Activities and Leadership Opportunities

The Prairie School is proud to offer an exciting array of activities and leadership opportunities to balance and enhance the educational experience. Options include service groups, athletics, advisory boards, fine and performing arts, fitness classes, music lessons, a variety of clubs, and much more. Our extensive offerings help students lead balanced lives, develop their full potential, and prepare for their future.

Faculty expertise, student passion, and other factors may cause the lists to change annually.

PRIMARY SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

  • After school instructions: chess, tennis, math problem-solvers
  • Battle of the Books (4th grade)
  • Buddy Activities across Primary, Middle and Upper Schools
  • C.L.A.S.S. – Character, Leadership, Accountability, Sustainability, Service
  • Community Service Projects
  • Giving Garden: before-, during-, and after-school opportunities
  • Poet Kids with Carthage College
  • Primary School Choir
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Stream Testing / Water Testing
  • Student Council (during the day only)

MIDDLE SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

The Middle School is a busy place! Besides high-quality academics, students enjoy a wide variety of opportunities to explore and excel beyond the classroom.

  • Buddy Activities across Primary, Middle and Upper Schools
  • C.L.A.S.S. – Character, Leadership, Accountability, Sustainability, Service
  • Clubs
    • Battle of the Books
    • Crazy 8’s Math Club
    • Chess Education & Competition
    • Garden Club
    • Math Counts
    • MS Book Club
    • Spanish Club
    • Technology Club
  • Community Service Projects
  • English Fest
  • TPS Today student newspaper
  • Intramural and Interscholastic Sports
  • Jazz Band (Grades 7/8)
  • MS Choir
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Student Activities Board

Click here for more information regarding Unique Offerings in Middle School.

UPPER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

  • Art Competitions
  • Buddy Activities across Primary, Middle and Upper Schools
  • Clubs: Upper School Service Club, Wilderness, Ski, Captain’s, World Languages, Math, Table Tennis, Fencing, Book Club, Experimental Aircraft Association, Sustainability, Technology
  • C.L.A.S.S. – Character, Leadership, Accountability, Sustainability, Service
  • Community Service Projects
  • Et Cetera (yearbook)
  • Fitness Classes
  • French Pronunciation Contest
  • Geography Bowl
  • Honor Committee
  • Interim Experience (career investigation for juniors and seniors)
  • Intramural & Interscholastic Sports
  • Junior Achievement Business Challenge
  • Mindscape (literary magazine)
  • Model United Nations (Model UN)
  • One Act Plays
  • Private Music Lessons
  • Robotics + ROV Competitions
  • Rotary Foreign Exchange
  • SAC – Student Athletic Council
  • Science Olympiad
  • Spanish Pronunciation Contest
  • State Music Contest
  • Student Government
  • Student Technology Assistants
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