Extra Curricular Activities
Mesquite’s Extra Curricular Activities include:
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.