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Register Beginning Guitar Come learn some Guitar skills! Learn from the absolute beginning and explore reading music, playing rock songs, strumming chords, and playing riffs of popular songs. Every student will progress at their own level and either do beginning skills or more advanced. More advanced students will learn about notation of a melody, harmonies and the structure of songs from a professional musician, who has published his own curriculum. Students need to provide their own guitar (either rented or owned) Mon 9:30am-10:50am 8 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Improv & Theater Games a“What are you doing? Story Story , Why are you late?” These are theatre improv games! This class is all about having fun! With life as it is, we could all use a laugh! Through theatre games and improvisation , let’s make some noise and have some fun! Improv teaches creativity, collaboration , critical thinking and communication-which in turn fosters confidence and respect which is never a bad thing! Whether you have studied improv before or have no experience- no worries!!! The only requirement is the willingness to say, “Yes and…” and also be silly. NO homework- just show up!!! Mon 9:30am-10:30am 12 & up Kelly Cripe 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 300.00
Waitlist Young Scientists - The Wonderful Web of Life: From Cells to Systems his semester, Quest in Science offers the exciting hands-on learning science course, Life from Cells to Systems. This stimulating course will explore topics in Biology by learning to use a microscope, examining plant and animal cells, conducting respiration experiments, simulating food digestion, observing how body systems work together in organisms and examining the life cycles of organisms. Throughout the quarter, students will work together in small lab groups to perform experiments, test hypotheses, and gather and record data. They will keep a science folder for all their work related to our science studies that will go home with them each week and can be used for their evidence of science for your records! Mon 9:30am-10:50am 9 - 12 Quest in Science 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 420.00
Register Phonics & Reading Comprehension - Level 2 & 3 - ability based, click here to determine placement We will learn and assemble the sounds of consonants, vowels, and digraphs to unlock the magic of words and the world of reading! Below is how our levels progress to be ability-based: Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 1 : This class would be for pre-readers and focus on letters, sounds, phonics, basic sight words, and blending. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 2 : This class would be for students who have a knowledge of letters, sounds and basic blending. The focus would be on improving skills, expanding the recognition of sight words, and expanding vocabulary. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 3 : For intermediate readers, this class would begin reading longer stories and include more written responses to the reading. Reading Comprehension & Literature Level 4 : For advanced readers, this class would be for students who have an advanced reading skill and would focus more on appreciation of literature Mon 10:00am-10:50am 5 & up Terri Stair 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 250.00
Register Yoga Storytime Little ones will learn how to stretch their muscles and calm their minds. Each class we will do gentle yoga that helps kids feel more comfortable in their body. We will be reading stories with positive messages that help encourage mindfulness and have conversations that instill confidence and security within ourselves. Parents are welcome to join in as well to create healthy habits together. Mon 10:00am-10:50am 4 & up Tiffany Lamb 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 250.00
Waitlist "Stair" -way to Making Grammar Fun & Spelling with Greek & Latin root words Join us for class and gain a playful perspective about learning in an atmosphere where curiosity and innovative thinking are ignited! Whimsical posters, props, songs, and games reveal the building blocks of language and transform grammar from boring and bewildering to amusing and understandable! Students learn about the eight parts of speech, clauses and phrases, sentence purposes, the nine noun jobs, pronouns, types of verbs, and sentence structures. Students will improve their reading comprehension skills through their increased understanding of language structure. Now the class is getting even more exciting by adding in Greek & Latin root words to help with spelling – lots of games and fun will be part of the mix! Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 9 & up Terri Stair 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register High School Algebra 1 (year-long course) This is a year-long class. We will start with a review of all operations with integers. We will then move into combining like terms, and writing & solving 1-step, 2-step and multi-step equations and inequalities, and absolute value inequalities. We will spend some time with the rules of exponents, including negative exponents. We will perform all operations with polynomials. We will be spending some time with linear equations and systems of equations and their graphs before moving onto all operations with rational expressions and equations, radical expressions and equations, and quadratic equations & functions. Of course, we would never leave out uniform motion problems cause if two trains leave the station travelling at different speeds, you need to know how long it will take them to be at the same place! We will use the following textbook, which can be purchased used: McGraw Hill Algebra 1 Common Core California edition..... Mon 11:00am-12:20pm   Jean Hong 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art Projects Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-America and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Touring the World: Holidays, Celebrations & Landmarks Grab your passports and let’s get together to travel all over the world. We will see iconic natural and manmade structures, festivals around the world, and beautiful natural wonders. We will learn about different countries and cultures through stories and crafts as we visit a new location each week. Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 10 - 14 Tiffany Lamb 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Waitlist Young Scientists - Animal Habitats, Biomes & Adaptations   Mon 11:00am-12:20pm 5 - 8 Quest in Science 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 420.00
Register Adventures in STEM using LEGO materials Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Snowmobiles, Catapults and Lighthouses. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 - 8 Play-Well Teknologies 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 420.00
Register Anatomy & Nutrition In this class, we will cover the body systems, how they work, what they do for us, and how to take care of them with exercise and proper diets. Studying anatomy will help students learn how to properly locate their muscles, bones, and organs to gain a better understanding of how their bodies work. We will cover natural ways to care for ourselves as well. One week of this class will be dedicated to basic reproductive and puberty knowledge at an age-appropriate level with a letter sent home indicating when it will be and what content it will have for the parents who would choose to keep their child home on this day if they prefer. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 7 - 10 Tiffany Lamb 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Draw Write Now - Language Exploration & Art - outdoor class   Mon 1:00pm-2:00pm 4 - 8 Jean Hong 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 300.00
Register Earth Science Concepts for Middle School   Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 12 & up Quest in Science 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 420.00
Waitlist IEW Writing - Ancient history- themed Come learn how writing can become painless and even enjoyable with our veteran teacher, Terri Stair, who uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) curriculum to help students on this path. Terri is a certified IEW instructor and has taught countless children with this method, including her own children. This year’s writing is meant to coincide with our World History study of Ancient Times, so that the writing will also be related to the same time period. Using The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) methods, students will learn to research topics, prepare keyword outlines from the source texts, organize the information, write their own sentences from their notes, and format three paragraph to five paragraph informative and persuasive essays. They will learn and practice IEW stylistic techniques to communicate more effectively and engage their audience. The story sequence chart will guide students through the development of a story setting, characters, conflict, and r Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 8 & up Terri Stair 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art - outdoor class Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-America and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 1:00pm-2:20pm 9 - 12 Noel Rodriguez 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register IEW Writing - Ancient history- themed Come learn how writing can become painless and even enjoyable with our veteran teacher, Terri Stair, who uses the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) curriculum to help students on this path. Terri is a certified IEW instructor and has taught countless children with this method, including her own children. This year’s writing is meant to coincide with our World History study of Ancient Times, so that the writing will also be related to the same time period. Using The Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW) methods, students will learn to research topics, prepare keyword outlines from the source texts, organize the information, write their own sentences from their notes, and format three paragraph to five paragraph informative and persuasive essays. They will learn and practice IEW stylistic techniques to communicate more effectively and engage their audience. The story sequence chart will guide students through the development of a story setting, characters, conflict, and r Mon 2:30pm-3:50pm 11 & up Terri Stair 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 375.00
