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Just what are Virtual ECAs you ask? Virtual Extracurricular Activities! V-ECAs are fantastic FREE activities for all HSB students. One activity per student on a first-come, first-served basis. There’s a max of 15 students per activity – so sign up fast!
What will you need? A device with a mic and an internet connection (laptop, desktop, tablet, or cell with camera). Anything else you need is in the activity’s description — most things will be provided to you! There are a few easy steps to follow . . .
- Choose your activity and register here. You’ll have to be logged in to your NFSB student account to register.
- Pick up an authorization and/or loan agreement from from Ms. Hirsh in the Student Lounge.
- Have a parent sign the form.
- Return it to Ms. Hirsh asap
- Enjoy your activity!
|Activity||Start date & length||Day||Description|
|Basketball Ball Handling & Fitness||Nov.2 (8 weeks)1st class Ped day**||Monday||Skill development of beg.- inter. ball handling drills. Certain fitness activities will be done to improve strength and conditioning.|
|Basketball Ball Handling & Fitness||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||Same as above|
|Energizing Yoga Flow||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||Explore the foundations of yoga and be introduced to or deepen your yoga practice. Learn about the foundations of yoga, breathing techniques, meditation, & alignment.|
|Energizing Yoga Flow||Nov.5 (8 weeks)||Thursday||Same as above|
|Boxing Conditioning||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||Physical training:-weight transfer, punching combos, & shadow box Mental training:-problem-solving,self-confidence,self-control|
|Boxing Conditioning||Nov.5 (8 weeks)||Thursday||Same as above|
|HIIT Fitness||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||To improve cardiovascular conditioning, bodyweight strength and flexibility. Emphasis on exercise technique and functional bodyweight exercises in a fun and fast-paced environment.|
|HIIT Fitness||Nov.5 (8 weeks)||Thursday||Same as above|
|Irish Dancing “Riverdance”||Nov.3 (7 weeks)||Tuesday||Learn the basics with a qualified dance instructor, in a friendly supportive environment.|
|Intro to Golf||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||Students will be introduced to the basics of the golf swing:- grip, stance, ball position, take-away and backswing, transition, and follow through. Introduction to chipping, pitching and putting.|
|Wilderness survival||Nov.2 (7 weeks) 1st class Ped day||Monday||Focus on the 8 essential skills to surviving in the wilderness:- planning, assembling and sleeping in a shelter, fixing one-pot meals, fire building, orienteering, wilderness first aid and more|
|Side Hustle Project “Entrepreneurship”||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||Students will learn how to start and run your own business. Come up with an idea, launch a non-profit, a new invention or your dream project.|
|Self-Care 101:DIY Eco-friendly skincare||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||Make your own skincare products from scratch. Products like body scrub, shampoo bar, candles, lip gloss and roll-on fragrance|
|Doodle Challenge||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||Want to improve your doodling skills or just love to doodle? Each week a new inspiration and technique is explored. Drawing concepts are explained|
|Art Journaling||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||An art journal is a visual diary where you practice making art while expressing yourself. Record your thoughts & ideas by combining visual journaling & writing. Every imaginable style, media and technique is used.|
|Stressbusters – Meditation & Breathwork sec1-3||Nov.3 (8 weeks)||Tuesday||To relieve stress, for leadership and communication skills, and tools to manage your thoughts and emotions|
|Stressbusters – Meditation & Breathwork sec 4-5||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||Same as above|
|Hsin Tao Yoga||Nov.5 (8 weeks)||Thursday||Hsin Tao Yoga is movement and breath in meditation. It aligns body, mind and spirit with self-healing, emotional stability & inner-harmony.|
|Laughing Yoga||Nov.4 (8 weeks)||Wednesday||Laughing Yoga is a fun way to release stress and boost your immune system. We will stretch, breathe and laugh….a lot|
|Kitchen Brigades||Nov.10 (approx. 24 weeks Jan.-May 2021) **||Tuesday||Virtual culinary workshops from home, where Chef does a review with an explanation of the recipe and demonstration. Then practice time of cooking the recipe, live with the chef.|