Registration for our after school clubs is now open!
This period will close at 5pm on Friday August 25th.
2017 FALL SEMESTER REGISTRATION LINKS
click on the tabs below to be sent to each club's registration page.
you will note most registrations are handled by individual vendors.
some teacher or parent-led clubs have registrations via our fernbank online store.
*Chess club, Crochet Club, Walk/Run Club, Mock Trial Club,Junior Great Books and Go Green/Recycling are year-long clubs. You will not need to re-register for the spring semester.
2017 FALL SEMESTER CLUB OFFERINGS
Creative Movement and Dance, in business over 35 years, is the oldest and largest enrichment provider in the south. We provide studio quality instruction (teachers are professionals- degreed/professional credits) conveniently at the school. CMD teachers are reliable and always prepared, with well-planned, age-appropriate lessons. A recital will be held in May, at no extra charge, with no costumes to buy (we provide).
Wednesdays, 2:45-3:45 pm
Open to K - 4th graders
$58 /month + $38 registration per year
Questions? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
WE BELIEVE THAT EVERY GIRL
CAN EMBRACE WHO SHE IS,
CAN DEFINE WHO SHE WANTS TO BE,
CAN RISE TO ANY CHALLENGE,
CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.
Fernbank's registration will begin with the rest of our clubs
on Monday August 21st. Please do not register until then.
Mondays & Thursdays: 2:45 - 4:15pm (2 sessions/week for each)
August 28th-Nov. 9th
(these are the national club dates - Our club starts one week early and ends early with the Georgia GOTR 5K event at Georgia State)
Open to 3rd-5th grade girls
Questions? Contact Caroline Spillers
GIRLS ON THE RUN
ATTENTION: Girls on the Run is full for fall semester. We learned, after releasing our club offerings, that lottery registration for all Atlanta Girls on the Run clubs was open from August 11th - August 15th. This was one week earlier than Fernbank's club registration period. During this time, Ms. Spillers distributed flyers and encouraged our 3rd to 5th grade girls to sign up. 22 registered and have secured all spots for our fall semester club.
There will be a second opportunity for your daughter(s) to participate - this spring semester. We will provide plenty of heads up before it's time to register, after winter break.
This awesome club is Atlanta's #1 after school Film and TV class for kids. Kids TV students learn professional camera, lighting and production techniques as they work as a team to produce, film, and star in their own class videos.
LEARN CAMERA OPERATIONS
MAKE MOVIES, TV SHOWS & MUSIC VIDEOS
BE ON THE FILM CREW
BECOME A STAR IN A CLASS MOVIE OR TV SHOW
Open to 3rd-5th graders
Mondays, 2:30pm - 4pm
Presented by Moboc Productions:
Questions? email@example.com 773.540.5590
Ultimate fun: Join the Fernbank Flying Disc Club! Ultimate is an exciting, non-contact team sport which mixes the best features of sports such as soccer, basketball and football into a fun and active game. Ultimate is easy to learn, and as a self-officiated sport, promotes teamwork and self-efficacy.
Both Druid Hills Middle School and Druid Hills High School have teams for boys and girls, and we want to introduce this fun sport to kids in elementary school. Proceeds from this club will go to support the Druid Hills High School Ultimate Frisbee team. Read more
Open to: 4th and 5th grade boys and girls
Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 pm
Each participant will receive a Druid Hills Ultimate disc (included in fee)
Contact Denise Koo, former Fernbank and current Druid Hills High School parent, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Elementary Golf will present our students a 12-week program where they will be learning all about the great game of golf. Our curriculum is "kid friendly", loads of fun, and makes golf easy to learn.
Students will practice all the basic skills like putting, chipping, and driving. We'll learn all about the golf course, golf equipment, and the rules and etiquette of the game.
There will be plenty of playtime as we develop our overall athletic abilities engaging in multiple sports activities, exercises, and playing lots of challenging skill games.
Elementary Golf provides all the necessary equipment for every activity. All student golfers have to do is come and be ready to have a great time. Our program will include both team and individual play as we use golf to teach sportsmanship, help develop good character, and healthy bodies. Our Certified Junior Golf instructors will get your child off to a wonderful start in the game that can be played for a lifetime!
Open to: K-5th grade students
Meeting Day: Thursdays, CLASS ONE: 2:30-3-3:30 pm and CLASS TWO: 3:40-4:40 pm
Teacher Sponsors: Ms. Zientowski and Ms. Martin
Open to: All students
Cost: $25/year (includes a t-shirt)
Meets: Every day after school, Monday - Friday 2:30-3:30 pm
WALKING & RUNNING CLUB
This after school club is a great opportunity to get your child moving after a long day! Participation is expected and parents are welcome to join in the fun. Registration is for the year.
After School art is for all levels of artists! Each week we will work on projects to take home and have centers for free art. Painting, drawing, collage and much, much more!
Art club will be held in the art room. Please send a snack with your child as we will have a short break before class begins.
2:30-3:30 Tuesdays OR Thursdays
Open to Grades K-5
Presented by 2 Crafty Chicks
Questions? Contact: Anna Benefield
Lango Kids Atlanta provides play-based Spanish immersion classes for kids. Our learning method called Adventure Learning™ is designed to get kids excited about learning a new language, and keep them engaged throughout every class. We have four themes each year and provide year round programming without repeating lessons. Each session the Lango Kids characters - Luc, Lucia, Wen, Teacher Mrs. L and their dog Cosmo - go on an adventure through our storybooks. Student learning objectives (SLOs) are reinforced through arts/crafts, games and songs. Parents also receive free access to online learning materials at LangoKidsOnline.com.
