Activities/Clubs


Club Registration for the 2017-2018 School Year is now closed. If your child is in a club, you will be receiving an email from the club leader within the next few weeks. Club Name: Art Club

Description: Art Club offers a hands-on opportunity for students of all grade levels to pursue creative interests outside of the typical art classroom. Students explore a variety of two-dimensional as well as three-dimensional media.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th- Art Club meets in grade level sessions. There will be two sessions for each grade level.

Enrollment Limit: No limit

Cost: $10.00 supply fee for art supplies. In order to register for Art Club, we must receive your supply fee. The fee should be sent into school with the child’s name and homeroom. Cash or check made out to IHES is accepted.

Dates and Days of the Week: Tuesdays after school until 4:30pm

Location: Art Room- Room 142

Instructor: Marcia Tuznik- Art Teacher

Registration Link:


Club Name: Basketball Club

Description:Every intention will be made to help your daughter/son become a better basketball player, a better student and – most of all – a better person. We will focus on the skills of ball handling, dribbling, shooting, footwork and coordination during each session.

Grades: 4th and 5th

Enrollment Limit: The club is open to 14 students and lottery system will be used if more than 14 players register for the club

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Spring Session- after school beginning Friday March 30, 2018 from 3:45-4:30 and run 6 consecutive Fridays

Location: Gym

Instructor: Jon Perry, Physical Education Teacher and Coach of the 5 Time National Champion Cincinnati Junior Tar Heels Basketball Club

Registration Link:

 

More information can be found at:  www.cincyjrtarheels.com.​


Club Name: Choir

Description: Choir is a non-auditioned group whose focus is on singing and movement with performance opportunities. Each grade level has a choir that students commit to for the entire school year. Choirs have 2 evening performances throughout the school year and 2-3 during school hours. Students will need parental transportation to participate in choir. If you sign your student up for choir, a detailed welcome letter will be sent by email, a week after sign-ups close.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: No limit

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week:

3rd Grade Choir- Mondays after school until 4:30pm, starting Sept. 25th

5th Grade Choir- Wednesdays at 8:00am, starting Sept. 27th

4th Grade Choir- Fridays at 8:00am, starting Sept. 29th

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

Instructor: Alice Bohn- IHES Vocal/Choral Music Specialist

Registration Link:


Club Name: Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA)

Description:Cincinnati Academy of Performing Arts (CAPA) is pleased to offer 2 classes at IHES. Classes begin Aug. 29th.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

-Musical Theatre Lab- Wed. 3:45-4:40pm in the music room

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-Improv Acting- Thurs. 3:45-4:40pm in the music room

http://cincinnatiapa.org/product/improv-acting/


Club Name: Coding Club

Description: Coding Club is an opportunity once a week for students to learn more about computer programming. Students will use Scratch and Code.org to create their own projects and learn at their own pace.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Lottery drawing if too many registrations. Student who do not make it, will be placed on a waiting list and will have priority the following year.

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Fall Session- Thursday mornings before school

Location: Computer Lab 117

Instructors: Jackie O’Brien-Technology Specialist and Jen Bammerlin-3rd Grade Teacher

Registration Link:


Club Name: Dance Fit Club (PTO Sponsored)

Description: Dance Fit Club is a fun, interactive way to keep kids moving and jam out to some of their favorite songs! This fun, high energy class is designed for student to enjoy a blend of fitness and easy to follow choreography with kid-friendly routines infusing international dance styles. Students will have a blast as they discover new rhythms that make them feel good as they stay fit! All dance and fitness levels welcome! Students should bring a water bottle, wear gym shoes and comfortable athletic wear that allows for easy movement.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Spaces are limited.

Cost: Send $40.00 check payable to IHPTO to school with your child in an envelope marked “PTO Clubs” by Tues. Sept. 5th

Dates and Days of the Week: 6 weeks on Thursdays before school. Drop off no earlier than 7:50am. Please choose session(s) on registration link. More specific dates will be sent home once registration is closed.

Instructor: Indian Hill parent and fitness professional, Vonnetta McColgan is a nationally certified AFAA/NASM Group Exercise, Zumba, Zumba Kids, and Zumba Kids Jr. instructor.

