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Clubs

The following clubs are full:

Dungeons & Dragons & Dorschner

Middle School Improv
Crafting Club

 

Quarter 2 Clubs are listed below! Contact Amanda.Novak@westgateschool.org with questions or concerns. 

Quarter 2 Club Fair will take place on Monday, October 15 from 3:20pm-4:15pm in the lobby. 

ALL Clubs will begin the week of October 22nd and most conclude the week of December 17th. Quarter 2 Club Registration is open October 15th-October 26th. NO Club Registrations will be accepted after 10/26/18. 

Mad Science - Crazy ChemWorks! Registration: https://register.madscience.org/colorado/afterschool-register.aspx?page=2

Silicon STEM Learn to Code and Game Design Club Registration: To Register: GO TO siliconSTEMacademy.com CLICK ON School Affiliates
 
 
 

Club

Day(s)

Times

Location

Teacher Sponsor

Grades

Cost

Other Information

Introduction to Theater

Monday

3:45-5:00pm

High School Community Space

Ms. Katie

K-4th

$30

Limited Availability (25)

Students will learn the basics of theater, including character development, stage directions, script reading, and stage presence. The cast will end the quarter with a Winter Showcase, taking place on December 19th.

Dungeons & Dragons & Dorschner

Monday

3:45-5:00pm

215 (Dorschner)

Ms. Dorschner

3rd-5th

$25

FULL

Limited Availability (6)

Come play Dungeons & Dragons! Dorschner will be your Dungeon Master while you role-play as a character you choose at the beginning. Have fun pretending to be someone different - a gnome who loves to fight goblins, a halfling who sneaks around and steals from people, an elf who casts spells to heal everyone, the possibilities are endless! Participate in an engaging weekly adventure where you try to figure out puzzles, fight monsters, learn about the chance in the roll of the dice, and just plain be silly, weird - and most importantly, have fun.

Magic the Gathering

Monday

3:45-5:00pm

131 (Sturr)

Mr. Sturr

7th-12th

$25 for the Tournament

We'll play, and learn to play, Magic the Gathering. We have a running league and an end of semester tournament sponsored by Total Escape.

B.E.S.T.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

3:45-5:00pm

202 (Nieto) and 205 (Pederson)

Ms. Nieto and Ms. Pederson

5th -12th

No cost for returning members

 

New members cost $60

BEST stands for Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology.

Through participation in our project-based STEM program, students learn to analyze and solve problems utilizing the Engineering Design Process.

NOTE: This club has already been capped - please continue to visit the BEST Page for updates on how to join!

Silicon STEM: Game Design Club

Tuesday

3:45-5:00pm

TBD

Silicon STEM

2nd-5th

 

Designed for young Coders grades 2-5, the Westgate Coding Club starts by teaching aspiring game designers to learn Scratch's dynamic interactive game creation & storytelling platform. Students will learn how to animate characters, build creative games, and create fun stories with a dynamic visual coding block environment. They will also learn to create simple interactive mobile apps with Bitsbox! Students can easily share their apps to any mobile device. No prior experience is required.

To Register: GO TO siliconSTEMacademy.com CLICK ON School Affiliates

ACCUPLACER Club

Tuesday

3:45-5:00pm

204 (Kaplan)

Ms. Kaplan

7th-9th and other HS with permission

$50

Limited Availability (27)

This club will help students excel in classes and prepare for the ACCUPLACER test. 

Middle School Improv Team

Tuesday

3:45-5:00pm

High School Community Space

Ms. Katie

5th-8th

$25

FULL

Limited Availability (10)

Students will learn the basics of Improv, including stage presence, scene creation, and character development. The troupe will end with a performance during the Winter Showcase, taking place on December 19th. Auditions take place October 16th, and practice begins on October 23rd.

