Clubs and Extracurricular Activities

Students at Crestwood Middle School participate in a variety of extracurricular activities to enrich and enhance their overall school experience.

Description of Clubs and Activities at CWM 
Group Description Activities
Art Club
Ms. Thomas
Art club will be an opportunity to further explore creating art and creative experiences. Learners will create various artwork to supplement experiences they may not get in class.
Cheerleading
Mrs. Ballard
Crestwood Middle School’s Fabulous Falcons Cheerleading Team is a year-long program for student-athletes who have leadership skills, aim to promote school pride, and are able to balance their sports and academic responsibilities. Practice is Monday-Thursday 3:45pm- 6:15pm in the gym.
Chess Club
Mr. Wilkins and Mrs. May
Students will learn to play chess or strengthen  their game-play through friendly competition. Informal tournament. Timed and alternate rule games for advanced players.
Debate Team
Ms. Murphy
Researches and debates a national policy topic. Participates in City Debate tournament.
FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders of America)
Ms. Peak
Teen Living students who are interested in community service will have that opportunity as club members. CWM FCCLA community service activities include an annual Coat & Jeans Drive and keeping the flower garden by the  gymnasium entrance attractive and welcoming. Additionally, students create items to donate to various charities like machine sewing dog scarves for the animal shelter/rescue groups.
SCA – Student Council Association
Mrs. Clarke and Mr. Scanlin 
This is a group of elected and volunteer students working together to provide means for student expression and assistance in student affairs and activities. Members must consistently attend and participate in club meetings.  They must participate and support the events and activities hosted by the SCA.  Events include Virtual Game Nights, Valentine’s Carnation Sales, charity and fundraising events.  Students will have an opportunity to anchor the morning announcements, help with social media promotion and volunteer in activities that improve the school.
Sport Teams
Mrs. Noller and Mr. Burke
Students have the opportunity to try out for  various sports teams. Crestwood teams compete in the Chesapeake Middle  School League.
Steel Drum Band
Mr. Johnson
Students interested in playing steel drums. (Requires try-out) Performs at many school and community events.
STEM Club
Mrs. Hernandez, Ms. Jones, Mr. Scanlin, and Mrs. Swanner
STEM Club develops interests in the fields  of science, technology, engineering, and math to youth ages 11 to 14.  Members will cultivate decision-making, teambuilding, critical thinking, and communication skills while implementing an understanding of the scientific and engineering design processes. Great way for students to explore science and engineering by performing hands-on labs and activities.
Step Team
Mr. Spellman, Mrs. Collaso-Whidbee, Ms. Barney, and Ms. Franklin
The “Falcon Steppers” are a performance based group whose routines are mostly based on the African art of stepping. Performances are usually themed and include various types acting, music, dancing, props and customs. (Requires Audition) Performs at athletic events, pep rallies, assemblies, community events, and competitions.
SOAR Ambassadors
Ms. Phillips and Ms. Bowers
SOAR Ambassador’s show leadership, good judgment, maturity, honesty, and integrity while upholding their responsibilities of being a student. Being a SOAR Ambassador is a tremendous honor, and with that honor comes responsibility. Applications can be found in the school counseling office.
All SOAR Ambassadors must:
• Maintain a C or better in all core classes (math, English, social studies and science)
• No discipline incidents
• No more than 2 Unexcused absences in a quarter
(Requires Application)
Conduct tours for new students. Explain the rules and procedures of Crestwood Middle School using the SOAR matrix. Assist with various activities that arise throughout the year.  Participate in bully prevention task force.

Last edited on 11/3/2021