SAO Classes

Registration is now Closed. Classes begin in October. Please contact Caron McCormick with any questions at [email protected].

ALL CLASSES ARE $130. PLEASE NOTE WHICH SAO CLASS YOUR CHILD IS TAKING (i.e. Super Science) with GRADE LEVEL (i.e. Grades 1-5 or Grades 6-8) ON THE PAYPAL FORM BELOW.

Child's Name + Guardian Phone#
Class + Grade

CANCELLED Total Wellness 4 a Stress Free Student (Middle School)

VMS Room 305, Tuesday, 3-4pm - October, 15, 22, 29, November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10

The Oakland Public Schools message this year is Kindness Starts with One and they are promoting wellness and less stress. This is a stress free relaxation class for kids. It will promote wellness, by deep breathing, beginners yoga, and many hands on activities including coloring, planting, baking, dancing and walking, etc. This wll be a great class to help students learn how to handle stress with positive activities.
The class will be taught by VMS teacher Ruth Kokkinakis.

CANCELLED Total Wellness 4 a Stress Free Student (Grades 3-5)

VMS Room 305, Tuesday, 4-5pm - October, 15, 22, 29, November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10

The Oakland Public Schools message this year is Kindness Starts with One and they are promoting wellness and less stress. This is a stress free relaxation class for kids. It will promote wellness, by deep breathing, beginners yoga, and many hands on activities including coloring, planting, baking, dancing and walking, etc. This wll be a great class to help students learn how to handle stress with positive activities.
The class will be taught by VMS teacher Ruth Kokkinakis.

3-D ART CLUB - GRADES 1-5

VMS Art Room, Wednesday 4:00pm-5:00pm, October, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, December 4, 11, 18

Let's make 3D art using a variety of art materials, including plaster, paint, clay, paper, cardboard, foil, and more! Students will explore various sculpture techniques and learn how to create 3-D art work. Taught by Jill Jeune who currently teach art at VMS.

3-D ART CLUB - Grades 6-8

VMS Art Room, Wednesday 3:00pm-4:00pm, October, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13, December 4, 11, 18

Let's make 3D art using a variety of art materials, including plaster, paint, clay, paper, cardboard, foil, and more! Students will explore various sculpture techniques and learn how to create 3-D art work. Taught by Jill Jeune who currently teach art at VMS.

FULL - Super Science for Kids - Grades K-5 - CLASS CLOSED FOR REGISTRATION. DO NOT SIGN UP FOR THIS CLASS

VMS Room 206, Tuesday, 4-5pm - October, 15, 22, 29, November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10

Super Science for Kids offers engaging, multi-sensory, hands-on science for children in grades K – 5. This program encourages children to investigate concepts in chemistry, physics, engineering, and life science through fun activities and experimentation. Come join us for all new experiments and activities this Fall!
This course is presented by Leonard Parra who has been teaching and inspiring children at Valley Middle school for over 14 years.

FULL Discovery Science Lab - Grades 6-8

VMS Room 206, Tuesday, 3-4pm - October, 15, 22, 29, November 12, 19, 26, December 3, 10

Discovery Science Lab offers a wide variety of exciting lab experiments that explore various fields in science and technology. Geared towards children in middle school, this course will teach various concepts in physics, ecology, chemistry, biology, and geology through fun, hands-on activities and lab experiments. Children will gain experience in using laboratory equipment while developing problem solving and critical thinking skills. This course provides a stimulating environment both indoors and out.

Come join us for a fun filled fall session with all new activities!
This course is presented by Leonard Parra who has been teaching and inspiring the children of Oakland for over 14 years.

 

Track - Grades 6-8

 

Rec Field, Tuesday & Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm - October 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 30

Track class will offer a multitude of engaging activities to students to gain and maintain physical fitness for running and for life! There will be a wide variety of stretching, calisthenics, strength conditioning and various types of running throughout the hour long class. Students will have fun getting fit and developing endurance as they push themselves and each other to work to the best of their ability. The goal for each student will be for them to run a 5K at the last class. This class will meet at the Oakland Recreational Fields. Each student will get a t-shirt to run in for class. Students should have appropriate exercise attire, including a sweatshirt and sweatpants, shorts, running sneakers and a bottle of water for each class.

This class is taught by Tim Hausch who teaches social studies at Valley Middle School and has coached the VMS track team for seven out of his nine years at Valley.