After School Activities for 2017-18

 

  • Clubs meet immediately after school each week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays. The activity ends at 4:05 p.m. Bus transportation available for resident students. Students must get a bus pass from their club or activity sponsor in order to board the bus.
  • If you are in ISS, have a 1-hr, 2-hr, or are absent on that day, you may NOT attend an after-school activity.
  • Each student must pay a $20 After School Activity Fee and have a signed parent permission form turned in before they are eligible to participate

 

After School Activities Sign-Ups

MakerSpace

Electronic Gaming Club

Yearbook TBD begins meeting during 2nd Grading Period

 

 

Activity Descriptions

Book Battle Club
Attention avid readers:
Join the Book Battle Club to discuss the 2016-17 Area-Wide Book Battle books & prepare for the January tryouts for our Heights' team. Meetings will be held in the Library on Wednesdays beginning 2nd grading period.

Sponsor: Ms. Zoltanski


Electronic Gaming Club
In the spirit of helping all students feeling connected to their school environment and form relationships, which have proven to be a key component of academic success, this type of club with a staff member sponsor is beneficial to students. The club will focus heavily on playing games, writing reviews, gaming tips, and summaries of many top rated (appropriate) games (Rated Teen or Below) to be submitted to the Eye-on-Heights. Information related to video game ratings can be found at: http://www.esrb.org/ratings/ratings_guide.jsp .

Sign-up for Electronic Gaming Club here.

Sponsor: Mr. Seibert


GirlStrong
WHO: 6th – 8th grade girls that attend Pattonville Heights
WHEN: Wednesdays
WHERE: Rm. 146
WHAT: GirlStrong is a group dedicated to supporting young women and helping them become smart, strong, and successful adults. We will discuss issues that are important to our members and participate in activities that build understanding of ourselves, each other, and the world.

Sponsors: Ms. Antrobus


Heights Band Club
Band Club is a time for students to practice with their friends, use the band iPads to access SmartMusic, receive help from Ms. Hall and work on solo and small ensemble music from the band room library. Band Club is open to all Heights Band members in all three grade levels. Students may attend when they wish - they do not have to commit to coming to every Wednesday club. Also, there is no advance sign-up. Please just make sure that you have gotten permission to stay after from your parents before coming to school on Wednesdays.

Sponsor: Ms. Hall


ELL Homework Club
Grades 6,7,8
Meets every Thursday. Sign-up on with Mrs. Benbow.

Sponsor: Mrs. Benbow


 

 

Homework Club
Grades 6,7,8
Meets every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday thru May 1st. You must sign-up on with the grade level Homework Club sponsor on each day of attendance. Students MUST bring homework with them to complete during the afterschool club.

Tuesday

6th - Diggs

7th - Rice

8th - K. Weber

Wednesday

6th - E. Weber

7th - Sauerwein & Tucker

8th - Benoist

Thursday

6th - Hutson or Marren

7th - Wetzel

8th - Biever


 

 

Intramurals
Intramurals is a time for students to come together and play a variety of sports in a more relaxed atmosphere than organized sports. Activities will vary weekly, and will include such sports as: capture the football, football, soccer, matball, team handball, and hockey. Sign up sheets will be located in grade level hallways

Sponsors: Mr. Payne


Leaping Lizards
Leaping Lizards is a club for environmentally-minded students who like to combine community service activities with environmental issues and events. Students promote ecological awareness here at the Heights by recycling paper, "red-barrel" plastics/bottles, ink-jet cartridges, and by publicizing community-wide electronic waste collection days. We will meet Thursdays after school in the 6th grade large-group room!

Sponsors: Ms. Diggs


Makerspace Club
Is it fun for you tinker with robots and electronics? How about creating things like marble mazes? Do you like to experiment with computer coding? What about building things? Or are you the crafty type who likes to come up with your own creations? Then Makerspace Club is for you. We will meet three times per month. The first 20 students who sign up to stay after school in the library will get to explore a variety of Makerspace stations that week.

Meeting Dates: Most Wednesdays

Sponsors: Ms. Harder, Ms. Sallee


Middle School Sports

Fall
Cross Country –Coach Payne
Girls Volleyball - Coach Franken & Coach Gilbert

Winter
Girls Basketball –Coach Franken
Boys Basketball –Coach TBD

Spring
Boys Volleyball - Coach Franken
Track & Field –Coach Franken & Coach Diggs
Girls Field Hockey - Coach Dalton


Watch for specific announcements throughout the year pertaining to the various sports.


Math Tutoring
Math tutoring is open to all students grades 6-8 for the first 15 students that sign up.

Tuesday's - room 331 with Mr. Smith

Thursday's - room 211 with Ms. Jordan

Sign up in the front office.

 

Office of Good Deeds
Do you enjoy helping others and giving back to your community? Then this is the club for you! The Office of Good Deeds meets twice a month to work on community service projects and perform random acts of kindness for Heights students and staff! Join us to have lots of fun while making Heights a better place!

Meeting Dates: We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.

Sponsors: Ms. Burd and Ms. Ostrowski


Renaissance Club
Are you interested in helping to make our school a better place? Would you like to have a say in what happens at Heights? In preparing for school dances, tournaments, and other after school events? In continuing to make sure we have fun, entertaining, and informative episodes of Eye on Heights? Would you like to be part of a focus group that helps to decide how to make our school more friendly and inviting? If your answer was ‘Yes!’ to any of these questions, be sure to join after school on Thursdays. Listen to the announcements weekly to see what we will be working on that week, or just ask Mr. Winship. (Will meet in room 338.)


Sponsors: Mr. Winship and Mr. Brown


Pattonville Junior Honor Society
WHO: 7th & 8th grade students that attend Pattonville Heights
WHEN: the 1st & 3rd Wednesday also Induction Ceremony Practice TBA & Induction Ceremony for new members 7-8pm
WHERE: 214
WHAT: PJHS is our school-wide honors club that recognizes students for their academic achievement and involves them in service activities in the school and community. Students MUST fill out the PJHS application by September 18th and need to have qualifying grades and conduct at school to be considered. Students that are selected by this application process will remain in PJHS their entire time at Pattonville Heights as long as they remain in good standing with grades and conduct.

Sponsor: Ms. Rice & Ms. Wetzel


Step Club
The Heights Step Club is the place to learn choreographed movements, steps and chants to perform as a team. You will learn and develop new step routines and express creativity with enthusiasm and precision. Heights Step Club will meet on Wednesdays after school!

Sponsors: Ms. Diggs


Yearbook Club
Be a part of the 2017-2018 yearbook staff! We are looking for representation from each grade level and each team. You need to be able to attend after-school events such as dances and tournaments. We will meet on selected days. If interested, pick up an application in office.

Sponsors: Ms. Hartsock