8th GRADE

FOR STUDENTS ENTERING 8TH GRADE IN THE FALL

All Who Wander Are Not Lost

GRADE LEVEL:  Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period One (Witter)

Class Fee: $15.00

If you could travel anywhere in the world where would you go, what would you want to do? Travel around the world riding every high speed/wooden roller coaster? Watch the dolphins and whales swim next to you in the San Juan Islands off Washington state? Explore other cultures while experiencing an African safari complete with rides among the lions, giraffes, cheetahs and elephants in Johannesburg? This class is all about travel. You will learn how to research where you want to go, explore the "cheapest" way to get there and insider information to get the most out of your trip. You will learn about the airline and travel industry and find out how to fly/vacation for free. Your imagination is the only limit to your travel desires. Let's spend a month exploring the world and planning your future dream trip. Personally, I'm deciding between the Northern Lights and Italy for my next adventure. Oh but then I'd love to backpack across Europe too!

 

Board Game Design Lab

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Two (Jacobsen)

Class Fee $12.00

Play, Design, & Build your own 3D game board complete with board pieces, cards, obstacles, and theme. Predict, analyze and record the probability of winning games. Create your own fun, learn new games, & challenge yourself to a whole new level. You’ll never have to say you’re bored again!

Book Club: Reading for Fun

GRADE LEVEL:  Students entering 4th, 5th, 6th,7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period Three (Heimerman)

Class Fee $3.00

Want some time to read a book you pick out for fun? Bring your book to class, make a plan on how much you're going to read and by when, and then you get to read in class and enjoy your book! On Fridays we'll share your opinions of your book and discuss them. Be careful, you may hear about your next favorite read!

Boys Basketball Skills

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period Three (Fox)

Class Fee $5.00

Youth players should maintain a competitive edge and continue to hone their skills, even in the off-season. Attending our summer basketball class is an ideal way to accomplish this goal. Learn new skills, build on existing skills, and have fun playing with friends and teammates.

Build Your Own Country

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Periods Two, Three (Elmer)

Class Fee $8.00

Have you ever wanted to be in charge of your own country?  Well, in this class you're the boss! You'll use your creativity to create and design all the different parts of your country.  This includes writing laws, designing a flag, composing a national anthem, describing the landscape, and so much more! The possibilities are endless!

Dance! Dance! Dance!

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 1st-8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Periods One, Two, Three (Roberts)

Class Fee $10.00

Come join us as we dance our summer away! This all new course will focus on dance techniques that fit together to complete routines we will want to show off!   Increase strength, flexibility, and balance all while learning how dancing influences healthy living choices and helps you exhibit a positive attitude that supports a team.

Drama Club

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period Three (Feiker)

Class Fee $15.00

In this club you will experience the challenge of acting out different parts of a real play. We will also engage in different dramatic and fun games along the way to prepare for our final project. This project will be to perform a fun play in front of an audience of parents and peers.  

 

Future Picassos!

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Periods One, Two, Three (Holzer)

Class Fee $18.00

Do you have an interest in art, but are tired of simply coloring and painting at home? This class is the perfect outlet for budding Picassos! Exploring Art introduces young artists to many different mediums to create art with in an atmosphere that strengthens motor large and fine motor skills as well as develops a positive sense of self and creativity! Don't know how to make something? That's okay! Whatever you think it should be is how it should be!

Game Challenge 

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period One (Elmer)

Class Fee $5.00

Games! Games! Games! In this class, students will discover game strategies using math, logic, and problem-solving skills all while having fun playing both new and old board games.  Students will dive into economics while spending a week cruising around the Monopoly board. Sign up today and see how good your gaming skills really are!

Girls Basketball

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period One (Lindee/Vance)

Class Fee $5.00

Come sharpen your basketball skills this summer in our Girls Basketball class.  Practice your ball-handling, shooting form, rebounding, footwork, and finishing skills. Increase your speed/agility, endurance, and aerobic capacity.  You’ll have fun and gain confidence!

Guitar Academy

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period One, Two (Lovas)

Class Fee $20.00

Want to learn how to play guitar? Join our group guitar class. No prior experience needed! Students will learn the basics of both finger picking and chord playing on acoustic guitars in this course. Students are welcome to borrow a Summer School guitar, or may bring their own from home. Please no electric instruments. Each player will go home with guitar music book.

Journaling & Scrapbooking: The Author of Your Own Life Story

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Periods Two, Three (Harvey)

Class Fee $20.00

Whether you're traveling WI for the summer or heading to the beach, you are making memories made to last a lifetime.  This class allows you to scrapbook and journal all your fond memories as you relive them and experience new ones! Use the real scrapbooking tools and design a book that shows your family and friends each of your most cherished memories!

Mini Medic

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Three (Steitzer)

Class Fee $20.00

Do you frequently get hurt, or know an animal or person who does? Do you like people and animals? This class is designed for the future medic, teaching you the fundamentals of biology, trauma care, first aid, and prevention.  Medics will learn basic organ systems and structures, how diseases spread, wound care and suturing, how to enter and exit a sterile field, and much more!

Models of Science

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Periods Two, Three (Voelker)

Class Fee $20.00

Ever wonder what DNA or a cell looks like?  How about a volcano or tornado? We don't always have the opportunity to observe these phenomena with the naked eye, but science allows us to make models of many systems of our world.  In this class students will build models of science in a variety of science content areas, while learning how these models are relevant to their daily lives.

Robotics, Engineering & Design

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Three (Jacobsen)  

Class Fee $25.00

Do you have the eye for design?  Innovation? Thinking about architecture, design & modeling, or robotics?  If you can design it, you’ll build it in this hands-on class. Learn isometric and orthographic drawing techniques to enhance your Engineering Journals & Art Portfolios.  High School engineering and robotics students available to mentor coding for VRC & First Lego robotic teams. (Bring your own building kits or use what we have in class.)

 

Science Weekly: What will we study next?

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period One (Voelker)

Class Fee $20.00

What can we learn next?  Be a Botanist, Learn about Stored Energy, Explore Audubon, Survive the Outdoors, Use Clean Energy, and more!  

 

Sewing and Jewelry

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Three (Lamers/Culhane)

Class Fee $20.00

Do you like jewelry? Do you want to learn how to sew? Then this is the class for you!  We’ll use a variety of different materials to make all kinds of creative jewelry. Create and sew your own felt monster and fleece tie pillow. The possibilities are endless! 

Special Education Reading and Math

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 1st-8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Two (Mattson/Westcott)

Class Fee $3.00

Students enrolled are recommended by their special education teacher. Small group instruction that targets IEP goals in reading and math is meant to maintain skills gained during the school year. Some support is available for general education classes.

 

Speech and Debate: The Art of Forensics

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period Two (Heimerman)

Class Fee $3.00

Channel natural competitive energy into positive communication strategies, prepare a good speech, discover where to go to find sources and materials, learn how to begin and end a speech, and prepare speaker notes. You will learn, from experience, how to analyze an audience, dress for success, and present yourself as an articulate speaker. Students will research and create a presentation for classmates and parents during the last week of class.

Sports History

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period One (Fox)

Class Fee $5.00

Do you like History? Do you like sports? Ever wonder how sports have influenced history? Then this is the class for you. Explore major milestones in sports history  and the evolution of sports over time. Learn how competition can influence history more than you've ever realized.

Summer Band Camp

Grade Level: Students entering 6th, 7th, 8th Grade in the Fall of 2019

Period Three (Lovas)

Class Fee $8.00

Do you love playing music? Join the summer school band! We will learn new and exciting music, see performances by special guest artists, and will even compose our own piece of music. We will keep working on our musical skills over the summer and will have a blast together!

Volleyball II

GRADE LEVEL: Students entering 7th, 8th Grade in Fall of 2019

Period Two (Feiker)  

Class Fee $3.00

Come sharpen your volleyball skills and get ready for next year’s season! This course will focus on practicing fundamentals in order to work together as a team and better our volleyball skills!

CLASS OPTIONS:

FIRST PERIOD-Classes full

8:00AM-9:20AM

5-8 Drama Club FULL

6-8 All Who Wonder Are Not Lost

6-8 Dance! Dance! Dance! (Physical Ed)

6-8 Games Galore (Physical Ed)

6-8 Girls Basketball (Physical Ed)

​6-8 Science Weekly (Science)

6-8 Sports History (Reading/Writing)

6-8 Game Challenge (Math)

SECOND PERIOD-Classes full

9:20AM-10:40AM

1-8 Special Education Reading and Math

5-8 Board Game Design Lab

5-8 Guitar Academy (Music)

5-8 Speech & Debate

6-8 Future Picassos! (Art)

6-8 Models of Science

7-8 Volleyball II (Physical Ed) FULL

THIRD PERIOD-Classes full

10:40AM-12NOON

4-8 Book Club: Reading for Fun

5-8 Journaling & Scrapbooking

5-8 Mini Medic (Science)

5-8 Sewing and Jewelry (Math, Art)

6-8 Band Camp (Music)

6-8 Build Your Own Country (Social Studies)

6-8 Models of Science (Science)

6-8 Robotics, Engineering & Design

6-8 Boys Basketball Skills

SUMMER

SCHOOL

JUNE 17-JULY 17, 2018

8:00 AM-NOON

No classes on July 3, 4, 5

at NORTH LAKE SCHOOL

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