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STREAM Clubs

St. Amelia School is pleased to participate in the Diocese of Buffalo STREAM initiative. We are offering a variety of teacher-led clubs . These activities combine Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math concepts with creative, hands-on FUN!

Below you will find a brief description of each club, when/where it is taking place and what grades it is meant for. After deciding which club(s) you would like to participate in please fill out the form at the bottom.

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While we are also offering STREAM Academies during the school day, we feel these deserve extra attention so that the subjects can be explored in more depth than is possible during the school day.

Robotics (Grades 5-8)

Tuesday 3:00pm-4:00pm in the Lighthouse

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Our Robotics design course offers students an exciting platform for learning about areas rich with career opportunities spanning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The program encourages teamwork, leadership and problem-solving among student design teams. Previous academy participants are welcome to continue at the advanced level to learn how to program their robots, while first time students work together to design and build working robots.

Participants will be invited to take part in a team competition at the X-STREAM Games at St. Joe's on May 7th.

Garden Club (Grades 4-8)

Thursday 3:00pm - 4:00pm in Room 26

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Our Garden club will help beautify our school grounds. We have many gardens that will need our attention. Students will learn about different types of plants and their care. We will start plants indoors and transplant them outdoors. Students will also learn how to keep them thriving through the growing season. 

Kid Krafts (Grades K-2)

Monday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 32

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Kid Krafts will focus on different themes every other week. The students will read a story or book and create a unique project based on the theme.

 

This club has an additional $10 fee for supplies.

Karaoke Club (Grades 2-5)

Tuesday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 20

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Students will sing along with popular (and child-appropriate) songs, while learning about key vocal skills, like breathing, pitch, diction, and more!

Girls Who Code (Grades 3-5)

Monday 3:00pm - 4:00pm in the Tech Lab

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The Girls Who Code club helps build the foundational skills and understanding of computer science concepts and sisterhood through a reading discussion and coding
activities. In order to build the skills needed to make an impact, participants will learn how to code using fun online tutorials and activities to build fun projects to share with friends and family. This club is open to new and returning members!

Because of requirements of the GWC organization, this will be a FREE club for anyone who wishes to join.

Game Club (Grades 3-5)

Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 10

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For one hour on Thursday afternoon we will be playing different types of games; board games, card games, "crafty" games, and even games we will invent.  We will also be spending time putting together some tricky puzzles.  This hour will be a combination of entertainment and strategy while enhancing our cognitive, social and physical skills.  We will not focus on winning or losing; our focus will be on learning to work together and having fun.  This hour will be an opportunity for students to bond with and create new friendships with children in other grades.  We will establish a fun routine on Thursdays. . . come join the fun with Ms. Miller! 

Calligraphy (Grades 4-6)

Wednesday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 7

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Come learn the basics of calligraphy and a few different fonts.  The only requirement is lined paper.  This is a fun skill to learn that may also improve your handwriting!

Girls Who Code (Grades 6-8)

Monday 3:00pm - 4:00pm in the Library

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Girls Who Code for middle school encourages you to impact your community in a positive way through code. In order to build the skills you need to make an impact, you will learn how to code from our fun online tutorials and activities that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up! 

Because of requirements of the GWC organization, this will be a FREE club for anyone who wishes to join.

Crazy 8s Math Club(Grades K-2)

Thursday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 16

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Crazy 8s is a math club unlike any other! It offers unique, high-energy math activities that appeal to kids of all math abilities. A major goal of Crazy 8s is to make math a fun, social part of life for kids and their friends. For more information check out  https://crazy8sclub.org/

Limit 12 students

This is a repeat of the club in the fall

Aces (Grades 1-3)

Wednesday 3:00pm-4:00pm in Room 20

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What can you do with a deck of cards? Find out at St. Amelia Aces! We will explore a variety of games & activities using only a deck of playing cards.

STREAM Clubs will be taking place from February 27 through May 19 with a break for Easter. The cost is $25 for each 10 week course (Both "Girls Who Code" clubs are free.)

Sign-up below for the academy your child would like to attend.

 

Seats will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Club signups will be closed/removed as they become full.

STREAM Academy Sign-up

Please fill out a separate form for each student

Student Info

Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Thanks for signing up! A confirmation email will be sent within the next 30 mins.

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