First Lego League Team Mighty Mustangs
Melrose Park’s First Lego League Team meets every Monday from 3:20-4:20 pm. Sponsored by Mrs. De La Pena, the team designs, builds and programs an autonomous robot using Lego Mindstorms Technology. Through this program, students get to:
- Design, build, test and program robots using Lego Mindstorms Technology
- Apply real-world Math and Science concepts
- Research challenges facing today’s scientists
- Learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills
- Participate in tournaments and celebrations
Mighty Mustang News
This year the Mighty Mustangs are broadcasting our morning daily announcements via a TouchCast video which includes the highlights of the week and features engaging educational videos. Sponsored by Mrs. De la Pena and Ms. Palomo, this club meets Wednesday from 3:10-4:10 pm.
IMSA Fusion is a 4th and 5th grade student enrichment program that incorporates science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Participants engage in activities that encourage problem solving, critical thinking, and cooperative learning. The program is designed for children who excel in math and science. IMSA Fusion is sponsored by Mr. Finger, Mrs. Foltz, Mrs. Gutierrez and Ms. Yaquian and meets on Wednesday from 3:10-5:00 pm.
Meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 pm.
For more information contact Ms. Krieb at [email protected]
Meets on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm.
For more information contact Ms. Ciammetti at [email protected]
Girl Space- Girl Scouts meets on Fridays from 3:15-4:30 pm and is open to all girls in kindergarten through fifth grade. Girl Space “builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place”.
Girl Space offers fun learning activities which include STEM, Financial Literacy, arts and crafts, special events, field trips and much more!
Soccer for Success
We have established a new partnership with the Illinois Youth Soccer Association to promote healthy eating, offer mentorship, and engage our students in physical activity before and after school.
This program is open to all 3rd-5th grade students and is being sponsored by our very own Mrs. Chavez and Ms. Jurado, two professional soccer players with over 9 years of experience mentoring and coaching youth soccer!
Practices are Tuesday and Thursday mornings between 7:30 am and 8:30 am. Games will be every Saturday between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm and parents are responsible for taking students to games.
Students interested in joining the Melrose Park team please see Mrs. Chavez for a permission slip.