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    INTRODUCTION

    Jean Childs Young Middle School’s (JCYMS) Extracurricular/Student Engagement Department exists to offer collaborative, competitive, instructional, and recreational opportunities for students in grades sixth, seventh, and eighth. 

    Involvement in the JCYMS’s extracurricular/student engagement opportunities is strictly voluntary. If anyone has questions or concerns, please contact Nicole Evans Jones @ 404-802-5900 or nicole.jones@atlanta.k12.ga.us.

    MISSION STATEMENT

    Jean Childs Young’s Athletics and School Clubs are dedicated to providing students with rich co-curricular programs which encourage students to grow as individuals, collaborators, and leaders by experiencing the importance of participating in a group and/or team. Our school clubs and athletic teams foster commitment and loyalty to teamwork, school pride, leadership, acceptance, cooperation, sportsmanship, and fair play.

    VISION STATEMENT 

    Jean Childs Young’s Athletics and School Clubs strive to be all-inclusive in providing access and opportunity for student leaders and athletes; engage its coaches and school community in a review of regular department offerings and best practices; coordinate with its community partners and cooperating schools; and place greater emphasis on inclusion, citizenship, collaboration, sportsmanship, healthy lifestyle habits, and safe exercise protocols.

     JCYMS ATHLETICS AND CLUB ESSENTIAL AGREEMENTS

    • Athletics and clubs are all-inclusive
    • Participants are student-leaders
    • Participants remain in good academic and behavioral standing
    • Sponsors and coaches are highly trained in extracurricular field and restorative practices
    • Sponsors meet all local and federal background check requirements
    • Club members participate in ONE extension activity per school year

     JCYMS CLUBS AND SPONSORS

    JCYMS clubs exists to promote and develop interests in recreational, instructional, and competitive activities. JCYMS clubs meet on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, every month that students are in attendance at school, from 4:30pm until 5:45pm.  After-school transportation is available to all club participants, if needed.  One extension opportunity (field trip) is planned, per club, per school year. Our club offerings are as follows:

    Academic Bowl

    Mr. Tran

    Art Club

    Ms. Cooper

    Beta Club

    Dr. Turner

    Chess

    Ms. Warner

    Dance

    Ms. Baugh & Ms. Hollinsworth

    Debate

    Ms. Wyatt

    Gaming

    Mr. Ogoun

    Nation Junior Honor Society

    Dr. Bennett

    News Crew

    Ms. Branton

    Reading Bowl

    Ms. B. Barnes

    Robotics

    Ms. M. Jones & Ms. E. Mitchell

    Spoken Word

    Ms. Orris

    Student Council

    Ms. Lahman

    Step Team

    Ms. Toliver

    Theater Program

    Mr. Anthony, Ms. Cooper, Mr. Tran

    Yearbook/Photography

    Ms. Hougabook

    JCYMS ATHLETIC OFFERINGS, SPONSORS, AND SEASONS

    JCYMS athletics will be governed by the school’s Athletic Directors (ADs), Coach Scott and Coach Carr.  ADs Scott and Carr will ensure all District requirements and trainings for coaches, parents and students are met.  Seasonal parent meetings (Fall, Winter, and Spring) for the purpose of clarifying student and parent obligations, the try out process, securing physicals exams, etc., will be held in the school’s media center. Additionally, opportunities for pre-participation sports physicals will be available to students on the campus of JCYMS, well in advance of the Fall, Winter, and Spring athletics’ seasons.

     

    Cheerleading

    Ms. Norman

    Fall

    Girls Softball

    Mr. Williams

    Fall

    Football

    Mr. Harrison, Mr. Minter, Mr. Wright

    Fall

    Flag Football

    Ms. Travis, Ms. Vaughn

    Fall

    Cheerleading

    Ms. Norman

    Winter

    Girls Basketball

    Ms. Robinson

    Winter

    Boys Basketball

    AD Carr

    Winter

    Track

    Mr. Claybrooks, Ms. Lahmann, AD Scott, Ms. E Williams, Ms. Pledger

    Spring

    Girls Soccer

    Ms. Gary, Ms.  Lahmann

    Spring

    Boys Soccer

    Mr. Kester, Mr. Lingenfelter

    Spring