Student Clubs & Activities

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Academic Bowl 

The Academic Bowl is a game of academic competition between students in elementary grades. The games were established in Cherokee County to promote academic excellence. Students in the 5th grade may apply in September. Practices are one hour weekly and the final competition will be a Saturday in April. 

Sponsors -  Amber Scharf and Suzy Gebhart

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Bots known as Technology Club 

Sponsors - Jana Cervone, Suzy Gebhart, Jennifer Mendenhall

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Bascomb's Technology Club will introduce fourth and fifth graders to many different types of technology and tools. The focus of this club is on computer coding. Club members will participate in the Technology Fair. Meetings are scheduled on Thursdays.

Bascomb Technology Club Application


Canvas and Clay -

Sponsor - Molly Mayes

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Canvas and Clay is a morning art opportunity that Mrs. Mayes offers for Bascomb 5th grade students. Students have the chance to explore art and artists from around the world while trying new and different methods and materials.


CCSD Reading Club 

Sponsors - Jana Cervone and Kristy Lyle

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Reading Club is an after-school opportunity for 5th graders that love to read and would like to become experts in reading the details in selected books. Bascomb's face to face club will meet virtually with other CCSD schools each Monday for some friendly competition about the books. Interested students should complete the application and return it to Mrs. Cervone by September 2nd. 

Reading Club Application 


Friends Club

Sponsors -  Melinda Martinez and Dawn Beaham

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In the Friends Club, fifth-grade students assist and spend time with children with special needs. These role models help students with turn-taking, communication, and many other important life skills. Students spend their recess and lunch period one day a week at Friends Club. Interested students may obtain an application from their homeroom teacher and turn it in before the deadline.


Junior BETA Club

Sponsor- Elizabeth Breitbarth and Felicia Berenger

Contact information: Felicia Berenger

The Junior Beta Club’s mission is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary school students. This club begins the second quarter of the school year.


Math Competition Club

Sponsor- Sarah Freeman and Mackenzie Wallace

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Music Makers 

Sponsor - Jenn Melvin

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Paws and Claws Club

Sponsors - Laura Wagner, Sandra West

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Open to 4th graders only

The Bascomb Paws and Claws Club is open to fifth graders. Our mission is to support the taxpayer-funded Cherokee County Animal Shelter through fundraising, a donation drive, and educating students on the responsibility of pet ownership and the variety of ways to help animals. We will meet on alternating Tuesdays from 2:30-3:15. Club members are encouraged to visit the animal shelter for a tour.


Student Council

Sponsor - Krystle Lopez, Kim Holstein, Katie Barrie

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Student Council is a club for 5th-grade students who set a positive example for others and promote kindness initiatives throughout the school year. The peer leaders will work together to develop ideas for school-wide projects that promote inclusion, teamwork, and kindness and help to assemble the completed projects.

Running Club 

Sponsors - Ed Koschewa, Janet Roach, Stephanie Cockrell,

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Students in 4th and 5th grade are welcome to join Running Club. We meet after school every Tuesday from October to May from 2:25-3:10. A healthy heart is a happy heart. If you run, you are a runner; it doesn’t matter how fast or how far. One run can change your day, many runs can change your life. Running/walking makes you feel powerful, free, and fearless. Come move with us on Tuesdays! See Coach Koschewa for a permission form.


Science Olympiad 

Science Olympiad is a great extracurricular for fourth and fifth-grade students who enjoy science, math, or engineering. 

Sponsors - Tammy Videkovich, Kaitlyn Eagens, Kendra Hipps, Jennifer Mendenhall

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Safety Patrol

Sponsor - Jeannine Miller

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Students assist other students during morning arrival and help keep the school safe in the hallways, bus arrival area, front entrance, and cafeteria. Deadline: Aug. 16, 2023

Safety Patrol Link


Sprouting Stems Club

Sponsor - Amanda Brendel and Leah Beckman 

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The Sprouting Stems club is through the Women in Stem club at Etowah High School. The high school girls plan activities with club members once a month at Bascomb in Mrs. Murnan's classroom from 4:00-5:00 p.m. it will begin in November and it is open to all third through fifth graders.


Technology Fair 

Sponsors -  Jennifer Mendenhall

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WBOB-Morning News

Sponsor - Jana Cervone

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Bascomb’s morning announcements are televised within the school building. Fifth graders are the anchors, camera-person, and producers. Students interested must submit and application and record a video audition (information included in application) The deadline is noted on the application.   



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