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  • 7th and 8th Grade Ski/Snowboard Club - Single Trips

    Register now for individual ski/snowboard trips. You must have already registered for Ski Club Membership and have paid the $20.00 fee before registering for any trip. Registrations for students who are not members of ski club will be cancelled. Single trip fees are due no later than 1 week before the scheduled trip. No Exceptions.
  • A Day with Your Sweetheart

    Have your child bring their sweetheart (grandparent, parent, aunt/uncle) while dressed in their fanciest attire for a fun filled morning. Dance to favorite songs with a DJ, create crafts, listen to stories, have a snack and take pictures. Make it a special day with someone you love! Date: Saturday, February 8 Time: 9:30 am-11:30 a.m. Fee: $3 per child/max $7 per family plus a non-perishable food item for the local food shelf (mail in registration if more than two children attending to get the discount) Deadline: Noon, February 6
  • After School Karate

    Students are instructed in non-aggressive, self-defense techniques and safety awareness. Personal esteem, respect for others, self-discipline and physical fitness are promoted. At the conclusion of class, students will be eligible to earn a certified belt. Returning students can earn a higher rank belt. On the first night of class, the instructor will explain the Young Americans expectations. Parents are strongly encouraged to attend. Students should wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing such as sweat pants or shorts and a T-shirt. Uniforms are optional and can be purchased from the instructor. It is the responsibility of the parent to transport children from East Bethel Elementary School, St. Francis Elementary School, or other locations, to class.
  • Amazing Loons with Larry Backlund

    Join us as we take a look at one of the most unique and amazing birds around - the common loon, but the common loon is anything but common! In this presentation you will learn about some of the things that make loons different from any other bird. Why will a loon die if he land on dry ground, unless someone rescues him? Where do loons go in the winter? How do loons “talk” to each other...and can you learn to tell what they are saying? How long does a loon live? How can you tell a male loon from a female? Which state has the most loons? How fast can a loon fly? You will find out the answers to these questions and many other things you have always wanted to know about loons. Larry Backlund is known worldwide as the creator and host of the LoonCam and is recognized as an expert on loons. He holds degrees in physics, aerospace engineering and education. There will be time at the end to ask questions.
  • B.L.A.S.T. - Babysitting 101: Emergency Outfitters

    This course follows the American Academy of Pediatrics – Babysitter Lessons And Safety Training (BLAST). Students learn current practices for safety and injury prevention, first aid basics, feeding and caring for infants, how to handle behavior problems, and how to manage their babysitting business. Students receive a reference book, recipe and game handouts, babysitting bag and first aid kit. Bring a bag lunch, beverage and a snack.
  • Babies and Parents

    Time for you to play with your baby and to learn with other parents and our teacher, about the joys and challenges of early parenthood. Topics are based primarily on the interests of parents in the group with new topics discussed each six week session. This group is non-separating for parent discussion time. If a class has started please call for possible openings.
  • Baseball

    Volunteer Coach Pitch League A fun beginner’s level of baseball to introduce fundamentals and the game. Players should bring a glove to each practice and wear tennis shoes or rubber cleats. NO TEAM REQUESTS. If you volunteer to coach a team your child will be on your team. Registration: now through April 28, 2020 Late registrations are subject to a $10 late fee. Registrations after April 28 will be accepted ONLY if spots are available.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 2

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 3

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 4

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 5

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 6

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 7

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Boys Basketball: Grade 8

    Our Recreation Basketball program is part of the Twin Cities Youth Basketball League. This league includes teams from Anoka, Blaine, Columbia Heights, Coon Rapids, Davinci Academy, Fridley, Spring Lake Park and St. Francis. This fun yet competitive league introduces the fundamentals of basketball and provides a safe environment for players to improve their game. Participants will be placed on teams, have practices and play games against peer teams. Coaching is done by parent volunteers. Games are hosted by the communities in the league with most of our games being played at Anoka, Blaine, Coon Rapids and St. Francis schools Teams will have two to three days of basketball per week consisting of two games and 1 or 2 practices. Practices will either be Tuesday or Thursday with games on Thursdays and Saturdays. Recreation practices start on January 7th and games will start the week of January 11th. All practices will be at various St. Francis Area Schools. Grades maybe combined based on enrollment numbers. There is a total of 12 games plus the end-of-year tournament in mid-March. Register by December 19th.
  • Buttercream Skills

