The Boy Scouts of America’s goal is to train youth in responsible citizenship, character development, and self-reliance through participation in a wide range of outdoor activities, educational programs, and career-oriented programs in partnership with community organizations. The Cub scouts use the scout method to instill typical Scouting values such as trustworthiness, good citizenship, and outdoors skills, through a variety of activities such as camping, aquatics, and hiking.
Open to students in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade. Blessed Sacrament Catholic School Chess Club meets for casual play on Mondays after school until 4:15 PM. The teacher for the club is Deacon Mark Harden, a former San Antonio city chess co-champion. All grades are welcome, from beginners to advanced players. Supplies such as boards and pieces are provided.
Open to students in Third Grade through Eighth Grade. Join Gardening Club and learn to grow plants, vegetables, herbs and flowers. Growing your own vegetables is a great way to put food on your own table and provide for the hungry. Gardening is also a therapeutic and relaxing way to relieve stress. Feed the hungry, relieve stress, and enhance your knowledge of botany.
Open to students in Third Grade through Eighth Grade. Do you like to sing? Glee Club is a performance club in which students express themselves through singing songs of various musical styles. In this club, students will enhance their vocal and drama skills. Performance opportunities may include nursing homes, malls, and maybe even Glee Club competitions.
Girls are born everyday. Leaders are born everyday. Are you ready to unleash your Girl Leader? Girl Scouts has a simple goal. We want to you to find your inner G.I.R.L. Join us and let us help you discover your go-getter, innovator, risk-taker, and leader. The possibilities are endless. Discover all you can be and shine. Let us get you prepared for a lifetime of leadership and change the world.
International Folk Dance Club
Open to students in Fourth Grade through Eighth Grade. This is a club that fosters cultural awareness through the performance of international dances. In this class, students will learn dances and learn about the folk customs (including costumes) of various countries. Through folk dance, we promote tolerance and diversity; enhance our knowledge of geography, languages, and improve physical fitness, music, math, listening, and concentration skills.
Introducing the freshest way to learn piano or keyboard; iPianoLab keyboard clubs! While most traditional methods concentrate on months of drills and “baby” tunes before a student gets to play “real” music, iPianoLab teaches kids to play on songs they really like! One Republic, Spongebob, Taylor Swift, Super Mario Bros, Star Wars, even Bach and Beethoven are all in reach, right from the first lesson! We break the music down into simple, great sounding arrangements kids love to play! And a child who likes practicing their songs is a child who will make rapid progress on the instrument!
And, iPianoLab isn’t just fun, its a comprehensive approach that teaches all the essential keyboard basics. iPianoLab is a one year course, broken into levels. In level 1, students learn rhythm and counting, the names of the keys, and playing melodies with left hand bass. In level 2, they learn how to read, name, and play all the notes of the treble staff. In level 3, they learn the bass staff. In level 4, they are introduced to chords, and by the end of level 5, they can play all 36 major, minor, and sus4 chords! Not only is iPianoLab more fun than traditional lessons, but it teaches students more about the keyboard in a shorter time than traditional lessons. iPianoLab teaches the skills necessary to play all the music; from classics to pop to rock to gospel to r&b to country, iPianoLab has it covered!
National Junior Beta
The National Junior Beta Club is an on-secret, academic, service organization for students in grades 5-8. Membership is limited to those students who maintain an average of 94-100 in the core subjects with commendable attitude. A student who wishes to be a member of the National Junior Beta Club must maintain the above average for two nine week (quarterly) grading periods before being admitted to the club. Eligibility is determined by the principal and faculty of the school.
Speech and Drama Club
Open to students in Fifth Grade through Eighth Grade. This is a club that fosters an appreciation of spoken language and expression through speech and acting. Students will participate in acting games; prepare for speech contests; and perform skits and plays. Participation in the speech and drama club can help you to improve your voice; concentration, imagination, observation, sensory awareness, expressive awareness; self-confidence; and discipline. In addition, you will learn theatre terminology and visit a theater to become more familiar with the theatre.
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