4th - 5th Grade (4-8th Group 1)

FEE: $ 55


Multi-media Art (1 hour)


We will be exploring basic art concepts, creating unique art that is expressive and functional, while having fun.We will be working with pastels, paints & charcoals, as well as candles, broken glass, blenders, hot glue and much more.

TEACHER:  Teresa Christoph-Scripture, originally from Northeast Iowa, now lives in Pine Island. She attended Viterbo University majoring in Vocal Music Performance. Teresa has painted artwork in the Concordia Ballroom in LaCrosse, WI. She has been a member of the Mantorville Art Guild & Gallery and has taught an adult painting class. She has four kids in Coop and taught a Coop class for the first time in the fall 2018 session.


 Forensics: Introduction to crime scene science  (1 hour)


This introductory class will have students using deduction, inference and logic as they investigate a crime scene.  They will analyze and test various evidence that will include some of the following: fingerprints, blood, fiber, hair, imprints, stains, soils, make-up, paper and DNA.  They will then document this evidence, discuss their findings and state what they believe happened at this particular crime scene. (The crime scenes do not involve murder.)   Other methods will be utilized to solve mysteries that will include a few of the following: games, puzzles, crime re-enactments, “Minute Mysteries”, “Photo Mysteries”, and/or escape room activities.


Sherry Hanson has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Metropolitan State University with majors in Human Resources and Addiction Studies.  She is retired from Alcohol and Drug Counseling which allows her to pursue her interest in teaching. Subjects Sherry has taught include:  Raptors-Birds of Prey, Weather Instruments, Geography, Art, Botany, Human Anatomy, Country Studies, Public Speaking and Shipwrecks & Navigation.  She also enjoyed creating and directing Synchronized Swimming Shows for girls within the homeschooling community during the years her children were being homeschooled.  Sherry has many activities she enjoys such as book club participation, volunteer grief counseling, walking/hiking and spending time with family and friends.

PE (30 minutes)

DESCRIPTION:  Fun group & skill games