Other After-School Activities (non-PTA sponsored)

Please note that these are classes/activities that are simply using space available at BHES. We are sharing the information provided by the organizations, but neither BHES nor the PTA are endorsing these programs. Any questions or for more information, please contact the organizations directly. 

  • Art Brains Spring 2019

The ART BRAINS program moves far beyond the average arts and crafts hour, inspiring kids to think independently, creatively problem-solve, and expand on their ideas in an atmosphere of high imagination and empowered experimentation. We know that kids engaged in the arts gain academic and problem-solving ability, confidence, interpersonal skills and empathy, and our creative curricula are designed with these qualities in mind. Art Brains kids create within our thoughtful projects considering themes of science, history, anthropology, nature, story-telling and magic! They always experiment with a variety of materials, and will draw, paint, sculpt, build, write, and more in a single session. Some sessions include video, music, and performative projects too. Join us this Spring and activate your *art brains*! Students will: go on imaginary journeys to the center of the Earth, create fantasy trading cards, make pretend ice cream sundaes for someone in the past or future for our "Ice Cream Time Machine" project, draw creative illustrations inspired by unexpected word combinations, invent their own games, sculpt mini monuments for unsung heroes, and more! See our website for more info, photos, and parent testimonials: www.artbrainskids.com

Fridays, 3:40-4:40pm
Open to grades K – 5
8 classes: 4/12, 4/26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31, 6/7 (no class 4/19

REGISTER ONLINE: https://artbrains.eventsmart.com/events/spring-2019-art-brains-at-bradley-hills/

  • ASL--Sign Language

Our Beginner ASL Course will accommodate both new and previous beginner level students by including new beginner level material! Explore a new world of communication by learning American Sign Language (ASL)! ASL is the fourth most commonly used language in the U.S., and learning ASL can open new lines of communication between hearing and hearing impaired individuals. Additionally, studies have shown that learning the ASL signs for letters and words can help children with spelling and vocabulary skills. The students will learn the signs for basic vocabulary terms and sentences in a fun, child-friendly environment. Parents are invited to join us on the last day of class for a Parent’s Day demonstration.

The course is held in Room 118

Link to Bradley Hills ASL Registration Page: http://www.tommieshaw.com/event-registration/?ee=435

  • Exploring the Chinese Language at Bradley Hills Elementary School

Early exposure to languages is one of the best ways to prepare for future proficiency, regardless of the language one chooses to excel in later in life. The tonal nature of Chinese makes this exposure even more important and more impactful. Ms. Pi-Yu Kuo will be holding fun, engaging lessons on Thursday afternoons at BHES. Building off her 10 years of at experience Tzu Chi Academy with 3-18 year-olds, Pi-Yu has developed personalized curriculum for students at different skills levels. During class, children will sing, speak and play fun, interactive activities. Pi-Yu’s success comes from making learning Chinese language and culture a joyful experience.

Thursdays: 3:40-4:30PM
Open to grades K-5
8 Classes: 4/11, 4/25, 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/24, 5/31, 5/5 (no class 4/18)

Cost: $185.00

Register by emailing Pi-Yu Kuo at: piyukuo@aol.com