School Programs and Features
After School Programs

Childcare
School-Age Childcare is available for any student enrolled in grades kindergarten through fifth and offers participating students many enriching activities.  For more information, see the District 65 Childcare Information page.


Clubs and Activities
The Willard PTA is proud to present and exciting variety of before and after School clubs.These clubs are independent of Willard Elementary School and are managed by the PTA.  Here are some activities that are offered:

Basketball
Jump into the fast-paced game of basketball with 3Point Athletics .  Using drills and games,players will learn dribbling, passing, positions, shooting techniques, offenses and defenses. Kids will scrimmage during class time. Emphasis is on effort and teamwork.  


Chess
Chess makes you smart! Our program divides the students by ability so that no one is bored or intimidated and everyone feels welcome. Chess is fun, and playing the game teaches responsibility, improves discipline, and sharpens thinking skills. Students are encouraged to compete in local chess tournaments throughout the year.


Mad Science
Come have a crazy time with science! Every week will be different...Children will learn about magnetism, optical illusions, electricity...and much more! They will even explore different types of energy and build a fun energy toy to take home.Every week will be an exciting scientific adventure!


Tae Kwon Do
The Connelly’s Academy Tae Kwon Do Club provides a unique opportunity for every child to learn martial arts in a fun, non-competitive way that builds focus,fitness and self-confidence.   Expert instruction is provided by Grand Master Connelly and his experienced Youth Program leaders. Beginners and continuing Tae Kwon Do students are both welcome!   The class will focus on general physical training, kicking, punching, breathing exercises and sparing. Students will have the opportunity to have a fun, safe and rewarding Martial Arts experience while building self control and esteem, courtesy, integrity and perseverance. 


District 65 has also partnered with Right at School to provide other after school opportunities.  


 
Last Modified: Jul 14, 2014
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