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  [11] Adventures in Literature 12Instructor: Patty Spear
Grades: 4th to 6thRoom: C125
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 10Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: All books will either be available from the library or available on Amazon.
Homework: 1 hour/week /
In this course we will read high quality, high interest books, short stories and poems. We will discuss the books read, the authors, how the books relate to our lives, and learn to identify literary elements such as characters, setting and plot. There will be lots of active class participation, with activities or crafts to reinforce the discussions. One of the main purposes of the class will be to help students learn to love good literature. Books will be chosen based on the reading levels and interests of the students in the class.

  [31] American Sign Language - Level 1 6Instructor: Diana Bean
Grades: 5th to 10thRoom: C140
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 15Prerequisites:
Tuition: $27.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 10 minutes a week /
This is a beginning level language course. Our class objective is to familiarize students with the alphabet, vocabulary, grammar, and historical context of American Sign Language used by the Deaf. We will be learning together through interactive games, conversations, translation of stories, and signing of songs. Class participation is expected.

  [30] American Sign Language - Level 2 6Instructor: Diana Bean
Grades: 6th to 11thRoom: C140
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 15Prerequisites: American Sign Language Level 1 completed
Tuition: $27.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $30.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 10 minutes a day /
Building upon the skills and vocabulary from ASL Level 1, students will gain a deeper understanding of the history and creation of sign language around the world as well as improve their ASL grammar. Homework will include assigned readings from the textbook as well as assignments, such as translating stories/songs themselves and presenting in class.

  [45] Art and Engineering 2Instructor: Virginia Ward
Grades: 3rd to 6thRoom: N147A
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 4 to 10Prerequisites: A willingness to try new things, persevere through inevitable challenges and still have fun.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $15.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: An apron or shirt if you're concerned about your child getting dirty, and a roll of paper towel. Students may be asked to bring in objects from your recycling bin or toy box for specific projects. Parents will be informed well ahead of time.
Homework: /
Join me in this project-based art class where we combine art techniques and art history with the creative problem-solving required of an engineer. Engaging the skills of observation, critical thinking, collaboration, reflection and correction, we will create 2 and 3 dimensional art that will awe and excite. We will look for inspiration from the Masters and contemporary artists, and from the junk drawer in every kitchen, where everyday objects can be re-purposed into something extraordinary. Materials used will range from paper and glue to wood and wire, and even gingerbread! Electronics/robotics will not be part of this class. Our goal is to push ourselves to think differently, explore what is possible, and make it work!

  [42] Art with Heart 1 (Preschool) 2Instructor: Virginia Ward
Grades: 3yr to pre-KRoom: N147A
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 8Prerequisites: Absolutely none!
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Each child will need a painting shirt or apron and a roll of paper towels. Children will be asked to bring in assorted objects from your recycling or toy box over the course of the year. Parents will be informed well in advance.
Homework: None /
This is a fun, engaging class for Preschoolers, exposing them to the wonderful world of art. Using our senses and an inquiring mind we'll experience the magic of art, exploring the world of color and composition through drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, printing and the transformation of recycled materials. This class is a great way to engage and excite budding artists while strengthening fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, encouraging concentration, fostering independence and yes, introducing some art theory. Fun and success in the art room is a great introduction to "school" and a wonderful way to instill a love of learning.

  [43] Art with Heart 2 (K-3) 2Instructor: Virginia Ward
Grades: K to 3rdRoom: N147A
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 10Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: An apron or shirt to cover clothes and a roll of paper towel. Students may be asked to bring in objects from your recycling bin or toy box for specific projects. Parents will be told well ahead of time.
Homework: None /
What a wonderful age to experience the magic of art! Children have more skills, better fine motor control and are able to concentrate for longer periods of time. I'll use all of this to excite and engage your child with a wide range of art projects. We'll begin with color and lines and gradually build our collection of techniques and media. Through this we'll take our first adventures with form, shape, space, value, texture, composition and perspective by creating fabulous collages, inspired paintings, stunning watercolors and whimsical sculptures. We'll explore the work of some of the Masters and contemporary artists, reinterpreting their techniques to inspire some creative pieces of our own. Best start a small slush fund now ...you'll want to frame some of these masterpieces!

  [50] Book Club and Writing 12Instructor: Tamarah Lee
Grades: 6th to 9thRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $39.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Please come with paper and pencil and be prepared to have the books we will be reading each month, whether they are kindle, hardcopy or from the Library. If your student choses to listen to his/her book, please have a written copy available as well.
Homework: 2-3 hours a week /
In this class we will be reading a book a month focusing on character, setting, plot, theme and literary devices. There will be a 1-2 page paper once a month based around the book. Using The 6+1 Traits of Writing we will discover how authors use these traits to build their characters and worlds and then use the traits to strengthen our writing. The goals of this class are to have fun discussing books, characters, and worlds together and to discover how to move learning from talking into the written form. Books we may use: Wonder, Wee Free Men, Arm of the Starfish, Leviathan, I, Robot, Every Soul a Star, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, A Monster Calls.

  [19] Chemistry - High School 17Instructor: Iman Yazdi
Grades: 8th to 12thRoom: C125
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 15Prerequisites: Mastery of Algebra 1 is required. A list of concepts and skills students should know before joining class will be available, and a pretest will be required to make sure students are ready for success in class.
Tuition: $40.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $40.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Textbook and basic supplies (paper, pencils, inexpensive scientific calculator, etc.) Some printed pages as needed.
Homework: 2-4 hours/week /
Basic high school chemistry. This class will be at a level suitable as a foundation for further advanced (AP, College) studies. Mastery of important concepts and calculations will be emphasized. Students will be required to complete weekly homework, quizzes and take-home tests. Textbook: Introductory Chemistry (2nd Edition) by Nivaldo J. Tro Please make sure you check the ISBN number: ISBN-13: 978-0131470583 ISBN-10: 0131470582 Note: This hour cannot replace at home work, and mastery of high school chemistry requires consistent practice. If a final grade will be required for a high school transcript, please let me know before the first day of class. Although there will be some in-class lab experiments, demos, and projects, time and space limitations do not allow for a complete chemistry lab credit. Assistance will be available for those who wish to pursue a full lab credit at home.

