Get Involved in Student Clubs!

Teachers keep students busily engaged in many lunchtime activities.  If your child is feeling bored or lonely over the lunch hour, encourage them to consider joining one of tour clubs.

Clubs and Lunch Time Activities

Teachers have interactive plans to support healthy friendships, skill exploration, and physical activity over the lunch hour.  Please speak with your children about the following:

Learning Commons Drop-In (second half of lunch hour)

  • Read, student with friends, play piano, and relax
                Mondays         Grades 5/6
                Tuesdays        Grade7
                Wednesday     Grade 8
                Thursday         Grade 9

Intramural Sports, Main Gym (second half of lunch hour)

  • Participate in low-organized and competitive games
                Mondays         Grade 7
                Tuesdays        Grade 8
                Wednesdays   Grade 9
                Thursdays       Grades 5/6

Lunchtime Clubs

Wednesday Sewing Club Student Interest Meeting
Come learn to sew by hand and machine! We have many functional sewing machines at Woodman School. Students (all grades) are invited to visit with Ms. Shaw over the lunch hour in Room 5 to inspect the sewing machines and learn more about the club. It will run after school on Thursdays (3:45-4:30).  Students are invited to bring their own fabric and thread. Students will complete a lap quilt through this club.

Thursday Student Newspaper Club
Last year, students (all grades) launched a successful monthly student newspaper, entitled, The Woodman Howl. Topics include feature stories about Woodman staff, highlights of fictional writing, current topics of interest for youth, and school library book reviews.  We are particularly interested in showcasing students’ home languages and cultures through the newspaper. The club, led by students and facilitated by Mme. Krickhan, runs in the Learning Commons during lunch hour every Thursday.

Knitting/Crocheting Club Update
Woodman’s knitting and crocheting club is looking for donations! Students have chosen as their semester one project to knit either a winter toque or winter scarf. We are looking for the following items as donations, which can be dropped off in Room 3:

  • bulky or super bulky yarn (look for symbols or on the yarn packaging)
  • US 10.5 (6.5mm) knitting needles - straight or circular needles
  • US 11 (8.0mm) knitting needles - 16 inches circular needles
  • US 13 (9.0mm) knitting needles - 16 inches circular needles
  • Tapestry needles
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