Register Spanish Conversations & Art Projects Learn Spanish by making art projects! Students will learn the basics of how to speak, read, and write Spanish through an exciting variety of art projects. Students will also learn about artists from across Latin-america and try their hands at making something inspired by their art. Mon 2:30pm-3:30pm 4 - 8 Noel Rodriguez 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 300.00
Register STEM Explorations using LEGO Materials Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Bridges, Catapults, and Battletracks. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas. This class will use motorized Legos in some of the projects. Mon 2:30pm-3:50pm 8 & up Play-Well Teknologies 09/12/2022 01/23/2023 420.00
Register Edifying Journeys Creative Storytelling Game - 6 kids max - new & existing students welcome Edifying Journeys (EJ) is a collaborative storytelling and role-playing game, based on Dungeons and Dragons, set in a fantasy world where players battle monsters, explore new worlds, and overcome puzzles, riddles and other challenges. While simple math, critical thinking and basic reading and writing skills are at the core of EJ’s game-play, creativity is at the heart of every adventure! Groups of 6 students max. Tue 9:30am-10:50am 9 - 12 Noel Rodriguez 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Everything Ancient Greece: Art, Science, Philosophy, Mathematics and Myths - outdoor class From Aristotle to Socrates and Pythagoras to Eratosthenes, we will immerse ourselves in the world of these (and other) brilliant thinkers. We’ll even learn the backstory of Cleopatra, who traced her family origins to Macedonian Greece. Delving into the unique qualities of Ancient Greek art with its emphasis on the importance and achievements of human beings, we’ll do projects to try out our own artistry. Using Weird But True Know-It-All: Greek Mythology as our guide, we’ll explore the dramatic world of Greek myths! Weird But True book description: “Fans of Rick Riordan will find this is the perfect companion book to dive a little deeper into the incredible stories from Greek mythology. Weird-but-true facts accompanied by lush original full-color art cover everything kids need to know about all their favorite Greek gods, heroes, monsters, quests, muses, and famous philosophers. From who gave mankind fire to famous fatal flaws to who stood guard at the Underworld, this book include Tue 9:30am-10:50am 10 & up Lynn Hayes 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register American Sign Language Conversations 1 & Deaf Culture   Tue 9:50am-10:50am 4 - 8 Manik Yervandyan 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 300.00
Register Storytime with Arts & Crafts Each week we will read a classic children’s book, most of them award winners, and discuss what we think and feel about the story afterward. Then we will make a craft in class that goes along with the story we read using mostly paper and coloring, but some weeks will be a little more complex. All supplies will be provided and students should know basic cutting skills. Lots of focus will be placed on encouraging each child’s unique creativity as we create art together. Tue 10:00am-10:50am 4 & up Tiffany Lamb 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 250.00
Register American Sign Language 1 and Deaf Culture - outdoor class   Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 8 & up Manik Yervandyan 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Ancient History through Readers' Theater - outdoor class Live your history! Using scripts based on actual events we will connect with the real human dramas that make history. We will personalize and relate to important past world events by stepping into the shoes of female pharaoh Hatshepsut, philosopher Socrates, military general Alexander the Great, mathematician and scientist Archimedes, conqueror Julius Caesar, scholar Hypatia and more! Additionally, students will work as a team to research their own ancient historical figures, and then create and perform their own scripts! Through the power of theatre, this class will allow students to dive deep into yesterday while cultivating the oral reading skills and creative expression they need to use today. There is no homework for this class. However, outside research for this class is always encouraged! Students need to bring an unlined journal and pencil to take notes. All other materials will be provided by the instructor. GO DEEPER! Pair this class with Art, Science and Myths of Ancient Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 10 & up Lynn Hayes 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Literature & Creative Writing This class is a combination of reading literature and exploring the art of creative writing. The first 8 weeks of class will involve reading the “The Giver” by acclaimed author Lois Lowry. This 1994 Newbery Medal winner has become one of the most influential novels of our time, and centers on the haunting life of a twelve-year-old boy named Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community. Students will engage in literary analysis and comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and themed projects that enhance the lessons of this timeless story. The second 8 weeks of class will be devoted to the art and exploration of creative writing. Learners will engage in various forms of writing to create short stories, poems, comic