Spring Clubs 2021-2022

  • Monomoy Middle School Spring 2022 Clubs Choices 

    Who? 

    Participation in clubs is offered to all students in grades 5-7 unless specifically stated otherwise. Clubs meet one time per week, beginning April 11th and running through Friday,  June 17th. Interested students should reply by completing the sign-up link by Wednesday, April  6th. 

    When? 

    Morning clubs run from 7:35 am to 8:35 am, with parent drop-off at the main entrance. Afternoon clubs run from 3:16-4:16 pm, with parent pick-up or late bus departure at 4:20 pm. 

    Why? 

    Middle school is about exploring new things and connecting and building friendships with students that share similar interests.  

    What? 

    Use the description below to determine which club interests your child. Make sure that you pay close attention to the time and dates of the meetings. A late bus will be available with limited neighborhood stops for those that identify the need for it on this form"

    Club Sign-up  

    Day

    Morning Clubs from 7:35-8:35 am 

    Afternoon Clubs run from 3:16-4:16 (late bus departs @ 4:20pm) 

    Mondays 

    Best Buddies
    Meet: B120 
    Instructors: Mrs. Rice and Mrs. Buckley

    Come join our Monomoy Middle School Chapter of Best Buddies! The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. In middle schools, Best Buddies operates as a student-run friendship club, which creates buddy pairs between students with and without disabilities. Best Buddies Middle Schools helps to create an inclusive school climate for students early on in their educational development. 

    Best Buddies will run as a year-long club with two meetings per month. 

    We will meet on Monday mornings from 7:35-8:35. 

    Meeting Dates: 4/11, 4/25, 5/9, 5/23, 6/6, 6/20 

     

    Wiffle Ball
    Instructor: Mr. Webster
    Location: Large gym 

    Be the 1st to pitch a no-hitter, or hit for the cycle! Perhaps, making the blooper reel may be more your style! This club is for all baseball enthusiasts, fans of the game, or for those wishing to step outside their comfort zone and try something new. We will practice the art of wiffleball pitching (screwball, curves, sinkers, etc). We will play 2 sided games. And like the pros, we will keep track of stats throughout the season for some added fun!

    Girls Basketball Club
    Meet: Large gym 
    Instructor: Ms. Donovan

    Elevate your game and have a blast! Improve your basketball skills while having fun. Sessions will include a focus on the fundamentals :

    Skills, Drills, techniques, and Candace Parker dribbling games.   

     

    Bees and Bugs
    Instructor: Ms. Babes-Deel 
    Location: B120 

    While our school honey bees are keeping the queen bee warm for the Winter we will learn more about them, and learn about how other insects survive and live! We will also do more prep work for our hives to be ready to help them thrive come Spring!

     

    Woodland Wizards
    Instructor: Ms. Hughes-Prince 
    Location: E110

    Woodland Wizards- Enter the enchanted woods to create wands, potions, and a magical community with like minded wizards. This will be out in the woods so dress for the weather.

    Tuesdays

    Jump Rope
    Instructor: Mr. Joe Webster 
    Location Slim gym 

    Come join the morning fun as we take jump rope to the next level in the areas of single rope freestyle, single rope pairs, single rope speed, double Dutch speed, and double Dutch freestyle. Open to all skill levels and designed to challenge all students at their

    own comfortable pace. Goals may vary depending on students’ individual interests. Outcomes generally include enhanced friendships, improved fitness, increased confidence, and a greater appreciation for

    jump rope as a fun, challenging option in

    maintaining/improving fitness. Cap of 20 students.

     

    Grade 6/7 Futsal 
    Instructor: Mr. Schaffer
    Location: Large Gym 

    Futsal is a soccer-based game, played on a basketball court, and this club season will be indoors.  Futsal is played between two teams of five players each, one of whom is the goalkeeper.

     

     

    Coding Simple Games
    Instructor: Ms. Ann Carpenter 
    Location: Mr. Barnes Room () 

    Coding Simple Games

    Learn to code simple computer games using the Python coding language. No previous experience with Python is required. Python is a text-based coding language, so be ready for a LOT of typing!

     

    Animal Rights Club (Begins 4/26)
    Instructor: Ms. Babb
    Location: Ms. Babb’s Room  

    Do you love animals? If you do, you should join the Animal Rights Club! Animals are harmed and mistreated in so many places! They need more humans to stand up for them! There are many people and organizations that are currently fighting, but there still aren’t enough! You can help start campaigns or fundraisers, talk about what is going on in the rest of the world and your school involving animal rights, and much more! If you would like to come help fight for animal rights too, come and join Animal Rights Club! 

