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ALERT: In summer 2019 we will offer a week long day camp. Contact jm12@iu.edu for more details. Dates will be June 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 2019.

Winter 2019
2nd Grade
Class Information
Session
Art in Math
A
Holman, Valerie
Do you enjoy colors, numbers, shapes and lines? You can become your own version of Picasso, Pythagoras, or DaVinci while merging math and art to create your own masterpiece! In this course you'll find the art in math.
Campus Chef
A
Mink, Debi
Never too young to learn your way around the kitchen. From budgeting to setting a table, restaurant etiquette to vegetable chopping and of course, our favorite - eating - you'll learn everything you need to know to put a full breakfast and lunch on the table for your family. This class will integrate math, reading and science skills but you won't know it because you'll be too busy enjoying your delicious food. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Competitive STEM
B
Porter, Raymond
You hear of doing STEM learning in school, come join us in some competitive STEM. There will be races and challenges from engineering products we have designed. Games, winners and prizes will round out the fun. Don't miss out. This class will not only utilize STEM learning but also build teamwork skills and friendly competitive skills. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
ESL-Expanding Your English Skills
A
Camahalan, Faye
A new country, a new culture, a new language - so many things to learn. We have developed this class to help non-native English language speakers with study skills targeted to their needs. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Lab Rats Club
B
Gavin, Jamie
Is your child curious? Likes to experiment? Likes to have fun? What if learning could be both fun and educational? It can be! It will be in this classroom. We will do lots of hands-on experimenting, some trial and error, some team building and simply just have fun. The class tends to get a little messy so please keep that in mind for their attire. Kids always seem to enjoy messy, so I want to make sure we incorporate it into this class. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Path to Engineering
A
Eiler, Ronda
This is the standing title of a class that changes each session. Ms. Eiler changes up her projects each time so even to repeat this class offers a different experience each time. Everyday materials are used to design and engineer some very exciting objects. The projects this time will be a cargo drop, a water pipeline, a ferris wheel, among other activities Come join the fun in this great class. (Taught by a local elementary teacher certified in Gifted and Talented education)
Reading Clinic
A
Singleton, Jacque
Children will receive individualized reading instructions based on their unique needs from IUS faculty with assistance from education majors completing service learning hours. Courses will include hands-on activities, games and of course, lots of books! Please use the "Comments" section to pass along any information you think relevant to your child's reading needs.
Science in the Real World
B
Asim, Sumreen
Every student loves creating,innovating, engineering. The class is anchored in 21st Century skills. Each session will include children's literature with hands-on experience to bring science to life in a real-world context. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Special Class for Special Students
A
Miller, Lyndsey N.
We believe all children should have the opportunity to join our Project AHEAD family. We have developed this class with children with exceptionalities in mind. Lead by a current special needs teacher in a local school system, this class will offer both social and life skills opportunities. There will be modeling, role playing and plenty of interaction.
Spewing Volcanoes
B
McCowan, Gina
After exploring the exciting world of volcanoes, each student will create their own and watch it blow. (Taught by a local elementary teacher)
The Art Factory
A
Gavin, Jamie
This class will spark your child's imagination and give a sense of wonder! Class will be full of creativity, self-expression, confidence and fun! We will do a variety of things from drawing to painting, to crafting masterpieces. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher) Creativity=messy=dress appropriately
3rd Grade
Class Information
Session
Art in Math
A
Holman, Valerie
Do you enjoy colors, numbers, shapes and lines? You can become your own version of Picasso, Pythagoras, or DaVinci while merging math and art to create your own masterpiece! In this course you'll find the art in math.
