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Jr. Chefs III

$68

with Cathy Oriatti - Rm 149

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 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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Krazy Chemistry

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Do your kids like to get messy?  Introduce them to the science behind the mess!  This is a hands on science lab exploring chemistry with safe "kitchen chemistry" ingredients.  Students will build science vocabulary while forming hypothesis, making and recording observations, measuring, making conclusions and a lot more!

No prerequisites.

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Medical Science K-5th grade

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

11:00 - 11:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Medical Science: So, you want to be a doctor, this is the class for you! Have a blast learning about human anatomy, the systems of the body, and perform mock medical procedures. Build models and do chemistry experiments.

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Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German) *1

$45

with Janet Stock - 108

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades: 5th - 8th

Meet me in the “Mittel” (Beginning German for Grades 5-8)

Guten Tag! It’s a good day to start learning German and exploring German culture. For students in fifththrough eighth grade, you’ll start to see the connections between English and its Germanic parentlanguage. We will learn greetings and geography, sports and sayings, family and food, traditions andtravels through practice and play together. If you’d like to know what “Gesundheit” or “Kindergarten”really mean, this is the class for you!

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Painting on Canvas

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 9 am, runs for 5 weeks

9:00 - 9:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Have you always wondered how the real artists paint? Whether you are an aspiring Van Gogh or just looking to explore your creative side, you are sure to go home with a painting that is uniquely yours. Each class is guided step by step so it is easy and fun. We will provide the paints, canvases, brushes, easels and aprons.

No previous experience required.

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Painting on Canvas

$53

with Sarah David - Rm 107

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  3rd - 8th

Have you always wondered how the real artists paint? Whether you are an aspiring Van Gogh or just looking to explore your creative side, you are sure to go home with a painting that is uniquely yours. Each class is guided step by step so it is easy and fun. We will provide the paints, canvases, brushes, easels and aprons.

No previous experience required.

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Super Drawing & Painting I

$58

with Kelly Henrikson - 124

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

11:00 - 11:50  Grades: 2nd - 8th

Do you love to doodle, paint or draw? Then this art class is for you. Learn to be a fabulous artist like Bob Ross.  Students will learn how to draw and paint what they see utilizing basic shapes and lines to create objects and different subjects in our lives.   Students will explore many different art mediums such as pens, markers, pencils, color pencils, watercolors, acrylics, and pastels to create their compositions. All supplies included.

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Super Slime

$74

with Alana Berke

Calendar Oct 20, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

10:00 - 10:50  Grades:  K - 6th

Kids have a blast making slime! Now they'll have the opportunity to not only make new recipes of slime, but learn all about where slime comes from and the animals that produce slime naturally. Kids will get to keep all of their creations! 

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