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Student Activities

Last Updated: 10/19/2021 4:38 PM

Hickory Flat Thunderbirds in grades 3, 4, and 5 can participate in many activities including:

4-H Club

4-H Club is open to all 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. 4-H is a community of young people across America and beyond who are learning leadership, citizenship and life skills. The club takes place on Thursday once a month from 2:30 – 3:45 in Mrs. Medley's room

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Sponsor- Sarah Medley sarah.medley@cherokeek12.net

                Kelli Cook kelli.cook@cherokeek12.net 

 

 

Academic Bowl  

The Academic Bowl is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this team students must apply and then take an assessment with questions from all subject areas. The purpose of Academic Bowl is to recognize student scholastic aptitude, inspire students to excel academically, stimulate the students' competitive spirit and promote good citizenship. The team practices on Thursdays from 2:20-3:15 during the second semester. The countywide competition is held in the spring. 

*Application will be posted closer to starting date. 

Sponsor – Linda.Warner@cherokeek12.net  

 

Basketball Club  

Basketball Club is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Basketball club involves basketball drills and playing games! This club is designed around having fun, more than skill improvement. The club takes place on Mondays during the first semester from 2:30 – 3:30. 

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Sponsor - Josh.Cantrell@cherokeek12.net  

  

 

Jr. BETA Club  

Students in 5th grade will be invited to join Jr. Beta Club based on their academic achievement and behavior. Meetings will be held once a month before every service project.  

Sponsor - Libby.Henderson@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

 

Chorus/Soaring Singers  

Chorus is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Chorus/Soaring Singers promotes the love of signing and performing. This club is tentative to take place on Mondays starting in October from 2:30 – 3:30. 

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Sponsor - katie.harbolt@cherokeek12.net

  

 

Gallery 701 Art Club  

Gallery 701 Art Club is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. The Gallery 701 Art Club provides students with an opportunity to share ideas and have fun making a variety of art projects. This club takes place on the third Wednesday of every month starting in October from 2:30 – 3:30. 

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Sponsor - Erica.Graves@cherokeek12.net  

  

 

Friends Club  

Friends Club is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Friends Club builds character and leadership through working with other students. This club takes place during the school day. 

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Sponsor - Rebecca.Wooten@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

Gardening Club  

Gardening Club is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. The Gardening Club helps beautify our campus while learning about the environment and healthy eating habits. This club takes place on the second Monday of every month starting in September from 2:20 – 3:30. 

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Sponsor - Hilda.Ammons@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

Jogging Club  

Jogging Club is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. The Jogging Club promotes exercising, setting and reaching goals and encourages healthy habits. This club takes place on Thursdays starting in September from 2:20 – 3:30.  

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Sponsors: Abbey.Hannah@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

Journey Club  

Students in 4th and 5th grade are invited to join Journey Club. Journey Club members are paired with a SHS student mentor. Students also develop and demonstrate leadership qualities while serving in younger grades at HFES.   

Sponsor: Denna.Vance@cherokeek12.net 

 

 

Kindness Ambassadors  

Selected students in KK - 5th grade will serve as student ambassadors to spread kindness at HFES.  

Sponsor: Sandra.Hude@cherokeek12.net 

 

 

Mind Benders Technology Club  

Mind Benders Technology Club is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Mind Benders members will learn about various pieces of technology and create projects that they will present at the countywide technology fair. This club takes place the first Wednesday of every month starting in September from 2:30 – 3:30.  

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Sponsor: Tina.Plousis@cherokeek12.net 

 

 

News Crew  

Selected 5th grade students will broadcast the HFES morning news every Friday.  

Sponsor: Mia.Temples@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

Reading Bowl  

The Reading Bowl is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Reading Bowl members read approximately 7 books from the Tome Society book list and compete in a countywide quiz bowl competition answering questions based on the books they have read. This club takes place on Thursdays starting in October from 2:45 – 3:30.  

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Sponsor: Mia.Temples@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

 

Safety Patrol  

Selected students in 5th grade will assist with morning arrival and dismissal in the afternoons. These students will help students with safe movements throughout the school grounds. 

Sponsor: Natalie.Hamlin@cherokeek12.net 

 

 

Science Olympiad  

Science Olympiad is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. In order to become a member of this club students must apply. Science Olympiad members participate in a variety of science activities to help prepare them for a cool science competition held every year at the county level. Some of the events include Rock Hound, Water Rockets, Weather or Not, and Barge Building. The competitions include academic and engineering skills. This club takes place on Mondays starting in January from 2:45 – 4:00.  

*Application will be posted closer to starting date. 

Sponsor: Sarah.Medley@cherokeek12.net 

  

 

Student Council  

Student Council consists of one elected student representative for each 5th grade homeroom. Club members develop and carry out service projects to benefit our community and school. They also serve as a liaison between the student body and the school to help make HFES a great place. Student Council meets on selected Thursday afternoons.  

Sponsor: Lisa.Hanson@cherokeek12.net