D'Evelyn Clubs
Club NameClub AgesClub SponsorMeeting TimesDescriptions
Anime-Manga ClubJH and SHJodi HallerFridays, 7th houran art club where students get to explore their passions for creating anime-manga style art.
Boys MentoringSH Mentors/JH MenteesRob Northway & Jon WatsonSome Fridays, 7th hourThe purpose of the D’Evelyn Boys’ Mentoring Program is to provide personal support and friendship to junior high boys through the leadership and experience of senior high boys. We want the junior high boys to know an older student who has been through junior high and has learned to be successful in school as well as in life in general. We want to provide a fun experience to help with the transition into senior high life; although both the mentors and the mentees benefit from the relationships that are established.
Chess ClubJH and SHChris PowersFridays, 7th hourChess club is a casual, non-competitive, all levels welcome club. Of the 4-10 students who attend regularly, skill levels range from beginner to official chess team competitors. Beginners receive basic instruction surrounding strategies and hints for improvements. Anyone is welcome, as long as they want to play chess!
D'Evelyn Service CorpsHS 16 yrs and upBriant McKellipsOutside of 7th hourIt is a club dedicated to serving non-profit organizations that address needs in the Denver Metro Area. The opportunity is available to juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years old (some of the organizations we serve have a 16 year old minimum age requirement). The group does not conduct meetings or fundraisers. We do a different service project each month (usually on Saturdays). We serve organizations such as such as the Denver Rescue Mission, Jeffco Action Center, Ronald McDonald House, Habitat for Humanity Restore, Project Cure, and Hands Automotive.
DrumlineJH & HSBecky PaschkeEvery Friday, 7th HourDrumline offers a chance for instrumental percussionists to refine their skills to perform at various school events such as pep rallies, the D'Evelyn Dash, the Bonfire, football games, and more! This is also a great opportunity to have fun with your instrument and develop close friendships.
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)HS OnlyMonte MurphySome Fridays, 7th hourFellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a national organization that provides a faith-based network for student-athletes, teachers, and coaches in public schools. FCA Huddle groups participate in four main activities: faith education, discipleship/leadership, community outreach, and fellowship. Through these activities, student-athletes are able to strengthen their faith and form meaningful relationships with their peers. We meet every Friday during 7th hour, except for the last Friday of every month. We typically have between 20 and 30 kids attend.
ForensicsHS OnlyTammie PetersFridays, 7th hourThe Forensics Team studies how to debate and speak in a competitive setting. They then compete in tournaments against schools from across Colorado on the weekends. Sponsor/Coach: Mrs. Tammie Peters ( Webpage:
French ClubJH and HSGhislain SabreFridays, 7th hourFrench honor society celebrates students who demonstrate exceptional aptitude for the French language and are dedicated to leadership/service to the community
FROGS Club (Friends relying on Gods' Son)JH & HSMegan ChounFridays, 7th hour
Girls MentoringSH Mentors/JH MenteesSuzanne Roberts & Molly HarringtonSome Fridays, 7th hourWhat is Girls Mentoring? The purpose of Girls Mentoring is to provide support to our junior high girls through the leadership and experience of our senior high girls. Girls Mentoring creates a safe, yet fun environment to learn about D’Evelyn and make new connections. How does it work? Junior high girls in 7th and 8th grade (mentees) are paired with a 10th, 11th or 12th grade female student (mentor). Each mentor/mentee pair is placed in a group with approximately 6 -8 other pairs. Each Group is led by a Group Leader (11th or 12th grader student) who will be responsible for leading the lesson plan, facilitating discussions and creating fun activities that help bond their group. We welcome 9th grade girls to get involved as Freshman Helpers who support the Group Leader. Girls Mentoring meets approximately twice a month during 7th hour on Fridays.
Glass Club10 HS and 10 JH each sem.Devon LawrenceSome Fridays, 7th hourGlass Club is a semester long club that teaches students grades 7-12 how to cut and fuse glass together to create a variety of super cool objects-everything from pendants, to ornaments, to plates, 3-D objects, and much more! We typically meet every other Friday but a calendar is given out with our specific dates. We typically have 15-25 people that participate each semester and students pay a $20 fee for materials and supplies.
