North Metro Academy Clubs & Activities
Should I join a club at the North Metro Academy of Performing Arts?
YES!!! NMAPA has a variety of clubs and activities for our students. We encourage all students to get involved in extra-curricular activities. Not only do you get to learn something new or explore something you are interested in, but you also get to make new friends! Students can gain skills like commitment, communication, leadership, and how to work effectively in a group. Enhance your school experience - join a club today!
How do I join a club or activity?
Information about club sign up will be communicated to parents and students after Labor Day. Some clubs allow you to show up and join, while others require an application process. Club meeting dates and information about sign-ups are advertised on our news show in the mornings, as well as in our weekly email newsletter. If you have specific questions about clubs, please contact the club sponsor.
Meets Friday Mornings 7-8 am.
Sponsor: Mr. Grant
Meets Tuesday afternoons from 4-5 pm
Sponsor: Mr. Grant
Description: After school, the Art Club will offer students who love visual arts an opportunity to focus on improving their artistic skills and learn a wider variety of mediums. The Art Club will also offer students a place to learn important skills such as patience, time management and goal-setting. Students will work to create finished artworks and present them with confidence, along with learning how to constructively critique the work of their peers. Students in Art Club will display their work in art shows at the school and at local community events.
The Art Club will meet on Mondays from 4-5 pm
Sponsor: Ms. Hodo
Description: Students will learn the foundational skills to be a vital member of a chorus. Skills will include posture, vocal placement for elementary arranged music. Students will also explore various genres, including classical, popular music, music of the African Diaspora, and arrangements from other historical periods and genres. This is open to third, fourth and fifth grade students. Note: each grade level will participate in choral activities and singing in their individual, scheduled music class.
Sponsor: Mr. Bryant
Open to: 3rd-5th grades by audition
Meets Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 pm
Hip-Hop Cypher Club
Description: Students who want to rap, write songs, produce in the hip-hop genre style learn more about this and contribute to the school culture and climate; songs and recordings will be based on educational topics, PBIS and social emotional learning.
Sponsor: Mr. Bryant
Meets Wednesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Description: We believe the Dance Ensemble will encourage our students to live an active lifestyle, establish new friendships, and learn how to set goals. We will work towards discipline, widening perspectives, and a high-caliber demonstration of the art of dance. The Dance Ensemble will serve as the dance leaders for our entire school. We will be rehearsing to participate in school productions as well as local community events.
Auditions will take place 3 days after school beginning the 3rd week of September.
Will meet on Mondays from 4-5 pm for K-2nd Graders and Wednesdays from 4-5 pm for 3rd-5th Graders
Sponsor: Ms. Roquemore
Junior Beta Club
Description:National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. And for more than 80 years, it has prepared today’s students to be tomorrow’s leaders.MISSION STATEMENT: To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.
ACHIEVEMENT – Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
CHARACTER – Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
LEADERSHIP – Developing the leaders of tomorrow
SERVICE – Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others
Sponsors: Mr. Bryant & Ms. Scott
Open to: 4th & 5th Grade Students
Description: In Robotics Club, students will work together in teams to construct various Lego Robots such as the Lego WeD0 2.0 and Lego Spark PRIME. Students will be able to channel their creativity and problem-solving skills to code the robots to perform numerous functions using a computer/iPad. The students will eventually be able to participate in Robotics Competitions that are hosted by the district to showcase their designs and coding skills.
Sponsors: Mrs. Ludy
Meets Wednesdays 4-5 pm
Description: Stomping Eagles
The purpose of the step team is to foster an active interest in the historical African-American art of stepping, create an atmosphere of unity and diversification through stepping and group creativity. The group’s primary responsibility is to entertain, develop a sense of pride, gain leadership skills, and develop camaraderie between their teammates.The purpose of the step team program is to encourage, motivate, and enlighten the youth with rhythmic beats that they are able to use with their hands and feet. We are also building a community that will be encouraging our youth to have pride in themselves, with leadership, perseverance, and determination.
Sponsor: Ms. Daniels
Open to: All 3rd-5th grade
Meets Thursdays 4-5 pm
Young Men's Leadership (YML) of NMAPA
Description: This group promotes self-awareness, critical thinking, life skills, anger management, and community service in grades three through five. We will meet weekly from 4-5 pm on Tuesdays. Meetings will be primarily in person. Virtual meetings may also be conducted based on the group’s progression and guidance from the CDC regarding the latest COVID 19 rules and regulations.
Sponsors: Mr. Callaway
Open to: 3rd-5th Grade