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Last Updated: 8/2/2021 3:15 PM

AMES Clubs 2021-2022
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Club Eligible Grades Sponsor Deadline, Dates and Meeting Times Purpose
Chorus 3-5 Ms. Shiver Club will start in January of 2022. Club meets on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. This performance-based class focuses on learning to use the vocal instrument to create a healthy and pleasing sound. Concert performances outside of school may be required.
Friends Club

4 -5

Application Process

Mrs. Burden The deadline for application is August 20. Applications are outside Ms. Burden’s room and are available on August 16. Meetings will be once a month from August -May on select Thursdays from 2:30-3:15. Friends Club is an opportunity for group of general education students to take the time to help students with exceptionalities at Arnold Mill Elementary.
Garden Club 4-5 Mrs. Forward Applications are due August 20; Limit is 20 students. Meetings held on 2nd Thursday of each month + 3 extras from August-May. Time 2:30-4:00. Meetings begin on August 26 for orientation. Encourages students to become stewards of the land around them, their school, and their own backyard.
Academic Bowl 4-5 Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Chadwick Mondays from 2:30-3:30
Starting in January
Enrich and enhance knowledge through multiple disciplines. The competition will be held on Saturday, April 18 at Creekview High School.
Reading Bowl 4-5 Mrs. Zaski Deadline for application: August 31; September through January. Meeting Dates TBD To foster a love of reading and introduce students to novels of excellence. Students will demonstrate knowledge of books in a school district Reading Bowl to be held on a date TBD.
Junior Beta Club 4-5; Students are selected by National Junior Beta Club Standards. Mrs. Morris and Mrs. Chadwick October-May; Bimonthly on Tuesdays Recognizes high academic achievement, promotes character and social responsibility; encourages service involvement.
Morning News 5th grade, application process Mrs. Zaski Applications are due August 11; Auditions are August 16-17 by appointment; August-May. Members will meet on assigned mornings at 7:15. To deliver the school announcements each morning via live broadcast to the classrooms.
Orffestra 4-5 Ms. Shiver Auditions held in January 2022. Club meets on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The purpose of this group is to enhance performance on mallet and other percussion instruments through creating, performing, and responding to music while connecting the world of music to other areas of learning and personal endeavors.
Science Olympiad

3-5

Application Process

Mrs. Motil Applications in December; Meets weekly from January to March. Promote interest in science by challenging students to cooperate and work with others while solving science related problems. District competition to be held on a date TBA.
STEM Club

3-5

Application Process

Mrs. Zaski and Mrs. Wilson Application due September 1; Meeting dates TBD Prepare students for the school district Technology Fair – an annual student technology competition produced by the Georgia Educational Technology Consortium. The competition will be virtual. Submissions will be due January 14, 2022.
Ambassadors Club 5th grade, Application
Process, Teacher recommendation is required.
Dr. Pettit, Ms. Hatcher, Ms. Morris Application due: October The purpose of this group is to provide students with opportunities to serve as role models of good character and leadership. The Ambassadors help to promote a positive school climate by their example of good character and by actively discouraging unkind and bullying behavior.