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  • *District Preschool

    The district preschool classes will provide an opportunity for your child to attend school independently, make their first real friendships, build emerging literacy and math skills while also expanding social emotional skills. Students will develop a love of lifelong learning and the confidence in school readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten at New Prague Area Schools. There are a variety of full-day and half-day class schedule options to provide your family choices that work best for your child. All of these classes can be combined with PreK-WRAP Childcare to provide your family with a schedule that works best for you. Most classes are held at the Early Learning Center at the Central Education Campus in New Prague. The Monday through Thursday full-day classes at Falcon Ridge Elementary and Eagle View Elementary follow the same strong tradition of the preschool classes that are held at the Early Learning Center located at the CEC. Warm and welcoming environment where children build peer friendships. The students will become a community of learners as they spend the day together. Families will have the option to have a free school lunch provided or families can also provide a daily home lunch, and they will eat together in the classroom. Child-centered approach to learning Play-based learning throughout the classroom instructional day. Playground time will be with similar-aged peers or at a time dedicated just for their class. Research-based curriculum Inclusive classrooms Family involvement is encouraged Licensed early childhood teachers and highly trained paraprofessionals A nature-based classroom is also available. This class will meet three afternoons a week. The preschool years are when children’s brains develop more quickly than any other time. Play-based education in an outdoor learning environment allows children to explore the world around them while developing their whole selves. It provides an authentic experience that promotes creativity, attention span, and enjoyment in learning. Our nature-based classroom will have the goal of being outside a minimum of 50% of the time throughout the school year, reserving indoor time for extreme weather conditions. The class will meet each day at Falcon Ridge Elementary. This will allow an opportunity to use an indoor classroom when necessary to set the stage for learning, but the majority of the time each day will be held in the outdoor nature center at Falcon Ridge Elementary. Monthly field trips to Cedar Lake Farm on outside class days and busing cost for off site adventures are included in this class. Pre-K and Play Welcome to "Pre-K and Play," where learning and fun go hand in hand! This class combines the best of childcare and preschool education to create a dynamic and enriching experience for children who are at least 3.5 years old by September 1. With a roster of 20 consistent children, our class is a hub of creativity, exploration, and growth. The class follows the district preschool calendar with the option to add non-school childcare days throughout the school year and summer. Children are able to be at school during the hours of 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. While this is a full-day program,it is not recommended that children attend for the entire 11 hours each day. “Pre-K and Play” begins with a morning childcare session, allowing children to ease into their day in a nurturing environment. Our dedicated caregivers offer personalized attention, fostering strong connections with each child to create a sense of security and belonging. Through imaginative play, sensory activities, and hands-on exploration, children embark on exciting adventures while developing social, emotional, and cognitive skills. After lunch, our focus shifts onto our structured preschool education. Led by a licensed early childhood teacher, our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity, and build a strong foundation for future academic success. Through engaging lessons, interactive projects, and collaborative play, children will delve into subjects like literacy, numeracy, science, and more. Whether they're building friendships or exploring new ideas, children in "Pre-K and Play" are empowered to embrace the joy of learning every step of the way. 2024-2025 School Year Classes
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  • *Early Childhood Screening

    Early Childhood Screening is a FREE, simple check of how your child is growing, developing and learning. State law requires children to be screened between the ages of 3 to 5 years old. The state of Minnesota requires health and developmental screening for every child before kindergarten entry into a public school. New Prague offers this service at no cost. Screening is not a substitute for health care from your family physician, dentist, or other health care providers.Early childhood screening checks: Fine and gross motor skills Vision and hearing Speech and language development Height and weight Cognitive and social development Immunizations Appointments typically take an hour. Follow these steps to make an appointment Click on the location and month you would like to schedule. Select a date and time that works with your schedule and select “Enroll Now”. Complete all requested information and select “Enroll”. The next page is the Shopping Basket. Click “Check Out for $0”. If your registration is successful, you will receive an immediate email confirmation that includes your screening date and time. Note: If you are a new user to the Eleyo registration system and have created a new account during the registration process, you will receive two emails. One to welcome you as a new Eleyo user and another to confirm your screening registration. If you do not receive a course confirmation email a few minutes after registering, your registration is not complete and your appointment is not valid. If you need assistance with registration, please email npscreening@isd721.org or call 952-758-1674. Finally, prior to your child's appointment, you will be emailed the screening paperwork. Please finish the paperwork prior to your appointment, save them, and email to npscreening@isd721.org or print them and bring them along with you.
  • *F1 Falcon Ridge M-Th All Day (Pre K)

