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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you!
Spring After School Activities
March 12-June 1
After School Activities by Pod:
Full List of After School Activities:
Grade: EC - 8th grade
Description: Enjoy the great outdoors while building the strength and endurance to become a great runner! Run through our campus woods, play exciting games that will give you a good cardio workout, and get in shape for the fall competitive season. Wear your best running shoes because you are going to get a workout!
KIDSTAGE: Scene It
Grade: 1st-5th grade
Description: Scenes from our favorite movies provide inspiration and challenge for this epic acting experience. Develop skills in character development, blocking/direction, building conflict, acting “beats,” and more. Students will expand valuable life skills such as ensemble building, self-confidence, and problem-solving while developing their capacities as creative collaborators in an atmosphere that encourages fun, commitment, and taking creative risks in a safe environment.
Grade: 6th-8th grade
Description: Come learn the true meaning of the “yes and...” in this fun and energetic class! We’ll play lots of short and long form improv games, learn the importance of the who, what, and where in building a scene, and further your ability to “stay in the moment.”
Description: Explore the creative world of Fashion Illustration! Students will receive a sketchbook to use daily while learning how to draw clothing illustrations from head to toe. Focus on famous fashion designers to inspire our work and push our imagination while exploring watercolors, chalk pastels and mixed media projects.
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. Students need to purchase their own copy of Essential Elements 2000 in the edition for their instrument (violin or cello) and provide their own instrument. All other music materials are provided.
Bricks 4 Kidz
Grade: 3rd - 5th grade
Description: Calling all future scientists! Come learn, build and experiment with us! Our budding astronomers, meteorologists, zoologists, and inventors will learn about space, weather, animals, and more through Lego bricks! We’ll build all sorts of awesome scientific models and gadgets that are sure to spark both imagination and intellect. If you just can’t get enough of hands-on science fun, then you won’t want to miss out on our World of Science unit!
Grade: 6th-8th grade
Description: Learn the basic knitting stitches as you create one skein wonders such as dish clothes, hats, and other exciting projects! Knitters will learn how to cast on, knit, purl, count stitches, bind off, and finish projects. Experienced knitters will have the opportunity to learn new stitches and do a project of their choice. All supplies will be provided. Students in fourth and fifth grade are welcome to join if they have prior knitting experience.
Rock Solid Science
Grade: 2nd-4th grade
Description: In this four-week after school series, kids get hands-on with rocks and minerals from around the globe. We will explore volcanoes, crack geodes, excavate fossils from sand, explore natural resources and have a blast learning about the awesome forces of nature that shape our world.
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.
Grade: 3rd - 8th grade
Description: 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. Students need to purchase their own copy of Essential Elements 2000 in the edition for their instrument. All other music materials provided. Student to provide own instrument.