On-campus Activities

Flyers with registration and contact information may be found in the BHE front office.

Spanish Exploration Classes with Futura

K – 6   The Future Speaks Spanish … Does Your Child?  Join MBA certified Futura teachers after school at Barton Hills for Spanish Adventures. Classes begin the week of Sept 19, 2016 and are offered Mondays (Kindergarten), Tuesdays (1st grade), Wednesdays (4th-6th grade) and Thursdays (2nd and 3rd grade) from 2:50-3:50PM.  You can register for a single semester or entire year.  Class size is limited – first come, first served. For more information, visit www.futuraadventures.com, call 512-633-8823

BHE Choir

The Barton Hills Choir is led by Barton Hills Elementary School music teacher and choir director Gavin Tabone. The Choir is comprised of 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade students from the school and accompanied by professional musicians.  They have performed at SXSW, ACL fest, Eklektikos,  KLRU, and countless other venues.  The choir has released multiple CDs. http://bartonhillschoir.org/

Math Pentathlon

K – 6   This motivational program strengthens basic math concepts and skills, aligns with National and State Mathematics Standards, and stimulates creative thinking while developing problem-solving skills.  Organized at grade level, run by parent volunteers.  Meets fall bi-monthly, spring weekly, Spring tournament. http://www.mathpentath.org/

Odyssey of the Mind

An international educational program that provides creative problem-solving opportunities for students in grades 2-6 . Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics. They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and World level.  BHE has had 2 teams advance to the World Championship.  Organized at grade level, run by parent volunteers.  Spring competition. http://www.odysseyofthemind.com/ For more information, contact Elizabeth Castillo.

First Lego League

Introduces students in grades 4-6 to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.  Fall tournament. More information on Lego League is available at this website: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/fll