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WISHES Youth Enrichment Classes - Spring 2012

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ayzata Public Schools Community Education is proud to present the Spring 2012 session of WISHES Youth Enrichment. The WISHES Youth Enrichment program provides elementary 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 meet 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. Flip this catalog over to see a complete listing of our winter classes. The registration forms and information are on pages 9 and 10. You may also register online at www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces. Click on the registration tab in the gray channel bar. Going online is the fastest and easiest way to register.

Spring Contents Arts & Crafts ................................... 1-2 Dance ................................................. 2 General & Miscellaneous .................. 3 Recreation ....................................... 4-6 Science ............................................ 7-8 Registration Information ............. 9-10

Register early as many classes fill quickly! Please register at least one week in advance so that class enrollment decisions can be made. Registration questions 763-745-5203 • Programming questions 763-745-5205

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

Got Summer On Your Mind? Watch for the Summer 2012 WISHES Catalog! Available March 15, 2012. Packed with great summer camps and classes for kids!

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Arts & Crafts Deep Sea Adventure Drawing Class – NEW Evening Class! Grades K-5 KidzArt is exploring the vast world under the ocean! We will create a colorful collage of a seahorse using tissue paper, create a world of ocean life swimming through a coral reef using water-color crayons, and draw a scuba diver discovering a treasure chest and use gems for embellishment. Our mission at KidzArt is to provide kids of all ages with the opportunity to have art in their lives, increase their skills and knowledge of various art media, learn to draw using a proven method, and most of all, to have fun! $45 for 3 classes; KidzArt #SEA-870-00-001-12 Monday, Apr. 16-Apr. 30 6:30-7:30 pm Central Middle - Art Room A301

NEW! Abrakadoodle Art Studio – Level 2 Grades K- 4 All new lessons! Drawing with pastels, painting with acrylics, and sculpting with clay; we’ll do it all in this fun art class! Each week we’ll complete one art project as we explore a wide variety of art mediums while learning about famous artists. In Level 2, we’ll learn how to draw and paint penguins on canvas, make masks out of plaster, learn how to draw the Statue of Liberty using watercolor pencils and pastels, create a portrait out of masking tape, sculpt cupcakes out of clay and more. $65 for 4 classes; Abrakadoodle #STUDIO2-800-00-001-12 Thursday, Apr. 12-May 10 No Class Thursday May 3 Birchview – Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#STUDIO2-840-00-001-12 Tuesday May 1-22 Oakwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

#STUDIO2-810-00-001-12 Tuesday May 1-22 Gleason Lake - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#STUDIO2-830-00-001-12 Tuesday May 1-22 Kimberly Lane - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#STUDIO2-860-00-001-12 Tuesday May 1-22 Sunset Hill - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#STUDIO2-850-00-001-12 Thursday, May 3-24 Plymouth Creek - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#STUDIO2-820-00-001-12 Wednesday, May 9-30 Greenwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

Winter Reversal . . . Reverse this catalog to find a complete listing of our Winter classes. Click on “Registration” in the gray channel bar

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Lego Star Wars Art Grades K - 4 Legos and Star Wars - what an amazing combination! Paint a huge mural complete with stars, planets and far, far away galaxies. Build star fighters out of Legos, stage an intergalactic battle and make a Lego Darth bobble head. Register early for this popular class before it fills up! $59 for 4 classes; Kidcreate Studio #STARWARS-840-00-001-12 Monday, Apr. 9-30 2:30-3:30 pm Oakwood - Art Room

#STARWARS-800-00-001-12 Wednesday, Apr. 25-May 16 3:55-4:55 pm Birchview – Art Room

#STARWARS-850-00-001-12 Monday, Apr. 9-30 3:55-4:55 pm Plymouth Creek - Art Room

#STARWARS-820-00-001-12 Tuesday, May 8-29 2:30-3:30 pm Greenwood - Art Room

#STARWARS-810-00-001-12 Wednesday, Apr. 11-May 2 3:55-4:55 pm Gleason Lake - Art Room

#STARWARS-830-00-001-12 Thursday, May 10-31 3:55-4:55 pm Kimberly Lane - Art Room

