Pentathlon is an academic competition activity that is open to 7th and 8th graders. The Pentathlon Team competes against other students in 5 subjects: math, social studies, science, a novel and the famous super quiz question. Academic Pentathlon will meet during Cougar Den.
Coordinator: Ms. Dowell
AVID places students on the college track. To support them in the rigorous coursework, AVID students learn organizational and study skills, develop critical thinking, learn to ask probing questions, receive academic help from peeps and college tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities to make their college dreams reality.
Sponsor: Ms. McGill
Hurrah! Cheerleaders, Pep Squad and Step Team all promote school spirit and overall morale at CMS. They are all an athletic group of girls and boys that stunt, cheer, dance and stop and are even ambassadors, at times, for the school. Athletic events are listed on the school calendar.
Chess and game club
Sponsor: Mr. Goen
Join us each Friday as we roll out board games, both old and new. From Pit! to Exploding Kittens, we have them all. We also have classics like chess. If you don't know how to play, don't worry because we will teach you! Meets every Friday after school from 4-5 p.m.
Junior Light Brigade
Sponsor: Ms. Coleman
Junior Light Brigade is a positive peer group on middle school campuses. Members share the desire to be positive role models and serve their school and community. Student pledge to live a positive drug-free and violence-free lifestyle and to educate and encourage peers to do the same through prevention activities.
National Junior Honor Society
Sponsor: Mr. Goen
NJHS serves to honor those students who demonstrate excellence in the ares of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character.
Sponsor: Mr. Bedard
Robotics is a branch of engineering and computer science that implements the design, construction, operation, and application of Robots. In robotics, students work on the design of the robots, creating the mechanics, powering them, and programming them. robotics is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) endorsed course.
Theater & musicals
Sponsor: Ms. Young
“Romeo, Romeo, where for art thou?” Want to be a star? Join theater club to participate in the annual school play, and see what goes on “behind the scenes” like working on sets, costumes, lighting, sound, and makeup. Many former students go on to perform in High School theater and productions.
Sponsor: Ms. Curtis
The Coyle Spelling Bee is held every year in November. All Coyle students are welcome to participate. The winner goes on to represent our school at the GISD district-wide Spelling Bee in January.
Student Council is a major service organization at Coyle that participates, throughout the year, in the various fundraisers for those in need. The Coyle Middle School Student Council prides itself in participating in community service, our commitment to our school, and our outstanding leadership program. To become a member of our prestigious organization, it is imperative that students uphold the ideals of respect, integrity, hard work, honesty, cooperation, and dedication, and possess a love for self and others.
During the first six weeks of each school year, Student Council is open to 6th, 7th, & 8th graders that provide references, are passing all classes and have not had a discipline issue. Student Council meets every other Friday in Ms. McGill’s room. For more information, contact.
Do you have an interest in travel? Coyle travel has a few upcoming trips including New York City in March 2019, and Greece, Italy and Spain in 2020. For more information, contact Mr. Grafford.
Sponsor: Mrs. House
Picture yourself here! Applications are taken at the end of the year to place yearbook staff for the following year.
Taking pictures at Coyle, and Cougar events, and interviewing people are all part of Yearbook planning which also involves a whole class period during the school day. It’s a great place to meet people, and promotes team-building.
While you wait
A program designed for our students that do not have bus transportation home from Coyle. The program is ran by the City of Rowlett. To apply, see the Coyle office staff. There is an application to be completed by a parent and approved by Dr. Wilson. Student behavior and attendance will be a part of the application process. While You Wait usually starts after the first few weeks of school.