South Seminole Middle School ClubsPresentation Transcript
South Seminole Middle School
• The Soccer Club is designed to deliver action packed afternoons of fun, skills
and games for all levels of ability. This program is a great way to introduce
soccer, have fun, make new friends and of course improve your skills in a
structured and safe coaching environment.
• Athletic Fields
• Come join the Quilting Club and get creative!You will learn the basics of
sewing and will create your own fun projects while learning along the way.
• See Mr.Williams in Room 009, Building 3.
• This club includes music, dance and movements from a variety of countries.
Some dances that will be covered include Salsa, Merengue,Cumbia,
Reggaeton, etc. Movements will include dance, rope jumping, etc. If you
are a mover who loves music, then this club is for you!
• Bring your moves and let's get dancing!!! Multipurpose Room
• Art Club is an opportunity to work on school wide projects, poster, flyers, covers or
anything else that is needed for school events and activities.
• You will also be able to enter contests that are not offered in the classroom setting.
Art Club gives you a chance to use all your talents and creativity in support of SSMS
and have fun doing it.
• In order to be in the art club, you must be presently enrolled in an Art class or have
taken one in the past.
• Room 33, Building 3
Lead to Read
• We are looking for the best reading students at South Seminole Middle School to
compete in the Read to Lead Bowl. The “Read to Lead” program, offers reading
students an opportunity to read four books, discussing them on during Club time
and after school onTuesdays andThursdays weekly, enjoy fun activities while
learning about the reading strategies.
• In May, the team will go to the district office to compete against the other
Seminole County middle schools to win a trophy and be named Read to Lead Bowl
• Room 329, Building 3
• In this club, students will read a different chapter book each month that has
been adapted into a movie. Once we finish the book, we will watch the
movie to compare and contrast. Students need to be able to read the book
outside of school and join in discussions during club time.
• Room 328, Building 3
• This a creative writing club where students can share their work in a safe,
nonjudgmental setting.The club infuses the SixTraits ofWriting and
rhetorical devices through imaginative writing projects. Our club meets
during the school day on assigned days.
• Room 10, Building 3
• The goal of Earth Club is to connect students with their environments.
Students will be learning about sustainable, organic gardening as well as
how to create and maintain a healthy Florida ecosystem. The students will
create, maintain, and run a garden that will help shape our students into
• Room 305, Building 3
• Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people. Interact
clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and
guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting. Each year,
Interact clubs complete at least two community service projects, one of
which furthers international understanding and goodwill.
• Room 10, Building 1
Irish Dance Club
• Club members will learn all about Irish culture, gain knowledge of the
history of Ireland and learn beginner Irish Dance steps.This is a great way to
get in some exercise while having fun.
• We will meet during club time in the Cafeteria.
National Beta Club
• The motto of the National Beta Club is “Let Us Lead by Serving Others”. This
motto, states the philosophy upon which the National Beta Club is based.
• Service to others is one of the most important characteristics of the Beta Club
membership. Opportunities to serve are found in every school and community
situation, whether large or small, suburban or rural.
• Room 12, Building 3
Odyssey of the Mind
• This is an international educational program that provides creative problem-
solving opportunities for students.
• Team members apply their creativity to solve problems that range from building
mechanical devices to presenting their own interpretation of literary classics.
• They then bring their solutions to competition on the local, state, and world level.
• Thousands of teams from throughout the U.S. and from about 25 other countries
participate in the program.
• Room 318, Building 3
• JROTC is heldTuesdays andThursdays from 4 P.M. – 5 P.M in room 318. During that time,
students learn drills, do physical training and have other military-type training.
• Students are issued uniforms, as available, which will be worn to school the day of their
after-school training.Uniform inspections will include having your hair off your collar (cut
for boys, cut or pulled up for girls).
• The JROTC will also have some local trips during the semester. In order to make sure all
those who are truly committed can attend, you must be in attendance for seventy-five
percent of the meetings.
• If you do not make these commitments, you may be asked to leave the program.
