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 other Thursday from 3:00-4:00.
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.
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 in the Media Center on Thursday morning at 7:30.
Games and Puzzles Club - 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 select Mondays from 3:00 - 4:15 in Mr. Rareshide's classroom (Room 209 - 8th grade hall). This year we are meeting on the following dates:
Oct. 15, Nov. 5, Nov. 26, Dec. 17, Jan. 7, Jan. 28, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, and May 6.
If any changes to these dates need to be made, they will be noted on the school website as soon as possible.
GO FAR - Mrs. Bost
GO FAR is a national program designed to help 2nd through 8th grade students develop healthy lifestyle habits while training for a 5K race. GO FAR is a 100% volunteer-based organization and is offered at elementary and middle schools throughout Davie County.
William Ellis students in all grades are invited to join us on Mondays and Thursdays after school from 3:00 – 4:15. Students report to Mrs. Bost (Room 304 – 7th grade hall).
For more information visit the Go Far website http://www.gofardavie.com/
Hunter Safety Mr. Paul Heaton, Community Representative
Club is managed by community people who teach students about various dimensions to hunting and hunting safety. Information is made available each September in the William Ellis school office. Meetings are held at DC Law Enforcement Range, 370 Dalton Rd., Mocksville, NC.
Junior Civitan Club - Mrs. Ruff
Junior Civitan International is a student-led service organization for middle and high school students. Junior Civitan clubs undertake various service projects which benefit their local communities.
The WEMS Junior Civitan Club meets on the second Tuesday of the month in Mrs. Ruff’s classroom (Room 208 - 8th grade hall) from 3:00 – 4:00. Any student interested in helping our community and learning leadership skills is welcome to join. Please see Mrs. Ruff for a membership application. If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
MathCounts - Mr. Rareshide
This is a club for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who excel in math and enjoy challenging problems beyond 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 3:00-4:15 in Mr. Rareshide's classroom (Room 209 - 8th grade hall), beginning October 12th.
Robotics - Mrs. Martin
This club is open to students in all grades who would like to learn about robot building, programming, 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.