After School Activities for Middle Years (6th-8th)

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Sewing

Grade: 2nd-8th grade
Number of students: 6 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 11/27-2/26
Day & Time: Monday, 3:45-4:45 PM
Room: TBD
Teacher: Made Sewing
Registration Cost: $195

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.

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Robotics

Grade: 4th – 8th
Number of students: 10 maximum/team
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 9/11-January
Day & Time: Monday & Wednesday, 3:45-5:45 PM
Room: Project Room
Coach: Ann Wright
Registration Cost: $320

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! 

Discover with Drawing

Grade: 6th-8th grade
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 1/9-2/27
Day & Time: Tuesday, 4:00-5:00PM
Room: TBD
Teacher: Smart with Art
Registration Cost: $97

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
Number of students: 2 minimum, 12 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 11/29-2/28
Day & Time: Tuesday, 3:45-5:30PM
Room: Science Lab
Teacher: Mr. Fleming
Registration Cost: $140

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!

Beginning Strings

Grade: 1st-8th grade
Number of students: 3 minimum, 12 maximum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 11/29-2/28
Day & Time: Wednesday, 3:45-4:30PM
Room: PAC
Teacher: Mrs. Higgins
Registration Cost: $99

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.

Grossology

Grade: 6th-8th grade
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 11/29-2/28
Day & Time: Wednesday, 4:00-5:00 PM
Room: Science Lab
Teacher: Shakira Rae Adams
Registration Cost: $250

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.

Actor’s Toolkit

Grade: 6th-8th grade
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 11/30-3/1
Day & Time: Thursday, 3:45-4:45PM
Room: PAC
Teacher: Village Theatre KIDSTAGE
Registration Cost: $180

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
Number of students: 10 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 12/1-3/2
Day & Time: Friday, 3:45-4:45PM
Room: MPR
Teacher: Chess Wizards
Registration Cost: $195

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 minimum
Trimester/Dates: Winter, 12/1-3/2
Day & Time: Friday, 3:45-5:15PM
Room: PAC
Teacher: Mrs. Higgins
Registration Cost: $180

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.