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Clubs

 

Elementary:

  • Math Clubs: Various activities through different age levels.
  • Quarterly Clubs
    • Gifted and Talented Club
    • Finance Club
    • Website Club
    • Garden Club
  • Engineering Club (6th): The "CyberKnights" robotics team exposes and cultivates practical science, math and engineering talents among youth -- in some cases, exposing middle and high school students to skills most usually don't see until college.  Competing as a U.S. FIRST Lego League team, the CyberKnights are the pioneer FLL team in Charles County, earning state and regional victories in autonomous LEGO NXT robotics and science project competition while engaging community outreach through CSM and UMBC robotics events.  Maturing this endeavor through high school has seen the team acquire and start learning a new FTC 'Tetrix' robotics kit.  U.S. FIRST offers extensive scholarship opportunities through its FTC robotics competitions.

 

Middle School:

  • Middle School Art Club - The middle school art club gives middle school students the opportunity to be involved with art throughout the school year.  The club will educate them in critical and analytical thought as well as technological skills to become visual communicators.  The middle school art club will meet once a week during lunch.
  • 7th & 8th Grade Girls Bible Study - This Bible study meets once a week to study God’s word and how it relates to who we are in Christ.
  • Middle School Student Council - The purpose of the Student Council is to provide leadership for the Middle School Student Government Association.  The student council leadership team, together with the sponsors, will meet once a week to develop leadership skills, propose ideas, and develop the agenda for the weekly MS-SGA club meeting. 
  • Middle School Student Government Association - The Middle School SGA serves as the representative voice of the views, ideas and concerns of the student population in grades seven through eight.  The organization also serves to improve student participation in school activities and to promote school spirit and morale.  Members in the SGA are led by the Student Council and adult leaders. 
  • National Junior Honor Society - Membership in NJHS is for seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students, who demonstrate outstanding performance in the areas of academics, leadership, service and character.  Members are selected by a team of faculty and administrators.  During the year students will work on the qualities of leadership, service, character and citizenship.  NJHS will hold a service project each year for the school.
  • Engineering Club (6th-8th) - The "CyberKnights" robotics team exposes and cultivates practical science, math and engineering talents among youth -- in some cases, exposing middle school students to skills most usually don't see until college.  Competing as a U.S. FIRST Lego League team, the CyberKnights are the pioneer FLL team in Charles County, earning state and regional victories in autonomous LEGO NXT robotics and science project competition while engaging community outreach through CSM and UMBC robotics events.  Maturing this endeavor through high school has seen the team acquire and start learning a new FTC 'Tetrix' robotics kit.  U.S. FIRST offers extensive scholarship opportunities through its FTC robotics competitions.
  • Chess Club - The Grace Christian Academy chess club is a successful way to give students a fun and productive way to challenge each other's thinking skills.  The club meets one day a week after school and is open to grades 4-12.  Students, who range in skill level from beginner to more experienced, play several games throughout each meeting and keep track of how many they win.  The club's leaders observe students playing and offer some tips and instruction to help them improve.  Practicing chess every week helps students to solve problems, consider different options and strategies, use logical thinking skills, and keep their minds sharp and alert.  The club also helps to develop a positive spirit of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and friendly competition.  The chess club is a great opportunity for any student who wants to sharpen his or her mind while also building good friendships and having a great time.

 

High School:

  • Chess Club - The Grace Christian Academy chess club is a successful way to give students a fun and productive way to challenge each other's thinking skills.  The club meets one day a week after school and is open to grades 4-12.  Students, who range in skill level from beginner to more experienced, play several games throughout each meeting and keep track of how many they win.  The club's leaders observe students playing and offer some tips and instruction to help them improve.  Practicing chess every week helps students to solve problems, consider different options and strategies, use logical thinking skills, and keep their minds sharp and alert. The club also helps to develop a positive spirit of sportsmanship, camaraderie, and friendly competition.  The chess club is a great opportunity for any student who wants to sharpen his or her mind while also building good friendships and having a great time.

  • Praise Team - Praise team students prepare music for chapel and set up and rehearse for chapel services.  Member responsibilities each week are to set up equipment, lead music during chapel and break down the sound system.  Praise team meets approximately three days a week during lunch or before school.
  • High School Art Club - This lunchtime club provides students opportunities to serve others as well as the opportunity to be involved in community art projects.  This club will help the students develop technological skills so they can become strong visual communicators.  
  • High School Girls Support Group and Bible Study - This is a safe place for high school girls to receive support and biblical instruction to help with challenges and struggles from their past and present.  This club will encourage the girls to have a closer walk with the Lord.  The club will meet once a week during lunch.
  • High School Student Government Association - The Student Government Association (SGA) exists for the purpose of glorifying God while leading the school with Christ-like examples.  The SGA will develop leadership skills in students and promote positive extra-curricular activity programs.  The SGA will organize events and projects throughout the year that will foster school spirit, improve student participation and support school service projects.  The SGA will work closely with the faculty and administration in planning activities designed to give students the opportunity to be servants for God's glory.
  • Reconcilers Club - The Reconcilers Club purpose is to raise awareness of human injustice and to pray for and support organizations that fight these issues.  Homelessness, poverty, abortion and human trafficking are a few areas that will be lifted up in prayer at club meetings.  This club will meet biweekly.   James 2: 14-17 “… So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead”

 

Secondary Club Coordinator

 
Barbara Greenawalt
barbara.greenawalt@graceknights.org 
 
 

Chess Club

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