Community Education, WSCP

Community Education

WSCP brings a wide range of classes and programs to the community for all ages.  If you have a suggestion or have heard of a successful program in other school districts, please let us know. We are always open to new ideas.


How to Reach Community Education:

Brian Jones, 508-655-6404

Email:  Brian_Jones@wayland.k12.ma.us

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August Math Program Being Offered...
Will Boost Skills for Fall 2014

Register by May 2, 2014 - click below to register:
MathpowerRegistration.docx

or 
PDF File:
MathpowerRegistration (2).pdf

For one week this August, children entering Grades 2 – 8 will have an opportunity to engage in an innovative math program being offered in Wayland for the first time. 

Christine Moynihan, Ph.D., has developed “Math Power for All,” which has engaged students in nearby towns for the past several summers, enhancing their understanding of math and resulting in a higher level of confidence as they return to their studies in the fall.

Dr. Moynihan, an educational consultant, was most recently principal of the Williams Elementary School in Newton. For twelve years prior to her tenure as a principal, she was a Math & Science Specialist in the Wayland Public Schools and a Math Specialist in Westwood.  Her book, “Math Sense: The Look, Sound, and Feel of Effective Instruction,” was published in the fall.  

The Wayland program will be offered the weeks of August 18 and 25. Each one-week program will be scheduled as follows:

9 – 12 am, Grades 2 - 5

1 - 4 pm, Grades 4 - 8

The fee is $275 for tuition and $50 for materials.  Program location will be in one of the school buildings, and will be announced at a later date.

In developing the “Math Power for All” program, Dr. Moynihan’s goal has been to guide students as they “wrap their brains around meaningful and relevant mathematics.” 

“Too often, the message is given that only a small portion of people can really excel at math, and that math is boring and relatively unimportant to everyday life.  That message needs to be changed so that all of today’s students can actively and equally take part in the exciting challenges of the new millennium,” Dr. Moynihan believes.

Participants will explore a broad range of mathematical topics that will include number sense and theory, geometry, measurement, statistics, and patterns.  They will engage in problem-solving, and develop and refine their skills as well as their conceptual understandings as they apply and use reasoning, logic, and communication.  Most importantly, participants will see firsthand and come to believe in the significance of mathematics to their everyday world now and in the future. 

In her work with students, Dr. Moynihan has come to believe: “While it is true that math appears to come more easily to some than to others, when math is taught correctly, all can be invited in to see just how powerful a thinker each can be. They will also view mathematics as creative, exciting, dynamic and even fun,” she predicts.  

Students of all levels will gain from participation. “When children return to their math classes and begin the 2014-15 academic year, they’ll be ready to go after participating in this program in August,” Dr. Moynihan asserts.

 Program activities feature:

  • Hands-on mathematical experiences

  • Writing/communication in math

  • Application of skills and processes

  • Integrated use of logic/reasoning

  • Learning through games

  • Problem-solving focus

Wayland School Community Programs, Community Education, is bringing this program to Wayland.  For registration details, call 508-655-6403.  

 The form should be mailed to WSCP, Loker School, 47 Loker Street, Wayland, MA 01778. For additional details about the class, contact Dr. Moynihan at  

Moynihan.christine@gmail.com.

 



Just added: Monday, March 17, 2014
Beehive Art at Loker School (see below under Friday)




DRAMA  AND MUSIC SUMMER PROGRAMS 
REGISTERING NOW FOR WEEK OF AUGUST 4 - 8, 2014

WAYLAND SUMMER STRINGS TO BE OFFERED IN AUGUST;
To be Led by Ms. Whitney Tandon


Music  -  Entering Grades 5 -9    August 4 - 8, 2014
Drama - Ages 5 -11                     August 4 - 8, 2014

For the first time ever, a Wayland Summer Strings program is being offered to children who will be entering Grades 5 – 9. Led by Whitney Tandon, Wayland Public Schools Strings Director for Grades 3 – 8, the one week program will culminate in a concert for family and friends. 

Dates are August 4 – August 8, 2014, and two sessions will be offered: 9 am – 12 noon and 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm so children enroll in either a morning or afternoon session.

Children should have at least three years of experience with their chosen instrument. Participants entering Grade 5 should have two years of professional private lessons.  

According to Ms. Tandon, “Summer Strings will be a week of chamber music and fun. Daily activities will include guided chamber ensemble rehearsals, musical games and activities, and preparation of a large ensemble piece.”