Campus Chef
A
Mink, Debi
Never too young to learn your way around the kitchen. From budgeting to setting a table, restaurant etiquette to vegetable chopping and of course, our favorite - eating - you'll learn everything you need to know to put a full breakfast and lunch on the table for your family. This class will integrate math, reading and science skills but you won't know it because you'll be too busy enjoying your delicious food. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Competitive STEM
B
Porter, Raymond
You hear of doing STEM learning in school, come join us in some competitive STEM. There will be races and challenges from engineering products we have designed. Games, winners and prizes will round out the fun. Don't miss out. This class will not only utilize STEM learning but also build teamwork skills and friendly competitive skills. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
ESL-Expanding Your English Skills
A
Camahalan, Faye
A new country, a new culture, a new language - so many things to learn. We have developed this class to help non-native English language speakers with study skills targeted to their needs. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Lab Rats Club
B
Gavin, Jamie
Is your child curious? Likes to experiment? Likes to have fun? What if learning could be both fun and educational? It can be! It will be in this classroom. We will do lots of hands-on experimenting, some trial and error, some team building and simply just have fun. The class tends to get a little messy so please keep that in mind for their attire. Kids always seem to enjoy messy, so I want to make sure we incorporate it into this class. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Path to Engineering
A
Eiler, Ronda
This is the standing title of a class that changes each session. Ms. Eiler changes up her projects each time so even to repeat this class offers a different experience each time. Everyday materials are used to design and engineer some very exciting objects. The projects this time will be a cargo drop, a water pipeline, a ferris wheel, among other activities Come join the fun in this great class. (Taught by a local elementary teacher certified in Gifted and Talented education)
Reading Clinic
A
Singleton, Jacque
Children will receive individualized reading instructions based on their unique needs from IUS faculty with assistance from education majors completing service learning hours. Courses will include hands-on activities, games and of course, lots of books! Please use the "Comments" section to pass along any information you think relevant to your child's reading needs.
Science in the Real World
B
Asim, Sumreen
Every student loves creating,innovating, engineering. The class is anchored in 21st Century skills. Each session will include children's literature with hands-on experience to bring science to life in a real-world context. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Special Class for Special Students
A
Miller, Lyndsey N.
We believe all children should have the opportunity to join our Project AHEAD family. We have developed this class with children with exceptionalities in mind. Lead by a current special needs teacher in a local school system, this class will offer both social and life skills opportunities. There will be modeling, role playing and plenty of interaction.
Spewing Volcanoes
B
McCowan, Gina
After exploring the exciting world of volcanoes, each student will create their own and watch it blow. (Taught by a local elementary teacher)
The Art Factory
A
Gavin, Jamie
This class will spark your child's imagination and give a sense of wonder! Class will be full of creativity, self-expression, confidence and fun! We will do a variety of things from drawing to painting, to crafting masterpieces. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher) Creativity=messy=dress appropriately
4th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
B
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Art in Math
B
Holman, Valerie
Do you enjoy colors, numbers, shapes and lines? You ca become your own version of Picasso, Pythagoras, or DaVinci while merging math and art to create your own masterpiece! In this course you'll find the art in math.
Competitive STEM
A
Porter, Raymond
You hear of doing STEM learning in school, come join us in some competitive STEM. There will be races and challenges from engineering products we have designed. Games, winners and prizes will round out the fun. Don't miss out. This class will not only utilize STEM learning but also build teamwork skills and friendly competitive skills. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Creative Dramatics
B
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
Deeper Into Volcanies
A
McCowan, Gina
Erupting volcanoes are in the news right now and we are curious just how they work. We will delve into the mysteries and location of active volcanoes plus do a bit of experimentation. (Taught by a local elementary teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
B
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teachers know if any allergies before class starts. Students should bring a table or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
ESL-Expanding Your English Skills
A
Camahalan, Faye
A new country, a new culture, a new language - so many things to learn. We have developed this class to help non-native English language speakers with study skills targeted to their needs. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Path to Engineering
B
Eiler, Ronda
This is the standing title of a class that changes each session. Ms. Eiler changes up her projects each time so even to repeat this class offers a different experience each time. Everyday materials are used to design and engineer some very exciting objects. Some of the fun planned this time is a cargo drop, a water pipeline, a ferris wheel among other fun projects. Come join us for the fun. (Taught by a local elementary teacher certified in Gifted and Talented education)
Reading Clinic
A
Singleton, Jacque
Children will receive individualized reading instructions based on their unique needs from IUS faculty with assistance from education majors completing service learning hours. Courses will include hands-on activities, games and of course, lots of books! Please use the "Comments" section to pass along any information you think relevant to your child's reading needs.
Special Class for Special Students
A
Miller, Lyndsey N.
We believe all children should have the opportunity to join our Project AHEAD family. We have developed this class with children with exceptionalities in mind. Lead by a current special needs teacher in a local school system, this class will offer both social and life skills opportunities. There will be modeling, role playing and plenty of interaction.
