6th Grade

After School Lacrosse Fall (4th-8th grade)

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SixFifty is thrilled to announce the 6th year of our After School class at La Entrada! Using our time-tested curriculum developed by Menlo-Atherton High School and SixFifty coach, Matt Bond, players are led through skills & game sessions embedded with teamwork, decision-making, and leadership lessons designed to foster athletic & … Continue

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Animal Art: Painting, Drawing and MIxed Media for Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Expand your painting, drawing, and design skills through depicting your favorite animals. In this session we find inspiration from animals and insects that have fur, wings, gills, scales and more! We’ll explore a variety of mediums including watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, printing, and collage. Each session incorporates basics of color … Continue

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Chess Fall LE (4th - 8th grade)

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BayAreaChess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other succeed and improve. Our chess program will cover the very basics for new students to the game and we can challenge experienced players with more advanced concepts. Students will have the opportunity to learn the … Continue

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Chinese Level 4/5 Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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The course of Chinese 4/5 is designed for students who are interested in learning Mandarin Chinese and Chinese culture. It will be taught by Ms. Grace Ko, the same LLL teacher who has been teaching at Las Lomitas Elementary School for more than 8 years. The goal of this class … Continue

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Cooking Fun Tuesday: Classics with a Twist Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Join us each Tuesday for a delicious cooking project you’ll want to create for family and friends. Along the way, you’ll pick up cooking skills and kitchen safety tips so you’ll be more comfortable working in your own kitchen. We’ll chop, slice, and flip our way though breakfast, lunch, and … Continue

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Cooking Fun Wednesday: Kick It Up a Notch Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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If you would like to explore more challenging culinary projects, come to the Wednesday cooking class where we’re cooking, baking, and kicking awesome recipes up a notch. Let’s start off with “A Little Fruit Salad” to practice knife skills. Get ready to crack and beat eggs for “Puffy Blackberry Orange … Continue

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Cross Country (4th - 8th grade)

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New this Fall, 2017! La Entrada will compete in a Cross Country league open to all students from 4th through 8th grades. Our teams are entered in a recreational league comprised of teams from public and private middle schools in the area. The schools take turns hosting meets throughout the season. Practices begin the week of … Continue

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Digital Photography Fall (4th-8th grade)

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Take a closer look at the world through the lens of a camera! Have fun and express yourself through the art of digital photography. Through step-by-step instruction, students will learn the basics of digital photography including: camera operation, exposure settings, composition, lighting and editing. Fun projects like portraits, product photography, … Continue

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Energy, the Environment and Chocolate Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Janelle London is the Vice Chair of Menlo Park’s Environmental Quality Commission, and formerly served as the Director of Sustainability for the nonprofit Menlo Spark. Increasing awareness and understanding of environmental and sustainability issues is very important to her.  So is fun.  And chocolate. In this course, we’ll learn about … Continue

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Flag Football (6th - 8th grade)

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REGISTRATION is OPEN now for Fall, 2017 La Entrada’s flag football program is open to all students in the 6th, 7th and 8th grades. There are two teams, organized by grade level, based on the number of students that register from each grade. We have a ‘Varsity Team’ comprised of 8th … Continue

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Guitar Fall (5th - 8th grade)

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Whether you want to join a band and tour the world or strum your favorite song behind closed doors, if you want to play the guitar you need a solid foundation. You need technique, rhythm, and knowledge of harmony. This class will focus on developing basic technique, rhythm, learning chords, … Continue

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Jazz Band Fall (6th - 8th grade)

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Jazz Band is a performing ensemble where students will learn the fundamentals of jazz performance. A minimum of one year experience on your instrument is expected, but not required. Any student who has less then one year experience will be asked to audition with the instructor before being allowed to … Continue

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Jazz Dance Fall (4th-6th grade)

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Jazz technique, such as pirouettes (turns) and leaps and also gain flexibility. The pace of the class will be upbeat and fun. Anna is a very popular and fun teacher with youth all over the Peninsula. Students will also learn a Jazz routine. Learning these styles will give these dancers … Continue

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Minecraft Adventures Fall (4th - 6th grade)

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MORE WORLDS! NEW CHALLENGES! LET’S TAKE WHAT KIDS LOVE ABOUT MINECRAFT AND WEAVE IN LEARNING, COLLABORATION, AND TEAMWORK. Whether your student is new to Minecraft — or has taken other Sparkiverse Minecraft classes – they will enjoy this Minecraft Challenges class full of fresh challenges! Each week Sparkiverse takes students … Continue

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Play in a Box: Sally Cotter and the Censored Stone (4th - 8th grade)

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La Entrada is teaming up with Peninsula Youth Theatre to offer after-school drama this year. Students will learn the basics of acting and storytelling while having fun and rehearsing a short play (Sally Cotter and the Censored Stone). The program culminates in a final performance for family and friends on … Continue

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Robotics & Video Game Design Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Robotics and Video Games? Go ahead, pinch yourself, this is not a dream! Sign up for this unbeatable combination and learn the basics of robotics while designing games for your robots to play! Participants will get hands on experience controlling and programming Spheros and Ozobots in a variety of games … Continue

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Spanish LE Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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This fun class is tailored for students with no prior Spanish knowledge as well as for students with some or little Spanish knowledge. The lessons, through a structured approach are packed with educational pictures, interactive games, oral and written exercises. The children will learn quickly to convey short conversations in … Continue

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Story Incubator: How to Write Stories that People Love to Read Fall (4th - 7th grade)

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Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, Auggie and Wilbur the Pig—these fictional characters continue to entertain and inspire us long after we’ve put down their books. So, how do authors create stories with heroes that capture our hearts and minds? Writing irresistible fiction is a learned skill that you too can master! … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking Around the World Fall (4th-8th grade)

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Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, easy and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and recreate at home? Your child will have the opportunity to cook and enjoy sampling sweet and savory recipes … Continue

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Volleyball League (6th - 8th grade)

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The La Entrada Volleyball League is open to girls in the 6th through 8th grades. Teams participate in the recreational league run by the Menlo Park Youth Volleyball Program. There will be two practices and one game per week. Practices begin last week of August, games begin later in September and the season … Continue

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