• Anime Club

    Students who appreciate Anime and Manga culture meet to discuss and learn more about animation, comics, film, pop culture, cosplay, as well as attend related events.

    Introduction Video: Welcome to Anime

    Meets 1st Monday of every week from 3:30 - 4:00 pm. 1st Meeting will be Monday, October 5th

    Sponsor:

    Lisa Bunch

    lbunch@cherrycreekschools.org

    Anime club

  • Bands

    The following activities are a part of the curriculum and meet at regularly scheduled class times. For additional information on any course listed below, please refer to the Program of Study Course Description and Registration Guide.

    Concert Band - Open to any student who has previous band experience.

    Wind Ensemble - Students are selected by audition and are the most advanced band students at CTHS

    Jazz Ensemble I - Intro-level jazz band open to all students with prior band experience.

    Jazz Ensemble II - Advanced jazz band is open to any student by audition.

    Jazz Ensemble III - The most advanced jazz band is open to any student by audition.

    Percussion - Open to all aspiring percussionists. Students will perform on a variety of percussion instruments.

    Introduction Video:  Band Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Neil Guy

    720-886-1955

    nguy@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Black Student Alliance

    Black Student Alliance is a club designed for civic-minded students of all races who wish to actively engage in community events. Students meet to discuss academic, social, and political issues that impact students of color. Students plan events that inspire and motivate the changes they wish to see in the world.

    Introduction Video:

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Seneca Holmes

    720-886-1917

    sholmes6@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Broadcast Journalism

    Students will produce individual projects as well as group stories about our school community and beyond. This class addresses the production of broadcast journalism from conception through completion. Skills will be taught in advanced design, layout, lighting, editing, and post-production techniques.

    Introduction Video:  Promo Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Lyndsie Riggs

    720-886-2213

    lriggs2@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Choirs

    Choralaires - Intro-level choir open to all soprano/alto singers.

    Vocalis - Intro-level choir open to all tenor/bass singers.

    Bella Voce (Beyond the C) - Intermediate jazz choir open to soprano/alto singers by audition only.

    Cantare - Selected soprano/alto choir open by audition only.

    Con Brio - this mixed choir is the most advanced choir at CT and is open to all students by audition.

    Ars Nova (Cut Time) - Upper-level jazz choir open to all students by audition only.

    Introduction Video:  Performing Arts Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Paige Lewkow

    720-886-2003

    plewkow@cherrycreekschools.org

    Aaron Jaramillo

    720-886-2008

    ajaramillo@cherrycreekschools.org

  • CT Hype

    A club for students who promote positive sportsmanship and spirit at CT.

    Introduction Video:  CT Hype Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Kelsey Rauh

    720-886-1954

    krauh4@cherrycreekschools.org

  • CTH Hugs (for Sierra Leone)

    Hugs for Sierra Leone is a branch of the larger foundation, Hugs for, which was established in 2007. The goal of the foundation is to empower students in the US to share the love and hope with students in impoverished countries to encourage them to make a positive change in their own communities. The unique thing about this foundation is that it is entirely student-led, with the belief that "youth are the future change-makers".

    Introduction Video: Welcome to CTH Hugs!

    Meets: Please join remind for meeting information - @c9gb8d texted to 81010

    Sponsor:

    Katie Avendano-Curiel

    720-886-1978

    kavendanocuriel@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Dance

    Dance 1, Dance 2, Dance 3, and Dance Composition are classes offered to students who are interested in developing their dance techniques. Students perform in Dance Performance Showcases. Auditions are held in the spring for all upper-level dance classes.

    Introduction Video:  Performing Arts Video

    Meets: Sign up for Dance classes to participate

    Sponsor:

    Mia Brown

    720-886-1958

    mbrown61@cherrycreekschools.org

  • DECA

    DECA members develop a better understanding of the business world, become conscious of their civic obligations, develop social poise, and leadership ability. CTHS DECA students apply their business skills in the school store in the commons. Members attend conferences and learn how to lead and participate in group discussions, work effectively with committees, and engage in practical problem-solving. Enrollment in a designated business course is required to become a member of DECA.

