•  2019-2020 DMS Clubs List 


    Club Name 

    Sponsor (s) 

    Club Purpose 

    Intended Participants 

    Academic Bowl 

    Barbara King 


    To foster the pursuit of academic excellence, promote a spirit of academic competition and good sportsmanship, and to encourage social opportunities among students. Students will be answering curriculum-based and current events questions in an entertaining, fast-paced format. 


    6th, 7th, & 8th grade students 

    Dawg Pound Steppers 

    Nandi Andrews 

    Quanesha Davis 


    To promote academic achievement, unity & leadership; encourage self-respect; & tap into the abilities of students both artistically & creativelygiving them an incentive to be their best. 


    7th & 8th grade girls & boys 

    GSA Club  

    (Gay Straight Alliance)  

    Debbie Sechrist 


    To provide a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about relevant issues, & work to maintain a unified school environment. 


    Students 13 years old & up 

    Jr. BETA Club 

    Quanesha Davis 

    Nursing home projects, state convention, school projects, safety projects. 

    6th, 7th, & 8th grade students. (By invitation only/pre-requisite grade point average) 


    Math Club 


    Stephanie McWhorter 

    Rashmita Walter 


    To prepare students for math competitions. 

    7th & 8th grade students 

    Partner’s Club 

    Monica Harris 

    Regular ed. students assist students in special needs programs at DMS with activities/functions 

    6th, 7th, & 8th grade students 

    (2nd Semester) 

    Connect with Real Life Club 

    Rojini Lazarus 


    Students will choose a project on any content & connect to real life using 21st century skills & expose them to research, hypothesis & engineering design. 


    6th, 7th, & 8th grade students 

    Reading Bowl 

    Morresia Withers 


    To foster a love of reading in students, and prepare for Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Competition. 


    6th, 7th, & 8th grade students 

    Student Ambassadors 

    Fran Brunn 

    Angela Davis 

    Dr. Jennifer Johnson 

    To promote the school’s mission through service, leadership, and hospitality. 

    6th, 7th, 8th grade students 

    (Representative from each homeroom) 

    WDMS News Team 

    Morresia Withers 


    To keep faculty, staff and students abreast of school and community events. 


    7th & 8th grade students 

    Yearbook Club 

    Morresia Withers 


    Produces the school yearbook, which entails planning pages, layouts, gathering information and photography for sections of the book with guidance from the sponsor. 


    7th & 8th students 










Last Modified on September 3, 2019