2016-17 Student Programs (Fall edition) PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 05 September 2016 21:26

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Class (click link for flyer)

Vendor

Grades

Day

1

Sports Spectacular

Overtime Athletics

K - 6

Monday

2

Write Words

Little Scholars

2 - 6

Monday

3

Music Maker Mondays 

Mix Major

1 - 6

Monday

4

Glow Hip Hop

Kids in Motion

K - 6

Monday

5

3D Printing

STEMExcel

3 - 6

Tuesday

6

Playbuilding (Drama)

Creative Difference

2 - 6

Tuesday

7

Funky Forces

Mad Science

K - 6

Tuesday

8

Minecraft Jr.

Little Einsteins

1 - 3

Tuesday

9

Cheerleading

Overtime Athletics

K - 6

Wednesday

10

Flag Football

Overtime Athletics

K - 6

Wednesday

11

Minecraft Command Blocks

Little Einsteins

4 - 6

Wednesday

12

Green Thumb

Little Scholars

K - 6

Wednesday

13

Upcycled Art

Creative Difference

K - 6

Thursday

14

Builders Club

Little Scholars

K - 3

Thursday

15

Kids on a Mission

Touching Heart

4 - 6

Thursday

16

Cooking & Baking

Tiny Chefs

1 - 6

Thursday

17

Lego Robotics

Little Einsteins

K - 3

Friday

18

Chess Club

Silver Knights

K - 6

Friday

19

Fashion Design

Little Einsteins

1 - 6

Friday



1

Class: Sports Spectacular (by Overtime Athletics)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Mon, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/26 Ends: 12/5*  |  No class: 10/10  (8 weeks)

Cost:  80(PTA members), 90(non-members)

To register, click here: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=121960&n=39939&org=otaregistration.com Use promo code: PTA

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallOTA.pdf

Let’s Play! Save the best for last by finishing up the school day with Sports Spectacular, a variety athletic program that features different sports throughout the session. Participants will practice skills and play games in both traditional sports and playground favorites. The Sports Spectacular Variety Program features the best “to-do” list ever – Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball, Capture the Flag, Wiffle Ball, Bump and Bite, Knights and Dragons, Numbers Game, Tag Games, Safe Base and MORE! OTA covers all the bases with our emphasis on playing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fitness. Don’t miss out on the FUN!


2

Class: Write Words (by Little Scholars)   Grades: 2-6th

Meeting day/time:  Mon, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/19 Ends: 11/14  |  No class: 10/10  (8 weeks)

Cost:  104(PTA members), 114(non-members)

To register, click here: http://writewords-leescorner.eventbrite.com/ and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleScholars.docx

Write Words is the perfect class for the creative writer as well as the weary scribe. We use games, descriptive writing techniques, story stretchers, persuasive language development, transition words, and comics to grow your writing skills and expand your vocabulary. Apply these skills by writing short stories, newspaper articles, mysteries, and poetry. This class was specially designed by literary specialists and classroom teachers using the best practices.


3a

Class: Music Maker Mondays (by Mix Major)   Grades: 2-6th

Meeting day/time:  Mon, 3:45-5:15  Starts: 9/19 Ends: 10/24  |  No class: 10/10  (5 weeks)

Cost:  130(PTA members), 140(non-members)

To register, click here: http://www.mix-major.com/register/LCES and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallMusicMakers.pdf

In this class, students collaborate to compose, record, and produce an original song using music technology.  Students make beats, compose melodies, write lyrics, and perform the vocals.  Students learn how to express their musical ideas in a fun and engaging way while learning music, songwriting, and technology skills. Each Music Maker class is a fun and unique learning activity. For returning students, the fun never stops as they enjoy new music-making experiences while developing and expanding their creative skills.  Don’t be surprised if your child wants to take the class again, and again, and again. This class will be taught by Mix Major’s founder, Eric Jao.  Eric has toured with Madonna, performed for 3 million people in 35 countries, and released music on Sony and Interscope.


