Summer Enrichment, 2019--Course Descriptions
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Course TitleCourse #Course DescriptionTeacher(s)Number of DaysDate(s)Days of the WeekTime(s)LocationWho should
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USE CURRENT GRADE LEVEL in 2018-2019
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The courses below are 10 day courses and will be held from June 17-28, Monday through Friday.
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Fairy Tale Problem Solving
JUNE 17-28
101Let’s step into a fairy tale and help the story characters solve challenges within their stories. Bring your creativity to this class as we become part of these fairy tale adventures to engineer solutions by combining science, technology, engineering, math, and reading. Samantha McBride
Paige Annolino
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades K,1, or 2
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It's a Small World After All
JUNE 17-28
102Adventure awaits! Learn about different countries, cultures, and explore the world together! Get your own passport to the world and "visit” many countries and learn about the life of the people living there. As they say, the world is too big to leave it unexplored!Anna Argadine10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades K,1, or 2
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Dancing for Health
JUNE 17-28
103Dance your way to health this summer! Learn the Hava Nagila, La Raspa, Horton, and other cultural, classic, and modern dances and techniques.Annie Vassar10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5
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Crown Point Adventures: Getting to Know My Community
JUNE 17-28
104Do you like visiting fun locations and meeting new people? If the answer is yes, then join us as we explore places in our community like the Square, fire station, library, restaurant, and a local park. We will also meet some of the people who help make Crown Point such a great place to live!Jennifer Grill10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolEnglish Language Learner students who are currently in grades K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7
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Around the World in 10 Days
JUNE 17-28
105Grab your passport and board the plane as we travel across the globe exploring several countries. At each stop we will learn about various cultures, historical sites, and traditions. We will discover how these cultures influence our community. Kristyn Gibson
Jennifer Haro
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grade 2
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ILEARN Prep:
Standardized Test-Taking Strategies
JUNE 17-28
106Get ready for 3rd grade by learning strategies for taking the grade 3ILEARN standardized assessment. These strategies will be put into practice while completing work that mirrors standardized test questions.Linda Johnson10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grade 2
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ART ABCs
JUNE 17-28
107Create an ABC art book from A-Z of art history, culture, and the elements and principles of design using a variety of drawing and painting materials and techniques Delve deeper into specific styles while also rapidly completing a personal book of artwork. June Wylie10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grade 2
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Kids Comic Workshop!
JUNE 17-28
108Would you like to learn to make your own graphic novel? Develop stories you can draw and share with friends! Join us for this fun workshop that will explore your creative side.Suzanne Teesdale Hufford
Annie Svetcoff
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 2 or 3
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Road Trip Across the United States
JUNE 17-28
109Climb aboard the virtual school bus and kick off summer with a field trip across the United States. Visit famous U.S. landmarks learning about them while taking on real-life problems and STEM challenges along the way. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)Ashley Legg
Tami Weller
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grade 3
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Science & Spheros- SPRK+ the Future
JUNE 17-28
110Explore computer science and robotics through block-based visual programming language, basic computer technology hardware, and SPRK+ Sphero robots. Examine how robotic technology will impact society and our daily life.Natasha Patterson
Jessica Markle
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Journey Through History with the American Girl Dolls
JUNE 17-28
111Come take a journey through American History with the American Girl Dolls. Our journey will start with Kaya in 1764 and end with Julie in 1974. We will learn what life was like to be a girl long ago. Along the way we will learn about the Nez Perce Tribe, Colonial America, the Santa Fe Trail, pioneer life, the Civil War, the Victorian Era, European Immigration, the Great Depression, World War II, and more recent points in history.Leah Holding
Kristen Pozen
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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The Book Publishing Workshop
JUNE 17-28
112Learn the different aspects of writing and publishing a book. From writing, editing, and peer review to marketing, design, and production. In 2 weeks, students will have written their own book ready to be sent out to be published! Parents will have the option to purchase their child’s book at the end of the course.Dee Ready
Heather Corsey
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Welcome to the Magical, Wizarding World of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
JUNE 17-28
113Welcome to the magical world of Harry Potter. Hop aboard the Hogwarts Express to explore the magical wizarding world of Harry Potter through the Sorcerer’s Stone. Which Hogwarts house will you belong to? What wand will choose you, what mythical creatures exist in the magical world of Hogwarts, and what owl will you choose? Finally, you will participate in a potions class and enjoy the fun of Honeydukes all while participating in this magical book study. Mandy Wenglarz10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Time Travelers, Incorporated
JUNE 17-28
114Come join Miss Ewen on an adventure as we become Scientists and Historians as we travel through time! Each day we will be transporting to a new time period where we will work together to find clues, solve mysteries, or even try to change history! Elizabeth Ewen10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 4 or 5
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Get Your Hands on Those Equations!
