The purpose of extracurricular activities at CKS is to foster character development and social engagement through physical, social and creative opportunities. Participants represent CKS and should display good sportsmanship, school spirit, collaboration and most importantly, fun. Activities include clubs, councils, private lessons, and sports. Links in blue in the descriptions below lead to more information about the activity.
Altar Servers - Any Catholic girl or boy age 10 or above may be an altar server after receiving training. Contact Kathy Skinner,
Athletics - Team athletic opportunities are available for students in grades K-8 through the Diocesan Athletic Interscholastic Program.
Band/Chorus - Students in grades 5-8 may choose Band or Chorus for music class.
Book Clubs - Students in Grades 3-8 may participate in weekly book club meetings with a faculty moderator during lunch/recess. The purpose is to encourage avid readers in challenging materials of various genres. Contact Mrs. Lina Wellborn, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-8985.
Cantor Program - Students in grades 5-8 may sign up to be cantors at school Masses. Each grade's cantors lead once per month with monthly practices during recess. Contact Mrs. Julie Schwarz, email@example.com,777-8932.
Computer Club - Students in Grades 4 and 5 meet twice monthly in the techology lab, exploring topics such as computing buzz words, programming in Scratch and Python, computer gaming, Internet Safety, viruses and worms, phishing, and website design. Contact: Dr. Nadine Wondem, c/o school office, 292-9465.
Drama - Grade 4 - 8 students may participate in after school drama to learn about theater performance and participate in school performances. Weekly meetings are held after school with additional practices scheduled prior to performances.
Forensics - Boys and girls in grades 5 - 8 may join the Forensics Team to compete in various forms of the art of public speaking. The team competes in parochial league and other tournaments. Contact Mr. Kenneth Stephens, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-8926.
Catholic Math League - Students meeting selection criteria in grades 3-6 meet weekly with math coach to prepare for online competitions throughout the school year. Contact Mrs. Tracey Williamson, email@example.com, 777-8942.
National Junior Honor Society - This is a leadership and service organization that teaches students to be both scholars and citizens. Boys and girls in grades 7-8 who meet eligibility requirements are invited to apply. Inductions are early in the spring semester for new members.
Spelling Bee - Students in grade 3-8 participate in class spelling bees to select participants for the school bee which takes place in May. Division I winners represent the school at the regional bee. Contact Mrs. Gerrilu Linton,firstname.lastname@example.org 777-8938.
Student Council - Each class, grades 3-8, elects members in the fall to represent the class and to organize events which promote student community and school mission. Meetings are twice monthly after school. Contact Ms. Cindy Unwin, email@example.com, 777-8925.
Talent Show - Open to student of all grade levels in late spring with auditions 2-3 weeks prior to performance. Watch Raider Review for info.
Activities offered at Christ the King by outside people or providers:
Afterschool Enrichment Solutions offers the following programs for Christ the King School families:
- Chess Club offers instruction and practice during meetings. Open to experienced as well as new players, the season ends with a competition. The Fall 2015 session runs for 8 sessions on Mondays from October 12th through December 14th for grades K-8.
- Let's Build It Engineering is an 8 week program on Wednesdays from October 14th through December 9th, 2015 for grades 1-6. Students will improve problem-solving, math and physics skills while taking part in electrical engineering projects, including the construction of a disc launcher, electronic games, music makers, alarms and more.
- MIghty Mathematicians Club runs for 8 weeks on Fridays starting October 16 through December 11, 2015. For students in grades 3-6, the club will use games and fun activities in a supportive environment to motivate students to be successful with math both in and out of the classroom.
Piano and Voice Lessons - After school lessons in piano and voice are offered through KasperMusic Conservatory, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guitar Lessons - Lessons for guitar or ukelele are offered on campus during recess or after school by Janet McLaughlin,email@example.com.
Rhythm Kids - After school music enrichment groups for grades K-2 are offered weekly once each semester for three sessions.
Service Clubs - Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts groups are available under the national programs for interested children.