Please click on the following flyer for information on our after school programs by grade available at Rancho:
Wednesday – Grades TK / K ~ Lunch Tables Under the Shade (1:45p – 2:10p)
Wednesday – Grades 1 – 5th ~ Multipurpose Room (2:15p – 3:15p)
Classes Start January 9, 2019
Sign up before January 7th for Early Bird and take 10% off – Use code “early”
Rancho – Electivity Schedules & Room Location – Enter Password: Password “ranwin19” for registration
Monday – Spanish – CANCELLED (3:10p – 4:10p) / Room 15 ~ Gr K – 5th
Tuesday – Medicine for Minors (3:10p – 4:10p) / Music Room ~ Gr 2nd – 5th
Thursday – Tinkertech Fun w/Robots – CANCELLED (3:10p – 4:10p) / Room 15 ~ Gr 1st – 5th
Friday – Chess (3:10p – 4:10p) / Music Room ~ Gr 1st – 5th
Sign up soon as classes may fill up quickly! Classes that do not meet a minimum may be cancelled
Art – Painting & Drawing with Theresa Eisenberg, contact by email: [email protected] – Info in English & Spanish will be sent home in the Friday Folder on December 21, 2018.
Grades TK/K from 1:50 pm-2:50 pm; Grades 1-5 from 3 to 4 pm ; Classes held in room K2
Classes Start January 15, 2019
Art – fashion Textile & Design with Studio4Art, register online: studio4art.net ;
Grades 1-5 from 3pm to 4 pm ; Classes held in the multipurpose room
Classes Start January 15, 2019 ~ see flyer: Studio4Art Winter2019
YOGA4KIDS ~Taught by Janet Carter who is passionate about teaching yoga and mindfulness to children of all ages. She designs developmentally and age appropriate fun classes for children from the ages and stages of toddlers through teenagers. Janet believes that that yoga can give children tools that can help them on many levels that include mentally, physically and emotionally. Yoga is a low-cost, helpful tool that can have a positive impact on children.
Wednesdays in the Multipurpose Room (Possible Room Change) ; TK ~ K 1:45pm – 2:10pm ~ Room K2 & Grades 1st ~ 5th 2:15pm ~ 3:00pm
Janet Carter may be reached by email for any questions or to schedule additional classes with at: [email protected]
Payment can be made by cash, check or PayPal ~ Click here for the enrollment form: Yoga4Kids
Children deal with many distractions, temptations, over-stimulation and peer pressure. Schools are challenged to do more with less and be creative in how they reach even the most isolated child.
Here are some of the many benefits of teaching yoga to kids ~ Yoga helps kids to:
- Develop body awareness
- Learn how to use their bodies in a healthy way
- Manage stress through breathing, awareness, meditation and healthy movement
- Build concentration
- Increase their confidence and positive self-image
- Feel part of a healthy, non-competitive group
- Have an alternative to tuning out through constant attachment to electronic devices
Helpful Links with information on how yoga benefits children:
Click here for information & registration for Technology – Computer Coding & Fun with Math
FALL 2018 / WINTER CLASSES NOT AVAILABLE – Check back in the spring of 2019 for the schedule!
Check out Marin County’s MVGates! Grades K – 5th
Does participation in after school programs make a difference?
According to Little, Wimer, and Weiss,
“The short answer is yes. . . .A decade of research and evaluation studies, as well as large-scale, rigorously conducted syntheses looking across many research and evaluation studies, confirms that children and youth who participate in after school programs can reap a host of positive benefits in a number of interrelated outcome areas—academic, social/emotional, prevention, and health and wellness…”(To view the full article, refer to the following informational website link) : http://www.sedl.org/pubs/sedl-letter/v20n02/afterschool_findings.html
For the full published article on this subject, written by Harvard Family Research Project, click on the below link :