JUNE 17-28
115Get your hands on pawns, cubes, and balances while we play games to solve real problems using equations. A knowledge of multiplication facts is required.Michelle Bunch
Sarah Fritz
Kim Wentz
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, 5, or 6
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Simply Having a “STEM”tastic Summer
JUNE 17-28
116Will your team’s boat carry the most cargo? Whose bridge holds the heaviest weight? Put your minds, hands, and voices together as you work through these challenges by researching, designing, and problem solving. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)Melanie Horan10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 4, 5, or 6
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Ukulele, Folk Dancing, and Musical Theatre
JUNE 17-28
117Come and have some musical fun while learning ukulele skills, musical theatre basics, and a variety of folk dances to perform for families at the end of the session.Kelly Walton
Nate Shellhaas
Emily Christen
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7
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Robotics: Build to Compete
JUNE 17-28
118Build robots and watch them compete is our own mini arena. Learn the basic principles of the engineering process. The session is based on the VexIQ robots.Michael Early
Rachel Walker-Baker
10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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STEM Through the Middle Ages
JUNE 17-28
119Explore the science, mathematics and technology that was developed, altered or utilized by civilization during medieval times. This time period helped lay the foundation for modern science and mathematics, and technological advances abounded. This curriculum focuses on the agriculture, society and epidemiology, engineering, chemistry, textiles, and technological developments that led civilization into the Renaissance. (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)Jamie Lies10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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Welcome to the Web
JUNE 17-28
120Learn to create your own website! While learning to be responsible digital citizens, students will investigate design, code, and development basics to create a multi-page website using content from their own research and writing.Kevin McBride10June 17-28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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To Live is Math
JUNE 17-28
121Earning, Banking, Saving, Checking, Giving, Housing, Car, Insurance, Budgeting, Borrowing, Credit, …… this is Math for LIVING. Come and learn the essentials of using math for life!Stephanie Olson10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 6 or 7
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YOU! and Life
JUNE 17-28
122Learn about your person-worth, the importance of money management, giving back to your community, and taking care of yourself and others. Experience nutrition and wellness, human development and relationships, and resource management. Liz Franklin10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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Project ART-way
JUNE 17-28
123Do you want to learn how to make ART from everything around you? Would you like to be innovative and solve the plastic bag problem? Do you love to have fun and be creative? Have you ever watched Project Runway? If so, this is the course for you!Ane Talevski10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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Art of Filmmaking
JUNE 17-28
124Study films and explore film techniques. Learn about jobs within the film industry and write film reviews. This course is for the student who is interested in the film industry.Eric Boswell10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 5, 6, or 7
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Water - Water Everywhere
JUNE 17-28
125Have you ever wondered what is really in our local water supplies, like ponds and lakes? Learn how our run-off water and human habits affect food webs and food chains. Jill Vagner10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday each week
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 6 or 7
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Just Be You! Building Positive Self-Esteem through Literature, Writing, Art, and Friendship
JUNE 17-28
126Want to build your confidence and embrace who you are, right where you are? Want to make friends with others who feel the same? Join us to enjoy the fiction novel Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. This book tells the story of three outsiders who learn that being yourself is more important than fitting in. Students will also participate in self-esteem building discussions, mood-boosting exercises, writing and art as forms of expression, and learning to use safe digital resources and social media in positive, uplifting ways.Kate Perschon10June 17 - 28Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 6 or 7
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The courses below are 5-day courses and will be held from June 17-21 and repeated from June 24-28. Please sign up for one course only for each week. Students should not repeat a course.
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Junior Paleontologists: Dinosaurs 101
JUNE 17-21
127If you find dinosaurs absolutely fascinating, this is the course for you! Become a Junior Paleontologist and join us in exploring the wonderful world of dinosaurs. Learn what it takes to be a paleontologist, research wondrous creatures, and even take part in a dinosaur dig. Your adventure awaits!Andrea Choate5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades K or 1
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Junior Paleontologists: Dinosaurs 101
REPEAT SESSION; JUNE 24-28
128If you find dinosaurs absolutely fascinating, this is the course for you! Become a Junior Paleontologist and join us in exploring the wonderful world of dinosaurs. Learn what it takes to be a paleontologist, research wondrous creatures, and even take part in a dinosaur dig. Your adventure awaits!Andrea Choate5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades K or 1
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Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Blizzards! Oh My!
