Clubs/Activities

After School Clubs and Activities Sponsored by Lakeshore Elementary School

 

Student Council

Student Council is a group of students seeking leadership who plan service projects to improve our community and school.  Members are third, fourth, and fifth grade students who are chosen by their peers to represent their class. Officers must be in fourth or fifth grade and are elected by the whole school.  Leaders will be TBA.

 

Chess

Chess meets the 2nd  and 4th Fridays of the month. Chess starts on Friday, September 28, 2018.   Please send your child a snack and a drink. The students report to the cafeteria at 2:15 p.m., sign in, eat their snack and play chess.   Chess club needs parent support to be successful. It is open to all interested players in all grade levels. For more info contact Charlotte Hickam, Physical Education Teacher at charlotte_hickam@iss.k12.nc.us.

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Lakeshore Sprinters (Boys Running Club)

Lakeshore Sprinters Boys Running Club is designed to increase the endurance and overall health of 4th and 5th grade boys through running.  Boys learn to work together as a team and create both individual and team goals. The club will meet in October in the fall and March in the spring and end the season with a 5K run. Training days will be Mondays and Wednesdays.  Contacts are Teresa Cioffi at tcioffi@iss.k12.nc.us and Susan King at sueking@iss.k12.nc.us.


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Girls on the Run                 

Girls on the Run is a program for girls in 3rd-5th grade that combines training for a 5K running event with self-esteem enhancing workouts.  The goals of the program are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, spiritual and physical development. The mission of Girls on the Run is to encourage, inspire and celebrate the inner spark of every girl! Practice will be held twice a week from 2:20-3:30. The 10-week session will begin the week of September 21st and end December 12th with the celebratory 5k running event.  Registration is $110 and girls receive a t-shirt and snack at each session. Lakeshore Elementary will be hosting 1 team on Tuesdays/Thursdays 2:20-3:30PM. Financial assistance is available based on a suggested sliding scale. Registration is open online at www.gotriredell.org.  Contact is Kristine Bienstock, kristine.bienstock@girlsontherun.org.  We are always looking for volunteers.  If you are interested in helping please contact Kristine Bienstock.  . 

 Fire Safety Bowl

Fire Safety Bowl Team is open to 4th grade students.  Two students from each classroom are selected by the teachers based on Fire Safety Knowledge. These students are broken down into a total of two teams.   This year's Bowl is in March, so we will begin practice after Christmas break. Practice usually is held once a week until the competition. Contact for this club will be Mrs. Blevins at jblevins@iss.k12.nc.us or Mrs. Schaefer @ kathy_schaefer@iss.k12.nc.us

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Battle of the Booksbooks[1]

Battle of the Books is a fun competition for 4th and 5th graders in which students read books and answer questions based on those books. EBOB also encourages children to think deeply about books, use higher order thinking skills, and work together as a team. Mrs. Loflin wants the experience to be as much fun as possible so our students will be self motivated to read. The team meets every Monday from 2:25-3:30. Students interested should read all 15 of the BOB books. 

 

Music Club

*5th grade Honors Chorus is by audition only (auditions will occur during music class in November).  Mrs. Parris may only choose 6 students to participate.  Parents must commit to support their child with transportation and providing independent practice time.
 Contact will be Lois Parris at lparris@iss.k12.nc.us.


 

Robotics Team                                                     

Students work together to engineer robots that are controlled by computer programming. This club builds technology skills, enhances problem solving, and promotes team building. The meeting time for this club one Thursday a month for each team starting in October. This club is for 4th and 5th graders and applications will be available in August through middle of September on Mrs. Burry’s webpage and are due in September 21. Due to the high volume of interest in this club members must complete an application process and be selected to join. Contact is Rebecca Burry at rburry@iss.k12.nc.us.

 

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Exceptional Leaders Club

Exceptional Leaders is a club of students willing to increase disability awareness and sensitivity to fellow students within the school community. Designed as an effort to promote inclusive communities where people with disabilities are treated with respect and dignity, the goal of the club is to empower youth to understand that people living with disabilities are people like everyone else, and encourage the club members to promote acceptance and respect within the overall school environment. At the completion of various activities and events, students should be able to recognize the abilities of people with disabilities, and feel comfortable addressing and creating positive impressions of students with a disability. The club curriculum will provide students with tools to break down stereotypes and create a more inclusive and respectful learning environments. The Exceptional Leaders Club is open to 5th grade students by application and teacher recommendation only. 
Please contact Mrs. Kirby for more information at carol_kirby@iss.k12.nc.us or Mrs. Maguire at Rayna_maguire@iss.k12.nc.us.  


Crocheting Club

Open to third-fifth graders. Meets two Fridays per month and dismisses at 3:30 from cafeteria doors. All supplies are supplied. Please contact Mrs. Economou for more information at aeconomou@iss.k12.nc.us.
 

Math Olympiad                   Math_is_fun[1]

The International Math Olympiad is an international competition that aims to discover, encourage and challenge mathematically gifted school students while fostering international relations between students and teachers, as well as sharing and exchanging information of mathematical syllabi and educational systems between countries. Created in 1977 by Dr. George Lenchner, an internationally known math educator, the Math Olympiads went public in 1979. Last year nearly 150,000 students from 6,000 teams worldwide participated in the Olympiads. All 50 states and about 30 other countries were represented.  The highlights for students are the five monthly contests, given from November to March. No traveling is required. These contests provide an incentive for students to intensify their study of math. The Math Olympiad club will meet once a week after school for 1 hour. Due to the intensity of the math, this club will be by invitation only. Traci Jones and Heather Coughlin will be the contacts for this club at tjones@iss.k12.nc.us or   heather_coughlin@iss.k12.nc.us

 

Outdoor Club- 

The Outdoor Club is open to 4th and 5th graders, by application and teacher recommendation. Students will have the opportunity to study nature and the environment.  They will also start a garden and care for it. The contact is Jenny Blevins at jblevins@iss.k12.nc.us.  


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Lego Club

What is LEGO Club?
LEGO Club is open to any 1st-5th grade student at Lakeshore Elementary. ​LEGO Club gives
children the opportunity to get creative and build. Students will work on a different creation, or
build as a team. We will provide the LEGOs, while the kids provide the imagination!
We will also work on Lego steam activities.
All materials must stay at Lakeshore, pictures will be taken to capture student adventures.
Please leave your LEGOs at home. We don't want students to lose their favorite pieces.
This year we will have three seven week sessions of Lego Club. Each session will have a maximum of 25 students.
First session: October 3,10,17,24, November 7,14,21.
Second session: January 9,16,23,30, February 6,20,27.
Third session: March 19,26, April 2,9,16,23,30.
 
We will meet Thursdays after school from 2:25-3:15
 
The contact is Colleen O’Connell at colleen_oconnell@iss.k12.nc.us
or Kerrie Smith at kerrie_smith@iss.k12.nc.us

 

Youth Athletics is not through the school or school system until Grade 6th (Grade 7 for Football). There are many programs in the area that offer athletics for children under grade 6. One of those organizations is the Lakeshore Youth Athletic Association and can be accessed here - www.lyaasports.org