Elementary School Electives 2017-2018
Spring 2018 (17 Fridays from January 12-May 18, 2018)
Basketball: (Grades 2-4)
Learning, Leading, Playing!!! Basketball skills taught by drills and games to improve agility and hand-eye coordination. Lots of fun learning these basketball skills from beginners to advance players. Both Boy’s class and Girl’s class. There is a $25 supply fee.
Cheer/Tumbling: (Grades PK-4)
Cheer Prep is a course designed for young Lady Lions. In this spirited course, your daughter will learn what it means to be a Christ centered cheerleader. The girls will learn team building skills, confidence, how to support and encourage others, and age-appropriate cheers and stunts. In addition, this course will also have craft days where the girls will make cheer spirit sticks, spirit posters, and various other cheer related spirit crafts. The girls will perform in a pep rally and at a game with the JH and Varsity cheerleaders. During the fall semester, there will be big/little sister relationships created between the Lil Lionettes and the JH/Varsity cheerleaders that will include gift exchanges. During the spring semester, the girls will learn basic tumbling skills in addition to cheers and stunts. There is a $25 supply fee.
Chef Academy: Storybook Cooking: (Grades K-2)
Each day follows a classic children’s storybook and yummy recipes related to them. Take a journey with us on our cooking adventure. Students will jump from story to story, fairy tale to fairy tale discovering ways to cook magic recipes. Short stories and videos will be used to help tell the story of the enchanted recipes the students will be cooking.
Circus Arts: Chimal Circus Acts: (Grades 1-4)
Coach Alex is a professional 4th generation circus performer, coach and choreographer with over 35 years of experience. Students will have the safest training on fun circus arts activities such as juggling, unicycles, balance on low wire, hula hooping, acrobatics on tumble track, and aerial silks, hoop, or trapeze as well as teaching performance of these skills.
Club Sports: (Grades PK-4)
Each week Coach Trent Craig will cover a sports unit and will incorporate the philosophy of FFL–Fun, Fitness, and Learning. The following units will be covered–soccer, flag football, baseball, tennis, basketball, capture the flag, dodgeball, and golf/frisbee golf with additional games and activities possible. Basic skills, fundamentals, rules, and strategy are taught and incorporated into healthy, kid friendly competition with an emphasis on teamwork, fairness, good sportsmanship, accountability, encouragement, unselfishness, and leadership.
Golf: TGA Premier: (Grades PK-4)
TGA Premier Junior Golf will be offering Golf for grades PK-4. Students will progress through two TGA levels! All equipment is provided by TGA. In this course, students will learn through drills, games and challenges. They will also be introduced to course rules and golf etiquette. Skills include: putting, chipping, “3/4” swing and full swing.
Gymnastics: Chimal Circus Arts: (Grades 2-4)
Gymnastics (Grades 2-4): Coach Alex Chimal is a certified gymnastics coach with USA Gymnastics and has coached gymnastics at a competitive level. He has 35 years of acrobatic experience as a professional circus performer, trainer and spotter. Gymnastics benefits students in any of the sports as well as the cheer leading class. Students will work on balance, gross motor skills, flexibility and strength as well as teaching safety. We bring a tumble track, bars, rings, mats, balance beam and mini trampoline.
Homework Help: (Grades PK-4)
Ever wish you had just another hour for your student to do homework? Here’s your chance…Homework Help is a study hall for elementary students. Students and parents can get the best of both worlds… Students can enjoy the fun of participating in Friday electives and parents can feel confident that they are able to complete a little homework too! In this class, students are required to bring some sort of homework or reading material to each class period. Class will work like a study hall where students are required to do quiet, independent school work. Electronic devices, etc. will not be allowed. Homework Help will be monitored by a staff/faculty member who will be able to assist the students if needed.
Jr. Drone Missions for Solving World Problems: (Grades 2-4)
Recruiting junior pilots to solve world problems through the lens of a drone. Our pilots will learn about drones and go on missions that include challenges and courses with drones. Our junior drone pilots will have a world of imagination open to them for coming up with fresh ideas to problems in the world.