3b

Class: Music Maker Mondays (by Mix Major)   Grades: 1st-3rd

Meeting day/time:  Mon, 3:45-5:15  Starts: 10/31 Ends: 12/12  | No class 11/21  (5 weeks)

Cost:  130(PTA members), 140(non-members)

To register, click here: http://www.mix-major.com/register/LCES and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallMusicMakers.pdf

In this class, students collaborate to compose, record, and produce an original song using music technology.  Students make beats, compose melodies, write lyrics, and perform the vocals.  Students learn how to express their musical ideas in a fun and engaging way while learning music, songwriting, and technology skills. Each Music Maker class is a fun and unique learning activity. For returning students, the fun never stops as they enjoy new music-making experiences while developing and expanding their creative skills.  Don’t be surprised if your child wants to take the class again, and again, and again. This class will be taught by Mix Major’s founder, Eric Jao.  Eric has toured with Madonna, performed for 3 million people in 35 countries, and released music on Sony and Interscope.


4

Class: Glow Hip Hop (by Kids in Motion)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Mon, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/26 Ends: 11/28  |  No class: 10/10 and 11/7  (8 weeks)

Cost:  96(PTA members), 106(non-members)

To register, click here: http://novakidsinmotion.com/registration/

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallDance.doc

This exciting one-of-a kind class takes the great music and dance moves from our Zumba, Hip Hop, and other dance fitness classes, but we switch it up to include glow lights! This class will be set in a creative dance environment where the students will spend the class learning different dances to kid friendly songs and dance moves. Children are provided with mini finger flashlights and the teacher uses strobe lights to create a strobe light dance party! Children do get a work out from this class.


5

Class: 3D Printing (by StemExcel)   Grades: 3rd-6th

Meeting day/time:  Tues, 3:45-5:15  Starts: 10/4 Ends: 11/29  |  No class: 11/8  (8 weeks)

Cost:  225(PTA members), 235(non-members)

To register, click here: stemexcel.org/leescorner and use promo code: leescornerpta

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallStemExcel.pdf

Students explore the process of developing 3D creations using the design cycle of brainstorming, prototyping and evaluating. This course gives students design frameworks to turn their ideas into 3D models for a 3D printer. Students will learn about and observe how 3D Printing works, and will take home their own 3D models they created digitally in class.


6

Class: Playbuilding (Theatre) (by Creative Differences)   Grades: 2nd-6th

Meeting day/time:  Tues, 3:45-5:15  Starts: 9/27 Ends: 11/29  |  No class: 11/8  (8 weeks)

Cost:  144(PTA members), 154(non-members)

To register, click here: http://conta.cc/2bGWYME and use promo code: LCPTA

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallPlaybuilding.pdf

Join us for this exciting enrichment session, where we’ll create a short performance from virtually nothing!  Our playbuilt play will be a process beginning with dramatic games and improvisation. We’ll also create our own costumes, props, and backdrops. Our young thespians experience the excitement of performing for a very appreciative audience of family and friends on our final day of class!


7

Class: Funky Forces (by Mad Science)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Tues, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 10/4 Ends: 11/29  |  No class: 11/8  (8 weeks)

Cost:  108(PTA members), 118(non-members)

To register, click here: dc.madscience.org and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallMadScience.pdf

Through the course of Funky Forces and more, children will play engineer, chemist—and stunt pilot! Children will investigate physics fundamentals and bring their scientific minds to basic magic tricks. Your Mad Scientists will be shocked by what they learn about electricity, blown away by their experiments with air pressure,and swept away by the excitement of working with waves!


8

Class: Minecraft Adventure Map (by Little Einsteins)   Grades: 1st-3rd

Meeting day/time:  Tues, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 10/4 Ends: 11/15  |  No class: 11/8  (6 weeks)

Cost:  110(PTA members), 120(non-members)

To register, click here: http://goo.gl/forms/0pUMUsqzAc

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleEinsteins.pdf

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a Minecraft adventure map?  Learn the skills necessary to make your very own adventure.  Creating a playable map allows the student to develop their own story within Minecraft using skills already known and ones acquired in the class students will be exposed to storyline structure, texture pack design, and testing their worlds in a fun environment!


9

Class: Cheerleading (by Overtime Athletics)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Wed, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/28 Ends: 11/16  | (8 weeks)

Cost:  80(PTA members), 90(non-members)

To register, click here: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=121960&n=39939&org=otaregistration.com  Use promo code PTA

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallOTA.pdf

Take your spirit to a higher level! Learn routines, cheers, motions and jumps that promote teamwork, fitness and FUN. We'll work on basic cheer and dance movements that have participants smiling from ear to ear and bouncing from head to toe!  We bring the sidelines to center stage with cheers that include: “Who Rocks the House”, “G-O Yell GO”, “Dynamite”, and many more. Our pyramid of activity will include cheers, routines, jump roping, and warm up games.  Come be a part of something bigger, sign up today!


