Power Hour is a time where scholars have a chance to explore a passion activity. Empower hour activities are hosted by teachers and take place during school on Fridays. Every Pre-K - 2nd grade scholar is part of a club.
First Lego League Jr (FLL Jr)
Teacher: Ms. Gutierrez
Students will build models using LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 and create Show Me posters to present what they learned. The program focuses on building interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through a real-world challenge – to be solved by research, critical thinking, and imagination.
Teacher: Ms. Mcpherson
Scholars will get the opportunity to explore a creative side of themselves through painting club. We will explore using different types of paint, brushes, and creating various pieces of artwork. Your scholar will engage in being creative, confident, and feeling accomplished as they create masterpieces throughout their time in the club.
Teacher: Mrs. Echeverria
Sharpen your mind and boost your brain power! Scholars will learn how to read and write the Lao alphabet, as well as speak practical phrases.
Teacher: Ms. Earnst
What better way to STEAM up our literature than giving scholars STEAM challenges connected to picture book stories they love!
Legos and Board Games
No more asking the male figures in our lives to help with building and reading directions! Through this club, girls will learn persistence and experience the accomplishment that comes from following directions and accomplishing a task on their own while having fun with Legos! They will also learn the basics of board game play and sportsmanship.
Teacher: Ms. Sly
Backbends, cartwheels, leaps, and turns...dancenastics is an energizing club that combines the beauty and rhythm of dance with the strength and skill of gymnastics. In this club, your scholar will build flexibility, strength, coordination, and confidence as she learns stretching and conditioning exercises, basic gymnastics skills, and exciting dance routines.
Teacher: Ms. Capetillo
Stories will come alive as girls master how to act out character feelings, action, and dialogue. Your scholar will learn a combination of theatre skills and reading analytical skills while studying and performing fictional stories.