Please Inquire at School for a Current List of Club offerings. Clubs listed below may or may not currently be in session.
ALL CLUBS REQUIRE A PERMISSION SLIP
Battle of the Books
Who: 4th and 5th graders
What: A reading club that exposes you to a variety of new books and different genres. With a list of 15 books, you will read at least 7 titles. We will form teams and answer practice questions during our last 3 meetings. The winning team will go to the district competition in February.
When: These dates are optional reading/practice time: 9/14, 9/28, 10/12, 11/9, 11/30, 12/5, 12/21, These dates are required: 12/14, 1/25, 2/8
Where: Mrs. Berman's room
Why: Because reading is fun!
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Jayne Berman – 720-886-8226
Battle of the Books Permission Slip
Focus: Students will have access to developmentally appropriate building
materials and be allowed to explore and create structures using those materials. There is NO fee for this club.
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Sherri Tobin – 720-886-8206, Dan Halvorsen – 720-886-8246 or Mimi Struhar 720-886-8222
Focus: To provide students with a musically and socially enhancing
experience. Musically, students will learn proper singing techniques and age appropriate repertoire, while also developing an advanced musical
ear. Socially, students will have opportunities to build stronger friendships with peers and also experience community outreach.
Dates/Times: Tuesday's from 2:45-3:30 pm in the music room.
Choir starts on Tuesday, August 29th.
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Angela Howard – 720-886-8229
Independence Choir Permission Slip
Handbooks are in the music
Focus: To provide students with additional academic support. Students must
bring homework each session and a book to read.
Grades: 2nd - 5th
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Jeff Newcomb - 720-886-8262 and Sherri Tobin - 720-886-8206
Focus: Intramurals for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students will be held after school and are offered to supplement the Physical Education program. Participation is optional and FREE. Intramurals rules and expectations are the same as in P.E. class. Students must wear appropriate athletic style shoes to participate. Students must turn in a permission slip (bottom portion only) signed by their parent/guardian.
Dates/Times: Intramurals will begin the week of Sept. 25th and end the week of April 23rd. 3rd graders will meet in the gym on Mondays 2:45-3:30. 4th and 5th graders will meet in the gym on Fridays from 2:45-3:30.
Sponsor's Contact Information: Alex Caran – 720-886-8221 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Intramurals permission form
Focus: School Leadership
Dates: 9/21, 10/12, 11/2, 12/14, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/12
Times: Thursday's Monthly/ 2:45-3:30pm in Ms. Brown's Classroom
Sponsor’s Contact Information: April Hrovat – 720-886-8260 and
Kim Brown - 720-886-8271
Peer Teacher Leadership Program
Focus: A leadership training program that was established at Independence in 1992. Peer Teachers are trained to be better leaders in the school and community by learning about and representing the 40 Developmental Assets. This program provides students with the opportunity to be responsible citizens and positive role models.
Dates/Times: Weekly meetings will be held in the gym on Thursdays after school from 2:45-3:45 beginning in September. 5/22 (Final Meeting)
Sponsor's Contact Information: Alex Caran – 720-886-8221
Applications are due by August 29th. Letters of recommendation are due by August 31st.
Peer Teacher App. Letter
Peer Teacher Application 2017-18
Focus: Students focus on making our school and outside community stronger by caring for others, providing help to peers and teachers, and acting as role models with their STAR words, actions and attitudes.
Dates: 9/14, 10/05, 11/02, 12/07, 1/11, 2/08, 3/15, 4/19, 5/17
Times: Thursday's Monthly 2:45-3:45pm held in Mr. Breeding's Classroom (Art Room). Pick up in back parking lot
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Debbie Bassett 720-886-8252, John Breeding – 720-886-8259
Focus: Help children connect their minds and bodies through mindful moving and breathing.
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Mary Hood – 720-886-8257