Signum Academy Clubs

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Confirmed Clubs for July 2023

Note: Need help registering your family for Clubs? Check out our Welcome to Clubs page for all the info.

The Clubs below are running in July 2023! If you are interested in joining an Active Club listed below, please express your interest by clicking the vote button for the Club(s) of your choice. This helps notify us of your Club interests and we will get in touch with you with more information. In addition, if you are interested in any of our Candidate Clubs for July and/or August please check the Summer Voting Page to express your interest in a Summer Club.

If you have set your vote below and we still have room to add you to your Club(s) of choice, we will be in touch by email to let you know the happy news and to help get your family all set up for the adventure ahead. Finally, if you have any questions along the way, please reach out to us at [email protected].

Note: If your Club vote is successful, we also want to give you as much lead time as possible to borrow or purchase the required texts (if any) in time for your Club meetings! We have included Bookshop affiliate links to those works below. If families decide to purchase books using those links, Signum University will earn a small commission for each purchase. We thank you!

Scheduling Questions: If the meeting times listed below do not work for your family, please still vote for your desired Club to express your interest. Then, please fill out your family's availability information and include any special notes about your schedule. We will work with Clubs preceptors to see if we can establish other meeting times or club sections.

Book Clubs

Monthly Book Club

Precepted by Elise Trudel Cedeño.

Club Details

Ages: This Club is geared for students in grades 5-8.

Days & Times: This Club will meet Mondays & Fridays at 4:00-4:45 PM Eastern for 45-minute sessions on the following days:
• July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31

Preceptor Info: Learn more about Ms. Elise Trudel Cedeño on her Bio Page.

This monthly module is for kids who love to read. Each month, students will meet online with their book club group to talk about a new book that they'd like to discuss. Each student will have a chance to share their own thoughts about the story, their favorite characters, and more.

Required Texts

Reading & Discussion plan:
• July Book: The Watcher by Joan Hiatt Harlow

Lord of the Rings Book Club

Precepted by Courtney Petrucci.

Club Details

Ages: This Club is geared for students in grades 9-12.

Days & Times: This Club will meet at 7:00 PM Eastern for 1.5-hour sessions on the following Fridays:
• July 7, 14, 21, 28

Preceptor Info: Learn more about Courtney Petrucci on her Bio Page.
Calling all high school-aged Tolkien fans! Join The Lord of the Rings Book Club and delve into the first installment of the trilogy. We’ll be doing a close reading of The Fellowship of the Ring. Students will have the opportunity to ask their LOTR questions, share their thoughts, compare text with film, and expand their Tolkien knowledge.

Required Texts

The Fellowship of the Ring or The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien (any edition)