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Clubs and Electives

Clubs

Below is a planned schedule of clubs for the 2018-2019 school year. 

These are subject to change.

Reading Rocks Cafe Book Club (Loring)- Meets twice a month at lunch in the Cougar Den.

The Reading Rocks Café Book Club started in October 2000 to show students that reading can be fun!  We meet every other Wednesday in the library.  It’s the only time the students are allowed to eat in the library, a VERY special privilege to have.  There are eligibility requirements that must be met.

Young adult literature has evolved over the last few years to bring in more current topics to attract more readers.  There has also been a resurgence of “older” books, like LORD OF THE RINGS. 

We rely on our students and their families, along with our staff, to support our Book Club with their purchases through our book fairs.  There are 2 book fairs held each year.  The profit from these fairs is kept on account at Scholastic Books.  We then use our profit to buy books and sell them, at $1.00 each—no matter what the cost of the book—to our Club members.  The students are given 2 weeks to finish the book.  At our next meeting, we have lively discussions about the books.

Fit Club (Ross & Loring)- Meets Tues. and Thurs. mornings from 6:30am-7:15am.

Fit Club is a program that encourages students to stay active and promotes healthy lifestyle choices. Students learn to cook healthy recipes monthly.

Fit Club Mission Statement:

CMS FitClub is committed to improving the lifestyles of its students and staff by encouraging exercising each day along with healthy food choices to maintain wellness throughout their lives.

Geocaching Club- Mr. Myers in Room 237.

3D Printing Club- (Aguirre)

Using computer assisted design to create cool 3D objects.

Cougar Culinary Club (Triple C) (Loring, Espinoza and Swift-Buggle)- Wednesdays 2:50-3:30 in Room 8

Teach students about cooking, healthy eating/choices and life beyond sandwiches, fast food and top ramin.

What I’ll learn:

  • Savory vs. Sweet
  • Food Hacks
  • Healthy Recipes – creating a complete dish – protein, vegetable, starch
  • Vegan Dishes
  • Gluten Free
  • Low-Carb options
  • Kitchen Safety

Musical Theater- Ms. Conte in Room 127

A program that provides CMS students exposure in the art and production of live musical theatre.  This is the Musical Theatre’s Club 3rd year at CMS.  We are proud to be doing our second full length musical, ANNIE.  Our show will be the week of April 15th- 19th.  If you are interested in donating or volunteering for this year’s show, please contact Ms. Conte at mconte@csd.k12.ca.us

Electives

MESA Elective Class- Aguirre / Brannum

Building and competing in engineering challenges

Digital Video- Myers

Multi-Media- Myers

Personal Wellness- Vigil

Leadership A.S.B.- Morse

Leadership R.O.A.R- Gott

Band- Mizerak

Orchestra- Mizerak

Sports Medicine- Cole

History of Success- Trudeau

Drama- Conte

The Drama Elective Class was established to further expand the CMS Performing Arts Program.  All the students in the class are involved in this year’s production of You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.  The students learn all aspects of live theatre from acting to costumes, lights, sets, sound, and much more.  The backstage and technical part of the Charlie Brown production will be ran by the drama students.