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You Can’t Spell TRUTH without RUTH – The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg- Grades 6-9 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Wednesday and Friday2021-04-07 11:00:006th (mature) - 9th Eva Goldstein - Meola“Fight for the things that you care about but do it in a way that will lead others to join …250.00electives social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Paint Party – Paris – Saturday, April 3, 2021Winter 2021Saturday2021-04-03 10:00:002nd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Party – Happy Moon – Saturday, March 6, 2021Winter 2021Saturday2021-03-06 10:00:002nd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Party – Building Reflection – Saturday, February 6, 2021Winter 2021Saturday2021-02-06 10:00:002nd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Party – Colorful Trees – Saturday, January 9, 2021Winter 2021Saturday2021-01-09 10:00:002nd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Parties – Package of FOUR! – Saturday – January 9, February 6, March 6 and April 3, 2021 at 10 am ETWinter 2021Saturday2021-01-09 10:00:002nd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $50.00 per …50.00art-drama-film-study-music electives enrichment-classes-10-weeks
Multi-Sensory Reading & Writing: Part 2- Grades K – 2 – Winter B 2021 – 5 Weeks – Twice a WeekWinter 2021Wednesday and Friday2021-02-17 10:00:00K - 2Kristina ClarkIn this hands-on and engaging 5-week course, students will learn phonics and fluency simultaneously through fun and engaging activities implementing …125.00electives writing-literature-grammar
Introduction to Oil Painting – Grades 8 – 12 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Friday2021-01-15 10:00:008 - 12Nina BrennerLearn the fundamentals of oil painting. We explore the entire process of oil painting and the important concepts of gesture, …250.00art-drama-film-study-music electives
Play. Build. Learn. – Winter A 2021 – 10 weeks – Grades 3 – 6Winter 2021Friday2021-01-15 13:00:003 - 6Danielle CasaleJoin us as we mix, bubble, pour and test, to see which experiment is the best! Have your child unleash …250.00science-engineering
Actions with Fractions for 3 – 6 – Winter 2021 – 10-weeksWinter 2021Wednesday2021-01-13 13:00:003 - 6Danielle CasaleThe best angle from which to approach any problem is the TRYangle! Join us as we multiply, divide, subtract and …250.00mathematics
Multiplication Madness! – Winter 2021 – 10 Weeks – Grades 3 – 6Winter 2021Monday2021-01-11 13:00:003 - 6Danielle Casale The best angle from which to approach any problem is the TRYangle! Get lots of number information by correctly using …250.00mathematics
Play. Build. Learn. – Winter A 2021 – 5 weeks – Grades K – 2Winter 2021Thursday2021-01-14 13:00:00K - 2Danielle CasaleJoin us as we mix, bubble, pour and test, to see which experiment is the best! Have your child unleash …125.00science-engineering
Actions with Fractions for K – 2 – Winter A 2021 – 5 weeksWinter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 13:00:00K - 2Danielle Casale The best angle from which to approach any problem is the TRYangle! Join us as we multiply, divide, subtract and …125.00mathematics
Mad Scientists – Grades K – 2 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Friday2021-01-15 12:00:00K - 2Kristina ClarkExperience the wondrous world of science through fun hands on science experiments and activities! We will explore different areas of …125.00electives science-engineering
Multi-Sensory Reading & Writing: Part 1 – Grades K – 2 – Winter A 2021 – 5 Weeks – Twice a WeekWinter 2021Wednesday and Friday2021-01-13 10:00:00K - 2Kristina ClarkIn this hands on and engaging 5-week course, students will learn phonics and fluency simultaneously through fun and engaging activities …125.00electives writing-literature-grammar
Storytime Art – Grades K – 2 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Wednesday2021-01-13 12:00:00K - 2Kristina Clark“Every Child is an Artist” ~ Pablo Picasso. Each class will be inspired by a fun children’s book. We will …125.00art-drama-film-study-music electives writing-literature-grammar
Beginning Recorder Class – Grades 3 – 5 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Thursday2021-01-14 15:00:003rd - 5th Gary Leeds“Music education opens doors that help children pass from school into the world around them a world of work, culture, …200.00art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paleontology: A World Undiscovered – Grades 6 – 8 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 13:00:006th - 8thSarah PopePaleontology: a world undiscovered, is a 10-week introductory course, designed to give students a solid understanding of the earth’s geologic …250.00science-engineering
