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Programs & Activities

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

Activities and Clubs

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: Kindergarten - 2nd Grade

Art Club

Young artists come together to practice technique and work on art projects.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

3rd - 5th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Activities and Clubs: 3rd - 5th Grade

Art Club

Young artists come together to practice technique and work on art projects.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

6th - 8th Grade
Activities and Clubs

Band

We offer band for our students to express themselves through music and teamwork.

Choir

Our choir program includes lessons in choral singing, musical terms, and vocal skills.

Art Club

Young artists come together to practice technique and work on art projects.

Book Fair

This school-wide event is a great chance for our students to shop for new books. You'll find many titles in a wide range of interests and levels, including popular authors and series.

Science Olympiad

Middle school scientists set goals and compete in science projects. We encourage commitment, group learning and active participation in this program.

Coding

Coding isn't just for college students anymore. With the importance of STEM careers on the rise, we are making sure our students are prepared and ready to code.

Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador Program is a leadership opportunity for students who are dedicated to serving and representing our school.

Sports

Basketball

Basketball

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Students in band practice

Music and Band

Our music classes give kids the opportunity to express themselves through music and teamwork. Band students in middle school participate in a variety of lessons in wind, brass and percussion instruments.

Student holding artwork

Specials

Along with academics, our K-8 scholars are also exposed to the arts and more. We offer art, music, technology, and physical education classes each week.

Sensory paths on sidewalk
Teacher

Spotlight: Sensory Paths for Brain Breaks

Jeanne Laney, art teacher at Matthews Charter Academy (MCA), created sensory paths with the help of MCA scholars. Not only do these paths get scholars moving, and blood and oxygen flowing, but it helps develop motor skills.
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