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Clubs and Activities

After school activities letter and schedule for the 2018-2019 school year

After School Activities for the 2018 - 2019 School Year:

Animal Welfare Club

Meets on on Tuesdays in room B-208 starting November 2018

Advisory - Mrs. Pennock

Art & Literary Magazine

Meets on Mondays in the library.
Creates, collects and publishes creative writing, drawing, painting, and other art in a magazine once a year.

Advisor - Mrs. Silverstein

Best Buddies

Fosters one-to-one friendships between middle school students with and without IDD (Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities), in which they share interests, experiences, and activities. Students with IDD are often isolated and left out of social activities. Best Buddies Middle Schools helps to create an inclusive middle school culture for all students early on in their educational development.

Meets on Fridays in room A-111/A-113

Advisors - Mrs. Giletto/Mrs. Kostin


Meets on Monday & Wednesday after-school beginning Wednesday, October 1, 2018 thru Wednesday, May 29, 2019. High School students volunteer to serve as a "Bridge" between high school & middle school. Each "Bridge" student works with individuals or small groups of 6th-8th graders as a tutor/mentor.

Advisors - Mrs. Alonso & Mrs. Halden
Rooms - B-101, B-102, B-110 and B-112

Bridge Tutoring Cover Letter
Bridge Tutoring FAQ

The Card Game Club

Meets every other Friday in Room B-216

Advisor - Mrs. Farkas

Chess & Board Game Club

Meets weekly on Wednesday in room B-110
Every chess player is welcome to play.

Advisor - Mrs. Sanchez

Drama Club

Meets weekly on Wednesday from 3:00PM - 4:25PM in the cafeteria. Enjoy singing, dancing and acting? From drama games to a full Broadway Jr. musical performance - drama club has a stage for you. This years production is Annie.

Advisor - Mr. Murtha/Mrs. Poller/Mrs. Raditz

Drama Crew

Meets on alternating Fridays in the cafeteria.

Advisors - Mr. Murtha/Mrs. Poller/Mrs. Raditz

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Meets every other Thursday in room B-205.

Advisor - Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth

Harry Potter Club

Meets every other Wednesday in room B-210.

Advisor - Mrs. Fargo

Independent Homework Club

AM Homework Club, begins at 7:15 every morning in the Media Center with Mrs. Silverstein & Mrs. Brooks.

After School Homework Club, Monday-Thursday (not held on Fridays) in the Media Center.

Juggling Club

Meets every Wednesday in Room B-114

Advisor - Mr. Kaiblinger

Kiwanis Builders Club

Meets every Friday in Room B-209

Advisors - Mr. Farkas/Mrs. Trocola

Lego Club

Come and build your own Lego creation or follow detailed instructions and build a masterpiece!

LEGO Club meets on Thursday in room B-105.

Advisor - Mrs. Fargo

Math Counts

The MATHCOUNTS Competition Program provides the extra incentive and the perfect atmosphere for students to push themselves to achieve more in mathematics. Consisting of fun and creative problems that promote critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, the MATHCOUNTS competitions have written and oral rounds, as well as individual and team components. Though challenging and non-routine, the competition problems focus on the 6th through 8th grade standards of the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics.

MATHCOUNTS will meet weekly on Monday in room A-103 starting on Monday, October 15, 2018

Advisor - Mrs. Anne Saddel

Model United Nations Club/Debate Club

Will meet on Tuesdays in room B-210

Advisor - Mrs. Barry

Multicultural Club

Rosa Multicultural Club celebrates our cultural diversity. Our members meet every Wednesday in room B-100.

Advisors - Madame Bittout & Madame Farkas

National History Day

Wednesdays thru Fridays in Room B-103

Advisor - Mrs. Marrella-Davis

Newspaper "The Raptors Roar"

Meets on Thursday in the Room A-106.

Advisor - Mrs. Halden/Mrs. Mark

Orff Ensemble

Meets on Thursdays in room C-108. Enjoy percussion instruments? From Latin grooves to pop standards you're in for a rhythmic good time!

Advisor - Mr. Murtha

Origami, Arts & Crafts Club

Meets every Wednesday in room B-200

Advisor - Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth

Peer Leaders

Meets weekly on Tuesday in room B-102

Provide school-based support through Peer-to-Peer interventions as we take a stand against use of drugs, alcohol, bullying and high-risk issues.

Advisors - Mrs. Halden/Ms. DeMonte

Ping Pong Club

Meets on alternating Fridays in room B-100

Advisory - Madame Bittout

Recorder Ensemble/Puppet Club

Meets weekly on Tuesday in room C-108.

Advisor - Mr. Murtha


Meets weekly on Wednesday in room A-108

Advisors - Mr. Cieslik/Mr. Zografos

Sign Language Club

Meets on alternating Wednesday in room B-200 starting on October 12, 2018.

Sign Language Club is a "hands on" Club focused on learning American Sign Language including the Alphabet Songs, common words and phrases--we play games and have fun by learning this unique language.

Standards Club

Language Acquisition (Spanish & French), Grades 6-8 - Monday, Room B-100 with Mrs. Bittout

6th Grade Standards Club - Tuesday with Mrs. Trocola in room B-203

6th Grade Math Standards Club - Tuesday with Ms. Farrell in room A-103

7th Grade ELA Standards Club - Thursday with Mrs. Barry and Mrs. Pistone room B-210

7th Grade Math Standards Club - Thursday with Mrs. Braxton in room A-103

8th Grade Math Standards Club - Tuesday with Mrs. Braxton room TBD

Video Game Club

Meets on Monday in room B-105

During Video Game Club students play on the computers, chat with friends (communication is an intrical part of this club), have snack and play video games. Students are encouraged to bring in their own portable gaming system such as a DS. If they do have one there are plenty of games I provide for the club.

In addition, we play social games such as Apples to Apples, Simon Says and Four Corners. The ultimate goal is to provide a safe place for the students to go where they can play games, meet other students and have fun.

Advisor - Mrs. Fargo

Writers' Block

The Writers’ Block will be held in Guidance from 3:15-4:20 every Thursday starting on September 20, 2018. Its purpose is to give students an opportunity to polish essays, develop their writing skills, and ask any questions they may have about the writing process.

Advisor - Mrs. Wells