South Avondale Tigers Athletics
Our athletic program here at South Avondale has a strong tradition for having athletes excel on and off the court. We strive for excellence with great sportsmanship, hard work, dedication, teamwork, and dealing with adversity. Students are expected to conduct themselves with professionalism on and off the court. These are beliefs that help make South Avondale tigers athletes.
Coach Tamiko Palmer and Tiffani Wharton
Contact at 363-5500
Coach Joe Dollenmeyer and Willie Thomas
Coach Joe Dollenmeyer, Megan Fields, Kari Wolpert, Mike Wiliks
Coach Willie Thomas, Eric Morton, Mike Wiliks
Girls and Boys Track and Field:
Coach Joe Dollenmeyer
Coach Tiffiani Wharton
Coach Tiffany Wharton is the leader of the pack when it comes to the South Avondale Tigers Cheerleaders.
Tryouts went well and the 2011-2012 cheer squad is as follows
Sixth Grader: Raven Lewis
Seventh Graders: Diashey Medieros, Shairka Zanders, and Ta'Nautica Hicks Eighth Graders: Deionna Tillery, Dawndrenique Harris,and Shayla Ford.
These ladies practice hard and cheer even harder. They cheer at all of our home games for both girls and boys basketball.
Hey, we're #1
Just wait and see
a South Avondale Tiger victory!!!
Come out and help the ladies cheer!
After School League
The goal of the after school program is to increase students achievements through academic enrichment opportunities. Tutoring and homework assistance is done individually or in a group daily. Enrichment activities include Chess, Theatre, Media Madness, Sign Language, Spanish, Double Dutch, Boy Scouts and the Avondale Running Club
Art Diversity is designed to expose students Grades 3-8 to the possibilities of the creative process through art. Art Diversity is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the Arts Education. The students will become familiar with fundamentals of Art by learning such theories as color theory, the blending of colors to create new ones, shading around shapes and forms and the manipulations of specific mediums for cause and effect. Students will enhance observation skills by using the elements of nature in ‘Nature as Art’. Students are also challenged to work in teams to create an art exhibit from beginning to end.
Asili Museum Center is a educational programs designed from a cultural anthropological perspective where students grades K-8 express themselves through African dance, music, literacy and art, to cultural mentoring and rites of passage. Asili is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the Arts Education. The S.A.F.E. (Self-Awareness and Freedom of Expression) workshops provide youth with an experiential environment. The curriculum is designed to stimulate and encourage creativity and self-expression.
Chess Club is designed toexpose students grades K-8 tothe sport of chess (this enrichment activity is to teach students to think beforethey leap; the art of chess (helps young people to make choices and to think outside the box); the science of chess (teaches cause and effect). Chess is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of Tutoring and the 21 century skills. Charts and graphs are employed as teaching instruments. Students learn to calculate relative values because each chess piece has both a numerical value as well as a tactical one. Listening skills, problem solving techniques, increased self esteem and communication skills all add value to Chess Club.
Media Madness is designed tointroduce students grades K-12 to basic concepts of pre-production, the story board process, graphic design and photography. Media Madness is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the Arts Education and the 21 Century Skills. The Media Madness curriculum allows students to explore the purpose of planned media production, identify messages that are communicated on film and video, and the methods to best reach their target audience. The Students will develop the tools for script writing (who, what, when and where).
PeaceBuilder is an educational program designed to regain positive skill building, violence/bullying prevention and character in students grades K-12. Peacebuilder is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the 21 Century Skills and Leadership Development. The Youth will be exposed to messages of non-violence and they will begin to think differently about violence. The Youth will demonstrate pro-social behavior and improved self-esteem. The Youth will become dedicated not to use violence as a mean of conflict resolution and hopefully the youths that participate in this program will become ambassadors and “standing up against violence in their community” through community service work.
Theater Club is designed to expose students grades K-12 tousing mechanisms that will help students develop valuable perspectives through study observation, improvisation and reading scripts. Theater is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the Leadership Development, Arts Education and the 21 Century Skills. Theater is based on the literary concept of conflict; its origins, consequences andresolutions. The students will learn the applications of key concepts of time, chronology, causality, change and complexity. This will enhance student’s exploration of the ‘proof of a process’ by researching cause and effect.
Sign Language is a language that uses visually transmitted sign patterns manual communication, body language) to convey meaning—simultaneously combining hand shapes, orientation and movement of the hands, arms or body, and facial expressions to fluidly express a speaker's thoughts. This program is designed to communicate through sign language and to recognize sign language as a language. Sign Language is aligned with the 21 century grant under the component of the Leadership Development, Arts Education and Global Learning through raising awareness. It will be exposed to students K-8. Sign languages exploit the unique features of the visual medium (sight). Oral language is linear; only one sound can be made or received at a time. Sign language, on the other hand, is visual; hence a whole scene can be taken in at once. Information can be loaded into several channels and expressed simultaneously. We would like our outcomes to be for the children to be able to communicate non-verbally.
Spanish Club is designed to introduce grades K-8 to the language of practical Spanish through the use of engaging activities. Students will be exposed to cultural knowledge of the instructor’s native country or the country in which they learn Spanish. Focuses on teaching Spanish in Context, the curriculum is based 3 tiers of Vocabulary, culture and conversation each being inter-dependent on the other. This Club is in alignment with Global Learning, Arts Education and Leadership Development. The outcomes will include the students learn master vocabulary and the vocabulary is placed within the context of conversation for comprehension, also, cultural context will include adventures to explore their language and culture.
Catch – The Catch kids club is a physical activity and nutrition education program designed for elementary school aged children in an after school setting. Its aim is to equip children with knowledge, skills, self-efficacy and intentions to make healthy dietary and physical activity decisions. We would like our outcomes to reflect the ability to learn and grow through making healthy choices either through physical activity or healthy eating habits (Nutrition)
Kids College - On-Line Math and Reading curriculum aligned with common core and state standard requirements. It is a revolutionary educational solution for K-8 students needing skills practice or remediation in Math, reading and language arts. Kids College combines adaptive technology with standard aligned curriculums to deliver effective, targeted engaging instructions. http://www.kclogin.com/main/go.php
This program provides a variety of unique opportunities for students in the 4 th-12 th grade. Students are motivated to prepare to enter science, technology, engineering and mathematics career fields.
Club activities for M2SE ARE: City wide Science fair, Robot Design, Tooth picks bridges, mouse trap cars, egg drop, and mind war games.
All are welcome!