Clubs

Students in grades 4-5 are invited to participate in after school clubs . Teachers volunteer to sponsor clubs of interest to students. The goal is learning and fun! Students can interact socially while they engage in organized activities in a safe and positive atmosphere. Parents must provide transportation if students choose to stay after school to be in a club.

Club Guidelines



To maintain quality programs, the following guidelines must be accepted upon gaining membership into all clubs.

 

  1. Attendance at all meetings is mandatory (except for sickness). Each student will be allowed to miss two club meetings each semester. The third absence will result in the student’s removal from the club. Homework Hall will be counted as absences no matter when they are served.
  2. Students will be dismissed like car riders. Students need to have their numbers memorized, and listen carefully as the numbers are called. Please take time to practice this with them so that dismissal can run smoothly. Also, for the safety of our students and staff, please stay in the car rider line to pick up your students. Students must be picked up from each meeting on time. THREE LATE PICKUPS WILL END THE STUDENT’S MEMBERSHIP.
  3. Students are expected to follow all club rules and behavior expectations. Failure to follow will result in dismissal from that club. One written warning will be sent home for parent signature. Club sponsor will be informed of inappropriate behavior in the classroom and the student will be dismissed from the club.
  4. Failure to meet academic expectations in the classroom will result in dismissal from a club.

Shiloh Elementary School Clubs


Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run will be offered for Fall and then again in the Spring, two days a week for 3rd, 4th & 5th grade girls at Shiloh.  Girls on the Run is a 12 week program designed to encourage preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The curriculum addresses all aspects of girls' development- their physical, emotional, mental andsocial well-being. We look forward to offering this wonderful program to our Shiloh girls!

 
 

SponsorsMonica McGinniss & Reneee Perone

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 10

Meeting Date / Times: Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:15 

Students Eligible:  3rd, 4th, & 5th grade girls


Let Me Run

Let Me Run is a boys running club for 4th and 5th graders.  There are two sessions Fall and Spring.  Boys meet on Monday's and Thursday's from 2:00 - 3:15 for 6 weeks in preparation for a 5K race. Space is limited to 12 boys.  Program has a $100 fee but scholarships are available.

 

 
Sponsors: Michael Roy

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 10

Meeting Date / Times: Mondays and Thursdays from 2:00-3:15

Students Eligible:  4th & 5th grade boys


Library Assistants Club

Library Assistants learn many of the jobs necessary to run our Media Center. From checking books in and out to straightening shelves and cleaning table and bookshelf tops, all are important to the operation of the Media Center. Students report to the Media Center as soon as they arrive at school and work until 7:30 a.m. as they rotate through all the duties. Being helpful to our younger students while learning the “ins and outs” of the Media Center prepare these assistants to help their classmates navigate the Media Center.

 

 

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 10

Meeting Date / Times: Students rotate assisting each morning from 7:00-7:30

Students Eligible:  5th grade


Orff Ensemble

The Orff Ensemble is an auditioned group that allows students to gain advanced instrumental music skills. Students will play a variety of music on xylophones, glockenspiels, metallophones, recorders, and unpitched percussion instruments. We will learn music from several different cultures as well as our own. The group's performances include the Winter PTA meeting in December and the May PTA meeting. By doing so, students are developing character traits such as responsibility, cooperation, and respect for resources in their school. They also help care for the physical environment of the music room. The Orff Ensemble meets on Friday after school from 2 pm until 3 pm. Students are also given the opportunity to meet in the music room before school until 7:15 to help and practice.

 
 

SponsorMark A. Greene & Kathryn Ladd

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 35

Meeting Date / Times: Friday from 2:00-3:00

Students Eligible:  4th & 5th grade


Chorus

The Shiloh Chorus is an auditioned vocal performing group. We work on developing proper vocal techniques and performance skills. The group performs for PTA, the Holiday program, and other events. Each member is expected to have required attire. Chorus will meet on Thursday after school from 2 pm until 3:00 pm.

 

 

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 60

Meeting Date / Times: Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 (1st Semester only)

Students Eligible:  4th & 5th grade


The Global Awareness Club --(formerly known as The International Club)

We will focus on global issues, such as world hunger, clean water, habitat destruction, equality of education for boys and girls as well as other current issues. Our primary goal for the club is to raise awareness of global issues that affect children around the world. The second goal is to provide the students with an opportunity to impact those children and to realize that any effort can promote positive change.

There will be an application for admittance. The applications will be attached to a poster which will display pictures of some of the global issues we will study.

 

 

Approximate Number of Students Participating: 30

Meeting Date / Times: Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 (second semester)

Students Eligible:  4th & 5th grade


Shiloh Elementary Battle of the Books Club

Elementary Battle of the Books is open to all 4th and 5th Graders interested in joining. Students must read and become familiar with all of the books on the Battle of the Books List. Our club meetings will be spent preparing for the Union County Battle of the Books competition in March.  

 

 
Sponsor: Jessica Klutz

Approximate Number of Students Participating: Unlimited

Meeting Date / Times: Mondays (begins in October- March) from 2:00pm-3:00pm

Students Eligible: 4th & 5th grade

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