Activities offered at Scottwood Elementary School
Choir and orchestra are open to all 4th & 5th grade ISE students. Band is available for 5th grade students. Students meet with a music instructor twice a week. Evening performances are held a few times each year at Whetstone High School, allowing family members to enjoy what students have been learning. (Note: Students are responsible for renting instruments outside of CCS – although a limited number of CCS instruments are available to some students. Information regarding where to rent or purchase an instrument is provided to interested students.)
Contact: Mr. Scott Douglas (band & orchestra) Ms. Holly Ekkens (choir)
Chess club is led by 5th grade teacher, Jen Loures. It's an after school activity that is offered to students in grades 3-5. (No prior knowledge of chess is needed.)
Each year a wide variety of field trips are offered to students at each grade level. These trips take place during regular school hours. Information/permission slips will be sent home prior to all field trips.
The Gardening Club allows students (grades 3-5) to explore ideas of agriculture, horticulture, sustainability, nutrition, and environmentalism. The students will continue to plant new seeds and grow a bounty for the staff, as well as for their club to enjoy. Learning about saving the environment, using the Earth ethically, and finding out what delicious food can be grown in everyone's own backyard are the clubs main goals.
Students in 5th grade have the opportunity to participate in this hands-on experience. The JA BizTown program provides students with a realistic opportunity to experience how basic economic concepts are applied in the real world. By participating in JA BizTown, young students experience the responsibilities and opportunities of citizenship in a free
Gifted students in grades 4th& 5thgrade students who choose to write their own Ted Talk may be chosen to share their talk at the Ohio History Connection with students from around the district. (This is organized through an independent Tedx Talk group.)
Students in grades 4th and 5th have the opportunity to use their recess time earning mileage and calculating steps!
The entire Scottwood community is engaged in a night full of literacy and fun activities for students.
This event takes places during our school day. Students are exposted to literacy, culture and food from around the world. Presentations are given by each grade level.
The Ready, Set, Goal! program is a trademarked curriculum that effectively empowers children to create and implement a “Goal of Contribution”. With the support of their KidCoach, each child completes the 18-session curriculum in one-on-one coaching sessions and Group Workshops. The program covers six months and runs parallel to the school year.