    Learn to decorate cakes and sweet treats with basic buttercream techniques! Learn classic buttercream decorating techniques to create modern and traditional cake designs. Class includes making icing, using a decorator bag, simple-to-pipe flowers, borders and image transfers. All supplies included in fee!
  • Celebrating Baby

    Enjoy songs and games together and meet others who are experiencing the joys and challenges of raising a baby. Do not forget to pick up your free gift!
  • Chicken en Croute

    We start with a classic Caesar salad using fresh baked croutons, Romano cheese and sweet cherry tomatoes.You’ll assemble the entree wrapping tender breast of chicken in flaky puff pastry with shallots and portobello mushrooms. Together we’ll prepare an amazing sauce using sweet port wine. Sides will include asparagus with olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon along with a delicious Jasmine rice blend using toasted almonds and dried cranberries. We will finish with chocolate decadence, a rich flourless chocolate torte served with an exquisite raspberry sauce and fresh whipped cream.
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  • Classroom and Behind the Wheel

    St. Francis Area Schools Community Education offers 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) instruction. Our teachers are licensed with the State of Minnesota, and have Driver Education Licensure. Our program has been approved by the State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The years of experience of our instructors, along with their certification, provide a safe, high quality program for your child. Classroom Instruction: The 30 hour classroom course includes an extensive study of the Minnesota Drivers Manual, right of way rules, emergency situations, adverse driving, drinking and driving problems, and proper attitudes and responsibilities about driving. To pass the classroom portion, student must attend all 30 hours of classroom training. After classroom instruction is completed, the student will be issued a blue card if registered for BTW, if not registered for BTW, the student will receive a letter of completion (once student registers for BTW the blue card will be issued). The student will take the blue card along with the appropriate ID (see identification requirements at www.communityed15.com), corrective lenses (if needed) and fee to a Minnesota Drivers and Vehicle Services location. Classroom location: St. Francis High School, Room To Be Determined. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment prior to the start of class. Behind-the-Wheel Instruction: Once the student has received their permit, they can schedule the 6 hour BTW instruction. Once the student has completed BTW, they will receive a white card. The student must have their permit for 6 months and effective January 1, 2015 every driver under the age of 18 who completes BTW instruction and is testing for a driver’s license must submit a driving log. Parents/ Guardians have two options regarding the driving log: 1. Complete a parent class provided by a driver education program approved in Minnesota (we offer this class), and then submit a supervised driving log showing their teen has completed at least 40 hours of supervised driving, 15 of which are nighttime hours and a certificate of completion for the class; or 2. If the parent/guardian chooses to not complete the parent class, the driving log must show that their teen has completed at least 50 hours of supervised driving, 15 of which are night time hours. The road test needs to be scheduled with Minnesota Drivers and Vehicle Services, bring white card, proof of insurance, fee, permit, social security number and corrective lenses (if needed). Students must be 16 years old, had their instructional permit for 6 months and completed Behind the Wheel prior to testing for their drivers license. Cost: The total cost of classroom and BTW is $360 payable at registration. Cost includes a $10 discount for registering for both! If you wish to register separately, cost of classroom is $100 and BTW is $270. No discount will apply if registering separately. No other discounts may be applied to these classes. Refunds: Please read carefully! Cancellations received within 5 or more business days prior to the start of class will qualify for a refund minus a $10 processing fee. If cancellation is made less than 5 business days prior to the start of class, you will forfeit the $100 classroom fee.After six months, no refund will be given for BTW classes, but you will still be able to schedule your lessons as long as you are an ISD 15 student. Un-used BTW hours will be non-transferable. A $50 fee is retained if you cancel BTW within six months. No-Show Fee: If a student has signed up for BTW lessons with an instructor and fails to show up for a scheduled session, a $50 no-show fee will be charged, payable to Community Ed. Students will not be scheduled for another lesson until the no-show fee is paid.
  • Classroom-Only

