• School clubs
  • School Clubs

    Please use the links below for information on student clubs that will be offered during the 2021-2022 school year.  We will communicate updated club information in future school communications after the start of the school year.

  • Drone Club

    Drone

    Grade Levels

    4th and 5th 

    Description

    Come join the drone club where students will learn how to fly and program drones! This club will introduce, instruct, and develop students into responsible and educated drone pilots. We will explore the various aspects of drone piloting including equipment, safety, and programming.

    Process of Acceptance

    All students in 4th and 5th grade are welcome to submit an application to participate in the club. Members are expected to have excellent behavior and attendance and adhere to all safety guidelines.

    Meeting Dates

    Spring 2022

    Sponsor

    Katherine Blevins

  • Robotics Club

    Robotics Club

    Grade Levels

    K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd

    Description

    The Robotics Club is an exciting opportunity for students to build a strong STEM foundation with experiences that emphasize coding, critical thinking, innovation, collaboration, problem-solving, creativity, and curiosity.

    Process of Acceptance

    Clubs are open to all K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students, with each grade level having its own Robotics club. Parents/students will be asked to fill out an information form.

    Meeting Dates

    TBA

    Sponsor

    Shay Duren - 3rd

    Lisa Mathews - 2nd

    Andrea Dobbs - 1st

    Ashley Cone - K

  • Junior First Lego League Robotics Team

    Junior First Lego League

    Grade Levels

    2nd and 3rd

    Description

    Junior FIRST LEGO League focuses on building interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through a real-world challenge to be solved by research, coding, critical thinking, and imagination. During the 2020-2021 season, our Junior Spot Bots will build models using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 and create “Show Me” posters to present what they learned. Our team operates under the FIRST LEGO League Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and gracious professionalism.

    Process of Acceptance

    Team selection is through an application process.

    Meeting Dates

    October - February

    Sponsor

    Amber Melander

  • Student Council

    Grade Levels

    3rd, 4th, and 5th

    Description

    Patrick’s Student Council is a group of elected and/or volunteer students working together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership, and promote effective understanding of the rights and responsibilities that are a part of being civically engaged.

    Goals:

    ● Promote school cluster engagement by increasing student involvement and school pride.

    ● To expose, develop, and apply the three foundational principles of citizenship in the United States; Rights, Responsibilities, and Respect.

    ● Promote leadership by developing not only leadership abilities with the youth of today, but also leadership for the community, state, and nation of tomorrow.

    ● Promote citizenship and civic engagement by providing training and experiences in the skills and techniques of good citizenship and leadership to prepare articulate citizens and leaders.

    Process of Acceptance

    Representatives will be elected within each homeroom.

    Meeting Dates

    TBD

    Sponsor

    Melissa Lawley

  • Art Club

    Art Club

    Grade Levels

    4th and 5th 

    Description

    Come join art club where all artists bloom together! Art allows children the opportunity to use their imagination and critical thinking skills to solve visual challenges. Creative thinkers of today will be our leaders tomorrow! Students will build on skills and techniques that they learn in art class.

    Process of Acceptance

    Students will submit a piece of art and a letter of recommendation from their homeroom teacher. An art club application will go home with every fourth and fifth grade student. 

    Meeting Dates

    TBD

    Sponsor

    Caroline Daniels

  • Chorus

    Chorus

    Grade Levels

    4th and 5th 

    Description

    Chorus meets 1 to 2 times a week in the mornings from 7:00-7:45 am. Members are expected to have excellent behavior and attendance. This club performs several times throughout the school year.

    Process of Acceptance

    Students will be expected to sing an audition for Mrs. Lueke. 

    Meeting Dates

    TBD

    Sponsor

    Christy Lueke

  • First Lego League Robotics Team

    First Lego League

    Grade Levels

    4th and 5th 

    Description

    FIRST LEGO League challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. During the 2020-2021 season, our Spot Bots will solve a real-world problem, build and develop coding skills to program robots using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® and SPIKE™ Prime technology, and complete a set of challenging missions. Our team operates under the FIRST LEGO League Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and gracious professionalism.

    Process of Acceptance

    Team selection is through an application process. Excellent teamwork and behavior is required. Students must be willing to do additional research and writing beyond the normal school day. 75% of our time in FLL is devoted to research about a problem, and the other 25% is devoted to coding robots to solve missions related to the problem.

    Meeting Dates

    August - December

    Sponsor

    Amber Melander

  • Jr. Beta Club

    Jr Beta Club

    Grade Levels 

    4th and 5th 

    Description 

    To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership, and service among elementary and secondary school students. 

    Process of Acceptance 

    Students will be selected from current 4th and 5th grade students who had all A’s during the 2019-2020 school year.

    Meeting Dates

    September - February (2nd and 4th Tuesdays)

    Sponsor

    Jennifer Blodgett

  • Patrick Players

    Piano Player

    Grade Levels

    Kindergarten through 5th

    Description

    The “Patrick Players” is a Patrick Elementary School club for students who are currently taking formal music lessons from a music teacher, such as piano, guitar, violin, voice, etc.  We meet several times a year to give students the opportunity to perform a piece of music they have learned during their lessons in front of supportive peers.  

    Process of Acceptance 

    There are no auditions involved.  Students must be involved in private lessons.

    Meeting Dates

    TBD

    Sponsor

    Christy Lueke

  • Reading Spots

    Reading Spots

    Grade Levels

    4th and 5th 

    Description

    The Reading Spots Book Club is designed for students who love to read, and who are
    reading on or above grade level. It is not designed to improve reading skills. Members of the club are required to read a selection of 15 books, selected at the county level, and prepare for a competition that is held each March. Competitors are required to know the books well enough to answer questions about them in a gameshow style competition against other elementary schools in the county. A team consisting of no more than 10 members will be selected to represent our school at the competition. The final team will be chosen based upon their performance on tests covering each book. Remaining book club members will engage in literature based activities designed around certain reading selections.

    Acceptance Process

    The club is open to all 4th and 5th graders who enjoy reading. Ten students will be chosen to represent the team.

    Meeting Dates

    TBD

    Sponsor

    Melissa Lawley

  • STEM Scouts

    Nova BSA

    Grade Levels

    2nd and 3rd

    Description

    Patrick STEM Scouts will explore science, technology, engineering, and math through engaging hands-on activities.  Students who participate in the club will have the opportunity to earn the BSA NOVA Award.

    Process of Acceptance 

    Parents will need to fill out an application.

    Meeting Dates

    2nd Grade: October - February, Fridays at 7:00 AM

    3rd Grade: September - November, Wednesdays at 7:00 AM

    Sponsor

    Karen Selman - 2nd Grade

    Caitlin Parker - 3rd Grade