  [41] Chess Club 11Instructor: Slava Mikhailiouk
Grades: K to 12thRoom: N147A
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $32.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: /
Learn to play chess with a professional chess player. Beginners will learn the rules of the game and basic strategies; more advanced players will find challenging opponents and learn advanced techniques and strategies. During the class students work on puzzles, play games like regular chess and bug house.

  [37] Construction Site 15Instructor: Cynthia Luce
Grades: 3yr to pre-KRoom: C143
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 8Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $32.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: none /
Construction Site is a hands-on class for children ages 3-5 years old. Each week the children will be able to choose from a wide variety of building materials including wooden unit blocks, hollow blocks, Duplos, cardboard blocks, foam blocks, magnetic blocks, and much more. Supplemental materials (cars, animals, scarves, rocks, wooden people, dinosaurs, etc) will be rotated through the centers on a regular basis. Non-traditional sensory building materials will also be available each week, such as play dough, kinetic sand, Wiki Sticks, and clay. This is very much a children-directed class. Children will be able to move through the centers as they wish and work at their own pace by themselves, in small groups, or in large groups. Each class will include a short group time with a time for discussion and book reading, depending on the children's interests and needs. Block building is known to enhance all areas of children's development, including fine and large motor skills, literacy awareness, math skills, social skills, and more. In particular we will be focusing on social skills. Children will be encouraged to work together, take turns and share, compromise, and communicate their ideas and feelings.

  [57] Construction Site 15Instructor: Cynthia Luce
Grades: pre-K to KRoom: C143
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 8Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $32.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: none /
Construction Site is a hands-on class for children ages 4-5 years old. Each week the children will be able to choose from a wide variety of building materials including wooden unit blocks, hollow blocks, Legos, cardboard blocks, foam blocks, magnetic blocks, and much more. Supplemental materials (cars, animals, scarves, rocks, wooden people, dinosaurs, etc) will be rotated through the centers on a regular basis. Non-traditional sensory building materials will also be available each week, such as play dough, kinetic sand, Wiki Sticks, and clay. This is very much a children-directed class. Children will be able to move through the centers as they wish and work at their own pace by themselves, in small groups, or in large groups. Each class will include a short group time with a time for discussion and book reading, depending on the children's interests and needs. Block building is known to enhance all areas of children's development, including fine and large motor skills, literacy awareness, math skills, social skills, and more. In particular we will be focusing on social skills. Children will be encouraged to work together, take turns and share, compromise, and communicate their ideas and feelings.

  [126] Creative Crafts of the World (Three) 2Instructor: Marilyn Romatka
Grades: 6th to AdultRoom: N147B
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: No prerequisites
Tuition: $26.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $20.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Teacher provides everything.
Homework: occasionally /
Folk Art at its best! Kids, and adults as well, love this class. Practicing fine motor-skill, hands-on techniques is more important than ever with the increase of electronic devices in our lives. In this class, we 'unplug' and create folk art; beautiful traditions that have stood the test of time! We will draw on ethnic traditions from all over the world. The CCW series of classes does not need to be taken in order, and there will be no overlap between CCW classes. All CCW classes are of similar complexity; the techniques do not get more complicated as the number goes up. The units in CCW 3 may include any or all of the following: Textile-pressed clay (ancient cultures) Inkle Loom Weaving (Scandinavia) Mosaics (ancient cultures) "Toothbrush Rugs" (looping technique) Japanese Temari (Thread) Balls Quilling (France) Finnish Star (basketry technique) Button Blankets (NW Native) Sand Painting (SW Natives) Chinese Dragon Boats Lucet Braiding

  [18] Creative Crafts of the World (Three) 2Instructor: Marilyn Romatka
Grades: 6th to AdultRoom: N147B
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: No prerequisites
Tuition: $26.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $20.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Teacher provides everything.
Homework: occasionally /
Folk Art at its best! Kids, and adults as well, love this class. Practicing fine motor-skill, hands-on techniques is more important than ever with the increase of electronic devices in our lives. In this class, we 'unplug' and create folk art; beautiful traditions that have stood the test of time! We will draw on ethnic traditions from all over the world. The CCW series of classes does not need to be taken in order, and there will be no overlap between CCW classes. All CCW classes are of similar complexity; the techniques do not get more complicated as the number goes up. The units in CCW 3 may include any or all of the following: Textile-pressed clay (ancient cultures) Inkle Loom Weaving (Scandinavia) Mosaics (ancient cultures) "Toothbrush Rugs" (looping technique) Japanese Temari (Thread) Balls Quilling (France) Finnish Star (basketry technique) Button Blankets (NW Native) Sand Painting (SW Natives) Chinese Dragon Boats Lucet Braiding

  [128] Creative Crafts of the World: the Early Years 2Instructor: Marilyn Romatka
Grades: 3rd to 4thRoom: N147B
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $26.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $15.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: minimal /
Folk art is fun! Have your younger ones been eyeing the Creative Crafts of the World classes at Labyrinth? Have you needed to say 'Not yet, sweetie. You're not old enough yet' too often? This year, we've got something new for you: a CCW class for 3rd and 4th graders! The crafts will still be *real living folk crafts* from around the world, we will still discuss far-away cultures, traditional dress, and geography. But the skills will be age-appropriate, and prep the students for learning that the world is a lot larger than Washington state. (Crafts taught in this class will be distinct from the crafts taught later in the CCW 1-4 series of classes)

  [55] Dance Attack Music & DramaInstructor: Allison Standley
Grades: 3rd to 12thRoom: C140
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $40.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Please bring a water bottle, dance shoes (jazz or ballet) if you own them, tennis shoes will usually be fine, and clothes you can move in.
Homework: Occasional light homework /
This class is designed to be both fun and challenging where we will explore basic dance technique, learn dances, stretch and strengthen our bodies and stamina, and have the opportunity to choreograph our own solos if desired. Some attention will be paid to American dance styles through the decades. I will be using mostly pop and musical theatre genres for the music we dance to. If the students who sign up are interested, we can learn music from the musical theatre canon and provide the vocals for some of the dances we learn. This class will help mix things up in your day, get your heart pumping, and boost condfidence. Occasional performances will be offered to families.

