Student Classes

Y School’s Out Child Care – Grades K-6

Mon.-Fri., Beg. 9/5         2:30-5:30 pm      Parkview

We will accommodate for early out days!        

This is a collaborative between the Virginia Public Schools and Mesabi Family YMCA. A safe, fun structured environment for your child to go during after school hours. Students will participate in enrichment activities, homework help, snack time, wellness activities, games, and arts & crafts in a supervised environment! Students must be pre registered and pre paid to attend. Program is available at Parkview Elementary. Students from Roosevelt can be bussed to Parkview after school.   Call Casey at 749-8020 or email at for more information or to register.


Babysitters’ Training Ages 11-15

Mon-Wed. 10/9-10/11   3:00-5:30             Resource Center              $40

For boys and girls who want to be responsible babysitters. Each participant receives the Babysitters’ Handbook and other useful handouts. Students are eligible to receive a certificate if they are age 11 or older. Bring a snack for after school. Class size limited to the first 10 paid participants. Flyers will be sent home. Anna Amundson, Instructor.


Safe on My Own Grades 3-6

Mon. Sept. 18               2:45-4:30pm   Resource Center                  $10

Anna will teach the basics of 1st Aid and Safety for latch key children. This is a great class for children so that know what to do and how to handle situations that may arise. Snack & materials included. Flyers will be sent home.


Girls’ Volleyball – Grades 5 & 6

Sept. 12 – Oct. 2            3:00-4:00 pm      Roos. Gym                         $40

Flyers will be sent home with students.


September Crafts

Wed., Sept. 27                2:00-3:30 pm      Parkview                             $18

Lisa is back with her first class of the year! Lisa’s classes will be on early release Wednesdays to accommodate your child. This class will involve a lot of painting, gluing, glittering & more.


Back to School Back to Crafts

Wed., Sept. 27                2:00-3:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $14

Thurs. Sept. 28              3:00-4:30 pm      Parkview                             $14

WELCOME back to after school crafting! Kim has many fun projects to start your new school year with themes that include apples, owls, sunflowers, and forest friends. You will paint rocks, create a bookmark; decorate a mini chalkboard and More!


Halloween Crafts

Wed. Oct. 25                  2:00-3:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $14

Thurs., Oct. 26                3:00-4:30 pm      Parkview                             $14

It’s ALL treats and no tricks at this month’s craft class! Kim will help you make 10- yes TEN- fun and crafty treats for Halloween! You’ll be ready for spooky, boo day with all the goodies you will bring home.


How to Make Balloon Animals

Wed. Sept., 20                3:00-5:00 pm      H.S. Cafeteria                    $14

Learn to make a variety of animal sculptures, bracelets, and crazy hats just like the pros. Please not balloons are made with latex so avoid this if you have latex allergies.


Halloween Craft Class

Wed., Oct. 25                  2:00-3:30 pm      Parkview                             $18

Wed., Oct. 18                  3:00-4:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $18

Our first project for Halloween will be to paint a couple of chunky wooden pumpkins. After that, we will make a spooky little ghost to decorate your home for Halloween. Don’t worry though; it’s not too scary.


Sculpture Fun

Tues. Nov. 7                   3:00-5:00 pm    H.S. Cafeteria                 $10

Join the ladies from 321 Art Studio as you have some fun sculpting clay, recyclables and aluminum foil. Snack included.


Minnesota Pony Stick Puppets

Wed., Oct. 4                    3:00-5:00 pm      H.S. Cafeteria                    $14

Make a puppet with moveable parts that operates with the stick principal, using straws. Then decorate him up with all the trappings for the big show to suit your style! Try a rodeo horse, carousel horse, circus pony, or even a horse from outer space!


Big Eyes Cartoon Characters

Wed. Oct. 18                   3:00-5:00 pm      H.S. Cafeteria                    $14

Using illustration markers, draw our native Minnesotan animals with the pop art style big eyes and other clever cartoon qualities. Choose from many animals and put them in a Minnesota nature scene.


Thanksgiving Craft

Wed., Nov. 8                   3:00-4:30 pm     Parkview                         $18

For our first project we are going to make a funny little turkey from a glove and decorate it for Thanksgiving using feathers and felt and such. Secondly we will make and decorate a lovely “Give Thanks” table runner to dress your table for the holiday table



Thanksgiving and Autumn Crafts

Wed., Nov. 15                 3:00-4:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $14

Thurs., Nov. 16               3:00-4:30 pm      Parkview                             $14

Kim’s class will give thanks and craft up some exciting projects for the fall season. You will make fun projects with leaves and chalk, decorate a gratitude journal you can share with your family on Thanksgiving, create a Turkey treat box, and more


Animal Fun

Thurs. Nov. 9                  2:45- 4:15 pm     Parkview                   $10

Join the ladies from 321 Art Studio, as you have fun creating a clay animal, painting an animal picture, and making an animal surprise. Snack included!


Silly Circus Cars

Wed. Nov. 1                    3:00-5:00 pm      H.S. Cafeteria                    $14

Design the craziest, most colorful car ever (high tech or low tech) from a shoe, a hat, a hotdog, just about anything.


Christmas Crafts

Wed., Dec. 13                 2:00-3:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $14

Thurs., Dec. 14              3:00-4:30 pm      Parkview                             $14

The Happy Holidays are here! Join Kim as you create 10- yes TEN- fun projects with Christmas as our theme. You’ll make an ornament for your tree, paint a tile to give as a gift, make a Christmas card, create a holiday shadow box, and decorate a Christmas cookie and more!


Christmas Craft Class

Wed., Dec.6                    2:00-3:30 pm      Roosevelt                           $18

Wed., Dec. 13                 3:00-4:30 pm      Parkview                             $18

For our first Christmas craft we’ll be making a beautiful ornament for your tree (or a nice handmade gift to give someone a special!) Then we will be making a trio of Santa “Yule Logs” to stand together at your home for Christmas.


Build Your Own Gingerbread House

Thurs., Dec. 7             6:00-7:30 pm     High School             $27

A Family, Holiday Event! All ages welcome- must have an adult with. Build and decorate your own gingerbread house to take home and eat as a treat or use as a decoration for the holidays!


Tutor Mentor Program Gr. 7-8

The Virginia Service Learning Program and Virginia Community Ed have teamed up to provide an After School Tutor Mentor Program for students in Gr. 7 & 8. Call 742-3930 for more information regarding receiving academic assistance or if you would like to be a tutor.



Open Weight Room (Boys and Girls) GR. 7-12  

M-TH Beg. Sept. 5       3:30-5:00 pm       MP Room                   Free

Supervised environment. Students must sign in and wear appropriate attire. This is open to Virginia students only!                        

  • Virginia Minnesota Public Schools
  • ISD 706
  • 411 South 5th Ave.
  • Virginia, MN 55792
  • Phone: 218-749-5437
  • Fax: 218-741-8522