Arbeitsgemeinschaft

After School Clubs

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Our After School Clubs (AGs) enrich students' lives

GIS strives to offer the most interesting, academically challenging, and fun activities for our students – even in the afternoon, after school has officially ended. Teachers go to great lengths to think of After School Club, or AG (Arbeitsgemeinschaft), themes that are just that. Check out our current offerings in the documents below.

  • We offer three terms per school year: fall, winter and spring terms
  • Each term is made up of 8 weekly sessions
  • AG sessions are from 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Spring Term AGs

Mondays

Homework Club

  • Is your child interested to work on homework assignments in a small group once a week? This spring term we would like to run a pilot for homework club. This is not meant to replace tutoring but will provide students with some extra German support and strategies as they work on homework in a small group. Group size is limited to 5 students. Students are responsible for bringing all necessary materials to AG to complete homework successfully. Here at GIS on Mondays from 3:15-4:15pm in the 5th Grade Room for 3rd – 5th grade students.  Starts on April 8th and ends of June 3rd (no class May 27th). 
  • Register through EZ ChildTrack Parent Portal today!

Saturday Academy

  • Crazy Creatures of the Deep Sea: Students dive in and take an underwater journey to explore the peculiar and illuminating animals of the ocean. They will discover the science behind the bioluminescence of cuttlefish, squid and angelfish and document their findings in their very own captain’s logs. Students will sculpt, paint and draw as they learn about the technologies of real life deep-sea exploration and the amazing world in which these creatures reside.  Here at GIS on Mondays from 3:15-4:45pm in the Art Room for 2nd to 5th grade students.  Starts April 8th and ends June 3rd (no classes May 27th)
  • Check out the brochure and register today!

Jump Start Gymnastics

  • Pre-school & Kindergarten students will be introduced to gymnastics instruction including bars, balance beams and trampoline.  They will learn balance, strength, coordination and flexibility all while building confidence and self-esteem. High energy and lots of Fun!! Here at GIS on Mondays from 3:15-4:15pm in the Gym.  Starts April 8th and ends June 3rd (no classes May 27th)
  • Check out the brochure and register today!

Tuesdays

Engineering for Kids

  • Aerospace Engineering: Up, Up, and Away! Students use the Engineering Design Process to design, create, test, and refine a variety of flying machines. They construct a shock absorbing sys-tem designed to protect two marsh-mallow astronauts in a lunar vehicle, create their own air powered rock-ets, and assemble a model blimp that actually takes flight!  Here at GIS on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:45pm in the Art Room for 1st to 5th graders.  Starts April 16th and ends May 28th.
    Check out the brochure and register today!

Wednesdays

Handball: Kwatchi Klub

  • In the Kwatchi Klub we will review the basic skills and rules needed to play team handball. Coach will also introduce new skills he has learned while working as head coach of the Portland Sasquatch Handball Club, Oregon's only team handball club. The Kwatchi Klub is a high energy, high coordination sport club and will keep the students active and engaged in this fascinating and fast paced sport. Here at GIS on Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15pm in the Gym for 2nd*-5th grade students. Starts on April 10th and ends on May 29th.
  • *Please note that due to the active nature of this AG, 2nd grade students will be accepted only if they took the winter Handball & Other Sports Class 
  • Register through EZ ChildTrack Parent Portal today!

Thursdays

Pokémon Card Game Plus

  • Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) is a fun, popular, strategic, and customizable card game that has infatuated many kids and adults across the globe for over 20 years. Kids in this class are going to learn the basic rules, refine strategies, and play each other in this game. Please bring a deck or organized collection, no worries a class deck will be provided. We can safely store items here, if needed.  No card trading permitted, as this class is aimed at teaching the game mechanics only. Here at GIS on Thursdays from 3:15-4:45pm in the Art Room for 1st – 5th grade students.  Starts on April 11th and ends on June 13th (no classes on April 25th or May 23rd)
  • Register through EZ ChildTrack Parent Portal today!

Chess Wizards

  • Join Chess Wizards for challenging chess lessons, exciting to urnaments, fun team activities, and more! If you’re brand new to the game, we’ll teach you the basics and get you playing with the big kids in no time. If you’re a seasoned checkmate artist, we’ll show you new ways to let your creativity loose on and o  the chess board. Here at GIS on Thursdays from 3:15-4:15pm in the Art Room for K to 5th grade students.  Starts on April 11th and ends on June 13th (no classes on April 25th or May 23rd)
  • Check out the brochure and register today!

Fridays

Miss Kaiti's KiddyKeys

  • Join Miss Kaiti for a piano preparatory class!  KiddyKeys is a fun and engaging class that teaches music and piano concepts to preschool children ages 3-5.  Classes include singing, games, keyboard skills, life lessons, social skills, keyboard improvisation, and more.  It is not required to own a piano at home.  Minimum 8 students needed maximum 12. Here at GIS on Fridays from 2:00-2:50pm in the music room. Starts April 5th and ends June 14th (no classes April 12th, April 26th, May 24th)
  • Check out the brochure and register today!

Soccer Shots

  • Soccer Shots is a nationally recognized program that offers a high energy, fun, and age-appropriate introduction to the wonderful game of soccer. In addition to soccer, we work on improving children’s gross motor skills and teaching children important concepts such as teamwork, sharing, and respect.  Here at GIS on Fridays from 2:15-3:15pm for 1st – 3rd grade students and from 3:15-4:00pm for Pre & K students in the Gym.  Starts April 5th and ends June 7th (no classes April 12th, April 26th, May 24th)
  • Check out the brochure and register today for the 1st – 3rd class here and the Pre & K class here!