Activities & Clubs

There are many extracurricular activities offered to students at CJMS. Check for the contact and meeting information.  Most activities will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday from 3:10 until 4:20.  Our After School Activity Bus (see schedule on bottom of page) will run each day at 4:30 to take students home. 
If you have questions you can reach the main office or Ms. Carol Gough-Alonso for assistance.

After School Activity Calendar      bus icon Activity Bus Dates and Routes

CJMS After School Activities 2019-2020


Jan - Mar

Flex Academies



Short Description


How do I join?


Contact for more Information 


Best Buddies:

National fellowship and service group, CJMS chapter

Details and Membership Application

Claudia Rabie     

JT Twigg  

9/25, 10/23, 11/20, 12/18, 1/22, 2/26, 3/25, 4/29, and 5/27

Book Wars
A competitive reading program that promotes teamwork and sportsmanship.  

Visit the LMC to pick up an application.

Applications due: Friday, September 20
Sheri Massey
Kelley Knox 

11/19,12/3,12/17,1/7,1/21, 2/4, 2/18,3/3,3/10,

3/18 WEDS,3/26, 3/24-4/1 (DAILY to prepare)

4/2 Competition  

Chess Club  Contact Sponsor Zachary Morris Tuesdays starting October 8
Room 2115

Green Team:

Recycling and Energy Saving work and service group

Details and Permission Form

Contact Sponsor

Maura Hinkle  


October - June

Every other Wednesday

Homework Club:

Drop-in Club to provide academic help from tutors and teachers.

Drop-In anytime

Tuesday: Lili Puskar  Room 1219
Wednesday: Yi-Chun Lin 
Room 2227
Thursday: Carol Tanck 
Room 2107 

Tuesday, Wednesdays & Thursdays
September 17 until May 28th  

Intramural Sports:

Sports club where students can play different sports with peers.  Different sports run on different days - listen to announcements.

Sign up in advance to attend - Contact Sponsor

Dave Blumenthal  


TBD for each sport

October - May

1 or 2 times a week

Invent the Future:

STEM club for students who want to compete in the competition, partnered with Kid Museum.

Consult  Sponsor

Kamini Kumar  


Tuesdays, starting September 17 in Room 2141

Low Brass Club:

Instrument club for students interested in playing Low Brass and want to practice technique. 

Contact Sponsor - Tryout process

Scott Cameron

Room 1141
Starts Oct. 3

See dates on flyer to left

Math Team:

CJMS Math Competition Team that competes with other Middle School Teams through the winter. 

Tryout process for all participants Information Meeting Sept. 19 Math Team Details

Katy Litzinger  

October - January

Once a week Room 12227

Minority Scholars Program (MSP):  The Minority Scholars Program is a student leadership group aimed to give voice to our students. At the student-led meetings, discussions take place around local, global, community, and school current events.

Drop-in to any meeting - Contact Sponsor

Erika Murray 240-406-1560 

Choral Music Room and cafeteria  1st Tuesday of every month 

No Place for Hate:

School-wide group that works to create a positive and respectful culture at Cabin John.  All are welcome.

Volunteer for Committee - Contact Sponsor

Joanne D’Souza

Anthony Howe

October - June

4 Days/Month

Science Olympiad:

STEM Competition.  Students sign-up to be on teams and prepare for and compete in STEM competitions.

Sign-up to be on the team - Contact Sponsor

Kamini Kumar

Tuesdays, starting September 17 from 3:10-4:15 in Room 2141

 Student Gov’t Association (SGA): Student Leadership group that works on events and school-wide programs.  Both elected officers and volunteers from every grade participate.

Elections for officers, Drop-in anytime - Contact Sponsor

Melissa Keller

Meetings will be every other Thursday after school, 3:15-4:15 in room 2221

Meeting Dates & Events
Yearbook Club
Students will help to develop the content and take photographs for the school yearbook.
Get a club interest form from Ms. Morales in Room 1221 or download here Bianca Morales Meet Thursdays in Room 1221 Starting Dec. 5


Additional Activities Still to be Scheduled: These will be scheduled and promoted once the final dates and sponsors have been determined 

CJMS Spring Musical: students audition, rehearse and perform a musical

CJMS Showcase: students audition, practice and then showcase their many and varied talents (dance, singing, comedy, magic, performances, etc.) 

Spring- School Sponsored Activities


Short Description


How do I join?


Contact for more Information


Girls on the Run

Register online

Lauren Rogers
Victoria Barry

Every Tuesday & Thursday at CJMS after school until 4:30 starting Tuesday, March 10 and ending May 19

CJMS Soccer-Boys:

School team

Tryouts required - 7th and 8th grade students only

German Mendoza

See Schedule

CJMS Soccer-Girls: 
School team

Tryouts required - 7th and 8th grade students only

Adrian Unger

See Schedule

SPRING- School Sponsored Activities



provided by Flex Academies 

March 31-June 2 Each class meets one day a week for 8 weeks. 
Register at: March 9 at 7 pm to March 24 at 11:59 pm

Flex Academies Contact:  Phone#:  (240) 654-0877
Print Spring 2020 Schedule and Spring 2020 Course Descriptions




Guitar for Beginners Music Path

Room TBA

Tuesday - 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/7, 4/28


Room TBA

Tuesday - 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/7, 4/28

Coder Kids App Builder: Mobile App Maker Coder Kids

Room TBA

Tuesday - 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/7, 4/28

Med School 4 Teens Little Medical School of Maryland

Room TBA

Wednesday- 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/8

DEBATE CLUB SPARK Business Academy

Room TBA

Wednesday- 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/8

Coder Kids Game Builder: Coding Fortnite Battle Royale Coder Kids Room TBA Thursday - 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/9
Pottery for Kids Jimmy Potters Studio Room TBA Thursday - 3:15-4:20
No class: 4/9

Spring- Flex Academy Classes -    Spring







Abigail Luo

Aruna Madakasira

Jun Liu

Tryout: 9/26, Thurs, the Cafeteria 
Tryout Registration 

For students qualified into the club, weekly or biweekly meetings will be held Oct – Mar, Sundays 9am-11am.  

Model UN 

Lata Durbahkala  

Audre Park  
David McCutcheon 

Model UN Registration
October to May, Thursdays 3:10 - 4:15 pm in Room 2119

Odyssey of the Mind

Dominic and Trudi Benford

Friday afternoons from 3:00-4:30 at CJMS Beginning on Oct. 25

Science Bowl 

Jon Sieg

Wednesdays, Sept 18-Mar 7
Room 2227



Monday-Friday ViewCJ Activities Google Calendar


 General After School Activity Information

Activity Bus Dates  

MCPS Academic Eligibility
MCPS After-School Rules

Bus Route Information

MCPS After-School Rules


Bus Information and Policy:

1) The after school bus should only be used by students who stay in an after school activity. Students may NOT stay after school unattended and then ride the after school activity bus.

2) Please remember to pick up your child in front of the school on the left side of the main driveway. The activity buses will load students on the right side of the driveway.

3) The after school activity bus stops have changed. The scheduled stops are listed above as Bus Route Information.