After School Sports
This program is designed for fourth and fifth grade students who would like to get involved in team sports, develop their skills, learn basic offensive and defensive strategy, in a competitive, but fun environment.
Taught by Chasewood Learning, students in all grade levels have the opportunity to participate in this program. Students learn how to build and design robots, understand robotic programming, and reinforce STEM concepts learned in school. This program is offered several times throughout the year and students can repeat the program to learn even more. Find more information at their website: Chasewood Learning
With the goal of promoting a healthy lifestyle, the running club at The Wheatlands is offered to fourth and fifth grade students after school once a week. The club is offered in both the fall and spring for five weeks. Various running games, distance runs, stretching, and strength training is used throughout the club to teach about proper technique and form.
Open to fifth grade students at The Wheatlands, the yearbook club meets throughout the year to learn about photography basics, layouts and graphic, and how to work in a team to design themed pages. Students can apply at the beginning of each year to have fun gathering all the memorable moments and experiences at The Wheatlands.
Honor ChoirFourth and fifth grade students have the option to join Honor Choir for the Spring semester. At The Wheatlands, Honor Choir meets on Tuesday mornings at 7:30. Participants learn the mechanics of good singing technique, music reading skills, part-singing in harmony, how to perform and blend with a musical ensemble, and most importantly have fun. All District Honor Choirs participate in a combined Elementary Choir Festival. This event is always an exciting conclusion to all our hard work. Honor Choir will also be performing in April at The Kane County Cougars Game! Information for this group will come out around Thanksgiving.
Students have the opportunity to participate in this fun activity after school with Mr. Effron to learn about various simple yoga poses and athleticism. Information goes out at the beginning of the year for this fun after school event.