Masterpiece (Grades 1-3)
As Pablo Picasso once said, “Every child is an artist.” Join Mrs. D to create some one-of-a-kind works of art. Students will experience a variety of materials including acrylic paints on canvas, watercolor, and more. All work comes home ready to be framed so get ready to clear your walls to make some space for masterpieces. Little Builders (Grades 1-2)
Does your child love to build things? Students will work with Ms. MacVicar to build structures and complete architectural challenges with Legos. Ooey-Gooey Slimey Stuff (Grades 1-2)
Sports Experience (Grades 1-4)
It’s ooey. It’s gooey. It’s everything slime. With more than 50 different types of slime, the possibilities are endless. Each day students will join Mrs. Ruark to make new slime recipes and experiment with a variety of ooey-gooey slimy stuff.
This course will provide instruction, skills development, team strategies, and rules for various sports including soccer, basketball, football, floor hockey, and various bombardment games led by Coaches Caruso and Spadafora.
Invent with Code (Grades 3-5)
Students can take their coding skills further with Scratch programming and similar platforms. Mrs. Garvey and Mr. Schwartz will help students get creative and identify real-world applications and use coding in engineering, design, and art to produce products and solutions. See what your code can become with tools like Makey Makes and our embroidery machine.Laser Cutting (Grade 4-8)
Mr. Beil will be your guide as you bring your art to life in exciting new ways using the Epilog Laser Cutter. Transform a sketch into a 3D sculpture, make a piece of 3D wall art for your room, or even turn your idea into a piece of jewelry. Let your creativity soar as you explore the limitless possibilities of art and technology. Shark Tank (Grades 5-8)
Welcome to The Peck School Shark Tank! Inside, students will learn what it takes to guide an idea past conception and develop it into a full-fledged business model. Students can enter the tank with already-developed ideas or products, or come with a blank slate and a desire to solve a problem. They'll begin by learning core business concepts in order to understand what differentiates a strong sustainable business from a susceptible one. Throughout the week students will work with Mr. Colik and Mr. Schneider
to develop business plans and product demonstrations, culminating with a business pitch to a surprise panel of "sharks" on the final day of the course. Intramural Sports (Grades 5-8)
Coach Carlo will provide instruction, skills development, team strategies, and rules for various sports including soccer, basketball, football, floor hockey, and various bombardment games. Invent with Code (Grade 6-8) Discover the world of programming, electronics, machine learning and artificial intelligence with Mr. Greishaber and Mr. Schwartz. Come and learn how emerging technologies are rapidly shaping our world. Get creative and identify real-world application and use coding in engineering, design and art to produce products and solutions. SSAT Prep (Grade 8)
This course is designed to review the concepts and exercises that are covered on the SSAT (Secondary School Admission Test). The course will be divided between the math and verbal sections. Instruction time will include formal lessons on test concepts, test-taking strategies, and practice tests. The course is led by Mr. Wilkinson and is
suited for students who have not yet taken the test and for students needing a review.