Before & After School Programs

DuFief Elementary School hosts a number of extracurricular activities for students both before and after school ranging from art, science, coding, critical thinking and fitness. Please check back as new programs will be added throughout the school year.

These materials are neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Board of Education of Montgomery County, the superintendent, or this school. If you are interested in learning about the screening and/or background check process for these providers, please contact them directly.

Winter Course Offerings

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Hip Hop
3:40–4:40 pm

Panda Programmer
3:30-5:30 pm

Drone Wizards
3:30–4:30 pm

Catriona’s Castle
3:35–4:45pm

Chess Club
3:30–4:30 pm

Tinkering to Learn
3:30–4:30 pm

Kaizen Yoga
3:30–4:30 pm

Shining Kids Yoga
3:25–4:30 pm

Kaizen Karate
3:30–4:30 pm

Kids Paint Club
3:30–5:00 pm

BOT Mania
3:30–4:30 pm

FLES Spanish
7:50–8:50 am

Learn Now Music
3:30–4:30 pm

Young Rembrandts
3:40–4:40 pm

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Kids Paint Club

Encourage exploration through painting while building confidence in creativity.

Who

All grades

When

Thursdays: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Jan. 9 – Mar. 12

Where

DuFief ES – Room 12

Cost

$275

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Young Rembrandts Drawing Classes

Young Rembrandts students will flex their creative muscle as they take on artistic challenges using color, pattern, and design.

Who

All grades

When

Fridays: 3:40pm – 4:40pm
Jan. 20 – Mar. 20 (no class 1/24 and 2/28)

Cost

$131

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DuFief Chess Club

When

Wednesdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Winter Session: Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29; Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26; Mar. 4, 11 (10 classes)
Spring Session: Mar. 18, 25; Apr. 1, 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20, 27 (10 classes)

Where

Media Center

Cost

$140

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Tippi Toes Hip Hop

Hip Hop by Tippi Toes Dance® is the perfect class for boys and girls, grades K-3, who want to dance, stay active and learn how to freestyle.

Who

Grades K – 3

When

Mondays: 3:40pm – 4:40pm
Jan. 6 – Mar. 16 (no class 1/20, 1/27 and 2/17)

Cost

$129 + $40 Registration Fee

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Theater

Catriona’s Castle

Grades K-3 students use their imaginations to bring classic stories to life (plus improv stories) using elaborate costumes, props,
and kid-size scenery.

Who

Grades K-3

When

Tuesdays: 3:35pm – 4:35pm
Jan. 7 – Mar. 17

Cost

$200

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Kaizen Karate

This Karate program offers safe, structured training that teaches students the proper form, style and technique.

Who

All grades

When

Thursdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 2 – Feb. 27

Cost

$153

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Kaizen Yoga

Children will develop focus, flexibility, strength, and coordination through yoga poses, stories, songs, drawings, and games.

Who

All grades

When

Wednesdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 8 – Mar. 4

Cost

$153

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Shining Kids Yoga

Children will learn yoga poses, breathing, and relaxation exercises which cultivate a calm mind, increase strength and flexibility.

Who

All grades

When

Thursdays: 3:25pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 16 – Mar. 5

Cost

$145

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Group Music Fun

Students will participate in an ensemble music group and choose which instrument to play during the session – piano, guitar, violin or drums. Students will learn about the instruments as well as how to play in a music group.

Who

All grades

When

Fridays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Dec. 13 – Jan. 31 (no class 12/27 and 1/24)

Where

DuFief ES – Room TBD

Cost

$132

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Panda Programming

Instead of just playing games, your kids can DESIGN and PROGRAM them.

Who

All grades

When

Mondays: 3:30pm – 5:30pm
Feb. 10 – Mar. 16

Cost

$219

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PhotoMath-Tinkering to Learn

In this STEM-related class, students experience a unique opportunity to explore their natural curiosity through tinkering.

Who

All grades

When

Wednesdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 8 – Feb. 26

Cost

$185

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PhotoMath-Bot Mania

Bot Mania combines Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math in an integrated approach to learning that encourages students to think broadly about real-world problems. Students learn the basics of what is a Bot, how bots work and how Bots move as they create individual projects

Who

Grades 2-5

When

Thursdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 9 – Feb. 27

Cost

$185

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PhotoMath-Drone Wizards

Students learn to use drones in a fun and meaningful way to understand their links to real-world science, technology, engineering solutions.

Who

Grades 2-5

When

Tuesdays: 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Jan. 7 – Feb. 25

Cost

$185

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Big Learning Spanish Class – 2 Class Options

Introductory Spanish

New theme! Let’s start speaking! A fun introduction to a new language where children learn and practice
with storytelling, activities, puppets, games and songs in an immersion setting.

Who

Grades K-1

Beginner Spanish

New topics & themes! Build practical Spanish language skills in a fun, immersion setting. Learn cultural notes, describe, ask and answer questions, count, sing, compare, identify, play lively games and activities –all en español.

Who

Grades 2-5

When

Fridays: 7:50am – 8:50am
Jan. 7 – May. 1

Cost

$229

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