Lower School

After School Programs (BTC)

BTC Overview

After-school care, called "Beyond the Classroom" (BTC), is available to Lower and Middle School students (grades K-8). Scroll down to read about schedules and registration, and click on the individual class titles to read details for each class. Click on the yellow "Register" button when you are ready to register.

BTC Winter 2017-18 - Mondays

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  • Authors and Creators (Grades K-2/3-5)

    Mondays, 3:30-4:15/4:15-5:00
    Grades K-2/3-5
    $130
    St. Andrew’s Technology Coach, Dr. Alexandra Baird, will engage students in the writing process to develop ELA literacy, digital literacy, and creativity. Students will publish their fictional story, which focuses on a problem-solution plot, in both a paper book and a digital story. First students will hand-write and draw their story. Then students will take pictures of their work and add voiceovers and digital embellishments to create a multimedia product they are sure to be proud of!

  • Creative Adventures (Grades K-1)

    Mondays, 3:15-4:00
    Aimee Zivin, LS Drama
    Grades: K-1
    $130
    Let your mind soar as you create magical inventions, perform crazy characters and enact stories of adventure! In Creative Adventures, students will explore the world of the imagination through theater, music, art, invention and play. They will perform puppet shows and bring stories to life using costumes and props. They will build sets for their stories and share with an audience, as they feel inspired. Join in the fun of creation! This course has a 7 student minimum.
  • CSI Forensics (Grades 1-5)

    Mondays, 3:45 - 4:45
    Grades 1-5
    Camp Einstein
    $225
    Put on your detective hat, and become a CSI investigator with this week-long class that explores topics in forensic investigation, evidence collection and techniques, and problem solving. Observe a crime scene, and take fingerprints and footprints. Question subjects, and perform DNA analysis.  Through the use of science and technology, discover clues left behind that may be invisible to the naked eye!  From analyzing handwriting to taking teeth molds, students will enjoy this hands-on class where they will develop their detective skills and help solve a mystery! This course has a 6 student minimum and a 16 student maximum. Class will meet on the following dates: November 27, December 4th & 11th, January 8th, 22nd, 29th, February 5th, 12th, 26th.


  • Introduction to Classics (Grades 3-6)

    Mondays, 3:45 - 4:30
    Ashley Schneider, 6th grade teacher
    Grades 3-6
    $130
    This class will be a fun introduction to the worlds of Ancient Greece and Rome. We will learn the prefixes, suffixes, and roots that make up much of our English vocabulary. We will read and study Greek and Roman mythology and history. We will learn to read and write the Greek alphabet, and we will learn some basic Latin vocabulary. We'll have a new topic each week and a fun game to go along with it! This course has a 15 student maximum.
  • Lego Club (Grades K-2)

    Mondays , 3:30-4:15pm
    Rebecca Jobe, LS Spanish Instructor
    $130
    Calling all Lego lovers! In this fun class a new Lego building challenge will be suggested each week and students will have the choice to take on the challenge or to build a design inspired by their own imagination. Students are encouraged to build creatively and instruction is provided as needed to encourage problem solving on their own. Each class will end with Show & Tell so that students can share their creations and ideas with the group. This course has a 12 student maximum.
  • Unisaders (Grades 1-8)

    Mondays, 4:00 - 5:15
    $130
    Jimi Agnew, Founder of One Wheel Many Children
    Join the Unicycling Revolution with One Wheel Many Children, a play-based service learning organization directed by St. Andrew's own, Mr. Agnew. Unisaders provides an ideal child-centered approach to unite children as they grow towards becoming more self-confident, resilient, perseverant, and physically fit learners.
  • Yoga (Grades K-5)

    Mondays, 3:45-4:30pm
    Coach Adams, Lower School PE and MS Coach
    $130
    Join Coach Adams for this special yoga class just for older girls. Learn yoga postures, relaxation, stretching for athletic training and for general well-being. Girls will also explore practices toward gaining confidence and share topics especially for them. This course has a 15 student maximum.
  • Adventures in Acting (Grades 2-5)

