These organizations/programs operate independently of CMS and are solely responsible for selecting, hiring and supervising their staff and volunteers.
The organizations are neither endorsed by nor necessarily reflect the views of the Board, the district, or any CMS school.
Any 1st – 5th Graders interested in Chess? Join the Charlotte Chess Center & Scholastic Academy on Mondays to learn or perfect your Chess game. Led by masters, their team of instructors is the most highly qualified in the Southeast. Regularly contributing to the advancement of our chess curriculum, our instructors are well equipped to provide the highest quality of chess education.
Girls on the Run (GOTR)
Girls on the Run is the nation’s leader in girls programming that focuses on the whole girl: mind, body, spirit. Register your 3rd, 4th or 5th grade girl for a season of learning important skills, setting and achieving goals and starting healthy habits for life!
Let Me Run
Trained coaches combine exercise with fun activities and lessons to help 4th and 5th grade boys learn teamwork, build relationship skills, create friendships, grow emotionally, amplify their self-esteem, empower themselves and others, and live an active lifestyle. We nurture and celebrate every aspect of what it really means to be a boy, and we let them run.
Little Sticks Lacrosse
Little Sticks Lacrosse provides students with an introduction to the sport of lacrosse in an age-appropriate and enthusiastic way. Little Sticks uses fundamentals and skill-based games to enforce good character and team work to develop fundamental skills, and ultimately, a love for the game.
Take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond! Explore planets, moons and other space phenomena in our solar system. Discover the difficulties of space travel, the challenges of living in space and try assembling a satellite while training to be an astronaut. Build your own Mad Science rocket and launch several with the group. Students will have lots of projects to make and to take home, plus – Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed to use these activities for summer camps and school programs. All material developed by Mad Science and NASA.
NEW! P3 Soccer Lab
Empowering soccer players to grow their PASSION for the game, PREPARE them to achieve their individual goals, and improve their PERFORMANCE. Imagine finishing school and having the chance to learn how to play soccer with college and former professional players? Now it is possible with P3 Soccer Lab! This fall, P3 will host a once a week after school program for Cotswold & Billingsville students. Goal is to provide a fun soccer experience with coaches that truly understand the game. Don’t miss the chance to participate in this exciting opportunity!
NEW! Serve it Up Tennis
Serve It UP Tennis Academy is the at school, after school tennis program designed to teach children tennis in preschool through 5th grade. We provide all the equipment necessary for the class including racquets, the court setup and tennis balls. The students receive professional instruction from our certified tennis professionals, take home handouts and personalized skills assessment. Our fitness portion focuses on building hand-eye coordination and quickness through concentrated footwork. We work to build a better athlete which makes them a better tennis player.