Clubs & Activities

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CLUB DESCRIPTIONS AND SCHEDULES

Clubs are a big part of student culture at CIMS. Our school has a huge range of clubs, from career-centered clubs to community service clubs. These clubs help to make CIMS a vibrant place to be. Clubs are run and organized by students, so there is a chance to develop leadership skills and enhance a college resume!

Here is a sampling of just a few of the clubs and activities on campus:

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ASB/Leadership
ASB
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Club Adviser: Ms. Myles
Location: Room 804

Academic Decathlon
This academic club trains students for competitions consisting of 10 tests on 10 different subjects. The competitions are intense, but fun. And it looks great on your college resume!
Club Adviser: Ms. Oakes
Location: Room 1006
Dates: Mondays-Fridays from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., beginning Oct. 30, 2017. Team members must attend at least one meeting a week.

American Sign Language Club
Club Adviser: Dr. Vignocchi
Location: Room 304

Builders Club
This club brings together 7th and 8th grade students who want to help society and our environment. They participate in many types of community service projects, ranging from trash cleanups, recycling efforts and fundraisers for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. These students move on to the high school branch of the club, called Key Club.
Club Adviser: Mrs. Swager
Location: Room 1001
Dates: Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

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C.S.F.

California Scholarship Federation (C.S.F.) is an organization that promotes a balance of community service, academic excellence, and leadership in order to reach out to the students of Cobalt Institute of Math & Science and the High Desert community.
Club Adviser: Mrs. Ehart, Room 905
Club Adviser: Mrs. Thompson Room 903

Dance Club
Club Adviser:Ms. Bagnol
Location: Room 206

Drama Club
Drama Club's focus is to add more performing arts to the CIMS campus. Mrs. Oakes works closely with the team to put on fun plays for the students, such as the musical, "Little Shop of Horrors."
Club Adviser: Ms. Oakes
Location: Room 1006
Dates: Times and Days TBA

Environmental Club
Club Adviser: Mrs. Provansal
Location: Room 1327

Game Club
This club is geared toward students who enjoy gaming alone, as a team or in tournaments. The club hooks up several types of gaming systems to appeal to all students, and sometimes holds competitions, such as a 7th-12th grade Mario Kart Tournament.
Club Adviser: Mr. Marouf
Location: Room 406
Dates: Fridays from 2:30-4 p.m. (later on tournament days)

History Club
Come and get help on your history day projects!
Club Adviser: Mrs. Powers
Location: Room 303
Dates: Tuesday and Friday mornings, 7-7:30 a.m.

HOSA Future Health Professionals
This is the premier organization for student leaders pursuing careers in the healthcare industry. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. Visit http://www.hosa.org
Club Adviser: Mrs. Bagnol
Location: Room 904
When: HOSA meetings are Tuesday and Thursday during B lunch.

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Key Club

The older sibling of Builders Club, Key Club brings members together to be the heroes of CIMS. This club participates in many service projects, ranging from Clean Up for Cash, blanket donations for the homeless, recycling drives and basket donations for the less fortunate. Key Club is always trying to find ways to make a difference in the community.
Club Adviser: Mrs. Swager
Location: Room 1001
Dates: Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

LGBT Club
Club Adviser: Mr. McCarthy
Location: Room 902

Mock Trial

Mock Trial is a club for students who enjoy learning about the law and debating in a courtroom. Mrs. Rand says, "It's hard work, but great fun. It helps show kids that they can be competitive in ways they didn't know they were competitive. The club helps improve skills such as confidence, public speaking and critical thinking.
Club Adviser: Mrs. Rand
Location: Room 302
When: Mondays from 2:30-4 p.m.

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Multi Media Club
Club Adviser: Mr. Self
Location: Room 1003

Outdoor Education Club

This club is dedicated to the Great Outdoors, where students learn about the environment and nature. Club adviser Mr. Bershee encourages members of the club to become active outside without the use of technology.
Club Adviser: Mr. Bershee
Location: Room 803

Pentathlon
This club, geared toward 7th and 8th graders, trains students to their highest abilities in order to compete with other schools in the district. Students must know the five basic academic subjects of math, science, history, language arts and writing. 
Club Adviser: Mr. Nichols
Location: Room 403
Dates: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 2:30-3:30, starting in November.

Prayer Warriors
Cougar Prayer Warriors is a club for students who gather together to pray and share their common beliefs. This club helps students by giving them a space to communicate and reach out to students who need support and discover a solid foundation in faith. The students plan prayers and meet at the flagpole to pray with other students. The club's motto is "Keep Calm and Pray On."
Club Adviser:  Mrs. Gomez
Location: Room 503
Meet: Every other Tuesdays, from 2:30 - 3:00

Science Club
This club aims to focus on the influence that science has on our daily life. Science Club takes students out of their comfort zone to make challenging scientific discoveries. Field trips include a visit to Knott's Berry Farm, where they can study science in action.
Club Adviser: Mr. Patterson
Location: Room 901
Dates: Meets the second and fourth Friday of each month.

Yarn Club
This club brings out the creative side in our students. Knitting is the star here, where members create everything from scarves for the homeless to chew toys for shelter dogs. Come join the fun!
Club Adviser: Mrs. Ehart
Location: Room 905
Dates: Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 7:15 a.m.

Yearbook
Club Adviser: Ms. Savko
Location: Room 1005 

CLASS CLUBS

Class of ‘18
Club Adviser: Mrs. Vigil-Potts
Location: Room 306

Class of ‘19
Club Adviser: Ms. Gibson
Location: Room 1004

Class of ‘20
Club Adviser: Mrs. Sims
Location: Room 803

Class of ‘21
Club Adviser: Mrs. Gomez
Location: Room 503

Class of ‘22
Club Adviser: Ms. Keiki
Location: Room 402

Class of ‘23
Club Adviser: Ms. Keiki
Location: Room 402

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