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All Items for: NCE Elementary: Fall 18

Welcome to NCE Elementary's Fall 2018 registration and payment page.

Registration is now open.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please note that you will NOT be able to use your child’s Nutrition Services SchoolPay account to register and/or pay for NCE classes. The NCE Elementary catalog and related emails will include a direct link to the NCE Elementary registration page on SchoolPay, where you will then be prompted to complete all required information and checkout (without using your child’s student account). We apologize for this inconvenience, but the student accounts do not enable NCE to capture all of the information we need for each student.

IMPORTANT: You must acknowledge acceptance of the following NCE waiver: I/We, the parents/guardians of the registered student, a minor, hereby consent to his/her participation in the Needham Community Education Program, the taking of photos of my/our child and/or promotion of the program, and to his/her use of the Needham Public Schools facilities and equipment.  I/We further agree to release and hold harmless the Town of Needham, Needham Public Schools and their employee­­­s, agents and assigns from any and all liability or expenses arising out of any incident involving, or any account of any injury to the above named minor in con­­­­nection with such program.  I/We further consent to emergency treatment by a physician in the event of injury to, or illness of our child during his/her participation in this program.  I/We accept full responsibility for all costs for any such emergency treatment.  I/We agree to abide by NCE policies.

Wait Lists: If you would like to add your child to a wait list for a full class, please email Carolyn Colonna, NCE Program Director, carolyn_colonna@needham.k12.ma.us. Include the class name, class location, your child’s name and your best daytime phone number. If a spot becomes available, you will be contacted right away.

Scholarship Assistance: Scholarship assistance is available. Students who qualify for free or reduced lunch may take one class per session with NCE at a reduced price. Scholarship registrations cannot be taken online. Please contact NCE for assistance at: 781-455-0400 (option 5).

NCE Elementary programs are open to all students. Are there special considerations we should know about so that your child will have a positive experience in the program? If so, please list them in the designated areas of the registration form. Note: NCE Elementary instructors and staff have no access to IEPs.

Registration policies: There are no refunds for withdrawals once a registration has been completed. There will be a $20 administrative fee assessed for all requested changes to original registrations. Classes cancelled by NCE will be refunded in full. Refunds will be made by check from the Town of Needham and may take up to 3 weeks.

Questions? Call NCE at 781-455-0400 (option 5).

 

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Broadmeadow: Actor’s Workshop with WCT — Crazy Characters: Fall18

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Grades: K–2      Instructor: Watertown Children’s Theatre teaching artist This season’s theme of Crazy Characters is all about fun and creativity! Students will stretch their imaginations, build confidence and learn basic acting concepts. Using their imaginations as their guides, students will explore familiar characters and create new ones through creative play, movement, visual art and puppet making. Family and friends are invited to join us for an informal sharing of the students’ favorite Crazy Characters on the final day of class at 3:30pm. Limited to 12 students      Broadmeadow School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $130
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Broadmeadow: Chess: Fall18

Sold Out

Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Maryanne Reilly, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills.      Broadmeadow School — limited to 16 students      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $165  
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Broadmeadow: Einstein’s Workshop: 3D Printing and Design: Fall18

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Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Einstein’s Workshop staff member See how the seemingly impossible is achieved! 3-D printing takes digital files and transforms them into real objects. In this class, you will learn basic 3-D computer-aided design (CAD) principles and use BlocksCAD software to create unique, three-dimensional designs. After designing a few of your own projects your instructor will print these outside of class and bring them back for you to take home. While you are being creative and having fun, you will also be learning real programming concepts and computational skills.      Limited to 12 students      Broadmeadow School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $185
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Broadmeadow: Soccer and More for grades 1–2: Fall18

  Grades: 1–2 Instructor: Sports Zone 101 Coach In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of soccer, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play soccer games. At the end of each class, we will discuss current events in sports, good sportsmanship, and gain an understanding of the cool statistics on sports cards. As an added bonus, you will receive sports trading cards each week! Limited to 15 students      Broadmeadow School Mondays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $160
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Broadmeadow: Soccer and More for grades 3–5: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Sports Zone 101 Coach In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of soccer, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play soccer games. At the end of each class, we will discuss current events in sports, good sportsmanship, and gain an understanding of the cool statistics on sports cards. As an added bonus, you will receive sports trading cards each week! Limited to 15 students      Broadmeadow School      Mondays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $160
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Broadmeadow: Wicked Cool: Superhero Science: Fall18

