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Elective Descriptions for Quarter 1

Sign your student up for our 1st Quarter Electives! Electives sign up will close Thursday, August 8th, 2019.   Students sign up for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choices from the exciting electives listed below.  

 

PE: Mrs. Jordan will start the year off right with games from our Playworks program!  These games are not only super fun but are used as the games of the week at lunch recess.  Don't worry, all the faves will be taught... Sharks and Minnows, Sideline Soccer, Cookie Monster, and more!  If you register for this elective please don't forget your sneakers as this class will be jam packed with movement!

 

Dancing Around the World: Taught by our Drama/Music teacher, Mrs. Lewis, students will learn a variety of dances that come from a diverse group of genres.  Some of the dances may include Latin, Hip Hop, Bollywood, and African.

 

Drama: This is a fun Theatre Arts program that will focus on developing skills that are essential for success in today's world such as public speaking, creativity, and teamwork. This elective will also assist in fostering important values such as commitment and dedication to their task at hand. This activity is provided by Shelly Smith with A Little Drama. 

 

Yoga: Join a yoga instructor from Ignite Yoga. Yoga and stretching exercises promote strength, flexibility, coordination and body awareness. Kids learn to improve concentration, focus, stimulate their imagination and help release energy.

 

Karate: Kids learn respect, discipline and self-control through Karate.  This elective will give kids a chance to move and build coordination.  This elective instruction is provided by StarWorld Martial Arts.

 

Science Adventure: Science Mary, along with students, will explore a variety of fun science topics through discovery and experimentation.  

 

Life Enrichment:  In this elective students will learn skills to help make the most of everyday life.  They may learn effective study skills, money management, social skills, simple sewing, gift wrapping, simple cooking, and many more fun and relevant activities.  Please note, Quarter 1 and 2 will be different lessons but will repeat for Quarters 3 and 4.  

 

Peer Tutor: Students in grades 3rd-5th, are able to submit an application to be considered for Peer Tutoring.  Students will help support students with academics and social skills in one of our Self-Contained or Special Education Classrooms.  A completed application with a parent and current teacher signature is required.