• Clubs & Activities

  • 100 BOOK CHALLENGE

    Sponsor: Shann Griffith

    Grade Level(s): Kindergarten - 1st Grade

    Description:
    Kindergarten and 1st grade students read 100 books (or have parents read to them). Write the names of the books on any piece of paper. Turn it into Mrs. Griffith in the Media Center. Students will be spotlighted on the Headline Morning News Show.

    Independent Reading (No meeting times)

  • ART CLUB

    Sponsors: Amy DysonTyler Patterson

    Grade Level(s): 5th Grade

    Description: 
    The Head Art Club is open to any 5th grader who has an interest in growing as an artist! Fifth graders must apply to join the Art Club (more information on applications and deadlines coming soon on the 2020 Dyson/Pruitt Visual Arts eClass page). This year we will be offering two different Art Club options: The Tuesday Sculpture class will meet on Tuesday mornings beginning September 10th and will meet each Tuesday morning until December 17th. Beginning in January, students can apply to join the Friday Contemporary Craft class, which will begin on January 17th and meet every Friday through May 1st. Both classes will meet before school from 7:45am to 8:20am.

  • BASKETBALL CLUB

    Sponsor: Joe Gusmerotti

    Grade Level(s): 4th & 5th Grade

    Description: 
    This club will be capped at between 15-20 students and is open to 4th and 5th grade students. Permission slips will be distributed prior to the start of the club and parents will be notified via email as to the status of their student.

    For the 2021-2022 school year, please stay tuned for more information.

  • CHORUS

    Sponsor: Kelly Mraz

    Grade Level(s): 4th & 5th Grade

    Description: 
    Our mission is to provide an extracurricular singing group for students in fourth and fifth grade. The Head Chorus will rehearse Wednesdays before school from 7:45-8:20 a.m. Students will have the opportunity to perform many times throughout the year, including the Veterans Day program and the Art Show. There will be other performing opportunities throughout the year. Students will be required to participate in a simple audition if they wish to sing a solo or duet for our performances. The Head Chorus' purpose is to give students music-making opportunities while they are learning to sing in a large group. This club only meets in the Fall Semester.

  • FIRST LEGO LEAGUE ROBOTICS TEAM (FALL TEAM)

    Sponsors: Tyese Lee

    Grade Level(s): 4th & 5th Grade

    Description: 
    Selected members (through an application process) will work together as a team to prepare for and compete in the FLL competition in December. In early fall, FLL releases a Challenge that is based on a real-world scientific topic. Each Challenge has three parts: the Robot Game, the Project, and the FLL Core Values. Teams participate in the Challenge by programming a robot to score points on a themed playing field (Robot Game), developing a solution to a problem they have identified (Project), all guided by the FLL Core Values. Teams may then choose to attend an official tournament.

    For more information: First Lego League

    Practices for selected students will be held starting in September. 

  • ROBOTICS CLINICS

    Sponsors: Shann Griffith

    Grade Level(s): 3rd through 5th Grade

    Description:
    3rd-5th graders learn to build robots like Dash & Dot, EV3, and Spike. If you choose the EV3 clinic, please click here for the tutorial videos that can be previewed before the clinic. Watch the Friday Updates for any clinic information.  

  • STUDENT COUNCIL

    Sponsor: TBD

    Grade Level(s): 3rd through 5th Grade

    Description: 
    Student Council is a group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders who are committed to being a voice for their peers. Student Council's mission is to work towards the inclusion of all students. This club will meet every other Wednesday morning beginning at 7:45.

  • VIDEO CLUB

    Sponsor: Shann Griffith

    Grade Level(s): 5th Grade

    Description: 
    All 5th grade students will be given a chance to be news anchors on the Morning News. Students will learn to produce a movie using iMovie. No sign-ups required. Students will meet during lunch.

  • WORLD MUSIC CLUB

    Sponsor: Kelly Mraz

    Grade Level(s): 4th & 5th Grade

    Description:
    Mrs. Mraz will be offering a World Music Club. We will play instruments, including drums and xylophones, and learn about music from all over the world. A permission slip will be sent home in January. Membership will be limited to 12 students. It will meet Wednesdays from 7:45-8:15 only during second semester. Email kelly.mraz@gcpsk12.org with questions.