After School Boy's and Girl's Club
Students participate in art activities, fitness, bowling, outdoor games, and skill development in leadership. The students learn invaluable life-long skills to build resiliency, to learn to manage stress and to problem solve in healthy ways. We will offer different types of fitness, wellness, and overall positive body image along with nutrition. In November this group will run after school on Thursdays.
Art Club is an informal club created for students who love art. Whether you have art assignments you want to work on, or a project you would like some assistance with, then Art Club is for you. See Mr. Coghlin for details on when your grade group has its Art Club time.
Big Brother/Big Sister Program
A Big Brother or Big Sister is matched and comes to the school weekly to meet with our students one on one. Focus is on building positive relationships, playing board games, and assisting with homework assignments.
The Central Middle School Debate Club runs Fridays during the Lunch Hour. Under the supervision of Mr. Millward and Mr. Lacoursiere, the club is led by Grade 8 students who lead and animate the discussions. Once a week, all students are invited to join the group for interesting discussion and debate on an a variety of subjects.
A group that is student directed to promote empathy and human rights to ensure that all students are treated with dignity and respect regardless of sexual orientation (LGBTQ+), ethnicity, socioeconomic status, or ability level. Meetings are Wednesdays at noon.
The students enjoy the opportunity to play board games, knit, build bridges, and design jewelry. Many new friendships emerge during the noon hour clubs which are held on Tuesdays.
The Inspire 2 Be Me Program engages girls by developing a strong sense of self, which builds positive relationships, and encourages healthy lifestyle choices as well as teaching the importance of volunteerism and career exploration. This program provides strong female role models and creates a strong sense of belonging for grade eight girls at Central Middle School. Activities include dance, yoga, and meditation. Topics are Teen–Ed, alcohol and drug awareness, self-care, relaxation techniques to manage everyday stress, hair, nail and healthy grooming practices, internet and street safety, career awareness/exploration and leadership training. Meetings are offered Wednesdays after school.
A peer-mentoring program is offered. Grade eight students will be trained about the leadership qualities in becoming a mentor through the Boys and Girls Club. The mentor/mentee weekly interactions will focus on exploring ways of building positive relationships, helping with homework, having fun and playing board games offered Thursdays at noon.
CMS cyclones attack the skate park
Or it attacks us...
The CMS cyclones have been hitting up the skatepark by Rotary Park here in Red Deer.
Who: For the pleasure of it all, these brave little scooter, skater, biker and extreme sport enthusiasts have been travelling to the skatepark along Waskasoo Creek every Thursday since school start-up in September. These little tikes hop, spin, kickflip their faces off followed by snacks and H2O yeah! With the snow flying, this club will likely have to have a coffee break until spring. These kids rock!
SNAP is held every Tuesday at 2:45 in room 201. SNAP provides a welcoming and safe environment for young newcomes to share their adjustment challenges and receive support. Through a variety of fun activities; youth are able to improve their English, make new friends, learn about Canadian culture, and explore their new community.
STARS - Leadership
Students participate weekly in creating a safe and caring school environment. The students participate in school and community fundraisers. Examples of this are hair streaking for diversity, volunteering at making Christmas cards for seniors and the neighbourhood, also fundraising to raise money to build a school in Africa.
The focus is on kindness, acceptance and respect for students, neighbourhood, and community. The students will participate in We Free the Children Organization and participate in We Day activities.This club is offfered Mondays at noon.
This is open for students and/or families on Mondays at noon for shopping. Families may also shop by appointment and need to contact Mrs. Sveinson to arrange this.
Youth in Action
YIA leadership is an after school leadership program, focusing on developing leadership skills in young people in grades 6 to 8. It will run alongside Hope Mission's Kids in Action afterschool program. Hope Mission is a Christian non-profit organization that strives to serve, strengthen and uplift men, women, youth, and children. This program is offered on Thursdays after school.