Please read below for more information regarding our student activities. Participation fees may apply for some of these activities. Please contact the activity coordinator for more information.
- Book Club
- Drama Club
- Interscholastic Sports
- Jazz Band
- MathCounts--in need of a coordinator
- PANDA Club
- Power of the Pen
- Reading and Writing Festival
- Ski Club
- Spelling Bee
- STEM Club
- Student Council
Coordinator: Tina Keithley
Intramurals are daily during lunchtime. Teams compete in various sports: basketball, volleyball, floor hockey, soccer, etc. T-shirts are given to all tournament winners. Teams are voluntary and students must submit a team roster to compete in intramurals. All students are encouraged to participate. Lunch lasts approximately 23 minutes and then students go to the gym to participate or watch the intramural competition for the remainder of the period.
Kimpton offers a 7th Grade Choir and an 8th Grade Choir. Practice is one class period per day. Special events include Junior High Solo and Ensemble and Ensemble Contest. There will be Winter and Spring Concerts as well as various field trips.
Welcome to the home of the Stow-Munroe Falls Schools Orchestra and Orchestra Parents Association.
Seventh and eighth-grade Kimpton Middle School advanced string orchestra members entered 11 events at District Six Ohio Education Association Solo and Ensemble Contest on Sat. Apr. 20 at Aurora High School. Students performed prepared musical selections that were adjudicated and received 7 Superior and 4 Excellent ratings. Other middle schools that participated were Aurora, Kent, Hudson, and Twinsburg.
Scholarships are available and offered to students who meet certain criteria. The links below have more information and applications to the scholarships.
- Senior Scholarship Application
- Private Study Music Scholarship Application
- President-Valerie Ehlert
- Vice President-Carolyn Petrovski
- Secretary-Lynn Bohannon
- Treasurer-Ken Teleis firstname.lastname@example.org
- Melody Baughman
- Jennifer Noernberg
- Lori Teleis
OPA meetings are held the 3rd Wednesday of each month beginning in August and are held in the high school music room at 7:00p.m. All 5th-12th grade orchestra parents and grandparents are welcomed to attend the meetings.
The Kimpton Drama Department provides opportunities for students to develop and showcase their talents in the Performing Arts. The Drama Department’s most prominent undertaking each year is the Fall Play, usually presented during the first or second weekend in November and involving over one hundred students in both the Cast and Crew.
Students must have a sports physical on file before they can tryout for any of these teams per OHSAA rules. Please watch the Stow Sentry for tryouts. Also, announcements are made at school regarding tryouts. According to the bylaws of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, a student enrolling in seventh grade fort he first time will be eligible for the first grading period regardless of previous academic achievement. Thereafter, the student must have a 1.500 grade point average and receive no more than one F the preceding grading period per the Stow-Munroe Falls Board of Education Policy.
The following sports are offered at Kimpton:
Fall: Cross-country Co-Ed, Football, Girls Volleyball
Winter: Wrestling, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball
Spring: Boys and Girls Track
Regionals: $150/per sport ($50) max.
Coordinator: Jillian Williams
The National Society of Professional Engineers sponsors MathCounts competition for seventh- and eighth-grade students. Kimpton students have placed in regional and state competitions. One student was a State champion and attended Nationals.
Time involved: Practice after school for students, October to December.
Special Events: January, students take school math competition test. The team of 6 to 8 students practice in January and February.
Coordinator: Mrs. Ashton and Lauren Munk (Community Health Center)
PANDA stands for Prevent and Neutralize Drug Abuse, it is a drug free leadership club that meets once a month during the students’ lunch and intramurals. It is open to any Kimpton Middle School Student. The clubs plays fun games and activities that promote healthy decisions and learning the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs. The members also have an opportunity to be a part of PANDA camp. PANDA camp is a 3 day camp experience that is held twice a year (October and May) and a one day Mini PANDA event (December and March). For more information about the PANDA camp and Mini PANDA, go to www.projectpanda.com or contact Lauren Munk at 330-315-3761.
power of the pen
Coordinator: Leslie Haynam
Power of the Pen Ohio Interscholastic Writing League is an academic writing team of six seventh-graders and six eighth-graders. A tournament includes three rounds of prompt writing with all seventh-graders answering the same prompt in Round 1, a different for Round 2 and a third for Round 3.
Time involved: Late November through May (State tournament). Practices after school until 4:00 one day a week.
Special Events: District Tournament - January; Regional Tournament - March and State tournament - May.
Reading and Writing Festival
Coordinator: Leslie Haynam
The Reading and Writing Festival is a day of activities at Kent State University for those who have read seven books. An author of young adult books interacts with students.
Time involved: Students read six books (October to April); then take a book quiz (one period); and one school day at KSU.
Special events: Reading and Writing Festival at KSU.
Coordinator: Shawn Dickson
Online Registration: Beginning October 1st you will login into our club account to fill out forms and make your payment (instruction sheets can be picked up in Mr. Dickson’s room 311 or in the office).
Cost: $203.05 includes 5 free lesson, 4 - $10 value passes, transportation and free rentals.
If you have a season’s pass, the cost is free. You will received 5 free lesson. Do not complete the online registration, but instead see Mr. Dickson in room 311 or send me an email.
The "pay to participate" fee needs to be filled out online at the http://smfschools.org/athletic
This sport is for beginners, as well as advanced skiers/snowboarders.
Family members 8 to 18 years of age are welcome to join for the same discounted price as students. However, family members do not have to "pay to participate". Separate transportation may have to be provided. It is a life-long sport that families can enjoy together.
Club members must be 8 years old by January 1st.
If you need further information, do not hesitate to contact Mr. Dickson at 330-689-5200 ext.8010 or home: 330-283-9428 or E-mail:email@example.com
Coordinator: Christa Hiner
The Spelling Bee is sponsored by Scripps and NIE at the Akron Beacon Journal. It is a spelling competition.
Time involved: Spelling Bee practices begin in October and are announced. Practices are once a week until 4:15pm
Special Events: Kimpton Bee, Stow All-City Bee, District Bee, Regional Bee, National Bee. Dates TBA.
Coordinator: Dave Ternet and Becky Stanek
(Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
Intended for motivated, responsible students seeking opportunities to learn & experience extra STEM learning that is not possible during the course of the normal school day. While members will enjoy the activities, the goal is learning & creation, not play.
Time involved: 1 hour meetings weekly after school September - May, weekly homework assignments, occasional Saturday events. Members are expected to attend all meetings and events.
Activities: Members are expected to participate in all activities.
- First Lego League Competition
- All-American Soap Box Derby Gravity Racing Challenge
- Goodyear Engineering Career Day
- Mini-Maker Faire
- Rube Goldberg Machines
- Computer Science Activities
- Mini-Soap Box Derby Car Racing
- And more!
Fee: $100 (middle school pay-to-participate fee).
Coordinators: Ami Kamerer and Becky Stanek
Student Council facilitates student and community activities throughout the school year.
Time involved: Monthly meetings after school, fund-raising, making posters, decorating, organizing various student activities and volunteering.
Special events: 8th Grade Dance, Spirit Days, Various student activities (pizza parties, movies, food drives, etc.).