Virtual Activities & Clubs

There will be a variety of virtual extracurricular activities offered to students at CJMS this semester. Please contact the activity sponsor regarding your participation in any CJMS activity.

If you have questions, you can reach the main office or Ms. Carol Gough-Alonso for assistance.

After School Activity Calendar      

CJMS After School Activities 2020-2021



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  

Club will start in October but there will be an interest meeting on September 23rd.
Book Wars
A competitive reading program that promotes teamwork and sportsmanship.  

Visit the Book Wars page for details.

BOOK WARS APPLICATION (due on or before Oct. 9)

Sheri Massey on Zoom every Monday from 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm, beginning October 19.


Chess Club Application Link Zachary Morris

Every meeting will be on Tuesdays from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM.

First meeting October 6

Girls on the Run

Registration opens: 2/15 and closes 4/16 @ 5pm. 


Lauren Rogers

Victoria Barry

In-person practices start 4/6.  We'll practice at CJMS's tennis courts every Tues./Thurs. from 3:15-4:15pm. Social distancing and masks are required at each practice. 

Homework Club:

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

Drop-In anytime using the Zoom link found in the HW Club course tile on your myMCPS Classroom Dashboard

Contact Sponsor

Alexis Lasek

Lili Puskar

Yi Chin-Lin


Dates:  Monday – Thursday, 3:15-4:15

Low Brass Club:

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

Contact Sponsor - Tryout process

Scott Cameron

Math Team:

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

Math Team Try-outs will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, October 14th from 6:00pm -7:00 pm.
Anyone in grades 6-8 can attend.

20 participants will be selected to join the team.

Katy Litzinger  

Practices will be held every other Wednesday from October-February from 6-7 pm via Zoom.
There are four competitions, which will be held monthly.

Sign up for try-outs using this link.  Register by October 13th to receive the Zoom link via email

Minority Scholars Program (MSP)

Aim to positively changing the various school cultures such that success and achievement are no longer predictable by race, class, ethnicity and/or gender.

Seeking interested students; contact sponsor for an invitation to virtual club meetings

Erika Murray
Tara Lynn

Meetings on Wednesdays at 3PM; optional special events evenings and weekends

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


 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

Follow us on Instagram cjms.sga

Melissa Keller

During Distance Learning: meetings will be once a month on Wednesdays after school, 3:00-4:00

Participation in SGA is open to all CJMS students. If you would like to have more information about SGA activities and events you can join the SGA Canvas classroom. Please email Mrs. Keller with your name, ID number, and grade and she will add you.



 PTSA Sponsored Fall CLASSES 2020  
provided by Flex Academies 

Sept. 14- Oct. 9 Each class meets one day a week for 4 weeks. 
Register opens September 4 at 11:00 AM at: 

Flex Academies Contact:     Fall 2020 Schedule 







Abigail Luo

Aruna Madakasira

Mathcounts Club will be run virtually this year.

Please sign up for tryout by 5pm on 9/23  

For more information, please refer to (the link to this FAQ

Meeting times would be Fridays 6-8pm. Oct - Jan. Meeting may be weekly or biweekly, to be determined  

Contact Sponsor for Zoom link

Model UN 

Lata Durbahkala  

Audre Park 

Bouchra Araji

Information session on Monday, September 14 at 3:30 via Zoom. To request the Zoom link, please register at the link above OR email

Club meetings on Thursday, beginning Sept 17th 3:30 to 4:10 Zoom


Odyssey of the Mind

Gunay Dogan

Dominic Benford


Details and links


There are still spots available on Odyssey of the Mind teams, on a first-come-first-serve basis.



Monday-Friday ViewCJ Activities Google Calendar


 General After School Activity Information

MCPS After-School Rules

MCPS Academic Eligibility