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After School Clubs

After School Clubs

After School Clubs and Activities will be suspended until further evaluation.

Notre Dame Elementary School and Notre Dame Middle School offers something for everyone throughout the year. 

Visual Arts

Art Club 
Students will be engaged in various creative experiences of self-expression through different media and exciting projects.
Crochet Club 
Learn the basics and love of Crocheting, all levels welcome & all materials included.
Origami is the art of paper folding. It's a creative, fun, learning activity that can help with reading instructions, hand and eye coordination, as well as increase your child's math skills (angles, degrees, planes, etc.) NO experience necessary. Materials are included.

Performing Arts

Students will get a little jazzed up in this 14-week dance club bringing together a little jazz and ballet and culminates with a sharing program.
Drama Club
In cooperation with The Fine Arts Association, learn the basics of theatre (dialogue, blocking, character development and more) and perform in a spring theatre performance.
Students are introduced to basic ringing techniques, note reading, and have the opportunity to participate in ensemble ringing performances throughout the year.

Learn to create beautiful music with the Recorder. Students are introduced to basic recorder skills, note reading and learn to play within a group. Students also participate in many performances throughout the year.

Culinary Arts

Cooking Club with Betty Buns 
Sherry Tanno, aka “Betty Buns”, author of Betty Buns Book of Baking Magic, will teach your child hands-on culinary skills while incorporating safety in the kitchen. “Betty” will share some baking hints that will help your child for years to come. Children will create a functional cookbook to bring home at the end of the session.


Chess Club 
In partnership with Progress with Chess, beginning students will master the rules and moves of the pieces, basic strategy and checkmates. More experienced players will explore openings, end games, tactics and checkmate patterns.


Leadership and Wellness Program for Girls

Calling 3-5 grade girls to join Girls on the Run! This is a national program focused on character development that inspires girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. The program meets twice per week and combines age-appropriate development lessons with running activities. Girls on the Run uses exercise, positive reinforcement, and encouraging role models to provide young girls with the confidence they need in school and beyond. Girls on the Run is non-competitive (no experience required, beginners welcome) and every girl is encouraged to try her best. Girls are required to attend both sessions each week as the lessons build upon each other. Teams are limited to 15 girls per team. Depending on the number of Coaches/volunteers, we will have limited space.

Program Details:

  • Registration opens on January 28 through the Girls on the Run website and closes shortly after (February 2). In order to participate, please formally register through the Girls on the Run website. NDES works directly with Girls on the Run to finalize the roster (there is no 'formal' lottery for NDES, because we have our own site, but we do have limited seats)
  • Practices will be 2 times a week for 10 weeks, starting March 2 - May 16. Practice times will be confirmed soon (tentative practice schedule: Monday and Wednesday from 4p - 5:15pm at NDES)
  • Fee: $165 per person which covers snacks and curriculum (20 sessions), along with a 5K t-shirt and registration (5K is Saturday, May 16)


  • Contact Head Coach, Kate Kraus
  • What to get involved? We need you to help coach! Contact Kate Kraus [email protected] or 440-622-7469 to get started.
  • Interested in coaching 3-5 grades?
  • (NEW) Want to help build the 6-8 program and serve as a coach? 


Golf Club 
Learn the basics of golf. Sessions will be held in the NDES/NDMS gymnasium. Golf clubs will be provided.
Soccer Club 
Students will be learning and performing multiple skills, foot skills, passing, dribbling and shooting as well as learning and understanding how to play soccer and 3 on 3 tournaments. Please bring water bottle, change of clothes and tennis shoes and/or cleats.