GUNSTON CLUB OFFERINGS

Gunston’s specialist team is excited to offer various optional club offerings for our students this quarter. Below you will find information about each club, the times the club meets, supplies needed and other important information. Clubs will begin on Tuesday, September 29th. We look forward to seeing you!

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow 4th Grade Recorder Club

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow

4th Grade Recorder Club

 

Description: Students in 4th grade will have the opportunity to learn songs for the soprano recorder. We will work on tone, fingerings, reading notation and performance aspects of the recorder. All students will need to have their own soprano recorder.

 

Meeting times: Mondays 10:00-10:30  or Thursday or Friday from 1:45-2:15

 

Where: Google Meet Link via 4th Grade Recorder Google Classroom (link will be posted on the classroom 3 mins before club start time)

 

Term: This class is for the entire first quarter.

 

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this 4th Grade Recorder Club with Mrs. Carlow Sign-Up Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mrs. Carlow at mcarlow@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow 4th-6th Grade Songwriting Composition Club

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow

4th-6th Grade Songwriting Composition Club

 

Description: Students in 5th and 6th grades will have the opportunity to learn the art of music writing. We will work on writing short songs and compositions using Chrome Music Lab and MusicplayOnline. 

 

Meeting times: 4th Grade- Mondays from 9:30-10:00

                                  5th Grade- Mondays or Thursdays from 9:00-9:30

                                  6th Grade- Thursdays or Fridays from 12:00-12:30 

                     

Where: Google Meet Link via Gunston Songwriting & Composition Google Classroom (link will be posted on the classroom 3 mins before club start time)

 

Term: This class is for the entire first quarter.

 

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this  4th-6th Grade Songwriting Composition Sign Up. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mrs. Carlow at mcarlow@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow Body Percussion Club

Music offerings with Mrs. Carlow 

Body Percussion Club

 

Description: Students in Kinder, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grades will have the opportunity to learn body percussion sequences. In body percussion, music, dance, exercise and non-verbal communication are combined in a context of play, fun and health. 

 

Meeting times: Kindergarten and 1st Grade- Mondays from 10:30-10:55  

                                  2nd and 3rd Grade- Mondays from 11:00-11:30

 

Where: Google Meet Link via Body Percussion Club Google Classroom (link will be posted on the classroom 3 mins before the club start time)

 

Term: This class is for the entire first quarter

 

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this  Body Percussion Sign Up. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mrs. Carlow at mcarlow@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Mr. Benton 3rd Grade Recorder Club

Music offerings with Mr. Benton

3rd Grade Recorder Club

Description:  Students in 3rd grade will have the opportunity to learn songs for the soprano recorder. We will work on tone, fingerings, reading notation and performance aspects of the recorder. All students will need to pick up their soprano recorder on Monday, September 28th. Pick up times are 9:30-12 or 1-3:30.

Meeting times: Tuesdays or Thursdays from 12:00-12:30 (students will choose one day that fits into their schedule).

Where: Google Meet Link via 3rd Grade Recorder Google Classroom

Term: This class is for the entire first quarter.

 

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this 3rd Grade Recorder Club with Mr. Benton Sign-Up and will note what days they would like to come to the session. All students will be invited to a “Gunston Recorder Google Classroom” where music will be posted as well as the Google Meet sessions for our club time. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mr. Benton at rtbenton@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Mr. Benton 5th- 6th Grade Recorder Club

Music offerings with Mr. Benton

5th- 6th Grade Recorder Club

 

Description: Students in 5th and  6th grade will have the opportunity to continue learning songs for the soprano recorder. We will continue to work on tone, fingerings, reading notation and performance aspects of the recorder. All students will need to have their own soprano recorder.

 

Meeting times: Wednesdays from 2:25- 2:55

 

Where: Google Meet Link via 5th and 6th Grade Recorder Google Classroom 

 

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mr. Benton at rtbenton@fcps.edu

 

Term: This class is for the entire first quarter.

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this 5th- 6th Grade Recorder Club with Mr. Benton Sign-Up and will note what days they would like to come to the session. All students will be invited to a “Gunston Recorder Google Classroom” where music will be posted as well as the Google Meet sessions for our club time. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th

Music offerings with Mr. Benton Chorus Club

Music offerings with Mr. Benton

Chorus Club

 

Description: Students in 5th and 6th grade will have the  unique opportunity to make music with the elementary, middle, and high school chorus students. 

