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					                 Summer at
                 the Ridge
A R T S            A DV E N T U R E          E N R I C H M E N T




A R T S            A DV E N T U R E          E N R I C H M E N T




                   2011
          June 20-July 15 | Grades K-12
            RegiStRation beginS MaRch 19th
                                                        Summer at
                                                        the Ridge
                                                          Our Mission
                Summer at the Ridge is an enrichment program dedicated to providing unique and exciting hands-on
                   experiences that inspire students to be creative and actively engage in the learning process.




Welcome,                                                            Program Dates
Summer at the Ridge is a unique experiential program
designed for all students entering grades K-12. You do not          Session 1: June 20th – 24th
have to be currently enrolled at Sage Ridge as we invite all        Session 2: June 27th – July 1st
                                                                    Session 3: July 5th – July 8th (4-days)
students from all schools to participate. You can choose up
                                                                    Session 4: July 11th – 15th
to 8 classes, a morning and afternoon class each of the 4
weeks. Our flexible schedule allows you to select ½ or full days,
and extended care is available. Over 25 dedicated faculty           Daily Schedule
members are offering over 50 courses this summer. Half of
our teachers teach at Sage Ridge School during the school           7:45-9:00 - Morning Care
year; others are local artists, educators, coaches, and             8:50-9:00 - Morning Student Drop-off
                                                                    9:00-12:00 - Morning Class (1/2 day morning students depart at noon)
specialists who are passionate about what they do. Our
                                                                    12:00-12:30 - lunch break (1/2 day afternoon students arrive 12:20)
faculty have, on average, 11 years of classroom teach-              12:30-3:30 - Afternoon Class (pick-up at 3:30)
ing experience and over half have earned a Masters Degree           3:30-5:30 - After Care & Snacks
or higher. The average class size is five students with a
maximum of ten. Whatever your interests are, Summer at the
Ridge has something for everyone.
                                                                    contents
                                                                    PERfoRMINg ARTS......................................................................................4
We hope you will join us in 2011.
                                                                    CUlINARy ARTS ...........................................................................................4
Ms. A.J. long                                                       STUDIo ARTS ...............................................................................................4
Director of Summer Programs                                         lANgUAgE ...................................................................................................5
775-852-6222 x520                                                   SCIENCE ........................................................................................................6
ajlong@sageridge.org                                                MATH .............................................................................................................7
                                                                    bookS AND wRITINg ................................................................................8
                                                                    CollEgE PREPARATIoN ............................................................................8
                                                                    ATHlETICS AND oUTDooR ADVENTURES ............................................9
                                                                    fACUlTy bIoS ........................................................................................... 10
                                                                    ClASSES AT A glANCE ............................................................................ 14


2   Summer at
    the Ridge
a bout Summe r a t t h e R id g e
Location                                                                          Program Costs
Sage Ridge School, near ArrowCreek, at 2515 Crossbow Court, Reno, NV 89511        The price per class includes all supplies, books, and class materials. There are
                                                                                  no hidden registration fees or supply/material costs. All single week, half-day
Summer Showcase                                                                   classes cost $195 ($156 for July 5-8). Classes which run for the entire day and/
At the end of each week most summer classes gather in the Atrium (Cross-          or for multiple weeks are priced below. Financial aid is available.
bow building) to showcase what they learned in each class. All parents, family
members, and friends are invited to attend. The friday showcases begin at
                                                                                   Class                          Half or Full Day   # of Weeks   $ for 5-day week   $ for July 5-8 (4 days)
11:00 am for the morning session and 2:30 pm for the afternoon session. After
                                                                                   Extended Care                     AM & PM             1              $60                   $48
the Showcase, we head out side for a party which includes watermelon, water
games, and popsicles behind the Crossbow building. A towel and change of           All ½ Day One Week Classes            ½               1             $195                   $156
clothes is suggested.                                                              Showstoppers                         Full             1             $350                     -
                                                                                   Fundamentals of English               ½               2             $350                     -
Extended Care
Extended care is available each week from 7:45-9:00 am and from 3:30-5:30          Microbiology                          ½               2             $350                     -
pm. This time will be supervised care with age appropriate activities such as      Cool Chemistry                        ½               2             $350                     -
art, games, stories, sports, and more. Healthy nut-free snacks will be provided    Summer Theatre-Ramona Quimby         Full             2             $495                     -
in the afternoons. late pick up will result in $1/minute. This weekly program      Algebra II Booster                    ½               3             $495                     -
can be added to your selections when you complete the registration forms for
                                                                                   SAT/ACT Intensive                    Full             1             $540                     -
$60/week ($48 for the 4-day week). The daily drop-in rate is $15/day.
                                                                                   Rocks & Ropes Adventure        Full (8:30-5:30)       1             $600                  $480
Student Expectations & Dress Code                                                  SAT/ACT Prep                          ½               3             $800                     -
All students are expected to treat others with respect. Students who do not
                                                                                   UK College Tour                   Overnight           1              TBA                     -
act in this manner may be asked to leave without a refund. Students should
dress appropriately for the program selected. Please label all personal items.
                                                                                  Payment Options
Lunches & Snacks                                                                  you can pay in full at the time of registration or pay a non-refundable $50 de-
for those who will be taking a morning and afternoon class, please bring a sack   posit for each class (which will be applied to the total price of the class) and the
lunch (microwaves available), one snack for each class, and a reusable water      remaining tuition is due on or before June 1st. Checks, cash, or money orders
bottle. Please pack food that does not contain peanuts or other tree nuts if      are acceptable (checks payable to Sage Ridge School). Prices are all inclusive
possible, as a common courtesy to those with nut allergies. There will be a       and include a Summer at the Ridge T-shirt designed by a Sage Ridge School
nut-free table available during lunch time.                                       student. you can also register and pay in full online on our website at www.
                                                                                  sageridge.org/summer.
Summer Orientation Night, May 25th at 6:30 pm
Please join us for desserts at the summer orientation night at Sage Ridge         Cancellations/Refunds/Change Requests
School. you and your family can meet our summer faculty, make new friends,        If you need to cancel prior to June 1st, you will be reimbursed the full tuition,
explore our campus, register for classes, and complete paperwork. This meet-      minus the $50 non-refundable deposit for each class. After June 1st no refunds
ing is mandatory for all Rocks & Ropes participants.                              will be granted unless we cancel your class (low enrollment) or if you need to
                                                                                  withdraw for medical reasons, with documentation. There is a $30 change fee
Registration, Saturday, March 19th, 1-3 pm                                        applied after June 1st for all course request/changes.
Registration is on a first-come first-served basis at Sage Ridge School. Com-
plete one form for each child. After the 19th, you may register by mail, email,   Contact Information
or in person on weekdays from 3:15-4:30 from Monday, March 21st through           Ms. A.J. long, Summer Program Director, 775-852-6222 x520
June 1st . After June 1st registration will be considered depending on enroll-    ajlong@sageridge.org
ment. To register online, and view course updates, changes, cancellations,
please visit our website at www.sageridge.org/summer. you will receive an         Non-Discrimination
email confirmation when we receive your registration, so please include a         Sage Ridge School admits qualified students without regard to race, religion,
valid email address.                                                              national and/or ethnic origin.

                                                                                                                                                                                Summer at
                                                                                                                                                                                the Ridge   3
Session           1:    June      20-24                          Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
Session           2:    June      27-July 1                      afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
Session           3:    July      5-8 (4 days)
Session           4:    July      11-15                          Registration begins March 19 from 1-3



