Clubs, Camps & Activities

Rocky Heights is proud to offer many different clubs and activities. Information for these groups will be found below on this page. If you have questions about a club or would like to start your own, contact Colette Compoz at 303-387-3310.

Clubs and Activities at RHMS will be posted as they become available and are subject to change each year based on funding, sponsors, and student interest.  All clubs and activities must be approved by the RHMS Athletics and Activities Director and must follow all district guidelines.  All students that participate in after school activities must also arrange their own transportation.  RHMS does not offer before or after school care.

Please go to MySchoolBucks to register for clubs.  

After you register, please click here to print out the emergency form and turn it into the teacher at the first meeting.

ACADEMIC MENTORING
ACADEMIC MENTORING STARTS SEPTEMBER 24, 2018

The RCHS National Honor Society is a student group that promotes scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. The NHS students are working with RHMS to provide a FREE after school homework support program for 6th - 8th graders called PREP


This after school program will be offered on Mondays from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. beginning Monday, September 24, 2018, in our Library.

Please register your student here each month for the upcoming month's Academic Mentoring sessions.


ART CLUB
Calling all artists! Do you enjoy painting, drawing, sculpting, etc. Whether you're a beginner or you've been doing art for years, this is the club for you!
Come join us once a week for an hour dedicated to unleashing your creativity. Club meets on Thursdays,  3:00 - 4:00 pm.  Ms. Carter is the sponsor for this club. The club starts
on August 16!

BACKPACKING CLUB
The backpacking club will help students learn outdoor skills such as - setting up a tent, cooking on a backpacking stove, and learn first aid skills. The students will have an opportunity to try their wilderness skills on a weekend backpacking trip. All grade levels are welcome. Ms. Temple and Mr. Cloud are the sponsors for this club. 

DEBATE TEAM
Rocky Heights Debate Team is a nationally recognized team that participates in several tournaments in the Douglas County Debate League.  Our league is a member of the Middle School Public Debate Program (MSPDP). This club meets in room 219 from 3:00-4:00pm on Tuesdays.  Ms. Legg is the sponsor.  This club runs September 11 - December 11, 2018.

DRAMA CLUB
This club is for students who auditioned for the fall musical, Seussical Jr and were selected for the cast or crew.  Ms. Kraft is the director of this musical.

FIRST PRIORITY
First Priority is a faith based club. Students help each other explore their faith and how it applies to daily life. Meetings are in room 244 
from 6:45 - 7:20 am on Wednesdays. Mr. Gowing is the sponsor.

GARDEN CLUB
Maintain and plan the school garden. We will meet on Wednesdays after school from 3:00-5:00 pm in room 132. All grade levels are welcome! Mr. Graham will sponsor this club.

HARRY POTTER CLUB
Is the Muggle world getting you down? Do you prefer Transfiguration and Potions class to Language Arts and Math?  Well, then this is the club for you! This year-long club will dive into the world and adventure of Harry Potter! You will be sorted into one of the 4 houses at Hogwarts, learn the ins and outs of Quidditch, experiment with tasty Pumpkin Pasties and chocolate frogs, and discover all the undercover secrets of the HP phenomenon!  This club will meet on Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm, in room 244.  The sponsors are Ms. Reetz and Mrs. Hasty.

KNOWLEDGE BOWL
Students come together to test their knowledge about topics and to learn more. Fun and interactive group! The sponsors are Mrs. Loegel Jaishanikar and Ms. Mertz.

MATH COUNTS
Math Counts is a math club designed to help students enjoy higher level math and logic problems. We will be learning fun math concepts as well as competing against each other to take part in the Math Counts competition. This club will meet on Mondays in Room 206 from 3:00-4:00 pm. Mr. Chris Gowing is the sponsor.

NANOWRIMO WRITING
Have you always wanted to write your own novel, publish it and possibly sell it on Amazon? Do you like winning prizes for your writing?  Do you like after school snacks?  Join Nanowrimo and learn how to write your novel, edit it and go through a real publishing process. There is usually a waiting list, so first come, first served. It doesn't matter if you sign up as Group A or Group B.  They are the same group. You must sign up for each quarter if you want to go through the whole writing process.  This club will meet in the library on Thursdays. The sponsors for this club are Ms. Holst and Ms. Stadele.

NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an honors club for eighth graders. The purpose of NJHS is to promote scholarship, service, leadership, character,
and citizenship. Acceptance into NJHS is by invitation only.  Seventh graders that maintain at least a 3.75 GPA through the first three quarters of the academic year are invited to apply in the Spring of their seventh grade year. Students must fill out an essay application, as well as an application that details their character and service.  A faculty team of RHMS teachers reviews the applications for formal acceptance into NJHS.  Students accepted into NJHS must attend a formal induction ceremony at the end of their seventh grade. Ms. Lindquist will be sponsoring NJHS. 

NIGHTHAWK POST
Students will be creating and publishing a school newspaper called Nighthawk Post.  This publication will be shared with the school once per month, during ROCK.  The club will meet on Wednesdays.  Ms. Poulos will sponsor this club.

ROBOTICS
Robotics Team involves collaborating in a group to engineer and build a Robot using Lego Mind Storms. Students will learn and program their Robot to carry out tasks autonomously. Robotics will be meeting in the library on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30pm.  Mr. Randolph and Ms. Amy Tempel will be sponsoring this club.  

STUDENT COUNCIL
The purpose of the student council will be to give students an opportunity to develop leadership skills by organizing and carrying out school activities, but this student council's focus will be service projects - both at RHMS and for the community.  In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. The club will meet Wednesday's before school 6:45- 7:15. The sponsor is Ms. Majetich.

YOGA
Relex and get stronger with Yoga!  Improve your flexibility for sports or get active for well-being! Yoga will start in October, meeting Tuesdays 6:50 - 7:20 am and Fridays 2:50 - 3:20 pm.
Ms. Lofstedt it the instructor.

UNIFIED SPORTS
Unified sports pairs students with disabilities with their general education peers to enjoy sports together. Sponsored by Special Olympics: we offer unified soccer, basketball and track at the middle school level. They will play against other middle school students. Games are after school. Please make sure to get paperwork from Ms. Pate and fill out the participation form on our website. Ms. Pate and Ms. Fraley are the sponsors.