    • *District Preschool
    • 2024-2025 District 721 Preschool
    The district preschool classes will provide an opportunity for your child to attend school independently, make their first real friendships, build emerging literacy and math skills while also expanding social emotional skills. Students will develop a love of lifelong learning and the confidence in school readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten at New Prague Area Schools. There are a variety of full-day and half-day class schedule options to provide your family choices that work best for your child. All of these classes can be combined with PreK-WRAP Childcare to provide your family with a schedule that works best for you. Most classes are held at the Early Learning Center at the Central Education Campus in New Prague. The Monday through Thursday full-day classes at Falcon Ridge Elementary and Eagle View Elementary follow the same strong tradition of the preschool classes that are held at the Early Learning Center located at the CEC. Warm and welcoming environment where children build peer friendships. The students will become a community of learners as they spend the day together. Families will have the option to have a free school lunch provided or families can also provide a daily home lunch, and they will eat together in the classroom. Child-centered approach to learning Play-based learning throughout the classroom instructional day. Playground time will be with similar-aged peers or at a time dedicated just for their class. Research-based curriculum Inclusive classrooms Family involvement is encouraged Licensed early childhood teachers and highly trained paraprofessionals A nature-based classroom is also available. This class will meet three afternoons a week. The preschool years are when children’s brains develop more quickly than any other time. Play-based education in an outdoor learning environment allows children to explore the world around them while developing their whole selves. It provides an authentic experience that promotes creativity, attention span, and enjoyment in learning. Our nature-based classroom will have the goal of being outside a minimum of 50% of the time throughout the school year, reserving indoor time for extreme weather conditions. The class will meet each day at Falcon Ridge Elementary. This will allow an opportunity to use an indoor classroom when necessary to set the stage for learning, but the majority of the time each day will be held in the outdoor nature center at Falcon Ridge Elementary. Monthly field trips to Cedar Lake Farm on outside class days and busing cost for off site adventures are included in this class. Pre-K and Play Welcome to "Pre-K and Play," where learning and fun go hand in hand! This class combines the best of childcare and preschool education to create a dynamic and enriching experience for children who are at least 3.5 years old by September 1. With a roster of 20 consistent children, our class is a hub of creativity, exploration, and growth. The class follows the district preschool calendar with the option to add non-school childcare days throughout the school year and summer. Children are able to be at school during the hours of 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. While this is a full-day program,it is not recommended that children attend for the entire 11 hours each day. “Pre-K and Play” begins with a morning childcare session, allowing children to ease into their day in a nurturing environment. Our dedicated caregivers offer personalized attention, fostering strong connections with each child to create a sense of security and belonging. Through imaginative play, sensory activities, and hands-on exploration, children embark on exciting adventures while developing social, emotional, and cognitive skills. After lunch, our focus shifts onto our structured preschool education. Led by a licensed early childhood teacher, our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity, and build a strong foundation for future academic success. Through engaging lessons, interactive projects, and collaborative play, children will delve into subjects like literacy, numeracy, science, and more. Whether they're building friendships or exploring new ideas, children in "Pre-K and Play" are empowered to embrace the joy of learning every step of the way. 2024-2025 School Year Classes
  • *N1 Falcon Ridge/Nature Based Learning