  [96] Developmental PE: Locomotor & Spatial Mapping 16Instructor: Jacob Echevarria
Grades: K to 2ndRoom: Gym-A
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 30Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: None
Homework: extra credit /
Students will have fun by learning fundamental locomotor skills such as running, skipping, and galloping and concepts such as fast, slow, chasing, fleeing, and dodging by playing a variety of group games such as flag tag and relay racing. Students will learn how to purposefully move by learning fundamental spatial mapping concepts such as forward/backward and right/left. Relationships between the student and objects (under/over, on/off) as well as peers (partners, triads, groups) will be taught as the foundation for learning more advanced games such as soccer.

  [1] Drawing and More: Illustrated Journaling 2Instructor: Meka Zieger
Grades: 2nd to 6thRoom: C126
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 14Prerequisites:
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $65.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Not required, but it's fun to check out: The Creative License ??Danny Gregory, A Life in Hand ??Hannah Hinchman, Keeping a Nature Journal ??Claire Leslie, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain ??Betty Edwards. Exuberant journal-keepers may need additional journals as the year goes on.
Homework: /
Drawing was once taught along with the 3R's. It isn't so much an ability as learning to 'see.' Keeping an illustrated journal in this class is the key to developing both skill and satisfaction. We share our books, play drawing games to train the eye'and others that are just fun (no worries about drawing right'), get journal-keeping tips, discus famous artists' work paired with the lesson, and draw the day's project. General topics include: experimenting, contour, 'mistakes,' positive/negative space, lettering, design, maps, color and perspective. Each week I email a class recap and 'challenge.' I'm a graphic designer who draws daily'for more than 'practice' (see lifeinaday.posthaven.com)), learning repeatedly: what I haven't drawn, I've never really seen.

  [2] Drawing and More: Illustrated Journaling 2Instructor: Meka Zieger
Grades: 6th to AdultRoom: C126
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 8 to 14Prerequisites:
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $65.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Not required, but it ??s fun to check out: The Creative License ??Danny Gregory, A Life in Hand ??Hannah Hinchman, Keeping a Nature Journal ??Claire Leslie, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain ??Betty Edwards. Exuberant journal-keepers may need additional journals as the year goes on.
Homework: /
Drawing was once taught with the 3R's to develop skill and satisfaction. Van Gogh said, 'It's looking at things for a long time that ripens you and gives you a deeper understanding.' Pursue the study of Art and Design by keeping an illustrated journal and learn to really 'see.' This class uses your life as the vehicle for training the 4 A's: Alertness...Appreciation...Aim...and...Art. Our medium will primarily be pen and watercolor as we focus on gesture, contour, dealing with 'mistakes,' positive/negative space, lettering, elements of design, color and perspective; as well as reviewing famous artists' work. Learning to draw on-location and keep a journal is key for future art careers. I'm a graphic designer who draws daily'for more than 'practice' (see lifeinaday.posthaven.com), learning repeatedly that what I haven't drawn, I've never really seen.

  [53] Earth Science/Geology 17Instructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 8th to 12thRoom: C137
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 4 to 18Prerequisites: High school level reading and writing skills.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $70.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Earth: Introduction to Physical Geology 11th edition 2013
Homework: 2-3 hours per week /
This course acquaints students with basic scientific principles that apply to the earth and our natural environment. Emphasis is placed on current and historical geologic processes of North America with particular emphasis on Washington and the Cascade Mountain Range. New discoveries and environmental issues are discussed. Topics include: meteorology, earth's structure/composition, crystals, minerals, rock types, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, glaciers and cave formation. Possible field trips to Mt St Helens, crystal digging, and rock hounding.

  [15] Excellent Writing 1 For Beginners 12Instructor: MJ Gleichman
Grades: 3rd to 8thRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $15.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Three ring binder 1.5-2.0 inches in diameter Copied Student Resource Notebook Composition Notebook
Homework: 1 hour per week /
The Excellence In Writing Curriculum is used to provide a "practice" for quality writing. Students are given source texts to "rewrite" by addition a system of "dress-ups" and "sentence openers". The elements of the curriculum are added as the students master the concepts. In addition a Fix-It grammar editing curriculum is used to model quality writing using the IEW method and to introduce standardized vocabulary found on many grade level standardized tests. This class is primarily for those who are new to IEW OR for those needing a bit more time in the basics of the system.

  [14] Excellent Writing 2 12Instructor: MJ Gleichman
Grades: 3rd to 8thRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 15Prerequisites:
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $15.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Three ring binder 1.5-2.0 inches in diameter Copied Student Resource Notebook Composition Notebook
Homework: 1 hour per week /
The Excellence In Writing Curriculum is used to provide a "practice" for quality writing. Students are given source texts to "rewrite" by incorporating a system of "dress-ups" and "sentence openers". The elements of the curriculum are added as the students master the concepts. In addition the Fix-It grammar editing curriculum is used to model quality writing using the IEW method and to introduce standardized vocabulary found on many grade level standardized tests. Upper level students will discover the basic essay model and be given opportunity to write five paragraph assignments.This class is best suited for those with at least one year of IEW.

  [115] Fifty Nifty United States 7Instructor: Diana Bean
Grades: 2nd to 3rdRoom: S114
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: /
Come discover all 50 states in America! Each week we will explore a different state's history, topography, famous landmarks, state flag and more through games, crafts and children's books.

  [82] Five in a Row 2 12Instructor: Pat Sechrist
Grades: K to 2ndRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $25.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: None /
This continuation of the popular Five in a Row class will provide the non-reader and beginning reader with a unit-study approach to early education based on children's literature. We will use outstanding children's literature as the basis for each weekly unit study exploring social studies, language, art, applied math, and science through a variety of medium that will appeal to the visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learner alike. There will be no duplicate books from previous Five in a Row classes and no previous Five in a Row class is a prerequisite to Five in a Row 2.

