Spanish & Music Camp at Grace United Methodist Church
¡Aventureros! Spanish and Music Camp is a terrific way for kids ages 4-13 to learn Spanish and develop their music abilities while enjoying summertime fun. DLA's dynamic, experienced teachers will guide your child from one activity to the next. Our program is designed to provide a Spanish learning experience from native speakers while allowing for a ton of fun. A week or two of DLA’s ¡Aventureros! Spanish and Music Camp is guaranteed to boost your child's new language ability and a love for Music!
Our camp will be Monday through Friday from 9:00am-1:00 pm.June 17-28
at Grace United Methodist Church (2113 Old Monrovia Rd NW, Huntsville, AL )
All students will participate in one hour of formal Spanish language instruction. There will be other activities centered on the session’s specific theme. We will have Music class, crafts, games, role play and Zumba in Spanish for kids. Students will also take part in different types of outdoor and cultural activities.
If you are interested please contact:
Maria Newkert 256-429-8222 or Jaime Richardson 256-483-5667.
The cost is $100 for one week and $160 for 2 weeks. Snacks will be provided but your child needs to bring a lunch each day.
Hope to see your child there. It will be a fantastic time of music/language exploration and learning!!
9:00-10:00 Spanish Class. We will have basic Spanish instruction using everyday expressions. During the two weeks of ¡Aventureros! we will review greetings, days of the week, colors, numbers and weather. Students will learn the names of Jungle animals, tropical fruits, places in a Latin American City and useful vocabulary and expressions related to our weekly theme.
Theme for week one: a Visit to Venezuela-(At the Airport, In the City, At a Fiesta)
Theme for week number two: At the Jungle (Weather, Exploring nature,
Jungle animals, People of Latin America)
10:00-11:00 Music - We will teach music concepts such as rhythm, music reading, present different instruments and learn how to write a song through language expression and rhyme. We will learn about music from other cultures and how music plays a role in learning language as well as provide personal expression. At the end of the two weeks, your child will have developed a song of personal interest to share with his friends and family. J
11:30-12: 15 crafts-games-Role Play
Tuesdays and Thursdays: Zumba in Español
Friday: Spanish Movie after Lunch and a special snack J
1:00 Dismissal Please pick up your child on time. Thanks!
Summer Art Classes
June 11th - Matisse if you please
The lemons and wallpaper design- $35. per child or $60. for two
June 13th - Georgia on my mind -$35. per child or $60 for two
June 17th- More Monet /Lily pond- $35 per child or $60 for two
a study in different brushstrokes-
"Kings and Warriors" series
mixed-media, watercolor ,markers, animal skin paper, brass relief foil and mats, pencils,
brushwork- 9:30- 12:00 $100. per child- $175. for two
Romance of Lancelot ----July 22nd long paper and watercolor and marker
Chinese watercolor ----- July 25th Bamboo on brown paper / with potato print
Head 0f Oba ------ July 29th brass or \copper relief
Mandan Battle --------- July 31st- animal skin related to the Lewis and Clark expedition-
Classes will be taught by Melanie Laten. Held in Meridianville Alabama. Emailgoodelady@bellsouth.net
to register. Class size will be limited to 12 students so register early.
Voice and Brass Lessons in the Madison/Huntsville Area
Hello, my name is Jeremy Howe and I am offering voice and brass lessons in the Madison/Huntsville area. Lesson times are available throughout the week during the day and evening. I am a recently retired Army Band tuba player and vocalist with a Masters Degree in Vocal Performance and graduate course work in brass as well. There are also vocal and instrumental ensemble opportunities available as I have led and performed with a wide range of professional instrumental and vocal ensembles over the last twenty years. Please feel free to contact me on my cell: 931.933.3986 and visit my website www.harmonyrivermusic.com for more information.
A Journey through The Hebrew Letters
About the teacher
Hi! My name is Chanie and I am a traditional, Orthodox Jew. I have known and spoken the Hebrew language from when I was a young child. My father is Israel native, so I feel a true connection to the language specifically. I love to teach, I love sharing my energy with my students. I have taught Hebrew for the past 4 years to a vast group of ages. I look forward to you being a part and getting the experience of a lifetime!!
Course 1: Hebrew Boot Camp Course
Looking for knowledge to inspire you, to stimulate your faith and wisdom?
This course is for individuals who are interested in an intense overview of the Hebrew letters, and the Hebrew culture. In a very short amount of time this course introduces just the very basics of the Hebrew letters. If you have always wondered just what are the letters of the Old Testament, and there very meaning this class would be a terrific start for you!