The goal of the week is to have “a great time making music together,” Ms. Tandon says. The daily schedule will include small group activity as well as large ensembles in preparation for the Friday concerts.

Cost for the 15 hours is $150 per student. Enrollment will be limited to 16.  Students should be entering Grades 5, 6, 7, 8, or 9 in the summer of 2014.  Program location will be announced at a later date.

  Questions? Contact Whitney Tandon at Whitney_Tandon@wayland.k12.ma.us

Registration Forms available at:

SummerStringsRegistrationFINAL.docx

WSCP contact #:  508-655-6403 



DRAMA KIDS CAMP AT LOKER SCHOOL

AUGUST 4 – 8, 2014 

Drama Kids International will run a one-week summer camp in Wayland  for 5 to 11 year old children.  The program is being offered through Wayland School Community Programs and will be held at Loker School from August 4 -8, 2014. Program hours are 9 am – 3 pm.

Drama Kids Director Susie Cristiano describes the camp this way: “We will be bringing our favorite stories to life, and adding our own dramatic twists. The children will create a play based on a story, fable, “old wives” tales, nursery rhyme, or book.”

The process will involve the children choosing a favorite story and then creating a unique version. Class includes:

  • Writing and adapting the stories with drama teachers’ guidance
  • Theater games
  • Learning acting and improvisation skills
  • Art projects to create set pieces and backgrounds
  • The finale: a performance

Some possible stories to be explored are: Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Paper Bag Princess, Three Little Pigs, Hey Diddle Diddle and other Mother Goose rhymes.

No acting skills are required because all skills needed  will be taught. For writing and performance purposes, students will be placed in small groups by age. An important goal, Cristiano says, is to stir up children’s creative juices. Having fun is also a priority, she adds.

Drama Kids is based on the premise that being confident and articulate will help children be happy and successful. “Enthusiastic students who learn to speak out clearly and relate confidently with their peers develop skills that make the journey thorough life much easier,” program materials promise.

Ms. Cristiano, one of the regional program’s founders, has a bachelor’s degree in Theater from Cal State Long Beach. She has additional certification in Early Childhood Education and around 20 years’ experience working with children.

To register, go to: www.dramakids.com/ma4 and then go to Summer Programs, Wayland. You may also contact Drama Kids at dramakmw@gmail.com or 617-391-0369. The minimum needed to offer the camp is 10 children; the maximum will be 24.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:
Drama Kids



                                


Enrichment Programs

MONDAY        

CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE
LOKER SCHOOL

DESCRIPTION: Explore a new language. The Global Child method teaches language through songs, movement, and skits. Classes are academic and fun. French and Spanish classes are offered.

Spanish
Location: Loker School 
Dates: Mondays, Feb. 3, 10, 24; March 3, 10,17, 24, 31,
April 7, 14, 28, and May 5

Time: 12:20 pm -­ 1:10 pm
Fee: $235

 

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  781-444-7377   email: zouhaidaelian@yahoo.com

 

  REGISTER AT:

www.globalchild.com


CHINESE LANGUAGE & CULTURE
LOKER SCHOOL

  Happy Hollow School

DESCRIPTION:  This long-established program offers classes for both native Chinese speakers and those whose primary language is English. Methods include songs, songs, poems, rhymes, role playing, and other fun-filled activities. 

CLASS TIMES: 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

DATES: Winter session, 1/6 – 6/2

FEE: English speaker, $450 spring; Chinese speaker, $430 spring

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL: 508-650-4884  Email:   cocomzhou@yahoo.com

REGISTER AT: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1weuitZZ6pXbW25Nn04dXS6UJlyvolYU2KuRLRC3q4A8/vie wform  or go to:

 http://www.wayland.k12.ma.us/district_info/wayland_school_community_programs/global_lang uages


    Global Child - French and Spanish

Claypit Hill School

CLASS TIMES: Monday, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

DATES: 2/3/14 –5/5/14

Classes offered: Spanish Theme, French Theme   (Home and Family)

FEE: $275, 12 week Spring Semester

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  781-444-7377   email: zouhaidaelian@yahoo.com

 

  REGISTER AT:

www.globalchild.com


TUESDAY

Drama Kids International

 Happy Hollow

DESCRIPTION: Explore creative expression, gain self-confidence, become more poised…Drama Kids programs are fast-paced and fun, and the atmosphere is relaxed. Program leaders describe their goal as being to help children reveal their abundant inner self-worth, and we focus on building these life skills through dramatic play like no one else.”

