Clubs & Athletics

Please contact your child's teacher if you have questions about current clubs!


PALS is a club that works closely with Pinkerton Academy. Pinkerton students sign up to be a "pal" for a Grinnell student. They come to Grinnell once a month and they participate in games and activities together. Carmen Zavorotny is the advisor for PALS and can be reached at

Running Club

Running Club is offered in the fall to 4th and 5th grade students. It runs from mid September to the end of October. Students are encouraged to participate in a "Fun Run" at the end of the club with other Derry elementary running clubs. The club focuses on a healthy and active lifestyle as well as being a good teammate and having good sportsmanship. Alison Winer is the advisor and can be reached at

Year Book