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Activites/Clubs

 

Because the Journey Matters...

 

Robotics Club

Mt. Comfort Elementary School (MCE) offers several extra-curricular activites for students to get involved in.  MCE staff know that getting students involved in opportunities they are interested in Engages and Empowers students to discover their strengths.  

 

Many of the extra curricular activities have been successful in meeting the students' goals.  Success is defined here as providing a positive experience that builds students' character, helps identify strengths and enriches the students' lives.

 

MCE has several extra curricular activities to enhance student learning and service. These activities are before or after school and do require parents to provide transportation from the activity.  

 

 

Student Council

Two students from each third, fourth, and fifth grade classroom are elected by classmates in the fall to serve as representatives for the student council. Elections occur after a speech to the class is given. The student council meets 15 to 20 times during the year and some service activities are required.

Day: Monday

Contact: Mrs. Carla Renforth

 

Book Clubs

Book clubs are offered throughout the school year to interested fifth grade students. Book clubs meet after school in the library.

Contact: Mrs. Brooke Wilson

 

LEGO Club

Students practice their STEM skills building with LEGOs. There are 20 students in this club ranging from 3rd-5th grade. Students meet on Mondays for 6 weeks.

Day: Monday 2:15-3:15

Contact: Miss Erin Heller

 

Yearbook Club

Students design the school yearbook.  They interview students in the school, take photos, and work with teachers to plan the yearbook.  There are approximately 15 students in this club from 4th and 5th grade. Students meet on Wednesdays from September through March.  We meet more often between January and March.

Day: Wednesday

Contact: Mrs. Ashley Schenck, Mrs. Amy McCleery, Mrs. Jordan Sell
 

Math Club

Students in 3rd and 4th grade are selected by referral to participate in Math Club.  Students with a high level of problem solving and logical reasoning are invited. In Math Students learn and play a variety of games based on skills such as: spatial reasoning, logical reasoning, problem solving, math fact computation and others.  Math Club meets on Wednesdays during the 3rd 9 week period. Invitations are sent home the first week after winter break with the first meeting the following week.

Day: Wednesday from 2:15-3:15

Contact: Mr. Chris Sanford

 

Robotics Club

Students in 4th and 5th grade are selected by an application process to participate in Robotics Club. Students design and build a robot using VEX IQ kits. They learn the VEX IQ competition game for the school year. Club members compete in at least one Saturday competition during the school year. Robotics Club meets on Thursdays starting in September. The end date will vary based on the competition season, but typically the club will meet through the end of February.

Day: Thursday from 2:15-3:15

Contact: Mrs. Amy Lovell

 

Chess Club

Students in grades 3, 4, and 5 are welcome to join this club.  All ability levels are welcome. We start by learning how to setup the board and move all the pieces.  Meetings may involve instructional videos, chess puzzles, or other instruction, followed by game time.

Day: Monday 2:15-3:15 (almost full year)

Contact: Mr. Chris Sanford

 

Choir

The MCE School Choir is a non-auditioned choir available to any student in 4th or 5th grade. Students will get to experience singing a variety of music in a group setting. These students will perform for the Veteran’s Day, Winter, and Spring Programs.

Day: Tuesday 2:15-3:00 (1st semester & 4th quarter)

Contact: Mr. Ben Batman

 

Festival Choir

The Festival Choir is an auditioned honor choir for students in 4th or 5th grade.. Festival Choir students will be selected to perform at the Circle the State with Song Choral Festival, along with other schools throughout the state. Students in the Festival Choir must also be in the MCE School Choir.

Day: Tuesday 3:00-3:15 (1st semester), 2:15-3:00 (3rd quarter)

Contact: Mr. Ben Batman

 

Mallets and Movement

The MCE Mallets and Movement Ensemble is open to any 4th or 5th grade student. This ensemble will focus on instrumental music performance through the use of xylophones, classroom percussion instruments, and creative movement. These students will perform for the Winter and Spring Programs.

Day: Wednesday 2:15-3:00 (for most of the school year)

Contact: Mr. Ben Batman
 

ASL Club

The MCE American Sign Language club is open to grades K-5. This group focuses on learning a new language through song and poem. Students showcase their knowledge at the end of our club with a presentation for parents and guests.  This is offered in the first semester of school.

Day: Monday 2:15-3:00 (First Semester of the school year for six weeks)

Contact: Erin Heller and Amy McCleery

 

BOSS (Building Our Social Skills)

This club is for students in grades 3-5 that would benefit from practice with social skills.  Skills worked on include: communication, being part of a group, expressing your feelings, caring for yourself and others, listening , problem-solving and managing conflict.   This club is operated by a grant written by FUSE- Families United for Supporting and Encouragement (parent support group in Hancock county) . BOSS runs for 75 minutes after school, once a week for 12 weeks each semester. The fee is $180.00 per semester . A limited number of Scholarships are available.

Day: Wednesdays until 3:30 for twelve week sessions, each semester  

Contact: Dianne Grannan and Tonya Brown