    • *District Preschool
    • 2024-2025 District 721 Preschool
    The district preschool classes will provide an opportunity for your child to attend school independently, make their first real friendships, build emerging literacy and math skills while also expanding social emotional skills. Students will develop a love of lifelong learning and the confidence in school readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten at New Prague Area Schools. There are a variety of full-day and half-day class schedule options to provide your family choices that work best for your child. All of these classes can be combined with PreK-WRAP Childcare to provide your family with a schedule that works best for you. Most classes are held at the Early Learning Center at the Central Education Campus in New Prague. The Monday through Thursday full-day classes at Falcon Ridge Elementary and Eagle View Elementary follow the same strong tradition of the preschool classes that are held at the Early Learning Center located at the CEC. Warm and welcoming environment where children build peer friendships. The students will become a community of learners as they spend the day together. Families will have the option to have a free school lunch provided or families can also provide a daily home lunch, and they will eat together in the classroom. Child-centered approach to learning Play-based learning throughout the classroom instructional day. Playground time will be with similar-aged peers or at a time dedicated just for their class. Research-based curriculum Inclusive classrooms Family involvement is encouraged Licensed early childhood teachers and highly trained paraprofessionals A nature-based classroom is also available. This class will meet three afternoons a week. The preschool years are when children’s brains develop more quickly than any other time. Play-based education in an outdoor learning environment allows children to explore the world around them while developing their whole selves. It provides an authentic experience that promotes creativity, attention span, and enjoyment in learning. Our nature-based classroom will have the goal of being outside a minimum of 50% of the time throughout the school year, reserving indoor time for extreme weather conditions. The class will meet each day at Falcon Ridge Elementary. This will allow an opportunity to use an indoor classroom when necessary to set the stage for learning, but the majority of the time each day will be held in the outdoor nature center at Falcon Ridge Elementary. Monthly field trips to Cedar Lake Farm on outside class days and busing cost for off site adventures are included in this class. Pre-K and Play Welcome to "Pre-K and Play," where learning and fun go hand in hand! This class combines the best of childcare and preschool education to create a dynamic and enriching experience for children who are at least 3.5 years old by September 1. With a roster of 20 consistent children, our class is a hub of creativity, exploration, and growth. The class follows the district preschool calendar with the option to add non-school childcare days throughout the school year and summer. Children are able to be at school during the hours of 6:30 am to 5:30 pm. While this is a full-day program,it is not recommended that children attend for the entire 11 hours each day. “Pre-K and Play” begins with a morning childcare session, allowing children to ease into their day in a nurturing environment. Our dedicated caregivers offer personalized attention, fostering strong connections with each child to create a sense of security and belonging. Through imaginative play, sensory activities, and hands-on exploration, children embark on exciting adventures while developing social, emotional, and cognitive skills. After lunch, our focus shifts onto our structured preschool education. Led by a licensed early childhood teacher, our curriculum is thoughtfully designed to ignite curiosity, inspire creativity, and build a strong foundation for future academic success. Through engaging lessons, interactive projects, and collaborative play, children will delve into subjects like literacy, numeracy, science, and more. Whether they're building friendships or exploring new ideas, children in "Pre-K and Play" are empowered to embrace the joy of learning every step of the way. 2024-2025 School Year Classes
  • *Summer Preschool

    Welcome to our exciting summer preschool program, where the sunshine brings joy and learning together! Our summer preschool class is designed to provide a stimulating and nurturing environment for children ages 4 to 5 years old. Through a blend of engaging activities, creative play, and hands-on learning experiences, the children will be on a journey of exploration and discovery. Our curriculum fosters social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development while embracing the spirit of summer fun. Each week, we will explore a new theme inspired by summer adventures. Through stories, songs, crafts, and games, children will be engaged. Summer also allows for more time to explore the outdoors. Each week is a new session. You can register for 1, 2, 3, 4, or all 5 of the sessions! The cost for the summer preschool camp is $140.00/week.
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  • *WRAP Preschool Age Child Care

    All contract requests will be placed on a waiting list and approved as staffing and space allow. The WRAP program is located at the Central Education Campus in New Prague and Eagle View Elementary in Elko New Market. Children will have the opportunity to explore and learn through art, music, science, dramatic play, literacy, and math. We understand all children do not learn the same so experiences are provided for large, small, and individual group activities, hands-on centers, and indoor and outdoor play! Beginning in 2022-23 WRAP has become a full year program. Registrations for contracts beginning September 5, 2023-August 14th, 2024, begin on January 27th @ 8:00am. 2024-2025 Preschool WRAP Rates
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  • 2024-2025 Non-School Days

