Calendar

Apr
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Grandmasters of Chess @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Apr 19 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

New and returning students invited. Each {YEL!} Chess class follows four basic components:
•Teach It!…Each class, students are taught different chess concepts and coached to implement those concepts into their chess games
•Practice It!…Students practice positions set by the coach to improve their understanding of the concept.
•Puzzle It!… Students are given chess puzzles (constructed by WIM Serafima Sokolovskaya) and work with coach guidance to solve them.
•Play It!…Each class ends with students playing 20-30 minutes of chess. Coaches often feature in-class tournaments during the session.
Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.

Master Architects @ Chanhassen Elementary
Apr 19 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

STEM Enrichment using LEGO® bricks for the 21st Century learner.  Each {YEL!} STEM class follows four basic components: Teach It!…Each class students are taught the basic STEM engineering concepts behind each project.  Build It!…Students use LEGO® bricks to build a crane and design their own bridge and watchtower. Explore It!…Then they use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts – this session is focused on structural concepts.  Play It!…Finally they play with their project, modify it, create extensions and have fun working with it.  Sign up today to THINK, LEARN and PLAY WELL with {YEL!}.  For more details about {YEL!} STEM classes, visit YouthEnrichmentLeague.com.  LEGO® is a trademark of the LEGO Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this site or program.
Lego projects will stay in the classroom to be reused.

Beyond Pinch Pots with Kidcreate Studio @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Apr 19 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

Every kid loves making pinch pots! But let’s go beyond that and learn super cool techniques to transform pinch pots into puppy pals, silly rabbits, playful penguins and much more. Not only will the kids learn the basics of working with clay but they will create amazing clay creations that are way cooler than a plain old ordinary pinch pot! Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, but this class is our best-kept secret! Register early before it fills up!

Driver’s Education @ Chaska High School
Apr 19 @ 3:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Community Education, in collaboration with Safeway Driving School, offers students ages 14½ and older the opportunity to participate in classroom instruction to prepare them for the MN permit test. All instructors are licensed by the MN Department of Public Safety.

Behind-the-wheel instruction must be set up with Safeway Driving School, 651.351.9150, www.safewaydrivingschool.com. The cost is $150 and is payable to Safeway at the lessons..

Classroom instruction prepares the student to take the Minnesota permit test and begin the responsibility of driving. The 30 hours of classroom is structured into 10 independent lessons. Students must be on time for all classes. Riding the district activity bus may not ensure timely arrival so alternative arrangements should be made. If a student misses a lesson, they can make up that exact lesson number at the next session or at one of Safeway’s other locations. After class is completed, students that are 15 years old are eligible to take their permit test at any Minnesota exam center. Students can take the class at age 14½ but cannot take their permit test until age 15.

Parent involvement is required to produce safe, responsible teen drivers. It is critical that parents plan to practice regularly with their new student drivers. Safeway offers detailed information on its web site to assist parents with understanding Minnesota laws and requirements for student drivers. Safeway strongly encourages parents to review its parent information and watch the online Parent Class videos at www.safewaydrivingschool.com.

Behind-the-wheel instruction must be directly set up with Safeway Driving School, 651.351.9150,www.safewaydrivingschool.com. The cost is $150 and is payable to Safeway at the lessons. Includes six hours of driving in three, two-hour private lessons. All driving is done in a real car on actual city streets, highways and freeways with a responsible, licensed Safeway instructor. Safeway recommends students take their first lesson 6-8 weeks after receiving their permit. The lessons should be a minimum of 30 days apart to allow for practice driving. The lessons can be completed up to one year after completing classroom. Scheduling is offered online for 24/7 convenience. All of Safeway’s cars are white with identical graphics, so parents and students are confident that it is a Safeway car picking up the student for a lesson. Students can get picked up for their behind-the-wheel lesson from home, school or work.

H.I.I.T. Circuit Training @ Chaska High School
Apr 19 @ 3:20 pm – 3:50 pm

Make the most of your workout with this High Intensity Interval Training! Get a head to toe workout in 30 minutes! Siting all day in a desk can be hard on our bodies and we all know activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle – all of us included! Circuit training is a quick, fun way to incorporate activity for a head to toe workout. Be an advocate for your health and join this fun, active class! All equipment provided and all levels welcome!

6th Grade Honor Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 19 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

This brand new course offering is filled with dedicated 6th grade musicians as recommended by their band instructor.  Fun and challenging music will be programmed for a concert to be presented on Monday, June 4th at Chanhassen High School.
Directors are Scott Prescott and Eric Songer.

Middle School Honor Band (Grades 7 & 8) @ Chaska Middle School East
Apr 19 @ 3:45 pm – 4:35 pm

This ensemble is for 7th and 8th grade band students from each District 112 Middle School.  you must be nominated by your band director before enrolling in this course.  Honor Band is an advanced ensemble for middle school students who work hard in band and have reached high levels of achievement on their instruments.  Students will learn 6 pieces within only 10 rehearsals and then have two performance dates.  There will be an Elementary School tour on Friday, June 1 and a finale concert on Monday, June 4 at Chanhassen High School.  This course will be co-taught by Matt Potter and Gina Ford at Chaska Middle School East.

Track and Field @ Chaska Middle School West
Apr 19 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

It’s time for track!  Develop skills, knowledge and experience with various running and field events.  The program includes inter-squad and area school meets, and a track t-shirt.  Wear running shoes and plan for the weather with appropriate clothing.  The first day of practice the participants should report to the CMSW Small Gym changed and ready to practice. Please register by the school your student attends. Parents and athletes will receive the season schedule during the first week of practice.

Art Splash @ Victoria Elementary
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Let’s splash some color all about and create some awesome art.  In this colorful spring art class, we’ll sculpt clay coil pots or baskets, create colorful hot-air balloons, paint a spring garden on canvas board and draw bunnies.  In this fun session, we’ll explore lots of medium and create some fabulous art.  Abrakadoodle is the leader in children’s art education bringing art programs to over 1 million students throughout the world!  For more information, go to www.abrakadoodle.com

Body Sculpting and Conditioning @ Chaska High School
Apr 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come join the fun! Meet new people and get in shape! This class is for all levels. Tone your whole body and improve your muscular strength through many different sculpting and conditioning exercises head to toe. We will be using a variety of different exercise equipment, such as, hand weights, stability balls, kettle bells, medicine balls, resistance bands and more (all provided). This class is a great addition to any cardiovascular workout!