A Program of Schools for Children

Middle School Clubhouse

Middle School Clubhouse is a great way to come together and spend the afternoon with friends. Activities are specifically designed for middle school students as an extension of their day. Clubhouse is included in tuition, and all Clubhouse activities are Monday through Thursday from 3:15 – 4:30 pm. Any activities outside of these times is an additional fee.

Session Sign-Ups

Each session is two months long with five sessions. A limited number of students are allowed in each activity, each session. Students may sign up for a second session of a particular activity after the 15th of the month preceding the next session.  (For example, if a student enrolls for Calculating with Chuck for September and October, that same student may not enroll for Calculating with Chuck for November and December until October 15.) Students may enroll for a different activity at any time for November and December. Middle School Study Hall is available to all students who wish to enroll; there is no enrollment limit.


study Hall

Monday through Friday
Study Hall is a time during Clubhouse that is set aside for independently studying, reading and finishing homework. A teacher will be provided each afternoon to monitor and lend simple support to students. All students must be enrolled through Clubhouse to stay for study hall.

SOCCER

September 9 – October 28
Tuesday or Thursday, Monday optional

Soccer is back this fall at Lesley Ellis! Students in Grades 5 – 8 may join either Team Ellis on Tuesdays or Team Lions on Thursdays. Games and practices for these teams will be on their respective days. Any middle school soccer player may come to an optional Monday practice. Each team will be capped at 15 players. First practice for Team Lions is Thursday, September 9. first practice for Team Ellis is Tuesday, September 14; first optional practice is Monday, September 13. The season is September and October.

Calculating with Chuck

Monday
Chuck will provide an opportunity to acquire a full appreciation of the nature of mathematics. He will enforce that math is fun and imaginative while boosting your interest and confidence in mathematics. He will emphasize persistence, strategy building and mathematical thinking.

You may sign up for any or all of the following sessions. (Students may not sign up for more than one session of a particular activity until the 15th of the month preceding the new month.):
Sept 13 – Oct 25
Nov 1 – Dec 13
Jan 3 – Feb 28
Mar 7 – Apr 25
May 2 – June 6

Kate’s Makerspace

Tuesday
Come be inspired by new modes of design-oriented thinking, hands-on learning, and inventive creativity, Kate’s Makerspace is a favorite place for discovery, exploration, and collaboration.

You may sign up for any or all of the following sessions. (Students may not sign up for more than one session of a particular activity until the 15th of the month preceding the new month.):
Sept 14 – Oct 26
Nov 2 – Dec 14
Jan 4 – Feb 15
Mar 7 – Apr 26
May 3 – May 31

Bobby’s Hobbies

Wednesday (excluding Early Release Days)
Explore some of the many fascinating activities that can occupy your free time with Bobby’s Hobbies. You’ll trim bonsai, make studio art, shoot and edit short films, and play advanced cooperative games. Learn to tell some stand-up jokes or write plays. You will also spend time doing BYOH – Bring Your Own Hobby – to share with others.

You may sign up for any or all of the following sessions. (Students may not sign up for more than one session of a particular activity until the 15th of the month preceding the new month.):
Sept 22 – Oct 27
Nov 10 – Dec 15
Jan 12 – Feb 16
Mar 9 – Apr 27
May 4 – June 1

Art with Cha

Thursday
Join Cha’s Art as you discover new ways to engage in visual arts while learning basic design principles and artistic techniques.

You may sign up for any or all of the following sessions. (Students may not sign up for more than one session of a particular activity until the 15th of the month preceding the new month.):
Sept 9 – Oct 28
Nov 4 – Dec 16
Jan 6 – Feb 17
Mar 3 – Apr 28
May 5 – June 2