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Extracurricular Programs


AMTAG, or A.M. Talents are Growing is an early morning enrichment opportunity for Western Intermediate students.  AMTAG classes meet once a week before school and introduce students to a variety of activities.  AMTAG classes are free, but spots are limited.  Sign-ups take place each fall and require parent signature.  The AMTAG offerings for the 2001-2012 school year include the following:  Random Acts of Kindness, Dance, Academic Spell Bowl, 4th grade Rockets, 5th grade Rockets, Media Club, Crafts, Reader's Theatre, and Embroidery.  Contact:  Western Intermediate School office, 883-5554

Little Hoosiers

Little Hoosiers is a history club for 4th and 5th grade students that explores Indiana history through presentations, field trips and activities.  Little Hoosiers meets monthly and provides many opportunities for parent involvement.  Applications are accepted in the fall and require parent signature, a 50 word paragraph from the student describing his/her interest, and dues for membership in the Indiana Junior Historical Society.  Membership will be limited to 35 students from each grade level on a first come, first served basis.

Contact:  Randy Messner, WIS, 883-5554

Western Intermediate Student Council

Student Council has several projects and fundraisers throughout the school year. Some of the projects have included: walking for the children of Haiti, caroling at the nursing home, organizing canned food drive for Kokomo Rescue Mission, collecting winter items for Coats for Kids, cleaning the school grounds, sponsoring family movie nights, and sponsoring the Penny Pitch (a celebration for the fundraiser for Howard Regional Health System). Student Council also has fundraisers to help various organizations. They have helped raise funds for the Haitian Children's Relief Fund, Howard Regional Health System, the American Red Cross, the Women's Shelter, and the Kokomo Rescue Mission.

The following activities are not official, school-sponsored activities, but are made available through their respective sponsors and may take place in the Western School Corporation facilities:Student Council is an opportunity for each classroom to have a voice in shaping our school. Each class elects a representative and an alternate. The student council meets once a month (generally just the representative and officers). The students are asked to vote on issues and projects.  

Contact:  Liz Douglass or Heidi Webster, 883-5554

Weekday Bible Education (WBE)

The staff of Weekday Bible Education of Howard County Inc. offers an optional Bible education program to all 5th grade students at Western.  This program is allowed by state and federal laws as “release time” for religious training.  Classes meet at local churches.  Parent signed release form is required to participate.

Contact:  Harry Kenworthy, 453-2247

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts

The Western school district area is the home of several boy scout and girl scout troops.  Sign-ups for these scouting groups are held each fall.  For more information, please contact the following:

Boy Scouts of America, Sagamore Council
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Phone:  452-8253

Girl Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of Tribal Trails Council
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Phone:  (219) 722-4464


Membership in Howard County 4-H clubs is open to any child grades 3-12 interested in participating.  Enrollment is usually in the Jan-Feb timeframe.  There are many clubs to choose from and many types of projects.  From computers to leadership to livestock, 4-H projects cover just about every facet of the imagination.

Enrollment deadline is March 1st each year.

Contact:  Jill Early, Howard County Extension Office, 456-2313

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