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Activities and Clubs

Below are clubs and activities available at Geist Elementary.


Geist Elementary offers several extra-curricular programs and activities to enhance the students' educational experience. These clubs are offered at various times throughout the school year either through GES or through outside organizations.  When activities are offered, signup information is sent via flyers, Skylert emails and/or the Geist Gazette.

*Some clubs are limited in space and may require a selection process to participate.   

 

Choir 

The GES Choir is open to 3rd and 4th graders.  Morning practices are held weekly and more frequently near performance dates.  The choir performs in November (Veteran’s Day) and April.  August-April 

 

Destination Imagination 

Destination Imagination is a place where kids take what they know and what they are good at and apply those skills to solve challenges. Students will work together with a team to push the limits of their imaginations to better themselves and their team. For more information go to www.hsedi.com.  Although the program is available to students K-12, this event will be most valuable to students who are in grades 3-12.  Parent involvement and volunteering is required for participation.  September-January 

 

GES Science & Engineering Fair 

The Science Fair is open to all Geist Elementary students in 1st – 4th grades.  Science Fair projects may be completed and submitted individually or by pairs of students.  Projects are done at home then judged during the school day at our annual event.  Grade level winners will be expected to compete in the Central Indiana Regional Science Fair at Marian University.  January-February 

 

Geist Running Club 

Geist Running Club is open to any 3rd or 4th Grade student at Geist Elementary, and 2nd graders who have a brother or sister in 3rd or 4th grade in running club.  The goal is to train for races such as the Liger Mile, the Geist 5k, the Durbin Classic, or just to learn some of the basics about running.  In addition, this will allow us to start training earlier for 4th grade track.  August-May 

 

Kindness Club

The Kindness Club is open to 3rd & 4th Grade students during first semester and to Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd graders second semester.  Club members practice random acts of kindness and learn about spreading kindness and being a kind person.  November–December, February–March 

 

Mad Scientists 

Students in grades 1-4 interested in participating in the Geist Elementary Science Fair are invited to join the Mad Scientist Monday group.  Attendance is optional but encouraged for students planning to participate in the GES Science & Engineering Fair.  November–January 

 

MATH Bowl

Math Bowl is for 4th grade students who love math, problem solving, and a challenge. Students will take a qualifying test and the top 20 will participate in practices and competition.  Practices are held once a week in January and February with the culminating competition between other 4th grade teams in the district in February or March.  January-March 

 

Problem Solving, Coding, and Robotics Club

The problem solving, coding, and robotics club is available to 3rd/4th grade students. Through this club students will be able to learn basic block coding and solve problems to allow different robots to complete desired tasks. Students will also learn habits of Grit, Collaboration, Analysis, and Curiosity.  October-March 

 

Science Bowl

Science Bowl is open to 4th graders. No try out necessary, just an interest and dedication to attendance/participation.  The state of Indiana hosts Science Bowl for students 4th through 8th grade and then another at high school level. Our team of 8-20 students competes in the specified science topic of the year. Previous categories have included life science, chemical science and simple and compound machines.  January 

 

Spell Bowl

Spell Bowl is open to 4th graders.  Students are selected based on a tryout test and then as a team they play games and do activities to practice words in preparation for the competition. This club does require students spend time on their own reviewing their words.  September-November 

 

Student Council

Student Council is open to 3rd & 4th graders.  Members are selected to represent their classroom and classmates while participating in fun activities and service projects. Student Council meets monthly after school.  October-May 

 

Track Club 

The track club is open to 4th graders who wish to participate in the HSE 4th Grade Track Meet in May.  Practice is in the morning a few days each week.  April-May 

 

Yearbook Club

The yearbook club is open to 4th graders.  The group meets in the mornings to create clipart for the school yearbook.  October-December 

 

Other Activities  

GES hosts activities that are presented by outside organizations including Chess Club, Spanish lessons and Scouts.  Look for registration information on the HSE Community Insider at hseschools.org/happenings

Geist Elementary

Hamilton Southeastern Schools

14051 East 104th Street
Fishers, IN 46040
School hours:  Mon 8:55a - 3:20p (Early Release), Tues-Fri 8:55a - 3:40p
Main Phone:  (317) 915-4260
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