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DHMS Intramural Clubs

Drexel Hill Middle School Intramural Clubs/Sports/Activities 2016 ­- 2017

Club Name

Grade Level

Location/Contect

Day/Time

Dates

Notes:

International Club

All Room 106/Ms. Torosian Thursday/3:15-4:15 September 22 - May 25 All students are welcome to get acquainted with the culture, geography, history, food, and games of a different country each week. The program will culminate with a puppet theater or luncheon at a French restaurant.

American Sign Language Club

All Room 135/Ms. Schneider  Wednesdays/3:15-4:15 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30, 12/14, 1/11  All students are welcome to join for an introduction to the history and use of American Sign Language. Additionally, we will learn the alphabet, vocabulary, and how to converse. We will utilize local resources to fully develop and appreciate the skills required for the language of the deaf and hard of hearing.

Sixth Grade Book Club

6 Room 215/ Ms. Settimio  Every Other Wednesday Starting September 21 Students from any and all 6th grade teams may come join to read, discuss, and analyze fun, high-interest novels.  Students will come with packed lunches to eat, read, and discuss the current novel with fellow students.

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Club

All Room 17/Mrs. McLaughlin Every other Wednesday/3:15-4:15 September 21 – May 17 All students are invited to join the RAK club to build self-esteem while raising school morale as we demonstrate that every student at our school matters and can make a difference! The club is also to remind everyone in our community to look for the good in people and praise it all the time.

Physical Fitness

6, 7, & 8 (separate classes) Gym/Mr. Fulton, Mr. Messick, & Mr. McGlensey Monday, Wednesday, Friday/7:45-8:15 a.m. November 7 – May 1 Students interested in improving muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, balance, self-confidence, self image, and grit will find Physical Fitness Club a great opportunity to get some fitness in before the school day begins. The workouts can be intense. Some students may be chosen to compete in the annual Marine Corp Physical Fitness Competition on May 1 as the top six athletes from each grade represent DHMS at UDHS. Get fit, be fit, and stay fit!

Yearbook Committee

All are invited to apply Room 112/Ms. Spiotta & Ms. Rosen First Wednesday of the month/3:15-4:00 October 5 – May 31 Students on the Yearbook Committee create the annual yearbook. Duties include making style decisions, taking pictures, and distributing the finished project upon printing.

PBIS Student Core Team

All Room 220/Ms. Ellis Second Tuesday of the month/3:15- 4:15 September 22 – May 11 All students are welcome to be part of the Positive Behavior Supports & Interventions (PBIS) team. The students will provide suggestions to the Faculty PBIS Core Committee related to activities/events/fundraisers/student incentives/and other PBIS issues. A student representative will attend each monthly PBIS faculty meeting.

Art Club

All Rooms 126 & 128/Ms. Love & Ms. Marr Wednesday/3:10-4:10

Group One: October 5 – January 25

Group Two:  February 1 - May 31

Students who attend Art Club will gain valuable experience in various art techniques and projects. Emphasis is placed on both exposing students to a wide range of artists and working material as well as school beautification and school community projects.

Cross-Country

All Outdoors/Ms. Dilworth Monday & Wednesday/3:15-4:15 September 12 – October 27 All DHMS students are welcome to attend Cross Country. The middle school cross-country distance is 3k (1.9 miles). We will work on endurance and strength training as we compete in gender based meets. No experience is required.

Rock Wall

All Gym/Mr. McGlensey Mondays & Thursdays/3:15-4:15

September `12 - November 28

(excluding early dismissal days)

Students will learn the basics and safety procedures of the rock climbing wall.  They will learn to climb and belay other students.

Color Guard

All Gym & Football field/Melanie Hill & Mr. Majerczak Monday, Wednesday, Friday/ 7:30-8:30 September 14 – November 11 Students interested in Color Guard will practice three times per week in order to perform at various parades and band competitions. Students will be expected to be at all rehearsals and performances unless permission to be excused is granted by the instructor.

Running Club/Brad Schoener 5k

All Track & Arlington Cemetery/Ms. Dilworth Tuesday & Thursday/3:30-4:30 March 28- Saturday, May 20 All students are welcome to come out and get fit while having fun! This club is for those who love to run and for those who want to start. We will stretch, run, and cool down while setting goals and learning to push through them. The club will conclude with the Brad Schoener 5K here in Drexel Hill.

Spanish Homework Club

All Room 106/Ms. Salgueiro & Mr. Coombs Wednesday/3:15-4:15 11/16, 11/30, 12/8, 1/4, 1/18, 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29, 5/10, 5/24 All Spanish students are welcome for extra help and resources. We will discuss the cultural aspects of the Spanish-speaking world, review class material, and offer support for information learned.

Student Council

All are invited to apply Room 214/Ms. Loeper & Ms. Brown First Tuesday of the month/3:15-4:15 October 4 – May 2 Student Council members are selected by program advisors/teachers equally representing all grade levels. Members will demonstrate leadership qualities by exhibiting good behavior through their words and actions. All members are expected to participate in approved activities, which will serve to enhance the environment of our school community.

Science Fair

All Room 120/Ms. Feeley Meetings will start in January/After school TBD All students are invited to participate in the Science Fair and display their entry in the Science Fair open house. Stay tuned to school announcements after Winter Break for information. Science Fair is usually in early February.

Challengers

8th grade (by invitation only) DHMS/Ms. Kania Friday, May 5 Sunday June 4 & Monday June 5 The Challengers program honors the top students in 8th grade for their academic achievements, extracurricular involvement, and adherence to the six pillars of character: citizenship, respect, trustworthiness, caring, responsibility, and fairness during their three years at DHMS. Challengers are honored with an assembly, enjoy a trip to Williamsburg, VA/Busch Gardens, and take part in special activities at DHMS.

School musical

All DHMS Auditorium/Ms. Hazlett, Loeper, Rosen, and Greeley Stay tuned for audition/stage crew information during December After school 2-3 days a week and two Saturdays in February/March Each year, DHMS prepares and presents an “All School Musical.” This year, the performance will take place March 16, 17, & 18 at 7:30 p.m. We are proud to have over 150 students participate in our productions each year. The musical is a great opportunity to get involved in our school community.
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