More on Pleasant Hill Clubs
Learning and development takes place in many ways and in many places. Pleasant Hill school's clubs and activities offer students an opportunity to meet students who share similar interests and tap into their individual passions.
Learn more about the variety of clubs and activities currently offered at Pleasant Hill. If you have an idea for a new club, please contact David Morris, principal.
Clubs & Activities
Art Club is offered to grades 3-6 with projects offered by grade level. In the fall, 6th graders are participating in Pleasant Hill's first mural located by the gym doors! Once the mural is complete, 5th graders will have the opportunity to join the art club. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays during lunch recess. For further information and activities throughout the year, contact Leslie Michaels.
Band and Orchestra
Band and Orchestra is available for 5th and 6th grade students. They have small group lessons once a week at their schools. They also meet as a large ensemble (students from each school) before school once a week. The groups perform twice a year as a full ensemble and students have the opportunity to perform individually at a music festival once a year. Contact Ms. Linda Sullivan for further information about Band and Orchestra.
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books is a reading competition for students in grades 3-6. Teams are comprised of students of multiple grades and abilities. For the challenge, the teams read the assigned novels and come together twice a month (from January through March) to test their knowledge of the books read. The competitions are similar in style to the TV series Family Feud or Jeopardy. The teams will compete in 4 rounds of battle during the month of April. The winning team from each of the six participating schools will be invited to a district level battle. For more information, please contact Mrs. Schlobohm.
Boys Running Club
Boys Running Club is an after school club for boys in grades 3 – 6. The club meets twice a week for an hour. Each week we train through a variety of exercises, play games to encourage teamwork, and do interval training to build stamina. Our goal is to run the 2 mile Turkey Trot race in November. For more information, contact Mr. Bubaris or Mrs. Wada.
Chorus is offered to 5th and 6th grade students twice a week during the lunch/recess hour. They have the opportunity to perform at many school functions and celebrations. Contact Ms. Nauman for further information.
The students in grades 3 and 4 have the opportunity to participate in Earth Club. Earth Club meets once a month during lunch recess.
Girls Running Club
Girls Running Club is an after school club for girls in grades 3-6. The club meets twice a week for 1 hour. Pleasant Hill is happy to be part of the Girls on the Run network. We use training and running to encourage being healthy and confident. The club will start in March with basic exercises and games and eventually work up to our goal of running a 5 Kilometer race in late May. For more information, please contact Ms. Nauman.
Pleasant Hill offers intramural sports to all 5th and 6th grade students. The intramural program allows students to be competitive with themselves through goal setting as well as competitive with others through team sports. Students signed up for intramurals will be able to participate in a variety of games during their recess time on Mondays and Tuesdays throughout the school year. Sixth graders will also have the opportunity to compete against other District 15 schools in three district wide events: cross country (1 mile run) in the fall, spot shot (basketball) in the winter, track and field in the spring. Participation in intramurals is optional. Contact Mrs. Willis for further information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (847)963-5945.
Make A Difference Club
Interested in making a difference in the community? Then this club is for you. The club is open to 2nd through 6th graders. The club meets 1-2 times a month during your lunch recess. Planned activities this year will revolved around the theme "Building Bridges with Others" by supporting our troops and their children, participating in Special Olympic activities, recognizing our local heroes, participating in a food drive, and building pen pal relationships with children living in Nigeria just to name a few. Contact Laura Kometer for further information.
Students in 4th, 5th and 6th grades have the opportunity to run for the Student Council offices of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. Elections are held in early November. Class representatives are elected from each class in grades 3 - 6 to work with the officers. Student Council sponsors Spirit Days, school store, and other fun activities for our student body. Mrs. Loudermilk and Mrs. Willis sponsor this club. Contact Mrs. Loudermilk for further information.
Video Production Club
Morning announcements will be made every morning with the video production club. Students in 5th and 6th grades are eligible to participate in the video production club. Three teams of students will each spend a month on a rotating basis producing the video announcements each morning. Some students will work with the cameras, soundboards, lighting, etc. Others will be in front of the camera as the anchor people, sportscaster, book review reporters, etc. Mrs. Garro, Mr. Isaacs, Mrs. Schlobohm and Mr. Bubaris sponsor this club. Parents can watch the morning announcements in the Resource Center each morning. Contact Mrs. Garro for further information.