Activities & Clubs
Students have many opportunities to participate in activities outside the classroom. All field trips and events are free of charge.
- Denver Zoo/Aquarium/Art-Science Museums/Planetarium
- Music production and recording/radio stations and studios
- Studios for painting and sculpting
- Denver Metro: FRCC, Auraria Campus, CU-Boulder, IBMC, Lincoln Tech, Spartan, Concorde Career College, PIMA
- Mountain: Mesa State
- Nebraska Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) tour of four schools
- Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) tour of four schools
- Non profit organizations such as EC2, Community Foodshare, and Youth on Record
- Businesses such as Final Touch Maintenance and Lafayette Lumber Company
- Government entities like the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Students have opportunities to attend leadership workshops and academic competitions. JHS school groups uphold school values and provide outlets for students to express their interests and passions. To increase skills, groups participate in their respective career pathway through the Phoenix Career Academy.
The Science Club meets for fun such as Gaming Night and Ice Cream Socials, but they also practice and train for the Science Bowl and the Engineering/Computer Science competitions. Science Club is a platform for students to explore different aspects of science in their daily lives and to find solutions to problems.
Colorado Regional Science Bowl
The Moot Court (MC) Team competes in the annual school district Moot Court competition. Besides practicing their court and legal proceedings, JHS’s MC Team works on hosting legal clinics at the school. The MC Team also participates in the Certified Legal Analyst (CLA) career track to solidify their skills and become ready for the workforce.
The Business Leadership Team works on researching and starting new businesses. Team members are on JHS’s Business Administration career track where all the different aspects of a business are explored and where real world learning comes from internships and apprenticeships. They compete in the Regional Entrepreneurship Tournament and present their comprehensive business plan and model.
JHS’s Mental Health and Wellness Group seeks to improve the well being of the community. They run the Mental Health First Aid for Teens program which focuses on peer to peer support and they plan and host Wellness Nights for families. The Mental Health and Wellness Group participates in the Phoenix Career Academy’s Safety Specialist program which offers courses that train students on how to provide first aid, identify and manage high risk conditions, and how to operate with a preventative mindset.
Students have the opportunity to engage in character building conferences and workshops. Students attend The National Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute, BVSD Youth Leadership Conferences, CU-Boulder’s Conference on World Affairs, and other various events throughout the year.