LAST CHANCE for Spring Trimester classes and field trip requests.
ü Please ask your child what they would like to have a class on that they will attend. Email email@example.com with your requests.
ü Is there something that you are passionate about that you would like to share by teaching a class? Please let firstname.lastname@example.org know!
ü Where does your student and family want to go on field trips this spring? We especially need local field trips (1 hr or less from Raw Learning in Staunton). Please let email@example.com know!
ü Please get your requests and offers to teach to Elissa QUICK! I will be polling students as to their interest in the classes and field trip requested and offered beginning Thursday, Jan 26th and will take no more requests after Jan 25th.
Thanks for making Raw Learning's offerings relevant to your student and family.
LAST CHANCE for Gourmet popcorn!
Want treats for your Valentine sweeties?
Support Raw Learning and shop local (popcorn is grown in Dayton!) when you order Shirley’s Gourmet Popcorn (located in Harrisonburg) through us!
Raw Learning earns money for much needed computer upgrades and a real projector screen.
Pick up an order form at Raw Learning or forward this information and sell to your family and friends!
Order through Jan 24 at Raw Learning OR by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org OR Raw Learning's Facebook page-- look for the pinned post with the order form and comment with your order.
All checks must be made out to Raw Learning and postmarked by January 25th.
Send checks to:
101 VSDB Dr.
Staunton, VA 24401
Or just drop payment off at Raw Learning by January 26th.
Popcorn will be available for pick up at Raw Learning on Feb 13. You can also contact email@example.com to arrange popcorn pickup in Harrisonburg.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the Annual Raw Learning Valentine’s Party
Monday, February 13th 11-2
Valentines exchange and heart hunt <3
Your kids will LOVE all the activities!
Bring a Valentine’s Box for each child to receive valentines
Bring: Socks! You will not be allowed to jump in bare feet or shoes. **Online waiver must be completed by a parent or guardian to be able to jump.** http://jumpcville.com/sign-waiver/
Location: 1005 Gardens Blvd., Charlottesville, Va 22901
1:00pm - 2:30pm: Jump!
CLASSES--Week of January 23rd 2017
Makers!: Take apart class! BRING in your own stuff!!! Raw Learning will also provide items to take apart.
Board Games: Learn to play Monopoly, a classic economic game of buying, trading, and developing properties, and collecting rent. Enhance money counting skills and making change, as well as negotiation, resource management, and strategy skills. Other optional games today include Pitt and Othello, as time and interest allow.
School Dance Committee: Students will vote on a flyer for the dance and begin their fundraisers.
Gymnastics: This weeks class will continue the beam exercises from the previous week.
Dog Behavior and Training: Dog observations and basic training
Sing and Play with Instruments: Body Music - An introduction to Bobby McFerrin and ALL the ways our bodies make music
Roblox: Play "Theme Park Tycoon 2"
Review the games: record our likes and dislikes and give tips and tricks
Minecraft: The class will learn about hidden jokes & references.
Color changing sheep
The killer bunny
The Loves and Hugs update
Outdoor Winter Survival:Gather at shelter, build fire, discuss shelter building, explore finding shelter spot and gather shelter building materials.
Spanish: Numbers. We will learn number vocabulary and try to see how large of a number we can make using the vocabulary learned.
Clay Sculpting and Pottery: Painting your air dry clay projects!
Cupboard Cooking Challenge: Crispy
Mammalian Dissection and Anatomy: Rat and mink thorax (heart and lungs); sheep heart; human heart model
Sewing Simply: Make your own Holder! Phone/Tablet/Nerf Gun/Nerf Bullet/Gaming Device
Winter Soups and Stews: When Harry Potter first arrives at Grimmauld Place (headquarters of The Order of the Phoenix) it's likely Mrs. Weasley served the traditional Irish Stew we'll make today! It's a Beef and "Guinness" stew. (We'll be substituting coke.)
How to Craft Animals: Paint your clay models from previous class, and/or a picture of an animal - may try different painting techniques (e.g., salt painting) if there is time.
Bubbling Beverages – Fun with Soda Pop: Ginger Ale
Commercial Soda Ingredient discussion: Natural flavors