    Mondays, Time: 4:15-5:15
    Aimee Zivin, LS Drama
    Grades 2-5
    $130
    In the spirit of a “Choose your own Adventure” book, students will enter the world of favorite heroes from timeless stories and create their own ending through acting.  They might bring Hogwarts to life, share their own version of Superman’s journey or tell the story of Cinderella in a new way.  They will build and create the sets for their stories, using art and engineering to develop their ideas.  They will use costumes, props, and scenery as they will weave their tales of adventure and share their journey with an audience at the end of session.  This course has a 7 student minimum. 

BTC Winter 2017-18 - Tuesdays

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  • 2D Art (Grades 1-4)

    Tuesdays, 3:45-4:30
    Kate Torres, MS Art Teacher
    $210
    Come join us in the spirit of art exploration!  We will be exposed to many different mediums of 2-dimensional art, including drawing, painting, collage and printmaking.  Students will end the trimester with a portfolio full of beautiful art to take home. This course has a 5 student minimum and 15 student maximum.
  • AZ Advanced Aromatherapy (Grades K-8)

    Tuesdays, 3:45-4:30
    $225
    Amy Zimmerman, Lower School teacher
    AZ Advanced Aromatherapy is designed for students that have previously completed the Basic Aromatherapy course. This class will include essential oil safety and some more advanced DIY items to include diffuser bracelets and bar soap.
  • Basketball (Grades 3-4)

    Tuesdays, 4:00-4:45
    $130
    Coach Chris Williams, Physical Education Teacher and Upper School Basketball Coach
    For beginners or players with experience, have fun learning the fundamentals of basketball. During this course Coach Williams will be focusing on fun and skill development. Participants will work on shooting, dribbling, rebounding, teamwork and sportsmanship. Fun games and instructional scrimmages will also be included in this fun and exciting class. This course has a 15 student maximum.
  • Foodie Kids (Grades K-3)

    Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30
    Foodie Kids Culinary Center
    $230
    FOODIE KIDS incorporates a “Farm-to-Table Foodie Story” as they create recipes. Recipes and hands-on culinary curriculum are carefully curated and skillfully written by professionally trained chefs with a passion for teaching kids.
    All foods have a history and lessons will include geography and the origin of ingredients, where they are cultivated and how the end up on our tables and in our bellies. Students will make recipes from scratch using fresh ingredients, local and organic when available. A set of recipes will be sent home each week along with any food that hasn’t been eaten. This course has a 20 student maximum.
  • Intro to STEM with Legos (Grades K-2)

    Tuesdays, 3:30-4:45
    Play-Well TEKnologies
    $230
    Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects such as: Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. This course has a 11 student minimum and 24 student maximum. 
     
  • Karate (Grades K-2)

    Tuesdays, 4:15-5:15pm
    Leon McCowan of Third Coast Martial Arts
    $130
    TAE KWON DO is offered through Third Coast Martial Arts, a family oriented school specializing in the world’s most popular self-defense art. The philosophy of Taekwondo as an enrichment activity places emphasis not only on the technique of the sport, but the building of respect, self-confidence with self-control of body and mind. All students will be placed by ability level from beginner to experienced. This course has a 12 student maximum. There will be no class on Tuesday, December 5th.
  • Tennis (Grades K-2/3-5)

    Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15/4:15-5:00
    $130
    Sarah Pernell of Central Texas Tennis Association. 
    This class is for beginners and for players who want to improve their skills. Your child will not only learn how to play tennis, but will establish new friendships, build confidence, and get in some good exercise all while having fun. Lesson will be taught at Bailey Park, walking distance from the school. All equipment is provided, and you can participate one day or both days. You do not want to miss out on the fun so sign up today and save your spot!

BTC Winter 2017-18 - Wednesdays

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  • Advanced Chess (Grades 1-6)

    Wednesdays, 4:30-5:15pm
    Gary Gaiffe of Rooks & Racks
    $130
    In this class, students learn the game of Chess, play for recreation, and/or prepare for tournament competition. Chess is open to players of all grades and ability levels. Classes are fun, challenging and will inspire even the most tentative player. Please join the fun! Gary Gaiffe, Chess Instructor, is a rated chess expert and USCF Certified Chess coach.
  • Basic Aromatherapy (Grades K-8)

    Wednesday, 3:45-4:30
    $175
    Amy Zimmerman, Lower School teacher
    AZ Basic Aromatherapy
    In this course students will cover the basics of essential oils. Each student will also learn how to use them safely and have fun making DIY items, such as sprays, soaps and body scrubs.
  • Beginning Chess (Grades 1-6)

    Wednesdays, 3:45-4:30pm
    Gary Gaiffe of Rooks & Racks
    $130
    In this class, students learn the game of Chess, play for recreation, and/or prepare for tournament competition. Chess is open to players of all grades and ability levels. Classes are fun, challenging and will inspire even the most tentative player. Please join the fun! Gary Gaiffe, Chess Instructor, is a rated chess expert and USCF Certified Chess coach.
  • Karate (Orange Belt and up)

    Wednesdays, 4:15-5:15pm
    Leon McCowan of Third Coast Martial Arts
    $130
    TAE KWON DO is offered through Third Coast Martial Arts, a family oriented school specializing in the world’s most popular self-defense art. The philosophy of Taekwondo as an enrichment activity places emphasis not only on the technique of the sport, but the building of respect, self-confidence with self-control of body and mind. All students will be placed by ability level from beginner to experienced. This class has a 12 student maximum. There will be no class on Wednesday, December 6th.
  • Newspaper STEAM Challenge (Grades K-5)

    Wednesdays, 3:45-4:30pm
    Dr. Alexandra Baird, Technology Specialist
    $130
    What's black and white and has 4 legs, 2 arms, and a back? A chair made out of newspaper! Think it can't be done? In this BTC session, students will be challenged to build a variety of structures using recycled newspaper as the main building material. Students will apply the design process, problem solving, reflection, communication, and creativity skills to collaborate with peers to discover what they can build with the New York Times. Let's find out how strong newspaper really is!
  • Recreational Game Plus (Grades 3-5)

    Wednesdays, 4:00-4:45pm
    Betsy Ross, LS Physical Education Teacher
    $130
    During this course students will participate in numerous recreational games such as 4-Way Soccer, Prison Ball, Gaga Ball, Whiffle Ball, etc.  We will meet at the beginning of each trimester and plan the class out according to the participant's interests, this class has a 20 student maximum. 

BTC Winter 2017-18 - Thursdays

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  • 3D Printing (Grades 3-5)

    Thursdays, 3:45-4:30pm
    Mary Whitaker, Librarian
    $185
    Work with the amazing world of 3D printing and CAD design with our on-site STEAM specialist, Mrs. Whitaker. Students will learn how to design and "print" original creations and explore the application of their inventions to the world at large. This course has a 15 student maximum.
  • Art (Grades K-1/2-4)

    Thursdays, 3:15-4:00/4:00-4:45
    $130
    Brittany Bernstrom, Upper School Artist Mentor
    Join Upper School Artist Mentor, Brittany Bernstrom, for explorations in all types of Art. Students will work with paint, pastels, collage and multimedia projects. This course has a 12 student maximum.
  • Hello World Computer Science Program (Grades 3-5)

    Thursdays, 3:45-5:30 
    Engineer, Hello World
    $600 (no additional BTC fee)
    • 10-week course from Thursday, February 1 – Thursday, April 5th. 
    • Includes two off-site events: iOS Mobile App Development @ Apple in the Domain (date TBD; and Student Demo Day at Capital Factory (date TBD)
    • Between the lower school section and the middle school section this class will need a minimum of 16 students enrolled to continue.
    Hello World courses are modeled after college and graduate-level computer science and engineering programs and focus on applied mathematics, simulation and modeling as a means to solving complex problems. Our St. Andrew’s Spring 2018 program will cover two cutting-edge engineering subjects: 1) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and 2) Full Stack Web Development.  All weekly sessions will take place on St. Andrew’s 31st Street campus with a 6:1 instructor to student ratio and students in our Level I and Level II programs will be in separate sections. Students who took Hello World in the fall or attended a summer program in these subjects will be placed in advanced groups.
     
