Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools

 
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Fall 2018
          EARLY LEARNERS

         YOUTH LEARNERS

                                                         h a n d   Adult
                                                    Yout       i s t ration
                                                           e g
                                                    Class R ens
                                                           op
                                                                8
                                                         August

          ADULT LEARNERS
Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                              952-681-6132 |   1
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Friends…..                                                                                                                                                                    Early Learners Academy

       I                                                                                                                                Early Learners
          t’s been a year since we launched our rebranding of                                                                                                                         Early Learners Academy is a fee-based quality childcare program designed to meet
                                                                                                                                                                                      the needs of families who desire an all-day early education experience for their
          Bloomington Community Education and I hope you have
                                                                                                                                                                                      three, four, or five-year-old child.
          liked what you have seen. We have an active presence
        on social media, revamped the entire catalog to include                                                                                                                       Early Learning Services
        our early, youth, and adult learners, and retooled our                                                                                                                        Early Learning Services with programming at Pond Center, Southwood Center, Valley
        pages on the district’s website. We have added new class                                                                                                                      View Elementary, Washburn Elementary, Indian Mounds Elementary, and Oak
                                                                                                                                                                                      Grove Elementary is a go-to program for our youngest learners and their families.
        options for both youth and adults, added classes to our      everyday through your participation                                                                              Highly family-centered, Early Learning Services enhances the development of each
        Community Education Campus, and created a monthly            and support of our programming that you really like what                                                         young child and strengthens families by providing a full range of quality education
        e-newsletter. We were also named a WCCO Radio “Good          we do!                                                                                                           and support to meet the unique needs of each family and child.
        Neighbor!”
                                                                                                                                                                                      ECFE

       O
                                                                     Take a look through this catalog and check out some of
                                                                                                                                                                                      Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) classes help parents meet the challenges
               ne thing that won’t change is the committment         our new fall classes. I am sure you will find something                                                          of parenting and help young children (birth to 5 years) develop socially, physically,
               to our community of lifelong learners. You are        that excites you! And if you don’t find it....tell us! We’ll                                                     emotionally, and intellectually. ECFE classes are offered weekly at both Pond Center
               the reason we do this work. We schedule the           do our best to make it happen.                                                                                   and Southwood Center. Check out the new ECFE classes in the Early Learners
        classes you say us you want to participate in. You tell                                                                                                                       section of this catalog.
        us what your children are interested in for after school                                                                                                                      Preschool
        enrichment programming. You share your thoughts                                                  Executive Director                                                           Early Learning Services preschool programs include preschool for three-year-olds
                                                                                                                                                                                      and preschool for four-year-olds. All of the preschool programming is designed to

         B
                                                       Mission Statement                                                                                                              support preschoolers as they develop the skills necessary for lifelong learning. In
             loomington Community Education
                                                       The mission of Bloomington Community                                                                                           addition, opportunities for families to come and learn alongside their preschooler
             is always looking for feedback                                                                                                                                           and parent education is included.
         about our programs and classes. One           Education is to provide engaging high-quality
         way we gauge feedback is from the             lifelong learning opportunities that enrich the                                                                                Preschool Screening
         evaluation forms we give to participants      lives of our diverse community.                                                                                                Early Learning Services conducts screenings for children in Bloomington, which help
                                                                                                                                                                                      identify children who may benefit from early childhood services before they enter
         in our Adult Enrichment classes. Thank
                                                       Community Education Advisory Council                                                                                           school and connects them with the appropriate resources and programs.
         you for taking the time to fill out the
         evaluations...we do read them and             David Benson, Jackie Doncavage, Brent Larson, Marilyn Nelson,                Driver’s Education
         take your feedback into account when          Jim Sorum, Heather Starks, and Andrew Wilkins                                Bloomington Community Education Driver’s Education program is partnering
         scheduling the next season of classes.        The Community Education Advisory Council is required by law to meet
                                                                                                                                    with A+ Driving School to provide students more options, including a combined
                                                                                                                                    Classroom/Behind the Wheel package and a Behind the Wheel only option.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Youth Learners
         W      e don’t have evaluations for our
                Youth Enrichment classes, but
         starting this fall, we will be sending out
                                                       at least four times per year. Interested in becoming a member? Give us
                                                       a call at 952-681-6103 for an application.
                                                                                                                                    These classes are for students not signed up to take it as a credit during their
                                                                                                                                    regular school day.
                                                                                                                                    Galaxy Middle School Youth Center
                                                       School Board Members
         random surveys to parents of children                                                                                      During the school year, Galaxy Youth Center provides Bloomington youth in
         taking after school, evening, and             Maureen Bartolotta, Beth Beebe, Tom Bennett, Dick Bergstrom, Nelly           grades 6-8 a safe and fun place to be with friends after school. Galaxy offers youth                     New this year:
         weekend youth classes. We want to             Korman, Jim Sorum, and Dawn Steigauf                                         opportunities for involvement in recreational and enrichment programming.                              Early Release Days
         hear from you about the classes your          School Board meetings take place on the second and fourth Monday             Kids’ SAFARI
         children attend. We want to know:                                                                                                                                                                                          Bloomington Public Schools will have
                                                       of each month at 7 p.m. Meetings are held in the Arlene Bush Board           Kids’ SAFARI encompasses before-and-after-school programs for children                        four early release days during the 2018-
         • What did your child like about the          Room at the Educational Services Center, 1350 West 106th Street,             in kindergarten through grade 5. The focus of the program is on school-age                        19 school year: Nov. 28 & 29 and
         class and what didn’t they like?              Bloomington, MN. (Exception: If a holiday falls on a Monday, the Board       childcare and enrichment opportunities designed to meet the changing needs of                                Mar. 5 & 6.
                                                       session will be on Tuesday.) The third Monday of the month is reserved       children and families. This is accomplished through creative learning experiences
         • Should we offer more classes of this        for a study session, a board meeting or a combination thereof at 7 p.m.      designed to increase social interaction.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Schools will release students 2 hours
         type or less?                                 unless determined otherwise.                                                 SLAM                                                                                           earlier than their normally scheduled
         • What classes do you want to see in                                                                                       Summer of Laughs, Adventures, and More is an annual summer-long program                                    release times.
                                                                                                                                    designed to keep kids engaged in enrichment activities. Over 100 camps are
         our after school programs?                                                           Bloomington Community                 offered and there’s sure to be one that fits your child’s interest.                             Bloomington Community Education
                                                                                                     Education
         W
                                                       1                                                                                                                                                                           will be offering fun youth enrichment
               e want to hear from you as we                                                                                        Swim
               continue to grow our program!                                                2575 W. 88th Street, Suite 200                                                                                                         options on those days for elementary
                                                                                                                                    Our Swim Lessons & Water Fitness programs run year-round and offer
         Look for a Survey Monkey in your email                                               Bloomington, MN 55431                                                                                                                 school students who plan to stay at
                                                         Register for classes with                                                  convenience, affordability, quality staff & facilities, and a community
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   school.
         box sometime this fall.                         your Visa, MasterCard or                  Catalog published                atmosphere. For over 30 years, these classes have been a part of our program.
                                                                                                                                    Adult classes are also offered. Registration opens August 8.

         A  nd if you want to give us feedback
            anytime, just call our Enrichment
         and Marketing Coordinator at 952-681-
                                                              Discover Card
                                                             24 hours a day!
                                                        bloomington.ce.eleyo.com
                                                                                                3 times per school year
                                                                                               August, December, March
                                                                                                      Issue No. 1
                                                                                                                                    Youth Enrichment
                                                                                                                                    Community Education Youth and Family programs offer a variety of summer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Watch your email box for a special
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    flyer on Peachjar announcing these
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         enrichment opportunities.
                                                                                                                                    school year and evening enrichment, education and recreation opportunities for
         6108.
                                                                                                                                    children of all ages. Registration opens August 8.

