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: TBD
These dates are required: TBD
Why: Because reading is fun!
Sponsor’s Contact Information:
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
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: Choir starts -Morning's-TBD.
Sponsor’s Contact Information: Angela Howard – 720-886-8229
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 -Sept 23rd-3rd graders will meet in the gym on Mondays, every other week, @ 2:45-3:30. 4th and 5th graders will meet in the gym on Fridays, every other week, @ 2:45-3:30 starting on Sept 27th.
Sponsor's Contact Information: Alex Caran – 720-886-8221 or email@example.com
Intramurals permission form
Focus: School Leadership
Sponsor’s Contact Information:
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 -TBD.
Sponsor's Contact Information: Alex Caran – 720-886-8221
Applications are due by August 27th. Letters of recommendation are due by August 29th.
Peer Teacher Application Cover Letter 2019-2020
Peer Teacher Application 2019-2020
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.
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: John Breeding – 720-886-8259