Inspired Learning. Masterful Teaching. PreK – 12.

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities

From a young age, students’ interests and passions emerge. Several clubs and activities are offered through the school to encourage exploration and curiosity. There is also beneficial social and emotional growth witnessed by students who engage in extracurricular activities.  In addition to the opportunities outlined below, many students participate in sports, dance, theatre, music, art, enrichment, and religious classes beyond the school. 

Athletics

  • The Landsharks Running Club is offered to K - 6th grade students. Practices occur after school and on campus. In the fall, the club focuses on cross-country and in the spring track-style events. This program is run by a third-party and parent coaches.
  • 4th & 5th grade Basketball takes place in January. Practices occur afterschool on campus, and students play games against area schools. This is a program of the school’s athletic department.
  • 5th Graders may join a variety of Middle School athletic teams, including Boys’ or Girls’ Soccer, Mountain Biking, CrossCountry, Boys’ or Girls’ Basketball, Girls’ Volleyball (4th graders may join volleyball), and Boys’ Lacrosse. This is a program of the school’s athletic department.

Battle of the Books
The mission of the Pikes Peak Region Battle of the Books is to foster a love of reading by encouraging students to read challenging, quality literature written by a variety of authors in multiple genres. Fourth and 5th grade student groups read 40 titles. A team of 5th graders represents the school in the spring at Colorado College to answer questions about the books.
This club meets once a week during lunch and recess.

Math Olympiad
For those students excelling and excited by Math, 4th and 5th graders can elect to enroll in this club. This club meets once a week during lunch and recess.

Wee Mail
Third through 5th grade students can apply to serve in roles for the Children’s School mail service. Students are accepted in positions with responsibilities to sort, stamp, and deliver messages to classrooms prior to the start of the school day. 

Revue
The school’s annual talent and variety show takes place at the end of September. Fourth & 5th grade students can take to the stage in a choreographed group number. Students practice during recess.

Scouts

  • Girl Scout Troop 609 meets at The Colorado Springs School and welcomes girls in Kindergarten - 12th grade. A schedule of rotating Fridays bring this multi-age troop together from Daisies, Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes, and Seniors. Troop 609 has a focus on Engineering and STEM in addition to the traditional badge work, community service, and outdoor adventures the Girl Scouts are known. They sell cookies and have dedicated a portion of their proceeds to enhancing the playground and gardens at CSS. 
  • Cub Scout and Boy Scout opportunities exist in our community. Several younger students in Kindergarten - 5th grade participates in Pack 101 at Broadmoor Elementary on Tuesday evenings. Those younger students feed into the pack that meets on Monday nights at CSS. Pack 101 hosts Rocket launches, Pinewood Derby, and outdoor adventures in addition to the pursuit of standard belt loops and badges.

 

 
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