High School Music Club

Wednesday 

3:45-5:00pm

Music Room

Mr. Hopson

9th -12th

$20

In High School Music Club, students learn songs that the class votes on. Students choose the instrument(s) they play/sing. We will have one performance at the end of the club and it will be performed at the same time as the 7/8 grade Music Concert.

Odyssey of the Mind

Wednesday

3:45-5:30pm

201 (Rowan)

Mr. Rowan and Mrs. Frazier

1st-8th 

1-2 Group

3-5 Group

6-8 Group

$50

This club begins November 7th and ends on April 6th. It requires commitment for Quarter 2 and 3.

 

This program provides creative problem-solving opportunities that complement classroom curriculum and are aligned with STEAM-related standards. OMERs (Odyssey of the Mind participants) practice creative story-telling, theatrical skills, hands-on “making” and more in a manner that cultivates confidence in their ability to come up with solutions, and how they present them. And best of all, it’s really FUN!

Yearbook Club

Wednesday

3:45-5:00pm

Tech Lab (Pederson)

Ms. Pederson

7th-12th

NO COST - Participants will receive a free Yearbook

Limited Availability (20)

Come help create the 2018-2019 Westgate Yearbook!

Crafting Club

Wednesday

3:45-5:00pm

216 (Tomlin)

Ms. Tomlin

1st - 6th 

$40

FULL

Limited Availability (20)

A great time for students to be creative and craft items of interest. The first club will be spent voting on crafting projects (so don't miss the first date!). Subsequent club dates will fulfill the crafter's creative outlets by letting each child create and take home voted on crafts.

Crochet Club

Wednesday

3:45-5:00pm

204 (Kaplan)

Ms. Kaplan

4th -12th

$20

Limited Availability (15)

What do Laura Ingalls Wilder, Bette Davis, Rosie Greer, George Washington Carver and President James Buchanan have in common? Not to mention Eva Longoria, Raven-Symone, Vanna White, and Aretha Franklin¦They are all crocheters! Crochet is similar to knitting, but one hook is used instead of two needles. Crochet Club members will have the opportunity to learn several stitches and hopefully complete a small project. Students who already know how to crochet, are invited to bring their projects and work on them during club time.

Cursive Club

 

Wednesday

 

3:45-5:00pm

214 (Seybold)

Ms. Seybold

2nd-6th

$25

Limited Availability (20)

Research has shown multiple benefits for both cognition and motor skills when young people learn to write in cursive. In this club, students will use multiple modes and activities to learn the basics of cursive, including forming each letter, joining letters together to create words, and developing a cursive signature of their own.  Students should already have somewhat proficient printing skills before joining.

**No club on 10/24 - Club will begin on October 31st!

Mad Science: Crazy ChemWorks!

Thursday

3:45-4:45pm

 

Mad Science

K-5th

$89

October 25th - December 6th

 

https://register.madscience.org/colorado/afterschool-register.aspx?page=2

Silicon STEM: Learn to Code

Thursday

3:45-5:00pm

 

Silicon STEM

6th-8th

 

Join the Westgate Community School CODING 101 After-School Program where students will learn the fundamentals of programming, including syntax, code commenting, control structures and more. This is the first step to learning to code! Students begin with the use of the Karel educational programming language developed at Stanford University, and provides a brief introduction to JavaScript.

To Register: GO TO siliconSTEMacademy.com CLICK ON School Affiliates

Sticky Fingers Cooking

Thursday

3:45-4:45pm

SEE WEBSITE

 

Sticky Fingers

K-8th

$18.50 per class / $185 for all 10 classes

 

Winter 2018-19

November 29th-February 28th

No Class: 12/20, 12/27, 1/3, 1/10

https://stickyfingerscooking.com/school-programs/colorado/westgate-community-school-winter-2018-19-nov-k-8th

High School Improv

Friday

 

3:45-5:00pm

High School Pod

Ms. Katie

9th-12th

FREE

Limited Availability (8)

Students will learn and perform Improv, including stage presence, scene creation, and character development.

Winter Showcase: December 19th