LILA After-School Activities & Clubs

Afterschool Activities

So much happens all the time at LILA and our surrounding communities—it’s hard to keep up with all of the opportunities here. Check out these resources for clubs, organizations, and regular activities for LILA students. Let us know of any others! We don’t specifically endorse or recommend any particular organization here, but we encourage our students to become involved and active citizens.

Some clubs and activities are open at certain times of the year. When we receive information from the advisor, we try to keep the information updated here. Let us know if you have ideas for additional sports or have questions about those listed here. 

For the latest schedules, check the Calendar page on the website.

Here are some of the clubs at LILA:

Upper School Students

  • Yearbook Committee (application required): Applications will be available Monday, October 31st in the front office. The completed application and two teacher recommendations need to be turned in by Thursday, November 10th. The committee will be decided by Tuesday, November 15th. The first meeting will be Wednesday, November 16th.  Melissa Navratil is the advisor (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and the committee will meet Wednesdays after school (2:30-4:30) through April.  If selected, the cost to join is $60. Register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee. 
  • Musical - (auditions required): We are doing Seussical Jr. this year! The advisor is Kristina Kofski (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). There is an informational meeting at HW at 2:30 on Wednesday, October 26th. Auditions will be Wednesday, November 2nd and callbacks, Wednesday, November 9th. Rehearsals will be every Wednesday and Friday after school (2:30-5:30). The cost to participate is $80 (a $25 audition fee and a $55 participation fee). Every student who auditions will be given a part. The show dates are February 24th and 25th.  Register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee.
    Note: Students may still participate in Monday activities, NHS/NJHS/Student Government, and Ski club but won’t be able to do any other Winter sports due to the time conflict
  • Behind the Scenes: The advisor is Eileen King (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). This activity will be Wednesdays and Fridays until the show on February 24th and 25th.  It will typically meet 2:30-4:30. The cost is $25. Students will learn about and work on the areas of theater participation such as set design and construction, costumes, lights, and sound. The Musical and Behind the Scenes are two separate activities. Register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee.
  • History Day - See a clip from our performance team national winnersNational History Day is an inter-disciplinary research project for students in grades 6-12. History Day teaches students to conduct in-depth research, use primary and secondary sources, read a variety of texts, analyze and synthesize information and write and present historical content. Students choose a topic that relates to an annual theme, research that topic, and develop their research into one of five presentation categories: research paper, exhibit, documentary, performance, or website. Students may then enter their projects into History Day competitions at school, regional, state, and national levels. Advisors are Kaari Rodriguez and Headwaters Individuals and Societies Teachers. It costs $60. The start date is Monday, October 17th. Meeting times: Mondays (2:30-4:30) 10/17, 10/24, 11/14, 11/21, 11/28, 12/5, 12/12, January i-terms, Mondays in February if needed. To join, register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee.
  • Destination Imagination - See a video about this exciting club. Michael McNaughton (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) and Ryan Beagan (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) are the advisors. DI meets Mondays from 2:30-4:30. The cost is $110. Register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee.
  • Math Counts: The advisor is Danica Scharlemann. The start date is Monday, October 24th. Cost: $60; Meeting times: Monday (2:30-4:30) or as determined by advisor. To join: Pay on feepay; when the online registration system opens fill out necessary paperwork

  • Student Goverment: Student Government members have been chosen for this year. Congratulations!
  • National Junior Honor Society (National Junior Honor Society Application): NJHS members have been chosen for this year. Congratulations!
  • First LEGO Robotics Team (Open to 6th-9th grade):Teams collaborate to build and program an autonomous robot to score points on a thematic playing surface (the Robot Game) and create an innovative solution to a problem correlated to the yearly theme (the Project), all while guided by the FLL Core Values. Robotics provides a team-based, hands-on, competitive robotics program that challenges and creates exciting learning opportunities for young people. The advisor is Martin Hawkinson (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). It starts on Monday, October 24th and meets every Monday and Thursday from 2:30-4:30. The regional competition is November 19th at Prior Lake High School. If the team advances, practices will continue through the next competition date. The cost is $150. To join, register on the RSchool Today online registration system once it is active. Use Feepay for registration fee.
  • National Honor Society (National Honor Society Application): NHS members have been chosen for this year. Congratulations!
  • Model United Nations: The advisor is Jennifer May. The start date is TBD but registration opens early February. This program is through the YMCA. Students will register with a link from the YMCA. It will be $400 to participate. This includes participation in the main event March 30th-April 1st (hotel, registration fees, etc.).  An informational meeting will be held for Model UN as we get closer to the registration date. Meeting times: TBD, once a week, could be additional as we get closer to the event
    To join: Attend the informational meeting; register and pay through the YMCA (link to provided at informational meeting in the future)

Winter Clubs:We have a few winter clubs that are starting to form. More information will be given as the details solidify.  We are still looking into offering a cooking club and art club but I took those off the list until we get more details.

Minecraft Club: The advisor is Sarah Ray (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). The start date is Monday, November 14th and will meet Mondays 2:30-4:00. The cost is $70. To join: Pay on feepay; when the online registration system opens, fill out necessary paperwork.

Animae/Otaku Club Session 1 and 2: The advisor is Ken Schuster (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Session 1: Monday, October 10th-Monday, December 12th

Session 2: Monday, March 20th-Monday, May 22nd

Cost: $35 per session

Meeting times: Every other Monday (2:15-3:45) To join: Pay on feepay; when the online registration system opens, fill out necessary paperwork.

For questions, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Activities Director, 651-464-8989. 

Community Organizations

See the LILA Activities Calendar for specific groups, events, and times.

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