The Crochet Club is open to ten students in third through fifth grade. The goal is to learn basic crochet stitches. The club meets twice a month on Wednesdays from the end of September through February.
The 5th grade Drumming Ensemble is offered only during the first semester. The group meets on select Wednesdays after school till 3:30 p.m. They perform in the Winter Concert. The ensemble performs on conga style drums called tubanos along with other untuned percussion (bongos, hand drums, guiro, cowbells, maracas, etc.)
The 5th Grade Musical is open to any interested 5th grader. Auditions and rehearsals are after school, and the performances are in early May. Students have to audition for a lead role, but do not have to audition to be part of the chorus. Students who are known to model responsibility are selected for behind the scenes parts like stage crew and lights.
Girls on the Run is an activity offered to girls in 3rd-5th grade. We are building mind and body connections through mini lessons and training to complete a 5K. The girls will gain confidence through accomplishment, make friends and grow their mental and physical activity.
Throughout the year, Green Team confronts real world problems with creative projects aimed at making the planet greener. Open to 4th and 5th grade students, Green Team explores fun ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle while educating students about the environment.
Math Bowl is a competitive team of 20 (4th and 5th grade) students who meet to practice and prepare for a multi-round problem-solving competition. Team tryouts are typically held in early January, with the competition occurring in April.
The MeadowLarks is a 4th and 5th grade choral ensemble that rehearses on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:10 a.m. to 7:35 a.m. on the stage. They sing many genres and styles of repertoire. Their performances include the Veterans Day Program, the Winter Concert, the Spring Concert, and the Hamilton County Police Memorial Service.
In TME's Nature Club, students learn about the unique aspects of Indiana’s amazing environment. They conduct experiments, identify the different plants and animals that live around us, and on optional Saturday hikes, explore some of the beautiful parks of Hamilton County.
The Orff Ensemble is a 4th and 5th grade instrumental group that performs on, xylophones, recorders, rhythmic percussion, and movement. They rehearse on Tuesdays after school from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. They perform in the Winter Concert and Spring Concert.
Pups Running is an activity offered for fourth and fifth graders to generate an interest in running and fitness in an encouraging environment. With fall cross country and spring track seasons, there is a focus on developing positive character qualities in students as they train for and compete in running events.
The team participates in local and state-level VEX Robotics competitions throughout the school year. Try-outs are open to all interested 4th and 5th grade students who are committed to a year full of weekly teamwork, innovative problem-solving, and hands-on learning.
Student Council gives students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school and community service projects. The members contribute to school spirit, promote school events and fundraisers, and look for ways to help Towne Meadow and the Carmel community.