Fall 2018 Clubs

Mountain School Clubs Fall 2018

(in order of day offered)


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: 8/14/18-end of school year

Grades: 2, 3, 4, 5

Contact: Mountain School Staff


Garden Club

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

Day/Time/Location: Mondays OR Tuesdays (you choose), 3:15-4:30, Ms. Maggie’s 5th Grade Classroom

Period: Sept. 10, ’18 to Nov. 6, ’18

Grades: 4, 5

Contact: Angie Fritz, angief@mountaincharterschool.com


Girls on the Run (GOTR)

Description: GOTR is a national program offered at Mountain School.  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: Aug. 27, ’18 – Nov. 7, ’18
Grades: 3, 4, 5 (Girls only)
Contact: Michelle Galloway, michelleg@mountaincharterschool.com
Website: https://www.gotrna.org/    Choir

Description: Choir at Mountain School is designed to give students who love music a chance to sing and perform. The students who participate in choir develop a strong bond with each other and enjoy working together as a team. We learn how to sing individually and as a group. We learn about Musical Theater and we learn a variety of different music. The choir will perform for several different events both after school hours and during school hours. 

Day/Time/Location: Tuesday mornings @ 7:40am in the Gym

PeriodSept. 18, ’18 – Dec. 18, ’18

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Maggie Weidinger, maggiew@mountaincharterschool.com


Jump Rope Club

Description: This will be a musical jump roping club!

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

Period: Sept. 25, ’18 –  Dec. 4, ’18

Grades: K, 1

Instructor: Lynda Masters, lyndam@mountaincharterschool.com

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: Tuesdays, 3:15-4:30, Art Rm/Computer Lab

Period: Sept. 25, ’18 – Dec. 18, ’18

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Michelle Galloway, michelleg@mountaincharterschool.com


News Club

Description: News Club is for 3rd, 4th and 5th 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: 9/5/18-end of school year

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Ashley Fell, ashleyf@mountaincharterschool.com


2/3 Gardening Club
Description – 2/3 Gardening Club is to introduce young gardeners the basics of gardening, sustainability concepts, and gain a stewardship towards nature.  Club gardeners will gain a connection to their community ecosystem and the importance of growing their own food.  Lessons and activities will capture the life cycle of a garden and an exploration on the life sciences.  
Day/Time/Location: Wednesdays, 3:15-4:30, Ms. Danitza’s 2/3 classroom/Gardening Area
Period :  Sept. 12, ’18 (8 weeks)
Grades: 2, 3
Contact:   Danitza Hill, danitzah@mountaincharterschool.com


Drama Club

Description: Drama Club is for 3rd, 4th and 5th 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, 3:15-4:30, Ms. Ashley’s 4/5 classroom

Period: 9/6/18-end of school year

Grades: 3, 4, 5

Contact: Ashley Fell, ashleyf@mountaincharterschool.com