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18-24 Months – World of Older Toddler @ Family Learning Center
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

World of Older Toddler (18-24 months by 9/1/18)  Separating 

Gain a better understanding of your child’s desire to become more independent as well as their navigation of ever changing social emotional development.

Large thinking, learning and emotional changes encompass this exciting age.  Sibling care available.  Registration is required.

2-3 Years – World of Two’s and Three’s @ Family Learning Center
Nov 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

World of Two’s and Three’s  (older 2-3 year olds by 9/1/18)  Separating

Becoming independent, becoming social, becoming imaginative describes the world of the 2-3 year old. Explore the developmental needs of the ‘becoming’ preschooler and the parenting strategies to assist your child’s growth and learning. Sibling care is available, registration is required.

World of Movers & Shakers @ Family Learning Center
Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

World of Movers & Shakers (8-14 months by 9/1/18) Gradually Separating

Your baby is on the move in so many ways! This stage is full of learning and milestones. Discover ways to support your emerging toddler’s overall development and have fun learning and growing together.

Sibling care available.  Registration required.

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

Driver’s Education @ Chaska High School
Nov 1 @ 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.

Scholarships do not apply toward this class.

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