The Fun of Flight
A
Brewer, Neil
Have you ever wanted to fly? Since we don't have wings why not build things that fly? If you like the idea of flight, this is the session for you. Join in on a session where you build rockets (and other things that fly) What about a soda straw, water, vinegar or even a bottle rocket? Let your creativity run free as the sky as you create things that fly from everyday items, Learn about why things fly and why some things don't fly. And by the way, you might learn a little math and do a little art at the same time.
Zippy Art of Henna!
A
Asim, Sumreen
Learn about mehndi, the art of henna. The structured classes will be packed with an introduction of history, culture and tradition of this art form. Application, techniques with hands-on experience with design, tips and tricks will be provided. Students will draw on their own hands. *** It is suggested to wear an old t-shirt to class (Taught by IUS Faculty)
5th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
B
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Art in Math
B
Holman, Valerie
Do you enjoy colors, numbers, shapes and lines? You ca become your own version of Picasso, Pythagoras, or DaVinci while merging math and art to create your own masterpiece! In this course you'll find the art in math.
Competitive STEM
A
Porter, Raymond
You hear of doing STEM learning in school, come join us in some competitive STEM. There will be races and challenges from engineering products we have designed. Games, winners and prizes will round out the fun. Don't miss out. This class will not only utilize STEM learning but also build teamwork skills and friendly competitive skills. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Creative Dramatics
B
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
Deeper Into Volcanies
A
McCowan, Gina
Erupting volcanoes are in the news right now and we are curious just how they work. We will delve into the mysteries and location of active volcanoes plus do a bit of experimentation. (Taught by a local elementary teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
B
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teachers know if any allergies before class starts. Students should bring a table or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
ESL-Expanding Your English Skills
A
Camahalan, Faye
A new country, a new culture, a new language - so many things to learn. We have developed this class to help non-native English language speakers with study skills targeted to their needs. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Path to Engineering
B
Eiler, Ronda
This is the standing title of a class that changes each session. Ms. Eiler changes up her projects each time so even to repeat this class offers a different experience each time. Everyday materials are used to design and engineer some very exciting objects. Some of the fun planned this time is a cargo drop, a water pipeline, a ferris wheel among other fun projects. Come join us for the fun. (Taught by a local elementary teacher certified in Gifted and Talented education)
Reading Clinic
A
Singleton, Jacque
Children will receive individualized reading instructions based on their unique needs from IUS faculty with assistance from education majors completing service learning hours. Courses will include hands-on activities, games and of course, lots of books! Please use the "Comments" section to pass along any information you think relevant to your child's reading needs.
Special Class for Special Students
A
Miller, Lyndsey N.
We believe all children should have the opportunity to join our Project AHEAD family. We have developed this class with children with exceptionalities in mind. Lead by a current special needs teacher in a local school system, this class will offer both social and life skills opportunities. There will be modeling, role playing and plenty of interaction.
The Fun of Flight
A
Brewer, Neil
Have you ever wanted to fly? Since we don't have wings why not build things that fly? If you like the idea of flight, this is the session for you. Join in on a session where you build rockets (and other things that fly) What about a soda straw, water, vinegar or even a bottle rocket? Let your creativity run free as the sky as you create things that fly from everyday items, Learn about why things fly and why some things don't fly. And by the way, you might learn a little math and do a little art at the same time.
Zippy Art of Henna!
A
Asim, Sumreen
Learn about mehndi, the art of henna. The structured classes will be packed with an introduction of history, culture and tradition of this art form. Application, techniques with hands-on experience with design, tips and tricks will be provided. Students will draw on their own hands. *** It is suggested to wear an old t-shirt to class (Taught by IUS Faculty)
6th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
A
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Art in Math
B
Holman, Valerie
Do you enjoy colors, numbers, shapes and lines? You ca become your own version of Picasso, Pythagoras, or DaVinci while merging math and art to create your own masterpiece! In this course you'll find the art in math.