Healthy Body, Mind, and Lifestyle – Grades 7 – 9 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Friday2021-01-15 11:00:007th - 9th Ingrid DickWhat is health? In this 10-week class, students will learn about the connection between eating a nutrient dense, whole foods …electives personal-development science-engineering
Fun with Spanish Conversational Spanish through Songs, Games, and Activities – Winter A – 5-Weeks – Grades 4 – 6Winter 2021Tuesday and Thursday2021-01-11 12:30:004th - 6th Tammy KatzeffEach class will be filled with fun lessons that includes songs, games and activities.  Students will learn the Spanish letters, …125.00electives foreign-languages
Fun with Spanish Conversational Spanish through Songs, Games, and Activities – Winter A – 5-Weeks – Grades 1 – 3Winter 2021Monday, Wednesday and Friday2021-01-11 11:00:001st - 3rd Tammy KatzeffEach class will be filled with fun lessons that includes songs, games and activities.  Students will learn the Spanish letters, …125.00electives foreign-languages
Building Your Self-Confidence: A Guide for Middle Schoolers – Grades 6 – 8 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksFall 2020Thursday2021-01-14 09:00:005th - 8th Charissa VangiThis introspective and interactive class encourages the learners to reflect within and discover their greatest assets and helps them to …250.00college-prep electives personal-development
Art Around the World Middle & High School Version – Grades 7 – 12 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Thursday2021-01-14 15:00:007 - 12Nina BrennerGet ready to discover art from around the world! We will discover traditional folk art techniques from Africa, South America, …250.00art-drama-film-study-music electives
Art Around the World Elementary & Middle School Version – Grades 3 – 7 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 15:00:003rd - 7th Nina BrennerGet ready to discover art from around the world! We will discover traditional folk art techniques from Africa, South America, …250.00art-drama-film-study-music electives
LEGO Design: Mission to Earth’s Moon – Winter B – 5-Weeks – Grades 1 – 6Winter 2021Thursday2021-02-18 11:00:001st - 6th Brittany RobbinsIt has been just over a half-century since humanity set foot on the lunar surface and yet much remains unknown …125.00electives science-engineering
Hogwarts at Home: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets – Grades 2 (mature) – 6 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Thursday2021-01-14 13:00:002nd (mature) - 6thBrittany RobbinsIn this course, students will be immersed in the magical world of wizards and wands, as they read J.K. Rowling’s …250.00electives writing-literature-grammar
LEGO Design: Building a Growth Mindset Winter A – 5-Weeks – Grades 1 – 6Winter 2021Thursday2021-01-14 11:00:001st - 6th Brittany RobbinsThis course will introduce students to the fundamentals of a growth mindset. Learning new things can be challenging and mindset …125.00electives science-engineering
Ordinary People, Extraordinary History (Winter B) – 5-Weeks – Grades 2 – 5Winter 2021Monday2021-03-15 15:00:002nd - 5thBrittany RobbinsThis course, based on Brad Meltzer’s New York Times bestselling biographies written specifically for kids, introduces students to ordinary people …125.00electives social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Ordinary People, Extraordinary History (Winter A) – 5-Weeks – Grades 2 – 5Winter 2021Monday2021-01-11 15:00:002nd - 5thBrittany RobbinsThis course, based on Brad Meltzer’s New York Times bestselling biographies written specifically for kids, introduces students to ordinary people …125.00electives social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Firegirl by Abbott – May 9, 2021May 2021Sunday2021-05-09 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Firegirl by Abbott on May 9, …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Counting by 7s by Sloan – April 11, 2021April 2021Sunday2021-04-11 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Counting by 7s by Sloan. We …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – It Wasn’t Me by Levy – March 14, 2021March 2021Sunday2021-03-14 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of It Wasn’t Me by Levy. We will gather …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Wink by Harrell – February 14, 2021February 2021Sunday2021-02-14 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Wink by Harrell on February 14, …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Front Desk by Yang – January 10, 2021January 2021Sunday2021-01-10 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Front Desk by Yang. We will …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Save Me a Seat by Weeks – December 13, 2020December 2020Sunday2020-12-13 18:30:004 - 7Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of Save me a Seat by Weeks. …10.00activities-and-resources electives writing-literature-grammar
