Programs and Activities

With an emphasis on literacy, math and real-world science, Longfellow students build a strong foundation in the core curriculum. To enhance student learning, specialists in music, art, and physical education work with students weekly. Below are additional programs and activities available at our school.

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English Language Learner (ELL) Program
Licensed ELL teachers provide classroom instruction and additional learning support for students who are non-native English speakers to ensure they acquire English proficiency.

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Special Education Services
The Sheboygan Area School District provides special education services for students who have been identified through an Individual Education Plan (IEP). Click here to learn more.

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Band
Beginning band is open to all 5th grade students. We offer instruction on flute, oboe, clarinet, alto sax, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone and combined percussion. Students receive one twenty minute lesson and one thirty minute full rehearsal per week.

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Orchestra
The strings program is open to 5th grade students. Students who participate in the strings program attend a weekly, small group lesson that is scheduled before school or during the school day. Instruments available for study are the violin, viola, cello, and string bass.

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After-School Enrichment Program
Funded by the 21st Century grant, Longfellow students may participate in a free after-school enrichment program.

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Junior Art Mentor Program
In partnership with the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Longfellow 4th and 5th grade students volunteer as junior art mentors, giving museum tours to children and adult groups.

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Photo Club
Longfellow Photo Club is a group of primarily 5th grade students interested in the study of good composition in a photograph. The students study the works of professional photographers emphasizing focal point, angle, and lighting. After a five week training, the photographers are ready to go into school and take pictures for the Memory Book, classes and special celebrations at Longfellow.

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Sports
Students may participate in various sports by enrolling through the Community Recreation Department. Several sports teams meet at Longfellow Elementary.

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Student Council
Second through Fifth grade students meet monthly to discuss ideas and to support positive friendships in their school.

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Youth Tutoring Youth
YTY is a program that organizes high school students to tutor students at Longfellow.

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