Classes

After School Games with GrowFit Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Join us each week for an hour of fun, non-traditional sports games. Each week boys and girls will participate in activities that were uniquely designed to get kids moving and excited and in a safe and inclusive environment. Games include: Star Wars dodgeball, terminator tag, capture the flag, chaos tag … Continue

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

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SixFifty is thrilled to announce the 7th 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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Awesome Kids Tennis by Jim Heebner Tennis Class Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Awesome Kids Tennis classes are played on a smaller court, with smaller rackets provided and special soft tennis balls. This program is ideal for younger kids and it makes tennis easier. Also, classes will be a combination of fundamentals, drills and fun games. Jim Heebner, USPTA Tennis Professional, has been … Continue

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Baseball Class Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys will learn the proper fundamentals of baseball. Through catching, throwing, hitting each student will be able to enhance their basic skills of baseball through game strategies. Grades: K-3 Day/Time: Friday, 3:25 pm to 4:30 pm Class dates: Sept 21 – Nov 30 No Class: Nov 16, Nov … Continue

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Basketball for 2nd – 3rd Grade Fall (2nd - 3rd grade)

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Game Play: Second and third grade boys and girls will step up their game in this fun and enthusiastic class. This class will focus on preparing your basketball star for game play. Game situations, rules, and team-work will be emphasized. 2 on 2, 3 on 3, and 5 on 5 … Continue

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Basketball for K – 1st Grade Fall (K - 1st grade)

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Kindergarten and First Grade boys and girls will learn the fundamentals of basketball through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Grades: K-1 Day/Time: Monday, 3:25-4:30 Class dates: Sept 17 – Dec 3 No Classes: Nov 12, Nov 19 Number of Classes: 10 Rain dates: Dec 10, … Continue

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Chess Class LL Fall (K - 3rd 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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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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Code with Circuits Fall (4th - 6th grade)

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AN ELECTRIFYING SEMESTER OF FUN FOR YOUR MAKER IN THE MAKING! It’s all about gadgets and gizmos. If your student enjoys physically creating circuits with their own two hands and using their imagination to come up with novel inventions, then this is the class for them. Not only will students … Continue

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Coding Creations Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Learn to code by creating entertainment! Participants will receive the opportunity to use a variety of coding techniques and languages to produce a variety of multimedia on an iMac computer. From art, music, animations, and games, students will experiment using coding blocks, javascript, html, python and ruby in order to … Continue

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Coding with Python Fall – Cancelled (5th - 8th grade)

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This is a hands-on, project based class where kids learn to code with Python by solving coding challenges.  This class is for students grades 5-8 who have some experience coding with visual languages and want to learn Python to build games and apps. Students are suitable for this class when … Continue

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Coding with Scratch Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Scratch is a visual programing language, where blocks of code are snapped together to create games and animations. Scratch is a robust language that can be used to code complicated games. Kids will learn coding concepts and build their own games and animated stories.   Day/Time: Mondays , 2:55 – … Continue

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Computational Thinking Fall – Cancelled (6th - 8th grade)

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In Starfire Computational Thinking, students will engage with the core concepts of computational thinking (decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction, algorithmic thinking) via real-world illustrations and everyday examples apply computational practices (e.g. divide and conquer, debugging) in hands-on projects build valuable CT problem-solving skills such as 1) using precise language, 2) basing … Continue

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Congressional Debate and Speech Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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  This class simulates the U.S. Congress and debates issues of current interest.  Research, persuasive speaking, active listening, critical thinking, accurate and extensive note taking, and cross-examination skills are all integral to the course. The instructor will also cover the major formats of competitive speech. No prior experience in speech … Continue

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

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Join us each Tuesday for a delicious menu you’ll want to create for family and friends. We’ll scramble and flip our way through breakfast eggs, and pancakes, slice fruit cups, and grill cheese “sammies”. Then we’ll saute meats and veggies, bake the best-ever banana bread, and whip potatoes. Along the … Continue

