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Clubs/ Enrichment / Interventions

11 days ago

Disclaimer for 2017-2018

After school programs must maintain an enrollment of ten students minimum to remain active.  Students choosing to sign up for a club are required to attend regularly or they will be dropped, and their spot will be filled by the first student on the waiting list.  The club advisor will communicate with parents and/ or guardians via email, so please make sure to enter a valid email address.  some programs are run by  local organizations and have a fee for participation.  All monetary transactions in these cases are between the vendor and the parent/ guardian.

Online club signups will begin on Tuesday, September 5 at 7:30  A.M.  If you do not have internet access, we will have computers set up in the GCC for your convenience and the doors will open at 7:15.  The club signup link will be at the top of this page.  If you have any questions, please call the office at 909-790-3207 or stop by and see us.

By Joe Mead

Running Club

Tuesdays-Thursdays 2:40-3:10pm

* We begin meeting on the field Tuesday, September 6 and will meet until the middle of May.

* The last 10 minutes on Thursdays we pass out 5, 25, 50, 75, and 100 mile certificates and awards.

* Students do NOT have to attend every meeting.

* We are working toward a 100 mile walking/running goal.

* Your parent/guardian must fill out the registration form before you will be ordered a scanner card to keep track of your mileage.

* Cost is $15 (scholarships are available)-this donation covers the t-shirt you receive when you reach 25 miles and the scanner that tracks your mileage. The donation can be cash or a check (payable to Competitive Edge ASB please write Running Club on the memo line).

* If you are in 1st grade or lower your parent needs to walk with you to Running Club and stay on the field with you during the club. Please contact Mrs. Palmer if you have any questions.

* If you would like to be notified when meetings are canceled due to weather, please join the Running Club at Remind.com. Sign up and/or download the free app on your smartphone. Search for all accounts at Competitive Edge Charter Academy in Yucaipa.

Theresa_palmer@ycjusd.us or call 790-3207 ext. 4539

First Lego League Jr.

Room 604 Tuesdays and Wednesday 2:35-3:35

Each year, FIRST LEGO League Jr. presents a new and exciting Challenge to ignite the creativity of children age 6 to 10. The 2016-17 season challenge is CREATURE CRAZE. While exploring the real-world theme, teams will use basic engineering concepts to build a model made of LEGO® elements.  They will also learn to present information through a Show Me Poster.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism. This club is for 1st-4th grade students (age 9 through the end of February 2017). This club has a maximum of 60 students and all others will be placed on a waiting list.Teams meet on Tuesday and Wednesday 2:35-3:35.

Coding Club

Room 407 Tuesdays 2:35-3:35

This club is open to students in grades 3-5. There will be engaging group activities and computer lessons. By the end of the year, students will create an online game to share with family! It is imperative that students attend each week. Open to 20 students.

Tuesdays 2:34-3:34 

Room 407

Melody Makers

Room 308 Tuesdays 2:40-3:40

Melody Makers is a 4th and 5th grade choir that brings friends together to sing.  We make our voices better by singing in parts and lots of different styles.  Directed by Mrs. Greenleaf, this ensemble performs on campus and in the community.  This is a year-long class and requires performance commitments.

Date : Tuesdays starting September 6

Time 2:40 - 3:40 

Place: Music Room (308)

Tuition: $20.00/semester or $35.00/year, and a one time choir shirt fee.

Destination Imagination

Room 503 Wednesdays 2:35-3:35

Make new friends, explore new possibilities and learn new skills. Begin your creative journey by joining a CECA Destination Imagination team.

Teams can be made up of 2-7 members and must have an adult Team Manager (often a teacher or parent). We will be limited to 21 members which may require a screening process including an interview with Mrs. Lattuca and recommendations from your teacher(s).

Teams often start meeting in October or November and spend approximately 2-4 months planning, designing and building a solution to their Challenge. Teams usually meet at least once a week to work on their solution. Mrs. Lattuca offers Wednesday challenges and support from 2:30-3:30.

