Sixes Clubs & Activities
Students participate in a variety of science activities to help prepare them for a cool science competition held every year at the county level. Some of the events include Rock Hound, Water Rockets, Weather or Not, and Barge Building. The competitions include academic and engineering skills. Kids learn a great deal about the world of science while having fun! The team is open to 3rd - 5th grade students and meets every other Tuesday from October through February. During the month of March, they meet every other Tuesday.
Sponsors: Lauren Grimsley & Christina McCrary
Running club is for students in 4th and 5th grades. The club meets once a week after school during first semester. Students keep track of their total running distance each week. Running club meetings will be on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30.
Sponsors: Hunter Bruce, Vivianne Fernandez, & Abby Moeller
At Sixes Elementary, 4H is offered to the 5th grade students. The 4H pledge is...I pledge my head, heart, hands, and health to your club, community, country, and world. The goal is to make the best better. The students meet once a month September through March during the school day and participate in a hands-on lessons about health and nutrition. The students also participate in community service projects that benefit our community. Meeting dates include 9/3, 10/1, 11/4, 1/7, 2/4, and 3/3 from 1:25-2:10.
Sponsor: Clint Parker
The Reading Bowl is a literary club that reads approximately 7 books from the Tome Society book list. These 4th and 5th grade students compete in a county-wide quiz bowl competition answering questions based on the books they have read. The club meets every other week from September through January on Mondays from 2:30-3:30 to prepare for the competition.
Sponsors: Elizabeth Wall, Jenny Summerlin, & Belinda Callahan
The Academic Bowl is open to all students in 4th and 5th grade. In order to become a member of the team, students take a test with questions from all subject areas. The team practices Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 on Thursdays beginning in January. The CCSD competition is held in the spring.
The purpose of academic bowl is as follows:
- To recognize student scholastic aptitude
- To inspire students to excel academically
- To stimulate the students' competitive spirit
- To promote good citizenship
Sponsors: Belinda Callahan and Ashley Wolfe
Sixes Sound is available to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Chorus will meet once a week from 2:30-3:30 from September through March. Various performances will be held throughout the year.
Sponsor: Emma Neumeister
Student Council consists of one student representative from each 4th and 5th grade homeroom. The goal is to develop and carry out service projects to benefit our community and school. Student Council representatives serve as a liaison between the student body and the school. They help solve problems to make our school a better place. Student Council meets every other Monday from 2:30 – 3:30 beginning October 3rd.
Sponsors: Nicole Bayler and Pamela Williams
Students in 3rd through 5th grade will have the opportunity to participate in the technology club. Club members will learn various pieces of technology and create projects that they will present at the countywide technology fair. Meetings will be held on Mondays from 2:30-3:30 during first semester.
Sponsors: Lauren Grimsley
Students in 5th grade have the opportunity to apply to be a part of Friends Club. Meetings will begin in September and be held at 7:30 a.m.
Sponsors: Melissa Perryman and Cyndie Middleton
Jr. Beta Club
Students in 5th grade will be invited to join Jr. Beta Club based on their academic achievement and leadership, and character. Meetings will be held once a month at 7:30 a.m. beginning in January.
Sponsors: Sarah Weiss
Selected students in 5th grade will assist the office as student ambassadors. These students will help with specific schoolwide tasks on a rotating daily basis.
Sponsors: Deena Smith and Clay Gunter
WSIX News Crew
Students will have an opportunity to try out for WSIX at the end of 4th grade. These students will produce a live, daily newscast during their 5th grade year (on a rotating basis). Students meet daily from 7:20-7:40 a.m. each day.
Sponsors: Elizabeth Wall and Katie Blanchard
The volleyball club is for students in grades 4-5. The club meets once a week after school in March and April. Volleyball club meetings will be on Mondays from 2:30-3:30.
Sponsor: Shona Roberts
Selected students in 5th grade will assist with morning arrival and dismissal in the afternoons. These students will help students with safe movements throughout the school grounds.
Sponsors: Clint Parker
Select students in 4th and 5th grades, after auditions, will participate in various roles to learn about acting, play production, and stage work while also building teamwork skills, communication skills, creativity, and so much more. The club will meet on Tuesdays from 2:30 – 3:30 beginning in October. Additional rehearsals may be called in the Spring as play production approaches.
Sponsors: Sarah Weiss and LaTonya McGruder
This Christian-based leadership and character education club is open to all students with parental permission. The club meets weekly on Wednesdays from 7:05 – 7:25 a.m. beginning in October and does not take place during any instructional time.
Sponsors: Traci Byrd and LaTonya McGruder
This club is open to female students in 3rd grade to introduce and empower young girls to explore careers and activities related to STEM. The club will meet from 2:30 – 3:30 on Tuesdays starting the end of February and concluding on May 2nd.
Sponsor: Emily Kobito