Clubs and Activities

2018-2019 Clubs

Choir

The choir rehearses weekly as an entire group. We will rehearse as needed in smaller groups to share solos, and individually if there are individual solos (acting, singing and speaking). We will present several concerts throughout the year, in school and in the community. Our literature ranges from classical to contemporary pop. Come join the fun!
Teachers: Ms. Hansberger, Mrs. Moan, and Mrs. Vandewiel
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Days: Friday (Morning Club 7:45 AM – 8:45 AM)
Dates: Oct. 5th, 12th, 26th; Nov. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 30th; Dec. 7th, 14th, 21st; Jan. 11th, 18th; Feb. 1st, 8th, 22nd; March 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
Concerts/Festivals: March 12th and March 18th

Club Harry Potter

Are you a Harry Potter fan? Each meeting we will be reading/watching parts of the books and/or movies and then discussing the events and/or characters. We will also be doing some hands on activities and “potions” that are related to parts of the series.
Teacher: Mrs. Bartleman
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: Oct. 16th, 23rd, 30th; Nov. 13th, Nov. 27th; Dec. 4th, Dec. 18th

Fitness Friend-zy

Come get the endorphins running with Miss Klomes and Miss Salerno as we exercise and create long lasting friendships during Fitness Friend-zy! We will explore yoga, cardio, strength, stretching, Zumba and more, and you will learn the importance of keeping your body healthy and strong. We look forward to seeing you in the Spring!
Teachers: Miss Klomes and Miss Salerno
Grade Level: 1st-3rd
Days: Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th; May 1st, 8th, 15th

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a club for girls in 3rd-5th grade. Students that join the Girls on the Run team will work on strategies to help with things such as  resisting peer pressure and gossip, finding inner beauty and positive self-image, as well as cooperating with others. Within the  program,  the  girls  set goals and practice positive decision-making in their lives. They do this  through fun activities that include running and physical exercise. At the end of the season, the girls complete a community project and run a 5K race!!!
Teachers: Ms. Morrin, Mrs. Strom, and Ms. Vuckovich
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: March 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st; April 2nd, 4th, 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th; May 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st, 23rd; 5k date = TBD

Horcrux Hunters

This club is for students who have already participated in Club Harry Potter. Just like Harry, Hermione, and Ron, we will be learning about each horcrux. We will also be going on a search for a new horcrux each meeting.
Teacher: Mrs. Bartleman
Grade Level: 4th and 5th
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: Feb. 5th, 19th; March 5th, 19th; April 2nd, 16th, 30th

Intermediate Art Club

Art Club will be offered to 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students interested in exploring and experimenting with various mediums with various mediums and techniques in art.
Teachers: Mrs. Bober, Mrs. Friel, and Ms. Tansem
Grade Level: 3rd, 4th, and 5th
Days: Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45
Fall Art Club Dates: Oct. 10th, 17th, 24th; Nov. 7th, 14th, 28th
Winter Art Club: Dec. 5th, 12th, 19th; Jan. 9th, 16th, 23rd 
Spring Art Club: Jan. 30th; Feb. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; March 6th

Intramurals- 4th Grade

4th grade Intramurals is a sport club that teaches the skills and strategies needed to play basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, gymnastics and more. Students will have an opportunity to play these games in class. I will also introduce a mystery game box where students can choose other games they would like to play.
Teacher: Mrs. Burke
Grade Level: 4th
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: Oct 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; November 6th, 13th, 27th; December 4th, 11th, 18th; January 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th; February 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th; March 5th, 12th, 19th; April 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; May 7th

