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Super Saturday Classes by Grade Levels

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 11 am, runs for 6 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 5th - 8th

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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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

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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Digital Game Design - Bloxels *1

$45

with Robert Luciano - Rm 126

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

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Using the app Bloxels, students will learn how to create and animate their own characters, backgrounds, and gaming objectives. Students will learn to design a video game to their specific preference that they can play and share alongside with their classmates. Students will also use the hands on gameboard to aid in designing their game.

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

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Drone Racing *1

$98

with Bill White - Rm Cafeteria

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

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  6th - 12th

Contact instructor for exceptions

This class is for students with experience operating quadrotors.  

Students will test their skills in flying quadrotors by racing and occasional playground games such as “capture the flag” - - “red rover” - - “dodgeball” modified to be played with quadrotors. The O’Neill cafetorium provides a large space for indoor flying with outdoor flying as weather permits.

A ranked “ladder” will be maintained so students can compare their racing skill.

All quadrotors will be supplied by the instructor, but unlike Intro to Quadrotors the ability to pass out quadrotors after the last class session cannot be guaranteed.

 

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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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