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Make it a Mathnasium Summer: Math Camps 2017 in Savannah, Pooler, Bluffton

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Mathnasium Summer 2017 Camps Savannah Pooler Bluffton Tutoring Mathnasium’s fun summer programs are all about preventing summer learning loss and helping
students prepare for what lies ahead.

For some that means a solid review of previous material.

Others benefit from previewing upcoming concepts. Most students will get some of both!

Set your own flexible schedule. Use 15 to 24 hours anytime to suit you, and drop in on the days you
choose. Spread your visits through the summer, or complete in just a few weeks.

Mathnasium programs include :
 Cure for counting with fingers
 Jump start going into grades 1 through 5
 Master times tables!
 Master fractions, decimals and percents!
 Pre-algebra power math middle school review
 High school readiness – Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus
 SAT/ACT PREP

PLUS FREE GAME NIGHTS.

Locations

4 Convenient Locations

Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown
912-355-5678
(next to TJ MAXX)

Mathnasium of Savannah Islands 
912-898-3700
(Whitemarsh Isl next to Polka Dots)

Mathnasium of Pooler
912-330-0666
(next to Publix)

Mathnasium of Bluffton
843-815-6284
(near Publix off Buck Island Rd

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Registration now open for Robotics Competition 2017 in Savannah

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Robotics competition Savannah 2017 Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary and Georgia Southern University STEM Institute present the 2017 MATE ROV competition, Port Cities of the Future on Saturday, April 22 at 9AM in Savannah.

Student teams will compete for overall highest points in a mission to maintain operations supporting the commerce, entertainment, health and safety of a thriving port.

The competition provides students an opportunity to utilize STEM concepts to solve real-world challenges, preparing students for secondary education and careers, and offers educators training and expertise in applied technologies.

Competition for all classes will take place on:
Sat. April 22, 2017
Chatham County Aquatic Center
7240 Sallie Mood Drive
Savannah, GA 31406
8AM – 4PM

Registration deadline: Registration closed on April 15. All team members and coaches must be registered

For more information, visit http://graysreef.marinetech2.org

More Spanish Drop-In Classes for Kids in Savannah

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

PlaySpanish Spanish classes kids Savannah drop-in

Saturday’s drop-in Spanish classes are getting so popular that PlaySpanish in Savannah has added more.

Drop-in classes for ages 18-months-10 years will be:
Saturdays 5PM
Tuesdays 9:30AM
Fridays 9:30AM

No commitments, no reservations necessary! Just drop in for some Spanish fun.

$10 per student/$5 per sibling

PlaySpanish Kids
2305 Habersham St.
Savannah, Ga 31401
Email: PlaySpanishKidsSAV@gmail.com

Visit PlaySpanish Facebook page HERE for FREE Spanish learning resources for kids.

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Math Tutoring: FREE SAT Math Workshops @ Mathnasiums in Savannah, Pooler

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Free Math Tutoring intro to SAT Math Workshop Mathnasium Savannah Pooler Mathnasium Math Learning Center is hosting a FREE introduction to SAT Math Workshop in Savannah  & Pooler.

The workshop includes:

 How to register for the test
 Know what to expect on test day
 Get acquainted with the organization of the math section
 Learn how the math sections are timed and scored
 Learn special math strategies to improve your score
 Become familiar with the math topics you need to know
 Practice some SAT math questions in a fun environment

Where and when :
Fri March 3 5-6.30PM @ Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown: (next to TJ Maxx)
RSVP TO savannahmidtown@mathnasium.com

Sun March 5 3.30-5PM Mathnasium of Pooler (Publix center near Seasons of Japan)
RSVP TO pooler@mathnasium.com

Spaces are limited, RSVP by email to the center of your choice with the student’s name, grade and school.

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Savannah summer camps: One-to-one tutoring @ The Tutoring Center at Royce

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Royce Learning Center Summer Programs Savannah Tutoring The Tutoring Center at Royce
Offers one-to-one tutoring specifically designed for any student who may require additional or specialized support.

