Preschool Openings for the 2017-18 School Year

What: Seeds of Faith Early Learning Center has a few openings for classes for the 2017-18 school year

When: Monday through Thursday from 12:45-3:15pm

Where: Seeds if Faith Early Learning Center, located on University Ave in Clive

More information HERE

For more information or to set up a time to visit, contact Heidi LaBounty, Director, at 515-689-8339 or at seedsoffaith@faithlc.com

Strengthening Families Program

What: Learn how to maintain and/or build a positive relationship with your youth during those challenging teen years and to prevent your youth from having serious behavior and substance abuse problems. This skills-building program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is for parents to attend with their youth ages 10-14. Parents will sharpen their nurturing skills that support their children and enhance their skills in effectively disciplining and guiding their youth. Youth will be given a healthy future orientation, an increased appreciation of their parents, plus learn skills for dealing with stress and peer pressure. Each week a free meal will be provided from 5:00-5:30pm for all attending families along with free child care for younger children.

Days: Sundays

Time: 5:00-7:30pm

Dates: October 1-November 12

Location: Waukee Elementary, Media Center

Fee: $19 (per family)

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761

Waukee Invitational XC Mile Run

What: All third through seventh grade students in the Waukee School District are invited to participate in the Annual Waukee Invitational Mile. All runners will receive a finisher ribbon and medals will be awarded to top place-winners of each grade level. A traveling trophy will be awarded to the elementary school with the highest 5 finishers!

Parents are responsible for getting runners to and from the event and are encouraged to park at the Robert Brownell Sports Complex across from Eason Elementary. Runners should bring a water bottle. Questions may be directed to the mile run coordinator, Missy Brush, at 987-5161 ext. 4505.

Days: Monday

Time: 4:30-6:00pm

Dates: October 2

Location: Eason Elementary

Fee: $3

More information HERE

Register at the links below or call the CE office at 987-2761.

3-4 Girls / 3-4 Boys / 5-6 Girls / 5-6 Boys / 7 Girls & Boys

Spanish

What: The Language Project is based around discovery, experience and play in the target language. Students will learn Spanish through music, games, stories and immersion in the language. The benefits of being bilingual go above just acquiring a new form of communication! Set your child up on the journey to success by enrolling them today! Taught by The Language Project staff.

Flyer with more details HERE

Register online with the links below or call the CE office at 987-2761

Shuler Elementary (Fall Session) (30 weeks)

Brookview Elementary (Fall Session) (30 weeks)

Grant Ragan Elementary (Fall Session) (30 weeks)

Waukee Elementary (Fall Session) (30 weeks)

Yoga for Kids

What: In this course, students will engage in a variety of activities! During the 90 minute classes, they will practice yoga poses that center around a theme (winter, outer space, trip to the zoo, etc.), learn about breath control, play games that involve active movement, and we will end each class by focusing on stillness and relaxation. The advanced class will build upon what is taught in the beginner class. This class will adapt to meet the needs of all students! Students need to bring a yoga mat and comfortable clothing. For students in grades K-5. Taught by Grant Ragan Instructional Coach, Val Jansonious.

Days: Tuesdays

Time: 4:15-5:45pm

Dates: October 3-24

Location: Grant Ragan Elementary, Media Center

Fee: $50

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761

Chess and Fencing

What: Youth Enrichment League chess lessons are designed to engage beginners through advanced students. Students will have a lesson, practice, and play each class. All equipment is provided and students will receive a cadet booklet to use during and after class. Join this sport of the mind and be a part of your school s chess group. Sign up and create a checkmate today! New and returning students are welcome.

Fencing is one of the fastest growing sports in the USA. Youth Enrichment League fencing is designed to engage beginners through advanced students. Students will receive world class instructor as the curriculum is designed by a former olympic fencer. Students will get a physical workout while learning honor, manners, and respect in the sport of fencing. Safety is a priority and all equipment is provided. Get in the game!

Days/Times/Dates/Locations/Fees vary. Please see the flyer and class links below for more information.

Flyer with more details HERE

Register online with the links below or call the CE office at 987-2761

Chess at Eason Elementary

Chess at Maple Grove Elementary

Chess at Walnut Hills Elementary

Chess at Woodland Hills Elementary

Fencing (Grades 2-5)

Fencing (Grades 6-12)

Tinker Time with Ozobots

What: Ozobots are small, smart toy robots that empower gamers and learners to code, play, and create. Your child will learn coding and programming in a fun, uplifting learning environment. Students will help the Ozobot complete challenges and design their own challenges for others to try! For students in grades K-2. Taught by Grant Ragan Elementary second grade teacher, Megan Trader.

Days: Mondays

Time: 4:00-5:15pm

Dates: September 18-October 16

Location: Grant Ragan Elementary, Room 108

Fee: $89

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761

Tinker Time with Dash and Dot

What: Dash & Dot are award-winning, hands-on learning tools that teach students creative problem solving, coding, and robotics. In this course, students will learn how to program Dash and Dot to complete challenges such as launching a ball across the room and teaching Dash to play the Xylophone. For students in grades 3-5. Taught by Grant Ragan Elementary second grade teacher, Megan Trader.

Days: Thursdays

Time: 4:00-5:15pm

Dates: September 21-October 19

Location: Grant Ragan Elementary, Room 108

Fee: $89

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761

Waukee Road Warriors Running Club

What: The Road Warriors Running Club is for 6th and 7th grade girls and boys interested in learning about and participating in distance running activities.  It is for all levels of runners interested in distance running.  Athletes will complete workouts designed to improve endurance, speed, and overall fitness as well as learn proper warm-up routines and running technique.

Days: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays

Time: 3:30-4:30pm

Dates: August 21-October 10

Location: Centennial Park Picnic Shelter

Fee: $95

More information HERE

Register HERE or call the CE office at 987-2761