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Savannah Summer Camps 2016: Snapology Robotics, Computer Programming, Lego® Star Wars & more

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Snapology Savannah classes, summer camps If your kids like LEGO® Bricks, they’ll LOVE this: Snapology of Savannah.

But shhh. Don’t tell them it’s educational.

Snapology of Savannah offers summer camps & after-school classes. We’ll tell you about both below.

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Summer Camps 2016
Registration opens in March
Locations will be Savannah Country Day School and The Bryan County Community Education Program in Richmond Hill.

ROBOTICS Camps
Inventors Club Robotics (ages 7+)
Snapoloy’s Space Wars Robotics (ages 7+)

COMPUTER PROGRAMING Camps
snAPP Video Game Design (ages 8+)

THEMED Camps (ages 5-10)
Lego® Star Wars
Minecraft®
Ninjas
Friends®

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2016 Summer Camps @ Savannah Country Day School

May 31-June 3
9:30am-12:30pm Star Wars®
1:30-4:30 Video Game Design

June 6- June 9
9:30-12:30 Space Wars Robotics
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

June 13- June 16
9:30-12:30 Minecraft
1:30-4:30 Inventors Robotics

*To register for the camps listed above and for camp descriptions and more information please go to the
Savannah Country Day School website here and click on the Summer Programs tab. Registration forms can be found on the website. Registration opens in March.

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2016 Summer Camps Bryan Co. Community Education Program, Richmond Hill

June 20-June 23
9AM-Noon Video Game Design
1-4PM Ninjas

June 27-June 30
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Space Wars Robotics

July 11-July 14
9-Noon Star Wars®
1-4PM Inventors WeDo Robotics

July 18-July 21
9AM-Noon Minecraft®
1-4PM Lego® Friends

*To register for the Bryan Co. Community Ed camps and for camp descriptions and more information please stop by 120 Constitution Way Richmond Hill or call 912-459-5116.

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After-School Snapology Classes continue through May at:

-Bryan Country Community Education Program in Richmond Hill (120 Constitution Way, Richmond Hill phone number is 912-459-5116)
-Savannah Country Day School (see school website here for after school program information and registration forms)
-Savannah Christian Prep School (see school website here for after school program information and registration forms)
-St. Elizabeth’s Church Preschool (see Snapology of Savannah website here for more information or ask the child’s teacher for more information on Snapology classes at this school).

Snapology of Savannah offers after-school classes, summer camps & birthday parties, savannah.snapology.com, Snapology of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Savannah schools: Free showing of documentary on education

Monday, February 1st, 2016

12592731_782510718560518_3009124189429173292_nSt Andrew’s School in Savannah announces a special screening of the 2015 Sundance Documentary, “Most Likely to Succeed” this Saturday, Feb. 6 2016, 3-5PM @ the Jepson Center’s Auditorium in Savannah.

The feature-length documentary Most Likely to Succeed examines the history of education, revealing the growing conversation around how schools and learning should happen for our current students to best prepare them for their present and future success.

After the showing, the school invites the public to a conversation about best practices in education.

Please RSVP for this free event here

WHEN
Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, 3-5PM
WHERE
Jepson Center for the Arts
207 West York Ln
Savannah, GA 31401

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 schools: Applications for 2016-17 Savannah-Chatham FREE pre-K available Feb. 23

Monday, February 1st, 2016

FREE pre-K Savannah Chatham public schools lottery Interested in applying for the free, state-funded Pre-K that’s available at some Savannah-Chatham public schools?

Learn more about the Savannah-Chatham free Pre-K program here. 

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2016-17 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available starting Feb. 23 2016.

Applications are due March 8 2016. The lottery will be April 5 2016.

In order to apply for the lottery, parents must provide the following documentation to the school prior to the March 8, 2016 deadline:
*Proof of Residence (current gas, water, electric bill, or lease)
*Certified Birth Certificate

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

Savannah schools: Open Houses 2016 @ Veritas Academy Savannah

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Savannah schools Veritas Academy Open Houses 2016

Looking for a private, family-oriented Savannah Christian school?

