|Fri, Jan 13 - May 19|
Chess Club (Gr. K-8)You do not need to re-enroll if you registered in the fall.Seven Reasons for joining the Lake Harriet Chess Club:1. Instructional gaming is one of the most effective learning tools. 2. Reading Scores – average gain 11.4%3. Creative Originality – average gain 59.8%4. Problem Solving – average gain 21.5%5. Comprehension – average gain 12.0 %6. Kids love games and will spend hours over a chess board - thinking.7. It’s fun! Don’t worry if you haven’t played before, we will teach you.Chess Club is held at Lake Harriet Upper, and the school does not provide transportation between the Lower and Upper campus. Parents, please volunteer to help with coaching, tracking matches, tournaments etc.Facilitators: Mr. Beneke, Mr. Adams, Mr. Sisson, Mr. Premack, and Ms. Rome
Cafe Francais (Gr. 4-8)Part 1: MARDI GRAS 2017Savor the taste of New Orleans as you celebrate the sights and sounds of Mardi Gras. Who's ready for a piping hot beignet? No one can resist those square doughnuts filled with hot air and covered in powdered sugar. You'll understand why this Cafe du Monde specialty is so popular in the French Quarter. You'll ALSO make and decorate King Cakes. Who will get the baby hidden inside? You will be all set for Fat Tuesday on February 27th. Laissez les bons temps rouler!!!Part 2: TOUR DE FRANCEYou'll begin our tour in Brittany, the birthplace of French Crepes. Your tour continues to Normandy where you will make rustic apple tarts. On our final stop, Bordeaux, you will prepare delicious chocolate truffles. Hope you can join us and BON APPETIT!