#STARWARS-860-00-001-12 Thursday, Apr. 12-May 3 3:55-4:55 pm Sunset Hill - Art Room

Dance Thriller – Parent and Child Dance Class Age 8 and up with an adult 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; choose the $25 parent/child fee. $25 per pair; Monica Mohn #THRILL-870-00-001-12 Saturday, Apr. 14 10:30 am -12 pm Central Middle - Cafeteria

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General & Miscellaneous Babysitting Red Cross Certified MUST BE 11 YEARS OLD OR OLDER This course is essential for any young person interested in babysitting! Students will learn about child development and handling emergencies, including rescue breathing, first aid, preventing accidents, safety, feeding, diapering and more. Leadership and the responsibilities of the babysitter, as well as the expectations of parents and the business of babysitting are also covered. Participants will receive a Red Cross certificate. Students must attend both classes in their entirety to receive certification. Students should bring a doll to class along with a nut-free lunch, snack and beverage. $95 for two classes; Carol Solheid

South Indian Cooking – Parent/Child Class Grades K - 5 Introduce your kids to the fun and joy of Indian cooking through the classes offered by Exotic Palates!! Whether your child is a keen cook or never touched a saucepan before, they will be inspired by this class! Children and parents are given recipes and guided with hands-on cooking and demos from start to finish. We will explore the unique flavors of South Indian cooking, including Rasam, Adai, Chettinaad Chicken Curry and more. By the end of the class, they would have together created their own masterpiece to enjoy!! You will go home with recipe packets of the recipes taught and more, so that you can recreate those memories!! Enjoy some time together and spend a fun and delicious evening with Exotic Palates cooking class!! $69 per pair, $9 for an additional child; Anu Sheshadri #INDCOOK-870-00-001-12 Friday, Mar. 23 Central Middle - FCS RmA309

#BABY-870-00-001-12 Saturday, Jan. 21 & 28 Central Middle - Rm A413

8:30 am-1 pm

#BABY-870-00-002-12 Saturday, Mar. 10 & 17 Central Middle - Rm A413

8:30 am-1 pm

#BABY-870-00-003-12 Saturday, May. 12 & 19 Central Middle - Rm A413

8:30 am-1 pm

Let’s Have a Tea Party! Ages 6 and older with an adult Alice in Wonderland would be jealous of the Fancy Cucumber Sandwiches, Scottish Petticoat Tails, and Scones with Clotted Cream that we will make and serve along with hot tea and iced tea. After this class you’ll be perfectly prepared to host a tea party for your next birthday or gathering of imaginary friends! Youth age 6 and older may register with parent or guardian. All supplies included in the fee! $39 per pair; $15 per additional child #TEA-870-00-001-12 Saturday, Apr. 21 10 am -12:30 pm Central Middle - FCS RmA309

6-8 pm

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Recreation Grandmasters of Chess Grades K - 5 NEW CURRICULUM! New and returning students invited. Get ready for your school’s year-end, in-school tournament. Bring your Cadet, Lieutenant or Captain booklets and your chess dollars. 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 the brain bending strategies of a brilliant and complex game! For a more thorough explanation of YEL Chess, please visit our website, www.youthenrichmentleague.com. In-school tournament is conducted during class time during the spring session. $75 for 6 classes; Youth Enrichment League #GRANDSPRING-800-00-001-12 Monday, Mar. 26-May. 7 3:55-4:55 pm No Class Monday Apr. 2 Birchview – Art Room

#GRANDSPRING-860-00-001-12 Monday, Mar. 26-May. 7 3:55-4:55 pm No Class Monday Apr. 2 Sunset Hill - Art Room

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.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces. Registration information and forms are on pages 9 and 10.

