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Extracurriculars

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Mrs. Bashkiroff

5th Grade

Students collaborate to create a variety of projects while exploring different art media in a small class setting. Group and individual creativity is cultivated as self-expression is encouraged.

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Ms. Taylor

2nd Grade

Cardboard Arcade is a tuition-based after-school program for 2nd grade students in Northside Independent School District. It 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.

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Ms. Carnes

4th and 5th Grade

Galm choir is open to all fourth and fifth grade students that enjoy singing! We meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings before school. We sing a variety of styles and perform at multiple school events.

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Mrs. Kindred and Ms. Abell

3-5 & K-2

Children who grow up in a military family tend to move often and must make new friends quickly. Our club focuses on giving students the opportunity to: make connections, make friends, gain support, support others and have fun!

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Ms. Gonzalez

3rd-5th Grades

The goal of the Pep Squad is to promote school spirit, encourage positive school involvement, and unity among team members. Our goal is to help students develop leadership, sportsmanship and responsibility. Join us as we cheer for our school!

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Mr. Evans

Galm Elementary along with all the other elementary and middle schools form teams of 10 and are challenged to develop a solution to a real world problem around them. There are qualifier events at the end to test the teams project design, Core Values, robot design and programming. Students who would like to be part of the Robotics team for the season have to submit an application in order to be selected. Attached to the application is a written paper from the student with an explanation on how they can contribute to the team and their solution to the real world problem. This is an after school program that is guided by a teacher coach. Good Luck!  

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Coach Benavides

3rd-5th Grades

Marathon Kids is a Grant-based program, sponsored by NIKE. The program is for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students at any fitness level. Kids set their goals and track their progress on a journey to complete four marathons, or 104.8 miles, over the course of the running club season. They run, walk, (or skip!) one lap at a time, one day at a time, and before they know it they’ve gone farther than they ever dreamed. They learn how to fuel their bodies so they can run faster, better, longer. And for a little extra motivation, they earn fun Nike rewards at milestones along the way. They have a network of dedicated adults showing them how it’s done, and most importantly, a motivated and inspiring coach supporting them every step of the way.

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Ms. Traugott

4th and 5th Grade

Solar Cars is a tuition-based after-school science enrichment program for fourth and fifth grade students. Students will build engineering skills as they work in teams to design and build a working solar car model. Students will apply science knowledge, creativity, and grit to work this exciting engineering task.

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Ms. Fischer

3rd Grade

STEAM Team is a tuition-based club encouraging third grade students to use their creativity while designing and solving engineering challenges. The team creates Rube Goldberg machines, which are fun, yet complicated, humorous machines that perform a simple task. Students enjoy seeing their ideas come to life!

Sponsor
Ms. Carnes/Ms Wright

5th Grade

All fifth grade students are invited to join our Strings Program! Mrs. Wright, the orchestra director from Luna Middle School, teaches at Galm Wednesdays and Fridays after school. Students select and are placed on their choice of violin, viola, cello, or string bass.

Sponsor
Ms. Degenhardt and Mrs. Bashkiroff

4th and 5th Grade

Galm’s Student Council is an organization that promotes citizenship, responsibility, leadership and school spirit as it fosters the development of the future leaders of our schools, cities, state and country. Our Student Council team also supports service learning as projects are planned to benefit the students, campus staff, and community. Student leaders on the campus are considered to be role models and must exhibit the characteristics that all leaders should emulate such as responsibility, trustworthiness, and respectfulness.

 

Sponsor
Mrs. Bashkiroff and Ms. Fischer

4th and 5th grade

Students learn about the solar system, and develop a passion for the exploration of the final frontier that is space. Students get to interview a future astronaut, and engineer for Virgin Galactic's space program. 5th grade members are invited to attend a Stargazing event held in February at Ward Elementary.

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