Cougar Points of Pride

At CCA we pride ourselves in educating the whole child with a well-rounded curriculum, extra-curricular and enrichment activities including:

 

During the school day:

  • Research-based core curriculum
  • Inquiry-based science practices
  • Art Class
  • Music class
  • Physical Education Class
  • 5th/6th grade band
  • Theatrical productions K-6
  • Computer and Technology resources in every classroom
  • Character education curriculum
  • Cross-age buddy mentorship program
  • Monthly family night events
  • Experiential Field Trips
  • General education and special education mental health services
  • Watch Dog program (Dad volunteer program)
  • Market days (Business and entrepreneurship program)
  • Elementary student council (5th & 6th grades)
  • School-wide community service activities
  • Foster Grandparent program
  • Reading Month activities
  • Big Rapids Public Library satellite site
  • Community business and agency partners

After school enrichment:

  • Lego robotics
  • 2nd-6th grade cheerleading
  • 4th-6th grade basketball/ basketball clinic (K-4th)
  • Destination Imagination (K-6)
  • First Lego League
  • Sewing club
  • Ski club- 3rd grade and up
  • 5th/6th volleyball
  • Reading club
  • Talent show
  • Track and field club
  • Girls on the Run
  • Soccer clinic (2nd-5th)
  • 6th grade may participate in all middle school athletics
  • 6th grade Head to Head team
  • Online Family Literacy Program for PS & kindergarten
  • Summer learning program
  • Cougar Connect-Parent/Teacher organization
  • After-School Theater Nights 
  • Parent Literacy Make-N-Take Workshops