Make plans to visit Veritas Academy in Savannah at their 2016 Open Houses:

Thurs. Feb. 4, 9AM
Thurs. Feb. 25, 9AM

Veritas Academy in Savannah is a Classical, Christian, and Covenantal school that unites the academic substance of the classical liberal arts with a Christ-centered education in a family-oriented condensed day format.

Stay connected with Veritas Academy by liking their page on Facebook here. On Twitter @VeritasGryphons. On Instagram here.

Veritas Academy , Pre-K through 12th grade,  25 W. Oglethorpe Lane., Savannah 31401, 912-238-1222,  email info@veritassavannah.org www.VeritasSavannah.org Veritas Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open House at St. Andrew’s School, Wilmington Island

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

St. Andrew's School Wilmington Is. Savannah schools

Come see St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in action.

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2016-17 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Tuesday of each month
February 2, March 1
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

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. For more information, visit www.saintschool.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 schools: Lottery for Savannah-Chatham Public Specialty Schools is Feb. 29

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Savannah public schools application deadline free pre-KInterested in enrolling your child in one of the various Savannah-Chatham Public School specialty programs including kindergartens for 2016-17?

Online application is available now & the application window closes Feb. 1 2016. (These public schools such as Garrison Elementary, J.G. Smith Elementary, Charles Ellis Montessori Academy etc. either don’t have an attendance zone/neighborhood district or they also accept children outside of their attendance zone/neighborhood district).

Information about the new online application process & specialty school admission requirements is available here.

The Savannah-Chatham County Public School System offers 23 Specialty Programs throughout the district to provide students with a diverse portfolio of educational options.

Explore the Savannah-Chatham County Public School website to find the Specialty Program best suited to your child’s interest and ability. Contact information for each school can be found under the Site List tab. For specific specialty school admissions requirements click here.

Lottery for placement in these specialty programs is Feb. 29.

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Free, state-funded Pre-K

The Pre-K Lottery for Savannah-Chatham public schools is different than the Specialty Program application process & will be at a later date.  

Pre-K applications for the free, lottery-funded Pre-K programs for 2016-17 at Savannah-Chatham County public schools will be available starting Feb. 23 2016. Applications are due March 8 2016. The lottery will be April 5 2016.

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

Savannah Schools: PreK-8th Grade Open House @ St. James Catholic School

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Savannah Schools Saint James

Come see all that St. James Catholic School in Savannah  has to offer at an Open House Sunday, Jan. 31, 8:30AM-1PM for Pre-K to 8th Grade.

Learn more here

For more information on this Pre-K through 8th grade school or St. James Early Learning Center for ages 1-3 , visit www.sjcs-savannahga.org, call (912) 355-3132, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org

St. James Catholic School, 8412 Whitefield Ave, Savannah, 31406, email christinawi@sjcs-savannahga.org, (912) 355-3132,  www.sjcs-savannahga.org On Facebook here.  St. James Catholic School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Open Houses @ St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School

Sunday, January 17th, 2016

Savannah private schools St. Peter the Apostle Catholic School wilmington Island This year, St. Peter the Apostle School in Savannah, Georgia, celebrates their 35th year on their Wilmington Island Campus.

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

Come see all that St. Peter’s has to offer at these open house for prospective families:
Sun. Jan. 31 2016, 10AM-1PM
Thurs. Feb. 11 2016, 6-7:30PM

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.

Scheduling a Campus Tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged by calling the school office at 912-897-5224.

Scheduling a Campus Visit

Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic School welcomes your student to come and “shadow” another student for the day. Your student will attend classes and see what it would be like to be a part of the St. Peter’s family. Please call the school office at 912-897-5224 to arrange a date for your student shadow.

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. 

Mathnasium Learning Centers in Savannah, Islands, Pooler & Bluffton

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Mathnasium in Savannah, Islands, Pooler Bluffton

Mathnasium in Savannah, Whitemarsh Island, Pooler & Bluffton can help your student have their best school year yet.

Call today (912) 898-3700 for a FREE trial and see how Mathnasium can make your child crazy about math.

Four locations

Mathnasium of Savannah Islands
107 Charlotte Drive, (next to Polka Dots), Savannah GA 31410
(912) 898-3700
Serves the Islands communities of Whitemarsh, Wilmington, Oatland, Talahi and Tybee.  Our center is within walking distance of Marshpoint Elementary, Coastal Middle and Islands High School, next to Polka Dots near Jalapenos.

