Patricia Dougherty

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Alexander Twilight After-School Workshop

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Page One Literacy and the Education Studies Program present this fall’s Alexander Twilight Afterschool Workshop series:

“Around the World”
Ji Eun Lee ’14 and Virginia Wiltshire-Gordon ’16
Every week we will explore a new country through arts and crafts, dance, music, and possibly food!  The tentative list of countries is currently: Kenya, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Burundi, Suriname, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Palau, Thailand, South Korea, and Cambodia.

This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 on Mondays only, it is recommended for children in grades 1-3.

The cost is $6 per day to cover snacks and supplies. All workshops will meet in Twilight Hall from October 22-December 3 (with Thanksgiving week off). To register your child for a workshop or more information please contact Trish Dougherty or visit our website at go/afterschool.

Marathon Reading of Ovid’s Metamorphoses

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Please come join in reading or listening to:

Ovid’s Metamorphoses
The Classics Department’s Annual Marathon Reading

When: Fall Family Weekend  (October 5, 6 and 7)

  • Friday: 3-6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where:  In front of the Davis Family Library

Contacts: William Guida (wguida@middlebury.edu)
Barrett Smith (basmith@middlebury.edu)

Please come read for us!

  • Read a 15-minute section (text will be provided)
  • No Classical experience or knowledge necessary!
  • Baklava, friends, and good company included!

To Sign Up:  go/marathonreading 

For further information, please contact Classics Department Chair Marc Witkin at witkin@middlebury.edu

Still Spaces Left for Science & Activity Camp

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Elementary students, kindergarten through sixth grade, are invited to sample age-appropriate science investigations designed and facilitated by the students in EDST0315, Teaching Elementary Mathematics and Science (Instructor Gregg Humphrey).

The dates are Tuesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 3, from 3:15-4:15 p.m. in McCardell Bicentennial Hall Room 411.

Your child is welcome to attend either of these days, but only one. Please call (443-5013) or e-mail (pdougher@middlebury.edu) Trish Dougherty to register. You are welcome to attend with your child.

Science and Activity Camp for Elementary School Students

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Elementary students, kindergarten through sixth grade, are invited to sample age-appropriate science investigations designed and facilitated by the students in EDST0315, Teaching Elementary Mathematics and Science (Instructor Gregg Humphrey).

The dates are Tuesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 3, from 3:15-4:15 p.m. in McCardell Bicentennial Hall Room 411.

Your child is welcome to attend either of these days, but only one.  Please call (443-5013) or e-mail (pdougher@middlebury.edu) Trish Dougherty to register. You are welcome to attend with your child.

Last Call: Alexander Twilight After School Workshops

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Registration deadline will be February 29. Children able to attend both days of their workshop will get first priority during registration, the cost is $6 per day to cover snacks and supplies. All workshops will meet in Twilight Hall from March 5–April 20 (with the College’s spring break week off).

To register your child for a workshop or more information please contact Trish Dougherty or visit our website at go/afterschool.

Making Your Mark Alexandra Guynn ’12 and Avery McNiff ’12
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

Prints have been an important medium in social and political events in various countries and cultures. Each week we will experiment with a new method of printmaking using mainly paper and paint. These methods include techniques derived from woodblock printing, found object printmaking, stamp and stencil making, and even fingerprinting.

Sports Study Casey Watters ’15 and Emma Erwin ’15
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

In this workshop, we plan on integrating the cultural, historical, and scientific aspects of sport in correlation with hands on activities. Each session we will focus on these topics in relation to at least one sport; such as soccer, tennis or gymnastics. To further the experience, we will bring in real college athletes to share personal stories and demonstrations.

Stories and Crafts From Around the World Adrianna Baker ’15 and Samantha Wood ’15
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

We will read a new story every day, with a selection from all over the world, we will then discuss the lessons told and learned from each story, and then do an art project centered around the story.

Nature Buddies Elizabeth Boyd ’12 and Stephany Surrette ’12
This workshop has filled.

Alexander Twilight After School Workshops

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We are pleased to offer four after school workshops this spring. Children able to attend both days of their workshop will get first priority during registration, the cost is $6 per day to cover snacks and supplies. All workshops will meet in Twilight Hall from March 5–April 20 (with the College’s spring break week off).

To register your child for a workshop or more information please contact Trish Dougherty or visit our website at go/afterschool.

Making Your Mark Alexandra Guynn ’12 and Avery McNiff ’12
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

Prints have been an important medium in social and political events in various countries and cultures. Each week we will experiment with a new method of printmaking using mainly paper and paint. These methods include techniques derived from woodblock printing, found object printmaking, stamp and stencil making, and even fingerprinting.

Sports Study Casey Watters ’15 and Emma Erwin ’15
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Mondays and Wednesdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

In this workshop, we plan on integrating the cultural, historical, and scientific aspects of sport in correlation with hands on activities. Each session we will focus on these topics in relation to at least one sport; such as soccer, tennis or gymnastics. To further the experience, we will bring in real college athletes to share personal stories and demonstrations.

Stories and Crafts From Around the World Adrianna Baker ’15 and Samantha Wood ’15
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays, it is recommended for 3rd-6th grade children.

We will read a new story every day, with a selection from all over the world, we will then discuss the lessons told and learned from each story, and then do an art project centered around the story.

Nature Buddies Elizabeth Boyd ’12 and Stephany Surrette ’12
This workshop will meet 3:30-5:30 on Thursdays only, it is recommended for k-2nd grade children.

Nature Buddies is a workshop that will get students outside observing the landscape. We will go on field trips to outdoor spots. This is an interdisciplinary study of the land that will include art projects, writing, and experiments all based on inquiry and curiosity.

Alexander Twilight After-School Program

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The ACE/Sloan Advisory Committee on Faculty Career Flexibility has generously funded another semester of after-school programming for local schoolchildren. We hope to offer two different series, one meeting Monday/Wednesday and the other Tuesday/Thursday starting March 5 and running through to April 20 — with a week off for the College’s spring break. College students are submitting their workshop proposals now so stay tuned for topics and more details.