Intramurals- 5th Grade

5th Grade Intramurals is a sport club that will give the student an opportunity to learn the skills and strategies needed to play soccer, volleyball, and other fun games. Students will be given an opportunity to play these games in a weekly tournament. Also, the student will be taught the rules of the game and be given a chance to referee some of these games. Session 1 will include soccer, volleyball, floor hockey, and some PE games. Session 2 will include basketball, gymnastics, softball, and  dodgeball.
Teacher: Mrs. Burke
Grade Level: 5th
Days: Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates for Session 1: Oct. 10th, 17th, 24th; Nov. 7th, 14th, 28th; Dec. 5th, 12th, 19th
Dates for Session 2: Jan. 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; Feb. 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th; March 6th, 13th, 20th; April 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th

Mileage Club

In this club, physical fitness is key. Students will walk or run laps with the goal of reaching certain distances (1 mile, 5 miles, etc.) over time. Small tokens will be given as a reward for reaching milestones.
Teachers: Mrs. Pusatera and Mrs. Vandewiel
Grade Level: 3rd and 4th
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays (Morning Club 8:00 AM-8:30 AM)
Dates: April 9th, 11th, 16th, 18th, 23rd, 25th, 30th; May 2nd, 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th
 

Photography Club

Students will explore the art of digital photography. They will learn various types of techniques and ways to use photos in a creative and artistic way.
Teacher: Mrs. Friel
Grade Level: 4th and 5th
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; November 6th, 13th, 27th; December 4th, 11th, 18th

Primary Art Club

Art Club members will participate in various art related activities to take home and share with family members! Art projects will vary, but we try to choose projects based on seasons and holidays.
Teachers: Mrs. Brown and Ms. Camalick
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates for 2nd Grade: Oct. 16th, 23rd, 30th; Nov. 6th, 13th, 27th
Dates for 1st Grade: March 5th, 12th, 19th; April 9th, 16th, 23rd

Science Club

Did you ever want to try a taste test with your friends to see if Coke really does taste better than Pepsi? Or have you ever wondered if your dog really prefers Puppy Chow over Pedigree? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Science Club  and Science Fair are for you. Come and have fun with other students while you design and plan out a Science Fair project. With the use of technology, your Science Fair project could be the one to see! Mrs. Von Borstel and Ms. Cumbo will help guide you through the process of research, investigation, and submission of a project to the Memorial Science Fair.
Teachers: Ms. Cumbo and Mrs. Von Borstel
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: Feb. 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th; March 5th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th, 20th; Science Fair: March 21st 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM

Sign Language Club

This will be an introduction to American Sign Language club. We will go over basic signs (alphabet, numbers, greetings, school vocabulary, colors, animals, everyday words, etc.). You will also get to see some kid friendly sign language videos to help you start to build a receptive vocabulary. We will build up to having conversations with each other using sign language.
Teacher: Mrs. Strom
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Days: Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: Oct. 10th, 17th, 24th; Nov. 7th, 28th; Dec. 12th; Jan. 9th, 23rd; Feb. 6th, 20th; March 6th, 20th; April 3rd, 17th; May 8th, 22nd

STEAM for Girls

Ladies, are you missing our STEAM time this year? Join us as we explore the concepts of science, technology, engineering, art and math in a fun and creative way. From building bridges and balloon rockets to coding and making robots move, let’s work together to become creative problem-solvers, designers, creators, and inventors!
Teachers: Mrs. Friel and Mrs. Russell
Grade Level: 4th-5th
Days: Mondays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: October 22nd; November 5th, January 14th, February 25th, March 4th, 18th; April 1st, 15th

Technology Club

Let’s explore technology! In this club, students will learn about different apps and games through technology. Some of the apps include iMovie, ChatterPix, Tynker (a coding program), and more!
Teachers: Ms. Morrin and Ms. Vuckovich
Grade Level: 1st-3rd
Days: Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: October 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th; Nov. 6th, 13th, 27th; Dec. 4th, 11th, 18th

Yearbook Club

Students in grade 5 are invited to help pick and choose components of the yearbook.
Teacher: Mrs. Jacobs
Grade Level: 5th
Days: Mondays, 3:45-4:45
Dates: November 5th, January 14th, February 25th, April 29th
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