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WISHES Youth Enrichment Classes - Fall 2012

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ayzata Public Schools Community Education is proud to present the Fall 2012 session of WISHES Youth Enrichment. The WISHES Youth Enrichment program provides students with fun, after school enrichment opportunities that are designed to enhance your child’s educational experience, as well as stimulate new interests in hobbies and recreational activities. Please note the location of each class. WISHES classes will be held at multiple locations. Students may attend classes in any building. Transportation is NOT provided. When registering for a class, please note the time to be sure it does not interfere with your child’s school day. The registration forms and information are on the back pages. You may also register online at www.ceregistration.wayzata.k12.mn.us. Going online is the fastest and easiest way to register. Register early as many classes fill quickly! Please register at least one week in advance so that class enrollment decisions can be made.

Contents Arts & Crafts ........................................................................................... 1-5 Dance, Theater & Performing Arts ............................................................. 6 General & Miscellaneous ........................................................................ 7-9 Recreation .......................................................................................... 10-11 Science, Technology & Nature ............................................................ 12-13 Sports & Fitness ................................................................................. 14-16 Registration Information ...................................................................... 18-19 Registration questions 763-745-5213

Programming questions 763-745-5205

WI S H ES Fall 2012 Catalog Debbie Slomkowski, Editor and Cover Design • Jamie Smith, Inside Layout

We Have A New Registration System! To serve you better, Wayzata Community Education has a new and improved registration system. This highly interactive, user-friendly sytem will make it easier than ever to register for your favorite classes!

Create An Account in Three Easy Steps: 1. Go to www.ceregistration.wayzata.k12.mn.us 2. Click on “Create an Account” in the upper right corner and ¿ll in your information. Click on “Add a Relationship” to add your child’s information. 3. Create a password. You’re ready to browse for classes! Don’t be left out - be sure to give us your email address to bene¿t from all of the online features.


Arts & Crafts

Art Studio Level 1 Grades K-4

All new lessons! Drawing with pastels, creating with duct tape, and sculpting with clay; we’ll do it all in this fun art class! In Level I, we’ll make robots, create duct tape wallets, sculpt birds out of clay and more. Sign up for all new lessons this year! Join us this winter for Level 2. $65 for 4 classes; Abrakadoodle #ARTSTU1-BVF-12 Wednesdays, Oct 3-24 Birchview-Art Room #ARTSTU1-GLF-12 Wednesdays, Oct 17-Nov 14 No class Nov 07 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ARTSTU1-OWF-12 Tuesdays, Nov 13-Dec 4 Oakwood-Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

3:55-4:55 pm

#ARTSTU1-PCF-12 Mondays, Nov 26-Dec 17 Plymouth Creek-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ARTSTU1-GWF-12 Tuesdays, Oct 2-23 Greenwood-Cafeteria

2:30-3:30 pm

#ARTSTU1-KLF-12 Tuesdays, Nov 13-Dec 4 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ARTSTU1-SSHF-12 Tuesdays, Oct 2-30 No class Oct 23 Sunset Hill-Art Room

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3:55-4:55 pm

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School’s Out! Now What? Check out these fun art classes October 18th and 19th!

Light the Night Glow Art

Accessories for Girls

Grades K-4

Combine your love for fashion and art as you design and create one-of-a-kind accessories you can actually use. Create your own handbag, ipod and cell phone holders, necklaces and one of a kind fashion t-shirts. Use fabric, felt, duct tape, gems, lace, ribbon, paint, buttons and more! Bring a beverage, nut free lunch, snack, recess attire and a plain white T-shirt. $79 for 1 class; Abrakadoodle

Turn your room into a night-time wonderland with luminescent glow-inthe-dark materials. Create cool and unique figures, paintings, and pictures that will glow for hours at a time, night after night, for years to come. Bring a beverage, nut free lunch, snack and recess attire. $79 for 1 class; Abrakadoodle #GLOW-F1-12 Thursday, Oct 18 9:00 am-3:00 pm Central Middle School-A201

Grades K-4

#GIRLS-F-12 Friday, Oct 19 9:00 am-3:00 pm Central Middle School-A202

All Things Boys Grades K-4

This awesomely fun camp is filled with all the things that boys love! We’ll make real light sabers from Star Wars, build race cars out of Legos, design our own robot, create duct tape wallets and more! Bring a beverage, nut free lunch, snack and recess attire. $79 for 1 class; Abrakadoodle #BOYS-F-12 Friday, Oct 19 9:00 am-3:00 pm Central Middle School-A201

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A pair of evening classes from KidzArt