Grades: 1–3 Instructor: Wicked Cool staff member What makes a superhero super? Physics! Conduct gravity  experiments to learn what it would take for Superman to leap over tall buildings in single bound. Create optical illusions to  understand how Wonder Woman’s jet can disappear. Investigate how Spiderman (and real spiders) can walk up walls. Examine Batman’s super gadgets and morph into the world of superheroes using the science that could make superheroes a reality.      Limited to 12 students      Broadmeadow School      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/30–12/11 (no class 11/20)      6 weeks      $150
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Broadmeadow: Young Rembrandts: Drawing: Fall18

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Grades: 1–5 Instructor: Young Rembrandts staff member Looking for a creative boost to start the school year off right? Our Drawing class is the perfect anecdote. Drawing provides that added boost children need; tying together basic academic tenets and giving them the experience and space to express themselves. Our structured step by step method introduces  students to the world of color, pattern and design. Lessons are kid-friendly and relevant for today’s world. A brand new lesson each week focuses on specific art terms and techniques, and once a month we incorporate art history in to the mix— introducing a historical aspect in a tangible and relatable way makes the art come alive and creates the space for an additional educational aspect. Each lesson is always new: with over seven years of curriculum, we never repeat a drawing while your child is in elementary school. Students love our upbeat and positive classroom environment. Come join the fun…no prior drawing experience is required. Instructors are trained and certified in our method and are great at engaging students at all levels. Returning students welcome! Limited to 14 students      Broadmeadow School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $165
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$165.00

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Eliot: Actor’s Workshop with WCT — Crazy Characters: Fall18

Grades: K–2      Instructor: Watertown Children’s Theatre teaching artist This season’s theme of Crazy Characters is all about fun and creativity! Students will stretch their imaginations, build confidence and learn basic acting concepts. Using their imaginations as their guides, students will explore familiar characters and create new ones through creative play, movement, visual art and puppet making. Family and friends are invited to join us for an informal sharing of the students’ favorite Crazy Characters on the final day of class at 3:30pm. Limited to 12 students Eliot School      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $130  
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Eliot: Chess: Fall18

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Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Ilya Krasik, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills. Eliot School — limited to 15 students Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $165
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Eliot: Einstein’s Workshop: LEGO Robotics and Programming: Fall18

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Grades: 1–3      Instructor: Einstein’s Workshop staff member Students will use a line of robotics from LEGO Education called WeDo 2.0 to design robots and solve programming challenges. Robots can be controlled wirelessly on tablets or a computer, giving kids more freedom to explore, create, and learn! No prior experience with robotics necessary. Limited to 12 students      Eliot School      Mondays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $205
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Eliot: Empow: Stop Motion Animation: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Empow Studios staff member With movies like Frozen, Inside Out, and Zootopia, animations have never been more popular. This class takes one form of animation, Stop-Motion Animation, and teaches kids how to create their own animated mini-movies through storyboarding, filming, and post-production. Materials like clay and paper are used to create characters, backgrounds, and props. Children work in pairs and depict their stories to show setting, rising action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are made, students use computers, webcams and animation software to bring their stories to life! Movies are available to take home to share with family & friends.      Limited to 12 students      Eliot School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $200
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Eliot: Fun Fitness: Endurance, Agility and Teamwork: Fall18

Grades: 3–5           Instructors: Anne Burgholzer and Kim Hoffman,  Eliot Special Ed Teachers Get your body moving to some awesome music with  Fun Fitness! Each week this class will expose you to a wide range of fitness activities.... work up a sweat with calisthenics, flex and stretch with yoga, increase strength with strength training, work together with team building activities and more. You’ll build endurance, improve your agility, enjoy physical challenges and, most importantly, have fun. Come get your sweat on with Fun Fitness! Limited to 18 students Eliot School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $110
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Eliot: Soccer and More: Fall18

Grades: 1–2 Instructor: Sports Zone 101 Coach In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of soccer, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play soccer games. At the end of each class, we will discuss current events in sports, good sportsmanship, and gain an understanding of the cool statistics on sports cards. As an added bonus, you will receive sports trading cards each week! NOTE: The first 5 weeks of classes will be held outdoors. Students should dress accordingly. In case of inclement weather classes will take place in the gym. The final 3 weeks of classes will be held in the gym. Limited to 18 students      Eliot School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $140
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Eliot: Wicked Cool: Superhero Science: Fall18

Grades: 1–3 Instructor: Wicked Cool staff member What makes a superhero super? Physics! Conduct gravity  experiments to learn what it would take for Superman to leap over tall buildings in single bound. Create optical illusions to  understand how Wonder Woman’s jet can disappear. Investigate how Spiderman (and real spiders) can walk up walls. Examine Batman’s super gadgets and morph into the world of superheroes using the science that could make superheroes a reality. Eliot School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/31–12/12 (no class 11/21)      6 weeks      $150
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Hillside: Basketball Clinic: Fall18

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Grades: 3–5      Instructor: Catherine Cournoyer, Hillside P.E. Teacher Mrs. Cournoyer played on the Providence College Division 1  Basketball team for four years, and she enjoys sharing her knowledge and her love of the game with students. Do you want to improve your basketball skills? Then come spend an hour  a week in the Basketball Clinic, where you will work on basic  techniques, learn new skills, develop as a team player, and  have fun playing pick-up games. Limited to 15 students      Hillside School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $95
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Hillside: Chess: Fall18

Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Ilya Krasik, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills. Hillside School — limited to 15 students Mondays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $165  
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$165.00

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Hillside: Clay and Mixed Media: Fall18

Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Maxine Sorokin, Professional Artist Fire up your imagination with this exciting art class! Join us to learn various hand-building ceramics techniques. We will also create several fun projects using “dry media” techniques such as weaving, string construction, embroidery and hand sewing. Students will get to glaze their ceramics projects and Maxine will fire the pieces in her studio kiln. Finished pieces will be returned at or after completion of the fall session. Returning students welcome! Limited to 15 students Hillside School      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $175
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Hillside: Einstein’s Workshop: 3D Printing and Design: Fall18

Sold Out

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Einstein’s Workshop staff member See how the seemingly impossible is achieved! 3-D printing takes digital files and transforms them into real objects. In this class, you will learn basic 3-D computer-aided design (CAD) principles and use BlocksCAD software to create unique, three-dimensional designs. After designing a few of your own projects your instructor will print these outside of class and bring them back for you to take home. While you are being creative and having fun, you will also be learning real programming concepts and computational skills.      Limited to 12 students Hillside School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $205
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$205.00

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Hillside: Fun and Games: Fall18

Grades: K–2      Instructor: Tracy Gay, Hillside & Newman  Occupational Therapist This class is all about having fun while playing indoor games including, but not limited to, board games, dice games, card games, and puzzles. You will begin to identify games that require mostly skill vs. ones that are pure luck. You can even challenge yourself to try strategy games. We will also play classroom movement games. While we will have a great time in this class, at the same time you will develop some important skills: fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, social skills, and even some academic skills! On the last day of the class, you will have a packet to bring home that includes the description of games you tried, your own review of them, and a list of the great skills those games helped you practice. There will be something for everyone such as Candy Land, Jenga, Charades, Mancala, Memory, and Uno, just to name a few. Come join us after school to have fun while playing games! Limited to 12 students      Hillside School      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $115
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$115.00

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Hillside: Global Child: Mandarin Language and Culture: Fall18

Grades: K–3      Instructor: Global Child staff member Get a jump-start on foreign language learning in the Global Child Mandarin program! In this fun and active program, you will learn or improve your Mandarin through games, songs, rhymes, skits, and cultural activities. Participants will receive a student booklet and audio CD so they can practice at home. This class is appropriate for new and returning students. Returning students will learn all new material. Limited to 12 students      Hillside School      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $150
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$150.00

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Hillside: Wicked Cool: Superhero Science: Fall18

Grades: 1–3 Instructor: Wicked Cool staff member What makes a superhero super? Physics! Conduct gravity  experiments to learn what it would take for Superman to leap over tall buildings in single bound. Create optical illusions to  understand how Wonder Woman’s jet can disappear. Investigate how Spiderman (and real spiders) can walk up walls. Examine Batman’s super gadgets and morph into the world of superheroes using the science that could make superheroes a reality. Hillside School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      11/1–12/13 (no class 11/22)      6 weeks      $150
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$150.00

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Mitchell: Chess for grades 1–3: Fall18

Grades: 1–3      Instructor: Maryanne Reilly, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills. Mitchell School — limited to 12 students      Wednesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $165
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$165.00

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Mitchell: Chess for grades 3–5: Fall18

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Grades: 3–5      Instructor: Maryanne Reilly, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills. Mitchell School — limited to 16 students Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $145
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$145.00

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Mitchell: Clay and Mixed Media: Fall18

Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Maxine Sorokin, Professional Artist Fire up your imagination with this exciting art class! Join us to learn various hand-building ceramics techniques. We will also create several fun projects using “dry media” techniques such as weaving, string construction, embroidery and hand sewing. Students will get to glaze their ceramics projects and Maxine will fire the pieces in her studio kiln. Finished pieces will be returned at or after completion of the fall session. Returning students welcome! Limited to 15 students Mitchell School      Thursdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $155
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$155.00

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Mitchell: Empow: Stop Motion Animation: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Empow Studios staff member With movies like Frozen, Inside Out, and Zootopia, animations have never been more popular. This class takes one form of animation, Stop-Motion Animation, and teaches kids how to create their own animated mini-movies through storyboarding, filming, and post-production. Materials like clay and paper are used to create characters, backgrounds, and props. Children work in pairs and depict their stories to show setting, rising action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are made, students use computers, webcams and animation software to bring their stories to life! Movies are available to take home to share with family & friends.      Limited to 12 students      Mitchell School      Mondays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $200
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$200.00

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Mitchell: Flag Football: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Ryan Martin, Mitchell P.E. Teacher Flag football is increasing in popularity because it is a fun and safe way to learn one of America’s favorite sports. You will practice proper techniques through drills, small-sided games, and scrimmages. All games and drills will be age appropriate and are sure to improve skills. Limited to 18 students      Mitchell School      Tuesdays 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–11/20 (no class 11/6)      5 weeks    
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$75.00

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Mitchell: Intro to Kung Fu: Fall18

Mitchell: Intro to Kung Fu: Fall18      Grades: K–2 Instructors: Steve DeMasco’s Shaolin Studios Sensei Steve DeMasco’s Shaolin Studios has been instructing martial arts for over 35 years. Grandmaster DeMasco is the only martial artist in the country endorsed by the US Department of Education and certified by the famous Shaolin Temple, the birthplace of the martial arts. All instructors are internationally certified and graduates of the Professional Instructors Martial Arts Academy. Your child will learn self-defense and traditional Kung Fu. In addition to the martial arts training, your child will be introduced to our exclusive life skills program, which teaches respect, patience, self-discipline, self-control, honesty and how they can be applied at home and in school. Upon completion of the program, students will have the opportunity to earn their yellow belt.      Limited to 20 students      Mitchell School      Mondays : 2:55–3:55pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $140
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$140.00

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Mitchell: Young Rembrandts: Drawing: Fall18

Grades: 1–5 Instructor: Young Rembrandts staff member Looking for a creative boost to start the school year off right? Our Drawing class is the perfect anecdote. Drawing provides that added boost children need; tying together basic academic tenets and giving them the experience and space to express themselves. Our structured step by step method introduces  students to the world of color, pattern and design. Lessons are kid-friendly and relevant for today’s world. A brand new lesson each week focuses on specific art terms and techniques, and once a month we incorporate art history in to the mix— introducing a historical aspect in a tangible and relatable way makes the art come alive and creates the space for an additional educational aspect. Each lesson is always new: with over seven years of curriculum, we never repeat a drawing while your child is in elementary school. Students love our upbeat and positive classroom environment. Come join the fun…no prior drawing experience is required. Instructors are trained and certified in our method and are great at engaging students at all levels. Returning students welcome! Limited to 14 students      Mitchell School      Tuesdays: 2:55–3:55pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $165
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Newman: Chess: Fall18

Sold Out

Grades: 1–5      Instructor: Valery Frenklakh, Chess Coach Taught by chess masters, the NCE chess instructors will prepare you for competitive play. Whether you have only recently learned how to play, or if you are already a competent competitor, your skills will be further advanced and your love for the game will blossom. Students must be familiar with basic chess moves and have a strong interest in furthering their chess skills. Newman School — limited to 18 students Thursdays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 10/25, 11/22)      7 weeks      $145
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$145.00

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Newman: Empow: Stop Motion Animation: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Empow Studios staff member With movies like Frozen, Inside Out, and Zootopia, animations have never been more popular. This class takes one form of animation, Stop-Motion Animation, and teaches kids how to create their own animated mini-movies through storyboarding, filming, and post-production. Materials like clay and paper are used to create characters, backgrounds, and props. Children work in pairs and depict their stories to show setting, rising action, conflict, and resolution. Once characters and backgrounds are made, students use computers, webcams and animation software to bring their stories to life! Movies are available to take home to share with family & friends.      Limited to 12 students      Newman School      Tuesdays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $200
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$200.00

