Winter 2020 Enrichment

Volunteers may be eligible for a discount. Please email the enrichment coordinators for more information.

Registration Begins December 2nd!

Classes begin
January 13th.

Scholarship application deadline is December 16th.

Questions? Scholarships? Want to Volunteer?

JUNIOR CODING by Creative Coding

Grades: 1-2
Cost: $288
Time: 1:10-2:40
Place: P3
Days: 1/15 – 3/25 (no class 1/29, 2/19)

Get them started early! This class for 1st and 2nd graders features a mixture of creative play and guided activities with tablets to get your children exposed to basic coding concepts. Students will learn about programming, then practice it for themselves in a variety of fun and creative exercises intended to develop computational thinking. At the end of the class, every student will get to present something they worked on for their friends, family, and classmates. Coders are welcome to repeat this course, receiving greater challenges each time until they are ready for our Core classes. 

CORE CODING: GAMES, ART, AND APPS!

Grades: 3-5
Cost: $288
Time: 2:25-3:55
Place: Library
Days: 1/13 – 3/23 (No class 1/20, 2/17)

Your child can code their own games, art, and mobile apps! Our class for grades 3-5 is open to all experience levels. Students will bring their own ideas for the games and animations they wish to create, and our teachers will guide them toward their goals. A variety of challenges will supplement each coder’s own projects, which they’ll get to show in a presentation at the end of the class! Beginners will spend the first few lessons learning the basics of coding and how to use Scratch before diving into their own projects. Our classic Creative Coding experience is designed to be repeated as many times as desired, as each student continues to hone their skills through the individual assistance of our awesome instructors!

OUTDOOR WILDERNESS
by Seattle Adventure Sports

Grades: k-5
Cost: $225
Time: 2:25-4:00
Place: Field
Days: 1/17 – 3/27 (No class 2/21)

We are excited to spend the term exploring the outdoors and learning wilderness survival skills and Leave No Trace principles. This term we are offering a K-5th grade program that will always be staffed with at least two of our enthusiastic instructors. The class will be broken up into age-appropriate groups, and instructors will provide unique experiences for students of all grade levels. Every term is its own new experience, so whether this is your first quarter or your fourth, we hope you will join us for some Outdoor Wilderness fun!

ANIMALS AND ARCHITECTURE with LEGO®

Grades:k-3
Cost: $184
Time: 2:25- 4:00
Place: room 14
Days: 1/16 – 3/26 (No class 2/20)

Let your imagination run wild as we design and build leaping dolphins, buzzing beehives, and towering giraffes. Play, create, and learn in a world inspired by the animal kingdom. Design and build as never before and explore your craziest ideas.

GIRLS ON THE RUN

Grades: 3-5
Cost: $200
Time: 2:25-4:00   
Place: room 10
Days: 3/1 – 5/22 (No class 4/14, 4/17)

We focus on the whole girl! Meeting twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays in small teams, trained volunteer coaches inspire girls to build confidence and other important life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and physical activity. The research-based curriculum includes three parts: Understanding ourselves, valuing relationships and teamwork and recognizing how we can shape the world at large.

Registration begins Jan. 10

Grades: 1-5
Cost: $380
Time: 2:25-4:35
Place: Art Room
Days: 1/17 – 3/27 (No class 2/21)

You don’t have to make dinner tonight! Each week, students learn basic cooking skills while making dinner for their families! Students will create delicious dishes focusing on the importance of local ingredients, scratch cooking, and natural preservatives while practicing knife skills and kitchen safety. We use the perspective of food, cooking, and nutrition to learn about geography, math skills, science, and culture, while helping kids develop a lifelong love of fresh ingredients. Our hands-on cooking classes are fun, delicious, and healthy and are a wonderful way to develop enthusiasm for the kitchen classroom. Each entrée will serve 4 to 6 and will be packaged in oven-ready cookware with baking instructions. Here is our menu. We will provide vegetarian options upon request at registration. **Our meals are nut-free, but we’re unable to provide gluten-free or dairy-free classes.**