strips, etc. to demonstrate various forms of storytelling that use the Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 10 & up Erika F 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Mixed Martial Arts & History Want to practice martial arts, get a good workout and have fun? This martial arts class combines physical fitness and techniques from Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu. Students will also learn about the history of these arts and participate in fun calisthenics, cardio exercises, and games. No previous experience in fitness or martial arts required! No uniforms required either! All a student will need is comfortable clothing and closed-toe tennis shoes. Looking forward to sharing martial arts and physical fitness this Spring! Tue 11:00am-12:00pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 300.00
Register Roadtrip Across America This year long course will bring us to all 50 states to learn about the facts, state symbols, capitals, and history. We travel through each state alphabetically and will have them memorized in order by the end of the year. Students are welcome to one semester or both. Tue 11:00am-12:20pm 5 - 8 Tiffany Lamb 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Waitlist Acting Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra-outdoor class “She shall be buried by her Antony, No grave upon the earth shall clip in it A pair so famous.” ? William Shakespeare, Antony and CleopatraAntony is dazzled by Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt. Gossip and scandal leads to plans of battles and bloodshed. In this class, students will perform excerpts from one of Shakespeare’s great historical love stories, Antony and Cleopatra. They will use their whole selves to connect with each other, literature and history in a meaningful and impactful way. Students will learn about Shakespeare’s life and theatre as well as what goes into staging a play, including theatre vocabulary and design elements. We will embrace Shakespeare’s language with passion and joy in a positive, nurturing environment! Through improvisational games and rehearsing with a script, their confidence with being onstage, handling Shakespearean text and ability to collaborate will grow. During the final week of the semester, students will perform for their peers and parents! Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 & up Lynn Hayes 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Math & Movement - outdoor class Kids will practice basic math facts while getting active, strengthening their minds and their muscles all at once. Ideal for kids who like to move, math games will be blended into exercise activities. Time will be spent stretching and doing cardio as well. Will an outlet for excess energy, kids find it easier to focus on the rest of their studies during the day. The times tables are practiced for memorization as we stretch and exercise. This class will help in simple mental math skills and teach lifelong *fun* fitness habits. Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 - 9 Tiffany Lamb 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Study History through Music Have you ever wondered where rock and roll come from? Where did hip hop get started? Who were some of the pioneers of jazz? Learn about the history and development of rock, jazz, blues, and hip hop. The focus will be on the history of these genres! Tue 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/06/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register High School Physics Labs - lecture portion Tu.9:30am on Zoom for full credit This class consists of a lecture portion via Zoom with homework to do and then an in-person lab or if you can’t do the in-person, there will be virtual labs available. If you have your own curriculum at home and would like to just do the labs in person, that works as well. Projects will be used as mid-term and final grades. COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will be an introduction to physics. Topics to be discussed include forces, motion, Newton’s Laws, energy and momentum, how energy is transferred throughout the environment as heat, waves, electricity, magnetism, and how physics relates to astronomy. COURSE PREREQUISITES: Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 (preferred) and a sound understanding of problem-solving to do well in physics. They must understand quadratic equations, complex numbers, polynomial functions, radical exponents and equating, polynomial proficiency functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, rational expressions and equations. Wed 9:30am-10:50am 14 & up Brooklyne Coulter 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Study History through Minecraft- History of Astronomy Space travel is something we hear about almost everyday now. More and more people are going into space whether it’s to work on the space station for a few months or to just get to the edge of space and experience zero gravity. But how did this all get started? In this class we will explore why and how people studied the stars from Tycho Brahe and Galileo to Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson. We will learn about Edwin Hubble and the Hubble Space Telescope. Then in Minecraft everyone will be building something to do with the History of Astronomy. Let’s explore the stars together!! Wed 9:30am-10:50am 7 & up Kim Turney 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Music Exploration for Little Ones Introduce your child to music and performing in our exciting music class. Your child will learn to sing through vocalizing and singing in a group. There will also an introduction to basic rhythms and music theory for a short time during class plus learning about different instruments. At the end of the semester, there will be a performance to showcase their talent. Wed 10:00am-10:50am 4 - 7 Lisa Creahan 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 250.00
