Special Bulletin - September 7, 2021
The Wildcat Academy is an after school opportunity for students to participate in enrichment activities as well as academic support classes. All of the offerings are free for all students. Please review the list of courses that will be offered and then click on the link to register for a class. The registration deadline is Thursday, September 9. If you have questions, please contact Assistant Principal, Michael Randall, at email@example.com or call (864) 938-1683.
Fridays, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
The Chess Club is open to all students and skill levels! We welcome beginners who wants to learn how to play the game as well as experienced players who wants to sharpen their skills. Playing chess helps to develop many mental skills that are useful in life, such as strategic thinking, logic and problem-solving. Chess Club provides an opportunity have fun while making friendships and building these skills.
Mondays, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Studio Art will be a face to face open studio format where students will generate artistic ideas, plan and research how they will to turn their ideas into art, and give and receive feedback with their peers.
Tuesdays, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Imagine and build with electric motors, wood components, and hardware as each day is a new challenge like building a creature with spinning arms or a machine that launches wheels!
Wednesdays, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
The Diamond Art class will meet face to face. It is a hobby where "diamond jewels" are placed artistically onto a pattern to look like a mosaic. It is a fun, creative activity that also helps with stress and focus. It is easy to do and students will produce a beautiful piece of art to hang on the wall or give as a gift!
Wednesdays, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Drum Corps will be face to face. Students will learn cheers, cadences, and street beats using marching drums such as bass drums, tenor drums, snare drums and cymbals. We will perform at pep rallies, football games and the Winter Concert in December. We may also perform for a basketball game and for the Spring Concert in May. Prior experience is not necessary.
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a computer programmer looks like and does. This after school club is for all students (girls and boys) to explore coding in a fun & friendly environment. No experience with coding required and beginners are welcome!
Ultimate Board Games
Wednesdays, 3:30pm -4:15pm
The Board Game Club will be an in-person after school community where students will gather together to play different modern board and card games. Some examples include Carcassone, Ticket to Ride, Sushi Go Party, Yahtzee, The Resistance, and Codenames. This is a great way to learn something new while having fun!
Cooking Up Science!
Thursday 3:30pm - 4:15pm
Join us face to face weekly for some fun in the kitchen. In this class, we will prepare a variety of easy, budget-friendly recipes while learning about nutrition, food safety, and etiquette. Weekly lessons will also include a "pinch" of science.
Mondays and Thursdays, 4:00pm
The gospel choir will be a group of students that are able to sing and use their musical talents (piano/drums). The group will possibly perform in front of their family, peers and other locations during the semester. No prior singing experience is necessary and all are welcome.
Thursdays, 3:30pm - 4:15pm
The Tech Lab is a face to face time for students to come after school to work on coding, design, electronics, or similar projects. Students will work together and collaborate on projects that interest them. They will have access to 3D printing, computers, chromebooks, as well as many other resources. There will also be a virtual option during the same time.
One-to-One Academic Support
Offered Monday - Friday (Times will vary)
Does your child need or want additional academic support in one or more class? If so, these sessions will be very helpful. Students pick the subject(s), the day(s), and the time(s) and we will match them up with a tutor that can support their learning. Tutoring sessions can be done virtually or face to face.
Please click on the link to sign up for the Wildcat Academy.