KidzArt Safari Adventure

KidzArt Winter Workshop

Grades K-5

Grades K-5

In this session of KidzArt, we are going on an animal safari, learning to draw African elephants, paint silhouettes of Giraffes in the setting sun, and put yourself into a picture of tourists in a Jeep viewing animals through binoculars. We will be using Prismacolor markers, chalk pastels, acrylic paint and more! KidzArt takes art classes to a new level through engaging the imagination and creating a safe environment to take risks. KidzArt’s number one rule is “Have Fun.” We believe all kids can learn to be successful and build selfconfidence with art! $49 for 4 classes; KidzArt

The KidzArt fun, hands-on, step-bystep teaching methods can help every child learn to draw! In this special three-week KidzArt Winter Workshop, we will be creating a variety of seasonal drawings. Projects include a favorite winter activity of kids racing down a snow covered hill, using Prismacolor markers. We will draw a Nutcracker soldier standing proud, using metallic markers. We will also be using chalk and our imaginations to create a whimsical winter landscape of dancing gingerbread characters. These works of art will make a wonderful holiday decoration or a gift for family or friends. Come experience this fun, unique, confidence-building drawing program! $39 for 3 classes; KidzArt

#KARTSA-F-12 Mondays, Oct 22-Nov 12 Central Middle School-A202

6:30-7:30 pm

#KARTWW-F-12 Mondays, Dec 3-Dec 17 Central Middle School-A201

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6:30-7:30 pm

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Project Runway Grades 3-5

Sew your very own pair of shorts! Add some bling to some old clothes using basic sewing techniques. Patch a pair of torn jeans. Students will learn basic sewing techniques, stitches, learn to sew by hand and safely use sewing machines. Fee includes $10 for fabric and other materials. A stitch in time saves nine, so sign up early! $59 for 4 classes; Youth Enrichment League #PROJ-BVF-12 Tuesdays, Oct 23-Nov 20 No class Nov 6 Birchview-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#PROJ-KLF-12 Mondays, Nov 26-Dec 17 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

2:30-3:30 pm

#PROJ-GLF-12 Tuesdays, Nov 27-Dec 18 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#PROJ-OWF-12 Mondays, Nov 26-Dec 17 Oakwood-Art Room

#PROJ-GWF-12 Tuesdays, Nov 27-Dec 18 Greenwood-Cafeteria

2:30-3:30 pm

#PROJ-PCF-12 Mondays, Oct 29-Nov 19 3:55-4:55 pm Plymouth Creek-5th Grade Atrium #PROJ-SHF-12 Thursdays, Nov 29-Dec 20 Sunset Hill-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

Worth noting . . . Register as soon as possible; certain classes fill up very quickly. Online registration will have priority. Mailed or dropped off (at Community Education) registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration information and forms are on pages 18 and 19.

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Halloween Edible Art Grades K-5

Are you looking for a fun activity to do for Halloween? Would you like to learn how to make a variety of tasty and edible ‘spooktacular’ works of art? Join us for this fun class as we adventure into the kitchen! You will have an opportunity to experiment with a wide variety of foods and make some awesome Halloween snacks and even some treats for your sweet tooth. Have fun mixing, chopping, slicing, and arranging colorful foods. We may get messy, so bring an apron, if you have one. Be prepared to have a great time and come hungry! Note: Parents and Guardians Please note any food allergies that your student has when signing-up for this class. $19 for 1 class; Artistic Moments

Make and Take Your Cake Grades 2-5

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn cake decorating from a professional cake decorator! Each student will take home an 8-inch cake, frosted and beautifully decorated, tucked inside a white baker’s cake box wrapped in ribbon. Audrey’s easy to follow stepby-step instructions ensure that every child will be successful. Are you visiting family or friends for Thanksgiving? Your masterpiece will make a great hostess gift or enjoy it yourself. The cakes are purchased from Cub Foods. Parents who are concerned about food allergies can obtain frosting ingredient details from the instructor. Student volunteers from Club Y.E.S may be assisting in this class. Join the fun! $29 for 1 class; Audrey Fresh

#HALLO-BVF-12 Thursday, Oct 11 Birchview-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#HALLO-GLF-12 Monday, Oct 15 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#HALLO-GWF-12 Monday, Oct 8 Greenwood-Cafeteria

2:30-4:00 pm

#HALLO-KLF-12 Tuesday, Oct 9 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#HALLO-OWF-12 Tuesday, Oct 2 Oakwood-Art Room

2:30-4:00 pm

#HALLO-PCF-12 Wednesday, Oct 17 Plymouth Creek-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#CAKE-BVF-12 Tuesday, Nov 27 Birchview-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#HALLO-SHF-12 Thursday, Oct 4 Sunset Hill-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#CAKE-GLF-12 Wednesday, Nov 28 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#CAKE-GWF-12 Tuesday, Nov 13 Greenwood-Cafeteria

2:30-4:00 pm

#CAKE-KLF-12 Monday, Nov 5 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#CAKE-OWF-12 Monday, Nov 19 Oakwood-Art Room

2:30-4:00 pm

#CAKE-PCF-12 Thursday, Nov 15 Plymouth Creek-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

