Extracurricular Activities /ECA/

Extracurricular Activities /ECA/
ECATeacherDescriptionMongolianTools
DebateMs. Schubert

Schools Debate is unique and dynamic form of debate, unlike any other practiced in Mongolia. Schools Debate is a dynamic format combining “prepared” topics with “impromptu” topics, encouraging debaters to focus on specific issues rather than debate theory or procedural arguments.

Makerspace

Mr. Reynolds

A maker space is a collaborative work space inside a school; library or separate public/private sharing that uses high tech to no tech tools. These spaces are open to kids, adults, and entrepreneurs and have a variety of maker equipment including 3D printers, laser cutters, cnc machines, soldering irons and even sewing machines.

Mongolian Script

Ms. Zoloo

The classical or traditional Mongolian script also known as Hudum Mongol bichig, was the first writing system created specifically for the Mongolian language, and was the most successful until the introduction of Cyrillic in 1946. Derived from Sogdian, Mongolian is a true alphabet, with separate letters for consonants and vowels.

Collage ESSAY Writing

Mr. Green

The best way to tell your story is to write a personal, thoughtful essay about something that has meaning for you. Be honest and genuine, and your unique qualities will shine through. Admissions officers have to read an unbelievable number of college essays, most of which are forgettable. Students will learn how to write the perfect college essay.

Card and Board Games

Ms. Odko

Playing cards can be a pastime that offers pleasure and social enjoyment. A game of cards is a way of entertaining yourself in a group and it is one of the most popular indoor activities kids play. Those old board games collecting dust on the top of your closet could be key to keeping your mind active and healthy. Board games entertain and bring people together through competitive and cooperative game play. Some of the most popular board games are: Monopoly, Chess, Checkers, Life, Clue, Scrabble, Mancala, and many more. However, board games offer a lot more than just entertainment. In fact, these games beneficially impact health in multiple aspects at any age.

Choir

Mr. Moy

This activity focuses on the exploration of the art of choir singing (a Capella voices) in its many manidestations. Students are trained to develop and enhance their singing skills and perform repertoire ranging from European medieval music, classical music, seasonal, to world famous popular music. Choir is only after school activity and it provides one credit if a student attends for a whole year round.

Math Tutoring

Mr. Mendoza

Tutoring club meant to instill confidence in math skills and excitement to learn. Weird, right, but do you want to be motivated to progress and get rewards for your hard work? Come to a place for assistance with homework and tests. In addition to common core math skills, students will learn how to estimate, double check answers and many other useful shortcuts to improve calculation accuracy and speed.

Study Session

Ms. Odko

Study sessions are times and places when students from a particular class can study together. Where possible, the instructor can assist with questions and to facilitate students working together. The intention is that students use these study sessions to help succeed in the class, by reviewing material, studying for exams and quizzes, and practicing in-class material.

Chess Club

Mr. Ferraton

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered game board with 64 squares arranged in an 8x8 grid. The game is played by millions of people worldwide.Each player begins with 16 pieces: one king, one queen, two rooks, two knights, two bishops, and eight pawns. Each of the six piece types moves differently, with the most powerful being the queen and the least powerful the pawn. The objective is to checkmate the opponent’s king by placing it under an inescapable threat of capture.

Yearbook

Ms. Dutcher

A yearbook, also known as an annual, is a type of a book published annually to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school. The term also refers to a book statistics or facts published annually. Many high schools, colleges, and elementary and middle schools publish yearbooks. 

Ping Pong

Mr. Marat

Table tennis, also known as ping pong, is a sport in which two or four players hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using a small bat. The game takes place on a hard table divided by a net.

Creative Writing

Ms. Cooksey

In Creative Writing ECA, we will explore different genres of writing as well as the other necessary elements needed to improve writing and composition skills. We will learn where to find inspiration, how to craft, and how to get past the pesky writer's block that haunts so many writers. Students in Creative Writing will complete original pieces to share.

Math Olympiad

Mr. Reynolds

The Math Olympiad is an ECA where students meet once a week and practice solving challenging math problems. This is open to all students in Secondary School. Students will often enter international mathematics competitions to test their skills in the spring semester.

Air Pollution Club

Ms. Kalthoff

"Take a Breath" is a Non-government Organization which seeks to help Mongolians prevent, reduce and endure the air pollution problem. We hope these initiatives will inspire everyone to become more involved with the air pollution issue and can help everyone breathe a little easier.

Dance

Ms. Tugsuu

Dance is a performing art form consisting of purposefully selected sequences of human movement. This movement has aesthetic and symbolic value, and is acknowledged as dance by performers and observers within a particular culture. Dancing is a highly physical activity, and kids who take dance lessons regularly should expect to see a significant improvement in their overall physical health. Regular dance practice can increase your child's flexibility, range of motion, physical strength and stamina.

Craft ClubMs. TuvshinCraft Club is to provide students with a creative, comfortable atmosphere to learn and create crafts that can be worn, useful, and decorative.
Cotton, Needle and Thread
SAT MathMs. Ari