For 4th and 5th graders: A Spanish class just for you! Get a head start on middle school Spanish. This conversational Spanish class is designed to be fun while learning. Participation is encouraged with prizes and interactive games.
Mondays (12 classes $198) Open to Grades PK-5th
or Wednesdays (14 classes $231) Open to Grades: PK-3rd
2:30 - 3:30pm
Contact: Afia Stevens email@example.com
Instructors: Liana Vezeau and Yezenia Maldonado
Math club is for 3rd-5th graders who enjoy math and want to explore math in traditional and non-traditional ways through games, problems and puzzles.
Students in math club will also have the opportunity to participate in preparation for the Sagamore Math Tournament in January.
Parent Sponsor: Beth Hart
Open to: 3rd-5th Grade girls
Cost: $15 covers the cost of materials
JUNIOR GREAT BOOKS
Junior Great Books (JGB) is a nationally-recognized reading and discussion program designed to help students increase their speaking confidence, reading comprehension, and critical thinking skills.
At Fernbank, JGB is offered as a lunchtime enrichment program for 1st through 5th grade students. Groups of six to 10 students meet with one or two parent volunteer-leaders to discuss stories from their grade-specific JGB book. Parent volunteers are needed!
Parent Coordinators: WE NEED AT LEAST TWO PARENT COORDINATORS
or we will have to cancel this club. Please email us if you are able to volunteer! Thanks!
Open to: 1st-5th graders
Cost: $32.50 for the year
Meets: Meetings are once or twice a month during your child's regularly scheduled lunch period, from September through April
2015 STATE CHAMPIONS! Join us. Be a part of this great legacy.
Did you know the Fernbank Chess Club (FCC) has been Georgia's most successful elementary chess program for more than two decades?
Acknowledged as a national chess powerhouse, the Fernbank Chess Club promotes strategic and critical thinking, sportsmanship, and learning to win and lose with grace and dignity.
Whether you’re a complete beginner or a rated tournament player, Chess Club is fun.
Beginners have fun. Our peerless coaches teach you everything you need to know to enjoy this lifetime activity of fun competition. FCC has proven itself uniquely able to teach even the youngest kids to become skilled players quickly. Two of our pre-k members competed in last year’s state qualifier and each scored at least 1 point.
Better players have fun. As you quickly improve through coaching, playing chess and Chess Magnet, an online tool provided for all FCC members, you will move to fun and new challenges. Within a year, if you practice, even if you are a Pre-K or Kindergartner, you can beat many adults, including your parents!
Open to: PK-5th Graders
Cost: $290 for the year , additional fees for National tournament competitions
Meeting Days: Tuesdays, 2:20-3:30 (2:30-4pm for advanced players)
PLEASE NOTE: Registering your child requires that each family volunteer to help during 2 club sessions. This can be the child's parent or other adult caregiver.
Questions? Contact the Chess Board, a group of FCC parent volunteers:
Adam Francois-Watkins at: FernbankCC@gmail.com
MONDAYS 2:30 TO 3:45: GROUNDED IN PEACE FOR GRADES K-5
Practice stress relief and emotional balancing. Clear your mind with mantras, mudras and breathing techniques. Learn how to self sooth and relax. Expect gentle poses, longer visualizations and resting time.
TUESDAYS 2:30 TO 3:45: GROUNDED IN SERVICE FOR GRADES 3-5
Practice increasing your energy, clearing your mind, and bringing in more joy. Learn Kundalini Yoga Sequences, meditations and mudras for emotional balancing techniques. Earn bandanas, a symbol of mastering levels. Expect deeper and longer meditations, challenging poses, and opportunities to serve your community with yoga.
WEDNESDAYS 2:30 TO 3:45: GROUNDED IN COLOR FOR GRADES 1-5
Cultivate inner awareness and how to be your best self in the world. Learn sequences of yoga poses that you can teach to others. Earn bandanas as a symbol of mastering levels with flying colors.Expect creative sequences, challenging poses and energetic movements.
Yoga Club Fee: $195
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 678-974-5198
Our go green club works together to inspire and encourage each other and our community to be more conscious of our impact on our environment.
We have worked on bringing recycling to our school, raising awareness of the food and landfill waste we produce everyday in the cafeteria, learning about small and big
actions we can do everyday to reduce our environmental footprint, and worked together on projects using recycled materials.
PARENTS & STAFF PLEASE COLLABORATE AND PARTICIPATE!!!!!!!!!
Parent Leaders: Justine Rubin and Karen Javits
Open to: All Fernbank Students
Cost: $15/year covers supplies
Meeting Days: The first Tuesday of every month from 2:30-3:30 pm
Open to: 3rd-5th grade students
Cost: $15/year covers the cost of any supplies and a club t-shirt!
Meeting Days: Most Mondays Sept - March in Ms. Singleton's room (1206)
Questions? Contact Teacher Sponsor Ms. Singleton at Sallie_Singleton@dekalbschoolsga.org
Mock Trial Club is a great way to intoduce your students to our judicial system! Children will learn about what a court case is, who is involved, and what happens in the courtroom. They will go through the process of developing a mock court case and participate in a mock trial, playing the role of the various parties involved.
Parents in the legal profession are encouraged to participate by giving a talk or helping judge our mock trial!
MOCK TRIAL CLUB
Students will not only learn how to crochet, but gain knowledge
about oceanography, how to positively impact local and global
communities, and discover ways to take action towards a cause
they find important.
Teacher sponsors: Ms. Singleton and Mr. Haley
Open to: Grades 3rd-5th
Cost: $20/year covers supplies and a t-shirt
Meeting Days: Tuesdays 2:30-3:30 pm