2016-2017 STA Chess Club

Join the STA Chess Club!  Chess Club is available to 3rd- 8th grade students.  The first STA Chess Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 14 in Allen Hall from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Students will meet outside of the school office after dismissal where we will walk down to Allen Hall as a group.  Dismissal will be in the circle drive. Latch key students will be walked to the cafeteria. If your student is interested in becoming a part of chess club, please an enrollment form  The form must be turned in before a student can attend.  We will be asking for a $5.00 donation for snacks and for parents to sign up to attend at least two meetings during the year.  Please contact Jamie Mies at 440-5016 with any questions.

 

 

Chess Club at STA

Research from Johns Hopkins states, "There is a strong correlation between learning to play chess and academic achievement."

All students in 3rd through 8th grade are welcome to participate in the Chess Club.  It is a great opportunity for students to learn a new skill, have fun, and meet new friends.  The Club is for beginner to more advanced players.