#CAKE-SSHF-12 Wednesday, Nov 14 Sunset Hill-Art Room

3:55-5:25 pm

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Dance, Theater & Performing Arts

Slapstick Comedy and the Movies! Ages 8-12

A whole new approach to acting for kids. You’ll learn techniques of slapstick, and physical comedy and feature them in a movie! Students will work on a movie that includes slapstick and physical comedy. The movie will be written and created by the students and filmed by a professional cinematographer. At the end of the semester family and friends will be invited to the premiere! $195 for 7 classes; Young Performers #SLAP-F-12 Saturdays, Oct 13-Dec 1 2:00-3:30 pm No class Nov 24 Central Middle School-Cafeteria

Thriller! Dance Line Learn the Dance Ages 8+ Great Parent-Child Class! Student quote: “My friends and I had a BLAST at the Thriller class and thought Monica did an awesome job breaking down the dance to make it easy to learn.”

Always been thrilled by the moves in “Thriller”? Then this workshop is for you! This fun line dance is a great, easy version of the classic moves that inspired us all. By the end of the class, you’ll be dancing the night away! No partner needed. Youth age 8 and older can register when accompanied by a registered guardian. $25 per pair; Monica Mohn #THRLLR-F1-12 Saturday, Oct 13 10:00-11:30 am Central Middle School-Cafeteria

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General Miscellaneous

Competitive MathWiZ Elementary Level 1

Competitive MathWiZ Middle School Level 1

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

Catching students young and nurturing their curiosity helps in academic excellence. The MathWiZ program aids in developing critical thinking among elementary students by training the young minds to translate words into math and apply problem-solving techniques. This program is for advanced math students, who are interested in math competitions. The program fosters the spirit of competition and prepares students for prestigious elementary school competitions such as Math Masters, Continental Math League and MOEMS. In this program, students explore patterns and have fun while solving interesting and stimulating problems in the areas of Number Theory and Pre-Algebra. Each new concept is reinforced with a series of problems of added complexity. Going from one-step to multi-step story problems gradually increases the student’s confidence to excel. $129 for 6 classes; Center for Academic Excellence

The MathWiZ Middle School program provides students with an opportunity to broaden their math problem-solving skills in preparation for math competitions. Students learn special techniques in advanced problem solving. Through teamwork, they develop skills in creative thinking and logical reasoning. This program fosters the spirit of competition and prepares students for prestigious middle school math competitions such as Math Masters, Continental Math League, MathCounts and AMC. The Level 1 program is designed to train advanced math students in the areas of Pre-Algebra, Algebra and Geometry. In this course, new concepts are taught and reinforced by exposure to problems of added complexity. Going from one-step to multi-step story problems gradually increases the student’s confidence to excel. $139 for 6 classes; Center for Academic Excellence

#MATHWIZ-FE1-12 Tuesdays, Oct 23-Dec 4 No class Nov 6 Central Middle School-A202

5:00-6:15 pm

#MATHWIZ-FMS1-12 Tuesdays, Oct 23-Dec 4 No class Nov 6 Central Middle School-A202

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6:30-7:45 pm

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Easy Dos: Back to School Beautiful Add a twist to your everyday hairdo, or help your daughter get ready for a beautiful, busy day by mastering easyto-do dos for back to school! With the help of expert Great Clips staff, learn and practice easy up-dos, pony tails, French braids and regular braids. This is a fantastic class for dads who help their daughters with their dos! This class requires a buddy, and you will register as an adult/child pair. One of you must have shoulder length hair or longer. Bring with you to class: comb, water bottle, pick, hand-held mirror and pony-tail holders. Youth must be 4 years old or older and must be accompanied by a guardian. $15 per pair; $5 per additional child #EASYDO-F-12 Tuesday, Sep 25 Central Middle School-A202

7:00-8:30 pm

Exotic Palates Cooking Grades 3-7

Take your palate on a mystical adventure around the globe to India with Chef Anu from Exotic Palates. Enjoy making dishes from her homeland, as she weaves through the menu, narrating stories and factoids from India, teaching you about different spices and their uses, techniques of Indian cooking and more with this wonderful and colorful menu from India! You will love this fun, hands-on, Indian cooking class! The menu includes, Tandoori Chicken Pops — an elegant and fun starter, make your own Naan Bread, Paneer Mattar — A mildly spicy curry made with Indian Cheese and peas, customized to your spice level, Raita — a refreshingly cooling yogurt salad, Himalayan Pilaf — a Rice Pilaf dish made from the rice from the foothills of

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the Himalayas, mildly spiced with the choicest of aromatic spices, Tropical Mango Smoothie — End on a sweet note with this tropical smoothie! Chutneys, Savories snacks and lemonade will be provided with the meal. $55 for 1 class; Anu Seshadri #COOK-F-12 Friday, Oct 26 6:00-8:30 pm Central Middle School-A306 FCS

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College Scholarships: What You Need to Know and Do in Middle School Middle School Students and Parents

It is never too early to plan for paying for college. In fact, some of America’s top scholarship winners plan how to create their applications before attending high school! Join Jason Lum and learn what they know. This new course is designed specifically for middle school students and parents who are wondering what to do in high school to improve their chances of winning scholarship money. Jason will provide tips and advice on what to do and what not to do in high school to improve the chances for success when applying for scholarships. $35 per person for 1 class; Jason Lum #SCHOLAR-F-12 Tuesday, Oct 23 7:00-9:00 pm Central Middle School-Media Center

MN College Savings Plan – Great FREE class for all parents! Ages 18+

Saving for college can seem overwhelming. But, Minnesota’s 529 Plan makes it easy to start and simple to save. Opening an account is affordable and anyone can contribute. There are a variety of investment options that offer tax advantages, low fees, and flexible features. Interested in learning more? Come to a special presentation to find out the details, speak to a representative, and receive materials to get started. Class is free of charge and sponsored by the MN College Savings Plan which is a state-sponsored college investment tool; there are no commissions or sales involved in this program. Free class; Robert Stern

The Last Keeper at Split Rock – Parent/Child Class! Ages 10+ with an adult

Mike Roberts turned off the light at the Split Rock Lighthouse at the end of the 1968-69 shipping season. Little did he know that the light would never shine again for the mariners of this iconic Lake Superior National Landmark. Mike will enthrall you with the stories from his U.S. Coast Guard experience, personal search and rescue stories, and the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in November of 1975. Youth age 10 and older may register when accompanied by a registered guardian. Mike Roberts was the last keeper at the Split Rock Lighthouse and is now an author. $19 per adult/child pair; $5 for an additional child #SPLRCK-F-12 Tuesday, Oct 23 Central Middle School-A413

6:00-8:30 pm

#COLLEGE-F-12 Wednesday, Oct 3 7:00-8:30 pm Central Middle School-Media Center

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Recreation

Grandmasters of Chess – 2 Fall sessions now available at each school! Grades K-5

New and returning students invited. Join this “sport of the mind” and be part of your school’s chess club. Youth Enrichment League Chess has proven excellence in dozens of schools. We have 50+ chess lessons for all levels, hundreds of puzzles for all levels and our teachers are among the best in Minnesota. Our lessons are crafted by the best chess minds in Minnesota. The lessons progress from rudimentary concepts through higher-level theories. Our activity books are formatted to be accessible to beginners, yet challenge intermediate and advanced students to apply deeper understanding of chess concepts. Develop your mind and your chess mettle! Create a checkmate today! $99 for 8 classes; Youth Enrichment League #GRANDCHESS-BVF1-12 Mondays, Oct 1-Nov 19 Birchview-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#GRANDCHESS-BVF-2-12 Mondays, Nov 26-Feb 4 3:55-4:55 pm No class Dec 24, Dec 31 & Jan 21 Birchview-Art Room

#GRANDCHESS-SSHF1-12 Mondays, Oct 1-Nov 19 Sunset Hill-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#GRANDCHESS-SSHF-2-12 Mondays, Nov 26-Feb 4 3:55-4:55 pm No class Dec 24, Dec 31, Jan 21 Sunset Hill-Art Room

Middle School Chess Team Grades 6-8

Join the team and get into the game you love to play! Our Chess Team’s focus is on developing competitor’s chess skills, knowledge, analytical abilities and intellectual strength through lessons, puzzles and perfect practice. Our team will compete against other teams at local and state tournaments. Create a checkmate today! $99 for 6 classes; Youth Enrichment League #MSCHESS-F-12 Mondays, Nov 12-Dec 17 Central Middle School-A204

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6:00-8:00 pm

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Grandmasters of Chess with MN Coach of the Year Igor Rybakov – 2 Fall sessions now available at each school! Grades K-5

New and returning students invited. Join this “sport of the mind” and be part of your school’s chess club! Igor Rybakov was the 2010 Minnesota Chess Coach of the Year, and has coached National and State Champions. Youth Enrichment League Chess has proven excellence in dozens of schools. We have 50+ chess lessons for all levels, hundreds of puzzles for all levels and our teachers are among the best in Minnesota. Our lessons are crafted by the best chess minds in Minnesota. The lessons progress from rudimentary concepts through higher-level theories. Our activity books are formatted to be accessible to beginners, yet challenging intermediate and advanced students to apply deeper understanding of chess concepts. Develop your mind and your chess mettle! Create a checkmate today! $109 for 8 classes; Youth Enrichment League #CHESSIGOR-GLF-12 Thursdays, Sep 27-Dec 6 3:55-4:55 pm No class Oct 18, Nov 08 & Nov 22 Gleason Lake-K 217 #CHESSIGOR-GLF-2-12 Thursdays, Dec 13-Feb 7 No class Dec 27 Gleason Lake-K 217

