Please see the listing of all current extra-curricular programs being offered this academic year. For more information please contact the program’s corresponding advisor. Registration is done online through Configio.

Field Trips

6th-8th, 10th Grade $25 Field Trip Fee, Pay on Configio

9th Grade $60 Field Trip Fee, Pay on Configio

Extra-Curricular Information

 

CICERO PREPARATORY ACADEMY EXTRA-CURRICULAR CATALOG 2017-2018     

SECOND SEMESTER

Art Club
Description: Students will focus on the techniques and theory used in pastel painting to propel them beyond the material covered in Studio Art.
Meeting Day: Every other Wednesday (1/24, 2/7, 2/21, 3/7, 3/21, 4/4, 4/25, 5/2)
Meeting Time: 3:00-4:30
Start Date: January 24 End Date: May 2
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break, 4/18
Participation Fee: $80 & $15 (supply fee)
Club Sponsor: Ms. Mandall Contact Info: rmandall@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 226 Grade Level: 7-10th

 

Choir Club
Description: In Choir Club we will hone our musicianship skills and vocal technique by rehearsing challenging choral repertoire which will culminate in a concert.
Meeting Day and Time: Tuesday 3:00 – 4:00 pm
Start Date: January 16 End Date: May 14
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break
Participation Fee: $45
Club Sponsor: Ms. Nesvig Contact Info: aseyler@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 225 Grade Level: 6-10th

 

Hiking Club- Advanced  
Description: The Hiking Club will offer students several opportunities each semester to experience and appreciate the natural beauty of Arizona through hiking excursions. Through challenging physical and mental exertion, students will foster growth in personal virtue and in substantiated friendships and community.

An “advanced hike” should be expected to be between 6-12 miles with substantial (1,500+ ft.) elevation change.

Advanced day-hikes will be Jan 27, Apr 7, May 12; Advanced camps will be Feb 23-25 and Apr 20-22 (with Intermediate).

 
Meeting Day and Time: Tuesday Lunch/Lyceum and/or Tuesday 2:45-3:00  
Start Date: January 16 End Date: May 15  
Dates Not Meeting: March 13 (Spring Break)  
Participation Fee: $50  
Club Sponsor: Mr. Yost Contact Info: myost@ciceroprep.org  
Meeting Location: Rm. 125 Grade Level: 6-10th  
Hiking Club – Intermediate
Description: The Hiking Club will offer students several opportunities each semester to experience and appreciate the natural beauty of Arizona through hiking excursions. Through challenging physical and mental exertion, students will foster growth in personal virtue and in substantiated friendships and community.

An “intermediate hike” should be expected to be between 3-6 miles with moderate (no more than 1,500 ft.) elevation change.

Intermediate day-hikes will be Feb 3, Mar 24, May 5; Intermediate camps will be Apr 20-22 (with Advanced).

Meeting Day and Time: Tuesday Lunch/Lyceum and/or Tuesday 2:45-3:00
Start Date: January 16 End Date: May 15
Dates Not Meeting: March 13 (Spring Break)
Participation Fee: $50
Club Sponsor: Mr. Yost Contact Info: myost@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 125 Grade Level: 6-10th

 

Knitting Club
Description: The knitting club will teach the timeless craft of knitting for the purpose of engaging students in an act of culture and charity. Once students have become proficient in their craft, we will work towards making items to donate to children in need (i.e. knit together small squares to make blankets, hats, etc.)
Meeting Day and Time: Tuesday 12:10-12:35 (during Lyceum)
Start Date: January 16 End Date: May 15
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break
Participation Fee: $45
Club Sponsors: Ms. Mandall and Mrs. Willard Contact Info: kwillard@ciceroprep.org

rmandall@ciceroprep.org

Meeting Location: Rm. 124 Grade Level: 6-10th

 

Math Club
Description: The purpose of the math club is to help students grow in their love of math by working together to solve problems and participating in team and individual math competitions.
Meeting Day and Time: Wednesdays 11:45-12:30 (Lyceum)
Start Date: January 18 End Date: April 25th
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break
Participation Fee: $35
Club Sponsor: Shannon Coolidge and Julie Smith Contact Info: scoolidge@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 222 Grade Level: 6-10th

 

Philosophy Club
Description: This club was the idea of a sizable group of students who wished to have more opportunities to discuss all matters philosophical. It obviously promotes the mission of the school.
Meeting Day and Time: Wednesdays 2:50-3:45
Start Date: January 17 End Date: May 16
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break
Participation Fee: $40
Club Sponsor: Mr. Meadows Contact Info: gmeadows@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 217 Grade Level: 9-10th

 

Speech and Debate Club
Description: In Speech events, students prepare and present orations on topics of their choosing; in Debate events, students prepare and present arguments both in favor of and against pertinent, challenging topics. These exercises foster skills crucial to a well-rounded thinker and citizen, including critical reasoning, respectful disagreement, purposeful research, public speaking, and rhetoric.
Meeting Day and Time: Wednesdays 2:45-3:30 (mandatory)

Thursdays/Fridays 2:45-4:30 (optional)

Start Date: January 17 End Date: May 18
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break, Early Release Days
Participation Fee: $35
Club Sponsors: Mr. Yost and Mr. Duff Contact Info: myost@ciceroprep.org     eduff@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 125 Grade Level: 6-10th

 

String Orchestra
Description: The purpose of the string orchestra is to give students further exposure to some of the concepts they encounter in music classes. In particular, they will be challenged to think more deeply about the musicality exhibited while playing music with others. They will also learn about well-established composers and will be asked to listen for “what” is being said by a certain composer’s piece. In addition, students will learn performance and posture techniques that will make them more proficient at their respective instruments. Finally, students will learn how to be comfortable (even, joyful!) when it comes to performing in front of others.
Meeting Day and Time: TBD (3:00-4:00)
Start Date: after January 22 End Date: End of May
Dates Not Meeting: Spring Break
Participation Fee: $150
Club Sponsor: Mr. Milford Contact Info: rmilford@ciceroprep.org
Meeting Location: Rm. 225 Grade Level: 7-10th

 

Yearbook Club
  Description: The purpose of the Yearbook Club is to provide a photographic record of the school year and a piece of memorabilia for the students and faculty Cicero prep community for the 2017-2018 academic year.
  Meeting Day and Time: Monday 3:00 – 4:15
  Start Date: January 8 End Date: May 14
  Dates Not Meeting: Sept 5, Oct. 9, 16
  Participation Fee: $35
  Club Sponsor: Ms. Strohmeyer Contact Info: katestrohmeyer@yahoo.com
  Meeting Location: Front Office   Conference Rm. Grade Level: 7 – 10th