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Thomas Metcalf School

Location:
Thomas Metcalf School 107 S. University Street
Normal, IL

Thomas Metcalf School is a K–8 laboratory school for children. It contains Hayden Auditorium.

Thomas Metcalf School was named after Thomas Metcalf, a mathematics teacher at Illinois State from 1862–1894. In 1862, Metcalf succeeded Edwards as Principal. In the fall, he joined Edwards as a teacher of mathematics. In 1874, President Edwards appointed Metcalf as training teacher, a position he held for 20 years.

Hayden Auditorium was named after Annie Wezette Hayden in 1960. She was a first grade teacher at the Metcalf School from 1921–1956. The current location of the school opened in 1955.

Upcoming Events

November 2017

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, November 25th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, November 27th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, November 29th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

December 2017

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, December 2nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, December 4th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, December 6th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, December 9th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, December 11th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, December 13th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, December 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.