Extra Curricular Activities
Mesquite’s Extra Curricular Activities include:
Accelerated Reader – A reading program for students to read books at their assessed reading level and earn points by taking computerized tests. Parents and students can access the tests and books both before and after school. Mesquite’s teachers also utilize this program in their classrooms throughout the day. All students at Mesquite are participants in this program.
Advanced Band – This club serves more advanced band students. They perform at school functions and meet every Wednesday.
Beginning Band – Students learn to play musical instruments and participate in music programs throughout the school year. They meet every Monday.
Beginning Orchestra – Students participate in music programs throughout the school year. They meet every Tuesday.
Biz Town– 5th grade students learn basic economic and business concepts through this interactive program.
Choir – Mesquite’s choir learns how to sing and perform as a group. They show their talents by performing at school functions. They meet every Tuesday.
Computer Lab – The computer lab is open for all parents and students before and after school. Any Mesquite family may participate.
GNN Broadcasting (Gilly’s News Network) – The broadcast team is open to 5th grade students. It is a closed digital stream that is seen every Monday, Wednesday and Friday by all students at Mesquite.
Jr. Achievement – Students in grades K-6 learn business concepts through interactive programs, which reaches into the community.
Kindergarten Family Nights – This program provides families with an opportunity to become involved in the learning process with students. The family nights are based on the kindergarten curriculum.
Library – The library is open for all parents and students before and after school. Students may take Accelerated Reader tests on the library computers.
Student Council – A school-wide student council that provides leadership and an understanding of the way government operates. They meet every Wednesday.
Talent Show – Students perform in a spring production. Approximately 90 students auditioned for the school wide talent show.
Wright Flight – The program focuses on the history of flight through a series of lessons and is open to fifth grade students. Each participating student is also provided a hands on flight experience, if all criteria for academics are met.