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May, 2018 
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Club News!
    1st Grader, Member, and Youth
                    of the month!

  Devon Roach- First Grader of the month
Devon may appear to be a shy first grader, however she is not intimidated by much. She has been such an open-minded new member and loves her time at the Club.

Among all of the new things Devon has tried at NBGC, she has especially embraced the Art Room and the Games Room. She also loves exerting her energy in the Gym playing softball and basketball.

This 1st grader recently participated in the annual Safe Home Art Project, during which her ability to express herself creatively stood out.

TV Show/Movie: Beauty and the Beast
Book: Beauty and the Beast
Color: Pink
Food: Cheesy Popcorn
What do you want to be when you grow up? - Dentist
   Daniella Garcia- Member of the month

Daniella is a bright and playful young girl. Daniella is happy doing anything as long as she has her friends by her side.
She enjoys playing Labyrinth in the Games Room. Art Room projects and baking activities are also among Daniella's favorite activities at the Club. When the weather is right, she loves dominating a game of GaGa outside. When the weather isn't so nice, this energetic girl jumps into any game of dodgeball or basketball in the Gym.
Daniella also played on the NBGC DIII Girls Basketball Team.

Movie/TV Show: Inside Out
                            Book: When you Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
                                                    Color: Black
                                     Food: Dirty Grasshopper Ice Cream

What do you want to be when you grow up? - Baker


      Mario Orozoco- Youth of the month

Mario is lover of all things Games Room. He will play any new game and most likely win. He loves to help in any way that he can, whether it be assisting another member with a game or helping the staff clean the canteen.

Mario also loves to tell jokes and share stories. Occasionally, you can find him in the Computer Lab during Free Time or in the Gym playing basketball.

Movie/TV Show: Doesn't have one
    Book: Diary of a Whimpy Kid

                                                  Color: Red

                                        Food: Cheeseburger

What do you want to be when you grow up? - Musician

What's happening

The Computer Lab has been busy with members working on CODE.ORG! This website offers exciting coding and programming applications for most age groups and skill levels. Members fill the Computer Lab on Thursdays when it's X-BOX tournament time! Virtual reality games continue to be a favorite activity in the Computer Lab!

The Games Room continues to offer daily tournaments. Members love to compete for prizes in bumper pool, air hockey, carpet ball, and foosball.

Members in the Art Room worked hard on their annual Children Against Child Abuse Safe Home Art Projects. This was a great opportunity for our members to work with A Safe Place Nantucket. Our members created homes that demonstrated their idea of a safe home and a safe living environment.

The Learning Center is one of the busiest areas in the Club during Power Hour. Members are working to earn their spot at the next Power Hour party on Friday, May 18th. The Learning Center is the place to be from 4:00-5:00 for members participating in the 5th Annual Whitlock Writing Contest. This year's genre is Adventure and the first place prize is $100!

Members are enjoying the great weather! Outside activities draw a large number of members. Soccer, football, gaga, and 4 square are only a few of the activities played outside. Many members enjoy just hanging out with their friends and soaking up the sunshine.  

The Teen Room offers daily activities for our older members. You can find many of our teen members playing pool, X-BOX, Just Dance, corn hole, board games, and MUCH more! Teen Culinary club continues to be a popular activity with this group. Thursday night Teen Nights consists of Man Hunt field trips to Dead Horse Valley, basketball, and soccer in the gym. On Friday, May 18th we will have a photo booth and glow in the dark disc golf! Don't miss out on an awesome Teen Night! Saturday, May 19th is the last Teen Night of the school year.  
Another House of Champions Boxing Show is in the books and we would like to thank all that participated. Special thanks goes out to TJ Grant & Lorna Dollery, who helped train our members and worked the corners during the show.  We would also like to thank all the volunteers we had this school season.  Without you, none of these programs would be possible.  


 Attention Parents 


The 25th Annual Sam Sylvia Pro-Am Golf Tournament will be held on June 10- 11, 2018 at Sankaty Head Golf Club. Please visit our website for information and registration.



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