Category Archives: LEAPS

Our programs designed to cultivate the creative talents of our students. Our goal is to offer a series of enriching after school classes.

LEAPS Session II

November 13, 2017 to January 18, 2018
Registration Deadline ~ Friday, November 10

MONDAY

11/3, 11/20, 11/27, 12/04, 12/11, 12/18, 1/10 (No classes on 12/25, 1/01, 1/15)

Kids Yoga Grades 1st – 5th

Mrs. Keely Totten

Mrs. Keely Totten, E-RYT 500, is a local yoga teacher (and St. Rita mom) that teaches at Yoga Madre, facilities retreats and works privately with clients one-on-one in her home studio.

Build awareness, balance, and breath through a fun, dynamic yoga class. Yoga is a rich ancient practice that nurtures the body, tames the mind and creates connection. This class will give kids some tools to self-regulate, build concentration and create strength and flexibility.

Limit 12 students on first come, first serve basis.

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TUESDAY

11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/05, 12/12, 12/19, 1/09, 1/16 (no classes on 12/26, 1/02)

Holiday Crafts Around the World

Mrs. Melissa Cash

Get into the Christmas spirit by “traveling” around the world, stopping in counties to learn all about how Christmas is celebrated in various cultures. At each stop, students will stamp their passports, keep record of their visit in a journal and create a special craft that will serve as a keepsake of their visit. After Christmas we will explore other holiday traditions and crafts!  (no classes on 12/26, 1/02) Class size is limited to 15 students on a first come first serve basis.

Chem Kidz! K-6

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Chemistry is amazing! Conduct physical and chemical experiments and learn what makes them work. Make your own desiccators and Elephant Toothpaste, grow copper sulfate crystals, and get ready for an instant snowstorm! All reactions are done outdoors and students wear protective goggles. (no classes on 12/26, 1/02)

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WEDNESDAY

11/15, 11/29, 12/06, 12/13, 12/20, 1/03, 1/10, 1/17 (no classes on 11/22, 12/27)

Holiday Cooking Grades K-8

Mrs. Khraich

In this scrumptious class, kids will tantalize their taste buds and have fun with food! Different recipes each week with a holiday flavor! Learn the math of measuring, nutrition, dining etiquette and cooperation skills. We will have lots of fun with making all different delicious recipes! (no classes on 11/22, 12/27) (Class Time from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm on 12/20) Class size is limited to 15 students on a first come first serve basis.

Chess Club Grades 1-8

Coach Jeff

Class size will be limited to 12 on a first come first serve. How do you make kids smarter? With chess! Chess teaches kids how to analyze strategic situations. By getting kids to focus, concentrate, anticipate, and evaluate, Chess can help your child to develop abstract thinking skills. Chess also teaches your child to plan, organize, and multi-task as they are thinking. Best of all, coach Jeff is a certified instructor and will make it interesting and fun. Sign up today! Lessons will make chess interesting and fun for all students. Continuing and new students are welcome. Weeks of after-school chess consisting of a group lesson, playtime/tournament and 1-on-1 instructions during playtime. (no classes on 11/22, 12/27) (Class Time from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm on 12/20)

Cute and Cuddly Animals! TK-6

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Cute and Cuddly Animals is a hands-on experience with some of the most adorable animals around! Kids will enjoy learning about new animals each week such as guinea pigs, ferrets, miniature chickens, bunny rabbits, and more! This exciting and enchanting class is perfectly suitable for students of all ages! Lab Fee: $10 (no classes on 11/22, 12/27) (Class Time from 12:00 pm -1:00 pm on 12/20)

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THURSDAY

11/16, 11/30, 12/07, 12/14, 1/04, 1/11, 1/18 (no classes on 11/23, 12/21, 12/28)

Dodge Ball K-5

Instructor Patrick Hayes

The Dodge Ball program is a fun and exciting way for kids to develop their motor skills and hand-eye coordination. This is a great way so get out all the extra energy after school. Our emphasis is on sportsmanship and learning the rules of the game. (no classes on 11/23, 12/21, 12/28)

Fine Art Academy

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Learn about famous artists like Hockney, Cezanne, and Monet as we explore different hands-on art media such as charcoal, art pencils, acrylics, watercolor, etching and more! Your art dreams become real as you explore different styles, making the coolest art around…YOURS. (no classes on 11/23, 12/21, 12/28)

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LEAPS Session I

September 18 to November 10, 2017 Registration Deadline ~ Thursday, September 14 MONDAY Kids Yoga Grades 1st – 5th Mrs. Keely Totten Mrs. Keely Totten, E-RYT 500, is a local yoga teacher (and St. Rita mom) that teaches at Yoga Madre, facilities retreats and works privately with clients one-on-one in her home studio. Build awareness,… Continue Reading