    Introduction Video: Promotional Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Jess Becker

    720-886-2215

    jbecker7@cherrycreekschools.org

    Missie Schwartz

    720-886-2217

    mschwartz5@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Drama Club/Thespians

    A club for all students to come to learn about the theatre, to act, to play, to learn tech, and to assist with productions such a the play, student-produced shows, and the musical.

    Introduction Video: Drama Club

    Meets Every other Monday at 3:30 pm. Please email the sponsor for the link for a Team meeting.

    Sponsors:

    Cindy Poinsett

    720-886-1959

    cpoinsett@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Environmental Action Club

    Clean up your act - and the world. Join the Recycling Club where our goal is to reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills, reuse what we can, and recycle the rest!

    Introduction Video:  Welcome to Environmental Action Club!

    Meets: 10/7 - for more information please email one of the below sponsors.

    Sponsors:

    Nickie Gold

    720-886-1947

    ngold3@cherrycreekschools.org

    Chelcy Harrison

    720-886-1909

    charrison9@cherrycreekschools.org

  • eSports

    E-Sports is an activity that offers students the opportunity to compete playing pc games against other teams in the state and region.  We use Discord as our primary method of communication. Teams compete in League of Legends and Rocket League for the fall season and state championship. The Spring season will be determined later. Tryouts will take place prior to the start of each season. See Mrs. Archer for more information. Cost varies but is generally between $50-85 season.

    Introduction Video: Welcome to eSports! 

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Christine Archer-Davison

    720-886-1945

    carcher-davison@cherrycreekschools.org

    esports logo

  • F.B.L.A. (Future Business Leaders of America)

    Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the largest career-student organization in the world. It gives members opportunities to network, compete, grow, and lead through competition, workshops, and community-minded service. Members develop real-world skills while gaining unique exposure to everything from Sports & Entertainment Marketing to Graphic Design. Cherokee Trail's chapter is recognized at both the state and national levels, has had national champions and multiple State Officers, and engages regularly with the local and CT communities. Come learn more at our first meeting on Monday, September 14th at 2:05 pm over Teams! Make sure to join our Schoology group for the meeting link.

    Introduction Video:  FBLA

    Meets:  1st Meeting is Monday, 9/14 at 2:05 pm over Teams

    Schoology Group Info

    Sponsor:

    Steve Fromme

    720-886-1969

    sfromme2@cherrycreekschools.org

    Kaylyn Swank

    720-886-1938

    kswank@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Fashion Club

    Students learn about fashion and dress as an expression of individuality. Students will also learn about the history and future of the fashion industry and design their own fashion.

    Video Introduction:  Fashion Club

    Meets: Click here for the meeting link

    Sponsor:

    Missie Schwartz

    720-886-2217

    mschwartz5@cherrycreekschools.org

  • French Club

    This club celebrates French culture around the globe.

    Introduction Video:  Welcome to French Club!

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Virginie Pied

    720-886-2251

    vpied@cherrycreekschools.org

  • G.S.A. (Gender & Sexualities Alliance)

    Students who identify with any sexual orientation or sexual preference come together for support and outreach within the confines of high school. Members of the club speak to various groups on issues relative to gay and transgender teens, have guest speakers from the community, and participate in community service projects.

    Introduction Video:  GSA Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Rachel Ravin-Whetzel

    720-886-2071

    rravinwhetzel@cherrycreekschools.org

    Aaron Pennington

    720-886-2255

    apennington6@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Girls Leadership Club

    OFFERED 2ND SEMESTER ONLY

    The purpose of this group is to help girls develop social and emotional intelligence while participating in engaging activities and discussions in a safe, small group environment. We will be utilizing the Smart-Girl curriculum to teach girls the skills and tools necessary to become confident, capable, self-reliant women who make healthy choices throughout life.

    Introduction Video:

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Sameen DeBard

    720-886-1981

    sdebard@cherrycreekschools.org

  • HOSA (Future Health Professionals)

    The mission of HOSA is to empower Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience. HOSA will develop leadership and technical skills/competencies through a program of motivation, awareness, and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program. Participants will have the opportunity to attend competitions.

    Introduction Video:  HOSA Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Ashley Nance

    720-886-2002

    anance@cherrycreekschools.org

  • IB Minority Club

    The IB Minority Club helps to create community and support for students of color within IB. Members gain opportunities to mentor one another and to develop leadership skills, while planning a number of events, such as movie nights and final exam study parties.