 

Meeting times: Mondays from 10:10-10:45  (Starts Monday, September 28) 

 

Where: Google Meet Link via 5th-  6th Grade Music Mondays Chorus Club Google Classroom (link will be posted on the classroom 3 mins before club start time)

 

Term: Entire Year

 

Sign-up: Students will sign up via this 5th and 6th Grade Music Mondays . All students will be invited to a “ Music Mondays Chorus Google Classroom” where music will be posted as well as the Google Meet sessions for our club time. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time.  Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mr. Benton or Sherlee Glomb at @email or swglomb@fcps.edu

With Mr Benton I Can Say The Pledge

With Mr Benton

I Can Say The Pledge

 

Description: Any K- 6th grade student who would like to say the Pledge of Allegiance for the daily Morning Meeting can be recorded for the week. 

 

Meeting times: Mondays from 9- 10. Wednesdays  and Fridays from 12- 12:30. Thursdays from 2:25- 2:55

 

Where: Google Meet Link via “ I Can Say The Pledge” Google Classroom (link will be posted in the classroom.

 

Term:  Ongoing sign -up throughout the year.

 

Sign-up:  K- 6th Students will sign up via this  I Can Say The Pledge Music Monda Sign-Up . All students will be invited to a “ I Can Say The Pledge Google Classroom” where Google Meet sessions for our club time will be posted. Students will be responsible to accept the invite in their email to join the google classroom and to head to the classroom during the club time.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Mr. Benton at rtbenton@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre Band Extra Help (or Band Club)

Music offerings  with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre

Band Extra Help (or Band Club)

 

Description: Students in Band (open to all 5th and 6th grade students), will have opportunities to get extra help with band. This will be a time for students looking for help with playing their instrument or reading music notes/terms. 

There will be times for students to play their instruments (either to pass off a song for our virtual Sticker/Star Chart or mini Concerts).

 

Meeting times: Mondays 10-10:50AM every week (no appointment needed)

                                  Thursdays 12-12:30pm  (email Ms. Szabo to schedule a time, if enough interest each week, this will become available as a weekly extra help time)

 

Where: Band BBCU Classroom Link

 

Term: The Entire School Year 

 

Sign-up: No sign up required, but students must be enrolled in Band. This is optional for all band students.

 

Instruments: Instrument and Method Book Distribution will be on Monday September 28, 2020.

Contact: If you have questions please email Ms. Szabo at mcszabo@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre 4th Grade Strings Club 

Music offerings  with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre

4th Grade Strings Club 

Description: Come and get extra help with strings, show off something you’ve been working on, or play music games

 

Meeting times: Mondays from 9:00-9:30

 

Where: The same BBCU link you’ll use for your regular strings class (Check your school email!)

 

Term: The whole school year

 

Sign-up: No sign-up is required but you must be enrolled in strings. This is optional for all strings students.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Ms. Hegre at sjhegre@fcps.edu

Music offerings with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre 5th and 6th Grade Strings Club

Music offerings  with Ms. Szabo and Ms. Hegre

5th and 6th Grade Strings Club

 

Description: Come and get extra help with strings, show off something you’ve been working on, or play music games

 

Meeting times: Mondays from 9:40-10:10

 

Where: The same BBCU link you’ll use for your regular strings class (Check your school email!)

 

Term: The whole school year

 

Sign-up: No sign-up is required but you must be enrolled in strings. This is optional for all strings students.

Contact: If you have questions please email  Ms. Hegre at sjhegre@fcps.edu

Art offerings with Mrs. Gorham Famous Artists Club

Art offerings  with Mrs. Gorham

Famous Artists Club

Description: Explore famous artists and their fascinating artworks.  Each week, we will “See, Think, and Wonder” about different artists and their creations.  Join us for exploration, sharing ideas, and creative thinking!

 

Meeting times: 

Kindergarten: Friday,  2:30-3:00  pm

 

1st grade: Wednesday, 12:00-12:30 pm

 

2nd grade: Monday, 9:00-9:30 am

 

3rd grade: Friday, 12:00-12:30 pm

 

4th grade: Tuesday,  12:00-12:30 pm

 

5th grade: Monday, 9:40-10:10 am

 

6th grade:  Thursday, 12:00-12:30 pm

 

Where:  BBCU Session (Famous Artists Club)

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term:  Begins the week of Tuesday, September 29; weekly during the school year

 

Sign-up: No sign-up required.  Attendance is optional.  If you choose to come, please attend during your grade level day/time listed on the meeting times schedule.

