Clubs Extraordinaire!

Mountain School Clubs Fall 2017

 Passionate teachers and students gather for additional growing opportunities

after (or before) school!

(in chronological order of days)

Homework Club

Description: Staff available for your child to get help with their daily homework

Day/Time/Location: Mondays – Thursdays, 3:15-4:15, Gym

Period: 8/14/17-end of school year

Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5

Contact: Mountain School Staff (Mon-Ms. Laurie, Tues-Ms. Mary, Wed-Ms. Joni, Thurs-Ms. Sandy)


Lego Club

Description: Lego Club at Mountain School is not a traditional afterschool builders program.  It is designed to foster imagination and creativity without crushing imaginative freedom. This program will develop fine motor skills and adaptive object/special awareness through structured learning, environmental models and basic kinetics.  We encourage builders of all skill sets to join our 10-week program.

Day/Time/Location: Mondays OR Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15, Ms. Anna’s K/1 Classroom

Period: 9/6/17-11/13/17

Grades: 1, 2, 3

Contact: Spencer Erdman,


Spanish Club

Description: Spanish club focuses on engaging activities in a smaller group setting that enhance what is being taught in the classroom.  All four components of language (speaking, writing, listening and reading) will be covered by means of art, drama, cooking, outdoor play, excursions and Spanish-speaking games.

Day/Time/Location: Mondays, 3:15-4:30, Art Rm/Computer Lab

Period: 9/11/17-12/12/17 (spring will be for K, 1, 2)

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Michelle Galloway,


GOTR (Girls on the Run)

Description: We inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls 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 communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.

Day/Time/Location: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00-4:30, Ms. Maggie’s 5th Grade Classroom

Period: 8/28/17-11/8/17

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Erin Irwin,


Garden Club

Description: We will build community through gardening knowledge and experiences allowing minds to grow in a positive and constructive environment.

Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays OR Thursdays, 3:15-4:30, Ms. Joni’s 4th Grade Classroom

Period: 8/15/17-10/26/17  (will start back up in the spring)

Grades: 4, 5

Contact: Angie Fritz,




Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays Mornings, 7:45-8:15am, Gym

Period: 9/5/17-end of school year

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Maggie Weidinger,


Art Club


Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30, Art Room
Period: 9/19/17-12/12/17

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Rachel Joiner,


Craft Club


Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays, 3:00-4:30, Ms. Anna’s K/1 Classroom


Grades: K, 1, 2

Contact: Anna Jaconi,


Jump Rope Club

Description: This will be a musical jump roping club!

Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15, Gym

Period: 9/15/17-

Grades: K-5

Contact: Lynda Masters & Maggie Weidinger,,


News Club

Description: News Club is a club for fourth and fifth graders interested in learning about how a newspaper is written and published. We publish a monthly newspaper for school events called Mountain School News. Students are assigned leads, conduct interviews, and complete research to write our paper.

Day/Time/Location: Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30, Ms. Ashley’s 4/5 classroom

Period: 9/6/17-end of school year

Grades: 4, 5

Contact: Ashley Fell,


Mountain Lions Chess Club

Description: Mountain Lions Chess Club is a coaching program designed to build our confidence, hone our Chess skills and to develop comradeship.  As our problem solving skills and knowledge of the game improve through practice, we are prepared to compete at Chess tournaments.

Day/Time/Location: Thursdays, 3:00-4:00, Ms. Sarah’s 2/3 Classroom

Period: 9/7/17-10/19/17, off for Fall Break

Grades: K-5*

Instructor: Jessica Taylor,
Go to to work on your Chess Skills! 😀
*If you would like to have your name added to the wait list for Chess Club please email Jessica Taylor



Drama Club

Description: Drama Club is a club for fourth and fifth graders interested in the different aspects of drama. We perform storytelling and poetry interpretations, complete readers’ theaters, and act in and write our own plays.

Day/Time/Location: Thursdays, 3:00-4:30, Ms. Ashley’s 4/5 classroom

Period: 9/7/17-end of school year

Grades: 4, 5

Contact: Ashley Fell,


S.T.E.M. Club


Day/Time/Location: Thursdays, 3:15-4:30, Ms. Maggie’s 5th Grade Classroom

Period: 9/7/17-12/14/17 (4 separate sessions available: A) Ecology/Natural Disasters, 9/7-9/28, B) Aerospace and Intro. to Physics, 10/5-10/26, C) Human Body and the Immune System, 11/2-11/30, D) Chemistry, 12/5-12/14 (2x/week)

Grades: 4, 5

Contact: Spencer Erdman,