Clubs and Activities!
Enrollment for the fall session of clubs closes on Saturday, September 25, 2021 at midnight. Register through MyPaymentsPlus. View the full club list below.
Dates: All classes will meet on Wednesdays from 3:10 to 4:00 on 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/27, 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1
Standards of Behavior: Students will be asked to follow all school and school system guidelines and rules. If a student is not able to comply with these rules he/she will be withdrawn from the program. No refunds are given for students asked to leave the program for inappropriate behavior.
Transportation: In signing your child up for a program, you are agreeing to pick up your child AT 4:00pm. Students will be withdrawn from the program if they cannot be picked up on time.
Cooking with Mrs. Cooper
Cooking with Ms. Cooper will give students the opportunity to learn about different types of foods (from around the world) and establish good eating habits in a fun and exciting way. Students will acquire skills in math (measurements), Science (mixtures and chemical/physical reactions), and Social Studies (different cultures). This club fills up fast!
Grades: K-5 Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Christine Cooper and Maima Waritay
Crafting Literacy Club
Students will participate in fun interactive read alouds that help them level up their literacy skills. Then, students will create a related craft. While crafting, students will work on many valuable life skills like following directions and seeking solutions.
Grades: K-2 Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Shelby Talley and Ikwo Poindexter
The Starling Dance Club is a fusion of various multicultural dance disciplines. Dance styles will include (but not limited to) Hip-Hop, African, Caribbean, Latin, Jazz, and Modern. This dance club would give students a creative outlet to learn, create, and perform routines that promote physical fitness. Boys and girls are welcome to join. Those students who play sports would benefit by working on footwork, pivoting, and spins.
Grades: 3-5 Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Mickie Lewis
Join the Eco-Heroes Club to help keep the environment around Starling ES healthy! Make bird feeders, work in the garden and outdoor classroom, and create commercials to help teach Starling students and their families how to keep our environment clean and beautiful!
Grades: 3-5 Class size: 15
Sponsors: Trisha Connor and Melinda Heimerich
The fitness club will focus on acquiring knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness and activity. We will play games and identify activities that will help students understand the value of physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression and social interaction. Students will also acquire knowledge on exhibiting responsible personal and social behavior that respects self and others in physical activity settings.
Grades: 2-5 Class size: 25 students
Sponsors: Ali Burrous and Gretchen Weible
The Lego Club follows the 4C’s of Lego Company- Connect, Construct, Contemplate, and Continue. Students will be introduced to a theme through a variety of resources and brainstorming ideas/concepts related to the theme, using new and prior knowledge. They will then use their creative imaginations to create structures related to the themes. There will be a culminating activity for each theme, affording students the opportunity to share and explain their work to others in the group.
Class size: 20 students
Sponsors: Melissa Barnes
Come explore some of the robots we use here at Starling. Build, program, and learn how to problem solve with robots like Lego Wedo, Lego Spike Prime, Sphero RVR, Makeblock MBot, and more!
Class size: 16 students
Sponsors: Jenny Bell
This club will give students a hands-on experience within different aspects of the yearbook creation process. Students will assist in creating ads, editing layouts, proofreading designs, and more.
Grades: 4-5 Class size: 12
Sponsors: Dayna Halloran