PIANO-KEYBOARD CLUB by Musical Minds

Grades: k-5
Cost: $210
Time: 2:25-3:30
Place: Library
Days: 1/14 – 3/24 (No class 2/18)

Kids will have the opportunity to learn to play their favorite songs and music on electric keyboards. Radio hits, movie, and television themes are made easy. The club is a combination of keyboard piano lessons and a music-learning workshop, which uses a clever visual method to teach the basics of music reading and piano-playing. We’ve developed lots of learning games and activities designed to teach kids basic music reading skills and playing techniques, in ways that are fun, engaging, and stimulating. We want our students to stay motivated and continue to want to learn to play music; whether they like Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars, or Beethoven, we have all the music they want! Each participant has his/her own keyboard supplied during the class, along with headphones, and books and other materials are included.

CHESS CLUB I & II

Grades: k-5
Cost: $150
Time: 2:35-3:35
Place: Room 6
Days: 1/14 – 3/24 (No class 2/18)

Chess is a wonderful game for young minds and teaches a wide variety of social, visual, and thinking skills. In chess, children have a world that THEY control, where they can make choices, and where they learn the consequences of their choices. In Chess club we use a dynamic approach to help young kids learn the game of chess at their level and at their speed.

Register by form returned to the PTSA box in the office.

Speed, Explosion, Agility by One On One

Grades: 3-5
Cost: $135
Time: 1:10-2:30
Place: Gym/ field
Days: 1/15 – 3/25 (No class1/29, 2/19)

Calling all athletes!  Join One on One for our intense SEA (Speed, Explosion, Agility) program.  We will combine elements of a running program with dynamic lower body, upper body, and explosive movement exercises, stretching and drills.  We will combine these techniques with fun games that will focus on agility, reaction, and teamwork.  This will be a great class for agility, endurance, and speed to get in great shape for sports seasons. **This class is recommended for aspiring athletes who enjoy constant movement and like to work hard and sweat.

CHALK AND PASTEL

Grades: k-5
Cost: $171
Time: 1:10-2:30  
Place: Art Room
Days: 1/15 – 3/25 (No class 1/29, 2/19)

Join Smart with Art as we explore oil and chalk pastels in this all new session. We will discover their unique properties, learn how to properly work with each medium as we create beautiful works of art. We will discover art history, new and exciting art techniques all while using our imagination! This class will allow students to expand their creative skills as we learn the unique properties both oil and chalk pastels offer artists.

SCIENCE OF ART by Made Sewing Studio

Grades: 1-5
Cost: $180
Time: 2:25-3:55
Place: library
Days: 1/13 – 3/23 (No class1/20, 2/17)

Let’s dive into the exciting worlds of Art and Science! In this club we ask our favorite question: How is it made? As we create and learn, we not only explore how we make art, but also what goes on behind the scenes. Kids will learn experimental artistic methods as they investigate mediums such as paint, sculpture, book arts, printmaking, and more. This unique experience is enhanced by learning the science and engineering behind how these methods contribute to an artistic creation. Varied projects include making paint, creating musical instruments, marbling paper, and even learning how to use the projects made earlier in the quarter to create more art! No experience is necessary.

ALL SPORTS by One On One

Grades: k-3
Cost: $150
Time: 2:25-3:40
Place: Gym
Days: 1/14 – 3/24 (No class 2/18)

Join One on One for All-Sport Class this coming session. Skilled and experienced instructors will conduct an exciting and productive session each week right after school. We will learn the strategies and motor-skills of various sports and games while playing games and scrimmages–great fun and great exercise! Have fun playing all of your favorite sports and games, including basketball, soccer, kickball, Capture the Flag, line tag, Ultimate Frisbee, and more!

HAMILTON

Grades: k-5
Cost: $165
Time: 1:10-2:40
Place: p4
Days: 1/15 – 3/25 (No class1/29, 2/19)

Join Stone Soup Theatre for a class on musical theatre and an introduction to the Broadway smash hit, Hamilton! You’ll choreograph and perform excerpts from the musical as you act, sing, dance, and rap your way through American history. Concludes with a performance for families and friends.