Welcome to Beard ES Extracurriculars!
Below is a list of clubs and extracurriculars we offer at Beard ES.
Ms. Dal Bello & Ms. Valdez
7:15-7:45 every day in room C111
Morning Broadcast communicates information to the school. We announce birthdays, cafeteria tips, jokes and fun facts. We also introduce Watch Dogs and sing our school song every Friday. Broadcast is a fun and exciting club for outgoing students who are not camera shy.
Thursdays from 3:15-4:15
Beard Chess Club Schedule
Rehearsals are on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00-7:40 am
Buckaroo Choir is a singing performance for 4th and 5th graders. We have performances at school and out in the community.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:15 to 4:45
Girls on the Run inspires girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through a research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities, and running games. Over the course of the ten week program, girls in 3rd through 5th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their community through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event. Girls on the Run has been a part of the Beard Elementary campus since 2015.
Daily 7:11 & 2:55
Ms. Wentworth & Ms. Moodie
The Robotics Team is a competitive team that consists of 10 students from 4th and 5th grades, who work together to identify a real-world problem, propose a solution, and prepare a presentation about it. In addition, the team programs a Spike Prime robot, using the Lego Education Spike Prime software, to complete missions on a game board. Participants are chosen through an application process in October of each school year.
3:00-4:15 pm on varying days
Ms. Blancas & Ms. Bartel
Wednesdays, Oct. 11th - Dec. 6th from 3:15 - 4:15 PM
STEAM Team is a club to encourage third grade students to use their creativity to design through several engineering challenges. The challenge is to design Rube Goldberg machines, which are fun, yet complicated, humorous machines that perform a simple task using simple machines.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 3:10-4:10
The Strings program at Beard Elementary is a great place for 5th grade students who are interested in learning a musical instrument. Classes meet 2 times a week after school and the program is completely free! The strings program is taught by Danica Murphy, a certified music teacher specializing in string instrument and she is also the Orchestra Director for Garcia Middle School. String students can expect to learn the fundamentals in string playing and note reading, no prior experience is needed for this class! We hope you consider joining the Strings Program here at Beard Elementary!
Ms. Castillo and Ms. Piedra
Bob Beard's Student Council is a school organization comprised of elected 5th grade students. Our Student Council is assembled yearly and works to identify and perform service projects which benefit both the school and surrounding community.
Tuesdays & Wednesdays in November & December
Young Astronauts is a Northside ISD club filled with aspiring scientists, and students who love creating and thinking outside the box. It is a tuition-based science enrichment program for fourth and fifth grade students.
The topic changes each year, but students love the hands-on activities that make them work as teams and come up with creative solutions to problems. The activities focus on building an interest in space science.
Fifth grade students have a chance to participate in the culmination activity of the Stargazing event. This event happens every February, and students gather together at a Northside Elementary school in the evening to participate in stargazing.