PeR Fo R Mi n g a R t S                                                                 Eat Around the World
                                                                                        Erika Weber
                                                                                        Session 3, Grades 6-10, Morning
Summer Theatre at the Ridge Presents                                                    Session 4, Grades 7-10, Morning
Ramona Quimby                                                                           Every culture has a variety foods and traditions that make each culture differ-
Cameron & Michele Crain                                                                 ent from any other. This course will provide a culinary trip around the world.
Two Weeks, Full Day Class, Sessions 3 & 4, Grades 2-12                                  Come learn to cook an appetizer, a one-dish main course and a dessert from
Join us as we partner with Nevada Shakespeare Company to offer an exciting              a variety of world cultures. Each day students will eat the yummy food they
new summer theatre training program! for two weeks, students are instructed             prepare from a different country! Recipes included. $195/$156 (4-day week)
and directed by professional theatre artists as they cultivate their performance,
design and technical skills. During this intense, hands-on theatre experience,          Melting Pot: Chocolate, Cheese and More Melting
we will cast, rehearse, build and ultimately perform a staged version of Ramona         Treats
Quimby for Summer at the Ridge and Reno is Artown audiences. Two perfor-                Session 3, Grades 6-10, Afternoon
mances will be held on friday July, 15th at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. at Sage            Session 4, Grades 5-10, Afternoon
Ridge School. $495                                                                      Erika Weber
                                                                                        Nothing is better than food you can melt! How about chocolate and marshmal-
ShowStoppers                                                                            lows? Caramel anyone? Don’t forget some cheesy goodness! Make homemade
Sara Hazel                                                                              ice cream as well. This course is for anyone who loves to melt food and then
One Week, Full Day Class, Session 2, Grades 6-12                                        eat it! Recipes included. $195/$156 (4-day week)
Have you always loved ‘putting on a show’? This full day class is offered to
those who love to entertain! Come with any talent for any skill, and we will            Summer Cooking
make it happen! Do you dance? Can you sing? Are you a stand-up comic-or al-             Andrew Quinn
ways wanted to be? This class will be responsible for planning and implement-           Session 4, Grades 3-6, Morning
ing the end-of-week talent show. So dust off those old tap shoes or clarinet and        See what you can cook up as you learn basic culinary techniques meant for the
spend the week at the Ridge ShowStoppers class! $350                                    summer ranging from grilling to Dutch oven cooking to using solar ovens. Stu-
                                                                                        dents will also learn about where their food comes from, choosing ingredients
You’re A Star!                                                                          and how to create a menu. Hands-on action and exciting results will ensure
Barbara Rugg                                                                            students come away with ideas, recipes and skills to keep them cooking all
Session 1, Grades K-3, Morning / Grades K-6, Afternoon                                  summer long. $195
Session 2, Grades K-3, Morning / Grades K-6, Afternoon
Session 4, Grades K-6, Morning / Afternoon                                              Snacks on a Roll
Come explore the exciting world of theatre! we’ll have fun discovering many             Andrew Quinn
aspects of theatre, such as acting, singing, theatre games, costumes, make-up,          Session 4, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
and more. Each class will perform a different show and will get a chance to             If it can roll, swirl, or twirl, we’re making and eating it! Explore exploding fla-
perform at the end of the week for parents and Summer at the Ridge partici-             vors and exciting textures as we get on a roll with sweet and savory snacks in
pants. There will even be a chance to perform for Reno is Artown on July 15th           this hands-on rolled-up snack lab! Students will learn about some of the history
(optional). broadway bound! $195                                                        and traditions associated with delicious rolled treats and will design a custom
                                                                                        cookbook with our rolled-up recipes to take home. with so many possibilities,
                                                                                        everyone is sure to love making snacks roll! $195
cUL i n aR Y a R t S
Baking Beyond Belief                                                                    S tUD io a R t S
Andrew Quinn
Session 3, Grades 3-6, Morning / Afternoon                                              3D Art
If you’ve ever wondered how to make that, then this is the class for you! Stu-          Tricia Shimamura
dents will prepare a variety of cookies, cakes, tarts, and pastries complement-         Session 1, Grades 6-9, Afternoon
ed by a variety of frostings, fillings, and icings. In this class, students can learn   Session 2, Grades 4-9, Morning
something new as they indulge their excitement for baking and take home                 Session 4, Grades 4-9, Afternoon
plenty of recipes and amazing treats as well. $156 (4-day week)                         Students will push themselves and their creativity to learn and experience art



4   Summer at
    the Ridge      ADVE N T U R E                           A R T S                E N R I C H M E N T                       M AT H                  C UlT U R E
that is three-dimensional. we will talk about artists who are changing and chal-     Painting and Drawing: Ocean Life I & II
lenging the art world with their 3D art and together experiment in different         Paula Robison
artistic forms. Students will get to participate in body art, art that flies, art    Sessions 1, Grades K-3, Morning (I)
that has texture/form, art that you wear, and edible art. Each day will be a         Sessions 2, Grades K-3, Morning (II)
different theme, and at the end of the week, students will get to display their      we’ll paint ocean scenes and the wildlife that lives there. Emphasis on tech-
week’s worth of work for parents and friends. Make sure to bring your paint-         nique in using the materials. Watercolor, ink, pencil and pastel mostly.
ing clothes! $195                                                                    (ocean life I is not a prerequisite for II). $195


Amazing Art Camp                                                                     Cartooning for Kids I & II
Tricia Shimamura                                                                     Paula Robison
Session 3, Grades K-5, Afternoon                                                     Session 3, Grades 3-6, Morning (I)
Session 4, Grades K-3, Morning                                                       Session 4, Grades 3-6, Morning (II)
This class will focus on showing students the incredible range of artistic styles    Children will create their own “cartoon portfolio” of sketches and drawings as
and mediums. from painting and sculpture to charcoal drawings and book               they learn the basics of drawing cartoon figures. People and animals will be our
making, students will get messy and learn about infinite possibilities of art that   main subject matter. Pencil, pen on paper. (Cartooning I is not a prerequisite
they can create. working on individual projects as well as a large group mural,      for II). $195/$156 (4-day week)
students will eventually create a collection of pieces that will then be displayed
in our own showcase at the end of the week. get ready to open your minds
                                                                                     Expression, Form and Movement
and make some amazing art! $195/ $156 (4-day week)
                                                                                     Paula Robison
                                                                                     Session 3, Grades 6-12, Afternoon
Art and Nature                                                                       Rapid interpretation of gesture and still scenes will be our focus. This class
Tricia Shimamura                                                                     provides a great way for young artists to build a portfolio of vibrant sketches.
Session 2, Grades K-3, Afternoon                                                     Pencil, pen, charcoal, conte on paper. $156 (4-day week)
This class is all about art with flora and fauna! Students will learn how to draw
and paint a variety of animals and plants, working from our imagination and
                                                                                     Recycled Art
real life! Northern Nevada has amazing landscapes and wildlife. we will be
                                                                                     Lauren Bailey
both inside and outside, sketching what we see. get excited about working
                                                                                     Session 1, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
with different community organizations, such as the Humane Society and the
                                                                                     Session 2, Grades 4-9, Afternoon
Marvin Piccolo School, as we draw and paint different animals that many of us
                                                                                     Students will learn about fun and easy ways to create art out of everyday re-
know and love. $195
                                                                                     cycled materials such as: magazines, newspaper and plastic bottles. Students
                                                                                     will learn more about recycling as well as make some creative and cool art
Portraiture                                                                          projects. $195
Tricia Shimamura
Session 1, Grades 4-9, Morning
Session 3, Grades 4-9, Morning
Portraiture is an artistic subject that is challenging and very personal to the      L ang Uage
artist. Students will focus on embracing those challenges and creating a per-
sonal style in order to make amazing art. we will use pencil, charcoal, pastel,      Chinese Art, Language & Culture
and paint, while working from real life models, photos, and our imagination.         Catherine Rogers
Changing our focus from facial features, hands, feet, side profiles, and full body   Session 2, Grades 2-6, Morning
projects, at the end of the week students will have worked hard to create a          Ni hao! Come explore the fascinating art, language and culture of China. we
thoughtful and creative portfolio of portraits and the human figure. bring your      will learn greetings, simple phrases and songs in Chinese, complete art proj-
imagination, creativity, and a willingness to learn! $195/ $156 (4-day week)         ects based in Chinese art, and study the culture of this amazing country. $195




S C I ENCE                   H U M A N I T I E S                    S Po R T S                l A N g UA g E                 T H E AT R E                   Summer at
                                                                                                                                                            the Ridge   5
Session          1:    June      20-24                        Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
Session          2:    June      27-July 1                    afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
Session          3:    July      5-8 (4 days)
Session          4:    July      11-15                        Registration begins March 19 from 1-3


