• NAIS Clubs

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Reading Pylon Club

Reading PYLONS is for anyone who is interested in reading and discussing books! We will meet monthly to discuss a book you are reading in a relaxed reading community. We will also look for ways to actively participate in promoting reading at a school-wide level. Join to see how "Readers are leaders and leaders are readers!"

Meeting Dates: Wednesdays, after school until 4:30 PM

Advisor: Dr. Silimperi

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History Club

Looking into local history along with taking a step back in time and look at our national history as well as our world history. We will focus on veterans and their importance to where we are today. We also sponsor Wreaths Across America and other veteran organization throughout the year!

 

Meeting Time:  Second/Fourth Mondays from 3:30- 4:30 PM

Advisor: Mrs. Fehr, Mrs. Kilpatrick, Mr. Sampson

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Yearbook Club

Do you like to take pictures? Join the yearbook and help take pictures throughout the school year and put the yearbook together.

Meeting Times: First and Third Mondays through the end of the school year- 7:30 AM

* There will be a cap on the amount of students in this club.

Advisor: Mr. Greger

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Student Council

NAIS Student Council is a student run council that works toward building school and community pride and involvement. Student council strives to foster good citizenship and to help build our school culture. Students meet monthly. Classroom representatives and officers are elected by the student body. Events include Red Ribbon Week, Spirit Week, and co-sponsoring the NAIS Dances. No sign ups. This activity is voted on in school.

 Advisors: Mr. Petrozelli, Mrs. Spering, Miss Morrison

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Intramurals

Aquatics Intramurals is open to 6th grade students ONLY.  It is held after school at the Middle School.  A bus transports students to the Middle School Natatorium. A ride must be provided for the student to get home from the Middle School. Registration was done previously through the gym teachers and is now closed .

 Team Sports Intramurals is held in the Spring. It is open to both 5th and 6th grade students and is held at the Intermediate School.​ The gym teachers will do sign ups in gym class.

Advisors: Mrs. Stocker, Mr. Markle

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Orchestra

Orchestra is a club for students that have been playing a string instrument (violin, viola, cello, or string bass) for 1 year or longer.  Throughout the school year, students will have various performance opportunities, including concerts and other school events.

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Rehearsals

Rehearsals will be held on Wednesday after school until 4:15.  

Pick-up will be at the back of the building near the ballfields at 4:15.  (This may change to the front office doors during baseball season)

There will be no rehearsal if the NASD has a weather emergency, such as an early dismissal, or if there is no school.

Instrumental sign ups are being done by Mrs. Ashton. If interested and you have not received a paper please email Mrs. Ashton – rashton@nazarethasd.og 

 Advisor: Mrs. Ashton

 

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Band

The Nazareth Youth Band is for 5th and 6th grade instrumentalists.  The purpose of this organization is to give young musicians the opportunity to apply the skills they learn in  instrumental lessons to a concert band setting.  They will perform their music for the public in December in a traditional concert band setting.  Students who participate in the instrumental program are not required to play in the band.

Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays after school until 4:30. 

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Sign ups are conducted by Mrs. Mann at a different time. If you are interested, please email Mrs. Mann- jmann@nazarethasd.org 

Advisor: Mrs. Mann

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Acoustic Guitar Club

Acoustic Eagles Guitar Club -
 
Guitar provides students with the opportunity to have fun while developing musically.
 
Beginners - Tuesday, Advanced - Friday.  Both groups are after school until 4:15
 
 
Advisor: Mrs. Ashton

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Broadcast Bunch

The Broadcast Bunch is for students that LOVE to make movies and videos. We will learn how to set up scenes, record from different angles and edit our movies. The two top movies in Grade 6 will be chosen to participate in the Regional Computer Fair for Grades  6-8 in March. Other projects will be posted on our website for others to enjoy! Students that have experience with creating videos or hosting their own youtube channels or have a strong interest in video production and movie making should join this club.​

The club is open to grades 5 and 6. Grade 6 is the only grade that can compete, but grade 5 will still showcase movies at school wide events.

