Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities

Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities at CRMS

Unless otherwise stated, the clubs at Coal Ridge Middle School meet from 3:00 - 4:30 pm. Click here for information on our activity bus.

Orchestra Club

Every Monday with the exception of holidays, FHS orchestra students will be visiting! Orchestra club offers a great opportunity to connect with high school peers and receive free one-on-one instruction specific to their instrument.  For more information contact Monica Smiley


Drama Club provides an opportunity for students to work as a co-operative team in the mounting of a spring theatrical productions. Students will have the opportunity to act, design, build, publicize, run lights, engineer sound and manage under the supervision of the staff members who advise on the artistic, business and technical aspects of a production.  Drama Club is a great place to explore one’s creativity, master self-discipline and presentation skills as well as make lasting friendships.  For more information, contact Matt Romig



The school yearbook staff is a daily class for eighth grade students that have completed an application process the previous spring as seventh graders. This staff will, over the course of the school year, chronicle all the events, moments, and memories of the school year, culminating with the yearbook's publishing in May! Students on yearbook staff take all the photos, write all the text and design all the pages of our 72 pages of full color (and hard cover) excellence! For more information contact Lesha Baker or Sami Nevarez.


STEM Explorers

STEM Explorer's mission is to encourage, motivate, and support students in the pursuit of undergraduate degrees in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Students will use CRMS's Maker Space! STEM Explorer students prepare for and explore these professions through collaborative projects focused on building math, science, technology, and communication skills. This year’s theme is Maker and students will have the opportunity to explore and create in CRMS’s Maker Space. The club meets after school on Tuesdays.  For more information contact Alex Dent or Lesha Baker.


Art Club

Art Club meets on Wednesdays after school.  It is a time to draw, paint, sculpt and be creative with other enthusiastic artists.  Art Club is a time to create your own projects that you might not have time to make during class.  We work with pencils, colored pencils, markers, Sharpies, watercolor and acrylic paints - and sometimes even clay!  The best part about Art Club is that it's FREE - all supplies are provided free of charge.  Come check it out and have fun creating with your friends! For questions contact Nathan Abrahams.


National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

"The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1929." - .


At CRMS students are expected to volunteer 8 hours at school and 8 hours out of school. Last year our group volunteered for over 1600 hours! NJHS also runs the canned food drive and fundraiser for the Weld County Food Bank each December as well as other donations throughout the year. NJHS helps to create a sense of community within school by hosting a dance as well as other events. NJHS meets on Thursdays after school. For more information, contact Sami Nevarez.


Card Club

Card Club meets once a week on Mondays after school. If you like to playing card games and have your own cards for Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh!, or Magic the Gathering, you can meet others with the same interest and play. 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are welcome. For more information, contact Mallory Oakes


Geek Squad

Offers the opportunity for students develop leadership skills as they troubleshoot technology issues across the school. Geek Squad is an elective class and meets in the library. Students will be trained in the technology, no experience necessary. All students are welcome; sixth graders can apply second semester.  For more information about how to apply contact Lesha Baker


Homework Club

Students, do you need a quiet place with access to wifi and computers after school? Would you love to have a teacher available to answer those homework questions? Then homework club is for you! Mondays and Wednesdays. No need to sign up ahead of time but once you sign in, all students must stay until 4 p.m. unless signed out by a parent. Meet in the IMC!


Robotics Club

The CRMS Robotics Team is back and better than ever!  We are going to start building Clawbots and learn more about Vex systems as we work towards competition.  Robotics club will meet most of the year on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  If you are interested in joining talk to Alex Dent for an application.


Eco Club

Are you passionate about making a difference?  This club will look at the conservation efforts made at Coal Ridge and will brainstorm ways to improve our school.  The Eco Club will meet once a week on Tuesday.  For more information contact Tami Root.



Do you love math?  Mathcounts could be for you!  It is a competitive math club that encourages students to challenge themselves and grow in their mathematics understanding. Students engage in fun, non-routine math and logic problem-solving that require making sense of situations and modeling them. Mathcounts will meet on Thursdays after school.  For more information contact Tim Criger.


Dance Club

Does the rhythm of music move you?  Dance club could be the club for you!  This student run club gives students an opportunity to explore dance and perform in at least one performance.  For more information contact Stacy Clark.


100 Mile Club

The 100 mile club is a group of student athletes who want to focus on fitness and endurance running by challenging themselves run/walk 100 miles by the end of the year.  We make running fun, social, and energizing!  The club will meet every Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 - 3:45 pm.  For more information contact Jodi Marsolek.


Rock Climbing Club

Did you know Colorado is a destination for rock climbers from all over the world? Have you ever wanted to try rock climbing but didn't know where to start? Well, now you can learn right here at CRMS!  Join the Climbing Club beginning this November.  Rock climbing club will meet on Wednesdays and Fridays.  For more information contact Sean Flynn




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