Extra Curricular Programs


The drama club is for grade 4 and up and focuses on skills for performance. The club culminates in a play production. It’s a great way for boys and girls of different ages to interact and have fun together. Meetings are Thursday after school with additional times for productions.


Mrs. Ronningen offers Handwork Heaven 2 days a week for Yuba River Charter School students, parents and teachers. Students are offered an opportunity to practice their skills in knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, needle felting and more. Students get more one on one instruction from Mrs. Ronningen, while also getting to socialize with their friends, and make new friends too!

Classes cost $8 each, payable in 4 class increments. There is a one-time per year materials fee of $15, payable at the first class.

Email or call for more information: kdronningen@aol.com or 530-913-4342


Open to upper grades students, Band meets Thursdays after school. The goal is to foster a love for playing music together. Diverse musical are taught by a number of talented musicians.  Contact Dr. J at jeaginsky@gmail.com or the school office.

Visual Arts

Open Art Studio time, Tuesdays, designed to supplement our already enriching art curriculum for middle school students who are interested in more time, space and room to play and explore. 

YRCS Sports Programs for Grades 4-8

Cross Country (Fall)
Grades 4 – 8
Coach: Michelle McIntosh

Basketball (Fall)
Grades 6 – 8
Coaches: TBD

Volleyball (Winter/Spring)
Girls & Boys
Grades 6 – 9
Coach: Deanna Ronningen

Basketball (Winter)
Grades 7 – 8
Coaches: TBD

Track & Field (Spring)
Grades 4 – 8
Coaches: Michelle McIntosh