Calendar

Apr
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Mon
Jazz Ensemble – CMSE 7th & 8th Grade @ Chaska Middle School East
Apr 1 @ 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

12-24 Months – World of One’s – Gradually Separating @ Family Learning Center
Apr 1 @ 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.

Amazing Athletes @ Family Learning Center
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 6:35 pm

Children ages 3-5 1/2. This is a perfect class to get moving and learn new sports and skills. Amazing Athletes gives every child the chance to learn the fundamentals of many different sports along with hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and cognitive development. These sampler classes will include the following sports rotating every week: baseball, basketball, volleyball, football, golf, soccer, lacrosse, hockey and tennis. Come join the fun!

Amazing Athletes @ Family Learning Center
Apr 1 @ 6:40 pm – 7:15 pm

Children ages 3-5 1/2. This is a perfect class to get moving and learn new sports and skills. Amazing Athletes gives every child the chance to learn the fundamentals of many different sports along with hand-eye coordination, gross motor skills and cognitive development. These sampler classes will include the following sports rotating every week: baseball, basketball, volleyball, football, golf, soccer, lacrosse, hockey and tennis. Come join the fun!

ACT Prep Course @ Chanhassen High School
Apr 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Give your ACT test score a boost with this engaging ACT preparation class. Taught by experienced high school educators Andy Powell and Jesse Longley, this popular course has been helping students get better ACT scores and improve test-taking skills for nearly 20 years.

Apr
2
Tue
Choir-Jonathan Chorale @ Jonathan Elementary
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 2 @ 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!

Conversational Spanish @ Victoria Elementary
Apr 2 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am

Spanish Level 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.

12-17 Months – World of Young Toddler @ Family Learning Center
Apr 2 @ 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.

2-3 Years – World of Two’s and Three’s @ Family Learning Center
Apr 2 @ 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.