Summer School

Lombardi Middle School
Summer Learning Institute - 2017

Session 1 June 19 to June 30, 2017 Monday to Friday
Session 2 July 17 to July 28, 2017 Monday to Friday


Programs are run through the Green Bay Area Public Schools Summer School Program.
Courses are for Lombardi students in grades 6, 7 and 8 during the 2017-18 school year.
Each program is free but some courses may have a minimal materials fee.  
Please complete the registration form and return it to Lombardi Middle School by April 28, 2017.  
Animal Advocates
Mel Carrigan
Calling all animal lovers!  This course is for students who wish to increase their knowledge of animal care.  Activities will be related to the care and responsibility of having a pet and working with animals.  Students will have the opportunity to explore animal-related careers, learn about animal welfare issues and will learn behavior and training tips to make owning a pet a more rewarding experience.
Session 1 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Baking Bread
Jennifer Ahrens & Kathy Johnson
Students will make a batch of delicious bread each day of class!  Students will start with quick breads and muffins.  Next, they will move on to making yeast breads including basic white, dinner rolls and cinnamon rolls.  There’s nothing better than bread made from scratch.  Once you learn the basics, you’ll be able to make bread for yourself, your family or as delicious homemade gifts.
Session 2 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Baking and Decorating
Jennifer Ahrens & Kathy Johnson
COOKIES, CUPCAKES AND CAKES . . . . . OH YUM!!!  Students will start off by learning how to bake simple cookie and cake recipes from scratch.  They will also learn to make homemade frosting and learn how to mix colors.  Students will learn how to create professional looking baked goods using a variety of decorating techniques.  Students will practice using icing bags and different icing tips.  Get ready for ten days of delicious!
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

I Can Cook
Jennifer Ahrens & Kathy Johnson
If you like to cook, then this class is for you!  I Can Cook will help you understand how to read recipes and prepare a wide variety of foods that you can make on your own or for your family at home.  Students will focus on learning to prepare breakfast foods, yummy lunch creations, dinnertime favorites, and easy-to-prepare snacks and desserts.
Session 1 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Eat Well, Be Well
Jennifer Ahrens & Kathy Johnson
Together students will explore how their diet, exercise and stress management routine impact their body’s performance.  Do you feel tired or stressed all the time?  Does it seem like reaching for a bag of chips is the only thing you have time for?  Are you an athlete who wants to get to a higher level?  This course will teach participants how to connect the body, mind and sprit to become the best version of themselves.  The class will focus on how to prepare “real food” that is both nutritious and delicious.  We’ll also explore simple stress management techniques and the power of positive thinking.
Session 2 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Home Alone
Jenna Starry
Are you going to be home alone this summer?  This class will teach students how to spend long summer hours in a safe, productive and fun way.  Playing games, exploring hobbies, making healthy meals, researching community activities and adventuring outdoors will be some of the many exciting activities we will do in class to make sure students stay busy while they are Home Alone.
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Jump Start Math
Carolyn Pattin
This course is designed for students who would benefit from review and practice of math skills.  Students will work on basic operations, place value, fractions and plotting points on a grid.  Skills will be practiced through active exploration using a  hands-on manipulative approach.
Session 1  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon


Creating a Virtual Society in Minecraft
Lisa Olson
Who wants to read about the Great Pyramids of Giza when you can BUILD YOUR OWN Great Pyramids of Giza?  In this course, students will join each other in the interactive, collaborative virtual world of Minecraft, a computer game designed to let users create to their heart’s desire in an immersive 3-D world.  During the course, students must develop a set of rules and government for their virtual world, create video tutorials to help teach Minecraft to future users, and design a final building project to build a historic or literary structure with their own personal touch included.  In addition, students will be encouraged to explore and experiment in the virtual world and take on extra challenges from their instructor to build a beautiful student-created society.
Session 1  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon


Beginning Orchestra Camp
Christopher Kraly
Students will be assigned to small groups to learn how to hold and play their instruments though direct instruction, modeling and small group activities.  Next they will come together to form one large orchestra for instruction and review of the day’s curriculum.  Topics covered include instrument care, posture, left hand shape, reading music, following a conductor, concert etiquette, etc.  A small concert will be given for parents on the last day of instruction.  
Session 2 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
July 24 - 28 Only


Private/Small Group Orchestra Lessons
Christopher Kraly
Students will be given music to learn how to develop better overall musicianship on their specific instrument.  Students will also be exposed to different genres of music, including Jazz Idiom, Pop Music, Irish and Scottish Folk Music, Americana Folk Music and Middle Eastern music.  Students will also be given constant feedback for positive orchestra performing, including posture, bow hold, bow placement, left hand placement, correct fingerings and patterns, proper shifting position work, tuning and harmonics.  Aspects of Music Theory will also be given for further musical development.
Session 1   9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon


P.E. Games and Leadership Training - Boys and Girls
Aaron Schaefer & Riley Woldt
Students will study two types of leadership styles; Leader by Example and Vocal Leadership.  Students will have the opportunity throughout the course to practice and enhance their own positive leadership skills through various team activities and game play.  We will be utilizing the gym and outside fields to organize and play games that get kids moving and having fun.  We will use this setting to practice the leadership skills learned and translate them into a game setting.
Session 1   9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Session 2   9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

That’s Pinterest-ing!
Mel Carrigan
This course will use Pinterest as a resource and as a way to get inspired to use common materials in new and interesting ways!  Students will play games, do activities, organize ideas, create fun and exciting projects and try some new recipes for all types of interests.  Students will see how Pinterest can be used creatively in a variety of different ways.
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Pool School
Jenna Starry & Jennifer Grunwaldt
This course will be held at Southwest High School.  Come make a splash in learning how to improve your swimming techniques.  Students will play a variety of pool games to build endurance, showmanship and have a splash!  Students will also be given time for “free swim”.  
Session 1 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM Southwest High School Pool

Reading
Kerri Koschkee
This course is designed for students who are two or more years behind their peers in reading.  Students will work on building reading comprehension and decoding skills as well as responding to literature through writing.  
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon
Session 2  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


Building Foaming and Exploding Science Fun!
Karen Watermolen
Students will become scientists as they mix their own bubble solution and create large bubbles!  Students will become chemists while doing activities such as tie dyeing t-shirts.  Students will also design optical illusions and send canisters flying into the air!
Session 2  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 2 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon 

Sewing and Textiles Basics
Cayla Leahy
This course teaches the basics of sewing.  Students will hand sew and use sewing machines.  No prior sewing experience required.  Students will create three projects, one to two hot pads; a pillowcase and a small emoji pillow.  Students will need to purchase and bring their own fabric to create the hot pads and pillowcase.  Fabric required:  3/8 yard of fabric for hot pads, 1 yard of fabric for body of pillowcase and 1/4 yard of a coordinating color/pattern for cuff of the pillowcase.  Fabrics can be purchased at Walmart, JoAnn’s Fabric & Crafts and Hobby Lobby.  
Session 2 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sign Language 101
Amy Curran
Are you a visual or tactile learner?  Then sign language is for you!  Learn a new language so you can communicate with Deaf and Hard of Hearing kids at school or in the community.  Did you know that there are 2,173 Deaf and Hard of Hearing students in the state of Wisconsin?  Some of these children use sign language as a means of communication.  This may be a great learning strategy for yourself as well; it could be a wonderful tool to use as you are studying for upcoming quizzes.  You will be able to improve your receptive and expressive sign language skills.  You will create your own sign language book; this will be a great reference for the future.  Focus will be on letters, numbers, lots of themed vocabulary, colors, Deaf culture topics and simple conversational signing.  Who knows, maybe you will love it so much, you will take American Sign Language 1 when you get to Southwest High School.  
Session 2 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Speed & Strength
Aaron Schaefer & Riley Woldt
Utilizing Lombardi’s weight room, fitness equipment and outdoor track, this course is designed to take you to the next level.  Students will be using a variety of speed and weight training activities to help create a bigger, stronger, faster and more explosive athlete.  Effort and intrinsic motivation are a prerequisite for this class and students who sign up are expected to work hard each and every day.  This course stresses proper warm-up/cool down techniques, using good form, light weight and high repetition.
Session 1 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Session 2 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM


Theater Props and Scenery
Rhonda Knoespel
Well designed scenery and props have the ability to make any theatrical production come to life!  If you have ever wanted to lean how to create cool pieces of theatrical art, this is the course for you.  Students who enroll will have the opportunity to create the scenery and props that will be used for the 2017-18 Lombardi Middle School Musical.  An art shirt is recommended.  All art supplies will be provided.
Session 1  9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

Zumba
Jennifer Grunwaldt
Ditch the workout and join the dance party!  Dance to great music and have fun with your friends.  This class is the perfect combination of fun and fitness.  Zumba classes are dancing to a blend of Latin and pop music.  The class that started the dance-fitness revolution and changed the way we look at a “workout”.  You will learn basic dance steps, work up a sweat and have a ton of fun!
Session 1 10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon

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