                                                                                     In this class, students will look into the art of cartography. Students will see dif-
It’s All Greek to Me                                                                 ferent types of maps from throughout history and investigate how mapmaking
Daphne Abrams                                                                        changed from being an art form to a scientific process. Students will build a
Session 1, Grades 6-11, Morning                                                      portfolio of maps using all types of creative mediums and depicting all sorts of
Session 2, Grades 6-11, Morning                                                      places from the classroom to far off tropical islands. $195
Students will learn the beauty of the greek language, mythology, and culture.
want to order delicious food from a restaurant? give directions? book a hotel        Dissecting & Discovering
room? go shopping? These are all things that students will be able to do in          Michelle Gallivan
greek! This class involves lots of dialogue, reading, and writing. And lots of       Session 1, Grades 6-9, Afternoon
fun! $195                                                                            Session 2, Grades 6-9, Morning
                                                                                     Students will explore the anatomy of several animal species (at least: squid,
Voyage à Paris I & II                                                                shark, frog, and fetal pig) through dissection. Through the dissections, stu-
Ilana Rugg                                                                           dents will observe differences and similarities in the anatomy of animals and
Session 1, Grade 3-6, Morning and Grade 6-9, Afternoon (1)                           relate these to adaptations. Evolution and adaptation will be important themes
Session 2, Grade 6-9, Morning and Grade 3-6, Afternoon (1)                           of discussion, but overall the goal is to introduce students to dissection tech-
Session 4, Grade 6-9, Morning and Grade 3-6, Afternoon (11)                          niques and to explore animals. $195
Take an imaginary voyage to Paris while soaking up french language and cul-
ture. Travelers will learn french through art, games, music and food while “vis-     Kitchen Chemistry
iting” Parisian treats such as un café, le Musée du louvre, une crèperie, and,       Sean Ryan
of course, la Tour Eiffel. Allons-y! let’s go! Travel enthusiasts will learn more    Session 2, Grades 3-6, Morning
about french language and culture in Voyage à Paris II. Voyage à Paris I is not a    Session 2, Grades 6-9, Afternoon
prerequisite for II. $195                                                            Through the mysteries of chemistry we will experiment with classic activities
                                                                                     that teach basic chemistry. How does a hand warmer work? Separate an egg

Sci e n c e                                                                          from its shell without breaking the shell. Have fun while you explore chemistry
                                                                                     from a solution of colored water and the behavior of gases with the help of
Aerodynamics                                                                         a soda bottle. Through these and other exciting activities, you’ll discover the
Sean Ryan                                                                            structure of matter, the workings of acids, gases, and solutions and much more.
Session 1, Grades 6-9, Morning                                                       $195
Session 1, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
In this class students will design, construct, and test (and redesign and retest!)   Matter, Energy, and Change
prototypes of rockets, windmills, gliders, and parachutes. After an introduction     Michelle Gallivan
to aerodynamics, students will experiment with flying objects first hand. This       Session 1, Grades 3-6, Morning
experiential-based class will make aerodynamics come alive for all. Come join        Session 2, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
the flying fun. $195                                                                 Students will explore the phases of matter as well as energy and its role in
                                                                                     the phases of matter. After an overview of the phases and energy, students
Cool Chemistry                                                                       will experiment with changes in matter. Students will explore the differences
Laurie Bissonette                                                                    between physical and chemical changes through demonstrations and hands-on
Two Week Morning Class, Sessions 1 & 2, Grades 6-9                                   experiments. It could get messy as we explore these changes, but students will
Students will perform experiments that will teach them thinking skills to evalu-     also practice observation, problem solving, and lab skills. $195
ate an unknown system, practical application in understanding the effects of
minerals in water, how to make soaps and detergents, and abstract concepts           Microbiology
such as ion exchange and the chemistry of gases. Hands-on activities in the          Laurie Bissonette
laboratory will afford students the opportunity to further develop skills needed     Two Week Afternoon Class, Sessions 1 & 2, Grades 9-12
to conduct effective scientific experimentation. The students will study, under-     This two week course explores six major themes in microbiology with empha-
stand, and apply the scientific method throughout the course. $350                   sis on the general scope of microbiology: microbial nutrition, growth, and con-
                                                                                     trol; microbial metabolism; microbial genetics; viruses; and microbial diversity.
Creative Map Making                                                                  Topics include understanding the structure of bacteria and viruses, microscope
Blair Bailey                                                                         use, culture media, growth curves, antibiotic resistance and control, energy
Session 1, Grades 3-6, Afternoon                                                     and enzymes, regulation of metabolic processes, recombination, plasmids, and



6   Summer at
    the Ridge      ADVE N T U R E                         A R T S               E N R I C H M E N T                        M AT H                   C UlT U R E
recombinant DNA technology, viral structure and replication, microbial tax-
onomy, characteristics of gram negative and gram positive bacteria, and anti-       M ath
gens and antibodies, followed by clinical microbiology. The learning emphases
include the following: utilizing specific vocabulary to thoroughly explain micro-   ALGEBRA II Booster Course
biological phenomena, obtaining and analyzing data obtained in the laboratory,      Jon Cook
and mastering techniques such as sterile technique, microbial culturing, media      Three Week Morning Class, Sessions 2, 3, & 4, Grade (Algebra I com-
preparation, dilutions and determining culture concentration, and chemical          pletion or equivalent)
tests for identification of microbes. $350                                          The Algebra II booster course will be tailored toward each individual student’s
                                                                                    specific needs based on recent performance and an initial assessment. This
                                                                                    non-graded, non-weighted course is intended to be a fun and rewarding way to
Robots, Cyborgs, and Androids, Oh My
                                                                                    ensure successful mastery of critical algebra skills. During the 45-hour course,
Dr. Chris VonNagy
                                                                                    the majority of the Algebra II curriculum will be addressed. All coursework will
Session 2, Grades 6-9, Afternoon
                                                                                    be completed during in-class periods (i.e. no homework). This course will also
Combine hands-on robot construction with a survey of the best and campiest
                                                                                    offer critical SAT math skills and practice tests. $495
in science fiction film. In this class we will design and build simple robots and
                                                                                                Designed for students who fit one of the following criteria:
meet the robot likes of Maria, Robby the Robot, Data, The borg, and Robot
                                                                                                • Struggled with Algebra I and need a confidence-building program
Andrew. we will explore robotics in history, science fiction, and science fact.
                                                                                                prior to entering the Algebra II curriculum
$195
                                                                                                • Struggled with Algebra II and need a comprehensive review of
                                                                                                fundamental algebra skills prior to advancement
Savvy Science Labs                                                                              • Are entering Sage Ridge from a non-traditional pre-algebra/alge-
Blair Bailey
                                                                                                bra program and who may need a comprehensive review of funda-
Session 2, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
                                                                                                mental algebra skills to ensure success in Algebra II.
bang! Pop! fizz! who knew things you can find at any grocery store can do
                                                                                                Textbook: Algebra 2, larson, et. al., 2007, McDougal littell (the
such mysterious things? It’s not magic, it’s science! we will be spending the
                                                                                                standard SRS Algebra II textbook)
week working with various household materials to conduct amazing experi-
ments and discussing the scientific reasons behind the mysteries. $195
                                                                                    Math Games & More
                                                                                    Lindsay Kendrick
Space: The Final Frontier                                                           Session 2, Grades 3-6, Morning
Dr. Chris VonNagy                                                                   Session 4, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
Session 4, Grades 6-9, Afternoon                                                    Do you like to play games? Do you like to solve number puzzles? Come join
Explore the cosmos interactively. we will survey the cosmos from exoplanets         the fun as we use games and puzzles to stretch and strengthen our minds. we
to black holes to possible alien life. we will learn about the physics of space     will work together to solve puzzles such as Sudoku, kenken, Crossmath and
flight, journey through the universe with simulation software, and fly model        In-the-balance. we will also compete against each other and the clock as we
rockets. learn about the constellations and design your own. we will take a         use problem solving strategies to increase our speed and accuracy in a variety
field trip to the Hat Creek radio observatory to learn about on-going research.     of games, including SET, Rush Hour and block by block. Come ready to play
$195                                                                                and learn! $195


U Tzib: Write like the Maya                                                         Math Booster
Dr. Chris VonNagy                                                                   Brittany Culbertson
Session 3, Grades 8-12, Morning                                                     Session 1, Grades 3-4, Morning
The Maya of Central America were among the most sophisticated civilizations         Session 3, Grades 3-4, Afternoon
of the New world. Cities transformed the landscape of the jungle; red and           Session 4, Grades 5-6, Morning
white temple pyramids soared above the trees. In this workshop-style class          Students will review basic grade math concepts through hands-on activities
we will explore Maya writing, archaeology, and literature. we will practice         and peer-teaching. Through engaging and exciting games and lessons, stu-
brush writing like the Maya, learn how archaeologists uncovered their cities,       dents will be better prepared for the following school year. They will have
and view their sacred stories. $156 (4-day week)                                    the knowledge needed to perform basic math skills from addition all the way



