School Activities


Nihongo Tennis Club (3rd Grade)

3rd grade students may sign up for Tennis Club.  Students will learn how to play tennis. This is a year-round club.

Term: All Year

Open To: 3rd Grade



Nihongo Tennis Club (4th and 5th Grade)

4th and 5th grade students may sign up for Tennis Club.  Students will learn how to play tennis. This is a year-round club.

Term: All Year

Open To: 4th and 5th Grade



Sneakers

This is a running club open to all K - 5th grade students.  There is a maximum number of students accepted due to supervision requirements.  Students can sign up during the Round 1, 2 or 3 sign up times and will be notified if they are selected for the club.

Open To: Kindergarten through 5th grade



Book Club

This club is for students who are intested in joining a book club.  It may be restricted to specific grade levels.  

Term: Fall

Additional Info: times to be announced soon



Chorus

Chorus is an after school club offered to 3rd-5th grade students who enjoy singing and wish to perform. Chorus is non-auditioned, all 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students who wish to join are welcome.  Performances usually occur in December and May, with two additional small performances at the YCC.  Chorus typically begins mid-September.  Please wait until club announcements are sent to all students, before inquirying.  Students are welcome to join at any time throughout the year, once the club has started. 

This is a year-round club.

Term: All Year

Open To: 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students



Library Service Club

4th and 5th grade students are invited to participate in this club. Meetings will be held after school, once clubs begin.  Watch the newsletter to find out more.

Term: All Year

Open To: 4th and 5th grade students

Additional Info: Schedule to be determined



Math Club

4th and 5th grade students can sign up for Math Club, once club sign ups become available.  Watch the Panda Post for more informaiton.

Term: Fall

Open To: 4th and 5th grade



Nihongo Guitar Club

For 4th and 5th Grade student interested in learning how to play the guitar. This is a year-round club.

Open To: 4th and 5th Grade



Panda Post Jr.

4th and 5th Grade students who are interseted in journalism, may be wish to sign up for the Panda Post Jr. where they will help publish a student newsletter. This is a year-round club.

Term: All Year

Open To: 4th and 5th grade



Safety patrol

5th Grade students interested in being community helpers, can volunteer to be a part of our cross walk safety patrol.  Students are responsible for arriving to school a little early and staying a few minutes later, to assist others in crossing the streets to Mendel ES safely.  They wear reflective vests and carry stop signs.  Student work shifts based on the number of students signed up for Safety Patrol.  They do not work every day of every week, but may work one or two weeks before and after school and then have one or two weeks off. 

This is a year-long activity, before and after school.  Students who are a part of Safety Patrol can join other after school activities, but will be a few minutes late arriving to the other activity, on days they are scheduled for Safety Patrol.

Term: All Year

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: 5th Grade Students



Soroban Club

3rd - 5th grade students will learn how to use Soroban (Abacus). This is a year-round club.

Term: All Year

Open To: 3rd - 5th grade students



Speed Stacking

2nd - 5th grade students interested in speed stacking can sign up for this club.  



STEM - Robotics Club

Available for 4th and 5th grade students interested in STEM and Robotics.  This is a year-long club, as we will be participating in the FIRST Lego League Challenges sponsored by a grant from DoD STEM.  Watch the Panda Post for information on when sign ups will begin.

Term: All Year



Yearbook Club

4th and 5th Graders are able to assist with creating our school yearbook. The club begins meeting in Oct.  and will go through April/May, as needed.  Watch the Panda Post for when to sign up.

Term: All Year

Open To: 4th and 5th Graders