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Eagle Academy K-5

FALL 2019

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

Community Service
Grades 3 - 5
16 week session
3:15 - 4:55
Martha Fiehn
Play-Doh Create & Build
Kinder to Grade 4
16 week session
2:50 - 3:50
Balbina Guajardo & Paulina Villarreal
Chess Club K-1
Kinder to Grade 1
16 week session
3:15-4:55
Chess Academy
Chess Club 2-5
Grade 2 to 5
16 week session
3:15-4:45
Chess Academy
Graffiti Art Class
Grade 1 to 5
16 week session
3:15-4:15
Sandra Fernández
  Origami Adventures
Kinder to Grade 3
16 week session
3:15-4:15
Balbina Guajardo & Paulina Villarreal

 

Little Einsteins
Kinder to Grade 5
10 week session
3:15-4:15
Georgina Berlanga & Georgina Garza
CLASS IS FULL
  Hands-On Cooking Academy
Kinder to Grade 4
12 week session
3:15-4:55
Brenda Cantú
 
FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr.
(Intermediate)
Grade 1, 2 & 3
14 week session
3:15 - 4:15
Diana Saldaña & Doug Frankish
CLASS IS FULL
  FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr.
(Beginners)
Grade 1, 2 & 3
10 week session
3:15 - 4:55
Andrea Trujillo & Anilú Garibay
CLASS IS FULL
 

 

 

 

 

Dates to Know

  • June 6th: Registration opens! Please discuss these with your children before registering.
  • June 14th: Registration closes at 3:00 p.m. for families.
    • Signing up is not a guarantee that the class will run.
    • We require a minimum of four (4) students to run a class.
  • June 24th: Parent confirmations sent; Payment instructions will be sent within this message.
  • Week of August 19th: Classes begin this week depending on the day of the class
  • August 26th: Last day for parents to cancel attendance for a class before being charged

     

Start Time for Classes

3:15: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
2:50: Tuesdays
No Eagle Academy classes on Friday

Contacts and Weekly Schedule

Contact your child's Eagle Academy Instructor directly for any details about the class.
Link to after-school activities schedule
 

Things to Know:

  1. Availability: Classes are on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. We do have a minimum and maximum capacity for each class. The minimum is three and the maximum will be depend on the individual class.
  2. Conflicts:
    • If your child participates on an athletics team, he or she can only attend one of these activities.
    • If your child takes after-school ballet, you can only select the classes when your child does NOT attend ballet classes. For instance, if you child takes ballet on Monday and Wednesday, she/he cannot select classes on these days of the week.
  3. Multiple Classes: If your child does participate on an athletics team, you are open to apply for as many different classes. Please be mindful of the days of the week for each class and ending times.
  4. Transportation: This will be the responsibility of parents.
    • Buses: If a child does need to use bus service, it will be available in alignment with all other after-school activities. Arrangements to be included in the bus schedule will be the responsibility of each individual family.
    • Carpools: Our carpool pickup system will be in place as usual for after-school activities. Parents are asked to make sure that they have the carpool sign available when entering school grounds.
      • i. Students in 1-hour long classes will be picked up at the main entrance at the front of the Elementary School.
      • ii. Students in 1-hour and 40 minute classes will be picked up in coordination with all other after-school activities in the underground elementary parking lot.

         

  5. Payments: If accepted into the class, instructions will be sent with the confirmation email message. Your account will be billed.

If you have further questions, please contact Aida Manrique via email.

 

Little Einsteins K-5

About the Program:

Creativity is intelligence having fun; said Albert Einstein. In this class, kids will have the opportunity to become scientists by discovering, experimenting, exploring and learning. Fun, interesting and interactive experiments will awaken students curiosity, creativity and their interest in science.

 

About the Teachers:
Georgina Berlanga is the Coordinator for the Elementary School science lab. Georgina Garza is a Preschool Teacher at ASFM. This mother/daughter team have a passion for working with children and in science.

 

 

Who: Students in Kinder to Grade 5
Number of Participants: 17-20 Students
Day: Monday
Dates: Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2, Sep 9, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 4
Time: 3:15 - 4:15 (one hour)
Location: Science Lab
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 1,900 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

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Community Service - Grades 3, 4 & 5

 

About the Program:
As a teacher who values the importance of giving to others, I would like to give our students the opportunity to become aware of the needs in our community, inspire them to be part of the solution by putting their caring hearts into action, give them the skills to become positive role models and in the long run, empower them to become proactive leaders. Every other week, we will visit our sister school and share special activities planned and led by our students, the week prior to the visit.

 

About the Teacher:
Martha Fiehn. This is my 15th year as a teacher. I have taught Kinder, Spanish, 4th Grade and this is my second year as a 5th Grade Homeroom Teacher. I love helping others and teaching students how to discover the desire within us to help others, be agents of change, and create a ripple effect with acts of kindness in order for us to become better people that will contribute great things to our school and community!

 

Who: Students in Grade 3, 4 and 5
Number of Participants: 12 - 16 students
Day: Monday
Dates: Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2, Sep 9, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9
Time: 3:15 - 4:55
Location: 5F Homeroom
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: No cost

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

 

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Graffiti Art Class - Grades 1 - 5

 

About the Program:
This course is designed and planned for kids who would like to have fun learning new skills and techniques, working independently and collectively.