2   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                   Fall 2018   Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                        952-681-6132 |    3
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Adult Enrichment                                                                                                                                            Early Learning Services Registration
                                               Bloomington Adult Enrichment provides over 250 class opportunities. Offerings                                                                               Information on Early Learning Services starts on page 5 in this catalog. You

              Adult Learners                   include...arts and crafts, business and investment, computers and technology,
                                               cooking, dance and music, finance, fitness, health and wellness, hobbies, home
                                                                                                                                                                                                           will find classes designed for all stages of early learning. Early Childhood
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Family Education provides classes for both children and parents/caregivers.
                                               improvement, and world languages and cultures.                                                                                                              Preschool classes are available to prepare your child for kindergarten.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Registration for ECFE and Preschool classes starts in February 2019. More
                                               Choice                                                                                                                                                      information about registration will be in the Winter 2019 Bloomington
                                               The CHOICE Alternative High School program recognizes the uniqueness of each                                  Contents                                      Community Education catalog.
                                               individual and life circumstance, which creates a need for an alternative to the
                                               traditional school setting. CHOICE is designed for those who have fallen behind in
                                               high school, who want to attend a program that better fits their individual needs,                          Early Learners                                  Youth and Adult Class Registration
                                                                                                                                                                                                           In this catalog you will find Youth and Adult Enrichment classes. Whether
                                               or who have dropped out and want to return to complete their high school
                                                                                                                                                                                                           you are looking for a class to enhance your child’s experience in our after
                                               education. CHOICE Alternative High School serves students ages 17-21.                     General information................................5              school Kids’ SAFARI program or are looking to get your children involved
                                               Learning Exchange                                                                         ECFE......................................................... 6   in non-competitive sports, we offer a fantastic array of youth classes. For
                                               Learning Exchange provides lifelong learning and community involvement                                                                                      adults, our classes can help you get your mind and body in shape, teach
                                               opportunities for adults with disabilities. Learning Exchange offers a variety of
                                                                                                                                         Screening................................................10       you to express yourself through arts and crafts, or provide sound financial
                                               customized classes and special events, as well as training and accommodations to          Preschool................................................12       advice. To get started, take a look through this catalog and pick your class.
                                               include adults with disabilities, 18 and older, in all community education activities                                                                       The next step is to register. You can register for classes five ways:
                                               in Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield. Classes take place at various                                                                            • Call us at 952-681-6132 and we can register you by phone.
                                               locations in the four cities.                                                                                                                                • Stop by our office at 2575 West 88th Street, and we can register you in
                                                                                                                                                           Youth Learners                                      person.
                                               Metro South Adult Basic Education                                                                                                                            • Mail in the registration form from this catalog, along with your check or
                                               Metro South Adult Basic Education provides basic educational opportunities to                                                                                   credit card information.
                                               adults in Bloomington, Eden Prairie, Edina, and Richfield. Classes are offered            General information .............................15                • Fax the filled out registration form to 952-681-6101.
                                               in the areas of GED test preparation, high school diploma programs, English               Youth Enrichment Classes                                           • Register online at https://bloomington.ce.eleyo.com.
                                               as a Second Language (ESL), and basic skills such as reading, writing, and
                                               mathematics.                                                                              Creative Arts..........................................16         Financial Assistance
                                                                                                                                         Dance, Theater & Music .......................18                  Bloomington Community Education recognizes that some of our families
                                                                                                                                                                                                           may need financial assistance to participate in our classes. That’s why we
                                                                                                                                         Enrichment & Self Reliance ................. 21
                                                                                                                                                                                                           offer financial assistance for our Youth and Adult Enrichment classes, our
      Bloomington Community Education Staff                                                Bloomington Public Schools                    Sports, Fitness & Recreation ...............25                    Swim classes, coupons to use for children in Kids’ SAFARI, and a sliding fee
                                                                                                District Website                         Swim...................................................... 29     scale for ECFE classes and Preschool classes.
      TAMRA SIEVE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR                              952-681-6102            www.bloomingtonschools.org                                                                                      Here’s how you can obtain financial assistance.
                                                                                                                                                                                                           • For Youth and Adult Enrichment classes, please send an email to
                                                                                           Community Education Class                                    Adult Learners                                         mglynn@isd271.org or call 952-681-6108 and request a financial aid
      Early Learning                                                                                                                                                                                           form.
      Director of Early Learning Services                          952-681-6214                  Registration                                                                                              • For Swim classes, send an email to thetland@isd271.org or call
                                                                                            bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                     General information .............................35
      Early Childhood Screening                                    952-681-6200                                                                                                                                952-681-6113.
      Program Secretary                                            952-681-6213                  952-681-6132                            Adult Enrichment Classes                                          • If your child is in Kids’ SAFARI, they are eligible to use the coupon found
                                                                                               952-681-6101 (fax)                        Artistic Endeavors ............................... 36                 on page 19 in this catalog.
      Youth Learning                                                                                                                                                                                       • For ECFE classes and Preschool classes, use the sliding scale to
                                                                                                                                         Business & Investment ........................ 38                     determine what you will pay for the class.
      Swim Coordinator                                           952-681-6134                 Community Education
                                                                                                                                         Computers & Technology..................... 50
      Kids’ SAFARI and ELA Secretary                             952-681-6125                 General Phone Number                                                                                         Education Foundation of Bloomington
      Kids’ SAFARI Billing/Registration                          952-681-6128                     952-681-6100                           Culinary Skills........................................ 49        The Education Foundation of Bloomington provides financial support
      Inclusion Liaison                                     952-681-6105/6120                                                            Dance & Music....................................... 39           for our financial assistance program for Youth Enrichment classes. Their
      Youth Enrichment, Driver’s Ed Admin.                       952-681-6111                                                            Finance..................................................44       continued support and generous donation ensures that more students
                                                                                                                                                                                                           receive needed financial assistance to participate in Bloomington Youth
      Youth & Adult Services Director                            952-681-6129                  Bloomington Community Education           Fitness.....................................................41    Enrichment classes. We thank them for their support and contribution to
      Youth Enrichment Coordinator                               952-681-6108                                                            Health & Wellness.................................46              Bloomington Community Education!
      Swim Admin.                                                952-681-6113                  @BloomingtonCe
                                                                                                                                         Hobbies & Special Interests................. 50                   About Our Main Cover Photo
      Adult Learning                                                                                                                     Home Improvement............................. 50                  The hockey photo was provided by Cyndi Nightengale Photography,
      CHOICE Admin. Clerk                                          952-681-6172                                                                                                                            cynbadmedia.
      Learning Exchange                                            952-681-6121
                                                                                         Look for our youth class flyers on              Related Programs............................ 51
      Adult Enrichment Coordinator                                 952-681-6108
      Metro South Director                                         952-681-6107          Peachjar. Go to our website home                Registration Information.................53
      Adult Enrichment/Swim Admin.                                 952-681-6113          page at ce.bloomington.k12.mn.us.               Class Locations............................... 54
      Metro South Information Desk Secretary                       952-681-6170          Click on the peachjar flyers button             Registration Forms..........................55
                                                                                         on the right hand side of the page.

4   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                   Fall 2018      Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                                   952-681-6132 |   5
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
We welcome you here!                                                                                                                                Early
         Willie Shoals has been a member for 10+ years and was originally invited to try the Activity Centers
         out by a friend. That was when he lived in Bloomington. Even though he now works and
         lives in the communities south of the Minnesota River, Willie still drives north to work out at
                                                                                                                                                             Learners
         the JAC and KAC! The reason he goes out of his way is because “I am happy and comfortable
         here.”

         Activity Centers offer:                                                                                                             Early Learning Services

                                                                                                                                             B
         • Selectorized equipment                                                                                                                  loomington Community
         • 5 gym courts                                                                                                                            Education offers classes,
         • Indoor walking/running track                                                                                                            programs and sibcare for early   Childhood Family Education (ECFE)          Elementary, 9801 11th Ave. S., Oak Grove
         • Free weights, weight machines, cardio equipment                                                                                   learners. All offerings provide a      and Preschool classes.                     Elementary, 1301 West 104th St., Valley
         • Yoga, Zumba and other classes                                                                                                     strong education experience to help    ECFE and Preschool classes are held        View Elementary, 351 East 88th St., and
         • Adult-only locker rooms and showers                                                                                               your child be ready for kindergarten   at Pond Center, 9600 3rd Avenue            Washburn Elementary, 8401 Xerxes Ave. S.
         • Dance studio (Jefferson)                                                                                                          and beyond. Early Learning Services    South, Southwood Center, 4801              in Bloomington.
         • Fitness reimbursement through most health                                                                                         is where you will find our Early       W. 112th Street, Indian Mounds
            insurance plans
         • Affordable monthly or annual membership rates                                                                                                                                                                      Early Childhood Screening
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Early
             Jefferson Activity Center                                                             Kennedy Activity Center                                                                                                                             Childhood
                4001 West 102nd St.                                                                  150 East 98th Street                                                                                                                              Screening
                    Bloomington                     bloomingtonschools.org/fitness                      Bloomington                                                                                                                                    is available
                   952-806-7880                                                                        952-681-5280                                                                                                                                    to help
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       identify
                                                         Activity Centers & Facilities                                                                                                                                        children who may benefit from
      Activity Centers                                                        Fitness Classes                                                                                                                                 early childhood services. Included
      Bloomington Public Schools operate two activity centers: one at         If you have an Activity Center membership, you qualify for                                                                                      are vision and hearing tests, as
      Jefferson High School and one at Kennedy High School. These             a discount on Adult Enrichment Fitness classes held in the                                                                                      well as screening for development,
      centers are available on a membership basis, which gives you            dance studio at the Jefferson Activity Center. To receive                                                                                       health, and other factors that
      use of the fitness facilities and community locker rooms during         your discount, pick up the discount form from the Activity
      non-school hours. Each center offers 5 gym courts, an indoor            Center. You must call our office to use the discount -                                                                                          may affect your child’s growth.
      walking/running track, free weights, weight machines, and cardio        952-681-6132. Not available to use when registering                                                                                             Screening is FREE and should be
      equipment. Members really love the new selectorized weight              online.                                                                                                                                         completed as soon as possible after
      room equipment available at both centers! Contact the Kennedy                                                                                                                                                           your child’s 3rd birthday.
      main desk at 952-681-5280 or the Jefferson main desk at                 Facility Reservations                                                                                                                           Call English - 952-681-6200
      952-806-7880 for more information.                                      School buildings are available for use by the community                                                                                         Spanish - 952-681-6219
      Membership                                                              during non-school hours and are great locations for group
                                                                              activities and meetings. There are 19 different buildings,
      Choose from                                                             available with various amenities to fit your needs. We offer
      a convenient                                                                                                                                                                  Early Learners Academy

