After School Activities sign-up now to fall break

Students and parents may sign-up at the office from now until Fall Break. Checks are made payable to the class teacher. Classes will start the week of October 20 and go until the week of November 17. Class times are from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
MONDAY

CHESS CLUB – Joe Price: Grades 1-8,  Free
The chess club will be a mix of instruction and time to practice with other students. All ability levels are welcome. We will have more advanced instruction for students who have played in the past as well as basic instruction for those that are new. We will be preparing to compete as a school at the district and state tournament

CROCHETING FOR EVERYONE (Parents are welcome!) – Celeste Albright: Ages 10-Adults,  $15
This is a class for beginners, intermediate, or advanced students. I will show you how to chain, do multiple stitches, finish projects, read patterns, and make anything from scarves to lace. I will have three patterns available for each skill level.  All skill levels will be in the same class. So start your Christmas gifts now! Fee includes a hook, a pattern, and yarn. If you want specific yarn, you’ll have to bring that yourself.

TUESDAY

ZENTANGLE ART – Mr. Pratt:  Grades 1-8,  $25
See how fun doodling can be through Zentangle techniques. Students will learn simple and complex patterns that can be used to enhance the visual effect of so many art projects. Students will walk away with 3 Zentangle projects by the end of the 5 weeks. Returning students will work on more complex patterns and projects.

WEDNESDAY

JAPANESE CLASS – Wendy Ahlman:  Grades 1-8,  $35
We will be learning beginning Japanese skills. Specifically we’ll explore reading, writing, speaking and understanding the spoken language. We’ll have 2 culture classes during the session as well. During those classes, we’ll learn to make Japanese food and enjoy the dishes we made!

BEGINNING FENCING – Bethany Andrews:  $35
This class is exactly what a budding swordfighter is looking for! Fencing teaches self-discipline, strategy and critical thinking. It has been described as “chess at 80mph”. In this introductory class we will learn footwork, simple blade work, how to build a tactical plan, the rules of the game and (of course) weapon safety. Fencing equipment will be provided for use during class time.

THURSDAY

OVEN-BAKE CLAY CREATIONS -Mary Parker:  Grades 1-8, $35, Limit 8
Students will work with non-toxic oven-bake polymer clay (sculpey) to create fun projects such as pens, jewelry beads, charms/keychains, magnets, and animal figures.

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