8th 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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Basketball (3rd - 8th grade)

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The Las Lomitas League basketball program is open to all Las Lomitas and La Entrada students (and non-student residents) in 3rd through 8th grades in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District. Player evaluations will be Saturday,November 4, 2017 and coaches announce their teams a week later. Practices begin in mid-November, games … 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 the California state director of the nonprofit Coltura. 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 energy and the environment, … Continue

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EXTRA help in French? Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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This intermediate/advance class is tailored for students with an existing knowledge of French. Perfect for students who need extra help in grammar and conjugations from their regular daytime French classes at La Entrada. If your child is falling behind, can’t follow, or does not quite feel comfortable in French, this … 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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French for All Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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This fun, exploratory and introductory class is tailored for all ages and grades. NO PRIOR French experience is necessary. The lessons are full of interactive exercises, fun action games. The teacher will lead the children in French language using educational manipulative pictures, children’s songs and dialogues. The teacher will introduce … 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-8th 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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Let’s Make a Movie Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Learn the in’s and out’s of making movies. Through theater improv you will develop a short story. Then you will learn how to operate a camera to turn it into a movie. And finally, you will get to edit it and add sound and special effects. Day/Time: Wednesdays 2:55 – … 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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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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Tennis Clinics (5th - 8th grade)

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Fall Tennis Clinics:  Fall tennis clinics will be run by La Entrada Coach and teaching pro Tony Simon at La Entrada. Clinics will begin September 11 and run through October 27. The week of Oct. 30 will be used for rain makeups.  Clinics are offered for 5th – 8th graders. Beginner/Advanced Beginner: Instruction … 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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