Campus Clubs

Meridian Elementary School Clubs 2016-2017

Mini Muscle Madness (K-1) 7:30-7:50am Begins 9/23 hosted by the Kindergarten Team Activities and games to strengthen fine motor skills for students. Club will meet every other week.

Art Club (K-3) 7:30-8:00am Thursdays, Begins 9/8 hosted by the 1st Grade Team. This club will explore famous artists over the centuries to include art work similar to the artists genre. Club will meet every other week.

Girls on the Run (3-6) 3:00-3:45pm Thursdays of A Week. This club encourages girls to develop self-respect and a healthy lifestyle through running games culminating in a 5K run. The club will be sponsored by the 2nd grade team.

Readers Theater (2nd-4th) 7:30-8:00am Thursdays of B Week. Begins 9/22 hosted by the 3rd Grade. Students will perform by reading from scripts without props. The goal is to enhance reading skills and confidence through practice with a fun purpose.

Garden Club (All Grades) 3:00-3:45pm Thursdays of B Week. Garden Club will learn about various vegetables and flowers native to Arizona. The club will engage in the planting process to provide campus beautification. The club will be hosted by Mrs. Wiehe.

Zoology Club (4-6) 7:30-8:00 am Second Thursday of each month in the project room. We will explore animal habitats with projects involving technology. This club will be student led culminating with a night spent at the Phoenix Zoo. The club will be hosted by the 4th Grade team.

Oceanography Club (4-6) 7:30-8:00am Thursdays of B Week. Begins 9/20, hosted by the 5th grade team. This club will explore the oceans and animals that impact the Earth & how we can protect these ecosystems. The club will conclude with a field trip to San Diego to experience a floating laboratory, Sea World, and the Stephen Birch Aquarium/Museum for 5th and 6th grade students.

Math Club (6) This club will encourage 6th Grade students to think outside the box to solve complex math problems while using a systematic approach that makes doing math fun. This club is hosted by the 6th Grade team

AR Club (2-6) 7:30-8:00am Tuesday and Thursday. Begins 11/1 in the library. Students pick out books and learn reading skills to take AR tests effectively. The club is hosted by Ms. Dees and Mrs. Nelson.

Battle of the Books (5-6) Teams read books and 'battle' to earn points. The team with the most points will go on to represent Meridian at the District this spring. Club meets 11/16, 1/25, 3/29 at 7:30. This club will be hosted by Ms. Dees and Mrs. Nelson.

Student Council (4-6) 7:30-8:00am Starts 9/7 and meets the first Wednesday each month after. Elections for officers are held in the Spring for the following year.  Class representatives are chosen in the fall.  This club is hosted by Mrs. Barnard.

Art Club (4-6) 3:15-4:15pm Thursdays, Begins in January. The Intermediate Art Club is open to 4th, 5th, and 6th Grade students, and is led by Ms. Caffall, one of our 6th grade teachers. With the exception of our first project, this will be a student-led club experience. This means that the club members will present art ideas they would like to explore, and we will plan our projects based on their interests. I will share the basic skills for each project and be available as a guide as each student uses his or her imagination and creativity to complete an original work of art. We will meet in Room 119 (Ms.Caffall’s room) on scheduled Thursdays. Due to limited space and the small group nature of this club, membership will be limited to 24 students.

We are excited to present Dad’s Club this year. Stayed tuned for information on our 1st all father’s hosted event on campus this fall!

Additional Clubs will be announced via the school website and through school email.

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