After School Programs

Students in the gym
Girls On The Run: Fall 2021

Season: Begins the week of Sept. 14

Grades: 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade
Girls on the Run is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Starting the week of September 14, we will meet virtually on Google Meets on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:30 pm-4:30 pm. Girls on the Run is open to all 3rd, 4th and 5th-grade girls. The season fee is $15.00 per person and registration is open now! For more information and to register go to

View the flyer: English | Español

Questions? Email Ms. Twardowski: or Ms. Alcivar:

Montbello Music Makers After School Program

Mondays with Miss Marissa

Season: All Year Long

Grades: 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade

Montbello Music Makers is an after school music club at John H. Amesse Elementary offered by JHAE’s music teacher Miss Marissa Russo. Montbello Music Makers provides students opportunities to focus on an instrument, dance, sing, compose, read music, and appreciate music of many genres and cultures. Students have multiple opportunities throughout the year to perform as a group and/or solo. Montbello Music Makers is fun, and music education has been proven to heighten mental processing and problem-solving skills, strengthen hand-eye coordination, improve memory, and foster individual expression and confidence.

*During online learning in the 20-21 school year,
all 3rd, 4th, 5th graders have access to Montbello Music Makers activities in their homeroom Seesaw virtual classrooms. Email Miss Marissa with any questions or concerns:


Season: 2020-21 season TBD
Grades: 4th and 5th grade
At John Amesse we have a coed basketball team for 4th and 5th Graders.  During the season our team travels around to different elementary schools to play. We will also be hosting games here at John Amesse. The team is limited to 15 players that can demonstrate sportsmanship, leadership and our fundamental MCN core values.

Soccer for Success

Season: 2020-21 season TBD
Grades: 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade
Rapids After School Youth Soccer Program- Soccer for Success is an after-school program, offered free to participants, that is proven to help kids establish healthy habits and develop critical life skills through trained coach-mentors and family engagement.