2016 Fall Update: More information on WLR Placerville program specifically for Horizon Charter families coming soon! The information below is from our past programs in Placerville.
WLR Placerville classes are hosted by Horizon Charter School at the Placerville Learning Center; students must be enrolled in HCS to attend WLR Placerville classes.
ADDRESS: 6831 Mother Lode Drive, Placerville 95667
REGISTRATION: To register your child in any of the classes below, contact your Horizon Charter School teacher.
LOCATION: HSC Placerville Learning Center, 6831 Mother Lode Drive, Placerville 95667
Classes held Thursdays for 12 weeks beginning September 8, 2016
Storytelling, Art, and Writing (Grades 1-3) $150
Children will delve into the world of stories. Oral fairytales and fables from around the world are the jumping off point for artistic and written adventures. Students will build vocabulary, improve writing skills, build confidence, and develop creative thinking. Your child will fall in love with learning! Ideal for grades 1-3. Two 6-week sessions are planned with new stories each session. Materials: Students should bring their own block crayons (Stockmar or similar) and colored pencils (Lyra brand preferred) to class. Drawing paper will be provided.) Class fee $95.
Mythology and the Art of Ancient Civilizations (Grades 4-6), $150
History was never this fun! Students will track the growth of human civilization through the art and mythology of cultures around the world. Starting with Ancient Mesopotamia and the birth of writing, storytelling, mythology and art will be interwoven to create a rich tapestry of understanding of our ancient world. Two 6-week sessions are planned; each week will focus on a new culture including Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece and Rome. Class fee $95.
The final week will be presentations of a creative diorama project created by the students. Ideal for grades 4-6. Materials: Students should bring their own Lyra colored pencils to class. Drawing paper will be provided. Students will need to collect materials for their final project including boxes.
Games (fun physical education program) Grades K – 4, $140
Mr. Banister will lead students in cooperative games — a fun way for children to interact and get exercise. The activities will cultivate the children’s capacities in many areas, including: sensory-motor learning, balance and coordination, social awareness and cooperative learning. Class fee: $90.
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