    Introduction Video: Welcome to IB Minority Club 

    Meets: *First Meeting will be Tuesday, Sept 29 via Teams at 5 pm. Starting in October meeting will be on the 1st Tuesday of every month at 5 pm via Teams. Please email the sponsor for the Team invite.

    Sponsor:

    Courtney Hendricks

    720-886-2247

    chendricks3@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Improv Troupe "Method to Madness"

    This club allows students to practice their improvisational skills. The Improv Troupe puts on four improv shows per year. An audition is required in the spring.

    Introduction Video:

    Meets: Virtually every Wednesday via Teams

    Sponsor:

    Nate Tapp

    720-886-2212

    ntapp3@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Interact/Red Cross Club

    Interact is a service and social club focused on developing local and international service projects. The Aurora Gateway Rotary club works with the CTHS Interact Club to expand student understanding of the world and promote international goodwill. Members of the club carry out local service projects that benefit the community or school, such as fundraisers for a variety of causes, blood drives, and visits to nursing homes, orphanages, and homeless shelters. 

    Introduction Video:  Welcome to Interact/Red Cross!

    Meets: Meetings on Team, please contact sponsor for Team Invite.

    Board Members: 9/24, 10/8, 10/29, 11/12, 12/3, 12/17

    All Members:10/1, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/10

    Sponsor:

    Maggie Holmes

    720-886-1995

    mholmes@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Key Club

    Key club is focused on helping students find volunteer opportunities, becoming more involved in the community, or just having fun helping others. Key club will be working with accredited volunteer organizations to get some of the best volunteer opportunities around.

    Introduction Video:

    Meets: Team meeting link

    Sponsor:

    Amy (Stotts) Woody

    720-886-2202

    astotts@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Link Crew

    Members of Link Crew are trained to assist freshmen at orientation at the start of the school year and keep in contact throughout the year. This club is open to juniors and seniors. Interested students must apply in the spring.

    Introduction Video: Welcome to Link Crew!

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Lauren Hyclak

    720-886-2219

    lhyclak@cherrycreekschools.org

    Jessica Weydert

    720-886-2257

    jweydert@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Literary Magazine

    This club is open to anyone who has an interest in working as a team to publish the CT Literary Magazine and expressing their individual creativity. Students are encouraged as part of their participation to take courses in graphic design and/or print journalism. Club members read, edit, and approve submissions, as well as generate their own content (poetry, short fiction, art) for the magazine. As members of this club, you will develop both graphic design and publication skills while working with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

    Video Introduction:  Promo Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Tina Barber

    720-886-1965

    cbarber5@cherrycreekschools.org

    Jeff Garland

    720-886-1956

    jgarland3@cherrycreekschools.org

  • M.U.N. (Model United Nations)

    M.U.N. offers a unique opportunity to better understand the inner workings of the United Nations while building skills in diplomacy and compromise. Students will propose resolutions addressing issues such as regional conflicts, peacekeeping, human rights, women and children, economic and social development, and the environment. Students attend competitions at various locations in the Deven Metro area.

    Introduction Video: MUN

    Meets 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month on Teams at 4:30 pm. Contact sponsor for Team Invite.

    Sponsor:

    Becky Rankens

    720-886-1944

    rrankens@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Math Team

    The Math team academically trains students to compete in various math contests. Students will be exposed to higher-level topics. Meetings are held once a week after school. Competitions include Colorado Math League, American math Competitions, and more.

    Introduction Video:  Math Club Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Jessica Weydert

    720-886-2257

    jweydert@cherrycreekschools.org

    Marjan Arjomandi

    720-886-2248

    marjomandi@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

    To apply for Mu Alpha Theta, students must maintain an overall GPA of at least 3.0 weighted, a mathematical GPA of at least 3.5 weighted, have completed at least Algebra 1 and Geometry, and be enrolled in algebra 2 or higher. Students must also continue their mathematical education by taking at least one math course beyond Algebra2 each year. The application/selection process takes place in the fall.

