YEAH Classes for Middle and High School

I offer weekly classes in Roseville, MN for Middle and High School students during the school year, through YEAH Academy.


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Beginner Computer Programming (grades 6-8 and 8-12)

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Students in Alex Leone's computer programming class

Computer Programming Intro (grades 6-8) – Read the description on the YEAH page.

Computer Programming Basics (grades 8-12) – Read the description on the YEAH page.


Two beginner-level courses, Computer Programming Intro (grades 6-8) and Computer Programming Basics (grades 8-12), teach students universal computer programming concepts and techniques using the Scratch programming language.

Both the Intro and Basics courses run fall and spring semester every year, following YEAH’s schedule.

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Advanced Computer Programming Workshops (grades 9-12)

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Advanced Computer Programming Workshop: Websites (grades 9-12) – Read the description on the YEAH page.


All Advanced Computer Programming Workshops (grades 9-12) introduce students to real-world computer programming tools and languages. The Websites Workshop teaches students HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Git, all of which are used to by professional web developers and programmers.

The Advanced Computer Programming Workshop: Websites course runs fall and spring semester every OTHER year, following YEAH’s schedule. The next time it runs will be the 2018-2019 school year.

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Critical Thinking with the Great Books (grades 9-12)

Critical Thinking with the Great Books: The Ancients (grades 9-12) – Read the description on the YEAH page.


Students will learn how to carefully read and discuss difficult texts in the Critical Thinking with the Great Books (grades 9-12) courses. All classes are discussion-based and taught using the classical Socratic method.

The Critical Thinking with the Great Books: The Ancients course runs fall and spring semester every OTHER year, following YEAH’s schedule. The next time it runs will be the 2018-2019 school year.


Chess Club (grades 5-12)

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Chess Club (grades 5-12) – Read the description on the YEAH page.


Students in Chess Club (grades 5-12) will improve their chess game, if they already know how to play, or learn to play chess, if they don’t already know. If parents and club members have interest, the Chess Club may attend events or tournaments.

Chess Club runs fall and spring semester every year, following YEAH’s schedule. Students may join Chess Club halfway through the year, in the spring semester.


Registration for 2018-2019 school year is open until September 4th!