Celina Garcia, Lois Walker
3:15- 4:00, Thursdays
The 3rd through 5th grade Sign Language Club focuses on teaching words, phrases and general communication skills so the members can communicate with their deaf and hard of hearing peers on campus. Due to high interest in this club, members will be selected via lottery. The club will meet each Thursday from 3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and the sponsors of this club are Ms. Sorenson and Mr. Crow.
3:15- 4:15, Wednesday
Art is good for kids. There’s simply no denying it! This fall, we’re offering an after school Art Club that allows your child to embrace his or her creative side. From developing important motor skills to growing confidence, you’ll find that art can have an amazing mental, academic, social, and emotional impact on your child.
Alisha Thomas, Amie Moore
1:20 pm, every Tuesday
All Fifth grade students are given the opportunity to become a member of the BSN Crew. Depending on the number of students who are interested in being a Crew member, auditions will be held and thereafter the crew selected. We would like our members to be enthusiastic, willing to work with others, great readers and be a positive individual.
Sarah Olvera, Amanda Rojas
3:15- 4:00, Thursdays
Cardboard Arcade is an engineering program where students work in teams or individually to design, test, redesign, retest, and eventually create a working arcade-type game. Students consider game design, rules for playing, and prior science knowledge when designing their games. The games are made of reusable materials, such as cardboard from various sources. The tuition is $35.00 and is for second grade students.
3:15- 4:00, every Wednesday
Students involved in choir learn proper singing technique, the importance of responsibility, teamwork and also develop self-confidence. There will be a variety of performance opportunities throughout the school year that will occur in various locations. Choir is a year-long commitment and is offered to third, fourth and fifth grade students.
3:00- 4:00, Tuesday and Thursday
The Crazy 8 Math Club is specifically designed to show young learners that math can be done while playing, creating, building and exploring. Only 10 students can be a part of the Crazy 8 Math Club, so a drawing is held to determine who will participate. This club is for second grade students.
3:05- 4:05, Wednesday
Flight Club is an after school program that encourages kinder and first grade students to learn about flight. They will design a project, create, test, and improve their designs. Students will learn about flight through designing kites, parachutes, paper airplanes, and balloon or straw rockets. Only 10 students can be a part of Flight Club, so a drawing will be held to determine who will participate. The tuition for this club is $35.
3:10- 4:00, Thursdays
Sign Language Club offers fun and engaging sessions on American Sign Language (ASL) alphabet, numbers, and general communication skills. Our goal by the end of the club is that your children will be more familiar with ASL and be able to communicate better with their peers who are deaf or hard of hearing to create a more inclusive environment. Due to high interest in this club, members will be selected via lottery. If your child is not chosen for the fall semester ASL Club, their names will automatically be placed on the list for the spring semester club.
Brittany Garanzuay, Monica Macias
3:15- 4:15, every Thursday
Lego Robotics is an after school science club for fourth and fifth grade students that solves real world challenges by incorporating technology, engineering, and teamwork.
Morning Patrols: 7:10 a.m.; Afternoon Patrols: 2:50- 3:10 p.m.
The Bobcat Patrols are looking for a few great Bobcats that are interested in an important responsibility and honor. Bobcat Safety Patrol duties include welcoming our families to school, opening and closing doors to vehicles, and ensuring that students arrive and leave campus in a safe manner.
Jack Funkhouser, Miguel Rodriguez, Rose Gonzales
3:00- 4:15, various Thursdays
If your child enjoys building things, figuring out how something works and likes working with their hands, then Solar Cars is the club for them. In this club students will build a solar-powered car from scratch and race their car with teams from other NISD elementary schools at the Annual NISD Solar Car Races. Only 12 students can be a part of Solar Cars, so a drawing is held to determine who will participate. This club is for fourth and fifth grade students. The tuition for this club is $35.00.
Amanda Rojas, Sarah Olvera
3:00- 4:15, Tuesdays
STEAM Team is a club to encourage third grade students to use their creativity to design a working Rube Goldberg machine that performs a simple task. Students use science knowledge, creativity, and grit to work through each challenge. Only 15 students can participate in STEAM Team. If more than 15 students sign up for the program, a drawing will be held to determine who will participate. The tuition for this club is $35.00.
3:15- 4:15, every Tuesday and Thursday
The Strings program offers lessons to 5th grade students on violin or cello. The lessons are free, but the students must provide their own instrument, supplies and transportation. If your child is interested in the Strings program, this first year will prepare him/her for an easy transition next year at Stevenson Middle School.
Ashley Malloy, Tara Safoutin
3:00- 4:00, third Thursday of each month
Student Council promotes citizenship, scholarship, leadership, and school spirit as it fosters the development of future leaders. Participants learn lifelong skills such as presentation, project design, reading, writing, speaking, and listening. It also supports service learning as projects are planned to benefit the students, the teachers, and the community.
Student Council membership will be open to all students in grades 4 and 5. Students will vote for two representatives from each classroom, and those chosen will have the opportunity to run for an office including: president (5th grade only), vice president (4th or 5th), and secretary (4th or 5th). Because Student Council members and officers are leaders on the campus, they are the role models for other students; therefore, they must exhibit leadership characteristics such as: good attendance, good grades, responsibility following the school rules (such as turning in assignments on time) and good behavior.
3:15- 4:15, Wednesdays
If your child is interested in learning how astronauts work in space, is interested in the sun, moon, stars and planets, then the Young Astronauts club is for them. The topic changes each year, and all lessons and activities focus on building student interest and understanding in the area of space science. The program culminates in February with an annual Stargazing event for fifth grade students. Only 24 students can be a part of Young Astronauts, so a drawing is held to determine who will participate. This club is for fifth grade students, however, fourth grade students may join if space permits. The tuition for this club is $35.00.