Boot Camp: Boot Camp is an after school physical fitness class held several times during the school year. The purpose of Boot Camp is to increase physical activity to increase academic growth, positive behaviors and physical health.
5th Grade Extended Field Trip: Fifth-grade students will have an opportunity to participate in an extended learning experience outside of the school at Theodore Wirth Park. Students will learn to mountain bike, canoe and other activities.
Morning Move:This is a before school exercise program on Mondays, and Wednesdays. The purpose is to prepare students for learning. Morning Move is offered a couple of times during the school year in five or six-week sessions.
Woodworking:Each classroom has the opportunity throughout the year to participate in a woodworking class. Students are guided through a project so they can learn how to use a saw, measure, hammer, and so on.
Park Brook Choir: Students in grades 4 and 5 can participate in the Park Brook Choir. The choir rehearses Thursdays after school and then performs both at the school and at other venues.
Siblings’ Club: Siblings of students in the choir are welcome to join the Siblings’ Club. This activity meets during rehearsals on Thursdays after school providing activities that expand experiences for students involved. This club will not necessarily meet during choir performances which extend beyond the regularly scheduled rehearsal times; families are responsible for providing supervision for younger siblings when the choir performs.
Wellness Committee: Students in grades 4and 5 can join the Wellness Committee. The Wellness Committee is responsible for moving forward the wellness initiative. This committee meets one-a-month before school. Parents are welcome and encouraged to join this committee!
Double Dutch:Students in grades 4 and 5 can try out for the Double Dutch Team. Students practice twice-per-week before school. This team is sponsored by the American Heart Association. The team travels to other schools to kick-off the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser.
Cooking: Cooking classes which incorporate learning how to cook and culinary vocabulary are offered for different grade levels at different times during the school year.
Arts and Crafts: Several arts and craft classes will be offered after school during the school year.
Counseling:Counseling services are available for families and students needing support for a variety of reasons.
MN Math Corps, MN Reading Corps, and Title I: These services are available to support students at Park Brook who need additional academic support to meet standards.
In addition to the above activities which are specific to Park Brook Elementary, Park Brook Elementary offers all district programs such as Gifted Education, band, and orchestra.