"Battle of the Books"
The Battle of the Books club is open to motivated readers who like to read, discuss, and compete! Battle of the Books is open to 4th and 5th grades students, and meets on Thursdays in the Media Center.
"Media Center Helpers"
Each year fifth grade students may apply to be a helper in our Media Center. Interested students must complete a Media Center Helper application and submit it to Ms. Foley for consideration by Friday Sept. 7th. Below are listed the responsibilities of the position. Interested students let their homeroom teachers know of their interest, then with a teacher recommendation they may apply using the application, available on the web site, in 5th grade homerooms, and in the Media Center. Six students are chosen from the application pool with consideration given to their work ethic, reliability, behavior in the classroom and the Media Center plus their knowledge of media skills. Two students work each day on a rotating basis by quarter from 7:30 – 7:50 AM. Library shelving game: https://www.stmarysbroome.wa.edu.au/home/start/order_in_the_library_game.html
Library Helper Responsibilities and Job Description
The library helpers will help the Media Specialist:
- Scan books when they are returned
- Sort books on the shelving cart and ready them for shelving
- Shelve books properly and neatly on shelf in call number order
- Assist students in the morning use Destiny and locate books on shelves
- Straighten shelves
- Clean tables and dust shelves
The Robotics Club is made up of 4th and 5th graders who learn to design, build, and program small-scale robots. Members also work in teams to research a real-world issue, design an invention to solve a problem, and find a creative way to present what they learned at the First LEGO League robotics competition in the fall. For more information you may call the school and speak with Mrs. Huemmer or Mrs. Kennedy."Safety Patrol"
Safety Patrol’s responsibility is to ensure that students, parents and staff are assisted in the school common areas during school hours. They make sure students are safe and know where there are supposed to be at whatever time they are supposed to be there. They assist parents and teachers with messages or jobs. They are chosen by their class grades, behavior, and interest after the first 3-4 weeks of school. It primarily consists of 5th graders but occasionally we have a few interested 4th graders.
Tiger Action Live! News Team
Members of the Tiger Action Live News Team learn to perform all the responsibilities required to produce a live, daily news broadcast. Students learn tips and tricks for: reading aloud a script with precision and enthusiasm; operating camera, lighting and sound equipment; and researching and writing news and features. For more information you may contact Mrs. Kennedy.
Each team member must have the following qualities:
- Completes assignments and maintains an A/B average in all subjects
- Is respectful, responsible and safe with classmates and staff
- Has reliable attendance and arrives in the newsroom by 7:30 a.m.
- Works well with a team and shows Tiger Pride!
Student Council is a group for promoting leadership and service in our school community. Every fall, students in grades 3-5 elect a classroom representative to serve on the Student Council. The entire student body elects 4th and 5th students to serve as the President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for the Student Council. The Council meets during the school year to organize service projects that help our school and community. Members of the Council also assist with awards programs and other leadership duties.