  [127] Foundations of PE for Lifetime Fitness 16Instructor: Jacob Echevarria
Grades: 3yr to KRoom: Gym-A
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 6 to 30Prerequisites: Student must display a mature and controlled walking pattern without assistance
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: extra credit /
Students will have fun learning the basics of psychomotor skills, spatial awareness, and "root movements" for a multitude of exercises that will be learned and applied throughout their Lifetime. Movement patterns such as running, skipping, hand-eye coordination, and stretching will be introduced and learned to mastery. Spatial awareness of concepts such as self-space, general space, directions, levels, and pathways will be learned in controlled environments with maximum opportunity for practice and success. There is a social-emotional component to this class as well. Social concepts such as sharing, cooperation, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and respect for others are woven into activities that teach students relationships such as solo, partners, triads, and groups. The emotional curriculum is implement throughout every moment of class as all activities and interactions are designed to develop health confidence, positive self-esteem, strength of personality, and absolute perseverance through any and all obstacles in the mission of fulfilling their Life's purpose!

  [111] French Conversation 1 6Instructor: Sara Froelich
Grades: 7th to AdultRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: A good attitude! We learn by making mistakes!
Tuition: $25.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $30.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: French/English dictionary. Smart Phone works too. No Text needed all material will be provided by the instructor.
Homework: 1 - 2 hours/week /
Practice French conversation by studying a practical dialogue each week. Relevant grammar and vocabulary will be covered accordingly. This class is for absolute beginners as well as those who are looking for a great way to turn rusty book-learned French into speaking skills. Venez et amusez-vous!

  [36] Games Galore! 15Instructor: Cynthia Luce
Grades: K to 1stRoom: C143
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 9Prerequisites: A basic desire to cooperate with others and participate in group activities as the majority of the games will be played in small or large groups.
Tuition: $28.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: none /
Does your child like to play games? Then Games Galore! is the class for them. Games Galore! will introduce your child to individual, small, and large group games. Utilizing a wide variety of card games, boards games, and large motor activities, we will explore the concepts of following rules, turn-taking, cooperation, sportsmanship, and integrity. We will play games such as Bug in a Rug, Jenga, Memory, and Four Corners as well as other games like Mancala, War, Non-Elimination Musical Chairs, and Up the Ladder.

  [54] Games Galore! 15Instructor: Cynthia Luce
Grades: 2nd to 3rdRoom: C143
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 4 to 6Prerequisites: A basic desire to cooperate with others and participate in group activities and a flexible and healthy sense of competition. Some of the games will encourage cooperative play while others will be purely competitive.
Tuition: $28.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: none /
Does your child like to play games? Then Games Galore! is the class for them. Games Galore! will expose your child to individual, small, and large group games. Utilizing a wide variety of card games, boards games, and large motor activities, we will explore the concepts of following rules, turn-taking, cooperation and competition, sportsmanship, integrity, and strategy. We will play games such as Bridge Ball, Othello, Garbage, and Four Corners as well as other games like Mancala, Spoons, Handful of Beans, and Triangles. We will also spend extra time each week diving deeper into the games by discussing strategies and adding additional rules.

  [97] Generalized PE: Fundamentals of Sports and Fitness 16Instructor: Jacob Echevarria
Grades: 3rd to 6thRoom: Gym-A
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 30Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: None
Homework: extra credit /
Students will have fun by learning the fundamentals of manipulative skills such as throwing, catching, and kicking a variety of implement types such as football, Frisbee, tennis ball, and soccer ball, to name a few. First the skills will be mastered in static environments then will progress to dynamic environments such as small-sided games. Students will be taught how to integrate fundamental locomotor skills into complex, coordinated, and purposeful movements that are relevant to all sports. Fitness will focus on learning basic flexibility and bodyweight resistance exercises that will empower students to begin to take control of their own fitness. Basic concepts such as overload and specificity will also be part of the curriculum. Obstacle course activities will be used to blend the sports and fitness knowledge using interesting and challenging games.

  [6] Geology Rocks 17Instructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 4th to 5thRoom: C129
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 11Prerequisites: need to be reading at grade level
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $60.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: occasional /
We will start off with a unit on meteorology and track the weather throughout the year using the internet. Learn cloud types, follow moon phases, and learn basic geography of our state and the US. Study earth's structure, crystals and minerals, rock types and fossils. We will then move to plate tectonics, earthquakes, and volcanoes! We will grow our own crystals, start a rock & mineral collection, tumble our own rocks, make a volcano and learn about earthquake waves. Occasional homework or projects. Perfect class for the aspiring geologist! Materials fee of $60. Tuition is $30 per student per month.

  [84] Girls Rock! 4 11Instructor: Pat Sechrist
Grades: 2nd to 12thRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $25.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: Occasional /
For the tomboy and girly-girls alike, this is a no-boys allowed class for everything from how to play cat's cradle to making potpourri, from how to make your own candy to putting on a shoe box theater show and from making glowing water to playing math games. This class will draw some of its ideas from The Daring Books for Girls. This is a continuation of the class Girls Rock!. There will be no duplicate activities from the previous Girls Rock! classes and there is no prerequisite to this class.

  [78] Global Citizens 2 (High School Level) 9Instructor: Laura Koch
Grades: 8th to 12thRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 18Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $25.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 1-2 hours per week /
In the words of Chelsea Clinton: It's Your World: Get Informed. Get Inspired. And Get Going! Global citizenship is about acknowledging the interconnectedness and interdependent nature of our world. It is about understanding the need to tackle injustice and inequality, and having the desire and ability to work actively to do so. It is about valuing the earth as precious and unique, and safeguarding the future for those coming after us. My aim is to make this an auspicious and engaging course in which all students will participate in discussion and activities on such topics as: Human Rights; Environmental Responsibility and Sustainable Development; Cultural Identity and Diversity; Poverty, Hunger, Disease; Gender Equality; and Armed Conflict and World Peace. Course Goals: -To increase knowledge in a fun and engaging manner about the wider world and to examine our place in it. -To inspire and motivate students to become involved citizens of their local communities, their countries, and the earth. -To foster an understanding that we are all connected and that we all have the power, regardless of age or background, both individually and collectively, to effect great and positive change in the world.

