Floral ASAP

The Floral After School Activities Program offers classes throughout the year.
These classes are only open to students currently enrolled in Floral School.
For 2017-2018, classes will be offered starting in October, January, March and April.
All information about the classes will be posted here and announcements will be sent to all Floral parents via email in advance of registration.  Class offerings vary throughout the year depending on teacher availability and interest.

Registration for January classes is now open. Click on the name of the class to access the registration form.

WEDNESDAY CLASSES

Class: Lessons in Value- Black and white artwork
Grades:  Grades 3 & 4
Time:  Wednesdays 3:30-4:30
Dates:  1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14
Instructor:  Mr. Wilson
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  12
Description: Value drawing is the building block of all artwork. Students will create value drawings based on famous artists and create their own too. Pencil, pastel and paints will be the materials used to create these treasures.

Class: MakerSpace - Sorry, this class is full
GradesNOW OPEN TO STUDENTS IN ALL GRADES!
Time:  Wednesdays 3:30-4:30
Dates:  1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14
Instructor:  Ms. Crowell
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  12
Description: MakerSpaces foster and encourage hands-on learning and provide opportunities for students to design, experiment and invent as they interact with a variety of materials. Students will be using critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they explore new ideas through structured challenges and self-directed discovery time. Bring your imagination and join us for some MakerSpace fun!

Class: Crazy 8s Math Club  - Sorry this class is full!
Grades:  1 & 2
Time:  Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 (and two additional Monday sessions 3:30-4:30)
Dates:  Monday Jan 8, Wednesday Jan 10, Wednesday Jan 17, Wednesday Jan 24, Monday Jan 29, Wednesday Jan 31, Wednesday Feb 7, Wednesday Feb 14 (8 classes total)
Instructor:  Ms. Mertzanis
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  16
Description: Crazy 8s Math Club is not your usual math club. Through activities such as cracking secret spy codes and building glow-in-the dark structures, participants will have lots of fun with math.

 

THURSDAY CLASSES

Class:  Cribbage and Cards - Sorry, this class if full
Grade 4 students only
Time:  Thursdays 3:30-4:30
Dates:  1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Instructor:  Mrs. Spangenberg
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  12
Description: Would you like to grow your brain by learning a traditional card game? Cribbage is an exciting race to the finish between partners.  It uses mental math strategies to find combinations of points.  Cribbage was invented by the British over 300 years ago.   You don’t need to know how to play card games to sign up for this course.  If you’re a current fourth grader at Floral Street School, join in the fun with Mrs. Spangenberg and build your math skills in the process. 
Note:  Students who participated in the previous Cribbage and Cards class are welcome to enroll.  They will build on the skills they gained in the first session.

Class: What is the Engineer Design Process – Sorry, this class is full!
Grades:  1, 2, 3
Time:  Thursdays 3:30-4:30
Dates:  1/11, 1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15
Instructor:  Mrs. Hogan
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  10
Description: What is the Engineer Design Process? Students will examine everyday examples of technology and discuss how these objects were designed to solve problems. They will have the opportunity to read a story about a problem in a community and then go through the engineering design process to see how engineers solve problems by designing solutions. Everyday objects will be explored to have students be able to think like a mechanical engineer as to how and/or why an object was created. Utilizing the story theme, students will create one or two different projects to go through the steps of the Engineer Design Process.

Class: Crazy 8s Math Club  (NOTE:  THIS CLASS MEETS 8 TIMES) - Sorry, this class is full!
Grades:  3 & 4
Time:  Thursdays 3:30-4:30 (and two additional Monday sessions 3:30-4:30)
Dates:  Thursday Jan 11, Thursday Jan 18, Monday Jan 22, Thursday Jan 25, Thursday Feb 1, Monday Feb 5, Thursday Feb 8, Thursday Feb 15
Instructor:  Ms. Mertzanis
Location:  Floral
Total # of students:  16
Description: Crazy 8s Math Club is not your usual math club. Through activities such as cracking secret spy codes and building glow-in-the dark structures, participants will have lots of fun with math.

 

If you have any questions about the program, please contact:
Karen Isaacson, Director of Extended Learning
kisaacson@shrewsbury.k12.ma.us
508-841-8727