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    Club Name: Art Club (K-2 / 3-5)


    Meeting Day(s): Every other Thursday


    Meeting Time(s): 3:35-4:30


    Staff Sponsor(s): Lysbeth Cameron


    Maximum Participant size: 20


    Grade Level Range: K-2 /3-5


    Gender Specification: All Sholars


    Scholar Requirements: Must show an interest in art, have excellent participation in Art, and show continuous participation in Art Club


    Why is Art Club Worthwhile?
    • Art and the aesthetic process are more important than ever when we think about this generation of children. There are many developmental benefits.
    • By participating in art club, young students will be able to develop language and fine motor skills.
    • The art making process strengthens problem-solving and critical-thinking skills and allows students to express themselves through inventiveness.
    • Art Club can boost cultural awareness, promote a safe environment, increase social/emotional growth through developing social skills/collaboration, and promote self-advocacy.
    • Lastly, Art Club can help to improve students academically.
    • Studies show that students who participate regularly in the arts are more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.
    Art Club can help Melrose Elementary reach its goals and be a success factory!