S C I ENCE                   H U M A N I T I E S                   S Po R T S                l A N g UA g E                 T H E AT R E                   Summer at
                                                                                                                                                           the Ridge   7
Session           1:    June      20-24                         Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
Session           2:    June      27-July 1                     afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
Session           3:    July      5-8 (4 days)
Session           4:    July      11-15                         Registration begins March 19 from 1-3


through to basic geometry. They will enter into their next grade level with            foucault, baudrillard, bataille, Zizek…Contemporary speech and debate
prior knowledge and be more prepared for the coming school year. $195/                 draws upon complex theoretical and philosophical texts, which we will explore
$156 (4-day week)                                                                      and unpack. Students will not only become more informed about the texts
                                                                                       they cite in their debates but also be able to mount more effective arguments
Mathematical Mountains                                                                 as a result. $195
Lindsay Kendrick
Session 2, Grades 6-9, Afternoon                                                       The Poetry of Possibility
Session 4, Grades 6-9, Morning                                                         Todd Witherell
would you like to overcome the challenge of extreme weather and dangerous              Sessions 1, Grades 4-7, Afternoon
trail conditions to conquer the world’s tallest mountain? If so, the Himala-           Session 3, Grades 4-7, Morning
yas are the perfect place for you. we will use our imagination and math skills         Sessions 4, Grades 4-7, Afternoon
to complete challenges such as designing appropriate clothing for the trek,            This class will provide students with an opportunity to both analyze and write
designing model bridges that would enable us to safely cross a crevasse, and           poetry. Students will look at many classic poetic forms and read famous Ameri-
designing a way to get a classmate suffering from altitude sickness down the           can and international poems. Students will also work with a poetry packet that
mountain safely. Come join the adventure! $195                                         challenges them to write a wide variety of fun and creative poems of their own.
                                                                                       Come discover the poet within yourself! $195/ $156 (4-day week)
booK S a n D W R i t i ng                                                              Writer’s Workshop
Calling All Authors & Illustrators!                                                    Todd Witherell
Kristy Grow                                                                            Session 2, Grades 3-6, Morning
Session 1, Grades K-3, Morning / Afternoon                                             Through practice with the six traits of excellent writing – voice, sentence flu-
Session 2, Grades K-3, Morning / Afternoon                                             ency, conventions, word choice, organization, and ideas – students will im-
If you love writing and enjoy creating beautiful illustrations to match, then this     prove both the clarity and creativity of their compositions. Students will keep
is the class for you! In this class, we will explore familiar picture books and dis-   a journal, practice storytelling, and share their work for editing by both the
cuss how pictures and words are used to create masterpieces. you will learn            teacher and their peers. The class also includes language games and puzzles
writing strategies and use graphic organizers to enhance your creative writing         to add an element of fun as we work to improve our fluency with the written
skills. we can all be authors and illustrators! $195                                   word. $195

Jane Austen (and Friends) Book Club
Dr. Tara McGann                                                                        coLLege PRePaRation
Session 4, Grades 8-12, Afternoon
Jane Austen’s novels have justly received a lot of attention in the last decade,       The Art of the College Application Essay
but they are not the only nineteenth-century novels worth exploring. we will           Dr. Tara McGann
read short works of fiction and selections from novels by Austen, Charles Dick-        Session 3, Grade 11, Afternoon
ens, Charlotte brontë, george Eliot, and william Makepeace Thackeray. $195             Don’t wait until this fall to start your application essays. get a head start on
                                                                                       the college application process and lessen the stress of the senior year. In the
Fundamentals of English Grammar & Writing                                              course of this workshop, students will produce three essays, including a com-
Carol Murphy                                                                           mon application essay. $156 (4-day week)
Two Week Morning Class, Sessions 1 & 2, Grades 6-9
Do we write the way we talk? Do we say him and me are going to the game?               Castles & Colleges: UK College Tour 2011
This is her on the phone? Her and me are best friends? out of our mouths               Andrew Quinn, Director of College Counseling & Registrar
speaks wisdom—or does it? It’s easy to correct and be correct. This class will         June 25th - July 3rd, Grades 10-12
focus on the parts of speech and their application in good writing. Usage will         Join Director of College Counseling Andrew Quinn on a whirlwind tour of col-
highlight speaking, sentence structure, paragraph formation, and good syntax           leges and universities of England and Scotland. Marvel at centuries-old archi-
culminating in essay writing. $350                                                     tecture while familiarizing yourself with world-class contemporary institutions.
                                                                                       while visiting many campuses, this tour will allow for ample sightseeing as well.
The Philosophical Contexts of Speech and Debate                                        Travelers will depart from their trip with an understanding of the british col-
Dr. Tara McGann                                                                        lege application system and the experience of a lifetime. This trip is open to
Session 2, Grades 9-12, Morning                                                        rising sophomores, juniors, seniors, and their parents. final cost contingent on



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group size. Exact dates subject to slight variation, based on availability of air
transportation.                                                                     athLeticS anD
for complete trip details please visit http://www.sageridge.org/studentlife/
collegecounseling.html or call Andrew Quinn at (775) 852-6222 ext. 522.             oUtDooR aDVentUReS
                                                                                    Hoop it Up!
The Power of Financial Planning                                                     Todd Witherell
Bryan Walker                                                                        Session 1, Grades 6-9, Morning
Session 2, Grade 6-9, Morning                                                       Session 2, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
learning key financial concepts and financial planning as a young adult will bet-   Session 3, Grades 3-6, Afternoon
ter prepare you for your life ahead. This class will introduce the power of         Session 4, Grades 3-6, Morning
compound interest, how to open a bank account, and how to invest in mutual          whether you have played for many years or are brand new to the sport, come
funds. The Teen’s guide to Personal finance will be our guide to alert students     improve your skills in this week long basketball camp. we will focus on fun-
of future financial pitfalls and take advantage of the time an adolescent has       damentals – shooting, passing, ball handling, rebounding, and playing defense.
through goal setting, saving, and investing. $195                                   you will have a chance to run drills, work on skill-building, and play games with
                                                                                    your friends. $195/$156 (4-day week)

Leadership                                                                          Sierra Hiking
Bryan Walker                                                                        Daphne Abrams
Session 3, Grade 6-9, Morning                                                       Sessions 1, Grades 6-11, Afternoon
This course will cover a brief look at how you can be an effective leader within    Session 2, Grades 6-11, Afternoon
your community and world today. Students will learn how to build and under-         want to get outside? Come enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the Reno/Ta-
stand leadership traits. we will learn how to get along in a group activity, how
                                                                                    hoe area. we’ll be hiking some amazing trails, playing games, and discovering
to use Sean Covey’s seven habits, and the talents of the class to experience
                                                                                    some hidden treasures. you won’t want to miss it! $195
and create growth. This leadership project will create a personal mission state-
ment, foundational beliefs, and values to guide independence and effectiveness
                                                                                    Soccer Skills
in the future. $156 (4-day week)
                                                                                    Marco Merlo
                                                                                    Session 4, Grade 2-6, Morning
SAT & ACT Preparation                                                               Session 4, Grade 6-11, Afternoon
Ron Bialkowski                                                                      In this class, you will learn soccer skills and take your game to the next level
Three Week Morning or Afternoon Class, Sessions 1, 2 & 3, Grades                    with a fun and exciting week of soccer training. The week will be filled with
9-12                                                                                training techniques, foot work, ball control, and field knowledge. Everyday will
One Week, All Day Class, Session 4, Grades 9-12                                     begin with learning a new skill followed by playing fun games and finding the
How often do you have to take a test and just want to choose “none of the           passion for soccer inside of you. become a better player, improve your skills
above?” In this three week course, we will learn the best ways to avoid that        and have fun on the field! $195
answer. Students will be introduced to the SAT & ACT tests and acquainted
with test-taking strategies to help them maximize their performance. we will        Sports, Friendship and Fun
focus on taking the stress out of the test and learn a variety of strategies to     Brittany Culbertson
help improve scores. Topics include: general test taking strategy tips, section     Sessions 1, 4, Grade K-3, Afternoon
specific tips, mathematics review, grammar review, and an essay-composition         Sessions 3, Grade K-3, Morning
workshop. $800 for the 3 week ½ day class / $540 for the one week/full
                                                                                    Join me in a fun and inviting atmosphere to learn and improve in multiple sports
day class
                                                                                    while building confidence, friendships, and positive sportsmanship. we will explore
                                                                                    soccer, basketball, and many other indoor and outdoor sports. Students will be
                                                                                    moving around, playing with friends and having fun! $195 / $156 (4-day week)



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Session          1:    June     20-24                         Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
Session          2:    June     27-July 1                     afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
Session          3:    July     5-8 (4 days)
Session          4:    July     11-15                         Registration begins March 19 from 1-3



Rocks & Ropes Adventure - All Day                                                  Program Overview
Project Discovery with Mike Selby                                                  Project Discovery Challenge Programs offers High Adventure wilderness Programs
Grades 3-6 Session 3 (4 Full Days) 8:30-5:30, $480                                 and Ropes Challenge Courses. wilderness programs currently available include
Grades 7-10, Session 4, (5 Full Days) 8:30-5:30, $600                              rock climbing, rappelling, hiking, mountaineering and canyoneering. Ropes Chal-
Chaperone: Corinne Carlstrom                                                       lenge Programs consist of a progressive series of carefully designed high-impact ac-
Deadline to register is May 25. Please attend the mandatory trip                   tivities to enhance specific skills related to team-building, leadership development,
meeting on May 25th at Sage Ridge School @ 6:30pm.                                 problem- solving and communication. Project Discovery has been offering adven-
we are teaming up with Project Discovery to create an excellent local ad-          ture courses and programs for over twenty-five years with a perfect safety record.
venture trip. The first two days of this program will be spent at the Project      Project Discovery was recently honored by the US Commerce Association with
Discovery Ropes Challenge Course at Sky Tavern. This course is one of the          the 2010 best of Reno Award and is a proud member of the better business bureau
largest challenge courses in the country and offers fun and exciting leadership
opportunities like a ride down a 550’ zip line, a double trapeze bar and many
team elements up high for all to enjoy. Students will also learn how to belay in
a supervised team setting and how to climb and balance on dozens of exciting
                                                                                   Fa cU LtY b i o S
elements. Students will spend day three putting their new knowledge to work        DAPHNE ABRAMS
at a well supervised beginning rock climbing and rappelling site participating     M.S.Ed. Middle School General Education, Bank Street College
in easy and safe top-roped climbs and rappels. on the fourth day the 7-10th        B.A. Biology, Colby College
                                                                                   Educational Experience: 3 years
grade participants will attempt a summit team climb up Mt. Rose. The week
                                                                                   Daphne Abrams has had the benefit of living in a house influenced by greek
will conclude with an exciting day in kayaks on lake Tahoe where students
                                                                                   culture. Making her first visit to greece when she was six months old, Daph-
will learn to navigate their boats to a beach far from the crowds. This last day   ne has often visited the Aegean over the years to visit her family. Although she
on the water is a time to enjoy new friendships and all the adventures the         was born and raised in NyC, Daphne loves the outdoors: hiking, mountain
group shared together. This week will not only provide students a great ad-        biking, and camping. She has taught 6th grade math and science for the last
venture in the local Tahoe area but also focus on helping students find and cel-   3 years at Sage Ridge School, and this is her second year with the summer
ebrate their leadership strengths, both as individuals and as team members.        program.

                                                                                   BLAIR BAILEY
PROJECT DISCOVERY                                                                  B.A. Literature & B.A. American History, University of Rochester
Dr. Michael J. Selby                                                               Educational Experience: 7 years
Dr. Selby holds an undergraduate degree in Environmental Education, a Mas-         blair bailey is from orinda, California, and she moved to Reno and began
ters Degree in Recreation, a second Masters Degree in Counseling and Edu-          teaching 5th grade at Sage Ridge School five years ago. As a science teacher,
                                                                                   she loves helping students to conduct and understand experiments, and as
cational Psychology and a doctorate in the Social Psychology of leadership.
                                                                                   an avid historian, she has developed a great appreciation for the artistry in-
Michael Selby has developed his expertise in training and education by work-
                                                                                   volved in ancient map-making. “Every day I look forward to the creativity
ing with thousands of groups over the course of the last thirty plus years.        and individuality of the students. witnessing the unique way each student will
As a consultant, trainer, educator, author and leader, he has worked with a        answer a question, explain a new concept, interpret a piece of data, or design
variety of organizations including corporations, military and law enforcement,     a project is what I love about teaching.”
local, state and federal agencies and a vast variety of youth-focused programs
including school-based programs, probation departments, therapeutic agen-          LAUREN BAILEY
cies, clubs, scouts, greek organizations and sports teams. Dr. Selby has ex-       B.A. Art Studio from U.C. Santa Barbara
                                                                                   lauren bailey is originally from orinda, California and is currently residing
tensive experience teaching, speaking, consulting and training in the areas
                                                                                   in Santa barbara, California. She attended U.C.S.b. as an Honors Art Studio
of: leadership, team building, interpersonal communication, group process,
                                                                                   student focusing on recycled soft sculpture. In her free time she likes to sew
human growth and development, experiential education and training, con-            clothing and collect objects for future art projects. She is extremely excited to
flict resolution and management, organizational dynamics and crisis manage-        teach at Sage Ridge and pass on her love of art and recycling.
ment. Currently, Dr. Selby is President of Project Discovery, Inc. a consulting
and training company providing experientially-based training experiences for       DR. RON BIALKOWSKI
youth, corporate and governmental groups.                                          M.A. & Ph.D. History-History, U.C. Berkeley
                                                                                   B.A. History, Comparative Area Studies, and Russian, Duke University
                                                                                   Educational Experience: 12 years



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Ron is in his second year teaching history at Sage Ridge School and has taught     ed 19 productions, including comedies, dramas and musicals since 2006. He is
at U.C. berkeley, at Maybeck High School, in the California State University       also the Managing Artistic Director of Nevada Shakespeare Company, which
system, and in St. Petersburg, Russia. He has researched the history of both       he co-founded in 1999 and the creator of Shakespeare In School, an education
terrorism and criminology in pre-Revolutionary Russia. Ron also worked for         and community outreach program which has served 130,000 Nevada students
Residential life at U.C. berkeley and for the Talent Identification Program. Ron   in every county of the “Silver State.” A member of Actor’s Equity Association
has taught SAT/ACT preparation courses for both Sherwood Test Prep and             and Screen Actor’s guild, Cameron has played over a dozen of the bard’s
Sage Ridge School.                                                                 characters, including Hamlet in 2005 for the National Endowment for the Arts’
                                                                                   “Shakespeare In American Communities” program, and he is featured in the
LAURIE BISSONETTE                                                                  film A Single Woman with Martin Sheen, Peter Coyote and Patricia Arquette.
B.S. Microbiology, minor in chemistry, Oregon State University                     Cameron is the recipient of a Nevada Arts Council Performing Arts fellowship
Educational Experience: 10 years                                                   and two Sierra Arts foundation fellowships. He is currently pursuing his M.A.
laurie is from oregon but most recently was the Academic Dean and teacher          in Theater Production from Southern oregon University.
in Shenyang, China, and prior to that she taught English in Thailand for two
years as a Peace Corps volunteer. As a graduate teaching assistant she instruct-   MICHELE CRAIN
ed students in laboratory techniques while working as a research assistant         B.A., Elementary Education, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
characterizing two proteins involved in the genetic engineering of plants. As      Educational Experience: 16 years
the chair of the Sage Ridge science department, she developed the 6th-12th         Michele has been teaching young students from kindergarten to middle school
                                                  .
grade science curriculum and teaches biology, A.P biology, Chemistry, Anato-       for several years in Nevada. Experienced in higher, mainstream, and special
my and Physiology, and biochemistry. This is her 5th year at Sage Ridge School     education, Michele has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of
and her second summer teaching Microbiology.                                       children with varying capabilities. Having over 20 years of theater experience
                                                                                   has allowed Michele to combine theater and academics to create a fun, di-
CORINNE CARLSTROM                                                                  verse, imaginative, positive, and progressive classroom. Michele holds her Ne-
M.S.Ed., Vanderbilt
                                                                                   vada teaching license for grades k-8 and is the Artistic Director of the gold Hill
B.A. Spanish, Vanderbilt
                                                                                   Theater Troupe. Her dramatic goal: To bring education to life!
Educational Experience: 13 years
Corinne has taught Spanish to students in grades 3-12 all over the country in-
cluding: Tennessee, los Angeles, yosemite, Mill Valley, and Reno. She currently    BRITTANY CULBERTSON
teaches Spanish at the Academy of Arts, Careers, & Technology and chaper-          M.A.T., Sierra Nevada College
oned the Rocks and Ropes trip last summer. Corinne is a certified teacher in       B.A. Speech Communications, University of Nevada, Reno
California and Nevada. when she is not in the classroom, Corinne loves to          Educational Experience: 2 years
spend time outside, hiking and skiing with her husband and dog, traveling, and     brittany is currently in her 2nd year of teaching and has been so fortunate
enjoying the Sierra.                                                               with her diverse experiences in such a little time period! Her experiences are
                                                                                   varied, but currently she is a teacher in the washoe County School District
JON COOK                                                                           teaching Math Support for 7th and 8th graders at Mendive Middle School in
M.S., Information Systems at the Naval Postgraduate School                         Sparks. brittany holds her Nevada teaching license for grades k-8 and is cur-
B.S., Math Education, North Carolina State University                              rently pursuing her M.Ed. when she is not in the classroom, brittany loves to
Educational Experience: 6 years                                                    spend time with her family skiing, camping and dirt bike riding!
Jon Cook has been teaching and coaching at Sage Ridge School since 2007
and currently teaches Algebra II, geometry, and AP Calculus Ab. Prior to this,     MICHELLE GALLIVAN
Jon served as a communications officer in the United States Marine Corps for       M.S., Education, Simmons College
20 years. while in the Marines, ltCol. Cook held a variety of technical teach-     B.S., Zoology, University of New Hampshire
ing positions and earned his teaching credential. He has also taught Exercise      Educational Experience: 15 years
Physiology, Precalculus and summer Algebra. He also coaches track and cross-       Michelle comes from beverly, Massachusetts and has been teaching science at
country for our upper school students.                                             Sage Ridge for the past three years. Michelle has 15 years educational experi-
                                                                                   ence in marine science and spent eight summers narrating commercial whale
CAMERON CRAIN                                                                      watch trips, collecting data while on board for a whale research group. Mi-
B.A., Literature, Washington State                                                 chelle currently teaches middle school science at Sage Ridge School and is the
Educational Experience: 12 years                                                   7th and 8th grade coordinator. She is a certified teacher, and this is her second
Cameron is the Director of Theatre at Sage Ridge School where he has direct-       year teaching a summer class.



