HGMS Clubs 23-24
All clubs are open to all grade levels with the exception of the National Junior Honors Society.
Crochet Club (Dr. Wegner) - Crochet Club is open to all students looking to continue or create their own traditions while learning a new and relaxing craft. A variety of stitches and techniques will be explored. Students will want to purchase their own personalized supplies for a project of their choice. No experience is necessary and all are welcome! Crochet Club meets twice a month on Wednesday mornings.
Culture Club (Ms. Hartshorn and Ms. Pritchard) - HGMS Culture Club is a club dedicated to spreading awareness, understanding, and appreciation of different cultures. We will spotlight different cultures each month and spread awareness about them in our school community. Our club is open to all students and will meet twice a month on Thursdays after school.
Drama Club (Ms. Blair) - Students from 6 through 8th grade can audition to be in the drama club. This is a 3rd Quarter only activity. We will explore acting, singing and dancing and put on a production. We will be practicing Wednesday and Fridays from 3-6 pm January thru March. Toward the end of the production we will practice every day to prepare for our show. All are encouraged to come out and see what drama is all about.
Husky Homework Corner (Mrs. Parkinson and Ms. Van Loan)- Homework club is a quiet place for all students to complete school work. An HGMS teacher will be available to assist with work and answer any questions. This can be teacher assigned, parent recommended or student requested. Homework club will run most Tuesdays and Thursdays until 3:45.
Husky Buddies - Do you want to be a positive agent of change by making social connections with other students? Students who can attend the Tuesday monthly after- school event, planning meetings and who can commit to making a weekly social contact with their “buddy” are invited to complete an application to be a peer buddy. Two teacher recommendations are needed and space is limited. Applications can be found in your Google Classroom and are due by 9/8. If you have questions, please see Mrs. Anderson (Room 127) or Mrs. Parkinson (Room 231)
Intramurals (Mr. Scott) - Students can participate in tournaments of different sports of their choosing (most popular is usually dodgeball, but we have done basketball/volleyball in the past as well). Students are able to choose their own teams and compete against each other. Each tournament is roughly 6-7 weeks long. We will meet Wednesday mornings from 7:05-7:45 in the main gym. Start date is Sept 27 and will continue every Wednesday until April 24, 2024.
Kindness Club (Mrs. Whitfield) - Open to all students 6th - 8th. We strive to unite students and create a positive environment that the entire school can benefit from by spreading random acts of kindness and creating a kindness movement. Meetings are after school, mostly Monday or Friday.
Math Club (Mr. Riefenberg) - Open to all students 6th - 8th grades. Math Club is for students who enjoy challenging themselves in the area of Mathematics. During meetings we participate in 3 national competitions, Math Madness, Math Olympiad, and Rocket City Math League. Meetings are held after school on Tuesday from 3:15 to about 4:00.
NJHS (Mrs. Whitfield) - 8th grade students who meet National Junior Honor Society qualifying requirements and recommendations are eligible. Induction occurs in May of 7th grade. The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship and helps middle-level students develop the knowledge and skills to become well-rounded student leaders in their school, community, and beyond.
Student Council (Mrs. Parkinson, Ms. D) - Students will be working together to create and share their ideas for our school community. The Student Council will provide each student with leadership, responsibility, and teamwork skills. Some events planned by the Student Council are school dances, candy gram sales, door decorating, spirit week, and more! Student Council meets every other Wednesday from 3-3:45. Our first meeting is on Wednesday, August 30th at 3:00 PM in room 231!
Yearbook - (Mrs. Lode and Ms. Jenkins) - Yearbook is a club dedicated to preserving moments throughout the school year via photography. Students will work with staff to take photos, select photos for spreads, and develop an overall theme for the yearbook. We will meet twice a month on Wednesdays from 3 - 3:45 PM. Experience with google classroom, uploading photos, and editing photographs is a plus. This is a year long club that requires dedication. Students of all grade levels are welcome to join.
FACS (Mrs. Kimbrell) - Information coming soon for a possible 2nd semester club.
Link to 23.24 Club Dates
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