  [122] Hand-Knit Mitts that Fit & More 2Instructor: Amy Flowers
Grades: 10th to AdultRoom: C129
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 3 to 12Prerequisites: Completion of the Socks that Fit class.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Worsted weight yarn in a light color for practice mitts & miscellaneous yarn and needles for class projects throughout the year.
Homework: /
This is a continuation of the Socks the Fit class. In this class we will learn to make mittens and fingerless mitts without a pattern and with the same formulaic methods that we used for socks. We will continue to skill build with a variety of other small projects, such as hats and scarves, as time permits. Techniques to be covered include provisional cast-ons, invisible cast-ons and bind-offs, stitch patterns and chart reading, and project planning techniques.

  [12] History Adventures 10Instructor: Patty Spear
Grades: 4th to 7thRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 6 to 10Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: The book(s) for each of the time periods chosen. All books will either be available from the library or available on Amazon.
Homework: 1 hour/week /
This class is exactly what the name implies: Adventures in History. We will focus on approximately 6 periods of history, starting with a strong historical fiction book. We learn about the time period, the major players, how the people lived, what they believed, and how it compares to our current time. We do various craft projects throughout each unit to bring the time period to life. I also bring in guest speakers when available. Possible units might include Ancient China, WW11, Age of Exploration, and a biography. This is an active class, with lots of participation and movement. My biggest goal is to teach students to love history. NOTE: We will be covering different books and time periods than in prior years, so repeating the class works well.

  [62] Intermediate Drawing 2Instructor: Judi Byrne
Grades: 5th to AdultRoom: C126
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 13Prerequisites: Able to draw independently, and take instruction when needed. Some experience required.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: portfolio to keep art in.
Homework: /
This is a relaxing class. Students work independently, choosing their own subject. I provide mixed medium to choose from. Pens, pencils, pastels, and occasionally watercolors if someone wants to explore that. I will provide sample art and pictures for them to choose from, but they may also bring their own, to use as a reference. I coach them as needed.

  [56] Intro to Theatre Music & DramaInstructor: Allison Standley
Grades: 2nd to 7thRoom: C140
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $40.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $3.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Pencil and paper, folder to keep scripts together in
Homework: Max. 2 hour/wk, but not weekly /
Intro to Theatre is a fun and creative introduction to acting. We will use theatre games and exercises to explore how to use our voices, bodies, and imaginations on stage by using tableaux and improvisations to tell clear stories. Creativity and confidence are nourished through ensemble building and basic acting skills. Students will study scenes and monologues chosen for them during the second half of the year. While not a performance class, occasionally we will invite Labyrinth audience to a sharing of our class work. My goal for students in this class is to end the year with acting knowledge and experience and to have expanded their self-confidence and public speaking skills.

  [17] Knitting Projects 2Instructor: Amy Flowers
Grades: 10th to AdultRoom: C129
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 3 to 10Prerequisites:
Tuition: $20.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Students must provide all of the appropriate supplies to complete their individual projects as needed.
Homework: variable /
In this student-driven class the weekly content will be determined by the needs and wishes of the students. We can all learn from each other's questions and knitting dilemmas. Come ready to get help with unfinished projects, with picking and starting a new project, and with challenging techniques. Technique demonstrations will be provided as needed, and specific techniques will be taught upon request. We will also focus on "reading" the knitting and fixing mistakes.

  [100] Kod ly Musicianship Classes (Ages 3-6 approx.) Music & DramaInstructor: Theresa Sauvage
Grades: 3yr to 1stRoom: Gym-B
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 10Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $27.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $20.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Pencils
Homework: /
Kod ly Musicianship Classes (Ages 3-6 approx.) This is the perfect musical introductory class for younger children as it uses a combination of folk songs, games, and pedagogical manipulatives (Montessori-type props, puppets, etc.) in order to introduce the basic concepts of music theory. The curriculum is based on principles and tools compiled in Hungary in the early-mid 1900's by renown composer and pedagogue Zoltan Kod ly. His goal was to bring unity through the music to the people of Hungary by teaching every person how to sing. His approach was so successful that it created a music education revolution and has been used all over the world ever since. In this class, the students will begin to learn how to: * Sing with Proper technique * Sight Sing using Solfege & Curwen Hand Signs * Sightread using the Musical Alphabet * Understand & Write Rhythms * Understand Basic Musical Terminology (e.g. tempi (speeds) and dynamics (loud & soft)) * Perform in a Supportive Environment All of the concepts presented and practiced in these classes are applicable in any musical context ranging from singing or playing an instrument for fun or performing professionally.

  [51] Literature and Composition 12Instructor: Tamarah Lee
Grades: 9th to 12thRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 8 to 20Prerequisites: Computer basics. Not for first time writers
Tuition: $39.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: They will need access to a computer along with the books that they will read each month. Please have them come to class with pen and paper.
Homework: 3-4 hours a week /
In this class we will be reading a book a month, learning how to dig into the theme of a book and using our discussions as a basis for writing. The students will explore narrative writing, persuasive writing, compare and contrast essays, and research papers based on themes of history, sciences, government, ethics and personal journeys. The weekly homework will be the spring board for each weeks' lessons, both to drive discussions and to pinpoint the areas of grammar and writing that need to be addressed. The goals of the class are to have lively discussions, to help each student recognize that they can write their thoughts in coherent forms and move them forward to their next step in their writing ability with each assignment. Books we may use: The Virginian, To Kill a Mocking Bird, The Wintersmith, 1984, Glow, Code Name Verity, Father Brown, Walt Whitman's Poetry and various short stories.

