Classical Kids

Classical Kids Mythology Program

4th Grade, Winter Wednesdays, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

5th Grade, Winter Tuesdays, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Facilitated by the Barrington PTO

Encounter our classical roots in Greek and Roman mythology and literature. Using D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Mythology and  teaching packets from Excellence Through the Classics children can:

  • Explore ancient stories, themes and images, discovering how these manifest themselves in our world today
  • Discuss myths and do activities that provide an understanding of the Greek/Roman culture & worldview
  • Learn to value collaborative discussion

*4th grade small groups will meet six Wednesdays:     1/16, 1/23, 1/30, 2/6, 2/13, 2/20 from 2:55 – 4:00.

* 5th grade will meet six Tuesdays:    1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19 from 2:55 – 4:00.

*All participants have the option of taking the National Mythology Exam at Barrington on 2/26 or 2/27 at 3:00 PM.

* The cost of the program is $30 per child for the book (theirs to keep) and materials.  $20 without the book.

Online Registration will be available at www.BarringtonPTO.com on Sunday, December 8th to Friday, December 13th at 8pm.

If you would prefer not to pay online, please fill out the online registration form and drop off a check in the Barrington PTO mailbox in the front office. Place your check in an envelope marked “Classical Kids payment” as well as your childs name.

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