Contact: If you have questions, contact Mrs. Gorham at @email.

Japanese offerings with Ms. Geiser Origami Cub

Japanese offerings  with Ms. Geiser

Origami club

 

Description: The Origami Club will be a chance for students to learn the beautiful art of origami. Students in grades 4th, 5th, and 6th may participate. This will be a small group of 6 students per grade level that will rotate each quarter. Origami will be provided and a pick up date and time will be announced

 

Meeting times: 4th grade: Thursday, 1:45-2:15 PM

 

                                  5th grade: Tuesday, 9:00-9:30 AM

 

                                  6th grade: Wednesday, 2:25-2:55 PM

 

Where: BBCU Session

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term: Students will be in the club for one quarter.  

 

Sign-up: Click on this to register.   Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: f you have questions, please email Mrs. Geiser at tcgeiser@fcps.edu

Japanese offerings with Ms. Geiser Japanese Song Club

Japanese offerings  with Ms. Geiser

Japanese song  club

 

Description: The Japanese Song Club will be a chance for students to learn Japanese songs. Students in 1st and 2nd grade may participate. This will be a small group of 6 students per grade level that will rotate each quarter. 

 

Meeting times: 1st grade: Monday, 9:00-9;20 AM

 

                                  2nd grade: Monday,9:30-9:50 AM                                

 

Where: BBCU Sessions

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term: Students will be in the club for one quarter

 

Sign-up: Click on this to register.  Deadline for registration is Friday, September 25th.

Contact: if you have questions, please email  Mrs. Geiser at tcgeiser@fcps.edu

PE offerings with Mr. Williams Mindfulness/Meditation Club

PE offerings  with Mr. Williams

Mindfulness/Meditation Club

 

Description: The Mindfulness/meditation club is a mental training practice opportunity, which will help you to slow racing thoughts, let go of negativity, and calm the body and mind. We will focus on breathing practices, imagery, and awareness of the body and mind.

 

Meeting times: 1st grade Tuesday 1:45-2:15

                                  2nd grade Wednesday 1:45-2:15

                                  Kindergarten Tuesday 2:30-3:00

 

Where: BBCU sessions

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term: Entire first quarter

 

Sign-up: No sign up required, optional for all 1st and 2nd grade students.

Contact: If you have questions please email Mr. Williams at jawilliams1@fcps.edu

PE offerings with Mr. Williams Home Skills Review Club

PE offerings with Mr. Williams

Home Skills Review Club

 

Description: The at home skills review club will be a time for students to review skills they can practice at home. The skills will mainly be skills we would normally teach in PE at school. Modifications will be suggested for materials that can be used in home to practice, and outside if the students have access to equipment. 

 

Meeting times: 5th grade Tuesday 12:00-12:30

                                  6th grade Wednesday 12:00-12:30

 

Where: BBCU sessions

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term: Entire first quarter

 

Sign-up: No sign up required optional for all 5th and 6th grade students. 

Contact: If you have questions please email Mr. Williams at jawilliams1@fcps.edu

PE Offerings with Mr. Krayer Math and Science Sports Club

PE offerings  with Mr. Krayer

Math and Science Sports Club

 

Description: The Math and Science Sports Club will meet to discuss/engage in  different ways that Math and Science is present in Sports. (3-6 Graders)

 

Meeting times:  Tuesday           -  (6th Grade)      2:25 - 2:55 p.m.

                                   Wednesday -  (4th Grade)      1:45 - 2:15 p.m. 

                                   Thursday     -  (5th Grade)       9:00 - 9:30 a.m.

                                    Friday         -  (3rd Grade)       11:10 -  11:30 p.m.

                                    

Where: BBCU Sessions (Math and Science Sports Club)

For Students – 2 minutes – Video shows students how to find Blackboard, Gunston Bb Course and the BBCU sessions that are on the Gunston BB

Term: All Year

 

Sign-up: No signup.  All students in specific grade-level are welcome at meeting times.

Contact: If you have questions please email Mr. Krayer at stkrayer@fcps.edu