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Ron Russell SUN Community School 

Fall SUN | Oct 8th – Dec 6th | Monday- Thursday | 3:00 PM – 5:20 PM

Free daily supper for participating students at 3:00 PM

 

All Ron Russell students are invited to join us for the SUN program where students are encouraged to explore their interests and try new things! The SUN program offers educational support in addition to recreational and enrichment activities. Students can sign up for classes Monday through Thursday but are required to sign up at least 2 days a week. Please read below for the topics and descriptions of the fall classes!
Students have three options for transportation after the SUN program. They can take the bus, walk, or parents can pick them up. The bus is only available for participants who already take the bus to school. Parents can choose their preferred transportation method on the registration form.

 

MONDAY:

 

Soccer (must commit to Mondays and Wednesdays)

Monday & Wednesday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Come out and play some soccer! In this club we will learn the fundamentals of soccer and work as a team! We will play friendly soccer games against other schools as well.

 

Readers and Leaders

Monday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

In this leadership group, we will go to Earl Boyles once a week. You will be partnered with a 2nd or 3rd grade student and will read to each other. If you like to read and are interested in taking on a leadership role, this class is perfect for you!

 

Chess for Success (must commit to Mondays and Wednesdays)

Monday & Wednesday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Chess is a fun game that incorporates many aspects of a person: it requires you to be knowledgeable, inquisitive, open-minded, risk-taking, and reflective. The chess club is meant to foster student’s intellectual growth while having fun.

 

Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB)

Monday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Love to read? Join SUN’s Battle of the Books team! We’ll read this year’s great selections, quiz each other about the books we’ve read, and then have a friendly competition against Floyd Light in December!

 

Math Games

Monday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

You will be playing math games, solving riddles, and solving fun real life math problems. You will be working in teams and by yourself to find solutions and create your own math problems.

 

Comic Book Club

Monday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Want to make your own comic book? Come and join our comic book club where you can create your own comics! You do not need to know how to draw.

 

Computer Lab

Monday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Like to play some computer games? Come and join our computer lab class to play some online games!

 

Sports Club

Monday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

During this class we will be getting our bodies moving. Activities will include yoga, indoor soccer, basketball games, capture the flag, colors and other games that students suggest.

 

TUESDAY:

 

Conexiones (must commit to Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Tuesday & Thursday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Are you a Latino or consider yourself to be a leader or are interested in becoming one? Conexiones is a space for Latino students to develop positive cultural identity, communication skill-building and prepares students for college and career exploration.

 

Girls Inc:

Tuesday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Our gender specific programs and research-based curricula provide girls with the confidence and self-esteem to access a bright and economically-independent future. Our programs equip girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults.

 

Write Around Portland

Tuesday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Love to write? Write Around Portland offers an opportunity to get creative with your writing and to be published in their annual Write Around Portland anthology!

 

WEDNESDAY:

 

Soccer (must commit to Mondays and Wednesdays)

Monday & Wednesday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Come out and play some soccer! In this club we will be learning the fundamentals of soccer and working as a team! We will play friendly soccer games against other schools as well.

 

Cooking Class

Wednesday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Like to cook? Want to learn how to cook some meals? If so, sign up for our cooking class where each class period we will cook something new and you will get to taste it when it’s done!

 

Chess for Success (must commit to Mondays and Wednesdays)

Monday & Wednesday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Chess is a fun game that incorporates many aspects of a person: it requires you to be knowledgeable, inquisitive, open-minded, risk-taking, and reflective. The chess club is meant to foster student’s intellectual growth while having fun.

 

REAP

Wednesday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Are you looking for leadership opportunities to affect change within your school and community? Boost your self-esteem and leadership skill. Learn NOW what it takes to reach your academic and personal goals. Join REAP to ignite your leadership potential and win the FUTURE NOW!

 

Let’s READ!

Wednesday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

During this class students will read poetry from all different time periods from Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, contemporary hip hop artists and youth poets. Students will not only be reading and discussing others work but also writing their own poetry. This class gives you an opportunity to exercise self-expression, self-confidence, and to celebrate powerful voices of poetry.

 

Creative Design

Wednesday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Did you know you can make a bracelet using only magazine pages? Or that you can make a pencil case out of a cardboard box? In this class we will be using unique materials to create new things. We will also discuss why things are designed the way they are. There may be a reason your favorite restaurant uses certain colors in their logo design. Join this class to find out why, and to make exciting projects!

 

Computer Lab

Wednesday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Like to play some computer games? Come and join our computer lab class to play some online games!

 

Let’s Go Outside

Wednesday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Bring a rain jacket because in this class we will be doing outdoor activities like running, playing sharks and minnows, basketball, tag, relay races, and games students come up with. We will also be talking about places to get outside and explore in Portland so that you can explore with your friends and family.

 

THURSDAY:

 

Conexiones (must commit to Tuesdays and Thursdays)

Tuesday & Thursday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Are you a Latino or consider yourself to be a leader or are interested in becoming one? Conexiones is a space for Latino students to develop positive cultural identity, communication skill-building and prepares students for college and career exploration.

 

Hands 2 Mouth

Thursday | Periods 1 & 2 | 3:20-5:20 PM

Theater is a great way to learn how to work with others, think on our feet and go with the flow. Through fun and silly activities, we’ll develop our confidence on stage and in life! Discover basic theatre skills through, theater games, improvisation, playwriting, character development and movement as you create a performance piece to perform.

 

Homework Help

Thursday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Need a place to get work done? Looking for a quiet space? Come out and sign up for our Homework Club. Get your assignments done ahead of time!

 

Board Games

Thursday | Period 1 | 3:20-4:10 PM

Join our board game class to play new and fun board games each week! Games will include Bananagrams, Battleship, Connect 4, Sorry, Heads Up, Apples to Apples and more!

 

Designer Club

Thursday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

Students will be doing activities relating to fashion. You will become a fashion designer, designing a brand, coming up with a logo, and creating clothes, shoes, and bags. You will be studying fashion and use your favorite brands as inspiration.

 

Gaming Club

Thursday | Period 2 | 4:15-5:20 PM

In this class we will be playing games such as Wii games and computer games that are school appropriate. If you are looking to play some fun active games come and join the gaming club!

 

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