Facilitator: Ms. Allie Aponte (Math Teacher)
Grades: 7th & 8th
This baking cluster will be for brand new and seasoned bakers alike! 7th and 8th graders interested in baking are welcome to join to learn some foundations of baking to make recipes from scratch! We will bake cookies and brownies, and even learn some decorating skills for cakes and cupcakes!
Facilitator: Ms. Jessenia Martinez
Grades: 2nd & 3rd
Gardening is an activity that is good for both, the mind and the body. We will grow seeds, and plants and make fun science experiments. All ten students will receive a gardening tool kit at the end of the six weeks.
Facilitators: Mr. Connor Lindsey and Mr. Kevin Koizic both, Mr. Connor and Mr. Kevin are PE and Health Teachers.
Facilitator: Ms. Dianna Hess-Schmitt
Grades: 2nd & 3rd
Come join Ms. Dianna Hess-Schmitt former science teacher to learn the face painting technique. A permission form will be sent separately after being accepted.
Cross-Country for Boys
Facilitators: Ms. Nancy Angelet and Mr. Julio Perez
Grades: 3rd - 5th
Cross-country running is a sport in which teams and individuals run races on outdoor courses over natural terrain. Being on the cross country team is beneficial for the physical health of students, as well as their mental health. Students will practice in the field next to GBCS and in our playground.
Cooking Matters for Teens
Facilitator: NJ-SNAP-Ed Nutritionists.
Cooking Matters for Teens engages kids in learning about healthy eating and provides simple nutritious recipes that children can prepare themselves. Ingredients for the recipes will be provided by GBCS. Parents/guardians will be asked to complete a demographic survey.
Girls On the Run
Facilitators: Ms. Ivonne Gallego, Eugenia Xarhoulakos, Ms. Sarah Felman & Ms. Teressa Hermans
Grades: 3rd, 4th, & 6th - 8th
Girls on the Run has fun, evidence-based programs that inspire girl empowerment by building confidence, kindness, and decision-making skills.