Student After-school Activities


  • Fourth Grade Homework Help

    Students in 4th grade have the opportunity to stay after school Monday-Thursday to get help with their homework.  Students can then take the 4:00 bus home, be picked up by a parent at Gate 1, or go to Aftercare (if registered). 

     

    Homework and Tutoring

    Students in 5th through 8th grades can come to the library after school to work on homework, get academic support, and complete projects with the help of two staff members.  It’s open every day, Monday through Friday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.  Students can then take the 4:00 bus home or be picked up by a parent at Gate 1.

     

    Makerbot 3-D Printing

    Learn how to make 3D models on Tinkercad.  Then print your designs.  Let your creative imagination go wild!!   You can take home all the designs you print.    The club meets every Wednesday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Mr. Cook’s room and is open to all 5th through 8th graders.  Students can then take the 4:00 bus home or be picked up by a parent at Gate 1.

     

    Photography

    Learn how to take great pictures and edit online.  You will be creating fun photo projects as well!  Winter/Spring 2022 sessions are available on Tuesdays or Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Ms. Garrido’s room and is open to all 4th through 8th graders.  Students can then take the 4:00 bus home or be picked up by a parent at Gate 1.

     

    Poco Coding

    Learn coding in Minecraft, plus build and program Arduino platforms.  The club is open for all 6th through 8th graders and meets every Tuesday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in the science lab. Students can then take the 4:00 bus home or be picked up by a parent at Gate 1.

     

    Poco Heartbeats

    Poco Heartbeats is Pocantico's middle school literary magazine. It contains everything from memoirs to comics to poems. Writers have a place to share both their original work and pieces from school that they are especially proud of.  The club meets every Friday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm in Ms. Lombardo’s room and is open to all 4th through 8th graders.  Students can then take the 4:00 bus home or be picked up by a parent at Gate 1. 

     

    The Hawk - School Newspaper

    The Hawk is the school's student-run news outlet where students of varied writing, photography, cartooning and editing levels gather to dish out what's happening!  Its mission is to promote positive school spirit, highlighting school-related events and projects, and strengthening the school-community connection.  Students of all ages contribute articles through class interviews and voluntary submission from classroom teachers. The Hawk has featured articles on district initiatives, school-wide assemblies, classroom events, trips, and sports, as well as reviews, interviews, advice and helpful tips.  Visit The Hawk web page to see all the exciting news happening around the district.