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STUDENT PROJECTS
Enrichment Clusters
Teachers and staff lead multi-age groups in various non-traditional subjects. Groups meet for an hour once a week from April 8th-May 13th, with a cluster celebration on May 17th. Examples of subjects in the past include veterinary care, food chemistry, weaving, sign language, art.

Wax Museum
Auke Bay Elementary is proud to announce the time honored tradition of Wax Museum. We hope that you will bring your family to witness and enjoy the hard work of our 5th graders in a culminating event. Each child has researched, written about and brought to life a person who has made a positive impact on society. This engaging event has brought history to life for our children. I know that they will be excited to share it with you. Please join us on Wednesday, February 27 from 8:10- 8:40 a.m. and 6-7 pm to bear witness to our living history!

Alaskan Native Doll Project
Fourth graders research Native Alaskan people groups and create a replica doll and prop to present and display at school. Classes celebrate with a family potluck and sharing of their projects.

Artist in The School
Funded by the Alaska State Council for the Arts and Auke Bay PTA, the Artist in the The School program provides a 3-week residency for an artist at Auke Bay. In any given year, half of the school works intensively with the artist on a project, and other classes visit the artist during "studio" time to watch him or her work. A systematic rotation ensures that all children will have several opportunities, over the course of their 6 years at Auke Bay, to actively participate.
AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
We have a variety of after school activities that are available for students of different ages. Scholarships may be available, please contact the front office. Please note RALLY students may attend extra-curricular activities free of charge.

GIRLS ON THE RUN: A national program that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run. Meets twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:00pm; there are fall and spring sessions.

Spring session begins Feb 19th and the 5k run is on May 11th. Cost $100 per session. There are partial and full scholarships available and no student is turned away for inability to pay. Running shoes may also be provided, if needed.

RUNNING CLUB:
Once a week, 3rd-5th graders run a mile outside on the trail behind the school or inside the building if inclement weather. 2:30pm-3:00pm Fall and Spring sessions.
Cost $40 per session.

JAMM: Juneau Alaska Music Matters
Ms. Lindsay Clark provides extra violin lessons for interested students throughout the school year.
Violin sessions Mon and Thur 2:30pm-3:15pm.
Advanced violin sessions Tue and Fri 2:30-3:15pm.
Cost $50 for the year.

ORCA SINGERS: Join Ms. Cathy as she leads a group of joyful singers. They often perform at the Governor's Open House in early December and at the Folk Festival in the spring. There are two sessions, one in the fall and one in the spring. K-5th grades. The 2019 spring session runs from Feb 6th - April 30th. The singers meet once a week, on Wednesdays, from 2:30pm-3:15pm. Cost $25 per session.

AUKE BAY ROPERS:
First through fifth graders. Fall and spring sessions meet on either Tuesdays or Thursdays from 2:30-4:00pm to learn jump roping skills and tricks. Older students help mentor younger ones and a performance is held at the end of the season. Cost $75. 2019 Spring dates: Feb 26th-May 9th. Forms due by Feb 21, classes are limited to the first 30 students to apply.

There will be a kindergarten option for the month of April. Look for more info to come out in March.

LEGO ROBOTICS: (Offered on an occasional basis, led by volunteer. Please see office if interested.)
Students create robots made of legos and participate in a district wide competition. Cost $10.

NATIVE YOUTH OLYMPICS: (Not offered every year)
Students learn how to compete in various Native Olympics games/events and participate in a district wide competition. Jan-Feb. No cost.