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Clubs and After-school Activities

WCGS offers a good range of after-school clubs and activities.

Wheaton Christian Grammar School offers a solid array of after-school clubs and activities. These are in addition to our athletic team opportunities and available music group participation!  Online registration for fall 2017 took place from late August to early September. Fall clubs began the week of September 11 and are a 10-week session from 3:30-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Winter online registration will take place from December 11, 2017 through January 8, 2018.  Winter/spring clubs will begin the week of January 16, 2018.

Club fees (if applicable) are added to your school bill.
There will be no refunds for fall clubs after Friday, September 15, 2017.
This program is organized by Mrs. Ann Vander Klok.
Questions should be directed to  

Current Clubs

Art

Creative Arts II, Grades 3-5, Wednesdays

Art is exciting and fun! Projects include Bubbles & Painting, Fireworks, Shadows & Ferocious Fish, Paper-quilling, Pinhole Cameras, and a Butterfly Explosion. Students will enjoy the freedom of expression in these art classes exploring different techniques and uses of media. Different artists will be discussed.

Foreign Language

Spanish, Grades 1-5, Mondays

After-school foreign language clubs provide a fun learning environment to help students put their foreign language into practice. Activities are geared as much as possible to the general level in the class. Every effort is made to assist beginners and challenge the language skills of students who are further along.

Fee: $75

Teachers – Spanish, Mrs. Marcia Salzman

Maximum 15 students per class.


Activities

Battle of the Books

Young Adult Battle of the Books, Grades 6-8

Practices will be Mondays and Thursday, before school from 7:45 - 8:30 a.m. and on Tuesdays after school until 4:15 p.m. Meets take place in October and November.

Please contact Mrs. Rose Grandy for more information.

Battle of the Books, Grades 4-5

Practice days are flexible during lunch and after school. Practices begin the last week of September and run through the beginning of March. Meets start in January (8 total) at the Wheaton Public Library. Students will need to read as many of the 50 books as possible and at least half before they compete in a meet. The current 2018 Battle of the Books list is linked here >

Chess Team

Chess Team, Grades K-8, Tuesdays (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.) OR Thursdays (3:30 - 4:30 p.m.)
*USCF Ratings >600 meet Tuesday 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.

The WCGS Chess Team is open to all interested players in grades K-8. No prior knowledge of chess is required but students new to chess should sign up for the “introduction to chess” class to be held on four consecutive days from Monday, September 11 through Thursday, September 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

The Chess Team meets from September through March and participates in a number of local tournaments. Click here for information on how to register, practice times, and tournaments. Registration must be completed by September 8. For questions please contact Rose Grandy (Parent Coordinator) at .

Fee: $150 for the year (plus the cost of a team shirt). Parents should note that this commitment (and fee) is for the entire school year and as with other activities requiring fees, there will be no refund after September 15.

Coach – Mr. Nathan Houlihan

Yearbook

For Grades 7-8

Meets in the second and third quarters of school year. Contact Dan Huttenlock with any questions,

Fee: None


Additional co-curricular activities include Student Council, numerous athletic teams, and many musical groups. The Jr. High musical auditions take place in January, in preparation for performances in late April.  A Writing Club is offered second semester for 2nd grade students.