TGA - Premier Junior Golf & Youth TennisWhat:TGA runs the leading school-based youth golf and tennis programs in the United States. TGA makes golf and tennis accessible to youth by bringing a unique teaching curriculum to Pk-8th grade students at their schools. Using modified equipment and lesson plans developed by golf and tennis professionals along with education industry experts, TGA provides the building blocks for future achievement on the course, on the court and in life. Click here for details.
Enrollment for golf & tennis is now open for the 2019 Spring 1 session, which begins on Wednesday, February 20th. Please use the link below to register for the classes.
Chess ClubWhen: Thursdays from 3:45-4:30What: The LPES Chess Club is open to LPES students in Grades 1-5 with all levels of chess experience. The club meets in the media center from 3:45-4:30.Registration: Registration for the 2018-19 school year is now open. Please visit: https://goo.gl/forms/nZQP2GI9XFe1KwY12Questions or concerns? Email: LPESChess@gmail.com
Student CouncilWhen: OngoingWhat: Elected by their classmates on election day, the Laurel Park Student Council is comprised of one representative from each classroom. Student Council Members are invited to lead the student body in a variety of philanthropic and school-improvement efforts. In the past, student council members have led canned food drives for local food banks, toy drives to benefit children at the Ronald McDonald House, as well as relief efforts for the natural disasters in Japan and Haiti. Student Council members have also created posters to support the Positive-Behavior Intervention Support program at our school.
Cooking Up Character
Who: Open to Children Grades 2-5 (limited to 25 students)
When:We will meet once a month, on a specified Thursday each month from 3:45-6:00 pm.
Where:Laurel Park Elementary, Art Room
What:Come join Cooking Up Character, a character building leadership service project club, at Laurel Park Elementary. Children will develop their character by learning new skills and applying them in a monthly service project. Our community service will focus on these areas: Our School, Our Families, Our World (Nature), Seniors, and Our Community. Some sample projects are: building & painting wooden planters for your neighbors,learning about importance of butterflies (taught by Crowder Park Staff) and planting a butterfly garden, visiting with seniors to sing holiday songs and help them make mini gingerbread houses, making dessert treats/thank you notes for firemen at a local Fire Station to thank them for their service to us, and lots more! The projects will help children learn to focus on the needs of others and learn new skills at the same time! If there is a service project that you have in mind, that means a lot to your family, please send me an email. We will have club t-shirts to wear during our community service outreaches. Parent volunteers are needed and welcome! More details on each project to follow after registration. Registration limited to 25 students. More details on club at www.cookingupcharacter.com. Direct question to Stephanie Mitchell, CUC Chapter Leader, 919-357-7032, firstname.lastname@example.org. Cost:$30/semester or $60/year for supplies.
Garden ClubWhen:Generally on the third Wednesday morning of each month from 8:45-9:10 in the garden.
What:The Garden Club teaches children the fundamentals of gardening, composting, and other sustainable practices in a fun way. Students who participate in the Garden Club will be able to help with watering, weeding and taking care of the plants in our school garden. The garden club is open to students of all ages and grades! Please contact the Garden Club with any questions at email@example.com.
KidzArt is a WCPSS approved vendor that will begin providing after-school drawing and painting classes for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade. Classes will be held each Wednesday in the Art room. Each week, experienced instructors will introduce different concepts in art and design while studenes create with a variety of art mediums. The projects are designed to be fun and focus on developing drawing and painting skills. KidzArt encourages originality and emphasizes that, in art, there are no mistakes!
For information on how to register for classes, please visit www.Cary.KidzArt.com Click the "register" button, select Laurel Park Elementary, and choose your track.
Movement ClubJoin the Laurel Park Movement Group!Do you like to run, jump, skip, hop and PLAY? Join the NEW Laurel Park Movement Group! This group is a before school activity which encourages our students to engage in purposeful movement before school hours start. Our coaches will teach how movement and physical activity is instrumental to a positive school day. When we move our bodies, our minds are ready to learn. We will engage in a variety of movement including running, group games, sports, yoga and more. Please wear sneakers each day and bring a water bottle. Limited to 25 participants. No fee; this is brought to you by the LPES PTA Health and Wellness Committee. Sign up using this link. For questions, contact Catie Cox at firstname.lastname@example.org
Running ClubThe LPES Spring Running Club is open to Laurel Park students in Grades K-2. The club meets in the gym hallway at 3:45 on designated Tuesdays and transitions to the field. Running Club participants should dress for the weather, wear tennis shoes, and bring a water bottle.
Running Club lasts until 5 PM. Participants should be picked up in carpool or at the track by 5PM unless they are enrolled in the YMCA. This year's spring running club will start on Tuesday March 5th and end on Tuesday, April 30. We will be meeting for 8 Tuesdays.
After registering your child for Running Club, please send a note/email to your child's classroom teacher, so she/he will send your child to Running Club on the following Tuesdays: March 5, 12, 19, 26. April 9, 16, 23, 30.Register Here: https://goo.gl/forms/jMJxpIpcqlK4BlDp2
STEM for KidsSTEM For Kids is a WCPSS approved service provider delivering after school programs, summer and track-out camps and in-school field trips throughout Triangle. Students experience engineering, robotics and computing in a fun hands-on way with the 4C skills of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.Registration Information: https://www.stemforkids.net/register/home/t?t=1