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REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED!

During the summer of 2020 the Norwood Public Schools will offer an exciting NEW array of enrichment courses that will run between July 6 to August 13th (Monday-Thursdays only).

Summertime should be a time of exploration and new learning, and our exciting new enrichment courses will keep the young minds in your house active all summer long! Most courses run for two hours at a time, and some courses will run for two or more consecutive days. Whether your interest is in creative writing, STEM, learning how your car works, or getting in shape, we have what you are looking for!

Most courses run for two hours at a time, and some courses will run for two or more consecutive days. Whether your interest is in creative writing, learning how your car works, or getting in shape, we have what you are looking for!

Our schedule has been re-designed this year to allow students to explore as many topics as possible this summer! All courses are taught by DOE certified teachers. Please see the table below, to learn more about each respective course. Use the link in the table to register for the course.

 

Course Title:

Course Description:

Target Audience:

Number of Days This Course Will Run:

Dates and Times This Course Will Run:

Cost Per Student:

Click on the Link Below to Register for This Course:

Course Facilitator:

Book Inspirations

Get ready to be inspired by great books!  Each class we will read a picture book, create an art project, and play some math and literacy games all related to the book.

Grades K-2 4

4, 2-hour sessions: 

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR 

July 27-30 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30 

$55 https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb Leah Wasserman

Grammar and Mechanics in a Writing Workshop

The focus on Grammar and Mechanics in this Writing Workshop will help middle school students 

improve their academic writing skills.

Middle School Students

4

4, 2-hour sessions: 

July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30;  OR

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30;  OR

Aug 3-6 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

Aug 10-13 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30

$55 (NOTE: class size is limited to 6 students)

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Hannah Balsavich

How to Take Care of Your Car

A fun automotive course designed to help you learn about car maintenance.

Students ages 14-18

1

1, 2-hour session:

Offered on Mondays and Wednesdays 8:30 am to 10:30 am on July 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, August 3, 5, 10, OR 12 (pick one)

 

$20 (NOTE: class size is limited to 6 students)

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Brendan Crowley

Understanding the Safety Systems In Your Car

A fun automotive course designed to help you learn about the safety systems in your vehicle.

Students ages 14-18

1

1, 2-hour session:

Offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 10:30 am on July 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, August 4, 6, 11, OR 13 (pick one)

$20 (NOTE: class size is limited to 6 students

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Brendan Crowley

STEM Fundamentals Boot Camp: A  4-Day Learning Journey

Day 1: Fundamentals of Electricity; 

Day 2: Fun with Magnetism and Digital Communication;

Day 3: Fundamentals of 3D Printing;

Day 4: Fundamentals of 3D Printing (cont.)

 

Students ages 12-18

4

4, 2-hour sessions:

 July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

Aug 3-6 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

Aug 10-13 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30

$120 (includes cost of materials); 

(NOTE: class size is limited to 6 students

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Brendan Crowley

Lil Yogis (Pre-K)

Lil Yogis is designed for a child to build awareness of self, others and the world in a safe environment. This class will combine yoga, meditation, music, creative play and crafts.

Pre-K Students

4

4, 2-hour sessions: 

 July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 8:30-10:30; OR

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 8:30-10:30; OR

Aug 3-6 (Mon-Thurs), 8:30-10:30; OR

Aug 10-13 (Mon-Thurs), 8:30-10:30

$45

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Amy O’Keefe

Lil Yogis (Grades 1-5)

Lil Yogis is designed for a child to build awareness of self, others and the world in a safe environment. This class will combine yoga, meditation, music, creative play and crafts.

Elementary  Students in Grades 1-5

4

4, 2-hour sessions:

July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

Aug 3-6 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30; OR

Aug 10-13 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30

 

$45

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Amy O’Keefe

Support for ESL Families

This course will provide support for ESL families in the following areas: conversational English; navigating through the public services offered by the Town of Norwood; needs identified by the enrolled families/students.

Families of ESL Students

4

4, 1-hour sessions:

July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-11:30 OR 11:30 -12:30; OR

July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-11:30 OR 11:30 -12:30; OR

Aug 3-6 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-11:30 OR 11:30 -12:30 

$18

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Diana Martucci

The Hobbit—Or There and Back Again, by J.R.R. Tolkien (for Rising Grade 9 students)

Guided reading of the novel through active instruction and accompanying film clips, maps, and related activities. All work will be done in class (no homework!).

for rising Grade 9 students

19

19, 100-minute class sessions:

Monday, July 6th to Wednesday,  August 5th at noon; Monday to Thursday only, no Fridays, 10:20 am to Noon each day. 

$125 (minimum enrollment required)

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Kate Mooney

Mindful Movement & Yoga for Kids 

Let’s get our Yoga on!!! This class will incorporate movement and cardiovascular conditioning with the stress-relieving components of traditional yoga. We will be moving and grooving to fun music, practicing traditional yoga poses and flows, and strengthening our muscles.

(Grades 4-5-6) 

4

4, 2-hour class meetings:

July 13th-16th, (10:30 am to 12:30 pm) OR

July 20th-23rd, (10:30 am to 12:30 pm) OR

August 3rd-6th, (10:30 am to 12:30 pm) OR 

August 10th-13th, (10:30 am to 12:30 pm)


 

$30 (NOTE: Class size is limited to 12 students)

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Maura Belanger

Beginner American Sign Language

Come and learn the basics of American Sign Language. This class teaches students the American sign language alphabet, small words and phrases, and songs. Every student will choose their own name and learn how to sign it. Students in Grades 4-8

4, 2-hour sessions:

July 6-9 (Mon-Thurs), 10:00-Noon

$50 https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Kristin Capezio

Creative Writing Do you have a poetic heart? Is your imagination frequently running wild? Do you remember your dreams vividly for the whole day? It’s time to put these ideas in writing. Join me for a creative writing class that will challenge you to share your identity in this most expressive medium! Students in Grades 4-8

4, 2-hour sessions:

July 13th-16th (Mon-Thurs), 10:00-Noon

$50 https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb

Kristin Capezio

Beginner Spanish

Hola, Como Estas? Take this class to learn basic greetings and introductions, friendly questions, and the vocabulary for interesting topics such as food, sports, and family. We will play games and role play as we learn!  Students in Grades 4-8 4

4, 2-hour sessions: 

July 20th-23rd (Mon-Thurs), 10:00-Noon

$50 https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb Kristin Capezio

Contemporary Chorus

Do you love to sing? It doesn’t matter if you have a fantastic voice or if you are developing your vocal talents: This class offers an opportunity to work together in a small group, memorize 2-3 contemporary songs (from the latest hip-hop to country music) and develop a choreography for each. Whether you like center stage or supporting from the sides, this class has a space for you! 

Students in Grades 4-8 4

4, 2-hour sessions: 

July 27th-30th (Mon-Thurs), 10:00-Noon

$50 https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb Kristin Capezio

Coding Carnival: building carnival-style games with electronics and computer code

Using littleBits coding kits and recyclables like cardboard, we will design, build, and code carnival-style target games. Students will learn some of the basics of computer code such as variables, if/then logic and inputs/outputs. We will close the week with a carnival competition, playing each other’s games! Students in Grades 3-5 4, 2-hour sessions: July 13-16 (Mon-Thurs), 10:30-12:30

$50

 

https://tinyurl.com/wz7znyb Aaron Reuland