Harry Potter ClubJH and HSRachel CoughenourFridays during 7th hourHere are some different activities I was thinking we will do: Movie Days, Trivia, Harry Potter Related Arts and Crafts (Make our own wands, make clay mandrakes, crochet House colored scarves, etc.) playing quidditch outside on warm days, and book clubs and book discussions
Improv (aka D'Evelyn Disguise)HS Only-SelectedAdam LillibridgeFridays, 7th hour and some eveningsD'Evelyn Disguise around since 1997. Improvisational games performed in 4-7 shows per year. tryouts are required for high school students. We meet Friday 7th hours, and Tuesday mornings. For the past 8 years, we have a show to raise money for Tennyson Center (now we do it as a part of the Holloween Trick or Treat at school). We have reaised money also for Andrew Janiczech memorial scholarship last year. The troupe raises money mainly to help supplement costs for theater programs.
InteractHS OnlyStacey McSkimin NEED CO-SPONSOROne Friday, 7th hour per monthInteract clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of our motto, “service above self.” Throughout the year, Interact participates in various service projects, from coat and toy drives to cooking and cleaning for the homeless. Interact is deeply involved in the surrounding community, partnering with two elementary schools, Fletcher Miller School for special needs, and our local Habitat for Humanity. We strive to take action, build international understanding, and make new friends in our own neighborhood and beyond. In the 2017/2018 school year, Interact was proud to bring together over 60 dedicated D’Evelyn students and offer nearly 2,000 hours of hard work to our community. Great work Jags!
JazzJH & HSBecky PaschkeEvery Friday, 7th Hour
JRHS Student CouncilJH OnlyKeith Beams & Brennan GauseEvery other Monday, 7th hourWe meet every other Monday during 7th Hour with agendas and minutes to plan activities that benefit the school and the community while developing leadership skills and the groundwork and experience for Senior High Student Council. We decorate hallways for Spirit Weeks, have a small part in the Pep Rallies, spend time with senior citizens at a local retirement community in multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the year, do at least 1 fall and 1 spring drive, and have at least 1 fundraiser. The members are elected and serve for the year.
Latin ClubJH & HSElizabeth BowmanFridays, 7th hourLatin Club is open to all D’Evelyn students with an interest in Greek and Roman culture, history, myth, and literature. We have a range of fun (crafts, games, movies, food events) and educational opportunities (readings, lectures) during weekly 7th hour meetings and also occasionally outside the school day. We also take the lead role in D’Evelyn’s recycling program as a way to serve the community. Membership varies from 20-30 students annually. Committed members of Latin Club have the opportunity to participate in academic competitions sponsored by the Colorado Junior Classical League. Finally, committed high-school members of the Latin Club are eligible for membership in the Latin Honor Society.
MathcountsJHEmily McCaslin-HahnEvery other Friday, 7th hourA national middle school mathematics competition that builds problem-solving skills and fosters achievement through four levels of fun, in-person "bee" style contests. Our program begins in September and runs through the first week in May. The cost to participate is $35 for the year. Please email Mrs. McCaslin-Hahn (Mrs. Mac) at
Mock TrialHS OnlyDan WilleMonday eveningsStudents participate in rehearsed trials to learn about the legal system in a competitive manner.
Mu Alpha Theta (Math tutoring)HS Only-SelectedSandy SmithFridays, 7th hourMu Alpha Theta is the mathematics honor society for students at D’Evelyn. We provide tutors for students of any age at any math level four days a week. The events we participate in include Trick or Treat Street and Pi Day!
National Honor SocietyHS Only-SelectedMegan BenderOutside 7th hourThe National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. In order to qualify, second semester Juniors must have a GPA of 3.5 (weighted) or above and demonstrate their commitment to student leadership. Once inducted, the 20+ students meet on the first Wednesday of every month to plan activities for the school, and they keep a log of at least 15 volunteer hours per semester. Our NHS students demonstrate the cream of the crop at D'Evelyn, both academically and comprehensively.
National Junior Honor SocietyJH/9th grade-SelectedRob NorthwaySome Fridays, 7th hourJunior High Students are invited to apply to NJHS if they have a 3.75 GPA or above. The purpose of the National Junior Honor Society is “to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of secondary schools."
RoboticsJH & HSChris Vollmer & Shelley FiedlerFridays, 7th hour (Computer Lab)D'Evelyn's Robotics Club provides both middle school and high school students the opportunity to learn teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving skills while integrating math, science, engineering, and computer programming in a fun way.
Role PlayingJH & HSAllie PaskeFridays, 7th hour in room E205Role Playing Club allows students the opportunity to play or learn to play games such as Dungeons and Dragons. These games typically allow students to act as though they are characters in a story in a fantastic setting with the results of their actions determined by the characteristics of the role they are playing.
Social Inclusion ClubJH & HSKelley YoungFridays, 7th hourA club devoted to giving every student at D’Evelyn a space to feel safe and welcome.
Society of Women EngineersJH & HSMs. NewcombOnce a month during a 7th hourGoal is encourage young women to pursue college majors and careers in STEM fields through speaking events, networking, and field experiences.
Sources of StrengthJH & HSSuzanne RobertsAfter school and some 7th hourSources of Strength is a school wide, peer led suicide prevention initiative with the mission of spreading hope, health, and strength. SoS meets during 7th hour on two Tuesdays a month, and peer leaders work together on school-wide campaigns designed to meet the mission.
Spanish Honor SocietyHS OnlyOlivia Schott1 Friday during 7th hour a monthSpanish Honor Society (La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) is an Honor Society sponsored by the national organization (AATSP - American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese) for those students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their Spanish I,II,III,and IV classes (this is a club for those students who are in Spanish IV and AP Spanish ONLY) and possess a passion for the Spanish-speaking culture. We do community service activities that support the Spanish-speaking community in Denver/Lakewood as well as cultural activities that celebrate the Spanish-speaking culture. Some volunteer activities that we have done/do: Canned Food Drive in November to benefit the Jeffco Action Center, Santa Shop (Jeffco Action Center), other activities with the Jeffco Action Center, partnering with a bilingual elementary school for after-school tutoring opportunities, school supplies drive (Jeffco Action Center), translation volunteering opportunities with the local immigrant's rights coalition, and Trick-or-treat street at D'Evelyn. Some of the cultural activities that we have done/do: Day of the Dead celebration at Crown Hill Cenetery, salsa dance lessons, almuerzo hispano (food party with dishes from around the Spanish-speaking world), Fiestas Patrias (Mexico's Independence Day celebration in Denver), Cinco de mayo celebration in Denver, dinners at restaurants with feed from the Spanish-speaking world, tango lessons, and more.
Strategic GamingJH & HSKeith BeamsFridays, 7th hourWe meet on Fridays during 7th Hour to play a wide array of strategic games. Games vary from 20 minute games to those lasting 8-10 different 7th Hour sessions. A small sampling of games that students play includes: Axis & Allies, Risk, chess, Magic, Munchkin, Dominion, Othello, Star Wars Duels, Nefarious, Secret Hitler (similar to Mafia), Trivial Pursuit, etc. It's a fun time open to all students with 2 major rules: no phones and no homework! 2018-2019 Sponsor: Mr. Beams.
Student CouncilHS Only-ElectedJon Watson & Val BattagliaOutside 7th hourStudent Council is an elected group of students with representatives from each High School class dedicated to enriching the student experience at D'Evelyn by planning, organizing, and facilitating events such as Homecoming, Spirit Weeks, special fundraisers such as Make-A-Wish, and various other events. They are the voice for students and represent the wishes for all their constituents. They meet on Mondays during 7th Hour.
Student VoiceHS OnlySuzanne RobertsMostly outside 7th hourStudent Voice is a district-wide initiative that empowers high school students from diverse backgrounds with leadership, cultural awareness, teamwork, and advocacy skills. Student Voice is a forum for students to collaborate with the Superintendent and other school, district and community leaders to create a sustainable movement for social justice in our community through compassionate leadership. We are looking for students who have a passion for leadership, advocacy, teamwork and diversity. If you are interested in becoming a student ambassador or just want more information, please contact Ms. Harrington or Ms. Roberts.
Tri-MHS Only-perf. arts and 3.5 GPAWill WhiteMostly outside 7th hourTri-M (Modern Music Masters) is a music honor society which is open to upperclassmen enrolled in band, choir, and/or orchestra. Through performance and community service, students in Tri-M utilize and develop leadership qualities, creativity, and critical thinking. D'Evelyn's Tri-M Chapter currently consists of 28 members and meets every other Thursday during 7th Hour in the Choir Room. Please see Mr. White for more details.
YogaJH & HSKristine Sweney and Jennifer FordE211 Every FridayYoga club is open to all students and all levels. We welcome up to 25 serious students each week (and almost always have that many kids). We help organize everyone and set the tone with calm music and a lavender essential oil diffuser. Then, we complete a 40 minute yoga class focused on breathing, stretching and exercise. The club is held in Miss Ford's room every Friday during 7th hour.