Competitive STEM
A
Porter, Raymond
You hear of doing STEM learning in school, come join us in some competitive STEM. There will be races and challenges from engineering products we have designed. Games, winners and prizes will round out the fun. Don't miss out. This class will not only utilize STEM learning but also build teamwork skills and friendly competitive skills. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Creative Dramatics
B
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
Deeper Into Volcanies
A
McCowan, Gina
Erupting volcanoes are in the news right now and we are curious just how they work. We will delve into the mysteries and location of active volcanoes plus do a bit of experimentation. (Taught by a local elementary teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
B
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teachers know if any allergies before class starts. Students should bring a table or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
Path to Engineering
B
Eiler, Ronda
This is the standing title of a class that changes each session. Ms. Eiler changes up her projects each time so even to repeat this class offers a different experience each time. Everyday materials are used to design and engineer some very exciting objects. Some of the fun planned this time is a cargo drop, a water pipeline, a ferris wheel among other fun projects. Come join us for the fun. (Taught by a local elementary teacher certified in Gifted and Talented education)
Social Media Etiquette & Safety
B
Miller, Lyndsey N.
The internet has opened a whole new world of both opportunities and dangers for our children. Help them navigate social media sites correctly and safely. Various social media outlets will be covered. The child should bring their own device, smart phone, tablet or laptop. Temporary WiFi access will be provided. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Special Class for Special Students
A
Miller, Lyndsey N.
We believe all children should have the opportunity to join our Project AHEAD family. We have developed this class with children with exceptionalities in mind. Lead by a current special needs teacher in a local school system, this class will offer both social and life skills opportunities. There will be modeling, role playing and plenty of interaction.
The Fun of Flight
A
Brewer, Neil
Have you ever wanted to fly? Since we don't have wings why not build things that fly? If you like the idea of flight, this is the session for you. Join in on a session where you build rockets (and other things that fly) What about a soda straw, water, vinegar or even a bottle rocket? Let your creativity run free as the sky as you create things that fly from everyday items, Learn about why things fly and why some things don't fly. And by the way, you might learn a little math and do a little art at the same time.
Zippy Art of Henna!
A
Asim, Sumreen
Learn about mehndi, the art of henna. The structured classes will be packed with an introduction of history, culture and tradition of this art form. Application, techniques with hands-on experience with design, tips and tricks will be provided. Students will draw on their own hands. *** It is suggested to wear an old t-shirt to class (Taught by IUS Faculty)
7th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
A
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Conversational Spanish for Beginners
B
Belmonte-Olmos, Marisela
This course teaches the language concepts and skills for beginners to start communicating in Spanish. The students will be confident learning and speaking Spanish at a beginner's level and ready to progress to higher levels (Taught by native Spanish speaking teacher)
Creative Dramatics
A
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
A
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teacher know if any allergies before class starts.Students should bring a tablet or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
Don't Live on Ramen Noodles
B
Mink, Debi
There comes a time in life that we become responsible for our own life-sustaining food. This class will teach you the necessary skills for this from meal planning, shopping, reading nutritional values, preparation and presentation so you can comfortably feed yourself or entertain a guest. You will learn the basic skills to grow your culinary confidence. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Graphic Design
B
Yeoh, Kok Cheow
This introduction to Graphic Design will provide the student with an overall picture of this art form. Creativity melds with the digital world. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Introduction to Fashion Design
A
Ruff, Sarah
Are you interested in the ins and outs of fabrics and their uses in our apparel? How to read a pattern? How to create your own pattern? Learn fashion terminology. Create fashion through draping. Lots of fun and a lifetime skill. Great companion course to Upcycled Style. (Taught by IUS staff)
Professional Pictures from your Smart Phone
B
Schweitzer, Debbie
Learn the full capabilities of your phone's camera and how to use it to take the best pictures possible. Lots of hands-on work in this. Child should bring his/her smart phone to practice.
Social Media Etiquette & Safety
B
Miller, Lyndsey N.
