Aspen Clubs2017-06-12T13:57:13+00:00

Aspen Clubs

Club NameRoom NumberTimeDatesInformation about the clubContact Person
Chess Club3:30-4:30 MondaysAspen Chess Club is a great way for students to learn how to strategize, focus, concentrate, and develop critical thinking skills.Beth Combs
Cover 2 Cover (formally Battle of the Books)Libraryafter school on Wednesdays from 12:00-1:00Jan-early AprilCover 2 Cover is a recreational reading program for students in 3rd - 6th grade. Students read from a list of 14 books, participate in book discussions, friendly competitions, and other book related activities. Jeff Lloyd
Improve Club3:20-4:30 ThursdaysImprov can improve critical thinking and communication skills by quick recall and response. It can help with poise, awareness of others, and the ability to publicly speak. Improv is challenging, yet fun!Suzy Kroesche
K-Kidsafter school on Mondays from 3:20 to 4:30MondaysInvolvement in K-Kids provides the opportunity to develop self-esteem, leadership skills, morals and standards and respect for others. This program involves elementary students, their parents, teachers and Kiwanis members in developing a character education opportunity as well as exposure to the concepts of community service and service learning.Allison Washburn and Luna Serrano
Natural HelpersLunch timeFridaysAspen's Natural Helper program is a peer-helping program that provides training to a selected group of 5th and 6th grade students to help them develop their skills in listening to and supporting their peers. The Natural Helper program also teaches the participants the importance of "self-care" and the importance of referring certain peer problems and issues to adults. Kim Pulliam
Photography Club7:30-8:15Mondays and ThursdaysDuring the school year we cover topics including the history of photography, the parts and workings of a camera, film photography, digital photography, famous photographers, composition, the genre's of photography, and basic editing of digital photos. Throughout the year there will be several exhibits of student photographic work on display in the school.Mark Guider
Spelling Bee ClubLunch time FridaysFall semester onlyStudents practice spelling skillsLaura Waarvick
Zumba Kids Club3:30-4:15 TuesdaysDevelop a healthy lifestyle and incorporate fitness as a natural part life!Annie Garcia-Trujillo

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