Saturday, August 24, 2019

Dear Tennis families:
The gym will be covered in tumbling mats for part of October. This will impact the original dates of the Tennis classes. Please see the new dates below!

For K-1st Tennis class: 
Since we will not have any access to the gym in October, we will start this class in November to keep the 6 class meetings closer together:
Mondays: Starts on new date: 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16. 
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For 2-5th Tennis class:
Fridays: Starts on new date: 9/27, 10/4, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13; 12/20.

Thank you!





Registration will open on 9/9 and will close on Friday, September 13th at 4pm. 
Class sizes are limited!
If enrollment is over the maximum class size, spots will be filled by lottery for everyone who enrolled by the deadline. We'll have a limited add/drop period. If you need to change your class, please do so between 9/16–9/23.

Here are the K-1st grade Classes:

Sign-Up for K-1 classes at: https://bit.ly/32cDM2g


All K-1 classes need a parent volunteer! If you volunteer for the full session, your child will receive free tuition for that class. Click the “Volunteer” button when you sign-up on-line! Would you be willing to help a student for whom English is a new language? If so, we really need you!

MONDAY:
Tennis (for K-1)
Learn tennis basics through fun games and activities! We are here to give children an opportunity to experience tennis in a safe and fun environment! On court activities include games, tennis stations featuring movement and racquet skills. All equipment is provided. Anda Perianu and her tennis staff at Reis Tennis Center will bring their expert tennis skills to Belle Sherman.
Grades: K–1st
Instructor: Anda Perianu   
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: meet Instructor in Annex Music Room/escorted to Main Gym
Mondays: Starts on new date: 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2, 12/9, 12/16. 
*Pick-up will be in the main building gym
Cost: Full Tuition: $72 / Reduced Tuition: $40-$52 /  PTA sponsored: $1-$30  

TUESDAY:
FLOOF COLLAGE PARTY!
Give your child a chance to experiment with artistic materials that are 80% recycled/reused while learning about the science, architecture, art history, color theory and math that is involved in assemblage, collage and sculpture. Teamwork and sharing ideas are encouraged. Corinne Stern is a retired pre-school teacher, nurse, and artist who has had an art-making studio for 9 years. 
Grades: K–1st  
Instructor: Corrine Stern     
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm  
Location: Annex Art Room
Dates: Tuesday: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12. 
Cost: Full Tuition: $95 / Reduced Tuition: $60-$75 / PTA sponsored: $1-$30


WedneSDAY:
Paint and Create!
Students will learn how to use color and shape to create interesting and exciting works of art.  Students will be guided through projects but will also be encouraged to experiment. All materials will be provided.
Be sure to bring a smock or wear appropriate clothing that you do not mind getting paint on. Allison currently works as an educator of studio art classes in Ithaca and its a professor of art history at SUNY Cortland, find out more at www.allisondedominick.com.
Grades: K–1st
Instructor: Allison DeDominick
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Annex Art Room
Dates: Wednesday: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6.
Cost: Full Tuition: $73 / Reduced Tuition: $40-$53 / PTA Sponsored Tuition: $1-$30


ThurSDAY:
Chemistry is Fun (for k-1)
“Chemistry is Fun” classes encourage exploration and discovery through hands-on experiments and activities. Children will be introduced to basic science concepts such as classification, observation, and hypothesis formulation. Experiments include: using cabbage juice as an indicator understanding chemical reactions experimenting with mixtures (make your own lava lamp) polymer exploration density, and more! Ewa Pillardy is a former high school chemistry teacher. 
Grades: K–1st
Instructor: Ewa Pillardy
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Annex Art Room
Dates: Thursday: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7.
Cost: Full Tuition: $78 / Reduced Tuition:  $45-$58 / PTA Sponsored Tuition: $1-$30



FriDAY:
Fun Yoga
Come join us as we practice yoga poses and breath work in a fun and creative atmosphere.  We will learn about Yoga philosophy, play yoga games, dance, and make Mandala drawings. Each class will end with relaxation so that students have the chance to tune into their radiant selves by resting in the moment.Students should bring a water bottle, yoga mats will be supplied. Anna Goehner is a Kripalu certified “Yoga Ed K-8th” instructor, Kripalu certified “Y.O.G.A. for Youth” instructor as well as a Radiant Child Yoga Special needs instructor. She has been teaching yoga to kids and teens for 8 years. Anna believes kids and teens can greatly reduce and manage their stress levels when practicing Yoga and mindfulness. She holds a B.F.A. from Cornell University.
Grades: K–1st
Instructor: Anna Goehner
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Location: Music Room
Dates: Friday: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22.
Cost: Full Tuition: $77 / Reduced Tuition:  $45-$57 / PTA Sponsored Tuition: $1-$30

