NRA Gun Safety is offered October 24-25, 2022 for students in grades 5 –12. Certified NRA instructors lead the two-day class. Day one is focused on classwork; day two is at the NRA indoor shooting range.

(Winter 2023): Students learn a wide range of downhill skiing skills from certified ski instructors. Free instruction, demonstrations and equipment are provided by Shanty Creek Resort at Cedar River Village for students who qualify in grades 5 – 12.

(Winter 2023): for students in grades 4 –12 takes place at Glacial Hills. BYI provides snowshoes and helmets. Linda Atkins, Paul DeLange, Ron Lynch and Debbie Woodbeck are the initiative coordinators.

Robotics is offered Fall, Winter and Spring. Students, grades 4 –12 are welcome to participate. Chris Vandergriff, middle school science teacher, is the initiative coordinator.

1– 5 graders, learn and work together designing different, fun experiments and projects. Intended to enrich the school’s science curriculum, Science Club is offered Winter and Spring 2023. Chris Vandergriff, Middle School Science teacher, is the initiative coordinator.

Dance and Guitar are offered Winter 2023 for students in grades 4 – 12.

Babysitting Certification, for grades 5 – 8, will be offered Winter 2023. These classes will help current and future babysitters learn universal skills and techniques over 4 weeks. Classes will include basic care for children, basic first aid, age-appropriate activities and emergency protocols.

Students, grades 5 –12, learn valuable cooking and meal preparation skills, recipe reading, sanitary practices, teamwork and organization skills. Cooking sessions are held Fall, Winter and Spring. Besides eating their own creations in the afternoon, recipes are shared with Meadowbrook residents or taken home to share with their families. Dee Lynch is the initiative leader.

Personalized Tutoring is offered all year-long to grade 1 – 12 students to help enhance a student’s skills. As an after-school program, students are recommended to his/her parents by the student’s teacher, who coordinates all tutoring with BYI. Our Tutor Coordinator handles the assignments for each student. Our volunteer tutors work with family schedules to…

September through May, Eagles’ Nest is offered to children, first grade through third grade after school from 3:00 – 5:00. In the 2022-Winter 2023 school year, Eagles’ Nest is being expanded to include a second day on Thursdays.

Woodburning and Woodworking is for students in grades 4 – 8. Willa Graham, initiative coordinator, will help students complete projects using woodburning and woodworking techniques.

Student Garden: Students, grades 5 –12 plant, weed, water and harvest vegetables and flowers in the Student Garden. Located behind the elementary school, the Summer 2023 schedule is two hours per week. Student apprentices are compensated for their work at the end of the season in August. Produce from the garden is used in Cooking…

Sewing, for grades 4 – 8, is offered Fall 2022 and Spring 2023. Led by Cookie Carrick, students learn the fundamentals of hand and machine sewing to complete their own project over multiple sessions. Classes are held at Bellaire United Methodist Church.

Swimming, is a new program to be offered in Spring 2023 for grades 1– 5. Students will be taught the swimming basics by certified instructors at Shanty Creek Resort Lakeview Hotel indoor pool.

Disc Golf is offered Fall and Spring for students in grades 5 – 12 and takes place in the Elementary School open area. Danny Rodts, PE instructor, is the initiative leader.

Biking (grades 4 – 12) and Hiking (grades 4 – 12) are offered Fall and Spring, making use of our beautiful Bellaire area and Glacial Hills trails. Biking initiative leaders are Ron Lynch and Paul DeLange. Hiking initiative leaders are Debbie Woodbeck and Linda Atkins.

(Winter 2023): Students learn a wide range of downhill skiing skills from certified ski instructors. Free instruction, demonstrations andequipment are provided by Shanty Creek Resort at Cedar River Village for students who qualify in grades 5 – 12.

Student Pantries stock essential personal products and clothing for students, free of charge and are located at John Rogers Elementary School and Bellaire High School (for Middle and High schools). Items available include toiletries, washcloths, towels, pillows, blankets,underwear, casual clothing (such as sweatshirts and t-shirts) flannel shirts and sweaters, dress up clothes for parties and…