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Austin Road Middle School

2016-2017 Club & Organization List

 

The following clubs and organizations will be made available to students at Austin Road Middle School:

 

 

AGU: All Grown Up

Sponsor(s): Ms. Yvette Christian

Purpose: This is an organization for girls that will help foster: Etiquette, Leadership, Community Service & Academic Excellence

Intended participants: All grade levels (Applications) (25)

Student Ambassadors

Sponsor (s): Ms. Kimberly Scott

Purpose: Student Ambassadors work directly with the counselors to assist with activities throughout the school and the community.  The demonstrate leadership skills and sense of respect for themselves, others and the school.  Student Ambassadors are conscientious about their academics and behavior, and strive to perform at their best in all areas. (Applications)

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Student Council

Sponsor (s): Dr. Glinnis Jackson

Purpose: The Student Council provides leadership opportunities for the school by representing the interests of students.  Representatives are selected by homeroom. (Applications & School Wide Voting)

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Partners Club

Sponsor (s): Ms. Deborah Hamrick & Ms. Felicia Murphy 

Purpose: The purpose of the Partners Club is to promote an understanding and acceptance of persons with disabilities and differences and to build friendships.  To accomplish this purpose, there will be opportunities for members to participate in various school-wide and community events and activities.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)

Sponsor (s): Ms. Felicical Baker & Ms. Helene Collins

Purpose: This organization helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

Proposed Meeting Times:  Wednesday 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Junior BETA

Sponsor (s): Ms. Raquel Moss, Angelia McQueen, Laquata Butler

Purpose: This club is for students maintaining an A/B average in all subject areas.  The focus of this organization is service activities.

Proposed meeting Times: Mondays (Application)

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

4-H Club

Sponsor (s): Ms. Karen Hopkins

Purpose: To assist youth in acquiring knowledge and skills to be self-direct productive citizens.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

G.E.N.T.S.  (Gentlemen Equipped with Necessary Tools for Success)

Sponsor (s): Mr. Michael Browning

Purpose: The purpose is to equip and develop our young men with the necessary tools for their future success through mentoring.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Males

Book Club/Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Team

Sponsor (s): Ms. Felicia Murphy 

Purpose: Students will demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of a wide variety of fictional text through a county wide reading bowl competition.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Girls Scouts/GEMS

Sponsor (s): Ms. Margo Browning

Purpose: The purpose is to provide experiences that promote courage, confidence and character through volunteerism.

Proposed Meeting Times: Third Thursday 4:30- 6:15

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students

Math Club

Sponsor (s):

Purpose:  The purpose is to provide students opportunities that will enhance, broaden and enrich their knowledge of mathematics.

Proposed Meeting Times;

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Students

Warm News Team

Sponsor (s): Ms. Margaret Williams

Purpose: The purpose is to provide students and staff with weekly updates of activities and announcements. Student will learn about media technology and news anchor.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 7th& 8th Grade Students

Science Club

Sponsor(s) Ms. Lenora Saffell 

Purpose: The purpose is to give interested students the chance to participate in exciting, hands-on, challenging science related activities.

 Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th & 8th Grade Students

History Club

Sponsor(s): Ms. Andrea Perdue

Purpose:  The purpose is to stimulate interest in history, promote a closer association of students and today’s social issues.

Proposed Meeting Times: TBA

Intended participants: 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Students

Parents/Guardians review this list and notify the school in writing if they wish to prohibit their child from participating in any school club or organization.  If any new clubs or organizations are formed during the school year, a permission form for student participation will be sent to parents.

 

 

 

Last Modified on August 11, 2016
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