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHESSIGOR-GWF-12 Thursdays, Sep 27-Dec 6 2:30-3:30 pm No class Oct 18, Nov 8 & Nov 22 Greenwood-Cafeteria #CHESSIGOR-GWF-2-12 Thursdays, Dec 13-Feb 7 No class Dec 27 Greenwood-Cafeteria #CHESSIGOR-KLF-12 Wednesdays, Oct 3-Nov 28 No class Nov 21 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHESSIGOR-KLF-2-12 Wednesdays, Dec 5-Jan 30 No class Dec 26 Kimberly Lane-Art Room #CHESSIGOR-OWF-12 Wednesdays, Oct 3-Nov 28 No class Nov 21 Oakwood-Art Room #CHESSIGOR-OWF-2-12 Wednesdays, Dec 5-Jan 30 No class Dec 26 Oakwood-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

2:30-3:30 pm

2:30-3:30 pm

#CHESSIGOR-PCF-12 Tuesdays, Oct 2-Nov 27 3:55-4:55 pm No class Nov 06 Plymouth Creek-5th Grade Atrium #CHESSIGOR-PCF-2-12 Tuesdays, Dec 4-Feb 5 No class Dec 25 & Jan 01 Plymouth Creek-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

Worth noting . . . Subscribe to WISHES Youth Enrichment under “My Account” on the district website to receive email alerts from the WISHES program.

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Science, Technology & Nature Extreme Lego Wheels & Axels Grades K-3

New and returning students welcome! Learn to build the fastest racer on your block! In each class we build different Wheel and Axle mechanisms and investigate how to make them drive faster, for a longer distance, or just plain better. Students will study elements of wheels and axles including: separate axles, single axles, large wheel base, more tread versus less and much more. We incorporate fun races with classmates and keep every student engaged. Ladies and Gentleman, start your engines! $69 for 6 classes; Youth Enrichment League #EXTLEGO-BVF-12 Fridays, Oct 26-Dec 14 No class Nov 9 & Nov 23 Birchview-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#EXTLEGO-GLF-12 Mondays, Nov 5-Dec 10 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#EXTLEGO-GWF-12 Mondays, Nov 5-Dec 10 Greenwood-Cafeteria

2:30-3:30 pm

#EXTLEGO-KLF-12 Thursdays, Oct 4-Nov 29 3:55-4:55 pm No class Oct 18, Nov 8 & Nov 22 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

#EXTLEGO-OWF-12 Thursdays, Oct 4-Nov 29 2:30-3:30 pm No class Oct 18, Nov 8 & Nov 22 Oakwood-Art Room #EXTLEGO-PCF-12 Wednesdays, Nov 7-Dec 19 No class Nov 21 Plymouth Creek-Art Room #EXTLEGO-SHF-12 Tuesdays, Nov 13-Dec 18 Sunset Hill-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

3:55-4:55 pm

Elementary Engineering Super Structures Grades 2-5

New “camp” format for busy schedules! Attend all five classes in one week! Are you up for a challenge? Then join Science Explorers for a fun, hands-on series about structural engineering where you will design and construct super structures. Learn the history, function and the ABC’s of bridge design as well as investigate the forces of compression, tension, torque and more. Your design ideas will easily SNAP together with the use of the K’NEX® system of rods, bricks and connectors. Lastly, your team will demonstrate their skills in the ultimate engineering challenge. $59 for 5 classes; Science Explorers #ENGIN-GLF-12 Mon Jan 14-Fri Jan 18 Gleason Lake-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ENGIN-KLF-12 Mon Jan 7-Fri Jan 11 3:55-4:55 pm Kimberly Lane-2nd Grade Atrium

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#ENGIN-OWF-12 Mon Jan 7-Fri Jan 11 Oakwood-Media Center

2:30-3:30 pm

#ENGIN-PCF-12 Mon Oct 8-Fri Oct 12 Plymouth Creek-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ENGIN-SHF-12 Mon Oct 22-Fri Oct 26 Sunset Hill-Media Center

3:55-4:55 pm

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Nature’s Fury Grades 1-5

XBox 3D Game Design Lab – Saturday Class! Grades 3-8

Learn to create 3D games and challenge your friends on an Xbox 360 or a Windows PC. Kodu, Microsoft’s awardwinning game design platform, is a new visual programming language that runs both on the Xbox 360 and Windows PC. We will be creating games for the PC version using Xbox controllers. Students working in pairs will learn the art of rapid game design and develop an understanding of underlying game mechanics. Students can choose from 20 different game characters - including flying saucers, submarines, and a PacMan-like Kodu main character - then use an interactive terrain editor, a bridge and path builder, and other tools to create their own 3D game world. Kodu is available for Xbox for about $5 or a free download for Windows. Games created are platform specific, but programming environment is the same in both. Games will be uploaded online at www.computerexplorersmn.com/ StudentWork. $39 for 1 class; Computer Explorers