    Introduction Video:  Mu Alpha Theta

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Jessica Weydert

    720-886-2257

    jweydert@cherrycreekschools.org

    Marjan Arjomandi

    720-886-2248

    marjomandi@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Multi-Lingual Club

    The purpose of the Multilingual Club is to increase the awareness of the variety of languages spoken by students at our school and promote the value of bilingualism and multilingualism throughout the school community. It provides opportunities for social and cultural interaction among students interested in any language. the club meets twice monthly for planning events and taking part in a variety of activities. Students of any language background, including English Language Learners, students learning a foreign language, and students who speak only English will find a welcoming environment. 

    Introduction Video: Welcome to Multi-Lingual Club!

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Kevin O'Donnell

    720-886-2198

    kodonnell3@cherrycreekschools.org

  • NaNoWriMo Club

    NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and challenges you to write a novel in a month! Our club will meet every Monday in November to support and encourage each other as a writing community in this challenge. Each member will set a word-count goal at the beginning of the month and spend our club meetings working toward meeting that goal.

    Introduction Video:  Welcome to NaNoWriMo Club!

    Meets: 10/26, 11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/30, 12/7 from 2:00pm - 3:00pm.  Please email sponsor for Team link for meetings.

    Sponsor:

    Lauren Hyclak

    720-886-2219

    lhyclak@cherrycreekschools.org

  • National Art Honor Society

    NAHS is a national organization dedicated to excellence and fellowship in Visual Arts. The CT chapter will set its focus on giving back to the community using the visual arts. The club will participate in various fundraising activities that may benefit a charity and/or raise funds for the art department at CT. Other activities will include visitation to retirement homes and/or Children's Hospital to create goodwill throughout our community at large. NAHS will also serve the art department through beautification of the school and ushering/assisting at various art events throughout the school year.

    Introduction Video:

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Michelle Miller

    720-886-2232

    mmiller5@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Newspaper

    Students in this class plan and produce the school newspaper, The Guide. They become investigative reporters, news and editorial writers, interviewers, editors, and photographers. An application is required in the spring.

    Introduction Video:  Promo Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Tina Barber

    720-886-1965

    cbarber5@cherrycreekschools.org

  • NHS (National Honor Society)

    Juniors and seniors with a weighted cumulative GPA of 3.75 or higher are invited to apply for NHS. Following a selection process, NHS students develop their scholarship, leadership, service, and character through attendance at monthly meetings, participation in school-wide events, and completion of community service projects.

    Introduction Video:  NHS Video

    Meets 1st Meeting Tuesday, 9/8 on Teams at 3:45 p.m.

    Sponsors:

    Kris Atkin

    720-886-2040

    katkin@cherrycreekschools.org

    Brooke Gabrielli

    720-886-1957

    bgabrielli2@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Orchestra

    String Orchestra - Intro-level orchestra open to all students who play a string instrument.

    Symphonic Orchestra - Intermediate level orchestra open by audition to students who play a string instrument.

    Chamber Orchestra - The most advanced orchestra is open to any student by audition.

    Introduction Video:  Orchestra Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Kyle Rupley

    720-886-2013

    krupley@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Pep Band/Drum Line

    OFFERED 2ND SEMESTER ONLY FOR 2020-2021

    Members perform at home sporting events and school assemblies. Additional travel and/or performance opportunities may arise throughout the year.

    Introduction Video: Band Video 

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Neil Guy

    720-886-1955

    nguy@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Poms

    Introduction Video:  Poms

    Coach:

    Mia Brown

    720-886-1958

    mbrown61@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Special Olympics Peer Partners Club

    Special Olympics Partners Club is a club for students with and without intellectual disabilities that come together for sports, games, community service, school events, and most of all, to have fun!

    Introduction Video:  Peer Partners Video

    Meets: 9/24, 10/22, 11/19, 12/17, 1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/29, 5/27

                 Please email Meggin Mithuen for a link to Teams for meetings

    Sponsors:

    Meggin Mithuen

    720-886-2115

    mmithuen@cherrycreekschools.org

    Joy Place-Kranefuss

    720-886-2033

    jplace-kranefus@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Speech & Debate

    Students prepare for competition in the debate, public speaking, and oral interpretation with assistance from coaches and attend tournaments, which are held during the year. Speech and Debate is offered only as a class, to ensure students get time with coaches to prepare for tournaments. Students have the opportunity to letter and join the National Speech and Debate Association.

