Sunday, November 6, 2016

New Schedule for Upcoming SKAT Classes

Check out a variety of after-school opportunities offered to 5th - 8th grade students for our 2nd session. If interested here is the online registration for your student link: goo.gl/1zoecc
The robotics team is hard at work preparing for their first competition at Norwich University

The SCS Environmental Club just attended the VT Youth Environmental Summit - next up planning some local projects

LITTLE BITS ENGINEERING 101:
 Using Little Bits Kits, including cloud based wireless, students will invent to their heart’s content!  Students in this class will explore the basics of electronics and STEAM/STEM principles and just have fun making!  This class meets on Thursdays from 3:00 until 4:15
HISTORICAL RESEARCH - VERMONT HISTORY DAY:  Students will develop historical research skills and analyze primary sources in preparation for Vermont History Day contest, on Saturday, April 8th in Montpelier. The theme is: - Taking a Stand in History. Research culminates in a group or individual project, in the category of choice -  exhibit, documentary, website, performance, or historical paper (individual only). If students elect to participate in the state competition, they will need to commit time outside of this SKAT program and make arrangements for supervision and transportation for that event.  (Facilitator will help to arrange carpools and will be in attendance at state event, but will not be in a position to directly supervise individual students for the day.)  Thursdays from 3:00 until 4:15
LEGO ROBOTICS:  Take the challenge! This class will continue working on programing  EV3 robots in preparation for a competition, as well as some potential local meets with area schools. Tuesday 2:00 - 3:15 & Wednesday 3:00 - 4:15 with the option to come in before school begins (7:30) for extra work times.

SCS SCHOOL NEWS X 2!  Students will use  iPads and iMovie to create news programs for the happenings at SCS! Be a part of the action by reading and reporting the news, or being a video editor. This class will use green screens to help create worldwide newscasts! No experience necessary! - Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:15

SERIOUSLY COOL CEMENT! Come explore the art of creating with cement. This class will use concrete mix, water and all kinds of molds to make cool stuff!  Plan to get your hands dirty with this one. This class rocks!   Tuesdays 2:00 – 3:15!

LEARN HOW TO BUILD A QUAD COPTER!  In this class you will learn everything it takes to build and assemble a camera-carrying quadcopter.  From soldering the electronics to testing out the flight controller and flying the quadcopter after it's built.  By the end, you'll have all the knowledge to build your own!  Wednesdays from 3:00 until 4:15.

SCS ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB:   The SCS Environmental Club has a mission of "Education, Awareness, & Action."  This class is for 6th - 8th grades only and began on 10/19, ending on 12/07.  The 2nd session for this one begins on 03/08/17 and ends on 04/19/17.  Wednesdays 3:00 and end at 4:15.


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