  [7] Middle School Chemistry 17Instructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 6th to 8thRoom: C137
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 7 to 14Prerequisites: Be at grade level for reading and writing ability to work independently at home on work
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $60.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Be able to print from weekly activities from website
Homework: 1-2 hours per week /
This course in an introduction to chemistry and preparation for a high school chemistry class. We will learn about the history of chemistry, states of matter and how matter changes state, density, periodic table and atomic bonding, properties of water, acids & bases, and chemical changes/reactions. Class will be a combination of experiments and discussing material (homework and new material). Homework will take about one hour per week and will require reading material, and completing worksheets/labs. Curriculum is designed for middle school students and is a free curriculum found at www.middleschool chemistry.com. Students will need to print out weekly assignments at home to bring into class. Assignments and tests will be graded and students will receive a final grade.

  [101] Music Theory & Musicianship Music & DramaInstructor: Theresa Sauvage
Grades: 8th to 12thRoom: C138
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: Previous experience with music (e.g. singing in a choir, private music lessons) is recommended, although not required.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $25.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Pencils Colored Pencils Binder
Homework: 1 /
Music Theory & Musicianship Music theory and it's often ignored sibling, musicianship form the basic building blocks of music which allow us to understand and experience the inner workings of music. This class will explore how and why particular types of music sound the way they do in a fun hands-on setting by studying works ranging from Early Classical and folk music to present-day Pop. The students will learn how to: * Sight Sing using Movable Do Solfege * Perform and Identify Different Scales * Understand the Circle of Fifth's * Create Basic Compositions * Understand Basic Chordal Structures & Functions * Accurately Hear and Notate Melodies * Improvise Melodies The final project will culminate with each student harmonizing a short song of their choice. This class is a perfect introduction to music theory for students who think they might want to major or minor in music in college in addition to those just simply interested in the topic.

  [32] Musical Rhythms and Beats Music & DramaInstructor: Diana Bean
Grades: 1st to 3rdRoom: C140
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $28.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $40.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 10 minutes a day /
This beginning music class helps students discover sound through rhythm and beat. We will learn how to read music, follow tempo and dynamics while using rhythm sticks, bucket drums, body percussion, handbells, and the recorder. We will also use our voice to learn solfege basics and sing along while we play on our instruments.

  [121] Mysteries in History 10Instructor: Patty Spear
Grades: 7th to 9thRoom: S116
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 12Prerequisites: None
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 1 -2 hours per week /
Ever wondered who really discovered America? And what about those statues on Easter Island, or the Terracotta Soldiers? Did Shakespeare really write all those plays? Was Mozart murdered? We will explore important unexplained mysteries that shaped world history. Some of the mysteries have been explained, many are still mysteries. Students will read source documents when available, research events, and assemble clues to solve the mysteries. We will have a great deal of critical thinking and class discussion.

  [104] Natural Science 17Instructor: Kate Maher
Grades: 4th to 5thRoom: C125
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 7 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $36.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $4.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Weather appropriate clothing - rain jackets, rain boots, hats, gloves, and shoes that can get dirty or muddy. A notebook or paper to write on, and a pencil.
Homework: /
We will investigate a variety of topics in the natural sciences through outdoor exploration, specimen studies, learning activities, experiments, and nature games. Students will practice the scientific method by asking questions, developing hypotheses, designing and implementing investigations, collecting and recording data, and sharing their conclusions. Each week's class will focus on a different natural science theme including: becoming a naturalist; ecosystems, habitats and food webs; living and non-living things; animal groups, life cycles, and adaptations; plant growth and native plants; discovering and studying invertebrates and their habitats; animal tracks, homes and signs; seasonal changes and weather; chemistry concepts like atoms, molecules, chemical reactions, and polymers (slimes); and much more! We will almost always go outdoors for a portion of every class, rain or shine, utilizing the forest and wetland behind the building in our investigations.

  [105] Natural Science 17Instructor: Kate Maher
Grades: 2nd to 3rdRoom: C125
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 6 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $36.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $4.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Weather-appropriate clothing including rain jackets, rain boots, hats, gloves, and shoes that can get dirty or muddy.
Homework: /
We will investigate a variety of topics in the natural sciences through outdoor exploration, learning activities, experiments, nature games, stories, and art projects. Each week's class will focus on a different natural science theme including: using our senses in nature; living and non-living things; vertebrates and invertebrates; animal groups like mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and their life cycles; plant growth and native plants; finding and studying invertebrates like wiggling worms and slimy snails; seasonal changes; the water cycle; simple chemistry concepts like molecules, chemical reactions, or polymers (slimes); and much more! We will almost always go outdoors for a portion of every class, rain or shine.

  [106] Nature Studies 17Instructor: Kate Maher
Grades: K to 1stRoom: C125
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 10Prerequisites:
Tuition: $36.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $4.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Weather appropriate clothing - rain jackets, rain boots, clothes and shoes that can get wet, muddy, or dirty.
Homework: /
We will investigate a variety of topics in the natural sciences through outdoor exploration, learning activities, experiments, nature games, stories, and art projects. Each week's class will focus on a different natural science theme including: using our senses in nature; living and non-living things; vertebrates and invertebrates; animal habitats and life cycles; animal adaptations like camouflage and nocturnal creatures, how plants and trees grow; discovering and studying invertebrates like wiggling worms and slimy snails; seasonal changes; the water cycle; simple chemistry experiments like fizzy potions and slimes; and much more! We will almost always go outdoors for a portion of every class, rain or shine.

  [59] Page to Stage Music & DramaInstructor: Allison Standley
Grades: 3rd to 12thRoom: N145
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites: Preferable if student has already taken or enrolled in Allison's Intro to Theatre class but not necessary
Tuition: $45.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Folder and pencil. Students may be asked to bring in some of their own clothing for potential costumes towards the second half of the year.
Homework: 1-3 hrs/wk as we get closer to performance /
We will start with a script and bring a play to life during the course of the year. We will explore auditioning, acting, directing (for those interested), set and costume design, voice and performance. Each of us will use our imagination, focus and creativity to bring a play we will select as a class to life in a final presentation at the end of the school year! Please note: in the Spring, we will have two after-school rehearsals to give us the opportunity to have a spacing and dress rehearsal in the actual performance space.

