Girls on the Run
Girls on the Run meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 7:45 am before school /4:45pm afterschool. GOTR is a program designed to encourage healthy emotional and physical well-being. The girls participate in group activities and lessons where they will build strong bonds and self-discovery. They will also participate in physical activities that will help them train for a 5K run at the end of the 10 week period. Participants register online prior to the first meeting.
For more information, please contact Candice Johnson.
Odyssey of the Mind
Odyssey of the Mind is an afterschool club for 3rd-5th graders in which students work in teams of 7 to solve a creative problem. They create performances, songs, dances, design sets and props, build structures, and other creative solutions. Applications are available at the beginning of each school year and teams met afterschool each week from September through March.
For more information, please contact Samantha Meyers
The Chess Club is available for students in grades 3-5. They meet each Thursday mornings in the Media Center for 45 minutes of exciting chess playing. (8:00-8:45). Each meeting time consists of demonstrations of chess strategies and students practicing chess strategies against a compatible opponent. Students may apply to the Cotswold Chess Club by obtaining and submitting a Chess Club application.
For more information, please contact Gary Chapin.
National Elementary Honor Society
National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) is an academic leadership program we use in place of student council and serves in the same capacity. Students’ grades and behavior are reviewed by a team of Cotswold teachers to determine which students have a GPA minimum of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Behavior is also a determining factor.
For more information, please contact Megan Pilar
Fire and Life Safety
Students meet from January-March before school to discuss what to do to prevent and prepare for dangerous situations. Participants learn how to prevent fires, what to do in an emergency, and how to react in stressful situations. In March the team meets to compete in a tournament.
Character and Safety Patrol
Safety Patrols are a group of 5th grade students who monitor hallways and busses, assist younger students, and help teachers in other capacities. Patrols are selected on the basis of students’ citizenship, attitude, scholarship, and dependability.
For more information, please contact Randy Clutts.