CLASS TIMES: Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

DATES: 1/28 – 5/30 (performance date)  

F
EE: $259 per session

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL: 
617-391-0369   email:  dramakmw@gmail.com

  REGISTER AT:

www.dramakids.com/ma4


    Global Child - French and Spanish

  Happy Hollow

DESCRIPTION: Explore a world language! The Global Child method teaches language through songs, movement, and skits. Classes are academic and fun.  French and Spanish classes are offered.

CLASS TIMES: Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

DATES: 2/04 – 5/06/14

Classes offered:  Spanish Theme Home and Family

FEE: $275, 12 week spring semester

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  781-444-7377   email: zouhaidaelian@yahoo.com


Please Note:  All three Photography sessions are full- Register early next time!!!

Grade Five Photography Club
with Mr. Gees  

DESCRIPTION: Mr. Gees returns to lead his Grade Five photography club. Past classes have done so well their work was featured in a Wayland Public Library exhibit in January.

CLASS TIMES: Tuesday, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

DATES: vary by week (see description)

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  508-655-6403 or Rosemarie_Teti@wayland.k12.ma.us

Fee:  $80 for 4 week club

5th grade photography club flier

 
 
Link to article about Conrad's 5th grade student photography exhibit at the Raytheon Room in the Wayland Public Library.


CLAYPIT HILL

Rockin' Robotics 

Age Group:  Grades 3 & 4
Location: Art Room
Dates: 8 classes, Tuesdays, January 28, February 4,11, 25 and March 4, 11,18, 25 (No class February 18 ­ Winter Break)
Time: 3:10 pm -­ 4:30 pm
Fee: $180 for eight weeks (includes materials)


Super Soccer Stars at Loker School

Age Group:  5 and 6 year old children
Location: Loker School gymnasium
Dates: Tuesday class began January 7; enrollment is full; wait list has been established (see the web site)
Time: 2:45 pm -­ 3:45 pm
Fee: $235

      Call 781-777-7171 or: 
                                          Register Here   (wait list only)


WEDNESDAY

Volleyball Skills, Drills, and Fun!

Happy Hollow School
Grades 4 and 5 Boys and Girls

DESCRIPTION:  ​This is an introductory volleyball program. Players will learn the fundamental skills:  forearm passing, setting, hitting and serving.

C
LASS TIMES:    Wednesdays, 2 pm – 3 pm

DATES: April 30 - June 4, 2014 

FEE:  $72

TELEPHONAND EMAIL: Rosemarie Teti, Loker School 508-655-6403, Rosemarie_Teti@wayland.k12.ma.us

Information/Registration at link below:

volleyballhappyhollow14.pdf


Little Local Vocals - Children's Chorus
with Ms. Patrice Buckley

Description: Come be a part of this fun program giving Grades 1 – 4 pupils an opportunity to sing with children from all of Wayland.

CLASS TIMES:    Wednesdays, 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

DATES: March 5 - May 30, 13 classes plus a concert on Friday, May 30, 2014

FEE:  $200

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL: Brian Jones, Loker School 508-655-6404, Brian_Jones@wayland.k12.ma.us

chorusflyerspring2014.pdf

 



Spanish on Wednesdays at Loker School - Kindergarteners
Dates:
 
 Wednesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16, 30, and May 7
Fee: $275, 12 week spring program, siblings pay $240

Registration: online at www.globalchild.com
Regional Coordinator: Zouhaida Elian, 781-444-7377
email: zouhaidaelian@yahoo.com

                                                 Drama Kids International

Claypit Hill

DESCRIPTION: Explore creative expression, gain self-confidence, become more poised…Drama Kids programs are fast-paced and fun, and the atmosphere is relaxed. Program leaders describe their goal as being to “help children reveal their abundant inner self-worth, and we focus on building these life skills through dramatic play like no one else.”

CLASS TIMES: Wednesdays, 1:50 pm - 3:00 pm

DA
TES:  1/29 – 5/30 (performance date)

F
EE: $259 per session

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  617-391-0369   email:  dramakmw@gmail.com

  REGISTER AT:

www.dramakids.com/ma4


Chinese Language & Culture Classes

  Claypit Hill

DESCRIPTIONThis long-established program offers classes for both native Chinese speakers and those whose primary language is English. Methods include songs, poems, rhymes, role playing, and other fun-filled activities.

