District Clubs and Activities

High School


  • Academic Resource Center (ARC)
  • Activities Club
  • Character Education Club
  • Class of 2022 – Lydia Cappadonia (co-advisor), Meg Smith-Brownell (co-advisor)
  • Class of 2023 – Matt Corwin (co-advisor) and Brian Smith (co-advisor)
  • Community Service Club
  • Cooking Club
  • Drama Club
  • Drawing and Painting Club
  • Environmental Science Club
  • Foreign Language Club
  • GSA
  • Intramurals – 1, 2, 3 (Fall, Winter, Spring)
  • Journalism Club
  • Mock Trial
  • National Honor Society
  • Select Choir
  • Ski Club
  • Student Council
  • Unified Sports
  • Yearbook

For more information on our high school clubs and activities, contact Laura Tarlo, Principal at (518) 237-9100 or ltarlo@cohoes.org.

Middle School

Morning Intramurals, Advisors: Mrs. Gendron and Mr. Gibson

Morning intramurals are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:25-7:55.  Activities include; scatter-ball, show down, team handball, Cavottaball, floor hockey, weight training, and basketball. Intramurals are open to all CMS students. Regular exercise first thing in the morning stimulates your body and brain making you ready to learn.

Tech Club, Advisor: Ms. LaForest

Tech club meets every week and we alternate computer literacy with hands-on projects. You’ll learn to code, make websites, videos and assist people in finding solutions to their tech problems while pursuing your passions. No tech skills required! You’ll also gain hands-on experience working with tools and painting supplies to “Up-Cycle” furniture while reducing what is sent to the dump! Anyone can join. See the flyer posted outside of room 107 and around the building for meeting dates. For more information about Tech Club see Ms. LaForest in room 107.

Eighth Grade Activities Club, Advisors: Mrs. Jennings and Mrs. Havens

The 8th Grade Activities Club begins meeting in late fall to discuss details of the upcoming 8th Grade Dance. All 8th graders are welcome to join. We work on all of the dance details including; the theme, decorations, food, favors, etc.  Please join us and share your creativity and ideas! See Mrs. Jennings in room 104 or Mrs. Havens in room 201 to sign up.

Ukulele Club, Advisor: Mr. Warden

Ukulele Club 2.0 was established  to bring students together in a fun and friendly environment. They will perform a variety of songs and participate in a variety of creative musical activities. Students will practice  utilizing the ukulele, DJ, station, voice and digital drum centers. Positive interactions (both personal and musical) and social skills will be encouraged and rewarded.

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Advisor: Mrs. Jennings

National Junior Honor Society is a nationwide organization that recognizes outstanding middle school students. The society is 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.  Membership not only recognizes students for their academic accomplishments, but challenges them to develop their character further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

To be eligible for acceptance into NJHS, students need to maintain an overall average of 89.5% in their core academic subjects for all of 6th grade and the first three quarters of 7th grade. Once a student is academically eligible, they will be notified that they are under consideration to be accepted and will need to complete a Personal Statement. A faculty advisory council will review the Personal Statement, and vote on candidates based on how well they demonstrate leadership, service, character and citizenship.

NJHS meets bi-weekly in room 104 at dismissal until 3:30. NJHS induction ceremony is May 12, 2020.

Ski/Snowboard Club, Advisors: Ms. Lackmann and Ms. White

Do you like to get outside during the winter? Ski/Snowboard Club is a group of students that like to have fun snowboarding and skiing at Jiminy Peak. No experience is necessary! Taking lessons at Jiminy will get you riding in no time. Ski Club is skiing and riding once a week beginning January 2020. For additional information or to sign up for Ski/Snowboard Club contact either Ms. Lackmann at 237-9100, ext. 1299, klackman@cohoes.org or Ms. White 237-9100 ext. 1245, gwhite@cohoes.org.

6th Grade Robotics Club, Advisor: Ms. Duff

In the 6th Grade Robotics Club students will build robots out of Legos and learn how to code them using computer software called EV3 to complete different challenges. The 6th Grade Robotics Club meets Mondays from 3:00-3:45 in room 203. For additional information or to sign up, see Ms. Duff in room 203.

Card and Strategy Club, Advisor: Mrs. Student

At the Card and Strategy Club we gather to play various games.  We have an assortment of board games from Chess to Battleship. Our members often bring their own games and card collections including Pokemon, You-gi-oh, etc. We also have Shuffleboard and Foosball tournaments every week. Card and Strategy Club meets every Thursday after school in the Wellness Center until 3:45. Card and Strategy club is open to all students at CMS.

Elementary Schools

  • Student Leadership Teams
  • Intramurals sports (for students)
Preparing our students for success in tomorrow’s world.

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