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  • Spanish

    Give your child the gift of another language with our Spanish class. Our music and play based methodology are fun, interactive and innovative, helping children acquire the language through games and fun activities. Themes vary from semester to semester. Semester at a Glance: Week Can-Do Statement 1 The students can greet someone politely; can introduce themselves when they meet people and tell someone their name; can ask someone how they are doing; can tell someone how they are doing; can tell someone whether or not they understand them; can pronounce the vowels in Spanish; can say goodbye politely. 2 The students can count up to ten; can respond to personal questions such as their age; can ask someone their age; can count how many colors are in the rainbow; can name some days of the week; can answer when asked what day is today; can explain that in Spanish the names of the days of the week are not capitalized; can say some activities they do in different days of the week. 3 The students can greet someone based on the time of the day; can name some fruits the like; can name some fruits they dislike; can name some Spanish-speaking countries and find them on the map; can say where they live and where their family is from; can say some words that start with the letter "M". 4 The students can answer when asked how they are feeling; can name some members of their family; can say if they think their family is big or small; can find the country of Mexico on the map; can say which continent Mexico is located in; can say some words that start with the letter "S". 5 The students can use some words to describe the weather; can say when they are hungry; can say the name of some foods they like to eat; can name some months of the year; can answer when asked which month are we in; can find the country of Argentina in the map; can describe some elements of the Argentinian flag; can say the names of some traditional Argentinian foods; can say some words that start with the letter "P". 6 The students can say which month their birthday is in; can say when they are thirsty; can say the name of some beverages they like to drink; can say the names of some fruits; can say what color some fruits are; can say if a food is a fruit or not; can say some words that start with the letter "D". 7 The students can say what types of food a healthy plate includes; can name some healthy foods; can say if a food is a vegetable, fruit, grain, or protein or not; can find the country of Spain on the map; can describe some elements of the Spanish flag; can describe some elements of the Spanish flag; can say the names of some traditional Spanish foods; can say some words that start with the letter "N". 8 The students can name some clothing items; can say what clothing items they should wear in different types of weather; can say when something is long or short; can find the country of Peru on the map; can describe some elements of the Peruvian flag; can say the names of some traditional Peruvian foods; can say some words that start with the letter "F". 9 The students can say when something is near or far; can name the four seasons of the year; can say what the weather is like in the four seasons of the year; can say some things they like to do in each of the four seasons of the year; can say some words that start with the letter "R". 10 Review; final parent showcase.
  • Tennis

    Our curriculum focuses on academic concepts and includes games, drills and physical fitness activities to teach the skills, rules and etiquette of tennis.Our TGA Premier Sports coaches are trained professionals with a desire to spread their love of tennis.All equipment will be provided during class. Semester at a Glance: Week Skill Lesson/Activity 1 Basic Tennis Concepts, Forehand Review class rules, basic tennis concepts, warm up exercises and learn how to hit forehand 2 Foot Work Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, continue practicing forehand 3 Foot Work (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, continue practicing forehand 4 Backhand and Racket Control Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, racket control exercises, continue practicing forehand and start on how to hit backhand 5 Backhand and Racket Control (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, racket control exercises, continue practicing forehand and start on how to hit backhand 6 Foot Work and Speed, Hand-eye Coordination Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand and backhand 7 Hand-eye Coordination, Hitting volley Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand and backhand, start learning how to hit volley 8 How to Serve Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand, backhand and volleys, start on how to serve 9 How to Serve (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand, backhand and volleys, how to serve 10 Parent Showcase Parents will be invited to see all the skills that students learned during class.
  • Minecraft: Adventures in Modding

    Young coders will get a taste of coding using mods (modifications) that can be a real game-changer. Minecraft is one of the world's most popular video games because it allows the player to express their creativity in designing new worlds. Using drag and drop commands, students will see that programming takes Minecraft’s creative freedom to the next level! Learning to mod in Minecraft is the gateway to a rewarding adventure of creativity and computer skills that can be taken from video games and put in the real world. Semester at a Glance: Week Project Lesson/Activity 1 Introduction to Minecraft Students learn the basics of Minecraft and controls on the keyboard. 2 Pixel Art Students learn what pixel art is and practice art skills. 3 Introduction to Mods Part 1 Students are introduced to Minecraft modding via worldedit, which allows the user to create block brushes, students practice keyboard skills. 4 Mods Part 2 Students continue using worldedit and using the selection wand. 5 Introduction to MCreator Students get to make their very first mod with MCreator! Students get to create their own custom “ingot” item. 6 Blocks in MCreator Students learn how to make their own custom block and how to change its properties. 7 Ores and Recipes in MCreator Students learn how to make custom recipes for their items and how to make blocks act and spawn as Ores. 8 Tools and Armor in MCreator Students learn how to make their own custom weapons, tools, and armor in Minecraft with their own special attributes and powers. 9 Final Project: Biome Students begin work on their final project, which is creating their own biome. 10 Final Project: Biome & Presentation Students will finish up their biomes, then present their biome and other mod elements to their parents!
  • Cooking & Baking 101

