Clubs and Activities

Clubs and Extracurricular Activities

Information below reflects the 2016-2017 School Year. Please be sure to contact the club sponsor to find out registration information. 

 

Elementary

C.H.A.N.G.E. - Children Helping Neighbors Granting Encouragement

Ms. Maria Laing - mlaing4@fau.edu
Ms. Jenny O'Sullivan - jdavid18@fau.edu 

Formerly known as the Penny Harvest, C.H.A.N.G.E. - Children Helping Neighbors Granting Encouragement is for 4th and 5th grade students. The purpose is to raise funds to support and promote academic service learning at our school and within our community.

C.H.A.N.G.E. will meet after school until 3:30 on select Tuesdays from October through April. Students will be provided with a monthly calendar of meeting dates. Pick-up will be in the 2nd circle (East circle).

Junior Science Club

Ms. Lauren Robinson - lrobin15@fau.edu

This club is for 4th & 5th grade students. The purpose is to enrich the science curriculum through the promotion of environmental awareness and protection. Students will plant native species, participate in campus clean-ups, and work with many community partners on environmental issues.

Meeting Dates and Times: Science Club will meet after school until 3:30 every Tuesday from January through April. Pick-up will be in the 2nd circle (East circle) promptly at 3:30pm.

Owls Elementary Music Club

Ms. Deborah Schram - dschram@fau.edu

The Owls Elementary Music Club is open to all fourth and fifth graders who are interested in singing, playing recorder and other classroom instruments.

Meeting Dates and Times: The Music Club meets on Mondays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Running Club

Coach Cherene Castillo - ccasti15@fau.edu
Coach Christopher Childs - cchilds2@fau.edu
Ms. Gina Sands - rsands@fau.edu

Running Club is open to students in grades K-8. We run every Friday from November through March. Activities include running, soccer, kickball, football and other sports…as long as we're running! Elementary running club runs from 2:30pm until 3:30pm and Middle School runs from 2:45 until 3:45.Remember to wear your running shoes and parents please be on time to pick up your runners! We will not run if there is inclement weather or lightning. Check “News and Announcements” on the homepage of our website or your email as an AlertNow email will be sent out if Running Club is cancelled. Please plan for pick up at 2:45 in case this happens.

Spelling Bee

Ms. Gina Sands - rsands@fau.edu

A.D. Henderson participates in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Scripps Spelling Bee is the nation's largest and longest-running educational promotion, administered on a not-for-profit basis by The E.W. Scripps Company and local spelling bee sponsors. The purpose of the Spelling Bee is to help students improve their spelling, increase their vocabularies, learn concepts, and develop correct English usage that will help them all their lives. Students prepare for the spelling bee by practicing a list of words provided by Scripps. Students may advance to the next level by winning their local bee. Class bees will be conducted in early January and the School Spelling bee will be conducted in late January. We will host a K-3 bee and a 4-8 bee.

Wise Word Owls Elementary Language Arts Club

Ms. Christina Cecere - ccecere1@fau.edu

The Wise Word Owls Language Arts Club is  designed to enrich the 4th and 5th grade language arts and reading curriculums. We will be exploring everything from word games to creative writing.

Meeting Dates and Times: The Elementary Language Arts Club will meet after school every Monday from 2:30-3:30pm. This club runs from September 12th through December 5th. 


Middle School

Academic Games (Math, Language Arts, SS)

Ms. Brianne Allen - btuzzoli@fau.edu (Middle School)
Ms. Agnes Timar - anemeth4@fau.edu (HS Math)

Academic Games is a scholastic competition where students compete with other students from their grade levels. Competition is held throughout Palm Beach County as well as the State of Florida and Nationally. Academic Games is open to students in grades 6-8. Mathematics, Language Arts, and Social Studies are the core subjects for the various games. Players often learn and apply important concepts in these subjects before they are learned in school. Strategy, in addition to knowledge, is a key component in each of the three Academic Games competitions. Players will also develop courage, character, and poise in applying their knowledge while competing against opponents. Players compete for Individual and Team awards

Math Games will be from September-October

Language Arts Games will be from October – November

Social Studies Games will be from January – February

Competitions are on Tuesdays after school and practices are held Mondays at 7:00am & Thursdays from 2:45-3:30pm.

 

Middle School Science Club

Ms. Suzette Milu -smilu@fau.edu

The Middle School Science Club will meet on the third Thursday of the month from 2:45pm - 4:00pm. This club is open to all middle school students. The first meeting will be held on November 18th.

Middle School Science Olympiad

Ms. Suzette Milu - smilu@fau.edu

Middle School Science Olympiad will meet on Thursdays, starting November 20th, from 2:45pm - 4:00pm. Students will compete as a team against other schools. The goal is to qualify to compete at the national tournament. Students will have to build projects and present them during this competition. The club is open to all middle school students.

Middle School Student Government Association

Ms. Gina Sands - rsands@fau.edu

The Middle School Student Government Association assembles every other Friday. SGA coordinates and plans events for the student population including dances, field day, and the spring dance. The group is also responsible for promoting citizenship by recognizing student achievement and supporting school fundraising initiatives. The organization is open to students in grades 6-8, and elections are conducted in the spring for the following school year.

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Ms. Gina Sands - rsands@fau.edu

The purpose of the A.D. Henderson University School National Junior Honor Society is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, to develop character, and to encourage good citizenship in students. Seventh and eighth grade students are invited to apply to NJHS in the fall and all middle school students eligible will be invited to join in January. Check the Edmodo calendar for meeting dates and upcoming events. For more information contact Ms. Sands.

Running Club

Coach Cherene Castillo - ccasti15@fau.edu
Coach Christopher Childs - cchilds2@fau.edu
Ms. Gina Sands - rsands@fau.edu

Running Club is open to students in grades K-8. We run every Friday from November through March. Activities include running, soccer, kickball, football and other sports…as long as we're running! Elementary running club runs from 2:30pm until 3:30pm and Middle School runs from 2:45 until 3:45.Remember to wear your running shoes and parents please be on time to pick up your runners! We will not run if there is inclement weather or lightning. Check “News and Announcements” on the homepage of our website or your email as an AlertNow email will be sent out if Running Club is cancelled. Please plan for pick up at 2:45 in case this happens.

SeaPerch

Ms. Suzette Milu - smilu@fau.edu

SeaPerch will meet on Wednesday every week from 2:45pm - 4:00pm. This club is open to all middle school students. The first meeting will be on December 4th.

 


 
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