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STEAM @ Murray Elementary

STEAM Afterschool Courses at Murray 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

Murray Elementary
8435 Davona Dr
Dublin, CA 94568

Timeline

Courses are offered 1 day per week for 10 weeks.

Tuition

$185-195 / 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.

Murray Afterschool Course Offerings

Cooking Through Literature, Culture, And Science

Instructor: Ms. Lauren Soto-Figueroa, Murray Teacher
Grade Level: 1 – 4
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Time: 3:05 - 4:05 pm
Room: K4
Tuition: $185

Course Description: Students will become introductory chefs as they explore the world and art of cooking through literature, culture, and science. Students will learn the basics of cooking materials, collect recipes and notes through an interactive notebook (cookbook), and explore in basic recipes as well as seasonal seasonal and holiday specialties. Each class students will learn, cook, and taste/take home food and recipes related to cultural foods around the world, connected to literature and also explore how cooking is related to math and science. They will learn vocabulary, how to use certain items, food and kitchen safety and become junior chefs! Students get an apron and cookbook with all recipes and learning as well as certificate at the end of the two weeks.
Please let instructor know of any food allergies and we encourage students to wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes. Looking forward to guiding your child around the world through making and tasting! Bon appetite!

Introduction To Robotics

Instructor: Ms. Doreen Bonde, District Technology Specialist
Grade Level: 3 – 5
Day/Dates: Thursday - January 11, 18, 25 February 1, 8, 15, 22 | March 1, 8, 15 (10 Class Sessions)
Time: 3:05 - 4:05 pm
Room: 19 - Computer Room
Tuition: $185

Course Description: Robotics is geared towards the student who enjoys building, problem solving, and creating. In this class we will explore, collaborate, construct and design using Lego WeDo 2.0 and Sphero Ollie robots. In pairs and in groups, we will build and program working Lego robots and we will also program with Sphero Ollies. We will work with motion sensors and tilt sensors, and will explore creating & testing building designs, delve into forces and how things move, and more!

Public Speaking & Debate Combo Level

Instructor: Certified Teacher from Gurus Educational Services
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Day/Dates: Wednesday - January 10, 17, 24, 31 February 7, 14, 21, 28 March 7, 14 (10 Class Sessions)
Time: 2:05 on collaboration days; 3:05 on normal release days
Room: P-2
Tuition: $195

Course Description: This combination class covering Public Speaking and Debate teaches students to manage stage anxiety, present speeches with confidence, and connect with their audience through effective body language. They become confident speakers, avid writers and creative thinkers. In the debate portion of the module, they learn how to make strong arguments backed by reasoning and evidence. They also develop stronger critical reasoning skills. Students debate on a variety of fun, age-appropriate topics in various formats. Parents attend the last class of the session to see their child in action and every child is given Ribbons at the end of the session to mark their achievements.

The Actors’ Workshop!

Instructor: Professional Actors from the Kenn Adams’ Adventure Theater Company
Grade Level: 1 - 5
Day/Dates: Monday - January 8, 22, 29 February 5, 12, 26 March 9, 16 (8 Class Sessions/10 hours of class)
Time: 2:05 - 3:20 (Each class is 75 minutes in length)
Room: P-1
Tuition: $195

Course Description: It’s laughter, learning and limelight with the After School Drama Club’s The Actor’s Workshop! Through a fun series of theater games, acting exercises and scripted scene work, this introductory acting class teaches the fundamentals of the actor’s craft. Students explore the “three tools of the actor” – voice, body and imagination – as they learn how to create characters, interpret scripts and perform for an audience. The class teaches true theater skills such as stagecraft, emotionally truthful acting, and professional theater etiquette, while encouraging creativity and inspiring the imagination. The class culminates with a free workshop presentation of scenes and monologues for an invited audience.

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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