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Clubs & Activities

All after school clubs and activities (i.e. jump rope, art, music, math, sports, etc.)will normally meet only on days that the school follows a full day schedule, NOT on early release days. There is no extra-curricular activity bus for students who participate in these activities.  Parents whose child frequently rides a bus must make transportation and/or other arrangements for the student to be picked up from school following the activity. Notification of these activities will be sent to the parent along with the day and time of the activity. In addition, due to unforeseen training, meetings, or teacher absences, an activity may be canceled without advanced notice. The sponsoring teacher will endeavor to notify students and parents of the canceled activity if time permits. If the activity is canceled at the last minute, students will be notified through the school intercom system at the end of the instructional day. 

Sponsors of clubs and extracurricular activities determine academic and behavioral (disciplinary) requirements that students must meet to participate in school sponsored extracurricular activities or to hold a leadership position in a curriculum-related club, team or student organization.

Production for Morning Announcements
  • Eligibility:  5th Grade Students
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. SD
  • Meetings: 

Students present the daily morning announcements on a live broadcast every school morning.  Students are selected weekly from those 5th grade students who wish to participate.

Kickball Club
  • Eligibility:   All Students
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. SK
  • Meetings:  Mondays

Students learn about sportsmanship and team play by participating in organized kick-ball games.

Kids Care

Wilson ES Kids Care Club

  • Eligibility:   All Students
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. EM
  • Meetings:  Projects take place on designated Saturdays.

Wilson School is a member of Kids Care Clubs and its objective to instill a spirit of volunteerism in our youth by teaching them to give back to their community. 

Running Club
  • Eligibility:  All students.  (PreK and Kindergarten must be accompanied by a parent.)
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   PTO 
  • Meetings:  Monday and Wednesday afternoons

Students learn about and practice healthy living activities and become fit through running.  Many opportunities throughout the year give students the opportunity to compete in local events (some require additional fees). 

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Inspiring Leaders

Wilson ES Inspiring Leaders Club

  • Eligibility:  4th & 5th Grade - Students are selected by recommendation of teachers, principal, and the school counselor.
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. EM
  • Meetings: Group 1 - Wednesday afternoons.  Group 2 - Thursday afternoons

Inspiring Leaders is a very important club because it is an extension of the school counseling program.  Students who take part in Inspiring Leaders are selected because of leadership and self-starting abilities.  The students facilitate lessons and train fellow students in our anti-bully program called "Not in Our Schools." Other projects and activities include: 

  • Partners in Education Cookie Drop
  • The Morning Broadcast announcements
  • Greeters for special activities such as "WOW Day" (World of Work Day), Month of the Military Child, and more. 

School Chorus
  • Eligibility:  3rd - 5th Grades and 2nd Grade students by audition.
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. CW
  • Meetings: Wednesdays

In chorus, students explore singing beyond just a melody and add multiple parts in one song.  Chorus members perform on the video announcements, at assemblies, and at the Ft. Benning tree lighting in December.  

First Lego League
  • Eligibility:  10 Person team.  4th and 5th grades only
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. JS
  • Meetings: Tuesday and Thursday mornings 7:45 - 8:45

Students will utilize higher order thinking skills to solve the robotic challenges associated with this year's theme "Nature's Fury. "  The team will:

  • Identify a community that could experience a natural disaster.
  • Identify a problem that happens when a natural disaster occurs.
  • Create an innovative solution that helps people prepare, stay safe, or rebuild.
  • Share the problem and solution with others.
  • Build robots to solve tasks.

The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is a robotics program designed to get children excited about science and technology -- and teach them valuable employment and life skills. FLL combines the engineering challenge of a robotics competition with real-world problem solving and inventing.  Learn more about the FIRST LEGO League.

Wimpy Kids Club
  • Eligibility:  3rd - 5th Grades
  • Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. B
  • Meetings: Wednesday afternoons

This is a book club where students read the Wimpy Kid book series. The activities include discussions and celebrations at the completion of a book.