    Each week students learn basic cooking skills using a variety of recipes from sweet to savory, dinner to dessert.Classes reinforce literacy, math, science, nutrition and social skills, while exploring diverse foods.This is an eight-week class and accommodates nut allergies only. Semester at a Glance: Week Recipe Lesson/Skills 1 Vegetable Tortilla Roll Ups Knife skills, mixing, assembling 2 Matcha Green Tea White Chocolate Cookies Scoop and level, measuring, mixing, creaming butter and sugar 3 Lasagna Rolls Knife skills, mixing, spreading, assembling, using herbs 4 Banana Stuffed French Toast Knife skills, egg cracking, whisking, spreading, assembling, skillet skills 5 Individual Seven Layer Dip Mixing, knife skills, seasoning, layering, presentation 6 Pumpkin Pastries Working with pastry, mixing, smell and tell spices, assembling 7 Raw Fall Salad Knife skills, making a vinaigrette, juicing lemons, measuring, mixing 8 Student’s Choice/ Showcase Parents will be invited to the last class to sample two of the recipes made by their child.
  • Launch Dance Works

    Your children will be introduced to all major styles of dance, including ballet, jazz, lyrical, modern, and hip-hop in an upbeat and encouraging atmosphere.Classes are tailored to each school and the interest of the students in the class. Semester at a Glance: Week Dance Style Lesson/Skills 1 Jazz Chassés, levels of movements (low and high), stretches, parachute activity 2 Lyrical Grand jeté, tours and continuing with previous skills, stretches, rainbow streamers activity 3 Ballet Demi plié, tendu, grand battement, changement, sauté, pirouettes, stretches, dancing with scarves 4 Modern Crab walks, horse prances, stretches, students will make up animal dances, stretches 5 Hip Hop Chassés with poses, penché, stretches, dancing with scarves 6 Musical Theatre Difference in a jazz pirouette and ballet pirouette, dance history, stretches, parachute activity 7 Modern and Student choice Repeat and review steps that students have learned, stretches, hula hoop activity 8 Preparation for Parent Showcase Students will learn choreography of a new dance and decide what they want to present 9 Preparation for Parent Showcase Students will continue practicing the choreography for the parent showcase 10 Parent Showcase Parents will be invited to see the students’ performance.
  • Mad Science

    Put on your lab coats and get ready to STEM with Mad Science. Our goal is to make science fun, relatable and easy to learn! Every week we will explore a different science topic with experiments and exciting discussions that will be guided by a specially trained Mad Scientist. Semester at a Glance: Week Theme Lesson/Activity 1 Animals Students will learn what animals eat, how they adapt to their environments and protect themselves and how they communicate. 2 Get Connected Students will learn about vibrations, how sound travels, signals and different devices. 3 Mix it Up Students will learn how learn about different mixtures, their properties and molecules. 4 Life in the Sea Students will learn about the ocean and all the animals that live in different parts of the ocean. 5 Radical Robots Students will learn about robots and their actions. 6 Space Phenomena Students will learn about asteroids, meteoroids, comets, and space objects. 7 Living in Space Students will learn about life as an astronaut. 8 Planets and Moons Students will learn about our solar system. 9 Suns and Stars Students will learn about our galaxy, sun, and constellation. 10 Space Travel Parent Showcase Students will learn about the main parts of a rocket. Parents will also be invited to attend the last day of class.
  • Chess with the Knight School

    The Knight School has perfected the after-school chess class and is sweeping the nation with this hilarious, kid-focused, amazingly cool approach to chess.Our coaches have a vast amount of experience teaching their students to become excellent chess players, emphasizing a highly aggressive strategy and our tactics-based curriculum. Week Lesson and Band Color Lesson 1 Welcome to TKS and Identifying (rainbow/white) Chess Basics: moves, values and names 2 Checkmating (yellow) Check vs. Checkmate and The Law of the Splatter 3 Scholar’s Mate (tan) The Four-Move Checkmate 4 Forking (magenta) Attacking 2+ pieces with one move 5 Developing (orange) Follow the Golden Rule of Chess – Develop your Piece 6 Pin and Exploit (tangerine) First pin a piece, then exploit the fun 7 X-Raying (red) Line up their pieces and attack their king 8 Skewering (lime) Line up their king and queen 9 Ladder-Mating (green) Compress ‘em against the wall 10 Showcase Parents will be welcome to join the last class to watch or jump in and join on the bead-tourney
  • Young Rembrandts

    Young Rembrandts teaches children to draw while boosting their skills, brainpower, confidence and appreciation of art.Our classes are built to be fun with a new drawing every class.