     

    Globetrekkers A-Northern Hemisphere Edition
    Instructor: Ms. Babes-Deel 
    Location: B120 

    Tuesday After School-in B120-Globetrekkers A-Northern Hemisphere Edition-Did you ever wonder what it is like to live in another country? A new language, a different way to dress, and what's up with the food selection? Learn, live and eat your way through a number of different countries in the Globetrekkers Club! Get your passport stamped!

    Village Folk
    Instructor: Sra. Hughes-Prince
    Location: Meet in E110 then off to the woods.

    Create a village in the woods where students set up their forts, find their role in the village to make the village flourish.  Collaboration, thinking outside the box, and creativity needed.  Imaginations and liking the outdoors are necessary. Dress for the weather.

    Wednesdays

    Lacrosse Club  
    Instructor: Mr. Kent 
    Location: upper field/slim gym 

    The goal of the club is to have fun playing lacrosse, exercise, and improve your skills along the way. Participation is open to all grades and all ranges of experience. Those new to lacrosse are welcome. 


    Walking Club
    Instructor: Ms. Reuss
    Location: Tennis Courts (meeting spot)

    The benefits of walking are endless and oh the places we can go! Stretch the muscles and engage in conversation with peers as we take advantage of the beauty around us by exploring the bike bath and the surrounding areas. Dates will fluctuate between Wednesday (and selected Thursday (5/5, 6/16))

    (No late bus on early release Wednesdays)

    Fashion Illustration and Design
    Meet: Teachers’ Lounge
    Instructor: Ms. Barb Kalbach

    All fashion design starts on paper!  Learn drawing techniques and fun basic fashion design using your imagination.  Also, learn to construct and sew a small garment (or fashion mask) or reconstruct an old garment.  We will use hand sewing techniques and a sewing machine (sewing experience is helpful but not necessary.)  We have many beautiful designer fabrics to use for small projects.  Tye dye will also be introduced.  Fabrics and fashion design is FUN!

     

    Thursdays 

    Debate Club
    Instructor: Ms. Laferriere
    Location: E209

    The debate club is a club to develop your debating skills. We would debate over different topics and try to prove your point. But the debate club is not just about proving YOUR point. It's also about walking in other peoples' shoes to see, do they have a point? Why are they saying this?"



    Flag Football 
    Instructor: Mr. Webster 
    Location: Large Gym 

    Down! Set! Hike! Do you like playing flag football? This club is available to boys and girls of all skill levels. If it’s raining we will play in the big gym and have just as much fun. Even if this is your first time, you will learn

    basic skills to be successful in-game situations. This is flag football so there is NO CONTACT, which allows players of all body sizes and skills to play together.


    Lego Club
    Instructor: Ms. Amanda Rice 
    Location: E211

    Creativity and problem solving are some of the skills that playing with LEGOS can teach children. Come get creative, participate in LEGO challenges, and just have fun in LEGO club! 






    Volleyball Club
    Instructor: Ms. Peters 
    Location: Slim gym  

    Bump! Set! Spike! Join Volleyball Club this spring to sharpen your skills before you hit the beaches this summer. We will practice individual volleyball passing techniques and scrimmage in our mini-teams. Meet in Mrs. Peters’ room to start each session.

     

    Skateboarding Club
    Instructor: Mr. Jack Turnbull 
    Location: Upper Parking Lot & E207

    This club is for anyone interested in learning how to skateboard.  You can be a complete beginner or have been skateboarding for years, we welcome all.  Skateboarding is a great physical exercise.  It teaches persistence, patience, commitment and self-confidence.  It is also a great place to hang out and make friends, as it is customary to cheer on friends when skateboarding.  Please have your own skateboard.  Helmets are required.  

     

     

    Popcorn and a Movie
    Instructor: Ms. Barbara Natichioni
    Location: B119

    An informal gathering where you can watch great movies and laugh, reflect and share your thoughts. Bring your movie-critic mind to the movies.. Most movies will take two meetings to view and discuss. And, of course, nothing goes better together than popcorn and a movie!

    Fridays 

    Dungeons and Dragons
    Instructor: Mr. Turnbull
    Location: E207

    Join Mr. Turnbull as he teaches you the world's greatest Role-Playing Game; Dungeons and Dragons.  Dungeons and Dragons teaches math, creative writing, teamwork, strategy and even visual art in a fun environment.  If you enjoy fantasy, imagination and want to engage on a group project, this is the club for you.  For grades 5-7.

     

    Grade 5 Futsal 
    Instructor: Mr. Schaffer
    Location: Large Gym 

    Futsal is a soccer-based game, played on a basketball court, and this club season will be indoors.  Futsal is played between two teams of five players each, one of whom is the goalkeeper.

     

    Yearbook Club
    Instructor: Ms. Amanda Rice 
    Location: E211 

    Be a part of making history! What will everyone remember from middle school at the 20 year reunion? You guessed it, the images captured in the yearbook. Join the yearbook club and create this year’s memory maker.