10

Class: Flag Football (by Overtime Athletics)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Wed, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/28 Ends: 11/16  |   (8 weeks)

Cost:  80(PTA members), 90(non-members)

To register, click here: https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Restrictions.asp?RegID=121960&n=39939&org=otaregistration.com  Use promo code PTA

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallOTA.pdf

Huddle Up and get ready for Flag Football to become an instant classic.  Kids are lining up to score touchdowns and get a taste of the most popular game in the country! Players will get a chance to be running backs, wide receivers, defensive ends, and corner backs.  Learn to pass, catch, run routes and punt like the pros!  We'll practice these skills while playing Button Hook, Down & Out, Pitch & Run and First & Ten. Scrimmages and Red Zone Challenges will test your skills, promote teamwork and encourage sportsmanship.  ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FLAG FOOTBALL!?


11

Class: Minecraft Command Blocks (by Little Einsteins)   Grades: 4th-6th

Meeting day/time:  Wed, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 10/5 Ends: 11/9  |   (6 weeks)

Cost:  110(PTA members), 120(non-members)

To register, click here: http://goo.gl/forms/0pUMUsqzAc 

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleEinsteins.pdf

Is a video game really just a video game? Or can it be used as an engaging STEM tool? In this class students will be learning programming while playing minecraft! Without syntax, students will be introduced to basic problem solving and algorithm structure to accomplish in game tasks, all while learning how to enhance their game play.  Command blocks are very useful tools inside minecraft that allow the player to create anything from simple custom mob generator to complex games.


12

Class: Green Thumb (by Little Scholars)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Wed, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/21 Ends: 11/9  |  (8 weeks)

Cost:  104(PTA members), 114(non-members)

To register, click here: http://greenthumbclub-leescorner.eventbrite.com/ and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleScholars.docx

Catch an insect, grow a terrarium and save the earth…all while learning about nature and the world around us through exciting expeditions, science and environmental exploration. Our Green Thumb Club will ignite your child’s passion for nature, recycling and learning about the earth through educational activities and science investigations. It’s time to join the Green Thumb Club!


13

Class: Upcycled Art (by Creative Difference)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Thurs, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/29 Ends: 11/17  |   (8 weeks)

Cost:  144(PTA members), 154(non-members)

To register, click here: http://conta.cc/2bvdKBI and use promo code: LCPTA

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallUpcycledArt.pdf

Don’t miss this chance to explore unconventionally creative ways to reduce, reuse and recycle by making eco-friendly original art! Using recycled and repurposed materials, we’ll design one-of-a-kind, upcycled creations.  Our open-ended, “green” projects give you the opportunity to explore hands-on and creative ways to preserve our precious environment!


14

Class: Builders Club (by Little Scholars)   Grades: K-3rd

Meeting day/time:  Thurs, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/22 Ends: 11/10  |   (8 weeks)

Cost:  104(PTA members), 114(non-members)

To register, click here: http://builders-leescorner.eventbrite.com/ and use promo code: LCESPTA2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleScholars.docx

Calling all inventors, creators, builders and designers! Come build some awesome creations with us! We will create our own designs and make structures using Legos, recyclable materials and many other interesting items such as Lifesavers, paper bags and marshmallows. Skills necessary… none! Skills gained: communication, problem solving, reasoning, developing creativity, and team work.


15

Class: Kids on a Mission (by Touching Heart)   Grades: 4th-6th

Meeting day/time:  Thurs, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/22 Ends: 11/10  |   (8 weeks)

Cost:  50(PTA members), 60(non-members)

To register, click here: https://www.pt-avenue.com/shopGP.asp?sc=LeesCornerPTA (corrected)

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallTouchingHeart.pdf

In this 8-week before or after school program, children take action to help others, and will learn the importance of compassion and giving. They will complete projects such as preparing food for homeless shelters and writing letters to orphans while gaining life lessons and leadership skills along the way.


