• GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY SHOOL
    CLUBS / ACTIVITIES

    Art Club                                           
    5th grade                            

    Mr. Sharp
    Students work on a variety of art related projects, including helping to create ceramic tile lettering for our A-Z Garden and Rock Project.  Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 4:30 pm beginning September to December.

    Arts & Crafts Club                             
    3rd grade 
                                         

    Ms Coyne
    Students will create seasonal crafts using a variety of art mediums such as paint, tissue paper, and paper.  The club will run for eight weeks, split into 2-four week sessions from January to March.


    Band                                                

    5th grade                                
    Mr. Bugosh
    This before-school practice is the full ensemble element of our instrumental music curriculum. It lasts most of the year for concert/performance preparation. There are several performances outside the school day. Group meets Thursday mornings at 7:50 am at Media Elementary School, September through May. Students must have their own transportation to Media, and are then bussed to Glenwood before the beginning of the school day.

    Broadcasting Club               
    4th & 5th grade                                   
    Mr. G
    Students will prepare for a month of announcements looking for tidbits to add to each week's announcements while learning broadcasting skills.  Club will meet Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:30pm.

    Chemistry Challenge                  
    5th grade                                

    Mr.Keeler

    “You Be the Chemist Challenge”: Students will spend weekly session observing and performing science experiments. During the time in between sessions, students will work on assigned projects aimed at reinforcing chemistry concepts and chemical facts and measurements. Club will meet Thursdays from 3:30-4:45pm November through February.

    Crazy 8's Math Club                       
    3rd grade  
                                    
      
    Ms Salera
    This recreational math club encourages students to enjoy the math behind their favorite activities.  This involves building structures, making music, playing games, hunting for clues, and enjoying movement activities.  The club will meet weekly on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm October to November.
     

    Dance Club                                     
    3rd, 4th & 5th grades              
    Miss Shannon & Miss Gallagher

    Students will express their creativity through dance, they will learn (&teach) new dance moves to today's popular songs.  The group will meet Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm October through December.

    Envirothon Challenge                 
    5th grade                                
    Mr. Keeler
    The program is a hands-on outdoor competition designed to challenge and test student’s knowledge of soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, wildlife and current environmental issues. Students will navigate through a gamified program becoming experts in various categories maximizing our performance.  Group will meet Thursdays from 3:30-4:45pm March through May.
     

    Hand Bell Choir                             
    5th grade                                

    Miss Hong
    Auditioned students will expand on their musical skills by learning and implementing healthy and proper instrumental techniques including but not limited to phrasing, musical elements, music literacy, and ensemble preparedness. They will have performances on and off Glenwood’s campus, including visits into the communities in and around Media, PA. Club will meet Monday and Wednesday mornings from 8am – 8:30 am beginning in October through December.

    Intramurals                                    
    4th & 5th grade                                   
    Mrs. Jackson
    Intramurals sports program offers a level of instruction beyond that received in the physical education classes. Typically, each session will serve as an extension of the activities featured in the 5th grade curriculum. Fourth grade students will benefit from an early introduction to the various sports or games. The program will run from 3:45 – 4:45 pm on days when school is in session from September to December, with boys on Mondays and girls attending on Wednesdays.

    Junior Optimist Club                   
    4th & 5th grade                              

    Miss Mazzella & Mrs. Yepremian
    Junior Optimist Club is a club for students in grades four and five. The club is part of the larger-scale Optimist Club of Media. The club spreads optimism and positivity throughout the community and school by creating and taking part in service projects. The students take part in many service projects during the school year, including Halloween Candy drive for the homeless, Pennies for Patients (collecting money for childhood cancer), Terracycle (recycling school supplies for less-fortunate schools), Kindness is Contagious (giving students and staff opportunities to complement each other), and many projects for our friends at Fair Acres. Club will meet monthly Wednesday mornings from 8am – 8:45 am.

    LEGO Club                                
    3rd grade                                   

    Mr. G
    This club will explore building with LEGOs to meet criteria based on challenges set for third graders.  The club will meet Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm.

    Newspaper Club                           
    4th grade                                
    Mrs. Grace-Green
    Newspaper Club is comprised of fourth graders who interview, write articles, and take photographs to report Glenwood news to the community. The club will meet bi-weekly on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:45 pm September to June.

    Orchestra                                       
    5th grade                                
    Mr. Walls
    This before-school practice is the full ensemble element of our instrumental music curriculum. It lasts most of the year for concert/performance preparation. There are several performances outside the school day. Group meets Thursday mornings at 7:50 am at Indian Lane Elementary School, September through May. Students must have their own transportation to Indian Lane, and are then bussed to Glenwood before the beginning of the school day.

    Reading Olympics                        
    4th & 5th grade                                  
    Miss Pinsley & Mrs. Lista
    Students will read books from a pre-set list of books. Students will then summarize the books and write questions about them. They will come to meetings and discuss the books with others as well as quiz each other in preparation for the competition. Group will meet bi-weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30 – 4:15pm October through April. *Competition will be held 5pm- 9pm and date will be determined.

    Rhythm in Motion                                   
    5th grade                                
    Miss Hong
    Auditioned students will expand on their musical skills by learning and implementing healthy and proper instrumental techniques including but not limited to phrasing, musical elements, music literacy, and ensemble preparedness. They will implement higher level musical sticking skills, and improvisation techniques. Rhythm in Motion will begin in January through June, meeting Monday & Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

    Rubik’s Cube Club                  
    5th grade                                

    Mr. Keeler
    Students will spend three weeks learning the algorithm for solving cube, followed by three additional weeks working on creating mosaics of famous Glenwood people out of Rubik’s cubes. Club will meet Thursdays from 3:30-4:45 pm October through November. 

    Scrabble Club                                
    2nd & 3rd grade                       
    Miss Pinsley & Miss Gallagher
    Students meet once a week to learn word and spelling strategies and apply them while playing Scrabble. Club meets weekly on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:30 pm in the Science Lab.  Depending on response, club may be broken into 2 separate sessions: January through February then February through March.

    Select Chorus                                
    5th grade                                
    Miss Hong
    Auditioned students will expand on their musical skills by learning and implementing healthy and proper vocal techniques including but not limited to breathing, phrasing, diction, musical elements and music literacy. They will have performances throughout the year on and off Glenwood’s campus, including visits into the communities in and around Media, PA. The group will meet Tuesday & Friday mornings from 8 am – 8:50 am beginning in October through June. 

    Student Ambassadors                
    4th & 5th grade                                   

    Mrs. Maher, Mrs. Megahey, Mrs. Vellios-Miller
    Students will participate and help organize positive school activities throughout the year. The group will hold monthly meetings beginning in October on Friday mornings from 8 am – 8:45 am.

    Ukulele Orff Club                           
    5th grade       

    Miss Hong
    Students will rehearse and perform throughout the year, applying musicianship skills and build teamwork collaboration.  Club will meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:30-4:20pm October to June.

    Video Club                                      
    4th grade                                
    Ms Grace-Green
    Students will videotape, edit and produce videos that share news, activities, and information with the Glenwood community. The group will meet bi-weekly on Thursdays from 3:30 – 4:45 pm October through May.

    Yoga Club                                        
    3rd & 4th grade                             
    Miss Mazzella & Mrs. Yepremian
    Yoga club is designed to teach students basic and intermediate yoga practices. Our goal is to give students strategies for stress relief for the mind and body. Yoga is a great way for students to start their day focused and energized. Group will meet Thursday mornings from 8:15 – 8:45 am, October through December.