Clubs & Activities

Clubs


Clubs Descriptions

  • CYBER HawksCYBER Hawks (Cherry Youth in Basic Engineering and Robotics)  will meet every Thursday beginning Sept. 12.  Meetings are held after school in Room D-210 until parental pick-up at 3:45 p.m. in the bus loop.  CYBER Hawks offers CFCMS students in all three middle school grades the opportunity to get hands-on experience programming robots to solve real-world problems.
  • Connections Club :  Our club is comprised of students who want to make a positive difference and to learn more about ways to love and respect others with a more spiritual outlook. We are supported by the Young Life organization, with their area director & staff providing timely and thought-provoking lessons to our members at each meeting, as well as a time of fellowship and fun. We meet on alternating Thursday afternoons from 2:00 to 3:10. Click here to view the parental permission slip to attend our meetings.
    • Club Sponsors: Ms. Bowden, Ms. Clark
  • Culture Club :  The Culture Club is for 8th grade students who love learning about world culture through enriched lessons, guest speakers, authentic meals and field trips to local historical sites. It is a club dedicated to the exposure and exploration of different cultures around the world. This organization meets one Thursday a month and the cost is $20 for a Culture Club t-shirt and for the cost of food supplies. Meeting times are from 2:15 to 3:45. Students must find their own transportation home.
    • Club Sponsors: Ms. Hensler, Ms. Pierce
  • D & D Club  The Adventurers’ Guild is a Dungeons & Dragons club in which students use critical thinking, problem-solving, and social skills to participate in epic quests.
    • Club Sponsor: Ms. German
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • What is FBLA? FBLA is the premier organization for students preparing for careers in business. Through FBLA, members gain the competitive edge for career and/or college success. By taking advantage of the many programs FBLA offers, students acquire the skills that set them apart from the average middle school student. 
    • What does FBLA do? FBLA provides the business leaders of tomorrow with the necessary skills to successfully compete in the job market, pursue postsecondary education, or manage personal skills. Members learn how to lead and participate in group discussions by engaging in practical problem solving and decision-making activities. FBLA members learn the value of competition through directed competitive events.
    • Why Join FBLA-PBL?  Enhance self-confidence and leadership skills through chapter leadership activities; Sharpen public speaking skills by leading discussions, presenting workshops, and giving speeches; Build friendships through chapter team activities and at conferences; Apply money management techniques by developing chapter and project budgets; Participate in conferences and workshops on leadership skills, image, etiquette, time management, goal setting, decision making and career development; Complete community service activities by working with such organizations as Autism Speaks and the March of Dimes.
    • FBLA Membership Registration-Permission Slip
    • FBLA Welcome Letter
      • Club Sponsors: Ms. Bowden, Ms. Daniels
  • ​Girls on the Run : Heart & Sole is a character development program for girls in 6th through 8th grade.  The program combines life skill lessons with training for a 5K run, in a creative, interactive and FUN way!  Students will require their own transportation arrangements.  See the GOTR Page for more information including meeting dates!
    • Club Sponsors: Ms. Cecchini, Ms. Waegerle, Ms. Harrell, Ms. Hamby
  • Greet Squad : Greet Squad is a group of students who welcome new Hawks to our school. They show them around the building, introduce them to fellow students, faculty, and staff. Greet Squad members help new students to have a smooth transition.
    • Club Sponsors: Mrs. Land, Ms. Reid, Mr. Boulden
  • Jr. Beta Club : Students must maintain a 3.5 GPA or higher in order to join and remain in the club.
    • There is a one-time $15 membership fee that covers the club member throughout middle and high school.Students maintain academic and behavioral excellence in and out of school to remain a member of the club.
    • The club will fund-raise and prepare for the state-wide competition in February, which is a 2-day event in Hampton, VA. There are several competition categories, some individual and some group. The club meets biweekly to train in academic subjects as well as develop leadership skills. The club will decide on a community project to complete and work on that throughout the year.
    • The Jr. Beta Club continues on in high school as the Sr. Beta Club, and it is an excellent addition to resumes and college applications. Students focus on becoming well-rounded individuals while improving in their best academic discipline. Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts (including Language Arts), and Math are all included in the training and competition.
    • Students may join at any time, but they must bring their most recent report card and membership fee. Every time a new member joins, a candlelight induction ceremony will be held.
      • Club Sponsor: Ms. Critzer, C208
  • Ladies of Distinction :  The Ladies of Distinction mentor program was developed by Jennell Riddick and is offered in 19 schools throughout Hampton Roads. It provides character development and character education sessions to participating female students. Topics include: Developing Healthy Self-esteem, Developing a Positive Attitude, Choosing Friends Wisely, Respecting Self and Others, Handling Peer Pressure and Difficult People, and Living Healthy Lifestyles (physically and emotionally). The CFCMS Ladies of Distinction meet on the 1st Tuesday of each month after school and participate in events with other girls in surrounding Ladies of Distinction groups.
    • Club Sponsors: Ms. Brown
  • Newsletter Club : Hawk Happenings is a student-published monthly newsletter for CFCMS. Club members (editors) organize departments, manage submissions, and write their own columns. The newsletter focuses on non-fiction and fiction writing, artwork, data collection, reviews, photography, and more! They meet every third Friday of the month.
    • Club Sponsor: Mrs. Critzer
  • Student Council Association (SCA) :  Student Council is an organization designed to give students an opportunity to accept responsibility and learn leadership skills to apply in real-life situations. One representative, elected from each homeroom, and officers of the Col. Fred Cherry Student Council represent their student body and help in planning exciting events for the school.
    • Club Sponsors: Ms. K. Pierce, Ms. Rubash

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