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The After School Enrichment classes are conveniently timed so students can attend immediately after school. Students who are attending an After School Enrichment (ASE) class should go to their ASE class location directly after school.

If your child attends the Growing Room, please send your child directly to the class or have an authorized adult sign the child out and bring them to the class. Some instructors are able to pick–up from the Growing Room by request, please see the individual course descriptions for availability. All instructors will bring children to the Growing Room at the end of class if requested.

For more information on our procedures please see the ASE Parent Information Sheet or contact Steve Cox at 973-3332 or scox@sanramon.ca.gov.

Mondays

Creative Writing
Students will learn Lekha's time-tested methods to overcome writer's block while writing short stories, poems, and short skits. Students will be introduced to a variety of fiction and nonfiction genres. They will progress into genre writing and learn how each genre has its own set of particular rules that drives character creation, setting, and plot.

Instructor: Jyoti Yelagalawadi Lekha Ink
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 2/2-3/30 * No class 2/16 & 3/16
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $175(R/GO)/$219(N)
Act #:  93477

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Wild Watercolors
Learn different watercolor techniques and achieve art worth framing. You'll be amazed at what you can do with a few easy moves. Watercolor is lots of fun! Watercolor set provided by the instructor. See confirmation receipt for supply list.

Instructor: TESS REYES
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 2/2-2/23
Time: 2:55-4:15
# of Classes: 3
Fee: $75(R/GO)/$94(N)
Act #:  92986

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Tuesdays

Fun with Science and Engineering
Have fun building hands-on projects and performing science experiments! Students will engage in projects such as building a Catapult or a Rubber Band Powered Car. They will run lab experiments such as The Density Lab or the Eruption Lab. Students take home completed projects to show off to parents and siblings! This fun class exposes students to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), the scientific method, planning, prioritizing, time management, and organization. Students will gain a better understanding for how the way things around them work, and will learn how to break down and analyze problems. Visit http://ponacademics.com for more details. $35 materials fee payable to the instructor on the first day of class

Instructor: LLC Pon Academics
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/27-2/24
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 5
Fee: $159(R/GO)/$199(N)
Act #:  93456

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Public Speaking:  Structure your Speech
The aim for this class is to have each participant write a well-structured engaging speech. Kids at this age usually find it challenging to organize their many! ideas. This class focuses in helping participants give a clear structure to their thoughts. Students study how to write speeches on different kinds of topics and for different occasions. They learn to write speeches on descriptive, expository, narrative, process, cause and effect types of topics as well as speeches for social occasions and ceremonies.  They practice speaking with confidence.

Instructor: Ritu Khurana Bay Area Debate Club
Grades: 3-5
Dates: 1/27-3/24 * No class 3/17
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $160(R/GO)/$200(N)
Act #:  93482

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Wednesdays

Hip Hop
A high energy class! Learn the newest trends in hip hop. Master fun and funky moves to the latest hip hop music. Class begins with a warm up, across the floor progressions, and culminates with an energetic hip hop dance routine. The last day of class will be a performance.

Instructor: Studio 8 Dance Staff
Grades: 2-5
Dates: 1/28-4/1
Time: 1:45-2:45
# of Classes: 7
Fee: $112(R/GO)/$140(N)
Act #:  92868

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Public Speaking:  Pre-Public Speaking: Intro to Writing Speeches
This course teaches young students the essentials of building confidence in public speaking. The participants learn how to stand tall and speak confidently in front of a large group. They begin to understand the concepts and importance of body language, bringing variation in speed and tone. The students learn the concept of public speaking using fun concepts like show and tell, storytelling, and poem recitals among others. To know more visit www.bayareadebateclub.com or on Facebook Bayareadebateclub.

Instructor: Ritu Khurana Bay Area Debate Club
Grades: 1-2
Dates: 1/28-3/25 * No class 3/18
Time: 1:45-2:45
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $160(R/GO)/$200(N)
Act #:  93483

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Thursdays

Gymnastics After School Enrichment
Learn basic gymnastic skills independently and with a group while having fun!  Different gymnastics equipment will be brought to class each week.  Improve strength, flexibility and coordination through fun games and exercises.

Instructor: CALIFORNIA GYMNASTIC SERVICES
Grades: 1-2
Dates: 1/29-3/5
Time: 2:55-3:40
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $93(R/GO)/$116(N)
Act #:  93406

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Mad Science:  Wacky Wonders
Come explore the science behind everything around us! We will learn the science behind optical illusions, magic tricks, and movie effects. We will discover how and why the toys we all know and love work the way they do. We will use science to explain how we can stay connected with friends and family over long distances. Help us use science to solve the mystery of chemistry! With hands on activities we will explore mysterious mixtures and surprising solutions. We will need to put our mystery solving skills to the test as we use science to solve the mystery of Mr. Baker's stolen cookie recipe. After we help solve this tasty mystery, we will learn about the science of our taste buds and get interactive experience with blind taste tests! As we discover the science around us, you will take something home with you after every class to help you continue your investigations at home!

Instructor: Mad Science of Mt. Diablo
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/29-3/5
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 6
Fee: $127(R/GO)/$159(N)
Act #:  93291

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Fridays

Beginning/Intermediate Chess
Chess is fun and easy to learn! If you are new to chess or polishing your skills, come develop your understanding and enjoyment of the king of games!  Lessons and play combine the skills of thinking with the thrill of sport. Berkeley Chess School has been teaching State Chess Champions since 1982.

Instructor: Berkeley Chess - School
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/30-4/3 * No class 3/13 & 3/20
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 8
Fee: $149(R/GO)/$186(N)
Act #:  93313

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Engineering for Kids- Industrial Engineering: A-Line Product
During the Industrial Engineering classes, students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine efficient systems for production. Students explore foundational concepts of industrial engineering such as: assembly lines, safety, stamping, sorting and distributing materials. Students see just how fun and creative industrial engineering can be as they create their own ice cream factory and 3-D copies of designs. Materials fee of $50 payable to the instructor on the first day of class.

Instructor: Engineering for Kids
Grades: 1-5
Dates: 1/30-2/27
Time: 2:55-3:55
# of Classes: 5
Fee: $100(R/GO)/$125(N)
Act #:  93334

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For more information on our procedures please see the ASE Parent Information Sheet or contact Steve Cox at 973-3332 or scox@sanramon.ca.gov.