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18-24 Months – World of Older Toddler @ Family Learning Center
Nov 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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 15 @ 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

Lever Developers @ Chanhassen Elementary
Nov 15 @ 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 dragster, balancing beam and design their own catapult. •Explore It!…Then they use that project to explore the basic engineering concepts – this session is focused on levers 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.

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Off-Season Robotics @ Chaska High School
Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

For students planning to be a part of the CHS Robotics Team, this activity will be a warm up to the season.  Meet with the coach to plan, build and strategize various robots and scenarios.

Jr. Basketball @ Bluff Creek Elementary
Nov 15 @ 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

Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Nov 15 @ 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