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    • 2024-25 Tiny Trojans
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    2D Sidewalk Chalk Camp

    Do you like to draw? Have you ever wanted to learn how large pieces of sidewalk chalk art are created? Or want to learn a new and upcoming medium in the art world? This camp will teach you the basic to get you started on this diverse, exciting art form. Come prepared to get dirty as we create chalk art. Participants will learn new techniques, learn to use the gridding system, and will create a large piece of their choice to take home. Participants will be provided with a box of chalk that professional chalk artists use.
  • 5th & 6th Grade Padded Football

    Youth Entering Grades 5th & 6th in Fall 2024 Join your friends as we take the game of football one step further for this age group by putting on the pads and playing teams in other communities. This is a program where participants learn and practice the fundamentals of football as they experience the New Prague Trojan Football team concepts, tradition and drills. All necessary safety equipment (helmet, pads, etc.) is provided for each player. Baseball or soccer cleats are recommended. Practice and game schedules will be provided around August 10th. It is expected to follow the schedule below. (Schedule is subject to change and any changes would be provided to families) Practices Begin the week of August 12th Held three (3) days per week the last couple of weeks of summer Held two (2) days per week between during school on average run 1.5 hours in length start times between 5:30 & 6:00pm Games Begin the week of August 26th Held on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays Part of the Southwest Metro Football League- playing local communities such as Prior Lake, Waconia, Eden Prairie and others Register by July 15th, 2024. After this date your registration may be placed on a waiting list until we can be sure we have enough equipment and coaches.
  • 5th & 6th Grade Volleyball Camp

    Girls and Boys Entering Grades 5-6 in Fall 2024 Join the New Prague Volleyball coaching staff for an all-skills volleyball camp. Cover the basics of passing, serving, and hitting. Review proper footwork patterns, arm swing, and ball control. A Volley Lite ball and lower net are used, appropriate for this age level. Please register by May 15 to be guaranteed a camp t-shirt.
  • 7th & 8th Grade Football

    Youth Entering Grades 7th & 8th in Fall 2024 New Prague Youth Football will take on some changes this fall as we continue to grow all levels of New Prague Football. This upcoming fall, our 7th and 8th grade levels will enter The Southwest Metro Football League in which we will compete with and play games against surrounding communities. This is a great opportunity for our program and an adjustment that we are excited about rolling out in 2023! Practice and game schedules will be provided around August 10th. It is expected to follow the schedule below. (Schedule is subject to change and any changes would be provided to families) Practices Begin the week of August 12th Held three- four days per week on average run 1.5 hours in length start times between 5:30 & 6:00pm Games Begin the week of August 26th Held on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays Part of the Southwest Metro Football League- playing local communities such as Prior Lake, Waconia, Eden Prairie and others Register by July 15th, 2024.. After this date your registration may be placed on a waiting list until we can be sure we have enough equipment and coaches.
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    7th & 8th Grade Summer Strength and Conditioning Program

    Entering 7th & 8th grade in 2024 Join district coaches for a program designed to improve your sport performance. Experience a comprehensive and systematic approach to addressing vital components involved in achieving optimal athletic performance. The primary goal of the program is to develop a foundation for future athletic performance. We accomplish this by: Introducing and developing ground based and multi-joint movement patterns. Focusing on technique and skill development Use of developmentally appropriate loads A gradual addition of primary and auxiliary lifts Focusing on the creation of well-rounded athletes This program is designed to improve overall athletic ability and to lay a foundation for future athletic endeavors. All 7th and 8th grade athletes interested in improving their overall athletic performance are highly encouraged to attend. The coach for this program was part of the budget cuts and the program was turned over to our varsity football coach, Coach Norby. Coach Norby, wanting this program to be beneficial and successful for those who are participating; sat down and took all of the programming he runs and created a strength and conditioning program that would best benefit the kids who are participating but also allow for him and his coaches to provide the best of themselves to the program. Current Sessions New Sessions 8-8:55 10:00-11:00 9-9:55 10:45-11:45 10-10:55 Current dates New Dates June 4,6,25,27 May 28,30 July 9,11,16,18,23,25,30 June 4,6,11,18,20,25,27 July 9,11,16,18,23,25
  • 7th & 8th Grade Volleyball Camp