The internet has opened a whole new world of both opportunities and dangers for our children. Help them navigate social media sites correctly and safely. Various social media outlets will be covered. The child should bring their own device, smart phone, tablet or laptop. Temporary WiFi access will be provided. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Tai Chi
A
Nutt, Lisa and Chang, Sau Hou
Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial art where individuals practice root (body structure/balance) and unification of energy (coordination of muscles and joints). These skills are refined by the practice of a sequence of movements in different forms. Practice of Tai Chi forms is meant to increase physical ability. Many athletes incorporate Tai Chi into their training from dance to football to skiing. It improves total body coordinator in swing such as baseball, tennis, and golf. Forms practice requires an internal meditative focus on muscle and joint movement performed slowly to refine the body's coordination that greatly improves physical health and reduces stress. This course will teach the Traditional Yang Family Essential Form and time permitting instruction on jumps and leaps used in the Saber and Sword forms. (Taught by a licensed Tai Chi instructor and assisted by an experienced Tai Chi student)
Upcycled Style- Designs by You for You
B
Ruff, Sarah
Have you ever wanted a new look but just didn't have the money? Or maybe you've searched everywhere but can't find things that fit right and make you feel good about yourself. We can help you fix both of these problems. In this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to harness your creativity and get started upcycling your current wardrobe and/or thrift store finds into a completely unique wardrobe that is all your own. Design by You for You. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine, some hand sewing techniques, explore how different types of fabric can be used in fashion, and talk about how and where to find inspiration for new fashions. NOTE: To ensure that you can create wearable designs that fit you well, you will need to bring the following items with you to the first class: * Plain pair of jeans or jean skirt that fits you well Iwe will upcycle into fashion jeans/skirt. * 100% cotton long or short sleeve dark colored t-shirt with no designs on it that fits you well. * Long or short sleeve t-shirt with no designs on it, any color that you like that is large and floppy on you * Long sleeve men's regular button up dress shirt (woven non-stretchy fabric) in a color and pattern that you like that is very large and floppy on you. (Taught by IUS Staff).
8th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
A
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Conversational Spanish for Beginners
B
Belmonte-Olmos, Marisela
This course teaches the language concepts and skills for beginners to start communicating in Spanish. The students will be confident learning and speaking Spanish at a beginner's level and ready to progress to higher levels (Taught by native Spanish speaking teacher)
Creative Dramatics
A
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
A
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teacher know if any allergies before class starts.Students should bring a tablet or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
Don't Live on Ramen Noodles
B
Mink, Debi
There comes a time in life that we become responsible for our own life-sustaining food. This class will teach you the necessary skills for this from meal planning, shopping, reading nutritional values, preparation and presentation so you can comfortably feed yourself or entertain a guest. You will learn the basic skills to grow your culinary confidence. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Graphic Design
B
Yeoh, Kok Cheow
This introduction to Graphic Design will provide the student with an overall picture of this art form. Creativity melds with the digital world. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Introduction to Fashion Design
A
Ruff, Sarah
Are you interested in the ins and outs of fabrics and their uses in our apparel? How to read a pattern? How to create your own pattern? Learn fashion terminology. Create fashion through draping. Lots of fun and a lifetime skill. Great companion course to Upcycled Style. (Taught by IUS staff)
Professional Pictures from your Smart Phone
B
Schweitzer, Debbie
Learn the full capabilities of your phone's camera and how to use it to take the best pictures possible. Lots of hands-on work in this. Child should bring his/her smart phone to practice.
Social Media Etiquette & Safety
B
Miller, Lyndsey N.
The internet has opened a whole new world of both opportunities and dangers for our children. Help them navigate social media sites correctly and safely. Various social media outlets will be covered. The child should bring their own device, smart phone, tablet or laptop. Temporary WiFi access will be provided. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Tai Chi
A
Nutt, Lisa and Chang, Sau Hou
Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial art where individuals practice root (body structure/balance) and unification of energy (coordination of muscles and joints). These skills are refined by the practice of a sequence of movements in different forms. Practice of Tai Chi forms is meant to increase physical ability. Many athletes incorporate Tai Chi into their training from dance to football to skiing. It improves total body coordinator in swing such as baseball, tennis, and golf. Forms practice requires an internal meditative focus on muscle and joint movement performed slowly to refine the body's coordination that greatly improves physical health and reduces stress. This course will teach the Traditional Yang Family Essential Form and time permitting instruction on jumps and leaps used in the Saber and Sword forms. (Taught by a licensed Tai Chi instructor and assisted by an experienced Tai Chi student)
Upcycled Style- Designs by You for You
B
Ruff, Sarah
Have you ever wanted a new look but just didn't have the money? Or maybe you've searched everywhere but can't find things that fit right and make you feel good about yourself. We can help you fix both of these problems. In this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to harness your creativity and get started upcycling your current wardrobe and/or thrift store finds into a completely unique wardrobe that is all your own. Design by You for You. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine, some hand sewing techniques, explore how different types of fabric can be used in fashion, and talk about how and where to find inspiration for new fashions. NOTE: To ensure that you can create wearable designs that fit you well, you will need to bring the following items with you to the first class: * Plain pair of jeans or jean skirt that fits you well Iwe will upcycle into fashion jeans/skirt. * 100% cotton long or short sleeve dark colored t-shirt with no designs on it that fits you well. * Long or short sleeve t-shirt with no designs on it, any color that you like that is large and floppy on you * Long sleeve men's regular button up dress shirt (woven non-stretchy fabric) in a color and pattern that you like that is very large and floppy on you. (Taught by IUS Staff).