CLASS TIMES: 1:50 pm - 3:20 pm and 1:35 pm – 2:35 pm

DA
TES: Spring, 18 classes, 1/8/14 – 5/21/14 (no class 2/19/14 and 4/23/14)

FEE: Spring, $340, (sibling discount available)

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL:  508-650-4884  Email:   cocomzhou@yahoo.com

  REGISTER AT: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1weuitZZ6pXbW25Nn04dXS6UJlyvolYU2KuRLRC3q4A8/vie wform  or go to:

  http://www.wayland.k12.ma.us/district_info/wayland_school_community_programs/global_lang uages

 



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laypit Hill

THURSDAY

Beehive Art Workshops

DESCRIPTIONwide range of art techniques are explored, ranging from  watercolor, oil pastels, tempera paints, photo, print and pattern collage to 3-D sculpture, book making, mobiles, installations, sewing and textiles.

CLASS TIMES: 3:00 – 4:00 pm

DATES:  9/26 – 10/31 and 11/7 – 12/19

FEE: $120 per session, 6 classes

TELEPHONE AND EMAIL: 617-413-7774   beehiveart@comcast.net

  REGISTER AT:

http://beehiveartspace.com/policies.pdf


FRIDAYS


Beehive Art for Kindergarteners at Loker School

Forts, Fairy Houses, and Miniature Worlds
Children will be building small environments and filling them with mini-characters and creations from their own imaginations with a multitude of vibrant and exciting colors and mediums.  

In Beehive Art classes, children explore with a variety of mediums and are exposed to many art techniques, including watercolor, oil pastels, acrylic and poster paints, photo, print and pattern collage, 3-D Sculpture, bookmaking, mobiles, installations, decorating, sewing and textiles.

Dates: Fridays, April 11, May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2014
Two class times:  12:20 - 1:35 pm or 2:40 - 3:40 pm
Fee: $120   
Six classes

Register by: Tuesday, April 8, 2014  

Download registration form from:

beehiveart.pdf

Send completed registration form and $120 payment payable to Beehive ART to: Beehive ART, PO Box 130, Hudson, MA 01749

On the web: http://beehiveartspace.com/about.html
Contact: Kim Poler, 617-413-7774



Rockin' Robotics  Claypit Hill

Age Group: Grades 4 & 5
Location: Art Room
Dates: 10 classes, Fridays, January 24 & 31, February, 7, 14, 28  March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4th  (no class February 21 ­ Winter Break)
Time: 3:10 pm -­ 4:30 pm
Fee: $210 for ten Weeks, (includes materials)

Instructor: Dale Bentley, 2013 STEM Certified Teacher, Framingham State University in partnership with PTC.  Experienced and Trained Robotics Instructor.

Description: 
Students enrolled in Rockin’ Robotics will use WeDo, RCX, NXT Lego Mindstorm Technology to construct a working robot.

Program Highlights:
• Learning the basics and applications of modern robotics technology as well
as having the unique opportunity to build and model a robot
• Using the “flowchart approach” to discover the fundamentals of software
programming which will be downloaded to the robot
• Utilizing robotics software to program the robot to perform specific
commands
• Course culmination to include a demonstration or display of the
finished robot product

Minimum: 8 students per class; Maximum, 20 students per class
If your child is interested in joining Rockin’ Robotics, please complete the registration form and return with a $180 check for the Tuesday class or $210 for the Friday class. Please make check payable to WSCP and write “Robotics” in the memo section

 


Let's See What Beehive Art Children

are Creating!


Using Wood, Sharpies, Watercolors...
to create Painted Wood Sculptures

bee

bees

woodpaint

honey

Classes are offered after-school in Loker, Claypit Hill, and Happy Hollow Schools.

www.beehiveartspace.com



 

 


Enrichment Programs for Kindergarteners

Click link below:


Enrichment Programs for Grades 1 - 5 
Claypit Hill and Happy Hollow Schools
Click link below:
enrichment2013-14classes.pdf

 

PRIVATE MUSIC LESSON PROGRAM 

Orchestra Members, Grades 3 -12
Band Members, Grades 4 -12
Chorus Members, Grades 6 -12

Under the coordination of Claypit Hill School music teacher Bernadette Vanaria, private lessons are available to children participating in Wayland Public School music programs. These lessons are offered under the umbrella of Wayland School Community Programs. Teachers are highly experienced, seasoned performers and educators. According to Ms. Vanaria, "The lesson content is consistent with the musical standards, goals and objectives of the Wayland Publlic Schools."