Register High School Biology Labs - lecture portion via Zoom Tu.11:30am for full credit This class consists of a lecture portion via Zoom with homework to do and then an in-person lab or if you can’t do the in-person, there will be virtual labs available. If you have your own curriculum at home and would like to just do the labs in person, that works as well. Projects will be used as mid-term and final grades. Students explore the fundamental principles of biology that include, but are not limited to: chemistry of life, the cell, gene to protein, genetics, genetic engineering, evolution, natural selection, kingdoms of life, human anatomy and physiology, ecology, energy, ecosystems, and environmental science. Wed 11:00am-12:20pm 14 & up Brooklyne Coulter 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Waitlist Introduction to Video Game Design Level 1&2 Playing video games and designing them are 2 different skills. This class will take your child into the world of designing and creating their own 2D video game. Using Clickteam Fusion 2.5, students create their video game without having to learn actual programming first. They can also put their own music, video, animations and photos into their video games with a simple click. In the early stage of the program, students work together with their instructor to develop a video game as a group. As they progress, they will be able to work independently on their own games. For Level 2 – students need prior knowledge of the program. Wed 11:00am-12:20pm 8 & up Kim Turney 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Stuffed Animal Storytime Bring your favorite stuffed animal to class and come listen to some great stories. Then, we will work on character development, creative storytelling, and acting as we make sometimes might re-enact the story we read with our stuffed animals or we will also come up with our own unique stories as a class. We will then practice a few lines each and then act out and perform our stuffed animal story for parents. We will plan to have a short stuffed animal play every few weeks for parents who want to join for the last few minutes of class on that day. We will send out advanced notice. Wed 11:00am-12:20pm 5 - 10 Jean Hong 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Creative Writing - poetry, fiction, essays Are you a budding or aspiring writer? Join my creative writing class to develop your creative writing skills! Students will learn about how to improve as a writer and to learn new techniques. We will cover poetry, fiction and nonfiction writing. Whether you are an avid writer or want to improve and expand your writing skills, this class is for you! Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 12 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register High School Chemistry Lab - lecture portion via Zoom Tu.10:30 for full credit This class consists of a lecture portion via Zoom with homework to do and then an in-person lab or if you can’t do the in-person, there will be virtual labs available. If you have your own curriculum at home and would like to just do the labs in person, that works as well. Projects will be used as mid-term and final grades. Students explore the fundamental principles of chemistry that include, but are not limited to: measurement, atomic structure, electron configuration, the periodic table, naming of elements and compounds, bonding, chemical reactions, gas laws, properties of liquids and solids, solutions, stoichiometry, thermodynamics, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, nuclear chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry, and green chemistry. COURSE PREREQUISITES RECOMMENDED: Algebra 2 and Biology Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 14 & up Brooklyne Coulter 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Junior Movie Critics Come dissect and analyze some fun movies with classmates! We’ll discuss plot development, protagonists, antagonists, minor characters, settings, costumes, themes, plot devices, and much more. And then we’ll share our thoughts with each other and on paper. We’ll also work on the basics of persuasive writing. For the Junior Movie Critics class, all movies will be G or PG-rated. Students’ interests will be considered in the choice of movies, but here are some potential movies we will watch: Iron Giant, Ponyo, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, and many more. Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 8 & up Jean Hong 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Minecraft Mods with Java Programming - level 1 In this class students will learn how to Modify or Mod the game Minecraft® using the JAVA Programming language. They will create custom swords, tools, armor, foods, biomes and entities — that can be played and shared with friends. Each student will be working on an individual laptop and they will be able to interact and test their mods in the game Minecraft®. Students will take home a flash drive with their mod files on the last day of class. Please note: All the students need to be able to 1. read 2. they need to know how to create folders, 3. they must be able to highlight text, copy text, and paste text 4. they need to be on a PC (non-MAC). Wed 1:00pm-2:20pm 10 & up Kim Turney 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Movie Critics Come dissect and analyze some fun movies with classmates! We’ll discuss plot development, protagonists, antagonists, minor characters, settings, costumes, themes, plot devices, and much more. And then we’ll share our thoughts with each other and on paper. We’ll also work on the basics of persuasive writing. For the older students, movies might be rated PG-13. Wed 2:30pm-3:50pm 13 & up Jean Hong 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Study History through Minecraft - History of Astronomy Space travel is something we hear about almost everyday now. More and more people are going into space whether it’s to work on the space station for a few months or to just get to the edge of space and experience zero gravity. But how did this all get started? In this class we will explore why and how people studied the stars from Tycho Brahe and Galileo to Carl Sagan and Neil deGrasse Tyson. We will learn about Edwin Hubble and the Hubble Space Telescope. Then in Minecraft everyone will be building something to do with the History of Astronomy. Let’s explore the stars together!! Wed 2:30pm-3:50pm 10 & up Kim Turney 09/07/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Mixed Martial Arts & History Want to practice martial arts, get a good workout and have fun? This martial arts class combines physical fitness and techniques from Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu. Students will also learn about the history of these arts and participate in fun calisthenics, cardio exercises, and games. No previous experience in fitness or martial arts required! No uniforms required either! All a student will need is comfortable clothing and closed-toe tennis shoes. Looking forward to sharing martial arts and physical fitness this Spring! Thu 9:50am-10:50am 9 - 12 Noel Rodriguez 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 300.00
Register The Power of Silly - Improv Games - outdoor class “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” — Amy Poehler This process-based class focuses on building confidence in front of others, contributing to a team, increasing listening skills and allowing ourselves to be wacky at one moment and vulnerable at the next. We will use improv games, as improv comedian Deb Rebbai quipped, time to “Put your whole self in – just like the hokey pokey.” Thu 9:50am-10:50am 5 - 9 Lynn Hayes 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 300.00
Register From Ten to Zen Yoga & Meditation - outdoor class This is definitely not mommy’s yoga practice! This class is different from anything you have in mind when thinking of a yoga class but will still contain all of the amazing benefits that yoga and mindfulness has to offer. Children derive enormous benefit from yoga and mindfulness practice, it enhances their ability to focus and learn, teaches them to focus on the present moment, brings them awareness of others and their surroundings, gives them tools to help navigate the sea of emotions, as well as the physical aspects of flexibility, strength, coordination, and body awareness. In addition, their concentration, stress relief abilities, and sense of calmness improves, allowing them to absorb and learn more. Thu 10:00am-10:50am 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 250.00
Register Academic Chess We are devoted to promoting the merits of chess among children by using stories, dances, and catchy songs to make the game of chess exciting and easy to understand. Children participating in our program: Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills; Have better concentration and mental discipline; Gain confidence and have lots of FUN!!! If you are taking the class online via Zoom, please make sure to also register an account for your child at chess.com where they will practice new skills. Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 6 & up Academic Chess Staff 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 420.00
Register Creative Storytelling through Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) and Star Wars Broaden your imagination’s horizons with this introduction to both short story writing and Dungeons and Dragons. In this class we will work as a group to create stories that students will then expand upon. We will use dungeons and dragons as a baseline for our storytelling, an excellent exercise in world-building. Students will also gain experience in working in a group while enhancing problem-solving and logic skills. By the end of the semester students will be able to play and run their own games. Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 11 & up Noel Rodriguez 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 420.00
