Students will look at various types of artwork, share their own works, and put together a virtual art newsletter to be shared with the school via our private social network.
Arts and Crafts Club
Students will learn about the historical and cultural backgrounds surrounding: knit, crochet, needle point, embroidery, and weave techniques along with other hand crafts. In addition, students will learn the basics of each craft, work on projects in each area, and present finished projects.
Club members will share space related news, photography, and insights about astronomy including solar systems, planets, stars, galaxies, space travel, astrophysics, and more. Members will share their common interest in astronomy and conduct simple hands-on activities and experiments related to astronomy and physics.
Club members will choose books to read each month and will meet for a lively discussion.
Creative Thinking Club
Students will have an opportunity to think outside the box. We will have a variety of creative exercises during the meetings, complete tasks individually, and report back with results.
Creative Writing, Poetry, and Photography Club
Club members make up the staff of the Laurel Springs Vision and Voices Magazine published at the end of each semester. The club is for students who enjoy writing and reading poetry, fiction and non-fiction, and submitting photography to be published. Improve your creativity through peer editing and a monthly meeting.
When club members meet, they are provided a topic and must take either the pro or con position. Students are given a few minutes to do research, gather their arguments, and then debate the topic until consensus is reached.
This club is for those who love nature, Earth, and seek to find a closer connection with Earth and the environment; individually and as a community.
Members of this club have a love for horses and/or riding, from beginners to experienced riders. There are no requirements except for the shared love of horses. Students participate in discussions, exhibit their performances, and participate in group projects. Members will enjoy a place to share their love of horses, meet, and have fun without the stress of competition!
Students will explore the fashion world, latest trends, share their own original designs, and get feedback/support from other fashionistas.
Film and Theatre Club
This club is open to students who have an interest in stage theatre or the art of filmmaking. Members will discuss and learn various aspects of theatre and film including character development, script/screen writing, and presentation. Expertise or previous experiences are not pre-requisites for this club; whether you’re just starting out or already on your way, your participation is encouraged!
French students will enjoy a real experience of French, France, and the French-speaking world in a very interactive environment. Use your skills already acquired in the language and go on a discovery journey of France, its landscapes, and all aspects of its culture.
Students will get their hands dirty as they learn how to start, plan, and maintain a garden. They’ll share hints, tips, and ideas for maintaining their plants.
Model United Nations Club
This club engages in an authentic simulation of the United Nations (UN) by learning about the UN system, skills of debate, compromise, conflict resolution, and negotiation. Model UN team members have fun learning about the workings of world diplomacy through the lens of current events.
This club is open those who love, create, or live for music. Celebrate, educate, support, inspire, create, listen to, and express your love for the spirit of music.
This club is for students who aspire to perform, record, and share their music. Our goal is to enjoy the musical offerings of each participant and give constructive feedback when it is invited. Students will learn techniques associated with recording, performance, voice, lyricism, and instrument arrangement. Moreover, we will explore ideas of sound, song, genres of music, and collaborate to create pieces of music together.
Student Government Club
Members will explore the structures of government and apply what has been learned to Laurel Springs School’s processes approved by the club advisor. There will be a student representative for each grade level and committees formed as needed.
Students will have the chance to share their personal travel experiences, pictures, advice, and tips. They will also explore other places they may wish to visit in the future.
Club members create the Laurel Springs Yearbook, an annual publication comprised of students, actives, clubs, events from the current school year, and more. Members will collect information from teachers and students, design pages, make graphic art decisions, and learn what it takes to publish a school yearbook. This club meets from January to May.