Self-confidence will flourish at the heart of Graffiti, by creating stencils, cutting and spray painting them, thus making street art or developing imaginative images. A hands on experience building art layer by layer. Tips on how to use spray cans, different types of caps, and what to do when you mess up will be provided throughout the course.

This Graffiti course offers a fresh, exciting opportunity to reach creative potential, based on a series of modern day Graffiti Artists, and other urban art techniques. It is inspirational, wonderfully challenging, and definitely rewarding.

Pictures are available at the following links:
Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/icanspray/?hl=en
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/icanspray/
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCK8E3qk6LkJNVkZ4i...

Previous Eagle Academy:

 

About the Teacher:

The Graffiti Course is taught by Sandra Fernandez, a former ASFM student; who holds a master in education and over 18 years of experience in Arts, she is a certified Apple Teacher, Google Teacher, Painter and Muralist, as well as an Art Academy-Gallery owner.

 

Additionally from being an artist, Ms. Fernández is an educator which allows her to incorporate an artistic approach while teaching, providing high quality guidance to nurture and stimulate the creative spirit, actively encouraging to find and develop an artistic voice and foster new expertise.

 

Who: Students in Grade 1 to Grade 5
Number of Participants: 12 -16 Students
Day: Monday
Dates: Aug 19, Aug 26, Sep 2, Sep 9, Sep 23, Sep 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 4, Nov 11, Nov 25, Dec 2, Dec 9
Time: 3:15 - 4:15
Location: Art 2
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 9,000 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

 

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FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr. (Intermediate)

About the Program:
Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. ASFM’s Elementary FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr. team will design, build, program a robot using LEGO WeDo 2.0 ® technology, then complete challenges. The Team will also research a real-world problem and be challenged to develop a creative solution. It all adds up to tons of fun while students learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), plus a big dose of imagination. Along the journey, students develop critical thinking and team-building skills, and even presentation skills.

 

A team selection process will be followed once all interested students have signed up.

 

About the Teachers:
Mr. Doug Frankish and Ms. Diana Saldaña are Innovation Coaches at ASFM. They have years of experience working with students at the elementary campus, Mr. Doug as a 4th grade homeroom teacher and Ms. Diana as a technology teacher. They love exploring the combination of physical and digital tools with students. Mr. Doug and Ms. Diana are excited to participate in the FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr. Team at ASFM.

Who: Students in Grades 1, 2 & 3
Number of Participants: 3 - 7 Students
Day: Monday
Dates: Aug 19,Aug 26,Sep 2,Sep 9,Sep 23,Sep 30,Oct 7,Oct 14,Oct 28,Nov 4,Nov 11,Nov 25,Dec 2,Dec 9
Time: 3:15 - 4:15 (1 Hour)
Location: Flexible Learning Space
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,500 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

 

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Play-Doh Create & Build - Kinder - Grade 4

About the Program:

This class will encourage students to challenge their creative minds through building and creating models with Play-Doh. Through the hands-on modeling, students will practice and improve their fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

 

 

About the Teachers:

Balbina Guajardo and Paulina Villarreal are both Educational Assistants who have 6 years of experience and they are in their fourth year at ASFM. They are both very passionate about teaching through hands-on projects and encouraging students to follow their creative minds.

 

 

Who: Kinder,1st Grade,2nd Grade,3rd Grade,4th Grade
Number of Participants: 3-7 Students
Day: Tuesday
Dates: Aug 20, Aug 27, Sep 3, Sep 10, Sep 17, Sep 24, Oct 1, Oct 8, Oct 15, Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 5, Nov 12, Nov 19, Nov 26, Dec 3
Time: 2:50 - 3:50 (1 Hr.)
Location: Flexible Learning Space
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,400 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

Play Doh

 

 

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Origami Adventures K- Grade 3

About the Program:
This class will encourage students to challenge their creative minds to create and build using their hand-eye coordination. The purpose of creating an Origami Adventures class is to promote and further develop creativity as well as fine motor skills. This class will be fun, upbeat and a great way for students to engage in different activities.

 

 

About the Teachers:

Balbina Guajardo and Paulina Villarreal are both Educational Assistants who have 6 years of experience and they are in their fourth year at ASFM. They are both very passionate about teaching through hands-on projects and encouraging students to follow their creative minds.

 

 

Who: Students in Kinder, Grade 1 to 3
Number of Participants: 3-7 Students
Day: Wednesday
Dates: Aug 21, Aug 28, Sep 4, Sep 11, Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4
Time: 3:15 - 4:15 (1 Hour)
Location: Open Mind Zone
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,100 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 


Origami

 

 

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Chess Club K - 1

About the Program:

The CHESS ACADEMY is based on the more entertaining and efficient teaching method: "Learning through play. We use technology to complement the Chess class. For example, we use computer software of the German company ChessBase, which is a world leader in educational software to learn chess. We teach our students from the basics: the pieces movement, the analysis of the positions, mental arithmetic, decision-making, etc... It is also important to compare their skills with other children through participation in state tournaments, regional, national and international. Also, kids will participate in tournaments like the Interscholastic League: WARRIORS OF THE BOARD by CHESS ACADEMY.

