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Extracurriculars at Mountain Sage include school-day clubs, afterschool clubs, and athletics. These take on a new shape each school year, depending on the skills and expertise of our staff and family community, but they are always focused on community, connection, and having fun. This page is updated as programs become available, so please check back often.

Afterschool Clubs

Art Club by Wild Roots Studio

Elementary Grades 

When: Tuesdays, 4-5pm in three different sessions:

  • January 30th-Feburary 27th
  • March 5th-April 9th
  • April 16th-May14th

Who: Grades K-5th, run by Wild Roots with staff advisor, Maria Gullo

Fee: $125 for 5 sessions

Min/Max Number of Students10/30

In this after-school art class, we will be using the vehicle of art to explore kids’ wild creativity and seek out ways to connect them to nature, themselves, and each other. Children will take part in art projects that will explore their connection to nature in making earth-based art projects and explore their inner landscapes in creating art that supports tapping into their emotions & unique expression.

Middle School Grades

When: Thursdays, 4-5pm in three different sessions:

  • January 25th-February 22nd
  • February 29th-April 4th
  • April 11th-May16th

Who: Grades 6th-8th, run by Wild Roots with faculty advisors Holly Bandong and Jennifer Mckinley

Fee: $125 for 5 sessions

Min/Max Number of Students10/30

This workshop series will be a place for middle school aged artists to meet after school and explore themselves and the world around them through art. Each week we will make art using many different mediums including drawing, painting, fibers, and sculpture. Our classes aim to strengthen children’s connection to the environment by using nature as a subject and medium for their artwork.

Chess Club by Chessmates

Registration now open!

When: Wednesdays, 4-5pm (see flyer or registration for exact dates)

Who: Grades 1-8, run by Chessmates with faculty advisors Annie Addington and Kaye Hokamp

Fee: $120/semester

Min/Max Number of Students: 12/30

Our chess instructors teach lesson plans each week about Openings, Middle Games and Endgames. Players will learn how to think ahead, play smart and beat their parents at chess!

In Chess Club, we work to create an environment where the kids enjoy learning and playing chess, incorporating fun activities, prizes and time for 1 on 1 chess. Our Chess Club works for all skill levels.

Read the Chess Club flyer!

LEGO Club by Play-Well TEKnologies

Winter Program: Adventures in STEM with LEGO Materials

When: Thursdays, 4-5pm, January 18th-March 7th

Who: Grades K-2, run by Play-Well with faculty advisor Jenna Martin

Fee: $160 for 8 sessions

Min/Max Number of Students10/16

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.

Read the Winter LEGO Club flyer

Spring Program: STEM Explorations with LEGO Materials

When: Thursdays, 4-5pm, March 21st-May16th

Who: Grades 3-5, run by Play-Well with faculty advisor Jenna Martin

Fee: $160 for 8 sessions

Min/Max Number of Students10/16

Let your imagination run wild with tens of thousands of LEGO® parts! Build engineer-designed projects and use special pieces to create your own unique designs! Projects are rotated seasonally to ensure that both new and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system.

Read the Spring LEGO Club flyer

Athletics

Middle School Cross Country

MSCS Cross Country is an opportunity for middle schoolers to learn and strengthen their physical skills, experience the connectedness of being on a team, and the thrill of representing the MSCS Dragons at cross country meets with fellow middle school athletes across the Poudre School District.

Absolutely no experience is needed to join our team. Just an open mind and heart and a decent pair of shoes. The goal of our team will be to have fun and build a solid foundation of technique and teamwork to support a lifetime of running. 

General Information

Registration: All participants must complete and return these forms in order to participate on the Cross Country Team.

Required Gear: Running shoes, plain black or dark blue shorts or tights, moisture wicking socks, and a water bottle. Jerseys will be provided and are kept by the athlete at the end of the season.

Cost: $100 participation fee.

Sample Practice Day

Thursday, August 17th

Tuesday, August 22nd

This is open to all students. Come and TRY running to see if you’d like to join the team!

First Official Season Practice

Wednesday, August 23rd

Mandatory Parent Meeting/Forms and Payment Due

Tuesday, August 22nd directly after practice

Season Schedule 

Practice will occur every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Meet Schedule Coming Soon!


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Track and Field

Information coming soon!


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School-Day Clubs

Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Who: Grades 6th-8th, facilitated by staff members

Fee: None

The gender and sexuality alliance, or GSA, is a middle school group that meets weekly, to learn, share, and discuss the stories, experiences, and issues of the LGBTQ+ community. Students are welcome to attend the entire session, and/or part of it.

Learn more about the importance of GSA's here.


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