Hurricanes, tornados, earthquakes, oh my! Join Science Explorers for a design challenge as you investigate nature’s fury and how our homes and other buildings withstand its onslaught. You will design, construct and test a building to withstand a quake-table, hail bomb and more. $59 for 5 classes; Science Explorers #FURY-BVF-12 Wednesdays, Nov 14-Dec 19 No class Nov 21 Birchview-Art Room #FURY-GLF-12 Tuesdays, Oct 2-Oct 30 Gleason Lake-Art Room #FURY-GWF-12 Wednesdays, Oct 3-Nov 7 No class Oct 31 Greenwood-Cafeteria

3:55-4:55 pm

3:55-4:55 pm

2:30-3:30 pm

#FURY-KLF-12 Mondays, Oct 1-Oct 29 Kimberly Lane-Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#FURY-OWF-12 Mondays, Oct 1-Oct 29 Oakwood-Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

Worth noting . . . It’s easy to register for WISHES classes online 24/7. Using your Visa/MasterCard/Discover, you can register immediately online at www.ceregistration. wayzata.k12.mn.us. Registration information and forms are on pages 18 and 19.

#XBOX-F-12 Saturday, Nov 3 9:00 am-12:00 pm Central Middle School-A201

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Sports & Fitness Fencing Try the exciting and growing sport of fencing. Classes taught by Youth Enrichment League and available for those in Grades 2-5, 6–12 and their parents. All classes: • Wear long pants and athletic shoes for safety • Provided with fee: safety swords, protective masks and jackets • All classes take place at West Middle School – Auxiliary Gym • Dates: Thursdays, Oct. 11-Dec. 20 (no class on Oct. 18, Nov. 8, 22 & 29, Dec. 13) • Times and prices vary see sections below • Adults may register for adult section only if they have a child registered Learn this exciting and increasingly popular sport! New and experienced students invited. New students will learn fencing basics: advance, retreat, thrust, lunge, etc. Experienced students will work on: economy of motion, setup attacks, combination attacks and adding new moves to their skill set. All students will work towards arm-band advancement with the ultimate goal of reaching the ninth level black band. Develop your athletic skills, dexterity, speed and strength. Safety is Priority One! Middle School team will compete against other schools at meets as well as compete in local and metro-wide tournaments.

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Attention parents: Don’t just watch from the sidelines, grab a foil and mask and get a great workout too! Parent section is only for the parents of youth who are registered in the Grades 2-5, or 6-12 section. Parents join the class time for which their youth is registered.

Fencing for Grades 2-5 #FENCE-ElemF-12 6:00-7:00 pm $79 for 6 classes

Fencing Team - Grades 6-12 #FENCE-TMF-12 7:05-8:35 pm $99 for 6 classes

Fencing for Parents Only parents whose youth are in a Fencing class #FENCE-F1-13 6:00-8:35 pm $39 for 6 classes

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Skateboard Camps Provided by 3rd Lair Skate Park – Fun option for non-school days! Grades 1-8

3rd Lair Skateboard Camps are designed for all ages and abilities. We teach the basics of skateboarding as well as help more advanced individuals take their skating to the next level. Our professional instructors share their love of the sport in a fun and supportive environment designed to foster confidence and build skills. Skateboard Camps run from 9:00 am to noon with complimentary open skate after camp until the park closes - a whole day of fun! We provide any equipment and pads you need free of charge. Our camps provide small group instruction based on skill level so everyone feels comfortable, supported and challenged. Price: $45 per day of camp, includes instruction from 9:00 am to 12 noon, open skate hours after camp, equipment and pads. Location: 3rd Lair Skate Park, 850 Florida Avenue South, Golden Valley, MN #SKATE-F1-12 Thursday, Oct 18 #SKATE-F2-12 Friday, Oct 19 #SKATE-F3-12 Wednesday, Nov 21 #SKATE-F4-12 Friday, Nov 23

9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm

#SKATE-F5-12 Thursday, Dec 27 #SKATE-F6-12 Friday, Dec 28 #SKATE-F7-13 Monday, Jan 21 #SKATE-F8-13 Monday, Feb 18

9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Group lessons are also available every Saturday and Sunday. No appointment necessary. Visit www.3rdlair.com/instruction for more information on group lessons.

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Kung Fu Classes Great Parent – Child Fitness!

