Our Academy is always open to adding new clubs and activities that enhance the learning environment of our students.
The following are the current offerings:
7th and 8th grade students meet on Tuesdays from 3:45 -5 pm to learn how to play chess and with time the different strategies of the game.
Metro Leadership League
Metro Leadership League (MLL) is a nonprofit organization that has been coming to our school every Wednesday since 2015 from 1 – 5 pm to meet with female students from 8th – 12th grades to develop their leadership, life and social skills.
1904labs, a business and technology consultant in the Cortex, has been working with our 6th and 7th graders, teaching them basic knowledge about software design and development techniques. 1904labs volunteers meet with them on Thursdays from 3:45 – 5 pm.
Interested high school students meet on Tuesdays from 2:30 – 3:40 pm, creating jewelry pieces and designs with the guidance of our art teacher, Alicia Brand.
Gateway to the Great Outdoors
Washington University student volunteers involved with the nonprofit agency, Gateway to the Great Outdoors (GGO) provide environmental education and experiences to our 6th – 8th grade students on Tuesdays from 2:50 – 3:30 pm and Thursdays from 10:50 – 11:30 am. One day field trip and an overnight camping trip are included in the programming.
For five weeks during the first semester, Washington University medical students teach interested middle school students nutritional education, offering them opportunities to create healthy snacks. Sessions occur on Mondays from 3:45 – 5 pm.