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Clubs & Activities

Foothill offers a variety of clubs, extra-curricular activities and enrichment programs designed to enhance students' learning and exposure to new ideas. 

 

battle of the books

Throughout the school year students in grades 3-5 read 10 selected books for their grade level. Reading materials span a variety of levels and genres which appeal to all students. The event culminates with a BVSD competition where students work in school teams to answer questions based upon the books.

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bike bonanza

The Bike Bonanza is a yearly celebration of all things bikes! The event includes bike games, a bike rodeo,  bike decorating,  bike wash and a bike giveaway! The goal of this event is to encourage students and their parents to safely spend more time on their bikes and, of course, have fun while doing it! 

fall fun days

These days are a celebration of the beginning of the school year in which students participate in races, challenges, and fun activities. Parents are welcome to come and enjoy watching your children participate. Remember to bring your camera!

kids in garden

garden to table

This comprehensive program incorporates academic learning into our school garden. We have developed standards-based lessons which provide students with opportunities to use science, math and language arts in a garden setting learning first-hand about ecology, biology of plants and animals, weather and climate, and the importance of supporting healthy ecosystems.

geobee

The National Geographic Geobee is held in January for students in grades 4 & 5. The winner of the Geobee is required to take an online test. The top 100 candidates in the state are then asked to participate in the State Geobee, held in Denver in March. Winners of the state Geobees participate in the National Geobee, held in Washington D.C. in the summer.

instrumental music

Fifth grade students work with strings, brass and woodwinds twice each week during the school day. Instrument rental is available. Concerts are performed for parents in the Fall and in the Spring.

poster and cardboard computer

makerfaire

Maker Faire is the Greatest Show and Tell on Earth! It’s a celebration of invention and creativity. It is a place to show what we’ve made and share what we’ve learned with others. Enjoy, discover, be surprised, and try your hand at something new! Arts, crafts, technology, food, music, science –if you make it, we’ll showcase it! All students, parents and siblings are invited to participate!

newscast

Students in 5th grade work together in small groups to write, present and produce a bi-weekly newscast featuring Foothill news, jokes, contests, interviews and more. For a sample, view this newscast.

kids at spelling bee

spelling bee

Students in grades 3-5 are encouraged to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Study sessions begin in the fall, with classroom spelling bees in November, and the school wide bee in December. Winners of the class spelling bees participate in the school spelling bee, and the winner then proceeds to the regional spelling bee which is held in early February.

trip tracker

Trip Tracker encourages and rewards students and families for using alternatives to single family car transportation to BVSD schools. The program goal is to significantly reduce car traffic and associated air pollution in front of schools thereby enhancing student safety and health. Students are rewarded monthly for walking, biking, carpooling and riding either the school bus or RTD. 

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LIFELONG LEARNING

BVSD Lifelong Learning offers a way for kids to expand their knowledge without having to worry about grades or homework. After the bell rings, students can switch gears from core curriculum to their choice of create, active and/or brain building options. Classes may include chess, dance, robotics and more!

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