Mountain West Montessori Academy believes in providing unique and educational extra-curricular activities for our students.  Clubs and groups will be based on student interest and adviser availability.

 

 

Join the Astronomy Club

where we will be uncovering the MYSTERIES OF THE UNIVERSE!

Every other Tuesday from 3:15 – 4:30 we will be watching astronomy movies,

having great discussions and trying out experiments to help us learn more

about our beautiful night sky and what lies beyond. You will also be invited to

Star Gazing Parties (held here at the school on a few evenings throughout the

year) and a visit to the Clark Planetarium.

DETAILS: Grades 3-9 welcome – Nov. 3 & 17, Dec. 1 & 15,

more dates announced in January.

Meet in Miss Courtney’s room. $2 donation for snacks is appreciated.

 

 

Storytelling Club

If you have a 5th-9th grader who loves making comics, acting, storytelling or writing, encourage them to join the Storytelling Club.  This 8-week club (running Oct 26 – Dec 14) will dive into the elements that make a story great… character development, dialogue, setting, and more!  The cost is $20, which includes a journal, treats, and special guests.  Email Ms. Melissa, the librarian, with question at mzuckerman@mwmacademy.org.

 

Banned Book Club

 We are excited to announce the middle school banned book club.  It will be starting Tuesday the 27th.  We will be reading four different books that are recommended by the American Library Association for teens but have also been on the frequently banned book list.  Sign-up forms in the front office give details about each book, why we think it is great for teens, and what considerations should to be made prior to reading.  Students can read all 4 books or pick just the ones that interest them.  The cost it $16.00 per book or $55.00 for all four.  Funds cover the costs of all books, sacks, and some cool swag.  Students must pay by Friday so that we can order books.

 

 

Aftercare

MWMA is excited to announce our new aftercare program.  Available to students age Kindergarten to 6th grade.

          Monday-Thursday   3:15- 5:00

          Fridays 1:35-5:00

 Program activities include daily snack, arts and crafts, cooking, outside play, team-building activities, movies, and more.

          Monthly Cost- $100

Space is limited- Reserve your spot today!

 

Expedition Yellowstone

We would like to excitedly announce that MWMA has drawn out in the yearly lottery for a limited number of students to participate in Expedition Yellowstone at Yellowstone National Park this fall. If your student is passionate about biology, geology, and/or National Parks, download the application here or pick one up in the front office!

Expedition Yellowstone Club Application

 

 

We would like to announce the start of the student led Sports Club!

“Sports club is a group activity where students can get together and learn new sports and get better at them.  We will play a variety of sports including basketball, football, and soccer! It meets every Friday from May 15th to May 29th from 1:45 to 2:45. For grades 3-8.  Sign-up sheets are in the front office!”

 

 

 

We want to thank all the teachers, parents, and student volunteers who helped to make clubs possible this year.  Thanks to your wonderful support we were able to provide the following clubs this year…..

 

Lego Club

Kids Art

Chess Club

Folk Dance Club

Theater Club

Gardening Club (Student Led!)

Craft Club (Student Led!)

Marine Biology Club

Gaming Club (Student Led!)

Yearbook Club

Programming Club

Soccer Shots

 

Are you interested in starting a club for the 2015-2016 School Year?  Forms are in the front office, start planning for another wonderful year at MWMA now!

 

Soccer Shots:“Soccer Shots, the Nation’s premier intro-to-soccer program for children, is now registering for it’s Spring Season at Mountain West Montessori Academy! This fun, high-energy program is available for kids ages 5-8 and is being held on Wednesday afternoons right after school.  Soccer Shots coaches are energetic and enthusiastic, are great teachers, and love working with children. They not only teach soccer skills, but also work on improving balance, coordination, and agility with the children. Soccer Shots also uses the sessions to teach children important concepts such as teamwork, sharing, and respect.  Come join the fastest-growing youth soccer program today!They will be hosting a free, fun 15 minute demonstration of their program after school this Wednesday, March 25th, in the gym.  To sign up for the demonstration, go to their website at www.soccershots.org/slcsouth and click “Register Now”.  Look for the Mountain West Montessori name under the “Free Fun Day!” header and click register.  Follow the rest of the instructions to sign up. Registration is also open for the actual season, which will start April 8th and run for 9 weeks.  You can register for the class at the same website, just look for the Mountain West Montessori name under the “School Programs” header on the same page as the Free Fun Day class.If you have any questions, please contact the Soccer Shots Director, Trevor Brown at tbrown@soccershots.org or call (801) 856-3390.”Thank you so much and we will see you on Wednesday!Sincerely,Trevor Brown

 

 

MARINE BIOLOGY CLUB

The Marine Biology Club is eligible to students in the upper elementary and middle school program.  The club may meet weekly immediately following school and will culminate with the opportunity for club members to attend a Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) program in the spring.  The CIMI program is a four-day field trip which includes snorkeling, kayaking, science experiments, and the opportunity to interact with a variety of marine animals.  For more information contact Ms. Angie.