Crimson Activities: Sports / Clubs / Groups / Fine Arts
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
Crimson Activities / Clubs / Groups
Activity ContactDescription/PurposeMeeting Day(s)TimeLocationParticipation Fee
Anime & Sci Fi ClubTBDTo bring people together through the common interest and appreciation for Japanese animation and Science FictionTuesday Crimson HourMedia CenterNo
BC2M (Bring Change to Mind)Leona Gregory gregoryl@district279.orgEliminate the negative stigma and discrimination against mental health/illnesses, mental health advocacy, not a support group or replacement for professional help.TBDTBDGoogle Meets or Room 152No
Creative Writing ClubTrish Van HornTo share, critique and read each others' writing, as well as just have fun.Tuesdays
2:10-3:10 pm
Room 390
Crimson Canoe RacingEmily Broderson crimsoncanoeracing@gmail.comIntroduce students to canoe racing and provide opportunities for competition.Tuesdays & Thursdays March 24th-May 28th 2:30-4:30 pmMaple Grove Arboretum Angel of Hope Garden (Elm Creek/Rice Lake)Yes
Club USHailey Olson olsonh@district279.orgA unified club for students with and without disabilities to interact and build friendships.Tuesdays & Thursdays 7:30 - 8:00 amRoom 212 or lunchroomNo
Crimson Crashers (Adapted Bowling Team)TBDBowling Club for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.TBDTBDSundance Bowling AlleyTBD
Crimson GuidesSarah Vander Pol & Shelly Benusa benusam@district279.orgHelp new students with the transition to Maple Grove Senior High. The Crimson Guides also provide tours to prospective students/families as well as assist during all parent/teacher conferences.TBDTBDTBDNo
Crimson KindTBDSupport positive school culture by creating an inclusive space for all students to share their voices in a safe place that is non-judgemental. Spread kindness throughout the school and our community.3/5; 3/12; 3/19; 3/26; 4/2; 4/16; 4/23; 4/30; 5/7; 5/14; 5/21; 5/282:15-3:15242No
Crimson String QuartetMatthew Caron caronm@district279.orgThe Crimson String Quartet is comprised of four auditioned string players from the Maple Grove Senior High Symphony Orchestra. These students prepare and perform string quartet music at various functions, concerts and also compete in the state ensemble competitions.TBDTBD220No
Dance ClubDeborah Will willd@district279.orgThe dance club offers students the space to catch up on new dance trends and connect with others who share the same interests.Tuesdays2:15-3:00188No
Debate TeamChyenne Thibodo thibodoc@district279.orgTo learn & practice the basics of formal debate/public speaking. Chyenne's email is: thibodoc@district279.orgMondays, Wednesdays, Fridays2:30-4:45 PMMedia CenterYes
DECAJohn Schetinski schetinskij@district279.orgPrepares emerging leaders & entrepreneurs globally in marketing, finance, hospitality & management in HS & Colleges.Wednesdays2:15 PM155No
Green ClubPer Lee leep@district279.orgTo make our school more eco friendly, and educate students about the effects of climate changeMondays & Fridays6:50-7:20 AM379No
Fellowship of Christian AthletesJen Janneke jannekej@district279.orgA spiritual growth opportunity through study and personal application of Biblical truths.Fridays6:45 AMForum RmNo
Fishing ClubJeff Peterson petersonjeffl@district279.orgGive alternative opportunities for student to be involved in leadership activities. Teach fishing techniques, safety & etiquette. Charter members may become involved in clubs & tournaments with other schools.1st Monday of Month (subject to change)2:15-3:00pm182No
G.A.P. (Grove Area Percussion)Michael Brown DrumlineVariesVariesVariesYes
Gen WhenTo spark change now and inspire others in the future with projects that members are passionate about.Every other Wednesday7:00-7:30 AM350No
G.O.L.D. Program (Global Outreach & Leadership Development)Matt Detloff detloffm@district279.orgThe purpose of Maple Grove's Global Outreach & Leadership Development Program is to allow students to develop their social and cognitive skills by serving others; thus, fostering a better understanding of the world they live in. Through service, guided activities, and reflection, the mission of the program is to inspire and prepare students with confidence, courage and competence to achieve their dreams, contribute to society and engage in a lifetime of learning. This trip is meant to further develop the Crimson Way and students' leadership skills and Character. Through firsthand experience, students will learn what it means to be a global citizen. By participating in this trip, students will further develop skills necessary to contribute to MGSH, the community and ultimately, wherever they go when they leave MGSH. Grades 9-12, Grades 11-12 receive preference. www.mgshgold.weebly.comVariesVaries370Yes
HOSARyan Olson olsonr@district279.orgHealth Occupations Students of Americal is an extracurricular activity for competitive, driven and devoted students who seek to pursue a medical/healthcare related career in the future.Every other Thursday2:00248Yes
Interact ClubJoan Roberson robersonj@district279.orgBring together young people to develop leadershipskills while discovering the power of service above oneself.Saturday2:00-3:00 as well as volunteering monthly7608 Brooklyn Blvd., Brooklyn Park, MN 55443No
