highlandslogo - compressed web version.jpg

HPAC

Parent Advisory Council of Highlands Elementary School

January - March 2018 Lunch & After School Programs

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FROM NOVEMBER 24 - DECEMBER 8 ONLY!

Big thanks to Miss Wright & Mrs. Posnikoff for volunteering their classrooms for programming again this term - this allows us to keep offering more programs on a variety of days.

Please note the following important details:

  • Registration for Jan-March programming is ONLY open from November 24 - December 8th (no late registrations permitted). 
  • Programs will run from the week of January 22nd until the week of March 12th, 2018
  • Limited gym time is available, so Sportball will run Jan - Mar and Junior NBA Basketball will be back on the schedule after spring break
  • Sole Girls went well in the fall, but we'll take a break during the rainy winter and it should be back on the schedule after spring break
  • A variety of other programs will be considered for spring and/or fall 2018 (including yoga, chess club and others)
  • Parents are responsible for letting instructors know if students will not be attending on any particular day

PROGRAMMING OVERVIEW 

DAY

TIME

PROGRAM

GRADES

ROOM

Tues

Lunch

Artmania

3-7

Kids Club Portable

Tues

3 – 4:00

BrainSTEM

K-1

Ms. Posnikoff's Classroom

Wed

Lunch

Artmania

K-2

Kids Club Portable

Wed

3 – 4:30

BrainSTEM

2-7

Ms. Wright's Classroom

Thurs

3 – 4:00

Artmania

K-7

Ms. Wright's Classroom

Fri

3 – 4:00

Sportball 

K-3

Gymnasium

Inquiries about any of these programs can be directed to Angela at angelasantoro99@gmail.com or 778-229-3843.



PROGRAM #1

Artmania: Drawing and Water Colour & Sculpture Inspired by Henry Moore (Choice of 4 or 8 Class Series)

Description:

Specialized art education with Artmania develops engaged, confident, well-rounded, creative children. Artistic activities train the brain to think spatially, solve problems creatively & supports development in all other disciplines. In the 4-week series, learn how to draw animals and even your own face! Your artists will gain the skills to not only draw but will also learn techniques of painting with water colour. Have fun experimenting with these new skills. You will make a beautiful water colour painting & a sketchbook to reference these skills in the future. In the 8-week series, you will incorporate you newly gained skill at drawing your face into a 3D sculpture. In this class students will learn about the artist Henry Moore and create a Henry More inspired sculpture in addition to your own metal art self portrait. You will make two cool sculptures ready to hang and display at home.

(For K-3 at lunch)

4-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour)
Dates
Wednesdays 12 noon – 12:55 pm in Kids Club Portable (Jan 24 - Feb 14)
Cost: $120 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

8-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour + Sculpture Inspired by Henry Moore)
Dates
Wednesdays 12 noon – 12:55 pm in Kids Club Portable (Jan 24 - March 14)
Cost: $210 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

(For 4-7 at lunch)

4-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour)
Dates: Tuesdays
 12 noon – 12:55 pm in Kids Club Portable (Jan 23 - Feb 13)
Cost: $120 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

8-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour + Sculpture Inspired by Henry Moore)
Dates: Tuesdays 
12 noon – 12:55 pm in Kids Club Portable (Jan 23 - Mar 13)
Cost: $210 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

(For K-7 after school)

4-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour)
Dates: Thursdays
 3:00 - 4:00 pm in Mrs. Wright's Classroom (Jan 25 - Feb 15)
Cost: $120 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

8-Week Option (Drawing and Water Colour + Sculpture Inspired by Henry Moore)
Dates:
Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm in Mrs. Wright's Classroom (Jan 25 - Mar 15)
Cost: $210 + tax (including high quality art supplies)

Register Onlinehttp://www.artmaniabc.ca/art-classes/ (limited to 20 students in each class)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


PROGRAM #2

BRAINSTEM: LITTLE BRAINS (MECHANICAL ENGINEERING) (8 WEEK SERIES)

(For K-1)

Dates: Tuesdays 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Ms. Posnikoff's Classroom Jan 23 - Mar 13; note Mar 6 is early dismissal at 2 pm for parent-teacher interviews, so BrainSTEM will run in the library at 2 pm for that day only).
Cost: $180 + GST for 8 x 1 hour sessions

DescriptionA mechanical engineer designs mechanical systems, machines and tools to improve our lives using several important physics concepts and principles like energy, fluid mechanics, forces, and characteristics of materials. As well, mechanical engineers are responsible for maintenance of those machines and other mechanically functioning equipment.The little brains will learn about simple machines, mechanical design, kinetic energy, mechanical energy, and pneumatics while working in teams discovering and having fun using STEM principles.

BRAINSTEM: WINTER SPECIALISTS (STEM 360 ENGINEERING) (8 WEEK SERIES)

(For 2-7)

Dates: Wednesdays 3:00 to 4:30 pm in Ms. Wright’s Classroom (Jan 24 - Mar 14; note 2 pm start on Jan 31 and Feb 28 on early dismissal days)
Cost: $240 + GST for 8 x 1.5 hr sessions

Description:
 
STEM 360• is a course series that combines 6 different types of Engineering into one. Students will use his or her creativity to design, develop & build devices and systems, getting an overview of multiple engineering disciplines. Combining other branches of engineering, they will face challenges from Aerospace, Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Environmental, and Chemical EngineeringAll engineers use science, technology, and engineering principles to solve problems. This STEM 360• program will allow your budding engineers to face challenges from different types of engineering and discover which one they like the best!

Online Registration for BrainSTEM Programs: click HERE.

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------


PROGRAM #3

SPORTBALL MULTI-SPORT PROGRAM (7 WEEK SERIES)

(For K – 3)

Dates: Fridays 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Highlands gym ( Jan 26 - March 16; no class on Feb 23 holiday)
Cost: $119 + GST for 7 sessions

Description:
Refine, rehearse, repeat. Multi-Sport classes are the heart of Sportball programming. Coaches focus on the basic skills common to all sports, like balance, coordination, stamina and timing in a fun, supportive, non-competitive setting that emphasizes teamwork. Classes will focus on a variety of eight different popular sports: hockey, soccer, football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, golf and tennis.


Online Registration:  http://bit.ly/highlandswinter18
 (limited to 20 kids)

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Inquiries about any of these programs can be directed to Angela at angelasantoro99@gmail.com or 778-229-3843.



Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software