These are 5th grade students that exhibit the skills of responsibility and leadership. They do various duties assigned by the principal.
This program is sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center and occurs in November. Each student has the opportunity to walk a route designated by the hospital. As students walk they earn rewards for their efforts. At the end of the program students' cards are selected to earn bigger prizes. The goal of the program is to promote physical fitness.
Beginning band starts with 5th grade and is conducted by Todd Graham. The students are tested in the fall to be eligible for the program. Those selected have private instruction once a week at Longfellow. Beginning band performs a final concert in the spring.
All 4th and 5th graders participate in an elementary choir. This group performs twice each year. There's a winter program in December and Musicfest in May.
Grade Busters After-School Study Program
Study assistance is provided to qualifying grade 3-5 students. Students work with AmeriCorps Volunteers and with an adult coordinator to complete homework assignments and to work on good study skills from 3:00-4:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays.
For a nominal fee, after-school day care is provided from 3:00-5:30 p.m. each day school is in session. A snack, study time and activities are provided. Interested? Contact our Coordinator by calling the school office at 993-3230.