Patriot Elementary Club Information

  • Battle of the Books
    Sponsors:  Mr. Nabity, Ms. Raymond, Ms. Roche

    Grade Levels: 5th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:05 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    Location:  Media Center
    Meeting: September 25, October 23, November 13, January 8 and February 5
    District Battle: March 3, 2020

    Description:  Battle of the Books is a District initiative to encourage students to read books from different genres. A team, of four students, will read five novels and battle different teams in their building, on their knowledge of the books. Then the top two teams in each building will battle for the District championship. Battle of the Books meets on Wednesdays.



    Coding Club
    Sponsor:  Ms. Herr

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:05 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Location:  Ms. Herr’s Classroom (room 333)
    Starting: September 10, 2019
    Ending: April 28, 2020

    Description:  Coding club is something brand new! Patriot’s coding club is looking for students interested in learning about the basics of coding and computer science. We will be exploring how to solve problems using amazing computer language! This will include familiar programs such as:, Scratch, Osmo, and our Patriot codable robots. Coding club will be very different from our technology club we have had in the past. Focusing on coding alone will give us more time to explore the four main pillars of computer science! If you have ever thought about becoming a computer programmer, love working on challenging problems, or are interested in creating using technology, this club is for you! 


    Newspaper Club
    Sponsor:  Mr. Nabity

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:05 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Location:  Mr. Nabity’s Classroom (room 308)
    Starting: September 4, 2019
    Ending: May 6, 2020

    Description:  Newspaper Club is an editorial club for 4th- 6th grade students who have an interest in writing editorial stories about various activities that are occurring at Patriot. Students will interview staff and other students about upcoming events, student activities and fun learning opportunities.  They will also spend time learning about photography and newspaper layout/design.  Newspaper Club meets on Wednesdays.


    Patriot Lion Big Band
    Sponsor:  Ms. Stout

    Grade Levels: 6th Grade
    Time:  7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
    Location:  Music Room
    Starting: TBD
    Ending: TBD
    Performances: TBD

    Description:  Big Band is the full group rehearsal of concert band. Students learn their instruments during the day in small group lessons, then rehearse as a large ensemble in Big Band. Skills taught include tuning, blend, balance, listening, and teamwork along with a multitude of musical skills  Big Band will meet on Tuesdays.



    PBiS Pride Advisory
    Sponsor:  Ms. Boyle

    Grade Levels: 5th - 6th Grade
    Time:  afternoons during lunch
    Location: Ms. Boyle’s Classroom  (room 218)
    Starting: TBD
    Ending: TBD

    Description:  Patriot Pride Student Advisory is a small group of 5th and 6th grade students that model the school-wide expectations both inside and outside of the classroom.  Students will work to promote a positive school environment. 


    Sponsor:  Ms. Stevens

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:10 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Location:  Music Room
    Starting: September 19, 2019
    Ending: April 2, 2020
    Performance: February 23, 2020 & April 2, 2020

    Description:  POSHE stands for Patriot Orff Schulwerk Honor Ensemble. Composer, Carl Orff developed an approach to music that uses speaking, singing, dancing and playing instruments.  Schulwerk is German for “school work”. We will incorporate musical concepts learned through our work at school. Honor is the privilege of being selected to perform in POSHE. Ensemble is the group of 4th- 6th grades (consisting of 30 students) making music and performing together.  POSHE meets on Thursdays.


    Pride Choir
    Sponsor:  Ms. Stevens

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:10 p.m.-3:45 p.m.
    Location:  Music Room
    Starting: September 11, 2019
    Ending: April 8, 2020
    Performances: December 10, February 23 and April 2

    Description:  Pride Choir focuses on proper singing technique, part singing, listening to others to help blend, teamwork and reading music. Students experience what it is like to be in a choir setting before heading to the middle school.  Pride Choir meets on Thursdays.


    Pride Council
    Sponsor: Ms. Nelson and Ms. Wiest

    Grade Levels: 3rd – 6th Grade
    Time: 3:05 p.m.
    Location: Ms. Nelson’s Classroom (room 309)
    Starting:  TBD
    Ending: April 22, 2020

    Description:  Members develop their leadership and communication skills while volunteering and planning events for students and the community.  Students share ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers. They will also help raise funds for school-wide activities, social events, community projects, and helping people in need in our community. Pride Council meets on Wednesdays, twice a month.


    STEAM Club
    Sponsor:  Ms. Inserra

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:10 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
    Location: Ms. Inserra’s Classroom  (room 331)
    Starting: September 10, 2019
    Ending: May 5, 2020

    Description: STEAM Club members will complete tasks or challenges that focus on science, technology, engineering, arts and math.  Students will also strengthen their critical thinking and problem solving skills. STEAM Club meets on Tuesdays.


    S2S Club
    Sponsor:  Ms. Boyle, Mr. Kimball, Ms. Elsasser, Ms. Kunkle, Ms. Johnson

    Grade Levels: all
    Time:  3:15 p.m.- 3:45 p.m.
    Location: Media Center
    Starting: October 3, 2019
    Ending: May 7, 2020

    Description: Patriot is excited to offer a military club for students who are military dependents or whose families are associated with the Department of Defense. This club is an opportunity for students, in any grade, to spend time with other students who share common experiences associated with military life.


    Yearbook Club
    Sponsor:  Mr. Nabity

    Grade Levels: 4th - 6th Grade
    Time:  3:05 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    Location:  Mr. Nabity’s Classroom (room 308)
    Starting: September 17, 2019

    Ending: February 25, 2020

    Description:  This will be a journalism club for students who want to expand their knowledge of photography and yearbook design/layout. Students take pictures, of their assigned grade levels,  throughout the school year, as well as placing the pictures on the grade level yearbook pages. Yearbook Club meets on Tuesdays.