Clubs and Activities at JKES

  • At John Kerr Elementary School we believe that providing students the opportunity to participate in clubs and activities is incredibly important. Joining one or more of our exciting clubs or activities gives students many opportunities including: making new friends, building respect and learning teamwork, gaining self-confidence, relieving stress, learning real-world skills, developing time management skills, and just having fun while you learn!

    After school enrichment clubs and activities are held throughout the school year on a seasonal basis, typically one session in the Fall and another session in the Spring.  Enrichment activities will vary.  Previous club offerings have included Sensational Sewing, Mobile Madness, Fitness Team Building, STEAM CSI, Improv!, Conversational Spanish, Cardio Kickball, Minecraft Challenges, Wonderful Weaving, Walking Club, Uke Can Do It!, Puzzles and Games, Lego League Jr., Cheernastics, and many more.

    Most clubs require prior registration and are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
    Registration for Fall clubs is now closed.

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  • Chorus

    Chorus will meet on the following Tuesdays after school from 2:30-4PM: September 4, 11, 18, 25; October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and December 4, 11, 18. Prior registration is required.  The Cardinal Chorus will hold concerts on the following dates: November 1st at 6PM and December 20th at 6PM.  Please visit the Cardinal Chorus webpage or contact Ms. Granholm for more information.  

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  • Destination Imagination

    Destination Imagination engages students in project based challenges in a small group format.  Students will develop creativity, critical  thinking, communication, and teamwork skills as they prepare for a Destination Imagination competition.  Destination Imagination Club will meet from 2:30-4PM on the following Tuesdays: 11/27.  Please contact Dr. LaBombard-Daniels for more information.

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  • K-Kids

    K-Kids stands for Kiwanis Kids.  K-Kids is a community service club for elementary students where young leaders help others.  The Kwianis family includes the Aktion Club, Builders Club, Key Club, Circle K, and Kiwanis.  Members of the K-Kids develop self-esteem, leadership skills, and respect for themselves and others through meeting and community service activities.  K-Kids meet after school on the first Tuesday each month for the rest of the school year.  Current meeting dates are as follows: 9/18, 10/2, 12/4, 1/8, 2/5, 3/5, 4/2, and 6/7.  Please contact Mrs. Schwizer or Mrs. Yancey for more information.

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  • Piano Lessons

    After school piano lessons will be offered to 3rd and 4th grade students who complete an application and are accepted into the program.  The program is limited to 20 students, and applications were due Sept. 18th.  Lessons will be held on Thursdays from 2:30-4PM from October 4th to December 13th for a total of ten 45 minutes sessions.  Transportation will be provided starting October 11th.  This program costs $30 per participant.  Please contact Ms. Granholm for more information.

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  • Planning during Lego League

    Destination Imagination Team

    Girls on the Run practice

    students planning during Lego League

    Boys after Chorus Concert


  • Note
    After school clubs and activities may require a signed permission slip and/or prior registration in order to attend. 
    Registration for Fall clubs is now closed.