Kung Fu is more than just kicking, punching, and self-defense. Join us and learn awareness of self and surroundings while improving self-esteem, confidence and, yes, becoming more physically fit. Learn the lifelong benefits of this ancient Chinese art. Parents: don’t just sit on the sidelines. Register and participate with your child in class. Instruction is supervised but may not be delivered by Al Lam. Al Lam has studied Kung Fu since age 8 and is a certified instructor with over 35 years of experience, and he continues to train in China. All classes: • • • • •

$79/per person for 7 classes; Kung Fu: 2nd Night Option only additional $29 Central Middle School, Wrestling Room Optional uniform and certification for white to black belt available for additional fees Wear loose, comfortable clothing to class No class Tuesdays Nov. 6 & 20; Thursdays Oct. 18 & Nov. 22

Kung Fu Wu Shu Beginner & White Belt

Kung Fu Wu Shu 2nd Blue to Black Belt

Join this fun, non-competitive, fullparticipation class. This class is designed for youth beginners ages 5 and older, and adults.

This class is a continuation of the Kung Fu - Wu Shu Yellow to Blue Belt class. Optional certification is available for an additional fee.

#KFBEG-F1-13 Tuesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 27

6:15-7:00 pm

#KFBB-F1-13 Tuesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 27

7:45-8:30 pm

#KFBEG-F2-13 Thursdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 29

6:15-7:00 pm

#KFBB-F2-13 Thursdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 29

7:45-8:30 pm

Kung Fu Wu Shu Yellow to Blue Belt

Kung Fu: 2nd Night Option

This class is a continuation of the Kung Fu - Wu Shu Beginner & White Belt class. Optional certification is available for an additional fee. #KFYB-F1-13 Tuesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 27

7:00-7:45 pm

#KFYB-F2-13 Thursdays, Oct. 4-Nov. 29

7:00-7:45 pm

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Ramp up your training and progress at a faster rate! Register for this section and you can attend both Tuesdays and Thursdays. You must be registered for your regular class before registering for this 2nd Night Option. #KF2-F1-13 $29 for 2nd night instruction

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Wayzata Community Education Directory Bob Wittman, Director ....................................................................................... 763-745-5202 Diane Robinson, Secretary ............................................................................... 763-745-5213 Kristin Tollison, Assistant Director ..................................................................... 763-745-5262

Adult Enrichment Program ...................................................... 763-745-5213 Sandra Stevenson, Coordinator ........................................................................ 763-745-5212 Diane Robinson, Registrar ................................................................................ 763-745-5213 Adult Basic Education /ESL Cheryl Lubinski, Coordinator ............................................................................. 763-745-6034 Becky Nelson, Assistant .................................................................................... 763-745-5214

Driver Education ....................................................................... 763-745-5209 Kim Hilt, Coordinator ......................................................................................... 763-745-5216 Colleen Wier, Registrar ..................................................................................... 763-745-5209 Facilities Linda Vicary, Secretary ..................................................................................... 763-745-5263 Sally Wheeler .................................................................................................... 763-745-5224

Family Learning Center Marcia Treno, Coordinator ................................................................................. 763-745-5292 Cindy Browne, Secretary .................................................................................. 763-745-5290 Mary Eckberg, Early Childhood Family Education Manager ............................. 763-745-5295 RenĂŠe Lach, School Readiness Manager ........................................................ 763-745-5293 Joyce Heyer, Peppermint Fence Preschool Manager ....................................... 763-745-5294

Home Base Lynn Zemlin, Coordinator .................................................................................. 763-745-5204 Karen Neiss, Home Base Billing ....................................................................... 763-745-5201

Project SOAR Myra Wicklacz, Coordinator .............................................................................. 952-401-6898

Volunteers Charlene Barghini, Coordinator ........................................................................ 763-745-5208 Colleen Wier, Assistant ..................................................................................... 763-745-5209 Mary Kay Williams, Coordinator Club Y.E.S. (Youth Extending Service) .......... 763-745-6807

Welcome Center Gail Ortlip .......................................................................................................... 763-745-5073 Sally Wheeler .................................................................................................... 763-745-5224

WISHES Deb Slomkowski, Youth Enrichment Manager ................................................... 763-745-5205 Diane Robinson, Registrar ................................................................................ 763-745-5213 School District Administration ...................................................................... 763-745-5000 City of Plymouth, Aquatics Program ............................................................. 763-509-5200

Wayzata Public School Board of Education Linda Cohen, Susan Droegemueller, Susan Gaither, Jay Hesby, John Moroz, Cheryl Polzin, Carter Peterson Dr. Chace B. Anderson, Superintendent

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WISHES Registration Information It’s easy to register for WISHES classes online 24/7. Using your Visa /MasterCard/Discover, you can register immediately online at: www.ceregistration.wayzata.k12.mn.us Please note: Parents must register the child that is taking the class (their name must show on the roster). Please do not register yourself. Make sure to note at which school the class is being held.

WISHES registrations may not be sent or dropped off at your child’s school or Home Base site. They are not permitted to accept them. Mail: Fill out registration form and mail it with your check (payable to ISD 284) to: WISHES Wayzata Community Education 305 Vicksburg Lane N. Plymouth, MN 55447 Call Diane at 763-745-5213 if you need assistance.

