Student Activities
After-School Classes & Activities
BTPK-8 offers a variety of before and after-school activities which are sponsored directly by the school, or independent contractors that are secured by the BTK8 PTA, or the Bitter Lake Community Center (BLCC) in conjunction with Seattle Parks Department.  Some activities require a registration/supply fee. Aside from Broadview Thomson sports teams and select school clubs, all after-school activities are now organized through the 6crickets website.

Getting Started
Registration is now open at Broadview Thomson. There is a search bar at the left where you can enter your school, the enrichment provider name, or the class subject/theme. From the main portal, please enter “Broadview Thomson” under “Enrichment at My School.

Questions? Suggestions? Email info@broadviewthomsonpta.com – we check emails weekly and will assist with any questions/concerns you may have.

Fall 2018 After-School Schedule Below:

Art Wizards

Grades: 1 to 5
Times: Friday, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Room: 225 (Art Room)
Dates: 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14
Fee: $133 for eight classes

Description: The Art Wizards curriculum has been designed to teach children the skills of fine art while keeping them excited and encouraged to improve. With our class structure, students can see the progress they make, so they remain enthusiastic and motivated. Using a variety of media, (oil and chalk pastels, watercolor, pencil, charcoal and ink) children learn to see the way that artists do, and have fun with individualized, non-competitive lessons.

Chess Club

Grades: 2 to 6
Times: Tuesday, 2:30 to 3:45 PM
Dates: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18, 1/8, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29
Room: Lunchroom
Fee: $130

Description: This is a club that teaches students to play chess for fun, as well as how to compete in a chess tournament.

Mad Science

Grades: 1 to 5
Times:  Monday, 2:35 to 3:35 PM
Dates: 10/1, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29,
Room: TBA
Fee: $TBA

Description: Children engage in exciting hands-on activities, watch spectacular demonstrations, participate in inquiry-based discussions and take home things that they have made themselves like model rockets, periscopes, Mad Science putty, and more!

Our hands-on, one-hour science programs are themed around a particular area of science and include such topics as electricity, magnetism, optics, biology and many more.

Made Sewing

Grades: 1 to 5
Times: Friday, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Room: TBA
Dates: 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14
Fee: $163

Description: Learn to Sew and take home your creations! Classes and Camps specially made for kids age 7-15. No prior sewing experience is required.

Game Development

Grades: 3 to 5
Times: Thursday, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Dates: 10/4, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/29
Room: TBA
Fee: $162

Description: This course introduces kids to computer programming through the fun and excitement of building video games. Working in Scratch, a drag-and-drop programming tool, students will create everything from animations to multi-level games.

Beginner Students will learn the core concepts of programming a game, such as loops, conditionals, and variables. Intermediate Students will level-up to more complex concepts, like nested conditionals and functions with parameters. Projects are updated each session, so returning students will have new challenges to work through and advance their creativity and knowledge to the next level.

 

Little Coders

Grades: K to2
Times: Wednesday, 1:15 to 2:30 PM
Dates: 10/3, 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28
Room: TBA
Fee: $183

Description: Get them started early! The Little Coders class provides young students with the basics of computational thinking skills, such as loops and conditionals, through a fun blend of hands-on activities. The curriculum is built specifically for this age group, with a mix of activities from coding puzzles and board games to easy-to-use, drag-and-drop programming tools. Projects are updated each session, so returning students will have new challenges to work through and advance their knowledge.

Strategic Lego

Grades: 1 to 5
Times: Tuesday, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Room: 226
Dates: 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/27
Fee: $163

Description: Strategic Kids utilizes several HANDS-ON curriculum from LEGO®. Each session teaches different concepts and uses different LEGO® kits. Depending on which session is being offered, students come away from the program with an understanding of basic engineering and architectural concepts and principles, basic science and mathematical principles and/or a variety of other topics in the language arts, social studies and even public speaking, problem solving and storytelling!

While the program utilizes LEGO® products to teach students these concepts, we integrate other projects and techniques to enhance the concepts.

Choir

Grades: 2 to 5
Times: Tuesday, 2:30 to 3:15 PM
Dates: TBA
Room: TBA
Fee: TBA

Description: TBA

 

Drama

Grades: 2-8
Times: Monday, 2:30 to 3:30 PM
Dates: 10/10, 10/17, 10/24, 10/31, 11/7, 11/14, 11/28, 12/15, 12/12
Room: 107
Fee: $90

Description: Weekly classes leading up to theater performances in NovemberContact Ms. Provenza in Room 107 or at visteinwaypro@seattleschools.org

Middle School Sports
Broadview Thomson 6th-8th graders are encouraged to participate in middle school sports! Coaches welcome both new and experienced players. Contact Mr. Sims at tssims@seattleschools.org.

FALL

Girls Varsity Soccer

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Ms. Sugiyama (Room 208)
Varsity Coach: Jessica Wetter

eesugiyama@seattleschools.org

Co-Ed Varsity
Ultimate Frisbee

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Tuesday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Ms. Sugiyama (Room 208)
Varsity Coach: Jessica Wetter 

eesugiyama@seattleschools.org

WINTER

Varsity & JV Girls Basketball

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Monday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Mr. Sims (Room 201)
JV Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org
Varsity Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org

Varsity Boys Basketball

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Monday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Mr. Sims (Room 201)
Varsity Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org

SPRING

Boys Soccer

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Monday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Mr. Sims (Room 201)
JV Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org
Varsity Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org

Girls Volleyball

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Monday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Mr. Sims (Room 201)
Varsity Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org

Co-Ed Track

Grades: 7 & 8
Practice Times: Monday & Thursday, 2:45 to 4:15 PM
Place:
Dates:
Game Times: Saturdays (times & locations vary)
Register: With Mr. Sims (Room 201)
Varsity Coach: Candace Chambers, cvchambers@seattleschools.org
After-School Care: BIG BLAST
Daily after-school care is available through the Bitter Lake Community Center known as Big Blast!

Register through Seattle Parks & Recreation (SPARC). Click here and select ‘Childcare and Out-of-School Time’ category on the left, location ‘Bitter Lake Annex/Broadview Thomson Elementary’ to sign up for ‘Childcare – After School (K-5).

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