At Kinard, students have the opportunity to get involved with many different extra-curricular clubs and activities. These programs provide students an outlet to gain new skills, connect with friends, have fun and solidify a sense of belonging to Kinard. Last year,over 500 students participated in Kinard clubs and activities.

School Sponsored Activities


Thursday, 3:15-4:30 pm, Media Center; Date:  January 19, 26**  | Febuary* 2, 23 | March 2, 9, 23, 30 | April 6, 13, 20, 27
*NO CLASSES Feb. 9 and Feb. 16, **Jan 26. Chess Club will be held in Rm 312
Zach Bekkedahl

Enrichment Update:  All grades are welcome at Chessmates.  Each class includes 30 minutes of instruction taught by an experienced chess coach and 30 minutes of game play.  For more information click here.

Question or Comments?
Contact Us: Chessmates
(970) 658-9976 (call or text)

Computer Club

Thursday, 3:15-4:30 pm, Room 409; starts 9/8/16
Ted Lawrence
Club Update: In Computer Club, students are encouraged to learn new ways to use technology to accomplish their goals. Computer Club is for every student from beginners to advanced users. Each student has the opportunity to develop his/her own skills and interests using applications ranging from programming to web design to creating interactive games

Drama Club

Wednesday, 3:15-4:15 pm, Cafeteria; starts 10/12/16
Beth Bean 
Club Update: Drama Club explores improvisation skills culminating in the "Madrigal Dinner" performance.  Second semester will continue improvisation skills ending the year with "Improv Night."

For more information, visit the Drama Club Website!

Lego Robotics

Every day, 3:15-4:15 pm, Room 510; starts 9/6/16
TIm McGonagil

Math Counts

Tuesday, 3:15-4:15 pm, Room 504; starts 9/13/16
Stephen New, Cecilia Bonertz
Club Update: In Math Counts, students focus on math skills through a competition based program.

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Friday, 7:30-8:00 am, Media Center; starts mid-September
Mandy Skinner, Leanne Griffey
Club Update: In NJHS, students focus their leadership skills on planning and implementing community service projects for non-profits around the world.  Membership by application only.

Random Acts of Kindness

Monday, 3:15-4:00 pm, Room 508; starts mid-October
Wendi Grigg


Science Bowl

Monday, 7:30-8:00 am, Room 422; starts TBD
Kari Keever, Ronda Gillespie

Science Fair Club

Monday, 3:15-4:00 pm, Room 315; starts mid-September
Katie Ashe

Science Olympiad

Monday-Thursday, Times vary, Room 510; starts TBD
Tim McGonagil


ELO, 2:30-3:10, Rm 516
Steven Ray Parker
Phone: 970-488-5476
Club Update: In Yearbook ELO, students create page layouts for our nationally-recognized, award winning yearbook. Staff members (including 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders) take pictures to fill pages, write captions, and learn journalism standards.  This is a year-long program.

Submit your pictures to, register, and choose Kinard Middle School.

Student Initiated and Led Organizations

Board and Card Game Club

Wednesday, 3:20-4:00, Room 311, starts late November
Andy Graham


Comic Book Club

Thursday, 3:15-4:00, Rm 313, starts 10/6/16
Ronda Gillespie

FCT (Fellowship of Christian Teens)

Friday, 7:30-8:00 am, Rm 711, starts 9/9/16
Leslie Husted


Radio Control Club

Tuesday, 3:15-4:00, Courtyard/Cafeteria, starts 10/4/16
Ronda Gillespie


Table Tennis Club 

Monday, 3:20-4:00, Cafeteria, starts 11/21/16
Beth Bean