DOCK STREET PTA AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS

Dear parents and guardians of the Dock Street School,

The PTA is excited to announce that its free afterschool programs start  October 12th,2021. Please register as soon as possible because there are limited spots.
In solidarity,

PTA
 


 
Dock Street Soccer Team
Who: All Grades
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Dock Street CoEd Soccer Team is supported by experienced coaches to improve the team’s technical, tactical, and fitness skills. Dock Street soccer team competes in the Middle School Athletic League and against the strong local non-league competition. 
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Capoeira
Who: All Grades
When: Thursdays 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 
  

Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance, acrobatics, and music. In this class, the students will build strength, flexibility, balance, a sense of rhythm, and awareness of their own bodies.  They will also play music and learn some Portuguese. Training Capoeira builds self-esteem and allows the student to develop a sense of identity as an individual, a member of a nurturing community, and a member of a global society.  
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SHSAT Prep with AdmissionSquad
Who: 7th Graders and Accelerated 6th Graders
When: Mondays & Wednesdays 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
SHSAT Test Prep is an extensive enrichment program designed for high-performing 6th and 7th graders, allowing them to take the SHSAT in 8th grade. Admission into the specialized high schools is based solely on this one exam, the SHSAT. The specialized high schools are the following: Stuyvesant, Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Brooklyn Latin, High School of Math, Science and Engineering at City College (HSMSE), American Studies at Lehman, Staten Island Tech, and Queens Science at York College. AdmissionSquad prepares middle schoolers (and their parents) for the process through test prep, application counseling, academic enrichment, and high-quality mentorship. AdmissionqSquad’s mission is to ensure that all New Yorkers, regardless of race or economic status, have an opportunity to attend New York City’s top public high schools.
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DJ with DJ Trauma
Who: All Grades
When: Tuesdays 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
SuperVibes DJ Academy teaches our youth the technical, creative, cultural, and entrepreneurial aspects of DJing. Our scholars love music, and our curriculum feeds their curiosity for music, hip hop & DJ culture. 
Lessons plans are created to be fun & engaging for the students! 
Students will learn to scratch, mix, & create playlists, all to prepare them to DJ actual live events!
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French
Who: All Grades
When: Wednesdays and Fridays 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual Class
Bienvenue a La clase Francaise Pour Debutants! 

French is the second language only to English for the number of countries where it is spoken officially, and it is a language with 2 million teachers and 100 million students worldwide. The number of people who speak the language has tripled in the last 50 years, growing to a community of speakers that numbers some 175 million in 63 countries. Its global influence despite the rise of English is unbelievable. Francophone countries are increasingly taking the lead in promoting and protecting French. The language is not only thriving, but It also has a surprisingly strong influence on other languages.
 

IN CELEBRATION OF THE LA FRANCOPHONIE, students will visit the French institute (Alliance Francaise ) and also visit a multicultural venue where they will be able to practice their newly acquired skills.

 

NB: This French course is an immersion course. At the end of the school year, students will be able to express themselves in French using proper grammar and become more knowledgeable about the French culture. This course is also designed to teach native, beginners, and francophone students how to speak, write, read, and understand the French language correctly.

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Spanish
Who: 7th & 8th Grades
When: Thursdays & Fridays 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Spanish Enrichment will be an interactive Foreign Language approach. Students will focus on communication skills. Furthermore, students will be able to explore the cultural understanding of Spanish-speaking countries and the Latino community. The course will include videos, songs, field trips (example: Cuban Center or a Spanish Theater). 

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Documentary Filmmaking
Who: All Grades
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
 

The Documentary Filmmaking Lab is the first part of a three-series lab for young filmmakers, aspiring and experienced alike. This new media lab will equip students with the tools and experience necessary to plan a short documentary film: crafting a narrative, developing a logline, polishing a pitch, writing a film treatment, and ultimately captivating an audience with their storytelling abilities. Students will learn skills and hear stories from acclaimed documentary screenwriters, producers, and filmmakers alike, as they work with their instructors to develop a pitch and proposal for their own short documentary film.

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Consortium For Research and Robotics
Who: All Grades
When: Mondays 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Starting October “How robots can save the world” is a class that will explore the intersection of technology and ecology. It will focus on how robots and other technologies can positively impact global climate change and increase sustainability. This course is part one of a series for the school year that will culminate in the scholars creating their own films that will be featured as a part of an installation on Governors Island Spring 2022. 
 
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Free Specialized High School Admission Test Prep ( StuyPrep)

StuyPrep, a program run by the students of Stuyvesant High School, is offering Dock Street students free preparatory classes for the Specialized High School Admission Test to assist students in gaining admission to Brooklyn Tech, Brooklyn Latin, Stuyvesant, and the other specialized high schools of New York City. 
The specialized high schools are among the best high schools in the entire country. Attending one is an opportunity to be surrounded by bright and motivated classmates. 
Please register your child by clicking on the below link:
 https://forms.gle/8SMZJAqTLR3aByHx9
The deadline for registration is  Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. 

What: Free SHSAT tutoring sessions by Stuyvesant students. 
Who: 8th graders
When: September 25th through October 31st, Saturday OR Sunday 10:00 am to 11:30 am. 
Where: VIRTUALLY.

 

Schools that require SHSAT for admission:

Bronx High School of Science

Brooklyn Latin School

Brooklyn Technical High School

High School for Math, Science, and Engineering at City College

High School for American Studies at Lehman College

Queens High School for Sciences at York College

Staten Island Technical High School

Stuyvesant High School