9th Grade
Class Information
Session
Amazon to Samba: a Trip to Brazil
A
Howard, Cristiane
Are you ready to embark on a journey to Brazil? We will learn about the Brazilian culture through hands-on activities. A visit to Carnaval (after we have crafted a mask), sampling delicious foods, dancing to native music, folklore and so much more as we explore this exciting country. (Taught by a native of Brazil).
Conversational Spanish for Beginners
B
Belmonte-Olmos, Marisela
This course teaches the language concepts and skills for beginners to start communicating in Spanish. The students will be confident learning and speaking Spanish at a beginner's level and ready to progress to higher levels (Taught by native Spanish speaking teacher)
Creative Dramatics
A
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
A
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teacher know if any allergies before class starts.Students should bring a tablet or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
Don't Live on Ramen Noodles
B
Mink, Debi
There comes a time in life that we become responsible for our own life-sustaining food. This class will teach you the necessary skills for this from meal planning, shopping, reading nutritional values, preparation and presentation so you can comfortably feed yourself or entertain a guest. You will learn the basic skills to grow your culinary confidence. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Graphic Design
B
Yeoh, Kok Cheow
This introduction to Graphic Design will provide the student with an overall picture of this art form. Creativity melds with the digital world. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Introduction to Fashion Design
A
Ruff, Sarah
Are you interested in the ins and outs of fabrics and their uses in our apparel? How to read a pattern? How to create your own pattern? Learn fashion terminology. Create fashion through draping. Lots of fun and a lifetime skill. Great companion course to Upcycled Style. (Taught by IUS staff)
Professional Pictures from your Smart Phone
B
Schweitzer, Debbie
Learn the full capabilities of your phone's camera and how to use it to take the best pictures possible. Lots of hands-on work in this. Child should bring his/her smart phone to practice.
Social Media Etiquette & Safety
B
Miller, Lyndsey N.
The internet has opened a whole new world of both opportunities and dangers for our children. Help them navigate social media sites correctly and safely. Various social media outlets will be covered. The child should bring their own device, smart phone, tablet or laptop. Temporary WiFi access will be provided. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Tai Chi
A
Nutt, Lisa and Chang, Sau Hou
Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial art where individuals practice root (body structure/balance) and unification of energy (coordination of muscles and joints). These skills are refined by the practice of a sequence of movements in different forms. Practice of Tai Chi forms is meant to increase physical ability. Many athletes incorporate Tai Chi into their training from dance to football to skiing. It improves total body coordinator in swing such as baseball, tennis, and golf. Forms practice requires an internal meditative focus on muscle and joint movement performed slowly to refine the body's coordination that greatly improves physical health and reduces stress. This course will teach the Traditional Yang Family Essential Form and time permitting instruction on jumps and leaps used in the Saber and Sword forms. (Taught by a licensed Tai Chi instructor and assisted by an experienced Tai Chi student)
Upcycled Style- Designs by You for You
B
Ruff, Sarah
Have you ever wanted a new look but just didn't have the money? Or maybe you've searched everywhere but can't find things that fit right and make you feel good about yourself. We can help you fix both of these problems. In this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to harness your creativity and get started upcycling your current wardrobe and/or thrift store finds into a completely unique wardrobe that is all your own. Design by You for You. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine, some hand sewing techniques, explore how different types of fabric can be used in fashion, and talk about how and where to find inspiration for new fashions. NOTE: To ensure that you can create wearable designs that fit you well, you will need to bring the following items with you to the first class: * Plain pair of jeans or jean skirt that fits you well Iwe will upcycle into fashion jeans/skirt. * 100% cotton long or short sleeve dark colored t-shirt with no designs on it that fits you well. * Long or short sleeve t-shirt with no designs on it, any color that you like that is large and floppy on you * Long sleeve men's regular button up dress shirt (woven non-stretchy fabric) in a color and pattern that you like that is very large and floppy on you. (Taught by IUS Staff).
