Extracurricular Activities

After-school programs and extracurricular activities provide a richer environment to help students learn and grow. At Fairview Academy, students have access to a variety of programs and activities to explore their interests.


    Band (Grades 4-6)

    The Fairview band plays at a variety of school functions. The band practices with the instrumental teacher on Thursday and Friday mornings at 8 a.m. Contact Christopher Gibson for more information.

    German Choir

    Grades 2-6, acceptance by audition only. Fairview has one of the most popular and talented elementary school choirs in the city. They have performed at the Union Terminal, at Music Hall for the May Festival and for a number of Cincinnati businesses and organizations. Participation is by invitation only and practices are held once a week after school. Contact Bjorn Knudsen for more information.

    Gifted Enrichment

    Modern Dance

    Lessons taught at Fairview by MamLuft & Co. Dance Studio after school at the CCAC. Contact Jeanne for more information.

    Men Organized Respectful and Educated (M.O.R.E.)

    M.O.R.E. is an after-school group for boys in grades that is designed to strategically support and promote measurable improvements in academic achievement, promotion rates, graduation rates, and college readiness, with an emphasis on developing strong character. The content of M.O.R.E. consists of Academic Support, Social Skills Development, College & Career Awareness, Financial Literacy, and Health & Wellness.


    Strings instruction is open to all grades. The number of participants is based on the space available. Practice with the instructor is held once a week, with the schedule based on age and skill level. Contact Christopher Gibson for more information.

    Summer Learning


      After School Acting

      Grades 1-6. A unique program designed by actors to share their craft with elementary, middle and high school age students, to introduce them to the disciplines of acting and performing. All classes teach basic acting skills which include: script analysis, voice and diction, stage technique and movement, comedic timing, relaxation technique, stage direction, and improvisation. Learn more about After School Acting.

      Art Club

      The Art Club spends 1.5 hours per week creating masterpieces. Contact Katie Mitalski for more information.

      Brain Bowl 2016

      Find about more about bowling.

      Chess Club

      Grades 1-6. Chess Club is open to students in any grade. The Club meets once per week after school. Students move up in level depending on skill and experience. Competitions are arranged during the school year.

      Circus Lessons

      Grades 2-6. Learn to walk on stilts, walk on the rolling globe, balance, be a circus clown, and more! Class is taught by Steve Roenker, director of My Nose Turns Red theatre company with 30 plus years of experience teaching theatre and circus to children and adults. Lessons are Thursdays from 3:45-5:15 p.m. Contact Steven Roenker for more information.

      Girl Scouts / Boy Scouts

      Scout troops are formed by, and are dependent on, adult volunteers.

      Shakespeare Club

      Students in grades 4-6 can learn about the life and times of the great dramatist & poet! Read more here, and contact Terri Burch to sign up.

      Student Council

      Students in grades 4-6 can serve on the Fairview Student Council.

      Tech Crew Club

      Students in grades 4-6 will hone technology skills such as photos, slide shows, movies and advanced presentation techniques, emphasizing telling stories and presenting information in new ways. Meets every other Friday at 8:30 a.m. in the Library.

      Yearbook Club

      Students in grades 4-6 plan the annual yearbook, including selecting content and layout and taking pictures. Meets second Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. in the Library.


      Athletic Boosters

      This is the group behind organizing all our athletics at Fairview including the addition of basketball and baseball. For more information about how this wonderful parent organization is supporting Fairview's sports endeavors, email the Boosters President, Ben Savage.


      Registration for Fairview-Clifton Baseball has been very successful. Email for more information.


      Contact Ben Savage for more information.

      Boys Youth Lacrosse

      Grades 3-6. No experience needed! Contact by email for more information.


      Grades 3-6. Cheerleading for Winter Basketball. The season lasts from November-February. Each squad will need 1-2 parent volunteers to be available for each game. The team practices Thursday evenings from 6:15-7:15 p.m. Saturday games begin early December. Contact Shannon Rose for more information..

      Girls Youth Lacrosse

      Grades 3-6. No experience needed! Contact by email for more information.


      Running Club, all grades. Fairview Runs is open to anyone at Fairview (parents, teachers, staff). Running practices start in early February and continue through early May. The runners participate as a large group (the Heart Mini-Marathon 2K in March and the Flying Pig 5K in May) and have lots of fun together. Practices are held twice a week after school (Mondays and Thursdays 4-5 p.m.). Contact Sarah Langenderfer, (513) 363-2138.

      SAY Soccer

      Grades K-6. The soccer program at Fairview hosts boys and girls teams at every level of elementary SAY soccer. There are fall teams for grades 1-6 and spring teams for K-5. The teams practice either after school or in the evenings.

      Ski Club

      Adults and children, Age 7 or older. The Club Program Pass: 4 lift tickets for $100.00.

      Four Free lessons for first time skiers. Add ski or snowboard rental for $50. This fee covers all four nights and helmet rental is included. Want to ski more? All other Perfect North Ski Pass options are avaliable to purchase through the Ski Club at 30% off of regular prices. Snow tubing included with all pass options. Sign up now — prices go up after Novemeber 10th.

      Club Members' online procedure:

      • Visit Perfect North Slopes.
      • Scroll down to select Club Members Log-In located at the lower left corner of the home page.
      • Search for Fairview-Clifton, using the ABC Chart.
      • Type in Club password: backstage.
      • Click "See Avaliable Items."
      • Choose $100.00 for 4 week Club Program Pass; $160.00 for program + rental.
      • Continue to follow online instructions.
      • New this year? Waivers and registration can all be done online.

      Passes can be purchased at Perfect North Slopes with Club Name: Fairview Ski Club, Our Club Password: backstage.

      Club meets Mondays in January at Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, IN. Dates: TBD. Contact Tom, (513) 659-0097, or Mamie, (515) 685-2823.


      Contact Ben Savage for more information.