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Here are the 2, 3, 4, & 5th grade Classes:
Sign-Up for 2nd-5th classes at: https://bit.ly/2PFEjsn


MONDAY:
Pathfinder Role Playing Game
Have you ever wanted to play the fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons?  A version of D&D, Pathfinder involves picking an identity (you can be a dragon-born sorcerer, an elf rogue, a half-orc fighter, or something else altogether) and going on magical quests to search for treasure, fight dangerous enemies, and more. You and your fellow gamers will be led by expert game master Jeffrey Witty on an ongoing campaign set in the mythical kingdom of Hibernia. Dice, maps, and other adventure tools provided. You may even level up! This class is offered on 3 different days, choose your level.
Grades:  3-5  
Instructor:  Jeffrey Witty
Time: 2:00–3:00 pm
Location:  *See specific locations for each day below:
Dates:
A) Monday: For Expert Players: ART ROOM: 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/25, 12/2.
B) Thursdays: For Beginners: ART ROOM: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21. 
C) Fridays: For All Levels: Room #120: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 12/6, 12/13, 12/20 (note: no class 11/22)
Cost: Full Tuition: $70 / Reduced Tuition: $40-$50 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30

Cool School Food  
Learn to cook delicious nutritious dishes from around the world-based on recipes that are served weekly in our school cafeterias.  Each week we will prepare a different recipe from our Cool School Food entrees, learning important kitchen skills and the value of plant-based whole food nutrition.  Good for your body, good for the planet! We will also introduce students to a world of delicious beverages—such as fruity, non-caffeinated teas (no sugar!) Presented by the Coalition for Healthy School Food.  
Grades:  2-5                                    
Instructor:  Coalition for Healthy School Food staff
Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm 
Location: Annex Kitchen
Dates: Monday: 9/30, 10/7, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18.            
*Note: Students will meet in the Main Building Lobby and walk to the Annex.
**Note: Pick-up will be at the Annex Kitchen at 3:30.
***Note: Class is 1.5 hours
****This class meets for 6 weeks.
Cost: Full Tuition: $107 / Reduced Tuition: $70-$87 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30

TuesDAY:
Woodworking
Students will learn to measure, mark, cut, glue and nail wood. Students will make a few planned projects, such as a cajon (box drum), a catapult, and a wooden car. Students will also be able to create their own projects such as a toolbox, doll house furniture, a helicopter, or almost anything from their imagination. Paints will be available to decorate projects as well.
Grades: 3-5
Instructor: Adam Jacobstein
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm 
Location: Band Room
Dates: Tuesday: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26. 
Cost: Full Tuition: $82 / Reduced Tuition: $50-$62 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30

Ultimate Frisbee
Ultimate is a non-contact sport that combines elements of soccer, football and basketball. Teams score goals by advancing a flying disc (Frisbee) into the opponents end zone by throwing to teammates— running with the disc is not allowed. This 6-week program will focus on developing the key skills of throwing and catching through fun drills and games. The Ultimate concept of “Spirit of the Game”, which emphasizes fair play and sportsmanship, will be emphasized. The instructor, Gavin Sacks, has played Ultimate for 25 years, and has extensive prior coaching experience.
Grades: 4–5th grades
Instructor: Gavin Sacks
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm
Dates: Tuesday: 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12.
Location: Strawberry Fields (students will meet in the main lobby). *Rain location: Main Gym.  
*Note: Pick-up will be in the Main Lobby!
**Note: This class meets for 6 weeks.
***Note: Students meet in the main lobby and walk to Strawberry Fields (weather permitting), or the gym.
Cost: Full Tuition: $30 / Reduced Tuition: $10 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$10.  

WednesDAY:

Double Dutch (iJump)

iJUMP promotes youth leadership development, increases awareness of the sport of jump rope, and promotes safe and respectful relationships across cultures. The class is designed to promote increased physical activity, communication, conflict resolution and respect.

