Extra-Academic Activities
Actividades extraacadémicas

Extra-Academic Activities

Art Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Maria Fleming


Sponsor: Kelli Gile FBLA has three main aspects Social- We get to know each other and have lots of fun
Professional- Where we learn new things about business, attend conferences, and work on job skills.
Community Service- Where we give back something to the community that has given us so much. What does FBLA do? * Promote competent, aggressive business leadership * Understand American Business Enterprise * Establish Career goals * Encourage Scholarship Scholarships and Programs: Members can gain recognition, experience, and cash awards by participating in a variety of partnership programs including fundraisers, educational programs, and scholarships. Opportunities include Operation Enterprise's leadership and career skills
seminars, Otis Spunkmeyer's business operation program, and Johnson & Wales University's full and partial scholarships for business degrees in hospitality. For more information go to the state FBLA web site go to www.fbla-pbl.cccs.edu/ To go to the national FBLA web site go to www.fbla-pbl.org/

Gifted and Talented

Sponsor: Mrs. Jane Jacquart Click here.

H.S. Knowledge Bowl

Sponsor: Ms. Anne Gile High School Knowledge Bowl is an academic competition much like the popular quiz show Jeopardy. Students compete on teams of four students, three teams to a room, answering questions that cover a broad range of subject areas from core academic subjects to current events. Coming Events: About Knowledge Bowl: Our local meets include teams from as far away as Pagosa Springs and South Park, as well as most schools in the San Luis Valley. As many as 45 teams, from as many as 18 different schools, participate in our meets! The competition is quite fierce! A meet is divided into 5 rounds. The first round is a collaborative, timed, written round consisting of 60 questions. The remaining rounds are oral, with no collaboration allowed. A team must buzz in before the other teams in order to earn the right to answer the question, and the student has only 15 seconds to offer the correct answer. Although winning teams are placed according to their school size (large or small), during a competition teams from small schools might be competing against teams from large schools, thus providing small schools with a measure of how they compare with larger schools academically and vice versa. Currently, our teams practice twice a week during their lunch period. Meets are during the school day, usually the third Thursday of every month, at Adams State University. As time and funding permits, teams may also participate in invitational tournaments hosted by various schools. Awards: First through third placing varsity teams receive ribbons at monthly regional meets. State qualifying teams receive a plaque and ribbons. State winners receive a trophy. Team members receive some type of token to commemorate their membership (pins, medals, etc.)

H.S. Community Service

Sponsor: Mrs. Castorina Gilmartin

H.S. Student Council

Sponsor: Mr. Brandon Mizokami

M.S. Knowledge Bowl

Sponsor: Miss Chelsea Allaart Middle School Knowledge Bowl is an academic competition where the students are put into teams of 4 and they answer trivia questions against other schools. There are four rounds and the better you do in each round, the more difficult the competition becomes. Sierra Grande competes once or twice a month in the spring semester against Alamosa, Antonito, Centauri, Sanford, & Sangre de Cristo, with a final meet at Adams State University against the entirety of the San Luis Valley at the end of the year. Schedule of Meets: @ Sangre de Cristo: January 24, 2019
@ Sanford: February 21, 2019
@ Centauri: March 28, 2019 @ Sierra Grande: April 18, 2019 @ Alamosa: April 25, 2019 @ ASU: May 3, 2019

M.S. Student Council

Sponsor: Mrs. Jane Jacquart

M.S. Spelling Bee

Sponsor: Miss Chelsea Allaart

National Honor Society

Sponsor: Ms. Jennifer Bush Established in 1921, the National Honor Society (NHS) and National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) are the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school and middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NHS and NJHS serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character (and Citizenship for NJHS). These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929. Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in activities of the NHS and NJHS. NHS and NJHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. Territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. Click here for NHS website.

Junior National Honor Society

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Pan American

Sponsor: ? For the past 11 years the Sierra Grande Club has been involved with the tradition of preparing students for competition at Adams State University Pan American Competition, University of Colorado Foreign Language Days, and the Mariachi Conference in Las Cruces New Mexico. The group has been involved in creating dance teams that have placed first and second place every year at these competions! From Zoot Suit to Folkloric dances from Mexico, the students have brought home many awards. Members are also involved in presenting their annual "Cinco De Mayo Celebration" to the community and school.

Science Fair

Sponsors: Mrs. Wendy Fischer & Mrs. Clara Adams

Spanish Club

Sponsor: ?

Spirit Team / Drumline

Sponsor: ?

Yearbook/ Photojournalism

Sponsor: Mrs. Maria Fleming 2019-2020 yearbooks will be available from TreeRing for purchase. More details coming soon. Click here for TreeRing


Sponsor: Miss Coleen Christensen