Register Current Events & Making an Impact - outdoor class “Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.” –Malala Yousafzai From what’s happening in our night sky to unique traditions around the world to microplastics to climate change, in this class we will focus on both world and local issues that affect our everyday lives. We will use age appropriate news articles to read and discuss topics, as well as act on what we can do to make a positive impact on our world! Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 10 & up Lynn Hayes 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Waitlist Holistic Cooking & Nutrition - outdoor class Come learn to prepare your food in a holistic way, thinking of the nutrients going into your body and their function. This is a hands-on-make from scratch cooking class. This is a perfect way to introduce new foods to kids! The recipes are so simple that the students can even make them at home. This class uses vegan, gluten-free recipes. In this class, students are encouraged to experiment with different ingredients as they mature in their cooking skills every week. There is no homework for this class, just come and let’s get cooking! Thu 11:00am-12:20pm 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 420.00
Register Math Discoveries (Decimals, % and Fractions) - level 4 Math - ability-based - Spring At the beginning of each semester, students can take the simple assessment test online to see what level they should place into or speak to their current Math teacher to make sure they advance to the right starting level. During the Math time slots, new concepts will be introduced and then students will practice it in a variety of age-appropriate ways, depending on the math level. As part of each class students will also be able to play some Math & Logic Games appropriate to their level. The levels will be divided as follows: Addition & Subtraction – all addition & subtraction concepts and this level will also practice some addition & subtraction facts Multiplication & Division – all multiplication & division concepts and this level will also practice multiplication & division tables Decimals, %, and Fractions Integers (positive & negative numbers), Measurements & Pre-Algebra Thu 11:00am-12:20pm   Jean Hong 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Holistically Sweet - new & continuing students welcome Class begins with a story, and the hands-on experience that includes measuring, sifting, pouring, scooping, combining ingredients and tasting. Kids also learn table manners, safe kitchen practices, and how to set up and clean up their workspace. Children cook and eat their own story inspired recipe in the class. Following the cooking lesson, the class will create a craft that corresponds with the story’s theme. Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 5 & up Alicia Danielle - Nourished by Alicia 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 420.00
Register Math Discoveries (Integers & Pre-Algebra) - level 5 Math - ability-based The way we do Math to make it more individualized is closer to semi-private tutoring. At the beginning of each semester, students can take the simple assessment test online to see what level they should place into or speak to their current Math teacher to make sure they advance to the right starting level. During the Math time slots, new concepts will be introduced and then students will practice it in a variety of age-appropriate ways, depending on the math level. As part of each class students will also be able to play some Math & Logic Games appropriate to their level. The levels will be divided as follows: Addition & Subtraction – all addition & subtraction concepts and this level will also practice some addition & subtraction facts Multiplication & Division – all multiplication & division concepts and this level will also practice multiplication & division tables Decimals, %, and Fractions Integers (positive & negative numbers), Measurements & Pre-Algebra Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm   Jean Hong 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 399.00
Register Mixed Martial Arts & History Want to practice martial arts, get a good workout and have fun? This martial arts class combines physical fitness and techniques from Taekwondo and Jiu-Jitsu. Students will also learn about the history of these arts and participate in fun calisthenics, cardio exercises, and games. No previous experience in fitness or martial arts required! No uniforms required either! All a student will need is comfortable clothing and closed-toe tennis shoes. Looking forward to sharing martial arts and physical fitness this Spring! Thu 1:00pm-2:00pm 6 - 9 Noel Rodriguez 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 300.00
Register The Power of Silly - Improv Games & Acting Skills - outdoor class “There’s power in looking silly and not caring that you do.” — Amy Poehler This process-based class focuses on building confidence in front of others, contributing to a team, increasing listening skills, adding to our script analysis toolbox and allowing ourselves to be wacky at one moment and vulnerable at the next. We will combine improv games with best-selling author Michael Shurtleff’s definitive The 12 Guideposts as we learn to harness our inner power to be both silly and serious! As improv comedian Deb Rebbai quipped, it’s time to “Put your whole self in – just like the hokey pokey.” Thu 1:00pm-2:20pm 9 - 15 Lynn Hayes 09/08/2022 01/20/2023 399.00