FAST PROGRAM

The Eastvalley Foundation facilitates the following after-school enrichment classes for your children to enjoy and learn. A portion of all class fees will go towards improvements to our school.

 
>> Click here to view the 2017 Spring FAST schedule.

 

F.A.S.T Program Descriptions:

Cartooning - This year, Creativity4Learning will be offering 2 sessions of Creative Cartooning you can sign up for. You can sign up for either one or BOTH (there is a discount for signing up for BOTH). In cartooning, we will learn to draw 1 “famous” character and 1 or 2 cartoon animals each week. During the second session, we will also spend a couple of sessions working on Digital Cartooning. Contact creativity4learning@gmail.com

 

Drama Kids - A unique, fun, and imaginative drama curriculum helps to build your child’s acting skills, creative thinking, speaking skills, confidence, leadership abilities, and self-esteem.  Imaginative learning experiences that also include occasional fun class performances. Highly qualified and specially trained teachers bring new and creative lessons to each class.  Both fun and highly developmental. Contact Tiffany Talsky 678-493-7775 Register online www.dramakids.com/ga1

 

Fine Art by SMart Art Club! - Painting, Drawing, Pastels, Murals!  All ages & skill levels love our class! Frame-worthy art piece every week! High quality fine art supplies are included and a special snack provided at the beginning of class! We love to celebrate all holidays and seasons with Art! We encourage a positive, self-esteem building atmosphere! Our art teachers are mature, experienced, degreed AND love K-5 kids! Join Us! Questions? call Kirsten Haley 404-313-2999 www.smart-clubs.com

 

FUNdamental Science (K-5)  For years educators have stressed that students learn better “by doing” – especially in the sciences. Students of all ages learn more science-content and skills when they engage in investigation and discovery using everyday materials and the basic equipment of science. Inquiry based learning builds critical thinking skills which are important to decision making in all aspects of our children’s lives. Our carefully designed inquiry centered lessons capture children’s natural curiosity and help engage them in observation, measurement, identification of properties, and experimentation involving life, earth, environmental and physical science concepts.

 

Fun With Food - We will experiment, taste, smell, assemble, and play with food. We will also learn about healthy eating habits, food appreciation (health benefits, availability and beauty), we will incorporate math+science+art, kitchen safety, sanitation and lots more! Food will be Vegan/Vegetarian. Certain projects may require baking and/or refrigeration at home. Register online at http://www.leafandloaf.com

 

Guitar Club - 3rd through 5th get their hands on a ‘real’ guitar and receive instruction on all the basics, including how to hold the guitar, how to read guitar music, how to strum & pick as they learn well-known songs and melodies. Experienced players build on foundational techniques they already know while they are challenged with advanced skills and songs. Guitars Provided for Every Student. Contact Jonathan Eftychiou 678-871-7625 Register online at  www.fineartsmatter.com

 

Kid Chess - Chess is a Gymnasium for Your Brain.  Participation in Chess has been shown to increase test scores in reading and math.  Have fun while developing critical thinking, problem solving abilities, and other skills.  State of the Art Technology.  Kid friendly, expert chess instructors who focus on the enrichment and entertainment of the kids.  Engaging tournaments including "Bughouse" (a type of team chess). At least one trophy per child. Register online www.kidchess.com

 

KidzKeys - KidzKeys uses color and tons of FUN to introduce students in K-2nd grade to the joy of playing the piano. Using the colorful Chroma- NotesTM system and Kodaly rhythm syllables, students quickly learn to read musical notation while they play familiar songs they will love to practice in class and at home. Each session ends with a Class Recital for family and friends that will leave everyone smiling! Register online at www.fineartsmatter.com

 

MovieMaker Pro STEM + Art - We aim to SPARK the excitement of young people for ART, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY in a setting that allows them to explore, question, and experiment with fascinating facts, projects and activities. Students will learn step-by-step how to make their very own 2D & 3D animation movies!  Beginning with creating sets, characters and scripts students will create all of the elements necessary to produce their very own animated film….but the fun doesn’t stop there!  Students will then use laptops to film, edit and finish their very own movie! This program allows young students to see how art & science works in the real world!  Our programs are full STEAM ahead…Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math and designed to inspire future innovators! (STEAM) Register online at  www.artalacartekidz.com or by phone at 770-321-4078.

 

Overtime Athletics - emphasis on FUNdamentals, and enthusiasm for combining athletic games, contests, and instruction creates a positive environment for young participants to succeed. Our proven curriculum for boys and girls of all skill levels emphasizes both positive attitudes and sportsmanship as well as contemporary athletic technique. 2 sessions will be available. 2:30-3:30 will be our popular “Sports Spectacular Variety Program” featuring Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball, Capture the Flag, Wiffle Ball, Bump and Bite, Knights and Dragons, Numbers Game, Tag Games, Safe Base and MORE! for all grades. Grades 2-5 can enroll in the 3:30-4:30 “Double Play” session offering both “Lax-Tastic Lacrosse” and “Go Long Flag Football.” To register, go to www.otaregistration.com and click Territories, Georgia.

 

Scientific Robotics (Grades 2-5):  Let’s Build a Robot! The fantastic, real world benefits of making and programming robots. Terrific Scientific Robotic Programs uses LEGO® bricks, KNEX, StarBots, Goldiblocks, etc that emphasize a mixture of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) and great tools that foster imaginative thinking. Our programs are designed for youth 6-15 years old. Science is, by its nature, inquiry based. Inquiry is an approach to learning that utilizes discovery and scientific thinking processes to explore knowledge and learn skills. In order to achieve this, facilitators of inquiry based learning must create an environment rich with experiences that allow learners to act on their own curiosity.

 

Spanish Enrichment Class - This is an ideal age and great opportunity for your child to start learning a second language.  Games, songs, music, art, role playing, reading, and writing will be incorporated into the classes by a native Spanish speaker. Contact Elizabeth Brady egbrady@yahoo.com (770) 321-0569

 

Tae Kwon Do -  taught by Tiger Tae Kwon Do. Our certified instructors will help your child get physical exercise, learn discipline, manners, and respect for teachers, parents and other students. They will learn self-esteem and self-confidence and a “Yes, I can!” positive attitude that will carry over into school, work and sports. Enroll today to learn self defense skills, focus, and gross motor coordination.  Have lots of fun and get a lot of exercise.  Contact Jerry Groce 770-973-4075. http://tigertkdacademy.com

 

Yoga - At Kids Yoga we will move and stretch our bodies to improve strength, flexibility and balance. We will learn to use our breath to calm and quiet our minds to increase focus and awareness. And we will play fun games to enhance creativity and build self-confidence. Register at: yogasweets.com or call Lis at 770-490-1027