Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative Desert Valley Creative Learning Collaborative
 

Class Catalog

 

Class

Grades

Instructors

Row

Description

Class Fee

10:00-10:50 First Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages 0-4 Preschool Learn and Play

Ages 0-4 Preschool

Dari Metivier

Classroom 1 Ages 0-4

Let's learn and play together with reading, music, and movement!

 

 

 

Playdough Fun

K-2

Michelle Alwes

Classroom 3

We will explore different ways to use play dough including painting it after it has dried for a week.

 

 

 

Soccer Skills & Drills

K-2

Nicole Bonilla

Outdoor Area

In this class your child will learn various soccer skills, like dribbling, ball stopping and control.

 

 

 

Gardening

3rd-12th

Gayle Olsen

Outdoor Garden

Let’s play in the dirt We will use our 3 - 10x 4 garden beds to learn about plants and what they need to grow. This is a hands on class where we will learn by doing and discussing. We will also be creating a beautiful space by making signs and garden decorations.
We have a vegetable garden , a flower garden and a half vegetable garden, half succulent garden to work with.

 

 

Beginning Baking

3rd-5th

Ginger Gisi

Classroom 5

We'll learn various mixing/baking techniques, cookie and cake decorating, and more! Best of all- we will taste test our treats!

 

$5

 

Science and Art: Our Solar System!

3rd-5th

Renee Wegner

Classroom 6

Learning all about our Solar System. Students will create their own lapbook and learn to draw some of their favorite planets with chalk pastels.

 

$2

 

Intro to Photography

6th-12th

Kiara Marshall, Student Teacher Emmy Pompa

Classroom 2

Join me on a journey to learning how to be a better photographer. In this class we will learn the basics about photography using your phone. If you do not have a phone, that's O.K, you are welcome to bring a camera (photographing device is not necessary but is recommended). If you have a passion for pictures or have an eye for photography then this is the class for you!

 

 

11:00-11:50 Second Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages 0-4 Indoor Outdoor Play

Ages 0-4 Preschool

Nicole Bonilla

Classroom 1 Ages 0-4

Your child will have fun inside and outside with imaginative play, games, art and stories.

 

 

 

Wild Kratts Science

K-2

Aisha Hendricks

Classroom 3

Join the Kratts brothers as their adventures explore an age-appropriate science concept central to an animal's life and showcases a rarely seen wildlife moment. From animal adaptation, life cycles of butterflies and habitats, students will have fun engaging and learning in the science of nature.

 

 

 

Detective Science

3rd-5th

Michelle Alwes, Lori Anderson

Classroom 6

Learn about the different tools to determine who committed a crime. The last week, you will play detective and tell me who did it.

 

 

 

Nature Journaling

3rd-5th

Kiara Marshall

Classroom 5

In this class we will collect and organize your nature observations and connections on the pages of a notebook. Nature journaling will enrich your experiences and develop curiosity, gratitude, memory and the skills of a naturalist! Please be prepared to go on short nature walks, so make sure to bring water and a hat! Let's go on an adventure!

 

 

 

ASB

6th-12th

Jenny Combs, Breaha Velador

Classroom 2

In ASB you are required to help with the co-op snack bar, plan events for the kids and have fun!

 

 

1:00-1:50 Third Period

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ages 0-4 3rd Hour

Ages 0-4 Preschool

 

Classroom 1 Ages 0-4

open classroom

 

 

 

Vamos a Conversar!

K-2

Gracia Amezquita

Classroom 3

In this class the kids will learn more about each other, while they improve their Spanish communication skills.

 

 

 

Acting/Singing

3rd-12th

Michelle Mendoza

Classroom 2

 

 

In this class will we will work on basic acting and singing technics that will help prepare students for the talent show as well as any future performing they do.

 

 

 

Animal Training

3rd-5th

Faith Chinnock

Classroom 5

Join us as we learn how humans and animals learn! Bring your animal side as we creatively learn and explore classical and operant conditioning. Gain skills at capturing and shaping behaviors using positive reinforcement (clicker training!). A bonus—you'll be increasing your communication skills as you learn to train!

 

 

 

Games

6th-12th

Dari Metivier

Classroom 6

In this class we will have fun learning with games! Each week we will split into groups and play a new card or board game. Feel free to bring your favorite game and teach the class something new!

 

 

 

The Art of Acrylic Painting

6th-12th

*Vendor*, Tina Escobar

Classroom 4

Vendor fee to Artist at Heart,Tina Escobar $90. Cash, Zelle, Enrichment Certificates (Mission Vista Academy, Cabrillo Point Academy, Pacific Coast Academy)

 

Acrylic paint is a wonderful forgiving medium for developing an individual's unique artistic style. It is a valuable tool to promote self-expression and creativity. Students will learn the basics and beyond of painting with acrylics to gain skills they can use in creating their own masterpieces. We will explore a variety of techniques including color mixing and acrylic mediums. Students are encouraged in a supportive environment with individual attention. Tina Escobar is a professional art instructor with many years of experience painting, creating art and teaching the young and old.

*Materials will be provided.