Where are lessons available? Students may take lessons at Claypit Hill, Loker, Happy Hollow, Wayland Middle School and Wayland High School. Lesson are scheduled in the early afternoon and evening, Monday through Friday.

How many lessons are offered? The program has a fall and winter semester with each term consisting of 14 lessons.
First Semester dates: September 23 - January 17
Second Semester dates: February 3 - May 23

What kinds of lessons are available? Strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion and voice in 30, 45 or 60-minute weekly increments. 

What is the cost per semester? Charges listed cover a 14-lesson semester plus the registration fee.

30 minutes: $554
45 minutes: $806
60 minutes: $1058

More information - including a listing of faculty and their credentials - and the registration form is available at the link below. 

For further information: Bernadette_Vanaria@wayland.k12.ma.us

REGISTER AT:                                        Sax.png       

201314PrivateMusicEnrollment.pdf                                                       
Pay online at:
https://unipaygold.unibank.com/Default.aspx?customerid=745

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If you have any questions, please call WSCP Director and Loker School Principal Brian Jones at 508-655-6404 or email him at:  Brian_Jones@wayland.k12.ma.us.

 



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Target Group: Students in Grades 3-5
Location: Claypit Hill School
Dates: Mondays for eight weeks
Dates: Mondays, January 28, February 4,11,25 March 11,18,25 and April 1 (Grade 3-4)
Time: 3:10 pm- 4:30 pm
Fee: $170 for eight weeks

Dates: Fridays for ten weeks
Dates: Friday, January 25 - Friday, April 12 with the exception of February 22, Winter Break (Grades 4 & 5)
Time: 3:10 pm- 4:30 pm
Fee: $210 for ten weeks
Instructor: Dale Bentley (Experienced and Trained Robotics Instructor)

Students enrolled in Rockin' Robotics will be using WeDo, RCX, NXT Lego Mindstorm Technology to construct an actual working robot!

Rockin' Robotics Program Highlights Include:

* Learning the basics and applications of modern robotics technology as  well
as the unique opportunity to build and model a robot.
* Using the "flowchart approach" to discover the fundamentals of software
programming which will be downloaded to the robot.
* Utilizing robotics software to program the robot to perform specificcommands.
* Culmination of course to include a demonstration or a display of the
finished robot product!
* The fee for this program will include the cost of the necessary materials.

If your child is interested in joining Rockin' Robotics, please fill out the registration form and send along a check for $170 for the Monday group or $210 for the Friday group to hold your child's spot in this dynamic program! More information will follow for those who want to join.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Brian Jones, WSCP Director, (508) 655-6404
Robotics Rockin' Robitics
 
Target Group: Students in Grades 3-5
Location: Claypit Hill School
Dates: Mondays for eight weeks
Dates: Mondays, January 28, February 4,11,25 March 11,18,25 and April 1 (Grade 3-4)
Time: 3:10 pm- 4:30 pm
Fee: $170 for eight weeks

Dates: Fridays for ten weeks
Dates: Friday, January 25 - Friday, April 12 with the exception of February 22, Winter Break (Grades 4 & 5)
Time: 3:10 pm- 4:30 pm
Fee: $210 for ten weeks
Instructor: Dale Bentley (Experienced and Trained Robotics Instructor)

Students enrolled in Rockin' Robotics will be using WeDo, RCX, NXT Lego Mindstorm Technology to construct an actual working robot!

Rockin' Robotics Program Highlights Include:

* Learning the basics and applications of modern robotics technology as  well
as the unique opportunity to build and model a robot.
* Using the "flowchart approach" to discover the fundamentals of software
programming which will be downloaded to the robot.
* Utilizing robotics software to program the robot to perform specificcommands.
* Culmination of course to include a demonstration or a display of the
finished robot product!
* The fee for this program will include the cost of the necessary materials.

If your child is interested in joining Rockin' Robotics, please fill out the registration form and send along a check for $170 for the Monday group or $210 for the Friday group to hold your child's spot in this dynamic program! More information will follow for those who want to join.

If you have any questions, please contact:
Brian Jones, WSCP Director, (508) 655-6404