Location: ES Gym

Questions: Contact Vonnetta McColgan vonnetta_mccolgan@yahoo.com

Registration Link: Registration for session 2, 3, and 4 will be listed on the ES homepage


Club Name: Girls on the Run

Description: Girls on the Run is a program that encourages girls to recognize their individual strengths and celebrate connections with others. GOTR uses a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running.

Grades: 4th and 5th

Enrollment Limit: 15 total girls and selection will be based on a lottery system performed by GOTR

Cost: $160 and financial assistance is available.

Dates and Days of the Week: Practices begin the week of Sept. 11 and will be held after school on Mondays and Wednesdays. Program ends with a 5K on Nov. 18. Registration will be open Aug. 21-30. Lottery drawing will be on Sept. 1 and those accepted into the program will be notified that day.

Location: Outside of ES

Instructor: Margaux Higgins

Registration Link: Please click here for information on how to register and more information on the program.


Club Name: Kids Who Care

Description: Kids Who Care is a service organization that performs various projects throughout the year to help out those in need in our local community and sometimes beyond.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Multiple groups will be formed based on enrollment numbers and a lottery system if necessary.

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Each group typically meets 4 times throughout the year (October-May) before school on Fridays. Placement information and specific meeting dates will be sent home.

Location: Room 222

Instructors: Jen Bammerlin- 3rd grade teacher and Loni Jackson- 4th grade teacher

Registration Link:


Club Name: Maker Maniacs

Description: Maker Maniacs allows students multiple opportunities to tinker, explore, and create projects in our new Makerspace located next to lab 117. Students will be able to use the 3D printers, Cricut Cutter, ipads, poster maker, recyclables, and other software.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Lottery drawing if too many registrations. Student who do not make it, will be placed on a waiting list and will have priority the following year.

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Spring Session- Thursday mornings before school

Location: Lab 117

Instructors: Jackie O’Brien- Technology Specialist and Jen Bammerlin- 3rd Grade Teacher

Registration Link:


Club Name: Science Club

Description: Science Club is designed to emphasize the wonder and exhilaration of science through a collection of hands-on activities. There are clubs for each grade level, so there’s something new each year. Some of our main topics of discovery include: the scientific method, cause and effect relationships, buoyancy, states of matter, graphing, friction, gravity, and density.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Multiple groups will be formed based on enrollment numbers and a lottery system if necessary.

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Wednesdays or Fridays before school based on assigned group. Placement information and specific meeting dates will be sent home. Please indicate whether fall semester or spring semester is your first preference.

Location: Room 104

Instructor: John Sommer- 5th Grade Teacher

Registration Link:


Club Name: Yoga Club

Description: Yoga Club will improve strength, flexibility and coordination through fun and challenging poses in a non-competitive, welcoming environment. Students will learn breathing exercises and relaxation postures to calm the body and mind. Students will show kindness towards themselves and others and focus on a positive self-image through exercise. This club meets after school in 4 week sessions. Children should bring a mat (which we can store at school for the session) and wear comfortable clothing.  Mats can be purchased at Target, TJ Maxx and Dicks Sporting Goods.

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: Multiple groups will be formed based on enrollment numbers and a lottery system if necessary.

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Meets after school on Thursdays in 4 week sessions and more information will be sent out with particular session dates.

Location: Multi-Purpose Room

Instructor: Lucy Pavlick-Media Assistant Registration Link:

Club Name: Chess Club

Description: This club welcomes students with all skill levels, from the novice to the advanced player. Throughout the span of chess club, there will be a series of demonstrations and friendly competitions to help develop the skills needed to excel at the game. In addition to the practical applications of play, students will also get to exercise their creative brains in the making of their own chessboard and the pieces. I look forward to seeing you all at the first meeting of chess club!

Grades: 3rd, 4th, 5th

Enrollment Limit: 24

Cost: $0.00

Dates and Days of the Week: Wednesdays after school for 6 weeks, October 18, 25 November 1, 8, 15, 29

Location: Room 143 (Mr. Gries’s art room)

Instructor: Todd Gries- Art Teacher/  Cody Fan (IH Senior)- Instructor Registration Link: