Department of Defense Education Activity

Zukeran ES: School Activities

All students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities whether they be athletic, academic or social in nature. These activities help to shape students and prepare them for the future as part of a well-rounded education. At ZKES, extra-curricular activities are after-school clubs sponsored by staff members.

Getting Home After School Sponsored Activities

All after-school clubs, with the exception of Safety Patrol, will meet on Tuesdays from 1345 - 1445. Club sponsors will notify parents and students to exceptions to this schedule. It is the parents' responsibility to arrange for their child's transportation at the conclusion of each club session.


Yoga Club

Get fit and focused in Yoga Club!

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Meeting Days: Thursday

Open To: Grades 1-5 (Max. 40)




Community Action

Help the Zukeran Community be better!

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Meeting Days: Thursday

Open To: Grades 3-5 (12)




Homework Club

Club membership provides students with assistance and supervision of homework.

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: 1340-1440

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday

Open To: Grades 4-5 (Max. 15)




Math Club

Learn math through games.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Meeting Days: Monday

Open To: Grades k-1 (Max. 15)

Additional Info: **Club runs all year; however, membership changes at semester's break.**




Music Club with Choir and Drama

Join "The Greatest Show"

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1500

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday

Open To: Grades 3-5 (Max.50)




Safety Patrol

The Safety Patrol is responsible for morning and afternoon duty every day.  The fourth and fifth graders are divided into groups who work weeklong shifts.

Term: All Year

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: Grades 4-5 (32)

Additional Info: Daily, before and after school




Taiko Drum

This is a great opportunity for students to learn how to play Taiko drums and learn more about Japanese culture.  This club has two components: Advanced Drummers (Grades 3-5) and Novice Drummers (Grades 1-2).  The Advance Drummers meet all year while the Novice Drummers meet only Semester 2.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Meeting Days: Friday

Open To: Grades 1-2 (15) Grades 3-5 (25)

Additional Info: **Novice Drummers meet only Semester 2.**




Toucan Robotics

Learn to build and program Lego Mindstorm robots and participate in a district-wide robotics competition.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Meeting Days: Monday,Thursday

Open To: Grade 4-5 (Max. 24)




WeDo Robotics

The LEGO® Education WeDo Robotics Club introduces young students to robotics. Students will work independently or in pairs to build LEGO models featuring working motors and sensors.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1345-1445

Open To: Grades 2-3 (Semester 1 - Max. 14) Grades 1-3 (Semester 2 - Max. 14)