Students in grades 7-12 are invited to attend open gym at
the elementary school on early release Wednesdays from 1:30-2:50pm. Sign up for
this is not necessary for this program and students in grades 7-12 must enter
by 1:45pm and if they leave they will not be allowed to re-enter.
Students in grades K-6 may sign up for our early release program
held on most early release days from 1:20-2:50pm. Sign up forms have been sent
home with students.
Homework club is offered most Mondays, Tuesdays and
Thursdays (see enclosed calendar) at the elementary school for grades 3-6. A snack will be provided. Please encourage
your child to take advantage of this opportunity to improve their study habits
and organization skills.
Middle School/High School homework hour schedule will be on
the district calendar Bridge’s information.
Elementary students will be bussed to the middle/high school
for Bridges' activities taking place at that school. Regular bus riders should
take their own bus and non-bus riders will take the # 2 bus.
are available based on free and reduced lunch program. Qualifying participants
will pay 25% of the regular fee.
Adult Fitness Classes
Circuit training is a
combination of high-intensity aerobics and resistance training designed to
be easy to follow and target fat loss, muscle building and heart fitness. An
exercise "circuit" is
of all prescribed exercises in the program. When one circuit is complete, one
begins the first exercise again for another circuit. Traditionally, the time
between exercises in circuit training is short, often with rapid movement to
the next exercise. Classes will be held Monday
mornings and Wednesday mornings and evenings in the small gym at the high school.
You may choose to attend either a morning session (5:45am-6:30am) or the
evening session (7:30pm-8:15pm
Wednesdays only) and can vary which sessions you attend based on which
works best for your schedule. The fee is $50 for 16 sessions/$25 for 8 sessions.
Call 764-5431 ext. 4111 to enroll.
Yoga/Pilates classes will
begin Nov. 2 and will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-4:30pm in the
elementary school music room and in the high school IMC (call for schedule).
The fee is $35. Check the calendar for specific class dates (some changes due
to the holidays). Call 764-5431 ext. 4111 to enroll.
- Earrings Galore – Grades 4-8, November 9 from
3-4:15pm. Make several cool and
unique pairs of earrings. Learn to make mule hoops, dangles and more.
Basic jewelry techniques are taught. Finally have a pair of earrings to
fit any occasion. This class will take place in the middle
- Pie Baking for DCC – Grades 4-8, November 17 from
3-4:30pm. This is a community
volunteer project. Students will help bake Thanksgiving pies to be
distributed to area families. This activity takes place in the high school
FACE room. No fee. Limit 12.
- Orienteering – Grades 4-8, November 30 from 3-7pm. Get your map and compass ready, we’re
going on an adventure! Join in the fun as we learn how to use a map and
compass to navigate through the woods to a final destination of fun and
games. We will start with a beginner’s map reading exercise at the Deerfield High School, and then go
outside for a beginner’s compass exercise. Finally, we’ll head to the Deerfield School Forest
to put our two new skills together to navigate through the forest to our
final destination to unveil our treasures and enjoy a group game! This is
one adventure you won’t want to miss. Lunch included. $10 fee.
- Holiday Cards using Scrapbooking
Techniques – Grades 4-8, December 1 from 1:30-3:00pm. Kathy Miles will teach students to make holiday
cards. All supplies and tools are provided. This class will take place
after school on this early release Wednesday at the middle school. Limit
12. $8 fee.
- Ribbon & Pearl Choker – Grades 4-8, December
7 from 3-4:30pm. Create a simple
and elegant choker using very easy beginner techniques. No experience
required. This class will be held in the middle school. $4.50 fee.
- Bowling at Doubledays –
Grades 4-8, December 8 from 3-5pm.
Students will be transported to Doubledays for approximately 1 ½ hours of bowling fun.
(Do to time constraints students bowl in their socks.) Busses will pick up
at both schools and return to the middle/high school. Limit 50. $6 fee.
Making Workshop – Adults, December 8 from 6:30-8pm. The evening will be spent making soy candles to give
as gifts or use in your own home. We make our candles using soy for the
following reasons: soybeans are a renewable energy source, less soot when
burned, longer burn times, easy to make and clean up and they are
environmentally friendly. The fragrances
we use are very high quality. You may choose to make 4-6 candles (depending on
the size of the containers you choose) for a
$10 fee or $20 fee for 8-12 etc.
Call if you’d like more information. This class will be held in the high school
- Cookies for DCC – Grades 4-8, December 14 from
3-4:15pm. Students will bake and/or
package cookies to be donated to DCC for the holiday baskets given to
families in our community. Limit 12. No fee
- Ski Trip to Cascade Ski Resort – Grades
4-12, January 7 from 3-10pm. The cost is $32 for boarding or skiing.
Helmets are included with rentals and must be worn by all students. Busses will pick up at both schools
immediately after school and return to the middle/high school. Students
should bring a lunch or money for food. $32 fee includes lift ticket,
rental, lesson and helmet. If students have their own equipment the fee is
$25. You may also choose to purchase either of Cascade’s meal voucher plans through us. The $6 voucher plan
includes a hamburger, cheeseburger or hot dog meal (includes fries and
soda or milk). The $7 meal voucher plan includes any of the above
sandwiches or pizza, salad, chicken or fish sandwich, soup or bowl of
chili (also with fries and soda or milk). These plans are very cost
effective. MINOR RENTAL WAIVER must be turned in with your sign up. The
form is attached.
- Wool Felting (Felted Vessel Class) – Adults,
January 8 from 9:00am-4:00pm. We are very fortunate to have local
artist Mary Wallace teach this
class. Mary has been felting
for many years. She learned this ancient art form from many national and
international felters. Her artwork has been
displayed in local and regional art shows and she is one of the people
involved in the Earth, Wood and
Fire Artist Tour in October. We will be making a vessel using wool
felting techniques. This is a very intense class and we will be using all
of the time for work (breaking for a half hour lunch-lunch is not
included). All materials are provided. $47 fee. Limit 8.
- Funky Chunky Necklaces- Grades
4-8, January 11 from 3-4:15pm. Students will work on bold necklaces to
wear with all your favorite outfits(casual to
dressy). $6.00 fee.
- Ski Trip to Devils Head – Grades
4-12, January 21 from 11am-6:15pm. The cost is $31 for boarding or
skiing. Helmets are included with rentals and must be worn by all of our students. Busses will
pick up at both schools immediately after school and return to the
middle/high school. Students should bring a lunch or money for a lunch.
Limit 45. $31 fee includes lift ticket, rental, and helmet.. If students have their own equipment the fee is $22.
There is a $5 fee for lessons. The waiver is included in this packet
and must be returned with the signup form and payment.
below for more information).
should bring their own lunch or money for food (unless they have purchased a
voucher). Food and other items should be packed in a plastic bag or tote as
paper bags get wet and crumble. Extra mittens and other dry clothes are a good
idea. Please talk to your child about
their ability level. This is a high-risk activity. Students attending these
activities without a parent need to be able to ski on their own.
are always welcome to ski with us at the group rate (and you may bring younger
children, however if you are chaperoning, your children will need to be able to
ski on their own.) We will call you if you are chosen to
chaperone. We want to give everyone the opportunity, as chaperones will
Adults attending Bridges trips are not
allowed to be in the bar/restaurant areas of the ski lodges or to consume
alcohol. This policy is in accordance with the district AODA guidelines.
will be given areas to supervise. Chaperones must sign the district chaperone