                                                                                                                                                                                    E
                                                                              convenient locations and fair rental prices. Have a special
      monthly                                                                 event coming up or planning a meeting and need a large
      or annual                                                                                                                                                                           arly Learners Academy is a Four Star Parent Aware rated, all-day
                                                                              space? Take a look to see what we have to offer.
      membership.                                                             Contact our facility staff: rbellinger@isd271.org or
                                                                                                                                                                                          early education program for children ages 3-5 that focuses on
      Bloomington                                                             dlangefels@isd271.org to learn more.                                                                        preparing students for kindergarten. The Academy is housed
      residents                                                                                                                                                                     within three Bloomington Public Schools award-winning elementary
      receive a
      discount as do
                                                                              Fitness Discount Program                                                                              schools. All sites are open from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      non-residents                                                           The following providers work with the Kennedy and
                                                                                                                                                                                    • Hillcrest Community School: Five-day program
      who work in                                                             Jefferson Activity Centers to provide fitness discounts*
                                                                                      Health Partners • Blue Cross and Blue Shield                                                  • Poplar Bridge Elementary School: Five-day program
      Bloomington.                                                                                                                                                                  • Westwood Elementary School: Two-, three-, and five-day
      District 271                                                                               UCARE • Preferred One
                                                                                        Medica • Silver and Fit • Silver Sneakers                                                   programs
      employees and
      Active/Retired Military Members also receive a discount. Here’s a              *Check with your provider for more information                                                 Early Learners Academy was voted by parents as the Most
      cost sample of a monthly membership fee structure.                                                                                                                            Loved Preschool in 2018 on Hula Frog!

6   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                           Fall 2018    Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                           952-681-6132 |    7
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Early Childhood                                                                                                                     E     arly Learning Services is a Four-Star Parent-Aware rated program
                                                                                                                                                encompassing Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE), Early
                                                                                                                                                Childhood Screening, and Preschool programming for three-year-olds
                                                                                                                                          and four-year-olds. Programming is located at Pond Center and Southwood
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     FAQ / ECFE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     • Is sibling care available? Yes,

      Family Education: ECFE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       limited sibling care is available
                                                                                                                                          Center offering both ECFE and preschool as well as preschool programming                     during ECFE classes for
                                                                                                                                          at four of Bloomington Public Schools elementary schools: Valley View                        siblings ages birth-5. To help
                                                                                                                                          Elementary, Washburn Elementary, Indian Mounds Elementary and Oak                            our staffing, you must sign up
                                                                                                                                          Grove Elementary.                                                                            for sibling care for the entire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       session.
      ABOUT THE CLASSES                                                                                                                                                                                                              • Can I bring my baby to class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       for my older child? Sibling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       care is available for siblings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       ages birth thru kindergarten.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       However, if you have a new
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       baby who is not ready to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       attend sibling care, you may
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       keep the baby with you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in class until the baby is 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       months old.
      BABY BEGINNINGS                               1-YEAR-OLD MOVERS                          2-YEAR-OLD EXPLORERS                        3- TO 5-YEAR-OLD                               PRESCHOOL LEARNERS,                        • How many classes can I
      Enjoy your child’s first class!               They never stop and you never stop         If there is something to learn, a two-      PRESCHOOLER                                    PARENT ONLY                                  register for? You may register
      Whether this is your first child or 3rd,      during this 2nd year of life!              year-old will find it!                      Discovery and friendships are the life of      This class is for parents who have a         for one class per child.
      baby classes are for you.                     Our licensed teachers are ready            Two-year-olds are not babies anymore        a preschooler!                                 child in preschool. Together you will      • Do I need to be a
      Our infant classroom is designed with         and excited to share in that passion       and they are not preschoolers yet. They     Preschool is a delightful age. Friendships     explore parenting topics such as social      Bloomington resident?
      you and your baby in mind. Come in            for learning. Toys and activities are      are taking on new challenges everyday       are the basis of much of a preschooler’s       emotional development, guiding               Priority is given to
                                                    provided to help learning occur on         and classroom staff are ready and           learning. When a preschool age child           behavior and language development.
      comfortable clothes ready to sing and                                                                                                                                                                                            Bloomington residents. If
      play with your baby along with meeting        the move (limited large group times,       prepared for all the adventures. New        feels aware of their emotions, manages         With a licensed parent educator you
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       space is available, we open
      other parents/caregivers with children        low shelves so toddlers can learn          words, new friends and new feelings         their behavior, and begins to develop          will also talk about ways to help your
                                                    independently, and classroom staff who     are all part of the two-year-old’s                                                         child learn at home, make learning           the class to residents from
      the same age. The teacher will provide                                                                                               peer relationships, you see their                                                           other cities. There is a $15
      support and research-based materials          move at their pace and understand          experience at school. Classrooms are        cognitive learning grow and develop. Our       games to play and talk about parenting
                                                    how to create learning that is age         set up for discovery across all domains                                                    challenges you might have. Classes           surcharge for non-residents.
      that will help lay a foundation for your                                                                                             teachers set up classrooms to encourage
      child’s development. Topics will focus        appropriate). All areas of development     of learning. While parents are in class     socialization and learning by encouraging      meet once a week for 1 hour with           • Can I bring both of my kids to
      on social emotional, language, and            will be taught whether through             with a parent educator discussing           independent play while teaching MN             limited sibling care available.              class? Yes, if they both fit into
      motor skills just to name a few of the        classroom set-up or direct teaching.       tantrums, toilet learning and cognitive     State standards for early learning.                                                         the age group for the class.
      developmental areas. Sleep, nutrition         This is a gradual separation class.        growth, classroom staff provide             Parent education is focused on helping
                                                                                               direct teaching using age appropriate                                                      In addition, we offer one class for        • Can another caregiver bring
      and self-care are often discussed                                                                                                    parents encourage social emotional             parent/ caregivers whose primary
                                                                                               classroom materials.                                                                                                                    my child to ECFE? Yes, we are
      weekly.                                                                                                                              development, using age appropriate             language is Spanish and one for
                                                                                               This is a gradual separation class.         learning strategies for use at home.                                                        happy to have a grandparent
      This is a non separating class.                                                                                                                                                     parents/caregivers whose primary             or another special person
                                                                                                                                           This is a separation class.                    language is Somali.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       bring your child to class —
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       whether it is every week or
      ECFE Fees                                         Family Yearly Gross Income                                                        What is ECFE?                                                                                just some weeks.

                                                                                                                                          Y
      Program            Income level                                                                                                                                                                                                • Can both parents come to
                                                        Family      Income level
                          1       2     3      4        Size                                                                                     oung children learn best by moving, exploring, singing and watching the adults        ECFE class? Absolutely, we
                                                                      1            2                      3                    4                 that care for them most. Bloomington Early Learning Services believes in              welcome all parents!
      ECFE Class,         $0     $41 $128.50 $257         2       $0-20,826 $20,827-32,040         $32,041-40,050          $40,051+              supporting the development of children starting at birth through a partnership
      per semester                                                                                                                        model with families and caregivers. Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) staff design   • If Bloomington Public
                                                          3       $0-26,208       $26,209-40,320   $40,320-50,400          $50,401+       classes and opportunities for families to learn together as we support the learning of       Schools are closed or have
      ECFE Class,         $0     $27 $86         $171
      10 week                                             4       $0-31,590       $31,591-48,600   $48,601-60,750          $60,751+       children from birth to starting kindergarten.                                                an early release, Early
                                                                                                                                          Come join your community in raising children who are excited to explore, build               Learning Services will also
      Sibling Care,       $0     $22 $65         $129     5       $0-36,972       $36,973-56,880   $56,881-71,100          $71,101+
      per semester                                                                                                                        friendships, and learn at every age.                                                         be closed (ECFE, Screening
                                                          6       $0-42,354       $42,355-65,160   $65,161-81,450          $81,451+       Play is the central work of learning and at Bloomington Early Learning Services, in          and Preschool). There are
      Sibling Care,       $0     $14 $43         $86                                                                                                                                                                                   no refunds for canceled
      10 week                                                                                                                             ECFE we have designed programing to help your child develop in all areas of learning.
                                                                                                                                          Each classroom is setup for child-focused learning using state designed standards and        classes due to weather or
                                                                                                                                          taught by our licensed teachers.                                                             emergencies.

