Now Enrolling for Fall After School Classes

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The Forest Ridge Elementary School PTA is proud to sponsor several after school classes this fall. A complete schedule of classes with registration deadlines will come home in your student’s folder today. Some classes begin next week, so please don’t wait to sign up. Register today to ensure classes aren’t canceled.

We need Parent Volunteers!
Contact if you’re interested in volunteering for a class. Volunteer for a class, and you can earn free or discounted tuition for your child.

Here is the 2017-18 fall list of offerings.


Chess Club – All Grades
Develop critical thinking skills, sportsmanship and patience by learning to play chess. Learn from highly-rated instructors, using a curriculum developed by National Masters. Each weekly session mixes learning and play. Play time is structured to pair against opponents of similar skill. Open to all ages and skill levels. To register or learn more, visit: 13 weeks. Ongoing registration. Classes begin Monday 10/2 and run through 1/22.Cost: $182


Science Exploratorium – K-2 – Registration EXTENDED until Tuesday, Sept. 11.
Come discover, experiment, and create as we learn about the colliding worlds of art and science in this STEAM-based class. Create simple machines, learn about crystals and minerals, and dabble in the world of robots. Put on your lab coat, and grab your art supplies because this STEAM class will rock your world. To register, visit: 10 weeks. Register EXTENDED until 9/11. Classes begin 9/19 and run through 11/21. Cost: $129



KidzArt – All Grades
Create your own masterpieces using a variety of media such as markers, oil pastels, charcoal, watercolors and many more. Sign up at Ongoing registration. Fall classes begin 9/27 and run through 11/8. Cost: $126


Spanish I – All Grades – Classes Begin Next Week!
Fun, engaging and extremely effective intro Level I classes (Level II to immediately follow this session!). Music, stories, games, movement and repetition. To learn more, visit 10 weeks. Classes begin 9/14 and run through 12/14. Sign up now! Cost: $225


Silver Knights Coding – 2-5
In Silver Knights coding classes, children create stories, games and animations using a visual programming language called Scratch. It’s as easy to use as snapping together building blocks! The curriculum teaches new coders the basics while challenging more experienced coders to create increasingly complex programs. Different projects are done every session, so material doesn’t repeat. Each child takes home a USB with all their programs on the last day! 8 weeks. To register or learn more, visit: Classes begin 10/6 and run through 12/15. Cost: $176

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