Extracurricular Clubs and Activities 6th-12th » 2018-2019 Clubs

2018-2019 Clubs

Please find information about current clubs in the Secondary Announcements.
(These announcements are updated daily. Please check back frequently.)
 

2018-2019 Clubs & Organizations

last updated 10/20/18

Club/Organization

About This Club

Sponsor / Contact Info.

Participation

 

Meeting Information

(See Announcement Slides for changes and updates.)

Art Club

Gives students a place and time to meet and make art together; to create goals to improve art production skills; to share information regarding art competitions; and to organize gallery and museum trips, etc.

Ms. Vain

l.vain@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Bring your own supplies.

Limited to 25 students.

 

Academic eligibility applies to VASE.

Meets every other week.

Thursdays / 4:10-5:40pm

M2.02

Card Game Club

Provides the opportunity to play a variety of card games with students who have similar interests. We will share card games, techniques, and ideas with one another other.

Ms. Cameron

r.cameron@mwschool.org

9th-12th grade

Meets weekly.

Tuesdays / 4:00-5:00pm

H2.09

9/25/18-5/7/19

Coding

See Coding webpage

Ms. Rodriguez (sponsor)

a.rodriguez@mwschool.org

 

Jey Iyempandi (Coding contact)

jey@codewizardshq.com

6th-10th grade

$149/month

Limited to 24 students

Registration required here.

Meets weekly.

Fridays / 4:15-5:15pm

8/24/18-5/17/19

Coloring Club

To help alleviate some stress, students can come every Thursday or Friday during A DAY Advisory to color and listen to spa music.

Mrs. MacFarland

m.macfarland@mwschool.org

9th-12th grade

Meets weekly.

Thursday or Friday (A-Day Advisory)

H 2.07

Starts 10/19/18

Dance Team/Club

Offers a variety of dance opportunities. This year, the club is growing into performance team that required an audition, but there will also be "open club."

Ms. Garbus & Ms. Rowe

k.garbus@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Dance Team requires auditions. Dance Club is open to all.

 

Dance Team participants must be academically and financially eligible to compete/perform

Meets weekly.

Tuesdays / 4:00-5:00pm

Auxiliary Gym  and M1.22

9/25 - Dance Team Auditions

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Focuses on serving local communities by engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to unite, inspire and change the world through the gospel. We have weekly huddles that the leadership team will lead. Format: Greet, donuts, game or ice breaker, devotion, prayer.

Coach Simmons

l.simmons@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Students do not have to be student athletes to attend.

(Meridian Athletics available to 7th-12th grade students)

Meets weekly.

Tuesdays / 7:50-8:20am

Auxiliary Gym

10/16-5/14

Film Club

Students reflect on the history of motion pictures and use their time to create, edit, and deliver short films themselves!

Mr. Miske

c,miske@mwschool.org

10th-12th grades

Meets weekly.

Thursdays / 4:00-5:00pm

H2.13

Gaming Club

Gives students an opportunity to meet and enjoy playing board and card games.

Ms. Elliott

d.elliott@mwschool.org

6th-8th grades

Meets weekly.

9/7-12/6 & 1/24-5/10

Thursdays / 4:00-5:00pm

M1.14

Health Professions Club

For individuals interested in or curious about a career in the medical field. Joining this club gives students the opportunity to learn more about the human body, perform hands on activities, listen to guest speakers, and more!

Ms. Leandro

c.leandro@mwschool.org

9th-12th grades

Student must want to become a health professional

Meets weekly.

Tuesdays / 4:05-5:05pm

H2.18 - DP Biology lab

Karaoke Club

Allows students to sign-up for their favorite songs to sing. The atmosphere is fun and casual. While one person has the microphone, there are always a few people who enjoy singing as back-up singers.

Mrs. MacFarland

m.macfarland@mwschool.org

9th-12th grades

Meets every other week through 5/6/19

Mondays / 4:05-5:05pm

H 2.07

Math Club

A group of like-minded individuals who get together to practice SAT/ACT math. Math competitions outside of school are a possibility.

Mr. Fancher & Ms. Fowler

c.fancher@mwschool.org 

e.fowler@mwschool.org

8th-12th grades

8th grade students must be enrolled in geometry.

9th-12th grade students enrolled in any math.

 

Must be academically eligible to participate in competitions.

Meets weekly.

Thursdays / 4:10-5:00pm

H1.11

Model UN

Gives students the opportunity to practice research, speech-writing, debate, presentation and diplomacy skills while learning about today's global issues. With conferences throughout the state, students have the opportunity to travel and network with students with similar interests.

See website.

Ms. Hammett & Ms. Bermudez

e.hammett@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

$35 annual membership fee. Plus must attend meetings regularly and attend at least one conference.

 

Must be academically and financially eligible to attend conferences.

