Cinco Ranch Jr. High Band is a nationally recognized organization dedicated to the musical and academic education of all participants. CRJH band consists of four, ability grouped, levels; First Year Band (FYB) Concert, Symphonic, and Honors bands. Full band, small groups, and private instruction activities are provided to help students achieve and improve the success of our students. Band at CRJH helps to develop life skills, as well as musical skills, nurtures strong bonds of friendship, and provides a family-type of environment for all the students. Band also emphasizes self-discipline, promotes teamwork, and provides an enjoyable, worthwhile, and life-long hobby.
Rachelle Issacson, Band Director
Lisa James, Assistant Band Director
Cole Blount, Assistant Band Director
The Cheerleaders and Mascots promote school spirit and provide support for student-athletes. You must be in Pep Squad for one year in order to try out for cheerleader or mascot.
Amy Kindred, Cheer Sponsor
Andrea Salmon, Cheer Sponsor
A class that involves learning to read music, singing a variety of repertoire, and learning to appreciate all styles and facets of music. It is an opportunity to be a part of a team where working together and building confidence are two of our main goals.
Julia Peoples, Choir Director
Juliana Dean, Assistant Choir Director
Circle of Friends exists for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities to build genuine friendships with their neurotypical peers.
Dawn Resch, Lifeskills Teacher
Our Math & Science club participates in the annual Texas Math & Science Coaches Association competition, an organization formed in 1981 to promote excellence in math and science through competition. There are four events in TMSCA: Number Sense, Calculator, Mathematics, and Science.
Esther Gonzalez, Math & Science Team Sponsor
National Junior Honor Society is an organization of 8th-grade students who organize service projects for our community. Current 8th graders are inducted into NJHS in January and current 7th Graders are inducted into NJHS at the end of 7th grade. Actual participation in activities occurs in 8th grade.
Brandy Williams, NJHS Sponsor
Cinco Ranch Junior High Orchestra is an award-winning program that strives for excellence, teamwork, and fun for all students. CRJH Orchestra has five orchestras made up of five different string instruments: violin, viola, cello, bass, and harp. Students with no experience can join our First Year Orchestra classes, while students with musical experiences have the opportunity to join Philharmonic, Chamber, Sinfonia, or Symphony class. Orchestra students can use problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills, and ability to communicate in orchestra to other areas of life. Orchestra students are dedicated to being bold, brilliant, and the best.
Laura Vu, Orchestra Director
Barbara Jones, Assistant Orchestra Director
It is recommended that students participate in pep squad for one year in before trying out for cheerleader or mascot.
Jennifer Foreman, Pep Squad Sponsor
Student Council is a student-run organization that allows students to be involved in all areas of the school. Many of the events allow students the opportunity to reach out to the community.
Elaine Paz, Student Council Sponsor
Students at CRJH have the opportunity to create and lead their own clubs with the help of a teacher sponsor. Students who are interested in creating a club should get a Club Approval Form from the front office and find a teacher or staff member to sponsor. Once the form is completed and signed, turn it into the front office for approval.
Spark/Science Experiment Club
Encourage scientific engagement, enhance research, and share science interests with other students in a non-competitive atmosphere.
The Coyote Chronicles
The purpose of this club is to let students use and express their voices. Our goal is to connect with the school in a positive and respectful way.
Dungeons & Dragons Club
To play D & D
Mr. Castile /161
Creative Writing Club
The purpose is to give students a place to practice and share their writing.
Idea Hack Initiative (Coding Club)
To teach basic programming concepts to JH students.
Ms, Stewart/Lab 130/132
Practice our religion and grow our faith in a safe environment.
Rubik’s cube club
To have fun & challenge ourselves with Rubik’s cube puzzles.
Mrs. Treadwell / 159
CRJH Chess club
Mr. Dias / 114
A class to explore all aspects of theatre and to gain skills and confidence that can carry over into all aspects of life.
Sara Nowina Whitfield, Theater Director
Chance Caldwell, Assistant Theater Director
Students are enrolled in an elective class that produces a yearbook to highlight the CRJH successes and memories of the school year.
Lorraine Torres-Greaux, Yearbook teacher