2018 - 2019 Clubs and Extracurriculars

Summerour Middle Schools hosts a variety of clubs and groups to meet the interests of our variety of students. Each student is different, but they have much in common. As such, we provide opportunities to explore that which they hold in common with other students through clubs and groups.

Club/Organization Meeting Description Sponsor(s)
Ambassadors Training: Summer Various Events Summerour ambassadors train to be the leaders of our school. They learn how to welcome visitors in our building, represent our school in the community and serve as respectful, responsible role models in our classrooms. They serve as student representatives and liaisons with school leadership. They are committed to creating a culture of excellence by working hard and being nice. Becca Rackley
Art in the Morning (AIM) Wednesday
8:15 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.
Provide students with additional opportunity to work with art. Laura Sharpe
National Junior Art Honor Society / Art Club Wednesday, 4:15pm-5:30pm Service learning and leadership through the visual arts Laura Sharpe
Best Buddies Friday, 3pm-4pm
4th Friday, 8:15am
Opportunity for students in general education population to interact with students with disabilities. Meghan Oldham
Ruelita Marsh
Melissa Stephenson
Adrienne Williams
Broadcast Club Monday, 8:15am Broadcast Club allows students the experience of working with video recording, editing, and both live and pre-recorded broadcasting. Students will be exposed to basic professional tools and experience broadcast work in a safe, fun environment. Lee Robertson
Mickey Stanfield
Chess Club Friday, 8:15am Chess club is restricted to 6th grade only. Students will learn basic skills and solve chess puzzles. Michael Walker
David Sollot
Crochet Club
"Hooked on String"
Friday, 8:15am To promote creativity and instill an appreciation for crocheting as an art form, stress reliever, and a life skill. Students will learn the history of crochet, learn several stitches, so that they may make items such as dishcloths, potholders, scarves, purses, etc. Luz Castro
Ruth Obando
Culinary Arts Club Once Monthly - TBD
First Mtng: Tuesday, September 18
4:30pm-5:30pm
Cost: $20 per year. We will provide students with the opportunity to learn cooking techniques and to prepare food for others. Shalom Carter
Ashad Potter
DECA Club 1st & 3rd Thursdays
8:15 a.m.
To provide Marketing Education students learning opportunities and preparing these emerging leaders through goal-oriented chapter activities in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. Tammeisha Law
Distinguished Gentlemen TBD This is a boys' club which meets bi-weekly. Teachers serve as role models to young men in grades between 6th-8th grades. Mini-lessons are delivered to guide young men who need support inside and outside the classroom. Facilitators of this club teach boys ethics, health & hygiene, respect to girls and our teachers, using appropriate study habits and offering tutorial help to our rising young men. Mr. Bouie
Mr. Henderson
Mr. Wicks
Mr. Potter
Mr. Morgan
Diversity Club Wednesdays, TBD To promote fellowship, share the richness and diversity of all cultures, network as professionals and coworkers, and share ideas and resources that benefit our students, community, and all employees at SMS. Sponsors and members will also practice for participation in International Night celebrations. Rina Otero
Earth Club Wednesdays, 4:15pm Summerour Middle School’s Earth Club is dedicated to promoting positive action, awareness and celebration of our beautiful Earth. Students have opportunities to plant flowers, recycle. Think "Gardening & Conservation". Allison Plott
Tixie Fowler
French Club 2x Monthly, 4:15pm Students will meet new friends and have fun while learning francophone cultures worldwide. Sherri Milam Beall
Laurent Bassa
Comfort Fejokwu
Girls’ Leadership Academy Wednesday, 9:20am The Girls’ Leadership Academy is a structured support group for girls, grades 6-8. The purpose of this school-based group is to foster positive relationships with girls and their peers as well as girls and their adult figures. This mentoring approach will assist these young ladies in preparing for leadership opportunities both in school and in their communities. Ruelita Marsh
Paula Brooks
Girls on the Run Mon/Wed, 4:30-6pm GOTR is a group of girls who get together to talk about the joys and challenges of being a girl, and who train to run the coolest 5K at the end of the season. Applications are available each Fall and Spring. 15 girls can be part of the team each season. Becca Rackley
Whitney Grimes
Meghan Schultz