In Learning the Ropes students will:

Learn individual, single long rope and Double Dutch skills

Learn how to manage conflict, communicate effectively and work in teams.

Develop and apply Growth Mindset concepts to each lesson.

Davi Mozie is a certified world jump rope instructor and youth violence prevention specialist with over twenty years experience working globally and across the U.S.

Grades: 3-5  

Instructor: Davi Mozie

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm 

Location: Gym

Dates: Wednesday: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6. 

*Note: This class is 6 weeks. 


Cost: Full Tuition: $68 /  Reduced Tuition: $38-48 /  PTA Sponsored: $1-$30



(After)School of Rock!

Ever seen the movie “School of Rock”? This is “(After)School of Rock”! In this class up to six students will learn how to play basic patterns on musical instruments, including guitar, vocals, bass, keyboard, drums, and auxiliary percussion. Then they will collaborate to write their very own song. At the end of the session they will play their music out to a real audience! This class is all about rock-and-roll confidence, musical communication, and developing relationships through music—no prior musical experience is necessary! Liam Lawson is a guitar teacher, open mic host, bandleader and musician in the Ithaca area. He has played in bands of all kinds since he was a child and wants to share his love of music and the power of rock and roll!

Grades: 3-5  

Instructor: Liam Lawson

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm 
Location: Music Room
Dates: Wednesday: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20.
*Note: This class is 1.5 hours 
Cost: Full Tuition: $102 / Reduced Tuition: $72-82 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30



ThursDAY:

Seishi Karate 

“Strong Mind” “Strong Heart” and “Strong Discipline”...

Seishi Karate emphasizes traditional etiquette, philosophy, meditation, self-discipline and non-violence. Easy to learn training elements, developed over 50 years to achieve higher levels of focus, concentration, cognitive skills, athletic performance and self-confidence. Formal instruction is open to girls and boys in grades 2-5.

Grades: 2–5

Instructor: Seishi Karate

Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm  

Location: Main Gym


Dates: Thursday: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/21. 

Cost: Full Tuition: $120 /  Reduced Tuition: $85-$100 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30






FRIDAY:
Chemistry is Fun (for 2-5)

“Chemistry is Fun” classes encourage exploration and discovery through hands-on experiments and activities. Children will be introduced to basic science concepts such as classification, observation, and hypothesis formulation. Experiments include: using cabbage juice as an indicator understanding chemical reactions experimenting with mixtures (make your own lava lamp) polymer exploration density, and more! 
Ewa Pillardy is a former high school chemistry teacher. 
Grades: 2-5  
Instructor: Ewa Pillardy
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm 
Location: Art Room
Dates: Friday: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13.
Cost: Full Tuition: $95 / Reduced Tuition: $65-$75 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30

Tennis (for 2-5)
We are here to give children an opportunity to experience tennis in a safe and fun environment! On court activities including games, tennis stations featuring movement and racquet skills. Learn tennis basics through fun games and activities. Equipment provided. Kids should bring a water bottle. Anda Perianu has been playing tennis for 32 years and competed in 12 Grand Slams, including the US Open Mixed Doubles in 2015. Since 2012 she’s been the Facility Manager and Tennis Director at Reis Tennis Center at Cornell University.
Grades: 2-5
Instructor: Anda Perianu and Cornell Students
Time: 2:00 – 3:00 pm 
Location: Gym

Fridays: Starts on new date: 9/27, 10/4, 11/1, 11/15, 11/22, 12/6, 12/13; 12/20.
Cost: Full Tuition: $76 / Reduced Tuition: $46-$56 / PTA Sponsored: $1-$30 


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A Word about Tuition and Sliding Scales:

The PTA is committed to making enrichment classes available to every student in our community regardless of financial situation. To support this mission of equity, families who qualify for free or reduced lunch may pay from a sliding scale. The payment categories are:

Full Tuition is the cost for the instructor and class supplies, and fully supports PTA fundraising efforts.

Reduced Tuition is a range that helps us cover the cost of the instructor and supplies, but provides less support for the PTA. If you are able to help support the PTA by paying a little more, we greatly appreciate it!

PTA-Sponsored Tuition is a range for students who receive Free Lunch. The PTA will help pay for the instructor and supplies for your child to attend. You choose any amount of payment, from $1-$30.



Questions? Please see the FAQ page in your flyer, or email us at: belleshermanenrichment@gmail.com