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Session          1:   June      20-24                       Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
Session          2:   June      27-July 1                   afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
Session          3:   July      5-8 (4 days)
Session          4:   July      11-15                       Registration begins March 19 from 1-3



                                                                                  Educational Experience: 18 years
KRISTY GROW                                                                       Marco comes from the harsh outback of Australia and he has traveled the
B.S. Elementary Education, University of Nevada, Reno                             world. with a love for the outdoors and a hunger for adventure, Marco left
Educational Experience: 18 years                                                  Australia to attend college in Prescott, Arizona and then left to pursue a pro-
kristy is a native Nevadan, born and raised in the Sparks community and a         fessional soccer career. Due to injury, Marco retired after seven years and now
mother of three beautiful children. kristy currently teaches kindergarten and     shares his passion for soccer as a coach. He is currently the boys Varsity soccer
has experience with the early childhood programs as well. for the past four       coach at galena High School, where he has just completed his 12th season. He
summers, she has taught writing to students through the Northern Nevada           has been coaching in the washoe County School District for the past 18 years.
writing Project. writing is something she enjoys doing and hopes to someday
write her own children’s book.                                                    CAROL MURPHY
                                                                                  B.A. English & Business, Mary Grove College
SARA HAZEL                                                                        Educational Experience: 30 years
M.A. Human Movement, Boston University                                            Carol Murphy comes to Sage Ridge School from Honolulu, Hawaii where she
B.A. Physical Education, Acadia                                                   taught English at Iolani School for 20 years and assisted with the school’s ad-
Educational Experience: 13 years                                                  missions. while at Iolani, she earned a fulbright Exchange Scholarship. Carol
Sara comes to us from boston, Massachusetts where she is a member of the          has a dual b.A. in English and business along with graduate work in both disci-
Creative Movement Dance Team. She has competed all over New England,              plines. She came to Sage Ridge in 2001 and taught English to 7th and 8th grade
and her team recently earned a bid to attend the US finals in Virginia beach,     students and is currently the Admission Director at the school.
VA. She works as a certified elementary physical education teacher in boston
and teaches Pilates as well.                                                      ANDREW QUINN
                                                                                  M.A., Communication, Gonzaga University
LINDSAY KENDRICK                                                                  B.A., Public Relations and Spanish
B.A., Business Administration, Loyola Marymount University                        Educational Experience: 10 years
Educational Experience: 9 years                                                   Andrew, the Director of College Counseling at Sage Ridge School and has
lindsay kendrick has had the opportunity to travel around the world, living and   been leading students and parents through the college admission process for
working in london, greece, Tanzania and New Zealand, as well as visiting Aus-     nearly ten years. Regularly organizing student tours of colleges and universi-
tralia, Nepal, Thailand and parts of Europe. After spending many years travel-    ties around the country, Andrew especially loves having students take a closer
ing the globe and working as a white water raft guide, lindsay planted roots      look, seeking out what may not be apparent on the scheduled tours. growing
in Reno where she is currently in her 9th year teaching middle school math        up surrounded by great food he could help prepare, Andrew is ready to help
as a certified teacher. lindsay has worked in summer camps as a counselor         you get cooking, be it on your college applications or out on the grill.
and camp director in the San francisco bay Area, los Angeles and Truckee
from her teens through her twenties. During college and beyond lindsay has        PAULA ROBISON
enjoyed participating in athletics and honing her artistic skills.                B.A., Graphic Arts, Montana State University
                                                                                  Educational Experience: 4 years
DR. TARA McGANN                                                                   Paula has worked as a graphic artist in Reno for over 20 years, including with
Ph.D., English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University                      baobab Press, publisher of “Pickles: How Come I Always get blamed for The
B.A., Interdisciplinary Humanities, Wesleyan University                           Things I Do?” and other great books. In addition, she is a substitute teacher in
Educational Experience: 8 years                                                   general education and teaches private art lessons. “I look forward to another
Tara came to Sage Ridge after teaching at Columbia University, American Uni-      year of sharing my knowledge and joy of drawing and painting with the stu-
versity, and The ohio State University system, where she taught, in addition      dents of Summer at the Ridge!”
to college writing, seminars on the nineteenth-century british and European
novel and Romantic poetry, surveys of british literature, and introductions to    CATHERINE ROGERS
Shakespeare and to the genres of poetry, drama, and fiction. She hails from       B.A., Communication Studies, U.C. Santa Barbara
New york City but finds the wide-open spaces of Nevada fascinating. Dr. Mc-       Educational Experience: 12 years
gann teaches 10th and 12th grade. “Introducing high school students to won-       Catherine is currently teaching third grade, and she teaches and directs the
derful literature, especially to nineteenth-century novels, and helping them      after school Chinese class at lake Tahoe School in Incline Village. Prior to that,
hone their writing skills are sources of great pleasure to me.”                   she taught for six years at the Town School for boys and the Chinese American
                                                                                  International School, where she developed her love of the Chinese language
MARCO MERLO                                                                       and culture. She has credential in California and Nevada with her ClAD certifi-
Former Professional Soccer Player for the Reno Rattlers                           cation. when Catherine had the opportunity to learn the language, she jumped
National J.C. Finalist with Yavapai J.C.                                          right in and spent four years in daily classes and private tutoring while practic-
National Certified Soccer Coach with the U.S. Soccer Federation                   ing this challenging language with her students each day.



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BARBARA RUGG                                                                         number of galleries and shows in the central ohio area. Although she special-
Sage Ridge School, Graduate                                                          izes in installation art, she has spent the last year working in oil paints and looks
Pursuing Acting BFA                                                                  forward to teaching students for the second year at her alma mater.
Educational Experience: 3 summers
barbara Rugg has been working in theatre since the age of 4, including work          DR. CHIRSTOPHER VON NAGY
with professional and regional theatre and film companies such as the Nevada         Ph.D. Archaeology/Anthropology, Tulane
Civic light opera, Tradecraft films, and The Nevada Shakespeare Company.             A.B. Anthropology, U.C. Berkeley
barbara founded her own community service children’s theatre troupe, broad-          Teaching experience: 23 years
way babies, and has taken children ages 5 to 11 to perform at nursing homes          Chris von Nagy enjoys working with students young and old. witnessing their
around the Reno area for two consecutive summers. She was one of 65 stu-             wonderment as they encounter the world is the best part of teaching. He has
dents from around the country chosen to study at the oregon Shakespeare              taught anthropology, science, and humanities courses at university and Mon-
festival’s intensive 2010 Summer Seminar. barbara loves sharing her experi-          tessori in the Reno area since 1996. He loves being in the field, especially when
ence in acting, costuming, make-up and hair, directing, set design, playwriting,     doing archaeology in Mexico.
and film acting with kids!
                                                                                     BRYAN WALKER
ILANA RUGG                                                                           M.Ed. University of Nevada, Reno
B.A. French & Political Science, Grinnell College                                    B.A., Exercise Science, Fort Lewis College
Educational Experience: 23 years                                                     Educational Experience: 11 years
After growing up in New york City where her mother began her on her linguis-         bryan has experience in both public and independent schools and was for-
tic path, Ilana became a licensed french and history teacher, teaching french in     merly the Head of School at Sugar bowl Academy near lake Tahoe. As an
states from Minnesota and Iowa to New Hampshire, Montana, California and             accomplished ski racer, bryan was the California State Champion in 1991 and
Nevada. Ilana has taught students of all ages, including immersion preschool,        was named to the 1992 Eastern Alpine Ski Team. This is his third year teach-
elementary, middle, high school and college (at lake Tahoe Community Col-            ing physical education and leading the 8th grade team at Sage Ridge School.
lege and the University of Montana, where she was a Master Teacher). She cur-        Developing habits to be a more effective individual and more financially savvy
rently teaches all levels of high school french, including Advanced Placement,       has always been an interest to him. He enjoys imparting this knowledge to
in the washoe County School District. Although Ilana loves Paris and Nice, she       students during their development when it has a lasting impact.
has a special place in her heart for the wild Atlantic ocean and rains of brittany
from when she lived in Rennes and studied at l’Université D’Haute bretagne,          ERIKA WEBER
The University of Upper brittany.                                                    B.A., History/Spanish, Texas Tech University
                                                                                     Educational Experience: 5 years
SEAN RYAN                                                                            Erika is from boerne, Texas where she was certified to teach history and social
M.S. Educational Leadership, University of Nevada, Reno                              studies. growing up in Texas helped Erika foster a love for both history and the
B.S., Recreation Management, University of Wisconsin                                 Spanish language. Texas is also home to a variety of cultures and foods, which
Educational Experience 23 years                                                      helped Erika love to cook and eat a wide array of cultural dishes. Though Erika
Sean Ryan grew up in wisconsin and attended summer camps from the age of             is an avid historian, she enjoys sharing her love of food and cooking to create
seven until he was a camp director at age twenty-five. for the last 8 years he       yummy dishes and desserts.
has been teaching elementary and middle school science as a licensed teacher
in washoe County and has been the science fair coordinator for the last four         TODD WITHERELL
years. Many of the programs Sean is teaching this summer are units that he           M.A., Middle Education, George Mason University
teaches to his students during the school year.                                      M.A., Religious Studies, University of Chicago
                                                                                     B.A., Philosophy, James Madison University
TRICIA SHIMAMURA                                                                     Educational Experience: 12 years
B.A., Sociology & Studio Art, Kenyon College                                         Todd currently teaches 6th grade English and history at Sage Ridge School and
Educational Experience: 3 years                                                      has taught around the globe, most recently in Taiwan. He has coached middle
Tricia is an alumna of Sage Ridge School and acted as the assistant program di-      school intramural basketball for the past three years and is a former player
rector and art teacher at the Summer at the Ridge 2010 program. Most recent-         himself. over the past twelve years, Todd has taught middle school English,
ly, she taught business leadership skills to elementary-aged students, worked        history, and humanities classes as a licensed teacher. He brings a passion for
as a teacher’s aide at an elementary school, and worked as the Arts Director         learning, a love of literature, and a commitment to enriching classroom con-
and counselor at a camp in South lake Tahoe. Tricia’s art work has hung in a         versation to his work with students.


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  Session        1:   June    20-24                   Morning aM classes: 9:00-12:00
  Session        2:   June    27-July 1               afternoon PM classes: 12:30-3:30
  Session        3:   July    5-8 (4 days)
  Session        4:   July    11-15                   Registration begins March 19 from 1-3



c ourses at a gl a n c e               GRADE                                                                                COST/
SESSION                  TYPE          RANGE       CLASS TITLE                      TEACHER                  LENGTH         CLASS       CODE#
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Drawing & Painting Ocean Life I               Paula Robison                        $195 134
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Theater              You’re A Star                                 Barbara Rugg                         $195 104
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      Calling All Authors & Illustrators!           Kristy Grow                          $195 149
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      3-4                                                                        Half day
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                                  Math                 Math Booster 3-4                              Brittany Culbertson                  $195 107
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Language             Voyage à Paris (1)                            Ilana Rugg                           $195 121
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Matter, Energy, & Change                      Michelle Gallivan                    $195 132
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      4-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Portraiture                                   Tricia Shimamura                     $195 147
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                    Half days/2 wks
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                                  Science              Cool Chemistry (1 of 2 wks)                   Laurie Bissonette                    $350 125
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Aerodynamics                                  Sean Ryan                            $195 139
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Sports               Hoop it Up!                                   Todd Witherell                       $195 148
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                    Half day/ 2 wks
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                                  Writing & Books      Fundamentals of English (1 of 2 wks)          Carol Murphy                         $350 112
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      6-11                                                                       Half day
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                                  Language             It’s All Greek to Me                          Daphne Abrams                        $195 117
Session 1 AM, June 20th-24th                      9-12                                                                   3 wks Half days
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                                  College Prep         SAT Morning Session (1 of 3 wks)              Ron Bialkowski                       $800 137
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Sports               Sports, Friendship & Fun                      Brittany Culbertson                  $195 108
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      Calling All Authors & Illustrators!           Kristy Grow                          $195 149
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      K-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Theater              You’re A Star                                 Barbara Rugg                         $195 104
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Recycled Art                                  Lauren Bailey                        $195 124
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Creative Map Making                           Blair Bailey                         $195 105
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Aerodynamics                                  Sean Ryan                            $195 139
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      4-7                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      The Poetry of Possibility                     Todd Witherell                       $195 143
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  3D Art                                        Tricia Shimamura                     $195 144
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Language             Voyage à Paris (1)                            Ilana Rugg                           $195 121
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Dissecting & Discovering                      Michelle Gallivan                    $195 131
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      6-11                                                                       Half day
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                                  Sports               Sierra Hiking                                 Daphne Abrams                        $195 118
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      9-12                                                                    3 wks Half day
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                                  College Prep         SAT Afternoon Session (1 of 3 wks)            Ron Bialkowski                       $800 137
Session 1 PM -June 20th-24th                      9-12                                                                   Half day / 2 wks
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                                  Science              Microbiology (1 of 2 wks)                     Laurie Bissonette                    $350 126
Week of June 25-July 3                            9-12                                                                   Overnight Week
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                                  College Prep         Castles and Colleges June 25- July 3          Andrew Quinn                          TBA 103
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Drawing & Painting Ocean Life II              Paula Robison                        $195 134
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Theater              You’re A Star                                 Barbara Rugg                         $195 104
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      Calling All Authors & Illustrators!           Kristy Grow                          $195 149
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 2-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Language             Chinese Art, Language & Culture               Catherine Rogers                     $195 113
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Math                 Math Games & More                             Lindsay Kendrick                     $195 127
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Kitchen Chemistry                             Sean Ryan                            $195 139
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      Writer’s Workshop                             Todd Witherell                       $195 143
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 4-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  3D Art                                        Tricia Shimamura                     $195 144
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  College Prep         The Power of Financial Planning               Bryan Walker                         $195 110
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Language             Voyage à Paris (1)                            Ilana Rugg                           $195 121
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                       In Progress
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                                  Science              Cool Chemistry (2 of 2 wks)                   Laurie Bissonette                         125
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Dissecting & Discovering                      Michelle Gallivan                    $195 131
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                       In Progress
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                                  Writing & Books      Fundamentals of English (2 of 2wks)           Carol Murphy                              112
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-11                                                                       Half day
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                                  Language             It’s All Greek to Me                          Daphne Abrams                        $195 117
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 6-12                                                                        Full Day
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                                  Theater              ShowStoppers (Full Day)                       Sara Hazel                           $350 138
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 9-12                                                                      In Progress
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                                  College Prep         SAT Morning Session (2 of 3 wks)              Ron Bialkowski                            137
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 9-12                                                                   Half day/ 3 wks
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                                  Math                 Alg II Booster (1 of 3 wks)                   Jon Cook                             $500 123
Session 2-AM June 27th - July 1st                 9-12                                                                       Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      The Philosophical Contexts of Speech & Debate Tara McGann                          $195 142
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Art and Nature                                Tricia Shimamura                     $195 146
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 K-3                                                                        Half day
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                                  Writing & Books      Calling All Authors & Illustrators!           Kristy Grow                          $195 149
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 K-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Theater              You’re A Star                                 Barbara Rugg                         $195 104
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Language             Voyage à Paris (1)                            Ilana Rugg                           $195 121
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Savvy Science Labs                            Blair Bailey                         $195 106
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Matter, Energy, & Change                      Michelle Gallivan                    $195 132
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 3-6                                                                        Half day
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                                  Sports               Hoop it Up!                                   Todd Witherell                       $195 148
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 4-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Art                  Recycled Art                                  Lauren Bailey                        $195 124
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Math                 Mathematical Mountains                        Lindsay Kendrick                     $195 128
Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                 6-9                                                                        Half day
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                                  Science              Robots, Cyborgs, and Androids, Oh My          Chris vonNagy                        $195 114

