Back To School Picnic
An event for the entire student body and their family to gather onto the playground. This is a great time to meet new families, see friends and let the children do the same. Friday, September 12th starting at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Food and drinks will be provided by the PTA. Become a member to become eligible to win a new computer and other door prizes.
Arcola Chess Club
The vision of the chess club is to teach the students to be analytic thinkers, motivated learners and critical problem solvers so that student can think before they move and take pride in their accomplishments. We teach students to be graceful winners AND losers
Avanti Athletics after School program
Avanti Athletics is a premier athletic program designed to help kids progress, continually improve, and enjoy soccer. Avanti Athletics believes that teaching students how to succeed off the field is just as important as their success on it! Discipline, self-control, respect, and continual improvement are all principles that they strive to incorporate in their teaching. They take great pride in delivering extremely high quality, but affordable teaching. All instructors are PERSONALLY TRAINED and background-checked by Avanti Athletics to ensure that every child gets to enjoy the complete Avanti experience in a fun and safe environment.
Family Winter Festival
All students, siblings and families are invited to join in on the fun. Come enjoy a night of music, dancing and food for everyone. The PTA provides the music, fun and photos for a 2 hour celebration, games and dance contest and prizes.
Mad Science School Program
Mad Science has created a vast library of unique after school programs. Their spectacular demonstrations, hands-on activities, and real world discussions make learning about science fun for kids!
Their interactive, one-hour after school science programs are themed around particular areas of science and include such topics as rocketry, magnets, polymers, and even the science of toys. In each class, children are encouraged to give science a try and build their very own model rockets, periscopes, Mad Science putty, and more. Children even get to take home their science experiment to show Mom and Dad!
Family Bingo Night
Another fun School community opportunity. Families enjoy an evening of fun and laugher with a chance to win prizes playing this popular favorite.
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week
Teachers and staff are shown how much we appreciate all they do for our children with a luncheon put together by the Parents and the PTA. Some foods are catered and some are made by parents. Creating banners, wearing stickers and a distributing treats on different days of that week, involves the students.
5th Grade Celebration Day
The PTA provides the T-shirts and photo opportunities with students, family and school faculty members. Food and drinks for the celebration will be provided for their parents.
End of School Carnival
Come celebrate the end of the school year with your classmates, teachers, friends and family. The PTA will provide Music, Bouncers, Characters, Face Painting and of course food and drinks.