Mrs. Haywoods 3rd grade classroom.

Extracurriculars

Sponsor
Tina Martinez and Kendra Palacios
Meeting Time & Location
TBD...Starts in the spring

Students build engineering skills as they work in teams or individually to design, test, redesign, retest, and eventually create a working arcade-type game. Students will consider game design, rules for playing, and prior science knowledge when designing their arcade games.

Sponsor
Trevor Phillips
Meeting Time & Location
Fridays 7:15 - 7:40AM, August - December

Come sing with us! We meet Friday mornings in the first semester and work on singing together with excellence. Open to 4th and 5th grade students only.

Sponsor
Trevor Phillips
Meeting Time & Location
Friday 7:15 - 7:40AM, January - April

Come dance with us! We meet Friday mornings in the second semester and work on a variety of dance styles including folk, pop, and hip-hop. Open to 3rd, 4th and 5th.

Sponsor
Erica Flores and Ashlie Santiago
Meeting Time & Location
3:30 - 5:00PM

Students get to... 

  1. Design, build and program LEGO Mindstorms robots to complete challenging missions on a themed playing field.
  2. Research a real life problem on a topic assigned by First Lego League and invent something to alleviate a perceived problem. This year, participants will learn how cargo is transported, sorted, and delivered to its destinations. 
  3. Give a creative group presentation of their solution and invention.
  4. Participate in tournaments and celebrations.
  5. Follow the First Lego League Core Values.

               

Meeting Dates (3:30 - 5:00)

  • November 10 (Wednesday)
  • December 8 (Wednesday)
  • January 11th and 12th (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • January 25th and 26th (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • February 8th and 9th (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • February 22nd and 23rd (Tuesday and Wednesday)
  • March 1st and 2nd (Tuesday and Wednesday...only if competition is on 3/5/21) *
  • March 8th and 9th (Tuesday and Wednesday...only if competition is on 3/26/21) *
  •  March 22nd and 23rd (Tuesday and Wednesday...only if competition is on 3/26/21) *

 

Sponsor
Bethany Saldana
Meeting Time & Location
TBD...Starts in the spring

This is an engineering program where students work individually to design, test, and modify 4 tools that interact with air - kites, parachutes, paper airplanes, and simple rockets. Students learn about the basic principles of flight and design when creating each of these tools.

Sponsor
Rebecca Quisenberry
Meeting Time & Location
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 4:45PM

At Girls on the Run we inspire ALL girls to build confidence and make intentional decisions, while fostering care and compassion for self and others. Trained coaches use physical activity and dynamic discussions to build social, emotional and physical skills in every girl while encouraging healthy habits for life.

Girls on the Run website

 

*We are currently looking for volunteers/coaches for Murnin. Applications below*

New coach/volunteer application

Jr. coach/volunteer interest form

 

Sponsor
Ashlie Santiago and Brittany Lemons
Meeting Time & Location
3:30 - 4:30PM

We use our mind, body, and heart to appreciate, share, and protect the natural world around us! Students improve and raise awareness of the environment through hands-on, inquiry based, and community involved activities. We spend lots of time studying nature, finding ways to make it a better place, and learning about our environment. The out-doors is our classroom!

 

Meeting Dates (3:30 - 4:30)

  • October 6th and 20th
  • November 3rd and November 17th
  • December 1st and 15th
  • January 5th and 19th
  • February 2nd and 16th 
  • March 2nd
  • April 6th and 20th
  • May 4th and 18th 
Sponsor
Coach Mena
Meeting Time & Location
Before & after school

Our Murnin 5th Grade Safety Patrols assist students, parents and teachers before and after school.

Duties:

  • Opening car doors in the mornings and greeting students and parents
  • Raising, lowering and taking care of the American and Texas flags
  • Manning the front entrance to open doors and help Kinder and Pre-K students to class if needed
  • Manning the crosswalk with stop signs to help students and parents cross safely
  • Assisting the PE staff with equipment
  • Assisting with running Bike Rodeo

We love and appreciate our Safety Patrols!! 

Sponsor
Erica Flores and Ashlie Santiago
Meeting Time & Location
TBD...Starts in the spring

We are one of 8 campuses that offers this program! It focuses on "Engaging Girls in Engineering '' through the implementation of the Engineering Design Process, the presenting of weekly STEM challenges, and by providing an encouraging environment for the girls to be engineers. The goal is to impact our students by helping them build the confidence and capability to realize they have what it takes to  design, create and  improve different aspects within our world.

Sponsor
Trevor Phillips & Florian Love
Meeting Time & Location
Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:00PM, Year round

Come learn to play a stringed instrument! We teach violin, viola, cello and bass. Strings starts at the beginning of the year and is only available to 5th grade students.

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