Special Skills and Lifestyle Courses

Introduction to Fencing

Instructors:

Grant Lichtman

Section 1: Grades 5-8, Thurs: 5PM- 5:45PM EST

Prerequisites: None

In this course, students will learn the basics of fencing, including rules, moves, and strategies. Sessions will consist of learning basic information about fencing mixed with practicing important physical exercises and movements. Additionally, we will explore the differences and history behind each of the 3 fencing swords: foil, epee, and saber. This information, along with online fencing resources that will be provided, will allow students to figure out which sword interests them and further pursue fencing outside the class. Other than an open space, no prior knowledge or materials are necessary.

Chess

Instructors:

Ronak Wakhlu

Section 1: Grades 5-8, Sat: 1PM.-1:45PM EST 
Prerequisites

Have you ever wanted to learn how to play chess? This is the course for you! In Introduction to Chess, we will learn the basic rules and strategies of Chess through various activities and games. 

Mental Health Management

Instructors:

Sayali Patil

Section 1: Grades 6-8, Fri: 5PM- 5:45PM EST
Prerequisites: None

If you are interested in how stress can internally hurt your mental and physical health, this class is perfect for you. In this session, students will learn how to handle stress from outside forces and how it can inadvertently hurt one's health. Through this course, I hope students learn how to maintain their mental health without becoming overwhelmed from stress and anxiety as they begin their transition to high school. 

 
 
 
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