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!

 

Fall After School Activities

 September 11 to november 9

 

After School Activities by Pod:

Full List of After School Activities:

Cross Country

Grade: Kindergarten - 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 compete in Sunday league meets at Woodland Park with many other runners your age. Wear your best running shoes because you are going to get a workout!

Game Development

Grade: 3rd-5th grade

Description: Do you play games and wonder how they are created? Would you like to build your own computer programs? Come learn how at the Coding with Kids Academy! In this fun after-school class, you will be introduced to the core concepts of computer programming, including loops, conditionals and variables. Using the Scratch development environment, you will learn how to create your own programs, such as simple games, animations, and interactive stories. With new projects each session, you will be able to express your creativity and advance as a coder! Our progressive curriculum will allow you to move to the next level after just 1-2 sessions.

Steel Magic Northwest

Grade: 5th & 6th grade

Description: Steel Magic Northwest exists to teach music, teamwork, leadership, and other important life skills, and to build community in the context of the modern steel orchestra. This group meets off campus at the Edmond Adventist Church. Mrs. Stein will provide transportation to the venue, but parents will need to pick their children up from the church. You can register at http://www.steelmagicnorthwest.org/.

Steel Magic Northwest

Grade: 7th & 8th grade

Description: Steel Magic Northwest exists to teach music, teamwork, leadership, and other important life skills, and to build community in the context of the modern steel orchestra. This group meets off campus at the Edmond Adventist Church. Mrs. Stein will provide transportation to the venue, but parents will need to pick their children up from the church. You can register at http://www.steelmagicnorthwest.org/.

Grossology

Grade: 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.

HappyFeet

Grade: Early Childhood

Description: HappyFeet uses stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and fun games to captivate and entertain students while teaching them creative soccer techniques. This age-appropriate fitness program enhances motor development and helps students develop social skills and self-esteem.

HappyFeet

Grade: Kindergarten-2nd grade

Description: HappyFeet offers soccer instruction with a focus on individual skills and team building. Students will hone their individual creativity and self expression, embrace new challenges, and learn to manage intelligent risk as they become skilled soccer players.

Fundamental Acting

Grade: 2nd-5th grade

Description: Fundamental Acting provides introductory exploration classes with exercises and activities that teach terminology and theatre skills in every class. Students also learn valuable life skills such as teamwork, creativity, collaboration, imagination, public speaking, problem solving, and personal responsibility. VillageTheatre’s acting classes are process-oriented and focus on the theatre skills students need to grow as actors.

Role Playing Games

Grade: 6th-8th grade

Description: Role playing games are all about storytelling - you and your friends gather to tell this story together by guiding your heroes through epic battles, searching for treasure in dark dungeons, or pulling off daring rescues. This year, we will be using the Fate Core system, which is designed as a setting-independent way to focus on the story rather than on a huge set of rules, and will provide the group with the opportunity to define their own world. Turn off the screen, put down the controller, and get ready to use your imaginations!

ShiningStars

Grade: Early Childhood

Description: ShiningStars focuses on role playing and pretending to encourage clear, confident, expressive communication. Students will learn to work with others, focus their creative energy, and become masters of personal interaction and communication all while exploring costumes, set design, and acting! The last day of class will be a live production for family and friends.

ShiningStars

Grade: Kindergarten-2nd grade

Description: ShiningStars focuses on role playing and pretending to encourage clear, confident, expressive communication. Students will learn to work with others, focus their creative energy, and become masters of personal interaction and communication all while exploring costumes, set design, and acting! The last day of class will be a live production for family and friends.

Little Coders

Grade: Kindergarten-2nd grade

Description: Jump start your child’s STEAM education with Coding with Kids’ Little Coders class! Students will develop their computational thinking skills and build their own creative programs. Our curriculum combines a blend of fun activities - both "on-screen" and “off-screen” - to keep students engaged and excited about coding. This class will give students a strong foundation on coding basics, such as loops and conditionals, that can be built upon in our other classes. Kids will be introduced to these programming fundamentals in a variety of ways appropriate for this age group, from coding puzzles and board games to hands-on programming using online drag-and-drop tools, such as Scratch.

Sports Spectacular

Grade: 3rd-5th grade

Description: Let’s Play! Save the best for last by finishing up the school day with Sports Spectacular, a variety athletic program that features different sports throughout the session. Participants will practice skills and play games in both traditional sports and playground favorites. The Sports Spectacular Variety Program features the best “to-do” list ever – Basketball, Soccer, Flag Football, Kickball, Capture the Flag, Wiffle Ball, Bump and Bite, Knights and Dragons, Numbers Game, Tag Games, Safe Base and MORE! OTA covers all the bases with our emphasis on playing, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fitness. Don’t miss out on the fun!

Explore with Paint

Grade: Kindergarten-2nd grade

Discover the art of painting, from mixing colors to developing an accurate color wheel. Work with watercolors, acrylic and tempera paints. Students will be given a sketch book and work on weekly exercises to develop skills while enhancing their artistic abilities. Learn the art of painting in a fun and encouraging environment.

HappyFeet

Grade: 3rd-5th grade

HappyFeet offers soccer instruction with a focus on individual skills and team building. Students will hone their individual creativity and self expression, embrace new challenges, and learn to manage intelligent risk as they become skilled soccer players.

Intermediate Acting

Grade: 6th-8th grade

Intermediate Acting classes build on students’ previous development in acting skills and theatre terminology. Intermediate classes include further study in character development, acting methods, and scene study. Students also expand valuable life skills such as ensemble building, self-confidence, problem solving, and personal responsibility. Increased emphasis is placed on developing students capacities as actors, creators, innovators, and creative collaborators. Classes provide an atmosphere that encourages fun, commitment, and taking risks in a safe environment.

Beginning Strings

Grade: 1st - 8th grade

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.

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.