8   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                         Fall 2018   Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                 952-681-6132 |   9
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
ECFE CLASS SCHEDULE                                     ✩        Indicates: 10-week classes. All other classes are year long.              JANUARY MINI CLASSES
                                                                                                                                                MONDAY                    WEDNESDAY
      MONDAY                   TUESDAY                  WEDNESDAY                     THURSDAY                      FRIDAY                    2:00-3:00                   10:45-12:30
                                      8:45-        ✩              8:45-                     8:45-           ✩           9:45-10:45            Parent Picks                Move and Groove
                                      10:30                       10:30                     10:30                       Preschool             @ Pond Center,              @ Pond Center,
                                      Ones                        Twos                      Ones                        Parent Ed —           Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28          Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30
                                                                                                                        Spanish               Parent Picks:               Move & Groove
            11:00-                    10:45-       ✩              10:45-                    10:45-                      10:45-12:30
                                                                                                                                              Don’t have time for a
                                                                                                                                              full ECFE class? Looking
                                                                                                                                                                          Class:
            12:45                     12:30                       12:30                     12:30                       Preparando                                        Children learn through
                                      Twos                                                                                                    for support from other      movement and play. In
            Baby                                                  Ones                      Twos                                              parents? Come join other    this ECFE mini-session
  ✩         2:00-3:00                 1:45-                       1:45-3:30               1:45-3:30                     1:45 - 3:30
                                                                                                                                              parents of 0-5-year-olds
                                                                                                                                              and a licensed parent
                                                                                                                                                                          come discover fun
                                                                                                                                                                          ways of moving and
            Preschool                 3:30                        Preschool,              First Time                    Learn and             educator to tackle issues   exploring that promote
            Parent Ed                 Baby                        ages 3-5                Parent BABY                   Play, ages            families face.              learning for young
                                                                                          class FREE                    3-5                   Come four Mondays in
                                                                                                                                              January from 2:00-3:00
                                                                                                                                                                          children. During our
                                                                                                                                                                          parent time we will      FAMILY NIGHTS
                            PERSONALIZED PARENT EDUCATION                                                   ✩           2:00-3:00                                         discuss how you can      STEM Family Night:

                            S
                                                                                                                                              p.m. at Bloomington ELS
                                  ometimes there’s a parenting issue that needs individual                              Preschool             Pond Center.                encourage movement       Let’s talk about Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM)
                                  attention. The ideas/methods you’ve heard are not                                     Parent Ed             Media and Technology        and exploration          for our youngest learners. In October, we are offering an evening
                                                                                                                        —Somali               - Maintaining a healthy     at home. Come            event for families of young children to use their STEM skills.
                                  meeting the parenting challenges you have at home.                                                          balance in your home.       Wednesdays in January    Come learn ways to encourage STEM learning at home with your
            6:15-           Behavior, routines or developmental concerns arise and                                                            Raising Responsible
                                                                                                                                                                          from 10:45 a.m.-12:30    toddler through preschooler.
                            you need more than a few minutes in your ECFE class or                                                            kids who are helpful &      p.m. at Pond center.     Friday, October 26th 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Pond Center.
            8:00
                            connecting with a friend.                                                                                         financially smart!
            Twos                                                                                                                                                                                   Move & Groove Family Fun Night:
                                                                                                                                              Managing emotions -
                            Make an appointment with a licensed parent educator to                                                            yours and your kids’!
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Join us for a night of movement and play. Did you know this is
                            discuss your parenting challenges, get resources and/or                                                                                                                how children learn best? Come for a fun night of discovery and
            6:15 -                                                                                                                            Food and Nutrition for                               exploration, leaving with ideas for supporting movement and
                            develop a plan that will fit you and your family. A follow up                                                     Kids.                                                learning at home.
            8:00            consultation will be offered if necessary and can be scheduled
            Learn           after your first visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Come Friday, February 8th, 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Pond Center.
            and Play,
            ages 3-5        Your visit can be scheduled at school, phone, or email.
                            952-681-6200                                                                                                                                                                                     SibCare
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Babies through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Preschoolers
 Typical ECFE Classes                                                 1    Parent/Child Active Learning
                                                                           Activities are a time for you as the parent/caregiver to focus                                                                                    are all welcome!
 Classes include learning for everyone! Every class provides               on the activities your child enjoys most. (Many activities you
 learning for both children and parents/caregivers.                        can also do at home the following week.)                                                                                                          Any time you sign up for an
  • A licensed early childhood teacher and paraprofessional                Child’s Active Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ECFE class and have additional
    are with your child the whole class time. Each classroom
                                                                      2                                                                                                                                                      children who need loving
                                                                           This time is in their own age-appropriate classroom. A
    is designed to provide learning toys and materials that are            licensed early childhood teacher and paraprofessional                                                                                             educational care, SibCare
    just right for your child’s age and development.                       encourage learning through social emotional, language, and                                                                                        is available. Experienced
  • Your child’s teacher will provide learning activities and              additional developmental areas.                                                                                                                   paraprofessionals provide a
    experiences that support the Minnesota state standards for        3    Parent/Caregiver Discussion                                                                                                                       safe educational environment
    children ages birth to 5-years-old.                                    This time is for parents/caregiver to focus on their learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for your child. Classrooms
  • Whether your ECFE class is a separating class or a class               (taught by a licensed parent educator). Parent/caregiver
                                                                           discussion may be in a separate classroom or may occur in the                                                                                     are designed with all ages in
    with gradual separating, each class has time for parent
    education and a time for parent/child learning activities.             early childhood classroom. Parent discussion will include both                                                                                    mind. Songs, stories and age
                                                                           teacher led topics using the MN Core Curriculum Framework                                                                                         appropriate activities are all
  • Most classes are made up of 3 parts:                                   and parent/caregiver open discussion on the “joys and                                                                                             part of this fun experience.
                                                                           concerns” of parenting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Separation is gentle and loving.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Registration is required when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             you sign up for your ECFE class.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Sliding fee applies.

| Bloomington Community Education                                                                                             Fall 2018     Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                        952-681-6132 |
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
• Answers your parenting questions.       và
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Call to make an appointment:         • Gi
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Early Childhood     Screening
                                                                                                                                                                                                              952-681-6200                   vị

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Las Escuelas Públicas de Bloomington
                                                                                                                                                                                                  recomiendan que los niños sean
                                                                                                                                                                                                  evaluados a la edad de tres años. La
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Evaluación es fácil y es buena para
                                                                                                              Bloomington Early Childhood                 Trường Mầm Non của Bloomington          su hijo(a)
                                                                                                              recommends that children be                 khuyến khich các trẻ em nên có giám     • Saber como está creciendo su
                                                                                                              screened at age 3. Screening is free,       định vỡ long ở dộ 3 tuổi. Giám định       niño.
                                                                                                              it’s easy and it’s good for your child!     này miễn phi, dễ dàng và rất có lợi     • Conectario con programas de la
                                                                                                              Early Childhood Screening helps             cho con của quý vị!                       niñez temprana y otros servicios.
                                                                                                              • You find out how your child is            Giám Định Vỡ Lòng giúp                  • Contestar las preguntas que

      What happens                                                                                               doing.
                                                                                                              • Connect you with early childhood
                                                                                                                                                          • Quý vị biết khả năng hiếu biết hiện
                                                                                                                                                            tại của con quý vị.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    puedan tener los padres.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Llame para hacer una cita:

      during an early                                                                                            programs and services.
                                                                                                              • Answers your parenting questions.
                                                                                                                                                          • Nổi Kết quý vị với các chượng trinh
                                                                                                                                                            và giáo đục vỡ lòng.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              952-681-6219

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bloomington waxay ku talinayan
      childhood screening?                                                                                         Call to make an appointment:
                                                                                                                            952-681-6200
                                                                                                                                                          • Giúp giải đáp các thằc mằc mà quý
                                                                                                                                                             vị có về giáo dục các em.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  in caruurta 3 jirka ah baaritan la
                                                                                                                                                                                                  mariyo.
                                                                                                                                                                    Xin gọi đế lấy hẹn:
                                                                                                              Las Escuelas Públicas de Bloomington                                                Baaritankas oo ah mid lacag la´aan
      A trained professional will check:                                                                                                                               952-681-6200
                                                                                                              recomiendan que los niños sean                                                      ah aadna u fudud una wanagsan
      •   Hearing                                                                                               What dates
                                                                                                              evaluados  a la edadaredescreening
                                                                                                                                        tres años. La                                             cunugada!
      •   Vision                                                                                                appointments
                                                                                                              Evaluación             currently
                                                                                                                          es fácil y es buena para            How much                            Baaritaanka hore ee carruurnimada
      •
      •
          Height/weight
          Immunizations
                                                                                                              suavailable?
                                                                                                                 hijo(a)                                    does screening                        wuxuu ka caawiya
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Waxad oganaysa siduu ilmahaagu
                                                                                                              • Screening
                                                                                                                 Saber como    está creciendoare
                                                                                                                                               su
      •   Large and small motor skills                                                                           niño.
                                                                                                                             appointments
                                                                                                                available Monday-Friday, during the
                                                                                                                                                                cost?                                yahay.
      •   Thinking, language and communication                                                                • morning
                                                                                                                 Conectario   con programas   de laand                                            • Wuxuu kugu xiriya barnamijyada
      •   Social and emotional development                                                                                and   early  afternoon,               Early Childhood                      iyo adeegyada horaanta xananada
                                                                                                                 niñez temprana    y otros servicios.
                                                                                                                one Saturday per month. Check our
                                                                                                              • www.ecscreening.
                                                                                                                 Contestar las preguntas que
                                                                                                                                                              Screenings are free!                   caruurta.
      Your child will be screened in these                                                                       puedan  tener los padres.                                                        • Waxad jawaab u helesaa walid
      important developmental areas:                                                                            youcanbook.me                                                                         ahan su´aalaha aad qabtid.
                                                                                                                siteLlame
                                                                                                                     or callpara hacer una cita:
                                                                                                                             to find                                                                 Soo wac si aad balan u qabsatid:
      •   Preschool Concepts                                                                                              952-681-6219
                                                                                                                out about a date
      •   Communication Skills                                                                                                                                                                                 952-681-6200
                                                                                                               and time that
      •   Motor Skills                                                                                         will work for your
      •   Social Skills                                                                                                                              Bloomington Early Childhood                  Trường Mầm Non của Bloomington

