ACTIVITIES [Academic Support, Clubs, & Sports]


ACADEMIC SUPPORT

Academic Support is available on: 

  • Monday, Wednesday, & Thursday 3:00 - 3:45

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 4:00 - 4:45

* To access Academic Supports, students will use the Academic Support section on their Team Zoom Doc.


CLUBS & ACTIVITIES 

  • 7th Grade Youth Leadership Program - Mrs. Howard

During this club students will have the opportunity to peer tutor fellow students and come up with ways to assist others during the school year. We will meet once a week on Wednesdays through early May. 

  • 8th Grade Youth Leadership Program - Ms. Leone

Eighth graders interested in helping others should join YLP. There will be opportunities to tutor fellow students and participate in community service to strengthen our Twin Groves community. We will meet once a week on Wednesdays through early May. 

  • Acceptance Club - Mrs. Pinta

The Acceptance Club, Twin Groves' Gay Straight Alliance, is open to all students! Join us to help promote love, acceptance and equality for all. You do not have to attend every meeting; just join us when you can. Learn about and support the LGBTQ community! Our meetings will be Thursdays during the activity period and you will join Sra. Pinta's zoom to access the meeting.

  • Book Club - Mrs. Kumin

Book Club will meet every other week to talk about books we have read or share our favorite authors. Sra. Kumin - every other Wednesday from 3:00-3:45. 

  • Catalyst Club - Mr. Leven

This is our drug prevention program that is open to all grades. Our Catalyst Board of 7th and 8th grade students will meet with Stevenson High School and the other consortium schools to get ideas on how we can promote good decision making and being drug free.  Students will then run the club at TG and help others that want to be a part of Catalyst. One of the big tasks we have is designing the Red Ribbon Program. Catalyst Club will meet on Mondays from 3:00-3:45.

  • Chorus - Ms. Bussert

Singers--we want you! Chorus is open to all grades. Chorus will be meeting on Wednesdays. There will be additional times where we meet with specific parts (Soprano, Alto, or Baritone). If you have any questions, please email Ms. Bussert at [email protected]

  • Coding Club - Ms. Woods

Want to learn more about computer science and learn how to code? Join us every Monday for the Coding Club! We will be using the program Scratch, the app Hopscotch, and the Google for Education CS First curriculum to learn more about this great, 21st century skill.

  • Colts Council - Mrs. Howard & Mrs. Huberty

During the school year we will decide on a charity to support and plan events to raise money. We will also be planning fun activities for the staff and students to participate in. We will be meeting every other Monday from 3:00-3:45 through early May.

  • Culture Club - Mrs. Papson & Mrs. Vileta

NEW! Culture club is a new club this year and is open to all students. We will meet every Monday during the activity period. We will look at different cultures, traditions, and heritages. Do you have something you would like to share from your culture? Would you like to learn something new about another culture? Join us on Mondays. Contact Mrs. Vileta or Mrs. Papson with any questions. 

  • Debate Club - Mrs. Cooper & Mr. Dahlstrom

Students will learn to tactfully argue and debate matters in a structured setting against their peers. We will prepare to defend both sides of topics, even if one does not agree with the stance. Debates can be as a team against another team, or they may compete one-on-one. Meetings are every other week on alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays. Meeting dates will be in the Daily Announcements. 

  • Drama Club - Ms. Bussert

Calling all actors who want to use their acting skills during E-Learning. We will create scenes, monologues, and develop theater skills. Come check us out. Let’s see what we can create. Drama Club will meet on Mondays from 3:00-3:45. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Bussert at [email protected]

  • FACS Club - Mrs. Papson

Do you love to cook? Would you like to learn some new recipes? Virtual FACS club will meet on Wednesdays. We will be focusing on some family friendly recipes and different activities revolving around cooking. Contact Mrs. Papson with any questions.

  • History Fair - Ms. Leone

Become a student historian this year by joining History Fair. This year's theme is Communication in History: The Key to Understanding. Explore the impact technology has had on how we communicate or the role communication has played in historical events. Students can work independently or in groups to create an inquiry project to compete in the regional fair in the spring. We will meet once a week on Mondays. We will meet from 3:00-3:45. Hope to see you there.

  • Math Club - Mrs. Everett & Mr. Zajac

Math club is a place where we can practice our math skills in a noncompetitive and social environment. Students have the opportunity to participate in math competitions during the year as well. Sponsors are Mrs. Everett and Mr. Zajac. 

  • Newspaper Club - Ms. Woods

Join us on Thursdays to help create the Twin Groves Times! We will focus on writing about topics that interest Twin Groves students and publish our newspaper each month.

  • Spelling Bee - Mrs. Huberty

Are you good at spelling? Well get ready to take on your fellow TG students in our first Spelling Bee! You could advance to the Regional and even National competition! We will meet every other Wednesday, beginning in October.

  • Sports Trivia Club - Mr. Williams & Mr. Lee

If you are interested in showing off your sports knowledge or meeting new people in a fun, relaxed environment, then Sports Trivia is the club for you! We will be competing in trivia contests about various professional sports leagues and getting a chance to talk and learn about sports every Wednesday from 3:00-3:45. Please contact Mr. Williams or Mr. Lee if you have any questions.

  • Soccer Club - Mrs. Ruchim

Soccer Club is available for ALL 6th-8th grade students who would like to progress their soccer skills, game knowledge, and physical fitness.  We will meet on Zoom Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00-3:45. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Ruchim.  I hope to see many of you there!

  • Trivia Game Club - Mrs.Koulentes & Mr. Williams

Every Thursday during the activity period, Mrs. Koulentes, the school counselor,  will host a Trivia Game Club. The club will be for any Twin Groves Student and will include Trivia from all subject areas. Depending on the game, students may be working as individuals or sometimes in teams in Break out rooms.

  • Yearbook Club - Mr. Leven

Come join the yearbook club as we will be responsible for taking pictures both in person and virtually and creating the school’s yearbook. All work can and will be done on your I-pads. It is really fun to see your work being published in a book Twin Groves students receive and keep for the rest of their life. Yearbook Club will meet on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:45.

 

* Students can access Clubs and Activities using the Clubs and Activities section on their Team Zoom doc. 

This will be found in their Schoology Lunch Course.


General Information:


 

PICTURE DAY LINK  | PICTURE DAY PROCEDURE

 


SPORTS 2020-2021  TO BE DETERMINED

To try-out/participate, students are required to have a current year physical on file with the nurse.

  • Cross Country [Cross Country Meet Schedule–completed] [WEBSITE
  • Soccer [Soccer Meet Schedule] 
  • Girls Basketball [Girls Basketball Game Schedule] 
  • Poms - Perform during Boy's Basketball Home Games         
  • Boys Basketball [Boys Basketball Game Schedule]
  • Wrestling - | Schedule |  Directions | Parent Permission |  Wrestling Information                                                                                        

  • Girl's Volleyball [Girls Volleyball Game Schedule]

  • Scholastic Bowl [Scholastic Bowl Meet Schedule]
  • Boy's Volleyball  [Boys Volleyball Game Schedule]   
  • Track [Track Meet Schedule]