The 7-9th grade classes employ interactive small groups and stations to promote self confidence and social awareness. “Being polite is powerful.”

Class Overview

Students discuss topics ranging from jealousy to ethics to friendship. Each student writes and gives an acceptance speech. They work in teams for many activities, such as setting a table, learning how to tip, give a toast, tie a necktie, and shine shoes. They also review American-style eating to prepare for a four course dinner in the spring. Students learn basic ballroom dancing in preparation for the Spring Ball.

What This Class Teaches

  • Manners
  • Social Skills
  • Ethics
  • Building Relationships
  • Basic Ballroom Dancing

Events

  • Winter social event the first weekend in December.
  • Spring Ball the first weekend in March.
  • Life Skills Dinner the second weekend in March.

2017-18 Class Dates

Burlingame (4th Monday of Each Month)
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • September 25, 2017
  • October 23, 2017
  • November 27, 2017
  • December 1, 2017 (Holiday Social at the Lucile Stern Community Center Ballroom. No class.)
  • January 22, 2018
  • February 26, 2018
  • Spring Ball – March 4, 2018 –  Lucile Stern Community Center Ballroom, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Luncheon/Dinner for 7th-9th graders – March 2018

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • September 21, 2017
  • October 19, 2017
  • November 16, 2017
  • December 1, 2017 (Holiday Social at the Lucile Stern Community Center Ballroom. No class.)
  • January 22, 2018
  • February 15, 2018
  • Spring Ball – March 4, 2018 –  Lucile Stern Community Center Ballroom, 3:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Luncheon/Dinner for 7th-9th graders – March 2018

2017-18: 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Classes

Los Altos Class

7th, 8th and 9th Grade Class

The program teaches manners, social skills and important life skills. The classes are interactive, with students moving in small groups from station to station. Students participate in discussions on topics from jealousy, to ethics and friends.

Burlingame Class

7th, 8th and 9th Grade Class

The program teaches manners, social skills and important life skills. The classes are interactive, with students moving in small groups from station to station. Students participate in discussions on topics from jealousy, to ethics and friends.