Kids in Clubs – Pending Updates for 2018/19 School Year
There are many clubs that Windsor students can join throughout the year. Some are offered as PTA programs and others are offered by our Windsor teachers. Click on highlighted links to learn more and be sure to check back often to see what our talented kids have done!
Art Club (4th Grade – Ms. Kasprsak) Held during lunch recess. Students work to bring artwork throughout the school.
Basketball Club (4th/5th Grade – Mr. Joynt & Ms. Moran) Held in the Gym after school. Space limited, sign up required.
Caught Being Good (3rd – 5th Grades – Mrs. Cooke) Help identify “Worthy Wildcats” each month. We will look through the Caught Being Good coupons and help determine which students’ actions are being noticed by others!
Chess Club (1st – 5th Grades – PTA) Students learn Chess strategy and have the opportunity to play in Chess tournaments. Chess Club is run by Coach Paul of Illinois Chess Teachers. Three session are held during our school year. Registration and payment for ongoing lessons is required and managed directly through Illinois Chess Teachers (http://www.illinoischessteachers.com/). Club meets in the LMC on Fridays 3:40 – 4:40 P.M.
Chorus (5th Grade – Mrs. Zieman) Chorus is open to 5th graders and meets during lunch recess.
Coding Club (3rd – 5th Grades – Ms. Lewis) Students use “Scratch” to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations. Windsor Coding Club is held after school. https://scratch.mit.edu/about/
Dance Club (5th Grade – Mr. Gember) 5th Graders perform at the Spring Chorus concert. Tryouts required.
GeoBee (4th/5th Grades – Ms. Pinski) Students study and learn Geography in preparation for their participation in the National Geographic GeoBee.
Green Team (1st – 5th Grades – PTA) Reduce, re-use, recycle and have fun learning how to take care of our Earth. Also, get a chance to help out the the Windsor School Garden. Meet in the LMC during lunch recess once a month on Mondays.
Junior Great Books (1st – 5th Grades – PTA) is an extracurricular enriched reading program. Children meet in informal groups with volunteer leaders to read and discuss selected short stories. The stories include fairytales and folktales from around the globe. Check out their website, http://windsorjgb.weebly.com.
Peer Helpers (4th Grade – Windsor School social worker) Peer Helpers provides an opportunity for 4th grade students to mentor, support, and assist students in the Foundations and Communications programs. Peer Helpers will assist these students with lunchroom routines and facilitate positive social interactions during recess.
Reflections Art Program (Kindergarten – 5th Grades – PTA) Provides opportunities for students to express themselves and to receive positive recognition for their artistic efforts based on a selected theme. Students create and submit works of art in six areas: dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography, and the visual arts (which includes art forms such as drawing, painting, print making, and collage).
Safety Patrol (5th Grade – Mr. Brogni) Safety Patrol members help students safely cross the streets near our school. Patrol members are also stationed at each Windsor entrance. Patrol members work before and after school, rotating teams every two weeks.
Student Council (3rd – 5th Grades – TBD Teacher) Open to 3rd-5th graders, selected at beginning of the year.
Tech for Kids (3rd – 5th Grades – Mrs. Briggs) Includes Morning Announcements, Tech club and Tech Captains. Some of the topics might include: Keynote, Google SketchUp, GarageBand, Podcasting, Web Design and many others. Groups will be formed based on the number of interested students. If you sign up for Tech Club, come ready to work!