Green Meadow After School Programs

Questions - call (978) 897-8021 or e-mail:  excel-fasc@maynard.k12.ma.us

      Chess Wizards

Grades 1, 2 & 3

Sponsored by EXCEL Programs


What:              Let your child be part of a successful chess academy.  Chess Wizards is offering specifically designed classes that cater to all levels of chess ability.  Each child is challenged by fun games and                         lessons from real Wizard teachers.  It is proven that chess enhances cognitive development in children, improves both verbal and mathematical skills, and increases all levels of academic                                performance!  Playing chess stimulates the mind and helps children strengthen skills such as focusing, visualizing goals, abstract thinking, and forming concrete opinions.  Our academy is so                            successful because our approach is so unique.  Classes and lessons are based around our original, fun, and high-energy Chess Wizards curriculum.  Regardless of a child’s ability Chess                                Wizards makes chess fun for all!

Who:                    Maynard students in  grades 1, 2 & 3

When:                  Tuesdays, January 10 – March 27, 2012 (excluding January 17-no school – Professional  Day)

Time:                    3:00 – 4:00 PM

Where:                  Students gather in the cafeteria at dismissal for attendance, snack  and will be escorted to the library.
                          If you are not enrolled in EXCEL, please bring a snack.  Filtered water is available.

Cost:                     $105 for 10 weeks (cash or check payable to “Town of Maynard”) mail to:  EXCEL Programs, 5 Tiger Drive, Maynard, MA 01754

                          or drop the payment and registration form in the black mail box outside the EXCEL office (off the GM cafeteria - 7AM-6PM)

Registration deadline - Thursday, January 5, 2012

Parent Pick-up:  Green Meadow Foyer








Rhythm Kids African Drum Class

Grades K-3

Sponsored by EXCEL Programs

What:                     This is an exciting, high energy drum class that blends African drumming with exercise, singing, movement and drumming-based games.  Students use a djembe during the class and                                           benefit greatly as they learn cool rhythms, concentration and cooperation, all while having a culturally-diverse musical experience.  Plus, it’s so much fun!! 

Who:                       Maynard students in grades K-3

When:                    Classes begin Wednesday,  January 11, 2012 - March 14, 2012  (9 weeks, excluding February 22 of school vacation week))

Time:                     3:15 PM – 4:00 PM  or  4:15 PM – 5:00 PM, if you are enrolled in EXCEL on Wednesdays                               

Where:                   Students gather in the cafeteria at dismissal for attendance, snack  and will be escorted to the music room.
                                If you are not enrolled in EXCEL, please bring a snack.  Filtered water is available.

Cost:                       $112.50 for 9 weeks (Cash or check payable to "Town of Maynard") mail to:  EXCEL Programs, 5 Tiger Drive, Maynard, MA 01754

                                           or drop the payment and registration form in the black mail box outside the EXCEL office (off the GM cafeteria - 7AM-6PM)

Registration deadline - Thursday, January 5, 2012

Parent Pickup:       Green Meadow Foyer


 

 

 

Wicked Cool for Kids - Science

Intergalactic Investigators

Grades 1, 2 & 3

Sponsored by EXCEL Programs




What:                          Investigate the origins of our universe and what made the Bang big.  Once the dust settles, we'll explore galaxies, stars and our solar system through lots of (6!)
                              celestial models and fun hands-on projects while making sure to avoid those black holes.
                                     
Who:                      Maynard students in grades 1, 2 & 3

When:                    Thursdays (February 2- March 15 - 6 weeks, excluding Feb. 23 of school vacation week)

Time:                     3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Where:                  Students gather in the cafeteria at dismissal for attendance, snack  and will be escorted to a classroom for this “hands-on” program.
                               If you are not enrolled in EXCEL, please bring a snack.  Filtered water is available.
                       
Cost:                      $85 for 6 weeks (cash or check payable to “Town of Maynard” ) mail  to:  EXCEL Programs, 5 Tiger Drive, Maynard, MA 01754

                               or drop the payment and registration form in the black mail box outside the EXCEL office (off the GM cafeteria - 7AM-6PM)


Registration deadline – 
Thursday, January 5, 2012

Parent Pick-up:     Green Meadow Foyer
 



Global Child Spanish Instruction

Grades K-3

Sponsored by EXCEL Programs


What:                       The Global Child program emphasizes listening and speaking skills with culture integrated into the language. Classes meet once a week for 50-minutes at Green Meadow School. .

Who:                    Maynard students in grades 1, 2 & 3

When:                     Tuesday, February 7 - April 3, 2012 (8 weeks - excluding February 21 of school vacation week)

Time:                        3:00 PM – 3:50 PM

Where:                     Students gather in the cafeteria at dismissal for attendance/snack  and will be escorted to a classroom for this program.
                             If you are not enrolled in EXCEL, please bring a snack.  Filtered water is available.

Cost:                    $145
for 8 weeks - Register on line (see information below)

Registration deadline – 
January 20, 2012         

Parent Pick-up:  
Green Meadow Foyer

For more information visit www.globalchild.com or contact Global Child, Director:  Diana Hibner at (978) 851-5337, dianagc@comcast.net 

  



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Dec 8, 2011, 7:02 AM
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