Handwriting: Cursive & Printing with Lynsey Crumbie WINTER: Thursdays, January 26–March 16, 5–5:45pm • FREE SPRING: Thursdays, April 13–May 11, 5–5:45pm • FREE
GRADES 3–5: Let’s rescue cursive and bring it back to life! Penmanship is an important skill that every student should take pride in learning. When paired with cursive writing, students’ spelling and fine motor skills can soar. Bring your handwriting to life by learning to write the alphabet, sight words, and more in fancy cursive! Lynsey Crumbie has a B.A. in Public Health and a Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) with a concentration in Health Promotion and Behavioral Sciences from the University of Louisville. A regular student in Carnegie classes as a child, she also has been a summer camp instructor for grades K–2 (at a STEAM camp for two years), a volunteer peer tutor in her school’s special education department, and has offered various tutoring/homework help over the years to students. OWLets (Outstanding Writers League for Grades 2 – 3) with Sonya Pavona WINTER: Thursdays, January 19–March 9, 5–6pm • FREE SPRING: Thursdays, April 13–May 18, 5–6pm • FREE GRADES 2–3: Improve your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. Sonya Pavona is a recent graduate of SCAPA Literary Arts at Lafayette High School and attends Georgetown College for Creative Writing. GRADES 4–5: Hone your writing skills in a creative, hands-on environment! Together, we’ll explore how fun writing can be as we play writing games and write stories, poems, and more. This class will start online, but may also meet in person. Carole Johnston is a poet, former school library media specialist for grades K–8, and former creative writing instructor for the SCAPA Literary Arts program at Lafayette High School. Sponsored by the MacAdam Early Childhood & Literacy Fund at Blue Grass Community Foundation. Create Your Own Fantasy or Science Fiction Stories with Carole Johnston ONLINE • FREE WINTER: Thursdays, January 19–March 16, 5–6pm SPRING: Thursdays, April 13–May 18, 5–6pm GRADES 5– 7 : We will read excerpts from various fantasy and science fiction books and graphic novels—from Harry Potter to The BFG , from Percy Jackson to The Martian Chronicles, and many more—to learn how to create amazing worlds and heroic characters. We will discuss how these stories fit the model of Joseph Campbell’s “Hero’s Journey” and create our own stories. OWL (Outstanding Writers League) with Carole Johnston ONLINE • FREE WINTER: Wednesdays, January 18–March 15, 5–6pm SPRING: Wednesdays, April 12–May 1 7 , 5–6pm
Young Writers Society with Sonya Pavona WINTER: Tuesdays, January 1 7 –March 7 , 5–6pm • FREE SPRING: Tuesdays, April 11–May 16, 5–6pm • FREE
GRADES 6–8: Hone your creative writing skills and practice getting the stories in your mind onto the page. We’ll discuss some storytelling basics, spend time writing in each class, and try on different writing styles to find your best fit. Come ready to read, write, and explore! Sonya Pavona is a recent graduate of SCAPA Literary Arts at Lafayette High School and attends Georgetown College for Creative Writing.
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