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STEAM @ Dougherty Elementary

STEAM Afterschool Courses at Dougherty Elementary are now open for enrollment. Browse our course offerings below. Enroll online.

Courses | Location | Timeline | Tuition | Enroll Online

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25
to Student Council.

Location

Dougherty Elementary
5301 Hibernia Dr
Dublin, CA 94568

Timeline

Courses are offered 1 day per week for 10 weeks.

Tuition

$150/Course

Each class that moves forward will generate contributions of up to $100 (dependent on class size) to the school’s Parent Faculty Club (PFC) and $25 to Student Council.

 Local, Qualified Teachers

Courses organized by local teachers with
California Teaching Credentials.

Dougherty Afterschool Course Offerings

Gardening & Life Science - The Power of Soil

Instructor: Mr. John Price, Dougherty 4th Grade Teacher
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Day/Dates: Thursday - Sept. 21, 28 | Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 | Nov. 2, 9, 16 | Dec. 7 (10 Instructional Days)
Time: 3:05 - 4:05
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: Hey all you young scientist & botanist, come get your hands dirty while exploring the garden. The garden is a great place to discover what is happening in the natural world around us. We will be diving deep into the science of soil. What makes up healthy fertile soil? Through careful observation, experimentation and monitoring, students will learn how soil creates a balanced garden ecosystem that does not require chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Readers Book Club

Instructor: Lina Barakat, Dougherty Teacher
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Day/Dates: Thursday - Sept. 21, 28 | Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 | Nov. 2, 9, 16 | Dec. 7 (10 Instructional Days)
Room: 16
Time: 3:05 - 4:05
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: Students will read a chosen novel, using a reader’s workshop model to enhance their reading comprehension abilities to encourage higher level collaborative reading strategies through a mini lesson format. Students will rotate through different roles, working together to engage in various texts. Later, students will adapt the novel into a play they can perform as a culminating project. Students will also be given roles in a book club which allow them to practice communication and public speaking skills, participating in interactive group discussions.

Slime and Grossology for Young Scientist

Instructor: Trisha Tenney, Dougherty Teacher
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Day/Dates: Friday - Sept. 15, 22, 29 | Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 | Nov. 3 | Dec. 1, 8 (10 Instructional Days)
Room: P-2
Enrollment Fee: $195

Course Description: Goop rules! Young mad scientists get down and dirty creating concoctions and potions and gurgling substances-some of them edible, some too icky to even think about eating. Learn about how different materials interact with one another in different ways and have some fun along the way.

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Questions or Comments

We are here to help. Please contact as with questions or feedback.

Main Office
(925) 587-5610

Vickie Constantinides
Academy Program Manager
(925) 587-5610  Ext. 1003
vickie@dpie.org

Rich Boschetti
Academy Superintendent
(925) 587-5610  Ext. 1004
rich@dpie.org