Five girls with glow necklaces and pretty dresses pose for a group photo.

Don’t underestimate the importance of having fun participating in school activities. Some of the best times and memories students have are the experiences of belonging to a club or participating in an after school activity. Clubs and activities are important to join just for the enjoyment that they will bring to most students, but they also allow the students to more easily make friends because the groups are small and they get to be themselves!

Clubs and activities provide students with many positive experiences that help them to become well-rounded individuals who are ready for college or the workplace. It helps students to become active in their school and to feel a connection the school and to others. It provides a sense of pride and school spirit and it is a positive influence on our youth today.

There is something for everyone! Get involved!

Enrichment classes are offered each fall and spring after school for students in all grades.  Each semester the class offerings are different but past opportunities have included classes from art, music, drama, foreign language to physical activities.  More information will be available in the fall and spring.

Fuel Up to Play 60 logoFuel Up to Play 60 is a program founded by the NFL, National Dairy Council and works in collaboration with the USDA.  The program encourages students to make changes at school and home in their food choices and exercise routine.

Four pictures of students digging and planting in the garden.After raising $940 with this year’s herb sale, fourth graders have been busy planting flowers to beautify our school and are learning all about healthy eating and where our food comes from by planting vegetable gardens.

We are growing a wide variety of healthy veggies including lettuce, kale, spring onions, eggplant, zucchini, squash, tomatoes and even watermelon! We have two 12 X 16 outdoor gardens where the plants are growing in regular soil, as well as 3 areoponic tower gardens in the courtyard. In the areoponic gardens nutrients are added to the water and circulated throughout the system using a pump-no soil is needed.

These units are currently being tested by NASA to grow fresh veggies for astronauts on future space missions. We are using our measuring skills and keeping track of plant growth in both gardens to see which method produces the best crops. Stay tuned for weekly updates.

In addition to purchasing plants and tools for our gardens, this year we are using herb money to purchase a grill for our school, and a new tool shed for our indoor courtyard. Thanks to everyone who or

Let’s Go! is an obesity prevention initiative working with communities to create environments that support healthy choices. Bringing evidence-based strategies for healthy living into schools, child care and out-of-school programs, health care practices, and workplaces, Let’s Go! reaches children and adults where they live, learn, work, and play.

Our H.E.R.O Program is a year-long program and all students are encouraged to participate.

Spring Run teachers and staff members reward students who are “caught” demonstrating the CCPS core values of Respect, Responsibility, Honesty and/or Accountability. In addition, Spring Run H.E.R.O.s are spotlighted on our Husky News each week.

Three different photos of student in the library. One with a giant stuffed polar bear.

This is a picture of our first Peaceful School Bus (PSB) winners of the school year.  They were the first to earn over 200 points for following the PSB rules:

Talk quietly, Be respectful, Stay seated, facing forward.  Their picture will posted next to the PSB bulletin board.

Our fifth grade students are chosen to be our safety patrols.  They offer assistance to the younger students and remind us of the safety rules on the bus loop and hallways.  Thanks for keeping us safe!

Watch DOGS Logo.WATCH D.O.G.S. is one of the nation’s largest and most respected school-based, family, and community engagement, organizations in the country. In 1998, the very first WATCH D.O.G.S. program launched at Gene George Elementary in Springdale, AR. Today, more than 6,450 schools across the country have launched a WATCH D.O.G.S. program of their own. Each school year hundreds of thousands of fathers and father-figures make a positive impact on millions of children by volunteering millions of hours in their local schools through this amazing one-of-a-kind program.

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