• Why Codwell Elementary School's Unique Curriculum Is Right For Your Child
     
    Gifted?
     
    Your child finds extra challenges and an outlet for creativity.
     
    Outgoing?
     
    Your child can shine through individual or group performances.
     
    Shy?
     
    You child's personality is developed through the arts, and brought out by accomplishments.
     
    Needing Structure?
     
    Your child will find comfort in the framework, and discipline of lessons and performances.
     
    From a non-musical family?
     
    Your child is introduced to the world of music.
     
    From a highly musical family?
     
    Your child can advance quickly in an individual rate, and explore new musical interests.
     
    If you are interested in our program, and would like to know more, feel free to visit our campus and speak with the Magnet Coordinator.  Tours and classroom visits are available by appointment.  We look forward to serving you and your child in the near future!
     
     
    Mission Statement
     
    Within a college bound culture, John E. Codwell School of Fine Arts and Physical Development inspires, requires and delivers academic success to all students.

     

  • Fine Arts

  • Band Band
    Students in first through fifth grade are selected to participate in the band based on their interest and ability to play brass, percussion or woodwind instruments. Throughout the year students perform at special campus concerts, competitions and district music festivals
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  • Music Choir / Music
    All students participate in general music throughout the week. The choral program spotlights the vocal talents of many of our students from third through fifth grades.
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  • Dance Dance
    Dance students are exposed to such techniques as ballet, modern and jazz. The dance company emphasis formal and group choreography along with other performance elements that complement each performance. Throughout the year, dance workshops are conducted for the students in ballet, hip-hop and modern dance by various dance artists in the city.
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  • Violin Violin Ensemble
    Instruction is offered in Suzuki strings for students in beginners and advanced violin. Students learn to play classical as well as popular music for competitions and school concerts. The Ensemble delights audiences at many venues around the city.
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  • Physical Development
  • Bow Archery
    This recreational activity enhances the students’ aim, coordinators and accuracy.
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  • Basketball Basketball
    The competitive sport of basketball is enjoyed by students in third through fifth grades. Strong self-esteem and self-discipline is the key to working together as a team. Students compete in district leagues throughout the year and they both won first place.
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  • Cheerleading Cheerleading
    Students perform organized routines such as tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers and stunting for spectators at various school-related sports games and pep rally events. The team also performs in district and other invitational competitions.
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  • Track Track Team
    Many of our students in second and third grades compete in spring track. Team members strive for the best through diligent practice and cooperative team effort. Students compete in various district sponsored track meets during the school year.
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