16a

Class: Baking and Cooking (by Tiny Chefs)   Grades: 1st-3rd

Meeting day/time:  Thurs, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/22 Ends: 10/27  |   (6 weeks)

Cost:  135(PTA members), 145(non-members)

To register, click here: https://www.tinychefs.com/after-school-cooking-enrichment/ and use promo code: TCFALL2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallChefs.docx

Tiny Chefs has been teaching the kids of the DMV the joys of cooking and baking for 10 years now (can you believe it?) and in that time we have created hundreds and hundreds of recipes. We decided to gather some favorites together; recipes that our Tiny and Gourmet Chefs declared “winners” over the past ten years, and see how they stood the test of time! Over the course of the session, campers will explore recipes for appetizers like Breaded Toasted Ravioli and Lemon-Artichoke Tapenade on Crackers, Main Dishes like Meatball Subs and Peach and Prosciutto Pizza. Favorite desserts like Cheese Blintz with 3-Berry Compote and Ambrosia with Honey Lime Cream will reappear after years away and hopefully thrill today’s campers as much as they did long ago!


16b

Class: Baking and Cooking (by Tiny Chefs)   Grades: 4th-6th

Meeting day/time:  Thurs, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 11/3 Ends: 12/8  |   (5 weeks)

Cost:  115(PTA members), 125(non-members)

To register, click here: https://www.tinychefs.com/after-school-cooking-enrichment/ and use promo code: TCFALL2016

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallChefs.docx

Tiny Chefs has been teaching the kids of the DMV the joys of cooking and baking for 10 years now (can you believe it?) and in that time we have created hundreds and hundreds of recipes. We decided to gather some favorites together; recipes that our Tiny and Gourmet Chefs declared “winners” over the past ten years, and see how they stood the test of time! Over the course of the session, campers will explore recipes for appetizers like Breaded Toasted Ravioli and Lemon-Artichoke Tapenade on Crackers, Main Dishes like Meatball Subs and Peach and Prosciutto Pizza. Favorite desserts like Cheese Blintz with 3-Berry Compote and Ambrosia with Honey Lime Cream will reappear after years away and hopefully thrill today’s campers as much as they did long ago!


17

Class: Lego Robotics (by Little Einsteins)   Grades: K-3rd

Meeting day/time:  Fri, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 10/14 Ends: 12/2  |  No class: 11/4 and 11/25  (6 weeks)

Cost:  110(PTA members), 120(non-members)

To register, click here: http://goo.gl/forms/0pUMUsqzAc

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallLittleEinsteins.pdf

Enter the Adventure Zone! Do you dare write a program that wakes a sleeping giant? Build and program a plane to rescue people! Design and test patrol car! Students explore machines, robots and mechanisms by investigating gearing mechanisms and build motorized machines and robots. They investigate friction, forces, distance and much more. Some motorized machines use computer to control Lego® model behavior using various drag and drop programming functions.


18

Class: Chess (by Silver Knights)   Grades: K-6

Meeting day/time:  Fri, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 9/30 Ends: 2/10  | No class: 10/7, 11/4, 11/25, 12/23, 12/30, 1/20, 2/3.   (13 weeks)

Cost:  182 (PTA members), 192 (non-members)

To register, click here: https://skenrichment.com/clubs/fairfax/product/3020-lees-corner-elementary-school-fall-2016.html 

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallChess.pdf

Chess clubs split time between lesson and play. Lessons range from learning the rules to advanced tournament strategies, depending on the children. State and national champions have come from our programs, but most of our students are just looking to have fun! Play time is structured to pair each student against an opponent of similar skill.


19

Class: Fashion Design (by Little Einsteins)   Grades: 1st-6th

Meeting day/time:  Fri, 3:45-4:45  Starts: 10/14 Ends: 12/2  |  No class: 11/4 and 11/25  (6 weeks)

Cost:  110(PTA members), 120(non-members)

To register, click here: http://goo.gl/forms/0pUMUsqzAc 

Description: http://www.leescornerpta.org/Forms/2016FallFashionDesign.pdf

What’s it like to be a fashion designer? Like designing exercise gear? Take home a doll with your designed yoga pant, Skorts (short & a skirt), a T-shirt, a yoga mat and your portfolio of sketches! Budding fashionistas will create designs that reflect their style. Create designs for yourself or for your dolls! Learn the art of sketching designs, using accessories to mix and match and exploring various fabrics. Create a portfolio of your own designer originals or use from our designs. Watch your designs come to life by designing, sewing** and draping on mannequins.



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