Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run is a North American non-profit program that works to encourage pre-teen girls to develop selfrespect and healthy lifestyles through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games, culminating in a celebratory 5k run.
Junior City Commissioners is student government at an elementary level. Students campaign, give speeches, and have an election. The elected members of the JCC serve as liaisons between Archer Elementary School and the city of Archer. They hold their own commission meetings at City Hall prior to city commission meetings.
A before school walking/running program designed to let students begin each day in an active, healthy and fun way. Mondays and Tuesdays are designated for K, 1st, and 2nd graders. Thursdays and Fridays are designated for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders.
The radKIDS® curriculum is brought to our 5th grade students by the training and development of nationally certified instructors. R.A.D. Kids stands for Resisting Aggression Defensively. Students learn self-defense structures such as yelling, punching and kicking, whatever it takes to get away from a person wanting to do harm.
Members of the patrol serve as school leaders who ensure the safety of fellow students. This is a select group of 5th graders who are committed to providing a safe school environment for all students at our school. A Safety Patrol member is a responsible, respectful, cooperative, and helpful student who remains in good academic standing in all subject areas while modeling good behavioral choices.
Chess club was formed for the purpose of learning and playing the board game of chess. Students get together to learn, play, and discuss chess. Both informal and tournament games are available to our students. Each student also earns a trophy for stretching their minds beyond the normal school day.
The Math Club fosters awareness and appreciation of mathematics as both an intellectual pursuit and as an extra-curricular activity. Our students participate in the MOEMS Olympiad, which is a large and popular mathematics competition for students in grades 4 through 8. Our students also compete against students from around the district in the year-ending Superintendents Championship. The goal is to expose students to methods of mathematical problem solving and academic competition.
After School Tutoring
After-school tutoring is held two afternoons per week during the school year. This is funded through Title 1 and provides direct instruction and academic support to our 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students.