Clubs

Computer Club

Adviser:  David Williams
Email: david.williams@kenstonapps.org
Website

Computer Club is an after school program that provides students with the opportunity for enrichment in the field of computer science.  Students may choose to learn programming skills, design web sites, or work with video editing software and equipment.

Art  Club

Adviser: Elizabeth Vejar-Olwert
Email: elizabeth.vejar-olwert@kenstonapps.org
Website

Adviser: Kelly Seitz
Email: kelly.seitz@kenstonapps.org
Website

Art Club is open to all KMS students who wish to explore different types of art projects in depth. The club is individualized to the needs of the group. Art Club meets once a week and concentrates on one of the arts for several sessions, so students can develop strength in an area they enjoy, beyond what they do in class. Commitment and joy in creating are the requirements.

Power of the Pen

Adviser: Kelly Krisfalusy
Email: kelly.krisfalusy@kenstonapps.org
Website

Power of the Pen is a comprehensive program designed to strengthen the creative talents of young writers. We meet weekly to discuss our ideas and share our writings. We strive to provide an open, safe environment in which our writers can experiment with their creativity and try new avenues of expression. Power of the Pen culminates in the District, Regional, and State Competitions. All seventh and eighth grade students are welcome to join Power of the Pen.

Science Olympiad

Adviser: Bob Sofranko
Email: kenstonsocoach@roadrunner.com
Website

Science Olympiad is devoted to increasing student interest and involvement in the sciences. Tournaments are held nationwide, and are rigorous academic competitions comprised of individual and team events focusing on biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers, technology, and engineering. The team is open to students in grades 6-8.

Speech and Debate Team

Adviser: Stephan Voudris
Email: stephan.voudris@kenstonapps.org
Website

The KMS speech and debate team competes against other middle schools in Northeast Ohio in academic competitions once a month on Saturdays from November through March in events that focus on public speaking, debating or acting.  Middle school events include Public Forum Debate (2 vs. 2), U.S. Extemporaneous Speaking, International Extemporaneous Speaking, Original Oratory, Informative Speaking, Declamation, Dramatic Interpretation, Humorous Interpretation, Duo Interpretation, and Program Oral Interpretation.