    Our program is intended for students with an interest in design, creative problem solving and computer science. Students learn directly from our dream team of industry leaders, including software engineers, artificial intelligence architects, and data scientists to prototype and test solutions to real world challenges.
     
    We strongly encourage girls to join the program - early exposure to computer science and engineering concepts improves confidence in the field and significantly increases students' likelihood of majoring in these subjects in college! We are open to all levels and will differentiate based on previous exposure to engineering concepts, with the ultimate aim of laying the foundation for successful careers in tomorrow’s technology-driven world and building skills and confidence in STEM subjects.
     
    Please reach out to Molly at support@helloworldstudio.org with any questions. 
  • Karate (Grades 2-5)

    Thursdays, 4:15-5:15pm
    Leon McCowan of Third Coast Martial Arts
    $130
    TAE KWON DO is offered through Third Coast Martial Arts, a family oriented school specializing in the world’s most popular self-defense art. The philosophy of Taekwondo as an enrichment activity places emphasis not only on the technique of the sport, but the building of respect, self-confidence with self-control of body and mind. All students will be placed by ability level from beginner to experienced. There is a 12 student maximum for this course. There will be no class on Thursday, December 7th
  • Make it and Take it (Grades 3-5)

    Thursdays 3:45 - 4:30
    $130
    Heather Robinson, Lower School Teacher
    Are you a little crafty?  Or just into working with your hands and making fun things? Then "Make-it-Take-it" is the class for you!  We will be making things like slime, dream catchers, key chains, picture collages, etc. each week that you can take home!  Come hang out with Ms. Robinson every week while we create and craft!
  • Science and Engineering (Grades K-5)

    Thursdays, 3:45-4:45pm
    Camp Einstein
    $235
    Get to know your world on an elemental level as a budding junior scientist!  We will explore chemical properties and cataclysmic reactions that foam, bubble, and explode!  Students will transform into an engineer with hands-on projects that are exciting and challenging!  Build rockets that launch, tipsy-turvy skycoasters, and dancing drawbots!  Creativity and ingenuity are what engineering is all about!  This camp is sure to ignite a passion for science and an understanding of how things work! This course has a minimum of 6 students and a maximum of 16 students.
  • STEM Challenge with Lego Materials(Grades 3-5)

    Thursdays, 4:00-5:30
    Play-Well TEKnologies
    $230
    Level up your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as: Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. There are no prerequisites for this course. This course has a 11 student minimum and 24 student maximum.
  • Tennis (Grades K-2/3-5)

    Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:15/4:15-5:00
    $130
    Sarah Pernell of Central Texas Tennis Association. 
    This class is for beginners and for players who want to improve their skills. Your child will not only learn how to play tennis, but will establish new friendships, build confidence, and get in some good exercise all while having fun. Lesson will be taught at Bailey Park, walking distance from the school. All equipment is provided, and you can participate one day or both days. You do not want to miss out on the fun so sign up today and save your spot!

BTC Winter 2017-18 - Fridays

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  • Coding in Minecraft: Create Your Own Raspberry Pi Edition (Grades 2-5)

    Fridays, 3:45-4:45
    $250
    Bits, Bytes & Bots
    Build your own version of Minecraft for the Raspberry Pi! Starting with only the basic features of Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi, students will design custom textures, build amazing structures, give their players new abilities, and create their own mini-games all while learning Linux and the Python programming language. This course has a 10 student maximum. 
  • Coding with Kids: Little Coders (Grades K-2)

    Fridays, 3:30-4:30pm
    Coding With Kids
    Kidz Coding
    $225
    Jump start your child’s STEAM education with Coding with Kids’ Little Coders class! Students will develop their computational thinking skills and build their own creative programs. Our curriculum combines a blend of fun activities - both "on-screen" and “off-screen” - to keep students engaged and excited about coding. This class will give students a strong foundation on coding basics, such as loops and conditionals, that can be built upon in our other classes. Kids will be introduced to these programming fundamentals in a variety of ways appropriate for this age group, from coding puzzles and board games to hands-on programming using online drag-and-drop tools, such as Scratch (scratch.mit.edu). This course has a six student minimum and 16 student maximum. The class will meet on the following dates: 
    December 1st & 8th
    January 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th
    February 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd
  • Elite Drone You (Grades 1-6)

    Fridays, 3:45-4:30pm 
    Scott Zimmerman and DroneYou instructors
    $240
    The Elite DroneYou flying class will begin to incorporate more difficult flying options such as course flying, racing, videography and "drones on the job". A solid foundation from our beginner class is a prerequisite and the possibility of bringing in a personal drone will also be considered. This course has a 8 student maximum. 
     
  • Gardening (Grades K-5)

    Fridays, 3:45-4:30pm
    Renee Studabaker, Expert Gardener
    $130
    Gardening is a hands-on, experiential learning class that cultivates a connection with nature and an understanding of sustainability.  Students prepare soil, plant vegetable and flower seeds, compost plant debris, water and mulch plants, and observe bees and butterflies. While having fun in the garden, they learn about plant and insect life cycles, pollination, decomposition and weather patterns. And they also find out just how good a tomato or a snap pea can taste when it's picked fresh from the garden. The class is taught by Renee Studebaker, former garden columnist for the Austin American Statesman, and current president of the Green Corn Project, a nonprofit, organic gardening organization that promotes and installs gardens in low-income areas.

BTC Winter 2017-18 Middle School

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  • Digital Filmmaking (Grades 6-8)

    Mondays, 4:30-5:30pm
    Matt Hemenway, Austin School of Film
    $375 (BTC Fee Waived)
    Saint Andrew’s Episcopal School in partnership with Austin School Film is proud to bring you Digital Filmmaking. In this course students will explore and experience every aspect of filmmaking! Students will work together, collaborating and sharing ideas to create their very own short film with hands-on exercises in composition, camera movement, storyboarding, image, sound development and editing instruction with Final Cut Pro X. This hands on course will take students through the process of making a short film from script to screen. Students will be immersed into the world of digital filmmaking and learn extensively on topics such as: screenwriting, story board, casting, camera movement, sound, lighting and will take on such crew roles such as: Gaffer (lighting), Boom Operator (sound), Editor, Camera, Producer, and Director. At the end of this course, students will have completed a short film from start to finish that will be showcased to participant’s families. Exceptional work may have the opportunity to be shown at the Austin School of Film official SXSW Showcase and all student work will be submitted to the Austin Youth Film Festival in May. This course has a minimum enrollment of 6 students and a maximum of 12. 
     
    At the beginning of the trimester classes will be taught at Saint Andrew’s on the following dates November 27th, December 4th and 11th. The remainder of the course will be conducted at Austin School of Film and locations throughout Austin. Students who enroll in this course will be responsible for their own transportation to Austin School of Film and shooting locations. Please keep in mind work for this class may occur outside of the normal 4:30-5:30 timeframe; please make sure that your schedule can accommodate those demands.  
     
  • Music Technology/Garage Band (Grades 6-8)

    Wednesday's 4:30-5:30pm
    Russ King, Teacher & Musician
    $375 (BTC Class Fee will be Waived)
    Music Technology will introduce students to the uses, concepts, techniques, and terminology of computing through music applications. The students will gain experience with the program Garage Band, making beats, music sequencing, synthesis, and music performance practice.  This course is also designed as an introduction to music fundamentals, notation, and theory through music technology such as MIDI and digital recording. Students will also learn basic business practices used in the music industry, and will upload their music to share with the world (if desired). This course has an 6 student minimum and a 12 student maximum. 
     
