JMS Art Club will be a time of creativity and collaboration as we work together to create some large and unique pieces of art work to display in a BIG way around our school. Art Club will have a maximum of 25 students and the club fee will be $10 to cover the cost of additional materials.
Battle of the Books
6th grade Coach: Mr. Phillips - email@example.com
7th grade Coach: Mrs. Wilson - firstname.lastname@example.org
8th grade Coach: Mr. Faires - email@example.com
Battle of the books is a club for students who love to read! We read a total of 15 books each year from the Battle of the Books District 11 list and attend a competition in May against other D11 middle schools. We meet every Tuesday at lunch to discuss the books, read, and prepare for the competition. There is a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade team. Click here for the 2019-2020 list.
Crew Club - (3:45 pm to 4:30 pm Thursdays)
Sponsors: Brittany and Gary Hardy
C.R.E.W. (Christians-Ready-Equipped-Willing) is a club where students gather together to play games, enjoy snacks, exchange experiences, leand and receive life skills lessons which enhance the middle school experience, and strenghten one another's faith.
Disney Trivia and Animation Club - (3:45 pm to 4:45 pm Wednesdays)
Sponsor: Lynda Singmaster
The Disney Trivia and Animation Club is a fun club to join! We will play Disney Trivia, Name that Disney Tune, explore behind scenes actions of select Disney movies, explore making our own animation film, and other fun activities. Come join the fun!
Drama Club - (7:30 am to 8:30 am Thursdays)
Sponsor: Bruce Phillips
Drama Club is an opportunity for theatrically minded students to practice improvisation and other dramatic skills in a fun and supportive environment. Drama Club meets Thursdays at 7:30 am.
First Lego League – (TBD)
Sponsors: Cari McKamey and Julene Zizza
If you are interested in building and programming robots, then this is the club for you! In First Lego League, teams work together to build and program a robot and even participate in a real, live robot tournament!
Forensics – (3:45 pm to 4:45 pm Tuesdays)
Coaches: Bruce Phillips
Forensics is a competitive activity for public speaking and drama. Students develop, practice and perform in a variety of events including Dramatic and Humorous Interpretation, Original Oratory, Storytelling, Duet Acting (humorous and serious), and Reader’s Theater, as well as others. Practices are Tuesdays after school and the competitions will be on selected Saturdays in December, January, and February.
Guitar Club - (3:45 pm to 4:30 pm Mondays)
Coaches: Lance May and Andrew Leitzel
Guitar Club at Jenkins is an afterschool activity in which students can come in and experience hands on learning in all aspects of the guitar and bass guitar. From the history of the guitar to introductory techniques to advanced playing within a larger group, ALL students are encouraged to participate regardless of experience. The first meeting with a full rundown of the club is October 7th, 3:45 – 4:30 in Mr. May’s room (E103). The club will meet Mondays after school for an hour each week with students helping to design their own learning methods and goals with tutelage from several Jenkins staff members and students. Students will be required to provide his/her own instrument. If you cannot find an instrument, please see Mr. May as soon as possible.Students will be required to provide his/her own instrument. If you cannot find an instrument, please see Mr. May as soon as possible.
Sign up outside of Mr. May or Mr. Leitzel’s room by October 7, 2019
The Leeroy Jenkins Middle School Adventure League (4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Mondays)
Sponsor: Suzanne Anderson
Math Help Club - (3:45 pm to 4:45 pm Tuesdays)
Sponsor: Greg Roden
The LJMSAL is an adventure gaming club, primarily playing Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop adventure games. We do not play computer games during this time. We focus on the creative and social aspects of these games and encourage the players to imagine and communicate their own worlds of adventure.
The math help club is a club that is offered to all Jenkins students every Tuesday from 3:45 – 4:45. There are many reasons that students may want to attend to math help club. Some of the reasons are listed below.
- Help with math homework
- Re-teaching for math tests and quizzes
- Extra help on math concepts
- Learning concepts ahead of time
- Quiet place to work after school
- Use of math tools such as graphing calculators, protractors, rulers…etc.
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) - Final Meeting Date for School Year - May 3, 2019 (Induction May 9th)
Sponsors: Rose Tinucci and Sandra Kuster
National Junior Honor Society is an organization that focuses on serving others, doing volunteer work, maintaining excellent grades, high behavior standards and learning leadership skills throughout the year. It is for current 7th and 8th grade students and is by invitation only, which includes an application process that happens every spring.
Technology Student Association (TBD)
Sponsor: Dwight Pickering
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a non-profit career and technical student organization dedicated to students enrolled in engineering and technology education programs. TSA’s mission is to inspire its student members to prepare for careers in a technology-driven economy and culture. TSA advisors promote technical literacy and leadership with their student membership and prepare chapter members to be successful inventors, designers, creative problem-solvers, and responsible citizens and leaders in a technological society.