Middle School

MIDDLE SCHOOL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2:15 to 4:00 p.m.

First day August 31, 2021
This is a drop in program and a permission slip is required.  Come hang out with your friends while listening to music, playing ping pong, games, Wii, crafts & snacks.  Students can walk to LYSB from the Middle School, and may get a pass for the LOLMS late bus.  Registration fee: $50/year.  Masks required.  We will be outside as much as possible. Space is limited.

GIRLS CIRCLE

Three Mondays, October 4, 18, 25, 2:15 to 4:00 p.m.

A three week empowerment program for girls in grades 6-8.
“The shortest distance between isolation and belonging is a Circle.”
Join us each week for a new theme and activity designed to increase girls’ self esteem, body image, and social support. During this program girls will:
*Develop connections and feel included
*Build strong interpersonal skills
*Strengthen self-care and well-being, even under stress
*Dissolve barriers to respect, confidence, and empathy
*Nurture friendships
This program is free.  Masks required.  Space limited.

JR. YAC (Youth Advisory Council)

First Wednesday of the Month, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

First meeting October 6
Jr. YAC is a community service group open to all middle school students interested in helping out within their community. Jr. YAC members will work along side High School Youth Advisory members on a variety of community service events that come our way. This program is free but all participants must register.  Masks required, space limited.

ENGINEERING AFTER SCHOOL

Thursdays November 4, 11, 18, December 3, 9, 16, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Aspiring Young Engineers!
Ages 9 and up.

Discover the spectacular world of engineering through hands-on, minds-on activities! Students apply problem solving and critical thinking skills to explore our S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) based curriculum. Participants will use a variety of mediums such as recycled materials, salvaged motors and gears, balsa wood, LEGO®, and more.  With activities ranging from bridges, to rockets, to green engineering, participants are sure to have a blast while learning fundamental engineering terms and concepts along the way! Fee $125/ six week session, scholarships available.  Masks required.

SITTER SAFETY CLASS

Four Mondays, November 1, 8, 15, 29, 2:15 to 4:00 p.m.

An intense sitter safety and training course appropriate for babysitters, big brothers and sisters, and children staying home alone for the first time. This course touches on a variety of safety skills such as basic first aid, fire safety, and 911 skills. Fee is $50 and includes supplies, snacks, and guest speakers.  This class is offered three times a year (Nov, March, July).

CPR FOR BABYSITTERS

Monday, December 6, 2:15 to 3:45 p.m.

Add this valuable class to your LYSB babysitter’s course and learn how to save a life! Learn CPR and how to clear a blocked airway in children and infants. Parents want to hire babysitters who know CPR and can help kids who are choking. Instructors will teach you everything you need to know to provide lifesaving care during a cardiac or choking emergency in this class. Class cost is $55 and awards a Certificate of Completion. Scholarships available.