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. Scully
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: Ms. Elvir
Scholars will learn about folk art from other cultures around the world. This will teach girls to appreciate people from around the world and teach them new techniques and materials used in art. GIrls will have the opportunity to create their own versions of folk art.
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: Mrs. Cottonham
What better way to STEAM up our literature than giving scholars STEAM challenges connected to picture book stories they love!
Teachers: Ms. Montoya, Mrs. Leguizamo
Zumba Kids classes feature kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba choreography. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure.
Jam and Paint
Teacher: Ms. Cano
Painting has a new twist! Scholars will enjoy painting while letting music guide their creativity to a new level. Class will enjoy instruction with movement and a paintbrush in hand to express themselves in the way the music makes them feel.
Cooperative Board Games
Teachers: Mrs. Dzygun, Mrs. Burrow
Taking turns, cooperative play, teamwork, and strategies -- these are some of the skills scholars will learn when playing board games with their peers! Challenge each other while working together!
Legos and Board Games
Teacher: Mrs. Santos
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.
Español con mis amigas
Teacher: Ms. Baeza
Scholars will get an opportunity to immerse in a Spanish classroom environment where they will learn basic vocabulary and phrases in the language. In this club, scholars will get an opportunity to play fun games and to interact with each other in a fun/safe environment.
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.
Dancing With Math
Teacher: Mrs. Witherspoon
Did you know that there is math in dance? In this club, scholars will learn basic dance techniques, body awareness, coordination and stretches as they relate to math. We will explore how to count music, create shapes with our bodies, and learn some fun jazz routines.
Engineering Through Legos
Teacher: Mrs. Perlman
Students will learn how to build working simple machines using Legos.
American Sign Language
Teacher: Ms. Cortes
In this club, scholars will gain the skills and knowledge needed to communicate in American Sign Language. Scholars will learn basic grammar, vocabulary, fingerspelling, and all about the Deaf culture through fun games and more!
Teacher: Ms. Jones
Coding Club is for students that are curious, problem solvers, responsible, and team players. This club will introduce you to the basics of coding, computer programming, and video game development.
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.
Teachers: Ms. Canales, Ms. Rosales
The purpose of the DIY Craft Club is to provide students with a creative, comfortable atmosphere to learn and create crafts that can be worn, useful, and decorative. We will cater to club members' artistic and creative interests by gathering their feedback and requests for future crafts.