    Girls and Boys Entering Grades 7-8 in Fall 2024 Join the New Prague High School coaching staff to keep advancing your volleyball skills and prepare for the school season. Several individual skills will be covered - serving, hitting, setting, and passing. Also learn offensive, defensive, and serve receive concepts. This is a great early-summer opportunity to get a head start on your game! Sign up by May 15 to be guaranteed a camp t-shirt.
  • ACT Prep

    Advantage Educational Programs gives students the option of preparing for the ACT exam in three different ways: the In-School ACT Preparatory Course, Virtual ACT Preparatory Course or the Online ACT Preparatory Course. Courses are designed for students who want to maximize their ACT exam score, as well as those who feel uneasy about their test-taking skills or who have taken the exam and aren't satisfied with their results. In-School ACT Preparatory Course This course consists of four, three-hour classes that meet one day each week at one of our many school locations. The course includes diagnostic testing, instruction in time management, overcoming test anxiety, science reasoning, English strategies and review, essay writing, reading comprehension, and math strategies and review. Students enrolled in these classes not only benefit from personal instruction provided by our experienced instructors, but also have free access to our online course. The fee for this course is $180, with all class materials included. Virtual ACT Prep Course This course is designed for students who prefer to prep for the ACT in a virtual classroom. Four, three-hour classes are taught live via Zoom by an Advantage instructor. Internet connection and a tablet or computer is required. Fee for this course is $180. Self-Paced ACT Preparatory Course This course is an excellent alternative for any student unable to attend in-school classes or a student preferring to prepare for the ACT exam on their own and study at their desired pace. Once enrolled, students are sent an access code for their class via email. The fee for this course is $80. Repeating ACT Preparatory Course To repeat the ACT Prep Course at no charge, you will need to be registered in the online course. To register, go to www.AdvantagePrep.net; click on “Registrations” on the top bar, and click on “Repeat Students Registration Form”
  • Abrakadoodle: Adventures in Art

    Explore a spectrum of art in this lively camp! Craft a colorful paper mâché donut, sculpt playful snails, try printmaking with a personal plate, paint on canvas, and more. Unleash your creativity and make unique masterpieces in a fun-filled, diverse artistic journey! Bring a beverage and a nut free snack. Register early! This camp fills quickly!
  • Abrakadoodle: Cartoons, Clay and Crafts

    Are you a fan of crafting, clay sculpting, and cartoon drawing? If so, we invite you to join our imaginative camp! Dive into the world of creativity as we sculpt adorable pink piggies and tiny turtles, explore the art of cartoon drawing, design your very own comic strip, and craft charming cacti in painted pots. Additionally, get hands-on with paper mâché to create unique bowls. Get ready for a camp filled with artistic expression and loads of fun!
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  • Amazing Athletes

    Develop your child's motor skills, hand eye coordination, cardiovascular fitness and more through Amazing Athletes. Each 45-minute class encompasses two different developmental sport lessons, muscle identification, and fruit or vegetable introduction, using fun activities so they can build their skills at their own pace in a non-competitive atmosphere.
  • Aqua Fitness

    Join us for some fun and fitness in the New Prague Aquatic Center - 410 Central Ave. N. Enter door #12
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  • Band Jump Start

    This is a great way to jump start the 5th grade band experience. During Band Jump Start, incoming 5th grade band students will learn how to put together and take apart their instrument safely, how to produce their first musical sound on their instrument, and how to read music. By the end of the week, students will be able to play their first song! While participation is not required, all incoming 5th grade band instrumentalists are encouraged to attend. Tentative Schedule (Please note: Due to enrollment, changes and/or cancellations may be made to this schedule. You will be contacted by phone if such changes need to be made.) 9-9:30 Flute/Oboe 9:30-10 Clarinet 10-10:30 Saxophone 10:30-11 Trumpet/Horn 11-11:30 Trombone 11:30-noon Baritone/Tuba Noon-12:30 Percussion