Mt. Horeb School Clubs for 2018-19

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 Mt. Horeb Club Offerings

2018-2019

 

Once again, Mt. Horeb has an extremely strong line up of before and after school club offerings that serve to enrich our program.  More than ever before, we are able to provide opportunities for all grade levels. Please note that our PTO also continues to provide a rich line up of opportunities for kids as well.  We have tried to secure a schedule that does not create competition for clubs. For those interested in Girls on the Run, expect more information as early as next week. This will take place on Monday and Thursday afternoons.

 

Club & Activity Schedule

Monday AM

Drama Club for grades 4 & 5

Monday PM

PTO Soccer for grades K, 1, 2, 3

Tuesday AM

Little iBuilder’s Club for grades 1, 2, 3

Gators Give Back for grades 4 & 5

Tuesday PM

Coding Club for grades 3, 4, 5

Wednesday AM

Book Club - K, 1

Wednesday PM

PTO On the Court Basketball

Thursday AM

Thursday PM

PTO Gotta Dance - K - 5

PTO Lacrosse for grades 1 through 5

Friday AM

Sports Club for grades 4 & 5

Friday PM

Amazing Animal Planet for grades K, 1, 2, 3

Chess Club for grades 2, 3, 4, 5

 

Drama Club - Grades 4, 5

Sra. Jackson & Mrs. Annese - Spanish and 3rd Grade Teacher

Monday Morning @ 7:40

Drama Club has arrived at Mount Horeb!  We will be performing the musical

The Most Epic Birthday Party Ever by Beat by Beat Press.  4th and 5th graders we need you to help us make this awesome musical come to life. Club meets Mondays in the morning starting September 17.   You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club.Here is a link for the google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYETc268Hm4H04Uptzle6sCms4J7MrmQQVTf6CobhWWMwmog/viewform

 

Little iBuilder's Club - Grades 1, 2, 3

Ms. Burkhardt, Media Specialist

Tuesday Morning @ 7:40

 

For 1st through 3rd grade students only!

Do you  enjoy hanging out with your friends building with Knex, Legos and Magnet toys?  Do you like to be given a challenge or problem and figure out how to fix or solve it?  Do you just like to build anything? If the answer is yes, then this is the club for you!

Members of this Tuesday morning club will be given the opportunity to work collaboratively on a number of projects.  Some work will be problem-solving based while others will be more self-initiated. Creativity is encouraged! The goal of this club is to have students work together in a non-competitive environment to enjoy the social aspects of learning and having fun together.  You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club.

Here is a link for the google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScqdp00sX5L4XoT0xXCRC2vrnxkjTea5nsW5zxtuiBUgC7QUA/viewform?usp=sf_link

 

Gators Give Back Club - Grades 4, 5

Ms. Andrews, 4th Grade Teacher

Tuesday Morning @ 7:40

 

Mt. Horeb is once again going to GIVE BACK to our community.  Under the direction of Ms. Andrews, students in grades 4 and 5 will work to see how they can think outside of our school and community and contribute to the greater good.  As we all know, giving warms the soul and helps us connect with and empathize with those less fortunate or in some way, in need. Join Ms. Andrews on Tuesday mornings at 7:40 starting on September 26th.  This club is on a first come basis, and will only allow 15 members. Please sign-up using the link listed below. Ms. Andrews will send a confirmation email to confirm that the child is in the club. A flyer will also be going home on September 15th.  Here is a link for the google form:

https://goo.gl/forms/HpfDqb0iq3kTv5yz2

Coding Club - Grades 3, 4, 5

Mr. G, 5th Grade Teacher

Tuesday afternoon until 4:30

 

The Coding Club will run Tuesdays after school from 3:30-4:30 in room 11C. The club is intended for students in grades 3-5 interested in learning about coding. No prior experience is required! We will learn how to build websites using HTML and CSS, as well as begin to look into back-end coding languages like Javascript, Ruby, and Python. We will explore ways that coding is used in web development, applications, and the gaming industry. Maximum enrollment for the club will be 15 students on a first come, first serve basis.  You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club. Here is a link for the google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScR9aFuJvadQ4iQi6KTyVk6NGhFnnQKjrRIF-NWO0zNsAo9HQ/viewform?c=0&w=1



Book Club - Grades K &1

Miss Maag, Kindergarten Teacher

Wednesday Morning @ 7:40 (but not until January!)


Calling all readers!  Does your child love Pete the Cat, Piggie and Elephant, and Eric Carle? If so, they'll love Mount Horeb's new Book Club, open to Kindergarten and First Grade students.We will be reading and discussing beloved children's books and series. Each read aloud will be followed by an engaging game/art project/activity. Book Club will begin January 14th.  More to come and no need to sign up now.


Sports Club - Grades 4 & 5

Mr. T, Physical Education Teacher

Fridays 7:40-8:40

Start Date: 9/21/2018


The purpose of the sports club for the 4th/5th grade boys and girls is to allow the students to have an opportunity to compete in various sports at a high level. Students will learn about teamwork, sportsmanship, and about showing good character while staying fit and healthy.  You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club. Here is a link for the google form:


Mt Horeb Registration

 


Amazing Animal Planet - Grades 1, 2 & 3 (Kindergarten will be later in the year)

Mrs. Wendy Piller, Reach Teacher

Friday Afternoon until 4:30


Touch down on our amazing Animal Planet where we’ll explore the animal kingdom through tons of hands-on activities.  Want to learn fascinating facts about cute, cuddly and even strange and scary creatures? Through crafts, stories, games, puzzles and movies you’ll get to go on the adventure!  This club is lots of fun and limited to the first 15 responders. This will be determined according to the time stamp on your Google response form. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns at WPiller@warrentboe.org.   You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club.


In case of snow days there will be no club.  A makeup day will be added to the schedule

During the second half of the year, a club will be offered to kindergarten  students. Information will be sent in January. Here is a link for the google form:

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfO7gKP2ylWIVkHLTpTXjXoR8ni5SeBWIIA5wk3gFX2tQ8K7g/viewform?c=0&w=1




Chess Club - Grades 4 & 5

Mr. Jones - 3rd Grade Teacher

Friday Afternoon until 4:30

CALLING ALL 4TH AND 5TH GRADERS!  CHESS CLUB IS BACK!

Do you like a challenge?  Do you know how to play chess?  Do you want to learn how to WIN at chess? Join Intermediate Chess Club and become the chess master you are destined to become!  We will play lots of games, including some crazy chess variants, all helping to build your skills and get you "tournament ready"...  Sign up NOW - space is limited to 12 students!

WHO: Anyone in 4th or 5th grade who knows the basics of chess can join.*

WHEN: Complete this form by September 14. **

The club meets Friday after school, from September 28 - February 1.

PARENT STUFF:

The goal of the intermediate chess club (grades 4-5) is to build on skills attained in the beginner chess club or from other sources.   We will develop more advanced tactics and strategy. Some of the skills addressed will be advanced piece movement (such as castling and en passant), algebraic notation of piece movements, various chess openings and checkmate patterns, and overall strategy ideas.  We will learn primarily through gameplay, using mini-lessons to build specific skills.

*IMPORTANT: Students participating in the intermediate chess club should know the basics of the game of chess, including: setting up the game board, moving the pieces, and achieving checkmate.

**In the event that more applications are received than can be accommodated, all applications received by the due date will be placed in a lottery and an appropriate number of participants will be drawn.  You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club.

Here is a link for the google form:

 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGoTgFxc69sbFAWhhYLgXz7uM6_jrqvozxT4qak8DZP_4AzQ/viewform

 

 

Chess Club - Grades 2 & 3

Mr. Jones - 3rd Grade Teacher

Friday Afternoon until 4:30

The game of Chess is nearly 1,500 years old, is played all around the world by millions of players, and is generally considered the "king" of board games.  How would you like to learn how to play (and win) this amazing game? Now is your chance!

The goal of the Beginner Chess Club (grades 2-3) is to teach the basics of the game of chess.  This includes the rules of the game, setting up the game board, the names and varied movements of the pieces, and the general ideas behind winning a game of chess.  Each player will exit the club knowing how to play a full game of chess. Along the way we will develop positive sportsmanship behaviors and cover basic chess etiquette.  The emphasis throughout will be on fun and learning the game. Students with little or no chess background are welcome to join the Beginner Chess Club. Oh, and we’ll learn how to win a game in four moves!  Sign up NOW - space is limited to 12 students in grades 2 and 3!

Fill out the form below by February 1.  This club will take place on Fridays, from 3:30-4:30 PM, between February 8 and May 31.   You will receive a confirmation email to confirm that your child is in the club.

 

*In the event that more applications are received than can be accommodated, all applications received by the due date will be placed in a lottery and an appropriate number of participants will be drawn.

Here is a link for the google form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeRorBWHOSkPCOhHz8F4N8B9TQggBgC5RNZOzkgFTCvphQK1A/viewform