Mary Rowlandson School Extended Learning

~OCTOBER 2017~

Scientist Microscope.pngSTEM IS FUN FOR KIDS K - 3 CLOSED!
Through hands-on activities and STEM challenges, children will think, construct, experiment, discover, and develop the desire to learn more. The children will explore the use of different learning tools that enable and emphasize STEM learning. Participants will learn something new and experience a different kind of fun in each class.. Learning is best when kids are having fun! STEM is Fun! Classes are conducted one hour per week for six weeks. NOTE: Now open to 3rd grade students!
Instructor: STEM Beginnings Instructors
Location: MRE Cafeteria

Grades: K - 3
Time: 3:15 - 4:15
Day: Wednesday
Dates: 10/4 - 11/8
Cost: $95.00 (six sessions)
*Minimum 10 participants to run this class.

Community Symbol.pngCOMMUNITY GARDENING/COOKING SERIES OPEN!
This series is designed to pair experienced gardeners and cooks with younger people and less experienced gardens. Gardeners will grow for themselves and for the Community.  In addition everyone learns and has lots of fun!  Events include a cooking series, and a planting and growing series. We plan on some great Farm to Fork dinners too, and already have commitments for produce and some big name chefs coming in, as well as yet to be discovered celebrity chefs. If you would like your child to participate please complete the below permission form and have your child return it to Ms. Rita. All are welcome! Kids and adults! Thanks to Harvard Community Health Foundation for their support. Please note all participants will be transported to the Lancaster Council On Aging via the Council On Aging's mini van and must be picked up at the Council On Aging at 5:30pm. The Council On Aging's address is 39 Harvard Road, Lancaster, Ma. Their phone number is (978) 733 - 1249. This class will run the third Monday of each month.
NOTE: EXTENDED LEARNING STUDENTS ONLY
Grades: K - 5
Dates: 10/16, 11/20, 12/18
Day: Monday
Time: 3:30—5:30 
Cost: Free
Limit: 10 Participants
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA

Permission Form
  

Dancer Silhouettes.png LET'S DANCE CLOSED!
Classes will provide a fun and friendly way for students to experience the basics of Jazz, Contemporary, and Hip Hop styles. Students will also learn a short routine with the option of participating in the Extended Learning Program’s Got Talent Night in May!
NOTE: EXTENDED LEARNING STUDENTS ONLY
Grades: K - 5
Time: 3:15 - 4:15
Dates: 10/4 - 12/13 (no class 11/22)
Day: Wednesday
Location: Mary Rowlandson Gym
Cost: No Cost
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA

Blue Tennis Player.pngTENNIS FALL SESSION NOW OPEN!
QuickStart tennis is the newest rage sweeping the junior tennis world! This program allows younger children to play tennis using a smaller court, softer balls and other specialized equipment. Kids are extremely engaged and they learn skills that can be applied to more advanced techniques as they improve. The MLTC has been offering high-level tennis instruction in Acton for over 16 years and the program was one of the first in the area to offer QuickStart methods. Student should wear sneakers and dress comfortably. Rackets provided.This class is designed for K - 3 beginner participants.
NOTE: EXTENDED LEARNING STUDENTS ONLY
Instructor: QuickStart Instructors
Day: Tuesdays
Dates:  11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5
Time: 3:15 - 4:15 Beginner K - 3
Cost: $100.00
ONLINE REGISTRATION

COMING SOON...
Musical Notes.pngMAKE SOME NOISE! INTRO TO MUSIC
Make some noise will lead your child into the exciting world of music. We will focus on rhythm and timing, ear training, note reading, and more. All this will be done in a fun and interactive environment along with music accompaniment. Instruments such as rhythm sticks, shakers, and a classroom keyboard will be provided for the children’s participation. At the end of the 10 week program they will have the opportunity to showcase what they have learned as a group.
Instructor: Kelly Marion
Grades: K - 3
Time: 3:30 - 4:30
Day TBA
Dates: TBA
Location: TBA
Cost: No cost
NOTE: EXTENDED LEARNING STUDENTS ONLY

 Chef Cooking Clip Art Images & Picture
JUNIOR CHEF FUN! 
This introductory class will provide an introduction to the art of cooking. Participants will explore healthy eating habits, learn basic cooking skills and prepare a simple meal  with Chef Tom Houle!
NOTE: EXTENDED LEARNING STUDENTS ONLY
Grades: 1 - 3
Time: 3:30 - 5:00
Date: DATE TBA
Day: TBA
Cost: Free
REGISTRATION: PLEASE SEE MS. RITA

MAY EXTENDED LEARNING'S GOT TALENT DINNER/SHOW!
Location: Florence Sawyer Auditorium
Date:              TBA
Dinner:            6:00 - 6:30
Talent Show:   6:30 - 7:30
Cost:               Free 
Another chance for everyone to SING!


 


~Margie crafting with her new friends!~

Margie Crafting
~Sewing Club gal pals~
Sewing Club

~Strand Movie Theater Trip~
Strand Movie Theater
~It's a bird, it's a plane, it's Mr. Rossley our SUPER HERO!~
Ross 3
Scott 1
~Gardening at the Lancaster Community Center~
Gardening Marilyn
Gardening
~Look who stopped in for a spring
 visit~
Easter Bunny with two kids
Easter Bunny Group
~Junior Chef Program~
Chef Tom
Chef Tom
Chef Tom
Chef T
Kids cooking
~Lego Club is a builder's dream.~
Lego Club
Lego Club
~Valentine cupcake decorating was a sweet success.~
Jenna cupcake happiness
~Great friends creating friendship bracelets~

Friendship bracelet

Friendship bracelet
~Community Center Senior
 and  Student Collaboration~
Community Center

Community Center Garden Beds Progject
   ~Fall Planting~
Fall planting.