14            Financial aid is available. Please visit our website for more information: www.sageridge.org/summer
                                             GRADE                                                                                     COST/
SESSION                         TYPE         RANGE         CLASS TITLE                          TEACHER                  LENGTH        CLASS CODE#
 Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st      Science         6-9
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                                                             Kitchen Chemistry                          Sean Ryan                       Half day    $195 139
 Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st      Sports          6-11
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                                                             Sierra Hiking                              Daphne Abrams                   Half day    $195 118
 Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                      6-12
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                                        Theater              ShowStoppers (Full Day)                    Sara Hazel                     In Progress       138
 Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                      9-12
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                                        College Prep         SAT Afternoon Session (2 of 3 wks)         Ron Bialkowski                 In Progress       137
 Session 2-PM June 27th - July 1st                      9-12
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                                        Science              Microbiology (2 of 2 wks)                  Laurie Bissonette              In Progress       126
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 K-3
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                                        Sports               Sports, Friendship & Fun                   Brittany Culbertson             Half day    $156 108
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Art                  Cartooning for Kids I                      Paula Robison                   Half day    $156 133
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Culinary             Baking Beyond Belief                       Andrew Quinn                    Half day    $156 101
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 2-12
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                                        Theater              Ramona at the Ridge (1 of 2 wks-full days) Cam/Michele Crain            Full Days 2wks $495 111
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Adventure            Rocks and Ropes (8:30-5:30)                Mike Selby/Corinne Carlstrom     Full Day   $480 136
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 4-7
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                                        Writing & Books      The Poetry of Possibility                  Todd Witherell                  Half day    $156 143
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 4-9
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                                        Art                  Portraiture                                Tricia Shimamura                Half day    $156 147
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 6-9
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                                        College Prep         Leadership                                 Bryan Walker                    Half day    $156 109
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 6-10
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                                        Culinary             Eat Around the World                       Erika Weber                     Half day    $156 119
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 8-12
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                                        Science              U Tzib: Write like the Maya                Chris vonNagy                   Half day    $156 116
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 9-12
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                                        College Prep         SAT/ACT Morning Session (3 of 3 wks)       Ron Bialkowski                 In Progress       137
 Session 3-AM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 9-12
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                                        Math                 Alg II Booster (2 of 3 wks)                Jon Cook                       In Progress       123
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 K-5
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                                        Art                  Amazing Art Camp                           Tricia Shimamura                Half day    $156 145
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-4
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                                        Math                 Math Booster 3-4                           Brittany Culbertson             Half day    $156 107
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Culinary             Baking Beyond Belief                       Andrew Quinn                    Half day    $156 101
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Sports               Hoop it Up!                                Todd Witherell                  Half day    $156 148
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 2-12
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                                        Theater              Ramona at the Ridge (1 of 2 wks-full days) Cam/Michele Crain              In Progress       111
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 3-6
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                                        Adventure            Rocks and Ropes (8:30-5:30)                Mike Selby/Corinne Carlstrom   In Progress       136
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 6-10
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                                        Culinary             Melting Pot                                Erika Weber                     Half day    $156 120
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 6-12
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                                        Art                  Art: Expression, Form & Movement           Paula Robison                   Half day    $156 135
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                 9-12
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                                        College Prep         SAT/ACT Afternoon Session (3 of 3 wks)     Ron Bialkowski                 In Progress       137
 Session 3-PM July 5th-8th (4-day week)                  11
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                                        College Prep         The Art of the College Application Essay   Tara McGann                     Half day    $156 141
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            K-3
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                                        Art                  Amazing Art Camp                           Tricia Shimamura                Half day    $195 145
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            K-6
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                                        Theater              You’re A Star                              Barbara Rugg                    Half day    $195 104
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            2-6
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                                        Sports               Soccer Skills                              Marco Merlo                     Half day    $195 130
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Art                  Cartooning for Kids II                     Paula Robison                   Half day    $195 133
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Culinary             Summer Cooking                             Andrew Quinn                    Half day    $195 102
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Sports               Hoop it Up!                                Todd Witherell                  Half day    $195 148
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            2-12
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                                        Theater              Ramona at the Ridge (2 of 2 wks-full days) Cam/Michele Crain              In Progress       111
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            5-6
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                                        Math                 Math Booster 5-6                           Brittany Culbertson             Half day    $195 107
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            6-9
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                                        Language             Voyage à Paris (11)                        Ilana Rugg                      Half day    $195 122
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            6-9
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                                        Math                 Mathematical Mountains                     Lindsay Kendrick                Half day    $195 128
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            7-10
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                                        Adventure            Rocks and Ropes (8:30-5:30)                Mike Selby/Corinne Carlstrom     Full Day   $600 136
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            7-10
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                                        Culinary             Eat Around the World                       Erika Weber                     Half day    $195 119
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            9-12
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                                        College Prep         Full Day SAT/ACT (Full Day, 1 Wk)          Ron Bialkowski                Full Day/1wk  $540 137
 Session 4-AM July 11th-15th                            9-12
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                                        Math                 Alg II Booster (3 of 3 wks)                Jon Cook                       In Progress       123
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            K-3
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                                        Sports               Sports, Friendship & Fun                   Brittany Culbertson             Half day    $195 108
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            K-6
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                                        Theater              You’re A Star                              Barbara Rugg                    Half day    $195 104
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Culinary             Snacks on a Roll                           Andrew Quinn                    Half day    $195 100
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Language             Voyage à Paris (11)                        Ilana Rugg                      Half day    $195 122
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            3-6
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                                        Math                 Math Games & More                          Lindsay Kendrick                Half day    $195 127
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            2-12
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                                        Theater              Ramona at the Ridge (2 of 2 wks-full days) Cam/Michele Crain              In Progress       111
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            4-7
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                                        Writing & Books      The Poetry of Possibility                  Todd Witherell                  Half day    $195 143
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            4-9
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                                        Art                  3D Art                                     Tricia Shimamura                Half day    $195 144
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            5-10
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                                        Culinary             Melting Pot                                Erika Weber                     Half day    $195 120
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            6-9
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                                        Science              Space: The Final Frontier                  Chris vonNagy                   Half day    $195 115
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            6-11
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                                        Sports               Soccer Skills                              Marco Merlo                     Half day    $195 130
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            7-10
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                                        Adventure            Rocks and Ropes (8:30-5:30)                Mike Selby/Corinne Carlstrom   In Progress       136
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            8-12
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                                        Writing & Books      Jane Austen (and Friends) Book Club        Corinne Carlstrom               Half day    $195 140
 Session 4-PM July 11th-15th                            9-12
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                                        College Prep         Full Day SAT/ACT (Full Day, 1 Wk)          Ron Bialkowski                 In Progress       137

Financial aid is available. Please visit our website for more information: www.sageridge.org/summer                                                     15
                                             Summer at
                                             the Ridge

                                            2011
                                       June 20 - July 15 | Grades K-12

Contact: Ms. A.J. long | Summer Program Director | 775-852-6222 x520 | ajlong@sageridge.org
                      Registration begins Saturday, March 19th, from 1:00-3:00.

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              A R T S                                                         E N R I C H M E N T




 Sage Ridge School is committed to a traditional college preparatory curriculum for a diverse student body.
The pursuit of excellence in academics, the arts, physical endeavor, and ethical behavior is emphasized in an
  environment nourished by the dynamic relationship between students and teachers. The school fosters
self-expression, service, and a sense of community while encouraging students to think critically, communi-
                            cate clearly, and pursue a lifelong passion for learning.

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