Radical Readers Book Club for Grades 4 – 7 – Second Sunday of the Month – Year LongFull YearSunday2020-10-18 18:30:004th - 7th Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your fourth – seventh grader join Eva Goldstein-Meola in an informal discussion of various novels all year long! We …80.00activities-and-resources electives enrichment-classes-10-weeks writing-literature-grammar
Paint Parties – Package of FOUR! – Friday, Sept 4, Oct 16, Nov 13, Dec 4, 2020Fall 2020Friday2020-09-04 11:00:003rd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $50.00 per …50.00art-drama-film-study-music electives enrichment-classes-10-weeks
Paint Party – Camping Starry Night – Friday, December 4, 2020Fall 2020Friday2020-12-04 11:00:003rd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Party – Beach Flowers – Friday, November 13, 2020Fall 2020Friday2020-11-13 11:00:003rd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
Paint Party – Boardwalk – Friday, October 16, 2020Fall 2020Friday2020-10-16 11:00:003rd - AdultNina BrennerJoin Nina Brenner for an ONLINE – LIVE PAINT PARTIES for both students and adults! The cost is $15.00 per …15.00activities-and-resources art-drama-film-study-music electives
LEGO Design Series: Amazing Animals – Grades 2 – 5 – Spring 2021Spring 2021Tuesday2021-04-06 11:00:002nd - 5thBrittany RobbinsChildren possess both an innate curiosity about how animals live and a desire to help preserve the nature world. Together, …250.00electives science-engineering
LEGO Design Series: Build Your City – Grades 2 – 6 – Winter 2021Winter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 11:00:002nd - 6th Brittany RobbinsStudents will be introduced to the elements that make up a healthy, sustainable, and livable city. Together, we will explore …250.00electives science-engineering
Magic Tree House Literature Series – Grades 1 – 3 Spring 2021Spring 2021Tuesday2021-04-06 09:00:001st - 3rdBrittany RobbinsIn this engaging course, young learners will explore exciting places and meet fascinating people and thrilling creatures alongside Jack, Annie, …250.00electives writing-literature-grammar
Magic Tree House Literature Series – Grades 1 – 3 Winter 2021Winter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 09:00:001st - 3rdBrittany RobbinsIn this engaging course, young learners will explore exciting places and meet fascinating people and thrilling creatures alongside Jack, Annie, …250.00electives writing-literature-grammar
What is Important in Today’s World? Understanding and Following Current Events – Grades 7-10 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 09:00:008th - 12th Jonathan MeolaThis class is designed to provide students with an opportunity to discuss, understand, and explore political, economic and social issues. …250.00electives social-studies-history-geography
You Decide! Applying Court Cases to the Bill of Rights – Grades 7-10 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 09:00:007th - 10th Jonathan MeolaThe United States Constitution was drafted in Philadelphia in 1787 at the Constitutional Convention. However, many delegates felt that the …250.00social-studies-history-geography
Famous Speeches in American History – Grades 6-9 – Spring 2021 – 10 weeksSpring 2021Wednesday2021-04-07 15:00:006th - 9th Jonathan MeolaHistoric speeches can teach us a tremendous amount about the past history as well as the people who said these …250.00social-studies-history-geography
Extraordinary People from History – Grades 5-8 – Spring 2021 – 10 weeksSpring 2021Wednesday2021-04-07 09:00:005th - 8thJonathan MeolaIn this class we are going to highlight the lives of important people during history.  We will explore a brief …250.00social-studies-history-geography
Microsoft Office: An Introduction – Grades 6-10 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Tuesday2021-04-06 09:00:006th - 10th Jonathan MeolaMicrosoft Office is the work standard for getting work done digitally efficiently. While the basics have not changed in over …250.00technology-classes writing-literature-grammar
An Introduction to World Religions – Grades 7-10 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 11:00:007th - 10thJonathan MeolaAcross the globe, people have asked questions such as: Where/How did the world begin? Who are we? What is our …250.00social-studies-history-geography
Our American Presidents: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly – Grades 7-10 – Winter and Spring 2021 – 20 WeeksWinter and Spring 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 15:00:007th - 10th Jonathan MeolaEvery president is a human being.  Some presidents made good choices. Some presidents made not so good choices.  And, finally, …400.00social-studies-history-geography