Summer Programs 2017 at The Tutoring Center at Royce in Savannah offer a wide variety of options:

SUMMER SCHOOL – A five-week summer school program for students who need to strengthen academic skills. Small classes focus on Reading, Writing, English and Mathematics.
June 12 – July 13, Monday – Thursday, 8:30am – 12pm
Grades: 1st – 5th & 6th – 8th 
Tuition:  $ 900 (does not include registration fee. Need based scholarships sometimes available)
Registration Fee:  $75
Submit Summer School payment in full by May 15th to receive 5% discount

 

ENRICHMENT CAMP – A five-week afternoon enrichment camp experience that can be enjoyed on its own, or in conjunction with our Summer School or tutoring programs. Camp will focus on character building, communication and social skills along with time for summer reading lists, games, team building and more.
June 12 – July 13, Monday – Thursday, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Grades: 1st – 8th 
Tuition: $110 week / $500 for 5 weeks
Registration Fee:  $50*
(waived if enrolled in other Summer Programs)

 

STUDY SKILLS – Study Skills is a program designed to help students in 6th – 12th grades learn to study efficiently and effectively, leading to greater success in school.

Session I     June 19 – 22   1pm – 5pm
Session II    June 26 – 29    1pm – 5pm

Grades: Entering 6th – 12th 
Tuition: $ 200 / Session  (does not include registration fee)
Registration Fee:  $50*


TUTORING CENTER – The Tutoring Center at Royce Learning Center offers a one-on-one, individually designed tutoring program for each student, based on his or her academic needs. Each student receives an individual tutoring plan and is placed with a tutor based on his or her academic needs.
$75 Registration Fee
$100 Testing Fee (When not included in Tutoring Contract)
$55/Hour Tutoring Fee  (Need Based Scholarships Often Available)

Please visit Royce’s website for more detailed information on each of their programs.


The Tutoring Center at Royce Learning Center, 4 Oglethorpe Professional Blvd., Savannah, 912-354-4047 email sgreenberg@roycelc.org, roycelearningcenter.org Royce Learning Center is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

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Searching for Savannah-Lowcountry Summer Camps 2017? Visit our camps guide here.

Savannah schools: Tours of Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Savannah schools private Blessed Sacarment School Catholic

School searching in Savannah for 2017/2018? Call Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Savannah to find out why it’s so GREAT TO BE IRISH!

Private Tours available upon request.   Call Helen Willoughby (912) 356-6987 or email hwilloughby@bss-savannah.org

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Ocearch program on Lowcountry Shark Research Expedition (kids are free), Savannah

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Join Chris Fischer, OCEARCH Expedition Leader and Founding Chairman, on Feb. 26, 2-4PM for a presentation about the upcoming Lowcountry Research Expedition at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah. Kids are free. Adults are $25 each.

OCEARCH and its team of collaborating scientists are embarking on their 28th expedition, and the first of the year, to tag mature white sharks in the Lowcountry, which includes GA, SC, and NC.

The team’s goal is to gather data on the ecology, physiology, and behavior of sharks in the Atlantic Ocean, and to increase the sample size of the research started in 2012 in Cape Cod, MA.

The program highlight key factors for the team’s success, including a multi-disciplined data-driven approach, inclusion, collaboration and most importantly – the means to engage future generations of scientists.

Learn more & purchase tickets here.

Hyatt Regency Savannah
Riverstreet Room
2 West Bay St.
Savannah 31401

Applications due March 7 for free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2017-18

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Pre-K registration lottery application Savannah Chatham County Free, lottery-funded Pre-K for 2017-2018 school year

This free, state-funded Pre-K at some Savannah-Chatham public schools is open to all children who are 4 years old on or before Sept. 1 residing in Chatham County.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System has 60 Georgia Lottery funded Pre-K classes with additional classes at Coastal Empire Montessori.  See the list of Savannah-Chatham public schools that offer the free Pre-K here.

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2017-18 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available online here starting Feb. 21 2017 until March 6 2017. Applications & required documents are due March 7 2017. The lottery will be April 4 2017.

The deadline to submit required documents to one of the selected schools is March 7, 2017. Applications cannot be processed without these documents.

This free, state-funded Pre-K is open to all children who are 4 years old on or by Sept. 1. Details here. 

