Cocopah Middle School's clubs are a fantastic way for students to connect with classmates over common topics of interest or to pursue something new. Club participation enriches the Cocopah learning experience!
Art Club is a safe space for students to come after school and explore their creativity further. We will be completing student-led projects of their choice. We may also be collaborating with other clubs or activities on campus. Students do not have to come to all meetings, they are welcome to come to any that they can! Art Club meets on Tuesdays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room D109.
Sponsor: Allison Moyers
Band Club is a leadership organization dedicated to supporting all band activities. It is led by our Band Council, which consists of President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, Librarian and grade-level representatives. Band Club meets on Mondays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room M111.
Sponsor: Charles Curry
Cocopah Drama Club is a student-run club that provides an after-school opportunity for students to participate in supervised creative dramatic activities. Students share in different aspects of theatre, including improvisational skits, games, script writing, and performing scenes. The Drama Club also supports school musicals and plays through fundraisers and other activities. The club meets on Thursdays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room C200.
Sponsor: Tristin Miller
GSA is a club for LGBTQ+ students and friends. GSA is a welcoming place where students work to create safe spaces, talk about various school issues, discuss current events, literature and other media, and develop support networks. Everyone is welcome, no commitment necessary. GSA meets on Wednesdays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room C103.
Sponsor: Laynee Langner
Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey of strategy, tactics, and intellect? Look no further than Cocopah’s Chess Club! Whether you're a seasoned chess grandmaster or a complete novice, our club welcomes students of all skill levels to join in the fun, camaraderie, and mental challenge that chess has to offer. Our Chess Club is dedicated to promoting the ancient and intellectually stimulating game of chess among middle school students. We meet Wednesdays in room B112 from 2:30-3:30 to engage in friendly yet competitive matches, learn and discuss chess strategies, and foster a sense of sportsmanship among our members.
Sponsor: Alex Polydoros
Students in need of a quiet place to complete assignments after school may join Homework Haven, from 2:20-3:30 p.m. Monday - Thursday in C201 and C202. NJHS students are available for one-on-one assistance. Early release days are excluded.
Jazz Choir is an after-school, audition-based club for 7th and 8th grade choir students who want to further enrich their lives with music. The students have input on the style of music they learn and are the ambassadors of our school’s choir program. Jazz Choir performances include sporting events, private holiday parties, and community and school events. The club meets Fridays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room M105.
Sponsor: Mimi Borders
National Junior Honor Society
National Junior Honor Society is an academic service organization. Students are invited to join at the end of 7th grade based on scholarship, leadership, citizenship, character, and service. Throughout the year, we undertake many service projects to help our campus, the community, and the world.
Speech and Debate Club
Speech and Debate Club meets on Mondays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room C102.
Sponsor: Shaun Scott
Conversational Chinese Club
Have fun learning a new language in the Conversational Chinese Club! We will begin with basic greeting words (ni hao, zai jian) and then add additional Chinese words to our vocabulary each week. As our vocabulary expands, we will spend part of each meeting practicing conversations with each other! Members need to download the free app, Hello Chinese, on their phones as we will be using these lessons to guide our learning. Conversational Chinese Club meets on Mondays after school from 2:30-3:15pm in room B201.
Sponsor: Susan Mulhern
Dungeons & Dragons Club
In Dungeons & Dragons, players form an adventuring party to explore fantasy worlds together as they embark on epic quests and level up in experience. Dungeons & Dragons Club meets on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30pm in room C111.
Sponsor: Jenna Cahanes
Percussion Club is a group of students that meets once a week, after school. The percussionists prepare arrangements specifically arranged for the club and perform concerts with the Cocopah bands throughout the year. The Percussion Club is led by a local professional musician and solo performer. Percussion Club meets Tuesdays after school from 2:30 - 3:30.
Sponsor: Sean Mireau
Robotics & 3D Printing Club
First Lego League is a competitive club where club members build and code robots and research and develop a project to compete in the First Lego League competition in December. Our robotics club meets Thursdays in the fall from 2:30-4:00. There is a charge for this club to cover the costs of competition in the First Lego League. The spring semester of Robotics & 3D Printing Club is open to all students who wish to learn about Lego and other types of robots and how to build and code them. Robotics & 3D Printing Club meets on Thursdays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room H109, from January to April.
Cocopah Middle School’s Student Council gives students the opportunity to represent our school on and off campus, engaging in social, educational and community service activities. Taking into consideration the pillars of character, the organization, in partnership with the administration, is involved in the overall goal of creating a safe and enjoyable campus for the entire student body.
Sponsor: Sandra Flayton
Coding Club is a student-run club where members can meet to work on coding projects and show their ideas. Membership is a drop-in method with no commitment pressure. Coding Club meets on Mondays after school from 2:30-3:30pm in room B210.
Sponsor: Beth McMahon