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Extracurriculars

Sponsor
Veronica Venegas
Meeting Time & Location
7:15-7:40 am, Art Room

 

Art Club meets once a week to create different types of art and expand on what we already do in class. We macrame, make mosaics, weave baskets, create sculptures along with paint paintings and much more.  All clubs are based on art and art history, artist, art history and techniques used in art. Students expand their skills and knowledge as they use blooms to create, evaluate, analyze, problem solve and apply skills learned across other curriculums.  

Sponsor
Jennifer Coffey
Meeting Time & Location
Mondays 3:00-4:00 pm

 

Cardboard Arcade is a fun program for 2nd grade students who will work in pairs to design arcade-type games, Students will think through game design, strategies for success, rules, and prize systems for their games. Students will then run their games at our schools Science & Technology Night.

Sponsor
Judy Hudson
Meeting Time & Location
3:00-4-30 pm, Wednesday, Music room

 

Choir is comprised of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. They rehearse once a week in the fall and sing songs at several concerts during the years, including Veteran’s Day, holiday concerts, caroling, and Rampage.

Sponsor
Veronica Venegas
Meeting Time & Location
Mondays 3:00-4:15 pm, Art Room

 

Clay Club at Boone is about teaching kids advanced ceramist techniques with clay. Members will expand on skills learned in the classroom and take it beyond that level. Club meets ones a week and is intended to run eight weeks. There are three sessions; fifth grade, fourth and third grade. All clubs are before or after school and children must be able to attend and participate actively. 

Sponsor
Ruby Salazar
Meeting Time & Location
Mondays 3:00-4:00 pm, 1st grade, Fall and Spring

 

Flight Club is a science enrichment program for kindergarten and first grade students. Students will build engineering skills as they work in teams or individually to design, test, and modify four tools that interact with air: kites, parachutes, paper airplanes, and simple rockets. Students will learn about the basic principles of flight and design when creating each of these tools.

Sponsor
Shelbi Washington
Meeting Time & Location
3:15-4:15pm, Thursday

 

Journalism Club lets students in 4th or 5th grade collaborate and write on news that matters most to them using facts and evidence. Students will be able to share their research and writing with others through a newsletter format. Journalism Club allows students to find creative insights and perspectives on the world around them.

Sponsor
Veronica Venegas
Meeting Time & Location
7:15-7:40 am, Monday and Wednesday, Art room

 

Knitting club at Boone is intended to teach the children the art and pride of knitting.  Any grade can join, however 2nd and below parent must attend with child. First year, knitter will learn how to knit and make a scarf. Second year knitter will make a stuffed teddy bear. Third year, students will make a pillow. Knitting club only meets in the fall and assignments are due and showcased at our yearly "Evening with the Arts" event in December.

Sponsor
Judy Hudson
Meeting Time & Location
3:00-4-30 pm, Wednesday, Music room

Orff is comprised of 4th and 5th graders. They meet once a week after school in the spring and work collaboratively to create an artistic musical performance that includes singing, dancing, and playing instruments. They perform 1-2 concerts every year.

Sponsor
Melissa Kern/Ursula Miller
Meeting Time & Location
Once a month after school from 3:05 - 4:05

A student council is a group of student leaders who work with an adult advisor to collaborate with others to impact their school community, which impacts their city or town, which impacts our state, which impacts our country, which changes the world.

    - Definition created by 2008-09 TASC State Officers and District Presidents 

 A Student Council is a group of elected and volunteer students working together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership and encourage student / faculty / community relations.

Through projects and activities, student councils work to: 

  • PROMOTE CITIZENSHIP

  • PROMOTE SCHOLARSHIP

  • PROMOTE LEADERSHIP

  • PROMOTE HUMAN RELATIONS

  • PROMOTE CULTURAL VALUES

Sponsor
Juan Soto/James Locke
Meeting Time & Location
3:15-4:15pm, Wednesday

Vision Statement: Our young gentlemen will be caring, responsible individuals that will make positive, productive contributions to their community.

Mission Statement: To give our young gentlemen the character building education they need to achieve their greatest potential.  

Core Beliefs – The 6 Pillars of Character

  • Trustworthiness

  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Fairness

  • Caring

  • Citizenship

Dress Code: the young gentlemen are expected to wear a button down shirt and tie on Wednesdays. 

Guest speakers are invited from the community to meet with our gentlemen during their meetings.  The speakers are encouraged to share their experiences:

  • What or who inspired you to become a (an) ___________?

  • What did it take to become a (an) ________________?

  • Did you ever want to give up?

  • What advice do you have for us so that we may become successful one day?

Lessons are centered around the definition of “Gentleman” and the vocabulary associated with the word… “A civilized, educated, sensitive, or well-mannered man.” The lessons also focus on the vocabulary of the core beliefs. 

Community Service: The gentlemen are given community service slips which include 

-Name / Date

-Act of service completed

-Adult signature

They are encouraged to help others in their school community and home community.  These acts can be simple things such as taking out the trash or helping mom carry in groceries.  At school it may be helping stack chairs at the end of the day or helping sort books in the library.  They turn their slips in at the meeting, the slips are read out loud and those that have turned in slips are entered into a prize drawing. 

 

Sample Agenda

  • Attention Gentlemen

  • Greet one another - Shake hands, make eye contact

  • Creed (recited out loud by the members) 

    • We are Young Gentlemen

    • As brother we respect each other.

    • We will always do our very best.

    • We are responsible and care about our community.

    • Young Gentlemen have style.

    • We are leaders.

    • We are the Young Gentlemen.

  • Norms

    • Be respectful

    • Give attention to the speaker

    • Pick up after yourself

    • Be polite

    • Be involved

  • Any Celebrations? 

  • Community service Slips

  • Lesson of the day / Guest Speaker

  • Questions or concerns

  • Closing

Sponsor
Rebecca Fox
Meeting Time & Location
3:15-4:15pm, Wednesday

 

The Young Ladies Organization is an after school club where 5th grade girls learn etiquette techniques and tips as well as social norms that help them succeed throughout their lives. This group also discusses and investigates topics specific to being a successful female within the modern world and society.  Our club culminates with the young ladies having the opportunity to practice what they've learned alongside the Young Gentlemen's Organization.

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