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Pre-K Registration YMCA 2017-18 Savannah private

Some Savannah private preschools and childcare facilities also offer the state-funded, free Pre-K program and have different application deadlines.

The YMCA Pre-K program in Savannah, Effingham County & the Golden Isles FREE Georgia Pre-K program registration for 2017-18 opened on February 15 2017. Spaces are first come, first serve for the 2017-2018 school year.

Students must be age 4 by September 1, 2017 to be eligible for this free Pre-K.

Pre-K is available at the following Y locations: Effingham YMCA, Golden Isles YMCA, Habersham YMCA and West Chatham YMCA.

Learn more here. 

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Savannah Schools: Open House @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Peter the Apostle School Wilmington Island School searching for 2017-18?

Come to an open house Thurs. March 2 2017 to see all that St. Peter the Apostle School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer.

The beautiful 10-acre campus includes a Lower School, Middle School, two gymnasiums, football field, practice field, and a state-of-the-art playground.

St. Peter’s offers full day faith-based instruction for students from three years old through 8th grade.

Following the traditions of the Sisters of Mercy, the school educates through a strong academic program and instills in its students a spirit of mercy, justice and loving concern.

Open Houses
Thurs. March 2 2017: 5:30-7:30PM

This will be an opportunity to meet and greet teachers, tour the school facilities, and get to experience all that the Saint Peter’s community has to offer.

Learn more here.

Location

The school is easily accessible from Whitemarsh Island, the Truman Parkway, mid-town Savannah and Tybee Island. We are located just off Highway 80 East (Victory Drive), not far from Thunderbolt.

St. Peter the Apostle School
7020 Concord Rd.
Savannah, GA 31410
Phone: 912-897-5224
Fax: 912-897-0801

For more information, visit www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com

St. Peter the Apostle School, www.school.saintpetertheapostle.com,  7020 Concord Rd., Savannah, 31410, 912-897-5224,  On Facebook here. On Twitter here. St. Peter the Apostle School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser. 

Savannah math tutoring: Discount on math programs @ Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Sylvan Tutoring Math Robotics Savannah

Sylvan Learning of Savannah is offering all math programs for just $25 per hour for those who enroll & pay by March 31 2017. That special includes M.A.P (Measures of Academic Progress).

Sylvan’s math and algebra skill practice programs help students build the critical skills needed to master today’s math and skills yet to come, while having a blast. Sylvan boosts computation, problem solving, accuracy, confidence and a love for math.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah
340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100
Savannah, Georgia 31406
912-355-2267

Learn more here. 

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

MENTION YOU READ ABOUT SYLVAN ON SOUTHERNMAMAS TO RECEIVE A FREE ASSESSMENT. 

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

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Georgia Pre-K 2017-18: Registration for free YMCA Pre-K program in Savannah, Effingham, Golden Isles

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Pre-K Registration YMCA 2017-18 Savannah private

 

The YMCA Pre-K program in Savannah, Effingham County & the Golden Isles is helping our littlest students build bright futures!

The YMCA’s FREE Georgia Pre-K program registration for 2017-18 opens on February 15 2017. Spaces are first come, first serve for the 2017-2018 school year.

Students must be age 4 by September 1, 2017 to be eligible for this free Pre-K.

Pre-K is available at the following Y locations: Effingham YMCA, Golden Isles YMCA, Habersham YMCA and West Chatham YMCA.

The YMCA can’t wait to help your child learn, grow and thrive at the Y!

Learn more here. 

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Savannah schools: Going beyond the classroom @ St. Andrew’s School

Friday, February 10th, 2017

Savannah schools St. Andrew's School GOING BEYOND THE CLASSROOM @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah.

Since receiving a grant this fall from the Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB), St. Andrew’s relationship with the organization continues to grow.

Today Fri. Feb. 10, GFB manager Debra Gibson introduced the school’s first graders to some baby chicks. The young students prepared questions about chickens and farm life, in general. The highlight was learning to properly hold the baby chicks.

About St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 located on Wilmington Island, Savannah.

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. St. Andrew’s School was named best Savannah private school in Savannah Magazine in 2016.

NEW: Beginning in Fall 2017, St. Andrew’s offers FREE A.M. bus service with centralized pick up locations in Sandfly and on Skidaway Island.

