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Friday Cooperative for 2019-2020

MHS cooperative classes are led by parents and are FREE for members with the exception of their minimal supply fees for the year. Please log in and visit our "Registration" page to sign up.

Please Note: ALL students participating will need their parents to be with them. Parents take turns leading each week.

Fitness Fun: 9:30 – 10:20 AM

It’s time to get active and have some fun with your friends. In this cooperative class, kids will learn various fitness and gross motor skills such as jumping rope, dribbling, throwing and catching as well as the hand eye coordination involved in racquet, frisbee and ball games. They will learn how to play team games where lessons of good sportsmanship, cooperation, and strategy will come into play. And most of all they will get their daily exercise while having fun!

  • Supply fee: $10 per child

  • To help cover the purchase and replacement of needed items such as exercise mats, balls, jump ropes, frisbees, racquets, wristbands, cones, bases, soccer goals.

Builders and Engineers: 10:30 – 11:20 AM

This cooperative class is great for kids who love to create structures with everything in the house they can find. Let them exercise their growing talent along with their friends! They will have the opportunity to design and build with various materials such as recycled materials, Knex, wooden blocks, and Legos. Through exploration and working together, kids will learn many new building and engineering skills to apply to their at home creations.

  • Supply Fee: $15 per child

  • To help cover the purchase of building materials such as craft sticks, Knex, blocks, glue, tape, rubber bands, straws, pipe cleaners, and paper.

Storybook Enrichment: 12:15 – 1:05 PM

If your child loves books, this cooperative class is for them! Together with their friends, kids will not only hear various stories but will have the opportunity to bring those stories to life with hands on projects and activities. Much like the highly praised Five in a Row curriculum, this cooperative class will lead kids through story related activities that allow them to practice their art, science, geography, and drama skills. Applied in a group setting, this cooperative class makes reading stories even more fun!

  • Supply Fee: $15 per child

  • To help cover the cost of printing activities and visual aids as well as the purchase of needed art and science supplies.

Young Entrepreneurs: 12:15 – 1:05 PM

This cooperative class will include hands on activities in personal finance and economics to help children learn about how money works. It is a wonderful opportunity to help prepare children for the 1st Young Entrepreneurs Fair at MHS in the Spring of 2020.

  • Supply Fee: $10 per child

  • To help cover the cost of materials for the club.

Parents Make Cooperative Learning Possible!

It takes parents to make the cooperative classes happen and we love the community created by having involved parents! So be sure to sign up for the cooperative classes you would love to participate in. After signing up, you’ll be contacted by the Cooperative Coordinator at MHS to receive the dates you will lead along with further assistance for planning. Thank you in advance for helping make the cooperative classes a fantastic part of the MHS experience!