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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 is on hold during the holidays and wet/cold weather.  It will start up again on Monday, January 27.

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. Rain will cancel.

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 2:00 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

 Leadership Club - January 8 & 15 * 1:30 to 2:30

Thank you to Leadership members for your efforts in making the holiday special for a local senior.  She is very appreciative of the gifts, food, and holiday cheer we gave her.  We will meet on January 8 & 15 to plan for our second semester activities.  

 

Teen Club 

Wed, January 29

1:30 to 4:30

Our next adventure is to test our skills of miniature golf and laser tag.  We will leave from school on Wed, January 29 at 2:00 and head to the Boardwalk.  Bring $20 for an afternoon of fun.  Parents, please pick up in front of Neptune’s Kingdom at 4:00 pm or Ocean at 4:30.  Drivers are needed.

Who: Groupers (6th - 8th graders)

YEARBOOK CLUB STARTS IN FEBRUARY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

 

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 2:00 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

SUNDAY,  January 12 & 26 *  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