Become familiar with the names of the Hebrew letters
Become familiar with the sounds of the Hebrew letters
Learn letter recognition
Learn letter formation.
November 13-15. From 7-9 PM, $60
Course 2: "The Letters and the spirit"
Just what is the secret beauty behind the letters of the Old Testament?
This course will go into the deeper meaning behind the Hebrew letters, and how they relate within the passages of the Torah (Old Testament).
Discover the value of each letter throughout the Torah.
November 27-29, 4-6 PM, $60 a person
Course 3: “The Hebrew Letters in its entirety”
This course will go into delve deeply into the letters, their sounds, the Hebrew vowels. Leaving this course you will have a clear knowledge of the Hebrew "Alef Bet."
Learn the Letters fluently
Learn all the vowels
Full Letter Recognition
December 4-6 4-6:30 PM, $65 a person.
To sign up for a course or for further questions please contact Chanie Berkowitz at firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us for a fun, hands-on course exploring the workings of the world around us.
Topics include Newtonian Mechanics, Waves and Optics, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, and Modern Physics.
Taught by a PhD Physicist with over 10 years teaching experience
Year-long course fulfills 1 credit lab-based high school or middle school science class
Ages 13-18 - Student needs to have completed pre-algebra
Hybrid format: Class meetings about every other Monday morning with online assignments. Enrichment activities are held monthly on Friday evenings. Class begins Aug 20th.
See http://www.whiteboardworkshops.com/high-school for more details or
Contact Dr. Evanko at 256-325-0895
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American Sign Language 1
(1.0 Foreign Language Credit
Stacie Yarbrough, CT
Aug. 7, 2012-Dec. 11, 2012
Tuesdays 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Location: TBA (Research Park Area)
Cost: $125.00 (incl. mat’ls)
Access to internet for homework required. (Can be done once each week on alibrary computer.)
Stacie Yarbrough, CT
is the Sign Language Interpreter Coordinator for Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind Huntsville Regional Center. She has interpreted Sign Language and taught ASL classes & skill building workshops since 1987.
ASL has been recognized as a foreign language in Alabama since 2005.
About the course:
Studies have shown students learn language best in an immersive environment. For this reason the class will be taught almost exclusively in ASL. However, there will be times when English is permitted in the classroom.
ASL1 provides a firm foundation for students as they study: basic vocabulary, grammar, history, fingerspelling, numbers, terminology, and D/deaf culture.
Upon completion students will be able to make introductions, discuss family, activities, places, foods, colors, animals, clothing, calendar/time, weather, employment, etc.
SUMMER BIBLE BEE
My name is Wendy Caliguire and my family would like to host a local Bible Bee in North Alabama over the summer (depending on where all the participants are from, will determine where we will meet for the Bible Bee). I need to have all commitments in by August 25th. The website below will give you ALL the details needed to help you decide. There must try to get at least 25 participants before we can host a local Bible Bee. Please contact me at or email@example.com if you would like to attend or need further details. Here is some details as to what it's all about!
How can 2 cards a week and 20 minutes a day deepen your family's relationship with Christ?
Our desire is to help your family move closer to God and closer to one another as you learn, live out, and celebrate His Word. Register your children ages 7-18 years for the 2012 Bible Bee and learn how we can equip and encourage a lifestyle of investing in and living out your relationship with Christ.
In return for the $30 Registration Fee, each contestant receives, on June 1st:
25 Bible Memory Cards. That works out to just over 2 cards per week during the summer, a "do-able" goal for your whole family!
A Bible in one of five translations
A "Sword Study" in-depth study on one book of the Bible leveled for three age groups, enabling the whole family to study the same book at the same pace. Sword Studies don't just teach the Bible, they teach a lifelong skill of how to study and apply the Bible, in just 20 minutes a day.
An official participant Bible Bee T-shirt and button
Gifts from our ministry partners that support the Sword Study learning
A Parent Guidebook that gives a solid overview of the study and includes a Family Bonfire Guide, so that you can easily lead your family in fun times of learning and sharing what the Lord has taught you throughout the week.
Click here to see "Bible Bee Basics": http://www.biblebee.org/userfiles/Bible%20Bee%20Basics(1).pdf
Other resources, such as custom Musical Scripture CD's (word perfect verses in any of five translations), several computer software games and programs and an iPod/iPhone app, all help make Bible memorization an attainable goal for you and your family.
You can join with other Bible Bee families at fun summer events led by Local Hosts!
