Co-Curricular Activities

Mr. Richard Palmer, Coordinator of Athletics and Co-Curricular Activities (rpalmer@imsa.edu) oversees all of the programmings for the following co-curricular opportunities.

IMSA offers competitive opportunities through the IHSA:

  • Chess
  • Scholastic Bowl
  • Science Olympiad
  • Speech Team

A full list of our Co-curricular Activity opportunities and their sponsors:

  • ACRONYMStudent newspaper, internet editions.
    Sponsor: Tracy Townsend
  • American Computer Science LeagueComputer science competition team.
    Sponsors: Namrata Pandya & Pat Patankar
  • Chess TeamIHSA competition and school club.
    Sponsor: TBD
  • E-SportsMulti-school trivia competition.
    Sponsor: TBD
  • Drama ClubA student theatre organization.
    Sponsor: Julie Dowling
  • Math TeamMath competition team.
    Sponsor: Evan Brummet
  • Mu Alpha ThetaNational math honorary society. Holds activities throughout the year.
    Sponsor: Janice Krouse
  • RoboticsClub to learn more about robotics.
    Sponsors: Lingyi Meng & David Mahler
  • Scholastic BowlA multi-school trivia competition.
    Sponsors: Eric Rettburg
  • Science BowlA quiz-show format contest where students are asked questions in the categories of biology, chemistry, physics, math, energy, and earth and space science.
    Sponsor: TBD
  • Science OlympiadA team competition in which students compete in 23 events pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering.
    Sponsor: Grant Bell
  • Solo/Ensemble ContestStudents compete in the area and regional competitions in music and voice.
    Sponsors: Mary Beth McCarthy (Instrumental) & Lara Brink (voice)
  • Speech & DebatePromote speech, compete in tournaments.
    Sponsors: Peter Dong & Leah Kind
  • Strolling StringsMusical instrumental group.
    Sponsor: Mary Beth McCarthy
  • YearbookProduction of an annual yearbook.
    Sponsor: Joyce Symoniak