Ambassador Club

Ms. Schneider & Ms. Speaks

As Needed in the Counseling Center

As an ambassador, students will have the opportunity to help new students feel welcomed, work closely with the staff to plan school events, and give tours. For sign up information please see Ms. Speaks.

Art Club

 Mr. Behounek

Thursdays in Room 80

 Art Club will focus on both collaboration and self-guided creative problem solving and art making. Students will draft plans and explore different materials to see their plans come to fruition. 

Art Show 

Mr. Behounek & Ms. Nickoloff

TBD - 2nd Semester

Do you love to paint, draw or sculpt? Have people always told you that your artwork is amazing? Enter one of your works of art in the art contest held in the Spring. 

 Board Game Club

Ms. Degerness

Tuesdays in the LLC 

Come and play any and all board games that interest you. Card games, strategy games, monopoly...anything is welcome! We have some games or feel free to bring your own board game. 

Builders Club

Ms Hynes, Ms. Kingman & Ms. McKerley

2nd & 4th Mondays in Room 41

Builders Club is a service organization that is a division of Kiwanis and Columbine High School Key Club. We participate in a variety of positive community service projects such as Trick-or-Treat Street, Pennies for Patients and a school-wide food drive.

Chess Club

Mr. Jenkins

Fridays in the LLC

Chess Club is for students who are interested in participating in all levels of the game of chess, friendly or competitive. Come join us!

Cross Country

Ms. Shomaker & Mr. Stenbeck

Tuesdays & Wednesdays on the Track

This is a non-competitive club for students who enjoy distance running. We meet twice a week for a 3 mile fun run/walk in the KCMS neighborhood for about 6 weeks in the fall. One of our goals is to participate in a community 5K run. We will start running in September and run through the 3rd week in October. Please visit Ms. Shomaker's website for more information and a permission slip.

 Dungeons & Dragons    Mondays in the LLC Come and join in a school-wide game of Dungeons and Dragons.  

 FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders of America)

Ms. Bradley 

1st Thursday in Room 70

Come join in the fun as we explore projects made with computerized sewing machines. Food crafts like candy making and dehydrating beef jerky. Field trips to see behind the scenes of restaurant management. This club is planned by you.  

 Game On Club    Thursdays in the LLC Come after school to enjoy computer games like Minecraft or the card game Magic. 

Gardening Club

Ms. Bradley & Ms. Kurach

Do you have a green thumb? Do you love to garden? Please join us!

 Geography Bee

 Mr. Walbrun

January in Temp-4 

This activity is for students interested in participating in the Ken Caryl Geography Bee, which is the first step to the National Geography Bee. Ken Caryl's Bee is held in January and the winner has the opportunity to qualify to represent KCMS and be one of 100 students to participate at the State Geography Bee in April. The winner of the state competition will participate at the national level.  

Intramural Sports 

Foothills Parks & Recreation


Sports include coed flag football, volleyball, basketball and track. Register online at or call 303-409-2505 for information.  

KC Players

Mr. VanEpps

Wednesdays in the Theater

Participants will be trained in acting, singing, stage movement, choreography and basic technical theater. A culminating show will be presented in December.

 Knitting Club

 Ms. Giglia & Ms. Johnson

Thursdays in the Counseling Center 

Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? No experience needed. If you already know how, you can work on any project you want to perfect your skill. We will be working on projects like blankets, stuffed animals and scarves.  

 National Junior Honor Society

Ms. Bergman, Ms. Crider, Ms. Dietz & Ms. Tarullo

3rd Thursday in the Commons

 A recognition program of students who have achieved high standards of scholarship (an overall GPA of 3.6 or higher for 7th grade) and who have also chosen to apply themselves in the areas of leadership, service, citizenship and character. Club activities provide opportunities for members to become involved in significant learning experiences, especially in the area of community service. 

Spartan Market

Ms. Bradley & Ms. Kurach

Every Friday morning, we will be open at 7:00am in the Commons. We have juice, granola bars, and some school supplies.

Spelling Bee 

Ms. Van Hefty  & Ms. Barbe

January in Room 30

This year, Ken Caryl will be hosting a school-wide spelling bee. Anyone interested may participate. Winners of the school spelling bee will then advance to the next level. 

 STEM Club (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics)

 Ms. Dargis & Ms. Weller

 Two Mondays a Month in Room 63

Students explore, investigate and discover STEM subjects in a stimulating learning environment. Students work together and explore many different ideas and activities such as the physics of catapults, strength to weight ratios of bridges, and the launching of rockets.  

 Student Senate

Ms. Barbe, Ms. Dargis & Mr. Stenbeck

Tuesdays in Room 75

Do you possess leadership qualities? Be a part of our student government. Join us to get involved in planning school and community activities like the Valentine's Social. Campaign week is in September. 

Sunshine Club

Ms. Schneider & Ms. Speaks

Every Other Wednesday in the Counseling Center

Would you like to help brighten up other peoples day? We will be helping students that are going through tough times. Join us as we do special things for those who might need a little cheering up.

Washington D.C. Trip 

May 31-June 4, 2018

Mr. Weber

Please join us as we embark on a truly memorable journey to Williamsburg, Jamestown, D.C. museums, the Smithsonian, the Holocaust Museum and Civil War sites. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Weber at 303-982-4703.

World Travelers Club

Ms. Dietz

As Needed in the LLC

The next trip will be to Costa Rica and Nicaragua in June 2018.

Writing Club 

Ms. Penrose

Tuesdays in Room 52

Writing Club is a place for students to come and write about whatever they want. Kids will be able to get ideas about what to write and share thoughts on current stories. Conversation over topics about books or relating to writing is allowed but if there are kids that prefer it to be silent, voices will be kept quiet. People who want to share out thoughts for possible topics will have that opportunity and (if they would like) given constructive/friendly criticism. 

YA Trivia  Ms. Nickoloff TBD - 2nd Semester Think you know a lot about young adult literature? Prove It! 

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