Hill Middle School

Indian Prairie School District 204



Clubs and activities may change each year.  These have been offered over the last few years. Listen to the morning announcements for opportunities to get involved. These activities are subject to change but reflect many of the clubs that have been offered over the years at Hill.

Fall Sports


Cross Country- Season begins August 25, 2016  Practice is from 3:00-4:45 pm.  Coached by John Kelsey (john_kelsey@ipsd.org) and Mike Berendt (mike_berendt@ipsd.org)

Football- Season begins August 21, 2016. Practice is from 3:00-5:00 pm.  Coached by Anthony Cozzi (anthony_cozzi@ipsd.org), Ralph Mason (ralph_mason@ipsd.org), Jeff Breiten (jeff_breiten@ipsd.org) and John Cook (john_cook@ipsd.org)  .

Volleyball- Season begins August 23, 2016. Practice is from 3:10-5:00 pm. Coached by 7th grade AA- Julie Ridgeway (julie_ridgeway@ipsd.org), 7th grade A- Jake Oswald (jacob_oswald@ipsd.org), 8th grade AA- Amy Maksymiu (amy_maksymiu@ipsd.org) 8th grade A- Doug Damhorst (doug_damhorst@ipsd.org).

Boys Soccer- Season begins August 24, 2016.  Practice is from 3:10-5:00 pm. Coached by Brad Bywater (bradley_bywater@ipsd.org).


Winter Sports


Boys Basketball- Season begins October 27, 2016.  Practice is from 3:05-5:00 pm.  8th grade coached by Mr. Ivkovich (tony_ivkovich@ipsd.org) and Mr. Higgins(Joel_Higgins@ipsd.org  and 7th grade coached by Mr. Clifford (patrick_clifford@ipsd.org)  and Mr. Michel(chris_michel@ipsd.org)

Girls Basketball- Season begins January 20, 2017. Practice is from 3:00-5:00 pm.  7th grade coached by Mr. Cook(7A) (john_cook@ipsd.org) and Mr. Bywater(7AA)(Bradley_Bywater@ipsd.org) and 8th grade by  Mr. Ivkovich(8AA)(tony_ivkovich@ipsd.org)  and Mr. Higgins(8A)(Joel_Higgins@ipsd.org)

Wrestling- Season begins November 1, 2016. Practice is from 3:00-5:00 pm. Coached by Mr. Brom (john_brom@ipsd.org) and Mr. Breiten (jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org)


Spring Sports


Track and Field- Season begins March 23, 2016.  Practice is from 3:05-4:45 pm.  Coached by Mrs Parker (claudia_parker@ipsd.org) , Mr. Ivkovich(Tony_Ivkovich@ipsd.org) , .Mr. Berendt(Mike_Berendt@ipsd.org),   Mr. Buege(Nathan_Buege@ipsd.org); Mr. Oswald(Jacob_Oswald@ipsd.org);  

Girls Soccer- Season begins March 28, 2017. Practice is from 3:15-5:15 pm.  Coached by Mr. Bywater (bradley_bywater@ipsd.org.

Clubs and Intramurals 

   Running Club – run with the cross country team in fall and the track team in the spring (Mr. Kelsey) after school. Begins 9/12/2016.  Meets from 3:10-4:40 pm. Contact john_kelsey@ipsd.org with questions.

   Yearbook Club – will meet on Mondays from 3-4PM in the LMC. Mrs. Parker (Claudia_Parker@ipsd.org) and Mrs. Raczak (mimi_raczak@ipsd.org) are the sponsors.  
Eighth Grade Only: October 17, 24, November 1, 14, 21
Seventh Grade Only: December 5, 12, 19 January 23, 30
Sixth Grade Only: February 6, 23, 27, March 6, 13

Table Gamers Club (formerly known as 3M Club) will begin in February on Wednesdays from 3-4 PM in the LMC. Students come to play their favorite table game....no electronics! A small treat will be provided. The dates are as follows Feb 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5, 12 Mrs. Gill (Donna_Gill@ipsd.org) and Mrs. Raczak (mimi_raczak@ipsd.org)

Chess Club – meets winter December to February. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, the Chess Club will match your skills! (Mr. Damhorst) Begins December 2016 after school until 4:30 in the LMC.  Contact doug_damhorst@ipsd.org with questions.  

Art Club – meets in winter, beginning in December. Tap into your creative & artistic abilities, make-and-take projects (Mrs. Robb). Check/listen to announcements for specific dates.  Meets from 3:05-4:15 pm. Contact martha_robb@ipsd.org with questions.  

Plastic Model Club – Create cool models such as fighter planes, classic cars or whatever you have an interest in.  Here you will build and paint from start to finish. (Mr. Breiten) after school. Begins on 2/14/17. Meets from 3:05-4:15 pm. Contact jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.

Bowling Club – meets 8 sessions at Brunzwick Zone in the spring (Ms. Black and Mr. Damhorst) after school. Begins early March 2017.  Meets from 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact jacqueline_black@ipsd.org or doug_damhorst@ipsd.org with questions.  

Intramurals – enjoy playing various sports such as (but not limited to) basketball, flag football, floor hockey, and ping pong.  Listen for announcements to hear when each sport begins. Before school

PTSA – get involved in activities and have a voice in what goes on at Hill. After school.

Golf – (Mr. Damhorst and Mr. Clifford) after school at TOP GOLF. Begins April 2017.  Meets from 3:30-5:30 pm. Contact doug_damhorst@ipsd.org or patrick_clifford@ipsd.org with questions.

Student Council – take a leadership role and find out Hill news before the rest of your peers, Hilltoppers, and delivering news to your classmates. (Mrs. Zaker and Mr. Buege) before school. All year. Contact colleen_zaker@ipsd.org or ethan_buege@ipsd.org  with questions.   

Black History Show – Join Club Apollo and showcase your talents as a part of this year’s Black History Month presentation. Begins January 2017. Meets from 3:00-4:30 pm.  Auditions are required. Contact Betty_Simmons@ipsd.org  with questions.

Musical – take part in the school musical that is performed in front of an after school and evening audience in the Spring.  (Mr. Korbitz) after school. Auditions take place 2/15/17. Rehearsals run until show time in April.Contact ronald_korbitz@ipsd.org with questions.

Mind and Body – take part in a homework and physical activity club (Mr. Brom and Ms. Liace) after school. Begins Spring 2017.  Meets from 3:00-4:45 pm. Contact john_brom@ipsd.org or lisa_liace@ipsd.org with questions.

Homework Club – take part in this homework and homework help club (Mrs. Zinkevicius and Ms. Dudgeon) after school. Begins 9/19/16.  Meets from 3:05-4:00 pm. Contact skaiste_zinkevicius@ipsd.org or kayla_dudgeon@ipsd.org with questions.

Math Counts – join this competitive math group (Mrs. Zinkevicius, and Mrs. Simpson) after school. Begins 10/6/16.  Meets from 3:05-4:00 pm in room 305.  Contact skaiste_zinkevicius@ipsd.org or debra_simpson@ipsd.org with questions

Robotics Team - Meets middle September to middle of February.  Competitive club where students will research and build robots to compete in competitions.  Applications will be handed out early September and coaches will meet to select candidates.  Contact Mr. Michel or Mr. Lange.  chris_michel@ipsd.org or brad_lange@ipsd.org.  Dates and times to be determined once the team is set.

STEM Club – be a part of this science, technology, engineering, and math club after school. Begins 1/18/17. Meets from  3:00-4:15 pm. Contact chris_michel@ipsd.org, jacob_oswald@ipsd.org, or jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.  

Student Guides Program – be a part of a group of students that help out with student and parent events throughout the school year during and after school. (Sponsors:  Scott_Pedersen@ipsd.org; Ginny_Sharp@ipsd.org ). All year. Students are chosen to be guides based on recommendations from 5th grade teachers.    

Hispanic Culture Skit Club- research and create a skit describing the Día de los Muertos holiday. The skit will be performed during school lunches. The club meets on Fridays from 3:00-4:00 in room 305. Please contact jasmine_thorne@ipsd.org if you have any questions.

Ping Pong – come play ping pong against your peers (Mr. Breiten) after school. Begins 4/3/16. Meets from 7:00-7:45 am.  Contact jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.

Builders Club – be a part of this service-oriented club and help out your community after school on Fridays. Our first meeting will be 9/16/16.  Meeting times will be determined and a calendar will be given out at our first meeting. Contact loni_fazio@ipsd.org or skaiste_zinkevicius@ipsd.org with questions.

Set Design Club – Help design, build and paint sets and props for the spring musical (Mrs. Robb). Meets from 3:05-4:30 pm. Dates TBD, usually begins late March/April. Contact martha_robb@ipsd.org with questions.



Hill Middle School offers many opportunities to share your musical talents and learn some new ones.  These include:

Jazz Ensemble - is an audition-based jazz band that meets the entire year, 2 days a week before school.  Auditions are held in May for the next school year.  Contact Heidi_Rogers@ipsd.org with questions.

Jazz Band -  is a beginner jazz band that meets November-March, 1 day a week after school.  Jazz band is open to all band students, orchestra string bass students and students with 3 or more years of piano lessons. Contact Heidi_Rogers@ipsd.org with questions.

Honor Band- Honor Band is an audition-based group that meets the entire year, 2 days a week before school.  Auditions are held in May for the next school year.  Contact megan_lopresto@ipsd.org with questions.

Blazing Strings-is an ensemble that plays fiddle and jazz music and is open to music students with one year of experience on violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. We rehearse two mornings a week. Contact Loretta_Valentin@ipsd.org with questions.

Chamber Orchestra - is an audition-based group that meets every Monday and Thursday morning from 6:55am-7:50am. Our first rehearsal is Sept. 19th. Auditions are held in May for the next school year. Please contact Sarah_Friederich@ipsd.org with questions.

Men’s Chorus-is a non-audition chorus open to any boys that want to sing. We meet on Mondays before school from 7-7:52 in the chorus room and start on 9/12/16

Women’s Chorus-is an auditioned 24 voice chorus that sings throughout the year. Auditions are held on 8/31/16 and 9/1/16. We rehearse on Wednesdays after school from 3-4 and Thursdays before school from 7-7:52. Participants must be in chorus to audition.


Hill Middle School offers many opportunities to share your musical talents and learn some new ones.  These include:


            Jazz Ensemble

            Jazz Band

            Honor Band

            Blazing Strings

            Chamber Orchestra

            Men’s Chorus

            Women’s Chorus

  • New Student Guides – used to welcome new students during the school year.
  • Peer Mediators – receive training to help with conflict resolution.


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Principal: Michael Dutdut

1836 Brookdale Road (map)
Naperville, IL 60563

Phone: 630.428.6200
Fax: 630.428.6201
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