For more information, visit saslions.com

St. Andrew’s School, 601 Penn Waller Rd, Savannah, 31410. 912.897.4941, www.saintschool.com , email admission@saintschool.com  On Facebook here.   On Twitter here. St. Andrew’s is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Savannah Spring Break Camps 2017: Robotics, Math @ Sylvan Learning

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Sylvan Learning Center Savannah Spring Break Camps RoboticsSylvan Learning of Savannah will offer Spring Break 2017 camp March 20-24.

Robotics will be offered 9AM-Noon. Add two hours of math to any session of Robotics for a full day camp.

Lunch served noon-1PM each day.

Sylvan Learning of Savannah
340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100
Savannah, Georgia 31406

Learn more here. 

SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM DISCOUNT

Our SouthernMamas.com readers can use promo code: “SM15”  to receive a $15 discount off the overall cost of Robotics Camp, which is $199.

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About Sylvan Learning Center of Savannah 

Sylvan Learning of Savannah helps prepare younger students for the critical SRI, MAP & GMAS standardized testing. For older students, Sylvan offers personalized programs to help conquer the ACT or SAT.

MENTION YOU READ ABOUT SYLVAN ON SOUTHERNMAMAS TO RECEIVE A FREE ASSESSMENT. 

Call 912-355-2267 or email dinopapa@sylvan3007.com

Let Sylvan Learning of Savannah help you chart your child’s course for success!

Sylvan Learning of Savannah. On Facebook here, Tel: 912-355-2267, 340 Eisenhower Dr, Ste 100, Savannah 31406 Sylvan Learning of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Spend night in Ga’s oldest brick fort @ Old Fort Jackson Family Campover 2017, Savannah

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Old Fort Jackson Campover sleepover Coastal Heritage Society Savannah

Spend the night in Georgia’s oldest brick fort and experience history firsthand.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 “Old Fort Jackson Family Campover,” the annual event for families to experience history firsthand in a 207-year-old National Landmark. Purchase tickets online here.

The campoover will be Friday, March 3 at 5PM through Saturday, March 4 at 9AM at Old Fort Jackson, 1 Fort Jackson Rd, Savannah, GA 31404.

During the event children will train as soldiers from the American Revolution and participate in a reenactment of the 1778 Battle of Savannah. Adults will have the opportunity to train as Civil War soldiers and learn the drill for the 12 lb. howitzer, our historic cannon, and fire the weapon.

Tent setup will begin at 5PM. Dinner will be served at 6:15PM followed by fun military activities. The night will end with smores, historic songs and games. The next morning campers will rise, pack up their gear, enjoy breakfast and participate in the event closing ceremonies.

Preregistration and prepayment are required and tickets are $55 for children ages 6 to 15 years of age. Tickets are $35 for adults 16 years of age and older, with an optional black powder demonstration add-on costing $50.

Event tickets can be purchased here. Registration closes on Wednesday, March 1 and space is limited.

Old Fort Jackson Family Campover 2017
1 Fort Jackson Road
Savannah, GA 31404

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Free games Sunday @ Mathnasium of Savannah Islands

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Free games afternoon Mathnasium Savannah Islands

FREE games afternoon is this Sunday Feb 12, 4-5.30PM.

Open to all students in 1st grade and older.

RSVP via email to savannahislands@mathnasium.com with the student’s name and grade by Sat. Feb. 11.

Mathnasium of Savannah Islands 
107 Charlotte Road, Savannah 31410
912-898-3700
(Whitemarsh Isl next to Polka Dots)

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Savannah schools: Tour Blessed Sacrament Catholic School

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Blessed Sacrament Savannah Catholic School

School searching in Savannah? Visit Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Savannah.

Please call or email Mrs. Willoughby in the Blessed Sacrament school office to schedule your personal tour TODAY! (912) 356-6987 or hwilloughby@bss-savannah.org

Blessed Sacrament is a pre-K through 8th grade school that was founded in 1939.

Learn more about Blessed Sacrament School here.

Blessed Sacrament Catholic School, www.bss-savannah.org, 1003 E. Victory Drive, Savannah 31405. On Facebook here 912-356-6987. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.