Classes

After School Games with GrowFit Spring (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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Animal Art: Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media for Spring (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 Grades 1-3 Spring (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 Spring (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, 3:35pm to 4:35pm Class dates: Feb 2 – May 11 No Class: Feb 23, Mar 16, Apr … Continue

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Basketball for 2nd – 3rd Grade Spring (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 Spring (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, 3:35-4:35 Class dates: Jan 29 – May 7 No Classes: Feb 19, Mar 12, Apr 9 Number of Classes: 12 Rain dates: … Continue

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Chess Class Spring LL (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 Spring 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 Spring (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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Circuit Contraptions Spring (1st - 3rd grade)

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Circuit Contraptions (Grades 1-3) We’re rolling out the newest craze to hit the kids’ market – littleBits as seen on TED! Does your student love to explore and build with hands-on, creative activities? Let’s take that excitement and add in fun electronics! Students put their imaginations to work using littleBits … Continue

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

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This class simulates the U.S. Congress, either the House or the Senate and debate bills and resolutions of current interest.  The competitive format is 8 to 14 students in a room delivering speeches and asking questions of each other. Research, persuasive speaking, active listening, critical thinking, accurate and extensive note … Continue

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Cooking Fun Tuesday: Tour of the World (4th-8th grade)

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Join us each Tuesday for an 80-minute journey into international cuisine. 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 stir-fry Easy Chow Mein, fold Dim Sum Dumplings, and grill Middle Eastern Patties. Then we’ll roll … Continue

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Cooking Fun Wednesday: Global Gourmet Spring (4th-8th grade)

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Calling all serious cooks and food fans! Join other students with cooking experience on Wednesdays for a weekly adventure creating gourmet dishes from around the globe. Our most popular menus have included fancy Japanese Sushi Rolls, French Crepes, and Italian Pasta and Focaccia, all made from scratch. We’ll choose from … Continue

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Creative Writing with Young Inklings Spring (1st - 3rd grade)

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Spilling Ink: Writing Fantasy Stories Play your way to the page! Society of Young Inklings’ unique methodology uses active improvisational games to inspire young writers in the creation of original stories. Create a fantastical tale of high jinks on the high seas or a whimsical journey through a far away … Continue

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Digital Photography Spring – CANCELLED (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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Drawing by Young Rembrandts Spring – Thursday (1st - 3rd grade)

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Waiting all Winter for Young Rembrandts? We’re back with all new Drawing & Cartooning: Young Rembrandts artists will draw ALL NEW lessons this winter. Colorful pop art dog, incredible relevant art history and a powerful unicorn are just a few of the drawing’s they’ll learn and LOVE. Your child will … Continue

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Drawing by Young Rembrandts Spring – Wednesday (1st - 3rd grade)

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Waiting all Winter for Young Rembrandts? We’re back with all new Drawing & Cartooning: Young Rembrandts artists will draw ALL NEW lessons this winter. Colorful pop art dog, incredible relevant art history and a powerful unicorn are just a few of the drawing’s they’ll learn and LOVE. Your child will … Continue

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Energy, the Environment and Chocolate Spring – CANCELLED (4th - 8th grade)

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Janelle London is the Chair of Menlo Park’s Environmental Quality Commission, and Co-Executive Director of the nonprofit Coltura. She believes all students should understand the role energy plays in their lives, energy’s environmental impacts, and the ability each student to make a difference in protecting our environment. She also thinks … Continue

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EXTRA help in French? – Spring – CANCELLED (4th - 8th grade)

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This intermediate/advanced 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 Class Spring (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, 2:10 to 3:10pm Class dates: Jan 31 – May 9 No Class: Feb 21, Mar 14, Apr 11 Number of Classes: 12 Rain Dates: … Continue

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French for All – Spring (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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Golf Spring (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, Spring (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 Spring (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 Thursday Spring (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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Hip Hop Dance Tuesday Spring (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 K-1 Spring (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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Jazz Band Spring (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 Spring – CANCELLED (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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Kids’ Carpentry Spring (4st - 6nd grade)

