Beyond the Classroom

NPES students are actively engaged in enrichment, play, and social activities they find fun and expansive. Many clubs provide students who have a particular area of interest an opportunity to deepen their learning, while others lead students to discover new fields to explore. All offer meaningful opportunities for students to grow individually and as members of a community, as they connect with classmates and teachers and coaches. Most NPES students participate in multiple activities each year. Keystone extracurricular programs at North Park include basketball (including a large north side tournament that NPES hosts annually), Science Olympiad (with 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams), and the arts (visual art, drama, and music).

Recent Club and Athletic Programs

Preschool 3 and 4

  • Before and After Care options
  • Hot Shot Sports
  • Tot Hip-Hop
  • Rhythm and Melody
  • Super Soccer Stars
  • Story Time Dance
  • Toon Squad

Elementary School K-5*

  • Before and After Care options
  • Biddy Basketball (K-1)
  • Interscholastic Basketball (grade-level teams for 2-5)
  • All-school musical and short-form plays
  • Lego Engineering
  • Band (woodwind, brass, and percussion for 5-8)
  • Global Explorers
  • Chess Wizards
  • Origami
  • Robot Explorers
  • Sew Crafty
  • Sticky Fingers Cooking
  • Camping Club
  • Fantasy Art Club
  • Knuckleball Comedy
  • Design Thinking/Innovation Club
  • Student Council

*Some clubs includes 2 or 3 grade levels within K-5

Middle School 6-8

  • Before and After Care options
  • Science Olympiad
  • Basketball
  • All-school musical and short-form plays
  • Band (woodwind, brass, and percussion)
  • Model United Nations
  • Design Thinking/Innovation Club
  • Safety Patrol
  • Washington, D.C. trip (grades 7 and 8 in the spring)

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