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Description
Sponsor

Days/Times/ Location

ABES Members are 6th, 7th, and 8th graders with good conduct/grades.  The reward at the end of the year is an educational trip.

B. Jones

1st Monday of the month

2:30-3:00 pm

Room F221

After School Care

After school care service that incorporates tutoring and various activities.  Snacks provided.

416-7916

Mon.-Fri.

2:00-6:00 pm

Cafeteria

Best Buddies Best Buddies fosters one-to-one friendships between students with and students without intellectual and developmental disabiliites (IDD).  Students with IDD are often isolated and left out of social activities.  Best Buddies helps to create an inclusive school climate for everyone.

C. Stage

Day/Time TBA

Room B121

Boards and Cards A place to meet friends and enjoy a good card game or board games.

T. Jones

A. Reed

1st Tuesday of the month

2:30-3:30 pm

Room A138

Brain Games Club The purpose of this club is to help students grow those dendrites and build creativity through brainteasers, puzzles, and brain games. C. Peterson

Monday
2:15-3:15 pm

Room B125

1st Meeting - October 2

Chess Club Weekly meeting for any student that enjoys playing chess--from beginner to expert. S. Underdahl

Friday

2:15-3:30 pm

Room A152

Coding Club Students who would like to collaboratively learn computer coding may come and work on: Tynker, Code Academy, Scratch, etc.  These programs are designed to teach the basics of computer science. K. Alley

Tuesday

2:15-3:15 pm

Room B109

Computer Lab (Open) Students may come work on any digital school assignment (typing, Study Island, Gizmo, etc.). K. Alley

Tuesday

2:15-3:15 pm

Room B109

Debate Team Students will research current issues, write speeches to argue both sides of the issue, and compete debate tournaments. M. Eaves

Mon. & Thurs.

2:15-4:00 pm

Room B106

Dickson's Dreamers & Thinkers 7th graders will find ways to help the community through acts of service. N. Dickson

Day/Time TBA

Room F222

Drama Club Members prepare for a fall performance and a spring drama competition.

R. Pence

Tues. &  Thurs.

2:30-4:30 pm

Auditorium

Dungeons & Dragons Club Students will engage in role-playing games.

T. Hamer

B. Nelson

Friday

2:30-4:30 pm

Room G217

Engineering Club

Prepares students for University of Memphis Engineering Day.  Competition categories:  Egg Drop, Flash Build, K'nex Building, and Transportation.

J. Brown

T. Jones

A. Reed

R. Reed

J. Brown: G207

T. Jones: F228 Mon./Thurs.

A. Reed: A138 Mon./Thurs.

R. Reed: A157 Tues./Fri.

Competition:  Oct. 20, 2017

ESL Homework Club Homework and project assistance for current and former ESL students. B. Adams

Tuesday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room B111A

Fantasy Football Club

Football fans meet and compete against each other with stats from live football games.

C. Wells

Tuesday

2:15-3:15 pm

Room TBA

1st Meeting - Sept. 15

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) The vision of FCA is to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.  We have 4 core values that are Integrity, Serving, Teamwork, and Excellence.  Anyone can be a member of FCA not just athletes.  A. Thornton

1st Tuesday

Room B143 6:30 am

3rd Thursday

B143 2:30 - 3:30 pm

First Lego League (FLL) Students will build a programmable Lego robot to complete a task-oriented obstacle course.

R. Nabors

J. Vetter

Tuesday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room A153

Garden Club Students will learn about and take care of the inside and outside gardens at the school. B. Walker

2nd Tuesday of the month

Room F232

Girl's Book Club (8th Grade)

Students choose a book to read and discuss for the month. A. Vannucci

Day/Time TBA

Room A151

Green Team

Students will promote environmental awareness of our school property and ancourage green living

J. Watts

Day TBA

Time TBA

Location TBA

The International Club

Offers students opportunities to explore world cultures represented in our school through unique projects, sample food, music, dance, language, and more.

