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After School Activities/Clubs

Buses pick up at 4:15

Homework Room - All grade levels. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:20 - 4:05. Monitored by Mary Gavitt and Ryan Feldbrugge.

Activity buses pick students up and take them home around 4:20.  Students sign in when entering the media center, and sign out on leaving.  At that time, students needing a bus pass should ask Mary for one.  Help with homework, use of the computers and media materials is available.



Video Announcements - All grade levels. Room 3139 Mon-Fri 8:00 am. Led by Mrs. Courage and Mr. Fillmore.


Students take part in being in the interesting morning announcements using WeVideo. Ability to read audibly and clearly are necessary. Students interested in only editing and creating the announcements are welcome as well.


All member for the 2017-18 year have been selected.


German Club - All grade levels.  Led by Ms. Lull.  Meets Mondays.  All students are welcome—not just German students! Come learn about some upcoming and past German holidays! We will have a craft and some snacks too.


Yearbook - All Grade levels. Led by Ms. Lull.  Meets Thursdays after school in Lab 3303.

Members for the school year 2017-18 have already been selected.


Knowledge Bowl - All grade levels. Let by Mr. Pokrzywinski. Tuesdays after school and practice during WIN on Wednesdays.



OEMS Chamber Orchestra - All grade levels. Led by Mr. Hoeschen.


Auditions Oct. 2 and 3
See Mr. Hoeschen for audition music.


ArcGIS Science Focus - Led by Mr. Teresi   Rm 2402
ArcGIS Geography Focus - Mrs. Teresi   Rm 2214

- We will be working with/looking at maps online.
- Gathering information, looking for patterns and/or posing a question(s) and looking for possible answers.
- Possibly creating a map(s) using information gathered.
- Exploring what jobs might use GIS.

We will meet on Mondays and possibly a second day (TBD)

Intramurals - All grade levels.  Led by Mr. Descombaz.  Meets Mondays for 6th Grade, Tuesdays/Thursdays for 7th and 8th Grade.

Students meet after school for a variety of athletic games and after school fun.


Pink Carnation Club - All grade levels. Led by Ms. Backus.  Meets Mondays. 
Students will discuss ways to make Ordean a safe and great place to be.


Student Council - All grade levels. Led by Ms. Gilbertson and Mr. Mosely. All members have been chosen for the school year 2017-18.

Student Council is a representative structure for students to become involved in school affairs and serve the Ordean East student body, school and broader community.  Some fund raising is involved.



Science Fair Club - All Grade Levels. Led by Mrs. Strom. Takes place on Thursdays after school.



LEGO Robotics Academy - All Grade Levels.  Led by Mr. Churchill and Mrs. Juten.  Takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays outside of Room 3140.

Task Oriented Robotics Club.  A new task every session!  Design, Program, Test, and Run a robot for a robotic task!

Each Robotics Academy session is 2 weeks in length focusing on a new and different task. Academy Sessions are limited to 16 students per session.  Students must be able to attend all dates in each session.


October Dates for Session 2:

Tuesday, October 31 3:20 - 4:10

Thursday, November 2 3:20 - 4:10

Tuesday, November 7 3:20 - 4:10

Thursday, November 9 3:20 - 4:10

Tuesday, November 14 3:20 - 4:10

Thursday, November 16 3:20 - 4:10




Swim Team - All grade levels.  Led by Mrs. Bowen-Bailey, Ms. Krafthefer and Mrs. Teichrow.  Watch for future updates.