St Brendan Winter 2023 Enrichment

Chess Game

TUESDAY

CHESS $325

1/31 - 4/25. No class 4/11

3-4pm | Gr K-4 


Get hooked on Chess - a game that promotes logical thinking, problem solving, and foresight! In this class, we emphasize sportsmanship over competitive elements to get our kids excited about chess.   Kids learn strategies, openings, solve chess diagrams and puzzles. Class will consist of instruction time followed by playing time with each other and with the instructor. We emphasize a cooperative environment, and learning positive social skills.  Min 12

Soccer Player

WEDNESDAY

SOCCER $325

2/1 - 4/26.  No class 4/12

3-4pm | Gr K-2 
 

This soccer class teaches the fundamentals in a fun, non-competitive, educational environment. Our unique curriculum uses positive reinforcement and a low child-to-coach ratio to make sure each child feels confident in their own abilities, allowing kids to improve at their own rate. We use specific and progressive lesson plans built to your child’s developmental needs.  Rain cancellations at coach’s discretion.  Min 8

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FRIDAY

(WAITLIST)

LEGO STEM ENGINEERING $290

2/3 - 4/28. No class 3/10, 4/7, 414

1.30-3pm | Gr K -2
 

This 90-minute Lego engineering class is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of design and engineering.  Students will crank up their imagination and put their engineering skills to work as they build projects.  Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.  Min 10

Writing on a Notebook

TUESDAY

HOMEWORK CLUB $260

1/10-5/16. No class 4/4, 4/11

3-4pm | Gr 5 & up | Room 6
 

Led by Ms Barboza, students will work on their homework during this hour and receive help as needed.  Min 10

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THURSDAY

UKULELE $270

2/2 - 4/27. No class 3/9, 4/6, 4/13

3-4pm | Gr K-3 


Learn to Uke! It's relatively simple to learn, easy to tote around, super fun, and timelessly popular!  In this ensemble, we will jump right into the fun stuff and learn how to play music on the ukulele. By the end of the course, students will know a few chord positions, will be able to play a couple of songs on the ukulele, and be able to sing along. Our instructors bring a classroom set of ukuleles with them to every class for the kids to use and we highly recommend that students also have a ukulele at home to practice. Differentiated instruction will be provided for returning students. Min 10

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FRIDAY

DESIGN:BUILD LAB $270

2/3 - 4/28.  No class 3/10, 4/7, 4/14

1.30-2.30pm | Gr 3 & up 

Explore Product Design!  Create your own books!  Learn how Architecture works!   In this project-based class, students will go through a creative planning process to design and build their creations.  Sample projects include: bookmaking - accordion books and popup books, three-dimensional buildings limited only by their imagination, and products based on the concepts of recycling and multi-functionality.  Min 10

Children Meditating

WEDNESDAY

YOGA $325

2/1 - 4/26. No class 4/12

3-4pm | Gr 3 & up

 

This yoga class focuses on techniques that will stretch, develop, and train their body and mind. The course will include breathing and visualization exercises to promote calmness & self- empowerment, as well as interactive and social games that will build self-confidence while having fun. The children will learn traditional poses and will also learn to put the poses in motion.  Min 10

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THURSDAY

GUITAR $270

2/2 - 4/27. No class 3/9, 4/6, 4/13

3-4pm | Gr K-4 

In this class, students continue to work on guitar basics such as care, tuning, strumming patterns, chords, single note melody lines, music terminology and the skills needed to play many of your favorite songs!  It’s necessary for students to have their own guitar and bring them to class. Practicing at home is a requirement for the students to reach their maximum potential. Differentiated instruction will be provided for returning students. (Suggested starter guitars: Yamaha, Rogue, Hohner).   Min 10