Before/After School Enrichment Programs

Book Fair

Promote a love of books and reading while benefiting the school and our library as a school fundraiser. Volunteer your time for a great school event! We are looking for adults to volunteer for a few hours to help set up the Book Fair, monitor the tables during the Book Fair, and clean up afterwards. …

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Bright Idea Science Night

Grades 3-5 display a science project they worked on in class. Younger students can bring in any science experiment, invention, or research study they would like to share. A great night for students to act in a leadership role, answer questions and teach others about their project. Contact: Carrie Gowans, carriegowans@gmail.com.

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Chess Club

Chess is a game of logic that can help develop important life skills. Club meets weekly to learn strategies & play chess with other students. Option to attend club meetings only or also be part of the team that represents the school at local tournaments. Club welcomes players from all grades and skill levels. Instruction …

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Community Outreach

Community Outreach is a network of students & parents that support families & students in D41 who are in need. This group coordinates filling needs to students identified by school social workers, teachers and administrative staff. Activities include a Winter Outerwear Drive, Holiday Sharing Program, School Wide Service Project (Open Your Heart & Make a …

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Destination Imagination

Destination Imagination is an educational program where student teams of 3 to 7 members (grouped by age K and up) solve open-ended challenges and present solutions at a local tournament in March. Team managers are needed to help guide the teams for several months before the tournament. No experience is necessary. Depending on the challenge, …

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Hobby Night

Tues Mar 13 from 6:30-7:30pm in the MPR. A fun night students can bring in a collection/hobby exhibit they want to share. It’s a great opportunity for students to act in a leadership role and answer questions about something they love. Feel free to pair up with a sibling, friend or scout troop. Ex.: Artwork, …

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Keyboarding Club

An after school club where kids grades 2nd-5th can enhance their keyboarding skills through a self-guided computer program.

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Parent/Child Team Reads

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Reflections

PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Reflections is a National PTA arts program that asks children to get creative! Students can create works in any of 6 different arts categories, reflecting upon this year’s theme, “Within Reach”. The categories are dance choreography, …

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Robotics

A class offered during lunch for 3-5th graders to learn how to program Lego Robotics.

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Running Club

Girls Running Club- 3rd-5th This is non-competitive club for girls with an interest in running. Weekly sessions will focus on form, pacing, various workouts to increase speed and endurance, strengthening and stretching. The club meets weekly on Franklin Field on Tuesday mornings 7:45-8:20 AM. Fall session runs Sept.12 – Oct. 31, weather permitting. Spring session …

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Spellapallooza

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Talent Show

Calling all talented Kdg-5th graders! The Talent Show will be on Fri., October 13th at Hadley Jr. High, starting at 7:00pm. Sign-Up forms will go home with your student during the week of September 4th. If you need more copies, there will be extra in the office. Forms are due Friday, October 6th. Any questions, …

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Who is Ben Franklin?

An after school program where the kids can learn about Ben Franklin and the lasting imprint he made on our lives today.

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Yearbook

The yearbook is created from the pictures you send in!  We welcome pictures all throughout the year – from the first day of school, to field trips, to PTA activities and more! Order your student’s 2017-18 Ben Franklin yearbook directly online at Josten’s Yearbook: http://jostensyearbooks.com?REF=A09861659. Price is $20.00 and increases on 12/23/17, so order today! …

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