HFCSD Summer Enrichment Registration
Hudson Falls is thinking outside the box with the 2020 enrichment program! Given that we can't meet in person, we wanted to bring some offerings to your child for the month of July. Please read and register if your child would be interested in virtually participating with us. Once we have your registration information, we will arrange a pick-up and/or drop off of materials needed to participate.
Course Dates: Monday, July 6th- Thursday, July 30th. Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
Your child must be entering grades 4 through 6 to be eligible and may not participate if they are part of the UPK-6 Summer Success program. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, June 17th
Program Philosophy and General Information
Hudson Falls virtual summer enrichment program is designed to allow students entering grades four through six non-credit Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math related experiences. The program is not meant to take the place of regular school curriculum, but rather encourage students to explore additional specialized areas that are of interest to your child. Courses are designed to engage and offer motivated students hands-on activities from home that are both challenging and experiential.
Virtual Class Placement and Size
Students will be assigned to classes on a first come, first serve basis. In order to provide an optimal learning environment, virtual class sizes will be limited to a maximum of 15 students. If a student’s first class choice is filled, all efforts will be made to place your child in the class of second choice. A waiting list will be generated for all courses that exceed enrollment of 15. If a class is cancelled, families will be notified by telephone. We will make every effort to find an alternate class.
Virtual Attendance and Behavior
Our students exhibit Tiger PRIDE throughout the school year. Our summer enrichment program expects students to show the same respectful behaviors when online. If a student’s behavior prevents others from benefiting from the course, we have the right to remove that student for that particular class and/or remainder of the session. In order to support the continuity of instruction, we ask families and students to commit to the full session dates and times. If your child is unable to attend a session, please email your course instructor in advance.
Contact information:
Christine MacPherson, Director of Educational Technology: cmacpherson@hfcsd.org (518) 681-4522
Mike McTague, KC/IS Principal: mmctague@hfcsd.org (518) 681-4410
Course Offerings
Adventures in STEM (Gr. 4-6) with Mrs. Healy
Virtual Learning has never been more exciting! Each day will be a new challenge as you tackle STEM activities with readily available materials found around the house. From "House of Cards" to the "Pipe Cleaner" challenge, adventure awaits! Bring your creativity to this course!

Fabulous French (Gr. 4-6) with Madame Hickey
¡Bienvenus! Welcome to a fun and interactive class where students will explore French language and culture. Students will leave with basic conversational skills and a knowledge of popular French traditions such as mardi gras “Chasseurs.” Famous French monuments along with French songs and hands on projects will have you planning a trip abroad!

Fun With Paper (Gr. 4-6) with Mrs. Powhida
Who knew paper had so many possibilities? This course is a continuation of last summer (but newbies are also welcome!) and will introduce students to advanced embellishment folding, magnetic bookmarks, boards and mini scrapbooks. Chromebooks will also be used to create graphics and explore advanced techniques.

¡Hola Amigos! Welcome to Super Summer Spanish! (Gr. 4-6) with Senora. Siddique
¡Bienvenidos! Welcome to a fun and interactive class where you can explore the Spanish language and learn about Hispanic culture. Each student will leave this three week course with basic conversational skills and a knowledge of some popular Latin American traditions. We will also use technology to enhance our learning and develop 21st Century skills. Students will be engaged in hands on activities during every lesson. There will be dancing, games, crafts, scavenger hunts and more!
Student’s First and Last Name: *
Date of Birth: *
Student’s Grade (Fall 2020): *
Parent/Guardian Name: *
Home Address: *
Primary Contact Number: *
Email address: *
Course choice for 9:00-10:25 am time slot: *
Course choice for 10:35-12:00 pm time slot: *
SPECIAL NEEDS: We are happy to accommodate children with special needs but ask that you notify us of any concerns or needs prior to the beginning of the program. Does your child have special needs? *
If yes, please explain so our instructors can properly plan for their success:
By checking this box, I acknowledge that HFCSD has my permission to photograph and/or record my child for publications and media *
Thank you for registering! We will be in touch by the end of June.
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