work together as a team.  This high-energy change of pace class will allow kids and teens to be themselves and make new friends while also building confidence and social skills. Although team activities are a aspect of our field day- This will be a celebrated class teaching the importance of sportsmanship in a welcoming environment. Activities include but are not limited to- relay races, obstacle courses, running, games that focus on motor skills/agility, build strength.

Class will begin and end with dynamic stretching to prevent injury.

Dress Requirements: Gym shoes and comfortable gym clothing.

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Intro to 3D Printing

$53

with Robert Luciano - Rm 126

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

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Students will learn how to design and 3D print a personalized key chain and begin the process of designing their own 3D project. (Chromebooks will provided)

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Introduction to Quadcopters I

$88

with Bill White - Rm Cafeteria

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 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 Feb 9, 2019 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.

Full Course

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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Sew comfy pajama pants

$58

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 at 10 am

10:00 10:50 Grades: 3rd-Adult

Bring a favorite pair of pajama pants and learn to measure, cut and sew your own custom pair. Students will use machine and hand sewing techniques to make a pair of pajama pants. No sewing experience required.

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Sew comfy shirts, jackets, and robes

$58

with Anna Wanderer

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

9:00 - 9:50 Grades: 3rd to Adult

Students will learn to make a paper pattern for their own measurements, then cut and sew a simple shirt, jacket or robe. No sewing experience required.

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