Register as soon as possible; certain classes fill up very quickly. Online registration will have priority. Mailed or dropped off (at Community Education) registrations will be processed on a first-come, first-serve basis. Be sure to note at which school the class is being held. * If your child is in Home Base, it is the responsibility of the parent to notify them that your child will be attending a WISHES Youth Enrichment class. Confirmations/Waitlist You will receive an email confirmation ONLY if you provide an email address when you register online. Otherwise, assume you are in the class unless you hear from us. If you waitlist your child, you will be called ONLY if a spot becomes available. Cancellations • You will receive a full refund, if you cancel 3 business days (M-F) before the class starts. • NO Refunds will be issued the day of the class or after the class starts. • We reserve the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. • Inclement Weather: If school is canceled or dismissed early due to severe weather, WISHES classes will be canceled. By registering your child for a Community Education WISHES class, you are giving us permission to use your child’s photograph/video in future publications such as Community Education WISHES flyers, print publication, brochures, and web pages. If you do not wish your child’s photograph/video to be used, please contact Deb at 763-745-5205 or e-mail Deb.Slomkowski@wayzata.k12.mn.us

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3 Ways to Register for a WI S H ES class 1. Online:

Online Class Registration: www.ceregistration.wayzata.k12.mn.us Be sure to note at which school the class is held.

2. Mail:

Please make checks payable to ISD 284 and mail the registration form to: Wayzata Community Education Services WISHES Registration PO Box 47334 Plymouth, MN 55447

3. In person:

Wayzata Community Education Services Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane Plymouth, MN

• Classes fill quickly. Students will be registered on a first come, first serve basis. • Email confirmation sent for online registration only if email address is provided. You will receive notification if the class is filled, canceled or changed. • Cancellation of Classes: We reserve the right to cancel classes due to low enrollment. You will be contacted and fee refunded. • Pick-up Policy: Please pick up students in their classroom promptly at the end of the class. • Questions regarding registration should be directed to (763) 745-5213. By registering your child for a Community Education WISHES class, you are giving us permission to use your child’s photograph/video in future publications such as Community Education WISHES flyers, print publication, brochures, and web pages. If you do not wish your child’s photograph/video to be used, please contact Deb at Deb.Slomkowski@wayzata.k12.mn.us or 763-745-5205.

WISHES Youth Enrichment Registration Form Student Names ___________________________________________________________________ School ___________________________________ Grade _______ Birthdate ________________ Allergies or Special Needs ___________________________________________________________ Address _________________________________________________________________________ City ____________________________________________________ Zip _____________________ Phone __________________________________________________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________________________________ Parent/Guardian Name ____________________________________ Phone __________________ Please check the class(es) you would like to register for and total the cost. Class Code

Class Title

Fee

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Total Fee $ _____________

Payment Information: ❏ I have enclosed Check #________________. Please make checks payable to ISD 284. Parent/Guardian signature _____________________________________ Date _________________

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Destination Imagination Destination ImagiNation is a worldwide creative problem solving competition for kids. Teams of six to seven members work together to use creativity and critical thinking skills to solve challenges without assistance from adults or any other non-team members. Students develop leadership, performing, writing, technical, building and teamwork skills as they develop creative solutions! The team chooses one out of five Team Challenges to solve over a 12–16 week period and then presents their solution at a regional tournament. The team also solves one Instant Challenge at the tournament. Each Team Challenge is designed to be open-ended and solvable in many ways and on many levels. Form a team and register today! Visit www.wayzatadi.org or contact Deb Slomkowski (763-745-5205) or the Vision 21 teacher at your school. Join us for an Information Night on Tuesday, October 2nd in the Central Middle School Cafeteria 6:30-7:30 pm.

Violin and Cello Lessons with MacPhail Center for Music Grades 2-5

Wayzata Public Schools Community Education is pleased to continue our partnership with MacPhail Center for Music to offer quality after-school violin and cello lessons. MacPhail teaching artists will offer small group lessons to students in 2nd and 3rd grade, and private lessons to students in 4th and 5th grade. Weekly lessons begin in late October and continue through early May. For more information and to register visit www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces. Click on “MacPhail Strings” in the A-Z list. Join us on Friday, September 21st at 6:30 pm at Central Middle School for our Strings Information Night. The registration deadline is September 27th.

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Summer ‘12Youth Enrichment

WISHES Non-Pro¿t Org. U.S. Postage Paid Wayzata, MN Permit No. 43

WISHES Youth Enrichment

Wayzata Community Education Central Middle School 305 Vicksburg Lane P.O. Box 47334 Plymouth, MN 55447-3941

Wishes Youth Enrichment Fall Catalog 2012  

Wishes Youth Enrichment Fall Catalog 2012

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