DCC Elementary Clubs and Activities | Academy School District 20


 2018/2019 Clubs

Battle of the Books

Students will read a list of challenging books and then go to a regional competition at Colorado College. The official book list can be found at thePikes Peak Regional Battle of the Books site. Although only 5th graders compete, students can start reading the books in any grade.

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Grades: 5th Grade

2018-2019 Dates: Wednesdays, 1/16 - 4/19

Time: 3:15-4:15

Location: Room 116

Fees: TBD after team selection

Sponsors:  Mrs. Boaz and Mrs. Knox

Battle of the Books permission slip 2018- 2019.pdf

Book Explorer Club

Students will enjoy reading various genres in Book Explorers Club. We will discuss the books, participate in activities and keep journals.


Grades: 2-5

Dates:11/14, 11/28, 12/12, 1/16, 1/30, & 2/13

Time: 3:15-4:00

Location: Room 117 and 118

Sponsor: Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Medina

Art Club

Art Club is an extra-curricular after school club for 3rd-5th grade students who seek to learn and experience different art mediums other than those in their current unit of inquiries.

art.pngGrades: 3-5

Dates: 4th Grade: Tuesdays 1/15 - 2/26; 3rd Grade Tuesdays 4/2 - 5/14

Time: 3:15-4:15

Location: Room 107 (Mrs. Wood's classroom)

Sponsor: Mrs. Wood

Club de Espanol

Please stay tuned for information about Spanish Club.  

spanish-club.jpgGrades: 3-5

Dates: TBD

Time: TBD

Location: TBD

Sponsor: Senora Duarte


Females Learning About Science is a club for girls who share a passion for inquiry through science, math, and engineering. It is a great opportunity for girls to meet others who share their interests. 


Grades: 3-5

Dates: TBD

Time: 3:15 to 4:45

Location: Room 125 (Mrs. Hart's room)

Sponsor: Mrs. Hart and Mrs. Hansen

Download the Permisson Form


Our intramurals sports programs are designed to help students learn new sports or improve existing skills in familiar sports. Permission slips for each offering will be made available a few weeks prior to beginning.

Boys and Girls Volleyball

Grades: 4th and 5th grade (max 24 students)

Dates: TBD

Time: 3:15-4:15 PM

Location: Elementary Gym

Sponsor: Mr. Krich

4th and 5th Grade Girls Basketball

Grades: 4th and 5th grade (max 20 students)

Dates: TBD

Time: 3:15-4:15 PM

Location: Elementary Gym

Sponsor: Mr. Krich

4th and 5th Grade Boys Basketball

Grades: 4th and 5th grade (max 20 students)

Dates: TBD

Time: 3:15-4:15 PM

Location: Elementary Gym

Sponsor: Mr. Krich

Kindness and Compassion Club

The Kindness and Compassion Club is a club that promotes kindness and compassion throughout the school. Club members will explore, practice and implement acts of kindness and compassion. KC Club members will also take action by showing kindness and compassion in the community.

KC Club.jpgGrades: K-5

2018-2019 Dates: 09/11, 9/25, 10/9 10/23, 11/6, 11/27, 12/11, 1/22, 2/5, 2/19, 3/5, 3/19 (tentative), 4/9, 4/23, 5/7 Optional morning meeting 12/19 at 7:45 (details to come)

Time: 3:15-4:15

Location: Room 115 (Mrs. Studen's classroom)

Sponsors: Mrs. Studen and Mrs. Hansen

Music Clubs

DCC offers several music related clubs, including World Choir, All State Choir, Talent Show, & Spring Musical.

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Location: Music Room

Sponsor: Ms. Ford


In Lego Robotics, students work collaboratively to solve a challenge using simple machines. Teams build a model made of Lego elements with a motorized moving part. Students will also create a show-me poster to represent their findings of the challenge at the end of the project.

images.jpegGrades: 2-4 (max 15 students)

2018-2019 Dates: 12/11, 12/18, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/5

Time: 3:15-4:15

Locations: Room 116 (Mrs. Knox's classroom)

Fees: $30

Sponsor: Mrs. Knox and Mrs. Korum

Sprouts Gardening Club

--Sprouts is full for the 2018-2019 school year--

Sprouts is a youth gardening program developed to engage children in "hands-on" learning to promote a love of gardening, develop an appreciation of the environment, and cultivate the mind.


Grades: 1-5

2018-2019 Dates: 9/18, 10/16, 12/18, 1/15, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16. 5/21

Time: 3:15-4:30

Fee: $0

Location: Library

Sponsor: Mrs. MacLean

Student Council

Elementary Student Council members are responsible for modeling leadership at DCC. Members will collaborate, encourage, and share ideas for taking positive action both at school and in our community.  Student Council will sponsor activities that embody the IB philosophy and support our community's social and emotional growth.  

Student Council members will be responsible for participating in student council sponsored events whenever possible. Officers are elected by the elementary student body. Classroom representatives are elected by their class.


Grades: KF-5

2018-2019 Dates: 9/2, 10/6, 12/11, 1/22, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9 5/7

Time: 3:15 to 4:15

Location: Room 119

Fees: $0

Sponsor: Mrs. Crosby

Tech Club

DCC Tech Club explores various tech skills such as coding and digital collaboration using programs such as code.org, Kodeable and Typing Pal.

spanish-club.jpgGrades: 3-5

Dates: 9/13, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/8, 11/29, 12/6, 12/20, 1/10, 1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/14, 4/4, 4/18

Time: 3:15 to 4:15

Location: Room 105

Fees: $0

Sponsor: Mrs. Shutters

Please see Mrs. Shutters for an application

Thursday Thunder Walking Club 

To promote health and wellness within the DCC community, students and staff will take morning walks together around campus. Students should wear appropriate athletic shoes to participate.

Walking Club.jpgGrades: K-5

2018-2019 Dates: 9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/11, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 3/7, 3/14, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25. 5/9, 5/16

Time: 7:45 - 8:05

Location: Meet in Spiral Plaza by the obelisk

Sponsors: Mrs. Hill and Mrs. Metz

Walking Club Permission Slip.pdf


--Yearbook is full for the 2018-2019 school year--

Students will take part in creating the yearbook by taking photographs of events, interviewing students for stories, quotes and polls, and assisting in the overall design of the yearbook.

Yearbook.jpgGrades: 3-5 (max 15 students)

2018-2019 Dates: 9/11, 10/9, 10/30, 11/13, 12/4, 1/15, 2/5 and 2/9.

Time: 3:15-4:15

Location: Room 119

Fee: $25

Sponsor: Mrs. Crosby

Please see Mrs. Crosby for an application.