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Kids’ Carpentry has taught thousands of children the safe use of woodworking with hand tools. After first building a sanding block and supertop, kids may choose from a wide variety of fun projects including: boats, clocks, games, trucks, doll furniture and more. Children are introduced to concepts of applied math, … Continue

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Let’s Make a Movie Spring (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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Mandarin Chinese Classes Spring (K - 3rd grade)

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Mandarin Chinese (Grades K – 3) 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 – 3 K – … Continue

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Minecraft Rally Spring (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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More Minecraft Adventures Spring (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 Adventures class full of fresh challenges! Each week Sparkiverse takes students … Continue

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Soccer Class Spring (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, 3:35-4:35pm Class dates: Feb 1 – May 10 No Class: Feb 22, Mar 15, Apr 12 Number of Classes: 12 Rain dates: May 17, May 24 Location: … Continue

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Spanish Classes Las Lomitas Spring (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 La Entrada Spring (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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Starfire Coding Spring – LE – CHANGES IN SCHEDULE (4th-6th grade)

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Students in Starfire Coding learn programming concepts that apply to real world programming languages by coding games and animations. Learning to code is essential to understand the world that we live in, and how machines work. The process of learning to code teaches kids new ways to think about problems; … Continue

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Starfire Design Thinking Spring – LE – CHANGES IN SCHEDULE (4th-7th grade)

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Design thinking is a strategy for solving problems through creativity, and innovation.  The Starfire Design Thinking 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 … Continue

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Starfire Math Spring – LE – CHANGES IN SCHEDULE (4th-8th grade)

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Students in Starfire Math explore a world of fun, creative mathematics. They solve interesting and challenging, mathematical problems collaboratively in small groups of students (six or fewer) facilitated by passionate highly skilled professionals. Starfire Math is designed for students who have a solid command of grade level math concepts, and … Continue

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Starfire Math Spring – LL (3rd grade)

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Students in Starfire Math explore a world of fun, creative mathematics. They solve interesting and challenging, real life, mathematical problems collaboratively in small groups of students (six or fewer) facilitated by passionate highly skilled professionals. Expected Student Outcomes Develop a deep understanding of math concepts through solving challenging problems. Ability … Continue

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Starfire Math Spring – LL (1st-2nd grade)

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Students in Starfire Math explore a world of fun, creative mathematics. They solve interesting and challenging, real life, mathematical problems collaboratively in small groups of students (six or fewer) facilitated by passionate highly skilled professionals. Expected Student Outcomes Develop a deep understanding of math concepts through solving challenging problems. Ability … Continue

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Sweet and Savory Cooking Around the World Spring – LE (4st -8rd 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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Theater Spring (1st - 3rd grade)

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PENINSULA YOUTH THEATER’S School Play in a Box: Budding Stars is a great way for students to make new friends, and build confidence. For the spring term, we will be offering a musical theatre program! Young hoofers and singers learn to sing, dance and tell a story in the grand … Continue

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Ukulele Spring (K - 3rd grade)

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The Los Lomitas Uke Group is open to students in grades K-3. The uke is an excellent instrument on which to learn how to play music. It’s relatively simple to learn, easy to tote around, inexpensive, super fun, and timelessly popular! In this ensemble, we will jump right into the … Continue

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Video Game Design Spring (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, Draw … Continue

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Yoga for Kids Spring (1st - 3rd grade)

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Yoga is about exploring and learning in a fun, safe and playful way. Yoga and kids are a perfect match. Here is what children (and adults!) can learn from yoga: Yoga teaches kids about their bodies, better breathing techniques, ways to quiet their minds, and improve their balance. Class Dress … Continue

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YogaRok La Entrada Spring – CANCELLED (4th-8th grade)

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An introduction class to the popular yogaRok class! Designed as an athletic fun, power yoga class enhanced with pumping fun music. Learn proper form, alignment and prevent injuries or treat past injuries thru yoga! Breathing techniques and learning something new assists off the mat and enhances all aspects of life. … Continue

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