​There are NO tryouts! It is a first come registration. This is NOT the same as news show. Here we make movies and learn movie effects.

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM 1st and 3rd Friday of a Month through March

Advisor: Mrs. Whitman

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Graphic Design Club

Fifth and Sixth grade students will create logos,  menus, and promotional materials for a fictional restaurant using the elements of graphic design.  The two best sixth grade projects will be entered in the regional Computer Fair in March.  Grade 6 is the only grade that can compete in the competition but grade 5 will still showcase their work at school wide events.

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM Second/Fourth Friday through March.

Advisor: Mrs. Whitman

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Coding to Programming Club

The coding club is for students that have an interest in learning coding and some basic programming.  We will be using the Google CS First coding program to create an app. The two top apps in Grade 6 will be chosen to participate in the Regional Computer Fair for Grades  6-8 in March. Other apps will be posted on our website for others to enjoy!

The club is open to both grades 5 and 6 but only grade 6 can participate in the competition. Grade 5 student projects will be showcased in schoolwide events,

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM Fridays through March.

​​ Advisor: Mr. Petrozelli

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Writing Club

Why sign up:

Make new friends!  Get better at writing!  Share your stories and ideas with friends!  Publish a piece of writing!  Read some great books!

Where:  NAIS Library

When:  Tuesdays, 7:30 AM

Meeting Times: Before School- Mrs. Thomas will send out a meeting schedule after registration

Advisor- Mrs. Thomas

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NAIS Chorus

Do you like to sing? Do you like to perform with others? Then Chorus is for you!

This is a performance-based group and every member of the group is important!  Please mark performance dates in your calendar as soon as possible!  Additional performances may be added, and you will be notified as soon as possible.

​I look forward to singing with everyone! 

Meeting Times - Thursdays after school until 4:15
 

Advisor- Mrs. Ashton

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Interact Club

Interact Club is sponsored and guided by the local Rotary Club. IInteract is a combination of two words ... international and action. Students get a chance to work in the community to help others.  They will get to participate in a local community service and other international activities. 

We look to do fundraisers and more to purchase food, shelter and animals for places that are in need. For example, we work with the Pocono Wildlife Center and Moravian Hall Square.

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NAIS Drama Club and Stage Crew

Welcome to NAIS Theatre Troupe!

Be a part of the Intermediate School Musical!  You will act, sign or be a part of the backend!

 SIGN UPS- First come basis by sign up time and then by grade level starting with Grade 6. There is a limit to the amount of students accepted in each group.

Musical Kids

 Students will learn the elements of theatre and complete the school year with a musical at the end of the school year. This clubs involves singing, acting and some dancing. Try outs will determine parts and entrance information. 

Stage Crew

 6th Grade Students only.  This is for the student who has interest in the behind the scenes aspect of the theatre. This is for students with great listening skills, leadership building and interest in learning about what goes on behind the scenes of the theatre. Students in Stage Crew will also be in charge of costumes, sets and props for the spring musical and be expected to be at all performances and practices. Stage crew will be picked based on interview and simple auditing of practices. Capped at 10 students!

Meeting Times:  Mondays & Tuesdays 4:45-6:15 PM Mrs. Snyder will provide an exact schedule

Advisor- Mrs. Jenny Snyder

 

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TMI STEM Club

TMI: Technology, Math, and Innovation and STEM Club : Creating, solving, discussing, and defending real-life math puzzles and problems in a fun and energetic learning environment. Geared toward student interest, project-based, utilizing technology, taking Math/Science to a whole new level with  S.T.E.M. Students will be presented with STEM Challenges each week to work together in groups to solve them. A Knex Challenge will also be offered as an opportunity for students to take their STEM challenge to the next level. 

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM- 1st and 3rd Tuesday of a month

 Advisors:  Mrs. DelBene, Mrs. Whitman, Mrs. Guerrieri

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Girls in STEM

STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math!

 The club is for girls that are interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and  Math! During this club, you will gain leadership skills and a chance to explore STEM careers while doing experiments, STEM activities and having fun! Each week we will have a guest speaker who is a woman in a leadership role in a STEM Career. She will talk about her job and how she got there and then we will work to solve a hands on STEM Challenge about that job. Lots of un and lots of learning!

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM Second and Fourth Wednesday of the month

Advisors: Mrs. Whitman, Mrs. DelBene

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NAIS eSports

Do you like to game? Have you ever played Mario Kart or Smash Brothers? How about Rocket League? Come learn more and compete in competitions!  Students will have a chance to play against other students in the club and our MS and HS . We will be working in collaboration with the MS and HS teams to learn how to commentate, strategize and win a competition. 

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM  Thursdays - Students will be meeting in different groups. That information will be supplied after registration.

Advisors- Mrs. Whitman, Mr. Vogler

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NAIS Dance Club

If you enjoy dancing then this is the club for you. We will meet in the gym and learn and share different dances. We will have a chance to perform the dances at Winter Open House and the Night of the Arts. We can't wait to see all of the fun dances and get some exercise too!

Meeting Times: 7:30- 8:30 AM Thursdays

Advisors- Mrs. Ecker

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Ski Club

Students will go to Blue Mountain Ski Resort after school on Wednesdays beginning in January to ski!

The ski trip dates will begin in January.

Ski club is for all levels of skiers and snowboarders. In order to be part of the club, you must fill out the ski club packet and return your payment by the deadline. Packets will become available by the end of September, students that sign up will receive a packet,

If school is cancelled or school is dismissed early for inclement weather, Ski Club will also be cancelled and rescheduled.

Meeting Times: A schedule will be sent once everyone is registered.

Advisors- Mrs. Dawe, Miss Morrison

 

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Girls on the Run

*** THIS IS NOT A SCHOOL RUN CLUB, BUT A PARENT VOLUNTEER CLUB***

Girls on the Run meets and runs after school to prepare girls to run a 5K.

More information about this club will be released later, No need to sign up now.

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Harry Potter BOOK Club

This club is intended for any NAIS 5th and 6th grade students interested in reading the Harry Potter series. There is no Harry Potter experience necessary.

*Important* This club is for students interested in READING the books. It is not a Harry Potter Movie Fan Club.

We will start with the first book, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone". Students will need their own copy of the book. Prior to each meeting, students will read assigned chapters (4-5 at a time). At each meeting, these chapters will then be discussed.

I love these books and am so excited to share this love of story!

Meeting : Wednesdays

Time: 7:30 AM

Advisor: Mr. Vogler

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Strategy Board Games Club

This club is intended to provide and facilitate a space where students can play various strategy and board games. We will spend the first 3-4 meetings introducing students to different types of games. After that, students will be able to choose the game they would like to play, with additional games being introduced as needed.

Examples of games we would introduce:
Stratego, Blokus, Chick-a-Pig, Monopoly Deal, Chess, Checkers, Snertz, Othello, Dominion*, Settlers of Catan*

*Age appropriate, but more advanced games.

Students will also be encouraged to bring in games from home they enjoy and play/share with the group.

We will assess our numbers after club signups close to determine how often this club will meet and if we need to split the club into different groups.

Club Times: 7:30 AM- Tuesday Mornings

Advisor: Mr. Vogler

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NAIS Art Club

Art Club will be available for 5th and 6th graders this year and it will take place in the morning before the start of the school day. During art club we will explore unique art materials and mediums. Students will collaborate in small groups to create large scale works of art (Artists will work together to create a work of art based on the chosen theme for the art exhibit using acrylic paint on canvas in addition to other mixed media. We will also work on independent specialized art projects focusing on artists and cultures from art history as time permits once the art exhibit pieces are finished.

Art Club will be divided into semesters. First semester will run from October-December. 2nd Semester will run from February-April.

Start Time: 7:30 AM Mondays

Advisor: Mr. Tripaldi

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Cubing Club

Have you ever wanted to solve a Rubik's cube and thought it was too hard? Come join a Cubing club and learn how to solve these unique cubes.

Meeting: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Time: 7:30 AM

Advisor: Mr. Sterkenburg