Activities

Activities and Clubs
Lake Norman Elementary offers a wide variety of programs to enhance every student's education. Below are some of the programs offered this year!

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books
Lead by Mrs. Bradford, Mrs. Boone and Ms. Morris
Tryouts for any interested 4th and 5th grader are held in September. Parents are notified of tryouts via ConnectEd.
The 12 member team meets on Mondays from 2:30-3:30. 
The Battle of the Books team will have a competition in the Spring, winners advance to Regionals and then the State competition. 
Battle of the Books supports literacy, reading and comprehension components of the elementary curriculum.
 

Chess Club

Chess Club
Lead by Mrs. Dixson and Ms. Webb
3rd, 4th and 5th graders are encouraged to join. 
Meeting days are every other Wednesday until 3:00.  More information to come in October.
Chess Club is part of the Academically and Intellectually Gifted (AIG) Curriculum
 

Chorus

Chorus 
Lead by Mrs. Mayhoff

 Chorus
Open to 4th and 5th graders. Students will be chosen by auditon and teacher recommendation.
Practice will be held during the week after school.
The Chorus will perform in concerts throughout the school year.
These students will learn singing skills and various types of choral repertoire.
 
 

Fit Clubs

Move & Groove Club
Lead by Coach Kersten
Interested 3rd-5th grade students can sign up with Mrs. Kersten each quarter. Each quarter will have a different activity.
Moove & Groove Club is every other Thursday until 3:30 and is open to approximately 60 students.

 

Fire Bowl

Fire Bowl
Lead by Mrs. Flittner
Team of 10 students (5 - 4th graders and 5 - 5th graders) are chosen by teacher recommendation and Fire Bowl knowledge
Team meets on Wednesdays until 3:15 beginning in January.
Fire Bowl (competition) is held in April at Mitchell Community College.

LNE TV

LNE TV
Lead by Mrs. Kersten
Audtions are open to 4th graders at the end of April.
9-12 students will be chosen to anchor the morning news during the week.
 

Math Expo

Math Expo
Lead by Mrs. Orr
(more info to come)
 

Safety Patrol

Safety Patrol
Lead by Mrs. Flittner
Interested 5th grade students are encouraged to help with Safety Patrol.
AM patrols will assist in the car rider line, opening doors for students and making sure they safely exit vehicles.
PM patrols will assist in the car rider line, opening doors for students and making sure they safely enter vehicles.
This is a service club at LNE.

Science Fair

Science Fair
Lead by Mrs. Orr and Mrs. Flittner
To participate, students will complete a science fair experiment and create a science fair board at home. Then, students will bring their project to school and have the opportunity to talk to our judges.  The top 3 winners in the 3rd-5th grade division will move on to the I-SS District Science Fair. 
 

Spelling Bee

Spelling Bee
Lead by Mrs. Ledford and Ms. Wilson
Open to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders.
Spelling Bee word list will be release in November. Classroom teachers will hold a classroom bee and with 1st and 2nd place students advancing to our school Spelling Bee in January. Winner and Runner-Up will advance to District Bee.
Spelling Bee supports the elementary English Language Arts curriculum.

Student Council

Student Council
Lead by Ms. Webb and Mrs. Sprinkle
Open to all interested 4th and 5th grade
One boy and one girl from each 4th and 5th grade homeroom will be selected for Student Council.
Group meets one Monday a month until 3:00.
Student Council is a service group at LNE and encourages leadership.