The Little Coders Club provides young students with the basics of computational thinking skills, such as loops and conditionals, through a fun blend of hands-on activities. The curriculum offers a mix of activities, from coding puzzles and board games to easy-to-use, drag-and-drop programming tools. The club opens from August through April. Students can create a game to be judged by a community representative. The winner will receive a trophy and be featured in our newsletter and on social media.
Each child will be taught how to play chess and then challenged through fun games with their peers or teachers. It is proven that chess enhances cognitive development in children, improves both verbal and mathematical skills, and increases all levels of academic performance!The chess club is offered from August through April. A tournament will be held in May. The winner will receive a trophy and be featured in our newsletter and on social media.
Enrolling in the spelling bee club will provide a fun way for students to increase their vocabulary, understand the dynamics of spelling words, and help develop social, emotional, and cognitive skills. Students practice spelling strategies, play spelling games, and learn official spelling bee rules. Our school spelling bee will take place between the third and fourth weeks of December. The winner will receive a trophy and be featured in our newsletter and on our social media accounts.
The goal of the book club is to read a different book each Monday, discuss it, and complete fun activities about it on Thursday. Some activities may include drawing their favorite part, role playing, creating an alternative ending, completing a Venn diagram, or creating a film strip of events. This feature of the Book Club will start in August and run through December. All supplies are included in the monthly fee. Battle of the Books challenges each student to read a set number of books each month.
This art club will teach kids ages 5–12 how to draw and paint. The easy-to-follow steps create a fun and straightforward way to master the skill. Freedom to create alternate drawings and color patterns fosters individuality. All supplies are included in the monthly fee. A selection of chosen art from all grade levels will be judged by community representatives in April. The winner will be announced in May, receive a trophy, and be featured in our newsletter and social media.