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Student Activities

AMES Clubs available for 2019-2020

Click here to download a PDF of the clubs available at AMES

Club

Eligible Grades

Sponsor

Deadline, Dates and Meeting Times

Purpose

Chorus

3, 4, 5

Ms. Deihl

Deadline:  8/21/19

August -March

This performance-based class focuses on learning to use the vocal instrument to create a healthy and pleasing sound.  Concert performances outside of school may be required. 

Friends Club

4-5

Application Process

Ms. Burden

Deadline for application is August 30.  Applications are outside Ms. Burden’s room.  Meetings will be once a month from September -May on select Thursdays from 2:30-3:15. 

Friends Club is an opportunity for group of general education students to take the time to help students with exceptionalities at Arnold Mill Elementary. 

Garden Club

4-5

Ms. Forward

Join by August 16; Limit is 30 students. Meetings are held biweekly from August-May on Thursday afternoons from 2:30-4:00.  Meetings begin on August 22. 

Encourages students to become stewards of the land around them, their school, and their own backyard. 

Academic Bowl

4-5

Ms. Dowdy

Ms. Chadwick

Mondays from 2:30-3:30

Enrich and enhance knowledge through multiple disciplines. Competition will be held on Saturday, April 18 at Creekview High School. 

Reading Bowl

4-5

Ms. Zaski

Deadline for application:  August 31; September 4 through January 22 alternating Wednesdays from 2:30-3:45

To foster a love of reading and introduce students to novels of excellence.  Students will demonstrate knowledge of books in a school district Reading Bowl to be held on Saturday, January 25 at E.T. Booth Middle School. 

Junior Beta Club

4-5; Students are selected by National Junior Beta Club Standards.

Ms. Chadwick

Ms. Manns

September-May; Biweekly on Wednesdays BEFORE school. 

Recognizes high academic achievement, promotes character and social responsibility; encourages service involvement. 

Morning News

5th grade, application process

Ms. Zaski

Applications are due August 9; Auditions are August 19-20 by appointment; August-May.  Members will meet on assigned Friday mornings at 7:20. 

To deliver the school announcements each Friday via live broadcast to the classrooms. 

Orffestra

4-5

Ms. Deihl

Auditions held 8/23/19 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.  Club runs from August to March; Meets on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

The purpose of this group is to enhance performance on mallet and other percussion instruments through creating, performing, and responding to music while connecting the world of music to other areas of learning and personal endeavors. 

Science Olympiad

3-5; Application process

Ms. Motil

Applications in December; Meets weekly from January to March.  

Promote interest in science by challenging students to cooperate and work with others while solving science related problems.  District competition to be held on Saturday, March 21 at River Ridge High School. 

STEM Club

3-5; Application Process

Ms. Zaski

Application due August 23; Club meets on Mondays from September 9-December 2. 

Prepare students for the school district Technology Fair – an annual student technology competition produced by the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium.  The competition is held on Saturday, December 7 at Woodstock Middle School.  Winners proceed to the state competition to be held on Saturday, Marcy 14; Location TBA.

 

ASP Clubs Available for 2019-2020

Club

Eligible Grades

Sponsor

Dates and Meeting Times

Purpose

Smart Art

K-5

ASP

Thursdays 8/15-12/12

Art Class

Easterday Enrichment Academy

K-5

ASP

Wednesdays 8/27-12/17, 3-4 p.m.

Chess Class

Adams Sports

K-2

ASP

Tuesdays 8/20-10/22, 3-4 p.m.

Fundamentals of basketball

Adams Sports

3-5

ASP

Tuesdays 8/20-10/22, 4-5 p.m.

Basketball skill enhancement