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After School Clubs

Clubs are lead by teachers/parents/students who are interested in sharing an interest or skill with others.  The clubs can meet as often as designed.  They generally meet after the class days or on Fridays.  If interested in running a club, please let Mary know.

MONDAY

Running Club - Mondays 1:30 to 2:30

Teacher: Rebecca Paten

Rebecca (Isaac & Iris’ mom) is an avid runner. Students will learn proper stretching and play games to engage them in running and moving with fun. 

Who:  Designed for Sea Squirts but open to any age.

TUESDAY

Minecraft Club - 1:30 to 2:30    

Teacher:  Justin

What? In Minecraft Club we will be using Minecraft EDU, a game based learning tool that looks and feels like Minecraft, with teacher controls and guidance.  

Who? Class space is limited to 14 students and priority is given to Tuesday Sea Urchins (grades 3-5). Students in 2nd, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade can join on a space available basis.  

Where? Meet in the Science room at Ocean Alternative.  

***Note: Students must sign-up, no drop-ins please.***

PARENT PERMISSION REQUIRED! Sign-up forms will be in the office starting September 17.

Contact Justin for more info: jburrows@losd.ca

Film Club - Tuesdays, 3:30 to 4:30 pm  

Teacher: Connor Luther

Connor is a local filmmaker and OA grad bringing his knowledge to Groupers. The club will create different group projects (ie. documentary, music video, short film) as well as individual projects. Students will learn professional filming technique, sound, lighting, and editing skills. 

Who:  Groupers (6th - 8th graders)  All skill levels welcome.

Beginning Strings Club - Tuesdays & Fridays 

Teacher: Jenean Watrous (Nic’s mom)

This is a class for beginning string players who wish to learn violin, viola, or cello. Kids will learn to read music, develop ear training and rhythm skills over the course of the year. And have fun while learning to make music with friends!

Who:  Ages 7+

Where: Tierra Pacifica's Multipurpose room

When: Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4:30/ Fridays from 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Materials: Kids need to bring their own instrument, rosin, and foldable music stand. (Sheet music will be provided.)

Cost: $10 per class 

Questions? jeneanwatrous@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY

 

No Leadership Club this week * November 6  1:30 to 2:30 pm

Teacher: Mary

We will meet November 13 and 20 to collect food for local families in need and start planning for our holiday project.Who:  Groupers (6th - 8th graders)

Teen Club *

Wed, December 18

1:30 to 4:00

Strike Out Hunger - Let’s help feed our local people in need and have some fun while doing it. Bring a can

(or two) of food and get a free game of bowling. Bring $15 for food, shoe rental and extra games. We will leave from school. Pick up at bowling alley by 4 pm sharp or Ocean at 4:30 pm. Drivers will be needed.

Who: Groupers (6th - 8th graders)

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Final Chess Club 11/8 -  10 to 11 am

Teacher: Gjon Feinstein

Gjon is a local chess teacher returning to host this club.  He teaches the basics of the game as well as strategies.  

Who:  K-8th grade   All skill levels welcome.  

Cost: $5 per class

Dates:  10/11, 10/18, 11/8, (club meetings will not be on field trip days)

 

Beginning Strings Club - Tuesdays & Fridays 

Teacher: Jenean Watrous (Nic’s mom)

This is a class for beginning string players who wish to learn violin, viola, or cello. Kids will learn to read music, develop ear training and rhythm skills over the course of the year. And have fun while learning to make music with friends!

Who:  Ages 7+

Where: Tierra Pacifica's Multipurpose room

When: Tuesdays from 3:15 to 4:30/ Fridays from 12:30 to 1:45 pm

Materials: Kids need to bring their own instrument, rosin, and foldable music stand. (Sheet music will be provided.)

Cost: $10 per class 

Questions? jeneanwatrous@gmail.com

sunday

OCEAN’S TECH CHALLENGE TEAM

STARTS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 10   *  2:30-4:00

Ages: 7-13  

2 Sundays a month from Nov. 10- April 12)

We will meet at 11th Hour Coffee Shop,

1001 Center St #1, Santa Cruz.
The Tech-Museum”s annual tech challenge offers an opportunity for kids to research and build a solution for a space based project to be presented in April at the Tech Museum