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Spring 2017 Middle and Upper School Enrichment programs

Here's a menu of all Spring 2017 classes


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These Enrichment Programs are offered to students in 5th - 12th grades. Some take place on our South Campus, some on the North Campus. Please pay close attention to days, times and locations.


Classes meet for about 15 weeks, starting the week of 1/16/17 and ending the week of 5/1/17.

Enrichment classes do not meet on days when school is not in session. Therefore, depending on the day(s) of the week your selections meet, there may be fewer than 15 class meetings.

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SOUTH CAMPUS: Ballet, 5th - 12th grades

Ballet instructor: Lisa Howell - 601-573-9912


Classes are located in the Dance Studio in Ford Hall, St. Andrew’s Lower School.


Class Schedule:

Monday 4:10- 5:30pm This class is for middle school students.

Tuesday 4:10- 5:30pm This class is for upper school students.

Wednesday 4:10- 5:30pm This class is for middle and upper school students.

Thursday 4:10- 5:30pm This class is for upper school students.

Students in the 3rd and 4th grade ballet class at St. Andrew’s may

attend the Monday or Wednesday class as a second class per week.


Tuition:

Tuition for one day a week is $300/semester.

Tuition for two to four days a week is $400/semester.


Uniform:

Leotard (student’s choice), pink tights, pink ballet shoes with narrow ribbons.

Character shoes & Character skirt. Pointe shoes with permission* from Lisa

Howell.*To be eligible for pointe work, students must attend a minimum of two

days a week, preferably three days a week, during the year prior to beginning

pointe work and a minimum of two days a week, preferably three days a week, to

continue pointe work. They must also possess physical maturity, strength and

technique required to safely begin pointe work. Other than character skirts,

ordered from Lisa Howell for $56, the uniform is available from Jazzy Dancer.


Calendar:

Second semester classes: Monday, January 9 - Thursday, May 4, 2017.

No classes on January 16, February 20-21, March 13 - 17, April 17.

Rehearsal Tuesday, April 4, 2017 (1/2 day).

Spring Performance Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 5:30pm.

SOUTH CAMPUS: Coding - Arduino: 3rd - 5th grades, Tuesday 4:15 - 5:15pm

Meets Tuesdays from 4:15 to 5:15pm in the Lower School Discovery Center Tech Lab.

Open to grades 3 through 5.

Cost: $350 for the semester, which includes an Arduino kit.

Your child can always stay in ASC before their class for no additional charge.

Lower School Technology Integrationist Rebecca Bernhardt leads a new Arduino coding class for 3rd - 5th graders. Learn how to design and program a microcontroller kit that can control objects in the physical world! Ten spots available - don't snooze!


NORTH CAMPUS: Computer Music and Engineering - 5th - 12th grades, Thursday 4 - 5pm

Meets Thursdays on the North Campus from 4pm - 5pm.

Open to all Middle and Upper School students.

$250 for the semester.

Your child can always stay in ASC before their class for no additional charge.

Dr. Kazuaki Shiota will teach the music languages developed by top tier universities includes Columbia, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, UC-San Diego, and major conservatories.

There is a hands-on session of programming and ensemble for each meeting. Students learn terminologies for music, programming and audio engineering. The topics include synthesis techniques, interaction methods (microphone, keyboards, faders, game pads, cameras, voice recognition), and multi-channel diffusion techniques. A laptop (Mac or Win) is required. This auxiliary program concludes with a performance at the end of the term. Students may form a laptop band, solo, and/or a laptop orchestra.

The skills can be applied for music production (recording and editing), commercial music, video game music/sound effects, soundscape, electro-acoustic music, live electronics, global ensemble online, software/hardware design, programming (C, C++, Java), and mathematics.

Dr. Shiota was born and raised in Osaka, Japan. He was a former exchange student from St. Andrew’s in Osaka which is one of the sister schools of St. Andrew’s Episcopal School in Jackson.

SOUTH CAMPUS: Girls On The Run - 3rd - 5th grades, Monday and Wednesday 4 - 5:15pm

Meets Mondays and Wednesdays on the South Campus beginning February 6, 2017. Class meets from 4 - 5:15pm.

Open to grades 3 through 5.

REGISTER AT http://gotrms.org.

Your child can always stay in ASC before their class for no additional cost.

A physical activity-based positive youth development (PA-PYD) program designed to develop and enhance girls’ social, psychological, and physical competencies to successfully navigate life experiences. The Girls on the Run® program combines training for a 5k with an interactive curriculum targeting the promotion of competence, confidence, connection, character, caring, and contribution.

NORTH CAMPUS: Hip Hop Dance: 5th - 6th, Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pm

Meets on the NORTH CAMPUS on Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30pm.

Open to grades 5th-6th.

Tuition is $350.

This is a high-energy class that uses Rap, R&B, and Pop music combined together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers. Hip Hop encompasses movement that has elements of popping and break-dancing as well as freestyle movement. This allows students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. This class includes high energy and floor coordination and expressive dance moves. Offered only during short class sessions, the class is designed to introduce new students to the exhilarating world of Hip Hop dancing. Our ultimate goal is to bring together pupils of multiple, diverse backgrounds and teach them a strong sense of team work while stimulating their individuality and self confidence.

NORTH CAMPUS: Hip Hop Dance: 7th - 12th, Tuesday 3:45 - 4:45pm

Meets on the NORTH CAMPUS on Tuesdays from 3:45 - 4:45pm.

Open to grades 7th - 12th.

Tuition is $350.

This is a high-energy class that uses Rap, R&B, and Pop music combined together with movements influenced by some of today’s hottest video choreographers. Hip Hop encompasses movement that has elements of popping and break-dancing as well as freestyle movement. This allows students the opportunity to develop their own sense of style. This class includes high energy and floor coordination and expressive dance moves. Offered only during short class sessions, the class is designed to introduce new students to the exhilarating world of Hip Hop dancing. Our ultimate goal is to bring together pupils of multiple, diverse backgrounds and teach them a strong sense of team work while stimulating their individuality and self confidence.

NORTH CAMPUS: Mandarin - 5th-6th Grades, Tuesday 3:15 - 4:15pm

Meets Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4:15pm on the NORTH CAMPUS.

Open to students in 5th and 6th grades.

Tuition is $285 for the semester.

This is an introduction to students who want to have a taste of Chinese language and culture in 15 weeks.

In this program, the participants will learn about the following topics:

  • Chinese New Year traditions
  • Phonetic systems
  • Stroke order systems
  • Watch a Chinese New Year related video
  • Daily expression
  • Chinese zodiac (12 animals)
  • Fruits
  • Chinese food party

NORTH CAMPUS: Mandarin - 7th-8th Grades, Thursday 3:30 - 4:30pm

Meets Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30pm on the NORTH CAMPUS.

Open to students in 7th and 8th grades.

Tuition is $285 for the semester.

This is an introduction to students who want to have a taste of Chinese language and culture in 15 weeks.

In this program, the participants will learn about the following topics:

  • Chinese New Year traditions
  • Phonetic systems
  • Stroke order systems
  • Watch a Chinese New Year related video
  • Daily expression
  • Chinese zodiac (12 animals)
  • Fruits
  • Chinese food party

NORTH CAMPUS: Sew Fun Studios - 5th - 8th grades, Monday 3:40 - 4:40pm

Meets Mondays from 3:40 - 4:40pm at the MIDDLE SCHOOL/NORTH CAMPUS.

Open to grades 5 - 8.

$295 per class for the semester.

Join the Sew Fun staff at St. Andrews on Mondays to learn sewing basics while you create and take home a variety of projects. Choose from our line of trendy fabrics to make creations that are just your style! Perfect for your little fashionista or DIY child. We will create projects using both machine and hand sewing skills. Sewing enforces Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM) principles so children are learning while having SEW much fun! Projects are different EVERY semester. Children can take classes every semester and learn new skills while making new and different projects! Tuition includes ALL supplies and the use of a sewing machine!

SOUTH CAMPUS: Sew Fun Studios - 5th - 6th grades, Wednesday 4:15 - 5:15pm

Meets on the SOUTH CAMPUS on Wednesdays from 4:15 - 5:15pm.

Open to grades 2 - 6.

$295 per class for the semester.

Join the Sew Fun staff at St. Andrews on Wednesdays to learn sewing basics while you create and take home a variety of projects. Choose from our line of trendy fabrics to make creations that are just your style! Perfect for your little fashionista or DIY child. We will create projects using both machine and hand sewing skills. Sewing enforces Science Technology Engineering Art and Math (STEAM) principles so children are learning while having SEW much fun! Projects are different EVERY semester. Children can take classes every semester and learn new skills while making new and different projects! Tuition includes ALL supplies and the use of a sewing machine!

SOUTH CAMPUS: Spring 2017 Strings Ensemble, Level 2 - 3rd - 8th grades, Thursday 4:10 - 5:10pm

Meets Thursdays on the SOUTH CAMPUS from 4:10 - 5:10 p.m.

Location: Lower School Music Studio.

Tuition is $300 for the semester.

Students taking this course should already have a foundation on their string instrument, knowing basic bowing techniques, and be able to play and read all D and A string notes. This group will have the opportunity to play for chapel, school and community events as they develop their skills. Students must provide their own instrument. Instruments and all needed supplies can be purchased from Sola Violins where Mrs. Walker has exclusive accounts set up for her students. Just mention that your child is taking the Strings course at St. Andrew's, and they will be able to pull up the supply list and an appropriately-sized instrument.

http://solaviolins.com/rentals

Any further questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Walker directly at 337-280-0009

South Campus • Pre-K3 to 4th grade • 4120 Old Canton Road • Jackson, MS 39216 • 601-987-9300
North Campus • Grades 5 to 12 • 370 Old Agency Road • Ridgeland, MS 39157 • 601-853-6000

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