After School Activities for Intermediate Years (3rd-5th)

 March 12 - June 1

 

Cross Country

Grade: EC - 8th grade
Number of students: 5 minimum, 25 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/12-5/21 (no class 4/2)
Day & Time: Monday 3:45-4:45 PM
Room: MS Field & Forest
Teacher: Ms. Molly
Registration Cost: $120

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!

Scene It

Grade: 1st-5th grade
Number of students: 6 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/20-5/29 (no class 4/3)
Day & Time: 3:50-4:50 Tuesdays
Instructor: KIDSTAGE
Room: PAC
Registration Cost: $215

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.

Fashion Design

Grade: 3rd-8th
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/13-5/29 (no class 4/3)
Day & Time: 4:00-5:00 Tuesdays
Room: Design Lab
Registration Cost: $286

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.

Beginning Strings

Grade: 1st - 8th grade
Number of students: 3 minimum, 12 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/14-5/30 (no class 4/4)
Day & Time: 3:45-4:30 PM Wednesday
Room: Music Room
Teacher: Mrs. Higgins
Registration Cost: $108

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
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/14-5/30 (no class 4/4)
Day & Time: 3:45-4:45 Wednesdays
Room: MPR
Registration Cost: $160

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!

Knitting

Grade: 6th-8th grade
Number of students: 3 minimum, 6 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/14-5/30 (no class 4/4)
Time: 4:00-5:00 Wednesdays
Room: Whale Classroom
Registration Cost: $160
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
Number of students: 12 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 4/12-5/3
Time: 3:45-4:45 Thursdays
Room: Otter Classroom
Supplies/Additional costs: $80 per student
Registration Cost: $100

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.

Chess

Grade: Kindergarten - 8th grade
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 4/13-6/1
Time: 3:45-4:45 PM Friday
Room: MPR
Teacher: Chess Wizards
Registration Cost: $145

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  
Number of students: 3 minimum, 18 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Spring, 3/16-6/1 (no class 3/16, 3/30, 4/6)
Day & Time: 3:45-5:15 PM Friday
Room: PAC
Teacher: Mrs. Higgins
Registration Cost: $162

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.