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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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Lego Club

The RCLS Lego Club is an after-school group for building and experimenting with Lego Bricks, while being challenged to use them in cooperative and innovative ways.

So, if you’d like to challenge your brain and have fun doing it…the RCLS Lego Club is for you!

  When: Tuesdays, April 5-May 17, 3:15-4:15

  Where: RCLS Room 410, Mr. Nelson's room

  Who: All students in  Kindergarten - Grade 8 are welcome 

Students are encouraged to attend as many sessions as they like.  You are not required to attend each week.

To get this group started, here’s what you need to do:

  1.  Sign up above by April 4th.  

  2.  We’d also like to provide snacks for the students.  If you’d be willing to provide a drink like a clear-colored juice box and/or a snack like prepackaged individual snack bags, please indicate this on the registration form.

  3. There is no cost to attend this club, but we are accepting donations of Legos or funds to purchase more Legos.

  4. Let Mr. Nelson know if you have any questions by contacting him at conelson@rcls.net or 289-3267 ext. 5410. 

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Chess Club

Chess is all the rage at RCLS, so we're making it official with an RCLS Chess Club!

The RCLS Chess Club is led by Mr. Corey Nelson and RCLS 8th grade, David Atwell, who was recently a top finisher in the Minnesota State Chess Association K-12 State Championships held at the University of St. Thomas.

  When: Mondays, April 11, 18, 25 and Thursdays April 14, 21, 28, 3:15-4:15

  Where: RCLS Room 410, Mr. Nelson's room

  Who: All students in Grades 4-8 are welcome

Students are encouraged to attend as many sessions as they like.  You are not required to attend each week.

To get this group started, here’s what you need to do:

  1.  Sign up above by April 8.  

  2.  We’d also like to provide snacks for the students. If you’d be willing to provide a drink like a clear-colored juice box and/or a snack like prepackaged individual snack bags, please indicate this on the registration form.

  3. There is no cost to attend this club, but we would accept small monetary donations so that we may purchase additional chess boards and sets for the school.

  4. Contact Mr. Nelson with questions: conelson@rcls.net or 289-3267 ext. 5410. 

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