Session 2 Classes

Classes begin Friday, November 1. 

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Preschool and Ages 5-6

Preschool!

Where making messes and learning through play is encouraged. Children will have opportunities to engage in an unstructured way with their peers to encourage social skill development. Structured activities will provide opportunities to develop fine and gross motor skills, explore various art media and sensory materials, practice listening skills in a larger group, and make music together.

Teachers: Karra B., and Susannah P., and Athena C.

Training Choir

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Ocean Animals

Learn about ocean animals and their habitats.   Teacher: Aubrey D.

Art for 5s and 6s

The goal of this class is to introduce your little artists to famous artists and have fun creating art with everything from paint to glitter. This is a class for your kids to explore art and get messy in the process.

Teacher: Janie S.

Creative Movement

We will be learning beginning ballet technique as well as developing our skills in musicality, shape, levels, time, and energy. Teacher: Kim L.

Stories and Crafts

Each week we will read a fun storybook together and do a related craft.  

Teacher: Ellen J.

 

Cooking

Let’s get little messy while preparing some yummy treats/food. Each week we will try a new recipe and connect our cooking with some book or a story that we will read while enjoying our food. During this class we will develop mathematical understanding ( measuring , setting up oven temperature) and apply our reading , speaking and listening skills . We will have lots of fun! Teacher: Silvia G.

Ages 7-8

Story Art

We will be reading from some wonderful children’s books and creating a work of art utilizing different elements to bring the stories and illustrations to life. Teacher: Kim L.

Junior Choir

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Entomology

Let’s get bug-gy! In this class, we’ll investigate bugs’ bodies, life cycles, transformations, homes, and jobs! 

Teacher: Erica H.

Cooking

Chop, mix, and eat!  Fall and winter dishes will be a great treat!  PLEASE NOTE:  We will be using wheat flour, eggs, and dairy in the class.  While I will not intentionally use tree nut products, I can't guarantee the lack of nut allergens in this class.  Please pm me for questions or concerns.  Teacher: Gloria H.

Felt Sewing

Put those creative fingers to work with simple hand sewing, cutting pieces using template patterns and threading. Our sweet keepsake pieces will be seasonal and holiday inspired ornaments with an option to gift wrap. Teacher: April B.

Theater Games

Come learn more about stage life, play games to help increase comfort and presence in performing, step out of your shell and build memories. Teacher: Abbi T.

Anatomy

Journey through the human body again! We will cover circulation, digestion and more using crafts, making models and having a crazy time!  Teacher: Samantha K.

Sign Language

Have fun learning how to communicate using Sign Language! We'll learn vocabulary, put it into practice in conversation, and learn about oh so important expression and body language! We'll have fun signing with music, (like the Silly Pizza song!) and watch Deaf people perform music and poetry. You don't need to have taken this class in session 1 to jump in! Teacher: Laurie D.

Art

In this art class we will learn about different styles of art and a selection of famous artists. We will create many fun and interesting art projects during each class. From learning about the Ajanta cave fresco's and making our own, to  Indian rangoli sand art, to Van Gogh and his techniques..we will be covering many different fun and interesting art topics! Teacher: Kristen S.

Headspace

This class will introduce kids to their placemind and what's going on inside their headspace. Emotions, thoughts and feelings are strong driving forces for young kids. By learning lmindfulness techniques, exploring their emotional well being and understanding how to handle feelings, kids can retrain their brain and create space for positive growth and change. Each class we will talk together about how their mind works, discuss feelings, character traits and learn ways of relaxing (breathing, visualizing, moving etc). Then they will get their creativity hats on and work on creative art projects that pertain to what they learn and what's important to them.  Teacher: Sue L.

Ages 9-10

Sign Language

Have fun learning how to communicate using Sign Language! We'll learn vocabulary, put it into practice in conversation, and learn about oh so important expression and body language! We'll have fun signing with music, (like the Silly Pizza song!) and watch Deaf people perform music and poetry. You don't need to have taken this class in session 1 to jump in! Teacher: Laurie D.

