Extracurricular activities abound in the Elementary School! We have something for everyone!
There is no question that extracurricular activities are fun and entertaining but can also teach important life skills. These essential activities prepare children to become responsible, well-balanced adults. Elementary students benefit from extracurricular activities because they can provide physical development, inspire creativity, provide stress relief, help develop self-confidence, encourage teamwork, develop social skills and also teach time management. Many activities continue into adulthood, providing life-long enjoyment.

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  • Academic Bowl

    Academic Bowl is a highly competitive activity for fourth graders which challenges students on their breadth of knowledge. Competition is team-based and follows the guidelines of the Oklahoma Association for Academic Competition.  The Monte Cassino Academic Bowl teams consistently rank top in Oklahoma.
  • Book Club

    Student who are passionate about reading meet to discuss and study a novel.
    Contact Julie Delong for more information.
  • Chess Club

    Third and fourth grade students enjoy once a week play that allows them to teach each other strategy and foster their love for the game. The club facilitator matches students of similar ability and monitors play to give suggestions and help students learn the game.
  • Coding

    Twice a week 2nd – 4th grade students meet after school to learn more about the language of computers. Using Code.org, a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science (and which can be accessed from home as well), students work through numerous modules at an individualized pace allowing them to take their time to understand each lesson. Additionally, there are group activities that focus on problem solving and collaboration.
  • HeARTsong Theatre: Castles and Quests

    This fun theatre-arts and acting class introduces students to larger-than-life characters and stories from medieval history and fantasy! Dragons. Knights. Castles. Cathedrals. Jesters and wandering musicians. Kings and Queens. Princesses. Lords and Ladies. Fairies and trolls. The Plague. Epic battles and legendary crusades.  These wonderful tales - drawn both from true-life historical events and from beloved stories, music, and art of the time period - will enchant and delight boys and girls alike.
  • Jump Rope Club

    Whether your child is a novice or advanced jumper, he’ll love being a part of this high energy group that meets once a week to learn, laugh, exercise and practice new tricks. The club meets before school and prepares for an end-of-year performance that wows both parents and students alike.
  • Keyboarding

    Students can sign up for once or twice-a-week sessions to learn basic keyboarding skills that they will need to utilize regularly for middle school classes.
  • LEGO Club

    Students enjoy a weekly time with friends to create and build. Whether there is a theme to the session or it’s a free-style day, the master pieces that form are not only fun to construct, but help develop important fine motor, visual spacial, and visual discrimination skills that are critical to a student’s academic career.
  • Maker Space

    Makerspace is a place where kids have the opportunity for exploration. Students tinker, create, learn how to do something new, imagine, build, draw, write, make, work with their hands, make real-world connections, and think critically. 
  • Cub Scouts

    Cub Scouts is fun with a purpose! Through field trips, camping, and hands-on activities, Cub Scouts builds character for 1st through 5th grade boys. Pack 344, chartered by Monte Cassino since the 1970s, has a vibrant and active scout program, preparing our youngest boys to bridge to Boy Scouts in the 5th grade. The scouts participate in a Fall Campout, Pinewood Derby, Dad and Lad campout, Blue and Gold Banquet, and Family Spring Campout. Scouts are grouped by age/grade and work on achievements appropriate for that grade level.
  • Excell Music Piano and Guitar Classes

    Learning to play an instrument is one of the most fun and fulfilling endeavors you'll ever accomplish. Studying music enhances cognitive processing, strengthens eye-finger-hand coordination, and also develops a sense of rhythm that will benefit every student academically as well as athletically.  Register with Excell by contacting Ms. Lunow.
  • Girl Scouts

    In Girl Scouts, the next opportunity to stand up, speak up, and take the lead is never far away! With us, you'll discover the G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-Taker, Leader) in you, and watch her shine, again and again.
  • Math Masters

    Math Masters is an after school math enrichment class for children in second-fourth grade that love math and love a math challenge! The first 30 minutes is homework help and individual math challenges. The next 30 minutes is a whole group challenge or small group math game.
  • Science Explorers

    Science Explorers is an after school offering designed to give students an introduction to chemistry, physics, earth science, biology and engineering. This successful program gets students interested and excited about science by utilizing the scientific method while conducting hands-on experiments.
  • Technology Club

    Students in Technology Club learn to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Publisher. They become very proficient at manipulating the programs to create their products. In addition, they work with photo editing software and various video creation software. They have a great time creating their masterpieces!
  • Young Rembrandts

    Young Rembrandts believes all children (and adults) are artists. YR provides weekly drawing classes with new lessons each week and a variety of age appropriate subject matter.  Contact Rick Schmigle for more information.