Jazz EnsemblePeter Buller bullerp@district279.orgPrerequisite – must be registered in a band class. Open to the following instrumentations: saxophone, trombone, piano, guitar, bass drums & percussion. Study and perform traditional and contemporary jazz music as well as practice in the art of improvisation. Performances include the December Holiday Concert, Dist #279 jazz festival, April performance and other performances scheduled on a need/interest basis. In addition, students participating in Jazz Ensemble are expected to participate in a weekly Jazz Workshop/Comb experience (emphasis on jazz improvisation, approximately one hour per week). This band is designed for more advanced players and auditions will be held in October. Fees may be assigned for optional performance tours.Tuesdays & Thursdays November – April6:30-7:30amBoard RoomNo
Jewish Student UnionBrian Weaver weaverb@district279.orgTo have a calm, comfortable place for Jewish and Non-Jewish students who want to learn about other religions.Tuesday2:10 PM369
K-ClubCrystal Johnson johnsonc@district279.orgShare love of Korean Culture regarding K-Pop, Drama and DanceWednesdays2:30-4:00249No
Leo's ClubCorinn Jimenez phone 952-426-8145Provide an opportunity for students to serve their community.TBD once/month7:00 AM387No
Link CrewLeona Gregory gregoryl@district279.orgYear-long mentoring program in which freshmen are connected or “linked” to upper class students. There are formal and informal meetings and activities. Leaders will be connected with their “crew” about once a month during Foundations. Students may apply to be a Link Leader in May.Tri 1,2 & 3FoundationsAuditoriumNo
Maple Grove Girl UpChelsie Pederson pedersonc@district279.orgSpread awareness and raise money for young women struggling all around the world.Mondays TBD (possibly every other week)2:15-3:30pm149No
Marching CrimsonPeter Buller bullerp@district279.orgThe Maple Grove Senior High Marching is celebrated as one of MGSH’s most recognized organizations. Including grades 9-12 students, the Marching Crimson have visited many parade festivals and accumulated many awards and praises. There is no audition for this group but the participations expectations carry a high level of commitment. This ensemble is truly one of our best activities for high school students who are willing to be a part of a highly disciplined group of young leaders! Details on this ensemble will be made available in December.April-Sept.Yes
Math TeamJeffrey Peterson & Marty Medley & medleym@district279.orgStudents practice for and compete against other schools in the five Minnesota State High School Math League meets. According to league rules, at least two members of the team must be ninth or tenth graders.As scheduled October- February2:15 PM360No
MG Rotary Club Camp Ryla (Rotary Youth Leadership Award)Career Resource CenterApplication available February to a Junior/Sophomore (selection of one student) An opportunity to strengthen leadership skills and capabilities through five days of physical, mental, emotional, and intellectual challenges through problem solving, teamwork, and interaction with other outstanding students and volunteer counselors and presenters.AprilOff SiteNo
Maple Grove Crimson Bowling TeamParent volunteer Coach Nick Roers 612-749-7579 Andrea Harris 763-229-6518Competitive co-ed bowling team to compete against other High School teams state wideVaries based on schedule written by Josh Hodney of BPAMTBDNew Hope bowl for practice - matches will be determined by Josh Hodney of BPAM
MN American Legion Boys State American Legion Auxiliary Girls StateCareer Resource CenterNomination & selection (of one student for each) in March through Interview process Unique summertime educational program sponsored by the American Legion/Auxiliary, designed to mirror the structure and operation of its respective state government, with the focus on participation and personal experience in a model state, complete with governing bodies and elected public officials.JuneOff SiteNo
Mock TrialTBDMock Trial is Academic Challenge that helps open the door to students interested in the legal profession. It gives students the opportunity to compete against other schools by acting as attorneys and witnesses in a case before real judges and lawyers. Students who participate have the opportunity to improve their public speaking, teamwork and organization skills while preparing their case and will work with actual attorneys to gain a better understanding of the legal system. Cody's email is: dorumsgaardC@district279.orgThursday2:15 PMForum RoomYes
Model United Nations (MUN)Alex Dick dicka@district279.orgAn educational program that prepares students to discuss international issues as well as simulate decision making in a global domain. Students represent different countries at two day U.N. conferences.Thursdays2:00- 3:00 PM373No
Mountain Bike TeamJeff Nelson nelsonj@district279.orgA fall club that offers the opportunity to race against high school teams statewide. The five races of the season are a test of strength, endurance, and technical riding ability.Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday (race day only)4:00pm Tues/Thurs 9:00am Sat.Elm Creek Park ReserveYes
Musical TheatreNikki Swoboda Beth Hellstedt Peter BullerOpportunities exist to participate in the Cast, Pit Orchestra/Band, Tech Crew or Wardrobe. There are two musical threatre productions per school year: A "Broadway" musical in the fall and a music revue (Center Stage) in the spring. Information regarding auditions/applications can be found at VariesVaries216 Auditorium Theatre LabYes
Muslim AllianceLiam Dale dalel@district279.orgTo inform others on Islam myths. To also teach and compare old Islamic traditions to modern day Islam.Mondays & every other Wednesday2:10 - 3:00288No