10th Grade
Class Information
Session
Conversational Spanish for Beginners
B
Belmonte-Olmos, Marisela
This course teaches the language concepts and skills for beginners to start communicating in Spanish. The students will be confident learning and speaking Spanish at a beginner's level and ready to progress to higher levels (Taught by native Spanish speaking teacher)
Creative Dramatics
A
Fleming, Terrilyn
This class utilizes body and voice combined with improv skills to improve cooperation, creative problem solving, and crafting building blocks for future characterization and production. The scope of this class is fundamentals and exploratory' the class does not culminate in a performance. (Taught by a local theater teacher)
DNA Extraction & Model
A
Vaughn, Sarah & Bilyeu, Brandie
Being able to extract DNA from fruits or your cheeks in front of your eyes is an experience you don't want to miss. Students will create a model of DNA to take home. Students need to let teacher know if any allergies before class starts.Students should bring a tablet or laptop for classroom use. They will be given temporary access to the IUS network. (Taught by local elementary teachers)
Don't Live on Ramen Noodles
B
Mink, Debi
There comes a time in life that we become responsible for our own life-sustaining food. This class will teach you the necessary skills for this from meal planning, shopping, reading nutritional values, preparation and presentation so you can comfortably feed yourself or entertain a guest. You will learn the basic skills to grow your culinary confidence. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Graphic Design
B
Yeoh, Kok Cheow
This introduction to Graphic Design will provide the student with an overall picture of this art form. Creativity melds with the digital world. (Taught by IUS Faculty)
Introduction to Fashion Design
A
Ruff, Sarah
Are you interested in the ins and outs of fabrics and their uses in our apparel? How to read a pattern? How to create your own pattern? Learn fashion terminology. Create fashion through draping. Lots of fun and a lifetime skill. Great companion course to Upcycled Style. (Taught by IUS staff)
Professional Pictures from your Smart Phone
B
Schweitzer, Debbie
Learn the full capabilities of your phone's camera and how to use it to take the best pictures possible. Lots of hands-on work in this. Child should bring his/her smart phone to practice.
Social Media Etiquette & Safety
B
Miller, Lyndsey N.
The internet has opened a whole new world of both opportunities and dangers for our children. Help them navigate social media sites correctly and safely. Various social media outlets will be covered. The child should bring their own device, smart phone, tablet or laptop. Temporary WiFi access will be provided. (Taught by a local elementary school teacher)
Tai Chi
A
Nutt, Lisa and Chang, Sau Hou
Tai Chi Chuan is an internal martial art where individuals practice root (body structure/balance) and unification of energy (coordination of muscles and joints). These skills are refined by the practice of a sequence of movements in different forms. Practice of Tai Chi forms is meant to increase physical ability. Many athletes incorporate Tai Chi into their training from dance to football to skiing. It improves total body coordinator in swing such as baseball, tennis, and golf. Forms practice requires an internal meditative focus on muscle and joint movement performed slowly to refine the body's coordination that greatly improves physical health and reduces stress. This course will teach the Traditional Yang Family Essential Form and time permitting instruction on jumps and leaps used in the Saber and Sword forms. (Taught by a licensed Tai Chi instructor and assisted by an experienced Tai Chi student)
Upcycled Style- Designs by You for You
B
Ruff, Sarah
Have you ever wanted a new look but just didn't have the money? Or maybe you've searched everywhere but can't find things that fit right and make you feel good about yourself. We can help you fix both of these problems. In this class you will learn the basic skills necessary to harness your creativity and get started upcycling your current wardrobe and/or thrift store finds into a completely unique wardrobe that is all your own. Design by You for You. We will cover the basics of using a sewing machine, some hand sewing techniques, explore how different types of fabric can be used in fashion, and talk about how and where to find inspiration for new fashions. NOTE: To ensure that you can create wearable designs that fit you well, you will need to bring the following items with you to the first class: * Plain pair of jeans or jean skirt that fits you well Iwe will upcycle into fashion jeans/skirt. * 100% cotton long or short sleeve dark colored t-shirt with no designs on it that fits you well. * Long or short sleeve t-shirt with no designs on it, any color that you like that is large and floppy on you * Long sleeve men's regular button up dress shirt (woven non-stretchy fabric) in a color and pattern that you like that is very large and floppy on you. (Taught by IUS Staff).

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