Serendipity

Spring 2019 Dates
March 25–May 22

Registration: Monday, February 25–Sunday, March 3

The Serendipity Program is available Mondays–Thursdays to Lower School girls in Groups I–IV. Serendipity courses are taught by Greenwich Academy teachers, associate teachers, and outside instructors. All classes run for an hour, from 3:15–4:15PM. Please pick up your children promptly. Since children who take the bus must leave at 3:45PM, parents must arrange for alternate transportation on Serendipity days.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURES AND GENERAL INFORMATION

1) All charges will be billed to your student billing account.

2) If there are classes for which there are more registrations than we have places, we hold a LOTTERY to decide which children may attend. If your child is placed on the waitlist for a class, she will have priority the next time the class is offered.

3) Your daughter may register for more than one class. Please be sure that the class is offered to her grade level.

4) We reserve the right to modify classes or change faculty assignments when necessary. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be canceled.

5) There are NO Serendipity classes on half-days or holidays.

6) If your daughter drops out of a Serendipity class after the first week and her spot cannot be filled, you will be charged for the entire session.

Contact Leesa Singleton for registration information.

Monday Classes Begin March 25, 2019

Homework Club
Fee: $135
Teacher: Mrs. Dolan
Groups I–IV
What better way for your child to get her homework completed than to join the Homework Club? GA Learning Specialist Amy Dolan will provide guidance, support, and enrichment, while helping your child get organized and understand what needs to be prioritized. If all homework is completed, literacy and math skills activities tailored to each student will be available for your child.

This Is Me
Fee: $185
Teacher: Mrs. Casanova
Groups I–IV
Art journaling is a fabulous outlet for everybody who loves the freedom of a blank page. This Serendipity offers a great opportunity to create something beautiful using colors in many forms. We will focus on the process, not the result. Inspirational quotes will help develop appreciation, friendship, creativity, individuality, strength, happiness, and much more!

Volleyball Fun!
Fee: $135
Teacher: Coach Girard
Groups I–IV
Learn the fun of volleyball with GA’s own varsity volleyball coach, Christy Girard. Girls will be introduced to the game of volleyball with light balls and a short net in a fun setting. Fitness and hand-eye coordination, along with solid sportsmanship are the key elements of this program.

Tuesday Classes Begin March 26, 2019

Computer Fun
Fee: $135
Teacher: Mrs. Mayfield
Groups I–IV
Have fun while discovering a variety of programs such as Minecraft, iPhoto, and SketchUp. Girls will create unique projects using these computer programs and explore new worlds in Minecraft.

On Stage
Fee: $135
Teachers: Mrs. Ellis & Mr. Young
Groups I–IV
Come explore the world of the theater! We will work on all of the different aspects of performing a Broadway show, including scenes, theater games, and songs. The session will culminate in an end-of-semester performance for friends and family.

Sculptey-lishious
Fee: $185
Teacher: Mrs. Casanova
Groups II–IV
Use your hands to mold beautiful miniature creations! Use soft, colorful polymer clay to create mini food, unique jewelry, fantastic creatures, and much more. It’s a great opportunity to exercise your fine motor skills, expand your creativity, and have fun at the same time.

Wednesday Classes Begin March 27, 2019

Knitting Nook 3.0
Fee: $185
Teacher: Mrs. Ellis
Groups I–IV
Come join Mrs. Ellis’s Knitting Nook for totally new and improved projects that will include candy cane horses and straw-weaving. Circle knitting will also be available so you can make hats and scarves. Join the class and knit your afternoon away!

The Paint Box
Fee: $185
Teacher: Mrs. Philip
Groups II, III & IV
Using watercolor and acrylic paints, you will learn the tricks of painting on canvas and paper.

Sew Fun!
Fee: $185
Teacher: Mrs. Mayfield
Groups I and II ONLY
Learn the basics of sewing and make a small purse, a pillow, and other little projects for small hands.

Thursday Classes Begin March 28, 2019

Chess
Fee: $200
Teacher: National Scholastic Chess Foundation
Groups I–IV
Students will have fun playing chess with their friends and learning new strategies to help them become better chess players.

GA Newsroom
Fee: $120
Teacher: Mrs. Mayfield
Groups III and IV ONLY
In this class, your daughter will help produce the Lower School newspaper, Gator News, by reporting the latest events at Greenwich Academy. Each week, every girl will write an article that will be published in Gator News.

Hula Hoop Weaving
Fee: $170
Teacher: Mrs. Ellis
Groups I–IV
Come make your own hula hoop rug! New and fun, we will be using many colors—you can make your own design. Guaranteed to be awesome!3D Art and Jewelry Making

Fee: $170
Teacher: Mrs. Casanova
Groups I–IV
Have fun creating 3D art projects and designing jewelry in a variety of media.

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