Activities at Congdon


Destination Imagination news: A big congrats to 3rd grade DI team Baby Yoda, and 4th/5th grade DI team The Footlooses. Both teams took first place in their division at the regional tournament! The teams have qualified to advance to the state tournament held in Blaine on March 21st. The teams worked hard all year and put on very confident, well-rehearsed, performances. Nice work, teams!  Special thanks to their coaches Michelle Henningsgaard and Megan Peterson; and to Mrs. Gates for providing practice space.

Have you been wanting to volunteer but don't have daytime hours available? Interested in STEAM opportunities at Congdon? The Destination Imagination after-school program is seeking a new coordinator. This is a flexible job with no set hours and can be done online from anywhere. DI incorporates design, hands-on building, performance, teamwork... and is entirely child-led. There is endless opportunity in the coordinator position to enhance and grow the program. Training will be provided. Please contact Sarah McCourtney if you are interested. sarah.mccourtney@gmail.com


Summer KEY Zone registration opens on March 2.  Offered for K-5th Grade students from June 15-August 28.  Please see flyer for more information.


Battle of the Books is for 3rd and 4th grade students.


Art Club - Classes meet after school on Monday or Tuesday. Registration is full.


Running Club - parent-led running group for 4th and 5th grade students.  Meets after school in the spring. Not meeting at this time.


Lego Robotics - held on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.  Current sessions are full.  Will be another session in January.


Key Zone - KEY stands for Knowledge, Enrichment, and Youth Development, and KEY Zone provides an academic and enrichment Out-Of-School Time Program offered year-round for students in Grades K-5. The program is offered collaboratively through the Duluth Area Family YMCA, ISD 709 Community Education, and EXCEL Targeted Services.


Excel - Excel is for students who need extra help with Reading and Math, K-5.


French Club - meets on Tuesdays after school. Last fall meeting is November 19, 2019.  Last spring meeting will be February 19, 2020.


Destination Imagination (DI) - Registration is full.

Interested in working as a team to creatively solve a challenge? Do you like Fine Arts, Engineering, Science, Improvisation or Service Learning? Yes? Then Destination Imagination might be for you!

Teams of up to seven members will meet weekly starting in October to solve one of seven Challenges, and compete at a Regional Tournament in Proctor on Saturday, February 29 th . (You MUST be available on Saturday 2/29/20 to join a DI team.) Each team needs an adult Team Manager. Training provided!

**Registration closed Wednesday October 16th .**


Snow Club is an opportunity for skiers and snowboarders in grades 3-5 to receive lessons and have fun after school on Wednesdays in January. Not meeting at this time.