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  • South Seminole Middle School Clubs 2013- 2014
  • Soccer Club Mr. Jackson Mr. Miro-Maldonado • 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
  • Quilting Club Mr.Williams • 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.
  • International Rhythms Coach Payne Coach Morales • 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 Ms. Reiss • 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 Ms. Rydenbark • 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 Champions! • Room 329, Building 3
  • Movie Book Club Ms. Reinemund • 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
  • Creative Ink Ms. McEvoy • 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
  • Earth Club Ms. Jordan • 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 leaders. • Room 305, Building 3
  • Interact Club Casselberry Rotary Ms. Coppinger • 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 Miss Palermo • 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 Ms. Hernandez Ms.Tally • 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 Ms. Reinemund Mrs. Seshadri • 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 Ms. Pearson • 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
  • SECME 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
  • G.R.E.A.T. Officer Bosa Mr.Anderson The G.R.E.A.T. middle school component consists of a competency-based life skills curriculum. 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 youth violence. Room 25, Building 3
  • Digital School Newspaper Ms. Orozco Ms. Dombroski • 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 creative talents. • Room 201, Building 3
  • Scrapbooking Ms. Pintock • The purpose of Scrapbooking Club is to focus on scrapbook design and compilation. • 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 scrapbooks. • This club meets Fridays during ClubTime in Room 333, Building 3.
  • Science Fair Club Ms. Odom • 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 test it. • Finally, students develop a way to display their findings (graphs, pictures, etc.) and demonstrate their testing results. • Room 206, Building 3
  • Home Economics Mrs. Bingham • 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 appropriate. • 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 club. • Room 306, Building 3
  • Brain Games Ms. Colter • 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 Games! • Room 214, Building 3
  • Drama Club Ms. Riley • 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
  • Pinatas Mrs. Sanchez-Ferretti • 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… a LEADER! • Room 209, Building 3
  • 3M Club Ms. Kutner • 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 Mr. Kiefer Mr. Rincon • 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
  • Basketball Coach Hogan • 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
  • World Mythology Ms. Christy • 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 supernatural beings. • Come join us and learn about great heroes and their stories! • Room 235, Building 3
  • Anime Club Mr. Budreau • 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
  • Spanish Club Dr. Navarro • 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 mucho más! • Room 12, Building 1
  • Me toWe Mrs.Trenholm Mrs. Meta • 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.
  • Teen Court Mr. Adamowicz Mrs.Casiano • 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 large. • 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 8th Grade Mrs. Parker • 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 school. • 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 our community. • 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.
  • Strategy Club Mr. Nicholas • 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 Ms. Jackson • 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 Mr. Kornya • 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 academic knowledge • 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 Mrs.Williams • 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 abuse. • 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