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Cooking Fun Wednesday: The Adventure Begins (4th - 8th grade)

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If you like to explore more challenging culinary projects, and also pick up 10 key skills that every chef should know, come to the Wednesday cooking class where we’ll be creating awesome recipes that will impress your friends and family. We’ll start by comparing two styles the classic scrambled egg … Continue

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Creative Play Fall (1-3 grade)

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We will explore many mediums to encourage creativity such as improvisation, drawing, environmental art, working with clay, collage and sumi ink painting. Emphasis is on the process and idea forming rather than a finished product. We will be working outdoors whenever possible, challenging each other and having fun. Example of … Continue

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Design Thinking Fall (4th-8th grade)

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Design thinking is a strategy for solving problems through creativity, and innovation.  The Starfire Design Thinking class is collaborative, hands-on, and creative. Learning happens through finding innovative solutions to real world problems. Classes are facilitated by passionate highly skilled professionals. Students are expected to think creatively, logically and systematically to … Continue

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Digital Photography Fall (5th-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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Drawing by Young Rembrandts Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Calling all artists, scientists, engineers, and math lovers! Young Rembrandts has a new class filled with new ways your child can explore the fascinating world of ART! This class will dive into a new masterpiece every other week, so that all students can create a drawing on themes: Art History, … Continue

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Flag Football Class Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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Boys and girls will learn the proper techniques of Flag football in passing, catching, flag pulling and games. Come join the fun! Grades: 1-3 Day/Time: Wednesday, 1:10 to 2:10pm Class dates: Sept 19 – Dec 5 No Class: Nov 14, Nov 21 Number of Classes: 10 Rain Dates: Dec 11, … Continue

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Flag Football Class Fall (4th-5th grade)

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Boys and girls will learn the proper techniques of Flag football in passing, catching, flag pulling and games. Come join the fun!   Day/Time: Wednesdays, 3:30 – 4:30pm Class Dates: October 3 – December 12 No Class: Oct. 31, Nov. 14, Nov. 21 Number of Classes: 8 Location: LE Field, … 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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Game Craft: Video Game Design Fall (4th - 8th grade)

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Video Games? Go ahead, pinch yourself, this is not a dream! Sign up for this after-school class to learn everything you need to know about video games–the elements of, types, history, and creation–in this fun, hands-on class. Some of the tools used will be Scratch, Sketch Nation, Gamestar Mechanic and … Continue

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Golf Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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My program will have players implementing skills that are taught. For example, Grip, Stance, Aim, Swing and Putting. This is a youth golf program in which children are introduced to the game, the shots, the terminology, the swing, the rules and the fundamentals of the game. The program is designed … Continue

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Group Piano LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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The Las Lomitas Piano Group is open to students in grades K-3. Learn piano in a fun, social group atmosphere! Group piano class provides students an excellent introduction to the keyboard and prepares them for more serious private study, as well as playing in a band/ensemble. Most importantly, students will … 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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Hip Hop Dance Tuesday LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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A fun hip hop class for kids who enjoy music, dancing and getting some energy out on the dance floor! Students will begin with a warm up, learn various techniques and work on a dance routine each week. Music is age appropriate and children should wear comfortable dance or tennis … Continue

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Hot Shot Tennis by Jim Heebner Tennis Class Fall (K - 1st grade)

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Hot Shot Tennis is a fun Introduction for kindergarten and first grades. Program starts with 15 minutes of fun warm ups and challenges like: Jumping rope, throwing, catching balls, mini obstacle courses, Etc. Next, focusing on tennis with a combination of basic fundamentals, skills and drills. Most of all this … Continue

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Introductory After School Lacrosse Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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SixFifty Lacrosse is thrilled to announce the 4th year of our After School Lacrosse class at Las Lomitas! SixFifty is directed by former Johns Hopkins University player and current Menlo-Atherton High coach, Matt Bond. Matt is also the director of the M-A Grizzlies youth lacrosse program and has been coaching … 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 than 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 – Cancelled (5th - 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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Mad Science Fall (4th - 6th grade)

