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Canyon Ridge Groups and Activities

Student Council

Advisor:  Carla Bennett
Purpose:  The purpose of Student Council is to ensure all student voices are being heard. Student Council members approve all school wide fundraisers, plan school dances,volunteer for community events and promote school spirit. Student Council members are focused on being school wide leaders who communicate events to their homeroom classes .
Open To:  Students in Grades 7 and 8 by Invitation
Meeting Information:  Monthly on the first Friday of each month starting at 7:30 a.m. with Mrs. Bennett
 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Advisor:  Melissa Gray
Purpose:  The purpose of this chapter shall be to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, to encourage the development of character, and to foster active citizenship in students of CRS
Open To:  7th and 8th Grade students by invitation 
​Meeting Information:   Meetings will be held on the dates given to members by  Mrs. Gray.

National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS)

Advisor:  Jennifer Klein
Purpose:  The NEHS chapter at Canyon Ridge provides opportunities for students to become ambassadors for our school and take on community service projects. Our focus is on leadership, scholarship, responsibility, and service.
Open To:  4th, 5th and 6th Grade students by invitation/application
Meeting Information:  Monthly meetings on February 4, March 4, April 1 and May 6, 2021 at 7:15 a.m. with Mrs. Klein

Yearbook

Advisor:  Lilly Islas
Purpose:  Students will use an online program to create the school yearbook. They will be responsible for taking pictures, designing and editing pages, setting appointments with staff, and working within a deadline. There will be opportunities for individual and collaborative work to complete their book. Students must be willing to commit to one day per week per quarter.
​Open To:  Students in Grades 7 and 8
Meeting Information:  Yearbook Club will meet bi-weekly on Wednesdays from 7:15 - 7:55 a.m. in Ms. Islas' classroom

Cougar Choir

Advisor:  Amanda Mutai
Purpose:  Canyon Ridge Choral program is designed to create an opportunity for students to experience musical excellence in learning music and performing choral concerts. Students will also be encouraged to learn more about their own voice and to gain skills necessary to see musical and vocal growth. For the Canyon Ridge Cougar Choir specifically the purpose is to give students first hand experience at reading music, expressing music, and performing music as they grow as musicians.
Open To:  Students in Grades 3 through 5 
Meeting Information:  Weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.  All rehearsals will be held virtually

Canyon Singers

Advisor:  Amanda Mutai
Purpose:  Canyon Ridge Choral program is designed to create an opportunity for students to experience musical excellence in learning music and performing choral concerts. Students will also be encouraged to learn more about their own voice and to gain skills necessary to see musical and vocal growth. For the Canyon Ridge Canyon Singers specifically the purpose is to give students first hand experience at developing previously learned skills and adding depth of knowledge in both layering musical vocal parts, exploring new performance venues, and expanding musical repetoire.
Open To:  Students in Grades 6 through 8 - Sign up can be done at Meet the Teacher Night
Meeting Information:  Weekly on Thursdays from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m.  All rehearsals will be held virtually