Sports, Clubs and Activities

21st Century Charter – Elementary

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) [with National Honor Society (NHS) at the High School]:

This committee will serve as the Advisory Team for each of these academic organizations. You will be responsible for working to organize the Induction Ceremony of both societies. This committee will also identify, select, and notify all eligible candidates. Coordinated by: Daniel Velasco

WFO Food Drive:

Starting in October, WFO will donate 100 food bags for families twice a month.  Bags are assembled at a local pantry and delivered to the school for pick up.

Student of the Month Awards:

Two students from each class in every grade are nominated by their teacher for the Student of the Month award.  The program runs from October to April. Two students from every class,  are chosen to receive the award each month, based on exhibiting good citizenship and the character trait highlighted each month.  Each month's character trait that is honored is listed below:

October: Respect
November: Integrity
January: Courage
February: Empathy
March: Responsibility
April: Honesty

At the beginning of each school year, holds an information session with each teacher and their class, about the award and how to earn it. Each month, all of the students of the month are honored at an after school celebration from 3:00-3:30PM in the elementary school, typically scheduled during the last week of the month.  Students who have received the award, as well as their parents are invited to the celebration.  During the award ceremony, each student stands at a podium, reads the definition of the trait they have been recognized as exemplifying, and reads a quote that shows or discusses the trait.  The emphasis is on getting experience in public speaking in students' education.  Cookies and juice are served at the celebration. 

Reading Events: 

  • Time Out for Reading (Put Your Nose in a Book!) -- hosted by the Northwest Indiana Literacy Coalition
  • Read Across America (Dr. Seuss's Birthday) -- On 3/2/16, students participate in Dr. Suess activities, and read books in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday.

 

21st Century Charter – High School

National Honor Society (NHS) [with National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at the Elementary School]:

This committee will serve as the Advisory Team for each of these academic organizations. You will be responsible for working to organize the Induction Ceremony of both societies. This committee will also identify, select, and notify all eligible candidates.
Coordinated by: Daniel Velasco

ACT Prep:

Students work in groups and with instructor to prepare for the ACT exam
Coordinated by: Daniel Velasco

Robotics Club:

Students create and operate robots.
Coordinated by: Leante Gray

Anime Club:

Anime enthusiasts read anime, watch shows and movies, and collaborate to create their own comics.
Coordinated by: Daniel Velasco

Mobile Flu Vaccines:

Coordinated by: Toni Sharp, High School Nurse

Mobile Dental Vaccines:

Coordinated by: Toni Sharp, High School Nurse

Dance team

 

Sports

Currently, the following sports are offered at 21st Century Charter School at Gary: 


Basketball

Athletic Director: Ricky Haskins
Boys Basketball Head Coach: Rodney Williams
Assistant Coach: Ricky Haskins
JV Coach: Larry Upshaw

  • Girls Basketball Schedule
  • Boys Basketball Schedule


Volleyball

Volleyball Head Coach: Markeysha Coleman
JV Volleyball Coach: Farrah Hill

Cheerleading

Cheer Coach: Delaine Murphy

Team-work and the maintenance of discipline are the keys to the success of the Cheer Squad. The 21st Century Cheerleading Team is dedicated to promoting spirit, unity, pride, and enthusiasm. Our goal as cheerleaders is to maintain positive behavior and sportsmanship at all time for we know we’re a representation of our School. The attitude, dedication, and enthusiasm of the squad members are just as important as the skills involved in spirit leading. 

Members of the cheer squad are committed to the highest level of athleticism, performance, self-discipline, respect for the school and others, personal exemplary conduct and the performance of all responsibilities related to the pursuit of school spirit and pride. Furthermore, cheerleaders demonstrate a proven ability to balance academic requirements and demands with extra-curricular and personal activities.

Team Cumulative G.P.A= 3.19

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