Extracurricular

 

Athletics

Tailwind Track Club: Tailwind Track Club offers cross country (September to November) and track (April to June) for area youth ages 6-18, meeting on Monday and Thursday evenings at either the Greenway or Watauga High School track.   Coaches are participant parents, former ASU athletes and Watauga HS coaches and running enthusiasts.  The coaches bring enthusiasm, experience, encouragement and knowledge to practice every week.  We can train you!  For more information, contact Don Wood at (828) 963-9702 (home), (828) 773-3428 (mobile), or wood@skybest.com.

Watauga County Swim Team: Watauga Swim Team is a year-round, non-profit, USA swim team. The only requirements to join the team are that you are between the ages of 5 and 18 and that you can swim the length of the pool (25 yards).  Contact Joe Temple for further details at 828-963-0079.

Morganton Mountaineers Football: The Morganton Mountaineers are a football team within the Pioneer Football League, which currently consists of six teams from Cabarrus, Johnson City, Lake Norman, Asheville, Morganton, and Charlotte.  The Pioneer Football League was founded on Christian principles with an emphasis on helping young men and women develop biblical character traits such as self-control, selflessness and perseverance.  The League provides an opportunity for home-schooled and private-schooled students ages 12-18 to play regulation football or participate in cheerleading.  The season begins in late July and runs through October, with most games being played on Saturdays.  Practices are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00.  Contact Joe Temple for further details at 828-963-0079.

ASU Home School PE Program

Many Grace Academy students participate in PE through Appalachian State University.  The ASU Home School PE Program is a part of the ASU Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) Program. It is overseen by Dr. Benjamin Sibley. Dr. Sibley is a licensed K-12 physical education teacher and a professor in the ASU PETE program, and has many years of experience working with children in both academic and recreational settings. This program is on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. For more information and to sign up, click here to view their webpage.

Thoughtful Thursdays Enrichment Cooperative

Ballet, band, domestic arts, and Spanish are just a few of the extra-curricular classes available through this High Country Christian Home School program. For more information, view their website at http://www.hcchs.com/thoughtful-thursday.php.

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