2019 Season of Courses

Dinner is served at every Course class. Food allergies gladly accommodated.

All of GEM’s Courses provide age appropriate instruction aimed at developing respectful relationships and a habit of good manners. Our curriculum is designed to develop a sense of competence and esteem in our students as they learn to navigate real social expectations and everyday situations. Table manners are taught and practiced during dinner, which is served at every class.  

  • Course One:
    Fourth Graders

    Special topics for Course 1 include first impressions, introductions, giving and receiving a gift, demonstrating respect.
    Meets 5-6:30 pm.

    • September 17, 2019
    • October 15, 2019
    • November 12, 2019
    • December 10, 2019
    • January 14, 2020
    • February 18, 2020

  • Course Two:
    Fifth and Sixth Graders

    Special topics for Course 2 include making conversation, writing a thank you letter, earning trust, friendships, peer pressure.
    Meets 7-8:30 pm

    • September 24, 2019
    • October 22, 2019
    • November 19, 2019
    • December 17, 2019
    • January 21, 2020
    • February 25, 2020

  • Course Three:
    Seventh and Eighth Graders

    Special topics for Course 3 include gender specific etiquette, media and phone use etiquette and safety, honor, integrity, advocacy, writing a letter of gratitude.
    Meets 7-8:30 pm

    • September 17, 2019
    • October 15, 2019
    • November 12, 2019
    • December 10, 2019
    • January 14, 2020
    • February 18, 2020

  • GEM Dance

    GEM Dance is a short series of three 60 minute classes designed to introduce students in grades 6-8 to the etiquette of dancing and the basic steps of different line and partner dances. GEM Dance classes will meet on evenings other than our regular GEM Tuesdays. Class dates, times, and location will be finalized and announced soon.

    This class requires a minimum number of students of each gender in order to provide the best experience. If the minimum is not achieved, your payment will be fully refunded.

    The Price for GEM Dance is $100 for first child enrolled and 90 for additional children enrolled under the sibling discount.

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Enrollment for Fall Classes Opens May 15, 2019