  • Jumpstart (Grades 6-8)

    Wednesdays, 4:00 - 5:00pm
    $130
    Meredith Petry (6-8)
    Jumpstart offers targeted study skills and homework support to get the year off to a great start. Academic teachers will introduce organizational strategies in each session as well as help students manage time, projects and assignments. Class will meet on the following dates:
    November 8th
    November 29th
    December 6th
    December 13th
    January 3th
    January 10th
    January 17th
    January 24th
    January 31st
    February 7th
    February 14th
    February 21st
  • Private Music Instruction in Piano, Guitar, Violin or Viola

    Weekly lessons are taught M-F by a variety of instructors in 30-40 minute blocks.  When registering, you may request your preferred lesson day.  You will be contacted to confirm lesson availability.
    Cost: $45 per lesson
  • Hello World Computer Science Program (Grades 6-8)

    Thursdays, 3:45-5:30 
    Engineer, Hello World
    $600 (no additional BTC fee)
    • 10-week course from Thursday, February 1 – Thursday, April 5th. 
    • Includes two off-site events: iOS Mobile App Development @ Apple in the Domain (date TBD; and Student Demo Day at Capital Factory (date TBD)
    • Between the lower school section and the middle school section this class will need a minimum of 16 students enrolled to continue.
    Hello World courses are modeled after college and graduate-level computer science and engineering programs and focus on applied mathematics, simulation and modeling as a means to solving complex problems. Our St. Andrew’s Spring 2018 program will cover two cutting-edge engineering subjects: 1) Artificial Intelligence and Data Science and 2) Full Stack Web Development.  All weekly sessions will take place on St. Andrew’s 31st Street campus with a 6:1 instructor to student ratio and students in our Level I and Level II programs will be in separate sections. Students who took Hello World in the fall or attended a summer program in these subjects will be placed in advanced groups.
     
    Our program is intended for students with an interest in design, creative problem solving and computer science. Students learn directly from our dream team of industry leaders, including software engineers, artificial intelligence architects, and data scientists to prototype and test solutions to real world challenges.
     
    We strongly encourage girls to join the program - early exposure to computer science and engineering concepts improves confidence in the field and significantly increases students' likelihood of majoring in these subjects in college! We are open to all levels and will differentiate based on previous exposure to engineering concepts, with the ultimate aim of laying the foundation for successful careers in tomorrow’s technology-driven world and building skills and confidence in STEM subjects.
     
    Please reach out to Molly at support@helloworldstudio.org with any questions. 

PSIA (Private Schools Interscholastic Association)

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  • PSIA (Private Schools Interscholastic Association)

    PSIA (Private Schools Interscholastic Association) is a scholastic competition that is comprised of 19 contest categories covering a wide range of disciplines in 59 academic contests. PSIA provides an opportunity for private school students in grades 1 through 8 to engage in an academic competition with their peers throughout the state of Texas. The District Meet is March 3, 2018 and the State Meet is April 28, 2018
     
    The events are: Objective (ie: MATHEMATICS, NUMBER SENSE, CALCULATOR APPLICATIONS SCIENCE) and Subjective (ie: STORYTELLING, CREATIVE WRITING, POETRY). 
     
    The student is not limited to the number of events they can choose in which to compete, but the events are limited to only three competitors per grade level. Your child will prepare independently unless a St. Andrew's faculty member is available to coach. Coaching will not begin until after the Christmas Break. The fee will be determined once enrollment is complete. For more information regarding registration please contact Amy Zimmerman at azimmerman@sasaustin.org 

Lower School (K-5)

The Lower School offers an extended-day program for students who need to remain on campus after school dismissal until 5:30 pm. 

Some students prefer to use their last few hours on campus to do homework and receive help from tutors. Others prefer to release energy through free play or intramural sports, or take some private music lessons. Some of our more recent additions to BTC include STEM-based classes like 3D Printing and Robotics.

BTC Basic Care
This option includes full afternoon supervision, snack, study hall, and free play.

BTC Enrichment Classes

This option includes full afternoon supervision, snack, study hall, and a selected activity (see white box for options).

Private Music Instruction in Piano, Guitar, Violin or Viola
Weekly lessons are taught M-F by a variety of instructors in 30-40 minute blocks.  When registering, you may request your preferred lesson day.  You will be contacted to confirm lesson availability.
Cost: $45 per lesson


LS BTC Daily Schedule
Except on poor weather days, BTC is based outside in the amphitheater and playscape area.

2:45-3:30 Snack and check-in
3:30-3:45 Free play outside at the amphitheater and playscape
3:45-4:30 Enrichment classes or study hall
5:30 Pick-up at Bailey Lane carpool area

Registration, Dates & Fees
BTC programs are offered in three trimesters. Registration for the majority of the BTC Enrichment classes occurs three times during the year. The 2017-2018 BTC Trimester Dates are as follows: 
  • Fall Trimester: August 22nd-November 18th       
  • Winter Trimester: November 27th-March 2nd 
  • Spring Trimester: March 5th-May 25th
Pre-registration for each trimester of BTC is required to ensure adequate resources are available to students on the first day. Fees for BTC vary based on how many sessions per week your student is enrolled.

Students may attend BTC on days for which they are not registered; please notify by e-mail both the student's homeroom teacher and BTC. A drop-in fee of $25 per day will be charged.

Cancellation Request
All requests to cancel enrollment in a BTC class should be submitted by email to Sean Fitzsimons at Sfitzsimons@sasaustin.org and Ken Allen at Kallen@sasaustin.org. Refunds will be granted 100% for request received prior to the first class session. After two class sessions you will be refunded 50% and after three classes no refund will be given. No credits or refunds will be given for missed class days.
Any class that Saint Andrew’s cancels will be refunded 100%.





Middle School (6-8)

After-school supervision for Middle School students includes snack, study hall, gym or field time, enrichment and community service opportunities.  For enrichment, students may participate in private piano, guitar, violin and viola lessons or enrichment classes offered in other disciplines.  In the Middle School Mentors program, students support younger students in study hall or act as Enrichment class assistants as a way of serving the SAS community.  

MS BTC Daily Schedule
The Middle School BTC schedule is as follows:

3:30 – Snack & Check in
3:30-4:00 Open Gym and Outside Time
4:00-5:00 Study Hall, Enrichment Opportunities or Middle School Mentors
         5:15-5:30 Pick Up at Bailey Lane

Registration, Dates & Fees
BTC programs are offered in three trimesters. Registration for the majority of the BTC Enrichment classes occurs three times during the year. The 2017-2018 BTC Fall Trimester Dates are: 
  • Fall Trimester: August 28 - November 17
  • Winter Trimester: November 22nd-March 3rd
  • Spring Trimester: March 6th-May 26th
Pre-registration for each trimester of BTC is required to ensure adequate resources are available to students on the first day. Fees for BTC vary based on how many sessions per week your student is enrolled. 

Students may attend BTC on days for which they are not registered; please notify by e-mail both the student's homeroom teacher and BTC. A drop-in fee of $25 per day will be charged.

Cancellation Request
All requests to cancel enrollment in a BTC class should be submitted by email to Sean Fitzsimons at Sfitzsimons@sasaustin.org and Ken Allen at Kallen@sasaustin.org. Refunds will be granted 100% for request received prior to the first class session. After two class sessions you will be refunded 50% and after three classes no refund will be given. No credits or refunds will be given for missed class days.
Any class that Saint Andrew’s cancels will be refunded 100%.



To reach BTC during after-school hours, please call us directly on the BTC cell phone at (512) 422-9321

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Located in Austin, Texas, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School is a private co-ed elementary, middle and high school for grades K-12. Students benefit from dedicated faculty, a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.