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Mad Science: Energy, Forces & Flight It’s a bird, it’s a plane – no – it’s Mad Science! Explore aerodynamics and the properties of air, and make your very own loop-flying stunt plane!  Race down the electron freeway as we study “current” events! Check out the ooey-gooey science of Mad … Continue

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Mandarin Chinese Classes Fall (K - 2nd grade)

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Students learn Mandarin Chinese conversation skills and practice writing simplified characters. This is a year-long program with two semesters (Fall & Winter/Spring). There are three levels offered at Las Lomitas: Chinese 1 Chinese 2, 3 Chinese 2, 3 Grades: K – 2 K – 2 K – 2 Day/Time: Mondays, … Continue

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Math Wizards Fall (3rd grade)

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Develop problem-solving strategies while solving Math “challenges,” playing Math games, and having fun! Class time will be divided into two segments. First, students will work cooperatively to solve Challenges (Mensa Math puzzles, Magic Squares, Tangrams-geometrical designs, brain teasers, logic). Next, a game will be introduced. After modeling the game with … Continue

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Math Wizards Jr. Fall 2nd grade

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Come for an hour and have fun strengthening your number sense! Class will be divided into two segments. First, students work cooperatively to solve “Challenges” (problem solving, brain teasers, pattern recognition). Then a new game (or games) will be presented and practiced with the whole group. Next, students will divide … Continue

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Minecraft Rally Fall (1th - 3th grade)

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We’re bringing social interaction to Minecraft – and weaving in lots of fun and healthy competition. Whether your student is new to Minecraft, or is a seasoned pro, they’ll love this class! Sparkiverse takes your student on adventures using the educational version of Minecraft – to develop critical thinking and … Continue

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Play in a Box Fall: Peter Pan (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 (Peter Pan). The program culminates in a final performance for family and friends on November 13th at 4 … Continue

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Pre-Ballet LL Fall (1st - 3rd grade)

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The young dancer will learn principles of ballet and tap through a variety of fun, informative and engaging kid-friendly methods. Proper class etiquette is also delivered in an enthusiastic and nurturing environment, preparing your child for a confident future in dance and musicals. Recommended attire: Comfortable clothing Leotard (optional) Tights … Continue

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Robots in the Real World Fall (Grades 1-3) (1st - 3rd grade)

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You can have your robot and code it too! We’ve sourced the coolest robots – many “hot” off the Kickstarter presses.  In this Robots in the Real World class, students combine their love of playing with robots with their thirst to learn to code.   We start with the fundamentals … Continue

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Soccer Class Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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Girls and boys learn the fundamentals of soccer through drills, skills and games in a fun and enthusiastic atmosphere. Grades K-3 Day/Time: Thursday, 3:25-4:30pm Class dates: Sept 20 – Dec 6 No Class: Nov 15, Nov 22 Number of Classes: 10 Rain dates: Dec 12, Dec 19 Location: Far side … Continue

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Spanish Classes LL Fall (K - 3rd grade)

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HOLA! In any language, Berlitz Kids programs are fun. Come join us for an interactive language experience complete with songs, games and dance for young learners with a lot, little, or no exposure to the language. Taught by a native-fluent instructor team,we welcome all new and returning students. In Spanish … 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 and Baking 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? Well, here is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking Around the World Fall: 2nd-3rd Grades (2nd-3rd grade)

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Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and then recreate at home? Well, here is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking Around the World Fall: K-1 Grades (K-1st grades)

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Does your child enjoy eating a variety of different cuisines, or maybe you are looking for some new, simple and fun recipes especially for kids that they will want to cook and then recreate at home? Well, here is the opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling … Continue

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Tennis Clinics Fall (4th - 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 10 and run through October 26. The week of Oct. 29 will be used for rain makeups.  Clinics are offered for 4th – 8th graders.  There … Continue

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