Family Library Nights are open to any student and his/her family to check out books and use the computers. It is usually held one night each month from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Watch the school calendar for upcoming dates.
Girls on the Run is a program that focuses on character development, confidence, positive self - image and physical activity through interactive lessons, games and running. Participants will celebrate completion of the program with the Girls on the Run 5K on Saturday, November 4 at Children's Mercy Park.
Ages: 8-11 Fee: $165, payment plans and financial assistance available Duration: 10 weeks (September 11 - November 17) Practice times: Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:00-5:15pm
Library Makerspace activities are open to all students, depending on the difficulty level of the activity, and are focused on science, technology, and the arts. Activities usually begin at 7:45 AM and continue until 8:25. Students are asked to sign up if they are interested in participating.
Mathletics is an after school math competition held once a semester. One event is held at Stilwell, while a second event is hosted at a partner school. This event is open to 3rd-5th graders that choose to sign up.
4th and 5th Grade students with or without prior experience are encouraged to explore and learn the Violin, Viola, Cello, or Bass through instruction during the school day. Students will showcase their fine-tuned performances at performances throughout the year. 4th grade strings meets Wednesdays & Fridays from 12:30-1:00pm while 5th grade also meets Wednesdays & Fridays from 12:00-12:30pm.
The Stilwell Student Leadership Team embraces Stephen Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective People through the model shared in The Leader in Me. Interested 4-5th-grade students receive an application and are interviewed for a position on the team as a part of the leadership experience. Students meet twice a month and hold positions that help each individual to find their leadership voice. Through this team experience, we are striving to introduce the life skills needed for developing 21st Century leaders.
Winter Clubs are held one day a week for three weeks in January. Beginning after school and going until 4:45pm, the activities cover a wide variety of fun topics. All interested students may sign up to attend.