4th GRADE

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 4TH GRADE IN THE FALL

 

Awesome Architecture

A look at architecture and how math, science, and history influence the structures that build up our world.  A hands on building experience.

Cost per student: $10

 

Be a Maker

Join the community of Makers, our next generation of scientists and engineers! Each week we will explore chemistry, electronic circuits, sound and rockets through hands on projects that will amaze your friends! Students will keep a video journal, and test their ideas through student built projects ranging from foam explosions, to making their own batteries, to wiring their own circuits with electro conductive paints. For those ready to take it to the next level, they can upload their creations to diy.org, a community of child makers where they can continue to “Get Skills. Be Awesome.”

Cost per student: $20

Be an Engineer

Challenge yourself and keep those critical thinking skills fresh over the summer. From bridges, buildings, machines, oil spills, airplanes, Mini-challenge Monday to Fairy Tale Friday and more. Students are presented with a problem and design a solution. All projects include learning traits of an engineer through technology, research, testing, and presenting ideas. As students work together, key skills like collaboration and verbal communication skills are taught and modeled. This class will inspire and continue to develop your engineering mind!

Cost per student: $9

Beginning Guitar

Want to learn how to play guitar? Join our group guitar class. No prior experience needed! Students will learn the basics of both finger picking and chord playing on acoustic guitars in this course. Students are welcome to borrow a Summer School guitar, or may bring their own from home. Please no electric instruments. Each player will go home with guitar music book.

Cost per student: $20

Beginning Piano

Calling all budding musicians! Come and learn how to play the piano in a fun and friendly group piano course setting. We’ll explore basic piano skills, such as how to sit at the piano, how to position your hand at the keyboard, and how to read simple music notation to play some beginner’s songs. We’ll do a variety of musical activities to learn about the keyboard, such as coloring, singing, interactive Smart Board activities, and of course, playing the piano!

Cost per student: $5

"C" is for Camping

If you would love to explore the world of camping, this class is for you!  We will dive into the outdoor world through learning camping skills such as tent building, fire building, cooking on a campfire, nature studies, outdoor safety and more!  We will sing around the campfire, go on nature hikes, do camp crafts, and play games! We will even tell camp stories around the campfire! Grab your flashlight and let's go camping!

Cost per student: $8

Dance Team

Join the 2018 Summer School Dance Team!  We learn choreographed dance routines and showcase them in a final performance. So grab your pom poms (made in class) and let's dance! 

Cost per student: $10

Defying Gravity: A Roller Coaster of Fun!

Play with the laws of physics in this Roller Coaster build and design class. You'll build 6' tall K'nex roller coasters and design your own working roller coaster based on the laws of physics.

Cost per student: $8

 

Exploring Art

Do you have an interest in art but are tired of simply coloring and painting at home? This class is the perfect outlet for budding Picassos!  Exploring Art introduces young artists to many different mediums to create art with in an atmosphere that strengthens motor large and fine motor skills as well as develops a positive sense of self and creativity! Don't know how to make something? That's okay! Whatever you think it should be is how it should be!

Cost per student: $18

 

Fun in the Sun (Please sign your child up based on the school they attend)

Enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities in Fun in the Sun. We will spend the majority of our time playing softball, kickball, capture the flag, tag games, and much more! Bring sunscreen and a water bottle and get your exercise playing fun games and soaking up the sun of the summer. One day each week is reserved for a wet and wild experience as we will play in the water and try to stay cool.

Cost per student: $5

Game On

This outdoor class is jam packed with great group games that use strategy, teamwork and imagination. Play fun invasion games like Capture the Flag and Pirate Ball. Use your problem-solving skills in games such as the Amazing Race and Yoshi. We won’t forget fun classic games (but with exciting new twists!) like Kickball, Steal the Bacon, and Tag. Students will also use collaboration and imagination to create new games! Bring your water bottle and be ready to move! These are physically active games that emphasize fun, teamwork and good sportsmanship.

Cost per student: $3

 

Google Coding Club (Please sign your child up based on the school they attend)

Students create computer science projects around different themes using the Google CS First curriculum to create games and music in Scratch.  Become creators, rather than just consumers of technology. 

Cost per student: $10

Gym Games Galore

Gym Games Galore offers students an awesome opportunity to participate in various indoor sports and activities: Pirate Ball, Floor Hockey, Kick Ball, Basketball, Dodgeball, Indoor Soccer, Matball, Handball, Capture the Flag, and Speedball. So, grab your gym shoes and let's go!

Cost per student: $6

House Hunters

If organizing your room, discovering designs tricks/trends, and picking out furniture/matching accessories sounds fun...this is the class for you! As a "home designer," you will design furniture models, coordinate accessories with furniture/rooms, and much more. Weekly "Design Lab," opportunities will be another chance to further explore and create home/interior design masterpieces. (please note: if you took Dabbling Designers last summer, we will be doing different projects/activities)

Cost per student: $20

I Like to Move It

Do you like to move it, move it? Join this active class to explore many ways to keep your body moving! From stretching and yoga to Zumba and dance, you'll learn how to have fun, be silly, make friends, and how to keep your body healthy through movement. At the end of the summer, each student will learn a dance routine to show off their new skills at an end of the year recital!

