Calendar

Jan
12
Sat
Body Composition Screening @ Chaska High School
Jan 12 all-day

Did you know maintaining a healthy body is more than just your body weight?  Your body composition is your skeletal muscle compared to your fat mass (body fat).  Kaari Hilgert, Personal Trainer will be conducting body composition screenings to measure weight, body mass index (BMI), body fat, skeletal muscle, body age, resting metabolism, and visceral fat.  This 20 minute screening includes the results as well as individualized suggestions for maintain and/or improving body composition.  Additional appointments available, please contact Kaari Hilgert 612-961-3214

Jan
14
Mon
12-24 Months – World of One’s – Gradually Separating @ Family Learning Center
Jan 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

World of One’s (12-24 Months by 9/1/18) Gradually Separating 

Discover the developmental needs of a one year old and explore the world of the young toddler.  What excites and drives them? Discover what parents can do to maintain equilibrium in the household amidst the opposing drives of this age. Sibling care available.  Registration is required.

Conversational Spanish @ Clover Ridge Elementary
Jan 14 @ 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!

Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Jan 14 @ 3:40 pm – 4:25 pm

Jazz band is a great extra-curricular elective where you are able to explore an important American music tradition. You will practice, listen to, and perform many styles of jazz influenced music including: the blues, swing, be-bop, Latin-jazz, funk, rock and more! Jazz band is a great way to improve your musicianship skills on your instrument, play different styles of music, and learn about improvisation! ALL BAND INSTRUMENTS ARE WELCOME TO JOIN JAZZ BAND! If you play guitar, bass, piano or drum set this is a great opportunity for you to enhance your musicianship on those instruments. This course is for 7th and 8th grade students at Chaska Middle School East.

Performances:
District 112 Jazz Festival         Saturday, February 9, Chanhassen High School
CMSE Showcase of Talents    Tuesday, March 12,  Chaska Middle School East
Duluth Jazz Festival                TBD   (there will be an additional fee for this trip)
East Jazz Concerts                 Thursday, April 11 Chaska Middle School East

Country/Bluegrass Ensemble @ Chaska Middle School West
Jan 14 @ 3:45 pm – 4:50 pm

If you love country or bluegrass music, there is now a group for you. The Country/Bluegrass Ensemble may be your first step to becoming a country superstar. This ensemble learns traditional bluegrass styles and current contemporary country hit songs. Performances are then scheduled to give students a chance to show off their skills. We are looking for singers, guitarists, banjo players, mandolin players, steel guitarists, violinists, bass players, and drummers who have at least one year experience on their instruments. Performances at 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, Oct. 8 in the CMSW Band Room at 3:50 p.m. and Wednesday, Oct. 10 in the PRMS 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.

12-24 Months – World of One’s – Gradually Separating @ Family Learning Center
Jan 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

World of One’s (12-24 Months by 9/1/18) Gradually Separating 

Discover the developmental needs of a one year old and explore the world of the young toddler.  What excites and drives them? Discover what parents can do to maintain equilibrium in the household amidst the opposing drives of this age. Sibling care available.  Registration is required.

Jan
15
Tue
Choir-Bluff Creek Singers @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Jan 15 @ 7:50 am – 8:30 am

Are you in 4th or 5th grade at Bluff Creek Elementary and love to sing?  Join the Bluff Creek Choir!  In just one morning per week, we’ll learn so much great music.   We will have concerts and also carry on the Bluff Creek tradition of singing the National Anthem at a spring Twins Game! Looking forward to singing with you.
Winter Concert:           Monday, December 10th              7pm              Chanhassen Rec Center
Spring Concert:           Thursday, March 14th                  5pm              Chanhassen High School Auditorium
Twins Game:                May/June     TBD

Choir-Jonathan Chorale @ Jonathan Elementary
Jan 15 @ 8:00 am – 8:30 am

4th and 5th Grade students at JES have an opportunity to sing and make music together on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.  Each student will get a t-shirt that they will wear at the concert.  Hope to see you in the music room for the JES Chorale rehearsal!

Join us for a performance on April 23 at JES.

Conversational Spanish @ Victoria Elementary
Jan 15 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am

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!

12-17 Months – World of Young Toddler @ Family Learning Center
Jan 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

This is a Separating Class for 12-17 Months as of 9/1/2018

Explore the perspective of a young toddler. Discover what motivates and excites them, as well as learning more about why they may become frustrated as they learn about the world around them.  Learn how to enhance your life together to be able to enjoy and appreciate this busy age.  Sibling care is available, registration is required.