Extra Curricular (PDF)
Battle of the Books - Mrs. Martin
This club is for all students who love to read. Students will read assigned books and compete in county competitions. The club meets in the media center every Tuesday from 3:15-4:00.
Beta Club - Mrs. Cook
The Beta Club is a leadership service club that is open only to 7th and 8th graders. The club is com posed of students who are invited to attend due to high academic achievement. Students invited to join the Beta Club are in the top 10% of their grade level. This is an honor that is bestowed upon stu dents because of the students' outstanding qualities of character, scholarship, and leadership.
Coding Club - Mrs. Morris
This club is for all students who would like to learn how to read and write computer code. The club meets in room 211 every Wednesday from 3:15-4:15.
Fellowship of Christian Students (FCS) - Mrs. Barnes
This club is open to all students. It allows Christian students to enjoy the fellowhip of other Christian students through prayer, praise, and worship. FCS meets on the stage every Thursday morning at 7:30.
Games and Puzzles Club (Updated 10-9-17)- Mr. Rareshide
This club is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who enjoy games and brainteaser puzzles. The goal is to have fun! There are over 1,000 games and puzzles to choose from, with classics like chess, checkers, and the Rubik's Cube, as well as hundreds that kids have never seen before. We meet on selectMondays from 3:00-4:30 in Mr. Rareshide's room (209 -- 8th grade hall). This year we are meeting on the following dates: Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Nov. 27, Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 26, Mar. 5, March 26, Apr. 9, and Apr. 30. If any changes to these dates need to be made, they will be noted on the school website as soon as possible.
GO FAR - Community Volunteers Mrs. Dorsett/Mrs. Fuller
Go Far is a 10 week running program designed to help develop healthy lifestyle habits by training to run a SK. Ellis students in all grades are invited to join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. Select GO FAR for more information. Our goal race is the Hillsdale Sunrise Rotary Club Turkey Derby on November 19. Spring dates TBD.
Hunter Safety - Community Volunteer
Depending on interest, this club is managed by community people who teach students about vari ous dimensions to hunting and hunting safety. Information is made available each September in the front office.
Junior Civitan Club - Mrs. Ruff
This club is for students of all grades who want to help make a difference in their school and com munity. We are a community service based organization that focuses on the importance of volun teering by doing community service projects. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month in room 308.
MathCounts (Updated 10-9-17)- Mr. Rareshide
This is a club for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who excel in math and enjoy challenging problems be yond those found in a typical math class. Topics include geometry, statistics, algebra, and number theory."Mathletes" emerge from MathCounts as stronger problem solvers with a deeper love of math. Visit www.mathcounts.org for more information about this nationwide program. Meetings are Fridays from 3:00-4:30 in Mr. Rareshide's room (209 -- 8th grade hall), beginning October 13th.
Robotics - Mrs. Martin
This club is open to students in all grades who would like to learn about robot building, program ming, and engineering. We meet Thursdays from 3:15-4:00 in the Media Center, beginning in October and continuing until the final competition in May.