Design with Tech: 3D Design & Printing Mondays 3:30-4:45 Jan 26-March 23 Grades 3-5 $176, checks Payable to NBE PTA Smart with Art-Color My World Tuesday 3:30-4:45 Jan 27-March 24 Grades K-5 $156, checks Payable to NBE PTA Learn new and exciting techniques like 3D printing and modeling in this innovative art infused technology class! Students will explore creating and designing in 3D, utilizing the online platform, TinkerCad. Explore what makes our environments beautiful, “COLOR”, and how to use it in a range of art forms! Mix tempera paints and develop a color wheel - using it to create interest in compositions. Learn about color values while creating a monochromatic portrait inspired by Picasso's blue period. Discover modern Pop Art, as we create a multicolor, Warholesque printmaking rendition, focused on color block repetition. Examine the art of Africa as we collage a woven Kente cloth with a patterned paper. Blend various colors with oil pastels while reviewing the work of Jim Dine who uses shape and color to enliven his creations; how will yours look? Use warm colors to create rich sunflowers inspired by the works of Van Gogh, and more! Join us on this vivid journey of colorful fun and, as always, “Dress for Mess!” Smart with Art educators will teach students to work with architectural design elements, learn about creating art in perspective, and explore practical applications of 3D technology. Additionally, there are art-related extension activities included with each step of the design process. Students will be able to create a personalized 3D model, send it to be “3D Printed”, and take home at the end of class. Join us on this 3D adventure where art and technology collide! Guitar Wednesday 3:30-4:15 Jan 28-March 25 Grades 2-5 $120, checks payable to NBE PTA Students will learn the fundamentals of guitar playing, including chords, notes and how to read guitar tablature. We play songs in different guitar styles, including rock, pop, folk, country and blues. Guitars are provided during class time, but students are encouraged to bring their own for tuning and practice at home. Pickle-ball with Ms. Stahl and Ms. Jones Thursday 3:30-4:30 Jan 29-March 26 Grades 2-5 $80, checks payable to NBE PTA A class where students will be able to learn and enhance their skills of striking with a short handled paddle. This class is for all skill levels and will have the proper extensions or refinements for all students to help increase their skill level. Pickle-ball is a fun game for all ages which can be carried on for a lifetime. It is played on a court with a short handled paddle with a low level net. Pickle-ball is a cross between badminton, tennis, and ping-pong. This class is going to be bundles of fun! Lego Monday 3:30-4:30 Jan 26-March 23 Grades 1-5 $125, checks payable to NBE PTA LEAP4KIDZ™ offers project-based STEM programs designed to teach principles and methods of science, technology, engineering and math to children . This is a hands-on class where students will build and design with LEGO® bricks. Student Builders will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills while exploring science, technology, engineering and math concepts. Algebra with Mr. Flanagan 7:45-8:45 am Jan 27-March 6 Grade 5 or with Mr. Flanagan’s approval $70, checks payable to NBE PTA Advanced Math: Food for the Brain. Designed for 5th graders who want more exposure to Algebra. This six week class meets twice a week, BEFORE SCHOOL. You can choose one day to be Tuesday or Wednesday and the other day to be Thursday or Friday. This is to accommodate those in band or jump rope. North Bend Elementary School After School Programs from Your PTA Winter 2015 Chess 4 Life Fridays 1:30-2:30 Jan 30-March 27 Grades K-5 $114, checks payable to NBE PTA *price includes T-shirt Dodge Ball Thursday 3:30-4:30 Jan 29-March 26 Grades 2-5 $65, checks payable to NBE PTA Chess teaches sportsmanship, good decision making, patience, planning and learning from mistakes. Chess has also been shown to improve critical thinking skills, math competency, English skills, concentration and spatial reasoning. Dodgeball games! Standard Dodgeball, Medic Dodgeball, Bowling Pin Dodgeball and Body Part Dodgeball are the favorites in our current classes! Before each class we go over the rules: 1. Respect 2. You are in charge of you 3. No head shots 4. Have fun! Solving the Rubik’s Cube with Mr. Fladland Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 Jan 28-March 25 Grades 3-5 $60, checks payable to NBE PTA Rockin’ It: Rock Climbing is Great for Kids with Mrs. Melgaard Tuesdays 3:30-4:15 Jan 27-March 24 Grades 2-5 $80, checks payable to NBE PTA Holding the Rubik's Cube, twisting and turning the parts, can help children of all ages grasp important math concepts including area, perimeter, volume, angles, algorithms and enumeration, among many other geometry and algebraic topics. The Rubik's Cube can also teach life lessons and 21st century skills such as focus, following directions, memorization, sequencing, problem solving, critical thinking, and perseverance. Lessons also reinforce STEM concepts using the Rubik's Cube. Climbing increases endurance, strength, flexibility, and balance. It is a social activity yet highly personal as it builds confidence within and connections with others. “Rockin’ It” will focus on building skill and strength while playing on NBE’s rock wall. Students will set goals, play games and gain rewards in this afterschool program. Paper Crafting Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 Jan 27-March 24 Grades 3-5 $85, checks payable to NBE PTA A hands on class where students will learn different techniques to make projects, cards and gifts. They will enhance their fine motor skills as well as their ability to follow verbal and visual directions. All this while being creative and having fun.