Appleton Area School District encourages our students to participate in co-curriculars at every grade level. Not only these activities a great way to connect with classmates and get involved in the community, but they also develop lifelong skills such as teamwork and time management, which are essential for future success.

Why Now?

It's never too early to introduce students to co-curriculars and that's why AASD has implemented a series of great option at the elementary level. This is the time when kids start developing their individuality. It's also the start of building their cognitive and academic skills. Co-curriculars can help!

What's the Value?

As this Scholastic article shows, getting involved in co-curriculars at a young age has a positive effect on academic performance, gets students more engaged and also arms youngsters with confidence. Other reasons to encourage your elementary student to participate in co-curriculars include:

  • Make new friends
  • Be part of a team
  • Explore different interests
  • Develop talents
  • Acquire time management skills

What Are the Options?

There are a variety of fun activities to try at Badger Elementary School. There are activities, clubs and organizations that emphasize academics, fine arts, leadership and character development, sports and fitness, and healthy lifestyles. Check out the exciting opportunities!