      What age should my child be screened?
                                                                                                               schedule.
                                                                                                               Is interpreter
                                                                                                                                             How do I schedule
                                                                                                                                                     recommends that children be
                                                                                                                                                     screened at age 3. Screening is free,
                                                                                                                                                                                                  khuyến khich các trẻ em nên có giám
                                                                                                                                                                                                  định vỡ long ở dộ 3 tuổi. Giám định
      The screening is most valuable when completed
      as soon as possible after the child’s third birthday,
                                                                                                               assistance                    an appointment?
                                                                                                                                                     it’s easy and it’s good for your child!
                                                                                                                                                     Early Childhood Screening helps
                                                                                                                                                                                                  này miễn phi, dễ dàng và rất có lợi
                                                                                                                                                                                                  cho con của quý vị!
                                                                                                               available?
      but must be completed before the child enters                                                                                                  • YouOnline      at your child is
                                                                                                                                                             find out how                         Giám Định Vỡ Lòng giúp
                                                                                                               If you or your child
      kindergarten.
      Where are screenings held?
                                                                          Why?                                 needs interpreter
                                                                                                               assistance, please
                                                                                                                                              www.ecscreening.youcanbook.me
                                                                                                                                                        doing.
                                                                                                                                                     • Connect you with early childhood
                                                                                                                                                Call 952-681-6200         (English)
                                                                                                                                                                                                  • Quý vị biết khả năng hiếu biết hiện
                                                                                                                                                                                                    tại của con quý vị.
                                                                                                                                                        programs and services.                    • Nổi Kết quý vị với các chượng trinh
      Early Learning Services                                  Screening helps you help your child             let us know when                  952-681-6219
                                                                                                                                                     • Answers your(Spanish)
                                                                                                                                                                        parenting questions.        và giáo đục vỡ lòng.
      9600 3rd Avenue South                                     get ready for kindergarten! You’ll             registering for your                                                                                                     Bloo
                                                                                                                                                          Call to make an appointment:            • Giúp giải đáp các thằc mằc mà quý
      Bloomington, MN 55420                                   have the opportunity to discuss any              child’s screening               Questions? Please         email us at
                                                                                                                                                                   952-681-6200                      vị có về giáo dục các em.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        in ca
                                                                                                               appointment.                                                                                                             mari
      Hennepin County South                                    concerns you may have about your                                                         escreening@isd271.org.                              Xin gọi đế lấy hẹn:
                                                                                                                                                     Las Escuelas Públicas de Bloomington                                               Baar
      Social Services Hub (SSSH)                                child’s development. The teacher               What                                                                                            952-681-6200
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ah aa
      9600 Aldrich Avenue South                                                                                                                      recomiendan que los niños sean
                                                               may refer you and your child to be              information                                                                                                              cunu
      Bloomington, MN 55420                                                                                                                          evaluados a la edad de tres años. La
                                                              rechecked or to receive services that            is gathered at                        Evaluación es fácil y es buena para                                                Baar
                                                                                                               screening?                                                                                                               wuxu
                                                                        will help your child.                                                        su hijo(a)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • W
                                                                                                                                                     • Saber
                                                                                                               Screening consent forms, birth certificate  andcomo  está creciendo
                                                                                                                                                                immunization        su
                                                                                                                                                                                record.
                                                                                                                                                       niño.                                                                               ya
                                                                                                                                                     • Conectario con programas de la                                                   • W
                                                                                                                                                       niñez temprana y otros servicios.                                                   iyo
12   | Bloomington Community Education                                                            Fall 2018                                          • Contestar las preguntas que
                                                                                                               Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                         952-681-6132 | 13ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        • W
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
What is preschool?                                                                                                                          What happens in a typical preschool class?

      S      tarting preschool is
                                                                                                                                                  All of our preschool classes will include the following components during the day:
             an exciting milestone                                                                                                                 • Ease into the day — calm, quiet activities to help children make the transition from home
             in your child’s                                                                                                                         to school.
      life. The Bloomington                                                                                                                        • Morning or afternoon meeting — greeting, story time, songs, theme-related focus, etc.
      preschool program is
      committed to preparing                                                                                                                       • Small group — a teacher-led, skill-based activity that could include literacy, math, science,
      your child for success in                                                                                                                      social or motor skills.
      kindergarten and beyond!                                                                                                                     • Active learning — the heart of preschool. Teachers set up learning centers that provide
      Our licensed teachers set                                                                                                                      hands-on, self-directed experiences for children.
      up classrooms to help                                                                                                                        • Large motor time — time outside or in the gym to work on large motor skills.
      children discover a love
      for learning while working                                                                                                                   • Snack time.
      on social emotional skills                                                                                                                   • Regroup to revisit — highlight what happened that day and thinking about the next day.
      that will help get them
      ready for lifelong learning.                                                                                                                Three-Year-Old Preschool                                              Four-Year-Old Preschool
      Our curriculum is based                                                                                                                     Three-year-olds are bursting with energy and enthusiasm for           The year before kindergarten is an exciting time, as your
      upon the MN Early                                                                                                                           learning and for making friendships. It is a time of physical,        child’s abilities and independence grow by leaps and
      Learning Indicators of                                                                                                                      emotional and intellectual change. At 3, your child may be going      bounds! Preschool classes for 4-year-olds focus on providing
      Progress. These state                                                                                                                       to school for the first time. Our preschool program will provide a    a foundation for lifelong learning and to help create social
      standards define what we                                                                                                                    positive introduction to school. Opportunities to practice social     relationships. Children have both large and small group learning
      want preschool students                                                                                                                     skills and math, language, art and music activities will help build   experiences in literacy, writing, math, music, art, and science.
      to know and be able to                                                                                                                      a foundation for school success.
      do by the end of the                                                                                                                                                                                              We offer 4-year-old preschool 5 days per week (M-F) for 2.5
      preschool year. Preschool                                                                                                                   We offer 3-year-old preschool for 2.5 hours a day for 3 days          hours at Pond and Southwood Centers and for those who live in
      learning standards and                          are held throughout the year. Parents come     • Meet other families.                       per week (M-W-F) or 2 days per week (T-Th) at both Pond and           the attendance areas of Valley View, Washburn, Indian Mounds,
      benchmarks are aligned with the district’s      to school with their children to:                                                           Southwood Centers.                                                    and Oak Grove Elementary sections at those schools.
                                                                                                     • Learn about parenting topics and
      kindergarten standards and benchmarks.          • Participate in classroom learning            readiness skills.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Sliding Fee Scale for Preschool for 3’s and Preschool for 4’s
      Parent involvement and education sessions       activities together.
                                                                                                                                                    FAQ / PRESCHOOL                             FAMILY YEARLY GROSS INCOME
       FAQ / PRESCHOOL                                                                                                                               • Do I have to be a Bloomington
                                                                                                                                                       resident? Yes, our preschool is open
                                                                                                                                                                                                Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                Size
                                                                                                                                                                                                          Level 1           Level 2                          Level 3          Level 4

