Extracurricular Activities


(The following activities are at one or more of our schools)  Battle of the Books – Global Challenge, Black History Quiz Bowl, Intramural Sports, Chess Club, 4-H, Junior Achievement, Science Camps at Sherman and Pretty Lakes, YMCA Programs, The Boys and Girls Clubs, Student Council Oration Contest, Science Fairs, Geography Bee, Lunch and Learn Program, Jeter’s “Proud To Be Me” Program, Student Newspapers, Mentoring Project, Kids Hope, Nature Center, Girl Scouts, Radio Club, Musicals, Plays, Math Olympiad, Girls on the Run, Kalamazoo Communities In Schools, Girls on Track, Reach Out and Read, Ski Club, Breakfast of Champions, Cub and Boy Scouts, Talent Shows, Foster Grandparent Reading Program, Park and Recreation Programs, Gilmore Keyboard Lab, Spanish Club, Knitting Club, Orff Ensemble, Drama Club, Peacekeepers, Hands Across the Border, United Nations

Middle School

Chess Club, Computer Club, Dance Club, Pep Squad, Yearbook, Creative Writing , VolunTeens, Art, Sports Cards Club, Cadet Band, Choir, Orchestra, Concert Band, Honors Music, Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball, Volleyball, Ski Club, Track and Field, Football, Cross Country, Wrestling

High School


Yearbook, Bilingual, Debate, French, Spanish, Latin, German, Student Newspapers, Minority Student Awareness, Chess Club, Peer Mediation, Project Mentor, DECA, Student Government, Upward Bound, Forensics, National Honor Society, Ski Club, Ecology Club, Students Against Drunk Driving, NHS Tutors, Radio Club, Jeter’s Leaders, Close-up, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, Foreign Travel Through Latin, German and Spanish Clubs


(Class A) - Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Baseball, Cross Country, Men’s and Women’s Golf, Hockey, Men’s and Women’s Swimming, Men’s and Women’s Tennis, Men’s and Women’s Track, Varsity Club, Wrestling, Golf, Soccer, Cheerleading and Competitive Cheerleading

Arts Organizations

Drama, Musicals, Art Club, Band, Several Choirs, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Marching Band

Before and After School

Lincoln International Studies School is home to a YMCA branch, including a pool; the Kalamazoo Department of Recreation offers onsite after-school programs; Prime Time Y offers safe, affordable before and after school care. Kalamazoo Communities In Schools (KCIS) received two grants totaling $7.5 million for ten schools to have after-school programs for a five-year period. Many other schools offer a variety of before and/or after school care programs.

KCIS 21st Century program
Fee-based program through YMCA
Reach Out and Read Open Library
K & K Writers Club: After-school club for students who struggle with writing. In collaboration with Kalamazoo College Library.
Math and Reading Tutoring
Soccer (fall), Flag Football (spring)
Girls Basketball (fall), Boys Basketball (winter)
Girls on the Run (through CIS-Kalamazoo)
Breakfast of Champions: 6th grade boys breakfast club that meets every other Thursday morning.
Global Reading Challenge (in collaboration with Kalamazoo Public Library)
Ski Club
Various classes through Communities in Schools – Kalamazoo
KCIS 21st Century After-School program
YMCA After-School program
YMCA Prime Time provides before and after school care
Brownies, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts
Men's basketball from Shoot Around
Mount Zion tutoring
Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation in-facility programs
Enrichment activities
After-school tutoring with Kalamazoo College
Partnership with New Genesis for after-school tutoring and enrichment

Sports Physical Exam Forms

Physical Exam Form English (pdf)
Physical Exam Form Spanish (pdf)