After School Activities

Soundview offers enriching after school activities (ASAs) to provide students with opportunities to explore new hobbies, participate in individual and team sports, play instruments, and learn valuable skills. ASAs are not only for Soundview students. All are welcome! If you have any questions, please contact the ASA Coordinator Molly Bozarth at mbozarth@soundview.org. Thank you!

 

Winter After School Activities

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After School Activities by Pod:

Full List of After School Activities:

Visual Art

Grade: Kindergarten - 5th grade

Description: This exploratory art course enables students to work with a wide variety of art materials, develop art skills, and learn art historical content. We will explore art from a variety of American artists while creating both 2D and 3D works of art. This class starts January 8th.

Grossology

Grade: 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade

Description: Expand your neuroplasticity, build your memory, collaborate, learn about your human existence and use the knowledge to empower the world. Throughout the trimester, we will work together to understand the intricacies of the human body.

Sewing

Grade: 2nd-8th grade

Description: Learn to sew with Made Sewing’s after school sewing club. Students will learn both hand and machine sewing while completing fun projects such as messenger bags, scarves, monsters, and more! No experience necessary. All supplies will be provided.

Mythical Creature Creations

Grade: 2nd-5th grade

Description: Build characters from the ground up using your voice, body, expressions, and imagination. Be inspired by characters from mythical tales such as Percy Jackson and the Olympians or other cultures’ legendary myths. Students will expand valuable life skills such as ensemble building, self-confidence, and problem solving while developing their capacities as actor/creators and creative collaborators in an atmosphere that encourages fun, commitment, and taking creative risks in a safe environment.

Discover with Drawing

Grade: 6th-8th grade

Description: Discover the art of drawing! Work with a variety of media from charcoal to colored pencils while you learn how to sketch, shade, and make beautiful art with lines. Students will be given a sketch book and work on weekly exercises to develop skills while enhancing their artistic abilities.

Tabletop Games

Grade: 6th-8th grade

Description: Board games have come a long way since Monopoly and Chutes & Ladders. Modern games run the gamut from fast-paced deduction to heavily strategic economics engines, offering a variety of experiences and opportunities to sit down and unwind with friends. The Tabletop ASA will give kids an opportunity to explore a range of different games and game mechanics, from worker placement to social deduction to hand management and more. Come and join us at the table!

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Robotics

Grade: 4th – 8th

Description: Join Soundview’s FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Robotics team for the 2017-18 season through January. FLL involves designing, building, programming, and testing autonomous LEGO® EV3® robots (that means no remote controls!) to complete missions during a 2½-minute game on a 4’ x 8’ thematic playing field.  FLL gets kids excited about science and technology, and helps them learn to solve complex tasks in unique and creative ways.  This season we’re building our team and our skills so we will be ready to participate in tournaments in the future. Come join the fun!

Bricks 4 Kidz

Grade: Kindergarten-5th grade

Description: Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Put on your hiking boots and camouflage...you’re about to enter Jurassic Brick Land! Students will build a world that comes to life with gentle brontosaurus, ferocious velociraptor, terrifying t. Rex, and more. We’ll learn about amazing dinosaurs that lived during the Jurassic period, and other extinct, prehistoric animals that roamed the earth and swam the seas during that era and millions of years later. Show us your building skills using our specialized project kits! Come learn, build, and play at Jurassic Brick Land class!

Beginning Strings

Grade: 1st-8th grade

Description: The Beginning Strings class provides the opportunity to learn the basic skills for playing the violin or the cello. Our lessons will focus on the individual needs of each student for learning good sound production, note reading facility, and equipment care. Beginning Strings students have fun making music while learning from an encouraging and patient instructor. Once a strong foundation of basic skills is developed (as determined by the instructor), students may advance to the Soundview Community Youth Orchestra where a move to viola or bass is an option.

Actor’s Toolkit

Grade: 6th-8th grade

Description: Develop your personal actor’s toolkit of imagination, facial expressions, voice, gesture, and body language. Use popular characters and stories as your inspiration to devel with theatrical movement, vocal exercises to help you protect and project your voice, techniques to fine tune your concentration, and expand and support your imagination.

Chess

Grade: Kindergarten-8th grade

Description: Ready to make some new friends and amaze your parents with your brain power? Join Chess Wizards this school year for challenging chess lessons, exciting tournaments, fun team activities, and more! If you’re brand new to the game, we’ll teach you the basics and get you playing with the big kids in no time. If you’re a seasoned checkmate artist, we’ll show you new ways to let your creativity loose on and off the chessboard.

Youth Orchestra

Grade: 2nd - 8th grade  

The Soundview Community Youth Orchestra is the place to build skills and create musical art on violin, viola, cello, and double bass. Our rehearsals develop playing technique, teach ensemble music making, and challenge the students with practice in sight reading. Orchestra requires one year of experience with a violin or cello. Advanced Orchestra students will have the opportunity to learn more challenging material, take on solos, and perform as a small group. This will be a breakout group from Youth Orchestra.