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Grandmasters of ChessSpring Blitz w/Igor Rybakov! Kindergarten - 5th Grade – All Levels Welcome! Get ready for your school’s year-end, in-school tournament with Coach IGOR RYBAKOV. Igor is the 2010 Minnesota Chess Coach of the year! He has coached a National Champion, the Team State Champion (and State 3rd place), the individual State Champion, and more place winners than can be counted here. His programs are dynamic; his students are dedicated and excel at chess. His schools compete at the highest level in Minnesota and Nationals. Our focus for the ‘11-12 school year is to compete with the best schools and students throughout the state. Whether you are interested in trying chess for the first time or interested in becoming the best chess player you can be, Coach Igor Rybakov’s chess class is the best for you. $79 for 6 classes; Youth Enrichment League #GRANDIGOR-820-00-001-12 Thursday Mar. 8-Apr. 26 2:30-3:30 pm No Class Mar. 29 or Apr. 5 Greenwood Elementary - Art Room

#GRANDIGOR-840-00-001-12 Wednesday, Mar. 14-May. 2 2:30-3:30 pm No Class Mar. 28 and Apr. 4 Oakwood - Art Room

#GRANDIGOR-810-00-001-12 Thursday, Mar. 8-Apr. 26 3:55-4:55 pm No Class Mar. 29 or Apr. 5 Gleason Lake - Room 216

#GRANDIGOR-830-00-001-12 Wednesday, Mar. 14-May. 2 3:55-4:55 pm No Class Mar. 28 or Apr. 4 Kimberly Lane - Art Room

#GRANDIGOR-850-00-001-12 Tuesday, Mar. 13-Apr. 24 3:55-4:55 pm No Class Apr. 3 Plymouth Creek – 5th Grade Atrium

Volleyball Grade 4-5 Volleyball is a fun, recreational activity that can be played in the backyard, on the beach, or in the gym. “Serve” up some fun by joining other 4th and 5th grade students as they hone their volleyball skills after school. The activities are “set” to coincide with the volleyball unit held in physical education classes, so you can really show off your talents. Students will spend a short time at the beginning of class practicing the basic skills of bumping, setting, spiking and serving. The majority of the time will be playing games against other teams in the class. Have fun “bumping” people out of contention for the honor of being the reigning champions. Come join us for a great time that is sure to be a “hit” with everyone! $39 for 4 classes; Ms. Hurwitz #VOLLEY-820-00-001-12 Tuesday, Apr. 10-May. 1 Greenwood - Gym 1

2:30-3:30 pm

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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 sideline. 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: • $69/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 fee • Wear loose, comfortable clothing to class

6-6:45 pm

Kung Fu Wu Shu Advanced Intermediate This class is designed for students, youth and adult, who have previously participated and have been approved to take this class. Instructor approval and concurrent registration in belt class #KFYBL is required for this class.

6:15-7 pm

#KFINSP-300-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Jan 24-Mar 20 No class Feb 7 & Feb 28

Kung Fu Wu Shu Beginner & White Belt Join this fun, non-competitive, fullparticipation class. Class is designed for youth beginners ages 5 and older and adults. #KFYBG-300-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Jan 24-Mar 20 No class Feb 7 & Feb 28 #KFYBG-300-00-002-12 Thursdays, Jan 26-Mar 22 No class Feb 23 & Mar 1

#KFINSP-400-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Apr 17-May 29

#KFYBG-400-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Apr 17-May 29

6-6:45 pm

#KFYBG-400-00-003-12 Thursdays, Apr 19-May 31

6:15-7 pm

Kung Fu Wu Shu Yellow to Black Belt This class is a continuation of the Kung Fu - Wu Shu Beginner & White Belt class. #KFYBL-300-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Jan 24-Mar 20 No class Feb 7 & 28 #KFYBL-300-00-002-12 Thursdays, Jan 26-Mar 22 No class Feb 23 & Mar 1 #KFYBL-400-00-001-12 Tuesdays, Apr 17-May 29 #KFYBL-400-00-002-12 Thursdays, Apr 19-May 31

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6:45-7:30 pm

7-7:45 pm

7:30-8:15 pm

7:30-8:15 pm

Kung Fu: 2nd Night Option 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. No Early Bird discount on this option. #KFB2-300-00-001-12 Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jan 24 – Mar 22 No class Feb 7, 23 & 28, Mar 1 $29/person #KFYB2-400-00-001-12 Tuesdays & Thursdays, Jan 24 – Mar 22 $29/person

