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Programs & Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Chandler Woods Charter Academy, children can explore their interests, learn new skills and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities.

Activities and Clubs

Young 5s - 2nd Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: Young 5s - 2nd Grade

STEM

STEM integrates four specific disciplines - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - into a cohesive program based on real-world applications. This blended learning environment shows kids how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life.

Community Service

Moral focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Children participating in service projects model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

3rd - 5th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: 3rd - 5th Grade

Girls on the Run

We inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The program runs for 10 weeks in the spring.

Drama Club

Boys and girls learn about acting, play production, and stage work in preparation for a live performance. We offer members of this club an introduction to theory and practice of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, and confidence.

STEM

STEM integrates four specific disciplines - science, technology, engineering, and mathematics - into a cohesive program based on real-world applications. This blended learning environment shows kids how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life.

Community Service

Moral focus virtues are practiced beyond the classroom! Children participating in service projects model compassion and courage by working to meet local needs.

6th - 8th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Band

This rich program gives students the opportunity to express themselves through music and teamwork. Students in band experience a variety of lessons in wind, brass and percussion instruments.

Choir

Our choir program is a great way for children to expand their musical experiences through choral singing, vocal exercises and techniques, learning musical terms, and exposure to interesting music.

Drama Club

Boys and girls learn about acting, play production, and stage work in preparation for a live performance. We offer members of this club an introduction to theory and practice of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, and confidence.

Spanish

English-speaking students learn to speak Spanish through a variety of age-appropriate language activities and practice lessons, including conversational Spanish.

National Junior Honor Society

NJHS serves to recognize outstanding middle school students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.

Science Olympiad

An exciting and competitive program which encourages group learning, strong commitment, and active, hands-on participation for young scientists working toward a shared goal.

Theme Week

Groups of students in this mini-term, led by parents and teachers, will make discoveries, develop skills and accomplish goals using experiential and hands-on learning on themes such as pioneering, photography, multicultural cuisine, and many more.

Sports

Basketball

Basketball

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

S.T.E.A.M. art project

S.T.E.A.M.

We believe that connecting students to science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics is just the tip of the iceberg to encourage critical thinking and multi-discipline innovation.

Watch Dogs bulletin board

Watch D.O.G.S.

WATCH D.O.G.S. encourages dads and other male role models to get more involved in their children's education, starting with spending a day volunteering at the school. Fathers, grandfathers, step-fathers, uncles, and other father figures volunteer to serve at least one day a year at the school and participate in a variety of school activities.

Spotlight: Sarah Jackson
Student

Spotlight: Middle School Theme Week

Chandler Woods Charter Academy middle school students spent a week outside their normal classroom schedule for a chance to go beyond the books during the third-annual Michigan theme week. 
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