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Clubs & Activities

Anchored for Life

See Mrs. Carter or Mrs. Merchant for an application.

Time Frame:  Monthly


Chess Club

All levels of experience. 

Time Frame: Wednesdays after school


Community Service Kids Club

Is an action club that helps provide and support those in need in our local and surrounding areas.  Please see attached for more information, along with a permission slip.

See Mrs. Caterbone, Batts, Lleva, or Sonnet for a permission slip.

Time Frame: To be determined


Eagle Library Assistants

Library volunteer program. 

Time Frame: Yearlong 


First Lego League

Invite only. 

Time Frame: October-November


Girl Scouts

Time Frame: 2 times a month on Wednesdays


Great Computer Challenge

For students who are proficient with desktop presentations, graphic design, desktop publishing, Internet scavenger hunts, or video editing. (Students should know how to use Word, Power Point, or various search engines, depending on the category in which they are interested.) New recruits must be in fourth or fifth grade. Interested students will be given a project to complete. These projects will be judged to determine team members for the spring competition. Try-outs in November. 

Time Frame: Wednesdays, December-May


H.E.R.O. (Helping Eagles Respect Everyone) Club

See Mrs. Carter or Mrs. Merchant for an application.

Time Frame: Monthly


History Club

For history lovers!

Time Frame: Every other Thursday after school


Holocaust Art Club (6th grade only)

See Mrs. Gibble or Ms. Kardos for more information.

Time Frame: Tuesday mornings, end of November-April


Junior Beta Club (6th grade only)

See D. Smith, Bates, Kardos, C. Bailey, and Farmer

Time Frame: 2nd Wed. of the month and every Wed. for Convention participants.


Lunch Bunch Book Clubs

Our focus is the Virginia Readers’ Choice selections for the year. We discuss the books (in person and online), do fun activities related to our reading, make video book trailers, and connect with authors. See Mrs. Winkley for more information.

Time Frame: To be determined


P.A.W.S. Patrol

Partnering Animals with Students. Volunteerism and instruction on the needs of animals in Isle of Wight County. See Mrs. Lanzalotto or Mrs. Smith for more information.

Time Frame: 2nd Friday of month, starting in January



See Mrs. Finch for more information.

Time Frame: February-May


Safety Patrol

The role of safety patrol is to teach students to direct their peers in safety. Interacting with school traffic, 6th graders receive training in the fundamentals of traffic safety and procedures. Patrollers direct children, not traffic. Patrollers will assist in hallways, bathrooms, buses and crosswalks. Application required. See Mrs. Joerres.

Time Frame: Yearlong