BLAST Application

Click on link below for a BLAST application for the 2018-2019 school year.


2018-2019 BLAST application


BLAST Program - Before and After School Program

BLAST (Best Life After School Team) is a free after school program, designed to help you and your child with support in academics and enrichment activities.  We are designed to meet all needs of children in all content areas.  Our program is used at other Junior Highs and High Schools in the Chico Unified School District. 

A typical day in the BLAST program is as follows:

6:30am - 8:00am - Homework help/morning activities
2:50pm-3:50pm-Homework Hour:

Instructional Teachers

Math Tutors

Credit Recovery

Center for Success

3:50pm-4:00pm-Nutritional Snack Time (Snacks provided for free)

4:00pm-5:30pm-Enrichment Activities:


Board Games

Tech Lab

Art Enrichment

Field Trips

Sport Activities (Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, ETC)

5:30pm-6:00pm- Clean up/Free Choice



This program is open to all students and we encourage all parents to utilize the many opportunities the program has to offer.


Attendance Requirements for BLAST:

  • Each child (who chooses to enroll) should attend BLAST 4 days a week for 3 hours per day.
  • Students will NO LONGER be able to sign themselves out until 5:00 each day. If parents need their child earlier than 5:00, they will have to come in to BLAST and sign that student out.

Any questions or concerns, please contact Stephanie Johnson at or you may call 891-3080 ext. 402.

Classroom with teacher upfront demonstrating sign language

Femineer Robotics Club

JOIN THE CLUB! Chico state is partnering up with BLAST to start a Femineer Robotics Club at Bidwell. It will start February 26 and run for six weeks. The club will meet everyone Monday of those 6 weeks from 3pm-5pm. Please read through the application to see if you're interested. The application is due by February 21 to room 402 or the main office. Contact Stephanie Johnson ( if you have further questions. 

Click here for an application

Selfie of students and teacher in sunglasses posing and smiling
Science teacher in white coat and glasses teaching class
Student at golf driving range swinging golf club
Three girls in Bidwell clothing at table