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Bowling Club (5th-8th grade)

Students in middle school are invited to participate in the MVS Bowling club.  Students will learn about the mathematics behind this family sport, get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of bowling balls, and will compete against each other at a local bowling alley.  Bowling  Club is an 8 week session and meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning 8/23/2023.  The first and last meeting will take place on campus.  The middle 6 sessions will take place at Bowlero Bowling Alley in Avondale with transportation provided by Mr. Voss in a Dysart white activity bus.  Please contact Mr. Voss for more detailed information.

Cost per session is $150 donation to MVS PTA 

Patrick Voss 

Choir - Elementary and Junior High (3rd-8th grade)

Choir is open to all students in 3rd-8th grade who love to sing!  MVS Choirs sing at various events, such as the Dysart District Festival of Choirs, the Dysart Festival of the Arts, school concerts, and an AZ Diamondback's game. Choir is a year long club and meets on Thursdays from 7:30 am-8:40 am beginning 8/22/23.

Cost per student is $10

Heather Featherstone 

Scrapbooking Club (4th-8th grade)

Students in the Scrapbooking Club will learn about creating scrapbook pages and other crafting activities.  Students will also learn how to engineer three-dimensional shapes that will fold flat.  

Cost is $10 per student

Stacey Plonski 

Clay Club (4th-8th grade)

Students in this club will focus on the Arts by creating polymer miniature sculptures.  The club will run for 13 weeks.  Start Date TBD.  Meetings will be held weekly on Wednesday mornings from 8:00 am-8:40 am in room 125.

Cost per student is $10

Tina Watts 

History Club (5th-8th grade)

Students in the history club will work with Mr. Roberts to explore interesting topics in history.  They will also prepare History Day projects for the District’s History Project competition.   

Daniel Roberts 

Keva Planks (grades TBD)

Keva Planks is an engineering club that offers students the opportunity to create structures utilizing a special building material called Keva Planks.  Students will be given different challenges that will allow them to utilize Design Thinking and the Engineering process to plan, build, and improve upon their creations.  Keva Planks taps into each student’s unique potential and creativity, as well as exposes them to modern architecture and engineering.  

Noelle Downs 

Kindness Club (3rd-8th grade)

Kindness Club invites students grades 3-8 to work together to spread kindness on our campus and in our community.  Students will participate in kindness projects around campus, outreach projects for the homeless and elderly, and participate in supporting our Military families at MVS.  Kindness Club will start in October.  Meetings will be held every other Wednesday from 4:00-4:45pm.  

Coleen Brown

Lego Club (1st-3rd grade)

Lego Club allows scholars to use their critical thinking skills and imagination in designing and constructing Lego creations.  The building process encompasses several areas of STEAM.  Lego Club will meet weekly for one hour. The 6 week session beginning 8/29/2023, welcomes the first (15) 1st grade students (meet in room 132), and the first (25) 2nd and 3rd grade students (meet in room 137). Please reach out via email with any questions or concerns.

The cost is $10 per 6 week session

1st grade: Ms. Lawrence

2nd & 3rd grade: Ms. Rodriguez & Ms. Nietert,

Little Engineers (K-3)

Little Engineers offers students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade the opportunity to construct models of structures such as cities, zoos, malls, etc., using recycled materials, legos, and other materials that we can find!  Students will be using the engineering process at these earliest grades, preparing them for future participation in Keva Planks, Science Olympiad, and even Engineering classes in high school.  

Noelle Downs 

Math Challenge (all grades)

Mrs. Gomez and Mrs. Brown lead the Math Challenge teams.  Math Challenge teams are made up of students who have an innate desire and creative spirit when it comes to mathematics.  Teams from schools across the district compete in math facts, problem solving, and a final challenge round to see which team can “math it up” the best!   

Maria Gomez and Coleen Brown and 

National Junior Honor Society (6th-8th grade)

National Junior Honor Society is a group of middle school students, in grades 6-8 who are committed to bettering themselves and their community through scholarship, leadership, character, and citizenship.  Meetings will be held on Tuesday mornings with elected officers, all chapter members, or leadership committees focusing on special projects.  Together, students will tutor younger grades and complete service projects, among other activities, through their own leadership and planning.

Dues are $10 per year 

Emily Allen

Robotics, Drones, and Coding (5th-8th grade)

Robotics Club is open to all 6th-8th grade students who wish to engage in a STEM & Robotics process and solve challenges.  Students will also participate in the 2024 Dysart STEM Competition in March.  Meetings will be held on Wednesdays from 7:40-8:40 am beginning November 29, 2023 and will run until March 27, 2024.

The cost is $10 per session

Melanie Alvarado

Arts & Crafts Club (Kinder-8th grade)


Cost is $10 per student

Stacey Plonski

Student Council (5th-8th grade)

Student Council is open to students in grades 5-8.  Representatives are elected to Student Council by their peers.  Students work together to manage the Student Activities Funds and learn about parliamentary procedures and financial procedures related to fundraising. Student Council plans fundraising events and activities for our campus.  

Monica Rodriguez and Courtney Elliott and

STEAM Lab (5th-8th grade)

Students in the STEAM Lab will explore a variety of different STEAM activities in preparation for the District-Wide STEM competition.  Students will use design thinking and engineering processes to solve real-world problems, design solutions, and implement their designs.   

Christy Rinderer 

Yearbook (6th-8th grade)

Mrs. Featherstone leads the yearbook team for students in 6th-8th grade.  Yearbook is all about making memories last!  In this club, students will take pictures of school events and classroom activities, as well as design the annual yearbook for MVS.  This is a completely student-generated product that is available for purchase by students and families.  

Cost is $10 

Heather Featherstone 

Cheer Club  (6th-8th grade)

Cheer Club is used to prepare all 6th-8th graders for upcoming cheer season.  We meet twice a week from 9/25/2023-10/27/2023 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm-5:30 pm to work on the basic skills of cheerleading.  This includes jumps, kicks, and learning new fun dance routines/cheers!

The cost is $10 per 6 week session

Courtney Elliott