    Introduction Video:  Promo Video

    Meets:

    Sponsors:

    Jason Wu

    720-886-2036

    jwu@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Student Leadership

    The Student Leadership class is an opportunity for students from all grades to represent their student body, the school, and the community. Students serve as the student body officers and class representatives. An application is required in the spring.

    Introduction Video:  Student Leadership Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Alan Martin

    720-886-XXXX

    amartin56@cherrycreekschools.org

    Senior Class Sponsor:

    Becca Breen

    720-886-1925

    rbreen2@cherrycreekschools.org

    Junior Class Sponsor:

    Caley Mitchell

    720-886-2281

    cmitchell32@cherrycreekschools.org

    Sophomore Sponsor:

    Chris Faust

    720-886-1961

    jfaust2@cherrycreekschools.org

    Freshman Class Sponsor:

  • T.S.A. (Technology Student Association)

    This club promotes technological literacy, leadership, and problem-solving. Our goal is to promote technology education and have fun learning through competitive and social events.

    Introduction Video:  TSA Informational Video

    Meets:  

    Join Schoology with Code: XRK97-XJ93C

    Remind: text @ct-tsa to 81010

    Follow @_cttsa on Instagram and Twitter

    Sponsors:

    Jared Merrill

    720-886-2237

    jmerrill2@cherrycreekschools.org

    Tony Muscatello

    720-886-1937

    amuscatello@cherrycreekschools.org

    Ben Nuebel

    720-886-2238

    bnuebel@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Tech Crew

    Tech crew is for all students who are interested in what happens behind the scenes of the main stage productions. Students can be involved with sound, lighting, costumes, set construction, and more. Grab a drill and come join us on the tech crew!

    Introduction Video:  Drama Club

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Aaron Jaramillo

    720-886-2008

    ajaramillo@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Theatre

    Theatre 1, Theatre 2, Theatre 3, Advanced Acting, Technical Theatre 1, and Technical Theatre 2 are classes offered to students with an interest in acting, directing, playwriting, and/or the technical aspects of the theatre. Theatre students have the opportunity to perform and all students are encouraged to deepen their involvement in theatre by joining Drama Club and/or trying out for the main stage productions.

    Introduction Video:  Drama Club

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Cindy Poinsett

    720-886-1959

    cpoinsett@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Tri-M Music Honor Society

    An organization for students achieving at a high level both academically and musically. Tri-M members work to inspire music participation, support the CTHS music program, render community service, and develop leadership skills.

    Introduction Video:  Tri-M Music Video

    Meets 11/9, 12/7, 1/11, 2/8, 3/8, 4/5, 4/26 - Please join the Schoology group to access meetings via Teams.

    Sponsor:

    Kyle Rupley

    720-886-2013

    krupley@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Video Game Club

    Introduction Video:  Video Game Club   &   Video Game Club Student Perspective

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Christine Archer-Davison

    720-886-1945

    carcher-davison@cherrycreekschools.org

  • World Affairs Club

    This club is for students to prepare for the World Affairs Challenge competition in the spring at the University of Denver. The focus of the club is to discover how global issues affect the daily lives of citizens around the world. The club meets once a month during the first semester and every Monday during the second semester.

    Introduction Video:  World Affairs Club Video

    Meets: Scheduled Meetings 11/9, 11/16, and 12/7. Please email the sponsor for the Team link and time.

    Sponsors:

    Scott Myers

    720-886-1960

    smyers8@cherrycreekschools.org

    Pam Patrick

    720-886-2229

    ppatrick2@cherrycreekschools.org

  • Yearbook

    This class provides students an opportunity to plan, create, and produce the school yearbook, The Legend. Students are responsible for all aspects of production and design. They learn to conduct interviews, cover and photograph school and related events, write and edit copy, layout pages, and meet deadlines. Through this process, they learn responsible journalism. An application is required in the spring.

    Introduction Video:  Promo Video

    Meets:

    Sponsor:

    Tina Barber

    720-886-1965

    cbarber5@cherrycreekschools.org

    cherokeetrailyearbook@gmail.com