Green Team Twice Monthly, 8:15am Summerour Middle School’s Green Team is for 7th and 8th grade students only. This team focuses on environmental concerns and creating practical plans for conservation. Subjects of interest: recycling and sustainability. Allison Plott
National History Day Club Wednesday, 8:15am National History Day Club invites all students who are interested in history, are creative, and who like competition. All students will select a history topic related to the National History Day Club theme and develop a website, or documentary, or write a paper or play to compete in the Regional Competition in February, with the goal of making it to the State Competition in April. Dr. Riehm and Mr. Miller will help guide students through the process of identifying a topic that is related to the annual theme, assisting students in finding primary sources for their research about the topic, and provide support in creating their projects. Dr. Edith Riehm Jason Miller
Interact Club Time TBD The Interact Club is the INTERnational ACTion club. It is a nationwide international student service club for those ages 12 to 18 sponsored by Rotary International. Each year, the Interact Club will get involved with multiple projects to help fundraise and help different causes. Each member takes a moment of their time and schedule to make a difference to change the world. Heather Chapman
Junior Leadership Corps During School Day To foster an interest in building superior physical fitness, to learn complex drill movements with rifles, and to be a ceremonial escort for the flag. Sergeant Sydney Ray
Peer Leadership During School Day The goal of the peer leadership program is to develop the leadership skills of the students we work with. Students who have demonstrated above average personal responsibility are given the opportunity to serve their school in ways which will allow them to develop their leadership skills. Robin Blackwell
Pam Griswell
Yunilda Nunez
Kim Blackshear
Pep Squad Tu/Th, 4:30-7pm The Pep Squad was created in 2014 to construct a culture of excellence, self-expression, team- work and community service. Competitive step and hip hop styled dance team. TBD
Ping Pong Club TBD Staff Sergeant Ray
Polished Club 2nd & 4th Thurs, 4:20-5:30pm Let's meet after school to paint our nails. Bring your own polish. Learn and practice new designs and techniques. Christina Kivi
Readers Rally
(competition book club)
Wednesday, 8:15am A competitive reading team. We read the 15 Reader's Rally books then compete against other middle school teams in March. Perfect for thos who love reading! Lee Robertson
Becca Rackley
Reading University
(non-competition book club)
TBD Do you enjoy reading? Reading University is a no pressure book club that may be for you. This is not "Reader's Rally", which is another book club which competes against other schools, but this is a non-competitive readers' club. Antoinette Totten
Anne Froberg<
Jennifer Stolz
Megan Granger
Relay for Life Last Friday of month, 8:15am Raising funds to find a cure for cancer. Brandi Owens
Sabrina Kouao
Ashad Potter
Madeline Gutierrez
School Council During Advisement on Wednesdays A council of student leaders formed to discuss school policies and student concerns. These students will engage adults leadership in dialogue about those policies and student concerns. Benjamin Bradshaw
Science Fair Wednesday, 8:15am & 4:15-5pm Students will work in groups of 2 to complete a science experiment, approved by the club moderators, and create a display board describing the scientific process. Phani Duggirala
Sunya Karim
Urooj Beg
Megan Granger
Soccer (Boys) Thursday, 4:30-6pm Boys' Soccer Laurent Bassa
Soccer (Girls) Tuesday, 4:30-6pm Girls' Soccer Rimma Winters
STEM TBD A STEM club is a gathering of students that meet regularly, informally, to work on inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) related activities. Our aim is to help students establish and maintain exciting STEM skills. TBD
Technology Student Association TBD The Technology Student Association enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs. Janet Devaney-Denton
TBD
Theatre Ensemble Friday, 8:15am Students study and create theatrical performances. Cynthia Samuels-Jackson
Wyldlife Thursday, 4:30-5:15pm Focus is on development of positive character traits using fun games that develop team and social skills. Small-group time over snacks helps develop valuable friendships and real conversational skills. Student leaders will be facilitators. Hope Hood
Yearbook Tu/We, 4:15-5:15pm Focuses on the production of a professional, creative publication that covers the students and activities at Summerour Middle School. TBA

Summerour Middle School

An IB World School, is committed to creating a culture of excellence by working hard and being nice.

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