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Clubs & Activities

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Washington's after school clubs offer students a great opportunity to get to know each other beyond the classroom, mix between grades and have some fun! Partial scholarships are available to those who qualify for free or reduced lunch, but all scholarship recipients are expected to pay a portion of the class fee. Advance registration is required. 

There are 3 sessions every school year, please check thecalendar for dates.

Clubs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.  After this PTA deadline, you must contact the club directly for enrollment.

Registration Materials 


Look for NEW clubs this session.

  • View Club Descriptions (English / Español)
  • Download Winter 2020 Club Registration Form
  • Download Scholarship Application. (English / Español)
    Available for those who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. Partial payment required. 

Register online!

  • register online with Homeroom
  • For registration start and end date check the calendar.
  • Registration is not complete until payment has been received. Read the course description carefully for allowed payment methods, each vendor is different.
  • If the course shows a $0 fee could be because the vendor doesn't accept online payments through Homeroom, check the course description. 
    • Pay clubs directly through their websites, or by submitting a check to the front office, payable to the club provider.
    • Please place the check in an envelope marked with your student's name.
  • You do NOT need to submit both a paper and digital registration! 

Don't Forget

  • Printed registration materials are available in the office.
  • Make out checks directly to the clubs provider, not the PTA.

Questions? Contact Clubs Coordinators Allison Kamen and Adriana Fiori

Are you a parent/guardian or teacher who would like to start a NEW CLUB?

Considerations for beginning a new club are listed below. When you are ready to submit a proposal, simply fill out this form:


The Washington PTA would like to invite interested parents/guardians and teachers to consider running a before- or after-school club! Clubs provide a vital and accessible enrichment opportunity for many of our students and we would like to see those opportunities expand in the coming years. There are many potential club ideas, feel free to be creative!

 Please consider the following guidelines:

  • Clubs should be accessible and age-appropriate.
  • Clubs should be conducted in English, Spanish, or both (an exception is made for language-learning clubs).
  • Clubs should meet at least once a week, before or after school.
  • Clubs should plan on per term/per student tuition of $50-100 (we do not want teachers or parents to pay out of pocket for the club, but this is a suggestion that can be discussed).
  • Clubs must be open to at least one full grade.
  • Washington policy is that providers offer 25% of the total tuition as scholarship, any remaining scholarships will be covered by the PTA Scholarship Fund.

If the club is led by parents/guardians, two adults are required to be present. Clubs with higher enrollment would ideally recruit further adults.

All affiliated adults must undergo the District 65 background check.

Student registration and insurance will be covered by the Washington PTA.

The Washington PTA board will review prospective clubs’ descriptions, and invite clubs based on scheduling constraints and student needs.

You can see the list of current clubs and other information on our Clubs page: