La Entrada

After School Lacrosse (4th - 8th grade)

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SixFifty is thrilled to announce the 8th 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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Art Studio: Painting, Drawing & Printing (grades 4-8)

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Expand your painting, drawing, and design skills! In this session we’ll find inspiration from animals, landscapes, still life arrangements and more. We’ll explore a variety of mediums including watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, printing, and collage.  Each session incorporates basics of color theory, good design and composition. This course is suitable … Continue

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Bay Area Chess (4th - 8th grade)

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BayAreaChess combines fun and learning while promoting a team spirit where everyone helps each other to 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 … Continue

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Coding Creations (grades 4-8)

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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 Level I (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 eligible for this class when … Continue

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Coding with Scratch Level I – Advanced (grades 4-8)

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Students learn programming concepts that apply to real world programming languages by coding games and animations. Learning to code is an essential skill to understand and shape the world that we live in. The process of learning to code teaches kids to think critically and creatively about problems. Kids who … Continue

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Comic & Graphic Novels (Grades 4-5)

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Have fun while creating characters that come to life through pictures. Learn to create a real or imagined place through drawing and composition techniques. Create comics frame by frame. Explore storytelling through a sequence of illustrations that move characters through time and space. Take your stories from pencil to ink, … Continue

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Congressional Debate and Speech (Grades 6th - 8th)

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This class simulates the U.S. Congress and debates issues of current interest.  Writing, research, persuasive speaking, presentation, and critical thinking skills are all integral to the course. No prior experience in speech and debate is necessary. Students will also have an opportunity to compete at tournaments at an additional cost. … Continue

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Cooking Fun Adventures (Grades 4-8)

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Join us each week for an exciting culinary adventure. We’ll begin with classic dishes such as blueberry muffins, cinnamony coffee cake, overflowing omelets, homerun sliders, made from scratch puddings and not-so-classic recipes, such as recovery energy balls, grab-n-go smoothies, rainbow salads, and fusion pasta bowls. Mid-semester, your team will create … Continue

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Create A Skate Class (4th - 8th grade)

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Want to design your own skateboard just like the pros? Well, Now You Can! With the Create a Skate Program, students will not only discover how skateboards are made, but also create their own. All this wrapped up into an immersive creative arts experience that meets S.T.E.A.M standards. Day/Time: Tuesdays, … Continue

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Creative Writing 101 (4th - 7th grade)

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What do Ramona Quimby, Auggie Pullman, Harry Potter, and Percy Jackson have in common? They’re heroic characters who entertain and inspire us!  We all have stories inside us, but how do you get that promising idea onto paper? This interactive workshop for writers of all levels will show you how. … Continue

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Digital Photography (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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Electrical Engineering (4th - 8th grade)

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This is a hands-on, project based class where kids learn how electricity works and how it is used in the real world. Kids engage in project based learning activities where they explore static electricity, voltage, resistance, circuits, batteries, conductors and insulators, and electromagnetism. They will bend water with static electricity, … Continue

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Flag Football (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: September 18 – December 4 No Class: Nov 13, Nov 27 Number of Classes: 10 Location: LE Field, La Entrada Class … Continue

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French for All (4-8th 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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Guitar (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 (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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Let’s Make a Movie (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 3:20 – … Continue

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Mad Science (grades 4-6)

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Movin’ and Groovin’ Catapult into Newton’s three laws of motion!  Use toys to learn earn about potential and kinetic energy!  Discover renewable and non-renewable resources for power generation, and build your own optical fiber model! Explore the animal kingdom – then hold your breath as we dive into the ocean … Continue

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Skateboard Lessons (4th - 8th grade)

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Designed by professional skateboarder Jordan Richter, JRSA camps focus on skill building, goal setting, fun, and camaraderie. Students work through fun and challenging activities, earn badges and move up levels as skills and confidence grow. All instructors are CPR and FIRST AID certified and trained to teach safe skateboarding.  All … Continue

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Spanish (4-8th 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 (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 an opportunity for your child to learn, cook and enjoy sampling sweet … Continue

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