The challenges for this coming year will be published in early September.

The regional Tournament for our area is set for March 4, 2017 at Moore Middle School in Redlands.

The cut off for grade/age requirements is as follows: 5th grade and no students born before June 15, 2005


Room 701 Fridays 12:30-1:30

Piano class is for 10 students grades 1-8. THERE IS A FEE OF $40 PER MONTH. Teacher is Linda Schooley. Meeting in room 701 on FRIDAYS from 12:30-1:30. Students who attended last year and wish to continue will get priority openings. The other openings will be called from the waiting list. Indicate what level your child performs: beginning, intermediate, or advanced.

Good News Club

Room 701 Wednesdays 2:35-3:35

Good News Club meets in Room 701 on Wednesdays from 2:34-3:34. A parent permission slip will go home at the end of September. Students will need to bring permission slip to the first meeting on OCTOBER 5th. This club is open to all students K-8. We will learn stories from the Bible, memorize verses, and listen to missionary stories of Christians from around the world.

Reader's Theater

Room 605 Mondays 2:35-3:35

Readers' Theater will begin in the Spring, February 27th and have 10 sessions. This will be every Monday 2:35-3:35 for Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students. The students will choose a script of their choice and work cooperatively within a group. Students will focus on reading fluency by having appropriate speed, accuracy, and expression. They will be able to present their plays to an audience with confidence and a power voice while having fun with reading in a different way. I will send notices home in February to parents with more information.


Info coming soon


Room 303 Thursdays 2:45-3:45

If you sign up for guitar, days and cost will be emailed to you shortly.

Homework Club

Room 705 Tuesday-Thursday 2:35-3:35

The mission of the Homework Club is to partner with our students and families by providing homework assistance with no charge. The homework club is a free homework help program offered to all students at Competitive Edge Charter Academy in order to provide academic strategies to be successful lifelong learners. Mondays and Thursdays 2:35-3:35.

Orchestra/ Band

Info coming soon.

MYP Spanish Support

room 704 Monday and Wednesday 2:45-3:45

 MYP (grades 6-8) Spanish support will be held in the GCC from 2:45-3:45 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Mrs. Lindeman will work with students to complete their classwork and will use technology to support students' Spanish  acquisition. Students will also have time to review key concepts and receive extra assistance.

Color Guard

Mesa View Gym Tuesday, Thursday and some Saturdays

(grades 6-8 *potential for grade 5 in the near future) Do you like to toss things in the air, spin things around?  Try our Award winning Color guard team!  This team works hard and spends a lot of fun hours learning to work as a team.  We travel around Southern California competing in the WGASC circuit.  We learn to spin and toss flags, rifles and sabers to a choreographed piece of music. We will march behind the High School Band in the Christmas parade.  We practice Tuesday, Thursdays, Fridays and some Saturdays, at Mesa View Gym.  Our competition season starts the end of January and goes until 3rd week in April.   There is a cost involved to be on the team.  If interested, we would love to have you come join us!  We will begin On August  23rd.


Room 606 and 704 Fridays 2:35-3:35

Would you like to learn Mandarin?  The Yucai Chinese School is here for you!  Check out class details to the left, or pick up a form in the office.

Hand Bells

Room 308 Wednesdays 3:40-4:40

(6-8) Hand bells are a really cool way to make beautiful music.  Check out this link if you are not familiar with them: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2XZ_8byntA  In this choir we will learn how to ring and perform together.  Music reading skills are helpful, but I can also teach you.   This is a year long class and requires concert commitments. Wednesdays 2:40-3:40.

K-Kids and Builders Club

K-Kids (grades 4-5) and Builders Club (6-8)

Mr. Martinez and Mrs. Palmer

One meeting per month: the 3rd Monday of each month


  • To provide opportunities for working together in service to school and community.
  • To develop leadership potential.
  • To foster the development of strong moral character.
  • To encourage loyalty to school, community and nation.


To develop competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of service.


K-Kids grades (4-5) and Builders (6-8) are international student-led organizations providing members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership.

X-Plore Taekwondo Demonstration Team

GCC Fridays 2:35-3:35

If you sign up for taekwondo, information on days and cost will be emailed to you shortly.  Initial information is listed below.

It will be exciting to have the Taekwondo class at Competitive Edge academy.
I will organize a plan with our JYS Masters and Instructors to make a fun martial experience for the students.

Each student will require uniform and registration. 

1. The Taekwondo uniform is $45 
2. Registration fee -  $124  for 11 weeks every Friday
3. Promotion Test - will be for the last class and will be held at JYS Taekwondo to earn the next level belt.


Room 305 Mondays

Grades 6-8 

Monday (except the 2nd Monday of every month)

STEAM Team is an after school program in which students design and build projects. Projects planned for this year are building a water and sand play station for Kindergarten and building a wind turbine. Students use math, science, technology and even art while they are engineering their designs. We also focus on environmental issues, and how environmental engineering can have a positive impact on our planet.

Lego Club

Room 305 Thursdays 2:35-3:35

(1-3) Students will be able to embrace their creativity and think outside of the box in LEGO Club! Students will be able to use LEGOs to create stop motion animation videos (that may be featured in Grizzly News!). Students are also able to learn the basics of computer coding featuring LEGO Minecraft with code.org. Another option for students is to free build using blueprints or their own creativity!

MYP Math Support

Room 305

Grades 6-8

Tuesdays and Wednesdays

MYP students come get math help from Ms. Coutu in room 305.

Rising Stars

Room 603

(1-2) This program is specifically designed for children in first and second grade. Students will use creative and critical thinking skills in a noncompetitive environment.  They must work together to solve Team Challenges.  Teams will be comprised of 6-8 team members and each team MUST have an adult team manager.

In the spring students must be available to attend the Regional Tournament on March 4, 2017 at Moore Middle School in Redlands. There they will perform a play/skit to showcase what they have learned about a particular subject or topic.

Spanish Art

Room 402 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month


The aim of the Craft club is to allow the children to experience and enjoy all aspects of art.  Children are encouraged to express themselves and to be creative in a relaxed environment. The club provide students with opportunities to design using their imagination.

Classes are taught by Ms. Burneo and Mrs. Rodriguez.


Meeting times: Second and Fourth Wednesday of each month afternoons 2:35-3:30


Competitive Sports League

We will have multiple competitive sports teams that will play against other local schools.  There will potentially be tryouts depending on the number of kids who want to play each sport.  The schedule is as follows: flag football and girls volleyball (quarter 1), softball (quarter 2), basketball (quarter 3), soccer (quarter 4), cross country (semester 1), track (semester 2).  You will not see these sports listed on the club sign up link.  They will be offered separately and signups will take place as the season approaches.



Archery for grades 6-8. (20 students max), 

Want to learn new skills in how to shoot a recurve bow?  CECA Archery is a competitive bow shooting team where you will learn skills in biomechanics and proper form to hit the bullseye every shot. Whether you are a beginner and have never shot a bow before or are a seasoned shooter, you will be able to practice your skills and become a better shot.

Practices begin mid-December and continue through May.  Practices are Tues and Thurs from 2:45-4:30pm, a few Saturdays as well for the competition team.  Fundraising will start mid November.

CECA Archery team shirts are $18 each. 

Lego Robotics--Competition Team

Room 306/302 Tuesday and Thursday 2:35-5:00

"Lego Robotics is a competitive robotics team full of action and inquiry.  There are two teams consisting of 8 members each that will complete a design challenge  as well as programming an EV3 robot to maneuver itself around a table to complete complex missions.  The team practices on Tues and Thur after school until 5 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am until noon to prepare for tournaments. Students gain friendship with team mates, public speaking skills,  a strong work ethic and a sense of playful competitiveness in this exciting atmosphere where they will interact with students from other schools and get a chance to be critiqued by real engineers. "

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