Art Club is a club for 4th and 5th grade students who wish to explore their creativity and share their love and appreciation for art! Students will use this extended art time to develop their art skills further and assist with group projects, to help beautify our campus.
Cardboard Arcade is an after-school science enrichment program for 2nd grade students. Students will build engineering skills as they work in teams or individually to design, test, redesign, retest, and eventually create a working arcade-type game. Students will consider game design, rules for playing, and prior science knowledge when designing their arcade games.
Students will learn how to play chess and basic chess strategies. Students will play the game against other students in the club. Chess Club is open for students in 2nd through 5th grade.
Fall and Spring
Computer Coding Club is an 8-session club available to 5th grade students. This club will teach students the fundamentals of computer coding using Google CS First, the Sphero SPRK Edition, and Ozobots.
Flight Club is a tuition based science program that costs $45 for kindergarten and first grade students to learn about flight, then design, create, test, and improve their designs. Students will learn about flight through designing kites, parachutes, paper airplanes, and balloon or straw rockets.
Fall and Spring
Ott has partnered with Girls on the Run® to provide a program that teaches life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons, and running games. It is available to 3rd - 5th grade girls. Girls on the Run® meets twice a week from 3:10 - 4:30 in small teams of 8 - 15 girls. Running is used to inspire and motivate girls, encourage lifelong health and fitness, and build confidence through accomplishment. At each season's conclusion, the girls and their running buddies complete a 5k running event. There is a $150 fee for each girl per 10-week season. Partial needs-based scholarships are available.
The Kindness Club is for 2nd and 3rd grade students. Our goal is to raise school morale by showing every person at our school that they really can make a difference by working together in a cooperative, caring way. We will build a positive school community one kind act at a time.
The Lego Robotics Club introduces 4th and 5th graders to the fun and excitement of science and technology. We compete in the FIRST LEGO league. The students design, build, and program an autonomous robot (using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot set) to score points on a thematic playing surface. Also, they create innovative solutions to a problem; all while being guided by the spirit of teamwork.
Luna Band (5th Grade)
HS Enrichment (Kindergarten - 5th Grade)
Strings (5th Grade)
Texas Cheer (Kindergarten-5th Grade)
A science program for 4th and 5th grade students. They are provided a solar panel, gearbox, and axle rods but the rest of the car design is up to them. In addition to learning about teamwork, students are also developing their engineering skills through the design and testing process.
The program where failure is not an option - it's a necessity! STEAM Team is an after-school science enrichment program for 3rd grade students. Students will build engineering skills as they work individually in-person or virtually in small groups to design, test, redesign, retest, and eventually create a working Rube Goldberg machine that performs a simple task. Students will apply science knowledge, creativity, and grit to work through each challenge.
Student Council is a student service organization for 4th and 5th grade students. It promotes student leadership and community service. Students interested will be decided by their peers, through an election process. Meetings are held about once a month and representatives help the sponsors run the school store on Wednesday mornings before school.
The main purpose of the Yearbook Club is for 4th and 5th graders to produce the school's annual yearbook. With this goal in mind, members who join the Yearbook club will be taught basic lessons in photography, writing, editing and electronic layouts. Yearbook club provides students with the opportunity to assist in yearbook sales, photography and design. Students help to promote yearbook sales by making posters and distributing yearbook information. Students also assist in designing the pages of the yearbook.
Young Astronauts is an after-school science enrichment program for 4th and 5th grade students. The topic changes each year, and all lessons and activities focus on building student interest and understanding in the area of space science. The program culminates in February with our annual Stargazing event for fifth grade Young Astronauts.