• Extracurricular Activities 

    Here is a list of the extracurricular activities offered at Bell Elementary and information about each organization.

    Battle of the Books

    • Sponsor:  Kylie Kahle  kylie.kahle@plcschools.org
    • Grade levels: 5th and 6th Grade
    • When: October 21, November 18, December 15, Januay 20 and February 17
    • Time: 12:00-12:35 pm
    • Location:  Bell library
    • Starting: October 21st
    • Ending: March 10th

    Description:  Battle of the Books is a club for 5th and 6th graders at Bell Elementary, which involves teams of four students reading books and facing off in a “battle” to determine which team can answer the most questions about the books correctly. Teams will meet monthly during their lunch period to battle over their most recently read book. Each student will read a total of 4 books over the course of our club season, which runs from October to March. Students will face off in a school-wide battle in March, with the winners moving on to battle in a district tournament.


    Bell Music Club

    • Sponsor: Claire Lux  claire.lux@plcschools.org
    • Grade Levels: Kindergarten - 6th grade
    • When: Wednesdays, September 22September 29October 6October 13October 20October 27November 3November 10November 17December 1December 8December 15
    • Time: 3:10-3;45 PM
    • Location:  Library

    Description: Students will be learning different xylophone and drumming arrangements.


    Band Rehearsal

    • Grade Levels: 6th Grade
    • When: Days  3, 4, 8 and 9
    • Time: During the school day
    • Location: Music Room
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    Description:  Beginning band lessons and full band rehearsals. An important activity for any students who wants to play an instrument in middle school or high school band.


    Cross Country

    • Sponsor: Ms. Checksfield  molly.checksfield@plcschools.org
    • Grade Levels: 6th Grade
    • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays
    • Time: 3:15-4:00
    • Location: School Grounds
    • Starting: September 21
    • Ending: October 28th

    Description:  Cross Country is for sixth grade students who have an interest in long distance running.  Students will play running games and do some conditioning while practicing for longer runs.  This is a great opportunity for students interested in Middle School Track or Cross Country.


    Card Club

    • Sponsor:  Lynn Johnson  lynn.johnson@plcschools.org
    • Grade levels: 4th and 5th Grade
    • When: September 21, September 28, October 12, October 19, October 26, November 2, November 9, November 16, November 23, November 30, December 7, Decrember 14. Will not meet on October 5th due to parent-techer conferences.
    • Time: 3:10-3:45 pm
    • Location:  Bell library
    • Starting: September 21st
    • Ending: December 14th

    Description:  This new club is being offered to fourth and fifth graders. They will learn to placy card games such as Speed, Trash, 99, Pass the Card, Spoons and Golf ...just to name a few.


    Confetti Club

    • Sponsor:  Jordan Burns, jordan.burns@plcschools.org and Chris Synowiecki , chris.synowiecki@plcschools.org
    • Grade levels: 6th Grade
    • When: The first and third Fridays of every month. If there is no school on a Friday, the meeting is cancelled.
    • Time: 7:30-8:00 AM
    • Location:  Bell STEM lab
    • Starting: October 1st
    • Ending: May 13th

    Description:  This new kindness club is being offered to sixth graders. Students will be working together to complete school wide kindness/community service projects as well as individual secret acts of kindness. We want to celebrate Bell students and end our final year with a bang!