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
- Builders Club
- Drama Club
- Interscholastic Sports
- Jazz Band
- Power of the Pen
- Reading and Writing Festival
- Science Olympiad
- Ski Club
- Spelling Bee
- Student Council
- Youth to Youth
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 24 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.
Coordinator: Sue Cudworth
Builders Club is an international student-led organization providing members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership. Builders Club is sponsored by Kiwanis and has the motto of "Building leaders."
Coordinator: Chad Kendall
Musical Theatre Workshops and Productions
Kimpton Athletic Director: Mike Eckart
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, Cheerleading
Winter: Wrestling, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Cheerleading
Spring: Boys and Girls Track
Regionals: $150/per sport ($50) max.
Coordinator: Eric Daniels
The Kimpton MathCounts club is a competitive mathematics program with goals of: * Building confidence and improve attitudes about mathematics and problem-solving; * Recognizing students for their interest, perseverance, and talent in mathematics; * Challenge students in an energizing and competitive settings; and * Celebrate the achievements of these young mathletes. The MathCounts club typically runs from mid-September through early April and meets Tuesdays after school. Along with a school competition in January, they also compete in two local competitions; MathCounts in February and the GCCTM Middle School Math Contest in March/April. The MathCounts program is open to all Kimpton students, regardless of math course placement.
Special Events: January, students take school math competition test. The team of 6 to 8 students practice in January and February.
SUMMIT COUNTY YOUTH TO YOUTH
Coordinator: Mrs. Ashton and Lauren Munk, Sarah Croley or Alana Deibel (CHC Addiction Services)
Summit County Youth to Youth (former PANDA Club): The goal of SUMMIT COUNTY YOUTH TO YOUTH (Y2Y) is to begin to educate young people, not only about the dangers of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs abuse and use, but also about peer pressure, decision-making and self-esteem. SUMMIT COUNTY YOUTH TO YOUTH (Y2Y) is not a drug treatment or rehabilitation program. Y2Y is a program for youth who are committed to being drug free!
Who: 7th and 8th graders
When: Once a month during lunch/intramurals
How do I sign up? Announcements made during lunch, come to a meeting, or see your schools’ advisor
Who runs it? Mrs. Ashton, and Lauren Munk, Sarah Croley, or Alana Deibel (CHC Addiction Services) www.summity2y.org
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; 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 six books selected by the Reading and Writing Festival committee. Students are given the opportunity to interact with peers from other middle schools and meet a published author.
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 pass, the cost is free. You will received 5 free lessons. 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: Pam Groom
Intended for motivated, responsible students seeking opportunities to learn & experience extra science 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.
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.).