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 4th and 5th grade students and meets every other Tuesday from October through February. During the month of March they meet every other Tuesday.
Sponsors: Gretchen Brennan
Running club is for students in grades 3-5. The club meets once a week after school September through November. 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
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 lesson 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: Jenny Spain
The Reading Bowl is a literary club that reads approximately 7 books from the Tome Society book list. These students compete in a countywide quiz bowl competition answering questions based on the books they have read. The club meets every other week from September through January from 2:30-3:30 to prepare for the competition.
Sponsors: Julie Hughes and Kyle Shugart
The Academic Bowl is open to all students in 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. The countywide 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 Tracy Cavallaro
Chorus is available to 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. Chorus will meet once a week from 2:30-3:45 during the first semester.
Sponsor: Emma Neumeister
Student Council consists of one student representative for each 4th and 5th grade homeroom. Their goal is to develop and carry out service projects to benefit our community and school. They 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 beginning September 9th.
Sponsors: Nicole Bayler and Pamela Williams
Students in 4th and 5th grade will have the opportunity to try out for 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 from 2:30-3:30 once a month.
Sponsors: Lauren Grimsley and Belinda Callahan
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: Allison Pierce, Melissa Perryman, Jessica Grant-Tweedie, and Stacy York
Jr. Beta Club
Students in 5th grade will be invited to join Jr. Beta Club based on their academic achievement and behavior. Meetings will be held once a month at 7:30 a.m. beginning in January.
Sponsors: Tracy Cavallaro and Kyle Shugart
Selected students in 5th grade will assist the office as student ambassadors. These students will run errands and collect transportation changes from classroom teachers each morning.
Sponsors: Deena Smith and Julie Peppers
WSIX News Crew
Students will have an opportunity to try out for WSIX at the end of 4th grade. These students will record the daily newscast during their 5th grade year (on a rotating basis). Students meet daily from 7:20-7:40 a.m. as well as from 12:20-12:35 each day.
Sponsors: Elizabeth Wall and Teresa Foster
The volleyball club is for students in grades 4-5. The club meets once a week after school January through April. Volleyball club meetings will be on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 during the second semester only.
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: Jenny Spain and Kyle Shugart