Minecraft Mod Design and Play: (Grades 1-4)
Minecraft Modding is a fun way to get an introduction to computer programming. Using an intricate system, intertwined with Minecraft, students will be able to modify their games and see the results in ways they could only imagine.
Nutty Scientists: (Grades PK-4)
Fun, interactive, hands-on, and above all educational science classes through innovative teaching techniques and curriculum from The Nutty Scientists. Each week, we will cover a different topic in chemistry, physics, astronomy, biology, anatomy, engineering or technology. Nutty Scientists is all about getting your kids excited and passionate about science!
Spanish –The Language Spark: (Grades PK-4)
The Language Spark will be offering Spanish Immersion classes this year at Legacy. The Language Spark’s goal is to ignite a love of learning Spanish in young children and to do so in fun, innovative ways. Our curriculum is theme-based so that children will be engaged in subject-area material each week. We bring Spanish to life through current Second-Language Acquisition techniques. Children will also play games, sing songs, use manipulatives, make crafts and watch short videos in Spanish in order to acquire new vocabulary and phrases. $15 Supply Fee.
Super-Secret Spy School: (Grades 1-4)
An elite group of recruits is lurking in the shadows preparing to take on top secret missions. No one really knows who they are, or for that matter, what they are really up to. Now it’s your turn to join their ranks. Day starts with top secret briefings to unfold the mission for the day. Learn about blood typing, fingerprint analysis and dental forensics to crack any case. Your training includes building lie detector machines and creating composite sketches. Students will train to secure a crime scene, gather clues and process evidence in the crime lab. A great class full of hands-on activities for the budding detective!
Sweets and Treats: Baking Workshop with 3D Printed Décor: (Grades 1-4)
Mmmm. Seeking junior bakers to create new delectable treats. Our junior bakers will get a crash course on sweets and technology and create unique treats to enjoy.
Tennis: TGA Premier: (Grades PK-4th)
TGA makes it convenient and fun for your child to learn and play tennis right on their school campus! Our proprietary curriculum’s for elementary school and middle school were created by TGA’s education experts and the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Students will experience a mix of tennis instruction, rules & etiquette lessons, educational components, character development lessons and physical activity as they advance through the five-level program. Our screened and certified instructors have a passion for working with children and are trained to help your student athlete develop a strong foundation of skills and knowledge as well as a passion for the sport.
Young Rembrandt Drawing: Cartoon: (Grades 2-4)
Does your child have a great sense of humor? If so, your child will LOVE a Young Rembrandts Cartooning. Our students will jump head first into the world of cartooning by first learning expressions – our students will learn a variety of skills as their original characters seemingly emote and breathe. Students will learn to personify inanimate kitchen objects, tell a joke through pictures and learn to add motion and attitude all session long. Give your child the gift of learning and artistry this Fall 2017. $25 Supply Fee.
Young Rembrandt Drawing: Level 1: (Grades PK- 1st)
Young Rembrandts classes will challenge and excite your budding artist while prepare your child as a lifelong learner. Drawings like the marbles will help them master the art of creating a circle, a deceptively simple yet complex shape. The acorn and apple tree drawing will strengthen your child’s compositional skills and use of colors. Basic facial and figure drawing will also be addressed as our students learn to draw a funny clown and scarecrow. These are just a few of the many great lessons our students will learn this semester: a new drawing every week, and a full set of skills to keep forever. THEY WILL LOVE IT! $25 supply fee.
Young Rembrandt Drawing: Level 2: (Grades 2 – 4)
Back to school is in full swing as we present a bountiful selection of drawings that introduces our students to a fascinating world of color, pattern, and design. We say farewell to summer in our detailed still life drawing of a beach. We explore color usage and composition in our chameleon and fire truck drawings. In keeping with the season, our stylized fall leaves drawing challenges our technique and color scheme. Our students will learn cultural themes as they draw and color Hawaii inspired art. All this and more awaits your kid this Fall 2017 in a Young Rembrandts elective at Legacy. $25 supply fee.