Activities
Battle of the Books is a reading competition for 5th graders. Students read predetermined books and compete in a quiz bowl type competition on book knowledge. For more information, contact Lori Hawkins at lori_hawkins@ccpsnet.net.
Interested in joining the team? Read some of this year’s titles!
TitleAuthor
Artemis FowlEoin Colfer
A Boy Called BatElana Arnold
Dragonet Prophecy (Graphic novel)Tuit Sutheland, adapted by Barry Deutsch
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s LibraryChris Grabenstein
FoundMargaret Peterson Haddix
FreaklingLana Krumwiede
Free BaseballSue Corbett
Front DeskKelly Yang
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s StoneJ. K. Rowling
Henry’s Freedom BoxEllen Levine
Losers ClubAndres Clements
Maniac MageeJerry Spinelli
Mountian DogMargarita Engle
My Big Fat Zombie GoldfishMo O’Hara
Queen of the FallsChris Allburg
Remarkable Journey of Coyote SunriseDan Gemeinhart
TookMary Downing Hahn
True Confessions of Charlotte DoyleAvi
Winnie’s Great WarLindsay Mattick
WishtreeKatherine Applegate

Chat and Chew is a book club for students in grades 2-5. Students are given the opportunity to order the assigned book and will then read the book independently or with a family member. Students will come to school early to chew on some delicious breakfast goodies while chatting about the book with other students and teacher volunteers. The club meets twice a year in the morning from 8:15-9:05. Students must read the book prior to attending the Chat and Chew club. If you have any questions, please contact kimberly_rice@ccpsnet.net.

Girls in this club will learn more about coding, code a wide variety of robots, and practice skills in technology in order to build interest for future STEM careers. The Girls Coding Club will have speakers share at meetings to help inspire them to learn coding skills. In the spring, the club will take a field trip to the Apple store to learn about products. Students will attend club meetings twice a month in the morning from 8:15-9:05. The girls in the coding club will also be ambassadors and go into classrooms to help with coding projects. For more information contact the club sponsor, Kimberly Rice, at kimberly_rice@ccpsnet.net.

girls on the run logogroup of girls pose with sponsors and unicorn mascotsGirls on the Run is a curriculum-based, character development program designed for 3rd through 5th grade girls of ALL fitness and ability levels. The 10-week intentional curriculum includes lessons that specifically target helping girls improve in Competence, Confidence, Caring, Character, Connection, and Contribution. Girls learn specific skills and strategies, such as how to manage emotions, help others, make intentional decisions, and resolve conflict that they use at home, at school and with friends.

 

Enon GOTR meets Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4-5:30pm, beginning September 17th. The season will culminate with participation in a 5K, to be held Sunday, December 15.

 

For more information about this program, check out the documents below, visit http://gotrrichmond.org/, or email our site liaison Catherine Kotalo at catherine_kotalo@ccpsnet.net.

Percussion Ensemble
The Enon Elementary Percussion Ensemble is comprised of fourth and fifth grade students. The children learn to play hand percussion such as conga drums and bongos. We also add accessory percussion when appropriate. The Percussion Ensemble has many performance opportunities both in the school and in the community. The percussion ensemble has performed for PTO meetings, School Assemblies, Barnes -n- Noble Reading Night, Fine Arts Festival, as well as other venues in the community. The ensemble meets one day a week, before school, throughout the second half of the school year. Participants are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. Permission slips will be sent home after the winter break.

Orff Ensemble
The Enon Elementary Orff Ensemble is comprised of fourth and fifth grade students. The participants learn to play xylophone style instruments in and ensemble setting. The Orff Ensemble has many performance opportunities both in the school and in the community. The orff ensemble has performed for PTO meetings, School Assemblies, Reading Night, Fine Arts Festival, as well as other venues in the community. The ensemble meets one day a week, before school, throughout the second half of the school year. Participants are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. Permission slips will be sent home after the winter break.

Elementary Honors Chorus
The Elementary Honors Chorus is an auditioned ensemble. These children will represent Enon in the Chesterfield County Elementary Mass Honors Choir during the Fine Arts Festival in April. We meet one a week during the second half of the school year to prepare music for the concert in April. This group is open to fifth grade students. Auditions will be held near the end of January. An audition piece will be provided.

Recorder Ensemble
Students learn to play recorder as part of their fourth grade music class. As fifth graders, the children can join the Enon Recorder Ensemble. We meet once a week, before school, during the first half of the school year. The group prepares performance level music which we perform both in school and out in the community.The Recorder Ensemble has performed for PTO meetings, School Assemblies, St. Francis Hospital, as well as other venues. The ensemble meets one day a week, before school, throughout the first half of the school year. Participants are expected to attend all rehearsals and performances. Permission slips will be sent home the second week of the school year.

L8R-G8RS is an after school program run by the Enon PTO throughout the year. Past offerings have included tree climbing, cake decorating, and Lego building, among others. Look for information to come home with students when classes open for registration.

Mrs. Glunt, our PE teacher, sponsor’s several clubs throughout the year. In general, each club meets once a week before or after school with occasional opportunities for exhibition and/or competitive events (schedule and facility dependent).
These include:
  • Jump Rope Club (K-5)
  • 4-Square Club (3rd-5th)
  • Tennis Club (5th)

All of the above named clubs improve physical skills, fitness opportunities, interpersonal skills, character growth, sportsmanship, and offer leadership opportunities. All PE clubs also offer opportunities for family involvement as well as occasional exhibition and/or competitive opportunities.

Registration information for these clubs will be sent home with students about a month before each club begins. For more information contact Heather Glunt, Physical Education Teacher, at Heather_Glunt@ccpsnet.net.

This organization for 5th grade students encourages them to show respect and responsibility while helping to keep our hallways and sidewalks safe. Interested students must submit an application which includes an essay to explain why the want the position. They must also maintain good grades in all academic areas and exhibit excellent conduct. Applications will be accepted at the beginning of each 9 weeks.

STEAMmania is a countywide STEAM competition. Students in grades K-5 will apply to be a member of the Enon STEAMmania team based on interest, knowledge of the engineering design process, and teacher input. The STEAMmania team will meet for 6 weeks prior to the county STEAMmania competition. At morning practices students will work with an assigned team to practice challenges and build collaboration, communication, and critical thinking skills. Students must be willing to attend practices once a week for 5 weeks prior to the competition on Saturday, January 11th. For more information contact our STEAM teacher and team sponsor Kimberly Rice at kimberly_rice@ccpsnet.net.