Clubs & Extracurriculars
Every other Tuesday OR every other Thursday from 3:20 – 4:40
Sponsor: Ms. Cornelius
Students will extend their art experience to more complex forms of sculpture, painting and drawing. We will work with everything from found objects to conventional materials and techniques. Highlights include clay pottery (glazed and fired in a kiln), perspective drawing, and acrylic painting on canvas. Art club will be open to both 5th and 6th graders. Club members will be divided into 3 smaller groups to allow room for structured projects and independent study. 1 group will meet every other Tuesday, and 2 groups will meet on alternating Thursdays.
Tuesday and Thursday from 3:20 – 4:00
Sponsor: Ms. Tallungan
The Band Buddies program is aimed at providing after-school tutoring to Cadet Band students (students in their 1st year of band). Tutoring is provided by selected James Hart and Millennium students. Band Buddies meets Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15-4:00pm. Students choose either Tuesday or Thursday and attend on that day every other week. Band Buddies begins in October and ends in May.
Books and Bagels
Friday from 7:45 – 8:20
Sponsors: Mrs. Derman and Mrs. Ostruszka
Do you love great books? Do you love great food? Do you love talking? If your answer to these questions is “yes”, then you will be thrilled to know about Books and Bagels Club that will begin in October. The members of the Books & Bagels Club will be reading great books, and participating in thought-provoking discussions, while enjoying scrumptious snacks. Books and Bagels is open to 5th and 6th grade students.
Thursday from 3:20 – 4:15
Sponsor: Mr. Cassidy
Interested in computers and other new technologies? Then join the Computer Club with Mr. Cassidy. The purpose of the club is to introduce and expand student knowledge of programs not taught in the regular technology curriculum in school. In the past students have created animations using Stick Figure Animator, Moviemaker videos, and even created their own videogames using MultiMedia Fusion 2. The club is open to both 5th and 6th grade students.
Wednesday and Thursday mornings from 7:45 – 8:20 and
Thursday after school from 3:15 – 4:00
Sponsor: Ms. Hovan
Eagle Author Club members are expected to attend at least one meeting a week.
The focus of this club will be two fold. 1) Participants will engage in poetry and creative writing. Students will also learn and participate in the process of submitting work in hopes of being published in outside sources. 2) The club members will be responsible for putting together and publishing a literary arts magazine comprised of Millennium students’ writings and artwork. The literary magazine will be made available for purchase at the school year’s end.
Eagle Authors is open to 5th and 6th grade students.
Early Act Club
Thursday from 3:15 – 4:00
Sponsor: Ms. Gnatt
At Millennium School, 5th grade students will have the opportunity to join the Early Act Club. This club is under the advisor ship of Mrs. Gnatt, 5th grade teacher, and is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Homewood. The mission of Early Act is to provide goodwill, understanding and peace through projects that will benefit their school, local and global communities.
Early Act encourages students to be caring and helpful while promoting understanding, respect and the building of friendships among the club members.
Girls on the Run
Mondays and Thursdays 3:30 – 4:45
Sponsors: Mrs. Derman, Mrs. Baldauf, Mrs. Ostruszka, & Ms. Hovan
The goals of the Girls on the Run program are to encourage positive emotional, social, mental, and physical development. At the end of the program, the girls participate in the Girls on the Run-Chicago 5k—an event created by and for Girls on the Run-Chicago to celebrate inspiration, achievement, spirit, and girl power. Girls on the Run is open to 5th grade girls in the fall (September – November) and 6th grade girls in the spring (March – June).
Monday from 3:15 – 4:15
Where: Meet outside Sports Complex New Gym Hallway
Sponsor: Mrs. Breed, Mr. Somodi, and Mr. Cassidy
Sign up during your lunch period during the first Tuesday of each trimester and you will be good for that trimester. Outside and inside sports/activities will be played.
Sci-Fi Science Club
Wednesday from 3:15 – 4:15
Sponsor: Mrs. Means
What do Star Wars, Men in Black, and Avatar have in common? They all belong to the Science Fiction genre. Sci-Fi can be seen in movies, television, comics, novels, and video games everywhere. Join the Sci-Fi Science Club as we engage in the genre by reading awesome Sci-Fi stories, watching movies, and creating our own Sci-Fi media, all while examining the real science FACT that inspires science FICTION. Come and explore the galaxy with us.
Tuesday from 3:20 - 4:15
Sponsor: Mr. Weiss
Beginning in September, the club will meet once a week, after school in room 49, from 3:15 - 4:15, on Tuesdays. Students will learn the dramatic art of storytelling and even see professional storytellers. There will be performance opportunities/field trips, as they arise. Club members will have the opportunity to perform at the Storytelling Festival in April.
Storytelling club is open to 5th and 6th Graders.
First and Third Thursdays from 7:45 – 8:20
Sponsors: Ms. Hovan and Mrs. Sendera
The objectives of Student Council are as follows:
1) To promote student involvement in the community
2) To foster school spirit
3) To develop leadership skills
Student Council is open to 5th and 6th grade students.
Tuesday and Thursday from 7:45 – 8:20
Sponsors: Mr. Cassidy and Ms. Davis
The main objective of the Eagle Yearbook Club is to put together the Millennium yearbook which is distributed at the end of the school year. In addition to organizing the final product, the club members are also involved in other components of publishing such as photography, computer layout, and creating a memory book for their homeroom teacher.
Open to 5th and 6th grade students.