Activities and Clubs



National Junior Honor Society is an organization that is committed to developing scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship in our students. 7th grade students with cumulative GPA’s of 3.8 or higher will be invited to apply to join and accepted members will be inducted in May of each year. Students will complete community service hours and will help Chinook Trail Middle School in leadership and service activities.  NJHS will meet the 2nd Friday of each month:  
Dates are: Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14, Mar 13, Apr 10 and May 8

For more Info please contact Mrs. Richardson at or Mrs. Barlow at

Yearbook Staff

Students 6th, 7th and 8th are able to participate in Yearbook Club.  The yearbook is a student-driven project and will be completely student produced.  This is a chance for students to be a part of a publication that will be the first yearbook in CTMS history!  

Yearbook Club meets on Tuesdays from 3:10pm - 4:10pm 

For more information, please contact Mr. Bloodworth at

Yearbook staff contract.pdf
Yearbook Goals.pdf

Robotics Club

Open to students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade. Students will develop engineering, coding, and collaboration skills, applied in a variety of robotic formats (including but not limited to Lego and Cue robots).
Meets Tuesday afternoons from 3:10pm - 4:10pm.

For more information, contact any of the three coaches:

Eric Muenchen: Anna Helmuth: Cathy Martin:

Robotics Contract.pdf

Forensics Club

As a member of the Forensics Club, students will put their performing skills to the test by competing against local schools in the areas of public speaking, solo and duet acting, storytelling, and many other skills public speaking arenas.

If you are interested in joining, or think you might be interested, please come to the Forensics Club information meeting on Wednesday, October 9th at 3:15 in room 1313 (6th grade wing, Mr. Haack’s room). 

Practices will be held every Wednesday from 3:10 – 4:10 starting October 23rd.

For more information, please contact Mr. Haack at

Please fill out the Forensics Permission slip by filling out this form:

Owl Choir

Do you love to sing?  Owl Choir Club is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at CTMS beginning October 1.  

See the PDF document below for more information. Sign up in the office for one or more sections.

Choir will meet on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6:50am-7:50 am. 

T-Shirt cost $12.00

Contact Mrs. Guerin with questions

Owl Choir Club. Final.pdf


Student Council is a student-led activity whose participants are chosen through an application process. It seeks to provide a valuable leadership partnership between students and their school. It creates the opportunity for students to become effective leaders, thus encouraging and influencing a positive school climate. We will coordinate some service opportunities and some opportunities for students to create events for their classmates. 

Student Council will meet Tuesday mornings at 7:15am in the Curiosity Center.

Contacts:, and

Chess Club

What: an after school club where we play, learn, and discuss all things CHESS.  Anyone who has an interest in the game can play!  To learn, grow, and hone our skills together. Our intention is to also compete in the district chess tournament in the spring.

 When: 3:10pm - 4:10 p.m., Wednesdays  We Start 10/2 - There will be a district chess tournament in April (date TBA)

Where: Pod 642 and Pod 643 (6th Grade Wing)  If you are interested in participating, please fill out the online form (Google Form) go to link below.  Please contact Ms. Andrea Varga at

CTMS Chess Club Sign up form

Rubik's Club

Students participating in this club will learn
how to solve a Rubik’s Cube, improve their
speed, as well as create mosaic artwork using up to 600 Rubik’s Cubes as a medium.

Interested? Come check us out on Thursday afternoons in Ms. Larmour’s room located in pod 642 . We start November 7, 2019.

Contact Kendra Larmour at if you have any questions.

Chinook Cubers Info

Brain Bowl

Do you enjoy competition? Do you love academics?  How about academic competitions? Join us for Brain Bowl.  Brain Bowl will meet Mondays, beginning November 4, 3:10pm-4:30pm, as we work together to prepare for battle with other schools at the regional and state competitions. 

See the PDF document below for more information. Sign up in the office or contact Mrs. Guerin with questions.  Fee: t-shirt cost $12

Brain Bowl Club PDF (3).pdf
Brain Bowl Application.pdf

Art Club

Due to the enormous amount of interest in the art club, students selected for the fall session will not be eligible for the spring session to maximize participation for all.

Please have you and your parents Fill out and sign the attached form below (labeled: fall art club permission form) and give it to the office OR to Mrs. Alarcon Personally

Meets: Wednesdays 3:00 - 4:15 
Starting Oct 23rd

Where: The Art Room

What: 2-D creations & imaginations

Who and How: Any student who submits a form (see below) will be considered

For more info contact Mrs. Alarcon at

Math Counts

In Math Counts, we make learning math fun. We believe middle school is a critical juncture when a love of math must be encouraged, and a fear of math must be overcome. 

At CTMS, we strive to build problem solving skills and positive attitudes about math, so students embrace challenges and persist through the “struggle”.  Please come and join us!

When:  Wednesdays
Time: 3:10 pm - 4:15 pm
Where: Room 2421 (8th grd pod)

Contact Mrs. Wilcox at, Mr. Kintz @

The CTMS Spelling Bee

Any 6th - 8th grader interested in participating in the CTMS Spelling Bee may participate. Students must sign-up in the office on the Spelling Bee sign-up sheet. Event is on: Tuesday, November 12th. Time: 3:20pm - 5:20pm

Where:  CTMS Connections Cafe

Click on link below for more information or contact Mrs. Guerin at with questions.

Chinook Trail Middle School Spelling Bee.pdf

2020 Great Words Great Works List by Level
2020 Words of the Champions
2020 Spelling Bee List
CTMS Spelling Bee Rules
How to study for a Spelling Bee

This is a closed event for competitors and school staff members only.

CTMS Community Service

Do you want to BE THE GOOD in the world and MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE in our community? If so, come join us at our yet to be named community service club on Wednesday afternoons beginning October 30.

We will be exploring ideas to make our school, our town, and our world a better place for everybody.

Questions? Come see Ms. Larmour in pod 642 or email her at

Looking forward to seeing you on October 30!

Community Service Club Info

Band Club

B.A.S.H. (Band After School Help)
Want to sound awesome? Hate practicing alone? Band (or orchestra) students, please join us after school any day until 3:45p.m., in the band room to work with Mrs. Dyer or just jam with other musicians. Spending time playing your instrument is the only way to get better. Come join the fun anytime!  Have questions contact Mrs. Dyer at

Jazz Band

Jazz Band (2nd Semester – tentative)
Jazz band is open to 7th and 8th graders currently in band class that play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, guitar, bass or drum set.

Please join us after school on Mondays and Wednesdays until 4:00pm to learn more about this fun style of music.

For more information contact Stacey Dyer at

String Ensembles

The activity is for students who play violin, viola, cello and string bass.

The purpose of this group is so string students of similar playing abilities can play together in small groups/ensembles regardless of their grade level. We will start second quarter and continue through the remainder of the school year. 

We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:10pm – 4:10pm.

 Students are welcome on one or both days depending upon their other after school activities. You can play all year of as much of the year as you have time to participate. Students will have the opportunity to perform throughout the year.

For more information contact Mrs. Scott at

Strings Ensemble.pdf