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Afterschool at Peregrine Elementary School

In addition to its Kestrel Club program for currently enrolled students from 3:00-6:00 p.m., Peregrine Elementary School offers a variety of afterschool classes that are also open to the general public, for students in grades K-8.  

Join us for exciting and unique classes in filmmaking, French, music and more!


Elementary Afterschool Program

Our 2013-14 elementary afterschool program is full of unique and inspiring class offerings for students in grades K through 8!

Afterschool Filmmaking Workshops with Chris Erickson (Grades 4-8)

Learn to make your own film with Peregrine School teacher, writer and filmmaker Chris Erickson in weekly, two-hour afternoon workshops. Classes are held Tuesdays from 3:20-5:20 p.m. at Peregrine Elementary School in South Davis. Sessions currently open for enrollment include:  1) Zany Zombie Films, 11/12 through 12/17; 2) Intensive Filmmaking Techniques - The Whole Shebang, 1/7 through 2/11; and 3) Animation Madness, 2/18 through 3/18.   Click here for more information, including full session descriptions and rates.

Afterschool Music Instruction with David Meyer (Grades K-3, Ages 9+)

Peregrine Elementary School's music teacher, David Meyer, is offering both group recorder classes for students in grades K-3 and private music lessons in guitar and flute for students ages 9 years and up.

The group recorder classes will be held Tuesdays from 3:15-4:00 p.m. at Peregrine Elementary School in South Davis. Sessions currently open for enrollment include: 1) 11/19 - 12/17; 2) 1/7/14 - 3/18/14; and 3) 4/1/14 - 6/10/14.  MATERIALS: Students must provide their own soprano recorder and lesson book. The recommended recorder is a Yamaha YSR24B, but any soprano recorder is OK. The lesson book is Best in Class: Comprehensive Recorder Method by Bruce Pearson. Both are available at music stores or online for about $5.00.

David is also offering private classes, in guitar or flute, at $35/half-hour or $50 per full hour on Tuesdays after the group class (preferred) or on Thursday afternoons, until 6:00 p.m. Children ages 9 years and older are best suited to learn these instruments; if your child is younger than 9, please contact Carrie Fisher Stone at the school ([email protected]) and ask her to arrange for you to contact David directly to discuss your interest.

Click here for full information on all music classes, including rates.

Afterschool Beginning French with Jennifer McSpadden (Grades K-6)

Peregrine Elementary School offers a mixed-age beginning French class for students in grades kindergarten through six. Classes are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:15 PM to 4:00 PM.  The teacher is Jennifer McSpadden, a French Ph.D. candidate at UC Davis. Class will be held over three sessions during the school year. Sessions II and III are continuing sessions, and build on Session I. Session I runs 9/16/13 to 12/18/13; Session II runs 1/6/14 to 3/19/14; and Session III runs 3/31/14 to 6/11/14.  Click here for more information and/or to register.

All afterschool classes are held at our elementary school location in South Davis.  A registration form may be downloaded by clicking here.  Registration forms and payment should be dropped off at the school between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and noon Monday through Friday, or mailed to:  

Peregrine Elementary School
1909 Galileo Court, Ste. C.
Davis, CA 95618

If you have any questions about afterschool classes, please call Carrie at (530) 758-8845 or (530) 753-5500 or email her at [email protected]