  [58] Performance through Song and Voice Music & DramaInstructor: Allison Standley
Grades: 3rd to 12thRoom: N145
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 3 to 8Prerequisites: A curiosity about singing, bravery, and willing to be a supportive team player.
Tuition: $40.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $5.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Water bottle, folder to keep music together. It's useful to have smart phones/tablets for recording in class or listening to assigned music while I'm working with other students, but this is not required. I utilize Dropbox for this class, so please download this (free) program. I can help with this if needed!
Homework: 1 hr/wk for learning and practicing music and lyrics /
We will learn and practice good vocal health and discover how to tell a song's story. Students work on a number of songs over the year first treating them as monologues then learning the music which will be preformed at various times during the year. We will spend time working on a bit of basic music theory, auditions, dialects. Students will be able to access melodies and accompaniment to each songs in a Dropbox folder.

  [10] Physics Zip, Zap, Zoom 17Instructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 1st to 2ndRoom: C137
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 5 to 12Prerequisites: Need to be 6 years old minimum.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $60.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: none /
Learn about forces and motion, light and color, wheels, simple machines (levers, wedges, wheels/gears) magnetism, sound, inventions, and famous scientists. Lots of hands on activities and engaging activities for inquiring kids from making parachutes, flying airplanes, using Legos, gears, mirrors, magnets, and lots more. Classes include hands on activities, you tube clips, and reading/circle time.

  [110] Pipe Up Public Speaking & Leadership 12Instructor: Sara Froelich
Grades: 7th to 12thRoom: S114
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 20Prerequisites: A good attitude
Tuition: $25.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $30.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: 15 min/week, more when preparing to give a speech /
Pipe Up Public Speaking & Leadership ClassHave fun learning how to run a meeting, speak off the cuff, give a toast, deliver a speech, recite a poem & more. The mission of Pipe Up is to afford each of its members with 'stage time' in a mutually supportive environment for the purpose of developing public speaking and leadership skills. The fast-paced meetings provide plenty of opportunity for everyone to participate to whatever extent they are comfortable. As speakers tackle new roles and kinds of speeches, they collect bars on their name tag and certificates.

  [64] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 10:30 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
Private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [66] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 02:00 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
8:30 private music lesson in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [71] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
8 AM private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [130] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 04:00 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
12:00 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [65] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 08:30 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
Private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [67] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 01:00 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
1:30 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [73] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 09:30 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
12:30 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [76] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
2:00 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [69] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
1:00 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, and ukulele

  [70] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 02:30 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
3:00 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [72] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 11:30 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
10:00 AM private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [74] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 03:00 PM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
2:30 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [75] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 08:00 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
9:30 private music class in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [77] private music instruction Music & DramaInstructor: Dennis Helppie
Grades: 1st to AdultRoom: S118
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 1 to 1Prerequisites: none
Tuition: $120.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: student will need an instrument
Homework: /
11:30 private music lesson in violin, viola, cello, guitar, or ukulele

  [28] Puzzles and Patterns 13Instructor: Iman Yazdi
Grades: 6th to 9thRoom: C139
Year: 2017Time: 11:00 AM
Class Size: 10 to 15Prerequisites: Minimum Prerequisites: Elementary math including some Pre-Algebra. Students are expected to have working knowledge and basic understanding of arithmetic concepts (including fraction, decimals, percents) and algebraic ideas at a basic level (write an expression, solve for unknown).
Tuition: $36.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $20.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: Basic supplies: paper, pencils, calculator, etc.
Homework: 0-2 hours /
In this class, we will learn unusual and creative strategies for mathematical problem solving. My goal is not to cover a particular math grade level, but to help develop reasoning skills and a broader understanding of concepts already learned. I will encourage all creative strategies; we will also use mental math, estimation, algebraic reasoning, simplification and organizational tricks, deductive reasoning and anything else that works! We will also veer off the beaten path and talk about interesting mathematical patterns and challenging puzzles and games, including solving the rubik's cube. Approximately one class a month will be dedicated to mathematical games.

  [131] Reserved -1Instructor: * Unassigned
Grades: K to KRoom: S114
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: /

  [9] Science Safari 17Instructor: Molly Hurd
Grades: 3rd to 4thRoom: C137
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 5 to 8Prerequisites: Be able to write at gradelevel
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $60.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: none
Homework: occasional /
We will go on a science safari! Classes will be filled with activities, labs, and art projects. Students will receive a notebook filled with all topics we cover. In the fall we will learn about bugs/insects, bats, birds, and local trees (very fall activities). Second part of the year we will do a unit on chemistry basics, electricity & magnetism, and geology. Learn about atoms, states of matter, density, pH, circuits, and grow some crystals. Occasional homework project. Goal is that students will be exposed to a variety of science fields, learn fundamentals of each, and be excited to pursue more science in the future.

  [98] Sports Education 16Instructor: Jacob Echevarria
Grades: 7th to 12thRoom: Gym-A
Year: 2017Time: 01:30 PM
Class Size: 6 to 30Prerequisites: None. Students should not avoid this class because they "don't know how to play" or are nervous they will not get a fair chance. This class focuses on skills first, then games so if students have an interested in sports then this is the perfect class for them.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: None
Homework: extra credit /
Flag Football, Ultimate Frisbee, Flickerball, and Soccer are the guaranteed sports to be learned but as the year progresses sports such as Floor Hockey and Non-contact Lacrosse will be added when the equipment can be procured. Students will have fun by mastering the fundamental skills of each sport then learn how to apply those skills in regulation game settings. The rules and strategies of each sport will be taught with the end objective of the class that students learn a sport well enough to focus on just playing during class rather than practicing. Fitness concepts such as properly warming up and basic bodyweight exercises will be part of the curriculum.

