As our Portal clubs begin, the various club sponsors are putting out information to eligible students. General information about these clubs and their schedules are listed below. Students involved in the clubs will receive information directly from the sponsors throughout the year. If you have questions, please contact the sponsors.
Photojournalism Club (for HAL students 4-6 and 5th & 6th grade students) will meet each Tuesday in Miss Darling’s classroom (room 311). PJ Club will meet from 3:10-4:00 p.m. Miss Laura Darling is the sponsor. Our goal as PJ Club is to photograph and report the “daily happenings” of Portal Elementary through various forms of online media. Check out our blog at http://portalpjclub.blogspot.com
Foreign Language Club
Foreign Language Club will meet on Friday mornings 7:15-8:00 a.m. in the media center thru 12/19. Ms. Kara Garcia is the sponsor. This club is for students in 4th, 5th & 6th grade
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books (for 5th grade students) will meet one Wednesday morning a month from 7:15-8:00 a.m. in the library. Mrs. Jen Cieslik is the sponsor. The dates they will meet are: Oct. 22, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, and Jan. 14.
The Portal Battle will take place Wed., Feb. 4. More information will be sent out later about a District Battle. The District Battle will tentatively be held on Feb. 25 (subject to change due to location availability and weather).
Instrumental Music (2nd quarter) – Starting Oct. 21
For Sixth Grade Students interested in participating in the Papillion-La Vista School District Instrumental Music program, before (7:15-8:00) and/or after school (3:15-3:55) band rehearsals will begin second quarter. These rehearsals will continue every Tuesday until the end of the school year in May. They will meet in the music room and practice music to be performed for our annual combined band festival at the high school in May. Any student who is interested in playing in junior high or senior high band should begin learning an instrument now. Mr. Bob Wills is our Instrumental Music Teacher.
All students in 4th, 5th & 6th grade are invited to join Singing Stars – They meet on Wednesdays from 3:05 – 4:00 p.m. in the Music Room. Mrs. Kristine Wolfe is the sponsor. There will be lots of performance opportunities.
Members of OSHE meet before school from 7:30-8:00 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays. Mrs. Kristine Wolfe is the sponsor. There will be a performance held at PLHS in May.
Robotics Club (1st semester)
Robotics Club will be held on Wednesday afternoons from 3:15-4:15 p.m. thru 12/17. This is for 4th, 5th and 6th grade students. Ms. Shannon Mullaney is the sponsor.
Star Council meetings will be held on Thursday afternoons from 3:15-4:00 in Ms. Whitney’s classroom (room 327). Ms. Jill Whitney and Mrs. Julia Cooley are the sponsors. 5th and 6th grade students in Star Council were chosen in the spring.
Drama Club (2nd semester)
Dates, time and other information to be determined. The club sponsor is Ms. Shannon Mullaney. The club will be held in her classroom (room 325)
Coding Club (2nd semester) – Starting January 21
Coding Club will be held on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:00 p.m. This club is for students in grades 4, 5 & 6 The club sponsors are Mrs. Linda Poole and Mrs. Tamy Springer. The club will be held in Mrs. Springer’s room 330.