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Coming to St. Michael School for the 2018-2019 school year!

RLS Tutoring is excited to announce our after school programs that will be offered at St. Michael School this upcoming school year:


First Trimester:


HSPT Preparation: Mondays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades 7 - 8)

The High School Placement Test (HSPT) Preparation Class will help prepare students for the test used by many area Catholic High Schools for admissions, placement, and scholarship decisions for incoming students. The class is structured to address the various subject areas included in the test. Classes will focus on verbal, mathematics and quantitative, language, and reading skills. In addition, students will take diagnostic and practice tests that will be scored. Speed and strategies for standardized multiple choice problems will be emphasized and practiced on several subject quizzes throughout the course. . Students will be asked to bring a binder with dividers. 

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions


STEM Think Like an Engineer: Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades 2 - 6)

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines - science, technology, engineering and math - in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Our STEM clubs provide students with hands-on problem solving tasks that require creativity, higher level thinking and cooperative learning. During these classes students will be introduced to engineering vocabulary as well as build engineering devices.  

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions



Second Trimester:


Pirate Adventure: Mondays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades K - 2)

“Land ho!” screeches Coco the parrot. He is on the lookout, circling high above your ships. In front of you lie the islands of Catan: many small islands with lush forests, golden yellow sugar cane fields, and volcanic cliffs studded with mysterious caves—an ideal home for adventurous pirates! Young students will learn the process of resource-trade-build, the basic principles of business commerce through play of the Catan Junior game. 

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions


Robotics: Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades 3 - 8)

This program will challenge students to build robots using every day materials. Each week students be given a new challenge, each time having a different set of materials and requirements with which to complete the task. Students will learn about growth and fixed mindset, robot design, and design of experiment, a scientific principle used to find cause-effect relationships in order to maximize output.

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions



Third Trimester:


Forensics: The Case of the Missing Teddy Bear: Mondays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades K - 4)

"Forensics is a science that is a lot like a game! It involves finding clues, piecing together a puzzle, and solving the mysteries left behind at a crime scene. Forensic science includes the preservation and reconstruction of evidence after time has passed."

Kids Ahead - Subject - Forensics

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The founder of Thomtro Teddy Bears has reported a top-secret teddy bear missing. The prototype of the new teddy bear was locked in the safe in Mrs. Thomtro’s office and was scheduled to be put into production later this year. The prototype for the new “Jefferson Bear” is worth millions to the company. Be the first to solve the case!

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions



Risk Strategy Club: Wednesdays, 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Grades 3 - 8)

Studies have shown that strategy board games help students gain confidence, build self-discipline, increase concentration, and develop critical thinking skills. The game of Risk also helps children to learn about math, in particular, statistics. During this class, students will learn the principles of diplomacy, conflict, and conquest while playing the game of Risk 

Cost: $150.00 for 10 sessions




More details and registration information coming in August!