date/time: Wednesdays, January 25-April 5 (no class 3/15); 3:30-4:15 PM
instructor: Ali Manning (food scientist)
cost: $250, supplies included
Students will learn food science through experimentation. Explore agriculture, sensory evaluation, the science of cooking, and more!
Destination Imagination (DI)
For girls and boys in grades 3-12
date/time: September - May as scheduled, Tournament dates TBD
instructor: Amanda Killen (DI TN Board Member & team manager) & Various Team Managers
cost: $300, plus tournament travel expenses
Build your creativity, design thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills on grade level teams. Teams solve one of six open-ended, STEAM-based challenges to present at tournaments. Teams will meet two afternoons per week and/or on Saturday mornings. Teams will present challenge solutions at the regional and state levels and commit to attending Global Finals if they advance from the state tournament. For more information about DI check out www.destinationimagination.org.
**Register for the Challenge that most interests you. When teams are created the challenge your team chooses may change.
Middle School Dance Company
For girls and boys in grades 5-8
School-year length course
date/time: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 4:00-5:15 pm
September 7-November 16 (no class 10/4, 10/6) and January 17- April 5 (no class 2/14, 3/14, 3/16)
instructor: Louisa Koeppel (Hutchison dance teacher) and Katy Stanfield (dancer and dance instructor)
Middle School Dance Company focuses on modern dance and creative ballet with an emphasis on dance-making and ensemble performance.
Students will choreograph and perform in the dance concert on Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 pm and the school matinee on Wednesday, April 5.
For more information, email email@example.com.
For girls and boys in Middle School Dance Company and Core Ballet
School-year length course
date/time: Thursdays, 5:15-6:00 pm
September 15-December 15 (no class 10/6, 11/24) and January 12-April 5 (no class 3/16)
instructor: Katy Stanfield (dancer and dance instructor)
This class takes the dancer to the next level of strength, possibility, and commitment. Students must be taking MSDC and Core Ballet to attend. Leotard or form fitting top with black leggings or form fitting yoga pants, ballet skirt, with pink or skin-toned ballet shoes.
Please email Ms. Koeppel or Ms. Stanfield if you have any questions.
Students will choreograph and perform a dance in the dance concert on Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 pm and the school matinee on Wednesday, April 5.
FALL>>Gingerbread House: Mondays, November 14-December 5
SPRING>> For Your Valentine; Thursdays, January 12-February 2
“For the Birds”; Thursdays, February 9-March 2
Craft works of art that are beautiful and practical. Hand-build projects from clay or mosaics. Fast-paced and fun, these sessions can be taken as a whole or individually.
For girls in grades 5-8
date/time: Thursdays, 3:45-4:45 pm
instructor: Robbie Uhrman (Quiz Bowl Sponsor)
cost: $200 per session
SESSIONS_____________________ FALL >> September 1-December 1 (no class 10/6, 11/24) SPRING >> January 12-May 11 (no class 3/16)
Do you enjoy academic trivia? Have a broad range of knowledge? Buzz in and answer questions from all areas of knowledge, including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, popular culture, sports, and more. Quiz Bowl is a team competition, and this session is limited to ten girls. The goal for this class is to practice weekly and, eventually, to compete against other schools in a NAQT-sanctioned tournament. Space is limited.
Solo Singing and Vocal Technique
For girls in grades 4-8 date/time: Friday, 3:30-4:00 pm
instructor: Hannah Crowley (music teacher)
cost: $200 per session
FALL >> September 2-December 2 (no class 9/23, 10/07, 10/28, 11/25 )
SPRING >> January 20-April 14 (no class 1/27, 2/17, 3/17, 4/7)
Calling all singers! This new class will help students explore techniques for breath support, vocal placement, and tone, and learn tips for dynamic solo singing performances. The class will be set up in studio style, with each child performing a solo every 2-3 weeks and receiving feedback from the instructor and classmates, as we learn how to listen and evaluate musical performances!
For girls and boys in grades K-6
School year-length course
date/time: Thursdays, September 1-November 10 (no class 10/6) & January 19-March 30 (no class 3/16)
Grades K-2 // 3:15-3:45 pm
Grades 3-6 // 3:45-4:30 pm
instructor: Midtown Taekwondo
Involve yourself in martial arts to learn discipline and skills that will help you in school and beyond. In the final class, students will test for stripes and belts. No uniform is required; however, you may wear your own uniform or purchase one through Midtown Taekwondo.