Music program: The music program at John Rogers is designed to provide every student with learning opportunities and experiences that foster a lifelong appreciation and understanding of music. Music education at Rogers will consist of singing, playing a number of instruments, movement, listening, and creating. Units and lessons for the music program are designed to align with the state standards and grade-level expectations.
P.E. program: “Students in gym class at John Rogers Elementary will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to maintain an active life through a variety of activities using movement, physical fitness, cooperation, and sportsmanship. To be successful in gym, students need to follow directions, participate to the best of their ability, and exhibit good sportsmanship at all times.”
Before/After school clubs
Field trips (zoo, museums, aquarium, theaters, Kindergarten pumpkin patch, etc.
Music Club for 4th-5th graders after school with our music teacher
Swimming for all grades at Meadowbrook Community Center (school-funded with an additional small fee per student)
Fall Festival (theme varies each year)
Holiday food drives
Holiday Singalong (including Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa songs)
Book sales (used and new – PTA fundraiser)
Reading buddies between grades
Library with large selection of great books (more added throughout the year)
4th grade horse camp
5th grade overnight camp
End of the year Field Day
All-school Beach Day in June exploring sea creatures during low tide