Grades 7 - 9
Balwin currently offers "Student Leadership" as an option to Junior High students. In Leadership, students plan events, decide on initiatives, learn about building relationships and teams, and build communication and interpersonal skills.
Grades 5 and 6
L inking the School
E nergy on the Playground
A ll Play
D ynamic L.E.A.D.ers
The L.E.A.D. Recess Program is for students in grades 5 and 6. In this program, student L.E.A.D.ers develop emerging leadership skills. It allows student voice to foster good recess practices by encouraging unstructured play through positive role modeling. L.E.A.D.ers offer both indoor and outdoor recess ideas and plans. Through this program they are creating connectedness, a stronger school community and making recess more enjoyable for the students.
Kids Helping Kids Club
Kindergarten - Grade 6
Kids Helping Kids Club is a club focused on spreading kindness around our school and our community. It is focused on students in Kindergarten - Grade 4. Students work together to come up with ideas of how they can spread kindness around. We also fundraise for our kindness initiatives as well as we try to choose some organizations in our community that we can visit to see how they are spreading kindness and doing good in this world. Our Kids Helping Kids Club understands that kindness matters, and can change this world.
Student Diversity Committee
Our Student Diversity Committee is for students in Grades 5-9. They brainstorm and plan events for activities in our school that highlight the many different beautiful groups within our school and world. Our goal is to make everyone feel represented.
We offer many different extra curricular clubs that provide our students with the opportunity to engage in Arts Education.
These clubs include: