02 Aug

SC 2019 Week 6 Adventures Group 4 Update 

Wow! What an amazing week. We opened our final door to the World of Fantasy and Fairy Tales! 

Group 4 loved learning all about the structure of what makes a Fairy Tale!

Make sure to check out our own Fairy Tale Characters, The Fantastical Unicorn, The Evil Villain Dragon, and The Magical Fairy Godmother 🧚🏽‍♀️!!

Thank You for an Amazing Summer! 

Group 4

26 Jul

SC 2019 Week 5 Adventures Group 4 Update 

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF!!!!

What an exciting week we had unlocking our door to Outer Space.

Group 4 loved learning all about the Apollo 11 Mission in honor of its 50th Anniversary. 

We started off the week learning about foreshortening-a technique used in perspective to create the illusion of an object floating in space. 

Our DIY astronaut helmet was one of the highlights of our adventure through space. 

Come check out our Astronaut Portrait exhibit.

19 Jul

SC 2019 Week 4 Adventures Group 4 Update

What an exciting week. As we unlocked another door, we were amazed with all that we knew about our future world.

Group 4 was busy learning how to code. Thanks to our partnership with Hour of Code, we learned some of the basic fundamentals of coding and computer graphics.

Make sure to check out our live action movie trailer we created. It’s sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Thank You,
Group 4

12 Jul

SC 2019 Week 3 Adventures Group 4 Update 

What an exciting week!

In Group 4 we unlocked our magical door to the prehistoric era!!

Group 4 found ourselves in the land of “Bedrock” or as we call it “DEROCK”. We loved learning about what life was like for America’s favorite family cartoon, “The Flinstones”. Come check out our self portraits, they are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Yabba-Dabba Doo!!

We also loved learning about the various dinosaurs that once roamed the earth.

See you next week!

29 Jun

Group 4

Group 4:

What an exciting week!

What is American about America?

Cars!!! In group 4 we are learning about one of America’s greatest inventions the Model T car created by Henry Ford.

With the help of Mo Rocca we are exploring the Henry Ford Innovation Nation through a virtual field trip!

Please stop by to see some of the great American Cars we are studying in our “Abandon Cars Exhibit”

Thank You,
Group 4

05 Aug

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian

Olympians in Training!

  • During the week of August 8, Adventures Group 4 campers will enjoy being “Olympians in training” when they participate in “mini” Olympic athletics events, and prepare a summer Olympics-inspired Friday Showcase!
  • We will also enjoy live viewing of some of the Olympics taking place in Rio.
29 Jul

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian 

An Olympic-inspired Art Project!

  • During the week of August 1, Adventures Group 4 campers will  work on an art silhouette project inspired by contemporary graphic artist Keith Haring, and reflecting energy, the enthusiasm of children, uplifting colors, and stylized figures  representing Olympic athletes!
  • In addition, campers will learn more about Tanni-Grey Thompson, an iconic Paralympic athlete, and we will take a closer look at Tom, the Paralympic Games Mascot.
21 Jul

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian

Art Around the World

  • For the week of July 25, our Adventures: Group 4 campers will take a “trip” inspired by their ongoing “Passport Art Project Around the World” — taking a closer look into the five continents of Africa, the Americas, Europe, Asia, & Australia and art inspired by each of those continents.
14 Jul

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian

Olympians in the Making!

  • During the week of July 18 our Adventures: Group 4 campers will think about what makes an athlete an Olympian, as they  learn more about specific standout athletes from years past who shaped the Olympics, and  ‘Olympians in the making’:  Will Steph Curry and LeBron James capture gold for the US Mens’ Basketball team? Will Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman attain championship status for the US Gymnastics team? 
  • We also look forward to chalk art drawing outdoors (weather permitting).
07 Jul

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian 

Citius, Altius, Fortius….

  • During the week of July 11, our Adventures: Group 4 campers will  learn all about and embark on a new project related to Amaphora — the art of ancient Greece — and they will also will create their very own Olympic laurel (head leaf) wreaths!
  • As part of our ongoing Olympics theme, campers will also take an historical look at the Olympics, and the origins of “Citius, Altius, Fortius” (translated as “Faster; Higher; Stronger”),  the Olympics motto.

 

 

30 Jun

Adventures: Group 4

by Ms. Melanie Markarian:

Rio De Janeiro Carnaval history and art project!

Next week we look forward to the following:

  • Geography study of Rio de Janeiro
  • Traditional Music and Dance lesson from Brazil
  • Art project on the architecture of Brazil
  • A look at Rio and its preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
27 Jun

Adventures

by Mrs. Simone` Aynilian:

Olympics Skills Challenge this week to kick off our summer!

  • Activities, challenges, games. Leadership, sportsmanship, team spirit on Leggett Field.
  • Trip to High Exposure Action Adventure on Wednesday, June 29. Sporting facility with obstacles high off and low to the ground. Builds strength and courage and develops friendship and teamwork. Online waiver must be filled out in order for campers to participate. https://app.rockgympro.com/tablet/highexposureclimbing
  • Theme Thursday: Thursday, June 30- Culture Day! Wear something to show your pride for your culture or heritage!
27 Jun

Adventures: Art

by Ms. Amanda Wilson

Adventures in art await!

  • Campers will learn about line, shape, color and symbols in art.
  • They will create an Olympics ring poster with printmaking techniques and paint.
  • They will also make an art journal; which they will work on the weeks they are here.
  • They will be using washable paint the first two weeks they are here. Make sure they are wearing suitable clothing.