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2023 HS Summer School In-Person Elective Course Offerings
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High School Summer School In-Person Elective Course Offerings

Description: A few high school elective courses have been proposed, but are only able to be offered if enough students sign up for the class.  If you are interested in one of these courses, we encourage you to invite a friend to join to promote the class!

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Ethan Minor-Lucht

The Science

of Crochet

Students will start the course by learning the most basic crochet stitches (chaining, single crochet, double crochet). From there, students will learn how to read crochet patterns and will get to choose from an array of patterns that I provide. The course will be highly differentiated as students will choose projects that appeal to them. There may be class-wide shared projects as well, such as creating a class-quilt made from Granny Squares.

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The Origins

Of Tabletop Role-Playing

Are you a fan of The Legend of Vox Machina? A loyal follower of Critical Role? Are your nights and weekends filled with images of dice, dragons, and dungeons? Or do you just want to know what this whole Fantasy Role-Playing hobby is about? Join us this summer for a fun course called The Origins of Tabletop Role-Playing! We will explore the fascinating history and evolution of the RPG phenomenon - from miniature wargames all the way up to today's story-based role-playing experience. Along the way, we'll sample the various games that established the hobby - leading up to the creation of our own collaborative campaign world, filled with unique characters and engaging stories, inspired by today's most popular gaming shows.

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In this course you will learn the basics of cake decorating! We will begin by baking cakes from scratch, and learn how to torte, fill, and layer them. We will then learn how to make frosting and methods of how to frost cakes. In addition, we will learn how to create borders, write with icing, and decorate our cakes with a variety of decorating techniques. We will make multiple cakes throughout the summer school session that you will get to take home!

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Sarah Stuenkel

Sewing Basics:

How to make

A T-Shirt Quilt

In this class, we will learn the basics of sewing. This includes: cutting, pinning, measuring, seam allowances and much more! While learning the basics, you will be constructing a t-shirt quilt out of your own shirts! You will be responsible for purchasing your own fabric but all other supplies will be provided for you.

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Everett Sheppard

Woods I

The Woods I course is an elective class offering that will introduce students to the fundamentals of woodworking. We will be using handtools and power tools throughout this course. Students will create customized pieces of work from different varieties of wood. Create a one-of-a-kind logo out of wood that only you will possess!

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