Extra Curricular Activities

CK Middle School has lots of great opportunities for academic and service extra-curricular participation. Contact the faculty members or staff listed for more information. Information will be updated on a regular basis as the year progresses.

Advisory Groups: Middle School students are combined in small groups with equal numbers of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders and meet each Friday afternoon with their respective faculty advisor to participate in education programs, service to others, and bonding time. Contact: Miss Schoettley

Altar Servers: Students in grades 5-8 are welcome to learn how to be altar servers and serve in our school Masses and on Sundays. Contact: Miss Mumy

Band: Students in grades 5-8 are welcome to participate in Band. Students meet during the school day and perform at concerts and pep rallies throughout the school year. Contact: Mrs Wachowiak

Buds: K-buds, 1-buds, and 2-buds are linked respectively with 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Middle school students help their younger counterparts to practice reading, writing, math, faith skills and play, while their younger "buds" help the older students to grow in responsibiltiy, maturity, and leadership. Only in a K-8 school can this kind of vertical interaction take place, and it is something which all parties look forward to on a regular basis. Contacts: Middle School teachers

Choir and Handbells: Students in grade 4-8 are welcome to participate in the Choristers, and students in grades 5-8 can play with the Handbells group. These musical groups are featured during school Masses and Sunday liturgies as well. Contact: Miss Mumy

Latin Club: Over the course of a school year, students will learn one semester of 1st year high school Latin, and in their second year, they can complete that freshman course of study. This will help students test into Honors Latin I or regular Latin II in high school. Beginning after Labor Day, 2:40-3:30pm in Mrs. Roberts' Room. Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders only. Cost: $45/books. Contact: Mrs. Roberts

Lectors: Students are invited to participate in the Mass by presenting various readings and petitions at Sunday Liturgies. Contact: Miss Mumy

Math Counts: Students are invited to compete against other schools in this exciting nationwide Math competition. Contact: Mr. Szynkowski

Newspaper: The students publish a student newspaper three times a year. Stories about CK, its students, faculty, and staff, and creative writing are always welcome. Contact: Mrs. Roberts

Power of the Pen: Students can try out for the Competitive Team or just come and write each Wednesday from 2:40-3:30pm in the Library, beginning after Labor Day. The Competitive Team will be selected by mid-October based upon attendance and writing ability. Competitors begin at the District level, and then proceed to Regionals and States based upon scoring. Last year, CK scored best in the District  All Middle School students welcome. (Competitive Team only open to 7th and 8th graders.) Contact: Mrs. Roberts

Quiz Bowl: 7th and 8th graders are invited to try out for this interscholastic competitive team in which CK goes against other schools in the Diocese. This year, our team came in 3rd place overall! Practices will begin later in September and more information is to come. Contact: Mrs. Alvarado

Sacramental Preparation: 2nd and 8th graders prepare for First Reconciliation, First Communion, and Confirmation as a class at CK. Contact: 2nd and 8th grade teachers or Mrs Trabbic 

Scouts: Boy Scouts and Girls Scouts are active in all grades at CK. For current information on scout leaders, contact: School Office

Student Lighthouse Team and WiCKies: This is the leadership team of the school in which students meet and create programs to benefit the student body educationally, socially, and in service to others. For the Student Lighthouse team (Grades 5-8) contact: Mrs. Rosengarten and Miss Schoettley. For the WiCKies (Grades K-4) contact: Mrs Monagan

Yearbook: Middle School students work to create the annual CK Yearbook. Students write, illustrate, design, and take photographs for this annual publication. Contact: Technology Teacher

Youth Group: Middle School students are invited to participate in regular meetings and activities in order to deepen their Catholic faith, perform service for others, and bond in fellowship with their peers. All parishioners in grades 6-8 are welcome. Parent Contacts: Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Enright, or Mrs. Smaciarz