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Newman: Fun and Games: Fall18

Grades: K–2      Instructor: Tracy Gay, Hillside & Newman  Occupational Therapist This class is all about having fun while playing indoor games including, but not limited to, board games, dice games, card games, and puzzles. You will begin to identify games that require mostly skill vs. ones that are pure luck. You can even challenge yourself to try strategy games. We will also play classroom movement games. While we will have a great time in this class, at the same time you will develop some important skills: fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, social skills, and even some academic skills! On the last day of the class, you will have a packet to bring home that includes the description of games you tried, your own review of them, and a list of the great skills those games helped you practice. There will be something for everyone such as Candy Land, Jenga, Charades, Mancala, Memory, and Uno, just to name a few. Come join us after school to have fun while playing games! Limited to 12 students      Newman School      Mondays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/15–12/10 (no class 11/12)      8 weeks      $115
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$115.00

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Newman: LEGO Mania: Fall18

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Grades: K–2      Instructor: Victoria Neale, High Rock Teaching Assistant Have fun creating LEGO inventions and sharing them with new friends. Build projects based on a theme (animals, buildings etc.) or design your own LEGO masterpieces. Limited to 10 students      Newman School      Tuesdays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/16–12/11 (no class 11/20)      8 weeks      $110
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$110.00

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Newman: Sew Fun!: Fall18

Grades: 3–5      Teacher: Jasmine Sanders, Newman Elementary Sew Fun is a class for beginner sewists. Learn basic hand-sewing techniques, sewing terminology and how to read patterns all while having fun and making cool projects. Students will cut their own fabric, sew by hand using needle, thread and felt fabric and learn to sew on buttons while following along with the teacher’s instructions. Join us as we get creative, use our imaginations and make new friends…it’s going to be Sew Fun! Limited to 10 students      Newman School      Wednesdays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/17–12/12 (no class 11/21)      8 weeks      $115
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$115.00

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Newman: Soccer and More: Fall18

Grades: 1–3 Instructor: Sports Zone 101 Coach In this action packed class, you will learn the fundamentals of soccer, do drills to develop and improve your skills, and play soccer games. At the end of each class, we will discuss current events in sports, good sportsmanship, and gain an understanding of the cool statistics on sports cards. As an added bonus, you will receive sports trading cards each week! NOTE: Classes will be held outdoors. Students should dress accordingly. In case of inclement weather class will take place in a classroom where students will enjoy a lesson on sportsmanship and current sports events. Limited to 18 students      Newman School Wednesdays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/17–11/14      5 weeks      $110
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Newman: Wicked Cool: LEGO Robotics: Fall18

Grades: 3–5 Instructor: Wicked Cool staff member LEGO Robotics introduces kids to robotics programming. Kids create bots with motors and sensors and program them  on our own computers. There are lots of challenges to engage budding techies.      Limited to 12 students      Newman School      Mondays: 3:20–4:20pm      10/29–12/10 (no class 11/12)      6 weeks      $150
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Evening Program: Blue Lotus Healing Arts: Kids Yoga and Art: Fall18

EVENING PROGRAM Grades: 2–5 Instructor: Lyn Jekowsky, Blue Lotus yoga teacher Tapping into the growing independence and self-awareness of children in this age group, this class will encourage a deeper sense of body awareness, interpersonal skills and exploration of self in relation to the world. This class is a perfect after school activity to allow children to explore movement and art. Yoga poses, breathing techniques, art and relaxation are interwoven, encouraging imagination and connection. Limited to 10 students      Blue Lotus Healing Arts Studio 945 Great Plain Ave, Needham      Evening Class: Thursdays: 4:00–5:30pm      10/18–12/13 (no class 11/22)      8 weeks      $155
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Evening Program: Fencing for Beginners and Advanced Beginners: Fall18

EVENING PROGRAM Grades: 4–8 Instructors: International Fencing Club coach Fencing has been in existence since the days of ancient Egypt and Rome. Regarded as more than a sport—fencing is an art form and a deeply personal, individual form of expression. The practice of fencing develops stamina, flexibility, strength, dexterity, hand and eye coordination, physical and mental agility, and leg power. If you were ever curious to try this sport, or if you have prior fencing experience, sign up now for this program geared toward beginners and advanced beginners.      Limited to 15 students      High Rock      Evening Class: Tuesdays: 6:30–7:30pm 10/16–1/22 (no class 11/20, 12/25, 1/1)      12 weeks      $210
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