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Intermediate Sewing

$52

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am

10:00 10:50 Grades: 3rd-6th

You can learn to thread a needle, tie a knot, and stitch a seam! Students will learn how to sew on buttons and patches by hand, and will progress to a simple room decor project. No previous experience required. All supplies provided.

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Introduction to Knitting

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 -11:50  Grades: 3rd - 8th, Adults

Always wanted to learn to knit? Well here is your chance! In this basic hands-on class, students will learn casting on, binding off and the basic knit stitch. Students will also work on a simple project. Needles and yarn will be provided.

No previous experience required. This class is open to adults, too!

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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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Introduction to Sewing

$52

with Anna Wanderer

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 11 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 -11:50 Grades: K-2nd 

Learn the basics of sewing in this beginner level class! Students will start with paper and fabric weaving, and progress to a simple stitching project. No previous experience required. All supplies provided. 

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Introduction to Spanish

$43

with Lety Von Kerens - Rm 108

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 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.

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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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Jr. Chefs II

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 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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