Cost per student: $5

Learning with LEGOS

Learning with LEGOS is the perfect combination of education and fun! Students will use their creativity and imagination, along the most popular toy ever made, to design, create, and learn! Come join the fun and see how Legos can be used to build skills essential to student success through fun, focused learning activities.

Cost per student: $20

Math Camp (Current teacher recommendation needed)

Are numbers crunching your style? Boggling your brain? Do you feel the need for speed? Have fun while reviewing math concepts using hands-on manipulatives, measurement tools, arrays, counting patterns, graphing, math games and more!

Note to parents: Wondering if your child should be in this class?  These classes are designed for reviewing, maintaining, and improving math skills and strategies worked on during the school year. Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child. A verbal recommendation to you is all that is required to sign up.  Summer School will take care of the verification.

Cost per student: $3

Nature Nook

Do you enjoy the outdoors, animals, and making projects? This fun new class is for you! Nature, science, and art combine to offer unique hands-on projects to inspire and provide you with opportunities to be creative. We will explore various wildlife, animals, flowers, and how to enjoy nature. Weekly "New to Nature," or nature lab/workspace will offer you the chance to combine your favorite nature, science, and art elements for a one of a kind creation.

Cost per student: $20

 

Reading/Writing Camp (Current teacher recommendation needed)

Book a trip to camp and uncover the strategies that make you not only a better reader, but a stronger writer too!  We’ll keep you on your toes with surprise endings, mystery word, claims, debates, and speaking your mind.

Note to parents: Wondering if your child should be in this class?  These classes are designed for reviewing, maintaining, and improving reading/writing skills and strategies worked on during the school year. Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child. A verbal recommendation to you is all that is required to sign up.  Summer School will take care of the verification.

Cost per student: $3

Sew Beautiful

Sew Beautiful this summer! From counted cross stitch to accessories, sewing is back in fashion! Join us for a summer of needles and thread, your walls and wardrobe will never be the same!

Cost per student: $18

Show Choir

Do you like the singing and dance routines you see on Glee? Come and learn how to create a song and dance routine in our Show Choir this summer!  We’ll explore elements of good singing technique, play musical games, and learn how to move together in group choreography while singing!  Class fee includes a Summer Show Choir T-shirt.

Cost per student: $10

Special Ed Reading and Math

​Students enrolled are recommended by their special education teacher. Small group instruction that targets IEP goals in reading and math is meant to maintain skills gained during the school year. Some support is available for general education classes.

Cost per student: $3

 

Sports Galore

Throwing, shooting, splashing, and dribbling! Anyway you like to kick it, you’ll have fun in Sports Galore. Children will enjoy activities that encourage cooperative, team play and independent skills. They will participate in their favorite sport games such as: dodge ball, capture the flag, kickball, soccer, and maybe even a little water fun!

Cost per student: $5​

Stop Action Animation

Learn a variety of film making techniques that make inanimate objects appear to move on their own. Create your Stop Action Animation movie this Summer!

Cost per student: $20

The Art of Forensics

Channel natural competitive energy into positive communication strategies, prepare a good speech, discover where to go to find sources and materials, learn how to begin and end a speech, and prepare speaker notes. You will learn, from experience, how to analyze an audience, dress for success, and present yourself as an articulate speaker. Students will research and create a presentation for classmates and parents during the last week of class. 

Cost per student: $5

CLASS OPTIONS:

FIRST PERIOD

8:00AM-9:20AM

Awesome Architecture

Beginning Piano

"C" is for Camping

Game On

Gym Games Galore

Google Coding Club - Class Full

House Hunters

I like to Move It

Reading/Writing Camp*

Sew Beautiful

Sports Galore

The Art of Forensics

SECOND PERIOD

9:20AM-10:40AM

Awesome Architecture

Be a Maker - Class Full

Be an Engineer - Class Full

Beginning Guitar - Class Full

Dance Team - Class Full

Another option is "I like to Move it" during 1st period

Exploring Art - Class Full

Game On - Class Full

House Hunters

Math Camp* 

Special Ed Reading & Writing

Stop Action Animation - Class Full

The Art of Forensics

*Teacher Recommendation

Wondering if your child should be in this class? Teachers may choose to recommend this class to students who could benefit from additional support during the summer.  Contact your child’s teacher to see if he/she recommends a skill-based reading/writing class for your child.

Summer School does not receive a copy of parent logins and passwords for the registration system.  If you have forgotten your password, please use the forgot password link located on the web store login page.

SUMMER

SCHOOL

JUNE 13-JULY 13, 2018

8:00 AM-NOON

No classes on Wednesday July 4, 5, 6

at NORTH LAKE SCHOOL

THIRD PERIOD

10:40AM-12NOON

Defying Gravity - Class Full

Exploring Art

Fun in the Sun LCS & SBS

Fun in the Sun NLS & RMD

Gym Games Galore - Class Full

Google Coding Club

Learning with LEGOS - Class Full

Nature Nook - Class Full

Show Choir

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