Programs and Activities

With an emphasis on literacy, math and real-world science, Sheridan 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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Dual Language Program
In a program unique to Sheridan and the Sheboygan Area School District, students begin learning both English and Spanish in classrooms that are a mix of native speakers in both English and Spanish. Students may enroll starting in 4-year-old Kindergarten or 5-year-old Kindergarten. Visit the Dual Language website.

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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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PACE Gifted and Talented Program
Sheridan provides a variety of enrichment activities for students who have been identified as gifted and talented. Activities are designed to challenge students and develop their skills in their area of giftedness. PACE is one way our school meets the varying needs of our students.

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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 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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Chess Club
Children learn the basic principles of the game and have fun interacting with each other. Chess club is open to students in grades 2-5. Meetings are held during lunch time.

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Computer Club
Students use the computer lab after school to play educational games or finish their schoolwork. Students need to sign up for computer club, choosing either Monday or Tuesday afternoon for grades K-2 and Wednesdays for grades 3-5. Space is limited to 30 students.

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Flower Power Landscaping
Students in grades 3-5 learn to plan, plant and maintain our gardens, keeping the playground clean, and helping our neighborhood park stay fresh and beautiful. Flower Power meets in the fall and spring on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

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Homework Pals
Students in grades 2-5 have the opportunity to stay after school on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays to do their homework, receive help with their assignments or read.

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Kids' Gym
Students in the Kids’ Gym program learn and participate in a variety of sports. Kids' Gym is available for students in grades K-1 and takes place on Wednesday afternoons.

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Knitting Club
Students in grades 4-5 can learn basic knitting techniques, which they use to make projects such as mittens and scarves. Returning knitters assist in teaching the basics to "new" knitters and work on more challenging projects. Knitting Club meets on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

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Scout Troops
Sheridan students join together to form cub scout packs and girl scout troops that meet in our school. Cub Scouts meet on Friday evenings. Girl Scout meeting times are to be determined in the fall.

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Soccer
The recreational soccer program is open to students in grades 3-5 and is designed to teach players of all ability levels how to play the game and develop or enhance their skills for this sport. Meeting times are to be determined in the fall.

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Student Council
The Sheridan Student Council is open to all 4th and 5th grade students. The Council helps students develop leadership skills through a variety of school and community projects. The Student Council meetings are held on the first and third Monday of each month.

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Youth Tutoring Youth (YTY)
YTY is a program that brings high school students in to be tutors for students at Sheridan. Tutoring takes place during the school day.

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