Registration for Winter term is now open!

 

To contact the Community School Coordinator please email: communityschool@riverdaleptc.org

 

 

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Valentine’s Day Workshop – 2020

WEDNESDAY 2/5/20
GRADES K-8
Secret crush?  Just want to do something nice for a friend?  Show your parents how much you love them?  Need some inspirations for making all your class valentines?  Come join me and we will create something sweet and memorable to make them all feel special!   If you design your class valentines in this class, you will go home with a prototype and a shopping list for making the rest.

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Easter Egg Decorating Workshop – 2020

WEDNESDAY 4/1/2020
GRADES K-8
Spring is in the air and the Easter bunny could use some help for the upcoming holiday!
Each participant gets to decorate several Easter eggs using acrylic paints, permanent pens, and ribbons.  What to bring to class: an old shirt to protect your clothing and the patience to master some detailed work.  All other materials will be provided by instructor.

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Hip Hop & Jazz Class – Winter 2020

MONDAYS
GRADES K-3
For girls & boys! Join us for a new Fall session with all new dance routines! Learn the basic techniques of dance and how to move to the beat. We promote a healthy life-style through fun-physical activity that encourages self expression through music and movement. This is a performance-based class, designed to help students gain confidence and self-esteem.

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Kids Chemistry – Winter 2020

TUESDAYS
GRADES K-2
A fun introductory course about chemistry. Learn about basic chemistry through this fun class offered by the YMCA. Students will participate in a variety of hands on experiments that explore how things are made and how they react to one another.

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Cheerleading – Winter 2020

TUESDAYS
GRADES 3-8
Get ready to show your school spirit! Learn offense/defense cheers, chants, arm techniques, jumps and halftime dance routines. You’ll even learn some stunting! We’ll make school spirit posters and cheer on the Falcons at a Riverdale sporting event! Parents are invited to see your halftime show. Date TBD. Cheerleaders will get a pair of pom poms to keep. GO FALCONS!

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Clay Sculpture – Winter 2020

TUESDAYS
GRADES K-8
Have you worked with clay before?  Well, if you think you know how it’s done – think again!  We will create several fun and challenging clay sculpture projects using techniques that will raise some eye brows for sure.

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Fencing – Winter 2020

WEDNESDAYS
GRADES 1-8
The Oregon Fencing Alliance offers Portland’s best fencing instruction in a fun, easy to learn, engaging atmosphere—for everyone from beginning fencers as young as 6 to world-class athletes like Mariel Zagunis every day.

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Spanish – Winter 2020

WEDNESDAYS
GRADES K-3
Portland Early Learning Project’s mission is to empower children, families, and educators to use language – in all its forms – to develop relationships that enrich their personal lives and inspire positive change in the world. Each lesson is packed with games, songs and active reading activities that maximize confidence! Individual attention and creative lessons benefiting all learning styles.

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Creative Clay – Winter 2020

WEDNESDAYS
GRADES K-6
Explore clay and discover what you can do with it. Learn and refine hand-building skills, decorative methods and glazing. Create fun projects based on your ideas and led by your imagination! Individual and open-ended instruction for all ages and levels keeps it interesting for both new and returning students.

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Stop Motion Animation

THURSDAYS
GRADES 2-5
Animation is not only fun to watch, it’s fun to make! With stop motion animation, everything around you can come alive! In this class we will explore the basics of animation and work together to develop stories, build props and characters, animate them, and create their very own animate short film!

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Collage and Decoupage Winter 2020

THURSDAYS
GRADES K-8
Wow – two very fancy words…  What do they mean?  In the collage section of the course we will create fabulous pieces of original art on real canvas using nothing but acrylic paint and clippings from magazines and newspapers. During our decoupage segment we will be decorating useful every-day items such as holiday ornaments, picture frames, and boxes also using images on paper and then preserving them with acrylic, so you can enjoy them for a long time to come!

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Still Life and Imagination

FRIDAYS
GRADES K-8
Create a portfolio of your work with color!  Students will make portfolios, study the color wheel and its color harmonies, and experiment with color throught guided assignments and using their imaginations.

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Jazz Band RGS – Winter 2020

MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
GRADES 6-8

This course covers the study and performance of swing, latin, funk and rock styles with an emphasis on advanced rhythmic concepts, chord to scale relationships and improvisation. Studying privately is encouraged.
Jazz Band runs all year long and is a full year commitment. Sign up is three times a year.

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Jazz Lab – Winter 2020

FRIDAYS
GRADES 5-12

This course will introduce the young jazz musician to basic jazz, latin, funk and rock arrangements, work on listening skills, ensemble playing techniques and explore improvisation. Open to all instruments, this is the perfect opportunity for the beginning jazz student or seasoned jazz player interested in working on a second instrument. All students must have at least one year of musical study.
Jazz lab runs all year long and is a year long commitment. Sign up is three times a year.

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Marimba – Beginner Winter 2020

MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS
GRADES 4 – 8

Learn rhythm, melody and ensemble playing through various music arrangements for marimba ensemble. Instructor Michael Charles Smith, a marimba soloist, composer, and teacher, has been performing and teaching marimba, drum set, and guitar for the past 21 years throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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Marimba – Winter 2020

TUE/THUR or MON/FRI
GRADES 4-8

Please sign up for the winter term Marimba here. 

This registration is for students previously enrolled in a marimba class. If you are a new student interested in Marimba please register for the marimba beginner class. Thank you.

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Marimba HS – Winter 2020

GRADES 9 – 12

Riverdale School District has a vibrant marimba program. Our amazing instructor Michael Smith has expanded the program to the HS. Come join the fun!

Each class will consist of 4/5 students and meet twice a week. Class times are after school but will be determined based on each groups availability.

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Riverdale After School

Riverdale After School Program, Inc. (RAS) offers before and after school care to all Riverdale families. RAS is open Monday – Friday from 7:30 – 8:20am before school and from 3:20 – 6:00pm after school. (2:20 – 6:00pm on Wednesdays). We will open our doors on the first day of school and follow the school calendar.

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