Mathnasium of Savannah Midtown
7400 Abercorn St suite 708 (next to TJ Maxx), Savannah GA 31406
(912) 355-5678
Serves students from the Savannah, Richmond Hill and neighboring communities.

Mathnasium of Pooler
459 Pooler Pkwy, Pooler GA 31322
(912) 330-0666
Serves students from Pooler, Rincon, Guyton, Port Wentworth, Bloomingdale and surrounding areas.

Mathnasium of Bluffton
80 Baylor Dr, Suite 111, (near Publix off Buck Island Road), Bluffton SC 29910
(843) 815-MATH (6284)
Serves students in the Bluffton, Hilton Head, Okatie, Beaufort, Ridgeland and Jasper County communities.

Mathnasium is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Holidays Around the World & Open House @ St. Andrew’s School, Savannah

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

St. Andrew's School Savannah HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD & OPEN HOUSE  @ St. Andrew’s School
For Age 3 – Grade 4

Saturday, December 5
10 a.m. – 12 Noon

Winter Crafts & Fun for Children
Tours & Info for Parents

Call 897.4941, x. 452 to make a reservation.

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

The independent school offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program and has been recognized
for the past five years as an Apple Distinguished School. For more information, visit www.saintschool.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 schools: Open House @ Saint Peter the Apostle, Wilmington Is.

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

open house NOV flyerThis year, St. Peter the Apostle School in Savannah, Georgia, celebrates their 35th year on their Wilmington Island Campus.

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

Come see all that St. Peter’s has to offer at these open house for prospective families

Thurs, Nov. 19 2015, 6-7:30PM
Sun. Jan. 31 2016, 10AM-1PM
Thurs. Feb. 11 2016, 6-7:30PM

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.

Scheduling a Campus Tour

A guided tour around the school campus with a staff member can be arranged by calling the school office at 912-897-5224.

Scheduling a Campus Visit

Saint Peter the Apostle Catholic School welcomes your student to come and “shadow” another student for the day. Your student will attend classes and see what it would be like to be a part of the St. Peter’s family. Please call the school office at 912-897-5224 to arrange a date for your student shadow.

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. 

 

Brain & Brawn 5K combines running & STEM activities, Savannah

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Brain and Brawn 5K STEM Challenge Savannah Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge in Savannah
Saturday, December 12, 2015
Whitemarsh Preserve – Hwy 80 and Bryan Woods Rd, 1001 Memorial Ln Savannah, GA 31410

Join the Society of Women Engineers for the Brain & Brawn 5K and 5K Challenge.

If you don’t want to just run the 5K, sign up for the 5K Challenge to put your brain and your legs to the test. Each participant must complete 6 STEM related challenges along the course. Medals awarded to the top finishers and top in age groups for the 5K and 5K Challenge.

There will be a raffle, which will be conducted during the awards for the 5K Challenge, following completion of the race. You do not have to be present to win and is not limited to race participants. Raffle tickets are $5 and will be available for purchase with your registration, at packet picket, on race day, or through the race coordinator. Raffle prizes will be raffled off as separate packages.

Raffle Prizes include (More prizes will be added as they’re received):

4 One Day Disney World Park Hopper Pass
2 Tickets WonderWorks Orlando

All proceeds from these races will benefit the Society of Women Engineers Savannah Coastal Empire Section outreach and scholarship funds. Help SWE Savannah Coastal Empire give back to the community and spread their love for everything STEM.

If you’d like to help and are interested in volunteering or becoming a sponsor, please click here.

Registration Options

5K

5k Challenge – Same course, but there will be 6 STEM related stations that must be completed

5K & 5K Challenge – Includes both races, but participant must be able to complete the 5K in 30 minutes

Registration Schedule

5K or 5K Challenge:
$25 Through November 20
$30 November 21- December 10*
$35 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

5k & 5k Challenge:
$40 Through November 20
$45 November 21- December 10*
$50 December 11 and 12 (at Packet Pickup)**

More details here.