JUNE 17-21
129Have you ever wondered how a tornado can destroy one house and leave the one next door perfectly fine? Does lightning really never strike the same place twice? Have you ever wanted to be a meteorologist? Investigate the main types of extreme weather in the United States and learn to deliver the forecast and a warning for impending severe weather! Jamie Bartochowski
Julie Olenik
5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 2, 3, 4, or 5
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Hurricanes, Tornadoes, and Blizzards! Oh My!
REPEAT SESSION; JUNE 24-28
130Have you ever wondered how a tornado can destroy one house and leave the one next door perfectly fine? Does lightning really never strike the same place twice? Have you ever wanted to be a meteorologist? Investigate the main types of extreme weather in the United States and learn to deliver the forecast and a warning for impending severe weather! Jamie Bartochowski
Julie Olenik
5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 2, 3, 4, or 5
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Write it YOUR Way
JUNE 17-21
131Have you ever wanted to write your own play or movie script? Is there a character you've created that’s waiting to be brought to life in a comic book? Maybe you have a vision in your mind that would make a beautiful song or poem, or a strong opinion that can be written into a blog or a speech? Express yourself through writing. Explore writing in a fun and creative way. Write it YOUR way!Sarah Larson5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Write it YOUR Way
REPEAT Session;
JUNE 24-28
132Have you ever wanted to write your own play or movie script? How about a character you've created that’s waiting to be brought to life in a comic book? Maybe you have a vision in your mind that would make a beautiful song or poem, or a strong opinion that can be written into a blog or a speech? Express yourself through writing. Explore writing in a fun and creative way. Write it YOUR way!Sarah Larson5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Coding 101: Learn to Code Apps and Games
JUNE 17-21
133Do you love science and technology? Have you ever wanted to learn to code your own games and apps? Students will be engaged in hands-on activities while learning the ins and outs of computer programming.Sara Colvin5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Coding 101: Learn to Code Apps and Games
REPEAT Session;
JUNE 24-28
134Do you love science and technology? Have you ever wanted to learn to code your own games and apps? Students will be engaged in hands-on activities while learning the ins and outs of computer programming.Sara Colvin5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5
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Club Genius
JUNE 17-21
135Fizzing chemistry to engineering design, this course offers topics certain to engage your curious child. This course is guaranteed to provide your child with more than a few projects that will amaze you. Join us on this scientific journey and discover just how cool science can be!
Laura Ortiz
Colleen Stout
5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5.
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Club Genius
REPEAT Session;
JUNE 24-28
136From fizzing chemistry to engineering design, this course offers topics certain to engage your curious child. This course is guaranteed to provide your child with more than a few projects that will amaze you. Join us on this scientific journey and discover just how cool science can be!
Laura Ortiz
Colleen Stout
5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:30-11:00 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, or 5.
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Unlocking Math's Mysteries
JUNE 17-21
137Unlock the math mysteries of Fibonacci, Pascal, Archimedes, Pythagoras, and Esher through hands-on activities and technology. Look into the history of their lives, important contributions to the world, and how their ideas surround us in everyday life. Joe Bysiek5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, 5, or 6
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Unlocking Math's Mysteries
REPEAT Session;
JUNE 24-28
138Unlock the math mysteries of Fibonacci, Pascal, Archimedes, Pythagoras, and Esher through hands-on activities and technology. Look into the history of their lives, important contributions to the world, and how their ideas surround us in everyday life. Joe Bysiek5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Colonel John Wheeler Middle SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 3, 4, 5, or 6
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Cook Through a Book--Cooking with Reading and Math
JUNE 17-21
139Have you ever read a story that made your mouth water? Here is your chance to satisfy your hunger as we cook through a book! Come to the Reading Café and be ready to use your math and reading skills to create recipes from fun, engaging children’s books. Melanie Pociask
Kara Barno
5June 17 - 21Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 4 or 5
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Cook Through a Book--Cooking with Reading and Math
REPEAT Session;
JUNE 24-28
140Have you ever read a story that made your mouth water? Here is your chance to satisfy your hunger as we cook through a book! Come to the Reading Café and be ready to use your math and reading skills to create recipes from fun, engaging children’s books. Melanie Pociask
Kara Barno
5June 24 - 28Monday through Friday
8:45-11:15 a.m.
Solon Robinson Elementary SchoolStudents who are currently in Grades 4 or 5
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