Senior Choir

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Art

This class will focus on art about you! We will create artwork using various media to show your true personality and inner artist! Teacher: Moriah H.

Felt Sewing

Put those creative fingers to work with simple hand sewing, cutting pieces using template patterns and threading. Our sweet keepsake pieces will be seasonal and holiday inspired ornaments with an option to gift wrap. Teacher: April B.

Music Theory

Basic music theory of harmony.  Intervals, scales and chords will be discussed, including ear training. Teacher: Mark K.

  

Extreme Weather

We had a whirlwind of a time in Session 1! Now that you've become experts in basic weather, hurricanes, and tornados, let's move on to some other really destructive weather: Floods, thunderstorms, and wildfires! We'll learn all about the science behind these weather events, and do some really neat activities to extend our learning! Wild and crazy facts and stories will absolutely be included. As always, bring your curiosity!
Note: It is NOT necessary to have taken Session 1 Weather. You can easily join in this session -- we'll review the basics and then jump right in! Teacher: Taylor K.

Plant-Based Cooking

In this class, we will learn to cook plant-based meals!  We will learn about the difference in plant based and animal based products, incorporate math with our recipes, some social studies as we cover types of foods we make and countries that primarily eat the dish, science, and will have to bring in some Spanish words because well why not!!  Please note if allergies in this class, we may be working with nuts.  Recipes will be gluten free.  Teacher: Kristie R.

Theater Games

Come learn more about stage life, play games to help increase comfort and presence in performing, step out of your shell and build memories. Teacher: Abbi T.

Headspace

 This class will introduce kids to their placemind and what's going on inside their headspace. Emotions, thoughts and feelings are strong driving forces for young kids. By learning lmindfulness techniques, exploring their emotional well being and understanding how to handle feelings, kids can retrain their brain and create space for positive growth and change. Each class we will talk together about how their mind works, discuss feelings, character traits and learn ways of relaxing (breathing, visualizing, moving etc). Then they will get their creativity hats on and work on creative art projects that pertain to what they learn and what's important to them.  Teacher: Sue L. 



Ages 11+

Music Theory

Basic music theory of harmony.  Intervals, scales and chords will be discussed, including ear training. 

Teacher: Mark K.

Show Choir

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Who Was?

 We will explore famous people from history in a variety of fun ways.  We will discuss historical figures and the students will choose a person to research on their own to present to the class in character, recite a famous speech, listing facts, etc.  We will play a variation of "The Guess Who" game featuring famous people from history.  Murder mystery type role playing where they're all assigned a person from history and have to figure out each other's identity.  We will round out the class with a few lesson plans from "The Who Was Show" and playing the game "Headbands" with notable people from history and create a timeline as we explore add new introductions each week.   

Teacher: Shauna 


Foundations of Cooking

 What is mirepoix? What is a roux? What does it mean to roast, saute, and braise?  What is a flavor profile? We will learn all of this and more!  Bring your apron and your chopping knife and let's get cooking!  Teacher: Jessica C.

Art

Focusing on the seven elements of art (color, value, texture, shape, line, form, and space), we will use various media to create several pieces of artwork. Come explore the world of art with us! Teacher: Moriah H.

Typography

Typography: Serif. Sans serif. Slab serif. Display. Handwritten. Script. Typography is everywhere we look! But what exactly is typography? Simply put, it’s the art of arranging text. In this class, we’ll explore letterforms and font styles as powerful communication tools. We’ll get creative with lots of type-rrific projects.

 Teacher: Erica H.

Yearbook

The children will work on creating their very own journals.  We will explore poetry, photography, mixed media art, themed journal pages and more.  The weekly journal work will provide a comfortable place to explore our imaginations and share ideas as we work toward creating a yearbook.  This class will run each session in order to keep the class size small and to ensure the yearbook captures a complete look back at our year. Teacher: Shauna