Betts' Army Wrestling Club


  • This club offers folk-style, free-style and Greco-Roman wrestling instruction and techniques to students in K through 12th grade. Exercise and training is designed to promote physical fitness while teaching wrestling skills and increasing personal self-esteem and confidence. Please bring clean tennis shoes or wrestling shoes and head gear if you have
    them. Instruction is provided by Wrestling Coach Mike Betts, who brings over 45 years of experience to the club.

    Eight classes are included in a session. 

    WHEN:

    • Session 1: Jan 23, 25, 30 Feb 1, 6, 8, 13, 15
    • Session 2: Feb 20, 22, 27, 29, March 5, 7, 12, 14
    • Session 3: March 19, 21, 26, 28, April 2, 4, 9, 11
    • Session 4: April 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, May 2, 7, 9
    • Session 5: May 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30, Jun 4, 6 

    TIME

    • K-9th grade from 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    WHERE: Milan Middle School Wrestling Room

    COST: $50/session (Checks made payable to Milan Middle School)

    To register and pay on-line, please visit:

    https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/56599/​ 

       

     

Pottery Class


  • Join us for a fun, hands-on workshop and make a unique, personalized ceramic dish. All bowls will be food-safe, microwave-safe, dishwasher-safe, and can be enjoyed for years! Students will be able to choose their own glaze color(s). For ages 5 and up! Children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or other adult. Provided by One Acre Ceramics. There is a minimum enrollment of 10 students and a maximum of 20.

    Bowls will be glazed and fired at One Acre Studio and will be returned to Milan Middle School for pickup 2-3 weeks after the session.

    WHEN: Saturday February 10 from 1:00-2:00p  

    WHERE: Milan Middle School Cafeteria 

    COST: $17/person per Saturday (accompanying adult does not pay extra unless they plan to make their own pottery piece)

    Provided by One Acre Ceramics 734-904-6322

     

    To register and pay on-line, please visit:

    https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/56599/​ 

     

     

Twirling Workshop

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    Come learn the wonderful sport of baton twirling! New and experienced twirlers are welcome. New twirlers will learn basic twirling skills and techniques, marching, bodywork, strutting skills, and a dance twirl routine. Experienced twirlers will learn new tricks as well as improve their individual routines. Learn with an expert professional staff led by head coach Susan Usher. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing, tennis shoes, and bring a baton if you have one! There are two sessions available. For ages K and up!

    WHEN

    • Sunday April 28, 2024 from 1:00p to 3:30p

    WHERE: Milan Middle School Gym

    COST: $30 for one session / $50 for both sessions

    To register and pay on-line, please visit:

    https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/56599/​ 

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

  • Chords Are Key

    Have you ever wanted to learn the guitar but can't find the time? In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won't have to take private lessons to do it! This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. And, since this course includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. You will also be provided with a recording of the class and an optional periodic online question and answer session. The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction. Class is limited to 25 students. For ages 13+

    Topics Include:

    • How chords work in a song
    • How to form the three main types of chords
    • How to tune your guitar
    • How to buy a good guitar (and what to avoid)
    • How to play along with simple tunes
    • Basic strumming patterns

    WHEN: Tuesday February 20th 2024 from 6:30p-9:00p

    WHERE: On Zoom

    COST: $69 (this includes the online materials)

    To register and pay on-line, please visit:

    https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/56599/​ 

     

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

  • In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do - using chords! Since this class is being held online with Zoom, you will be able to sit at your piano or keyboard at home and take this course with no pressure at all. And, since this course includes an online book and online follow-up video lessons, you will be able to continue your practice and study on your own. You will also be provided with a recording of the class and an optional periodic online question and answer session. The course is partly lecture/demonstration and partly hands on instruction. Class is limited to 25 people. For ages 13+

    Topics Include:

    • How chords work in a song
    • How to get more out of sheet music by reading less of it
    • How to form the three main types of chords
    • How to handle different keys and time signatures
    • How to avoid "counting"
    • How to simplify over 12,000 complex chords

    WHEN: Monday February 19 from 6:30p to 9:30p

    WHERE: On Zoom

    COST: $69 (this includes the online materials)

    To register and pay online, please visit:

    https://payments.efundsforschools.com/v3/districts/56599/​