• Room 23, Building 3
Ms. Fran Utchel
• Rocketry, bridge building, mousetrap cars, egg drops are just a few
examples of hands-on activities that allow students to explore math, science
and engineering concepts.
• Some of the projects lead to local, state and national competitions.
Participation in the SECME program may lead to scholarships that are
available only to SECME students.
• Room 334, Building 3
The G.R.E.A.T. middle school component consists of a competency-based life skills
It is designed to produce knowledge and attitudinal and behavioral changes through
the use of facilitative teaching, positive behavior rehearsal, cooperative and
interactive learning techniques, and extended teacher activities.
It is designed to provide students with the skills they need to avoid gang pressure and
Room 25, Building 3
Digital School Newspaper
• Students in Digital School Newspaper Club will be leaders in creating, editing and
producing a SSMS Newspaper that is in digital form.
• There will be many leadership opportunities in the club. Students will work in
teams to create powerpoints, prezis, videos and imovies.
• Positions will be needed in several areas including photographers, interviewers,
researchers, film crews, builders, project makers, artists, and editors.
• This club will be a great opportunity to work on the mac computers and use your
• Room 201, Building 3
• The purpose of Scrapbooking Club is to focus on scrapbook design and
• Students interested in design will enjoy the use of various materials such as
decorative papers, letters, and embellishments.
• Students will bring pictures from home to create their own personal
• This club meets Fridays during ClubTime in Room 333, Building 3.
Science Fair Club
• A Science Fair is another exciting way to involve students with Science. First
students need to select an area of study in science and decide upon a problem they
would like to solve.
• They will create a hypothesis (If/Then statement), then use the scientific process to
• Finally, students develop a way to display their findings (graphs, pictures, etc.) and
demonstrate their testing results.
• Room 206, Building 3
• This club will offer lessons and projects in the general area of home economics.Topics may
include sewing, crafts, cooking, being creative, life skills and budgeting to run a business.
• The cooking for this class may include baking and quick meals. Students learn how to
follow a recipe, measure correctly, and work as a team. Seasonal cooking is incorporated as
• Sewing by hand, knitting, and following a pattern will be covered.
• Students will have the opportunity to hear guest speakers and learn basic life skill monetary
functions such as creating a budget and balancing a checkbook. This is a fun project based
• Room 306, Building 3
• Are you good at figuring out riddles and complex problems? Come and
enjoy Scrabble, Boggle, Upwards, Bananagrams, Mad Gab and other word
games. So I am looking for word lovers! These will will test the limits of your
brain power. Test yourself against others and see if you can beat the Brain
• Room 214, Building 3
• The focus will be on facial expressions, voice projection, use of audience,
speaking to an audience, role playing, reading and writing scripts,
pantomimes, improvisation and all aspects of stage production including
putting on a final production for school and parents.
• Room 310, Building 3
• This service club will be constructing pinatas filled with gifts for children in
hospitals. This is a great way to get involved and give back to the
community. And of course…..be a LEADER!
• Room 209, Building 3
• Come join a club where you can use your math skills to work as a team, and
compete against other schools! Cool math activities that will be used in real life
situations. Students will be involved in three different math related activities:
• 1)The Stock MARKET Game
• 2) MATHCOUNTS
• 3) MATH Festival Competition
• Room 218, Building 3
Comic Book Club
• Students will begin by learning basic vocabulary and physical layout
associated with traditional comics.
• Then students will begin collaborative work on a specific leadership topic.
Students will be asked to draft, create, and then ‘publish’ their final works.
These works will then be displayed throughout the school.
• The comic club would be held in our Room 224, Building 3 every Friday
• Players will be organized into teams, and learn skills to improve their game.
Join Coach Hogan in the gym during club time and play some basketball.
• Location: Gym
• A myth is a story based on tradition or legend, which has a deep symbolic
meaning. A myth 'conveys a truth' to those who tell it and hear it, rather
than necessarily recording a true event.
