Numerous enrichment and acceleration programming options are available at CHVE. Some of these options are available to any student who has an interest, and some are available according to teacher discretion and student needs.
Ability Grouping/Subject Acceleration
Ability grouping and subject acceleration are used at most grade levels in math and in many grade levels in other subjects. Groups are flexible, allowing students to move from one group to another at the teacher's discretion.
Students are pulled out of class for small group academic instructions for both remediation and enrichment.
Students elect to read a particular book and take a test on the computer.
CHVE 5th grade students learn how to manage money and run a business within a town setting. This training culminates with a trip to Ameritown at the Young Americans Bank.
After school art classes are offered by our CHVE art teacher. These fee based classes include: ceramics, knitting, furniture painting, and Paper Mache.
Chess play and instruction are offered for all interested students.
Choir is available before school for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders. Handbell choir is offered to 5th graders.
C.L.A.W. (Clean Air, Land & Water) Club
Open to all students, this program teaches students environmental awareness through projects and field trips.
DI (Destination Imagination)
This is a creative team problem-solving experience that ends in a fun competition. Students are coached before and after school.
Differentiated Math Groups
Every grade level has an additional math instructor to enable CHVE to have smaller, differentiated math classes.
This licensed program provides after school childcare and enrichment activities for the children at Cherry Hills Village Elementary School.
Foreign Language Classes
Spanish and French are available.
Through guest speakers, students are exposed to new fields and are given an opportunity to learn more about established areas of interest.
Intramural Sports Program
Students are welcome to attend an intramural program. Students play a variety of sports including: hockey, softball, soccer, volleyball and football.
Junior Great Books
Trained parent volunteers moderate book discussions for students in grades 1-5, before school or during lunch.
CHVE offers a fee based Kindergarten Enrichment opportunity which extends the school day for kindergarteners from a .5 to a full day. Students participate in hands-on, self-directed experiences and activities such as reading and listening to stories, imaginative play and creative play, art, music, science and cooking.
KMAC (Kent Mountain Adventure Camp)
The 5th grade students have an opportunity to attend an outdoor adventure camp. This optional camp is a 4 days, 3 night camp offered to students at the beginning of their 5th grade year.
Reach Out Club
Parent-volunteers coordinate family activities for this community service club. The club provides services, including the collection of everyday necessities and taking/serving dinners to a shelter for homeless families twice a month.
S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) Fair
The annual S.T.E.M. Fair is open to all CHVE students.
Small Group Study
Teachers often meet with small groups of students before school or at lunch to work on special projects or for more advanced book discussion.
Survival in the City
A program offered to 5th grade students. During this program, 5th grade students ride both the RTD and light rail.