Meets weekly through 5/10/19

Fridays / 4:00-5:00pm

Design Wing

 

National Honor Society (NHS)

Recognizes students' high achievements in academics, and this organization also encourages community service

Ms. Riley

w.riley@mwschool.org

10th-12th grades

Sophomores must have a 4.0 weighted GPA (spring semester). Juniors must maintain a 4.25 weighted GPA. Seniors must have a 4.5 GPA.

 

New member one-time dues = $10.

Monthly on the second B day of the month and occurs during C lunch.

OSC

Photography Club

Learning about what makes a good picture and how to take good photographs. Provides exchange experiences about photography.

Ms. Leandro

c.leandro@mwschool.org

9th-12th grades

Owning a good camera is recommended.

Meets weekly.

Thursdays / 4:10-5:10pm

H1.04 (Biology Lab)

Robotics Club

Build, program, and test robots based on Raspberry Pi and/or Arduino

COL. MacWatters

k.macwatters@mwschool.org

9th-12th grades

 

Must be academically eligible to participate in competitions.

Meets weekly.

Tuesdays / 4:00-5:00pm

H1.04 (Biology Lab)

Sewing Club

Will learn the basics of sewing.  Students will create pillows for the library space. Students can also choose to create an item of clothing or other item of choice to practice their sewing skills.

Mrs. MacWatters

j.macwatters@gmail.com

6th-12th grades

Meets weekly through 5/7/19

Tuesdays / 4:05-5:30pm

Design Wing (Mr. Fancher's room)

Soccer Club

(Not affiliated with Meridian Soccer offered through the Meridian Athletics Department.) Soccer Club gives students the opportunity to play/try a sport as well as build relationships with students not in their classes or other extra-curricular activities.

Mr. Talley

m.talley@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Meets weekly.

Thursdays / 4:15-5:15pm

H2.06 or lawn outside of Mays

STAR - Students Together Assisting Refugees

Service-based organization where students work together on service projects and fundraisers for local organizations that provide support to refugees in Texas. This year, the students would like to extend their outreach to other schools to encourage more STAR clubs being created.

Ms. Rothenberger

z.rothenberger@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Every other Tuesday

Lunch or 4:05-5:00

H 1.11

Student Council

Focused on making Meridian School a better place. Student led and driven. Members serve as elected representatives, counted on to make a difference in the school culture. Not only does STUCO focus on school initiatives and culture, but STUCO looks to instill school spirit through pep rallies, themed weeks, and support of local and worldly causes.

Mr. Manuszak

n.manuszak@mwschool.org

9th-11th grades

Elected positions.

Every other Tuesday

4:00-5:00

H 1.10

Theatre

Proud to give students and faculty a chance to collaborate on telling stories on stage and sharing the magic of theatre with our community! We produce two shows a year - a fall play and a spring musical. This year, we will be hosting a competitive play festival featuring other charter schools in our area!

Mr. Peebles & Mrs. Crowl

j.peebles@mwschool.org 

a.crowl@mwschool.org

6th-12th grades

Signed parental consents. Audition is required and a role is not guaranteed. Participation fees may be required. May be required to purchase their own costumes. Must attend all required rehearsals and communicate with the directors on scheduling conflicts.

 

Must be academically eligible to participate in performances.

 

Must be financially eligible to participate in spring musical (have paid participation fee.)

2-3 times per week, but more frequently closer to opening night.

Monday; Thursday; Friday

4-5 or 4-6 usually

Black Box Theatre

Writing Club (HS)

Allows students to creatively explore different genres of writing such as poetry, nonfiction, fiction, etc. Students engage in creative writing exercises to challenge themselves through prompts and activities as well as work on some writing that they will take to publication or enter in a writing contest. Fun and casual atmosphere.

Mrs. MacFarland

m.macfarland@mwschool.org

9th-12th grades

Meets every other week through 5/6/19

Mondays / 4:05-5:05pm

H 2.07

Writing & Reading Club (MS)

Will strive to help students who are passionate about English and Language Arts to express their creativity. Activities include studying authors deeply and mimicking their writing style.

Mr. Castaneda

m.castaneda@mwschool.org

6th-8th grades

Meets weekly. (Starts 10/4)

Thursdays / 4:05-5:00pm

M1.20

  

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                              

 

 

 
How to Request a New Club / Organization
 
1. Student (6th-12th grade) comes up with idea for club and gauges interest. If there are several other students interested, student proposes club to a potential sponsor.(Club/orgazination sponsors are 6th-12th grade teachers/staff members.)
 
2. Student and sponsor work together to complete this form for administration approval.
 
3. Email appropriate principal (Principal-MS@mwschool.org or Principal-HS@mwschool.org) to inform them that you have submitted a club request for their approval.
 
4. After receiving approval, sponsor submits this form in order for club details to be added to this webpage. Please email secondary-enrichment@mwschool.org once form has been submitted.
 
5. Sponsor promotes club on Secondary Announcement slides.