Elementary

HTTP & ME

Afterschool Program for Grades 4 & 5
Digital Citizens!!

At Lyme School:
Five Wednesdays: January 25 to March 1, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Meets in the Lyme School Cafe

At Mile Creek School:
Five Tuesdays: January 24 to February 28, 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Meets in the Mile Creek School Cafe

Learn about technology and its impact.  We’ll cover digital literacy and safety through an interactive and fun experience.  This program will be led by LYSB staff, LOL Schools technology staff, and high school leaders.  Students will create a digital project during the five-week program, which will culminate in an evening celebration event with parents and families to showcase student projects.  Students will receive a tshirt and swag.  This program is free.

FEBRUARY VACATION WORKSHOPS

With Arts Educator Claudia Mathison
Ages 7 and up.  $35 per workshop 

    • CLAY ANIMALS
      Monday, February 20, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Create clay animals and build a habitat for them using cardboard, tubes, colorful papers and lots of imagination.
    • DRAWING EXPLORATIONS
      Tuesday, February 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      If you like to draw and paint this class is for you! You’ll draw from a still life arrangement on canvas with watercolor pencils. There’ll be time to free draw as well.
    • LET’S GET CRAFTY
      Wednesday, February 22, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Decorate wooden plaques, treasure boxes and felt banners with gems, shells, glass beads and more!Design patterns using stencils, stamps and stickers.
    • POT HOLDER WEAVING
      Thursday, February 23, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
      Try something new! Using a small loom and colorful loops you’ll make a beautiful weaving that can be used as a decoration, potholder or coaster.

ENGINEERING AFTER SCHOOL with Engineering Imagination

    • ASPIRING YOUNG ENGINEERS
      for grades 3 and up, two sessions, take one or both – different projects in each session
      Session I: Five Mondays: March 27 to May 1, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., fee: $120  (no class 4/10) – FULL, Wait List Only
      Session II: Four Tuesdays: May 9 to May 30, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., fee: $100
      This program is a wide-ranging exploration of our customized S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) curriculum! Using a variety of teaching mediums, students will explore real-world applications of S.T.E.A.M. concepts and terminology through hands-on, minds-on activities. With activities ranging from model roller coasters, to LEGO® engineering challenges, to bridge building, participants are sure to have fun while learning along the way!  Students may take the bus to LYSB from Lyme and Mile Creek Schools.
    • ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS
      for grades K-2
      Five Thursdays: April 20 to May 18, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., fee: $120 – FULL, Wait List Only
      In this engineering fundamentals program, students will learn from a customized S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) curriculum while having FUN! The primary medium used for these classes is LEGO® TECHNIC. LEGO® is an attractive, efficient teaching medium and we strive to challenge students in taking their engineering to the next level using our customized LEGO® curriculum. From the creativity and gratification encouraged by LEGO®, students always enjoy themselves while learning essential terms and concepts along the way!  Students may take the bus to LYSB from Lyme and Mile Creek Schools.
    • ADVANCED S.T.E.A.M.
      for grades 6 and up
      Two Fridays: May 12 and May 19, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., fee: $50
      In this innovative S.T.E.A.M. program, students will dive into concepts such as reverse engineering and environmental engineering. From taking this apart and fixing components, to salvaging components to re-engineer a device, the reverse engineering concepts may be applied in various techniques. From hydroelectric sources of energy to solar power, environmental engineering will explore sources of energy that do not rely on fossil fuels. Through these multifaceted projects, students will explore S.T.E.A.M. concepts in a hands-on, minds-on, exciting manner.

MOTHER/DAUGHTER WORKSHOP: Let’s Start Talking

Tuesday, April 18, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
For Girls in Grade 5 & 4

Open the lines of communication with your daughter! Designed to give girls a better understanding of the changes that her body will go through during puberty. Topics will include the importance of a positive body image and how to deal with difficult situations. A fun and educational night out for girls in 4th and 5th grade and their mothers. Cost is $50 per pair and includes resource materials, goodie bags and snacks. Patty Cournoyer, LOLMS health teacher facilitates this course. 

ELEMENTARY AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

For Grades 2-5
Every Wednesday, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
First Day is September 7, 2022
Come to the LYSB Etherington Activity Center to hang out with your friends and participate in a variety of fun activities. We’ll do arts and crafts projects as well as play basketball, Wii, and much more! Snacks and refreshments are provided. Students from Mile Creek and Lyme Schools will take the bus directly to LYSB. Space is very limited. Space limited.  Fee: $200/year.