National Honor SocietyJustin Passmore passmorej@district279.orgOur purpose is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in all students.Usually the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month6:45 AMForumNo
News PaperLiam Dale dalel@district279.orgTo inform, as well as share student work (such as art and creative writing), and document the achievements of students.As needed - Wednesday2:15 - 4:00Room 288No
Pep BandPeter Buller bullerp@district279.orgPrerequisite–must be registered for a band class “Volunteer” Pep Bands play at select home varsity games/matches including football, boys and girls soccer, basketball and hockey. Sign up for each season as the director makes schedules available (no audition required but commitment to the season is mandatory!) Your participation in this activity is one of the best ways to meet new friends and earn/accumulate points towards a band letter.Fall Pep Band Sept.-Nov. Winter Pep Band January-MarchSchedule is posted on www.crimsonbands.orgYes $45 fee/season
REAL TalkAudra Stevenson
Johnathan Richmond
REAL Talk is a multiracial sutdent leadership group which builds racial consciousness through discussions about race, culture and social justice. REAL Talk students engage in meaninful communication and collaboration with Crimson staff. Meetings include scheduled field trips, guest speakers, and student leadership empowerment opportunities. Twice per month on Fridays, scheduled by Ms. Stevenson and Mr. RichmondRotates to limit conflicts with classesForum RoomNo
RoboticsMarcy Redmond & Derek Haidle Robotics is a place for future scientists and engineers (to build the robots), business people (to raise and manage our $60,000+ budget), and artists (to maintain our brand and image). The mission of Crimson Robotics is to inspire the next generation of leaders in STEM fields and beyond. To give them the confidence to do what is hard; the courage to do what is right, and the self-respect not to do things just because they are easy.1-3 days/week Jan.-Feb. 5 days/week March-May 1-3 days/week June-Aug. as needed2:30- 4:45pm237Yes
RocketryPatrick Mulcahey To learn about rocket science & engineering.Tuesdays & Thursday2:15-4:15 pm147No
S.A.G.E. (Sexuality and Gender Equality)Marcy Redmond SAGE promotes respect for MGSH students and faculty through education and other activities relevant to LGBTQ individuals and their allies. The group works to improve the environment of the school, to make it a safe place and accepting place both physically and emotionally for LGBT students and their allies.TuesdaysCrimson HourBlack BoxNo
Salon 188Jeffrey D. Peterson petersonjeffrey@district279.orgInspired by the Salons of Enlightenment philosophers, our Salon is a gathering of students and teachers for thoughtful conversation. The purpose is to foster critical thinking, engagement with deep ideas, and productive conversationEvery other Tuesday2:10-4:30pm188No
Science BowlJustin Passmore passmorej@district279.orgA terrific opportunity to promote interest and build valuable experiences as a Science Club for students of MGSH.TuesdaysAfter school382Yes
Sign Language ClubJennifer Janneke jannekej@district279.orgTo teach students a language that isn't offered as a course for those interested, learn ASL and make new friends.Tuesdays7:00-7:20 AM273No
Speech TeamChyenne Thibodo thibodoc@district279.orgTo learn & practice the basics of formal public speakingMonday, Wednesday, Friday2:30-4:45 PMMedia CenterYes
Speed & StrengthMatt Lombardi lombardim@district279.orgSpeed and Strength is a structured strength development program open to all male and female MGSH students. Students have the opportunity to earn a letter.Monday, Wednesday, Friday6:00 AMWeight RoomNo
STRIVEDanny Hernandez hernandezd@district279.orgSTRIVE is a program for students who have found limited success in the classroom. The programs challenge students to improve their school work, gain self-confidence and discover the satisfaction of graduating from high school. The programs also offer funding to students who can show improvement in their GPA and school attendance.Thursdays 2 days/month7:30 AMTBDNo
Student Governement (Crimson Cabinet)Garrett Lee leegarrett@district279.orgCrimson Cabinet serves as the student government and the liaison between the student body and administration. They consider and work to resolve MGSH related issues brought forth by students, faculty, and administration. Crimson Cabinet is also responsible for coordinating school wide betterment activities and community outreach projects. Representatives are chosen through yearly student elections, with senior/junior/sophomore elections taking place in May and freshman elections the following September. There are 20 representatives (five from each grade). Crimson Cabinet works collaboratively with Spirit and Diversity Council.Tuesdays & Thursdays
Crimson Hour
Tuesday Night MagicAaron Kadera kaderaa@district279.orgPlaying music - the gathering.Every other Tuesday as posted2:00-3:30 PM160No
Ultimate FrisbeeDavid Rekstad (Girls) Clay Thomas (Boys)To get MGSH Students together playing Ultimate Frisbee & laying the groundwork for a future team.
WISH ClubJennifer Toms tomsj@district279.orgTo get girls interested in persuing jobs in stem and health care fields.Last Wednesday of each month3:00 AMZoom/Google MeetsNo
YearbookLeona Gregory gregoryl@district279.orgStudents produce the school yearbook that involves layout, design, photography, writing, and sales. Students apply for the class during the registration process in February.Meets during the school day as a Trimester 1 & 2 course6th Hour152No