After-School Clubs

We are pleased to offer our Mt. Harmony Elementary students the following after-school clubs. Our clubs provide students an opportunity to extend their learning beyond the regular school hours. Clubs at MHES will run quarterly, and there is a $25 club fee for each club per quarter. The fee will allow us to purchase club materials, snacks, and to pay our sponsors. Any money that is left over after paying club expenses will be deposited into our school activity fund, and will be used to purchase instructional materials for students.

Lego Robotics Club (Grade 2)
Sponsor: Mrs. Gutherie

This engineering club will introduce students to the engineering process focusing on the Imagine, Design, and Revise stages. Participants will work to solve the problems created due to the decline in our bee population. Students will utilize the Lego Robotics kits as well as make their own invention to help pollinate our world. This club meets on Tuesdays from 4:05 - 5:00 p.m. Fee: $25 per quarter

Scrabble Club (Grades 2 - 3)
Sponsors: Mrs. Taeschner & Mrs. Rossi

Do you like to play games? Are you interested in patterns? This club will be an introduction to the game Scrabble. Some think you must be a good speller to play this game but you need to be strategic as well. Each after school club will be organized in a manner to explicitly teach the official rules, build strategic moves, and calculate the scores for each move. This club meets on Tuesdays from 4:05 - 5:05 p.m. Fee: $25 per quarter. Quarter 2 dates: November 14 & 28; December 5, 12 & 19. Quarter 3 dates: January 30; February 6, 13 & 27; March 6, 13 & 20.

Green Team (Grades 2 - 5)
Sponsor: Mrs. Cimino

The Mt. Harmony Green Team provides a fun and interactive way for students to help protect the environment, plant and maintain school gardens, and grow our own food. This club meets on Fridays from 4:05 - 5:00 p.m. (7 times per quarter) Fee: $25 per quarter

Please note: There will be no meetings on Early Dismissal days. The Green Team will be limited to 30 participants. New members of the Green Team will be chosen each quarter. If your child is not selected for the current quarter (due to size limitation), he or she will have another opportunity to participate during a future quarter.

EV3 (Grades 4 - 5)
Sponsor: MathNasium

Learn to build and program robots using ev3 Lego Robotics kits. Students will follow an online curriculum to build and program their robot for specific tasks. Student will be required to work in teams to complete the assigned tasks. This club meets on Mondays from 4:05 - 5:00 p.m. Fee: $25 per quarter. Quarter 2 dates: November 13, 20 & 27; December 4, 11 & 18; January 8. Quarter 3 dates: January 29; February 5, 12 & 26; March 5, 12 & 19.

The Helpful Herd (Grades K - 5)
Sponsors: Mrs. Zebron & Mrs. Ferguson

Do you like helping others? Do you want to give back to your community? Then the MHES Helpful Herd is the club for you! We will be doing projects and volunteering from November through January. Some events include making blankets for the homeless, volunteering for Wreaths Across America, raising money for local charities, and volunteering at the Humane Society! Fee: $25 per quarter. Meeting dates: November 15 & 29; December 6, 13 & 20; January 10.

Please note: Weekend off-site events will require parent supervision. Additional dates may be added based on the availability of community events and volunteers.

Chess Club (Grades 1 - 5)
Sponsors: Mr. Treft, Mrs. Wilson & Ms. Fowler

Students who join the chess club will: become better problem solvers by analyzing and synthesizing, be able to recognize patterns which are important for math, learn how to make strategic decisions, and learn from others. Students do not need to know how to play chess to join the club. Students who know how to play chess will play against each other, and students who do not know how to play will receive instruction. Please be sure to fill out the permission slip and return it to school. The school will expect your child to stay on the club dates listed unless you let us know otherwise. Fee: $25 for the year.

Grade 1 Meeting dates: November 13; December 4; January 8; February 5; March 5; April 2; May 7; June 4.

Grade 2 - 3 Meeting dates: November 16; December 14; January 18; February 15; March 15; April 19; May 17.

Grade 4 - 5 Meeting dates: November 30; December 21; January 25; February 22; March 22; April 26; May 24.

Please note: If you would like to volunteer to help with chess club, we will waive the fee for your child. The first five volunteers for each grade level will be accepted. All Volunteers must be an approved CCPS volunteer.

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