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Clubs & Academic Competitions

RCLS offers a number of after-school options. Current school families: watch here for details about ongoing opportunities in clubs and academic competitions.

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Happening Now!

Lego Robotics Ad Starts Fall 2019

Attention 4th - 8th Grade Students:

Join the RCLS Lego Robotics Club!

Lego Robotics allows students to build robots and solve challenges while expanding their abilities in science, technology, engineering, and math.

This year, the RCLS Lego Robotics Group is joining the ILEO (IBM Lego Education Outreach). We will be joining several area schools in conquering this year’s projects. There is even an opportunity to participate in a competition on Wednesday, December 11th.

*Parents: Parent helpers and snacks/drinks are needed. Can you help? See the registration form for more details.

Questions? Contact Mr. Nelson at conelson@rcls.net.

Details

Where: RCLS CreatorSpace

When: 3-4:30 PM, Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Dec. 10

     September 17 and 24; October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

     November 5, 12, 19, and 26; December 3 and 10

Who: Students, grades 4-8

How: Register below by September 16.

Lego Robotics Registration: Register by Sept 16, 2019

Club Registration Form

Lego Robotics Registration

 

 

Clubs

Lego Club

Lego Club is open to students in K-8th grade and is typically run in February and March. Students have access to thousands of Legos and have the opportunity to build in collaboration with peers.

Math League

RCLS 6th – 8th graders may participate in Math League. The season runs from September-January, with weekly practices and 5 competitions. In the Rochester Math League our mathletes compete against students from the local Catholic Schools as well as Byron and Stewartville Public Schools.
 

Math Masters

  • 5th graders: Practices are held beginning in February with a competition in early March.
  • 6th graders: Practices are held in March with a competition in early April.

Robotics Club- Happening Now!

This club is open to 4th-8th graders. 

Lego Robotics allows students to build robots and solve challenges while expanding their abilities in science, technology, engineering, and math.

This year, the RCLS Lego Robotics Group is joining the ILEO (IBM Lego Education Outreach). We will be joining several area schools in conquering this year’s projects. 

The RCLS Lego Robotics Club will meet from 3:00-4:30 pm in the RCLS CreatorSpace on the following dates:

September 17, 24

October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29

November 5, 12, 19, and 26

December 3 and 10

The ILEO (IBM Lego Education Outreach) competition is December 11, 2019.

Safety Patrol

Safety patrol is an extracurricular activity in which students who participate gain leadership and responsibility experience. This yearly commitment is open to students in grades 6-8. Students take turns properly taking down and folding the school flags and assisting others as they safely leave the school and cross the street. Shifts are 15 minutes before and/or after school. Students will receive Overflow (service) hours for this activity.

 

run club

Run Club is available to K-8 students in April and May. Students train together after school, accumulating miles toward a full marathon. The final leg is run at the Med-City Marathon on Memorial Day Weekend in Rochester.

innovation club

Innovation Club activities are offered periodically and make use of technology and creative materials at the school. Activities and units are announced as they arise.

Chess, Ukelele, and More

You never know what sort of activities might be highlighted in a short-term after-school activity club! RCLS strives to offer many new opportunities and experiences for students. Past offerings have included chess, ukulele, and knitting.