    St. Francis Area Schools Community Education offers 30 hours of classroom instruction and 6 hours of Behind-the-Wheel (BTW) instruction. Our teachers are licensed with the State of Minnesota, and have Driver Education Licensure. Our program has been approved by the State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety. The years of experience of our instructors, along with their certification, provide a safe, high quality program for your child. Classroom Instruction: The 30 hour classroom course includes an extensive study of the Minnesota Drivers Manual, right of way rules, emergency situations, adverse driving, drinking and driving problems, and proper attitudes and responsibilities about driving. To pass the classroom portion, student must attend all 30 hours of classroom training. After classroom instruction is completed, the student will be issued a blue card if registered for BTW, if not registered for BTW, the student will receive a letter of completion (once student registers for BTW the blue card will be issued). The student will take the blue card along with the appropriate ID (see identification requirements at www.communityed15.com), corrective lenses (if needed) and fee to a Minnesota Drivers and Vehicle Services location. Classroom location: St. Francis High School, Room to be determined. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment prior to the start of class. Students enrolling in classroom-only may enroll in behind the wheel after successful completion of the 30 hours of classroom. Behind-the-Wheel Instruction: Once the student has received their permit, they can schedule the 6 hour BTW instruction. Once the student has completed BTW, they will receive a white card. The student must have their permit for 6 months and effective January 1, 2015 every driver under the age of 18 who completes BTW instruction and is testing for a driver’s license must submit a driving log. Parents/ Guardians have two options regarding the driving log: 1. Complete a parent class provided by a driver education program approved in Minnesota (we offer this class), and then submit a supervised driving log showing their teen has completed at least 40 hours of supervised driving, 15 of which are nighttime hours and a certificate of completion for the class; or 2. If the parent/guardian chooses to not complete the parent class, the driving log must show that their teen has completed at least 50 hours of supervised driving, 15 of which are night time hours. The road test needs to be scheduled with Minnesota Drivers and Vehicle Services, bring white card, proof of insurance, fee, permit, social security number and corrective lenses (if needed). Students must be 16 years old, had their instructional permit for 6 months and completed Behind the Wheel prior to testing for their drivers license. Cost: The total cost of classroom and BTW is $360 payable at registration. Cost includes a $10 discount for registering for both! If you wish to register separately, cost of classroom is $100 and BTW is $270. No discount will apply if registering separately. No other discounts may be applied to these classes. Refunds: Please read carefully! Cancellations received within 5 or more business days prior to the start of class will qualify for a refund minus a $10 processing fee. If cancellation is made less than 5 business days prior to the start of class, you will forfeit the $100 classroom fee.After six months, no refund will be given for BTW classes, but you will still be able to schedule your lessons as long as you are an ISD 15 student. Un-used BTW hours will be non-transferable. A $50 fee is retained if you cancel BTW within six months. No-Show Fee: If a student has signed up for BTW lessons with an instructor and fails to show up for a scheduled session, a $50 no-show fee will be charged, payable to Community Ed. Students will not be scheduled for another lesson until the no-show fee is paid.
  • Co-Ed Basketball: K-1

    In-house Co-Ed basketball will give your child an introduction to basketball. The focus of this league is on skill development, fun and exercise. All players will have equal playing time and coaching is done by parent volunteers. You will play on Monday and Wednesday evenings for an hour between 6:00 and 8:00.
  • Dad 'N Me-Birth-Kindergarten

    Calling all dads and kids! Come ready to play, build and have fun with activities for no fee, but you must pre-register. Date: Saturday, February 1 Time: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Deadline: Noon, January 30
  • Destination Kindergarten

    Kindergarten is just a few short months away. Now is the time to think about what skills your child should know and the role you play in preparing your child for success in kindergarten. The locations are Cedar Creek Elementary School (for children who will be attending Cedar Creek or East Bethel Elemenary Schools) or St. Francis Elementary School . Children and parents will meet separately most of the class time. A panel of kindergarten teachers and parents will be present one of the nights. Be sure to bring your burning questions.
  • Everything I Need to Know I learned Through Play

    Learning through play occurs when children are actively engaged in meaningful interactive experiences. You will find out why play is an important part of children's learning and development and how you can provide meaningful play situations at home throught materials that you already own. If a class has started please call for possible openings.
  • F.A.S.T. KIDS - Staying Safe While Home Alone

    First Aid and Safety Trained Kids is a 6-hour course for 7 – 10 year olds. Lessons cover basic first aid, water safety, vehicle safety, home emergencies, injury prevention, personal safety and healthy living. This course helps prepare children for staying at home alone. Students will receive a book, handouts and a home first aid kit as part of the class.