         • Can I take a tour? During our registration days, you will be       • Is my child guaranteed a spot? All families are welcome.               to Bloomington residents only.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   2     $0-20,826     $20,827-32,040                     $32,041-40,050      $40,051+
           able to meet some of our staff and see a typical preschool           Priority is given to children with demonstrated need based           • What if I live elsewhere, but
           classroom. We have classrooms at six different sites and             on family income, language, development and family                     my childcare is in Bloomington               3        $0-26,208          $26,209-40,320            $40,320-50,400      $50,401+
           sometimes it is difficult to coordinate a tour at a specific         factors. Final class placement is at the discretion of Early           or my older kids go to a
           site. Before your child starts school in the fall, you will have     Learning Services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    4        $0-31,590          $31,591-48,600            $48,601-60,750      $60,751+
                                                                                                                                                       Bloomington school? We are
           the opportunity to see your child’s assigned classroom and         • How do I find out my home school? Enter your address in                sorry, our preschools are open to            5        $0-36,972          $36,973-56,880            $56,881-71,100      $71,101+
           meet the teacher.                                                    the school locator on the BPS website: www.bloomington.                Bloomington residents only.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    6        $0-42,354          $42,355-65,160            $65,161-81,450      $81,451+
         • Is transportation available? Limited transportation is               k12.mn.us/about-us/school-locations/school-locator. If you           • What is our video and photo policy?
           available on a sliding fee basis for 4-year-old preschool only.      need help, please call us.                                             Early Learning Services may take         ONE TIME
         • Does my child need to be toilet trained? Yes, children             • My child turns 3 in September, can I sign her up after                 photographs, electronic images, films    REGISTRATION FEE                Level 1         Level 2        Level 3        Level 4
           must be toilet trained, no longer in pull-ups, and able to           that? No, September 1st is our cutoff date, which means                or video of your child during class.                                       $0              $0             $30.00        $60.00
           use the bathroom independently before they start school.             we use the age your child is on September 1st. If your                 These images may be reproduced,
                                                                                child is 3 on September 1st, she would go to 3-year-old                printed or broadcast in the Early        MONTHLY
         • Are there options for an extended preschool day? We do                                                                                                                               TUITION                         Level 1         Level 2        Level 3       Level 4
                                                                                preschool. If your child is 4 on September 1st, she would go           Learning Services classroom, school
           not have full day or extended day preschool through our
                                                                                to 4-year-old preschool. We do not early enroll.                       building and website. If you do not      Preschool for 3’s
           traditional preschool program. Bloomington Public Schools
                                                                                                                                                       want your child’s photo used in the      2 days per week                   $0                 $0           $75.00      $150.00
           does offer daycare with a preschool component in Early             • My child will be 5 this summer and I would like him to
                                                                                                                                                       above channels of communication,
           Learners Academy through Community Education. Please                 complete another year of preschool, can I sign him up                                                           Preschool for 3’s
                                                                                                                                                       you must notify the Early Learning
           call 952-681-6125 if you are interested in this option.              for 4-year-old preschool? No, if your child is eligible for                                                     3 days per week”                  $0                 $0         $103.00       $210.00
                                                                                                                                                       Services office.
         • Where will my child go to preschool? 3-year-old preschool            kindergarten, he is unable to enroll in district preschool.
                                                                                                                                                    • If Bloomington Public Schools are         Preschool for 4’s
           classes are held at Pond and Southwood. 4-year-old classes         • How can I obtain more information about Kindergarten/                                                           5 days per week”                  $0                 $0         $178.00       $356.00
                                                                                                                                                      closed or have an early release,
           are held at Pond, Southwood, Valley View Elementary,                 Bloomington Public Schools K-12 programing? If you
                                                                                                                                                      Early Learning Services will also
           Washburn Elementary, Oak Grove Elementary, and Indian                have general questions regarding kindergarten options,
                                                                                                                                                      be closed (ECFE, Screening and            Only Preschool
           Mounds Elementary. Your 4-year-old will go to preschool in           open enrollment or early entrance for kindergarten,
                                                                                                                                                      Preschool). There are no refunds for      for 4’s Optional Busing         Level 1         Level 2        Level 3        Level 4
           your home elementary school if we have a classroom in that           please call your home school or the district office at
           school. If we do not have preschool in your home elementary          952-681-6555.
                                                                                                                                                      canceled classes due to weather or        PreK 4’s Monthly
           school, your child will be placed at Pond or Southwood.
                                                                                                                                                      emergencies.                              Transportation Fee                $0              $0             $25.00         $50.00

14   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                                Fall 2018   Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                       952-681-6132 |    15
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Youth Enrichment
      How to register
                                                                                                                                                                Youth
      for classes
               Online
                                                                                                                                                                Learners                                                C      ommunity Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Youth and Family
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Enrichment programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        offer a variety of summer,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        school-year and evening
               bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                                                                                                                                 education and recreation
                                                                                                                                                SWIM

                                                                                                                                                B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        opportunities for children
                Phone                                                                                                                                  loomington Community                                             of all ages. Programs are
                952-681-6200                                                                                                                           Education takes great pride in our                               available on an on-going basis
                                                                                                                                                       comprehensive swim program.                                      at a variety of school locations
                In Person                                                                                                                       Lessons cover all ages from Parent &                                    throughout the district.
                Pond Center,                                                    What If Bloomington Public Schools are
                9600 3rd Ave S.                                                 closed or have an early release?                                Child, Little Swimmers, Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced
                Bloomington 55420                                               Early Learning Services will also be closed (ECFE, Screening    Swimmers, and Adults. Fitness and Open/Lap Swim is also
                                                                                and Preschool). There are no refunds for canceled classes       available.                                                             SLAM

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       S
                                                                                due to weather or emergencies.
      Register online or come in to one of our                                                                                                                                                                              ummer of Laughs,
      registration days!                                                        EARLY CHILDHOOD SPECIAL EDUCATION
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Adventures and More
                                                                                While all children grow at their own rate, some children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            (SLAM) brings together
      Checklist:                                                                experience delays in their development. Special health
                                                                                conditions may also affect children’s development. Early                                                                               a diverse list of enrichment
      ❏ Class Registration https://bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                     Childhood Special Education (ECSE) offers (at no cost to                                                                               opportunities for students
      ❏ Online Student Enrollment https://www.bloomington.k12.mn.us             families) information, support and referral services that                                                                                                     entering
      ❏ Birth Certificate                                                       may help a child and family. ECSE provides free special                                                                                                       grades
      To obtain your child’s birth certificate (if your child was born in       education services, including special education teacher
                                                                                support, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and/or                                                                                                       K-8.
      Minnesota), you can go to any local government service center in
      the state to get a certificate the same day. You will need to bring a     speech and language therapy, to children from ages birth to                                                                                                   SLAM
      valid ID and $26. The closest office is the Southdale Service Center      kindergarten. These services can be provided in a variety                                                                              classes are scheduled as
      located within Southdale Mall. Or you may also order by email, fax,       of settings including in your home, in a school-based early                                                                            5-day camps.
      or mail--see www.health.state.mn.us and click on “Certificates and        childhood program, or in community-based childcare.
      Records” for more details. If your child was born in another state        Children are eligible for Early Childhood Special Education
      or country, please see us for more information on how to obtain a         through a special education evaluation.
      copy of their birth certificate.                                          Do you have concerns about your child’s
      ❏ Early Childhood Screening                                               development?                                                                                                                           Driver’s Education

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       B
      If your child has not been screened, please call 952-681-6200 to
                                                                                                                                                Kids’ SAFARI                                                                  loomington Community

                                                                                                                                                K
                                                                                HELP ME GROW
      make an appointment.
      ❏ Registration Fees
                                                                                  • Help Me Grow provides resources for families to                   ids’ SAFARI accepts                                                     Education offers two
      Find the sliding fee amount you pay for a registration fee and submit
                                                                                    understand developmental milestones and learn if                  all students residing                                                   options for Driver’s
                                                                                    there are concerns. This helps families take the lead in                                                                           Education: a package of
      with your registration. If you register before May 1, registration fees
                                                                                    seeking additional support or referring their child for a
                                                                                                                                                      in or attending an
      will be waived.
                                                                                    comprehensive, confidential screening or evaluation at      elementary school in                                                   classroom and behind the
      ❏ Immunization Record                                                         no cost. Helpmegrowmn.org                                   Bloomington. During the                                                wheel training or a stand-
      Minnesota state law requires each student to be immunized against
                                                                                FAMILY LITERACY ACADEMY 2018/2019                               school year, Kids’ SAFARI provides programming for students            alone behind the wheel
      hepatitis B, measles, mumps, rubella, varicella (chicken pox), polio,                                                                                                                                            training tailor-made for
      diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus. Minnesota law requires one of         Family Literacy Academy provides classes in education and       enrolled in kindergarten through grade 5. During the summer,
      the following in order for a child to attend school:                      health for Bloomington parents who are English language         Kids’ SAFARI provides full-day programming for students entering       students taking classroom
      •   A month-day-year record of required immunizations, signed by
                                                                                learners, and for their young children.                         kindergarten through the completion of grade 5.                        instruction at the high
          parents, or                                                           • Adult English education                                                                                                              schools.
      •   a signed statement from a parent, physician or clinic stating         • Early childhood education
          the child has had at least one dose of each vaccine and is in the     • Parenting education
                                                                                                                                                                    Galaxy

                                                                                                                                                                    G
          process of completing the series, or                                  • Health education
      •   a notarized signature stating personal objection or a physician’s     • Connection to the community and its resources.                                           alaxy Middle School Youth Centers provide Bloomington youth in grades
          signature stating medical objection to vaccination.                   Registration is limited to low income families and enrollment                              6-8 a safe and fun place to be with friends after school. While at Galaxy,
      ❏ Proof of Income                                                         requires proof of income, adult English language testing,                                  youth may participate in clubs. During unstructured time, youth can hang
      Please submit a copy of your 2017 1040 (front page of taxes only)         and early childhood screening for preschoolers. Some                                out together in the lounge, watch movies, play video games, or do homework in
      for both parents.                                                         transportation is provided and the program is free of charge.
                                                                                For more information, please call us at 952-681-6200 or                             the computer lab. Galaxy is a joint program between Bloomington Public Schools
                                                                                952-681-6219 (Español).                                                             and the City of Bloomington.

