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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.

Will run

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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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 I

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Feb 9, 2019 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.

Will run

Jr. Chefs II

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

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

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 5th

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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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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