Clubs at The Mill
Art Club is offered to 3rd-5th grade students. Classes meet one day per week from
7:20-8:20 a.m. for five weeks in the Fall. Due to class size limits and the popularity of the class, students will submit an application and participants will be chosen using a lottery system. Parents will need to provide transportation to school. Supervision will not be available for brothers, sisters, or friends who usually arrive together. There is a fee of $40 for the class. Students work on a variety of projects from clay to painting to printmaking.
Staff Sponsor: Lisa Brownlee
Cheerleading Club is offered to 2nd-5thgrade students. Classes meet one day per week from 7:20-8:20 a.m. for six weeks. Due to limited slots and popularity of the class, students submit an application and participants are chosen using a lottery system. Parents provide transportation to school. Supervision is not available for brothers, sisters or friends who usually arrive together. There is a $35 fee for the class. Students focus on skills, like tumbling, cheers and basic stunts.
Staff Sponsor: Rebecca Spivey
Chorus is available to students in 4th and 5th grade. Fifth grade chorus meets in the fall and fourth grade chorus meets in the Spring. This extracurricular activity practices before school in preparation of a performance that will be given at a PTA meeting towards the end of each semester. Students will have fun learning musical concepts and singing with their peers. Information about chorus is given to students by the music teacher at the beginning of each semester.
Staff Sponsor: Cassie Reece
Lego Robotics Team is a competitive team of 4th and 5th graders. Students work together to offer a solution to a real world problem, build a Lego EV3 robot, and complete one or more Lego Robotics missions. Applications are available in the spring for the following school year.
Staff Sponsor: Christy Faloni
Student Council is offered to 3rd-5th grade students. Four officers (5th grade only) and two representatives per homeroom (3-5) are selected by their peers through an election process in the fall. After initiation in September, officers and class representatives meet once a month from 7:45-8:20 am. Students work on a variety of projects to benefit FMES and the surrounding community including canned food drives, the school store, and various fundraisers to support learning. Student Council members represent the school and encourage others to respect themselves, respect others, and respect the mill. Since this club is formed through the democratic process, once elections have taken place, no new members are added until the next school year.
Purpose: To provide leadership opportunities for students, provide student body with a model of the democratice process, provide student body with a forum for student ideas, concerns or needs, provide an organizational body for students to be involved in school and community service projects, and to sponsor projects that encourage school spirit and academic success.
October 21, November 18, December 16, January 20, February 24, March 24, April 21, and May 19
Staff Sponsor: Julie Massey, Donna Daugherty, and Lauren Williams