 

 

About the Teachers:

Victor Emmanuel Aguilar Monsivais has a degree in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Master in Information Technology at the UANL. Currently, Mr. Aguilar is the director and founder of Chess Academy. As a Chess Teacher, he has more than 20 years of experience working with children. His students have won more than 1,500 medals and he has trained more than 10 state and national champions. As a Chess player, he holds the title of ""national master"" and has been a 5-time state champion.

 

Who: Students in Kinder and Grade 1
Number of Participants: 17-20 Students
Day: Wednesday
Dates: Aug 21, Aug 28, Sep 4, Sep 11, Sep 18, Sep 25, Oct 2, Oct 9, Oct 16, Oct 23, Oct 30, Nov 6, Nov 13, Nov 27, Dec 4, Dec 11
Time: 3:15 - 4:55 (1 Hr. 40 Min.)
Location: Grade 3 Computer Lab
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,500 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

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Hands-On Cooking Academy

About the Program:

It is a class to have fun and learn lots of things. First of all cooking healthy food choices, practicing math skills like measuring, counting, fractions and sequence but in a fun way. Also language skills, increasing their vocabulary. They really enjoy the experience of creating a meal and trying out different things from home.

 

About the Teachers:
Brenda Cantu. I have been working as a teacher for 21 years and 5 of those at ASFM. I really love what I do, kids are my passion and I enjoy cooking as well.

 

 

Who: Students in Kinder to Grade 4
Number of Participants: 8 - 12 Students
Day: Wednesday
Dates: Aug 21,Aug 28,Sep 4,Sep 11,Sep 18,Sep 25,Oct 2,Oct 9,Oct 16,Oct 23,Oct 30,Nov 6
Time: 3:15 - 4:55 (1 Hr 40 Min)
Location: Kinder Workroom
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,200 pesos

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FIRST LEGO Robotics Jr. (Beginners)

About the Program:
Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. ASFM’s Elementary FIRST LEGO League team will design, build, program a robot using LEGO WeDo 2.0 ® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. The Team will also research a real-world problem and be challenged to develop a creative solution.

 

It all adds up to tons of fun while students learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), plus a big dose of imagination. Along the journey, students develop critical thinking and team-building skills, basic STEM applications, and even presentation skills. Come be part of ASFM’s FIRST LEGO League Jr. team!

 

A team selection process will be followed once all interested have signed up. League team will design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. The Team will also research a real-world problem and be challenged to develop a creative solution. Lego JrIt all adds up to tons of fun while students learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), plus a big dose of imagination. Along the journey, students develop critical thinking and team-building skills, basic STEM applications, and even presentation skills. Come be part of ASFM’s FIRST LEGO League Jr. team!

 

About the Teachers:
Andrea Trujillo and Anilu Garibay have been working as a Educational Assistants in third grade.They are everyday Googlers and enjoy working with students of all ages. Andrea and Anilu have previously lead groups to the FIRST LEGO League Jr.

Who: Students in Grades 1, 2 and 3
Number of Participants: 3 - 7 Students
Day: Wednesday
Dates: Aug 21,Aug 28,Sep 4,Sep 11,Sep 18,Sep 25,Oct 2,Oct 9,Oct 16,Oct 23
Time: 3:15 - 4:55 (1 Hour 40 Minutes)
Location: Flexible Learning Space
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,500 pesos

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Chess Club 2 - 5

About the Program:

 

 

The CHESS ACADEMY is based on the more entertaining and efficient teaching method: "Learning through play. We use technology to complement the Chess class. For example, we use computer software of the German company ChessBase, which is a world leader in educational software to learn chess. We teach our students from the basics: the pieces movement, the analysis of the positions, mental arithmetic, decision-making, etc... It is also important to compare their skills with other children through participation in state tournaments, regional, national and international. Also, kids will participate in tournaments like the Interscholastic League: WARRIORS OF THE BOARD by CHESS ACADEMY.

 

 

 

About the Teachers:

Victor Emmanuel Aguilar Monsivais has a degree in Business Administration, specializing in Marketing and Master in Information Technology at the UANL. Currently, Mr. Aguilar is the director and founder of Chess Academy. As a Chess Teacher, he has more than 20 years of experience working with children. His students have won more than 1,500 medals and he has trained more than 10 state and national champions. As a Chess player, he holds the title of ""national master"" and has been a 5-time state champion.

 

 

Who: Students in Grade 2 to 5
Number of Participants: 17 - 20 Students
Day: Thursday
Dates: Aug 22, Aug 29, Sep 5, Sep 12, Sep 19, Oct 3, Oct 10, Oct 17, Oct 24, Oct 31, Nov 7, Nov 14, Dec 5, Dec 12
Time: 3:15 - 4:55 (1 Hr 40 Min)
Location: Grade 3 Computer Lab
Cost for Entire Set of Classes: 2,500 pesos

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

 

 

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