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LIVE Classes and Events: Week of 10/9/23

Updated: Nov 30

The learning center is closed today, 10/9/23, for Education Team training and planning. The center will reopen on Tuesday, 10/10/23.


The Virtual Campus office remains opens.


 


LIVE Events this week:

*Parents are welcome to sit in on all LIVE student events.

Wednesday, 10/11/23

LIVE STEM Club

Time: Grades K-5: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern

Time: Grades 6-12: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM Eastern

Where: Virtual Campus: Club Room


What: Paper Roller Coasters


Have you ever ridden a roller coaster? Have you ever wanted to design your own? There are plenty of expensive toys and even video games that will let you build your own coasters—but in this project, you'll make one out of paper and tape, and learn about roller coaster physics along the way!


Materials

  • A cardboard base (optional)

  • Scissors

  • Marbles

  • Tape

  • Roller coaster template sheets, you will need to download and print these on cardstock, construction paper, or thick paper.

  • If you do not have a printer or prefer convenience, a Paper Roller Coaster Kit is available from

Home Science Tools. The convenient kit has the following:

  • Roller coaster templates pre-printed on colorful sheets of cardstock (8)

  • Tape

  • Corrugated cardboard (2)

  • Marbles (2)

*After STEM Club, students will have 2 weeks to make their roller coasters and submit pictures for the 2nd quarter gift card drawing.

 

Thursday, 10/12/23: LIVE Storytime Club (Grades PK-5)

Time: 12:00 PM Eastern

Where: FunCation Virtual Campus: Large Group Room A




Story: Zombies Don't Eat Veggies!

Synopsis: Mo Romero is a zombie who loves nothing more than growing, cooking, and eating vegetables. Tomatoes? Tantalizing. Peppers? Pure perfection! The problem? Mo’s parents insist that their niño eat only zombie cuisine, like arm-panadas and finger foods. They tell Mo over and over that zombies don’t eat veggies. But Mo can’t imagine a lifetime of just eating zombie food and giving up his veggies. As he questions his own zombie identity, Mo tries his best to convince his parents to give peas a chance.

 

Thursday, 10/12/23: FB Live Stream Training: Learn more about our new Personal Finance Curriculum.

Time: 1:00 PM Eastern

Where: Facebook: FunCation Academy-Group


What: Learn more about the Personal Finance curriculum, courses, and games.




 

Thursday, 10/12/23: LIVE Book Club

Time: 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern

Where: FunCation Virtual Campus: Large Group Room A




During the Book Club's second meeting, we will discuss chapters 5-12 of The Giver.











 

Friday, 10/13/23: LIVE Parents-as-Teachers Q & A

Time: 2:00 PM Eastern

Where: FunCation Virtual Campus: Group Room A




What: Bring your questions and participate in our monthly discussion.

 

Student Activity of the Week: TP Monsters

Click the picture to access the activity.

Students with submissions will be entered into a drawing for a $25.00 Amazon gift card each quarter.


Next drawing: Oct 2, 2023 (1st quarter of 2023-2024 school year: July, August, September).


Each submission = 1 entry

 

Future LIVE Events and Classes for next week (10/16/23)


LIVE Trivia Club: 10/18/23: Grades K-5, 1:00 PM Eastern and Grades 6-12, 2:30 PM Eastern

LIVE Stream Training: 10/19/23: 1:00 PM Eastern

LIVE Academic Success Class: 10/19/23: 2:00 PM Eastern

LIVE Student Interest Group Meeting: Christian Group: 10/29/23: 2:45 PM Eastern

LIVE Student Newsletter: 10/20/23: 1:00 PM Eastern



 

Registration for the LIVE Fall Parent Workshop Series is now open!

  • Workshop 1: Academic Planning for High School: September 29, 2023 CLOSED

  • Workshop 2: Transcript Preparation: October 27, 2023

  • Workshop 3: Life Beyond High School: November 17, 2023

  • Workshop 4: Scholarships and FAFSA: December 15, 2023

  • Workshops begin promptly at 1:00 PM Eastern and end no later than 3:00 PM Eastern.

  • All workshops are LIVE on our virtual campus.

  • FA Community Members with Full Access and FA Community Members with Base Access plus Parent Support receive 1 free workshop. Please reach out to billing for instructions.

  • *Recordings will be accessible if you are unable to attend live.

Pricing:

  • $35.00 per Workshop OR

  • $100.00 for the Full Workshop Series







 

Sneak Peek LIVE Events and Resources:


Click the button to see our activities and events calendar:




October:

  • The BETA testing of our Personal Finance curriculum has started! It is not too late to join the testing group. Please send us a message to join.

  • Student Interest groups begin meeting this month. Check the calendar for more details.

  • The learning center is closed on 10/9/23 for Education Team training and planning. The center will reopen on Tuesday, 10/10/23.


Coming in November:

  • Native American Heritage Month

  • The Virtual Campus will be closed on 11/7/23 for Election Day.

  • The Book Club will be choosing a new book. Make sure to attend meetings to cast your vote.

  • Fall Break: 11/20/23-11/24/23: The virtual campus will be closed during the week of our fall break.

Coming in December:

  • LIVE student virtual talent show: 12/15/23

  • Winter Break: 12/20/23-1/3/24


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