Afterschool Programs

afterschool programsBelow is a list of the afterschool programs that we offer here at Plaza Park. Research shows students do better academically when involved in afterschool programming. Get involved today!

Questions? Please contact Helen Peck

Academic Superbowl: Academic superbowl meets weekly the second semester. All 6th-8th grade students interested in learning more, working as a team, and competing academically are welcome.

Art Club: Creative expression through various forms of Art and Textiles. Offered on Mondays

Chess Club: students will learn the basics of chess. Offered on Mondays.

College and Careers: Offered through the YMCA on Thursdays. Includes career, occupation and college exploration. Industry tours offered every other week.

Gaming Guild: Offered on Thursdays. STEM reinforcement through gaming. Examples of games includes Dungeons and Dragons.

Generation Y: Offered through the YMCA. YMCA staff will lead activities at the YMCA. Includes sports program that utilizes YMCA facilities.

Girls that Code: STEM reinforcement focused on teaching the concepts that form the basis of programming languages and the basics of technology.

Global Leadership: Offered on Thursdays. Includes community and school leadership, cultural awareness building.

Robotics: STEM based learning lab course led by USI students that focuses on a hands-on approach to introduce the concepts of robotics, focusing on the construction. Offered on Wednesdays and Fridays.

SOAR: Schools Out Activities and Recreation. Includes a variety of physical activities for students. Activities are not athletic in nature and are student oriented. Offered on Tuesdays for the fall semester only. 

Speech Team: Speech begins in August and ends in November. This is a competitive activity in which students perform a speech, essay, story or poem aloud. Speech team is perfect for anyone who loves performing, enjoys working with a team, or wants to improve his/her public speaking and memorization skills. 

Tutoring: Tutoring assistance with homework offered on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Yearbook: Capturing the years between elementary and high school are important! Yearbook club runs from October to mid-February. Contact Mrs. Ingram for information. 

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