Wacky Weather – Grades 3 – 6 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 13:00:003rd - 6th Sarah PopeWeather influences so many of our daily choices. From what to wear, to outdoor activities. But what causes some days …250.00science-engineering
HERstory: World History from a Female Perspective – Grades 6 – 9 -Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 11:00:006th - 9th Sarah PopeWe often explore and learn about history from the point of view of the ones that wrote it, usually wealthy, …250.00electives social-studies-history-geography
Philosophy for Teens – Grades 7 -10 – Spring 2021 – 10 weeksSpring 2021Tuesday2021-04-06 15:00:006th - 9th Eva Goldstein-Meola“What does it mean to be fair?” “How do you know who your friends are?” “What is time?” “Are you …250.00electives philosophy-psychology
Ten Terrific Ted Talks! Don’t say that ten times fast! – Grades 8-12 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Tuesday2021-04-06 11:00:008th - 12th Eva Goldstein - MeolaIt is rarely possible to bring world-class guest speakers into school to lecture students about their chosen field of expertise.  …250.00personal-development writing-literature-grammar
Starting at the Very Beginning: A Jump Start to IEW Writing – Grades 3-7 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Wednesday2021-04-07 09:00:003rd - 7thEva Goldstein-MeolaAre you looking for a SOLID jump start for whatever writing classes you choose for 2020 – 2021 school year? …250.00writing-literature-grammar
Perspectives: A Journey into Short Stories for Middle School Students – Combining IEW Writing with Literature – Session Two – Grades 6 – 9 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 09:00:006th (mature) - 9th Eva Goldstein - MeolaIn literature, characters become our friends.  We can sympathize or celebrate with them.  We feel their joys, sorrows and pain.  …250.00writing-literature-grammar
Outliers: The Story of Success – Grades 8 – 12 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 11:00:008th - 12th Eva Goldstein - MeolaOpportunity. Timing. Upbringing.  Effort.  Meaningful work.  Legacy. These six elements are rather powerful. Do the successful have to work the hardest …250.00personal-development writing-literature-grammar
Literature Circle: Wonder – Grades 4-7 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 15:00:004th - 7th Eva Goldstein - MeolaAugust (Auggie) Pullman was born with a severe facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to …250.00writing-literature-grammar
Literature Circle: Fish in a Tree – Grades 4-7 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 15:00:004th - 7th Eva Goldstein - MeolaAlly has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, …250.00writing-literature-grammar
I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World – Grades 6 – 9 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 11:00:006th (mature) - 9th Eva Goldstein - MeolaIn this class, we are going to study about Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner’s life. Malala Yousafzai was only …250.00social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Historical Fiction: Towers Falling – 9/11 – Grades 6 – 9 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Tuesday2021-01-12 15:00:006th (mature) - 9th Eva Goldstein - MeolaTowers Falling is an amazing novel that brings the events of 9/11 to life in a real and memorable way …250.00social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Hidden Figures: The Women who Changed NASA Forever – Grades 5 – 8 – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 11:00:005th - 8th Eva Goldstein - MeolaHidden Figures is the powerful story of four African-American female mathematicians at NASA who helped achieve some of the greatest …250.00science-engineering social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Exploring American History with American Girls – Session Two – Grades 2 – 5 – Winter 2021 – 10 WeeksWinter 2021Monday2021-01-11 09:00:002nd - 5th Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your child learn American history through the lens of American Girl Dolls. We will focus on major events of …250.00social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Exploring American History with American Girls – Grades 2 – 5 – Session Three – Spring 2021 – 10 WeeksSpring 2021Monday2021-04-05 09:00:002nd - 5th Eva Goldstein - MeolaHave your child learn American history through the lens of American Girl Dolls. We will focus on major events of …250.00social-studies-history-geography writing-literature-grammar
Beyond Worksheets Grammar, Punctuation, Editing – Oh My! – Grades 6 – 10 – Spring 2021 – 10 weeksSpring 2021Wednesday2021-04-07 13:00:005th - 9th Eva Goldstein - MeolaWho remembers the dreaded WARRINER’S GRAMMAR textbook that almost every high school student used?  Yup – you know the one!  …250.00writing-literature-grammar

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