Welcome back to spring club season! Friday Early Release Clubs registration is now closed. We hope that your kids have an awesome time and that they enjoy their Friday clubs!

Clubs run from February, 3rd – April, 21st from 2:15 – 3:15 pm. Kindly make arrangements to pick up your student(s) promptly at the room or area where the club takes place. This spring there’s one activity bus available. Students who live along the activity bus route can request to be added to the bus route by completing an Enrichment Bus Form or contacting the office.

Update! Scholarships have now been reviewed and assigned. Please check the roster for your club assignment. If you have any questions email MarvistaClubs@gmail.com.
Enjoy your clubs!

Club Rosters

There will be NO CLUBS on February 24th due to regular release schedule. There are NO CLUBS/NO SCHOOL on March 10th & April 7th

  • Art Club (K – 6th) – $105 per student – CLUB FULL! Thank you for registering!
    Maximum # of participants:  20
    Club Location: Mrs. Latimer’s Room #
    We will be having fun while working with various media to explore and create compositions. We will be experimenting with different techniques and tools to put the elements and principles of art into practice. We will produce works of art that express creativity in 2 and 3 Dimensions.
    Led by:  Vanessa Lamoreaux
  • Choir Club (3-6) –  $25 per student
    Maximum # of participants:  38
    Club Location: Ms. Hoekstra’s Room # 1620 (Music Room/Stage)
    Learn new school jams and work on projecting, boldness and blending (listening). Harmonies and more complex singing styles will be incorporated by the end of the session, this will be fun!
    Led by:  Heather Pasley
  • Drama Club (1st – 6th) – $125 per student
    Maximum # of participants:  18
    Club Location:  Mr. Woolford’s Room #1630 (Large Music Room)
    Drama Club is a place for young actors to learn new theatre games, improvise stories, and create great characters. Please be sure to bring your positive attitude and a willingness to play!
    Led by: Hi-Liners Musical Theatre
  • Flag Football Club (4th – 6th) – $60 per student
    Maximum # of participants:  40

    Club Location:  Outside Field
    We will play in the 7 on 7 format, flag football style (no tackling).  We will learn football rules, practice sportsmanship, work as a team and have fun!

    Led by: James Warren 
  • Gymnastics Club (K – 6th) – Cost:  $150 per student
    Maximum # of participants:  28
    Club Location:  Gymnasium
    Gymnastics builds confidence, strength, balance, coordination and flexibility in children, giving them a strong foundation for a lifetime of sports and fitness.  Join the enthusiastic, motivating coaches from The Jungle Gym to learn basic tumbling and apparatus skills like pullovers, cartwheels, handstands and simple routines.
    Led by:  The Jungle Gym
  • Science Club (K – 3rd) – $145 per student – CLUB FULL! Thank you for registering!
    Maximum # of participants:  20
    Club Location: Mrs. Bento’s Room #1450
    This unique program provides opportunities for students to engage in exploration of Science-Technology-Engineering-Arts-Math (STEM)  YUCK! If you like all things gross and weird, come to our hands-on program full of XL Bubbles, super edible slime, explosions, bubbling potions and fuzzy molds.
    Led by: Mariola from Witty Scientists
  • Tae Kwon Do Club (K – 6th) – $125 per student
    Maximum # of participants:  28
    Club Location:  Multi-purpose Room
    Develop skills and confidence while experiencing the teachings of a Martial Art’s program.  This class is for beginners and experienced students wanting to learn and improve, in a structured and disciplined program.
    Led by:  Scott Craig and Susan McCall
  • Watercolors Club (K – 4th) – $130 per student – CLUB FULL! Thank you for registering!
    Maximum # of participants:  23
    Club Location: Mr. Johnson’s Room #2440
    Let your imagination run wild! Explore color while learning the basics of watercolors, the color wheel and color theory.
    Led by: Oleana Perry – High 5 Arts
  • Parkour Club (K – 6th) – $150.00 per student – CLUB FULL! Thank you for registering!
    Maximum # of participants:  28
    Club Location: Play Equipment/Play Ground
    Active boys and girls will love this club! Activities include: running, jumping, obstacle courses and climbing.  If you know an aspiring Ninja Warrior, this is the camp for them! This club will be outdoors and will utilize the playground equipment. Dress for movement and the elements!
    Led by: The Jungle Gym
  • Ultimate Frisbee (K – 3) – $10 – CLUB FULL! Thank you for registering!
    Maximum # of participants:  20
    Club Location: Play Ground/field
    Combining the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, a game of ultimate frisbee (ultimate) is played by two teams with a flying disc on a field with end zones, similar to football. The object of the game is to score by catching a pass in the opponent’s end zone.  Ultimate is governed by Spirit of the Game, a tradition of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on the players rather than referees.
    Led by: Brian Norton 
  • Ultimate Frisbee (4 – 6th) – $10
    Maximum # of participants:  20
    Club Location: Play Ground/field
    Combining the non-stop movement and athletic endurance of soccer with the aerial passing skills of football, a game of ultimate frisbee (ultimate) is played by two teams with a flying disc on a field with end zones, similar to football. The object of the game is to score by catching a pass in the opponent’s end zone.  Ultimate is governed by Spirit of the Game, a tradition of sportsmanship that places the responsibility for fair play on the players rather than referees.
    Led by: Brian Norton