6:45-7:30 pm 7-7:45 pm

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Science Roaring Rockets Grades K-5 Blast off with Science Explorers as we accelerate through aerodynamics with rocketry. As we build our own model rockets, we will explore Bernoulli’s Principle, Newton’s 3rd Law and more. Then watch your roaring rocket soar as you launch it high into the sky. $59 for 4 classes; Science Explorers #ROAR-820-00-001-12 Thursday, May 3-24 Greenwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

#ROAR-850-00-001-12 Tuesday, May 8-29 Plymouth Creek - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#ROAR-810-00-001-12 Wednesday, May 16-Jun. 6 Gleason Lake - Room 216

3:55-4:55 pm

LEGO X Olympic Challenge Grades 1-5 A new challenge every class and new prizes! Each day students will be given a new, open-ended challenge (no building schematics, only written guidelines). The challenges are based on previous Youth Enrichment League LEGO classes. Challenges may include: a catapult, a hand cart, a winch and more. Students will work in pairs to solve each challenge and present a final project to the instructor. Prizes are awarded for project completion, solving basic problems, best design and most improved. $55 for 4 classes; Youth Enrichment League

Lego Machines: Pulleys Grades 1 - 5 Build a motorized crane, a conveyor belt, a garage door and many more projects! Students will build, test, modify and investigate a different project each week. Students will learn the difference between a fixed pulley and a “block and tackle”. This class is innovative and engaging. Sign up today! $49 for 4 classes; Youth Enrichment League

#LEGOLYMPIC-860-00-001-12 Tuesday, Mar. 6-27 3:55-5:10 pm Sunset Hill - Art Room #LEGOLYMPIC-810-00-001-12 Monday, Mar. 12-Apr. 9 3:55-5:10 pm No Class Apr. 2 Gleason Lake - Room 216 #LEGOLYMPIC-800-00-001-12 Friday, Mar. 16-Apr. 20 3:55-5:10 p.m No Class Mar. 30 and Apr. 6 Birchview – Art Room

#PULL-840-00-001-12 Tuesday, Mar. 6-27 Oakwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

#LEGOLYMPIC-850-00-001-12 Wednesday, Apr. 11-May 2 3:55-5:10 pm Plymouth Creek - Art Room

#PULL-820-00-001-12 Wednesday, Apr. 11-May 2 Greenwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

#LEGOLYMPIC-830-00-001-12 Thursday, Apr. 12-May 3 3:55-5:10 pm Kimberly Lane - Art Room

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Mad Science – Crazy Chemworks Grades 1 - 5 Start your chemistry career off right with Crazy Chemworks. We’ll explore the chemistry of everyday life through spectacular hands-on activities with real lab equipment. Together, we’ll learn how to work in a lab, operate different lab equipment, tell the difference between acids and bases, and identify chemical reactions. We’ll also explore the microworld of molecular chemistry when we learn about the three states of matter. At the end of each class, you’ll add to your own lab by taking home a Graduated Cylinder, pH Paper, Thermocolor Cup, and a set of Atomic Coins. $65 for 4 classes; Mad Science #CHEMWKS-830-00-001-12 Monday, Apr. 9-30 Kimberly Lane - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHEMWKS-800-00-001-12 Tuesday, Apr. 17-May 8 Birchview – Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHEMWKS-860-00-001-12 Wednesday, Apr. 11-May 2 Sunset Hill - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHEMWKS-820-00-001-12 Monday, Apr. 30-May 21 Greenwood - Art Room

2:30-3:30 pm

2:30-3:30 pm

#CHEMWKS-850-00-001-12 Wednesday, May 9-30 Plymouth Creek - Art Room

3:55-4:55 pm

#CHEMWKS-840-00-001-12 Friday, Apr. 13-May 11 No Class Apr. 27 Oakwood - Art Room #CHEMWKS-810-00-001-12 Friday, Apr. 13-May 11 No Class Apr. 27 Gleason Lake - 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 9 and 10. 8 Spring edition

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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.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces Click on “Registration” in the gray channel bar. 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 Lori at 763-745-5203 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 at: www.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces. 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 2 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.wayzata.k12.mn.us/ces Click on “Registration” in the gray channel bar, “Find Classes,” and browse through all the classes under Youth Enrichment. Register with Discover, MasterCard or VISA. 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) 745-5203. 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 ___________________________________________________________________ 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

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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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