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Clubs & Activities

Clubs

Choir (Grades 2-6)

Students meet during the lunch break on Wednesdays through the months September to December.  They have one performance fieldtrip and perform in school at the Remembrance Day and Christmas concerts.

Environment Team (Grades 4-6)

Students work with a teacher mentor to promote environmental responsibility throughout the year.  The students work in teams and each week a different team is responsible for collecting the recycled materials from each classroom.  They use this and other factors to award the "Golden Garbage Can" award to the classroom they deem to be the most responsible for that week.

Erhu (Grades 5-6)

Grade 5 students wishing to join the Erhu club audition in the fall and must make a two year commitment.  Students sign out an Erhu instrument which they will be responsible for those two years.  Practices are weekly for the entire year and the club performs at various school assemblies, concerts and functions.  In addition, they perform in public for Chinese New Year celebrations and other cultural events.

Ocarina (Grades 3-4) 

Auditions for the Ocarina club are held every two years and students from both grades 3 and 4 are chosen.  They must make a two year commitment as well as purchase their own instrument.  Practices are throughout the year with the occasional down time.  The club performs during Chinese New Year, at some assemblies and during other cultural events.

Orff Ensemble (Grades 4-6)

This group runs from January to May for the purpose of singing, playing, moving and creating.  They perform at the Spring Concert and occasional school assemblies.

Running Club (Grades 3-6)

Students practice three times per week during September and October in preparation for the Harriers race and then again in January and February in preparation for the Running Room Indoor Games.

School Patrols (Grades 5-6)

Students patrol throughout the school year with new recruits joining in May.  They are on duty from 8:20 until the entrance bell in the mornings and after school for 15 minutes.

Student Office Helpers (Grades 5-6)

These students work in the office over the lunch hour answering the phones, forwarding messages and being ambassadors for Meadowlark School. 

Skipping Club (Grades 1-2)

Runs in the gymnasium twice a week through the months of January and February during the afternoon recess.

Walking Club (Grades 2-3)

This club operates on Thursdays for 6 - 8 weeks beginning in May and is weather permitting.  Students walk for 20 minutes during the lunch hour through the community under the supervision of staff volunteers.

Clubs & Activities Image Gallery

This photo gallery is for displaying the different activities occurring throughout Meadowlark School.
  • Some of the Environment Team members.

  • Meadowlark students perform the lion dance during our Chinese New Year Celebration

  • Two students practicing on their erhus.

  • Chinese dance class performing at the Chinese New Year Celebration

Activities

Chinese New Year Celebration


Chinese New Year is a special time for students at Meadowlark School.  The week is filled with Chinese cultural activities which include Chinese paper cutting, knot tying and dough art to name a few.  Every year, Meadowlark School puts on a first class Chinese New Year assembly which showcases our students and their many talents.  Some performances include the dragon and lion dance, erhu and ocarina, and Chinese dancing.      

Floor Hockey Intermurals

Each year during February and March, students in grades 3-6 participate in floor hockey intermurals.  The students are divided into mixed-grade teams and they battle for the Meadowlark Cup!

Activities - After School (Extra Cost)

Art Class

Art class is available to students after school on Thursdays throughout the school year.  Students are introduced to a variety drawing and painting techniques.  This program is very popular and is on a first come, first serve basis.

Chinese Dance Group

This class exposes students to some of the Chinese cultural dancing.  The Chinese Dance group performs during different events throughout the year.

Chinese Ink Painting

Students are introduced to brush techniques typically used in traditional Chinese painting.