Student Activities

Karate
This is a partnership between Stockyard and Yes I Can Karate. We meet on Tuesdays after school in the Gymnasium. This program focuses on self-discipline, confidence, character, and values.

Knitting
Students learn how to knit while improving their fine-motor skills. The importance of patience and dedication are stressed. Students in seventh and eighth grade meet every Thursday after school.

Tutoring
Students in all grade levels are provided the opportunity for extra support and increased individualized instruction. Days and times vary and are dependent upon the teacher.

Art Club
This is a partnership between Stockyard and the Art House. Students in all grades learn about different artistic skills and create projects.

Student Council
Student Council is a group of students who come up with ideas to make our school community better. They gain leadership skills and experience working as a team to increase pride in their school community, gain responsibility, increase interaction/communication skills with students and adults, and become excellent citizens and leaders. Formal meetings are held for an hour after school and occur biweekly. There are also informal meetings when the planning of events, creating agendas, researching ideas, and lots of discussion occurs. They vary in duration and occur as needed, usually once per week. 

Basketball
Students in grades 7th and 8th have the chance to try out and compete in a team atmosphere. Fundamental skills, team strategy, sportsmanship, dedication, and perseverance are some of the focal points stressed by certified coaches. Practices are held after school with games being played on Saturday mornings. The season begins in September and ends in December with a playoff. We are very proud to say that the Stockyard Warriors are 2016 Champions!

Volleyball
Students in grades 7th and 8th have the chance to try out and compete in a team atmosphere. Fundamental skills, team strategy, sportsmanship, dedication, and perseverance are some of the focal points stressed by certified coaches. Practices are held after school with games being played on Saturday mornings. The season begins in January and ends the first week of May with a playoff.

Yearbook Club
In yearbook club, students work with online software to create the pages for the school yearbook. Students work on organizing collages and reviewing photos. Each student is responsible for creating and organizing their own pages in the yearbook. Yearbook club also works with photography club to gather photos.