Savannah homeschool programs/groups: Classical Conversations Open Houses & Info Meetings

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

homeschool programs in Savannah Pooler Bluffton

Classical Conversations in the Savannah area & beyond supports homeschooling parents by cultivating the love of learning through a Christian worldview in fellowship with other families.

Classical Conversations believes there are three keys to a great education: classical, Christian, and Community.

Classical Conversations is an international organization with local communities, 7 in the Savannah metro area.

Come learn more about Classical Conversations at one of their Information Meetings and Open Houses.

They have programs for K4 through high school. Contact Michele Stuchell at MStuchell@ClassicalConversations for more information and to find a community near you.

Classical Conversations, www.ClassicalConversations.com, On Twitter here.  On Facebook here. Email mstuchell@ClassicalConversations.com . Classical Conversations is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah schools: Savannah Honor Academy to add middle school

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Savannah Honor Academy adds middle school

Savannah Honor Academy – where every student is an honor student – plans to add a 6th-8th grade class starting in Fall 2016.

The private midtown Savannah school opened last year as an independent K-5th grade school and has had such success, the school is adding a 6th-8th grade class.

Applications accepted starting Jan. 4, 2015.

Savannah Honor Academy offers the following features:

• Small class-size (12 students in each class)
• Mixed-age classes (K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th)
• Non-religious
• Private ($695/month or $8340/year with scholarship opportunities)
• Emphasis on inquiry, exploration, & critical thinking
• Meaningful assessment

This new school is at 5111 Abercorn St. Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center)

Click here for more information.

Connect with Savannah Honor Academy on Facebook here.

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Savannah Honor Academy, 5111 Abercorn St.Savannah, 31405 (2nd floor of JEA Community Center) email marlacocalis@yahoo.com, 773-573-7328 www.SavannahHonorAcademy.com, On Twitter here.   On Facebook here. Savannah Honor Academy is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

St. Andrew’s students in Savannah take top honors at Geekend

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

St. Andrew's School Savannah STEM Congratulations to students at St. Andrew’s School in Savannah on taking first and second place at this year’s Geekend Student Arcade.

Middle and Upper School students created arcade-style games which were featured at Creative Coast’s annual conference. Attendees played and voted for their favorite games.

First place recipients were freshmen Evan Brown, Leila Khalidi and Matt Molnar. Their game, Wall Jumper, may be played here.

Second place went to freshmen Jordan Benson, Andrew Longwater, Jezzy Medina and Eva Rolland-Mills. Their game, Space Ship Simulator, may be played here.

“This is the first time St. Andrew’s students have been involved in geekend, and they represented us well,” said Maria Dixon, St. Andrew’s Director of Media Arts. “The students had a great time with this hands-on assignment, and we are thrilled that Geekend participants loved the games.”

ABOUT ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL
St. Andrew’s is a college preparatory school for Pre-K3 through Grade 12 on Wilmington Island offering the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. For more information, visit www.saintschool.com or call 897.4941.

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OPEN HOUSES

Come see all that St. Andrew’s School on Wilmington Island in Savannah has to offer.

St. Andrew’s School Open Houses 2015-16 for Prospective Families
9AM on first Tuesday of each month
October 2015 – March 2016
(November 3, December 1, January 5, February 2, March 1)
601 Penn Waller Road, Savannah, GA, 31410
Call 897.4941, x. 452 for more information or to reserve a spot

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 schools: Admissions Preview Tours @ Hancock Day School, Oct. 28

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Hancock Day School Admissions Preview SavannahPlease join Hancock Day School in Savannah for this year’s first Admissions Preview tours on October 28, 2015 at 9:15am.

Come see all that Hancock Day School has to offer.

The private Savannah pre-K to eighth grade school is located at 6600 Howard Foss Drive.

Please call 912.351.4500 to make a reservation or email Kay Odom at KOdom@hancockdayschool.org

Upcoming admission preview tour dates:
9:15AM Wed. Nov. 11 2015
9:15AM Wed. Dec. 2 2015
9:15AM Wed. Jan. 13 2015

Hancock Day School, www.hancockdayschool.org, 6600 Howard Foss Drive, Savannah, 31406 tel. 912-351-4500 email: kodom@hancockdayschool.org On Facebook here. On Twitter here. Hancock Day School is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.