16   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                              Fall 2018   Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                          952-681-6132 |   17
Fall 2018 - August 8 Class Registration - Bloomington Public Schools
Kidcreate Studio’s award-
                     Creative                                                                  winning art classes allow
                     Arts                                                                      kids to explore art in an
                                                                                               environment full of giggles
                                                                                               and grins. In class, kids create
                                                                                               fridge-worthy masterpieces
                                                                                               while learning art concepts
                                                          and experimenting with different art materials. Curriculum is age
                                                          appropriate and designed to inspire. Classes provide a fun, self-
                                                          esteem building atmosphere full of “I did it” moments. Making a
                                                          mess is the best with Kidcreate Studio! For more information about
                                                          Kidcreate Studio visit www.kidcreatestudio.com.
                                                        Art Academy with Kidcreate Studio                 Insane Slime with Kidcreate Studio
                                                        Gr. K-5 Does your child love art? Painting,       Gr. K-5 Sign up early for this popular
                                                        drawing, clay - it’s all awesome! We              class! It’s silly and slimy and insanely fun.
                                                        will experiment with many techniques,             Messy Time is one of our most popular
                                                        materials, and styles as we make snow             activities, and that’s exactly what we’ll
                                                        globes, paint on canvas, create clay              be doing all class long! We’ll get silly with
                                                        characters and more. Come ready to                silly putty, messy with muck and so much
                                                        have an artsy good time in this highly            more! This is going to be a messy one, so
                                                        anticipated class!                                please dress your child appropriately.
                                                        Instructor: Kidcreate Studio                      Instructor: Kidcreate Studio
                                                        KSAA2-NH                   4 Sessions - $69       KSIS2-VV                        1 Session - $19
                                                        Wednesdays, Sep. 26-Oct. 24 3:20-4:30 p.m.        Thursday, Oct. 4                3:30-4:30 p.m.
                                                        (No Class Oct. 17)                                VVE Lunchroom
                                                        NH Lunchroom
                                                                                                          KSIS2-WW                        1 Session - $19   Create Like A Pro with Watch Me                Fall Frenzy Art Sampler with Watch             Gift Making Workshop with Watch
                                                        KSAA2-RV                       4 Sessions - $69   Wednesday, Oct. 10              3:30-4:30 p.m.    Draw!                                          Me Draw!                                       Me Draw!
                                                        Fridays, Sep. 28-Oct. 26        3:40-4:40 p.m.    WW Lunchroom
                                                        (No Class Oct. 19)                                                                                  Gr. K-5 Whether you are an avid artist         Gr. K-5 Take home amazing pieces of            Gr. K-5 Create one-of-a-kind holiday
                                                        RV Lunchroom                                      KSIS2-WB                        1 Session - $19   or have never created before, Watch            art in our Fall Frenzy Art Sampler! Use        creations to share with someone special!
                                                                                                          Monday, Oct. 15                 3:30-4:30 p.m.    Me Draw! is for you! We will draw, paint       texturizing plates to add 3-D dimension        We’ll get your crafty creativity flowing as
                                                        KSAA2-OL                       4 Sessions - $69   WB Cafeteria                                      and sculpt this session, learning actual       to your Scarecrow and Pumpkin                  we make personalized gifts with paint,
                                                        Thursdays, Oct. 25-Nov. 15      3:30-4:30 p.m.                                                      techniques through guided lessons. Paint       masterpiece, paint a Night Owl on canvas,
                                                                                                          KSIS2-IM                        1 Session - $19                                                                                                 clay and crafts. Wrap up a Clay Reindeer,
      3D Pop-Out Santa with Kidcreate                   OLE Lunchroom
                                                                                                          Wednesday, Oct. 24              3:30-4:30 p.m.    an Ice Cream Sundae on canvas, use             create with clay and more! Take home           a Jeweled Treasure Box, and a Winter
      Studio                                            KSAA2-HC                       4 Sessions - $69   IM Lunchroom                                      oil pastels on your Oversized Howling          a completed project after each class           Blue Jay on canvas! Frame it, gift it, love
      Gr. K-5 Kids LOVE pop-out books! Come             Mondays, Oct. 29-Nov. 19               4-5 p.m.                                                     Wolf creation, Clay-Dazzle an Adorable         and have a blast creating the coolest art      it! We will be using glitter, glue, jewels
      learn how to create an amazing pop-out            HC Lunchroom                                                                                        Walrus and more. Bring home a finished         around....YOURS!                               and paint, so please dress in art friendly
      art project! Your kids will be super excited                                                                                                          masterpiece each week!                         Instructor: Watch Me Draw                      clothing.
      about Santa’s visit after working on this                                                                                                             Instructor: Watch Me Draw                                                                     Instructor: Watch Me Draw
                                                                                                                                                                                                           WMDFF2-OL                   4 Sessions - $59
      project. The kids will create their very          Holiday Gift Making with Kidcreate Studio                                                                                                          Tuesdays, Sep. 11-Oct. 2     3:30-4:30 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                            WMDCP2-HC                   4 Sessions - $59                                                  WMDGM2-IM                    3 Sessions - $49
      own Santa portrait that pops right off the        Ages 5-8 This is your child’s chance to come and create hand-crafted gifts just in time             Wednesdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 14         4-5 p.m.   OLE Lunchroom                                  Mondays, Dec. 3-17            3:30-4:30 p.m.
      page.                                             for the holiday season! Great gifts for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa and of course that               HC Lunchroom                                                                                  IM Lunchroom
                                                                                                                                                                                                           WMDFF2-IM                   4 Sessions - $59
      Instructor: Kidcreate Studio                      favorite teacher. We’ll make picture frames, clay trinket boxes, snow globes and more.              WMDCP2-NH                   4 Sessions - $59   Mondays, Sep. 17-Oct. 8      3:30-4:30 p.m.    WMDGM2-RV                    3 Sessions - $49
      KSPS2-OL                       1 Session - $19    What great keepsakes! This is a very popular class. Register early to ensure your child’s           Fridays, Oct. 26-Nov. 16     3:20-4:30 p.m.    IM Lunchroom                                   Mondays, Dec. 3-17            3:40-4:40 p.m.
      Thursday, Dec. 6               3:30-4:30 p.m.     spot!                                                                                               NH Lunchroom                                                                                  RV Lunchroom
      OLE Lunchroom                                                                                                                                                                                        WMDFF2-RV                   4 Sessions - $59
                                                        Instructor: Kidcreate Studio                                                                                                                       Mondays, Sep. 17-Oct. 8      3:40-4:40 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                            WMDCP2-WW                   4 Sessions - $59                                                  WMDGM2-HC                    3 Sessions - $49
      KSPS2-PB                       1 Session - $19                                                                                                        Fridays, Oct. 26-Nov. 16     3:30-4:30 p.m.    RV Lunchroom                                   Wednesdays, Dec. 5-19                4-5 p.m.
      Tuesday, Dec. 11               3:30-4:30 p.m.     KSHG2-NH                     4 Sessions - $69     KSHG2-HC                       4 Sessions - $69   WW Lunchroom                                                                                  HC Lunchroom
      PB Lunchroom                                      Wednesdays, Nov. 14-Dec. 19 3:20-4:30 p.m.        Mondays, Nov. 26-Dec. 17               4-5 p.m.                                                  WMDFF2-HC                   4 Sessions - $59
                                                        (No Class Nov. 21 & Nov. 28)                      HC Lunchroom                                      WMDCP2-IM                   4 Sessions - $59   Wednesdays, Sep. 19-Oct. 10         4-5 p.m.   WMDGM2-PB                    3 Sessions - $49
      KSPS2-OG                       1 Session - $19    NH Lunchroom                                                                                        Mondays, Oct. 29-Nov. 19     3:30-4:30 p.m.    HC Lunchroom                                   Thursdays, Dec. 6-20          3:30-4:30 p.m.
      Thursday, Dec. 13              3:30-4:30 p.m.                                                                                                         IM Lunchroom                                                                                  PB Lunchroom
      OGE Lunchroom                                     KSHG2-RV                     4 Sessions - $69                                                                                                      WMDFF2-NH                   4 Sessions - $59
                                                        Fridays, Nov. 16-Dec. 21      3:40-4:40 p.m.                                                        WMDCP2-RV                   4 Sessions - $59   Fridays, Sep. 21-Oct. 12     3:20-4:30 p.m.    WMDGM2-NH                    3 Sessions - $49
      KSPS2-RV                        1 Session - $19   (No Class Nov. 23 & Nov. 30)                                                                        Mondays, Oct. 29-Nov. 19     3:40-4:40 p.m.    NH Lunchroom                                   Fridays, Dec. 7-21            3:20-4:30 p.m.
      Friday, Dec. 14                3:40-4:40 p.m.     RV Lunchroom                                                                                        RV Lunchroom                                                                                  NH Lunchroom
      RV Lunchroom                                                                                                                                                                                         WMDFF2-WW                   4 Sessions - $59
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fridays, Sep. 21-Oct. 12     3:30-4:30 p.m.    WMDGM2-WW                    3 Sessions - $49
      KSPS2-HC                       1 Session - $19                                                                                                                                                       WW Lunchroom                                   Fridays, Dec. 7-21            3:30-4:30 p.m.
      Friday, Dec. 21                      4-5 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                       WW Lunchroom
      HC Lunchroom

18   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                                       Fall 2018      Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                          952-681-6132 |      19
Kollettes Dance Team                                                     Mayer Arts’ belief about teaching is not only to
                                                                                                                    Dance, Theater                     New Class! Gr. 5-7 The Kollettes Dance                                  provide training for those who are serious about
                                                                                                                    & Music                           Team is a dance team consisting of 5th                                   learning, but also to just have fun! We teach proper
                                                                                                                                                      - 7th graders who would like to learn                                    technique, terminology, body awareness, and an
                                                                                                                                                      kickline and jazz routines that can be
                                                                                                     Drama Kids: A Series of                          performed at Kennedy football games.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               appreciation for the arts. Our goal is that students
                                                                                                     Unfortunate One-Acts                             Members will also learn the proper                                       will not only find a love for the arts, but
                                                                                                     Gr. 1-5 Join the fun and explore drama           technique for both kick and jazz dances.                                 also build healthy habits and self-
                                                                                                     by performing in our original one-               Come join the fun!                                                       esteem--skills that will be helpful to
                                                                                                     act plays. We will be telling tales of           Instructor: Amanda LeMay                         Gina Mayer              them for the rest of their lives!
                                                                                                     mistakes, mishaps, accidents, and ill-
                                                                                                                                                      DKDT2-JAC                    13 Sessions - $99
                                                                                                     fated situations. Create a character in
                                                                                                                                                      Fridays, Sep. 7-Dec. 21               6-8 p.m.   Wish Upon A Ballet - The
                                                                                                     body, voice, and attitude, and be ready          (No Class Oct. 19, Nov. 23 & 30)
                                                                                                     to laugh as they try to succeed in their                                                          Nutcracker Suite
                                                                                                                                                      JAC Dance Studio
                                                                                                     hopeless dilemmas. Everyone gets a part                                                           Ages 3-6 This is a dance program for
                                                                                                     and all experience levels welcome. The                                                            children that incorporates popular
                                                                                                     performance of the One-Acts will be held                                                          children’s stories as well as ballet stories
                                                                                                     on December 3rd at Valley View Middle                                                             to create a dance class that is more than
                                                                                                     School.                                                                                           ballet steps. Using musical instruments,
                                                                                                     Instructor: Drama Kids International.                                                             parachutes and scarves, they will create
                                                                                                     Drama Kids is the worldwide leader in                                                             a complete fairy tale experience while          Wish Upon A Ballet and Tap - The
                                                                                                     children’s drama. Our classes, camps, and                                                         they skip, leap, jump and spin. This way,
                                                                                                     teen programs help build self-esteem,                                                             an introduction to the movements and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nutcracker Suite
                                                                                                     confidence, character, leadership, speaking                                                       vocabulary of ballet are taught in a fun        Ages 4-7 This program offers the same
                                                                                                     and acting skills. We help children uncover                                                       and creative manner. Children will learn        curriculum as our Wish Upon a Ballet
     Too Messy for Home with Watch Me                  Too Messy for Home with Watch Me              their abundant inner self-worth, and we focus                                                     an appreciation of dance and music              program with the added fun of tap
                                                                                                     on building these life skills through dramatic                                                    while developing strength and flexibility.      dancing! Tap is not only fun but helps
     Draw! Halloween Fun!                              Draw! Thanksgiving Fun!                                                                            Parents!

                                                                                                                                                         R
                                                                                                     play like no one else!                                                                                                                            children develop rhythm and motor skills!
      New Class! Gr. K-5 Celebrate Halloween            New Class! Gr. K-5 Celebrate                                                                                                                   Parents, family and friends are invited
                                                                                                     DKSU2-RV                 10 Sessions - $195                 emember to                            to a special performance at the end of          An introduction to the movements and
     by drawing a Candy-O’ Lantern using               Thanksgiving with a keepsake Button
                                                                                                     Mondays, Sep. 17-Nov. 26    3:40-4:40 p.m.                                                        the session. Come join the fun! Girls and       vocabulary of these disciplines is taught
     techniques of shading and dimension.              Tree, painting on canvas using acrylic        (No Class Oct. 22)                                          notify your                           boys will need ballet shoes. Proper dance       with the help of musical instruments,
     Paint Jack Skellington in the Moon with           paint for all to see. Share realistic Clay
     acrylics, oil paints, chalk pastels and of        “Desserts” with your family! Please bring
                                                                                                     RV Lunchroom                                                child’s classroom                     attire is required for both boys and girls:     parachutes and scarves. Students will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       develop poise, strength and flexibility.
     course glitter! Create a one of a kind            your own nut-free snack and dress for         DKSU2-PB                  10 Sessions - $195        teacher when your child                       leotards, tights, shorts or t-shirts. Contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ballet and tap shoes are required and will
     creation only YOU can make! Please bring          mess as paint, glitter or glue are sure       Tuesdays, Sep. 18-Nov. 27    3:30-4:30 p.m.                                                       instructor for more information. Ballet
                                                                                                     (No Class Oct. 23)                                  is participating in an                        shoes are required and will be available        be available to order on the first day of
     your own nut-free snack and dress for             to end up on you! *CEC (Community
                                                                                                     PB Lunchroom                                        after school class. Also                      to order on the first day of class for an       class for an extra fee.
     mess as paint, glitter or glue are sure           Education Center) is at 2575 West 88th
                                                                                                                                                                                                       extra fee.                                      Instructor: Mayer Arts - Gina Mayer
     to end up on you! *CEC (Community                 St, Bloomington. Enter north side of          Percussion Ensemble                                 remember to pick up your
     Education Center) is at 2575 West 88th            building, 2nd floor.                           New Class! Gr. 5-8 Love playing                                                                  Instructor: Mayer Arts - Gina Mayer             The Nutcracker Suite
     St, Bloomington. Enter north side of                                                                                                                child promptly following                                                                      DWUBT2- CEC                  9 Sessions - $89
                                                       Instructor: Watch Me Draw                     xylophones, drums, buckets and other                                                              The Nutcracker Suite
     building, 2nd floor.
                                                       WMDTM2-1CEC                 1 Session - $49   percussion instruments? Do you feel the             their class or a late fee will                DWUB2-CEC                    9 Sessions - $89   Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 18      5:45-6:45 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       (No Class Oct. 16 & Nov. 13)
     Instructor: Watch Me Draw                         Thursday, Oct. 18            9 a.m.-12 p.m.   rhythm, do you love the beat? This is               be applied, unless your                       Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 18          5-5:45 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)
                                                       CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)                       YOUR day! Learn marimba style music on                                                            (No Class Oct. 16 & Nov. 13)
     WMDTM2-2CEC                     1 Session - $49
                                                                                                     xylophones, bucket drums, and play like
                                                                                                                                                         child is scheduled to return                  CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)
     Friday, Oct. 19                  9 a.m.-12 p.m.
     CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)                                                                         STOMP. High energy fun for everyone!                to Kids’ SAFARI.                                                                              Jazz and Hip-Hop, with Mayer Arts
                                                                                                     Performers will receive a t-shirt as part of                                                                                                      Gr. 1-4 Get into the Groove! Our dance
                                                                                                     their registration and there will be a short                                                                                                      classes will be sure to keep students
     Family Soaps for the Holidays                                                                   concert on the last day of class. In order                                                                                                        active. Learn upbeat styles such as jazz
     Adult/Child 8+ Bring the family to make fun & easy sulfate-free melt ‘n pour shea               for success, attendance is required for at                                                                                                        and hip hop and move to your favorite
     butter & glycerin soaps that gently cleanse sensitive skin of all ages. Charming holiday        least 90% of the classes.                                                                                                                         songs. The students will also learn warm-
     shapes (snowflakes, gingerbread boys, trees, snowmen, ornaments, candy canes...)                Instructor: Jody Petter                                                                                                                           ups such as stretching, isolations and
     with holiday dessert fragrance oils (vanilla spice, sugar plum, mulberry, almond,               DPEP2-IM                   12 Sessions - $120                                                                                                     across the floor exercises! Come learn to
     cupcake, ginger orange, creamy caramel, holiday wreath, & more). Beautiful soaps                Tuesdays, Sep. 18-Dec. 18           4-5 p.m.                                                                                                      leap, turn and shine. This class is not only
     handmade with love make amazing holiday gifts everyone will adore! Minimum age:                 (No Class Oct. 30 and Nov. 6)                                                                                                                     fun, but will improve posture, strength
     8 years old with parent. Cost of materials ($20/2 family members) will be collected             IM music room                                                                                                                                     and flexibility in a positive and self-
     on the day of class by the instructor. There is an additional $20 supply fee for more                                                                                                                                                             esteem-building atmosphere. Ballet or
     than two attendees. *CEC (Community Education Center) is at 2575 West 88th St,                                                                                                                                                                    jazz shoes are required.
     Bloomington. Enter north side of building, 2nd floor.                                                                                                                                                                                             Instructor: Mayer Arts - Gina Mayer
     Instructor: Raulla S Mitchell                                                                                                                                                                                                                     DJHH2-CEC                    9 Sessions - $79
     ACFS2-CEC               1 Session - $33/pair                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesdays, Oct. 9-Dec. 18      6:45-7:30 p.m.
     Monday, Dec. 3                      6-9 p.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                      (No Class Oct. 16 & Nov. 13)
     CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CEC 236-237 (lunchroom)

20   | Bloomington Community Education                                                                                                 Fall 2018      Register for classes at bloomington.ce.eleyo.com                                                                            952-681-6132 |       21
You can also read