• Myths are often used to explain universal and local beginnings and involve
• Come join us and learn about great heroes and their stories!
• Room 235, Building 3
• This is a club for students that have a love of animated stories, strong
characters, the ability to enjoy and write fan-fiction, Japanese culture, and
the love of art.
• Room 202, Building 3
• The purpose of the club is to provide the opportunity for members to speak Spanish and to
increase their knowledge and awareness of the Spanish-speaking world.All language levels
are invited, including those taking their first ever Spanish class and native speakers.
• Our activities include everything from cooking traditional Hispanic foods, going to art
exhibits, learning traditional dances, learning about and celebrating Hispanic holidays (for
instance decorating calaveras-- also known as sugar skulls), creating piñatas to share with
Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital, and the students in Special Needs program, and mucho
• Room 12, Building 1
• The purpose of the club is for students to learn to care about themselves and this
will enable them to care about others. In other words, Students will master the
private victory to have success in the public victory.
• Creative community service activities chosen by students. Turning trash into
treasures, taking recyclable and/or reusable items and creating new crafts.
• Nutrition, students will create their own healthy snacks. Fitness, students will learn
easy, quick ways to be active.
• This is a shared club in which the students will rotate between Mrs. Meta and Mrs.
Trenholm’s homeroom classes biweekly.
• Students will learn about the legal process and the individual roles of those involved in the
process. Initially meetings will include case studies and mock trials to practice legal
proceedings and just penalties.
• With the approval ofAdministration,Teen Court will then be accepting referrals from
Discipline that students can challenge in front of a jury of their peers.
• Detailed within the first few weeks will be the types of referrals that teen court can accept
and bring to trial.
• This club is for all those aspiring lawyers, judges, detectives, and police officers or just
interested in the legal system and want to more fully understand their rights and the legal
process.All are welcome to join! Room 303, Building 3
Service Learning Club
• The Service Learning Club is all about helping our students become social
action leaders not only in our school community but the community at
• The goal of the club is to get students involved in community service.The
call to action has a real impact and allows students to work on the causes
they care about.
• The Service Learning Club is open to students in every grade at South
Seminole Middle School.
National Junior Honor Society
• National Junior Honor Society is an honor offered to 8th grade students who have
maintained a cumulative grade average of 85 or better for the first two years of middle
• Selection for membership is based on outstanding scholarship, leadership, service,
character, and citizenship. Those interested in NJHS should understand that it is a service
organization that provides opportunities for service and leadership both in school and in
• Weekly club activities will include fundraising plans, service project plans and
implementation, and other needs as determined by the SSMS staff.
• NJHS is sponsored by Mrs. Parker and will meet in Room 331, Building 3.
• Students will learn about and develop their strategic thinking abilities
through card games and board games.
• Games will include-Yugioh, Magic the Gathering, Chess, Dominos,
Pokémon, and Monopoly; just to name a few.
• Building 4, Room 1
• Quest Atlantis is a computer program that allows students to create an avatar and
travel through virtual worlds.
• As avatars we will investigate real world problems and use problem solving
strategies to learn about ourselves and others.
• During our adventures students will also learn about environmental awareness,
creative expression, responsibility, diversity affirmation, personal agency
compassionate wisdom and healthy communities. We will also interact with other
students from around the world in a safe, controlled environment.
• Media Center
• The club will involve a variety of competitions, both athletic and academic.
• Athletic competitions will be in those sports that students play in PE (basketball,
football, soccer, middleball, volleyball, etc.).
• Academic Competitions will be focused in math, spelling, science, general
• The club will be divided into teams; there will be an ongoing points system (like a
tournament) rewarding both academic and athletic success in club competitions.
• Room 312, Building 3
• Harley’s Home mission is to raise awareness on the different ways in which
animals are mistreated in our world and things we can to do try and stop the
• Through learning, lobbying, petitioning, fundraising, activities, planning,
demonstrating, leafleting, and always educating as many people as
possible, we hope we can make a difference.
• Room 236, Building 3