At Kinard, students have the opportunity to get involved with many different extracurricular 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. Historically, over 500 students participate in Kinard clubs and activities each year.
School Sponsored Activities
Club information will continue to be updated as our club activities begin for 2022-2023.
Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:15-4:00 p.m., Weight Room 610; starts 9/12/2022 through 5/3/2023
Chase Rollings 488-5489 firstname.lastname@example.org
Students in Fitness Club can enjoy working out and supporting their physical wellness in a fun, safe, and collaborative setting.
Every day, 2:30-3:10 p.m., Room 510; starts 8/22/2022 through 12/10/2022
Tim McGonagil 488-5467 email@example.com
In Lego Robotics, students learn to understand the basics of STEM and apply their skills in an exciting competition while building habits of teamwork, collaboration, and critical thinking. Important dates - November 12 - Qualifier at Poudre HS, December 10 - State Competition at CSU.
MathCounts (click here for more information)
Tuesdays, 3:15-4:15 p.m., Media Center; starts 9/13/2022 through 3/7/2023
Cecilia Bonertz 488-5407 firstname.lastname@example.org
In Math Counts, students focus on math skills through a competition-based program.
Wednesdays, 3:15-4:00 p.m., Room 416; Every Wednesday 10/26/22-11/30/22
NaNoWriMo, also known as National Novel Writing Month, is a chance to put your creative mind to the test and experience an empowering approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft an entire novel in just one month. For 30 wild, exciting, surprising days, you get to lock away your inner editor, let your imagination take over, and just create!
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
Fridays (every other), 7:30-8:00 a.m., Media Center; start date for 2022-23 TBD.
Mandy Hergenreder 488-5463 email@example.com
Nicole Darrow 488-5482 firstname.lastname@example.org
In NJHS, students focus their leadership skills on planning and implementing community service projects for non-profits around the world. Membership by application only. New members can apply each year in January.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 p.m., meet outside the gym on the north side; starts 11/3/2022 through 3/9/2023
Justis Darling 488-5480 email@example.com
Janie Rosenkrance 488-5469 firstname.lastname@example.org
In Running Club, students can enjoy running outside and supporting their physical wellness in a fun, safe, and collaborative setting. Show up dressed to run and bring a water bottle!
Thursdays, 3:15-4:00 p.m., Room 315; starts 10/11/2022 through 3/9/2023
Katie Ashe 488-5459 email@example.com
In STEM Club, students practice the scientific method and design and implement their own experiments.
Science Olympiad (click here for more information)
Every day, October through May
Yaaminy Ram firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim McGonagil email@example.com
Students in Science O participate in one of the premiere science competitions in the nation. Students can choose from 23 different events that make up the Science O challenges.
ELO, 2:30-3:10 p.m., Room 417; 8/16/22 through 5/25/23
Ally Lonac 488-5457 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 replayit.com, register, and choose Kinard Middle School.
Student Initiated and Led Organizations
Student initiated and led organizations must reapply each year. Students interested in starting a student initiated and led organization must first meet with Mrs. LaRue to start the application process and to understand PSD policy around student initiated and led organizations.
|Organization||Purpose||Meeting Information||Student Contact Information||Employee Monitor|
|Baking Club||To bake sweets and other dishes together.||Wednesdays after school; Room 300||Kinley Thomas||Mrs. Eitsert|
|Chess Club||To play chess||
Mondays before school; Room 409
|Emmett Lignell||Mr. Lardner|
|Dungeons and Dragons Club||Play Dungeons and Dragons with others who are interested. We could also teach those who have never played.||Tuesdays after school; Room 408||Eli Wicklund||Ms. Urban|
|Fellowship of Christian Athletes/Teens||To give athletes and other Kinard students an opportunity to gather for team-building and discuss and encourage each other in discussions about their faith||Fridays before school; Room 300||Emma Darrow||Mrs. Husted|
|Film Making & Editing Club||Each week we give a prompt to make a video and the next week will present them in front of the club (if they feel comfortable). Otherwise, this is just a fun club to express yourself with film-making.||Wednesdays after school; Room 414||Madeline Wahl||Ms. Hennen|