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Chess Club

Advisor: Jared Collette
Location: Rm. 2424
Days Meet: Thursdays
Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Duration: September – January

Students learn the basics of playing chess on Tuesdays in Mr Collette’s classroom (#2424) from 2:30-3:30. Chess club will start meeting in September. In January, Draper Park will send our top 6 players to compete at the district chess tournament. For more information please reach out to Mr. Collette at Jared.Collette@CanyonsDistrict.org

Club Thursday

Advisor: Dr. Kathy Bitner
Location: Varies for each activity
Days Meet: Thursdays
Time: 2:45 – 3:45 pm
Duration: Semester 1 only

Club Thursday is held on Thursdays during first semester from 2:45-3:45. Various activities and classes are offered to provide students with new skills and opportunities to meet new friends. Sample events include: service projects, cooking, robotics, sewing, sports competitions, cookie contests, woodworking, science projects and more! Feel free to come to one class or all classes.  Sign up is required and is found on the DPMS homepage. For more information: Call the Student Center 801.826.6920


Advisor: Jared Collette
Location: Rm. 2424
Days Meet: Mondays
Time: 2:45-3:45

In debate club students are given the opportunity to speak and argue in front of people in an attempt to persuade and convince the judge that their position is most correct. Students are coached by experienced high school debaters. Canyons School District provide four debate tournaments throughout the year where students argue in front of judges. The debate club at Draper Park meets every Monday in Mr. Collette’s room (#2424). Debate club will begin meeting in August. For more information please reach out to Mr. Collette at Jared.Collette@CanyonsDistrict.org

Math Counts

Advisor: Pat Stirling
Location: Rm. 2711
Days Meet: Every other Wednesday
Time: 2:30-3:30

Math Counts allows students to engage in a competition where they solve math problems at a district level, and possibly move on to regional, state, and national levels. The club is open to all students and the meetings are on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30 in Mrs. Stirling’s room (#2711). The first meeting is on August 28, and you can participate even if you cannot attend the first meeting. For more information, please contact Mrs. Stirling at Patricia.Stirling@CanyonsDistrict.org

NJHS - National Junior Honor Society

Advisor: Kaylie Sullivan
Location: Rm. 1417
Days Meet: 

Writing Club

Advisor: Krista Dodds
Location: Rm. 2312
Days Meet: Wednesdays
Time: 2:30-3:15

Writing Club is a club for any student who loves to write. Each club meeting includes free writing time as well as time for sharing and collaborating with other student writers. Writing Club begins on September 18, 2019, and will meet almost every Wednesday from 2:30-3:15 for the rest of the year. It is held in Mrs. Dodds’ room in the blue hallway (#2312). Don’t worry if you miss the first meeting; you can still join the next Wednesday you are available! Email Mrs. Dodds for more details: krista.dodds@canyonsdistrict.org

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