Killian Oaks Academy is pleased to offer a variety of exciting clubs throughout the school year. Involvement in these specially designed and coordinated clubs is certain to enhance each student’s educational experience. Participation fees may be applied to activities. Unless otherwise specified, clubs meet from 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the assigned day.
A.M. Care: Morning care is available to students from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Homework Club: Homework Club is beneficial for all students, and is available Monday through Friday until 5:00 p.m. During this time students will meet in small groups, with teachers, to complete the homework that has been assigned to them. Homework Club allows for our students to further develop their organizational skills while receiving the professional support necessary to complete their assignments with success.
Tutorial Sessions: Killian Oaks Academy offers after school individual and small group tutorial sessions provided by Killian Oaks Academy teachers. Tutorial sessions are available in 30 minute, 45 minute, and 60 minute sessions, in all academic areas including Reading, Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. Tutorial sessions are designed to reinforce and review critical academic skills.
Instrumental Club: The Instrumental Club meets on Mondays. Our goal is to promote an understanding of music as it relates to instruments including the guitar and the keyboard. Through learning, practicing, and playing various instruments, our students’ lives become even more stimulated and enriched.
Volleyball Club: The Volleyball Club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays during Quarter I. Students have the opportunity to develop the skills necessary to play volleyball successfully. The skills reviewed include serving, passing, setting, spiking, and blocking. Students also explore how to develop game strategies for offense and defense techniques.
Soccer Club: Soccer Club meets on Mondays and Wednesdays during Quarter II. Students review and practice a combination of strategies including kicking, blocking, and running with a soccer ball. Students also learn how to develop offensive and defensive techniques.
Basketball Club: Students in the Basketball Club meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our goal in the Basketball Club is to provide our athletes with the fundamental, mental, and physical development training to reach their highest potential as team players. Objectives include: developing a love for the game of basketball; developing the skills necessary to enjoy the game; instilling the values and lifeskills that enhance sportsmanship; and developing student athletes that value learning and academics.
Interactive Games Club: On Tuesdays, students have the opportunity to practice strategic games that enhance their critical thinking skills and reinforce the lifeskills of Cooperation, Problem Solving, and Friendship. Students also strengthen their visual-motor coordination as they engage in interactive digital games, and enjoy developing their visual-spatial abilities with lego creations. The students’ higher order thinking skills are enhanced as they try to master each game. Some of the games also incorporate teamwork in which students have to work together to achieve a common goal.
Fitness Club: Fitness Club is available on Fridays. Students are provided with opportunities to improve their fitness levels and overall health. Students will be able to identify their personal fitness goals including weight management, cardiovascular improvement, and strength enhancement. Our goal is to help each student enhance their physical fitness.
Science Club: The Science Club meets on Fridays, and provides students with the opportunity to explore and examine their surroundings and the world through the various disciplines including Chemistry, Biology, and Physical Science. Students engage in hands-on experiments and explorations as they apply critical and creative thinking skills through scientific inquiry. Students also question and investigate their surroundings, build hypotheses, test ideas, discover solutions, and most importantly, develop even more scientific inquiries. The goal of this club is to cultivate a lifelong passion and curiosity for the sciences.