Clubs and Activities
After School Activities for the 2019 - 2020 School Year:
Animal Welfare Club
Meets on on Tuesdays in room B-208 starting December 2019
Advisory - Mrs. Pennock
Arts & Crafts Club
Meets every Wednesday in room B-200
Advisor - Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth/Mrs. Caruso
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
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 during Advisory
Advisors - Mrs. Giletto/Mrs. Davis/Mrs. Thurman
Meets on Monday & Wednesday after-school beginning Wednesday, October 2, 2019 thru Wednesday, May 27, 2020. 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 - Madame Farkas/Madame Bittout
Rooms - B-101, B-102, B-110 and B-112
Bridge Tutoring Cover Letter
Bridge Tutoring FAQ
Chess & Board Game Club
Meets weekly on Wednesday in room B-110
Every chess player is welcome to play.
Advisor - Mrs. Sanchez
Meets on Monday in Room B-203. Students will learn a variety of different types of dances led by 7th and 8th grade students. Hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, jazz are a few types of dance that we will explore. All are invited attend.
Advisor - Mrs. Trocola/Mrs. Caruso
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 Footloose.
Advisor - Mr. Murtha/Mrs. Poller/Mrs. Raditz
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 TBD.
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 Room A-109 on Monday and A-103 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
Meets every Wednesday in Room B-114
Advisor - Mr. Kaiblinger
Kiwanis Builders Club
Meets every other Friday in Room B-200
Advisors - Mrs. Trocola/Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth
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/Mrs. Caruso
The Library Ambassadors of Rosa is a new student leadership organization at Rosa that supports initiatives of our school library. The group will support our library's initiatives by promoting books, authors and library resources for the school community. They will lead community service efforts related to the library, help plan and host library events and may be called upon to serve as a liaison between the library and our partners.
Meets monthly on Thursday in the Media Center
Advisor - Ms. Silverstein
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 7, 2019
Advisor - Mrs. Saddel
Model United Nations Club/Debate Club
Will meet on Tuesdays in room B-210
Advisor - Mrs. Barry
Rosa Multicultural Club celebrates our cultural diversity. Our members meet every Tuesday 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 B-107.
Advisor - Mrs. Halden/Mrs. Mark
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
Meets weekly on Tuesday in room B-107
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/Madame Farkas
Meets weekly on Monday in room C-108.
Advisor - Mr. Murtha
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 Friday in room B-200
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.
Language Acquisition (Spanish & French), Grades 6-8 - Thursday in Room B-100 with Mrs. Bittout/Mrs. Farkas
6th Grade Standards Club - Tuesday with Mrs. Albuquerque in room TBD
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 - TBD (with Bridge as an alternative on Monday and Wednesday)
8th Grade Math Standards Club - TBD (with Bridge as an alternative on Monday and Wednesday)
Video Game Club
6th Grade meet on Monday in room B-213
7th & 8th Grade meet on Tuesday in room B-213
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/Mrs. Calabrese
Zesty Pickles Band
Meets on Friday in room C-108
Advisor - Mr. Murtha