>>International Club Application

C. Branch

A. Hubbard

L. Matthews

S. Parker-Bradley

2nd Thursday of the month

2:30-3:30 pm

Room G220

KISS Club Kids Into Social Studies is a club for students who love social studies. A. Jones-Richardson

2nd & 4th Thursday

2:30-3:00 pm

Room G203

KPOP Klub Students will learn Korean pop songs and we will exercise by learning choreography. S. Scott

Friday

2:30-3:15 pm

B129

Library Service Club Students will promote the school library through activities and reading events.

C. Carr

P. Rumage

1st & 3rd Mondays

2:30-3:00 pm

Library

Majorettes

The purpose of the Spartan Majorettes is

to encourage school spirit and pride in WSMS, to support the athletic teams,

to involve students and supporters at athletic events, and to promote physical, social, and mental development.

See sponsor for info about try-outs.

D. Johnson

 

Monday & Wednesday

2:30-4:30 pm

MathCounts Participants compete in MathCounts competition.  Students are selected based on scores from qualifying exams. TBA

TBA

Model United Nations Club Students will engage in authentic simulation of the United Nations system by learning about the UN system, skills of debate, compromise, conflict resolution, and negotiation. R. Ruth

Thursday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room B131

National Geography Bee Students participate in the National Geography Bee competition V. Morton Competition in December
National History Bee Students participate in the National History Bee competition.

V. Morton

Competition in January

National Junior

Beta Club

National academic recognition club

A. Jones-Richardson

Induction in May

National Junior

Honor Society

National academic recognition society

K. Alley

Induction in May
Origami Club Students will learn about and make items using origami.

M. Carney

S. Scott

Monday

2:15-3:15 pm

Room B129

Quiz Bowl Quiz Bowl is a competitive and academic activity.  Quiz Bowl questions range over the entire spectrum of middle school curriculum.  Matches are a blend of individual competition and group collaboration. R. Uhrman

Monday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room A161

Robotics Club Students will be introduced to robotics. J. Brown

Tuesday

2:15-2:45 pm

Room G207

Science Olympiad Team

Science Olympiad competitions consist of a series of 23 team events in each division. Each year, a portion of the events are rotated to reflect the ever-changing nature of genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology. Emphasis is placed on active, hands-on group participation.

R. Reed

Try-outs in late September

Scrapbooking Members learn how to make scrapbooks and preserve keepsakes.

M. Vassar

Tuesday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room G228

Sewing Club

Members will learn the basics of sewing and other needlework activities.

A. Jones-Richardson

Tuesday

2:30-3:30 pm

Room G228

Sign Language Club

Sign language history, deaf culture, and sign language will be taught. 

J. Randall

Tuesday

2:30-3:45 pm

Room B133

Smart Money Club Learn how to avoid the financial mistakes of many adults. Mettings will tackle a variety of topics, including debt and budgeting. K. Currey

Tuesday

2:15-3:15 pm

Room G218

Spartones

Contemporary a cappella ensemble.

See sponsor for info about try-outs.

S. Powell

Friday

2:30-4:00 pm

Room D125

Spelling Bee Students participate in the Spelling Bee competition. C. Peterson

Competition in December

Step Team See sponsor for info about try-outs. A. Jones-Richardson

Monday & Friday

2:15-3:30 pm

Room G203

Student Ambassadors

(6th Grade)

Members represent our school as volunteers and coordinators for various activities. L. Johnson

See sponsor

for calendar

Student Council

(7th/8th Grade)

 

J. Blanton

C. Werner

 
Students Reaching Memphis Students will volunteer time and services to those in need.

S. Dukes

T. Martin

M. Self

2nd & 4th Thursdays

2:15-3:15 pm

Room F204

WordSmith

7th and 8th grade WordSmith teams compete at the University of Memphis in timed writing exercises.  Practice sessions will be held and team selections will be made at the end of January.

K. Varriano

J. Watts

Starts in January

Room F223

World Language Alliance

The World Language Alliance will explore the cultures and languages of WSMS.  Join us for a greater world understanding!

D. Brooks

M. Carney

S. Crews

B. Nelson

S. Young

Tuesday

(Twice a month)

2:30-3:30 pm

Room B140, B142, B147

Yearbook Staff Members will take photos, design yearbook spreads, and produce the 2017-2018 WSMS yearbook. C. Carr

Tuesday

2:30-3:30 pm

Library

 

Updated: September 29, 2017

 
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