  [129] Teen/Tween Group -1Instructor: Debra Tan (Duniho)
Grades: 6th to AdultRoom: C123
Year: 2017Time: 03:00 PM
Class Size: 4 to 50Prerequisites:
Tuition: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: /
The teen/tween group meets weekly at lunch to socialize and to plan teen outings, social occasions and community service for teens and tweens. Parents, please add your teen's email address to your family information screen if you want them to receive email from the teen group. This 'class' will be used for announcements. There is an unlisted Google email list for the teens and tweens (parents are invited as well to join) to be connected to each other socially on email. If you would like to be part of the email list, please send email to Debrat@nwlink.com so I can send you an invitation to the email list. To be a member of the Google email list, at least one person of the family (parent and/or teen/tween) needs to be part of this "class" In this way, we can ensure that you are getting announcements as well. All parents will be responsible for helping plan and supervise activities to help ensure this is a successful and fun group for all.

  [231] Test class 1Instructor: Jennifer Buehrer
Grades: 3yr to 3yrRoom: None
Year: 2017Time: 08:00 AM
Class Size: 1 to 2Prerequisites:
Tuition: $0 per
Supplies Cost: $0 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework:
test

  [61] The Joy of Art-Beginning 2Instructor: Judi Byrne
Grades: 2nd to 5thRoom: C126
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 4 to 12Prerequisites: Come with a positive attitude, and having done some amount of drawing, glueing and cutting.
Tuition: $30.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $10.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: portfolio to keep artwork in, to bring to class each week.
Homework: /
This is a fun class for students who enjoy drawing, painting and exploring different mediums, styles, and subjects. There will be instruction given for each project. Crafts and fine art projects will be determined based on the capabilities of the students. There will be drawing, painting, cutting, glueing, and paper mache projects. Art is fun and messy, so be prepared to get sticky fingers at times, and to wear protective clothing.

  [60] Theatre for tiny actors Music & DramaInstructor: Allison Standley
Grades: K to 2ndRoom: N145
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 4 to 12Prerequisites:
Tuition: $40.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $0.00 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials: Occasionally I may ask students come dressed as a character in a play we're working on, but nothing too crazy!
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This will be a fun and creative class where little ones can learn theatre games while developing confidence and interpersonal skills. This class will be a combination of theatre games, beginner theatre education, using imaginations, reading books and bringing those books to life by developing short plays, and occasional singing!

  [124] Turning on to Electronics! 17Instructor: Ed Morin
Grades: 5th to 7thRoom: C139
Year: 2017Time: 10:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 12Prerequisites: Completion of 4th grade reading and math including ability to do decimal arithmetic and simple fractions.
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $75.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: None.
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Did you know that nearly all of the benefits of electricity and modern electronics that we enjoy today were only discovered or invented in the last 200 years? This course is an introduction to electricity and electronics. Starting with Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta's invention of the battery in 1800, we will embark on an exciting, hands-on journey across the timeline of electrical and electronic discovery and invention into the modern era. Students will learn about basic electrical properties, batteries, electromagnetism, electronic components, semiconductors, integrated circuits, breadboard experimenting and more through fun, hands-on activities using real electronic components. Projects include making a battery, buzzer, motor, oscillators, and digital logic circuits. Significant discoveries and inventions, and the scientists and inventors behind them, will be highlighted along the way. Students will be given optional opportunities to "dig deeper" by further researching and reporting on subjects related to the class activities. All hands-on activities by students are 'low-voltage' using common, consumer electronics batteries and do not require any soldering.

  [123] Turning on to Electronics! 17Instructor: Ed Morin
Grades: 7th to 12thRoom: C139
Year: 2017Time: 12:30 PM
Class Size: 6 to 12Prerequisites: Good reading skills and ability to do decimal arithmetic and fractions.
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $75.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: None.
Homework: 30 minutes; optional. /
Did you know that nearly all of the benefits of electricity and modern electronics that we enjoy today were only discovered or invented in the last 200 years? This course is an introduction to electricity and electronics. Starting with Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta's invention of the battery in 1800, we will embark on an exciting, hands-on journey across the timeline of electrical and electronic discovery and invention into the modern era. Students will learn about basic electrical properties, batteries, electromagnetism, electronic components, semiconductors, integrated circuits, breadboard experimenting and more through fun, hands-on activities using real electronic components. Projects include making a battery, buzzer, motor, oscillators, and digital logic circuits. Significant discoveries and inventions, and the scientists and inventors behind them, will be highlighted along the way. Students will be given optional opportunities to "dig deeper" by further researching and reporting on subjects related to the class activities. All hands-on activities by students are 'low-voltage' using common, consumer electronics batteries and do not require any soldering.

  [29] Turning on to Electronics! 17Instructor: Ed Morin
Grades: 5th to 9thRoom: C139
Year: 2017Time: 09:00 AM
Class Size: 6 to 12Prerequisites: Completion of 4th grade reading and math including ability to do decimal arithmetic and simple fractions.
Tuition: $35.00 per 4-Class Session
Supplies Cost: $75.00 per Year
Student Provided Materials: None.
Homework: 30 minutes; optional. /
Did you know that nearly all of the benefits of electricity and modern electronics that we enjoy today were only discovered or invented in the last 200 years? This course is an introduction to electricity and electronics. Starting with Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta's invention of the battery in 1800, we will embark on an exciting, hands-on journey across the timeline of electrical and electronic discovery and invention into the modern era. Students will learn about basic electrical properties, batteries, electromagnetism, electronic components, semiconductors, integrated circuits, breadboard experimenting and more through fun, hands-on activities using real electronic components. Projects include making a battery, buzzer, motor, oscillators, and digital logic circuits. Significant discoveries and inventions, and the scientists and inventors behind them, will be highlighted along the way. Students will be given optional opportunities to "dig deeper" by further researching and reporting on subjects related to the class activities. All hands-on activities by students are 'low-voltage' using common, consumer electronics batteries and do not require any soldering.

  [230] Yearbook 15Instructor: Karen Moulton
Grades: 6th to 12thRoom: C139
Year: 2017Time: 12:00 PM
Class Size: 1 to 20Prerequisites:
Tuition: $0 per
Supplies Cost: $0 per 4-Class Session
Student Provided Materials:
Homework: