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Academic Transition Classes
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Algebra 1 Review1:00 - 2:30 pm (Appropriate for students having had 1 year of Algebra) Rising 8th-10th graders During the course of these sessions, students will have the opportunity to review the core Algebra I concepts: simplifying algebraic expressions, factoring algebraic expressions, and working with alge...More Info
High School 101-Transitioning to the Upper School2:30 - 4:00 pm Rising 9th and 10th graders. Recommended, but not required. For new students and current MFS students transitioning to the Upper School Topics covered: Student government, club structure, service learning, Quakerism, MFW and worship sharing, sports, locker rooms, After School Su...More Info
Intro to Algebra9:00 - 10:30 am For rising 7th and 8th graders During the course of these sessions, students will practice working with integers, solving linear equations, learning exponent rules and working with slope and graphing. These concepts will then be applied solving word problems. Word problem activit...More Info
Life in the Middle School @ MFS: A Fun Introduction1:00 - 2:30 pm For new students only! Rising 6th-7th graders Recommended, but not required. Topics covered: Campus, schedule, Meeting House visit, locker rooms, learning how to use the library, DHC, who to go to with problems/questions, what is advisory, activities, lockers, sports options, ex...More Info
Middle School Essay Writing 19:00 - 10:30 am For rising 5th and 6th graders, these sessions will guide students through the ins and outs of preparing for, writing, and revising the four main types of essays they encounter in middle school: Descriptive Cause and effect Narrative Persuasive The course will also touch on w...More Info
Middle School Essay Writing 210:45 am - 12:15 pm For rising 7th, 8th, and 9th graders, these sessions will help students become more comfortable with crafting academic writing. They will explore organizational approaches and work to adopt an appropriate academic tone using proper mechanics and grammar. Students will also learn...More Info
Navigating Google Docs and Sharing-Y10:45 am- 12:15 pm Middle school students need to have competency in a variety of technological ways in order to be successful at MFS. This class will help new students to MFS as well as rising students to the next grade level. Knowing what is expected of them and how to use Google docs and myMFS o...More Info
Pre-Algebra Drills and Problem-Solving Skills9:00 - 10:30 am For rising 5th graders Students will review and strengthen the ease with which they use basic facts, concentrating on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers. Basics, such as using decimal forms of numbers, will also be reviewed. In addition, students...More Info
Pre-Algebra Review10:45 am - 12:15 pm For rising 6th graders Students will review and strengthen the ease with which they use basic facts, concentrating on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of whole numbers and decimal forms of numbers. Basics, such as using operations with fraction and mixed nu...More Info
Study Skills 110:45 am - 12:15 pm For rising 5th and 6th graders Students will learn new strategies to manage their academic, social, and extracurricular lives. They will learn how to manage their time, organize materials, read and listen actively, take good notes, and prepare for and take tests. Skills will...More Info
Study Skills 29:00 - 10:30 am For rising 7th and 8th graders This course builds upon the strategies learned in Study Skills, Level 1 and focuses on helping students understand executive functioning strategies and best practices that help them to be successful in class and in their personal lives. Other topic...More Info
Study Skills HS1:00 - 2:30 pm For rising 9th and 10th graders Students entering high school have increased responsibility to manage their own academic, extra-curricular, and personal lives. These sessions will provide students with a collection of skills and strategies essential for academic success – setting...More Info
Fall 2017 After School Clubs
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Projects ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Are you creative? Do you love to learn? Do you want to study something you really care about, but your class isn’t studying it right now? Then this club is for you! Students will choose their own projects based on their interests. Then we’ll use books and com...More Info
Theatre Club (Gr 2-5)Grades 2 - 5 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm “In the Spotlight” Theatre club will explore the thrilling world of live Improvisation through engaging theatre games and fun acting exercises. Expect to get a crash course in theatre basics like public speaking skills and creative character choices. This cl...More Info
Fall 2018 LS After School Clubs-MFS Only
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Cultural Crafts ClubGrades K - 1 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Do you love art and culture? Come explore different cultures and traditions in the Cultural Crafts Club. We will learn about different cultures from around the world and create our own renditions of some traditional crafts from these areas. We explore with pain...More Info
Field Hockey ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come learn the game of field hockey while having fun! Students should bring their own sticks, mouth guards and goggles. Sneakers and shin guards should be worn. Teacher: Sarah Rotter – MFS 4th Grade Teacher Cost: $ 140.00 Class meets on the MFS Fields ...More Info
Gymnastic ClubGrades 1 - 4 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Do you leap, or bounce around your house or the playground? Do you want to learn how to do a handstand or cartwheel or make yours a ‘perfect 10’? In this club, you will jump high on trampolines, swing fast on the bars and much more. Come be a part of the gym...More Info
Imagiknit ClubGrades 2 - 5 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Get ready for summer by knitting your own gear and accessories! Whether you are starting a new hobby or want to build on your skills by learning new stitches and creating more projects, come join the fun! Needles, looms and yarn will be provided during the cl...More Info
Mosaics ClubGrades PK - 1 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come out and explore the world of mosaics! Together we will create our own mosaics in many different sizes and with varying materials. We will also discuss the history of these arts and all the different ways and materials used to create them. Teacher:...More Info
Robotics ClubGrades 3 - 5 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm The robotics fun continues... Explore the exciting world of robotics! In this hands-on club, children will develop analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills as we work in teams to design and assemble various robotic creatures. We'll use batteri...More Info
Running ClubGrades 2 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm This club will provide students an opportunity to exercise and learn about the joys of running. Students will participate in a variety of running activities such as jogging, running a race, playing tag games, running obstacle courses, etc. The course will als...More Info
Tea Party ClubGrades PK - 1 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come explore the world of fine dining and culture of tea parties! We will set a regal table, design our fancy attire, practice our curtsies, bows, manners, and prepare our own food. We will also take some time to sample and discuss the varieties and uses of ...More Info
Tellin' Stories ClubGrades 3 - 5 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will have fun learning storytelling techniques and telling stories. Some people are natural storytellers and some have great stories inside them, waiting and ready to come out. This club is for both! We will plan, write, and tell stories from our imagi...More Info
Fall 2019 LS After School Clubs-MFS ONLY
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Basketball ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will have fun developing basketball skills including shooting, passing, dribbling, defense and team play. Each club session will include skills and a scrimmage. Teacher: Ted Quinn – MFS 3rd Grade Teacher Cost: $ 145.00 Meeting: Class meets in...More Info
Engineering is Elementary ClubGrades 4 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:5 pm Engineering is Elementary (eie.org) is an award-winning engineering curriculum for elementary school children developed by the Boston Museum of Science. This after school eie unit (Engineering Adventures) is an exercise in humanitarian engineering, a growing...More Info
Games From Around The WorldGrades 3 - 5 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Have you ever played Kho Kho? Rugby? You know what shadows are, but did you know that “shadows” is a game? We will play these and many more games from around the world. In each club session, students will learn about the countries and cultures that different ga...More Info
Lower School Play ClubGrades 2-5 NOTICE: This is a Double Session Club (Fall and Winter) Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:30 pm Join us for the second Lower School Play Club! This program is open to students in grades 2-5. We will meet on Tuesday afternoons from September through February. At the end, we will hold a performance...More Info
Nature Club (K-2)Grades K - 2 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Get your comfortable clothes and shoes because we’re going to the woods! Students will explore the woods behind MFS. Students will observe animals, the life around a pond and stream, will build forts, and will enjoy the changing seasons. Teacher: Ted Quinn...More Info
Sports ClubGrades K - 2 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come join this Fall Sports club and have some fun! Students can enjoy the afternoon outside in organized games such as kickball, relay races, soccer, freeze tag and more. Teacher: Pauline Williams – MFS PS Teacher Assistant Cost: $145.00 Class meets ...More Info
Fall 2019 MS After School Clubs - MFS ONLY
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MS Chess ClubGrades 6 - 8 3:20 - 4:35 pm Room: MS/US Room 17 Cost: $150/student The Knight School brings Coach Luke and Coach Ty to the Middle School. We had a great first year working with MS students and are looking to continue the momentum. Coach Luke invites every player, new to the game or seasoned, t...More Info
Junior and Senior Scholar PM Scheduling
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Art-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Everything art...every day is different. Come create with your friends.More Info
Board Games-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Life, Monopoly, Sequence, Sum Swamp and more. We've got all the games to play with your friends. Board games teach critical social skills at different developmental stages.More Info
Book Club-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Students will pick a book together and spend the week reading and discussing characters, plot development and more. Literary choices will be driven by those registered.More Info
Drama and Improv-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Whether on the stage or behind the scenes, drama and improv can be a wonderful form of self-expression. Studetns will have a chance to play improv games, explore choreography, music, dance and more.More Info
Foodie-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Like to eat? Then this class is for you. We will cook and taste-test all sorts of cuisine. Let's explore the world of food together. Bring your appetite!More Info
Free Swim-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Children in age appropriate groups have time to simply play games in the pool and try out some new strokes with friends. A swim assessment is required of every child in the pool.More Info
Sports-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Sports and PE Games and Athletic Training for Senior Scholars when you just can't get enough. The fun continues in the afternoon with Mr. Hagerthey.More Info
STEM-JS/SSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Apprentice engineers - get ready to design, build, break-down and start over. Hands-on team activities will keep everyone engaged for hours.More Info
Junior Scholars
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American Sign LanguageTime: AM Core class This interactive and captivating class will teach your child new ASL topics each day (e.g. greetings, commonly used signs, emotions, family members, animals, foods, places, colors, hobbies, and more). More Info
Bridging the GapTime: AM Core class Students will work in teams to design and construct a bridge made out of balsa wood by going over the engineering design process, drawing scaled blueprints, and examining how truss distributes a load.More Info
Build your Graphic Design PortfolioTime: AM Core class Students learn the "ins and outs" of graphic design using the industry’s leading software Adobe Illustrator and/or Photoshop. Students will create their own website with their personal portfolio incorporating typography, color theory, and composition.More Info
Chess with The Knight School - JSTime: AM Core class Coach Luke invites every player, new to the game or not, to join in as they use super-fun teaching methods such as fast chess clock-slapping games, zany chess videos, a strict bully-free environment, silicone wristbands for tactics mastery, chess puzzlers for treats, driving m...More Info
Child and Babysitter Safety Course-JSTime: AM Core class 3 days class instruction, 2 days lab environment This 8-hour Child and Babysitter Safety Course will include training on the following topics: safety and injury prevention, leadership, playtime, basic caregiving, CPR and First Aid. At the conclusion of this program students w...More Info
Disney ImagineeringTime: AM Core class Walt Disney's research and development department has been responsible for the creation, design, and construction of Disney theme parks worldwide. Based on collaboration between Khan Academy and Disney, this curriculum will share a wide range of skills from story development a...More Info
Escape Room-JSTime: AM Over the course of the week, students will use the immersive learning platform of Breakout EDU to hone skills in codebreaking and puzzle solving. With these skills at their disposal, Junior Scholars will work in teams over the course of the week to develop their very own Escape Room. ...More Info
Field HockeyTime: AM Core class Come prepared to learn the basics of youth field hockey. Purchasing a new stick is not required for participation.More Info
Golf PLP (Play Learn Play)Time: AM Core Class Whether you are new to the game of golf or just looking to improve your game, Golf PLP is the way to learn the greatest game on earth. The PLP program will begin with playing, whether it’s a Drive, Chip, and Putt competition or an MFS campus 9-hole Weinstein designed course. A...More Info
Jewelry Design and Wearable ArtTime: AM Core class Students will work in the woodshop with a variety of materials (i.e., metals, enamel, wood, glass, resin) to create one-of-a-kind art to wear and give as gifts.More Info
Let's Get CookingTime: AM Core class Reading recipes and planning meals - cooking requires good timing, science, creativity and sometimes a little luck. We'll compile a recipe book for the end of the week.More Info
Minecraft Architecture-JSTime: AM Core Class Using the wildly popular game Minecraft, learn how buildings are imagined, designed, and assembled. You will draft and design physical blueprints which are then used to create structures in the Minecraft world. Learn about resource management by gathering the natural resources...More Info
Progressions in Virtual RealityTime: AM Core class As a well-established technology, VR has set a new standard for where we can go, what we can see, and how we can work with it. Join us in this new virtual world where we will begin work in the arts and sciences. Multiple sets of goggles will be shared in small groups.More Info
Roblox Editor: Make your own Obby GameTime: AM Core class Learn to work in Roblox Studio, an immersive game engine that can be accessed from any device. You'll learn the technical skills to implement Roblox Studio's many tools as well as the fundamentals of video game design to complete your very own shiny obstacle course! Analyze ot...More Info
TBP Racquet SportsTime: AM Core class Featuring the greatest trifecta ever: Tennis, Badminton, and Pickleball (TBP)! That’s right - participants will play three of the greatest racquet sports ever. The program will include competitive play in the beginning and end of each class with skill instruction in between.More Info
The Archimedes Principle: Physics behind Hot Air BalloonsTime: AM Core class Did you know that hot air is lighter than cool air? That's the simple fact that allows hot air balloons to fly. But why are they so big? Come learn about the science and history behind this unusual mode of transportation.More Info
The Art of Mobile PhotographyTime: AM Core class Photographs should be a visual representation of your voice. Images should speak and induce emotion. Students will learn new techniques that turn good ideas into great photographs. We will cover everything from lighting techniques and composition to editing and post production...More Info
Vets in Training: "Interns" - JS Time: AM Core class The HousePaws Vets in Training Program provides hands-on, experience-based veterinary education to each student. The “Interns” course for our Junior Scholars will include specialty subjects at a level which is appropriate for this age group. Teacher: HousePaws EducatorMore Info
Mini and Youth Scholar PM Scheduling
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Art-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Everything art...every day is different. Come create with your friends.More Info
Board Games-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Life, Monopoly, Sequence, Sum Swamp and more. We've got all the games to play with your friends. Board games teach critical social skills at different developmental stages.More Info
Free Swim-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Children in age appropriate groups have time to simply play games in the pool and try out some new strokes with friends. A swim assessment is required of every child in the pool.More Info
Garden Dig-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Let's get a little dirty. We'll have time to plant seeds and watch them grow. Composting and worms will be part of the fun.More Info
Imaginative Play-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Whether it's costume dress up or putting on a play written by the kids themselves, this will be the most improvisational class in the schedule.More Info
Music-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 We'll dance, we'll listen, we'll drum and tap and play. Music inspires creativity and builds confidence.More Info
Sports-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Sports and PE Games when you just can't get enough. The fun continues in the afternoon with Mr. HagertheyMore Info
STEM-MS/YSTime: PM Activity Block 1 or 2 Little engineers - get ready to design, build, break-down and start over. Hands-on group activities will keep everyone engaged for hours.More Info
Mini Scholars
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Angles of ArtTime: Am Core class Art and math intersect in so many ways. As one example, students will learn about the Fibonacci spiral, the "Rule of Thirds," and how this is seen throughout nature.More Info
Birds Birds BirdsTime: AM Core class Our feathered friends deserve some attention, too. Did you know there are more than 18,000 species of birds in the world?More Info
Clay CreaturesTime: AM Core class Students will shape their own creatures from polymer clay. It will then be baked so that each piece can be uniquely painted with acrylic paint.More Info
Coding with RoboticsTime: AM Core class The fun will begin with symbols and directives so that children will slowly grasp what steps are taken to “teach” or “program” a robot to move, an animation to play, and an application to run. We will be using dash and dot, bee boots and Jimu. For visual coding we will work wi...More Info
Drama & Creative Movement-MSTime: AM Core class In this course, students will use their imaginations to create characters, and learn to move their bodies to the beat of a variety of music. Children will gain confidence in this self-expression while also exploring the art of storytelling.More Info
Flags and National Symbols from Around the WorldTime: AM Core class Every country has a flag to represent their homeland. Why are these important symbols for people around the world? Students will discover all different forms of national symbols that have varied meaning across the continents. We will spend the week exploring and understanding...More Info
Heroes and Monsters in Greek MythologyTime: AM Core class From the ancient greeks came some of the most well-known stories in the world. We will explore monsters and heroes such as Cyclopes, Hercules, Gorgons, and Prometheus through stories and art.More Info
Invention Convention: The Design Thinking ProcessTime: AM Core class What’s your big idea? We’ll show you what to do with that big idea and how to take it through design and testing. Learn about the design thinking process and make mistakes along the way. It's okay, and a critical part of the process.More Info
Karate with National Karate Institute/Moorestown-MSTime: AM Core class This 5-day class will introduce the basics in the martial arts discipline. In partnership with the National Karate Institute/ Moorestown, this class emphasizes their philosophy of humility, concentration, integrity, indomitable spirit, perseverance, respect, obedience, and sel...More Info
MeteorologyTime: Am Core class Where does rain come from? What causes thunder and lightning? Why is summer so hot? Our curiosity about the weather will lead our study of the Earth’s atmosphere. We will study rain, wind, temperature, and weather patterns, and try to make our own weather predictions. We will ...More Info
Safari ExpeditionTime: Am Core class We will take a journey to the African savannah where we will keep a journal about animals, and discover the different trees and grasses that grow there.More Info
Scavenger HuntTime: AM Core class With clues and puzzles, children will love solving the riddles and finding the prizes. You'll be thinking and having fun in teams and on your own.More Info
Secrets of Ancient EgyptTime: AM Core class We will discover the life and attitudes of the ancient Egyptians, including their practice of mummification, pharaohs, pyramid building, the Sphinx, and hieroglyphics. We will also go in search of Egyptian treasure, and learn about King Tut—the famous boy king.More Info
Swim Instruction & PE/Field Games-MSTime: Rotating AM Core class While students are spending half of this block in the pool (75 minutes), the other half of the time is spent playing fun sports games out on the fields or in the gym during hot or inclement weather. Depending on interests of children, there will be flexibility in the ...More Info
Very Hungry Caterpillar CollageTime: AM Core class Students will learn about Eric Carle's unique artistic style of collage. And then they will create!More Info
Vets in Training: “Pre-Vet Techs”Time: AM Core class By embracing the human-animal bond through interaction and education, the HousePaws Vets in Training Program provides hands-on, experience-based veterinary education to each student. The “Pre-Vet Techs” course for our Mini Scholars will include an investigation of animals, Ow...More Info
Senior Scholars
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Child and Babysitter Safety Course-SSTime: AM Core Class Grades 6 - 9 3 days of class instruction; 2 days lab environment This 8-hour Child and Babysitter Safety Course will include training on the following topics: safety and injury prevention, leadership, playtime, basic caregiving, CPR and First Aid. At the conclusion of this...More Info
Digital StorytellingTime: AM Core Class Digital storytelling will focus on the planning, storyboard design and scripting of interactive media productions. Students will look at the storytelling, layout & design, and documentation. Narrative scripts and design will be developed with an emphasis on scene design, chara...More Info
eSports GamecastingTime: AM Core Class If you are passionate about gaming this course is for you! Participants will create a YouTube channel where they will develop an engaging online presence as a gamecaster.More Info
Fortnite Game Development and Unreal Engine Level DesignDon't just play Fortnite—unleash the power of the game development tool used to create it. With Unreal Engine by Epic Games, you'll design your own Fortnite-inspired levels while discovering gameplay strategies, game mechanics, team-building, and level-design analysis in Fortnite. Use your new skill...More Info
Intro to Essential French Through StorytellingTime: AM Core Class Do you want to have fun developing your storytelling skills while acquiring a new language spoken on all seven continents? At the end of this course, you will speak enough French to tell a simple story from start to finish. You will have the opportunity to explore a range of c...More Info
Introduction to the World of Business ManagementTime: AM Core Class What are the elements of a successful business? Whether your dream is to start your own company or to climb the corporate ladder, certain skills and knowledge will be essential. We will explore topics including planning, budgeting, hiring, marketing and customer service, as we...More Info
Let's Get Psyched: Exploring Behavior and the MindTime: AM Core Class This will be a fun week of exploring human behavior and the mind. Get a jump on understanding others, and most importantly yourself.More Info
Logic Games & Strategy PuzzlesTime: AM Core Class This class will be as much fun to teach as it will be for students to take. Those who are critical, yet creative thinkers will do well and feel challenged by the exercises and insights. From spatial and sequential reasoning to testing and analyzing outcomes, students will lear...More Info
Mock Trial -Full DayTHIS IS A FULL DAY CLASS Scholars will take a case from a series of assumed facts to a jury’s decision. Through research and collaborative work, students will learn about the legal system, the role of the prosecution and defense in trial cases, and how to properly prepare and present oral argumen...More Info
Model CongressTime: AM Core Class Model Congress will give scolars an opportunity to make laws and, much like sausage making, it may not be pretty. The scholars will be faced with a crisis which requires legislation. As they work through the process, they will have to sway popular opinion by giving interview...More Info
Model United Nations - French Revolution - Full DayTime: AM/PM Core Class Don’t miss this summer’s MUN case. Sign up early. Limited space available! Don’t miss this summer’s MUN case. Sign up early. Limited space available! This year's Historical JCC (Joint Crisis Committee) will be the French Revolution. Will the Third Estate success in set...More Info
Moot Court- Full DayTime: AM/PM Core Class Moot Court simulates the appellate court setting. Students become knowledgeable about existing legal controversies, prepare legal briefs, and present a case before a mock judicial panel. By learning to read cases, draft briefs, and make oral arguments, students gain insight...More Info
Spring 2018 After School Clubs-MFS Only
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Acting Club (PK-Gr 1)Grades PK - 1 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm This is the perfect opportunity for very young performers to make their first foray onto the stage! Students will have the opportunity to play drama games, create original characters and explore what it means to tell a story. Teacher: Jenny Torgerson ...More Info
Animal Lovers Club (Gr PK-K)Grades PK - K Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come explore many different types of animals in Animal Lover’s Club! We will learn different animals through crafts, games, and activities, then share information to further our learning and interest! Teachers: Jessica Durdin – MFS PK Teacher ...More Info
Around the World ClubGrades K - 2 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come experience different areas of the our world. Each week we will take a look at a new place, learn to say “hello” in the native language and some weeks even try some of that culture’s food. Enjoy different activities that allow us to experience a glimpse of...More Info
Chess Club OGrades 3 - 5 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:30 pm The Knight School chess program brings their expertise to MFS. Coach Luke returns with more chess, more lessons, and more fun. Students will gain academic confidence analytical ability, personal integrity, chess friends, and a smarter self- identity. T...More Info
Creative Fun with Tech ClubGrades 4 - 5 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will have the opportunity to complete three projects (or more, if time allows) with the great tech equipment we have here at MFS! We’ll design a 3D object in TinkerCAD and then print it on our 3D printers; we’ll create and print a high-quality photo ...More Info
Harry Potter ClubGrades 4 - 5 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm This club will celebrate the imaginative world of Harry Potter and enjoy Harry Potter themed activities. Teachers: Katie Stutz – MFS MS/US English Teacher Cost: $ 130.00 Meeting: Class meets in the US on the following dates: 4/11/18 4/18...More Info
Improv Acting ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm In this club, we always answer yes and our imaginations are our only limit. We will play improv games, work on acting exercises and create our own comedic scenes together! This is a perfect class for aspiring actors and comedians! Teacher: Jenny Torgerso...More Info
Spring 2019 LS After School Clubs-MFS Only
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Ballroom Dance ClubGrades PK - 2 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will explore classic ballroom styles including cha cha, waltz, swing, tango, foxtrot, jive, and more! In addition to learning dance steps, we will design our own ballroom costumes, learn about the manners required at a dance, and work on our partn...More Info
Kooky Crafts ClubGrades K - 3 Wednesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Slime, watercolor paints, washi tape are all a part of the creative world of crafts. Each week we will explore and create something new, anything from different types of slime to painting decorating and knitting! All are welcome to share and create in this...More Info
Let's Laugh ClubGrades PK - 2 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Do you love to laugh? This club is dedicated to all things hilarious. We will work on our comedy skills, play improv games, and read funny books. This club has never met a joke that it didn’t want to tell! We will have a great time honing our humor and havin...More Info
Nature Club (2-5)Grades 2 - 5 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Get your comfortable clothes and shoes because we’re going to the woods! Students will explore the woods behind MFS. Students will observe animals, the life around a pond and stream, will build forts, and will enjoy the changing seasons. Teachers: Ted Qui...More Info
Rugby ClubGrades 3 - 5 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Scrum? Ruck? Maul? Line out? Students will learn how to do all of those things and other rugby basics, including passing technique and offensive and defensive strategy. The club will have plenty of exercise and fun, but physical contact will be limited to two-...More Info
Spanish Language Club (PK-K)Grades PK - K Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come and learn Spanish! Students will be exposed to the Spanish language and practice the language through games, hands on activities, songs and crafts. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about the culture of the Spanish speaking world and have f...More Info
Trivia ClubGrades 4 - 5 Wednesdays,3:15 - 4:15 pm Do you enjoy testing your knowledge and learning new facts? Join Trivia Club where you will exercise your brain and practice teamwork while having fun! You will participate in traditional trivia, such as Geography, Science, History, etc., but also more specif...More Info
Ultimate Drawing ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Love to Draw? Love Comics? Join the ULTIMATE Drawing Club! Join old and new friends for time together in the US Art Studio to just DRAW. We are open to any type of drawing-pencil, ink, marker, colored pencil, pastel, realistic, comic, you think it we do it....More Info
Tot Scholars
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Art from the HeartAM Core Class This week is about showing our love in many different ways. Greeting cards, stuffed animals, food and more are all expressions of art from the heart.More Info
Cookies and BooksAM Core Class Books about cookies? There's no better combination for this age group. Join us for a literary sweet treat.More Info
Down on the FarmAM Core Class Children will have a "farmtastic" time learning about the different animals on a farm and how they play a role in growing crops.More Info
Music and DanceAM Core Class Join in with friends for fun, laughter and discovery in self-expression. We will explore multicultural traditions and rhythmic games through songs and stories.More Info
Railway WondersAM Core Class Trains are an amazing form of transportation and a fascinating part of our history in the US and around the world.More Info
Symmetry and BalanceAM Core Class From nature to games and even our own human body, the world around us is sometimes perfect symmetry and sometimes not. We'll learn the different and see many examples of both.More Info
Tot Scholar Afternoon CareYour Tot Scholar is welcome to stay for a full day which will include the morning core class. Lunch will be eaten in the classroom followed by playtime out on playground. Children will rest for the time they need and rise for a fun classroom activity before 3:00 pm dismissal. Teachers: Jennifer P...More Info
Winter 2018 After School Clubs-MFS only
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Art ClubGrades 3 - 5 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come and express yourself in Art after school! We will be expanding on techniques learned in your art classes; such as clay and fiber art! Try out some new techniques as well when we skill share each other’s favorite projects. Teacher: Tara Wosiski – MF...More Info
Dance ClubGrades 1 - 5 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Line dancing is both physical and social activity. Dance instructions will include standard and new dance recording, call-out instructions, counting out loud and using formations. Line dancing involves repetitive movements which helps to improve muscle tone, b...More Info
Math ClubGrades 3 - 4 Tuesdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will play math games and conduct activities to build math skills in a fun, practical context. Activities will be tailored to student interests and abilities. Possible activities include designing and building a model house, using math in cooking, maki...More Info
Musical Theatre ClubGrades 3 - 5 Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Students will play theatre games and work on acting exercises, and then work on a brief, adapted version of a play. Students will work on singing and acting, as well as creating props and costumes. The club will culminate in a mini performance! Teacher...More Info
Spanish Language ClubGrades PK - Gr 1 Mondays, 3:15 - 4:15 pm Come and learn Spanish! Students will be exposed to the Spanish language and practice the language through games, hands on activities, songs and crafts. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about the culture of the Spanish speaking world and hav...More Info
Winter 2019 LS After School Clubs-MFS Only
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Dance Revolution ClubFor Grades PK-2 Thursdays Come explore the world of dance! We will try out different styles each week including Jazz, Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Salsa, Modern, and Ballroom. We will also play movement games, work on stretching, make a craft that goes with week’s style, and learn the vocabulary of dan...More Info
Improv, Skit and Stand-up ClubFor Grades 3 - 5 Mondays Get ready to laugh and be creative! The club will spend two sessions on improve comedy, two on skit comedy, two on standup, and the remaining sessions on a student- directed comedy show. Students will learn the basics of these forms of comedy and will have them trying them...More Info
Intro to Watercolor Painting ClubFor Grades 1-3 Wednesdays Welcome to the colorful world of watercolor. We will explore and become familiar with water color paints, planning out your painting, techniques to use with the brush and how to blend colors and textures. You will leave with new skill and a palette full of colors to use ...More Info
Yoga and Relaxation ClubFor Grades 2 - 5 Mondays Students will be exposed to the many positive impacts of a yoga practice and mindfulness as they move and challenge their bodies, and souls through asana, meditation, mindfulness activities and collaborative mat chats. Students will be provided with opportunities to deepen...More Info
Winter 2020 LS After School Clubs-MFS Only
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Bead Work ClubGrades 1 - 4 Thursdays, 3:20 - 4:20 pmMore Info
Beginner Violin ClubGrades 3-4 Mondays, 3:20 - 3:50 pm Beginner violin is open to all third and fourth grade students. No experience with violin is necessary. Experienced players are also welcome to join. We will begin with a quick review of the second grade violin curriculum and then further our exploration of vio...More Info
Chess ClubGrades 2- 5 Wednesdays, 3:20 - 4:35 pm Join The Knight School chess program! Students will gain academic confidence analytical ability, personal integrity, chess friends, and a smarter self-identity. Teacher: Coach Luke- The Knight School Cost: $190.00 (each session is 75 minutes) All n...More Info
Comedy ClubGrades 3 - 5 Tuesdays, 3:20 - 4:20 pm The club will spend two sessions on improv comedy, two on skit comedy, two on standup, and the remaining sessions on a student-directed comedy show. Students will learn the basics of these forms of comedy and will have them trying them out. Teacher: ...More Info
Literacy & Interactive Math ClubGrades PK - K Tuesdays, 3:20 - 4:20 pm Hands-On Literacy & Interactive Math Class- many of early foundations in literacy and mathematics can be achieved with playful learning activities. Among the many benefits of this hands-on approach include improved social skill and language development. In ...More Info
Poetry ClubGrades 3 - 5 Wednesdays, 3:20 - 4:20 pm Come learn about poetic styles and devices. Write, read and perform poetry. Students will create their own Poetry Portfolio to be celebrated at the end of the session. Teachers: Becky Wright – MFS K Teacher Assistant Cost: $145.00 Meeting: Cla...More Info
Science Olympiad ClubGrades 4-5 Mondays, 3:20 - 4:20 pm Are you interested in science and love to be challenged? As a member of the MFS Elementary Science Olympiad Club, you will learn the processes of scientific thought through projects and experiments involving physical, chemical and biological science. You will...More Info
Storytelling ClubFor Grades PK - 1 Mondays, 3:20 - 4:20 pm Each week students will examine one famous story. We will read a version, act it out, play games, and work on a craft based on that story. We will be introducing popular stories, and will revisit old favorites. Teacher: Jenny Torgerson – MFS K Tea...More Info
Youth Scholars
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Beginning/Intermediate TennisTime: AM Core class Our five newly resurfaced courts will be the site where fun, fitness and fabulous forehands will happen! This class is for beginner and intermediate players needing the basics on the rules of the game, stroke development, court movement, serving, and much more. Rule number 1 i...More Info
Bistro KidsTime: AM Core class Ingredients and recipes, yummy food and eating...there's no better way to spend the week with friends.More Info
Chess with The Knight School-YSTime: AM Core class Coach Luke invites every player, new to the game or not, to join in as they use super-fun teaching methods such as fast chess clock-slapping games, zany chess videos, a strict bully-free environment, silicone wristbands for tactics mastery, chess puzzlers for treats, driving m...More Info
Drama & Creative Movement-YSTime: AM Core classMore Info
EcosystemsTime: AM Core class What is an ecosystem? What part does soil, water and air play? Come on this adventure and we'll learn through fun activities and outdoor excursions.More Info
Fantasy FictionTime: AM Core class Whether Hogwarts, The Hobbit or Lord of the Rings, students will dive into their favorite fantasy stories with a new perspective. Art and food will be integrated.More Info
Forensic Science-YSTime: AM Core class Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and forensic science are two important fields in law enforcement. In this class, scholars will learn how to solve a crime.More Info
Karate with National Karate Institute/Moorestown-YSTime: AM Core class This 5-day class will introduce the basics in the martial arts discipline. In partnership with the National Karate Institute/ Moorestown, this class emphasizes their philosophy of humility, concentration, integrity, indomitable spirit, perseverance, respect, obedience, and sel...More Info
LEGO WeDo RoboticsTime: AM Core class Explore your creativity while learning about architecture, robotics, engineering, and design using LEGO bricks. Each day, Youth Scholars are presented with individual and team building challenges that require them to problem-solve, plan, build, test, and evaluate. More Info
Messy ArtTime: AM Core class Using a variety of art mediums such as: clay, paint, polymer, watercolor, shave foam, food coloring and the like, we will explore, create, and construct artistic masterpieces using tactile expressions of color, form, and light. A messy, but expressive language of art!More Info
Minecraft Architecture-YSTime: AM Core class Using the wildly popular game Minecraft, students will learn how to imagine, design, and build beginning with physical blueprints and ending with creative structures in the Minecraft world.More Info
Mosaic WorksTime: AM Core class Indeed, our world is a large mosaic. Children will explore this art form through glass beads, colored tissue, and other materials.More Info
Nok Hockey - Build and PlayTime: AM Core class What a fun week of construction and competitive play. If you've never played Nok Hockey, get on board because this will be your new favorite family game.More Info
Swim Instruction & PE/Field Games - YSTime: AM Core class While students are spending half of this block with stroke instruction in the pool (75 minutes), the other half of the time is spent learning sportsmanship and playing PE games out on the fields or in the gyms.More Info
Unusual ArtTime: AM Core class In this class, anything goes. Art can be presented, seen, and interpreted in different ways by different people. Different is good!More Info
Vets in Training: "Interns"Time: AM Core class The HousePaws Vets in Training Program provides hands-on, experience-based veterinary education to each student. The “Interns” course for our Youth Scholars will include specialty subjects at a level which is appropriate for this age group. Teacher: HousePaws EducatorMore Info
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