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TraXside Skating

by: Mindy Binnie

Welcome to TraXside Skating! We are excited to host your event on ­­­­Friday, February 17th starting at 10am and depart at 2pm for a 4 hour skating session. Your Cost is $9 for a 4 hour session for all students, siblings, and skating adults. EVERYONE WILL PAY AT THE DOOR - SIGN-UP is for registration only. Field trip may be cancelled because of low attendance. REGISTRATION DUE: Friday, February 3, 2023. Personal Equipment is allowed but must be checked prior to use. We do not rent helmets or safety pads, if a student requires them, they must bring their own. We only have Quad Skates at TraXside, if a student would prefer to bring their own skates or rollerblades, they are welcome to do so. Spending Money is the student’s responsibility. TraXside skating is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Our Rules of conduct are clearly stated at the beginning of each session, if a student will not follow the rules, they will be asked to remove their skates and sit for the remainder of the session. This is for their own and everyone’s safety around them. Liability Please refer to https://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/895/II/525 TraXside is not responsible for any injuries which may occur in our facility. All guests will skate at their own risk. If you or your guests are not willing to accept these risks, please don’t enter our facility. Also, TraXside is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. We do provide coin-operated lockers and recommend locking up all personal belongings.

Options Virtual Charter School

Elkhorn, WI

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Milwaukee Public Museum

by: Mindy Binnie

Come have fun and visit the Milwaukee Public Museum with Options families. We will meet at 10 am and you will have the rest of the day to explore and visit the exhibits. Your ticket is for the general museum exhibits only and if you would like to do any other extra exhibits or shows, you would need to pay on your own. We have the lunch room reserved for lunch at 11 am if you chose to bring your own lunch. ARRIVAL INFORMATION: Please meet by inside the Museum by the ticket windows. An Options staff member will meet you there and will hand out your wristbands and sticker. Each school group will receive a welcome and safety talk prior to entering the Museum. Cold lunches will be collected and stored until scheduled lunchroom time. Lockers or bins will be provided for coats subject to availability. We recommend leaving coats and backpacks in the car if possible. Once you are ready to go, you will be free to explore the museum as long as you would like. SAFETY AND RULES OF DECORUM: To ensure a quality visit for all our groups, please follow the guidelines below: All students must be with a teacher or chaperone and supervised at all times. For the safety and enjoyment of all visitors, disruptive or unsafe behavior will not be permitted and may result in the entire group being asked to leave without a refund. No food, gum, beverages, or candy are allowed on the exhibit floors. STUDENT LUNCH OPTIONS @ 11:00am: Bring Your Own Cold Lunch - If you choose to bring your own lunches, you will be scheduled for a lunch period in the Student Lunchroom. We will collect your lunches upon arrival, store them for you, deliver them to your group at your assigned time, and store them again until your departure. MPM cannot provide access to any microwaves or heat any food items. Museum Cafe - Please note that only student groups who purchase lunch from the cafe may dine in the Museum Cafe. PARKING: There are metered spaces available on most downtown streets. There are also several municipal lots near MPM, including MacArthur Square parking structure which is adjacent to the Museum and is accessible via James Lovell Street. The parking structure includes an entrance to the Museum on the Ground level, eliminating the need to walk outside. Additional parking is available through our official hotel partner, Hilton Milwaukee City Center. For more parking options and maps, visit parkmilwaukee.com. The Milwaukee Public Museum is also fully accessible to people with disabilities. Please see our Accessibility page for details.

Options Virtual Charter School

Elkhorn, WI

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Geneva Lakes YMCA Swim Classes

by: Mindy Binnie

Mondays January 9 - February 6, Options students can participate in swim lessons through the Geneva Lakes YMCA. The cost is $20 per student and Options will cover the rest of the cost for this P.E. class. If your student is in second grade, they may participate in the Safety Around the Water class for free because they will qualify for the SPLASH swim grant class. Please DO NOT sign up if you plan on missing more than one class. Class times are as follows: Second Graders & Safety Around the Water Class: 12pm - 1pm Levels 1-2: 1pm - 1:45 pm Levels 3 and up: 1:45 pm - 2:30 pm If you have questions about what level your student is at please contact The YMCA swim director at gertrude.suhajda@glymca.org or check with Mrs. Binnie for a flow chart of levels. Here is some basic leveling information: If you answer no to either of these 2 questions, then choose Level 1 & 2. If you answer yes to the following 2 questions, then choose Level 3-5. Can they go under water or jump in without fear? or Can they swim front crawl and back crawl for 4 of their body length or 15 yards (1/2 length of the lap pool)? ***REGISTRATION IS DUE by Friday, December 16th*** ***Swim may be canceled if we do not have at least 15 participants signed up for Leveled classes***

Options Virtual Charter School

Elkhorn, WI

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Nutcracker Ballet

by: Mindy Binnie

On Friday, December 16 at 4pm, Options has been invited to attend the final dress rehearsal for the Nutcracker performed by Ballet Midwest at the Elkhorn Area High School Auditorium. Three of our very own Options students are dancers in the performance! Tickets are free, but need to be reserved on Classmunity. Please plan to arrive and be seated by 4pm - any seating after 4pm is by discretion of the ballet. There will be a 20 minute intermission, and we will provide cookies. You may also bring a snack to eat outside of the auditorium, but no food or drink will be allowed inside the auditorium. The performance will end at approximately 6:45.

Options Virtual Charter School

Elkhorn, WI