Enrichment Classes

3rd Quarter Enrichment Classes begin the week of January 20th, 2019.  Register early as classes fill quickly.
  1. Th
    Reading, Writing and Grammar! - $130.00
    9:30am - 10:45am
    In this year long class we will cover the scope of Language Arts.  From reading and writing to grammar and research.  Spelling will be touched on during writing and editing process. Each lesson includes prewriting games, brainstorming with graphic organizers, story writing (with help as needed), self-editing, and publishing the story in a creative way.  These lessons will span over a 1-3 week period depending on the topic and complexity.
  2. Th
    The Civil War - $65.00
    11:00am - 12:15pm
    Our American history studies are designed to create a hands-on learning experience that drives the lessons home in a fun way! Our fifth in the series, The Civil War will be covering the politics and conflicts that nearly tore apart a nation! Topics include: slavery and emancipation, secession, several specific battles, many important leaders and figures, women of the war, Reconstruction, and much more!
  3. Tue
    Elementary Art: - $65.00
    9:45am - 10:45am
    Art has always played a significant role in shaping and recording our cultural history and lifestyles; teaching it from this perspective has become an increasingly necessary discipline in our ever shrinking world. So, get ready to discover art from around the world!  We will cover traditional folk art techniques from Africa, South America, North America, Australia (and more). Your students and children can make cool multicultural creations as they learn more about the world.
  4. Tue
    Middle School Art: World of Art - $65.00
    11:00am - 12:00pm
    Get to know master artists whose styles spanned the centuries! Also learn about various art movements such as the Baroque, Renaissance, Impressionist, various Modern, Americana, and more! Projects include vocabulary terms as well as a variety of mediums used by artists. The child will create portfolio to display their masterpieces. By experimenting with the techniques and styles of various artists, he will not only become exposed to different media, but try his hand at creating works in the same styles himself! As Pablo Picasso says, "Painting is just another way of keeping a diary." So true! Please note:  Snow days and “make up” days have been added into the schedule for this class. If weather remains well classes will finish before May 14th. J
  5. Tue
    High-School Art History - $130.00
    2:00pm – 3:30pm
    Drawing on History is an interactive approach to art appreciation and art history.. Drawing on History, Pre-Civil War–Vietnam covers one year of required high school fine arts credits, giving the student an overview of many of the major art movements from Romanticism of the 1830s to Psychedelic art of the 1960s.!
  6. Th
    Independent Study Skills - $45.00
    12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Help for all students to become more organized and effective learners!  Classes focus on setting Goals and priorities, test-taking strategies, reading textbooks strategically, managing time, and much more.  We will do fun activities that prompt students to assess their own study habits and practice independent study skills. Students will learn how to: Set Goals Prioritize Get Organized Use Helpful Strategies Plan for Big Projects Work Independently Please note that snow days and "make up" days have been added into the schedule for this class.  If weather remains well classes will finish before May 16th. :)
  7. Mon
    Metric Mania: -$35.00
    Metric Mania is for more mature students who have a desire to explore the ins and outs of the metric system.  These students will have many opportunities to use rulers, triple-beam balances, and other pieces of scientific equipment to learn how to use and apply the metric system of measurements. Metric mania will delve into the concepts of length, mass, volume and density through lecture, discussion and hands on activities with each class.  We will also learn how to perform conversions, both metric to metric conversions and between the metric and english systems.  Our last class will involve a Metric Mania Scavenger Hunt Game.