Clubs and Teams
Advisor: Heather Paglia - (586) 723-6420
O.W.L.S. Broadcasting is a team of 5th grade students that report the daily news at Ojibwa. These students work hard during lunch meetings to prepare information that will be communicated on future broadcasts.
How to join? - In May of a student’s 4th grade year, he or she may fill out an application to audition for the following year’s Broadcast Club. If selected to be a member of the Broadcast Club and Safety Patrol, that student must choose which club to join.
Advisor: Jen Lewis - (586) 723-6460
LEGO Robotics is a club for 5th grade students that runs from November until March after school, typically on Mondays and Tuesdays. Students program robots to compete in 4 events at a competition along with all Chippewa Valley Elementary schools. Every October, all 5th grade students receive information on how to join Lego Robotics. The team is made up of 12 students that are focused, well behaved, and knowledgeable of programming.
Advisor: Angela Mattord - (586) 723-6481 and Anne Blake - (586) 723-6483
The Safety Team is a group of highly recommended 5th grade students that report to an assigned position at the beginning and end of the school day. A safety's job is to help make the school environment a safe place for all students. They assist with kindergarten and first grade students as they move to and from their classrooms. Safeties also monitor the hallways to make sure their peers are following the Three Hoots. To become a safety, current 4th grade students complete an application near the end of each school year.
Advisor: Stephanie Williard - (586) 723-6498
Science Olympiad is a STEM based program that encourages students to get involved in active, hands-on group participation with an emphasis on science. Science Olympiad events take advantage of the natural curiosity of each child and allow for in-depth science exploration and discovery. Science Olympiad improves the quality of science education and problem solving in elementary school students and increases the interest of diverse students in science. Students in 4th and 5th grades are eligible for the team, and 3rd grade students are eligible for the alternate team. Students can sign up by filling out an application form requiring a teacher signature and a letter of recommendation. Parents are expected to coach a team in order for their child to participate. These competitive events bond students, teachers, parents, and principals to work together toward a shared goal and have fun and meet new people in the process.
Student Leadership Team
Advisor: Joanna Basoukeas - (586) 723-6478
The Student Leadership Team is a group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students who work promote a positive culture within the building. These students will learn leadership skills and have the opportunity to showcase those skills.
Here are just some of the highlights:
- learn basic leadership skills while helping to make our school a positive environment
- help support P.I.C.K. throughout the year with fun activities
- support community service
Any 3rd, 4th, or 5th graders that are interested must fill out an application, get their teacher's signature, parent's signature and turn in all paperwork on time. Members must also be able to attend 90% of the meetings.