Questions? Contact Heather or Lisa  – MarvistaClubs@gmail.com

 


OTHER CLUBS/ENRICHMENT AT MARVISTA
Internet Safety Night at Marvista!
The Wild, Wild Web: Keeping Your Kids Safe in the Digital World
with Kathy Slattengren, M. Ed.
Digital media gives our kids access to an amazing wealth of possibilities. It also allows them to get into serious trouble with the click of button. If you have questions and concerns about your children’s use of technology, this presentation is for you!How do you teach your kids about the responsibilities and potential dangers with the internet, social media, video games and texting?
What limits do you set?
How do you allow your children to learn from their mistakes while guiding them to avoiding huge mistakes?
How do you keep up with technology changes that affect children? 

Kathy Slattengren, M. Ed., has helped thousands of parents from across the United States to Australia through her online classes, presentations, coaching and books. Parents excitedly report their success in replacing yelling and threatening with calm, confident parenting. When your children’s behavior is really pushing your buttons, discover ways to set effective limits, invite cooperation and have a lot more fun together!

Date: Wednesday March 8, 2017
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 PM 
Location: Marvista Elementary
19800 Marine View Dr SW, Normandy Park
Cost: Free!

Parenting the Love and Logic Way™
Tired of arguing with your kids? Do you wish they would just behave or, at least, do their homework? Are you at your wits’ end? Do you feel out of control?We’ve all been there, which is why Marvista PTSA is proud to present: 
Parenting the Love and Logic Way™ A six session parenting program designed by the Love and Logic Institute.Learn how to: • Avoid power struggles
• Put an end to arguing, back-talk and begging
• Stay calm when your kids do incredibly upsetting things
• Set enforceable limits
• Help your kids learn from mistakes rather than repeating them
• Teach kids to complete chores without reminders and without pay
• And much more!

This parenting program is designed to give you practical skills that can be used immediately! 
$25 per couple or per person

Classes will be held in the Marvista Elementary Library every Monday from 6pm to 7:30pm starting April 17th – May 22nd
Get Registered

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Who wants to have fun playing Girls Softball at Marvista!?
Marvista Girls Softball Team (No prior experience necessary. This is a PTSA sponsored team that will play in a league with other participating Highline School District elementary schools.)Who: Marvista girls in 3rd-6th grade
(There will be a 3rd/4th grade team and a 5th/6th grade team, still searching for 5th/6th coach but we have 3rd/4th covered)
Cost: $35
(Includes shirt, insurance, field fees, end of the year party. *Some scholarships available upon request.)
Practices: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:40-5:00pm until games start
(Practice on Tuesdays only, once games start. Practices start the week of March 20th.)
Games: Thursdays for 3rd/4th and Wednesdays for 5th/6th
(Starting the week of April 17th at 5:30PM. And will go into mid to late May)

 

Calling all Kings, Queens, Knights, Rooks, Bishops and Pawns! 
Marvista’s after-school Chess Club, hosted by Evan and Teresa Matthews from Chessmates, is back on Wednesday, September 28th! Register by submitting the form below to the office before the club starts on September 28th. Registration forms due one on September, 21. Payments are due the second week of club on October 5th. Please make checks out to “Chessmates”. Full scholarships are available through Chessmates for children on free and reduced lunch. Invite a friend and join in on the fun!
Wednesdays
3:45-4:45PM
September 28th-April 21
$130 for the year
Club hosted in Mr. Matthews room
Print, and submit to the Marvista School office:

4th, 5th & 6th Grade Math Club are starting! 
The 4th & 6th grade math clubs will meet on Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00AM, beginning on
October 20th

6th Grade Math Club
Room 2540 (Mrs Sutherland’s Room)
Parent Volunteer: Jeremy Rice
Cost: $25

4th Grade Math Club
Room 2410 (Ms. D’Arienzo’s Room)
Parent Volunteer: Ryan Fike
Cost: Free!

Registration forms will be available the first few meetings. Anyone is welcome, but the club is specifically geared toward advanced students. If you have a completed summer math packet, bring it with! If not, don’t worry about it! We’ll see you there!

5th Grade Math Club
(Mrs. Snyder’s Room)
Parent Volunteer: Kent Novick
Cost: $25
The 5th grade math club will meet on Tuesday mornings at 8:00, beginning on October 18.
Throughout the year, we will be studying advanced math topics, and utilizing puzzles, games, logic problems, and group activities to help further develop problem solving skills.Students will also have the opportunity to participate with the Marvista mathletes in local competitions, where we celebrate not only the challenges of math, but how it can be fun as well! Parent volunteers are welcomed!
Any questions…please contact Kent Novick at knovick@comcast.net. #mathiscool