Your children can show their progress in the Word at an encouraging Celebration Day on Saturday, August 25th! The top 300 from across the country will be invited to compete for $260,000 in prize money at the National Competition!
Finally, the material you were looking for to help your whole family grow in your relationships with Christ, together!
Family Registration is open April 1- May 31st at www.BibleBee.org.
Click here to read the 2012 Competition Rulebook: http://www.biblebee.org/userfiles/2012%20Competition%20Rulebook%20v_%204%20-%20Formated%20v_2%20-%20ATM_R9.pdf
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Family Farm Days
$6.00 per person up to $25 for family donation requested (all donations go for maintenance and upkeep on the farm and are non-refundable)
April 17, 19, 24, 26, or 29th 1-3pm (rain date: May 1st 1-3pm)
Space is limited to 25 people per session
Preregistration is required
Live observation bee hive
milk the cow
see the baby chicks, lambs, kids, and calves
card and spin wool
play with the loom
learn about the garden
2794 Charity Ln
Hazel Green, AL 35750
Balentine Driving School offers in-car driving lessons in the Huntsville area. Mr. Benjamin Balentine taught 25 years in the Huntsville City Schools with the last 5 years teaching Driver Ed. Driving students drive 3/2hr sessions and are elgible for insurance discounts. You can contact Benjamin by phone at or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Learn Spanish and Have fun too!!!
Spanish classes for kids in grades K -6th!!!
With Maria Newkirk owner and director of Destin Language Academy
Where: Grace United Methodist Church in Huntsville with Lions Gate Christian Academy.
When: This fall on Fridays
10:00-11:00 K- 2nd grade
11:00-12:00 3rd-6th grade
It is a privilege for us to be able to offer our Spanish classes once again to your home-school students. Our Spanish program takes full advantage of your child's natural language abilities with interactive, fun, animated lessons that focus on both listening and speaking words and phrases, building not just memorization, but comprehension and comfort. Students will start by understanding and producing isolated words and learned phrases. Later, they can understand and use everyday words, action words, commands, simple phrases, sentences and questions related to the themes being taught.
We will review some of the basic Spanish for all new students and will expand our curriculum with new and exciting material as well.
Our classes include five goals: Listening, reading, writing, speaking and cultural. 55 minutes of instructional time per session
- Additional cultural activities when appropriate such as holidays and Christian themes.
The cost will be $65 for the semester plus $15 for material fees per semester.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at:
American Girl – Kit - A history study from the 30′s
Please register at agoodeducation.net
Bring your American girl doll or American girl like doll if you would like.
Instructor: Carley Beth-The ultimately American girl with a love for history.
Date: April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22
Cost: 6 weeks of classes. $35 which includes a materials fee. Each girl will be asked to bring a food to the social on the last class.
Week 1-History of the 30′s
Week 2-Learn dances from the 30′s- Jitter bug and Foxtrot to music from the 30′s.
Week 3- Embroider a design on cloth napkins
Week 4- Games from the 30′s such marbles and tommy walkers
Week 5- Make a stationary and learn about writing letters-Each girl may be given a recipe for a food to bring to the “social”
Week 6-30′s “social”- etiquette, play history games, dance and eat foods from the 30′s
Dyslexia Tutoring and Screening Services
East Limestone Area
* One-on-one Orton-Gillingham tutoring. Special discounted daytime rates for homeschoolers.
* Dyslexia screening for all ages at affordable rates.
* Special early intervention screening for kindergarten age children.
More information available at: www.oakdyslexiatutoring.com
Melodie's Dance School
1 class per week - $35.00/month
2 classes per week - $60.00/month
3 classes per week - $80.00/month
4 clases per week - $105.00/month
5 or more classes - $120.00/month
All classes will be held on Wednesdays at The Dance Factory in Athens. Classes will begin September 14th. To register or request more information, please contact Melody Locklair email@example.com or (256)206-0220.
We have 2 rooms going simultaneously.
Classes in Room 1
Modern 3 11:15-12:15
Ballet 4 and 5 12:15-1:30
Pointe 2 1:30-2:15
Ballet 2 2:15-3:15
Tap (for students in Ballet 1 and 2) 3:15-4
Modern 1 and 2 4:00-5:00
Classes in Room 2
Creative Movement 12:15-12:45
Pointe 1 1:30-2:15
Tap (for students in Ballet 3 and up) 2:15-3
Ballet 3 3:00-4:00
Ballet 1 4:00-4:45
To register or request more information, please contact Melody Locklair at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Thank you.