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Nov
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Thu
Conversational Spanish @ Carver Elementary
Nov 1 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

Spanish Level I & II
Build your child’s language foundation!
This lively introduction to the Spanish language used a dynamic, hands-on method of instruction called the Building Block Method of Learning to teach basic Spanish components using songs, games and cultural activities.  Your child will learn how to ask and answer basic questions in Spanish, speak briefly about his or her family, count to 100 and correctly pronounce all Spanish letters.  Using a conversational approach, students will also learn vocabulary related to colors, animals, body parts and clothing and will begin to make complete sentences in Spanish.

Spanish Level II & III (Carver Elementary Only)
Using a conversational approach and our dynamic hands-on instruction, students will learn vocabulary related to colors, animals, body parts, and clothing and will be begin to make complete sentences in Spanish.  Students will also be able to to say months of the year, classroom objects and discuss monthly weather patterns and relate them to a particular season.  Every week a cultural component is also covered in our exciting classes!

Spanish Level III & IV
Take Spanish to the next level!
Students really take Spanish to the next level in this exciting course which allows students to build on previous knowledge to make more complex sentence structures.  For example: Students will be able to say the months of the year, discuss monthly weather patterns and relate them to a particular season.  Additional topics will include classroom objects, birthdays, sports, transportation, the outdoors and places.  By the end of the course students will be able to translate the verb IR and appropriately use Me gusta in various sentences.  A fun instructional method along with fascinating cultural topics ensure that students will also love this class!

Grandmasters of Chess @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Nov 1 @ 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.

Jr. Basketball @ Carver Elementary
Nov 1 @ 2:35 pm – 3:35 pm

For K-3rd grades
Fundamentals and fun are in store. Emphasis is placed on basic skills development of dribbling, shooting, passing, sportsmanship and teamwork. We then use engaging and dynamic games to cement students’ growth including our unique three-on-three style game. This is a high-octane class with an inclusive atmosphere. But hurry, the shot-clock is running down!

21st Century Skills: Health

Jr. Basketball @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Nov 1 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm

For K-3rd grades
Fundamentals and fun are in store. Emphasis is placed on basic skills development of dribbling, shooting, passing, sportsmanship and teamwork. We then use engaging and dynamic games to cement students’ growth including our unique three-on-three style game. This is a high-octane class with an inclusive atmosphere. But hurry, the shot-clock is running down!

21st Century Skills: Health

Color, Color Everywhere Art Class @ Victoria Elementary
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Abrakadoodle-Color, Color Everywhere (grades K-5)

Get wildly creative in this colorful fall art class.  Make a wild thing inspired by the creature in “Where The Wild Things Are”, sculpt owls, paint with scissors (like Matisse), create a colorful chalk peacock, and watercolor some fall leaves.  In this fun fall class we’ll explore lots of medium and create some awesome art.  Abrakadoodle is the leader in children’s art education bringing art programs to over 1 million students throughout the world!

Kung Fu- Wu Shu @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 1 @ 6:15 pm – 7:00 pm

Ages 5+

Learn the lifelong benefits of Kung Fu, the Chinese art of self-defense and fitness, from a Hong Kong champion. Not just a punching, kicking, self-defense class, Kung Fu teaches awareness of self and surroundings and improves self-esteem and confidence. Join a FUN, progressive, full participation class that focuses on helping students develop leadership, discipline, concentration and coordination skills for a healthy mind and body. Improve your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance. Parents: don’t sit at the sideline. Sign up and participate with your child in class.  This is a skill building progressive training program for beginners through Black Belt. Optional uniform and certification from White to Black Belt are available.

21st Century Skills: Global Awareness, Health, Learning and Innovation Skills, Life and Career Skills

YEL Intramural Basketball @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Nov 1 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

4th & 5th grades
This is a local, intramural basketball program for 4th and 5th graders. No traveling. All games are played in house. Players will learn intermediate basketball skills, basic basketball playing concepts (i.e. give and go, pick and roll, man-to-man, zone) and play 3-on-3 or 4-on-4 half court games, as well as 5-on-5 full court (no cherry picking) games. Teams are intermingled each practice, so each player will get opportunities to play with multiple teammates. Sign up today to get in the game and get your pulse-pounding!

Kung Fu- Wu Shu @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Ages 5+

Learn the lifelong benefits of Kung Fu, the Chinese art of self-defense and fitness, from a Hong Kong champion. Not just a punching, kicking, self-defense class, Kung Fu teaches awareness of self and surroundings and improves self-esteem and confidence. Join a FUN, progressive, full participation class that focuses on helping students develop leadership, discipline, concentration and coordination skills for a healthy mind and body. Improve your coordination, strength, flexibility and endurance. Parents: don’t sit at the sideline. Sign up and participate with your child in class.  This is a skill building progressive training program for beginners through Black Belt. Optional uniform and certification from White to Black Belt are available.

21st Century Skills: Global Awareness, Health, Learning and Innovation Skills, Life and Career Skills

Nov
2
Fri
Fitness, Mindfulness and Yoga Fun Boot Camp with Fitness Boomers @ Chanhassen Elementary
Nov 2 @ 2:35 pm – 3:20 pm

This fun boot-camp has a little of everything for an active healthy lifestyle!  For BOYS & GIRLS!  Have fun with various types of obstacle courses and ultimate yoga challenges and other fun challenging fitness activities and learn!  We will focus on developing a greater awareness of both body, mind wellness and breathing as we learn how to be a healthy person in mind and body.  Learn to focus and concentrate on how meditation can help lift the mind and spirit.  Increase balance, flexibility, agility, coordination, speed and motor skills.  Learn about healthy eating habits, good sportsmanship and active life style and encourage personal fitness that can stretch through adolescence and adulthood.  We’ll focus on different topics each week, ranging from Love and Kindness to how to overcome frustration and sadness.  Please bring a yoga mat if you have one!

Garage Band @ Chaska Middle School West
Nov 2 @ 3:50 pm – 5:15 pm

Are you looking to be part of a rock band with people who have the same love of music as you do?Then come be part of the District 112 Garage Band.Since 2004, we have been providing students an innovative rock band experience like none other in the Twin Cities area.  Play or sing everything from classic rock to the newest rock with other musicians who love it as much as you do.We are looking for singers, guitarists, keyboardists, bass players, drummers and brass/sax players who have at least two years experience on their instruments.
Performances at Rockin’ The Suburbs in Eden Prairie on Saturday, December 8, the CMSW Talent Show on Friday, January 11, the Rock-It! Concert on Friday, February 1 and a closing event in February.

Audition is required. Auditions will be held on Monday, October 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 pm and Wednesday, October 10 in the PRM Band Room at 3:50 p.m.

Students should choose one of these dates. No sign up is necessary to audition. Audition material will be available in the PRMS, CMSE, and CMSW band rooms by Sept. 10. Please don’t register for class until audition results have been posted.